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  1. Wanted: Wanted - RD04 nuts, bolts, rear wheel spacers, carb to airbox rubbers.

    For Sale / Wanted
    During our move a box has been misplaced :( Now I have time, space and money to start this rebuild. A lot of xrv rd04 have been broken for parts but no one seams to keep the little things ! Pricing these small items new, very expensive. Thank you. Safe Riding.
  2. Barney bodget pannier brackets part deux

    Transalp
    This might not interest anyone, except those with some spare Nonfango panniers. It might not interest them either, but hey! :D Just received my newly ordered Givi pannier brackets for my new to me 700. as I had the nonfango panniers, the made up brackets as well and these were last fitted to my...
  3. 700V Rear brake pedal height

    Transalp
    Well, I’m back! First post for over two years. Been away from Honda, big mistake. Let me just say that Transalps are superb. Oh, a pain to work on the engine but..... :D Picked up Suki yesterday, a new to me 09 plate. Ahhhh, lovely ride. Anyway, back to tech... The rear brake pedal is 8 feet...
  4. Hi all just like to introduce myself ,My name is Cy

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hey everyone I currently have a 2007 xr250L ,can anyone please help me with the stupid pipe work that comes off the carby ,that carby is so hard to find a pic of anywhere. it has a black plastic male connection coming off the left hand side near top for one of the suction or pressurized...
  5. No front brakes

    Africa Twin
    Was hoping someone could help with a braking issue (front) on my 1991 AT RD04. I've rebuilt the calipers and fitted the master cylinder repair kit, bled the brakes and fitted new pads but there's absolutely no build up of pressure at the brake lever. A couple of times I've managed a very slight...
  6. Sluggish clutch

    Africa Twin
    I recently bought my first RD04 from 92. I’ve been happy wit it. A couple of weeks ago I went on a longer trip round trip app 400km. Both ways during slow moving traffic i expirenced that when the engine got hot, my clutch leaver went sluggish and did not bite before half pressed and thus did...
  7. Hidden kill switch! Kill switch is pacifist and wont kill!

    Africa Twin
    Hello lads, I have a quick question here. I am rebuilding my AT XRV 750 RD07 and I'm currently to putting it all back together. When I was installing a Volt meter, I discovered a hidden kill switch installed by prev owner. Now here is the hard part. The hidden kill switch cuts the circuit...
  8. How bulletproof?

    XR
    Hi guys I went riding on sunday, only for an hour or so, and this was after I had been out for a similar amount only a couple of weeks earlier. Before I went out a couple of weeks ago, I checked my oil level and it was great, so didn't think to check it this week. (I've had the bike 3.5 years...
  9. xrv650.eu down!!

    Africa Twin
    Does anyone have a reason for this? Did the site move? Can we contact the people who maintained the site to discuss alternatives? Regards Brinco Sent from my SM-N920C using Tapatalk
  10. Carrying a DSLR on a bike

    Photography
    Am I worrying too much? DSLR and small prime lens in a tail bag strapped to the back seat? I'd love to combine my bestest things to do - bikes and photography - but too nervous to take the camera. Not in case I drop the bike or anything, just vibrations and general bouncing about on the back...
  11. Foot pegs for XL700 from other bikes

    Transalp
    Hi I am trying to find a way of adjusting the rider foot pegs position on my XL700. The stock footpegs are in my way when I stop at the traffic light and I want to move the 2-3 cm to the front or to the back. I know that SW-Motech had some pricey kits for the XL700, but are not available...
  12. Mystery indicator problem... Electrical guru required... :o)

    Africa Twin
    Morning all, It's been a while... life and the bike are now both back on track following some major changes in the last 12 months, including a move to Dartmoor... Bike is ready for an MOT save for one very strange niggle... Engine off. Headlights OFF. Indicators work perfectly... Engine off...
  13. Fitting race lines - HEL ONES - how do I back bleed?

    Africa Twin
    Need to fit new Hel lines. Read a few reviews on here where people have had some problems fitting them, so wondered what is the easiest option to fit these? If I reverse bleed do I fill one line up to the reservoir then move on to the other one...then what?
  14. Repeated question i guess - Clutch problem , Neutral

    Varadero
    Ok .. So i have this problem i think it's common but not sure exactly where or what i could be looking for When bike stoping . It's hard to shift to neutral. some how its skipped tried 2nd to Neutral , 1st to Neutral..When engine running it doesn't get to neutral , i have to switch it off...
  15. For Sale: Antique Compressor

    For Sale / Wanted
    A friend of mine wants to sell this 1953 Danish made industrial compressor... Its in working condition and it can pump out 750 ltrs per minute Its 1.5m long and will need a couple of pallets to move it. As its located here in Denmark ,anyone interested will have to arrange transport for it. The...
  16. I've been a **** with my padlocks

    Transalp
    Hi All....Another speedo cable buggered up...When i park up i put 4 padlocks on the discs either side of the calipers...Two year ago some nice kind person tried to move the bike at the Southend shakedown and put raised edges on two holes on each disc...took a while to find and fix them...it was...
  17. Fork top cap cross threaded! 1989 600 transalp

    Transalp
    I went to take off my top caps to check the oil levels. but have found one to be cross threaded!. it is very tight to move and on close inspection it is not right. not taken it off but I believe it will undo, But where can I buy one new or second hand. or do I buy a pair of preload adjustables...
  18. For Sale: 1997 xrv 750v

    eBay - Africa Twin
    Time for the old girl to move on. :( 1997 HONDA XRV750V AFRICA TWIN | eBay
  19. Weird Clutch problem

    Varadero
    Hello , I have a problem with the clutch ( 2004 ABS ) 1st , it's hard to engage the 1st Gear i have to move the bike forward and backward to engage ( this one i have seen in many bikes before ) when it engages . i get the 1st gear then up 2nd ,3rd, 4th... it doesn't go to the 5th I move it...
  20. Transalp 700 abs front brakes binding

    Transalp
    My front brakes are binding when the bikes on main stand,you can not feel it pushing the bike,theres new fluid,brakes are clean,new pads but was binding with old ones,pistons in both calipers move easy,retaining pins have just been cleaned and polished,ive done a process of elimimation and its...
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