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  1. Just when things were looking better - b*llocks

    Dominator / FMX
    So the weekend was supposed to be a wife free bike stripping and rough tickover solving couple of days with maybe a cheeky ride out or two. All started well other than an exhaust valve inspection cap trying to break while being removed but I managed to remove it with only minor damage. The...
  2. Greetings from the tropics in Oz

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    I don't seem to have introduced myself when I joined in '11 (I think). My name is John, I live in sunny Queensland, tht's the north east portion of Australia about 300km north of the Tropic of Capricorn. I have 4 bikes, 3 that are running, including my '03 XL650V Transalp that I bought new in...
  3. Wanted: Rear wheel

    For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for a rear wheel for my 1996 rd07 africa twin......its an alloy wheel with spokes mine is rotting near the tube hole .... Cash waiting.....thanks for looking...kevsky.. I live in the north east of england..
  4. LED indicators

    Africa Twin
    I wanted to buy a pair of rear indicators but the front look a little worn out too so i think i will go the LED route found a set in china for under 7 pounds with a relay any one else bought a set from the east ? Wanted to keep it original but i fugure it would be a wise upgrade better to be...
  5. For Sale: Front cowl for transalp 600

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi I bought this off ebay a while back, however it is now surplus to requirements. Looking for £45 + postage or collection from Bexhill, East Sussex
  6. ULEZ anyone?

    Dominator / FMX
    Have we noticed any affect on the value of pre 01/07/2007 bikes, especially in the South East? I had a plan to get a post July 2007 FMX (there are few around) and re-frame a Vigor into it, but in the end gave up and went with an August 2007 XT660R instead.
  7. 1987 XL 600 Paris Dakar parts

    What's it worth?
    I have quite a few bits sitting in my garage Would prefer collection from North East england Clymer Manual Engine-Was running when removed from frame Front wheel- Brand new never used tyre Rear Wheel-Used but serviceable tyre Front forks Sump guard Various plastics Assorted bits and pieces...
  8. Wanted: XL600V exhaust to fit 1990

    XRV Swap Shop
    Hi, my original exhaust is now 25 years old and I need replacement. Ideally I want to stick with original OEM part but anything considered as I want to keep the price down. Bike is off the road for winter but looking to get this sorted before March 2017. I am in East Sussex but I can travel...
  9. Various Fairing Parts and luggage rack

    What's it worth?
    Hi I have recently removed all these items from my 87 TA. As you will see in the pictures that they are differing condition. Some have lugs missing, some have scratches etc Also included is a red nose cone which I originally bought off ebay to replace the butchered one in the pics. I am...
  10. Clutch Question...

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I have never had this happen in 25k of owning my bike. The only thing I have done to the bike in the last 5k was an oil change. I changed from 10w40 to 10w50 because I'm heading south and the temperature is increasing.... A few days ago I was riding at night and got stuck in...
  11. History of the Africa Twin

    Africa Twin
    For all the AT lovers out there! Ireland to South East Asia two up on a 89 Africa Twin 650. Updates Here:
  12. Bleeding Brakes Issue (RD03)

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Today I was servicing the rear brake and all was going well until I started trying to bleed the system, after pumping the rear brake pedal for over an hour I couldn't get any pressure at all. I have blead brakes a few times before and haven't had this issue. The reservoir was full...
  13. Free: Metzeler Tourance 140/80-17 to suit Africa Twin

    For Sale / Wanted
    I'm trying to pay it forward a bit here. I've been on this forum for many years, and have been lucky in the past, and just recently, to be shown great kindness and help by other members with advice and offers of parts. So, I figure it's my turn to try and do a good deed, and offer up a tyre...
  14. Wanted: Any trailers for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi Everyone I'm after a cheap trailer. Something that will transport a Transalp. It doesn't have to be a bike trailer, but I don't want a tank transporter! South east Cornwall/Devon area would be ideal. Cheers
  15. For Sale: Honda Xr400 R bits for sale including complete exhaust

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have for sale original XR400 tail pipe and also a set of original headers in great condition - £90.00 ono I also have a 2nd original XR400 tail pipe - 1 careful owner, but several less careful - £20.00 ono 1 set of used original steel handlebars - £5.00 I have a used barrel & piston 440cc...
  16. Charity fun run yesterday :)

    Africa Twin
    Out with the Copdock Classic Motorcycle Club yesterday, 50 odd miles round the twistys from Ipswich out to the Flixton aviation museum at Bungay. Good ride out, I'd guess well over a hundred bikes in all, entry fees to the East Anglia Children's Hospice :thumbup: Great weather, mostly sunny...
  17. Wanted: RD07 Right passanger footpeg hanger bracket

    What's it worth?
    Hi All, Anybody have one hanging around the garage waiting for a new owner? I live in Tanzania, East Africa, not Tasmania, South of Oz!! Can you believe stuff I have ordered has headed in that direction!;) Anyway, will you be willing to post?:) Cheers Steve
  18. UK - Nordkapp

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just got back from a brilliant 12 day ride from UK to Nordkapp. Eurotunnel, France, Belgium, NL, Germany, Denmark, East Coast Sweden, Rovaniemie Finland , Kautokeino/Alta/Nordkapp Norway And then zigzagged down through Norway taking in Tromso, Lofoten Islands, Trondheim, Atlantic Road and...
  19. Honda Transalp 650 service.

    Hi to all, Just joined your forum. I have just bought a 650 Transalp 0n 2001 reg. I think that it could do with a full service. Is there someone on here that's local to London/East end, that would be interested. I heard that the tappets should be checked every 8000 miles. This has done 37000...
  20. For Sale: '77 Kawasaki z750 twin for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    Not the normal off roader but somthign that will bring a grin! Beautifully restored Kawasaki Z750b twin Just passed MOT New Battery everything been powdercoated Uprated double front discs Tweaked to look like a Cafe Racer, Black exhausts, smaller side panels. Would be perfect to BRAT it. Just...