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  1. The Refurb has begun

    Dominator / FMX
    Just tried to post and lost the thread, here goes the second attempt. Have some good parts to go on Can this be cleaned up in the frame? I really want to keep the engine in the frame. Go gentle on me. I'm no expert, basic tools, small space to work in and a tight budget...
  2. Cleaning 21 year old aluminum and other parts

    Dominator / FMX
    OK guys you know I am skint and also tight. I'm waiting on some money around July time which will see me do some costly jobs on the bike and have it back on the road for September. In the meantime I want to do cheap and free jobs. One of them is clean as much as possible. I removed the rear...
  3. IZIMeeting 2018 - 11-13.05

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Dear Friends! Following our annual tradition, we do heartily invite you to the next - the 8th edition of the IZI Meeting. This event has been a gathering bikers from all corners of the world for eight years now. Not surprisingly this year’s edition will again take place at the picturesque...
  4. Total wheel bearing failure, with photos (anyone got spares?)

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, It would seem that the previous owner of my RD03 suffered a wheel bearing failure on the rear. Instead of finding a new hub they bodged it and have left me to sort out the mess. The bearing should sit between these two lines, not going to happen here. A mixture of bearing failure...
  5. For Sale: Millers Motorsport Oils - new range at Opies

    For Sale / Wanted
    Opie Oils now stock the brand new award winning motorcycle oils and fluids from Millers Oils . Millers Oils have a range of high performance motorcycle oils formulated to cope with the high revving nature and higher operating temperatures experienced with motorcycle engines. Suitable for...
  6. How to Fiberglass Repair

    Africa Twin
    Hey guys, just sharing some work that i have been doing lately on the bike, in order to have my plastics back together, hoping that someone will find this post helpfull enough so that they can do the same, if having the same problem- i believe it is a common issue for the Africa Twin owners that...
  7. Short trip breakdown cover

    Hi Guys, I will be heading to Wales at the end of the week and while I don't expect any issues I will be happier if I had breakdown cover. I actually have a new insurance policy starting on the 14th February with adequate cover but nothing before then. Is it possible to get short term cover...
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  10. Dominator plastics

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi Guys, Been wanting to ask this for a while but feel its a silly question. Are the Dominator plastic parts painted or is the moulding dyed during the manufacturing process. Seems to me dyed (if correct term). I know different people have different views on the plastics and their...
  11. Last minute storage prep

    Africa Twin
    Curious as to what last minute stuff may hel with long term bike storage again. Leave in 2 days for Europe for 3 years. I was going to fog the cylinders maybe? What should I use? I have drained tank and let air out for the last 6 weeks or so, brake fluid fairly fresh. Forgot to change oil last...
  12. A Brief History of Mopeds

    Traditional mopeds are a part of motorcycle culture that is fast disappearing, rendered obsolete by changing laws and now kept alive mainly by the hard work of dedicated fans. The term ‘moped’ is now often used interchangeably with sub-50cc scooters, but the true original mopeds were quite...
  13. Short Term Insurance polict for AT in Europe?

    Hey folks, It's been quite a while since I have posted on here. Moved to Australia from Ireland. Anyway, I'm planning a European adventure on my AT from Ireland through Europe next year and I was wondering whether you guys are know of any Short Term Policy that I could avail of while traveling...
  14. Adios Transalp

    I've just said a sad goodbye to my fourth Transalp. A 2,600 mile trip to the south of Spain and back earlier in the year made me realise that the Transalp's performance limitations, while part of its charm, make it less than ideal for covering long distances in a hurry. And in my case 'in a...
  15. XRV 750 - How to trouble shoot 1 dead sparkplug?

    Africa Twin
    Hello from Cape Town I have a 2003 XRV 750 (RD07A) Africa Twin. The twin has 2 coils, feeding 2 sparkplugs on each cylinder. The right hand side (view from back wheel) spark on the front cyl is not getting a spark, or the spark is getting shorted / lost somewhere.. Basically the sparkplug is not...
  16. guardian angel.....thank you

    Africa Twin
    well, project bike has been put back on the road this month.... new erm.... rims, when mr wheelwright gets back from his big camper long euro trips, tyres, battery, filters etc, gold goodridge hoses, acerbis hand-guards, 4x coils leads caps & plugs, gold anodized adjustable levers (another hour...
  17. RD04 broken screen

    How to.....
    heya, so my RD04 took a tumble and the screen was very badly damaged - the break stretches acriss about 75% of the screen. What are my options here? Glue it and, if so, which glue! (plastic weld is probably the correct term). Replacement? Does €75 sound about right to you?
  18. For Sale: Harley Davidson 1995 FLHTCU Ultra Classic Evo 1340cc carburettor model

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    The Harley Davidson 1995 FLHTCU Ultra Classic was top of the range touring model with the full touring kit of Tourpac, panniers and legshields. This is an Evo 1340cc carburettor model. The bike has done 28403 miles has 2 previous owners and is MOT'd to 26 May 2017. The bike was registered new...
  19. MCN: Used small adventure bikes

    No mention of the transalp! ----- Used Spotlight: Small adventure bikes Published: Yesterday 12:19 BIKES FOR SALE The eagerly anticipated Royal Enfield Himalayan has broken cover, although it looks like the small capacity adventure bike won't be coming to the UK as we believe it fails to...
  20. For Sale: F.s : 2013 BMC Fourstroke FS01 29 XO Mountain BikE: USD$2,850

    eBay - Dominator
    We sell all models of Specialized, Trek, Gary Fisher, Klein, GT, Cannondale, Cervélo, Giant, Santa Cruz, Kona, Rocky Mountain, Whyte, Ellsworth, Jamis, Litespeed,Look Cycle and Marin Bikes. Contact Email :: [email protected] 2015 Specialized Mountain Bikes 2015 Specialized S-WORKS EPIC...