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  1. XR400 Standard Indicator Relay

    XR
    Hi all, just joined here, need some help. Partners son has an xr400 that needs to get through an MOT. It has standard indicators with bulbs not LED ones and we are after locating a relay to get these working. For the life of us we can not locate one, can import one from Australia of all places...
  2. Rear brake pad replacement

    Dominator / FMX
    Help please! I've set myself the task of replacing my rear brake pads but I've fallen at the first hurdle. I can't for the life of me see how to get the pad retaining pin out. I can't see any threads / hex heads like on my other bikes. I can just about see a tiny hole where I guess an r-clip...
  3. Time to bow out

    XR
    Hi guys I've not posted for ages, I've been a touch busy with other bikes/hobbies/diy and life. I've also not ridden my XR for some time due to pain in my right foot as I found kicking it over was far from comfortable, even with an enduro boot on. Today I go the results from the doctor...
  4. Chain and sprocket life

    Transalp
    My 04 650 alp has clocked 31,400 miles from new and is still on the original chain and sprockets, I know the green zone wear indicator will only be a guide to chain life but in the five mil. width the green has I still have one point five mil. left. Also the difference in chain play only varies...
  5. Xr650r Pair of Wheels FOR SALES

    XR
    Hello All, I have a pair of xr650r wheels with tyres for sale.It came off my xr650r ,I am converting mine to supermoto!! :-P Wheels are in good conditions ,it has an upgraded hub in both wheels!! Plenty of life left on the Dunlop tyres.. Please click on link below for photo.. Price is £340...
  6. For Sale: Front tyre for RD04 (Africa Twin)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Front tyre for sale: £10:00 Not new but has plenty life left in it. Can post but would prefer collection (CV10 Midlands area Regards Oxbone mailto:[email protected]
  7. Whats this suff worth?

    Triumph
    I have just been offered the bargain of a lifetime or is it? Its a 1961 Norton Slimline Featherbed with a few bits n bobs and I was wondering if its worth the sellers asking price? It has Danish registration papers too.:thumbup: It obviously needs a few bits n bobs and I am not keen on the...
  8. XRV750: Countershaft - Estimate of Remaining Mileage

    Africa Twin
    Hello. I am writing to learn if any XRV750 owners may have learned of premature countershaft or output shaft wearing and continued to ride while monitoring the wear rate. The first image reflects approximately a 30-40% reduction in the width of the splines. Also, please note the condition of...
  9. Project help required

    Chatter
    I need some advice. I have been offered a Yamaha TZR 250 from a mate as a project for jnr when he heads back to Technical College to start his third year of his bike mechanic education in september. I would like to know if there are any usb cameras available on the market that can be used to...
  10. Dominator Identification

    Dominator / FMX
    I'm in the process of bringing back to life, after five years of hibernation, a 2000 year registration Dominator, but have encountered a few issues while sourcing parts. My frame number is ZDCRD08AOXF321107. Is there a way of breaking down the frame number to identify model year, import model, etc ?
  11. 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...
  12. Wanted: bits wanted

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi , I'm looking for a few bits and bobs for a 1992 Africa twin that I'm bringing back to life and hopefully going to use on a few Europe trips. has anybody got some engine bars , headlight protectors (the wire ones) a decent aftermarket seat and any panniers ? thanks in advance dave
  13. Trip Master works well until.. I put the lights on..

    Africa Twin
    Trip Master works well until.. I put the lights on.. Anyone has any thoughts on the above problem? Even the parking light sets the Tripmaster dead until I put the lights off again.. it comes back to life after a couple of seconds.. Mind boggling.. I even removed all bulbs to understand if it...
  14. power source for sat nav - XL700

    Transalp
    I've finally succumbed to a sat nav and am looking at how to wire it into my trusty Transalp (XL700VA). I'm sure that somewhere on this forum I've seen that there is a spare connector block in the front cowl that can be used as a power source - but can't for the life of me find it now! Any...
  15. Motorcycle Vagabonds - Ride around the World

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Around the World on Two Wheels, Vagabond Style We have dreamed of it for many years, until we finally plucked up the courage to leave it all behind. After 3 ½-years travelling around the world on Honda Transalps we are now back and ready to reminisce about the 114,000 miles that have passed...
  16. serbia riding

    Riding
    hi! i'm the lucky owner of 2 husabergs 350 and 450, 2014, and 3 husqvarnas I used to ride MX for 6 years, but since 2010 Enduro and hard enduro have become my life) I'm also a enduro guide through our beautiful country, and I really love my mission!! I'd like to meet like-minded muddies here and...
  17. AdventureBrothers welcome post :)

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Welcome :compress: We are brothers from Poland currently live in Peterborough , fascinated by adventures and no ordinary way of life. My name is Marcin(34) and my brothers name is Pawel(33 ) BIKES ----> Currently looking for Transalp 600 or 650 ( june - buying deadline cause i am going...
  18. AdventureBrothers welcome post :)

    Other Bikes
    Welcome :compress: I did not found any place for a new members welcome post so i am writing it here ( if i'm wrong just feel free to tell me :-D ) :) We are brothers from Poland currently live in Peterborough , fascinated by adventures and no ordinary way of life. My name is Marcin(34) and my...
  19. Wanted: Wanted Africa Twin Yolks (triples)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hello folks, latest project bike had had a rough life to say the least, fork tubes were bent so I had to replace them with new as part of the rebuild. I had thought (hoped) that the yolks would be ok but having had a couple of goes now at getting everything aligned and true I've come to the...
  20. Exhaust slip on options for a quieter life? '97 XR600

    XR
    Currently have an Arrow exhaust can fitted along with the standard headers. I've fitted an after market dB killer which has quietened it down a little but it's still fookin raw loud when revved. If I start that thing up when I'm on the early shift the neighbours will go ape! What are you lot...
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