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  1. 2019 anyone?

    National Meets
    Very short notice and not a dedicated XRV event, mainly cos most of the old in-mates of XRV populate Bigtraillie, but this event is running this coming weekend . . . . https://www.bigtrailie.co.uk/index.php?threads/national-2019.2665/ Some attendees may even be on Honda motorcycles :D...
  2. Went for a spin today

    Africa Twin
    Went for a spin, popped round me mates and his neighbour showed up on the new @. Don't think he even knew mine was an africa twin. Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  3. Transalp 600 1998 Headlight replacement

    Transalp
    My mates got a 1998 french import (600VW) and needs to replace the headlight unit but he can't find one. Does anyone know if any others can be made to fit poss from another make of bike or from an earlier 600??? Help appreciated (Parts link undernoted) Cheers...
  4. which oil for my 122.000kms Varadero???

    Varadero
    Hi mates, Ive been using lately the shell advance 10w40 ultra 4T. Last trip to Pyrennes I did 3500kms and I had to topup with 1/2lts . Last day of the tour I had a non-stop 800kms with arround 35-40 degress and my stator melted the isolation..., could it be cause of the lack of that 1/2lts...
  5. Best Cruising RPM

    Varadero
    Hi mates, regarding fuel consumption, what will be the best rpm for cruising? Ive been riding my 2002 carbs at 2500-3000 and I can get arround 320kms for a 22lts fillup. cheers
  6. Fuel Light on - Bike doesnt Start

    Varadero
    Hello mates, sometimes when I turn on the key the fuel light doesnt goes out and the bike wont start. What could be the problem? regards Vara 2002 carbs
  7. Rear Sprocket on a Carbie blue

    Varadero
    Hi mates, its true the blue ones are faster :-) , but Im planing to change the rear sprocket to a 42 tooth for better fuel consumption on my 2002 Dero. Anyone has experience with this setup (16/42) for regular and touring ride? cheers
  8. new member.

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, joined yesterday bought a rd07a sunday from brighton way road back to cardiff, loved every minute off it. 3 mates in s wales own them so i had to join. look forward to using the site and meeting up sometime. cheers rob
  9. How Long

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi Everyone, Could anyone tell me the total length of a Vigor please? I'm looking to see if it will fit in the back of my mates van. Thanks
  10. Swing arm chain slider

    Dominator / FMX
    Howzit from South Africa! The bottom half of my chain slider has broken off, and finding body parts here is a bit of a task. Has anyone replaced theirs with an aftermarket model or another Honda model, and if so any advice? Thanks inmates!
  11. Hollywood classic ?

    Chatter
    Just thought I would share something non bike related. My son is at college and doing some media type stuff with a load of other kids. Him and six class mates were given a class project to make a small film. My son is in charge of the sound effect department . Take a look and let me know what...
  12. dominator head

    Dominator / FMX
    Anyone got a head to fit a dominator laying about in the back of their shed, my mates got the dreaded crack between the valves and the valve seat's fallen out :(
  13. Whats the verdict

    Africa Twin
    Went out today for a ride with a couple of new biking mates this is what one rode I was quite impressed it sounded superb so thought I would take a couple of pics for the members on here.
  14. Spain to Morocco - any advice ?

    Travel
    Hi all, Just read Jackdaws post on Morocco as I am off in September to Marrakesh with a couple of mates. Very early stages of planning, anyone got any advice on this? Will probs need additional insurance for north Africa, but I have heard "if it's not nailed down, it will vanish" type stories...
  15. Anyone looking for a Dragon Rally ticket or two?

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I know it a little late but a couple of my mates can't make the Rally for different reasons, so if anyone interested get it touch quick so they can be sent or collected. Price as face value
  16. North West France Accommodation May/June 2014 for 4/6 bikers

    Travel
    I am in the process of arranging a holiday trip for myself and a few other bikers mates to North West France in May/June this year and thought I would ask the XRV collective if anyone has any recommended biker friendly hotels, gites or b&b's they could suggest in this area? Ian.
  17. more trannys

    Transalp
    second bike is a mates 1995
  18. Scottoiler dual injector

    Transalp
    Has anyone ever fitted a Scottoiler dual injector on a 650? Finding it hard to fit with the chain guard. Would appreciate any photos. Thanks mates!
  19. damp in sheds/garages

    Chatter
    howza fellas!. speaking to you guys as the kings of damp, what do you do to reduce damp in your sheds/garages. Some background; I keep my bikes in a garage which is just under street level, but has a big window and reasonably good air circulation. However after seeing some horror stories of...
  20. Hoping to ride to the Ukraine next year.

    Travel
    Hi folks. I am hoping to ride to the Ukraine next year with a group of mates, 4-5 of us. At the moment we are in the planning stage. Does anyone have any info,ideas, routes etc that would prove helpful and informative. Thanks Mal.:thumbup:
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