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  1. Africa Twin
    Hello co-africans i have a problem. When mybike is on neutral and only on neutral and only when its cold and I pull the throttle I hear a clicking noise coming from the bottom right of the engine It stops after 10 minutes when the bike is better warmed. Should i worry cause i am frightened as a...
  2. Africa Twin
    Dutchie needs some help in Wales (update: stranded! But back home) Hi all, Sorry for having a first post with a request for help. I'm on holiday in Wales and my fuel pump is acting wierd. It stops pumping suddenly or sometimes directly after starting. A restart helps and thats how i came from...
  3. Varadero
    Hi. i have this known problem of clutch noise/knocking/rattleing on idle and when you pull the clutch the noise stops. so i read that this was fixed by changing the bearing?..question is where is this bearing ??? mine is 2004 ABS . the mileage is not correct but i assume it should be high.it...
  4. Transalp
    I have a 2010 XL700VA with just over 19,000 on the clock. I use it to commute and only do about 50 miles per week. For the past few weeks, from time to time, the engine will cut out when I turn sharply right so it is always at low speed. It restarts OK but it is embarrassing! Any ideas why this...
  5. Chatter
    thought i'd share photos of some bikes i spotted while wandering around paris. the one i'm hoping to catch is a flat-barred 1098 duke thats always about but never stops.
  6. Africa Twin
    Hi, New front end is in the bike (48mm WP). Anyone got any solution to the lack of bump stops? If anyone has made anything up to solve this, i'll happily pay you for another one... :toothy10: Otherwise advice is more than welcome... Cheers Slidey
  7. Transalp
    Tried the search facility to no avail on this. I'm getting a rattle at tickover, sounds like a camchain as soon as you feed the clutch in to pull away the noise stops. Any ideas ? cam chain ? does the Transalp 600 have balancers ?
  8. Dominator / FMX
    I have just fitted my new Wiseco piston from an XR 650 but when the piston is at TDC it stops 5mm from the top of the barrel. Is it supposed to be like that or should it be flush with the top? Wouldnt that make the compression too low?
  9. For Sale / Wanted
    Anyone got one they want to sell, if so PM me Cheers Mike Something like this Vango Adventure Tarp- Treetops-2012 Model: Amazon.co.uk: Sports & Outdoors
  10. XR
    1998 XR250R and standard gearing is 13/48 and the bike tops out at about 70mph I fancy getting a spare rear wheel and getting a smaller rear sprocket....how low can you go? 40/41/42..?
  11. Chatter
    How the hell does this work? :confused: When the guy stops running place your cursor an inch above his head. selfcontrolfreak Andy.
  12. Chatter
    How far South do the they grit the roads with salt in Southern Europe ? I've spent an awful lot of time in winter Europe over the years,but can't for the life of me remember how far south you need to be before the salt stops! ......... Anyone? :)
  13. Africa Twin
    Is there a trick to get the box rubbers over the carb tops on a 93 AT?? Tried greasing 'em but the damn thing wont locate properly and there's no room to get my fingers in. Spent ages trying to sort it. It should be such a simple job!! Any (constructive) suggestions appreciated. :)
  14. Product Reviews
    Hi guys looking to improve my garage security have up and over door, have door from house to get in without using main door anyone tried garage defender device goes on outside and stops you lifting door, These are visible which is good as deterant :thumbright:
  15. Mechanical Advice
    I bought a couple of tool tubes from Kitped when he brought the last batch. I also called in to an agricultural merchants (on the A6 at Darley Dale just north of Matlock) and asked about them. They called them Ops canisters and I bought one. They charged me £15:00 for it. I have uploaded...
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