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  1. Hi everybody

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Yet another bike forum on my list, well I have gone and done it, I have been mulling over it for a while should I shouldn't I get a dommie, so here I am looking and watching what all you guys are getting up to with your spanners, hammers, and welders etc etc, so as far as my own dommie is...
  2. removing heated grips

    I want to change the handlebars on my xl700 as the bend on the standard bars does not suit me. the throttle side is easy as it comes of with the tube.the clutch side has to come off to remove the clutch perch. it is very well glued !! any tips on removal without destroying it ? not sure if...
  3. Sunday Lunch

    Any Uk Midlanders have recommendations for a good Sunday Pub Lunch destination in the Nottingham, Midlands area ? Yours, roast beef and Yorkshire pudding fancyingly ©-©
  4. which crash bars?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Wondering if any of you has SW Motech, Givi or Heavy Duties crash bars? To be exact i'm asking those who already "tested" them (fallen, slided, dropped the bike)? Heavy Duties seem to be at a very reasonable price, but would really want to know about their durability and ruggedness in...
  5. Wanted: Choke plungers

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi guys, Does anybody have spare choke plungers+ springs for 95 RD07? From Honda dealer its a ripoff... And had anybody tried to mod this part, or somebody using manual choke (if it is, what is compatible)? I dont want to blank them, I did, and destroyed them, damn... BR Sandi
  6. Wanted: RD04 / RD03 relays

    For Sale / Wanted
    I'm busy gathering the last few bits for the restoration of rd03. I'm in need of the indicator and pilot lamp relays. New prices are just too high! It's the two pin indicator relay and the 4pin (red connector) pilot lamp relay. There is also a 3pin red connector relay but I need the 4pin...
  7. Wanted: Link pipe for RD07

    For Sale / Wanted
    Link pipe for RD07a I understand it might be a long shot, but perhaps somebody has a destroyed slip-on muffler with a good link pipe for an RD07. Must be Ø54mm OD fo my Leo Vince slip-on. Something like what RuggedRoads used to offer. Pipe and springs. Don't really need the bracket. Or if you...
  8. Alternative to Microsoft Autoroute?

    For many years I have used AutoRoute for route planning, saving, sat nav, and the ability to transfer the saved route to my Garmin. My current version is 2010 and I thought I'd treat myself to a 2016 version only to find that it was discontinued in 2013. Microsoft suggest using Bing maps, which...
  9. Wanted: Wanted Garmin 550 Zumo

    For Sale / Wanted
    Without going into detail the kids destroyed the screen on my Garmin 550 :( - not having much luck really , as this is a replacement for one that I broke about two months ago ! I've sent off to China for a replacement touch screen but don't hold out much hope of it working . Does anyone have one...
  10. AT swingarm £150

    Africa Twin
    Whilst browsing, found ... Honda Parts Search | Genuine Honda Parts | Honda Cars | Honda Motorcycles | Honda Power Products | Lings Honda Share and Enjoy !
  11. Wanted: Wanted: Front chrome bar for SLR650

    For Sale / Wanted
    This is the chrome bar that sits above the headlamp (P/N 61360MAK000) - AKA PIPE, METER MOUNTING. I have a small GIVI screen that I want to try and the bar gets in the way. I don't want to destroy my existing bar as I'll probably end up reverting to standard.
  12. FOR SALE: Pelican cases (1550) & Givi Racks

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, Gotta pair of 1550 Pelican Cases in excellent condition and Givi racks to go on a late model AT. These cases are indestructible.....well, almost. Looking for £170 for the lot. Pick up from York only. Thanks for looking. Nicko
  13. FMX camshaft and auto-decompression mechanism

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello I need to buy new camshaft to my FMX 650 (marking R4). I have destroyed camshaft and also auto-decompression mechanism. Probably it is the same camshaft like in NX650 and XR650L. I found some on US ebay, Hot Cam. Price is very nice but it is aslo a note "Does not use auto-decompression...
  14. XRV 650 RD03 destroyed in fire

    Africa Twin
    Sadly, my XRV 650 was destoyed in a pretty bad fire this month.
  15. Vietnam Motorbike Tours

    Vietnam Motorbike Tours might be one of the best adventure tours I have tasted so much. Geographically, Vietnam Northern Motorbike Tours including Vietnam Northeast Motorbike Tours or Vietnam Northwest Motorbike Tours cover all destinations such as Mai Chau (Hoa Binh), Phu Yen (Son La), Dien...
  16. Spam email from Vertical Scope

    I guess many of you will soon or already have a spam email (thinly disguised as a newsletter) form our absent landlords in Canada. This has links to articles on (also owned by VS) and some links back to topics on the forums here. I'd just like it to go on record as saying that...
  17. 30amp fuse melted

    Africa Twin
    Edit: if you are reading this because you have had a spam email from the site's new owner, VS, I apologise. They did not ask me, even though I was a moderator for years and spent thousands of my own money printing T-shirts for National Meets. They have my details. They could have asked first...
  18. For Sale: Summer Competition to win PS4 and Games @ Opie Oils

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi Folks, Opie Oils have got a Playstation 4 with Destiny and Fifa 15 worth over £440 and are using it as our Summer Competition. This competition will be running until the end of September. To be in with a chance of winning the next generation console and two brand new games, all you have...
  19. Trip computer

    Africa Twin
    Mine des a while back and came back to life and all was fine and dandy. The last few days it has tken to resetting itself after an overnight stand. Once reset in the morning it works fine. Has anybody got a clue what might be wrong? is there a battery inside that might be on its way out?
  20. Problems removing sear on my AT

    Africa Twin
    Problems removing seat on my AT heya, I've got problems, as per topic, with removing my seat. It's a 91. Now, the manual says to insert the key into the seat lock - which also appears to be some sort of wee storage area, turn clockwise (which I'm doing by 90°) and the storage door falls open...