Honda XRV Forum banner


  1. A HUGE problem on my Transalp xl 700v 2011 model

    This applies to a 2011 model XL 700V. It has gone 53000 km. The problem started at about 50000 km. Is there anyone in Norway who has had the same symptoms? Or is it a Reodor Felgen out there who has some smart input? I posted this last year and got some tips, but without result. Have gone in and...
  2. Cafe racer build

    Dominator / FMX
    Greetings from Denmark.. I havnt been on here for a while because I have been busy building other bikes... I want to build a cafe racer from a Dommie with a single sided swing arm and usd forks like this one I found on the net. I have bought a single sided swing arm from a VFR 750 F with a pair...
  3. 1988 XRV650 RD03 JDM Brochure

    Africa Twin Technical Specs
    I found and scanned my '88 RD03 JDM Africa Twin brochure. Click link for PDF
  4. For Sale: RD0X and Transalp auxiliary fan brackets

    For Sale / Wanted
    Brackets for auxiliary fan are back in stock. You can now run two fans. Ideal for sand and mud riding in hot climate. You can spot weld them or use a special aluminum glue. 50$ cad a set. Includes bolts. Only 20 sets available.
  5. FMX 650 valve clearance

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi to all, I would like to ask what the recommended valve clearances for FMX 650 are. My net research gave me two outcomes: (1) 0.10 (intake) and 0.12 (exhaust) +-0.02 (like in XR650L, Dominator etc) , and (2) 0.10 +-0.02 for both intake and exhaust valves (see here...
  6. Shall I buy a 2nd-hand Transalp 700 2010?

    Hi everyone, This is my first post in the forum and i need a little bit and some wise comments from the Transalp community. I've spotted a second hand Transalp 700 2010 (aprox 26.700 miles on the clock - actual number is in kilometre ). It's sold by a dealer (not an official Honda one). Today I...
  7. Romania Guidebooks

    Want to make plans for 2018? The 55 tracks from our adventure guidebooks are the best place to start! You will get: offroad and tarmac routes, maps, GPS tracks, descriptions, accommodations, sights, tracks over all the mountains passes of Romania and much more. Also you get the Touring Romania...
  8. Stolen !

    From The UK Motorcycle Theft Protest fb page ... "STOLEN MOTORCYCLE K65PPO My Bikes been stolen from my garage. It was in a locked garage attached to ground anchor and had disc locks on but they cut thorough them with bolt cutters. If seen please report to the POLICE" GRRR !
  9. Dommie Handle Bar mounts

    Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone know what size bolts are used, to attach handlebar mounts to the triple clamps. Im looking to buy new mounts, I measured the length of bolt but didnt check bolt diameter, and looking on net, some use M12 bolts but some use M10
  10. Wanted: Looking for 1998 RD07a white cowl and side panels

    For Sale / Wanted
    Must be in very good condition. Will pay accordingly.
  11. TripMaster Speed sensor pair how they work?

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I am new here and as a Africa Twin owner I need some help with the TripMaster. Basically, I need to understand how the pair Tripmaster-Speed sensor work. I want to capture the pulse that the Speed sensor generates when the front wheel is turning without having the Tripmaster connected...
  12. Reproducing an RD03 headlamp grill

    Africa Twin
    I 3D printed this prototype 3 years ago from a 3D model I designed. Producing them with 3D printing would be out of the question as very pricey. Anyone here in the industrial domain that would know how to produce such grills? They are 300mmx 180mm x 35mm. It is textured because of the 3D...
  13. Couldn't find proper RD07a stickers. So made my own. ;-)

    Africa Twin
    I have searched high and low for "correct" stickers. I checked about half a dozen of suppliers, and found that accuracy range to "acceptable" to outright "horrible". I even mentioned last week to a Greek supplier that I would order his set if he modified the upper hole for the side fairing...
  14. New prototype of rear parcel shelf for RD07

    Africa Twin
    Second version of a multifunction rear rack. The prototype is bead blasted raw aluminum for now. Installation requires to remove the flimsy plastic rear rack. This first prototype will require only minor adjustments before entering in production. I may produce a batch for a group buy on the...
  15. tools for free camping

    This seems to be a nice tool to find campsites for free. At least in North America there are plenty of them listed. For the rest of the world it´s terra incognita more or less. Check out this one, too: You have to flag "informal campsites"...
  16. Wanted: XL600V exhaust to fit 1990

    XRV Swap Shop
    Hi, my original exhaust is now 25 years old and I need replacement. Ideally I want to stick with original OEM part but anything considered as I want to keep the price down. Bike is off the road for winter but looking to get this sorted before March 2017. I am in East Sussex but I can travel...
  17. Speedo sensor

    Got a XL1000va-5 'Dero and the speedo sensor has died, found a replacement off the 'net but struggling to remove the left hand bolt from the old one. Is there an easy way to do it?
  18. Xl600lm no spark issue

    Hi, just wondering if anyone can help, i have bought a XL600LM with a starting issue, i have trailed the net looking for wiring diagrams, the wiring on the bike had been cut back to next to nothing, had battery removed, and only had ign switch kill switch, cdi coil etc. i have purchased...
  19. Carol Nash - AVOID!

    Africa Twin
    1 month left on my policy that I had not made a claim on. Sold bike & so informed the company. They offered a £9 refund and a £50 charge for the "Admin"; net result I owe £41 to cancel. If I don't cancel and pay then they will cancel and send me the bill anyway. How can it cost £50 to type into...
  20. Why hard to start after a long ish rest

    Dominator / FMX
    My Dominator is currently resting in the garage awaiting the arrival of a new rear shock. I decided to start the bike today after not running the beast for 9 days. Normally when I go on holiday and return the bike is also a pig to start. Its taken me most of the day on and off to get her fired...