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  1. Newbie with new XL350.

    XL
    Hi, just joined this forum as I have just bought a very nice imported ( USA ) 1972 XL 350 that was restored 11 years ago and not been used since. It has been part of a private collection including a Vincent Black Shadow. Plan to put oil down the plug hole for a few days and see how the engine...
  2. How much is my AT worth ...

    Africa Twin
    Ive got a 96 RD07 in black ... has anybody got any idea how much it would be worth as its havin the frame dipped blasted and powder coated ... new gold rims hubs blasted and again powder coated gold with S/S spokes and nipples front 320mm disc and pads new disc and pads at the back .. ... engine...
  3. For Sale: Transalp XL600V 87-99 Givi Crash Bars

    For Sale / Wanted
    A set of Givi (I think!) crash bars that fit all 600 Transalps (according to EBay sellers) They are used and have scratches and a small dent (filled) They have been given a coat of black paint to preserve them. They were removed from a 1992 TA (pictured) as I am making a naked TA. To be...
  4. Closeout Sale! Get 22% Off on All O’Neal Apparel and Gear Until December 31!

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    Starting in the 1960s, motocross sport was developing fast, just like O’Neal company founded by former rider Jim O’Neal. He became a pioneer and innovator in riding gear and apparel, and today, the company’s specialists continue implementing smart engineering solutions to make their products...
  5. For Sale: Honda Africa Twin XR 750 2003

    For Sale / Wanted
    2003 Africa Twin 21k Miles. New Black powder coated rims, powder coated hubs and new stainless spokes, Metzeler tyres. Braided brakes hoses. New front discs and pads. Venom exhaust with original as new to come with the bike. Scottoiler, satnav, heated grips. The Garmin and holder doesn’t come...
  6. PD06 1996 engine in a 1987 Bike

    Transalp
    Hello all, My tranny just died while out in spain, the con rod snapped appaently! I have my eye on a 1996 PD06 engine to replace the old one. I hear that the 1996 engines had a "new whole electronic (TCI) ignition system (new ignition unit, new impulse ignition coils, new ignition advance...
  7. Wheel issues and Parts for the xl650v series?

    Transalp
    Hello all! I'm the proud yet frustrated owner of a Transalp xl650v6 which I brought new in August 2007. Ever since then I've had a love hate relationship with the bike especially when it comes to maintenance and repairs. Firstly let me admit that I am a sinner! Hailing originally from New...
  8. 650 headlight bulb

    Transalp
    So after 31,500 miles the headlight bulb dip filament gave up on my 650 the first thing that's ever gone wrong with the bike :D I found out when I switched on the ignition thirty five miles away from home in the pitch black :( and so the beam adjuster came in really handy as it let me lower the...
  9. For Sale: Africa Twin RD04 crash bars

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi guys, Got a set of original black crash bars for an AT RD04, for sale. Asking 110 EUR which is about 95 GBP ? Don't know how to upload here but can send them by email, pictures. For perfect condition they need some new paint. Comes with all bits to attached them to your bike. Can ship...
  10. Wire size for mosfet battery side

    Africa Twin
    Last time I fitted a mosfet I got wiring kit from eastern beaver and with handling fees cost nearly fifty quid. This time I have ordered the fittings from uk but I need some advice on the battery to mosfet wiring size, this is what I was going to buy but would like someone with more knowledge to...
  11. Name that noise?

    Dominator / FMX
    Apologies for yet another possible carb issue / tickover problem post but before I go and take the bike for some dyno time and tweaking I've been trying to make sure everything else is ok. Work so far including recent work by the previous owner - new CDI carb clean and rejet to 60 pilot...
  12. For Sale: Varadero 1000 Sat Nav Mount

    For Sale / Wanted
    Suitable for 2003-2012 models only. Made of mild steel & satin black powder coating, supplied with stainless steel fixings & a genuine 1” Ram Ball. There is the option of fitting an additional 2 devices with extra Ram Balls. £50 including UK mainland delivery
  13. Proud new owner XL1000 V5

    Varadero
    So just bought it its silver/black 2005 abs 22k on it,i have fitted a new front tyre(metzler tourance) have bought a new chain and sprockets and my question is,does anyone know the correct torque settings for the front sprocket and the nuts for the rear sprocket,i live in londonderry n.ireland...
  14. Swap: 2015 ktm duke 200 with dyna boost chip (unfitted)

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I am looking for a early 80s xr200r rolling chassis or full bike to direct swap for my duke, only bought the duke as couldlnt find the xr i wanted, duke sounds nuts and looks pretty radical with a rat look paint job and after market parts, needsa few tghings for first mot in october, just...
  15. For Sale: Sat Nav Mount for Varadero 1000 2003 onwards

    For Sale / Wanted
    New, made from 2mm mild steel & satin black powder coated. Supplied with stainless fixings & 1 x 1" Ram Ball, but will accept upto 3. £50 including UK Mainland postage
  16. For Sale: Africa Twin 650, 750 & 1000 T-shirts 2019 'Spring Collection'

    For Sale / Wanted
    Africa Twin 650, 750 & 1000 T-shirts 2019 'Spring Collection' :-) designed by moi -available in the following sizes: S 34"/36" | M 38"/40" | L 42"/44" | XL 46"/48" | 2XL 50"/52" £19 UK, £20 EU & £21 Rest of World (PayPal) - Gathering orders so PM me - Cheers John And available on 'Used...
  17. Non-running RD04 in Sussex

    What's it worth?
    Hello people. Long time no see, etc. Not been around here in yonks due to, well, life and things like that. You know how it is. Anyway, I finally got to the point where I have admitted I am never going to live anywhere with a garage where I can rebuild my old RD04, so I think the time has...
  18. Transalp Rebuild.. What to replace?

    Transalp
    Hi All, Yesterday I stripped my bike down to give it a freshen up, below is a list of jobs i'm planning to do, is there anything obvious i've missed? I'm hoping to have the bike back together and running in 3 weeks time for MMM at Haggs bank. I'm going to prioritise the engine as that's the...
  19. wing mirrors

    Transalp
    Found a bit of a bargain on ebay...£9 the pair incl post...very close to originals...one got broken...Also bought some riser extenders £10 a pair from the same people. Ryde Black Round Adjustable Motorcycle Rearview Mirrors Pair 10mm Bike/Motorbike Actual mirror glass area is 100mm dia...
  20. Honda XL125 (1978) How much is it worth

    What's it worth?
    Hi, do any of you guys have any idea what a 1978 Orange tank black side panels Honda XL125 is worth at all please. She has seen a lot of better days, bit scruffy and in need of quite a few parts inc wiring harness and silencer. Got a dink in the tank too. Got a list of about 30 bits to find...
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