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  1. TET North - Anyone tried it on an Alp?

    Transalp
    Guess the title says it all; have you Alp owners tried the TET North (Tynemouth to the Lakes area, via Hexham, Alston etc.) Wondering if it's a little too much for the Alp? Eveyone is telling me a CRF250L or Rally // WR250 is the better choice! Cheers D
  2. XR400R I Need Cylinder Head anyone?

    XR
    Hi ive bought a 97 XR400R but upon inspection its got a broken valve which in turn has damaged the head too much for repair so im looking for a head preferably with valves/cam etc im in UK? Thanks in advance.
  3. Heavy clutch on Transalp 650

    Transalp
    Afternoon. My first post here. Just acquired a scruffy 2002 Transalp 650. However, all seems reasonably sound with history etc. However, clutch seems very heavy, even with new cable. Before I dismantle, any thoughts please? Perhaps just bunged up with crud from the past 36,000 miles?
  4. Oxford Montreal 3.0

    Clothing
    hello there.Any help for future buying Oxford Montreal 3.0 jacket&pants? I am considering it, but dont know is it too warm for summer riding.Tnx in advance Poslato sa LYA-L09 pomoću Tapatoka
  5. Correct fixings for wind shield

    Transalp
    Hi, Please would somebody tell me if the four silver fixings you can see that hold the wind shield to the headlamp cowl are the correct ones for a 1999 XL600V? Please see pictures. They came with the bike when I bought it new but seem too big and shiny? Thanks PC
  6. Free sprockets!

    Transalp
    I have these two. Free to collect from North London, or £10 posted they fit a 650 Transalp, and maybe a 600/700 too? (i'm not sure) - standard 48 tooth rear sprocket - 47 tooth rear sprocket (lowers the revs a little for motorway riding) both only lightly used as per these...
  7. 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!
  8. RD07 Standard seat clean

    Africa Twin
    Bit of a strange ask but here goes. Anyone any ideas on how to clean off oil (might be ACF50) that I spilt on the standard seat? Got a couple of marks. Tried hot soapy water. Also some bike cleaner but the stains are still there on the rough bit of the saddle. Did not want to be too aggressive...
  9. Yes I know; tire pressures again!

    Dominator / FMX
    Gents, just a quick one; I have an SLR650 with Continental Twinduro TKC 80 multi use tyres. F - 110/80 19 R - 120/90 17 whats the best pressures? I know the manual says 22/22psi but its too low. Nothing on Continental website specifically to say what pressures although couple of interesting...
  10. New member - 88 XL600v Transalp owner

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi everyone, Just bought an 88 XL600V Transalp to restore to its former glory!! Its in the best colours white, blues and gold wheels :toothy7:
  11. Speedo vs rev counter question

    XL
    I have recently purchased a 1984 XLX250R & on my first ride today I am unsure if the speedo or tacho are reading correctly at 80klmh the tacho reads around 7k it seems to be quite high the gearing is 14--40 & I read std gearing is 13--38 which is not too far away can someone give me an idea of...
  12. 2002 xl230

    XL
    Afternoon all. Does anyone know where I can get a handbook or workshop manual for my new bike I am picking up on Tues? Thanks
  13. Q: Transalp 650 too soft front

    Transalp
    Hi all, i'm having a problem when going thru the small bumps.. front fork goes all the way down and hit my roll bar.. Can i do smth to fork with other oil? Or should i go with new springs?
  14. One for the collection...

    Africa Twin
    At Moretonhampstead Motor Museum last week. The old Isetta brought back memories, too - I had one as a sixteen year old. If you're down Dartmoor-way, the museum's well worth a visit, particularly if, like me, you grew up in the 60s: many/most of the bikes and cars displayed are everyday...
  15. Replace rear shock with another one from another Model

    Varadero
    Hello guys , i was just wondering if anyone tried to replace the rear shock from another model Honda/Yamaha..etc ? the aftermarket is too expensive and new OEM as well . i see a lot of good rear shocks in good condition and cheap as well from other bikes any idea ? thanks speaking about...
  16. bash plate mounts

    Africa Twin
    Hi all ,does anyone have for sale or know where i can get the rubber grommets which mount the bash plate to the frame mine have perished and i dont seem to be able to locate the grommets locally .. Will i have to go to a Honda dealer ? Any one with an alternative or like i said, some spare for...
  17. This Is An Interesting Dominator

    Dominator / FMX
    I have no idea if this has been posted before, but, imho, its impressive for a Dominator and in same bike colours as mine too :) Website below Honda Dominator
  18. 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
  19. Centre Stand for sale

    Transalp
    Fits 600 or 650. And probably fits 700 too. Excellent condition, with all the bits £50 posted
  20. Carburation Questions

    Dominator / FMX
    So, last time I had the carb apart I put in a 55 slow jet As it turns out or seems atm a 55 is a little too much. Seems to run ok but tickover still a bit erratic Anyway, see if you can answer this If I leave it ticking over and then switch off the fuel, it seems to smooth out and the tickover...
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