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  1. tyre rims , tubes in tyres

    Transalp
    Hiya, quick question, tubes in tyres , my front tyre has a inner tube in it , my rear tyre is tubeless, do I need inner tubes or not? also looking for new tyres, anakee 3 seem to be the most talked about, are they the best ???? or go for metzlier /bridgstone . Has anybody used mitchlin pilot...
  2. Riding to the 4 compass points of France

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hiya, you may remember a while ago I posted up about a charity ride I was planning; http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/charity-events/126041-les-motards-de-la-deuxieme-enfance.html well we made the ride last week and you can "read all about it" here ...
  3. hiya guys - varadero xl mods

    Varadero
    afternoon been lurking on here for awhile thought id say hello . doing a few mods on my vara sat-nav charge point and crash bars done so far the vtr carbs are being sorted at the moment just waiting for the ducati velocity stacks to be machined up . i was wondering if the swing arm from the vtr...
  4. Best TA 700 windshield out there ????

    Transalp
    Hiya all . Every time I've used my ta I get a vibration in my head when I go over 45mph . Caused through the wind shield . I'm 5ft 8 inches and got the givi wind shield fitted . Is there any wind shield out there that will pass the wind over my head instead of hitting the peak on my shoie hornet...
  5. K&N filter opinions for TA700

    Transalp
    Hiya all. I'm thinking of getting a k&n air filter . Save some cash in the long run . Plus I wanted to know is it better filter than the standard ? . Got them in my yamaha ttr250 plus my can-am 800 outlander and they are great . Does anyone use one and how is it for off road dust/mud ect
  6. newbie

    XR
    Hiya folks just signed up and thought I'd say hello :) Just got an XR250 and am loving it! Still getting used to riding it after riding incline 4 sports bikes all my life it's taking some adjusting especially in the gear change area Any one down in the south riding green lane in surry?
  7. VA6 fork seal sizes?

    Varadero
    hiya, blown a fork seal and they need replacing. got no probs doing it myself but i keep digging up two different sizes, 43x54x11 and x9. most say 11mm thick but one manufacturer says 9mm. being vara owners we all know bigger is better, but i want it to fit so which is it? im a fast road rider...
  8. Transporting an XR400 by trailer long distances - front forks?

    XR
    Hiya, Thought I'd check with those who've done it before. I'm going to be trailering my XR400 long distances (London to Isle of Man) and was thinking that ratcheting down the front end on the trailer to secure it might not be best for the forks and fork seals over long distances. Having had a...
  9. Problem starting 650v after not used for two years

    Transalp
    Hiya Been pulling my hair out whats left as my 2006 transalp wont start. I have checked for spark and thats good so wondering if its the old fuel in the carb. How do I drain it or could it be something else? Help me please really would like to play again :(
  10. Fuel tank question

    Africa Twin
    Hiya, i'm having a problem with the fuel tank creating a vacume and compressing the tank, ive checked the breather hole and pipe and all seems clear but when i undo the petrol cap i can see the sides of the tank popping out. Any ideas whats going on?
  11. Stolen 2001 XR400

    XR
    Hiya lads Some thieving ******* has stolen my XR400 last night sometime, keep an eye out for it lads. 2001 XR400 Stolen last night in Abertridwr, Caerphilly | Motorbikes & Scooters for Sale | Gumtree.com
  12. Rd04 sth NZ xmas

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hiya, new to the forum. This is a video I made of a trip to the south island, New Zealand.
  13. Indicators take ages to activate

    Transalp
    Hiya. In this cold weather, my indicators are taking a long time to activate- I'll press the indicator switch, and sometimes it won't go at all, and sometimes it will take 10 to 20 seconds to start indicating. Once it's flashing it's fine, but it's just getting that first flash. It can be quite...
  14. Hiya all!

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Just like to say hello to everyone on honda trail bike forum. I am looking for an Africa Twin 98-2001 model, prices up to £2500, (think thats quite reasonable) and welcome any help or offers in finding the right model. My father in law has a Transalp and has converted me to get a trailie. My...
  15. Liverpool XL1000, Hiya

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Greetings, just joined and had to wait for the approval... like looking at your switch card gettin checked when paying for fuel and having no cash with you! ;) Good to meet you all and look forward to having a read around the forums James
  16. Hiya

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi everyone. Just joined after having no success with either the Hubb or ADV.........wish I`d found this forum earlier! After a few years sitting dormant in the shed I`ve decided to do a restoration on my Dommie rather than getting a newer one! Ok, its an older model, a `93, but has only seen...
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