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  1. For Sale: 2 x Africa Twin XRV & Transalp Haynes Manuals

    For Sale / Wanted
    1 x Africa Twin XRV & Transalp Haynes Manuals *****BOTH SOLD***** Hi guys & gals, As I have now sold my last XRV I have two spare Haynes manuals, 1 is almost as new and the other has been used but no damage. £15 each including postage to the UK (cheaper than any on ebay etc)
  2. Rugged Road crash bars saved the day

    Africa Twin
    Just dropped my AT today at slow rolling speed and thanks to those Rugged Road crash bars any serious damage was prevented. But the right one took a substantial hit and it absorbed all the force which resulted in it being slightly bent inwards. Is it possible to bend it back? I will post some...
  3. Xr600r stator

    XR
    Hi all Can someone please advise me my bike has no spark but lights come on when using kickstart have checked plug and cap all seam good I have looked at the stator coils and have seen a small amount of damage Is this enough to cause the problem Hope to attach a pic Thanks in advance Rich
  4. Newbie-South Wales

    CRF - New Forum!
    Evening al! Just joined the Forum, been running CRF250x for a year and loving it.... Need a bit of advice of compatability of parts with other CRF after experiencing some damage to my crankcase cover and clutch cover after an argument with a big rock!! Another new topic to follow...
  5. Wanted: WND Ignition switchl Xl600V Transalp

    For Sale / Wanted
    Just had the pleasure of recovering my commuter 98 transalp from the police after it was stolen last night. Considering they only road it 1/2 a mile there is quite a bit of damage, mainly to plastics but it looks like its mostly luggs rather than smashed.... Anyway I need to replace the...
  6. For Sale: 650 Transalp seat

    For Sale / Wanted
    Having a bit of a clearout.... Std height 650 Transalp seat, barely used, no cuts or damage. Even the staples underneath aren't rusty. £40 collected WN7 or £50 posted
  7. Idea to save bikes when they go off balance.

    Transalp
    How about a side stand each side of the bike that automatically flips out when stationary and leaning more than a few degrees to either side. Sure would save a lot of damage.:) Just an idea. Pete
  8. XL650 V 2001 Fairing

    Transalp
    What's the best way to refit the fairing on my Transalp. I have just got all the panels back from the painters. Is it better to fit the tank, then fit either side of the front fairing and build it up on the bike, or should I build it up first then put on bike. Just wondering what is the best...
  9. For Sale: 2006 Transalp 650

    For Sale / Wanted
    Bike is sold.
  10. so the curse strikes again ...... should i just give up

    Africa Twin
    well here we go again . started the rebuild this week . all new bearings in , gearbox in lets try a dry build with the crank ............................ and ...........one of the new black main bearing is not a black main bearing???? i took it to the local bike shop and we checked it its not a...
  11. Wanted: Africa twin project required by glutton for punishment

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I am on the look out for the next rebuilt project, need to put some of this new found knowledge to use;). Preferably RD07A. Cosmetic damage, accident damaged, right off, engine problems anything considered. If anyone hears about anything languishing unloved that needs saving from the breakers...
  12. Damage assessment by Insurance companies

    Insurance
    Whealie, you have a pm re the contents of the title of this thread. Everyone else - I'll let you all know whats what once the Insurance GURU has spoken :thumbup: Steve T :cool:
  13. Salisbury Plain 9th Jan. Winter blues NOT ?

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Took a day out with Paddy from Newbury Motorcycles (die hard @t fan) to try out the new suspension and tyres over on Salisbury Plain. Didn't quite work out as planed, had a slight off in a rather large Puddle much to his ammusement. Only damage my touring screen, thanks to the very effective...
  14. Wanted: RD03 headlamp grills - even damaged

    For Sale / Wanted
    If you have a set, even repainted or slightly damaged, please let me know. I need one to messure and redraw for a reproduction project. TIA Lee Like those
  15. Free: Front rear tyres

    For Sale / Wanted
    Removed from my Honda NX4 as I wanted a more aggressive tyre combo. Good nick, no cracking or any punctures, BUT these are 10 years old! The bike was stored under cover for the 10 years, so no visible damage from sunlight and they did not appear to have got stiff. Only done around 1K miles, if...
  16. AT RD 07 - Headlamps wattage

    Africa Twin
    My RD 07 has 35 w / 35 w halogen bulbs. Is this the standard factory rated bulb?Is it possible to install 55 w / 65 w bulbs without any issues (heat damage etc)? Thanks. Africa Queen RD 07 - Exploring the countryside of Sri Lanka, A Land Like No Other.
  17. Engine ticking after running low on oil PLEASE HELP!!

    Transalp
    Hey guys please help me, I have been using my Transalp 600 1998 for about 600 miles now and it has gradually developed a ticking noise coming from the engine. i checked the oil level the other day and it was 0.5 litres less than it should have been which is 2.2 litres. could i have done some...
  18. Wanted: Xl 600 lmf

    For Sale / Wanted
    Twin headlight shroud for LMF needed would consider damaged
  19. Vision X Solstice

    Accessories
    Hi Peeps Just had 2 of these fitted and they are great I have 2 questions regarding the orientation of the diffuser lenses that they came with Should the lines on the lenses be vertical or horizontal? (at present they are horizontal) Can they be changed around? - I took the screws out of the...
  20. For Sale: Varadero Chain guard and original silencers

    For Sale / Wanted
    This came off my 2007 Vara when I fitted a hugger. Used condition, but straight and no damage or scratches. I will degrease it before posting. £5 plus p&p. The silencers also came off the same bike when I fitted the Quill cans. Same conditions as they were when they came off the bike. I...
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