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  1. Have Fun in Winter Riding in Comfort with Heated Gear from Best Brands on the Market

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    You may want to extend your riding season into winter months, but cold weather threatens to cut your trip short when you feel your toes and fingers freezing. Lack of blood circulation in your extremities makes your feet and hands numb, which increases your reaction time making winter riding...
  2. CRF1000L Service Manual

    Africa Twin
    My CRF1000L is now out of warranty so kicking dealer servicing into touch :p Having just clocked 16000 miles a valve check was due (££££££££). So I reviewed the Honda Service Manual - pretty poor, watched some YouTube videos and then came across a fantastic service manual from Marks Motorcycle...
  3. valve o rings

    XR
    just doing the valves on my 99 xr400 and in the gasket kit are 4 o rings but when i took the valve stem caps of there is no o ring in the maunual there is a pic of the o rings but cant find any on mine anyone help
  4. XL700V - flashing oil warning with no oil loss

    Transalp
    How do I'm after some help/advice about the oil warning lights on the 700. Riding in to work today - second day back after a week or so off - and one of the red lights on the dash starts flashing. Initially it blinked a couple of times, but then came on and off under acceleration and braking...
  5. Piston question for RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hi AT friends, would apreciate your help again :) I will get a top end engine job done in Malaysia soon. Hopefully just change of pistons rings, but who knows when opening.. My mechanic (Sunny cycle in Kuala Lumpur) says i might also need a slightly bigger piston. He says you can get pistons...
  6. Removing brake caliper pistons with a bicycle pump......A BODGE

    Africa Twin
    Yesterday I started on the brake re-build for my RD03. This bike had been sitting for a few years with the brake systems drained and partially disassembled. Problem: How to remove the old crusty brake pistons from the caliper while not destroying them in case they can be cleaned up and...
  7. Best Deals on Parts, Gear, and Accessories on Cyber Monday at MOTORCYCLEiD.com!

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    Huge savings online on Cyber Monday. Only one day once a year – the best deals on riding gear, apparel, parts, and accessories for your motorcycle at MOTORCYCLEiD.com. Reduced prices are active 12/02/19 only.
  8. A/T Side Stand springs

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, Although I've been a member for years I've never posted before as usually, thanks to the folks that do I usually find what I need...But! I'm rebuilding my 94 A/T and despite taking pictures before disassembly I'm at a total loss as to where the smaller of the 2 side stand springs...
  9. For Sale: Transalp 650 rear carrier with fittings to also fit XRV750 RD07/7a

    For Sale / Wanted
    Transalp 650 rear carrier with fittings to also fit XRV750 RD07/7a As I have now fitted my Africa Twin (750) with an original carrier the Transalp 650 one that I had fitted is now for sale. The rack itself was not modified but I made some fittings so it would fit the Africa twin as described...
  10. Output shaft renewal

    Transalp
    Started to change the output shaft on my 700 XL. All the bolts holding the chrome heat shields and the painted heat shields were sized in so that took me around 4 hours to do, I’m a slow worker, drill out re-tap the holes and order new bolts. The rest went as I expected it to no real drama...
  11. pannier rack 2008 650

    Transalp
    New member question - Hello recently bought a 2008 transalp 650 which I am enjoying riding much more than the GS1100 I just got rid of (too heavy !) Anyway, wonder if someone can help identify the pannier rack that my bike has fitted from the attached photo. The bike did not come with panniers...
  12. Suggestions Required for rider jacket for Halloween

    Clothing
    Greetings, Just arrived here, well I need a some suggestion regarding rider jackets for Halloween, I saw some pretty good jackets on Halloween Coupon code 2019, and I pick out 2 jackets pic shown below. Can you guys help me to pick one in these jackets, Which one is best or suitable for Halloween?
  13. Hone for new rings

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I have been lucky enough to be the new owner of an 96 XRV750. As we all know there are not many here in the US and I'm excited to get her on the road. I'm working on rebuilding the motor and I can not find info on what grit of hone to use to re-ring. I have factory rings and the bores...
  14. Steering bearing replacement advice needed

    Africa Twin
    Has anyone here replaced their steering head bearings? If so...how did you remove the bearing 'race' that is on the lower yoke? This thing... The internet suggests - using a chisel - using an angle grinder - using a dremel - using two screwdrivers - using some sort of special tool so...how...
  15. Steering bearing replacement advice needed

    Transalp
    Has anyone here replaced their steering head bearings? If so...how did you remove the bearing 'race' that is on the lower yoke? This thing... The internet suggests - using a chisel - using an angle grinder - using a dremel - using two screwdrivers - using some sort of special tool so...how...
  16. 650 Alp weight and known issues

    Transalp
    Hi all, Does anyone know the actual real wet weight of the 650 Alp? Ive got all kinds from 191kg to 225kg!!! Also, anyone aware of any 'known' issues wiht the 650 or things I should be aware of if buying? Cheers all, much thanks! D
  17. For Sale: Transalp XL700 Pooratech bits for sale.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Now that I've moved over to an Africa Twin I have a few Pooratech protection bits for sale. These were made by myself to go on my Transalp XL700V (ABS). The parts are all made from stainless steel. They have been on my old bike for about 6 years but still look in good condition. They've not...
  18. Wanted: 1996 blue/Navy transalp fairings

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, This is a long shot but I figured I would give it a shot. I have a 1996 transalp in the blue/navy colour combo. I have badly damaged my front cowl and offside front side panel. Would anyone happen to have any fairings in this colour combo that they can sell? If not I will have to suck...
  19. Wheel issues and Parts for the xl650v series?

    Transalp
    Hello all! I'm the proud yet frustrated owner of a Transalp xl650v6 which I brought new in August 2007. Ever since then I've had a love hate relationship with the bike especially when it comes to maintenance and repairs. Firstly let me admit that I am a sinner! Hailing originally from New...
  20. Greetings from Newbie

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, Just thought i'd introduce myself, currently own a BMW R1150GS, though looking at changing to a Africa Twin XRV 750, I've been hankering after one for a long time now, and have decided to sell my GS (or swap, if you see my thread) and hopefully get one, so beware there wil be plenty of...
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