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  1. Have Fun in Winter Riding in Comfort with Heated Gear from Best Brands on the Market

    You may want to extend your riding season into winter months, but cold weather threatens to cut your trip short when you feel your toes and fingers freezing. Lack of blood circulation in your extremities makes your feet and hands numb, which increases your reaction time making winter riding...
  2. Slip-On Mufflers by Akrapovic for Honda CRF at

    The Akrapovic company, with its technologically advanced manufacturing facilities and highly-skilled specialists, is considered a pioneer in its field. The company was founded in 1991 by Igor Akrapovič, a racer who was pursuing perfection but couldn’t find suitable products for his bike on the...
  3. For Sale: TOURATECH Rear Shock Absorber Suspension (HIGHEND Level)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi guys - I am selling this HIGH End Rear shock for 750 EUR on local Slovenian market place, please check it out: I can offer a better deal towards Forum members. I think 700 EUR is fair. Just to mention: I...
  4. Swap: 2015 ktm duke 200 with dyna boost chip (unfitted)

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I am looking for a early 80s xr200r rolling chassis or full bike to direct swap for my duke, only bought the duke as couldlnt find the xr i wanted, duke sounds nuts and looks pretty radical with a rat look paint job and after market parts, needsa few tghings for first mot in october, just...
  5. Wanted: 600 Alp After Market Exhaust Wanted

    For Sale / Wanted
    Got the Alp on the road today and I'm already missing the throb from an after market exhasut can fitted to a V-Twin engine. Had a Laser Pro-Duro on my last one and the sound was wonderous :D:thumbup: So . . . . . anyone got a half decent exhasut can for a 600 alp that they'd be happy to part...
  6. Wanted: 600 Transalp Centre Stand

    For Sale / Wanted
    Has anyone out there got an un-wanted centre stand for a 600 Alp (mines a '98 model, but earlier ones should fit)? Checked with that excellent source of new Honda parts, David Silvers, and apparently the stand is no longer available. The after market availability of a stand is very patchy as...
  7. XRV Spark Plug Upgrade??

    Africa Twin
    So the standard plug for the XRV is DPR8EA-9, You can also get iridium plugs DPR8EIX-9. But there also exists the laser iridium plug that is the best plug available on the market, the new CRF Africa Twin uses this plug and the service intervals for spark plugs is 48,000km Does anybody here...
  8. Where have all the big trail bikes gone?

    Other Bikes
    I was at the NEC for Motorcycle Live this week, and whilst the pages of the motorcycling press are plastered with "Adventure Bikes", it was noticeable that there weren't any big trail bikes at the show. If you want to spend £20k on 125+bhp and 250kg of touring bike on long travel suspension then...
  9. worn output shaft

    Africa Twin
    Hi all just got back from a 16 day trip to croatia, i might add my AT did not :( I bought the bike 3 months ago and have discovered that it was fitted with an incorrect after market front sprocket which has chewed the splines on the shaft and destroyed itself and the chain in the process...
  10. 04 crf 250x mods

    CRF - New Forum!
    Hi all, Honda crf 250 x mods biggest bang for your buck ... open air box (check out c.c.c rick ramsey for pic)( C.c.c closed course competition mods ) Rejet honda crf 250 x they come woefully under jetted very lean, you will get a big improvement (allowing the engine to breath better) in air...
  11. 42 Liter HRC XRV750 Paris Dakar Series II Fuel Tank

    Africa Twin
    XRV Fans, Hello. I believe I own an original metal HRC XRV750 series II fuel tank from the Paris-Dakar races and am writing to learn if anyone on the forum may be able to provide a market value for the fuel tank. As you may be aware, they are very rare and rarely become available for sale...
  12. Need some help with a bodge

    Bodgers Corner
    I have the engine out of the 1970 Triumph T120R TR6 I aquired in Germany and have need of some bodging advice from you experts out there... I have just taken the primary chain case off and totally de-greased it.. On closer inspection it looks like some ham fisted fool has hit it with a hammer...
  13. Cat converter question

    I had thought that a bike fitted with an after market exhaust would mean the cat would be dumped, but apparently not? Is it easy/desirable to dump these things? Most gs bmws appear to.
  14. Project help required

    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...
  15. RD07 Frame wanted

    Africa Twin
    Hi all. I'm in the market for a cheap RD07 frame. The only conditions are that it must be 100% straight, have a log book and not be written off. Thanks. _____________________________________________ Find me on Facebook: MotoTed & MotoRevive.
  16. Are you sitting comfortably?

    Ok guys tiny moan with my xl600v seating position. May just be me but when in the saddle I feel that I have to keep shuffling back up the seat. Also the slight forward sliding puts pressure on my old thumbs. I know I'm a wuss. Now my question is are there any after market seats with slight...
  17. Africa Twin having a Tantrum

    Africa Twin
    My 1993 AT does a couple of thousand dry miles a year and has done so for the last 6 years (I know .....fair weather and all that). A few weeks ago I went to work on it in glorious sunshine and retuned later after a torrential downpour to find it thoroughly soaked and hard to start. I...
  18. Wanted: RD07 1994 ECU/CDI wanted

    XRV Swap Shop
    Looks like a failed reg/rec on my 1994 RD07 has damaged the ECU :( so looking out for a replacement. Anyone know of one available (even just to test to confirm mine has actually failed)? Are there any recommendations for an after-market unit? Thanks.
  19. Help. I need a replacement exhaust NOW!!!!!

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all So I am just a few weeks away from my summer trip on the bike. I have a few last jobs to do but in the last week the exhaust on my 1996 Dommie has started to blow. Currently I run the standard pipes but want to replace the tail pipes with a single can. So far every one I have looked at...
  20. Exhaust slip on options for a quieter life? '97 XR600

    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...