With me being totally electrically illiterate (with bikes at least I'm afraid) could anybody Please explain in the most simplest of terms, how to wire my Tom Tom into the system so it is able to charge whilst the ignition is on and not when the ignition is off, many thanks in advance, feel a...
At the risk of making a total dick of myself... Whats the difference between the RD03, 04, 07 etc?? Ive had a little looksie about but thought it be quicker to ask directly. can anyone point me to a thread or explain the differences and pros and cons. best/most reliable etc???
Just fitted some anakee 3s to honda transalp 650.
Bike seems to tip into corners realy easily, like too easily, nearly caught me out.
Getting used to it but wondered if anyone can explain why.
They seem much stiffer than other tyres , perhaps i could lower pressure a bit.
Set at 30/ 36.
can anybody explain how auto decomp works on XR600R '92 in details? Is oil pressure involved in it's work?
Can be faulty decomp the reason of not starting engine?
How soft should be decompressor cam spring? It feels really soft.
If all mechanism looks quite ok, no excessive wearing visible...
I don't get how selling expensive things works.
I thought eBay takes 10%.
So, when someone sells a bike and says pay £100 to PayPal and cash on collection, does eBay not charge 10% of the whole transaction, or 10% of the £100?
If it is the whole transaction, why do people not just say pay...
Hi all ,, some already know me , most don't so im in the mids uk , have bought 2 @ over in Germany , 1st one was kept in a barn for 6 years under cover after it had ....errrmm a problem .. then trying to find a replacement engine bought second @ from a very nice Honda dealer for not alot ;-) My...
Any of you knowledgeable ones able to explain to me how to deduce which colour corresponds to the Transalp parts secret code ?
I seek the knowledge of blue bodywork for an XL650V1 2001 UK model ... body bits 19 & 20, as shown above (grrr ... f'in'reversin'4wd'ers).
Can anyone point me in the direction of some reading material that would explain the intricacies the valve/camshaft timing? I'm after something that would explain the effects of altering the valve timing - ie what effect altering the valve open times would have on the engine's performance
Today I had to give up after 20 mins of kicking. My right thigh is going to end up a lot bigger than my left!
The previous owner says I have to find the TDC before kicking, but he can't explain how I should find it.
After a while, the carb gets flooded, and when leaning to the left, quite a...
OK, I admit it, I'm a numpty at maths, and clearly never paid enough attention in class.
My invoices are never paid into the bank in consecutive order, and sometimes they are combined, and then have 20% deducted for income tax. The problem is compounded by not getting timely CIS statements...
So the story that's all over the news is the BBC which, as far as I can see, is guilty of being too careful ( plus an inability to explain it), followed by behaving in a seriously unsubtle way but without naming any of the senior politicians on the web.
This organisation is being judged and...
I am thinking about selling my Africa Twin. It is a great bike but I have started doing a lot of 2 up riding and I am not sure she is the bike for the job.
List of bits:
Not in the picture, Kappa / Givi pannier...
can someone explain in baby language what the screw on the side of the bike for the rear suspension does on the 650. I can understand the concept of preload which i think basically makes the rear suspension harder...the screw does not adjust this it adjusts the damping correct? but...