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  1. Closeout Sale! Get 22% Off on All O’Neal Apparel and Gear Until December 31!

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    Starting in the 1960s, motocross sport was developing fast, just like O’Neal company founded by former rider Jim O’Neal. He became a pioneer and innovator in riding gear and apparel, and today, the company’s specialists continue implementing smart engineering solutions to make their products...
  2. replacing Avon Gripsters with Mitas MC24 or E-08 on TA650

    Transalp
    now Avon Gripsters are no longer available I am considering replacing the rear with a Mitas MC24 ( I have them on the TA600) or E-08 (cheaper than MC24 & bit more road orientated). I only use the TA650 on the road or gravel but many local roads are poorly surfaced and often quite muddy. There...
  3. PLEASE HELP! Over heating

    CRF - New Forum!
    Hi guys. My friend and I recently installed new gears in my CRF 250 R 2007. All works great apart from ive now noticed my bike seems to be getting very hot very fast. Literally within 10 seconds of starting it the pipe at the front is scorching hot! I rode it briefly mainly to test the gears and...
  4. Engine temp

    Dominator / FMX
    I just got back from a 50 mile brap, mainly fast country roads with a little town work towards the end. An hour later i put my hand on the clutch cover and it feels really hot, an hour later. Now by hot i mean putting my hand on the cover and leaving it on, it was uncomfortable to say the least...
  5. 'Kosovo Force' 600 Transalp

    Transalp
    Greek Police/KFOR. 2007 http://www.nato.int/Kfor/chronicle/2001/nr_010809.htm Need for speed: (above)The MP coy is equipped with the Honda Transalp motorcycle for VIP escorts, patrols and traffic control. With a 600 cc engine, it can go as fast as 200 km/h on the open road. Has anyone...
  6. Temperature gauge pointer mooves up and down!

    Africa Twin
    Hello from winter Norway! I have a question regarding the Temp gauge! When the needle points above the C or at low operating temp, the needle is "quiet" in other words does not moove like crazy up and down! When the temperator rises and the pointer passes the middle of the gauge, it starts to...
  7. Boxing Day meet Whitminster Inn M5 J 13

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    as title Boxing Day meet Whitminster Inn M5 J 13 from 11 on see more sites.google.com/site/vmccsc/calendar although organised by vintage club all ages of machines and riders welcome, weather supposed to be good. Its a stand and natter/view bikes etc. Many make it the target of their Boxing Day...
  8. A Brief History of Mopeds

    Chatter
    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. Front brake pads

    Africa Twin
    I am asking about front brake pads for XRV 650... For touring, off road use and city riding do you recommend organic brake pads or sintered? I like to ride at fast speeds [as fast as a 650 can go]..Thank you in advance..:p
  10. Dead Varadero

    Varadero
    Hello, Looking for a few suggestions before I make a start. 2008 Varadero 20,000 owned from new. Went to it today after standing for a couple of months, been on the optimate on and off for a few weeks, but always get the yellow 'fault' light at the end of the cycle. Turned the key, the fi...
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    eBay - Varadero
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  12. Kiehin Flatside problem

    Dominator / FMX
    My needle jet arrived from the US of A today so I stripped the carb down and cleaned it. I installed the neeedle and jets but there is a problem. The slide will not close all the way down and I have had it apart but cant seem to suss out whats up. If you look at the following youtube video and...
  13. Boxing Day meeting Whitminster Gloucestershire

    Chatter
    The traditional Gloucestershire Boxing Day meet (Saturday 26 December)is at the Whitminster Inn on A38 south of Gloucester, about 1/2 mile north of M5 junction 13 (Stroud) & A419/A38 junction. Last year was the first year at this venue, the previous venue Tippits had closed to become a care...
  14. Welding aluminium

    Mechanical Advice
    One of the two bolt holes that the sprocket cover fixes to on my XL600 is broken. Not just a stripped thread, a chunk of the boss the tapped hole resides in is MIA. I should have sorted this while the engine was apart but I didn't. I tried JB Weld and it was useless. I have to pull the engine...
  15. Rekluse clutch on 450 EXC

    Everything Orange - KTM
    H i I just purchased a lightly used 2003 KTM EXC I don't know if the R designation was put on these bikes but on the clutch cover it says KTM racing. It came with a Rekluse clutch (not installed) but complete and correct for this bike. I had one of these on my last MX bike a Honda 450. BTW I...
  16. Transalp - One year on

    Transalp
    Its been about a year since I bought my 700, and I felt worthy of a bit of praise for the old girl. It turned out to be so much more capable than I thought and underated too I think. I initially bought it for the Autumn & Winter to bimble about locally but since I've had it my st1300 has only...
  17. Rd04 gearing

    Africa Twin
    Ok I'm running 16/49 sprockets and find that it's perfect for town and trail riding but seems too buzzy for motorway/fast road riding. What do you guys run ? Thinking of running a 47 on the rear, Any thoughts ? Cheers Bob
  18. Cooling help!

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone, I'm currently traveling through Iran with my Africa Twin RD07 '96 and next going to Central Asia. But my bike seems to have a leak in the cooling system so I need to top it up. My problem is that in Iran seems to be impossible to find antifreeze mix, so I was wondering if you guys...
  19. Indicators flash rate

    Africa Twin
    For last couple years my head was melting ....:mad: indicators have mind of there owen ! Flashing to fast or slow sometime just stay on or wouldn't work at all and effect headlights... cleaned relay still same , so got cheap relay of fleabay now everyone can see where I'm going :D no more abuse ...
  20. 600 for sale on Gumtree

    Transalp
    they're coming thick and fast now... Honda Transalp XL600v | United Kingdom | Gumtree
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