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  1. Other Honda
    I've just returned from a few days in Bruges.... wonderful city, well worth a visit (and the Belgian beer's good too!). the young person's transport of choice appears to be.... ... it's essential that a sporty exhaust can, sans baffle, is fitted! You can hear them coming half-a-mile away ;)...
  2. Africa Twin
    I am asking about front brake pads for XRV 650... For touring, off road use and city riding do you recommend organic brake pads or sintered? I like to ride at fast speeds [as fast as a 650 can go]..Thank you in advance..:p
  3. For Sale / Wanted
    I bought this on eBay but the bike has now gone and I've got no use for it and can't be bothered to put it back on eBay. It's the grey version (not black as it appears in the photos) from an early 650. Here's the original auction: HONDA TRANSALP XLV 650 1999-2006 belly pan guard part number...
  4. Transalp
    Any Transalpedians going to the Bike Show at Event city tomorrow Neil
  5. Africa Twin
    Hi, I've got a US Transalp with Africa Twin parts on it. I'm pretty sure the headlights came from an RD04 or RD07. I think these are Euro-spec headlights. Here's what's on each lens: Right: Stanley D01-1981 (02083R20). Left: Stanley 5900 (0240R20), has a "city light" mini bulb in it...
  6. Chatter
    Can anyone help with a recommendation where to park my Vara in Liverpool city centre? I am heading to the passport office on Old Hall street so as close as possible would be great! I once got a ticket for parking on the pavement (not blocking anything, it was 3m wide!) So I'm a little weary...
  7. Africa Twin
    I have a bagster tank protector on the RD07a and am looking to purchase a small tank bag. I have read in the past that the "city trail" was a good size/ fit but this has been discontinued. Anyone know which of the current range is a good fit for the AT. Cheers for any advice.
  8. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    saw this on gumtree whilst searching for other things HONDA XLV750R VINTAGE ADVENTURE MOTORCYCLE | Leeds City Centre | Gumtree Nothing to do with me.
  9. Africa Twin
    Motorbikes stolen on first night of city holiday - Edinburgh Evening News
  10. Transalp
    I have a strange problem. I was driving the bike in the City, stopped for 10 minutes and after then when I started the engine I realized only on cylinder is working. Took off the rear cylinder's spark cap, there was spark beetwen the engine and the cap, so it must be some kind of fuel problem...
  11. Chatter
    Any of you Uk lot actually received a delivery by City Link, on the day, and within the hours, and at the address specified ?
  12. Chatter
    London "routemaster" TV prog Fascinating watching, especially for one of the fortunate ones that does not have to commute through or across the city! My only experiences of the Blackwall tunnel has been at 5.30-6am en route to a ferry and jeez am I glad I have never based a 9am run down on the...
  13. Transalp
    1990 XL600 VK model does anyone know the standard rear pre-load setting. ie how far down the big "bolt" should the two rings be? if there is no factory standard then where would you put the rings for mostly on-road/city/pothole riding? i weigh 70 kilos and hardly take a passenger/luggage. of...
  14. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I have a Bagster tank cover off a 600 Fazer and a Baster city trail tank bag for sale £40 for the two + postage or delivery at the Vtwin meet in May. Could do a deal for Remus Baffle (see wanted add):thumbup: nigel
  15. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Snaphappy is coming over for the Overland Adventure Day at the Ace on 21 April and fancies aquick sight-seeing tour of London beforehand. Not sure if our resident expert - Cabby and Soho - are around but if not I'll lead an abridged ride. Aim to depart the Blackheath tea hut at 7am, take in...
  16. Africa Twin
    Hello friends motorcyclists!, I have 54 years, I live in Argentina to 50 km city of Buenos Aires, and I own a 1991 RD04 Africa Twin. The'm repairing because the previous owner had it pretty sloppy. I send a hug to everyone. :happy9:
  17. Dominator / FMX
    Free camping and free beer to anybody from this site who plans to visit Scandinavia this spring/summer.:cheers::cheers::cheers: I have a huge garden with space for 2 or 3 tents. I am a scouser who has been living in Denmark for 20 yrs, got the language sussed and would be happy to show any one...
  18. Discounts / Deals
    Offering XRV members competitive rates on electrical work in and around Surrey and surrounding counties. I'm a time-served electrician who took a 'proper' apprenticeship in 2008 and worked my way to becoming fully qualified to City and Guilds standards (2330 and the gold standard 2391...
  19. Other Honda
    Hi all, my inner city work horse (SH125 from 2002) needs a new starter battery. I guess the OEM starter battery is a YTX7L-BS from Yuasa. Can anyone confirm/correct this? Cheers Markus
  20. Chatter
    Anyone know any secure bike parking in Birmingham city centre?! I know they have bays on the road or i could whack it on the pavement Id rather a manned car park or similar to stop people messing with it! would need it from Monday night till Friday day time Any suggestions???!
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