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  1. Rear light relocation program

    Africa Twin
    I really love the looks of the AT, but to me the rear light and plastic protector don't do the bike justice. So I relocated the rear light to sit flush with the fairing and removed the plastic protector (I know, not practical, but hey, stripe of dirt on the back adds to my image...) Original...
  2. Hi everyone !

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi ! I'm a new member from France (in Auvergne, in the center of the country) First of all, I want to apologize for my poor english (kind of a french tradition, I think...) I ride a 1988 gold honda dominator, I keep it as a "collector". I also love VW bugs (I own a 1303 super beetle), and old...
  3. Transalp tire swap with Africa Twin

    Transalp Technical Specs
    Hi. My current back tire on my transalp 600v 1998 (Back: 120/90-17 m/c 64s) is more then dead, but i have some new tires sitting on my Africa twin 650 1988, (my father told me they are 140/80 R17, no idea how the naming system works.) I guess if they fit, it would be a slimmer tire, but would it...
  4. 88 Transalp top fairing swop for Africa Twin top fairing and lights, is this possible

    Transalp
    Ok so I've just got an 88 TA and will be sripping and restoring it over the next couple of months. What i am wondering is, is it possible to change the TA headlight mounting frame, headlight and top fairing and fit the AT headlight frame headlights and top fairing without too much trauma? Love...
  5. To Weld Or Not To Weld

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Some of you might have a vague memory of a post I put up over 2 years ago entitled; "I Was Sold A Lemon" Long story short, the engine in my 'new to me' 1991 RD04 had an oil leak, was discovered the sump had a crack which was filled, dealer bought me a replacement engine, I had it...
  6. Hmmm

    Africa Twin
    Long time since I posted on here, but I've just found a rare treat in need of some love:p I say rare because bikes of any size are anyway extremely difficult to find here in Myanmar, but an AT is an even more stunning find:thumbright: This one is up for sale for around 1800 US$ so I'm sooo...
  7. crf1000 wheels on rd07a

    Africa Twin
    so I own both a crf1000 and rd07a. My crf1000 is having its wheels replaced under warranty due to spoke errosion. Question I have is could the old wheels be respoked to the rd07a hub as I love the gold wheels? Obviously assuming that the dealer will sell me the old wheels
  8. Pre and post 2003 rear end differences

    Varadero
    Hello mates, would anyone here be able to tell me if there are significant, if any, differences of the rear end on the Vara before and after the 2003 models? I would really love to mount Givi V35's, but they only offer racks for the 2003+ models. If I don't have to modify the original rack...
  9. Dominator Exhaust Replacement Options

    Dominator / FMX
    I am thinking of maybe getting replacement exhausts / silencers, mine are standard If you have replaced your Dominator exhausts, I would love to find out all about them Please could you answer these questions to help me decide What is the make of your replacements ? How much were they in...
  10. Cheapest jacket ever

    Clothing
    I just ordered this : DUHAN Autumn Winter Motorcycle Jacket Men Motocross Equipment Cotton Lined Cold-proof Motorbike Moto Jacket Protective Gear A friend of mine got it and I love it so I ordered mine. Sent from my MI 5 using Tapatalk
  11. Crf450 forks on an XR400

    XR
    Has anyone e done this modification. I like the thought of USD forks. I know I'd need the triple clamps as well but would love to know if anyone has done this mod? Ben Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  12. Carrying a DSLR on a bike

    Photography
    Am I worrying too much? DSLR and small prime lens in a tail bag strapped to the back seat? I'd love to combine my bestest things to do - bikes and photography - but too nervous to take the camera. Not in case I drop the bike or anything, just vibrations and general bouncing about on the back...
  13. wheres wally very easy version : )

    Transalp
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2SzlJjwL68 hears an old girl I would love an old friend from years ago that I haven't even seen since 89 rode with a 1% club in the late 70 he had one of these with ape hanger bars at the time . very interesting bloke to chat with very mechanically minded used...
  14. Fork help from accross the pond

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, First post from across the pond, what a great board. I wish we had AT in the states. I mean old school AT that is. I have a 1989 TA that has 11k on the clock. I love the old school bikes, reminds me of my younger day:) So I'm doing the AT RD03 swing arm swap so I can have disc brakes. I...
  15. Motoz tractionator adventurer for XRV 750 RD07

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hi guys, I'm looking to get some more agressive tyres for my XRV 750 RD07 1996, as I will be riding a lot of sand and dirt here in Australia. I have until now run Mitas E07, but would love a bit more grip in the sand. I am looking at a TKC 80 for the front. Interested in the new Motoz...
  16. Afx fx-41 ds

    Helmets
    After using my BMW enduro lid to the maxium amount of usage over years.. I was looking around for a replacement.. after reading many reviews.. settled on the AFX Fx-41 DS was about 170 euro.. got the gold mirrored visor with it.. which was about 30 euro off ebay I use ultimate ear molded ear...
  17. Transalp 650 2007 Gear Selector need to re align??

    Transalp
    Hi All Maybe a stupid question im a new rider just bought myself a TA650 love it but the gear selector needs adjusting as its too low for me... ive looked online without much joy as to how to adjust? can anyone help me please? Thank you in advance
  18. What bike after Transalp?

    Transalp
    Hi! I am a happy owner of a '97 Transalp 600 PD10, with 57k kms on it and of course still going strong. In the next year I am planning to swap it for a newer bike with similar riding characteristics, but I seem to struggle to see what the obvious choice is. - I was first thinking Transalp 700...
  19. DRZ400E wheel big issue

    Suzuki
    HI everyone, Had my DRZ400E for a few months now and absolutely love it - it's a UK registered DRZ400E (2001 model). I now need to replace the chain and sprockets and have hit a bit of a problem. The standard sprocket size doesn't seem to fit my rear hub as the spacing of the holes is very...
  20. XL700 tool kit

    Transalp
    Hello! I'm off to Africa in a few days to ride an XL700 for a while and I don't have one at home, I was wondering if you could recommend the most commonly needed tools and sizes for the bike? I'd love to arrive ready to change a tyre, tighten a chain etc. Any help gratefully received! Thanks :p
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