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  1. 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...
  2. So I fitted a new regulator.......

    Transalp
    My ‘93 Transalp 600 was putting out 16 volts when I bought it a few months ago, and had had some meltdown in the distant last. It had an Electrexworld reg/rec on it. This morning I fitted a brand new aftermarket reg/rec to it. Wired it up, mounted it on a nice alloy heat sink plate of my own...
  3. RD03 Wheels

    Africa Twin
    So I bought a well used ‘89 XRV650 which I am rebuilding. The weels are corroded and I need to replace them. I’d like to keep the bike as original as possible so I’m looking to source original DID rims. I allready found a nice used rear wheel and now I’m searching for a front wheel rim (I will...
  4. Wanted: Dommi NX650

    For Sale / Wanted
    Has anyone got a nice low milage Dommi for sale in fairly original condition? Anything considered though. Thanks
  5. WANTED: Low millage Dommi

    Dominator / FMX
    Has anyone got a nice low milage Dommi for sale in fairly original condition? Anything considered though. Thanks
  6. For Sale: Xr650l Anyone

    For Sale / Wanted
    This is just down the road from me nice looking bike but too much money for me https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Honda-XR-XR650L-XR600-XL-Paris-Dakar/383057137161?hash=item592ffc0e09:g:pewAAOSwTs5dI25B
  7. Hello and XR400 Air Filter Cage / Support Question

    XR
    Hi Everyone, I finally got my first XR400 last week and have clocked up a few miles on and off road already. Loving the bike and have already carried out a number of modifications but I'm struggling to find something. The bike came with a K&N air filter on it, I bought a replacement foam filter...
  8. 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...
  9. End of an era [emoji20]

    Transalp
    Today I had a drive up to Wigan and sealed the deal to part exchange my 700 Transalp for a nice and shiny, nearly new 650 V Strom. Ive had the Alp for nigh on 5 years and have loved every minute of my time with it. However over the last few months Ive been thinking that its maybe time to let the...
  10. Fork Gaiters. RD07 Where can I get some.

    Africa Twin
    Mines gone a bit manky. All screwed up. Would be nice to change them.
  11. Any experiences with the YSS Rear shock on XL650 Transalp ?

    Transalp
    I'm thinking of buying a YSS to replace the very tired original shock. I bought one for my 750AT and it jacked the rear up by 3". Nice shock but the seat is high now. Is the Transalp YSS the same deal ?
  12. Idle 'tick-over' & mixture adjustment screw

    XR
    Hi, this is my 1st post as i'm totally new to this forum having bought a fairly 'tatty' 1996 XR250 a week ago. (my 1st dirt bike) :happy7: The bike starts quite easy, & the engine sounds really good. (my main reason for paying a good price for the bike) But I have suspicion that carb jetting...
  13. 3D Printed choke valve guide for the RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hello and nice to meet you all! I have been experimenting with 3D printing for a while, and I have designed and printed those nasty choke adaptors that always break! I have printed them in a special type of ABS plastic durable to temperatures up to 140 celcius. Have them on the bike for 3 months...
  14. Over fueling & 50 miles less to the tank ...

    Africa Twin
    Well as it says folks im getting about 50 miles less to the tank with normal back and forth to work. Over the xmas period ive removed the tank and popped the choke plunger out and sprayed lots of carb cleaner in the choke plunger location ive checked the carbs for being balanced wand there about...
  15. 600 Alp No 2 - Oily Rag Refurb in photo's

    Transalp
    Photos of my Alps strip down, clean, oily rag refurb & rebuild . . . Before . . . . on the day of purchase actually Don't you just luv a nice clean rim? :rolleyes: 10k / 20 years miles of chain crud Front end work commences Front end rebuild in progress Heavy Duty crash...
  16. Frank Thomas glove gripe ...

    Chatter
    Thistles and Bah Humbug ! Frank Thomas glove, still nice and comfy, warm and waterproof after only eighteen months of light use, but has now started to wear thin, tear apart along the side of the index finger, with whatever the low quality outer layer material used in the construction failing...
  17. SLR 650 Starting Problem

    Dominator / FMX
    hi, I've got a problem with my great condition, low milage (11,000) SLR 650 and hope that someone might be able to help. I bought it in August and everything has been working faultlessly until I went to start it last week and it sounded like the battery was going flat which was strange because...
  18. German RD07 to New Zealand. Head light problems

    Africa Twin
    Hi Guys, sorry for first post and instant questioning :) Hope you gonne help me anyway... I just brought me RD07 from Germany to New Zealand and now I am about to get it road legal here. So I assume I have to change the head light. Because the bike was not used really the last years I am not...
  19. Another mint one being cut up ! but what Rims ??

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello guys , bought my first Domminator a VERY tidy 1989, one owner from new with only 7500 miles , yes i know if to nice to turn into a scrambler but sorry the angle grinder is coming out:toothy8: if any one wants redundant OE parts give me a shout . Would like to get it...
  20. I have got a new toy.

    Transalp
    Triumph Tiger 955i, 2005 with just 16,000 genuine on the clock. Got Triumph gel seats, All Triumph luggage. Engine Bars, Headlight Grille, Radiator and Oil cooler grills and a Bagster Tank cover and bag. All in near unmarked condition. V. nice to ride on the open road but I don't think I will...
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