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  1. Appreciated advice, CUTTING OUT .

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone, I am a proud owner of a AT RD07A 1997 (Name TOTO) I experienced a bizarre moment this morning as was riding, Toto decided to cut out leaving me with no lights or ignition button working( dead ) 10 minutes later after waiting on the side of the road she started again ! Now I will...
  2. 88 Transalp top fairing swop for Africa Twin top fairing and lights, is this possible

    Transalp
    Ok so I've just got an 88 TA and will be sripping and restoring it over the next couple of months. What i am wondering is, is it possible to change the TA headlight mounting frame, headlight and top fairing and fit the AT headlight frame headlights and top fairing without too much trauma? Love...
  3. Led headlights

    Africa Twin
    Bought these bad boys from Joom.com for 11 euros(dynamic pricing if you search direct you pay a higher price than if you browse and they show up)(number four of the ones shown) took two weeks to arrive, look good quality with a built in cooling fan etc. Fitted today and the result is like...
  4. Tollesbury > Maldon > Burnham-on-Crouch on Tigger 955i

    Great Roads/Routes
    Out & about early on Thursday for a bimble on the hottest day of the year so far. First stop at Doc's for a repeat prescription, second stop Tollesbury for a snack - little independent butcher with a mad glint in eye and blood splatters on his apron that was selling sausage roll by the length...
  5. For Sale: Stefter Sprocket for Rd07A + some other bits

    For Sale / Wanted
    hey all I have my Africa twin Sprocket I got from Stefter, never used or fitted to the bike . 50 euro including postage to Ireland/UK additionally I have a set of headlights €100 (V good condition) and a fully functional Trip computer. €150 . Postage is a little more on those due to size and...
  6. RD03 Headlight Upgrade

    Africa Twin
    My 89 has RD04 H4 headlights in it. I'm thinking of changing out the bulbs for LED bulbs like these - https://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com/3800-Lumen-H4-LED-Headlight-bulb-_p_83.html I've read threads where people have used the cheap Chinese LED bulbs without problems. Anyone running them on...
  7. How to remove fuse box terminal

    Africa Twin
    My headlights stopped working because a wire came loose from the back of the fusebox.(see pic) Probably I can simply stick the wire back where it came from and squeeze the metal clamps tight again. As you can see on the pic the clamps (where the wire should be fitted) are visible in the...
  8. Stator issue

    Varadero
    Hello friends, just been arrived from a 3200kms trip arround pyrenees. When I got home after 800kms with arround 36degrees, my battery went almost flat. Ive been following the electrical fault-find pdf and the stator at 2500-3000rpm, two phases give me 55volts AC and one 75AC... Also, when I...
  9. Mystery indicator problem... Electrical guru required... :o)

    Africa Twin
    Morning all, It's been a while... life and the bike are now both back on track following some major changes in the last 12 months, including a move to Dartmoor... Bike is ready for an MOT save for one very strange niggle... Engine off. Headlights OFF. Indicators work perfectly... Engine off...
  10. Electrical problem?

    Africa Twin
    Opening this post just to share the continuing story of my electrical issues, which became more visible after I had Joerg Hau build a voltindicator in my Tripmeter. But first let me drop my chronicles of the previous weeks. Get some crisps and a Coke cause this gon take a while :) 31-3: OEM...
  11. How to Fiberglass Repair

    Africa Twin
    Hey guys, just sharing some work that i have been doing lately on the bike, in order to have my plastics back together, hoping that someone will find this post helpfull enough so that they can do the same, if having the same problem- i believe it is a common issue for the Africa Twin owners that...
  12. Ivan_replica_transalp_600

    Transalp
    Just found this beauty for you Transalp owners, don't get to excited as it is over 2600 euro and forks not included... New body kit to the TRANSALP 600 little sister of the Africa Twin RD04 !! We re-designed the entire bike to make it even easier to handle and fun to drive both on road and...
  13. For Sale: Pd06 transalp xl600 parts

    For Sale / Wanted
    I've sold my transalp so have a fair few bits going spare, not looking for great money for anything and am willing to post items out, U.K. Only though all bits are off my 1989 model xl600v and may fir other models. I will try and put pics up ASAP and am open to offers. I have 2 sets of forks...
  14. Main Fuse Connector

    Africa Twin
    Today I finally got round to fitting a distribution block to the AT to power the accessories on the bike. I have a voltmeter on the dash which was wired into the light circuit by a shop a few years back. Problem was, it always read about 11.5 Volts at tickover when the headlights were on. So...
  15. European Trip - Bike Prep (RD04)

    Africa Twin
    Morning ladies & gents, In late August I'm going on a +5000km solo trip around Europe. My first trip ever...46 days off work...don't think I'll come back! :-) I've a list of questions as long as my arm but I'm trying not to be a total noob and actually search the forum for the answers...
  16. New 1994 RD07 owner - bike won't start

    Africa Twin
    Hello all, I purchased a 1994 RD07 about a month ago - my first Africa Twin - and am seeking some advice. Anyway, i think it was the dual carriageway run (high revs) that inspired the reg/rec to fail and boil the battery. I got it trailered home and have been awaiting a mobile mechanic since...
  17. Here's one for Alias

    XL
    Here's one to drool over. Looks a cracking example, twin headlights too.. 1987 HONDA xl 600 lmf paris dakar PD04 | eBay
  18. Starter dead after and off

    Africa Twin
    Just done loads of work on the bike, all successful then went to start it and nada. The other day the rear tyre blew and came off the bead, causing me to fishtail and come off. Apart from the tyre a headlamp smashed. I was bruised but no worse. A car coming on the other direction happened to...
  19. headlight question

    Varadero
    This might be a stupid question, but I bought my Vara used from a dealer. The previous owner did not have the owners manual so the dealer has ordered one for me. It hasn't arrived yet. Due to some problems at the dealer (not regarding my bike) I just picked up the bike an '09 model, last monday...
  20. 1994 xrv750 died on first outing

    Africa Twin
    hi, i have recently bought a 1994 xrv750 it is in very good condition. it had not been used for about 5 or 6 years i have stripped and cleaned and serviced the bike and it starts and runs perfectly. but on my first outing i stopped the bike for about half an hour and went back to the bike and it...
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