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  1. What do you all think? Alp 650 - Any advice mucho appreciated :)

    Transalp
    Hi all, Mate of mine is looking at getting a 650 Alp - Found this very clean looking one but it's a bit of a pain to get to Belfast :( Mind you, it seems cheap for a 650? HONDA TRANSALP XL | United Kingdom | Gumtree Any advice on this? Anything to really look out for? Cheers all :) really...
  2. Top end rebuild

    Africa Twin
    My AT may only have 30K on it but the startup smoke and front cylinder sparkler deposits tell a story of probable dodgy valve seals :( I'm trying to decide whether to do the job myself (and get warm glowy pat self on back feeling:p) or give it to someone who knows what they are doing (no skinned...
  3. Presentation! from Argentine.

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello Friends, my name es Federico and I from Argentine. At this moment, I have a Honda Transalp 650 2007, and also am a member of transalp.es forum in which I am moderator. A bike which I filled with joy (and will continue for much longer ..). After presenting, I ask permission to touch...
  4. Stripping 250 engine

    XL
    Ladies and gents, after mucho wringing of hands etc, I've taken the plunge and started to strip my xl250 '76(gulp). It's got a rattle from the top end which I hope is the cam chain and tensioner worn out. So far its not too bad, my brain hasn't gone into overload just yet. However the Haynes...
  5. Help needed....again

    Chatter
    Just wondered if anyone on here got a bike which i could use for a week or two??? I looked into car hire(Mucho money)and public transport(not enough hours in a day) so that will not work AS my beloved GSA eaten another final drive and it seems i was sort of ripped of by the previous owner of...
  6. 650 TA handling

    Transalp
    Anyone ever messed about with dropping the yokes to make the beast steer more quickly? We're going to be travelling with mucho luggage for a year or two and the bikes feel very ponderous and wayward around corners (like a bleedin' camel in fact). I'm wondering if dropping the frt forks would...
  7. Hold the fat lady !!!!!!

    Transalp
    It's not quite over it seems.......... 1. Chain touching sprocket cover slightly, judging by the noise.....problem being I've already put the Givi bars back on....with mucho hassle (bolt trying to cross thread.:( Pretty sure I did it right (see " Sprocket confusion" thread).......cover was...
  8. For Sale: aprilia caponord

    For Sale / Wanted
    http://www.top-bikes.com/ Aprilia Caponord with only 1200miles on it. Mucho underatted bike. I have bought bikes of this guy before and he is sound. Based near Bristol.
  9. KTM 990 G2 Throttle cam help

    Everything Orange - KTM
    Do any of my fellow Katoom riders have experience of fitting the G2 Throttle cam to the 990 Adventure? I've got KTM heated grips fitted and was wondering if the swap can be made without trashing the heated grip in the process??:confused: Also any comments on which of the 200,300 or 400 profiles...
  10. Norfolk Newbie!

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi everyone, I've just registered after finding the site really useful having followed links to the here on numerous occasions. I'm a very happy owner of a Transalp XL650. The decision to buy was made after hiring one for an 1,800 mile test ride to Switzerland. I was amazed it did everything...
  11. XRV Newbie

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    How do! Am looking to throw a leg over an AT after years having one over a Funduro. What can I expect!!? Are there many of you ladies and gents of the Irish extraction? Im on the case to find a circa '98 machine to get started. All advice mucho welcome! F.
  12. Thank god for XRV.org - off sick and bored

    Chatter
    at some point over the weekend I managed to do something weird to my left foot. I don't remember anything but by last night I couldn't put any weight at all on it. This morning I hopped about and after mucho anti-inflammatories and gently putting it down I can put some weight on it if I turn my...
  13. what fits what

    Transalp
    hi just joined and bought a transalp now searching for bits i need. Got an 87 bike and would like to know if xl600 bits are same and if so what bits and what other bikes will donate bits. I am sure the fonts of knowledge will help. Mucho appreciated
  14. xt 350 dohc help??

    Chatter
    Anyone know how to set the timing on an dohc xt350. Had to guess and think I have it right. Set it with both the cams facing away from each other with the holes on the cam sprockets flush with the cyclinder head? Can anyone verify this for me better still email me a picture of the setup its for...
  15. changing a speedo cable, how?

    Transalp
    hi mine gave up the ghost on 20k. question is (without a haynes manual for 2003 models) what has to come off to get to the back of the speedo. help mucho appreciated! :)
  16. help loose pipes

    Africa Twin
    Appreciate any help with this one due to the weather I had to leave mt at rd07 in bits in the garden for a couple of days and have forgooten were two pipes go I have a funny feeling that they just hang loose but it does not do any harm to ask. The firsty is the small breather from the base of...
  17. New Biker Help Needed Transalp

    Transalp
    Lo all New to biking - just bought an 04 Transalp, demo model from UK - yes I'm in RIP OFF IRELAND! You Brits think you have it bad - please visit our country soon! - its Rip Off Britain plus 20% £4600, 200 miles, Top Box, Touring Screen, Heated grips, Centre Stand. Watch out though - less...
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