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  1. Transalp
    i am thinking of getting one, i've yet to test ride one, so i was wondering if anyone here has ridden/owned one? any feedback? is it a good "do it all" bike? is the seat up to long distance touring? (basically what i am looking for is something that is like the Transalp 650, but with a bit more...
  2. Dominator / FMX
    Im just about to start wiring my dommie project. I have created a wiring diagram, and was hoping someone could give it a quick look over and give me feedback on any mistakes. Also thought it may be handy for other people to use, (if its correct)
  3. Africa Twin Technical Specs
    Hi all, My Rear wheel of my 88 RD03 has serious rim rot and the bike won't get through an MOT. I've been trying to source a new rear wheel but had no luck. I have found a rear wheel from a 1998 model and wondering if it would fit? Thought I'd ask hear for advice. My other route is to get a...
  4. Africa Twin
    I have been searching for original hanguards but refuse to pay 80 quid plus delivery for two pieces of moulded plastic. Came across these...v....v...cheap actually got them for 1.80 euro, Ill feedback when they arrive
  5. Africa Twin
    Hello, i am going to need new tyres for my africa twin 650 xrv RD03. Any suggestions? i am using PIRELLI SCORPION TRAIL, and i am thinking of try something else. I would appreciate your feedback. Thanks very much
  6. Transalp
    Hi Can anyone feedback on the quality of the air filter advertised on eBay around the £20 -£25 mark? Are they any good? Thanks JJ
  7. Vendor Deals
    1. Any and all commercial posting on the forum requires vendor credentials to do so. This includes: A business name Usernames, business information in your Signatures and or Avatars, soliciting in private message, and any and all commercial posting in threads. Failure to sign up as a vendor...
  8. Africa Twin
    Dear XRV Community, My RD07A's anniversary was actually an excuse to return to Morocco. I've always received kind and useful feedback from this forum, herewith sharing a few photos: More can be found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/albums Happy and safe travels!
  9. Africa Twin
    Hi all, Still struggling with the screen on my new AT; Stock screen looks great but I get bad buffering above 50mph, my lower Powerbronze screen has no buffering, but no wind protection either :( I am thinking of getting the Batzen Screen adjuster, anyone got one and is it any good? I am 5ft...
  10. Transalp
    Hi, My first post on this forum. Looking to purchase an XL700VA for about £2.5K What should I look for apart from FSH, long MOT ?? Found one near me 43,800 miles, 2008 with FSH. £2350 Would appreciate any suggestions / feedback. Kind Regards Brian
  11. Africa Twin
    Iv just come across this chain oiler, some of ye might already know of this but for the few that don't here's a link: http://www.loobman.co.uk/ Looks good, reliable and also it's cheap and made in UK not China. I'm not a fan of the Scottoiler or other automatic oilers. Iv always used a spray...
  12. Varadero
    Hello friends, anyone has any updated feedback regarding the EBC HH vs stock one for Vara ABS ? Is the material really too hard that consume the rotor faster than stock? how far faster ? 10k faster? more/less ? i bought it as it was more than 30% cheaper didnt install it yet.. but the rotor is...
  13. Mechanical Advice
    Planning on buying my pals VFR1200F, has anyone had any experience with these. And feedback would be great.Honda VFR1200F
  14. Transalp
    I have recently purchased and fitted a genuine Honda centre stand to my 2004 Transalp XL 650, I’m not comfortable how the bike feels very unstable whilst on the stand. Its ok in the garage (alone) but I’m not happy while people are around as it would not take much to knock it forward off the...
  15. Africa Twin
    Hi guys, I have a question regarding two issues that have been alive for a while now on my bike. When I bought her the forks were a bit twisted (it was crashed) and I found a specialist that straightened them + I upgraded to progressive springs. The thing is, from the beginning I have been...
  16. Transalp
    Hi all, and a belated Merry Christmas! Hope you're looking forward to a New Years Eve with way too much beer, kebabs and fire works (yes, in that order!) :thumb: Ive now decided heated grips are the way forward and after reading ABR the Oxford Adventure Grips seem the best - mate of mine was...
  17. Africa Twin
    Forum Members, Hello and happy holidays! My 1990 RD04 was purchased with a Showa rear shock, black spring and a remote Showa reservoir of MV1-003. Was the original OEM spring red? I am curious to learn if Showa shock and spring are OEM. Thanks in advance for your feedback. David
  18. Africa Twin
    Forum Members, Hello and happy holidays. I am interested in learning of the age or mileage any members may have experienced a water pump failure on their AT. I searched the forum and learned water pumps are not frequently discussed. My 1990 RD04 AT with 78k km is being updated for a long...
  19. Africa Twin
    Greetings from tropical and sunny Sri Lanka! I am considering mounting HELLA H13090611 Micro DE Series 12V/55W Halogen Clear Fog Lamps on my RD 07 1993. With my bike headlights on high beam and both Hella fog lamps switched on, will the battery be able to cope with the power requirement? If I...
  20. Africa Twin
    Hi, I am after a full set of brake pads, front and rear, and would like feedback on whether to go for Genuine Honda or an aftermarket make - if so what make? Thanks Phil
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