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  1. Wanted: RD04/RD07/RD07a Chain guard

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    My alli chain guard fell off my rd07 while riding today, somewhere. So wanting to replace it. An old plastic one you might have kicking around will do. The ones on ebay are price rather ambitiously! Don't come here very often, so a call on 07812 941 867 would probably be best Thanks Chris
  2. Tool tube cap

    Accessories
    Anyone got a spare cap for a tool tube? Bike fell over on way to a bike rally and the RHS cap smashed into three pieces Thanks for any help John Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk
  3. poor front brakes

    Africa Twin
    ihave replaced one seized piston all pistons push in with two screw drivers quite easy. also have replaced hoses with braided hoses. brakes are spongy and no braking power. you would be afraid to ride this bike. if i leave lever held in for a few hours lever becomes better. but then after a...
  4. One of them days.

    Dominator / FMX
    You know the feeling dont you ,end of the month and almost skint. The sun was shining today and it was five days until payday so I had to go and get groceries to fill the fridge until next week. Filled the bike and went for a blast in the sunshine and got home filled the fridge. What should I do...
  5. Brass nuts

    Dominator / FMX
    Nothing to do with cold weather! On the back of the headlight surround on the Dommie there are four nuts set into the plastic, into which the instrument / surround screws go. They're like short brass barrels with a threaded hole, and they're machined / knurled on the outside to help them grip...
  6. Side Light

    Transalp
    Greetings all How do I get my side light out of the headlight of a 700? I don't mean to pull it out but it fell out of its holder into the headlight assembly! Any easy suggetsions welcome. Regards Graeme
  7. I have a problem with wind

    Dominator / FMX
    My Dommie lives on the street so it hides under an Oxford Stormex cover when not in use. At least three times in the last month the wind has got it and knocked the bike over. We live on a slight hill so the bike is always parked with the side stand side down hill but because it's quite a tall...
  8. For Sale: Africa Twin Crash Bars (Touratech)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Bike fell on it's right side, crash bars (Touratech) were doing a good job protecting the bikes flank. Right hand side crash bar is (heavily) scratched from skidding on the tarmac and (slightly) bent out of form. Left hand side crash bar is unharmed. I neither have the necessary equipment nor...
  9. Wuld you adam & eve it!

    Dominator / FMX
    Parked the bike this morning at a friends house. As we were talking inside, we heard their 11 yr old niece screaming. We run out and my bike's on its side with her hobbling and screaming. Turns out she tried to climb on it, opposite the sidestand and it fell in her. Dommies are lightweight but...
  10. For Sale: Transalp 600 centre stand and crash guards BRAND NEW

    For Sale / Wanted
    I was buying a Transalp which unfortunately fell through right at last minute. Bought these at same time so they are brand new and unused Wimoto centre stand cost £94 Givi engine crash bars cost £71 Both off transalp 600 89-99 Looking for £100 the pair, pref pick up from Yorkshire but send me...
  11. NW Posse outing 5th April

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well what a brilliant day out but it did start foggy but as soon as it cleared wow what a day. First time I have met Mikethebike I would have liked to get a pic when he fell over but he got it upright to quick, amazing how a small rut can stop you :) Anyway we met up at Devils bridge for a brew...
  12. Hire a bike for Morocco !

    Travel
    Hi all, Some of you may remember my ill-fated trip to Morocco - Basically I lost my job and the whole plan fell to bits:( So, back on the right tracks now, and rather than ride from Tyneside to Morocco, we are thinking if hiring a bike now. A Google search and various forums later, it seems...
  13. Centre Stand ?

    Transalp
    I got a bog standard rear Paddock Stand last week but when I used it at the weekend the damn thing opened up and as I was trying to get it off the bloody bike fell over ! Luckily the Crash Bars saved any problems but it made me very suspicious of using the stand again. So I'm looking at...
  14. Disaster recovery advice required

    Africa Twin
    I was torqueing up the front Axel clamp bolts to 12nm as per the Haynes manual and on the first bolt I heard the click and assumed it had reached the torque tightness Then moved onto the next bolt, same noise and the nut and half the bolt fell on the floor Looked at the first one and that...
  15. 650 rear exhaust options?

    Transalp
    Somethings are best left alone. Just been giving the transalp i just bought the once over and doing a few jobs ready for the mot. The rear exhaust was looking a bit worse for wear, So thought i,d take it off and give it a coat of paint. Well managed to get all the bolts out without them snapping...
  16. Rear light lens fell off!

    Dominator / FMX
    The rear light lens fell off my bike today and bounced down the road. Luckily I was on a group ride and the guy behind stopped to retrieve it. Re-affixed with EXTRA gaffer tape and also zip-ties so hopefully it won't fall off again. Superglued over the crack so hopefully that will keep it...
  17. Dommie fell over, fuel leak from carb

    Dominator / FMX
    Ok, I'm a dumbass! The bike was on my front path last night(pea shingle over hardcore) and it rained heavily, got up for work at 5 this morning to find the stand had sunk into the path and the bike had fallen over to the left. Luckily a patio chair had stopped it from going right over and had...
  18. Helicopter heros

    Chatter
    Today at 11.30 Ian Coates will be featured in helicopter Heros after he fell through his barns floor and had to be flown to hospital. Got to be worth a laugh:thumbup: He is now , his words " Fit as a butchers dog" now BBC1 11.30:thumbleft:
  19. What Bike lift are you using

    Chatter
    What bike lift or paddock stands are people using to work on the @?, I have got one of the red manual lifts but cannot get it to go low enough to get it under the belly pan (grinder has been put to work) and it fell off the paddock stand I have (lucky on to the side stand and I was stood next to...
  20. Sweet !

    Chatter
    I was never one for shorts (shots), that is until i began going to the Nationals and fell in with the likes of Lowflyer, Francis Geoff and Eammon. Anyhoo, Meself and PhilW would meet at Hirwaun and begin our rideouts past Penderyn Distillery, of which i would make a comment to my wife about...
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