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  1. Wanted: WTD: XR400 please

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, Im looking for an XR400 asap. I will travel for the right bike but ideally it will be a nice example in the south west. I have realised I cant be fussy though and will consider any. Thanks
  2. RD04 rear end too fussy...

    Africa Twin
    Hey chaps, I have a RD04 which todate has been used for touring, great bike.. but I'm now planning more off raod work and want to lighten up the rear end, I plan on removing my luggage rack and all the plastic that holds the plate massive rear light etc, but my quesiton is, are there any kits or...
  3. RD07a re-assembly problem

    Africa Twin
    Hello folks I'm in the process of putting a (year 2000) RD07a back together, and have come across a minor niggle that I'd like some assistance with, if anyone can help? In the fiche below, part 15, a small spacer collar looks all wrong and too small on my bike. Now it might be that I'm being...
  4. For Sale: Africa Twin RD07A in stunning condition!

    For Sale / Wanted
    '99 model in absolutely fantastic condition! Mate of mine in Oswestry is selling this bike. He bought it early last year after riding mine. He's cleaned it after every ride he's taken it on and he's a fussy so and so:thumbright: Anyway, give him a ring if you want any more info, meanwhile here...
  5. A few Probs with my new Transalp ?

    Transalp
    Well maybe i shouldnt have been so fussy to find the lowest mileage mint bike possible! Because when i found out its been sitting since aug 08 four years is a long time with stale fuel inside . Well problem number one i have a nice coat of orange crud inside the tank ! Any ideas to clean it out...
  6. Mini-Review: MotoBatt sealed AGM Battery

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Bit boring, I know, but - quick mini-review: it's been just over a year since I fitted one of those yellow MotoBatt sealed AGM batteries to my RD04. So far I have to say I've been very impressed. It was nearly twice the price of a bog standard battery, but not as much as a gel one (at...
  7. My cheap but rather quite good DIY helemet cam.

    Chatter
    Originally purchased this from here: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200582956101&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT Used a mount for a bicycle light to fix to my helmet. It takes up to 16gb micro sd cards – I have 4 and 8 gb cards which all work fine. It seems to be a bit fussy...
  8. Lace up boots?

    Clothing
    No you pervs, not those thigh length items yer Missus (or bloke!!) wears, I am talking about lace up bike boots! I need a pair of boots that are not too tight across the foot at the widest point. I am pretty fussy with my shoes and trainers and find that footwear that can be adjusted with a lace...
  9. National T-shirts.

    Past National Meets
    I sold about 45 shirts for the National. Two people complained about the price, so I thought I’d explain how the National T-shirts work. DC did the artwork and posted it up on the forum. Everyone liked it. We agreed. I went with our previous provider who had done great quality shirts for...
  10. Heavy duty tubes

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    I'm after a bit of advice about off-road tubes for an @. Got some off road tyres for an upcoming trail ride, and asked the wheelman to fit heavy duty tubes. The tyre supplier advised against the 4mm tubes unless they were strictly used for off-road only. He also said the medium type (2.5mm I...
  11. For Sale: RDo7A Wheels

    For Sale / Wanted
    Before I go to the time and expense of rebuilding my old wheels I will offer them up here - Front and Rear from a [email protected] - Front rim has minor surface corrision on the inner around the valve inlet - none externally although annodised finish is starting to go The rear has slightly worse corrision...
  12. For Sale: RD07/a - seat/venom exhaust/Touratech racks

    For Sale / Wanted
    Since I've sold my Africa Twin these highly desireable items :D are now for sale... Want a more comfortable seat for your RD07/RD07a? - this one was built by Custom Seats, Coventry, at great expense (£230 if memory serves me right). It has double thickness gel pads built in for rider and...
  13. Youth Hostels and the Bike?

    Travel
    Not a pushbike, that's obvious!! I am trying to wangle a trip before hay harvest sets in and have been looking at a couple of places I would like to go and see "oop North". While doing me planning, I started to wonder a bit about Youth Hostels when touring. I like camping, and I like the whole...
  14. Handguards on varadero

    Varadero
    Hiya all I am wanting to put some new handguards on the varadero anyone out there recommend the best? I wanted them to fully protect unlike the oem ones on now I also would prefer them without advertising on them! Fussy bugger or what
  15. Oil and stuff, well just oil actually!

    BMW
    Hello, in terms of oil for the venerable 1150 boxer, is it worth getting super-duper all singing all dancing oil or will any oil with the right numbers do? are they fussy about their oils? with the car i just use the whatever oil is cheap and has the right numbers on it! can i do this...
  16. Nightmare to keep clean

    Varadero
    I no im being fussy and most will turn round and say a bike is to be ridden and not looked at but although I have a front fender extender fitted and a rear hugger I have never had a bike that throws so much **** up everywhere....:( For a bike with so much wet weather protection including the...
  17. '[email protected] on ebay

    Africa Twin
    There's a 94 @ on ebay at the minute, 12K and described as mint. Does anyone out there know this bike and would be able to give me the lowdown - I'm in N Ireland so viewing it isnt an option. I've looked at the photos and for some reason I'm not convinced. If you know the bike I,d appreciate...
  18. Whats my AT worth?

    Africa Twin
    Been offered another bike that may be too good to pass up but would need to sell the AT to buy it. K reg RD04 (M) 45k blue/green/pink, Lazer produro can, new rims/stainless spokes, new discs (front) and new pads front and rear, tyres new about 1k ago, new head bearings, chain and cogs have...
  19. PannierAdvice - wee strom

    Mechanical Advice
    6 days away from getting the wee strom and i'm wondering about luggage... i didn't go for the GT...just went with the A-spec....so along with my mods in mind. i'm not sure about luggage. till now, all i've had is a pair of leather saddle bags (small and wont really go with the weestrom :( )...
  20. Wanted: 4 stroke road legal trail bike for commuting/offroading

    For Sale / Wanted
    4 stroke road legal trail bike for commuting/offroading (now found!) Hello all :-) Looking for a medium capacity 4 stroke trail bike - probably a Honda XR400 or similar - but I'm open to ideas! [Even considering a CRM250....yes, I know that's a 2 stroke, but meant to be reliable.. or a decent...
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