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  1. RD07 rear rim cracking issue - is it serious??

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone, I'm a proud owner of an RD07 '95, but yesterday i noticed this on my rear rim: The rim seems to have cracks around the vent. Anyone had this issue, and is it too serious? Thanks!
  2. CRF250 Rally Overheated

    CRF - New Forum!
    Hi guys. First of all, warning: I am not very good in motorcycle repairs and maintenance :) Around three years ago I have purchased brand new CRF250 Rally here. Until not long ago everything was just fine. But last month I have noticed that my bike start to become very-very hot - and much...
  3. Honda FMX 650 smokes when very hot

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi to all, I am currently facing an issue with my FMX. While it does not smoke not at all (at least not visibly) when it warms up (very hot) it starts to smokes (mainly from the right exhaust). This however does not happen every time that the motor warms up, so the occurrence is irregular. I...
  4. Small hole in Exhaust

    Transalp
    Hi I'm on a 2003 650 Transalp. Not owned it long, I've noticed a small hole in the Exhaust down near where the Exhaust fit's onto the big Metal box underneath (is this the CAT)?? After the clamp so the hole is on the muffler part. Anyway's I've got original Stock Honda Muffler on. I'm not...
  5. posts disappearing???

    Transalp
    something odd is happening to this forum my posts keep disappearing. i made two new posts to the ebay/gumtree thread, and another to the Africa Twin forum, and now they have gone has anyone else noticed this?
  6. How can I rescue this Dominator?

    Dominator / FMX
    For the last three years I have come in by bike and essentially parked in the same spot. Each day I ride past a bike in the car park which is completely covered. Only a slight gold wheel exposed. Today I noticed the bike had been moved slightly with more of the front wheel exposed as well as the...
  7. water pump leaking coolant

    Transalp Technical Specs
    hi all i returned from a ride and noticed coolant coming out of small hole under water pump - i ordered some replacement seals but it has made no difference is this fixable or has the shaft worn so therefore a good seal impossible its a 35,000 miler 2001 model 650 TA i have priced a replacement...
  8. 1972 Honda XL250 Motosport - Kickstarter assembly problem - Need Help! (See Video)

    XL
    Hello, I've recently acquired a 1972 Honda XL250 Motosport and am currently restoring the bike. Before breaking the bike down, I noticed when kick starting the bike that it would make a sound (something like a crude click) and almost feel like it 'gave way' or was 'stripping/slipping' (for lack...
  9. xlv750 PARTS FOR SALE

    XL
    Just noticed an advert for a load of XLV750R parts. In Switzerland but he seems to have plastics, forks, tanks, etc. https://www.anibis.ch/fr/d-moto-~-v%C3%A9lo-v%C3%A9los-accessoires-autres--1731/honda-xlv-750-r--24343984.aspx?dlf=1&fcid=0&fts=honda+xlv&view=2
  10. MOT history check

    Africa Twin
    While checking when things run out on the bikes and cars i noticed you can check the history of the MOT's back as far as 2006 and found in 2008 (before i owned it) my RD07 failed due to the headlight aim too low how petty is that, the place i take mine to would have adjusted that free of charge...
  11. HISS

    Transalp
    So, on Friday night I parked my '07 650 TA in the garage, everything was fine. On the Saturday morning I tried to fire it up and it just spun on the starter with no hint of life. I then noticed the green 'key' light was not going out, so that is the HISS warning light. I've had the bike around a...
  12. PLEASE HELP! Over heating

    CRF - New Forum!
    Hi guys. My friend and I recently installed new gears in my CRF 250 R 2007. All works great apart from ive now noticed my bike seems to be getting very hot very fast. Literally within 10 seconds of starting it the pipe at the front is scorching hot! I rode it briefly mainly to test the gears and...
  13. No spark at coils

    Africa Twin
    HI I connected all my wiring harness last night and put a battery in and the old girl actually turned over when i pushed the "GO" button, Happy days. I've been poking round with a test light and noticed there is no power getting to the wire's that connect to the coil's.I don't have a fuel cut...
  14. XL100 electrical issues

    XL
    hey all I have a 78 XL100 i had running last season. I had the engine out this winter to put new valve seals in etc. and have recently put the engine back on the bike to fire it up for the season. I noticed it had spark at first but then suddenly no spark. I decided to check for power from the...
  15. transalp 650 slipping clutch?

    Transalp
    hi all, i have xl650 it has 58k km on the clock, i noticed my clutch slipping on high rev, how should i know is it clutch or clutch cable already worn out? clutch leveler has a lot of travel too.. thank you all
  16. RD07A Water pump weep hole

    Africa Twin
    Hi fitting new chain/ oil change etc yesterday have noticed that I have a very small ,really small weep of coolant from weep hole .It would be only a single drip gathering at the lowest part of the waterpump casing over a 24 hr period ,have placed kitchen roll below area and nothing over night...
  17. Carb idle screw asembly

    Dominator / FMX
    When i bought my 89 nx i noticed the idle screw cable was snapped off at the carb, the tosser i bought it off assured me he had a spare and would send it on. Well he didn't and i have no way of adjusting as the cable has snapped tight up to the point of entry, CSNL have none nor D S. does anyone...
  18. Transalp 700. What is this pin for?

    Transalp
    Ever since Ive had the Transalp the seat seems to have been sitting a little high. Ive checked underneath a couple of times and everything seemed normal. Anyway today I had a closer inspection and noticed this pin seemingly not doing anything behind the bolt that holds down the fuel tank. It...
  19. Side panel 'grommets' missing?

    Africa Twin
    Hi Folks Got a rattle going on somewhere on my RD04. I've ordered some new bash plate rubbers / collars etc and when they come I'll remove the bash plate as I know that seems to be the most common cause of noises. Today I was giving my chain a clean and lube, and in the process was pushing...
  20. Trident project

    Triumph
    A while ago I did a thread on here about a custom SLR I built.....was just re reading it then noticed theres a Triumph section here! So heres a few pics of latest Trident project....
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