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  1. Varadero
    I bought one of the last Varas in 2014, made in 2011 I believe. I’ve done three long European rides (3K to 4K miles) and it’s been brilliant. It’s now done nearly 41K miles and in preparation for another long ride around Europe I’m thinking I should change the rear shock. Just looking at Haynes...
  2. Africa Twin
    XRV Forum Members: Hello and happy holidays! I am writing to learn of the availability of a HID conversion kit for my 1991 Italian XRV750 RD04 with BA20D bulbs or lamps. The current bulb is stamped with HERT4 12V35/35W. Since the American websites for Amazon, ebay and Google, do not...
  3. XL
    Hi, just joined this forum as I have just bought a very nice imported ( USA ) 1972 XL 350 that was restored 11 years ago and not been used since. It has been part of a private collection including a Vincent Black Shadow. Plan to put oil down the plug hole for a few days and see how the engine...
  4. For Sale / Wanted
    Transalp 650 rear carrier with fittings to also fit XRV750 RD07/7a As I have now fitted my Africa Twin (750) with an original carrier the Transalp 650 one that I had fitted is now for sale. The rack itself was not modified but I made some fittings so it would fit the Africa twin as described...
  5. For Sale / Wanted
    I am selling complete Pannier System from Hepco & Becker Alu Sideboxes and upper AluBox With steel support mounting Side and upper carrier. All original HEPCO & BECKER, germany made. Just to mention: I just bought my new RD07a and imported from Germany. Bike has 45K km on the clock and was...
  6. For Sale / Wanted
    Now that I've moved over to an Africa Twin I have a few Pooratech protection bits for sale. These were made by myself to go on my Transalp XL700V (ABS). The parts are all made from stainless steel. They have been on my old bike for about 6 years but still look in good condition. They've not...
  7. Transalp
    I was told it was intermittent when I bought the bike, and had been checked out and nothing seen to be wrong. So, investigations were made, and I soon discovered it barely reached the contact point inside the gearbox. I’ll probably order a new one, maybe, and I didn’t want to leave the copper...
  8. Transalp
    I've seen multiple people on this forum fit an AT sumpguard on their 650 Transalp's. But how? :o I don't think the mounting points line up. The AT one has 2 in the front instead of the TA's 1... I found a user named Tramp talking about a recent post he made where he explained it but i can't seem...
  9. For Sale / Wanted
    Due to demand I have put into production a new batch of riser kits comprising of from fork extensions with valves and rear U bracket. I have received several requests through Facebook etc and am having 10 sets produced. There are at least 5 sets available so if anyone interested to reserve a set...
  10. For Sale / Wanted
    Metal Mule Panniers for Sale. £350. Here we have a very nice pair of Metal Mule panniers. 2007 vintage and only used Half a dozen times in anger and for a few commutes or shopping trips in between. 38litre capacity each. Usual top quality MM panniers they don’t make them like this...
  11. Dominator / FMX
    For those that like that kind of thing, the current issue of Bike magazine has a feature on a French-made custom from a Dommie donor bike. July 2019 edition, page 20. The engine, bash plate and front half of the frame look familiar, but that’s about all! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Africa Twin
    Greeting from Austria! Since i saw many Twins with rear tanks in this forum, i got to ask you a few questions. Short story: I bought a modified RD07 1995 last year which needed some love, stripped it this winter, removed everything the previous owner built, checked and overhauled pretty much...
  13. Dominator / FMX
    I just made myself one of these sleeves out of stainless steel for the rear caliper on a 96 RD08 (part No14 in the link below) hoping i'll never have to replace it again. Its a cheep enough part but i wanted an excuse to use the grooving tool i bought :D I made two so have one spare if anyone is...
  14. Chatter
    I want to re-wire my Dommie because I cant get it started due to a re-wiring problem.. Last spring/summer me and my son build a cafe racer for a tattoo artist in Copenhagen.. When the bike was finished he sent me a M-Unit blue and some switches,and an expensive speedo... I fit the switches ...
  15. For Sale / Wanted
    Honda Transalp xl600v PD06 and PD10 (1987 to 2000) OEM Honda silencer/ exhaust FOR SALE After an engine malfunction I’m now parting out my ’87 Transalp. As you’re looking at this advert your silencer has probably rotted away. Mine did. This silencer came off a friend’s 1998 bike that was...
  16. Transalp
    I’ve had a number of bikes, big, small etc and I’ve never had a bike as hard to put on the main stand as the 700. ive strained my shoulder. strained my foot. Airhead Beamers, heavier bikes... easier. sports bikes with main stands.... easier. 650 Trannie..... don’t remember this being hard...
  17. Africa Twin
    Hello guys, I have some evil thoughts about cutting in half the rebound spring or even more - ordering custom ones to be made if all is OK with the shorter length. I am talking about part number 10 here Now this is because I have good sag set up now, but when I put fork emulators they will...
  18. CRF - New Forum!
    Had my crf 450x stolen last night , if you are going to look at any for sale in the future mine had a few one of marks, deep scratch on the frame near the weld on the left side , one off led headlight, home made stand headlight board had been repaired the a blue plastic piece to hold it to the...
  19. XR
    Just in case anyone else in the UK needs one of these parts and does not want to pay the stupid price of £32 :disgust: ........ (these are only $15 in the states) I just made & fitted today, seems OK. Cost me about £2 & 1/2hr effort. (I bought a 25mm thick hard rubber dapping block on eBay)
  20. Transalp
    This might not interest anyone, except those with some spare Nonfango panniers. It might not interest them either, but hey! :D Just received my newly ordered Givi pannier brackets for my new to me 700. as I had the nonfango panniers, the made up brackets as well and these were last fitted to my...
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