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  1. For Sale: RD0X and Transalp auxiliary fan brackets

    For Sale / Wanted
    Brackets for auxiliary fan are back in stock. You can now run two fans. Ideal for sand and mud riding in hot climate. You can spot weld them or use a special aluminum glue. 50$ cad a set. Includes bolts. Only 20 sets available.
  2. Can you identify this aftermarket exhaust on my XRV750 RD04?

    Africa Twin
    Hello AT Fans! Can you identify this aftermarket exhaust on my XRV750 RD04? It was installed on an AT I purchased and I am unable to locate any stamps or reference to an aftermarket manufacture. It sounds really nice on the V-twin. Any thoughts or guess? Thanks in advance!
  3. 42 Liter HRC XRV750 Paris Dakar Series II Fuel Tank

    Africa Twin
    XRV Fans, Hello. I believe I own an original metal HRC XRV750 series II fuel tank from the Paris-Dakar races and am writing to learn if anyone on the forum may be able to provide a market value for the fuel tank. As you may be aware, they are very rare and rarely become available for sale...
  4. Engine temp?

    Xl600v Ok after about 1 hr of steady riding my water temp rises, sits at about 80 degrees upon hitting traffic after this it will rise up to 105 degrees then fan comes in and lowers temp. My question are.... 1. Is this normal? 2. Do your fans come on? 3. What temp does your alp run at? Cheers...
  5. Wanted: 90-92 RD04 XRV750 Seat

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hello XRV Fans! I am writing to learn if anyone may have an RD04 XRV750 seat collecting dust that you may be willing to sell. Please let me know what you have regardless of its condition. (If the XRV650 seats are interchangeable with the XRV750 seats, I would consider these seats as well.)...
  6. For Sale: Rothmans Honda Banner/Flag

    For Sale / Wanted
    I'm having a bit of a clear out in the loft and found this, It's a Rothmans Honda Flag/Banner, great for all you Dakar fans. It would look great hung up in a garage or something like that. It's pretty big, 255cms x120cms and is made of a silky type of material. There are a few very small...
  7. 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...
  8. In two minds

    I bought a 13 year old 650 Transalp last August 2015 and after initial niggles that you guys helped sort out it has performed perfectly. I took it to Spain in May and it did'nt miss a beat. It's going to get a big service in the next month but I am in two minds about the water hoses. It got very...
  9. Anyone made there own rad gaurd?

    Bodgers Corner
    I am after ideas for a rad gaurds for my transalp 700, ive got some stainless steel fine mesh that was designed for large fans and ive used some on a cbr600 with no ill affects
  10. PWM Radiator Controller

    Africa Twin
    Today I got the first bits of my Radiator fan controllers, These are simple Pulse width modulation MOSFET motor controllers, they come with a control knob and variable resistor to vary the motor speed, but I'll be adding a thermistor so the speed becomes temperature dependant. They are...
  11. RD04 has landed

    Africa Twin
    Bidding stopped at £1650 on fleabay I stumped up £1850 at 46k miles. Every woman I know has laughed at the photo's and mentioned either Barbie or Jem and The Hologrammes. They are mostly mid 30's. it is 'Bold' but I quite like it. It seems sound, runs perfectly, starts on the button, handles...
  12. New RD04 first podt re new bike

    Africa Twin
    Bike came this am snd seems fine, brakes needed bleeding and a flat battery which is being charged. First weirdism. The cooling fans come on when I turn the ignitition on. Is this normal?
  13. 2015 MotoGP - where Uk Free to Air ?

    With the Qatari race one of the new season almost upon us ... And Cal Crutchlow currently second fastest in practice ! ... Can any XRV United Kingdom resident fans of MotoGP advise me of the how, the telly channel where and when, the 2015 season races can be viewed 'free to air,' whilst one...
  14. SLR holding back - feeks like fuel starvation or water in carb?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi fellow SLR/Dom/FMX fans. I'm in need of some collective wisdom. Up until relatively recently the SLR has been going like a good-un. However it now keeps missing, not misfiring but more stuttering/holding back intermittently as if there's water/dirt in the bowl. It happens in all the gears and...
  15. RD04 to RD07 radiator fan cover mesh

    Africa Twin
    Does anyone know if these are transferable from RD04 to RD07a fans? Not important, but out of pure excess id like one all the same – if its compatible! of course im just being lazy, havnt taken off the right side panel in ages!! or even better – are they standard fit for the for the rd07a...
  16. hope you Christmas was good..

    Hi All Just to say a happy Christmas( a bit late) and a happy new year.. Hope you all had a good time lots of presents and pently of drinks and fun. so onward to the new year lets hope for good riding weather, more fanstic meet ups. we have plans a foot to get to Europe this year heading to...
  17. damp in sheds/garages

    howza fellas!. speaking to you guys as the kings of damp, what do you do to reduce damp in your sheds/garages. Some background; I keep my bikes in a garage which is just under street level, but has a big window and reasonably good air circulation. However after seeing some horror stories of...
  18. the unridables

    Coming to a telly near you in June on ITV4 for the fans of the old 2stroke racers The Unrideables - YouTube
  19. Parts Needed in Greece...

    Africa Twin
    Hey guys. We're current in Albania on my way to Greece Athens. We're making another Aim for the Horizon video o give away online. We're looking for AT parts in Greece so we can service to bikes and repair our breakages when we arrive. Can anybody suggest the best place to get the spares? Or...
  20. ex Tony fawlks Marathon, update.

    Africa Twin
    Sorry it has been a while, here is an update on how thing are progressing. Forks been re chromed and rebuilt buy Gibbs performance, ready to go back in when bearings have been changed in rd03 wheel. Spindle is thicker on the marathon. Rear shock was seized and and nothing would move. It was...