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  1. Appreciated advice, CUTTING OUT .

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone, I am a proud owner of a AT RD07A 1997 (Name TOTO) I experienced a bizarre moment this morning as was riding, Toto decided to cut out leaving me with no lights or ignition button working( dead ) 10 minutes later after waiting on the side of the road she started again ! Now I will...
  2. HELP - 6mm bolt snapped in the head

    Africa Twin
    Had a bit of a nightmare yesterday after installing new pistons reassembling the heads and getting the engine back in the frame quite nicely disaster struck. When torquing down the small 6mm bolt in the cylinder head it snapped like a bit of cheese. As usual this was the last bolt. To fit a...
  3. XRV750 RD07A Crank shaft

    Africa Twin
    Hi all Im new the forum and require urgent help. I need to source a crankshaft for my XRV750 as far as I know the RD04 and the RD07 uses the same Crank is this correct. For some unknown reason mine broke 3 teeth on the Timing Gear. Im leaving a a long distance tour in 3 weeks and just my...
  4. Dominator 650 front wheel fit Transalp 600

    Transalp
    Hi all from across the pond, I'm the lucky owner of an 1989 TA 600. I'm getting ready to upgrade the front and rear end to RD04 specs. I'm looking for another rim I can a lace to my new hub while leaving the bike together. So is a 650 Dominator front rim the same as a TA? Thanks for the...
  5. Engine temp

    Dominator / FMX
    I just got back from a 50 mile brap, mainly fast country roads with a little town work towards the end. An hour later i put my hand on the clutch cover and it feels really hot, an hour later. Now by hot i mean putting my hand on the cover and leaving it on, it was uncomfortable to say the least...
  6. Free: Varadero 1000 Crash bars and SW Motech luggage racks

    For Sale / Wanted
    Well with the old Vara now gone I have the following bits available for free SW motech luggage racks with most the fittings Crash bars with no fittings Both are rusty/scratched/dented/very well used Could be brought back to life with a good wire brush and a tin of Hammerite! I can't be...
  7. honda xr250r engine dating

    XR
    Hi, my name is paul, And im looking for some help to date the engine in my xr250 which is on a Q plate first registered in the UK in 1989 and manufactured in 1988 but frame had a mistake when stamped leaving vin number one digit short i assumed this was the reason for the Q plate. Recently i...
  8. changing gear need help

    Africa Twin
    hi i have a problem need help.. i have changed drive sprockets and chain..i used hondas front sprocket with gold did chain, sprox rear sprocket.. i have adjusted chain leaving plenty of slack 75mm so chain nearly touches rear swing arm.. but i cant change into third gear and can hear a horrible...
  9. Decat question.

    Transalp
    Hello peeps, I've just fitted an o2 sensor eliminator, and I have to say the bike really has responded well to it, the fuelling is unbelievably smooth. I was also after a louder soundtrack ( not offensive, just nice & deep ), and was going to fit a decat pipe, leaving the standard silencer. I...
  10. Spark plug cap

    Africa Twin
    Hello lads, I inspected my RD07A spark plugs this weekend. Trying to remove that bitch of a front left plug, I yanked on the HT lead to remove the spark plug cap but ripped the lead clean out, leaving the spark plug cap firmly stuck over the spark plug. Eventually managed to wiggle it out but it...
  11. Electrical Fault.

    How to.....
    Hi, I have a electrical fault on my RD07 AT. the battery keeps going flat. It's fine when I ride the bike frequently but if not it appears ok then all of a sudden after a couple of days it drops the charge and goes flat. I have been leaving it on the optimisor/charger for the winter but...
  12. Where can I get Dommie throttle cables?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi again. It's all in the title really. I have a 1996 Dominator and the throttle cables are starting to bind, so I thought I will just hop onto David Silver web site and order new ones..........Oh no, not that easy, they can only supply the 'A' cable. On the dreaded eBay you cant get any for a...
  13. Sammy Miller Museum 30th October 2015

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi, Really late notice but I have decided I'm off to the Sammy Miller Museum tomorrow; I will be leaving Colchester about 08.00, at the Dartford crossing just before 9.00, Fleet about 10.00 and at the Museum a little after 11.00. If anyone fancies it I'll see you either on route or at the...
  14. Speedo drive stripdown

    Africa Twin
    Inside the speedo drive gearbox is the worm gear spindle which drives the cable. This wears downwards into the casting which collects any crap. The bottom end of this gear sits in a blind recess. I removed the dome shape of the casting (I used a slitter disc in a 4" angle grinder) until I could...
  15. Transalp 700 2009 ABS 20k - £2595.00

    Transalp
    Sorry to be leaving you guys but I'm moving over to the dark side of BMW so my Transalps up for sale all details are here - Honda Transalp 700 - XL700A ABS 20K | eBay
  16. Next bike build..

    Chatter
    I am looking to build a bike for my son. We just sold this because jnr only rode it 3 times in five months and I didnt want to leave it outside for the winter as it probably would have died of hypothermia. I was thinking of a Yamaha XS 400 or a XBR500 because he wants one of those hipster...
  17. Winter Parking

    Chatter
    I am looking for ideas on how to protect a couple of my bikes from the up coming winter. I have two bikes that have to stay outside this winter and was wondering if anybody had tried parking a couple of bikes in a tent. I have a huge garden so its not a problem to pitch one I have tried bike...
  18. Urgently need a tank! RD04. Please help!

    Africa Twin
    Hey guys I urgently need a tank for my RD04 as mine is not up for the job at the moment. We are leaving for Spain on Tuesday so I need it veerryyy soon. It doesnt matter what colour or condition, as long as its usable. Does anyone have one I can buy? Happy to pick up anywhere. Cheers guys.
  19. Advice on Sweden, urgent

    Great Roads/Routes
    Hi, need some help on Sweden. We are some bikers >10 leaving to Sweden from Sandefjord in june/july. Plan is to do the south-west coast of sweden on ok roads towards helsingborg-helsingør, and back the east coast of Denmark (here we have reasonably good control). I need advice on best roads and...
  20. Transalp Gone -Forum Leaving Present

    Transalp
    Hi Guys I have sold/Traded my Transalp in for a new CRF250L. As a leaving present I have shared a folder containing Service Manuals (PDF) for anyone you wants a copy. Enjoy! https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B39E4xmdHIZEY0kwcmVFVzh4QU0&usp=sharing any problems accessing it please PM me...
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