I have made new brakelines for my ol' girl.
I did not want to use the redymade kits from Ebay as i want to keep the pipe piece on the fork, so only way was making them my self with Venhill fittings. I think the result look pretty good, and it make a world of difference to braking capacity.
I´ve replaced the rear disc and pads on my rd07 and it is working fine after some bleeding. However, since the brake lever now have almost no freeplay the spring connected to brake lever and rearbrake light switch does not travel to pull enough so the switch will turn on the rear brake light...
Hello all! :bootyshake:
This is my first thread where I will display my lack of skills and my futile attempts at giving my 88 Africa Twin some much needed TLC.
I am a 23 year old norwegian guy, originally educated as a mechanical engineer at sea, but I wasn't really that good at it, so now...
I have just finished rebuilding and making the garage secure so I can lay the AT up for a while and do those niggly jobs.
I would like;
To re-paint the rear frame, but what is the closest match to the original colour? What colour are the engine covers?
The wheels, re-built with...
My name is Bas and I'm from Schiedam, the Netherlands.
Have been looking around on various dualsports and Africa Twin sites. Thought I'd signup, because there's tons of experience and information to be found here!
Also I will start to prepare my Africa Twin for a trip to Africa.
thought it was about time my trusty tatty 'alp got some farkles so over Christmas and January the Farkle fairy come up with:
set of Renthal bars in sliver
set of wrap around barkbuster hand guards in black
Oxford heated grips
set of Hella XE micro fogs (yet to be fitted)
new rear number plate...
Just a little thing with my AT (RD04 '92).
When standing still, applying the front brake, and then firmly pushing the bike forwards (ie, testing the play in the steering head bearings), the following happens: No play in the steering bearings, but when the bike sinks into the front fork, I...