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  1. For Sale: OEM Honda RD07 Rec/Rec (Voltage Regulator/Rectifier)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Fully functioning RD07 Reg/Rec. Good condition. Yellow wires are cut near the plug, but I can add on any crimp connectors that you wish (and provide mating halves) if required. £25 incl P&P.
  2. For Sale: RD07A 2000 model. Fully functioning and usable but potential project.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Folks, This is very bad manners, but I have registered with XRV.org with the sole intention of selling my much loved RD07a. :rolleyes: In my defence, I have browsed/stalked/skulked through the forum over the last 8 or 9 years of my RD07a ownership for fettling advice and found it...
  3. Water Pump Failure Frequency

    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...
  4. Odometer turning backwards and speedometer is at zero

    Africa Twin
    Gentlemen,I have a problem I like to share with you and hopefully get someadvice. Ihave a AT RD07 1993. The speedometer was not working when I got thebike some years back. When I checked the worm gear the nylon bush wasin pieces and the aluminium/metal worm was broken up badly.Completely...
  5. Weird reoccuring problem...

    Varadero
    My 2001 Vara has a reoccurring problem. Whilst driving it suddenly loose all power and acts as it has ran out of fuel. And it keeps doing like that for some 50-100kms since it always happens when I'm on long distance drives with constant speed. If I stop and stand still it runs normal and...
  6. Yet another Tripmeter thread - intermittent signal?

    Africa Twin
    For its first 17000 miles my Tripmeter behaved impeccably, but it has now developed an intermittent fault in which the electronic signal that the Tripmeter uses keeps cutting in and out. It's a pain, obviously, because I like to use one of the trip distance readouts as my fuel gauge, and now...
  7. For Sale: iphone 4s 64gb, iphone 4s ram mount, samsung galaxy note 10.1 16gb white wifi

    For Sale / Wanted
    Guys, Work have given me a samsung S4 phone and I have just gone and bought an ipad mini...so I have some surplus electronic gear which I would like to sell Iphone 4s - black, in good condition and full functioning order - latest updates included, with a silicone case 64GB so it can contain...
  8. 2003 XL650 Transalp vibration

    Transalp
    Just picked up a clean 2003 XL650 Transalp with 26k km(16k miles). I'm experiencing a definite engine vibration, particularly on acceleration. I was just wondering if the XL650 V-Twin is a sewing machine or if the vibration is to be expected. I had a VT600 that had this same kind of vibration...
  9. For Sale: 2005 Transalp

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    2005 Transalp - NOW SOLD NOTE - BIKE NOW SOLD Looking to sell my Transalp. Realistic, fair offers invited. (I've asked for advice on the price on the 'What's it Worth' section of the forum.) 2005, 41k miles, 2 owners from new (Honda dealer then me), fully functioning, ultra-reliable...
  10. 2005 Transalp

    What's it worth?
    2005 Transalp - NOW SOLD NOTE - BIKE NOW SOLD Looking to sell my Transalp. Suggestions for a realistic, fair price would be appreciated. I realise I would probably maximise the price by removing all the kit and selling it separately, but would rather avoid that if possible. 2005, 41k...
  11. For Sale: Pacsafe tank bag

    For Sale / Wanted
    For sale is my little used Pacsafe Tank bag. The tank bag is about 25 litres and lined in pacsafes steel mesh to make it slash proof and can be locked to the bike making it theft proof (well almost). It is also waterproof. It is very well made from strong well stitched cordura with that mesh...
  12. It always starts out as a little job for me

    Transalp
    I bought the bike late last year and absolutely love it. There were only a couple of small niggly jobs to do...... Last week I took it to A - Z stickers on "The hill" in Newcastle as one of the decals on the fairings is missing. Whilst looking at the bike Michael is surprised to see it still...
  13. Airhead exhaust -- urgent info

    BMW
    Chappies, Finally got back into working on the old R80 yesterday. Got on really well, all electrics now functioning, all brakes working after a major overhaul. Replacing the balance bar on the exhaust, got both fins off easy peasy, but cannot get either exhausts out of the cylinder(s)...
  14. RD07A Cylinder compression test

    Africa Twin
    Hi Guys, I am busy going through my bike to see what needs attention and what is functioning correctly. I did a compression test on both cylinders. On the front cylinder I removed the right hand spark plug, insirted the compression tester and turned the motor over. The reading was 15 bar. On...
  15. Wessex Wanderer Weekend

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Quick report here on a weekend of trail riding on and around Salisbury Plain, organised by Barftone. Very good venue, a pub with a small camping field in Bishops Canning. Unbelievably good weather. Hot sunshine all day both days, in October. Saturday we covered 113 miles in total - actually this...
  16. losing rear brake

    Transalp
    Hi there, i wonder if any one can comment on this strange experience. I was coming down fully loaded from erice in sicily with the missus on the back. Now the road down is a steep winding twisty road for some 6-9 km. we arrived at the bottom grinning after all the curves (which we might have...
  17. For Sale: Ram mount stuff

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all , having a clear out... used this for satnav and small lightweight camera/video recorder. Its in used but fully functioning condition and being flexible is brilliant fo the handle bars or crsh bar mounts. www.ram-mount.co.uk/flex-arm-6-long-with...ded-ends-p-1456.html also has this...
  18. XL600R not charging battery

    XL
    Hi everyone. Finished an on going project restoring an 86 xl600r but after changing to a new battery, i had noticed the other day that the battery was very low on charge and when the bike is running, i measured the voltage across the terminals and was reading only 5V! surely it should be around...
  19. Front brakes need hard squeeze

    Africa Twin
    The front brakes on my Africa Twin are not functioning properly. I can get it to stop without a problem, but have to pull the levers almost al the way for serious stopping power. Fellow bikers noticed the same on my bike. It has steel braded lines, brake fluid can be seen through the 'window'...
  20. Brakes Q for a dummy

    Transalp
    Anybody got ideas why my caliper is not functioning, bearing in mind Im a mechanical dummy. I had taken off the front wheel to replace the speedo nylon gear drive and had taken off the calipers from the fork legs. Put wheel back on and replaced calipers.... but then the wheel was seized. Took...
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