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  1. Africa Twin
    Hi everyone i have checked the Honda Manual and it says 4 x 1.7 watts , 3 bulbs for the Speedo and Tacho and 1 bulb for the trip meter . The Haynes Manual says 3 x 1.7 watts for Speedo / Tacho and 1 x 2 watts for the trip meter . I put brighter bulbs in the Speedo/Tacho and was going to change...
  2. Chatter
    I just saw an advert on VISORDOWN for a Garmin Quest for £179 in the Parts for Sale Section . The picture shown has K M as the Speed Measurement. I have a Quest but cannot figure out HOW to change from M.P.H. as it would be useful when i cross the Border into Southern Ireland as they have...
  3. Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    I ordered a Touratech Headlight Guard for my @ last week from Touratech u k . Nick Plumb the well known Paris_ Dakar Rider who runs Touratech u k, Nick sorted my order and had it posted to me in double quick time . An expencive Guard very well made and a fast postal service. The way i see it...
  4. Chatter
    Of their second hand bike . A couple of weeks ago i was traveling from Belfast to Stranraer via the Stena H.S.S. And i pulled up beside a G.S.1150 in the queue . The rider of the G.S. was taking an interest in my Africa Twin .We got talking he was heading for France and i was heading to...
  5. Transalp
    I am sure you have all seen the Sainsbury,s advert on T.V. Why did they make it with the Transalp sounding like a scooter ? .fw750x
  6. Chatter
    Hi has anyone any experience of the Hein Gericke T.R.G. CROSS BOOTS . I have a pair of Frank Thomas Monza boots BUT i find them awkward to change gear and get a good feel with the rear brake " THERE IS LITTLE OR NO FLEX " In the sole of the boot . Are the Hein Gericke,s the same ? :oops: fw750x
  7. Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    Just to let others know i took advantage of the Discount for Members of XRV.ORG.UK at Owens Honda. I bought an ARAI TOUR X and a semi tinted visor . My thanks to Harry for sorting it for me. Owens Brothers Honda a great shop to Deal with. fw750x 8)
  8. Dominator / FMX
    Hi everybody Just incredible that a forum dedicated to Dominator exists in the web :shock: I own one ot those very good machines so called Honda Dominator, mine is from 1991, Japan made, and im really happy with it. No latest technology, no latest image, but reliability good quality of...
  9. Chatter
    Hi everyone does anyone known where i can get a picture of G & M WITH the motorbike and sidecar in the picture . It,s a wind up for a workmate. fw750x
  10. Chatter
    Hi everyone as the title say,s where can i buy a tourch/lamp that you wear on your head ,You know the thing that you see on the Dakar .So that you have two hands free to work in the dark . fw600vj :oops: Sorry i do not know the propper name for it .
  11. Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    I got my sump Guard Powder Coated at I C Powder Coaters at 278 Killaughy Road , Donaghadee ,Co Down ,Newtownards. Phone 02891817242. I have to say they did a Fantastic job on the guard far better than i thought possible . Directions from Newtownards Head out the Moville Road to the Miniture...
  12. Africa Twin
    Hi any Remus pipe owners ,Can you tell me does the Remus Grand Prix Revolution need a link pipe when fitting or does it just bolt straight onto the header pipe like the Honda end can. I have Givi Pannier rails fitted if that makes any difference.fw600vj :oops:
  13. Transalp
    Thanks to FW600vj - Francis from Norn Iron, who sent me some handguards a long time back as my bike had none. Turned out they didn't fit my 2004 650. I just fitted new ones from David Siler Spares. He says there from a 91 TA. I cleaned them up and painted them black before realising they didn't...
  14. Africa Twin
    Hi everyone can anyone confirm that the Centre Stand on their @ is the same as mine, As far as i can tell it is a honda c/s a small v shape to push the stand down with your foot. When my @ is on the stand it feels like it could roll off the stand quite easy .The actual stand is almost in a...
  15. Africa Twin
    Which is the hardest to get the rear tyre off .I have read the posts about removing the tyre some nightmares or is it just inexperience .I have changed the tyres on the Transalp loads of times and the rear was more work but not all that hard to do with two 12 inch tyre levers . Or is it...
  16. Africa Twin
    Hi Everyone does anybody have a link to the picture of the Rothmans Honda Africa Twin .I would like to use it as a background picture for my desk top, I hope it is a full screen picture 1024 x 768 or as near to that as i can get, Thanks guy,s .fw600vj 8)
  17. Africa Twin
    Hi Gregger I have a Givi set up on my @ The pannier rails are not the flat wingrack type but the round rails with a wingrack top plate for the top box bolted to the Honda rear rack.The pannier rails sit out further on the exhaust side .If you look at the back of the bike is the top of the...
  18. Africa Twin
    Hi guys i am just back from the Edinburgh M.A.G. Rally ,On saturday morning when i was leaving the camp site i found my front brake was not working . The piston seal on my brake caliper has sprung a leak So i had to just use the back brake . After touring round several dealers to try and get a...
  19. Africa Twin
    This has been bugging me for a while now.If you put a two into two exhaust system onto an @ would it sound like a DUCATI . And does a Varadero sound like a V T R 1000 , I know it uses the same engine but have never heard one going by. fw600vj :oops:
  20. Africa Twin
    Hi everyone i need a new Rear Tyre for my @ .The tyre on at the minute is a MAXXIS TRAXER 130_ 80 _ 17_ 65H . I cannot get one before friday and i am going to Scotland this friday at twenty to eight in the morning . So the question is does anyone know any tyre dealers that stock this tyre ...