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  1. XL600V NoX Emmisions / ULEZ

    Transalp
    Hi All, I have been looking at the requirements for ULEZ bikes, and I cannot work out if my 600 will pass or not? I called Honda and they cannot give me a CoC for the bike (too old). Has anyone had the emissions (I think it is only the NoX output that they care about?!) tested? Am I able to get...
  2. Big thanks

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys I have been an avid member of this site for a few years now. Suddenly and for no reason the site refused entry. I have been in contact with a really helpful and patient admin guru called Kevin who after a lot of messing about for him sorted my it issues Big up for Kevin thankyou
  3. Givi E217 Monolock Adapter for 650 Transalp

    Transalp
    I bought a new (to me) topbox and it came with a standard monolock plate. Apparently there is a specific plate for the Transalp 650 called E217, it also fits the Varadero. Is this correct? Did both bike use the same rack? Anyway, this specific plate is the one I already have but with some metal...
  4. Chinese Bike with XR400 Clone - Shifting issues

    XR
    Hi all, I am getting a bit nervous. Seems I have a gearbox issue. Fail to shift in 2nd --> always goes to neutral. The bike is called Shinereay X5. Its an XR400 Motor Clone. What I checked to far: - clutch is good, disengaging properly - shift star is good (can shift through all gears...
  5. Electrical connectors for the CDI (RD03)

    Africa Twin
    The last owner bodged the connection to one of the CDI units (1st image) and it is starting to cause a problem, I might change the CDI and I would like to get some waterproof connectors like the original ones (2nd image), does anyone know what these are called or where I can buy them?
  6. What would you do?

    Chatter
    I need some serious advice from you guys. My dear old 84 year old mum "oop north"called me today and offered me some money.:blob7::blob7::blob7: She is worried about some dementia tax that might come into force next week after the election and is worried about her nest egg.:(:(:( What bike would...
  7. Folding gear and brake levers??

    Varadero
    Question 1... is it called lever or pedal when its the ones controlled by your feet?? Question 2... Can anyone tell me where to get foldable levers/pedals for the Vara. Cant find any when searching the web.
  8. HowManyLeft

    Africa Twin
    Saw this on the real Top Gear (now called GrandTour). It was related to cars, but it does bikes too :-) https://www.howmanyleft.co.uk/?utf8=✓&q=honda+xrv750
  9. Hastings Insurance - Advantage Insurance

    Insurance
    So, my insurance is up for renewal in February and Hasting's have written to me to tell me they will no longer insure me. I just called them and was explained the underwriter, Advantage, is no longer insuring bikes for commuting in London. Seriously WTF! I have been with these guys for two...
  10. Yamaha 26CPY Competition Yellow

    Chatter
    Does anyone know where I can get hold of a litre of Yamaha Competion Yellow 2K paint like Kenny Roberts used back in the day when we were young, free ,single and happy.:D:D:D I believe its called 26CPY but I would like the paint code if anyone knows it and address of a place that will ship to...
  11. Dommie clutch cable.

    Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone know where to get hold of a genuine Honda clutch cable for my Dommie ,all the ones on the internet seem to be cheap copies and something that is called a Slinky Glide which sounds like some kind of sex lubricant.or a kinky condom and I dont want that on my bike.:D:D:D Does anyone...
  12. Transalp 650 vy frame paint?

    Transalp
    Evening Guys. Has anyone found a good match for frame paint. I think it's called "Muscular Grey Metallic". It's basically a dark metallic grey. I've found some on Amazon but it's £30 for 1 can of paint & 1 can of lacquer.
  13. carb clean and needle?

    Dominator / FMX
    :cool:going to clean carbs out when I get chance what needle are people putting in if that's what there called. bike runs fine but from 60-80 it seems to pull back as though there is a slight blockage any help appreciated
  14. Petrol tank sealant

    Chatter
    I am getting ready to test fire my dommie but before I do I want to clean the tank out and seal it with a resin compound so I dont get crap sucked into my carb. Any suggestions. I have used something called Petseal a few years ago but I am sure technology has moved on while I have been building...
  15. Honda spares prices

    Transalp
    Ive just called into my local honda dealer to ask how much a main stand would be £238 robbing bastards and a full set of brake pads £95.
  16. Belays of Twickenham questions

    Africa Twin
    Does anyone out there know if Belay's of Twickenham became or was sold to another Honda Dealer? I have a service booklet that is stamped by the dealership and I'm trying to get some additional information. I called Honda UK this AM but they couldn't tell me if another dealership bought them...
  17. Skived a day off work recently

    Chatter
    My Mate Allan called me a couple of weeks back and we both bunked off work to go paragliding at Rhossili. Got there and no one in sight. Conditions were good so we gave it a go. Allan filmed it on his gopro and made a great job of editing. This sums up the whole game perfectly, me on the orange...
  18. Really bad news.

    Dominator / FMX
    I took my bike to an elecrician to wire my project up six weeks ago and its still not done. I called him up and he told me that my CDI is not working. The dopey prick has done a welding job on my frame and didnt take the battery connections off and has fried it. I have told him I want my bike...
  19. Wanted: Cushion strut/arm for Swingarm on the TA XL600V 1998

    For Sale / Wanted
    Need the 3 way knuckle called the cushion strut/arm. for my Transalp xl600v 1998
  20. what's this bit for?

    Dominator / FMX
    just for my curiousity,what's the function of this bit, called a "silicon regulator"? everytime i see it, i always wonder. i thought it was some sort of fuse! if some one can answer then i could sleep better at night!
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