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  1. Africa Twin
    Hello ladies and gents, So, right in to it. As the title states my 2000 RD07 J-spec if that matters won't start. Quick clarification, I've hunted through the forum and thought I was on the right track on the parts I changed out. Symptoms: Fired it up this morning warmed up and idled fine, rode...
  2. Dominator / FMX
    Gents, just a quick one; I have an SLR650 with Continental Twinduro TKC 80 multi use tyres. F - 110/80 19 R - 120/90 17 whats the best pressures? I know the manual says 22/22psi but its too low. Nothing on Continental website specifically to say what pressures although couple of interesting...
  3. XR
    Evening gents! As the title suggests I am the new owner of a 03 xr400, which to say the least...needs some work! my biggest hurdle at this time is the gear shift assembly (just the past that slides on and off) was broken and the previous owner decided to weld it bad on to the point that you can...
  4. Dominator / FMX
    Gents, Im sure this has been done before; can you give me sign posting to instructions for fuel tank removal (and/or workshop manual) as want to send it away to Dream Machine for Rothmans paint job :) thanks kimosabby
  5. Dominator / FMX
    Hello Gents, If I wanted to use an earth fed switch (momentary push type) to kill the ignition, which wire do I need to feed the earth to? The standard Domi kill switch just cuts the power to the CDI, but I am trying to simplify the wiring and switches. Many thanks Jim
  6. Africa Twin
    Hi gents, I'm going on a roadtrip this sunday. From Belgium to South France. I would like to have a tank bag (prefer magnet one) but I don't know which one fits the best, or which one I should choose. Any ideas? Thanks in forward.
  7. Africa Twin
    Ladies and gents, As the title says really... The RD04 is having a 'little' refresh... :blob7: Frame is on my workshop floor in desperate need of powdercoating. Anyone recommend anyone in the areas mentioned please - would rather go through recommendation... Cheers Slidey
  8. Africa Twin
    Good afternoon gents. Here's my question: For a few days now I'm noticing my AT RD04 a bit unstable while cornering on tarmac, at speeds around 100 to 120 kms/h. At first I thought it was due to the rear wheel bearings. In fact they were already a bit "slack". However, I have replaced them by...
  9. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Ladies and Gents, A friend of mine runs a riding school on Salisbury Plain. He focusses mainly on small bikes but is branching out in to Adventure bike days. I joined him on the AT to help out on his first event last weekend and would encourage any of you who are thinking about going off...
  10. Africa Twin
    Hello gents, Rebuilding the rear brake on my RD03 and noticed that I am missing two parts from the schematic. The thing is, I'm not sure if these parts are absolutely needed. They are parts number 10 and 11: They snap to the back of the brake pads. I always assumed that they were there to...
  11. Mechanical Advice
    Ladies and gents, I'm preparing to stable the AT for 2 years as i'm leaving Europe and the AT hasn't left my heart which means I'm not prepared to sell it. The plan is - Inflate tyres to max pressure - Drain fuel - Run motor until fuel is out of carbs - Replace coolant - Replace oil and filter...
  12. Triumph
    Would any of you kind gents/ ladies like to do me a favour please. I have posted for sale a set of Touratech pannier racks in the for sale section. Could someone please post a link to the Triumph Tiger forum, my luddite browser won't let me join it !!!!! Many thanks
  13. Africa Twin
    I've read around here on this. I tried the other day and only broke the ratchet of my socket set. Then I got a socket bar and tried again - can't budge the bas****. I used a long bar extension too. I tried to get an electric impact wrench but could only find air driven ones for sale. There is...
  14. For Sale / Wanted
    Right ladies and gents, its not a bike but my car is for sale and thought I'd offer it up on here on the off chance someone is after something like this so here goes... :p FOR SALE: 2009 Volvo V50 2.0D R-Design 100,260 miles (which will increase, still in use) Full service history detailing...
  15. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi Guys This summer I took a little trip from Almaty in Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan and back, then continuing via the Altai region of Russia to Ulaan Baatar in Mongolia. Since my RTW trip around the turn of the Millennium, only having undertaken short bike rides here and there (some...
  16. Africa Twin
    hello ladies and gents I am after advice on tyres please, I have bought an rd04 and the guy i bought it from has done lots to it then run out of money hence I got the bike for my first bike after passing my test, It has continental twinduro tyres that are brand new, I have a spare set of road...
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  18. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Some photos from the ride if the pixies don't steal them Mudwiz will add some spiel.
  19. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    If the ladies are being held back by the gents in their lives reluctance to visit (currently) summy Milton Keynes, here's the alternative- A "Gents" day out, to which ladies are also very welcome, a pre-planned route of just over 150 miles, a time limit of 6 hours, and an honour system of...
  20. Africa Twin
    I'm off on me hols tonight, but couldnt resist posting a couple of pics for ya - in his new clothes - hope you like :D (hes turned into my dream bike :love5: Sadly, cant take him out for a spin until i get back at the end of next week :( Catch ya'll when i get back Cheers Ant.
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