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  1. Bike Insurance

    Dominator / FMX
    Looking for recommendations for an insurance company for my 92 dominator that's going through the standard scrambler/tracker transformation. Are they easy enough to get covered as a custom bike?
  2. Dommie custom in Bike mag

    Dominator / FMX
    For those that like that kind of thing, the current issue of Bike magazine has a feature on a French-made custom from a Dommie donor bike. July 2019 edition, page 20. The engine, bash plate and front half of the frame look familiar, but that’s about all! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. Modifying the rebound spring of the XRV750 fork

    Africa Twin
    Hello guys, I have some evil thoughts about cutting in half the rebound spring or even more - ordering custom ones to be made if all is OK with the shorter length. I am talking about part number 10 here Now this is because I have good sag set up now, but when I put fork emulators they will...
  4. Hi all

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    My name is Tom, been on the forum since while, decided to become formal member. Have 1999 TA 600 custom painted in Pearl White. Looking forward to met some of you on the road someday!
  5. Engine hesitation at open throttle

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi there, I have a 99' fx650 which I purchased to refurb and modify. I do not know how it ran before it was dismantled. It was only started. I have now rebuilt after refurb and I'm having trouble with engine hesitation with throttle open. I have put a larger main jet (175) as it has a custom...
  6. Wanted: Looking for a place who does the "water dip" film process

    For Sale / Wanted
    Greetings! I have a '04TA and I would like to get a "Kevlar" film applied to the plastic "dashboard" piece (Honda calls it a Cowl). Does anyone know of a place that does the "hydrodip" process? I am an American living in Turkey and there just aren't many options or places here for custom work...
  7. Strange custom header, spare engine and Keihin flat slide carb

    Dominator / FMX
    Just bought a 2006 FMX 650. Found this strange custom header in a box of spares that came with the bike. Anyone have any idea if they would fit or the performance etc. Also got a spare 650 engine and a Keihin 42mm flatslide carb ;-) The engine and carb will be sold later just want opinions if...
  8. Trident project

    Triumph
    A while ago I did a thread on here about a custom SLR I built.....was just re reading it then noticed theres a Triumph section here! So heres a few pics of latest Trident project....
  9. Refitting Engine

    Dominator / FMX
    Need to temporary refit the engine back into the frame of my Dommie, so i can finish off custom subframe and exhaust mounts etc. ;Anybody got any tips on the easiest way of doing this ;I better eat some Wheatabix because i found it heavy to lift out
  10. custom transalps post them up here please

    Transalp
  11. For Sale: Custom seat XRV 750

    eBay - Africa Twin
    Honda Africa Twin XRV 750 - custom comfortable seat | eBay
  12. Paint shops in Southampton?

    Chatter
    Hi guys, new here! Last year I wanted to respray my bike so i purchased some paint from this company: Honda Custom Mixed Paint I was happy with the paint and all that but I don't really want to order paint online again, it there anywhere anyone knows in Southampton that sells good quality...
  13. Picking mine up Monday

    XR
    Hi all, I've been riding for 20+ years and in that time I've had a touring bike and a whole heap of race bikes, the last three were a 1998 zx6r a 2005 749s and a 2000 r6. I've recently got back into bikes after crashing the 749 on a hairpin in Wales back in 2010. Last year I bought a 1977...
  14. Presription sunglasses or goggles.

    Chatter
    I have decided to treat myself to a new helmet and goggles to go with the bike I bought myself a few weeks ago.:thumbup: I only use open faced helmets and was wondering if anyone here uses prescription sunglasses or goggles and could recommend a place to get them made up. I am interested in...
  15. Looking for an affordable low seat option for an 89 Transalp

    Transalp
    Hi there! I just bought very nice 89 Transalp and am looking for a low seat option. The only ones I can find here in the States are quite expensive and take quite some time to be ready. Anyone know of anything available across the pond, either new or used? Any insight would be greatly...
  16. Africa Twin 1000 L Rothmans Edition

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I just finished my project this weekend. Took some Time. I will post some Fotos in the next week. I did the project with a dealer here in Switzerland. So if any other people than me are interested, he will produce some more! I will make some other special models in the future... such a nice...
  17. Custom made luggage rack -NX650

    Dominator / FMX
    I knocked this up today. To help get the 'Mad Max' Adventure bike look and also totally usable for a rack pack.
  18. A custom order restoration I did on an NX650 this week.

    Dominator / FMX
    A good customer of mine has a thing for gold. And he likes things shiny. He's made up with this now.
  19. paint for helmet

    Helmets
    hello May I ask a question about custom helmets? I want to take my old scratched helmet and paint in new colour. Who knows about any techniques relating to painting the helmets? This is will be the first DIY project of this type, so I need tips. thanks
  20. Slinky Cables

    Product Reviews
    Heads up regarding Slinky Cables currently being touted by Wemoto. I bought a replacement throttle cable (pull) for my XL600R. It's 50mm too short compared to the standard Honda item which is now out of stock. I don't know if all these cables come up short or even if this is a one off but do...
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