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  1. HU Travellers meeting in Romania

    Travel
    Carpathian 2 Wheels Guide and Moto-Camp Cisndioara, helped by a handful of friends, organizes the first Horizons Unlimited traveler meeting in Romania at Sebeşu de Sus, Sibiu County, at the foothills of the Făgăraș Mountains. There will be at a lot of presentations about traveling to exotic...
  2. 3D Printed choke valve guide for the RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hello and nice to meet you all! I have been experimenting with 3D printing for a while, and I have designed and printed those nasty choke adaptors that always break! I have printed them in a special type of ABS plastic durable to temperatures up to 140 celcius. Have them on the bike for 3 months...
  3. The Motorcyclist’s Guide to Scotland

    Travel
    There’s a new book that’ll be of interest to anyone heading north of the border. It does seem to be very comprehensive, well written and informative. There’s loads of background information, not just route directions. JG even suggests appropriate reading material and soundtracks to accompany...
  4. Chain and sprocket life

    Transalp
    My 04 650 alp has clocked 31,400 miles from new and is still on the original chain and sprockets, I know the green zone wear indicator will only be a guide to chain life but in the five mil. width the green has I still have one point five mil. left. Also the difference in chain play only varies...
  5. Newbie with a question about the XL250 evolution

    XL
    Hi everyone. I am about to receive my first XL, in fact my first Honda and I am very much looking forward to it. It’s a 1982 XL250SA and it is bought unseen by me so I am taking a big gamble but the bike is 200 miles away so a specialist courier is collecting it. I would like to know more...
  6. Cam chain guide Replacement issue

    XR
    Hello from Greece,Im rebuilding my XL600LM (1985-PD04) and i need the GUIDE, CAM CHAIN Part number:14620MK4620 which replaces (14620MG3003, 14620MK4600, 14620MK4601 that older XRs have). The problem is that this part, is no longer available!!!Has anyone tried the NX650 ? i.e.(14620MN9870 Guide...
  7. 1999 XL600V Nissin front brake caliper advice please

    Transalp
    Hi again, Wondering is anyone could guide me on this: I need a new caliper (the one on the right at the front). Can you still get a new one and or do I need to get a used one? If I get a used one, is this part specific to this model Transalp or can I search other (perhaps) more common bikes...
  8. RD04 throttle cable problem - help please

    Africa Twin
    Hi All. The throttle on my bike recently became stiff to the point it would stick open. Before this it was working fine and there were no changes to the routing of the cables etc. I took it apart and it all looks ok. I put oil down the lines and they are totally free. I cleaned the carb end...
  9. Honda XR250 Project

    XR
    I have recently purchased a XR250 project - Frame number HMME03-5700255 & Engine number ME08E-2314517 I'm trying to identify the year and model ? The cylinder head is off with a bent exhaust valve, and damaged guide. What might have caused this to happen :eek:
  10. RD07 centre stand, crash bars & white top box with fittings

    What's it worth?
    As above, these are all I have left, sob, sob! They are all used, the bars and stand could use a spruce up but, the box is good and comes with all the mounting kit and keys. It matches the bike and looks really smart. A rough guide price would be great as would any offers before the eBay...
  11. Trail riding

    Africa Twin
    Hello. Any one have advice on trail riding in Wales. I have a few spare days in late August and would like to put my xr in my van and head off. I don't want to book a guide as I really am of the gentle pace and have heard story's of guides and groups going flat out. Just want to know my way...
  12. XL250R 1983 chain guide rail (chain slipper)

    XL
    Does anyone know where I can get a chain guide rail/chain slipper for a 1983 XL250R? They are not available from Honda nor, at the moment, from David Silver. I have emailed numerous companies around the world who advertise this item on their websites but I don't think anything will come of it...
  13. Wheel Size and Tyre Guide Confusion

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hi there, This is my first post so 'hi there'. I'm fairly new to bikes in general and have an initial question on wheels and tyres. My current bike is a mix and match but is primarily a mid-80s xl125r. I'm planning to put the same sized wheels on front and back and have found tyres I like...
  14. serbia riding

    Riding
    hi! i'm the lucky owner of 2 husabergs 350 and 450, 2014, and 3 husqvarnas I used to ride MX for 6 years, but since 2010 Enduro and hard enduro have become my life) I'm also a enduro guide through our beautiful country, and I really love my mission!! I'd like to meet like-minded muddies here and...
  15. A month in March

    Travel
    I posted this on the Hubb....thought I'd share the link here in case anyone fancies it. Timing is not nailed on, but more a guide, and I'm flexible on duration. Would like to stick to Feb/March though,as I'd like to do another month trip in Sept/Oct to the Balkans/Romania. A month in March -...
  16. Touring Romania GuideBook

    Travel
    The Carpathian 2 Wheels Guide project has reached the 2nd Edition: Touring Romania. This edition proposes 28 routes (over 8100 kilometers - 5000 miles), features more than 70 sights and covers all the territory of Romania. Unlike the 1st edition, this one is addressed solely to the bikers who...
  17. Free beer and Camping.

    Chatter
    I have made this offer every year since I have been a member on this forum. If you find yourself passing through Denmark on your travels , I am offering a free place to pitch your tent and will feed you and give free beers and send you on your way refreshed for your journey. :thumbup: I have one...
  18. 30amp Fuse Holder Block

    Africa Twin
    I'm looking to rewire/route the electrics too this block as its a known trouble spot. Does the main battery feed also supply the spade connectors in this block in some way? I thought I saw a thread related too this subject on here at some point. Lecy stuff is not my bag and need a idiots guide...
  19. Motorcycle traveling preferences - C2WG Survey

    Travel
    The Carpathian 2 Wheels Guide project is going further and we need your help!!! We want to know your preferences when it comes to traveling on a motorcycle. The questions from the form below will help us to improve our future products in such a way they will answer your every need. Please...
  20. Home made chain oiler

    Transalp
    Ive made a chain oiler today for my transalp 700 its cost under a tenner £4.99 primer bulb off ebay ,£2.50 water washer pipe and a £1 for some small bolts ,bits i already had were a brake resovoiir off my old street triple and some bits off aluminium to make a bracket to fix the resovoir to the...
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