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  1. Cat-Converter for free.

    My 700 Alp has now been gone for 4 months and during a clean out of the garden shed I came across the original cat box that I removed. I also have the Honda touring screen that came with the bike. If anyone is interested in taking these off my hands then they are yours for free. They will need...
  2. Tripmaster -> Garmin conversion Moun

    Africa Twin
    Got my hands on a gratis Garmin Zumo 396LMT-S Motorcycle GPS, so decided to replace the TripMaster (which on mine was still fully functioning!) Anyway, I used my 3D printer to make up a bracket to mount the Garmin on the original tripmaster mounts. I have the 3D models if anyone wants to...
  3. 04 Transalp frame VS PDO6 frame

    Hi all i was wondering if the 2 above frames are the same.... I have the chance to get my hands on a complete and fully functional 2004 TA with a damaged frame(statutory write-off) and i have a frame from a 87 XL600V. I originally wanted to transplant my RDO7 Africa twin into the XL frame but...
  4. Vfr 800 FI into a RD03

    Africa Twin
    Just wondering what my options are for an engine swap. My RD03 (650) is comming on to 95000km and its time to replace cam chains & tensioners..... Can get my hands on a VFR 800 FI for a fair price (way less than what the cam chain adventures gonna cost)...........
  5. Hello From Canada

    Transalp Technical Specs
    New to this forum and just picked up a poorly looked after 87 Transalp. I owned one in 1987 and it is what really got me into adventure riding. This one is gonna need some love and that's where you guys come in. I have a odd collection of bikes in the garage right now but this transalp is...
  6. Wanted: Africa twin clutch plate basket :(

    For Sale / Wanted
    ok... hands in the air... muppet moment... never work on bike when cross... Just tried changing clutch and snapped the clutch basket... dont ask!!!!!! I need a replacement please... can anyone help???
  7. Africa Twin 02 plate Clutch Basket required urgently

    Africa Twin
    ok... hands in the air... muppet moment... never work on bike when cross... :( Just tried changing clutch and snapped the clutch basket... dont ask!!!!!! I need a replacement please... can anyone help???
  8. Hello from Sweden

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    I'm Peter and live in sweden. just a 47 years old man with a huge bikeintrest. I just got my dreambike since 20 years. A Africa Twin -97 in pristine condition. and I would just like to show im here and staying around. I have a lot of experience with computers (just over 30 years) and I also been...
  9. XL700 Owners Manual PDF

    Well, I've given up searching for a ready made PDF copy of the XL700 Owners Manual. Having been made redundant recently and with a bit of spare time on my hands I have scanned in the English version of my manual as jpegs. I've then inserted the lot into a Powerpoint slide presentation and then...
  10. headlight bub 700 va9

    Happy New Year everyone Just a quicky ive ordered a new headlight bulb is ita job to fit with big hands or can i get in ok .ive not even tried yet Thanks 700 va9 Neil
  11. Urgently Needed: Right Fairing RD07A within 2Days Shipping

    Africa Twin
    Hey Gang, Lost my right front fairing yesterday and am looking for something quick and dirty that I can get my hands on here in London by Wed when I'm meant to be riding up north for the holidays. I've purchased a replacement already but that won't get here for a a couple weeks. If you have or...
  12. MCN AT shoot is out!

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Just a heads up to let you all know that the Buxton shoot photos are in MCN today!! I have to say I look great!!! :D No doubt someone with more time on their hands than me will post a link! Cheers Andy
  13. hands free

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    Any one recomend a cheap hands free kit for use in a car / truck , Thanks Ian
  14. Innr tube size query

    Africa Twin
    Inner tube size query Hi folks, Just had a puncture on the rear of my @ in the middle of Portugal. Several hours of sweat later got it fixed. Question is the only replacement I could get my hands on as the spare is 4.00/4.60 17 for my 140/80 17 rear, is this going to be ok to...
  15. Clutch lever SLR 650

    Dominator / FMX
    I recently managed to drop my SLR 650 on the drive whilst cleaning it (don't ask!). The clutch lever snapped off so I bought a replacement on eBay for a reasonable £5.00. The lever is not dog legged and as I have smallish hands the reach to the lever is awkward. Can anybody recommend a...
  16. Wanted: Tripmaster case

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, A couple of years ago, my tripmaster died and I then sold the casing for it as it was still in mint condition. This week I got my hands on a new tripmaster, however, the casing is broken, and looks awful and leaks water when raining. I'm therefore looking for a casing to a tripmaster...
  17. electric shock from HT lead

    Mechanical Advice
    My AT gave me a shock from the HT lead, or cap perhaps (forgive me if I don't go out and try it again a couple more times to try and figure out exactly where it's coming from!) Admittedly I had just hosed the bike down thoroughly (still gritting the road around here) so it was running with...
  18. Heed Engine Bars don't line up

    Hi all, has anyone else fitted these. The right side is no problem but the left side doesn't quite line up with the engine hole mounts. They're just a few mm off lining up. I'll have to get it milled out somewhere, just wondered if anyone else had come across this. Sorry about the poor photo...
  19. NW Posse outing 1st March

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Had a brilliant ride out today considering the weather would have taken more pics but cold on hands but we made it out with Paul S on his first outing with his Suzuki drz 400 Austin , Foz1969 and myself at Dunsop Bridge all over Bowland and ended up at Settle. Just made it back before Snow lol
  20. Which type of welder

    Dominator / FMX
    I have got my next door neighbour coming round to weld my frame loop in place today :wav: Now he claims to be be a qualified smed....(danish for blacksmith) so I hope he knows what he is doing. :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:. I got my hands on a mig welding set and he said he has a tig welder he...