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  1. Best supplier for good spares.

    Transalp
    Evening all, recently joined the forum after buying myself a ‘93 Transalp. It needs very little doing to it but I’d like to plan some repairs and basics. So, been asked before no doubt, but what’s the best source for buying spares and consumable, cables, electric parts, bearings etc. First off...
  2. Fmx 650 sparkplug

    Dominator / FMX
    Good evening all, I'm having problems wondering whether the fmx sparkplug should be a short plug as each time I renew the plug it never seems to go in all the way, I clean threads and put plug in until I feel it stop hard and I can see the crush washer still isn't home, it's been like this since...
  3. Transalp 700 - How do I get the OE top box off?

    Transalp
    Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen I hope this post finds you all well on this chilliest of evenings! I wonder if anyone can offer any advice on how to remove a top box from a Honda Transalp 700 (2008 reg) please. I've been wielding spanners and allen keys in the garage for an hour and I can't...
  4. Crank shaft freeze plug XRV 650

    Africa Twin
    Good evening, I need to remove the two freeze plugs on the crankshaft to clean the oil pipes between the main journals and the crankpins journals. Diameter of these plug is 11,5mm and height about 5 mm. Does anyone know where I can order this king of plug ? In France, it's by now impossible ...
  5. For Sale: Spada Enforcer Gloves

    For Sale / Wanted
    Evening All, I've got a pair of size medium fluorescent Spada Enforcer's I got from eBay that don't fit me, good lightly used condition. I'd like what they cost me £18 posted or swap for another pair of gloves. Cheers Jon
  6. Newbie-South Wales

    CRF - New Forum!
    Evening al! Just joined the Forum, been running CRF250x for a year and loving it.... Need a bit of advice of compatability of parts with other CRF after experiencing some damage to my crankcase cover and clutch cover after an argument with a big rock!! Another new topic to follow...
  7. XR 125 Valve clearances

    XR Technical Specs
    Good Evening all Just watched a http://youtu.be/0U8wYB1QQNc where the guy quotes 2 different clearances 0.003 and 0.005.and in the comments there seem to be yet more differences. My manual for after 03' [L6] says 0.003 for both IN/EXH . Has anyone else got reference to two clearances,or,like...
  8. Brno & Cal Crutchlow.

    Chatter
    Cal Crutchlow has now become Britain’s first premier class (MotoGP) race winner since late legend Barry Sheene in 1981. After the race on Sunday evening, or on Monday morning … no mention at all of this sporting achievement on British Radio 4. Media Luvvies out of touch ?
  9. Speedo gear

    Dominator / FMX
    Evening all sorry to bring up this issue again but had my speedo checked today 1999 Dommie and the splines on the blue cog in the housing driven off the front wheel is knackered does anyone know where I can get this single piece as opposed to having to buy the whole kit thank you. Jason
  10. NEW Honda XR600R Service Manual: English-ONLY, User Friendly

    XR
    Good evening ladies. I have done all you XR600R owners a noble deed by removing all of the french and german BS, making the PDF searchable, and aggregating the multiple files into one PDF. Total pages reduced from 535 to 261. ENGLISH ONLY! I say unto you, spread this PDF far and wide, from the...
  11. Cockpit frame for sat nav 700 TA

    Transalp
    Evening folks, Does anyone know of a cockpit frame ( for want of a better description ) that will enable mounting the satnav above the clocks behind the screen. Have had a look on t'internet cant seem to find anything for a 700 Alp. Thanks in advance, Lee
  12. Transalp xl 600 speedo drive

    Transalp
    Evening people does any have a spare speedo drive complete as mine doesn't work, please message me asap thanks al
  13. Rd04 fuel taps

    Africa Twin
    Evening all, Both my taps on the Xrv don't shut off ! So rather than buy expensive replacements or repair kits I thought about getting and fitting in some other in line shut off taps. Firstly what diameter are the fuel pipes from the petcocks and does anyone have any other ideas or thoughts ...
  14. Fireworks in the Grand Harbour this evening.

    Transalp
    Check out this webcam this evening for a view of fireworks sometime soon ...
  15. Dommie clutch

    Dominator / FMX
    Me and Jnr decided to have a go at doing the clutch yesterday evening which took about an hour to remove the allen bolts ,brake pedal and footrest. Upon closer inspection the clutch plates didnt seem to be too badly worn but the sides of the clutch basket are a bit which is probably why the...
  16. Transalp 650 vy frame paint?

    Transalp
    Evening Guys. Has anyone found a good match for frame paint. I think it's called "Muscular Grey Metallic". It's basically a dark metallic grey. I've found some on Amazon but it's £30 for 1 can of paint & 1 can of lacquer.
  17. Man down. Takoda Paul!

    Chatter
    From ABR this evening. I know many of you on here will know Paul Holroyd. Owner of Takoda campsite @ Kirkby Stephen. Last Sunday he was doing his job as a Highways agency officer protecting people on the M6 when an out of control car hit him and his colegue at the scene of an accident. Paul...
  18. Western Sahara, Morocco and Spain on a budget of £980.00 (VIDEO)

    Africa Twin
    Evening people! I am completing the final stages to film of a trip to Western Sahara...on a budget & it features a newly qualified 22yr old on an Africa Twin (restricted lisence) Here's the trailer- I hope you enjoy it...please do comment & share. They will be posted here as released ( like...
  19. XR125 L7 arrow exhaust systems

    XR
    Good evening all I am finding it difficult to find a replacement Arrow exhaust system for the XR 125 L7. Is there a difference between the 2004-2006 version,this being the closest year I can find? Is this an improvement over the stock system? Cheers:thumbup:
  20. Wanted: Honda XL600 Transalp

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Evening All, Have been browsing eBay/Gumtree for a while and haven't seen many for sale lately. I'm after a 600 Transalp as a second bike/project. I'd like a bike which is mechanically sound but could benefit from a bit of tlc. Looking to pay around £1k. I'm based in Manchester so something...
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