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  1. Honda xl breather hose??

    1976 honda xl 250 breather hose is in a "T" ...comes out of the crankcase,then T,s off hanging down by the swing arm,then the upper part that T,s off goes towards the front of the bike and i cant figure out where it attaches to it dont go on the air box or anything..does it just hang up somewhere??
  2. Yes a fuel pump question

    Africa Twin
    Returning from SW today and about a 100km from house in Belgium I get fuel and when I go to start bike nothing. Hit starter again and it fires but dies, goes on a few more times so I pulled in to a stall. Pulled hose off of filter and lots of fuel flow. I go to pump side towards carb and nothing...
  3. Transalp 700 - How do I get the OE top box off?

    Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen I hope this post finds you all well on this chilliest of evenings! I wonder if anyone can offer any advice on how to remove a top box from a Honda Transalp 700 (2008 reg) please. I've been wielding spanners and allen keys in the garage for an hour and I can't...
  4. For Sale: HONDA Varadero XL1000ABS Reg 2011

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    For Sale HONDA Varadero XL1000ABS Reg 2011 Extras include: Full set of Givi Honda mono key LUGGAGE in matching livery. Top box includes a pillion passenger back support pad. Factory fitted centre stand (Honda part) ABS Braking DATA TAG Full MOT and service history. Very Low Milage 7600 from...
  5. Transalp 600 centre stand handle/lift

    Anyone know where the handle to help put a 1994 transalp 600 on the centre stand actually attaches to? If I had the handle here id figure it out,but I remember seeing a TA with one before but never paid an attention to how effective it was or where it bolted on as it was before I bought the...
  6. XL 600 18L Acerbis Tank

    What's it worth?
    I mistakenly bought a tank, it was described as fitting an XT600 Yam, it doesn't - Its an Acerbis Tank and has 1835 stamped underneath, 18L twin taps, and it was described as fitting as a Honda XL600 - though I'm not sure what year, I think 88 ish. Here's a pic - the one I have is in black - and...
  7. recommended tire tubes?

    Africa Twin
    I just received my new tires and figure I will change tubes as well and keep old ones as spares. Everything I have owned for years has been tubeless except my RD03 which came with new tires/wheels and my KLR650 which I changed eons ago. Want Heavy duty but not sure which brands are best. Any...
  8. recommended crack repairs/fairing

    Africa Twin
    Lots of researching and can't figure out what would be best for crack repairs. Front fairing on my 97 xrv has 2 cracks leading down from windscreen. 1 crack dead ends into bolt hole from top 1/2inch long, the other opposite side from top down for about 2 inches. Never done repairs on this stuff...
  9. RD03/04 engine rebuilding possibly

    Africa Twin
    Well I've been in Europe 6 months now and yet to get a bike. I've been looking for an RD 04 since I have been here as I have an RD03 stateside already and wanted something different. Everything seems to be to far away or I just don't get to it in time coupled with the fact I was looking for a...
  10. High pitched singing/whining noise above 80km/h - 50 mph

    Africa Twin
    Hello, Recently I started noticing a very high pitched singing/whining noise coming off the AT RD07A, can I can't seems to figure out where is it coming from. What I do notice is that it only appears above 80km/h - 50 mph and 4.5k RPM. Below that have not heard it. I also tried to pull the...
  11. NX650 RD08 Issues

    Dominator / FMX
    My 2001 Dommie is really hard to start and dies really easy when idling. Almost like it misfires every 10th time or something like that. Oil-level is good, spark plug changed last year to an Iridium spark plug from NGK and the batteri is fully charged. I can't really figure out what could cause...
  12. regulator rectifier

    Do you need to keep a regulator rectifier wired into the bike if you are not having lights horn indicators etc? New to this whole wiring business on motorbikes from what I can figure out the wires coming from it are for lighting mainly apart from a green which goes to earth and a red that goes...
  13. New Transalp owner

    I've been lurking here for a while and finally purchased an XL700 a couple of weeks ago. This is my first "big" bike and i'm absolutely loving it. Purchased from Murray's motorcycles in Dundee and would definitely recommend the place. I am in London so had to buy the bike without viewing and...
  14. SLR650 project

    Dominator / FMX
    please delete You can delete this one, sold the bike
  15. 1983 xr350 kickstarter

    Hi all I recently bought a 1983 HONDA Xr350 in pieces. I'm slowly getting things back together. My question is right now I am trying to figure out how the kickstart shaft goes in. The shop manual says to set it by rotating the shaft counterclockwise but the pictures show it rotate clockwise so...
  16. Africa twin crf1000l Oem crash bar fitting instructions !

    Africa Twin
    As the title..... has anyone got the fitting instructions they can send me ? Opened the box to fit the bars no instructions , I can figure it out just want to make sure I'm right Cheers Brock
  17. Free: Metzeler Tourance 140/80-17 to suit Africa Twin

    For Sale / Wanted
    I'm trying to pay it forward a bit here. I've been on this forum for many years, and have been lucky in the past, and just recently, to be shown great kindness and help by other members with advice and offers of parts. So, I figure it's my turn to try and do a good deed, and offer up a tyre...
  18. recommend me a clutch

    Dominator / FMX
    i have just started an engine that has stood for about 4 years, Dominator 1990 the clutch was stuck i had to free it by starting the bike with the back wheel off the ground and putting in gear and whilst holding in the lever hitting the rear brake. It eventually freed but now only clears at the...
  19. Scouse B, Stard

    Dominator / FMX
    Just a few bits n bobs and its done. Two years of my time and the Danish tax payers money and were almost ready to fire it up. Just needs a new coil (I hope) a new chainguard and then once I have got it running I have a 41 mm flatside to go on it once I figure out the set up for it...
  20. Electrical problem.

    Dominator / FMX
    I just spend a day tring to figure out how to wire up my electrical system. All I have managed to do is get the lights and the horn working. The battery is charged up and I have got a good earth to the frame. Starter motor connection is clean ,new fuse in the solenoid. There is no power from the...