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  1. Xr650r tires help

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Xr650r tyres help Hi guys just bought my xr650r couple weeks back and looking to get some new tyres. I will be using the bike for on and off road .I have had a look at maxxis IT they look good is 110/100/18 the bigest I can do ? Has anyone got suggestion on the sizes if I can go bigger or...
  2. Honda FMX 650 / dominator / etc... exhaust question

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi. I have bought an FMX. Currently I have more important problems solve with it, but in future I would like to at least upgrade exhaust + carb jet + air filter. I have done exhaust manual rework for my suzuki gs500 in past. I just cut off old can and welded new straight can onto it. Also...
  3. Honda FMX 650 smokes when very hot

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi to all, I am currently facing an issue with my FMX. While it does not smoke not at all (at least not visibly) when it warms up (very hot) it starts to smokes (mainly from the right exhaust). This however does not happen every time that the motor warms up, so the occurrence is irregular. I...
  4. Worth buying a varadero?

    Varadero
    Hello everyone.For the last 4 years i am on a transalp 700 that proved to be a reliable machine.I decided that is time to go to the bigger league and i am checking my options. Either i will go for a brand new motorcycle which will cost me over 15k euros or i will check for something used...
  5. Any big bore Africa Twins out there?

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone. A few years ago there was a lot of discussion about big bore kits for the XRV750. The thread kind of tailed off, and I never did read of one that actually got finished at 850cc or even bigger. Are there any completed projects out there? cheers Steve
  6. Wheels Africa twin "MARATHON"

    Africa Twin
    Hello, Forgive me for my approximate English is that of GOOGLE translation ^^. I am selling this pair of wheels from 650 africa twin MARARTHON. These are real reinforced wheels (the rim is bigger at the spoke nuts and the spokes are bigger too). These rims come from my MARATHON who will go to a...
  7. Excel rims

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, I have a FMX and want to put bigger rims on it (18” back 19” front) using the same hubs, any practical reason I can’t? Many thanks for your advice.
  8. Front brake calliper clips/shims

    Transalp
    After taking my calliper apart to clean the pistons and bores and to replace the seals I made the error of not taking photos of where the two clips/shims go !! I've ordered a manual but until it comes can anybody help? It's a twin piston calliper off a '93 transalp and there are two stainless...
  9. nx 650 poor accelerating

    Dominator / FMX
    non standard air filter and exhaust (nx650 1999 Keihin VE carb) , hesitant acceleration up to 1/4 throttle , above that ok . all points to needing larger pilot/slow jet but already have gone from standard 50 to a 65 . a lot better but still not smooth . Anyone think ok to go even bigger on slow...
  10. removing headstock outer race

    Transalp
    trying to remove the headstock bearing outer race on my 2010 700 from the headstock but the inner diameter of the outer race is bigger than the shoulder it sits on :( no edge at all to get to to knock them out. Any tips or tricks ?
  11. Tinworm

    Dominator / FMX
    You know that moment when you poke something with a screwdriver and immediately wish you hadn’t... I found a bit of flaky paint around where the seat and silencer bolt to the subframe, off side. One poke with a screwdriver later, I had a hole. After a friend attacked the affected area with a...
  12. Anyone need a bigger front brake disc??

    Transalp
    for a single disc transalp 315mm diameter to be used in conjunction with suitable adapter bracket (not included) £35 posted (in uk) (adapter bracket can be purchased from: [email protected])
  13. For Sale: For sale Honda X-ray 250

    For Sale / Wanted
    Honda XR 250 Classic Honda XR250. Registered in 1990 (G plate) it is in good condition. Frame and tank are in good condition, however the tank got a ‘rub’ mark when I got it MOT’ed. Two new tyres- they still have bobbles on and new front disc for last MOT, it’s done few miles since and been...
  14. Transalp 600 stuff for sale...

    Transalp
    all prices include UK postage. contact me for shipping elsewhere (EU, USA, Aus, NZ etc) Single disc front brake disc upgrade adapter. £59 posted these are over £100 when new, they are custom made in the USA it allows a bigger front disc to be fitted - eg from an NTV 650 Revere/Deauville...
  15. 600 single disc brake upgrade bracket for sale!

    Transalp
    600 single disc brake upgrade kit for sale! sold
  16. Its alive....

    Dominator / FMX
    I finally got my Flatside sorted and fitted onto my scrambler with the help of Nick from Brummingham ,our resident flatside guru.:thumbup: Now it sounds like a beast that just wants to eat small children and scare old ladies.:D:D:D I havnt been for a test ride yet as the foot pegs are getting...
  17. Wanted: Acerbis tank for '96 Dominator (Australia)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Really want a bigger tank for my NX650, but they're $450 new. Anybody got a second hand one?
  18. Larger front disc for TA 600 - which one to get??

    Transalp
    Does anyone know what larger brake discs can be fitted to a TA600? I know you need the caliper adapter, but I am not sure what models of Honda have the bigger disc you can use. I know the Honda "hawk"/NTV 650 is ok, what about the Pan European? Or the Deauville?
  19. Theoretical . XR chrome tubes with springs in AT forks

    Africa Twin
    Hello, I am with my front fork in pieces and as i have not one but 2 XR forks , i am thinking what would be the pros and cons. Both are 43mm in diameter. The XR are cartridge forks, the front will be raised as the tubes are longer. The air buble bigger and in theory the whole dampening will be...
  20. New SD01 Owner in South Australia

    Varadero
    Finally got my first decent ride on this new acquired bike today. :D After a little suspension and carby tuning, I think I'm going to like it! My main concern is how much the fairing rattles and moves about on rougher tracks. Not sure what I can do about it, though. It came with lots of...
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