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  1. GIVI Trekker Outback

    Varadero
    Hi all.. I've got a full set of Givi Monokey luggage. I'd love to 'upgrade' to the GIVI Trekker Outback range. I'm told that the top box is the same fitting as my current top box, but the panniers are not. fine, I'll just sell my existing bracket when I sell my boxes right..? well, Nope...
  2. Garmin Zumo 660LM or Tomtom Rider V4/5

    Chatter
    Garmin Zumo 660LM or Tomtom Rider V4/5, this is my dilema although I like the sound of the new Tomtom although I have yet to read an independant review of one. Has anyone on here had any experience of either unit? I like the idea that the Garmin has a 3.5mm jack and an mp3 player built in, on...
  3. oil pump dilema

    Dominator / FMX
    i have just changed the oil and filter on my Dommie wanted to ensure everything was correct i undid the oil in pipe where it screws in underside of frame under the tank. stated engine good oil pressure I had already cleaned the down tube filter and it is clean. all connections correct. After...
  4. Dilema of an t'alp kind

    Transalp
    As most of you have read that my recent purchase of a 2001 transalp is not even a week old of ownership and here is the flip decision So the bike shop I got the bike from have agreed to pay back the cost of the innertubes and also the road tax if I hand back the alp and get back my bm and...
  5. Hi from West Yorkshire UK

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    New member with an early (1983) VT500FT Ascot an American import. Which brings me to my dilema, I am forumless! It is a flat track style of the UK VT500E wich I have aspirations to make more off road friendly. I have converted to a 19" front wheel to that end and fitted Avon Distanzias which...
  6. KLE or KLR Dilema

    Kawasaki
    Hi all, looking at a replacement bike and both the KLE 500 and KLR 650 bounced onto my radar, now I've never owned a Kwak but heard the finish is worse than a Suzy is this true? ( or possible) and can anyone shed a little light on the models. In my mind the KLE is going to be a cheaper and...
  7. Konvoi Panniers

    Chatter
    Hi, Anybody else had a problem getting stuff from this Romanian guy? www.konvoi.ro I paid 320 Euros by Paypal for a pair of his panniers on 4th April. All I have had since is excuses "production problems" "change of process" "I am sick". Despite numerous emails since he said he had...
  8. Withdrawn: Non XRV Item: Landrover Defender 90 2.5 TD5 for sale/ swap WHY

    For Sale / Wanted
    Bit of a dilema? Landy defender sale/swap I am in a bit of a life changing dilema and after 37yrs with one woman you can guess the rest. Anyway I shall have to sell all my 'toys' and put them in the solicitors holiday fund. So I have a very nice TD5 Landrover defender 1999 (s) 2.5 turbo diesel...
  9. HELP - Should I Purchase - Help Needed

    Africa Twin
    Guys I need help here (possibly medical!) I've been looking for an Africa but without much success. I'd set myself a standard of 2000 to 2002 ish, lowish miles (upto 30k) and have a budget of around £3k. I've looked at a couple but they didn't tick my boxes. Here is my dilema: I've found a...
  10. Think i'm becoming a hipocrite

    Chatter
    A while ago i cancelled my subscription to ride magazine as i thought it was becoming rather pants, several times since cancelling they phoned me and made me different offeres to resubscribe last week they phoned and i said no not interested. I was in Tesco this evening and thought "wonder if...
  11. snapped exhaust studs

    Dominator / FMX
    hi all.i have a dilema.whilst removeing the header pipes yesterday i snapped 3 of the 4 exhaust studs.there is about 10mm of thread on each stud still showing on the cylinder head.i have tried molegrips with no luck and there is not enough thread to do the 'double nut technique'.has anyone used...
  12. Got a bit of a dilema

    Chatter
    Well as you all know my fondness for choppin and changing bikes I now seem to find myself with 3, which is nice but I cant keep them all:rolleyes: If for anything wifey wont let me and Im stuffed for space in the garage. So I have had the Transalp up for sale , in various places and nothing...
  13. seat dilema

    XR
    Hi all, heres the deal; I just bought a ceat gripper seat cover for my 2001 plate xr250 coz the old one looked a bit naff and was slippy. I took all the old staples out of the seat and removed the old cover, I then stretched the new cover on, and began to staple, The trouble is the...
  14. Front fork dilema - where to source

    Transalp
    Dam...Dam... Dam...last stages of rebuild all going well. Had wheels powder coated and new bearings, going back lovely then came to tighten the four small nuts that hold the front axle in place. Consulted the haines manual set the torque wrench and snapped the bloody bolt aaaghhh ! I think the...
  15. xr650r m.o.t dilema

    XR
    Hi folks,new to the forum.I've recently purchased an '02 xr650r which had been sorned for a few years and was up for m.o.t today.I thought it might fail for the full FMf powerbomb exhaust but it didnt:thumbright:,it failed because the m.o.t inspector said the mph stickers(30,50 and 70 mph-i...
  16. Ignition dilema

    Africa Twin
    When I bought my RDO4 the previous owner informed me that there was a theft attempt on the bike and the thieves broke the steering lock. I bought a replacement ignition switch from AlanH and very greatful for his service. I just have a small dilema in that, when I took mine apart to compare I...
  17. Suspension dilema

    XR
    My rear shock has just started to sag abit more than normal, will make it last until xmas or the motorcycle show at Birmingham. The dilema is i have three options and don't know what to do. They are: 1: Gett original shock rebuilt and serviced 2: See Hagon at the show and see about getting...
  18. Dilema

    Chatter
    Do i continue to ride my bike off road and potentially totally ruin a 3 and a half grand bike, or do i just keep it for road and very light off road use? Trouble is i love going off road, but i just don't want to break it :confused: I think i have a big problem :cyclops:
  19. DataTool System 3, charging battery dilema

    Mechanical Advice
    I need to charge the battery on my AT. I have always been told to remove one of the battery leads, as the charging can damage bike/car electronics. But the problem I have, is when I disconnect the battery, the alarm goes off. I read the book, and discovered service mode, however the thing...
  20. Windscreen Dilema

    Africa Twin
    Sorry to resurrect this issue again, but I've done a search for posts on windscreens. I'm considering replacing the OE windscreen with either a Powerbronze or Touratech windscreen. I've emailed Powerbronze who quoted me a complete price of 118 USD including shipping which costs more than the...
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