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  1. BA20D (Non-H4) HID Conversion Kit with Electrical Ballasts

    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...
  2. Yamaha MG1-T Trailmastera predicestor of XT1200Z Super Tenere

    Yamaha
    saw this on display at Spa Motorcycles , Cheltenham A 1962? MG1-T Yamaha's competitor against the Honda CT200 & CT90. Very rare in UK, only one?, I had never heard of them before today. 80cc rotary inlet valve 2-stroke engine 4 BHP
  3. 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...
  4. For Sale: RD04 - Heartbroken Sale (from Singapore)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Due to the new regulations banning pre-2003 motorcycles in Singapore, I have to part with my beloved AT within the next 20months. Though there is an underground protest movement by the classic/old bike enthusiasts, I don't have much confidence that any changes will happen. Hence, I'm looking...
  5. XL600V - Black seat cover for sale- new and unused

    Transalp
    £29.99 + postage at cost. Bought this from the manufacturer a couple of months ago with the intention of replacing my old worn one but never fitted it as I found a good complete seat instead. So now this is surplus to requirements. (I will also selling the old seat with the worn cover if...
  6. Has anyone tried one of these "programmable" CDI units?

    Transalp
    https://cdi-shop.de/en/shop/honda-transalp-xl600v-pd06/cdi100-d Digital CDI for Honda Transalp XL600V (PD06) and XRV650 Africa Twin (RD03) From €134.90 * * All prices incl. value added tax, excl. shipping costs Type: Information regarding the available types see below...
  7. Advice for bodging Pelicase as top-box on CRF1000

    Africa Twin
    So, I have a (cheap knock-off) Peli style box just sitting there unused in the shed - quite big, enough to probably fit 2 helmets in, possibly. Was intended for dSLR & lenses in boot of car etc., but using something else (a smaller, actual deli case) instead. So, was thinking of bolting it on...
  8. New AT dct 《9k!

    Africa Twin
    Anyone looking for a new AT CRF1000, brand new dct models can be had for under 9k with 3 yrs interest free. Strikes me as a relative bargain! http://www.johnbanks.co.uk/honda-bikes/offers/honda-motorcycles-adventure-summer-sale/529 Sent from my SM-A320FL using Tapatalk
  9. sprocket carrier bearing seal

    Transalp
    my sprocket carrier bearing is knackered and I need to replace it and the seal that covers it . the seal that wemoto offers is the wrong size and I feel this is the reason the bearing failed . I have found a cheaper alternative koyo bearing on ebay from brooksbarn Honda XL 600 VK Transalp 1990...
  10. Africa Twin Road trip to Balkans

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    These are some videos from tha summer trip to Balkans in 2016. I did it in 10 days and we met with some friends in Croatia. They started earlier and had been to Hungary.Unfortunatelly me and my wife couldn't follow them earlier. As soon as we met with other guys in Croatia we divided it two...
  11. New Transalp owner

    Transalp
    I've been lurking here for a while and finally purchased an XL700 a couple of weeks ago. This is my first "big" bike and i'm absolutely loving it. Purchased from Murray's motorcycles in Dundee and would definitely recommend the place. I am in London so had to buy the bike without viewing and...
  12. For Sale: Millers Motorsport Oils - new range at Opies

    For Sale / Wanted
    Opie Oils now stock the brand new award winning motorcycle oils and fluids from Millers Oils . Millers Oils have a range of high performance motorcycle oils formulated to cope with the high revving nature and higher operating temperatures experienced with motorcycle engines. Suitable for...
  13. SLR and FX Throttle Cables NOS!

    Dominator / FMX
    My local bike shop has a contact who has access to Honda NOS parts. He's now stocking throttle cables and speedo drive gears for SLR and FX650 - both discontinued by Honda. Get 'em while they're hot! Manhattan Motorcycles Ltd. Recently Added Products
  14. Motorcycle Cinema & Open Weekend, Gorey , Wexford , Ireland.

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    nice little meet up in March... be a few bikes about I reckon.. he is probably doing this both sides of the pond.. but in case anyone fancies a weekend away, or a trip up to it from around Ireland. Motorcycle Cinema & Open Weekend Facebook page, for all you folks who have an account...
  15. Threesome with Twins

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I bet you clicked into this thread thinking something else very different ;) Mate of mine sent this on the other day 3 lads on the new AT.. going around the world... good videos.. tunes and adventures... ThreesomeWithTwins - Three friends on great adventures with their motorcycles!
  16. 42nd Traverse New Zealand

    Transalp
    Hello, A couple of years ago (or more), I remember I promised you this video and I'm finally here to deliver! The 42nd Traverse is likely the best adventure ride in our North Island (New Zealand) and the track is named because it traverses State Forest 42. It's a beautiful place to be and is...
  17. Motorcycles at the Movies.

    Chatter
    Just watched this ... "A JOURNEY THROUGH THE EYE OF THE RIDER Documentary Feature – 65 minutes A father, his adult son, and two mates head off on a journey to discover the grittiest, most beautiful bush the country has to offer. Yet what they find is something they were not prepared for...
  18. FX650 Air Cutoff Valve

    Dominator / FMX
    Anyone managed to find a source for the diaphragm in the air cut off valve (just above throttle cable on right of carb) I have a slightly damaged one and baulking at the £110 Honda want for one Part #9 on Genuine Honda Parts | Honda Cars | Honda Motorcycles | Honda Power Products | Lings Honda...
  19. transalp xl700va

    Transalp Technical Specs
    Just bought a 2013 xl700va transalp with 11098 miles on the clock ,i live in Scotland and just wondering if there are any little secrets i should know about the transalps,noises,temperature etc, to look out for, at the moment this bike seems to be one of the best ,fun,and enjoyable bikes I,ve...
  20. In other news ...

    Chatter
    Increasingly keen on motorcycles Girlfriend has passed this info onto me: New adventure motorcycling programme to air this weekend. Thought you lot might be interested too ...
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