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  1. Closeout Sale! Get 22% Off on All O’Neal Apparel and Gear Until December 31!

    Starting in the 1960s, motocross sport was developing fast, just like O’Neal company founded by former rider Jim O’Neal. He became a pioneer and innovator in riding gear and apparel, and today, the company’s specialists continue implementing smart engineering solutions to make their products...
  2. Foot brake lever extension

    Africa Twin
    I am doing a lot of off-road with my Africa (RD07) and in standing position i can't reach the rear brake pedal. So i am looking for a foot brake lever extension. Any suggestions? Do you think this do?
  3. HU Travellers meeting in Romania

    Carpathian 2 Wheels Guide and Moto-Camp Cisndioara, helped by a handful of friends, organizes the first Horizons Unlimited traveler meeting in Romania at Sebeşu de Sus, Sibiu County, at the foothills of the Făgăraș Mountains. There will be at a lot of presentations about traveling to exotic...
  4. Rugged Roads XRV Indicators question

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, If anybody has bought the indicators from rugged roads could you please tell me what bulb it uses, If it has the foam seal inside like the oem does ? And is the lens the same as the oem? If you could upload a photo of the rugged roads lens & bulb it would be great :) Here is one...
  5. 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...
  6. IZIMeeting 2018 - 11-13.05

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Dear Friends! Following our annual tradition, we do heartily invite you to the next - the 8th edition of the IZI Meeting. This event has been a gathering bikers from all corners of the world for eight years now. Not surprisingly this year’s edition will again take place at the picturesque...
  7. New Off-road Romania guidebook

    Hello to everybody, Thinking of where to ride off-road next summer? A new guidebook will be out soon: Off-road Romania. It has an 3050 kilometers track covering the Carpathian Mountains. There is a short video teaser below and more details here: Off-road Romania Guidebook | Carpathian 2...
  8. New Transalp from Honda?

    Interesting... Honda Africa Twin 'little brother' on the way | MCN ---- Honda Africa Twin 'little brother' on the way Published: Today 13:38 Ke nji Morita, Large Project Leader for the Africa Twin The Honda Africa Twin is a well-balanced adventure bike that’s perfect for two-up...
  9. Where have all the big trail bikes gone?

    Other Bikes
    I was at the NEC for Motorcycle Live this week, and whilst the pages of the motorcycling press are plastered with "Adventure Bikes", it was noticeable that there weren't any big trail bikes at the show. If you want to spend £20k on 125+bhp and 250kg of touring bike on long travel suspension then...
  10. Lifting the Dommie

    Dominator / FMX
    Today I whiled away a pleasant hour cleaning, oiling and waxing the chain on my Dommie. Jobs like this are so much easier if the rear wheel is off the floor and able to spin freely. I use an old trusty paddock stand for the job. First the white plastic lower chain guard has to come off to...
  11. 1974 Honda XL-250 issue

    Evening from a very fall like Northern Michigan, USA, I just joined your forum to find some input about my little bike's issue. I have tried unsuccessfully on the sites here but only get the usual "know it all" obvious answers. I joined here because I hope people take things a little more...
  12. CRF1000L - Silver GIVI Outback pannier frames

    Africa Twin
    I recently bought a set of secondhand GIVI Outback pannier frames that were in a poor state due to off-road use. So I stripped the powdercoating and got them re-coated in a bright silver (work done by Micro Fusion in Bedford) The alloy catches at the top were restored with alloy wheel paint and...
  13. Crashed '95 RD07 off-road and twisted up some front bits, what do I need now?

    Africa Twin
    Have a '95 RD07 I picked up 2 years ago for visiting coffee plantations and off-road in SE Asia and have been upgrading and modifying it from the crap state I purchased it in and recently I got it to a near "finished project" save for some farkles I have sitting on the shelf. But recently I...
  14. XL700 Fork Service and improvements

    My forks, well one stanchion, have developed a small leak. I obviously need to fit some new seals so once I've moved house in Summer and have a garage, sorry workshop, at last then I will be stripping and servicing them. Whilst they are in bits I thought that I may as well get the lowers...
  15. For Sale: 1984 Honda XL600R - £1000 ovno

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Now sold.
  16. Transalp 600 rally upgrades

    Hello gentleman, I have picked up old 600 with good motor 55000 miles on the clock really cheap with intentions to build up myself rally bike for fun. Everything is tired on the bike, so looking for advises of improving or replacing forks and rear shock. Any advice welcome. Plan for this bike...
  17. Ivan_replica_transalp_600

    Just found this beauty for you Transalp owners, don't get to excited as it is over 2600 euro and forks not included... New body kit to the TRANSALP 600 little sister of the Africa Twin RD04 !! We re-designed the entire bike to make it even easier to handle and fun to drive both on road and...
  18. The re-emergence of smaller adventure bikes....

    It seems manufacturers are finally waking up to this market. ie what the 600 Transalp has been for years! ---- Versys-X 300: Kawasaki’s New Small and Versatile Overlander  Kawasaki targets small ADV segment with unveiling of the new Versys-X 300. Published on 11.10.2016 There have...
  19. 42nd Traverse New Zealand

    Hello, A couple of years ago (or more), I remember I promised you this video and I'm finally here to deliver! The 42nd Traverse is likely the best adventure ride in our North Island (New Zealand) and the track is named because it traverses State Forest 42. It's a beautiful place to be and is...
  20. For Sale: Few XR650R parts for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    Stator Cover few marks £35 posted within UK mainland Gas tank with 2002 graphics £80 posted within UK mainland Stock off-road wheels £600....collection only, come with new rear tyre and I think new front. Gas tap £25 posted within UK mainland