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  1. New member RD03-J

    Africa Twin
    Hi Everyone. I'm looking for a battery securing strap, no longer available from Honda. any suggestions? thanks rich
  2. A/T Side Stand springs

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, Although I've been a member for years I've never posted before as usually, thanks to the folks that do I usually find what I need...But! I'm rebuilding my 94 A/T and despite taking pictures before disassembly I'm at a total loss as to where the smaller of the 2 side stand springs...
  3. Newbie with new XL350.

    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. pannier rack 2008 650

    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...
  5. Greetings from a New Member...

    Africa Twin
    Hello Everyone. Greetings from Denmark. New to the Forum and to the Africa Twin. Had the idea (I know it's blasphemy) to convert an XRV 750 1992 to electric motor run by batteries and solar power, to prove that EV is possible with a heavy robust Enduro machine. Bought a nice RD04 in Poland...
  6. Hi from new member

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi Decided it was time to join the forum, I've owned a '86 XL 600R that due to being laid up for a few years I've started to recommission, but as it was (and is) still off the road when the summer started I brought a '96 NX 650 Dommie that was ready to ride. Problem is I'm spending all my spare...
  7. Hi everyone !

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi ! I'm a new member from France (in Auvergne, in the center of the country) First of all, I want to apologize for my poor english (kind of a french tradition, I think...) I ride a 1988 gold honda dominator, I keep it as a "collector". I also love VW bugs (I own a 1303 super beetle), and old...
  8. Hi New member! XRV750 RD07

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello everybody, My name is Stewart, I have just bought my first Africa Twin, a 1994 model. Just wanted to say hello and introduce myself. I am split between Mid Wales and Wiltshire at the moment, and I am looking to get away across to Germany in the next few weeks if work allows it! Thanks
  9. Hi all

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    My name is Tom, been on the forum since while, decided to become formal member. Have 1999 TA 600 custom painted in Pearl White. Looking forward to met some of you on the road someday!
  10. New member - 88 XL600v Transalp owner

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi everyone, Just bought an 88 XL600V Transalp to restore to its former glory!! Its in the best colours white, blues and gold wheels :toothy7:
  11. Hello - New Member

    Transalp
    Hello All. This is my first post on this forum so i would like to introduce myself. Coming from a Fazer 600 to a Transalp 700 2013 and I am excited to hear all your experiences and knowledge and share my ones as much. I am living in Ireland for the past 17 years and been riding only for the past...
  12. Big thanks

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys I have been an avid member of this site for a few years now. Suddenly and for no reason the site refused entry. I have been in contact with a really helpful and patient admin guru called Kevin who after a lot of messing about for him sorted my it issues Big up for Kevin thankyou
  13. 700 ABS Bleeding/New Brake Fluid linked brakes help!

    Transalp
    Hi, I am a new forum member, in London, have been lurking for a while and getting a lot out of this great site/forum. I got my 2011 700XLVA a few months ago and have just started doing some servicing. The bike has 16,000 miles on it now, loving it so far, so much more comfortable and...
  14. honda XL500R Top End Replacement

    XL
    Hi all.....new member ...Blackbirdflyer....hopeing to pick your collective Honda brains....Rebuild project.... Honda XL 500R 1982....Camshaft split with top end requiring replacement including camshaft. Where would you suggest that I start....all breakers so far have turned up a blank....any...
  15. 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...
  16. New member saying Hi and advice please

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi everyone. Didn't realise this forum existed until I had problems and searched online. Also didn't realise that Dominators are getting rarer. I'm 59 years young and been riding since '78. I've owned a '96 Dommie since '99, though have hardly used it over the last 3 years - less than 100 miles...
  17. Malcolm Young..RIP.

    Chatter
    Bit of a sad day today.. Malcolm Young, founder member of AC/DC died yesterday in Australia...:(:(:( Him and his brother created on of the greatest Rock bands of all time.......RIP. I am so glad I got to see them perform in Hannover with my son a few years ago.... https://youtu.be/ZDCs7ijNUVM.
  18. Rd07a exhaust downpipe nut torque settings

    Africa Twin
    I'm about to tighten the nuts holding the exhaust down pipe to the cylinder head on my 2002 RD07A. My Haynes manual tells me that the torque setting should be 27nm (or 20 lbft), which strikes me as a bit high considering that I've just done the same job on my CB1300 and the torque setting there...
  19. Vendor Rules

    Vendor Deals
    1. Any and all commercial posting on the forum requires vendor credentials to do so. This includes: A business name Usernames, business information in your Signatures and or Avatars, soliciting in private message, and any and all commercial posting in threads. Failure to sign up as a vendor...
  20. New member and slr 650 project starter

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi All. I am a new member on here and ill be picking up a new project bike on Sunday. bike in question...... A great base bike as its got a fresh mot and is in tip top mechanical condition. I am looking for some bits and bobs. The idea is to go the semi scrambler rout. Although I...
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