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  1. Piston question for RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hi AT friends, would apreciate your help again :) I will get a top end engine job done in Malaysia soon. Hopefully just change of pistons rings, but who knows when opening.. My mechanic (Sunny cycle in Kuala Lumpur) says i might also need a slightly bigger piston. He says you can get pistons...
  2. Wanted: Longshot! XRV650 RD03 Carbs wanted

    For Sale / Wanted
    My carbs are worn past the point of repair and the only option seems to be some secondhand carbs; have seen them on eBay Germany in the past but not for a while. Haven't posted here for years but thought it might be worth a try. Anyone got some RD03 carbs lurking in the back of the shed? Cheers
  3. A One-Stop-Shop for Gear, Parts & Accessories – MOTORCYCLEiD – New Vendor on the Site

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    A One-Stop-Shop for Gear, Parts & Accessories – MOTORCYCLEiD – New Vendor on the Site Welcome to the MOTORCYCLEiD section of the forum! Our team represents one of the largest online stores in the country that can become your one-stop-shop for all the needed motorcycle parts and accessories...
  4. piston ring set

    XR
    hi i have an XR400 standard bike, i live in portugal and parts are hard to get, i am looking for piston ring set and top half gasket set with valve seals any idea where to get them in uk thanks kevin.:cool:
  5. For Sale: Transalp XL700 Pooratech bits for sale.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Now that I've moved over to an Africa Twin I have a few Pooratech protection bits for sale. These were made by myself to go on my Transalp XL700V (ABS). The parts are all made from stainless steel. They have been on my old bike for about 6 years but still look in good condition. They've not...
  6. 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...
  7. Digital Trip

    Africa Twin
    The digital trip on my 2003 07A has started to play games. The Clock works ok and the speedometer is fine. The digital trips work ok upto about 35 mph, then stops recording. When the speed drops it starts working again. I have checked all the plugs and sockets and opened up the trip meter and...
  8. Top Box

    Transalp
    Top Box , Been thinking about this for a long time , wots the best top box for a transalp, me personally , I am not a fan of them , but out riding in a group with side panniers on , I almost took a mirror of a Porsche whilst weaving through traffic, (I know could have gone for a lexus lol) so ...
  9. help needed with twisted/bent forks?

    Transalp
    Someone helpfully drove into me this week, they hit the very front of front wheel (from the side) i have slackened off the top and middle yokes, removed the fork brace and mudguard, and bashed the wheel against a lampost but I can't get it straight/true this photo was taken with the wheel...
  10. AT 2002, Renthal bars - best method to mount satnav?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, thinking of occasional use of garmin satnav on my twin. What's the best attachment method? looking at the cockpit I am thinking attachment to bars only option. Is it the only way? :thumbup:
  11. Engine missing a beat at idle?

    Africa Twin
    My 1994 RD07A is intermittently missing a beat at idle? It does need some carb work and is idleing a little high. But every once in a while it seems to have a little hiccup. There is a mechanical “click” sound then a miss in the RPMs. It’s just for an instant, then returns to normal. This...
  12. Quick question. Are the rd04 and rd07 rear shocks interchangeable?

    Africa Twin
    Will they physically swap over? Specifically will an rd07 fit an rd04? Mine is getting very tired and a bit bouncy but I am really tight on funds (kidney anyone?) So just trying to expand my options. Tia.
  13. For Sale: 3 part luggage set - NONFANGO - For/From Africa Twin XRV750

    For Sale / Wanted
    Here I have a 3 part set of Nonfango hard luggage. It was removed from a 2002 XRV750 but you may know if it will fit other models. There is a 52 litre top box which will take 2 full face helmets and 2 panniers which are a sort of teardrop shape, one end narrower then the other. the top plate...
  14. 1998 XR250R side stand spring

    XR
    hi, i managed to leave my side stand spring in a forest in devon :/ a genuine honda spring i found for 4euros but with 18euro postage !! so im opting for a universal spring, the only thing is i dont know what length to go for. between the pin on the stand and pin on frame is about 170mm but...
  15. Rear brake stop spring........where to attach to bale lever XL650 2003

    Transalp
    I can not seem to find out where the rear stop switch spring attaches to the rear brake lever. Can anyone enlighten me with words, pictures or video?!! Many thanks in advance
  16. For Sale: Varadero 1000 Sat Nav Mount

    For Sale / Wanted
    Suitable for 2003-2012 models only. Made of mild steel & satin black powder coating, supplied with stainless steel fixings & a genuine 1” Ram Ball. There is the option of fitting an additional 2 devices with extra Ram Balls. £50 including UK mainland delivery
  17. Wind buffeting

    Transalp
    Hi All, so I just fitted a Givi top deflector, all good so far. Went for a spin and certainly it works very well, but I found I was getting wind in the chin/neck area, particularly on right hand side mainly Out with throttle hand , and it seems to be coming in from the hand guard / brake fluid...
  18. For Sale: Transalp 700 Top box and mount

    For Sale / Wanted
    Genuine Honda large top box.white with blue centre (easy to paint to match you bike) Backrest pad,two keys and has mounting plate and all bolts. Was fitted to my 700 T.alp.Would fit many other models. £70 Based Wirral CH42. Cheers Dave
  19. New carbs - Options

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi All, I've tried searching but haven't managed to find a definitive answer. Is there a direct replacement carb that would fit a 1999 nx650? I was going to strip and rebuild mine as it's got the usual tickover issue but if there is a better replacement that could be used I may well just go...
  20. Rear Shock options

    Africa Twin
    Hi All. Long time no post. I do hope you're all well. My rear shock is getting a bit long in the tooth and I want to start looking to replace it. My bike is 100% road going these days so I would not be against a road set up rear shock, so does anyone know what fits? I know there are lots of...
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