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  1. 2019 anyone?

    National Meets
    Very short notice and not a dedicated XRV event, mainly cos most of the old in-mates of XRV populate Bigtraillie, but this event is running this coming weekend . . . . https://www.bigtrailie.co.uk/index.php?threads/national-2019.2665/ Some attendees may even be on Honda motorcycles :D...
  2. Fuel tank / cowl rubber grommet

    Transalp
    Hello, i notice one of my grommet's is missing and I would like to replace it Looking at the Honda diagrams they seem to be coming up as Air Cleaner Case Grommet's and the part nr is 83551-300-000 Can anyone confirm ta Rod
  3. Wind buffeting

    Transalp
    Hi All, so I just fitted a Givi top deflector, all good so far. Went for a spin and certainly it works very well, but I found I was getting wind in the chin/neck area, particularly on right hand side mainly Out with throttle hand , and it seems to be coming in from the hand guard / brake fluid...
  4. Shock choice

    Dominator / FMX
    My winter project is coming along nicely and I like it so far The rear shock at present is from a zx6r but I think it is to soft. I have seen 3 other shocks I am interested in. Hagon Wilbers ( no preload) Wilbers more expensive but has a dial( able)setting I know it's a personal choice but do...
  5. water pump leaking coolant

    Transalp Technical Specs
    hi all i returned from a ride and noticed coolant coming out of small hole under water pump - i ordered some replacement seals but it has made no difference is this fixable or has the shaft worn so therefore a good seal impossible its a 35,000 miler 2001 model 650 TA i have priced a replacement...
  6. will not start

    Varadero
    Hello,my neighbour has a XL125 varadero think it is 2004/05 when you go to start the bike there is just a single click it does not repeat just one click coming from around the fuse box area, he bump starts the bike and it runs fine,he also says that sometimes it does start,he has ordered a new...
  7. HELP!

    Transalp
    So my 650 TA v4 has developed a lumpy 'pulsing' tickover and has started to backfire on startup a bit. It doesn't stall and runs fine when going though- still pulls well and mpg does not seem to have been effected.I thought I might be unbalanced cabs but I have checked them with a set of gauges...
  8. Clicking noise from enginr

    Africa Twin
    Hello co-africans i have a problem. When mybike is on neutral and only on neutral and only when its cold and I pull the throttle I hear a clicking noise coming from the bottom right of the engine It stops after 10 minutes when the bike is better warmed. Should i worry cause i am frightened as a...
  9. XL600LM plastics

    XL
    Hi, just bought one of these as a project bike. Bike has been sitting since 1992. All the plastics (fenders, side panels, fairing) are full of cracks. The cracks are just on the white paint that these parts have. Paint is not loose or coming off, but it's not pretty. They can only be seen...
  10. Picos de Europa

    Chatter
    Last week, I was in the Picos. Don't get too jealous, though - i was in the car. Nevertheless, some superb roads and scenery. And while in Potes, I saw this Dominator. We travelled on the Plymouth - Santander ferry .... it's a 20ish hour journey but comfortable, and judging by the...
  11. For Sale: Buy Apple iPhone X 256GB New Space Gray $1,249

    eBay - Transalp
    Come with 1 Year Warranty 100% Guaranteed Lowest Price Free shipping worldwide via FedEx. 110% Guaranteed Money back in 5 days We ship same day, As soon as we received the payment Pickup is 100% Permitted Email: inquiries (at) BizFests . com Website www . BizFests . com All products...
  12. Indicator relay access

    Transalp
    Hi I've just bought a Transalp 650 and it appears that the indicator relay needs changing. Can anyone tell me how much of the fairing do I need to remove to access it? The indicators are a come on randomly or when I rev the engine up and there is lots of clicking coming from the relay. Any...
  13. For Sale: For sale rdo4

    For Sale / Wanted
    VERY RELUCANT TO SELL but i need the garage space as ive a new bike coming https://www.gumtree.com/p/honda-motorbikes/honda-african-twin-rdo4-1994/1266692748 i will sell for good price to a member on here want to see it at a good home call me any time 07816758877 need any more pics email me...
  14. High pitched singing/whining noise above 80km/h - 50 mph

    Africa Twin
    Hello, Recently I started noticing a very high pitched singing/whining noise coming off the AT RD07A, can I can't seems to figure out where is it coming from. What I do notice is that it only appears above 80km/h - 50 mph and 4.5k RPM. Below that have not heard it. I also tried to pull the...
  15. The Paddy Dakar

    Charity Calendar
    Hey lads, just a heads up.* Registration for this year's Paddy Dakar is open.* Dates are set for 29th Sept- 1st Oct.* Follow link to register.* https://endurancecui.active.com/even...ace?e=43499654 There is a ferry discount code for anyone coming across to join us. Cheers Sent from my...
  16. regulator rectifier

    XR
    Do you need to keep a regulator rectifier wired into the bike if you are not having lights horn indicators etc? New to this whole wiring business on motorbikes from what I can figure out the wires coming from it are for lighting mainly apart from a green which goes to earth and a red that goes...
  17. Spotted on M8 westbound

    Spotted
    I was coming back along the M8 from Glasgow today about lunchtime and spotted a white zebra-liveried Africa Twin heading in the other direction; it was the same colour scheme as Massive Lee's, and like the one I saw at the Scottish Motorbike Show in 2014. I think it had a big BMW GS for...
  18. Transalp 650 Givi Wingrack

    Transalp
    Hi, does anyone have Givi Wing Rack on the Transalp 650 and can put here a few pics with the fittings? I have a Wing Rack coming off another bike and I want to fit it onto the Transalp 650 , and I want to see how the fittings look like to addapt mine . I couldn't find anything on google. Cheers
  19. A little trailling ?

    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 ;)...
  20. Which rack to choose with Arrow exhaust?

    Africa Twin
    Hello, fellow riders - spring time is coming! I just bought an Arrow Paris Dakar exhaust for my RD04, but when trying to mount it, I found that I can´t fit it, as long as I have my luggage rack on - and I don´t remember which brand it is... So, guys and dolls, may I ask for your recommended...
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