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  1. Shock Absorber

    Varadero
    I bought one of the last Varas in 2014, made in 2011 I believe. I’ve done three long European rides (3K to 4K miles) and it’s been brilliant. It’s now done nearly 41K miles and in preparation for another long ride around Europe I’m thinking I should change the rear shock. Just looking at Haynes...
  2. RD07 R 94 front brake pistons

    Africa Twin
    Hi everybody, I am rebuilding front brakes and I need to change two out of four pistons, but I have trouble finding them in online shops where I usually get my stuff (german and austrian shops). Some have it for older models, some say that it is the same piston for older and newer models (I...
  3. RD07 R 94 front brake pistons

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  4. 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...
  5. Hi from new member

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi Decided it was time to join the forum, I've owned a '86 XL 600R that due to being laid up for a few years I've started to recommission, but as it was (and is) still off the road when the summer started I brought a '96 NX 650 Dommie that was ready to ride. Problem is I'm spending all my spare...
  6. Honda 2003 Varadero XL1000V 6 speed FI many extras SOLD

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD 2003 Honda XL1000V Varadero Fuel Injected 6 speed model with coupled brakes. SOLD
  7. Over fueling & 50 miles less to the tank ...

    Africa Twin
    Well as it says folks im getting about 50 miles less to the tank with normal back and forth to work. Over the xmas period ive removed the tank and popped the choke plunger out and sprayed lots of carb cleaner in the choke plunger location ive checked the carbs for being balanced wand there about...
  8. 700 ABS Bleeding/New Brake Fluid linked brakes help!

    Transalp
    Hi, I am a new forum member, in London, have been lurking for a while and getting a lot out of this great site/forum. I got my 2011 700XLVA a few months ago and have just started doing some servicing. The bike has 16,000 miles on it now, loving it so far, so much more comfortable and...
  9. Starting Issue

    Africa Twin
    Hello there, Have recently bought a RD07A with some overheating issues, the problem was the radiators but i took the previlage and changed all the gaskets just to be sure. When i was waiting for the parts to arrive i did a horrible mistake. The bike had an alarm system but since i was not...
  10. Honda CB750A Hondamatic-an adventure bike-perhaps

    Other Honda
    I have got the CB750A sorted and have done a few miles on it now the weather has improved. Its different, obviously with the 2 speed and torque converter transmission, most definitely not a racer, but they are used for drag racing in US slightly, VERY modified! Great for bumbling along the...
  11. No front brakes

    Africa Twin
    Was hoping someone could help with a braking issue (front) on my 1991 AT RD04. I've rebuilt the calipers and fitted the master cylinder repair kit, bled the brakes and fitted new pads but there's absolutely no build up of pressure at the brake lever. A couple of times I've managed a very slight...
  12. For Sale: africa twin,1995,12mths mot £2500.

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
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  13. !st ride on my 98 AT

    Africa Twin
    Weather finally arrived so with some new insurance and a shiney new registration plate i ventured out ! The weight of the bike was really noticeable on moving her around the garage and i was beginning to think i had enter'ed one of those it's a knockout competitions when i tried to get her off...
  14. Front Brake Upgrade Options! RD07A (1998 W Vin No)

    Africa Twin
    Hi Folks Re: RD07A (1998 W Vin No) Front Brakes Upgrade! Been quite a while since my last post and, I dare to raise this old chestnut again! BTW, I have searched the forum but, I'm hoping there may be more recent research and actual upgrades that someone may be kind enough to advise on. Last...
  15. Upgraded brakes

    Africa Twin
    Has anybody updated the brakes on an africa twin ? What did you use ? Anybody able to do this in the kent/ Essex area, and a rough cost ? Thanks
  16. Brake reservoir hoses

    Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone know the size of hose used on the front and rear brake reservoirs. I need to replace hose that's between reservoir and master cylinder. (front and rear brakes). Would measure it, but want to get some ordered asap. Bike is an RD08
  17. Fork help from accross the pond

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, First post from across the pond, what a great board. I wish we had AT in the states. I mean old school AT that is. I have a 1989 TA that has 11k on the clock. I love the old school bikes, reminds me of my younger day:) So I'm doing the AT RD03 swing arm swap so I can have disc brakes. I...
  18. For Sale: Honda 1989 NTV600 Revere Vtwin shaft drive VMCC eligible

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD Honda 1989 NTV600 Revere Vtwin shaft drive VMCC eligible £350 SOLD Soldvia Gumtree to a local Mileage 75000 bike stored since 2011 requires a new battery. Bike will start from jump leads and runs well engine and transmission good, alternator charges all electrics work. Brakes refreshed...
  19. For Sale: Assorted spares for Africa Twin rd07a

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have collected these over a number of years but need space in my shed they are in 4 plastic boxes. There may be more in boxes so just ask. I will list and if you need more info or an offer price send me a pm all parts in good order....Anything in red is sold. would take a price for the lot...
  20. For Sale: For Sale - 2000 Model NX650 Dominator

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    For Sale - 2000 Model NX650 Dominator - Recently re-commissioned with new gel battery, Rear Shock, Front & Rear Brakes serviced with new braided lines, and pads - Continental Twinduro Tyres, and Arrow alloy rear tailpipe - Datatagged - Fully serviced and ready to go - £1500.00 O.N.O.................
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