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  1. 1994 Transalp Tacho wont exceed 1500rpm

    Transalp
    New here so hello to all :thumbright: I just bought a 1994 Transalp 600 ,and have been fixing a few age related issues. One issue I still have is that although the bike runs fine the tacho does not go past 1500rpm. I saw posts on other sites (after a google search for tacho issues) where...
  2. Dutch dirtbike wannebee Alp

    Transalp
    Dutch dirtbike wannebee Alp - lots of pics thread Hi there, my name is Edwin, living in a small village called Schijndel which is in the Netherlands. In my younger years I was a semi fanatic dirtbiker and I was thinking catching up this a little bit. Not as dirtbiker only, but more semi so...
  3. africa twin RD04 problem...

    Africa Twin
    Hi my friends, I have problem with my Africa Twin RD 04 Motorcycle have bad accelerate, when I drive on large rise motorcycle loses power (sounds like it's working on one cylinder - just on big rise), when the road is flat not to exceed 4500-5000 rpm... I do'nt know what can be a real problem on...
  4. Luton or Chelmsford Area - Help needed please

    Chatter
    Dear Fellow members, Can I be cheeky and ask small favour please? I'm interested on buying a couple of Ammo boxes from an Army surplus store In Luton with a Branch in Chelmsford. Unfortunately they don't post these out. (Collection in person only). Reasons for that, ammo boxes can be large &...
  5. TA 650 Safe Weight Capacity

    Transalp
    Hello All, I thought i would get some advice before packing my bags and taking the wife on a little trip for a few days around the south coast. The problem i have is that i am unsure of the realistic/legal weight limitations of the 650TA. I have ridden two up before with no issues, although...
  6. In which Lulu picks up speed and Nessie finds an admirer

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    If we’re all sitting comfortably…time for an update on the unlikely (but continuing) adventures of Lulu and Nessie. Given that the sun appeared to be shining in Leicestershire this morning and it being a Saturday (an all-too-rare combination of circumstances), Nessie was promised a ride out...
  7. Win a GS on BMW’s German tour

    News
    Fancy winning a BMW GS F800 or R1200? Try this year’s nine-day, tenth anniversary Motorrad Days tour to Garmisch, Germany, on 30 June - 09 July 2010. Crowds are expected to exceed 40,000. Entertainment will range from displays by European Stunt Riding Champion, Chris Pfeiffer, a BMW Classic...
  8. Engine: refurbish or replace?

    Africa Twin
    I know there have been questions like this posted before, but every case is different and finding good replacement engines seems to be getting harder. This is a question about what future strategy I should take. My RD07a AT will have covered 100,000 miles by the end of July, but at that time...
  9. Dakar 2011

    Competitions / Trials
    Dakar 2011 entries are just about to open in the next few days so I thought this would be a good time to post. No major changes to rules in 2011, the progression to smaller engines, targeted checkpoints and so on is moving ahead.... the official pre-press blurb for anyone interested. An...
  10. Took an XR1200 for a spin last week

    Buell / Harley Davidson
    Last Friday was an 'off rota' day for me,and as I`d been busy in work up until then, I dedicated all Friday as a 'Me Day'.....purely for whatever I felt like doing. I had a lazy and slow morning then went for a blast on my Uly .. and ended up calling to see a friend,Phil,who owns a bike...
  11. Tacho fix

    Africa Twin
    A friend belonging to another site of similar bike, found a great repair for a tachometer that has suffered an overheat. The regulator/rectifier blew on the RD04 and blew the headlights and boiled the battery as well as frying the Tacho. It only worked up to 3.5 - 4000 rpm, no more no matter...
  12. OVERLAND TRAVEL QUESTION: Suspension

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, I have a '92 RD04 which I plan on using for long distance travelling ... My solo travel weight will be me A. 95kgs plus luggage 45 kgs B. wife 65 kgs plus 20 kgs luggage ..... Plus the odd 10 ltrs extra fuel. Most of the time i will be solo 1/3 of the trip will be 2 up. Max weight...
  13. isnt it nice when

    Chatter
    you make a purchace to find that the products you have purchaced not only live up to expectations but exceed them:D :D :D out for a ride this eve riding through the most spectacular thunder storm it was totally pissing down:o sky lit up all over..and the michelin road pilots were awsome it...
  14. 14 Tooth Sprocket on Front

    Transalp
    What are the advantages of a 14 tooth sprocket. I don't need the top end, as I rarely exceed 80mph, is the 14 toothed sprocket a good idea?
  15. No power

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone I'm new to Africa Twins and new to the site. I purchased my first africa twin 2000 miles ago and use it to commute on a daily basis. It is an RD04 1991 XRV750. The bike has recently let me down. It seems to be missing and will not exceed 70mph or 6,500rpm and feels gutless. It has...
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