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  1. 6v ac lighting question xl500s

    So my 81 xl500 has 6v AC direct unregulated lighting. Am I correct in thinking Ineed all the correct wattage bulbs to effectively provide some kind of regulation? With just the headlight bulb and tail light the tail glows really bright and soon fails. I see in the wiring diagram there is another...
  2. Anyone looking for LED spotlights?

    I have just taken delivery of these, ebay item 291565702825 good strong fittings and very bright. Not fitted them yet but I can't foresee any problem and they shouldn't need a relay at just 15w each. I intend to wire them into the sidelight via a handlebar mounted switch. They look a lot more...
  3. LED Backlit Instrument Panels?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Hope you're enjoying the festive season. Wondering if anyone has replaced the standard bulbs on the instrument panels to LED? I find my instrument panels quite dark, so I'm considering upgrading the bulbs to bright white LEDs to make them stand out more. Many thanks, Dar
  4. Headlight upgrade

    Dominator / FMX
    Riding home tonight in the dark and headlight not as bright as I would like, any ideas on upgrades?
  5. Mitas C02

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Just bought a Mitas C02 for the rear of my Dommie as its a nice aggresive looking tyre and fits the street tracker look well. Its road legal which is a bonus and half the price of a TKC80 £49. Anyone else have them ?????? I must admit I am realy P**sed off it has a bright red line going around...
  6. RD04 Brake Caliper Colours

    Africa Twin
    Hi all! Does anyone know what the off gold caliper colour on the RD04 is? My calipers require a clean up and paint and can't find the original colour anywhere. Any suggestions or maybe for another colour? The easily available bright gold caliper paint is a little too similar to the rims...
  7. Cromer to see the seals

    National Meets
    Anyone there early fancy a morning out to Cromer and boat trip to see the seals? I'm thinking of going Thursday bright and early as the boat trips are at about 11am.
  8. Kent/Sussex ride

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi Guy's, a bit short notice i know but as the weather mans says it's going to be a bright dry day tomorrow in the southeast, anyone want to meet up for a ride ?? Nigel.:thumbup:
  9. RD04 Headlight Aim

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I have just purchased an 1990 RD04 which is an Italian import. Does anyone know if the aim of the beam can be changed? I noticed while someone else was riding the bike towards me, (with me on the right hand side of the bike) that the dipped beam appeared extremely bright and not so when...
  10. High beam not very bright!

    When I switch to high beam the light seems dimmer than the ordinary brightness of the light. Any suggestions? 2000 model.
  11. Bright bulb

    Dominator / FMX
    guys am looking to get a hold of a bright bulb fur ma dommie,, can anyone recomend any,,, mines is Yellowish... nae good at nite......cheers, john
  12. As you all know i am not very bright but....

    even I know when its to bad outside:( Took me ages to get home this morning,was attacked again 3 times by the Ice Giants. F#ck i hate picking my bike up in the snow:mad:. All of them very slow speed drops,no damage to me or the bike at all.Was just not possible to keep my bike upright:D.(25 kg...
  13. The futures bright

    Everything Orange - KTM
  14. The Future is bright > Its a KTM !

    Other Bikes
    After much soul searching I decided it was time for a change. I lost count of the number of bikes Ive owned in the last 30 years a rough guess would be 70+. These started with a Fantic Cabbalero @ 14 to a 525exc as of today. 20 years of road-racing ment sky high loans along with some nice...
  15. The Future's Bright - The Future's ...........

    Other Bikes
    Tall and Skinny and Austrian and ................... BLACK !!!! It'll be mine in a 7 to 10 days and I cannae wait !!!!! Look out for loads of Transalp 650 goodies on here soon.
  16. Bright lights?

    Does anyone know how to make the headlight on my 600TA any brighter. It's really dull and yellowy( is that a word?). Any suggestions :)