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  1. Transalp
    I’m on changing the output shaft on my 700 XL and having started it up after the rebuild I am getting a very light noise from the clutch side, my question is there anything that is peculiar to the clutch to make it noisy. When I pull in the clutch lever the noise disappears. , there is also a...
  2. MOTORCYCLEiD
    Starting in the 1960s, motocross sport was developing fast, just like O’Neal company founded by former rider Jim O’Neal. He became a pioneer and innovator in riding gear and apparel, and today, the company’s specialists continue implementing smart engineering solutions to make their products...
  3. Transalp
    New member question - Hello recently bought a 2008 transalp 650 which I am enjoying riding much more than the GS1100 I just got rid of (too heavy !) Anyway, wonder if someone can help identify the pannier rack that my bike has fitted from the attached photo. The bike did not come with panniers...
  4. Dominator / FMX
    HI guys. This is my rear wheel broken. I can't tell for sure if it broke before or just after I bought the bike. I can't find any other used FMX wheel anywhere on the internet. I found some front wheels but not rear. Oddly front is 36 and rear is 32 spokes. Wtf is this and why? :mad::mad: Rear...
  5. Dominator / FMX
    Apologies for yet another possible carb issue / tickover problem post but before I go and take the bike for some dyno time and tweaking I've been trying to make sure everything else is ok. Work so far including recent work by the previous owner - new CDI carb clean and rejet to 60 pilot...
  6. Transalp
    2007 650 starting issue-not charging correctly Hi all, hope someone may be able to throw some light on this... I have bought a 650 TA 2007 with less than 15k in what appears very good condition. It has been parked up in the garage over winter and not used by myself until the last week or so...
  7. Africa Twin
    Hi Fellow XRV enthusiasts. Most of you are probably on your bike today as glorious weather but hopefully someone around to ask:) Replaced Headstock bearings on my RD04 (AT) and failed to make sufficient notes for reassembly. If anyone has a reassembly diagram then grateful, if not then good...
  8. Africa Twin
    Hello guys, I have a question; I run the 17t front sprocket from JT on my RD04, however, JT does not make the rubberized version of the 17t sprocket (JTF314) which id like to have, they only make the bare 17t version. However - Rugged roads sells the 17t rubberized OEM honda sprocket...
  9. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Dear Friends! Biker boys and biker girls! Let us invite you all to the IZI Meeting for the ninth time! As usual on the second weekend of May, as usual at the Grodziec Castle. You will find everything you like: meetings with friends, loads of good, live music, Saturday rides of different type...
  10. Africa Twin
    My first Post... I have just aquired an RD 03 vin # RD03 10004xx to keep my crf1000 dct company in the garage. It is 99% original but needs just a little care to make it excellent. Question.. Was this bike an early Japanese domestic build ? It does have a “speed” light and I think Japan...
  11. Africa Twin Technical Specs
    Hi to all members:thumbright: Help, need another oil pump for my xrv rdo4 part number 15100MV1000 unfortunately Honda do not make them any more and cant find one even David Silver and CMS no luck. However they can supply the oil pump for the rd07 part number 15100MY1010 but can not grantee that...
  12. CRF - New Forum!
    just wondering if any one out there has tried put put a twin pipe of a 2013 450 on a 2005 . if so what mods needed , my thinking is that i would need to make a mounting point on the rear subframe for the can and a new panel to clear the can. any help please , and does it give any more power ?
  13. Africa Twin
    Hi all, it's been a while, hope you are all well and loving your new / old ATs :D Sold mine, didn't want to but ironically the difference from an older GS funded our ADV to Spain to hunt down some of those Africa Twin film locations from the original marketing videos. Can't make this up if you...
  14. What's it worth?
    Hi, do any of you guys have any idea what a 1978 Orange tank black side panels Honda XL125 is worth at all please. She has seen a lot of better days, bit scruffy and in need of quite a few parts inc wiring harness and silencer. Got a dink in the tank too. Got a list of about 30 bits to find...
  15. Transalp
    Hi. I have had my 99' TA 600 for a while now, and I want to make my bike a little less soft, and also try to lift the rear a bit. Is this possible just by modifying the original parts? Has anyone done this before? In the front I added a few mm. of fork-oil, and changed the viscosity. That...
  16. XL
    Hi All Im new to the forum so if I ask a silly question forgive me! Im just bought a 1986 XL600 LMF, a little ruff round the edges, but original UK twin headlight version, Im going to try and bring it back to original so need a few things, one thing I was looking for were the original tyre...
  17. Dominator / FMX
    Greetings from Denmark, its been a while since I posted about the Dominator I built a few years ago... Once I got it finished I moved on to build a couple more bikes, the latest of which is a SR500 cafe racer I was asked to build by a tattoo artist from Copenhagen with the help of my son...
  18. XL
    Hello, I've recently acquired a 1972 Honda XL250 Motosport and am currently restoring the bike. Before breaking the bike down, I noticed when kick starting the bike that it would make a sound (something like a crude click) and almost feel like it 'gave way' or was 'stripping/slipping' (for lack...
  19. Dominator / FMX
    I am noticing a pretty strong shudder when accelerating particularly from 2nd to 3rd,recently fitted new michelin annakee3, brake pads, chain, sprocket,handlebars,not sure if the bike did it before,it just doesnt seem to be as smooth through the gears as before,the front tyre was not fitted to...
  20. Africa Twin
    Hello, Forgive me for my approximate English is that of GOOGLE translation ^^. I am selling this pair of wheels from 650 africa twin MARARTHON. These are real reinforced wheels (the rim is bigger at the spoke nuts and the spokes are bigger too). These rims come from my MARATHON who will go to a...
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