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  1. 2020 Honda Africa Twin

    Africa Twin
    In case anybody is interested https://www.motorrad-magazin.at/motorrad-magazin.at/artikel/1/85/3931/Honda+Africa+Twin+2020:+Mehr+Power,+Kurven-ABS,+TFT-Touchscreen+?fbclid=IwAR0Pi1HQcXnkOO74R_gvfdh77ASADOH3wqL0i-u2Gi5p9x3JQhfmuJ34_yo
  2. Wanted: xr 600 barrel

    For Sale / Wanted
    Does anyone have a 100mm barrel that would fit my xr600r I have managed to have 3 threads let go in the last week, 2 while riding and 1 while torqueing to the specified 21 ft/lbs I did get a spare barrel but it had suffered the same fate. local bike shop not keen on trying a repair as the...
  3. RD04 Compatible brakes

    Africa Twin
    Found this list. May be of use to some of you. CBR400 RG/RH (NC23)** 1986 - 1987 CBR400 RRK/RRJ/RRK (NC23)** 1988-89 VFR400 RG (NC21)** 1986 VFR400 RH (NC24)** 1987 VFR400 Z** 1986-89 CB600 FSY/FS1/FS2 HORNET** 2000-03 CB600 SY FY/F2 - F4** 2000-04 CBF600 2004 -*2007*** CBR600 F3*** 1995-98...
  4. Why?

    Chatter
    You tube link Scariest Video Ever! CRANE CLIMB 500 ft (150m) ft. Mustang Wanted - 2013 - YouTube !!!!!!
  5. "Motorbike Riding At Its Best"?

    Chatter
    Some might disagree, but it's still pretty awesome: Motorbike Riding At Its Best
  6. xr 600 project

    XR
    here is my last xr600 project i finished now doing a 79 xr twinshock crosser with ft500 leccy start motor,gonna be a good one ,mark not sure if photo will apear as im computerphobic ,mark
  7. Wanted: xr/xl 500 headers

    For Sale / Wanted
    morning guys,anyone out there got a spare set of exhaust headers for a xl500s or xl500r for my ft500 special?cash waiting cheers mark
  8. Tent For Sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    North Face Slickrock 2-man tent We bought this tent 9 years ago to go world backpacking for 5 months. It’s an ultralight mountaineering-style tent, and packs nice and small. The design uses a half-fly and half single wall design – reduces the weight big time. It slept the two of us well for...
  9. Caption Contest.....

    Chatter
    not seen one for a while so here's something to get going!! She's a moroccan friend of my other half who is about 4ft nothing and has a wicked sense of humour!! :D:confused::D
  10. My @ blew over

    Africa Twin
    :( Blew over in the yard at work Smashed screen to bits Cracked nose cone around headlights Cracked front side panel It landed on an ickle GS450,i think it would have been ok if it had landed on the concrete with the crashbars So if anyone knows of some plastics or can recommend a good...
  11. XR250R or XR400R???????????

    XR
    Ive have just sold my 2004 TT250R Yamaha litterally half an hour ago and really want an XR. Some say the 250 is best other say the 400 is better as it has more grunt, some say the 400 is to much off road and the 250 is the better option. Ive had off road bikes since i was 9 years old so Ive...
  12. 1st Outing On The '08' Xl700

    Transalp
    :blob5: Well, the waiting is over at last !! Picked it up today brand new on a pre-reg 57 plate & proceeded to put 115 miles on the clock. * Nice & nippy up the gears (but still running it in at moment) * Riding position & handling spot on at 6ft 3" * Bit of wind noise from front screen...
  13. Givi screen or MRA screen with winglet ?

    Varadero
    I cant decide between the two, which one do u prefer ? I am 5ft 9 1/2"
  14. dominator or transalp

    Dominator / FMX
    well i have just past my test so now looking for a bike i allways wanted a transalp but thay are really heavy as i am only 18 im 6ft but not the biggest guy around i want some thing to go offroad (green laning) but i also want a good bike for the missis as she loves bikes just as much as me is...
  15. Mentos & Cola

    Chatter
    I'm sure a lot of you guys would have seen the effect Mentos have when dropped into a bottle of cola, if not the result is all the gas escapes from the cola all at once producing a fountain effect that can go about 20ft up in the air. Well take a look at these guys!! Kymmy...
  16. Anti buffeting........

    Dominator / FMX
    I've recently bought off ebay, the body work of a '92 Dommie. My bike being a 1990 bike. A few problems like the side panels don't fit well, seat looks to be the problem and no rack. Anyway I'm digressing, the fairing above the head light has a NACA duct. Now the trim around the clocks has two...
  17. SW Motech Centre Stand Spring

    Transalp
    Purchased an SW Motech centre stand from Wemoto. Next day delivery but then faced with extending the double spring to hook over the pivot on the stand. Bloody difficult and did not submit to pliers and a bit of wire as suggested by Wemoto. Devised a doddle of a solution which I am pleased to...
  18. Replacement panels

    Africa Twin
    Does anyone know where to get replacement panels from? I was tootling down the motorway when my rear right side panel 'fell off', it went 20ft in the air then crashed down and blew up!! I've been looking on ebay for ages and I've emailed a few breakers... Its for a 1990 RD-04 so I guess Honda...
  19. PARIS SHOW 2007 - New Transalp was there.......

    Transalp
    Hi, just back from the Paris Bike Show. I saw and got to sit on the new Transalp for 2008. The bike is EXACTLY as was posted on our XRV.org.uk site last night (cut and paste from Honda Italy). So, the bike looks quite smart. + Smaller front wheel. 19inch. Spoked. + Come funky new colours +...
  20. Torque Wrench.

    Mechanical Advice
    Just been using me new..(cheap ? ..£30) Torque wrench. PROBLEM: Everything in Haynes is in Nm.... Guess what I've got.. YUP !!!!! Ft/lb ...........Kg/m NO Nm......ANYWAY......:confused: There's a crude conversion table with it...So I've been dividing Nm's by 1.356 (or 1.536....not...
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