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  1. Speedometer overlay

    Africa Twin
    Any opinions on the speedometer overlays I have seen? I’m back in states with rd07a and would like to change speedo over to mph now from kph . This is a lot cheaper option versus full speedo replace. How hard if someone has done
  2. Most common fuel hose ID

    Africa Twin
    Looking to replace all the fuel lines on my RD03 as a couple more leaking a bit nowadays. Rugged roads has 4or5 sizes. What is most common I would need? I plan on buying some bulk lengths. They have 4.5, 5.5, 7.3 and 8mm ID. Mine are so old going to be hard to determine sizes. I know I have used...
  3. PD06 1996 engine in a 1987 Bike

    Transalp
    Hello all, My tranny just died while out in spain, the con rod snapped appaently! I have my eye on a 1996 PD06 engine to replace the old one. I hear that the 1996 engines had a "new whole electronic (TCI) ignition system (new ignition unit, new impulse ignition coils, new ignition advance...
  4. 2019 anyone?

    National Meets
    Very short notice and not a dedicated XRV event, mainly cos most of the old in-mates of XRV populate Bigtraillie, but this event is running this coming weekend . . . . https://www.bigtrailie.co.uk/index.php?threads/national-2019.2665/ Some attendees may even be on Honda motorcycles :D...
  5. Correct fixings for wind shield

    Transalp
    Hi, Please would somebody tell me if the four silver fixings you can see that hold the wind shield to the headlamp cowl are the correct ones for a 1999 XL600V? Please see pictures. They came with the bike when I bought it new but seem too big and shiny? Thanks PC
  6. Anyone here ridden the new style Africa Twin?

    Transalp
    i am thinking of getting one, i've yet to test ride one, so i was wondering if anyone here has ridden/owned one? any feedback? is it a good "do it all" bike? is the seat up to long distance touring? (basically what i am looking for is something that is like the Transalp 650, but with a bit more...
  7. 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)
  8. short brake/clutch levers

    Transalp
    Hi can anyone recommend some short clutch and brake lever sets. i'm taking my 600 off road and find the levers awkward and think shorter ones would be better. anyone fitted some? were they any good?
  9. Transalp rear indicators

    Transalp
    I have a 97 varaint with rear indicators that are fouling on my pannier rack I could do with smaller ones. I see there are two available here https://www.wemoto.com/bikes/honda/xl_600_vv_transalp/97 One is an alternative?
  10. Wanted: XR650L Wiring Harness

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Does anyone have a wiring loom from a XR650L for sale? Condition not important as it will likely be modified anyway so the cheaper the better, I'm just looking for a decent starting point.
  11. Recommissioning a TA 650

    Transalp
    Hi all, I'd originally posted this thread on advrider.com before I was pointed over here as somewhere that might be able to give a bit more help. I'm going to simply copy and paste the first couple of updates from that thread over here and see if you guys can offer me a bit of guidance on how...
  12. Africa Twin XRV 650 ' RD03 piston(0.25) !!!!

    Africa Twin
    Hello, I am looking for a pair of pistons ( 0.25) for my RD03. ( 13102-MN8-305 ) So far, all websites with OEM parts doesn't have it anymore. Maybe somebody can help me with some info. I already bought the 0.25 rings, and prepared the cylinders, all I need is the pistons. Thank you.
  13. Wanted: Wanted - Transalp fork springs

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I'm looking to get some stiffer springs for a project bike (with unknown forks) and it could get expensive if I end up buying lots of different springs & rates new. It's been a little while since I had a Honda Transalp but think they might be suitable, so anyone got any old Transalp fork...
  14. Websites to find a bike in the UK

    Africa Twin
    I have bought bikes using sites here in Germany/EU, but I have never shopped for a bike online in the UK. What are a few good sites to look at? Thanks.
  15. Need some new calipers or refurb

    Africa Twin
    Hi all! Been a while since i last posted.. moved house, got a car, started a family etc, so the rebuild of the RD07A was put on hold... until now :) I am in need of either... some new (second hand) brake calipers (front and back) or info on where i can send my ones for a full refurb etc...
  16. For Sale: Haynes XRV750 and Transalp manual

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    XRV and Transalp manual for sale like new £15 posted or £12 collected from Lancashire BB5 nr Blackburn
  17. Trip meter. Anyone ever replaced the glass?

    Africa Twin
    Mines gone all crackeled. Seems like many have done the same. Hoping someone has some advice before I start cutting it up!!
  18. Fork Gaiters. RD07 Where can I get some.

    Africa Twin
    Mines gone a bit manky. All screwed up. Would be nice to change them.
  19. RIP John Haynes

    Africa Twin
    John Haynes creator of the Haynes Manual has passed away at 80. Thankyou and your tech writers...don't think I could of split my AT cases without you. https://jalopnik.com/john-haynes-father-of-the-haynes-manual-and-raf-vetera-1832536467
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