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  1. Africa Twin RD03 Conversion Value

    Africa Twin
    Hello all, I am in the middle of converting my US-spec Transalp to an Africa Twin RD03. The frame and most parts carry over to both models. I am using all original Africa Twin parts when possible and upgrade parts elsewhere. All parts are being powder coated or refurbished. In the end...
  2. My latest project

    I want to re-wire my Dommie because I cant get it started due to a re-wiring problem.. Last spring/summer me and my son build a cafe racer for a tattoo artist in Copenhagen.. When the bike was finished he sent me a M-Unit blue and some switches,and an expensive speedo... I fit the switches ...
  3. Hi every body

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    My name is Ricardo Atacama, I'm from Brazil and I just finished a twin Africa 750 year 1990 with 17 thousand miles and I would like to know where I can buy hand protectors for her My name is Ricardo Atacama, I'm from Brazil and I just finished a twin Africa 750 year 1990 with 17 thousand miles...
  4. My latest project

    Dominator / FMX
    Greetings from Denmark, its been a while since I posted about the Dominator I built a few years ago... Once I got it finished I moved on to build a couple more bikes, the latest of which is a SR500 cafe racer I was asked to build by a tattoo artist from Copenhagen with the help of my son...
  5. Any big bore Africa Twins out there?

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone. A few years ago there was a lot of discussion about big bore kits for the XRV750. The thread kind of tailed off, and I never did read of one that actually got finished at 850cc or even bigger. Are there any completed projects out there? cheers Steve
  6. Carburettor wires????

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all. I’m building a scrambler / flat tracker from my FMX 650. My standard carb has two sets of electrical connections on it. What are these electrical connections for, what do they do??? I have a Keihen FCR flatslide carb to go on the bike when I’m finished the build but this carb doesn’t...
  7. Honda 1993 Xr250 Auto Decompression set up?

    XR Technical Specs
    Getting Close-ish to a finished XR250.... but I'm stuck.... Okay, so I have followed the manual & I can't seem to figure it out. You hold the cam lifter lever down & it will sit in the correct position (so that it can be actuated by the kick start & not sitting against the wall) I put the...
  8. Grasser/Bobber chopper !

    Dominator / FMX
    Bike Shed in a couple of weeks time, and only finished bikes are accepted for show. So to finish the bike off me 'n Johnny B headed down to Salisbury to get a primary drive cover made. Here's Tony pointing at his work of art ( it took him about five hours from scratch to make it). More...
  9. Wanted: Africa twin with a blown engine or output shaft worn

    For Sale / Wanted
    Fancy a project and I know its a long shot but has anyone got an unfinished project or as per title blown engine or worn output shaft and have had enough and what to get rid? I have a few spares and lots of time
  10. Keihin flatside carb

    Dominator / FMX
    Greetings from Denmark. I want to put my Dommie on the road as spring is just around the corner. I have fitted a flatside carb which was set up by Nick in Brum but I fitted a bell mouth on it and no ammount of adjustment will stop it backfiring and spitting. Nick advised me to put an air filter...
  11. Rat Bike/Tracker project nearing completion

    Well we have gone from this to this then... and to and.. Frame, yoke, swingarm and wheels all powdercoated. Engine sprayed matt black. Tank stripped and clear lacquered. I know it wont be to everyone's taste on here, but I am pretty happy with it so far. There are a few...
  12. finally.... finally... finally... finished...

    Africa Twin
    well after much swearing, and painting and lets be honest.. bargaining with the bike to run, start, and generally not break on me.. I am done.. every nut, bolt replaced , most new parts, new suspension. new mosfet, new CDI, new shocks, callipers, tyres.. dash I made myself.. and multifunction...
  13. nx650 scrambler project finished

    Dominator / FMX
    hope u like it
  14. Scrambler test ride..

    I have just had my first test ride on my Dommie since I fitted the Keihin FCR41mm flatside carb and the modified footrests that my son got welded up for me.:D:D:D My first thoughts were "holy crap" and WTF as the bike shot off like a scolded cat....:D:D:D If any of you Dommie riders have not...
  15. Pyrenees re-build almost finished

    For my Pyrenees ride this year I've given the beast a good makeover.
  16. Pin-out for the Dash

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi everybody! After finally getting the right brake pads for my rear caliper I have since "finished" my scrambler in working order. However I still need to fit some gauges and I'd like to take a look at the pin-out or schematics for the original dash before tackling this job :) I would greatly...
  17. Rd04 fuel pump. Facet or new points kit

    Africa Twin
    Hi I've heard about the fuel pump issues and was wondering if it's worth changing to a facet or just getting a points repair kit. I'm current rebuilding my rd04 and want it to be reliable when finished. The pump was working fine when the bike last run. Cheers
  18. newbie from Devon! Here begins the saga of my home mechanics!

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Here she is, called Fujin after the Shinto god of wind...or Fudge to her friends Was an insurance write off when I bought her but put a few hours in getting her shipshape - just battling a fuel(?) issue then heading out to Croatia in May. When I've finished fiddling I look forward to meeting...
  19. Graphics done, Its finished... I think?

    Africa Twin
    Just left The Image Works with a free run on the graphics and personally think they nailed it... Time to get it dirty
  20. glowing problem

    Dominator / FMX
    I have just finished fitting my nice clean carb nice job i thought put it on the bike ,start,full choke bike fires up no problem , wait a couple of minutes ease of choke ,bike back fires . pull choke to on position bike revs freely THEN:mumum::mumum: Down pipes glow cherry red...