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  1. Shock Absorber

    Varadero
    I bought one of the last Varas in 2014, made in 2011 I believe. I’ve done three long European rides (3K to 4K miles) and it’s been brilliant. It’s now done nearly 41K miles and in preparation for another long ride around Europe I’m thinking I should change the rear shock. Just looking at Haynes...
  2. Africa Twin Fork Extensions Kits & Rear Lift Kits

    For Sale / Wanted
    Due to demand I have put into production a new batch of riser kits comprising of from fork extensions with valves and rear U bracket. I have received several requests through Facebook etc and am having 10 sets produced. There are at least 5 sets available so if anyone interested to reserve a set...
  3. 2007 650 starting issue

    Transalp
    2007 650 starting issue-not charging correctly Hi all, hope someone may be able to throw some light on this... I have bought a 650 TA 2007 with less than 15k in what appears very good condition. It has been parked up in the garage over winter and not used by myself until the last week or so...
  4. Will a NX650 RD02 Dominator rear wheel fit a XRV650 RD03

    Africa Twin
    My XRV650 RD03 needs its wheels replaced. It seems it was stored outside on grass for about 17 years. I have managed to get a Transalp 21" front in good condition and a ST1000 Pan European front left hand brake disk. Would a Dominator rear wheel fit? Good Dominator rear wheels are cheaper and...
  5. Newbie without a bike.... at the moment...But.

    Transalp
    Hi and hello to you all Im currently looking for a 650 to do a European Tour on next year with a friend, we have narrowed the choice of bike to be a Transalp. I am looking at 2007 plate 20k miles in Black and was looking at the various models etc It turns out that this particular bike, although...
  6. Insurance good throughout Europe?

    Africa Twin
    I am hoping to spend a couple of days heading to Bath , England towards end of May on bike. Does my insurance i have in Belgium cover me over there since it is part of European Union? Or do I need some sort of supplemental insurance ? Thanks
  7. Steering 'wobble'

    Transalp
    Hi all, me again. If I'm riding my other bike, Pan European St1100 I can take my hands off the handlebars at any speed and its as smooth as silk. On the XL650 there is a very obvious wobble at around 40mph. It's not there at all if I'm holding the bars even with one hand but take both ands off...
  8. For Sale: Africa Twin Rsers Kits - Possible New Batch if enough Interest.......

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a couple of interested buyers on another forum but need 3 more to make a new batch. Prices are as follows:- Front pair of slugs £80 pair Front slug valves £14 pair Rear riser shock bracket £75 each Recorded delivery within UK £3.95 European signed for delivery £14.95 Because of...
  9. Catweasel - '91 RD04

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I am Catweasel's brother, here as I've inherited his 91 RD04 - Tim had a heart attack whilst cycling near his home in Vienna on May 14th. Sadly he never regained consciousness and officially died on the 16 th aged 49. I have just brought his RD04 back from Ausria and will be registering...
  10. Pannier racks and crash bars for 600?

    Transalp
    Hi folks...first post on here, it's probably been done to death so apologies in advance: As a first-time TA owner, I'm after some crash bars and pannier racks (plus panniers eventually) I've seen the usual suspects on Ebay, (Givi, Heed, Hepco & Becker, SW motech) and a couple of eastern...
  11. Transalp 600 stuff for sale...

    Transalp
    all prices include UK postage. contact me for shipping elsewhere (EU, USA, Aus, NZ etc) Single disc front brake disc upgrade adapter. £59 posted these are over £100 when new, they are custom made in the USA it allows a bigger front disc to be fitted - eg from an NTV 650 Revere/Deauville...
  12. DRZ400E wheel big issue

    Suzuki
    HI everyone, Had my DRZ400E for a few months now and absolutely love it - it's a UK registered DRZ400E (2001 model). I now need to replace the chain and sprockets and have hit a bit of a problem. The standard sprocket size doesn't seem to fit my rear hub as the spacing of the holes is very...
  13. 600 single disc brake upgrade bracket for sale!

    Transalp
    600 single disc brake upgrade kit for sale! sold
  14. Changing headlight from European to UK spec

    Varadero
    Hi guys, Just bought a 2001 Varadero 1000 which is an import from Europe, so my question is that I need a UK spec headlight and speedo, did Honda use a headlight from another bike on the Vardero or am I stuck with shelling big bucks out for a new one. If anyone can point me in the direction of...
  15. DRZ400E Sprocket dimensions - eg how far apart should fixing holes be?

    Suzuki
    HI everyone, Had my DRZ400E for a few months now and absolutely love it - it's a UK registered DRZ400E (2001 model). I now need to replace the chain and sprockets and have hit a bit of a problem. The standard sprocket size doesn't seem to fit my rear hub as the spacing of the holes is very...
  16. Transalp bits wanted...

    Transalp
    posted here as it will get more views.. does anyone have... - one transalp mirror (from 600/650/700 - they're all the same) - transalp 600 tall screen (for 1993 onwards, "facelift" models) - transalp 600 centre stand (unless a 650 one will fit. does anyone know?) - front brake caliper...
  17. Larger front disc for TA 600 - which one to get??

    Transalp
    Does anyone know what larger brake discs can be fitted to a TA600? I know you need the caliper adapter, but I am not sure what models of Honda have the bigger disc you can use. I know the Honda "hawk"/NTV 650 is ok, what about the Pan European? Or the Deauville?
  18. Short Term Insurance polict for AT in Europe?

    Chatter
    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...
  19. What do i replace my Transalp 600 with?

    Transalp
    i'm thinking of replacing my TA 600 and Tiger 955i with just one "do it all bike", and though I'd ask here on everyone's opinion 75% of my riding is in/around London, so it must to be manageable in heavy traffic it needs to be able to sit comfortably at 70-80 mph on the motorway/A-roads no...
  20. Wanted: Coleman Phad x3 wanted

    For Sale / Wanted
    Doing a European tour in May and want to take a Phad x3 Anybody got one for sale? Thanks John
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