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  1. Recommissioning a TA 650

    Transalp
    Hi all, I'd originally posted this thread on advrider.com before I was pointed over here as somewhere that might be able to give a bit more help. I'm going to simply copy and paste the first couple of updates from that thread over here and see if you guys can offer me a bit of guidance on how...
  2. Battery Tray Ideas

    Dominator / FMX
    Im Looking for some ideas on where to house all the electrics on my Dommie. I like the idea of manufacturing a tray under the seat, but was curious how everyone else does it. Ive seen some with small batteries lying on their side? i take it you need a seeled unit for this? Any help/guidance...
  3. Serious newbie

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi Guys, I am so glad I found this site. Just bought an 1982 xr500 r and need some serious guidance. I'm here to learn as much as I can, so if I annoy some of you with questions please bare with me ( I blame my mild OCD for this).
  4. Throttle cable connections on carb

    Dominator / FMX
    Please can someone remind me how the cables fit into the pulleys? Just spent a very frustrating 30 mins with them connected but no snap back action at handle bar end. Really grateful as ever for any guidance. Thank you
  5. Gearbox question

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi Peeps Non bike related but after some guidance or has anyone had the same problem Went out in the boss's car this morning. It's a Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDi130 6 speed 126,000 miles fully serviced regularly every 10,000 miles Reverse was a bit harder to engage, drove to the shops no problem. Upon...
  6. tomtom rider or garmin 660 ?

    Accessories
    what is your opinion on these two units please? Am thinking of updating my bike GPS....which of the two units provides the best guidance? any hints welcomed R.
  7. parental guidance required

    Chatter
    well people ask you lot for computor assistance, so why not tap into the acumulated aeons of parenthood on the forum? N°1 daughter is 8. She came home from school yesterday & we had a conversation that went like this N°1: "Papa, my friend ******* 's parents dont live together any more & she...
  8. New Chain-guard and Chain Guidance

    Transalp
    Had the beast out of the shed , today . To let it tick over and test out my heated grips, I fitted. Working ACE Also, good chance to get a photo of New shiney bits .. Improvement over standard ?? You decide........ STANDARD
  9. New to site, guidance needed on Transalp vs AT

    Transalp
    New to the site and looking for guidance on Transalp...I have asked the same of the AT forum and got loads of helpful feedback. Do they share the same probs? T/Alp may suit me better as a handy second bike to keep my Valkyrie company. More importantly are there any local owner groups/meets in or...
  10. New to site, guidance needed, I think I want an Africa Twin

    Africa Twin
    Ok, I presume this is where I can find out about Africa Twins… and possibly defecting from cruising on my Valkyrie. In the past I’ve given the Triumph Tiger a fair crack and don’t want to go there again. Seems like AT’s are good all round so what do I look out for, which are the better years...
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