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  1. Vigor/SLR 650 fork oil SAE rating

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi there;couple of things (1) I'm changing the fork oil in my 99 FX650 Vigor. The tech data gives the quantity and level but no recommendation for the grade of oil. The bike is only used on the street, so any suggestions please? (2) Bit of a long shot this, but would anybody have an actual...
  2. New member saying Hi

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Ladies and Gentlemen, New member blackbirdflyer saying Hi to the Honda Trial Bike community. I am rebuilding a Honda XL 500R (1982) and hope that I can benefit from your collective expertise with the project. My machine has suffered a camshaft failure (ouch) and needs a full top end...
  3. SLR Fuel tank paint job - removal

    Dominator / FMX
    Gents, Im sure this has been done before; can you give me sign posting to instructions for fuel tank removal (and/or workshop manual) as want to send it away to Dream Machine for Rothmans paint job :) thanks kimosabby
  4. >30mm Risers?

    Transalp
    Handlebar risers for transalp 600. And 20 mm its to short. To expensive on ebay £46 ! ridiculous... Do anyone know where to get them cheaper? or anyone has a milling machine? a garage or something...
  5. CRF 1000l Off Road!!

    Africa Twin
    Hello to everybody, i wode like to shear some offroad vids of my africa twin crf 1000l, and for other users to post there vids to, i hope you enjoy the same as i do riding this incredabel machine!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rO5lf1DLcYw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukl3-5ZHJ60
  6. Super lightweight luggage carrier for dirt bikes

    Travel
    Pretty amazing and the more I look at this kit, the more it makes sense for a super lightweight option on a enduro type machine or those not wanting 2cwt of steel and ally luggage rack!. Home — Green Chile Adventure Gear
  7. Collectible XLV750 for £2995

    Africa Twin
    HONDA XLV 750R RARE COLLECTABLE IMPORT MACHINE, | eBay not really...... it's a 1985 Rf with the 1983 Rd tank, mudguards and plastics... for this money it should be in good condition and original, this is a hybrid so a guess it is rare hope it makes this money as I have 4 in the garage...
  8. Dominator exhaust and off road mudguard added to the 650

    Transalp
    Hi guys, I added a dominator exhaust and off road mudguard to my TA last week. I think the mudguard ads a more aggressive look the machine. The exhaust was cheap but I do not think the link pipe is engineered to the correct angle as the exhaust was tight against the indicator. I have attached...
  9. Which 2 stroke oil ?

    Chatter
    I need to go and buy some 2 stroke oil to mix 25:1 with some lead free so I can go test ride this little terrorist machine I just bought. Now I am thinking Cazzy R because I love the aroma and would smoke my sausages with it if it tasted good.:D:D:D Has 2 stroke oil technology made any advances...
  10. Where best to sell a used bike?

    Chatter
    Forgive me, it has been a while since I have posted, mainly because I have been riding a Suzuki GSR750 the past two years... but I have seen the error in my ways, and am looking to sell the bike and put the pennies towards something shiny in the New Year (unless anyone has a reasonable 650...
  11. First Twin

    Africa Twin
    Hi, so I'm selling my gsxr 750 tomorrow to buy a 2002 RDo7a from a friend of mine. the bike is in pristine condition well taken care of. the owner is a specialist mech and has worked for both bmw and harley. Been on the forum for a couple of weeks learning about this awesome machine. now my...
  12. Question re cancellation charges

    Insurance
    I've recently read that if you sell your bike you must notify your insurers and cancel the policy ( or change it if you have a new machine ) the reason being that if the new owner is uninsured and has a prang you could be liable and pursued by your insurer if they have to pay . Many companies...
  13. It's here!!!!

    Varadero
    Finally got the time and the paperwork together... Yes, that's KM not miles:thumbright: A VERY different machine from the RT... The throttle is very light and the acceleration is phenomenal:D But I don't know if it was just because I was sat in the car for 9 hours yesterday and did a 2...
  14. @'s on MCNs bikes for sale!

    Africa Twin
    Just browsed the MCN bikes for sale pages, as you do, and kicked the search for @'s up. 4 total, 3 of which are private. 2 of those private sales are 50+k miles old, and one of them is a bitsa to my eyes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . but they all want £3k plus for their bikes...
  15. At last - An Alp in the Garage !

    Transalp
    Hi all, It's taken a while but finally I have an Alp in the garage :) Love the colour, nice clean machine, I am really chuffed. I will take some pix at the weekend, but this is her....... A big thanks to everyone who posted links and suggestions :) I will probably need a little advice on...
  16. Clock or Time machine

    Transalp
    I have a 2001 TA650 which I have only had for a short time (I Love It already):happy7: Sorry about that. My question is when I set the clock to the right time for some reason it looses it when I park it up, and when I'm riding along the display go's and then when I stop it's back but not at the...
  17. torque wrench recommendations

    Tools
    i need to replace my old torque wrench so can anyone recommend a mid priced, 3/8 drive suitable for motorbikes bearing in mind it will only be used occasionally and for the usual routine stuff. my old one came from machine mart and served me well so it doesnt have to be a snap-on or anything...
  18. Recommend me some tunes

    Chatter
    I've given google play music all access a go and the musical world is my lobster so how about some music recommendations. And Whealie. I still don't like Florence and the machine so don't bother :)
  19. Computer Help Please.....

    Chatter
    Two questions really.:confused: 1: My old Dell dimension 5150 XP machine has about had it and will be replaced by a Laptop says the household. It won't be being carried around much so doesn't need to be that portable... Large laptop or all in one? Advice please. 2: For my own personal use I's...
  20. A CRF230 Streamliner!!

    CRF - New Forum!
    Came across this Alan Smith CRF230 streamlining project when I was reading about Craig Vetter playing with streamlining of a Honda CN250 Helix Freedom Machine - Fuel Economy -Chap 36 Not quite the body kit for any green lane!
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