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  1. CRF450X supermoto wheel/tyre chain clearance

    CRF - New Forum!
    Title says it all really. Looking at my 450X with standard wheel and enduro tyre, there's not a lot of clearance between the tyre and the chain. Thinking about fitting supermoto wheels and wondered if the wider tyres run into chain clearance issues. Anyone done this and can comment?
  2. FX650 / SLR650 centre stand question

    Dominator / FMX
    Lo ! I want to save some coin, and instead of acquiring specific FX650 centre stand for my needs I am considering buying FMX650 centre stand for 1/3 cheaper instead. Anyone having any experience or comment on this ?
  3. For Sale: Transalp 600 Engine

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a spare engine for sale It came with a job lot of parts, I only needed the other parts so this engine is redundant It has apparently 30k on it, there is some wear on the output shaft, other then that it looks to be in decent condition Obviously I haven't run it so can comment on its...
  4. CRF1000L ADV helmet - anyone got issues?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I am thinking of getting a Shoei Hornet ADV lid :D but I have seen the odd You Tube Vid and comment about ADV helmets vibrating or there's extra noise because of the "fork tunnel" on the AFrica Twin CRF1000L - basically wind / air streaming up through the forks that disrupts the 'peak'...
  5. Western Sahara, Morocco and Spain on a budget of £980.00 (VIDEO)

    Africa Twin
    Evening people! I am completing the final stages to film of a trip to Western Sahara...on a budget & it features a newly qualified 22yr old on an Africa Twin (restricted lisence) Here's the trailer- I hope you enjoy it...please do comment & share. They will be posted here as released ( like...
  6. PWM Radiator Controller

    Africa Twin
    Today I got the first bits of my Radiator fan controllers, These are simple Pulse width modulation MOSFET motor controllers, they come with a control knob and variable resistor to vary the motor speed, but I'll be adding a thermistor so the speed becomes temperature dependant. They are...
  7. Rider's safety training with pillion passenger

    Riding
    I decided that this year I should do once again some sort of rider's safety training to refresh knowledge and skills. Searching the net I came across a course aimed at people that often ride with pillion passenger. Has anyone in this forum ever completed such a course and can comment on results...
  8. Survey (College Project) - How we influence each other on this forum

    Product Reviews
    Hi everybody, I am in DIT in Dublin and I am doing a research project on how we influence each other on these forums. It's very basic stuff, but the answers will give me a great insight into this. It's 7 multiple choice questions and one comment. It should take 2-4 minutes. There's no brands...
  9. Flat Battery

    Africa Twin
    Well took it to the MOT yesterday and all was fine started with its usual gusto and again this morning started fine. Stopped at the shop 14 miles later come out and nothing :( well i say nothing just a click of the starter so i had to bump start it and with 950 mm seat height it was...
  10. Centre Stand Extension

    Africa Twin
    Hi all due to the new suspension wheels and centre stand are now touching ground all at the same time. My idea was to weld some steel bar at the end of each centre stand leg. 4-5cm are needed to lift the rear wheel some 2-3cm off ground. Anyone did this before? Did it work? Other, better...
  11. Radiator hose questions

    Africa Twin
    I'm going through the process of replacing all my coolant hoses on my RD03. Since it's damn near impossible to find the majority of the OEM shaped hoses, I've decided to go with some wire-reinforced silicone hoses from ASH: Wire Reinforced Silicone Hoses - AutoSiliconeHoses.com - Silicone Hose...
  12. Exhaust Guard - looked cool to me

    Africa Twin
    I've been doing a lot of traveling in Europe and met a Czech guy in Montenegro who had just done Albania with his wife on an AT. Very interesting bloke with great stories. Anyway I was admiring his exhaust guard which he said he made. I don't have an AT, but I made a mental note to post the...
  13. Bikesure European cover?

    Insurance
    I have been shopping around for a new Multibike policy for my two bikes and have essentially ended with Bikesure and eBike, as bother are happy to insure an import (NX400) Bikesure impress as they can be bothered to respond to enquiries and provide answers, eBike less so, they push use of email...
  14. Bike through Europe > Turkey & back under £900? (video)

    Africa Twin
    I thought I would share with you a recent trip I undertook to Europe and the problems we faced. There are 09 episodes in total...all with an alternative sense of humour- as I complete the other episodes-.(1/9 & 2/9 out now) they will be posted up. If you want to subscribe- then you will get the...
  15. Honda NX400 Falcon

    XR
    This is South American version of the XR400, detuned slightly for longer life and service intervals, lower and far more comfortable for road work. Also has a stronger rear subframe for load carrying. (me?) I love the comment I read where it was described as an ideal 3rd World bike, robust and...
  16. Another idiot on the road

    Chatter
    From the BBC - Car driven with bonnet up on A31 in Hampshire. Really like the comment from the AA - the man's actions highlighted that some drivers were "outside the mould of normality". Outside the mould of normality? Well, that's one way of putting it. 100% free webcam site! | Awesome...
  17. Sweet !

    Chatter
    I was never one for shorts (shots), that is until i began going to the Nationals and fell in with the likes of Lowflyer, Francis Geoff and Eammon. Anyhoo, Meself and PhilW would meet at Hirwaun and begin our rideouts past Penderyn Distillery, of which i would make a comment to my wife about...
  18. Crf250l silencer

    CRF - New Forum!
    Had my bike for a couple of months now and time to get an aftermarket silencer. Anyone on here got one and if so, where from? I have thought about importing from America, but what additional charges are there? Anyone like to comment? Many thanks John
  19. Seat mod?

    Transalp
    There doesn't appear to be an aftermarket comfy seat option for the 650? General comment appears to be use an Airhawk for longer journeys. Question is has anybody ever tried fitting an airhawk IN a saddle? I do like to tinker:D:D:D
  20. Honda Xr350r

    XR
    Hi guys just to let yous know im going to be buying a Honda XR350R in the next week or 2 to break it and just to let yous know if you are needing any parts. its a 1984 model and guy said its one of the first models with the disc brakes. il have everything and some of the parts will be x2 as...
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