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  1. 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...
  2. Germany to Scotland

    Africa Twin
    Hello. The wife and I will be setting out for our first long distance trip on the bike. We originally planned on going to Ireland too, but have cut it down. We're going from Dover to Windsor tomorrow afternoon and then from Windsor to Lancaster on the 15th. On the 16th we'll be bumping around...
  3. Top Yoke Options

    Dominator / FMX
    Morning All, Has anyone had a go at fitting just a top yoke from any of the Honda family? I'm wondering if an XR600 or an XR650L may fit the dommi? I know the ignition switch could be an issue but its more does it fit the forks and stem ok? Reason I ask is I am trying to find a yoke with...
  4. Please read this and share for our grandauter.

    Please read this and share for our granddaughter A big thank you from all of Emily's family.
  5. Can anyone value this transalp?

    My dad is thinking about selling his 650 Alp and we can't seem to agree on a value of it. Prices for 650s seem to vary a lot on ebay. Details are below. Any ideas on what price we should advertise it for? ---------- 2001 Transalp 650, in black. 35,000 miles, full MOT Very very good...
  6. I've got an Itch...

    Dominator / FMX
    .... that needs scratching. I had a dominator in the family from '96 until early last year and I really miss it. I think I need to replace it with a new one. Problem is I'm ultra fussy and want an ultra low milage mint model if possible. Any kicking around anywhere?
  7. An uncommon common bike CX650

    Other Honda
    Just brought a 1985 CX650 seemingly a quite uncommon version of the CX500 family, only made a few 1000s worldwide for a year or so. Many of those I ride with have BMW r600/750/800 so had to get something different and found this in Cardiff when I was looking for something quite different on the...
  8. A Brief History of Mopeds

    Traditional mopeds are a part of motorcycle culture that is fast disappearing, rendered obsolete by changing laws and now kept alive mainly by the hard work of dedicated fans. The term ‘moped’ is now often used interchangeably with sub-50cc scooters, but the true original mopeds were quite...
  9. For Sale: Indian styled Kawasaki VN800 Drifter

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Kawasaki 2001 VN800 Drifter 800 cc £2500 SOLD Deposit taken Indian styled cruiser carb model. 12000 km~8000 miles and 2 family owners from new (son 14 years, myself 1). Extras- Large screen Harley crash bars Harley saddlebags (FatBoy) adjustable for solo or dual seat fitting Solo...
  10. Sold: 2007 Transalp 650

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Transalp XL650 V6 model registered in late 2007. It has covered just under 26,400 miles and has full service history with the last service (a major one) at 25,881 a few weeks ago. At the same time as the service I put new Brembo disks and pads on the front. Earlier in the year the steering...
  11. A home's not a home without an XRV

    After too many years to mention with no xrv in the family tomorrow I'm adopting a lovely 03 plate. So excited! ☺
  12. R.I.P Matt Hallam

    Many of us old XRV's and BigTrailie forum members will remember Matt from a few rides and meets at the Ace.......Ollie has posted on FB, sadly Matt was involved in a fatal bike accident Thursday night and lost his life:-( My thoughts are with this family and friends and I have asked Ollie to let...
  13. 650 TA - what's it worth

    Just wondering what the following bike would be worth in a private sale? 2001 650 transalp, black, 35,000 miles, extremely well cared for, full honda luggage, centre stand, honda tall screen, same owner/family since new Any ideas? I was thinking of £1,900 - ???
  14. Interesting documentary worth watching while waiting for your new @

    Love, Speed and Loss | Television | NZ On Screen A documentary in four parts about motor-racer Kim Newcombe, who turned heads in the 70s on a König motorbike he developed and designed himself. He was killed racing in 1973 and posthumously came second in that year's World 500cc Grand Prix...
  15. My first TA and all mods

    Hello everybody. I'm from Portugal and my english it's not so good,i hope you can understand what i write. After having a lot of motorcycle a stop some years,because of the family and some months ago i star again with a yamaha xt600,but it's the right bike for me.I would like to have a AT but...
  16. Sliding around the seat with fabric gear :(

    Hi all, As the birthday boy :D Family got together and got me a Dainese D-Explorer jacket :thumb: Having found some pants that fit me (oh, at last) Ive noticed I am slipping all over the shop on my bike seat :( Ive never had fabric gear, always leather so it was never an issue, but really...
  17. For Sale: Honda NC 750s

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, My brother is selling his Honda NC 750, its a great bike - anyone interested please PM me. Popped it on here as the family are moving house hence the sale. Hoping this will help him out. Bike in Newport on Tay, nr Dundee or if it helps, I can get the bike to Newcastle. Link...
  18. spotted in Hemel Hempstead today

    In the outskirts of Hemel Hempstead nearby to the Herts Show which was on today. Someone riding in a trio on a red white and blue AT - the RD04 colour scheme. I was in the car with the family, itching to get on the bike today; especially as the TRF had a stand at the show. Might go to their...
  19. Wanted: Cheap bike, for charity ride

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    A plee for help to support a good cause ! Having lost a family member and watched a close friend battle Cancer last year, I have signed up for this years 'Longest Day Down' charity ride from John o groats to Lands End in 24 hrs. In order to participate I need to purchase a bike for no more...
  20. family delayed build but now back on it

    Hi all Being delayed by commitments meaning more time for more bits and pieces and hey bought a brand new honda packed battery box well chuffed. Still having some slight issuies with being busy at work hovever keeps my coppers being saved up in my bike account . Just thought I should touch base...