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  1. Rd04 - changing dials from kph to mph and footpegs

    How to.....
    Hi, this may have been covered but I see on ebay that a company do a pretty decent inlay for the speedo/dials for the RD04 anyone ever split these dials open to replace them? Could really do with swapping the KPH to MPH and the dials are faded pretty badly. any advice would be greatly...
  2. Accuracy of Africa Twin RD07 Trip Master converted to give digital speed reading

    Africa Twin
    A few months ago I modified my Trip Master to display the speed in kmph (my speedo gear unit on the axle is busted..) and it was a breeze to do it. However (quite by chance..) I discovered that the speed reading is not accurate! I have mounted my Garmin E-Trex 30 GPS unit on the handle bar and...
  3. XL700 crashbars - crashed!

    Transalp
    Hey peoples, thought it was my turn to post something worthwhile now. I've recently been looking into crashbars and decided on the sw-motech version for the TA. Easy fit, but that's another story. I couldn't find any posts of people having actually crashed with the bars, not on tarmac at...
  4. Breaking Bike

    Transalp
    Hi all, apologies if this is the wrong section. I had a browse around and couldn't see anything saying otherwise. But basically I bought an XL to last me for a year, it has. And now I'm putting it up for spares as I figure it's a better way to sell it with no MOT and SORN Host of pictures...
  5. NX650 Scrapheap Ride report

    Dominator / FMX
    Disclaimer..... Sorry that this report is in Aussie speak and also in metric :D What a crazy 6 days on the bikes! So much has happened during those 6 days a full report would end up like Lord of the Rings! With a planned leaving time of 12 noon Wednesday, I was just in the process of getting...
  6. fuel cut-out switch, need confirmation please!

    Africa Twin
    ok, back again with these damn electric gremlins! seems like it all happens before the worlds end, and i need my bike to escape the coming tsunami! it doesnt help if one live in a place with the highest rust-rates in the world..... so this is where i am at, and i would appreciate some sort of...
  7. michelin desert speed wobble!?

    Africa Twin
    being back home and of the long road for bit, i removed my MITAS E07's and put a set of michelin deserts on for more offroad work around home. yesterday i took her for a run on one of our salt roads (very similar surface as tarmac), and on hitting around 155kmph i got a serious wobble that...
  8. Judging speed by rev counter - TA 650

    Transalp
    My speedo has just packed up on eve of planned trip to France. In case i can't get it fixed in time, can anyone give me accurate revs for speeds for a standard 650 Alp (2005)? I seem to remember that 60mph is about 4,400 revs in top gear. Can anyone confirm or correct that? And can anyone...
  9. Few Questions About XR250R...

    XR
    i have a (red)xr250r - chassis number 150,since i live in Sri lanka i assume its a Jap model ,since most of the bikes imported are Jap modles. Q1.i cant seem to find the manufactured year (bike papers indicate yr2000...is that possible) Q2. what is the stock sprocket size ? (currently im on...
  10. USD preload adjustment

    XR
    Hello all, Im new on here but am delighted to be a member. Im riding an XR650R supermoto. Mikuni pumper carb, Full Akrapovic race exhaust, 15L tank, 200W stator, new loom , custom battery box, custom dash, ktm headlight an fender, black paintjob etc etc... My question: She has yolkes and USD...
  11. Digital speedo

    Transalp
    Hi everyone, this is my first post, I hope you can help. My new Transalp is due to be delivered in May and as soon as the first service is done we're back off to Spain.What I want to know is can you convert the speedo into kmph by pressing a couple of buttons or am I looking at somthing a bit...
  12. Rickshaw Run for charity - Its Pretty much a Bike!!

    The Longest Day
    Hey Guys! I know i am pretty new here, but thought i would post this anyway! Even if you dont want to donate anything, I thought you would be interested in this crazy rally!!! :blob2: On the 11th of April 2009 we will be undertaking a weird, wonderful, wacky and potentially deadly rally across...
  13. mph to kph

    Africa Twin
    hi lads i have a german import but with the irish speed limits haveing been changed to kmph i need to change my speedo from mph to kph i think there is a sticker that goes over the mph speedo but not sure any help would be great as i an going faster than i should be [but its probably cause its...
  14. 80 mph at 2000 rpm!!!

    Africa Twin
    I'm sure I've read something before but failed to find it. Can anybody difinitevly tell me how the tacho picks up it's signal? At the moment it registers about a 10th of the revs, the bike runs fine (in fact started on the button after 3 months under a cover out back!) all the clocks work...
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