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  1. Wanted: Bashplate Africa Twin 650/750

    For Sale / Wanted
    The sumpguard on my TA 650 really isn't up to the task so i want to fit an AT one. :grin:
  2. HELP! I need to replace Rear Brake switch on 650 Transalp 07

    My brake switch isnt working on the rear brake i have bought new switch but cant find anything about how to get to it? or how to dismantle it...? Anyone offer some advise or diagrams? Thanks in advace
  3. Owners Manual for a 2010 XL1000 AA

    Has anyone got a owners manual for a 2010 xl1000 aa ? Or does anyone know where I can get one ? Apparently the dealership don't do them now that the bike isn't manufactured .
  4. Locating a Tutoro oiler on a SD01

    I am about to fit a Tutoro Oiler on my Vara. I was thinking of the Givi rack but wondering where others may have fitted it No man is truly married until he understands every word his wife Isn't saying
  5. The new AT, emperors new clothes

    Africa Twin
    The reason we all love the AT is because if the bike that it is and the experiences that the bike has given us, but every one wetting themselves over a bike that isn't an AT, that they have not seen, nor ridden and don't even know the specs of, but because Mr Honda has given it the same name...
  6. Sponsored posts?

    Is this a new development? I don't recall seeing one on here before (although at my age, the old memory isn't what it was...) Oh well, yet another thing to screen out mentally on this site. Big Traillie...
  7. WP Springs for RD03

    Africa Twin
    I'm having a hell of a time finding 5.4 or 5.6 springs for my 43mm front end over here in Germany. The length is 505mm. The front end is from a 2001 KTM 520 EXC. Anyone know of a good place to look? Google isn't helping much.
  8. Thought of the day

    With of course, apologies to R4! "and the to-do list just gets longer....." Doesn't it always. Isn't a pity that the list is not long to start with (at say age 20) and then gets shorter, not the other way round...
  9. Rear shock query

    Africa Twin
    Hi I'm trying to adjust the preload on my RD07 rear shock and having bother moving the castle nut at the top. I know it's probably a stupid question but before I do any is anti clockwise to loosen this nut isn't it ? Cheers
  10. trip meter query

    Africa Twin
    Hi folks, My trip meter isn't working, it records about a tenth of a mile every now and then ( more then than now ! )or when ever it feels like . Speedo's still working. Any ideas ? Cheers :thumbup:
  11. After market exhaust for XR 400 UK

    Hi, looking one which isn't too loud, preferably baffled. Either for sale or a suplier. Thanks.
  12. Are they dropping the TA

    Is Honda dropping the Transalp or is a new model coming ? Noticed there isn't a 2012 model, they're still selling 2011 models, most of which are being pre-reg'ed to clear them.
  13. Size of top yoke nut?

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows or could check for me the size of the top yoke nut (the chrome one) so i can buy the right tool (my adjustable spanner isnt big enough). Thankyou
  14. Baja engine problem

    hello, I own XR250 BAJA 96 motorcycle On the hot engine knock is audible on cold knock isn't audible video... hot engine MVI_0553.MOV - YouTube whether can be a source of knock of the valve? I apologize for bad English, use the translator...
  15. Plymouth Area Green Laning

    Just wondering if anyone is up for some gentle green laning around the Plymouth area. Just like to take the Alp into the rough stuff to see how good she is or isn't
  16. DRZ 400 Gearing

    What's the best combination of sprockets for gearing on the drz-400? I found that when up to your eyeballs in mud that first isn't really low enough? Marc
  17. Changing Exhausts

    Africa Twin
    Hi. I have a XRV 650 and the exhaust is falling apart - the pipes are good, the silencer is good, but the joiny up bit isn't. There are some XRV 750 ones on ebay - wiill they fit? Thanks for any and all advice...
  18. Loose top box

    I've got an XL1000VA6 with the colour matched Honda (ahem, Givi) luggage and I've noticed that the top box is rather 'loose' on it's mount. Looking more closely it's not that the top box isn't fitting very well, it's more that the mounting plate is loose. I've tried googling for the mounting...
  19. Ride-on tyre sealant

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Although I'm tempted to get some tyre levers and carry a spare tube for my upcoming camping trip, I've never needed to replace a tube or tyre yet and not so confident of my ability to break the bead and sort it all out on the roadside. I'll probably give this a try myself when it comes to...
  20. T'day, I have mostly been winchin'....

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Here is a post I put in my Ural forum (Actually I DO have a life thank you very much....). Thought some bored people might enjoy the read..... Armed with a rope, a winch, my knobbly spare and bit of boredom on a Friday, off I went to explore some of the wooded areas around Tallinn. I turned...