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  1. Weird electrical problem

    Dominator / FMX
    I have an electrical problem which is getting progressively worse. It started off not wanting to start on the odd occasion - unless i turned the lights on and then off again - then starter would run. then it did it all the time. Have to flash the lights before starting. Now indicators wont...
  2. For Sale: 2009 Transalp 700 black - Stolen

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Black Transalp 700, Reg LB09 OJM stolen from Southampton overnight on Sunday 17th May. SW Motech engine bars and bash plate, Givi Screen. If seen please contact police and let me know. Cheers, Sam
  3. More about chain play

    Been going to do this forever just never got there until today so at last spent a bit of time and got there at last My alp is the 650 I don't know if other models have a different swing arm geometry. The aim to line up output shaft centre, swing arm centre, and rear wheel axle centre. This has...
  4. XLV750R ooh a bargin??????

    Africa Twin
    HONDA XLV750R Idle reseach.... came across this Pish above the bike is worth £1500 and its an ongoing restoration by their experts.....:D if its worth that then I have £14,000 worth rowed up as ongoing restorations really love this bit : "The bike is the Black and Gold model...
  5. Varadero & the fitting of VTR Firestorm camshafts.

    Hi, Recently I have been looking into fitting VTR cams into the Varadero heads. I have been thinking of this for quite a while & here are my findings so far. Here's why. The Varadero has around 85 bhp @ the rear wheel & around 60 lb/ft torque. The VTR Firestorm has around 100 bhp @ the...
  6. Crossrunner test - ultimate allrounder???

    Crossrunner / Crosstourer
    Crossrunner test ride Having done some mileage on my '92 vfr 750, I was a little more than interested to test Paul's (24ftlb) Crossrunner...... The opportunity arose on Sunday in a very sunny & slightly busy Peak District! Upon sitting on the bike, it feels surprisingly light & compact...
  7. Africa Twin Has been on a diet

    Africa Twin
    The Twin has been on a diet and lost a staggering 12-1/2 lb (i like pounds more than Kg) in one day by changing the standard exhaust for a Remus. Standard Exhaust 19lb with brackets and bolts. Remus 6-1/2lb with link pipe (minus Baffle). She hope's to lose a little more weight when i change the...
  8. For Sale: Comfy Seat

    For Sale / Wanted
    Big improvement over stock @T seat, don't know who did it though....vgc. £60 + post or collect (YO22)
  9. Air intake resonator

    Africa Twin
    When I bought my 23yr old RD04 I had a few parts handed over with it. One of these parts was the air intake resonator box, which had been removed some time in the past by a previous owner. On checking through this forum I saw that there were several posts in the past. It appears that many owners...
  10. Leaky wheel

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    A mate popped over last night.. He'd had a new tyre fitted to his Sprint ST a day or so back at his main dealer and it had deflated overnight. He blew it up but it was still loosing air somewhere but he couldn't find from where. Well he popped back to the dealer and they pulled the tryre off...
  11. Cape Wrath - The Wet Way

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Took a run up to Cape Wrath with a pal today as the Americans were supposed to be bombing the bejesus out of a lump of granite known as Garvie Island with some 500lb bombs. I say “supposed to” because after a 140 mile run through many, many rain showers and riding across a lovely stretch of...
  12. My latest arrival

    Had a long day at work yesterday 0500 start got home went to bed in the evening but couldn't get any sleep wife not good. 0220 this morning we're in hospital at 0926 the wife gave birth to out first. He weighed in at 6lb 8 1/2 and has yet to be named. Wife is being kept in over night and i have...
  13. 3 months with my TA700.

    I have had my 08, 700TA coming up for 3 months now. Second user and it had only 3600 miles on the clock when I got it. Now done 5280 and most of which has been on 3 camping weekends. I'm a late comer to proper motorcycling and did the direct access test 10 years ago. Previous bikes, Virago...
  14. For Sale: Hydraulic Bike/Quad lift + VFR 750/800 rear paddock stand

    For Sale / Wanted
    I'm trying to create a bit of space in the garage..... For sale is an as new Hydraulic motorcycle lift (I think I still have the instructions/manual somewhere!), only used once or twice. Great for getting both wheels of the bike at the same time. It's the same as this; Liftmaster 680Kg...
  15. Sold: 2003 Bonneville in Somerset

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    2003 Triumph Bonneville - £2,950 obo Cardinal red Bonneville 790 with just over 5,000 miles on the clock, 2 owners from new. Taxed until end of Jan 2012, MOT until end of Feb 2012. Comes with: Factory centre stand Factory knee pads TORS MRA screen Factory tacho kit fitted 60mm mirror extenders...
  16. Honda CR85 2005 Motocross Bike Excellent Condition

    eBay - CR/CRF/CRM
    £700.00 (0 Bids) End Date: Sunday Jan-23-2011 19:40:41 GMT Buy It Now for only: ***163;800.00 Bid now | Buy it now | Add to watch list More...
  17. Kill button switch Honda CR 80/85/125/250 Motocross MX

    eBay - CR/CRF/CRM
    £5.70 End Date: Monday Jan-24-2011 18:03:51 GMT Buy It Now for only: ***163;5.70 Buy it now | Add to watch list More...
  18. Honda CR85 2005 Motocross Bike Excellent Condition

    eBay - CR/CRF/CRM
    £750.00 (0 Bids) End Date: Sunday Jan-16-2011 19:32:52 GMT Buy It Now for only: ***163;900.00 Bid now | Buy it now | Add to watch list More...
  19. honda xrv 750 africa twin supermoto wheels

    eBay - Africa Twin
    £500.00 (0 Bids) End Date: Tuesday Jan-18-2011 14:24:03 GMT Buy It Now for only: ***163;550.00 Bid now | Buy it now | Add to watch list More...
  20. For Sale: Shimano Beastmaster BX Travel Spin Rod

    For Sale / Wanted
    For Sale: New and not used Shimano Beastmaster BX Travel HEAVY Spinning Rod 9' or 10' (2.70/3.00M). I bought this last month as gift and the little %$£ no longer wants it. It still has the protective shrink wrap on the rod handle & is packed very neatly in a cloth bag and a robust zip up travel...