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  1. Rear wheel axle tool dimensions - RD03.

    Africa Twin
    It's been a little while since I had the rear wheel of my RD03 off, and now I want to order some combined tyre levers and axle wrenches. Can anyone here tell me the dimensions I need? I seem to recall that it is 17mm and 24mm? I am currently in Scotland, and my bike is back home in Norway...
  2. RD03 - Front MS sight glass replacement.

    Africa Twin
    I want to replace the sight glass/inspection lens on the front master cylinder of my 1988 XRV 60, but I can not seem to find a spare or any information about the size of the lens. Does anyone have any good information about this? :happy8: I am pretty sure the XL600V shares the same master...
  3. Norway trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi all Report and pics on my trip to Norway in August. I left home on 29th of July at about 1pm and just over 1 hour later I was in Folkstone waiting..in the rain..to board the 3.20pm Eurotunnel. I hoped the weather would get better on the other side of the channel. I had lots of time to hope...
  4. Temperature gauge pointer mooves up and down!

    Africa Twin
    Hello from winter Norway! I have a question regarding the Temp gauge! When the needle points above the C or at low operating temp, the needle is "quiet" in other words does not moove like crazy up and down! When the temperator rises and the pointer passes the middle of the gauge, it starts to...
  5. Great start to the weekend

    Chatter
    My son just woke me up at the ungodly hour of 9am to tell me that he just passed his A1 driving test on a motorbike. Now we can finally start planning our first bike trip together where I dont have to lug him and our luggage around any more.:cheers::cheers::cheers: I think our first trip might...
  6. One week Norway Trip June 2016 route advice request/guidance

    Travel
    In June this year I am finally going on a solo motorcycle trip to Norway now I am all sorted as far as the bike, kit and luggage preparation but I have never been to any of the Scandinavian countries yet using any form of transport. I am planning on camping during the trip to keep the costs...
  7. The hunt for new parts it is on.

    Africa Twin
    Hello AF riders. After I crashed my bike last august and had an early and bad end to my season I'm now trying to find parts. It is an RD04 90 model. I need all the plastic covers and side covers at the front off the bike. Looking for new indicators back and front. New speedometer clock (maybe...
  8. Winter tire for Africa Twin (yes i know, search.;) With a twist

    Africa Twin
    Yes i have searched, A LOT ;) Thought i would try to pry some common knowledge out of you all. Im a AT RD07 1993 newbie, but i LOVE this machine. Here in the western part of Norway we mostly have a few days of snow or just freezing rain, ICE. In most forums i have wandered i have found...
  9. Wanted: Pannier racks for XRV750 Rd07 - anyone ;) ?

    For Sale / Wanted
    Cant seems to find them anywhere ;) ? Does anyone have a set laying around. Greetings from Norway. Vidar:blob8:
  10. [Video] A weekend on the border of Norway and Sweden (Lierne/Lappland)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I went camping in Lappland this weekend and testet my new budget action camera, a SJCam M10 Wifi. The video turned out quite well, with lots of crazy weather, cool sceneries, and various animal encounters. Take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smv6sSBWEX4 Here's the complete route...
  11. Wanted: Africa Twin RD07 endcan (original or not)

    For Sale / Wanted
    The auspuff on my queen seems to have been suffering from exhaust AIDS for a while, and is now literally coming apart. I am looking for either an original endcan (in good condition) or a decent aftermarket replacement. I live in Norway but will cover all expenses. Let me know what you have and...
  12. Colour name of Silver AT

    Africa Twin
    Hello from Norway. Could you please help me with the name or code of the silver colour of this bike? 1997 Rd07A Thanks Aikidimi
  13. Frame color code

    Africa Twin
    Hi from Norway and currently -8´C :( Can anyone tell me how I can find the correct color code on the frame of a 1996 Africa Twin? I´m sending of the frame for powder coating on Monday, so it would have been good to know what the silver color code is. If someone know the code and if it´s a RAL...
  14. High Roads in Norway

    Travel
    I have posted some info on the ten highest roads in Norway. Go to bigtrailie • View topic - The ten highest roads in Norway: for more info. /Kjell
  15. Rear wheel corrosion? How bad before it's dangerous........

    Transalp
    Hi! I am going to get some pics of the wheel, but it doens't look good. It's a 1996 xl600v.......I am having a hard time finding a "new" wheel up here in Norway :(
  16. Winter tyres / setup for transalp 600

    Transalp
    The season is coming closer to winter and since i now have the Vara as the summer bike i am considering to extend the season for the TA this year. It is currently on Metzler tourances, but previous experiences on the early snow and black ice tells me that is not the right setup for winter in...
  17. Norway - aursjøvegen and jernbanetraseen (old mountain road)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Tried a new road a couple of days ago. One of my favourite roads is aursjøvegen, and this day, i decided to try a side road to this road - jernbanetraseen. This road is really spectacular, as you see in the pictures below.
  18. Saturday trip on forrest roads in Norway

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Had a nice trip on some forrest roads saturday, and testes out my gopro cam at the same time. The result can be seen here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kQBiiId20o4 Its cool to see the suspension working, made me tempted to upgrade to a ohlins rear shock. Nice view from the end of the road:
  19. Heading north

    Africa Twin
    Heading to northern Norway today for a 2 week vacation. I'm planning to camp, fish and do some photography. I will be blogging (in norwegian) here: Andreas Ravnestad | ctrl-paw-delete Here is the queen ready for conquest: Also I discovered that my camera can take excellent IR photos...
  20. 1,5 mm Aluminium boxes

    Africa Twin
    Hi I have been looking for some aluminium boxes to Mount to my givi-luggage-rek I found some (at Bauhaus here in Norway), but they are only 1,5mm thick. And really cheap, around 50 euro a piece. Do you think that 1,5mm is to thin and they will crack as soon as i go of-road, or should it be...
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