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  1. Africa Twin
    Just applying for a V5 and SORN on the RD03 as I didn't get one with the bike, checked online with the DVLA and its registered as a Honda Unknown Multi-Coloured. As they are all imported do any have the right model on the V5?, or is it because mines from Japan? Any idea if I can get this...
  2. Transalp
    Hi I am trying to find the product number of the carburetor air cut valve for the transalp XL400V. model 95-96 Can somebody help me with that? Thanks in advance
  3. Dominator / FMX
    The question has been raised here about build quality on the Montessa built models. I've recently been buying NOS parts for my fleet and they come in the original packaging. I have found that all chassis parts come in bags that say "made in Spain", but all engine parts come in bags that say...
  4. For Sale / Wanted
    My rear wheel has a bad case of wheel rot and needs to be replaced .The numbers on the side are as follows j 17xmt 3.00 11 94 dot . DiD Japan 82 2611 1315. I hope all those numbers mean something to someone and maybe there is a wheel lying in a shed that might be of use to me. I would welcome...
  5. Africa Twin
    Who ever is selling this is taking the Pi**. Honda XRV750 Africa Twin Salvage Bike Just Imported From Japan | eBay
  6. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello, let me introduce myself, I'm Bobsanthebuilder, a Brit living and working in Yokohama Japan. Here I ride a Hamamatsu built RD07 year 2000 in gold and bronze. Regrets of owning a bike in Japan 1) you need to ride 30 miles to escape the traffic lights (average speed during this part of a...
  7. Chatter
    Hi guys, Just wanted to quickly let you know about the latest edition of Influx magazine, the motoring mag put together by us here at Bikesure each month. This month we’ve been taking a look at the timeless Harley-Davidson brand and the various custom scenes that have appeared around the...
  8. Africa Twin
    does anyone tried this carb kit?? KENSO : BAKUDAN Kit Stage 2 [000019-0052]
  9. Africa Twin
    Hi there here's a nice article and pictures of the Africa Twin at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan Honda XRV650 Africa Twin - Honda Collection Hall cheers, Oliver
  10. Africa Twin
    Hi all I have just ordered a set of these - they seem good value and way cheaper than retail - I have a friend who has a contact for full trade price parts from Honda and his price was the same as this with a back order to Japan! Brake Caliper Set Li Re Set HONDA XRV 750 Africa Twin RD07 New...
  11. Africa Twin
    Hello has some nice pictures of the Africa Twin and NXR750 at the Honda Collection Hall in Motegi, near Tokyo. Dual-Purpose - Honda Collection Hall Motocross & Enduro - Honda Collection Hall cheers, Oliver
  12. Chatter
    Well, the home counties have been hit now. We really will see some decisive action now. Instead of one cobra meeting a day will they double it to two a day. Hard decisions about who will fund the additional biscuits, who will be entitled to Bourbons and who will get the water biscuits will have...
  13. Africa Twin
    Hello everybody, I need to replace the fuel pump for my RD04. The original part from Honda is quite expensive so I am looking at other possible options. one FACET pump seems OK (I do not remember the model) but needs a little modification to be installed as the pump has a different geometry...
  14. Other Honda
    HONDA RSC and HRC.The Honda Research & Development.For the development of special racing motorcycles and parts Honda created a separate company, first in 1970 this company was called RSC, Racing Service Center Corporation, later in 1982 the company was renamed as HRC, Honda Racing Corporation...
  15. Mechanical Advice
    Hi there... so, my recent mechanical "exploits" have encouraged me to look for a project bike...I have seen the africa twin/dominator threads but I am scared of approaching anything that big/difficult myself. The idea is to buy something cheap, and slowly do it up to new/better than new myself...
  16. Chatter
    BBC News - Japan tsunami 'ghost ship' drifting to Canada :toothy9:
  17. XR
    got bored today and stumbled on this site :thumbright: HONDA XR250 Custom Parts for sale some nice bits in here :thumbleft: me like this very much
  18. Africa Twin
    I just bought an xrv750 RD04. The info I got suggests it's a 1993 built for the Japan market and the frame serial number "RD041030212" A post on formun for a xrv650 also listed a very low serial number and stating it was built for Japan. This further suggests mine is also. I would...
  19. Africa Twin
    And on the way I took some photos: Africa Twin
  20. Transalp
    Hey if any of you haven't seen it yet, checkout my new baby Transalp: Transalp