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  1. A HUGE problem on my Transalp xl 700v 2011 model

    Transalp
    This applies to a 2011 model XL 700V. It has gone 53000 km. The problem started at about 50000 km. Is there anyone in Norway who has had the same symptoms? Or is it a Reodor Felgen out there who has some smart input? I posted this last year and got some tips, but without result. Have gone in and...
  2. strange clicking sound

    Dominator / FMX
    i have just rebuilt my 92 dommie top end new followers,oilpump disaster. I have fitted everything back as itshould be however when turning the motor over on the crank to find the T mark. As i rotate the crank i can hear a "click" is this the cam actuating the decrompression plunger? should i be...
  3. o7 crf 250r front end ..

    Africa Twin
    I have a crf 250 r front end complete wheel too i do need a caliper and m/cylinder but i am toying with the idea of an upgrade .I will wait until i have at least ridden my AT (which i have yet to do )but if any one has actual experience in this conversion i would be interested in hearing how it...
  4. High pitched singing/whining noise above 80km/h - 50 mph

    Africa Twin
    Hello, Recently I started noticing a very high pitched singing/whining noise coming off the AT RD07A, can I can't seems to figure out where is it coming from. What I do notice is that it only appears above 80km/h - 50 mph and 4.5k RPM. Below that have not heard it. I also tried to pull the...
  5. CRF1000L Heated grips - any news anyone????

    Africa Twin
    Wondering if there is a definitive answer to the heated grips issues on the new AT - Has anyone had these fixed, replaced, or some compensation? :confused: I am hearing all kinds of odd stories: Some say they got a refund, others say Honda are not going to do anything :( I'm confused......
  6. Tyre Wear

    Varadero
    My previous tyres were Bridgestone Battle Wings which lasted about 5000 miles. After consulting the great and wise on this forum I switched to running Metzeler Tourance Next which I'm pleased with. I have about 4000 miles on these at the moment and about 3 mm of tread on the front and back. I'm...
  7. Help. I need a replacement exhaust NOW!!!!!

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all So I am just a few weeks away from my summer trip on the bike. I have a few last jobs to do but in the last week the exhaust on my 1996 Dommie has started to blow. Currently I run the standard pipes but want to replace the tail pipes with a single can. So far every one I have looked at...
  8. Tyre perished!! Urgent replacement and advice

    Transalp
    I've got a 2000 + on road trip coming up soon and just noticed the perishing on my tyres is worse than just a bit on the side wall. They need replacing ASAP. Now here's the quandry. I can get tyres and have em fitted in days but I don;t want to make a rush decision. For most of the year...
  9. Fork brace and springs??????

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi again I recently fitted a high level mudguard to my Dommie. It looks great, in doing so however I removed the brace that runs under the old road mudguard. I have noticed that when I brake the handlebars twist. I understand about turning moments and forces generated by single sided disc...
  10. Greetings From Saudi Arabia!

    XR
    Hey Guys, I am a British Expat based out in Taif, Saudi Arabia. Me and my mate have just become the proud owners of a pair of XR600R's from sometime in the 80's. One has some issues and the other runs fine (for the moment). Just shouting out to any other Thumper owners on here! Really looking...
  11. Does the TA front end fit on a Dommie?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi again. So todays question is.......... Can I fit the Transalp front end, including twin discs onto the Dommie? I read that the TA has 41mm forks, as does the Dommie and I'd really like twin discs on mine. So have you done it, or do you know anyone who has? If not I could be the first when I...
  12. TA 650 Engine Noise Paranoia.

    Transalp
    My Black TA (the one that the engine of went phut Big-Time in France back in 2014, see this and also this), now has a replacement engine in it that goes just as well as a 650 TA engine should … But … bearing in mind my earlier experience of that cataclysmic TA 650 engine seizure in France …...
  13. For Sale: stainless predator dual exhaust system for dominator RD 08

    For Sale / Wanted
    http://predatormotorsport.co.uk/Honda-NX650-Dominator-1995-on-Predator-s-s-silencers/ I think they fit 95 onwards i had them on my nx650x ( 1999) and only required a small adjustment to one fixing which required a 2 inch bracket . legal but superb sound . louder than stock but not...
  14. For Sale: XRV Marathon Parts

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all I have an almost finished XRV 650 marathon replica which has been a sitting project for the last couple of years. Started it all 6 years ago, but can't seem to find the time these last years to finish the bike. It has been for sale and I have had 2 guys come over to watch and buy it...
  15. Exhaust chirping

    Africa Twin
    My RD07 has a somewhat annoying chirp from the end can. I remember hearing the same from another RD07 this summer. Any ideas what's causing this?
  16. AT Regulator/Battery Charging Problems

    Africa Twin
    Hey Gang, Been having a weird series of issues with my AT over the past couple mths that have me a little puzzled. Spent the day re-charging her brand new battery yesterday after it went flat on me and after the shop mechanic tested the various wires it seems the regulator that we just...
  17. Weird new sound before starting the bike

    Transalp
    Hi, I'm hearing an unusual sound from the bike (Transalp 700) since yesterday. What happens is - 1. I turn on the ignition switch 2. Turn the engine kill switch off - at which point there's a 'normal sound' followed by a whirring/sparking (as you can probably tell, I'm not very good at...
  18. Honda transalp xl600v 1987 running fault and ht lead and coil question

    Transalp
    Hello This is my first post in the for him so be gentle :) OK so to set the scene a little I haven't had my xl600 long and dicided to give it a service. I have replaced oil, oil filter, spark plugs, and cooling fluid which all went well however after doing all this I ran her until warm and I...
  19. slapping on my transalp

    Transalp
    hi guys, now go with me on this one as i'm a fairly newbie when it comes to 'fettlin' the motorbike... Ive started hearing a slapping sound when i pull away in each gear (well mainly 1st -3rd), its definitely in the front sprocket area, chain and sprockets are all good, now wear on drive...
  20. Hi from a newbie

    XR
    Thought I'd introduce myself as I'm new to this forum. 30+ years of biking experience in deepest Wiltshire and having just sold a well loved RD250E I want something for the winter and a spot of green laning (before the government ban it altogether!). The V7 racer is also getting a bit lonely in...
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