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  1. indicator flashing speed

    Africa Twin
    Hi, my newly bought RD07a has aftermarket indicators on it and they flsh quickly like normal one would if a bulb was out. Is there some way I can get around this withutnhaving tomsource some originals?
  2. Xr250r 1987

    XR
    Hi guys and thanks for adding me to the group, I am the proud owner of a XR250R 1987 , I am having problems with the silencer , what else will fit on here as originals are not an option I think , thanks in advance. Karl From England
  3. custom transalps post them up here please

    Transalp
  4. Replacing fairings... Rally or standard?

    Africa Twin
    I'm boxing my rare originals which are becoming brittle and putting on some fibre glass jobbers. I fancy going with the Rothmans Honda theme. Question is... Shall I go the whole hog and go with the narrow rally style or standard?
  5. For Sale: Honda XR400 Trail Bike For Sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi Folks, Originally bought from barftone last year as an introductory bike for trying out trail riding, i've barely been out on it. I did swap the plastics back to the originals before gong on a couple of rides, so all the plastics, bar the rear fender and hand guards are scratch free...
  6. NX650 Dominator - Engine brackets - BRAND NEW FOR SALE - CUSTOM MADE

    Dominator / FMX
    I've been restoring these Dommies for a while now and the biggest pain in the arse is the Aluminium engine brackets. They're all rotten, perished and degraded now. And from Honda DISCONTINUED ! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :( The ones Honda made are crap anyway. Low grade aluminium...
  7. extended mixture screw

    Dominator / FMX
    i am thinking while I have the carb off to try to fix my lack of tick over to try to find an extended mixture screw as the originals are such a pain,I can find plenty listed for keihin FCR carbs but none for CV carb. Does anyone know are they interchangable or have a source for one for CV carb
  8. Suspension cushion refurb

    Transalp
    Hi, I am in the middle of refurbing a 1998 Transalp and I am struggling to find the collars for the suspension. I can source the bearings and dust covers but not the collars. The existing ones are totally knackered so no choice but to renew. Honda originals I get get but at a price, any...
  9. For Sale: Moto Guzzi 1983 V35TT classic soft roader

    For Sale / Wanted
    Moto Guzzi 1983 V35TT, A mini Stelvio SOLD gone to N Cornwall A 350 cc V Twin shaft drive trail motorcycle, quite rare in the UK but mechanically similar to the V35 and V50 roadsters. It was imported into UK and first UK registered in 1999 I am the 5th UK owner, it has done 38698 Km ~24000...
  10. BF Goodrich Brake Hoses

    Africa Twin
    Has anyone fitted BF Goodrich hoses to their twin? I've just bought a set of new brake calipers for my bike. Looking at the back hose, where the hose is clamped into the metal ferrule (caliper end) there is a bulge where fluid is getting out from the center hose, so I need to replace it. I...
  11. To keep original...?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I've lurked here since passing my CBT and lusted after an AT whilst making broom broom noises on my CBF125 ever since. Well now I have a full licence and own a really well looked after 22k 1993 RD07 *punches the air*. The thing is, it's the toscana green version which resembles a 90's...
  12. For Sale: TA600 for sale cheap(ish)

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    It's a 1998 but not registered till '99 purple 600. Mileage is 53,860 currently on SORN with no MOT. Needs a bit of a tidy but has engine bars, luggage bars at the back and Scottoiler. I have had it for 8 years and had a few bits done to it in that time with bills to show what has been done...
  13. Hand guards XRV650

    Africa Twin
    Hi all. I am trying to work out if it is possible to fit barkbuster type hand guards to my AT 650 1988. I did buy some cheap items off ebay, began to fit them by cutting off the end of the left hand side grip to discover that inside the handlebars is a ball of iron about an inch and a half in...
  14. Front Brake/ Hub Problem.

    Africa Twin
    Hi, Since buying my 2002 AT (8,000 miles) I have had problems with brake judder. At first I automatically thought my brake discs were warped and hence bought a new set of OE discs and pads, and fitted them with out dialing them out. A few years later the judder became noticeable again and as I...
  15. Hand guards

    Africa Twin
    I've searched the forum but can't find a definitive answer. I'm after some hand guards for my RD03. I'd like the perch mounted ones as handlebar space is a bit tight. I've always thought the originals look a bit clunky, but more critically even David Silver want £71 plus delivery for a pair. Can...
  16. Pannier Question

    Transalp
    I have an original Honda Pannier Rack and Panniers fitted to the TA when I bought it, they are ok but not particularly big. I also have a set of Givi 41 Monokey Panniers and I just wondered if anyone had replaced the originals with a Givi Pannier Rack and if so, what were the advantages and...
  17. For Sale: Honda Varadero XL1000 2003

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Selling my Vara as I dont see it getting used for the forseeable. 2003, 6 speed fuel injected. Matte black, painted by me as I didn't like the blue, not a crash repair bodge up. Made a good job of it, looks good. Under 20,000 miles, extras included as follows; Hepco & Becker crash bars. Givi...
  18. For Sale: 2000 650 Transalp, lots of extras

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    2000 650 Transalp, lots of extras NOW SOLD Not getting much use these days so decided to try and sell. Only 2500 miles last year and 500 this year Y reg 2000 650 XL650 Y Red 30000 miles, I’ve owned since 2009 when it had 16100 on the clock Current status Sorn'd, MOT’d mid year Decent tyres...
  19. Electrical Question, RD07a

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, Just installed flush mounted indicators, having removed the floppy originals. New bulbs are 3w each, so 6w per side. When activating switch, the relay buzzes for a few seconds before 'catching up' and then indicators work fine. Was wondering if the relay is ohm or watt sensitive and I...
  20. RD08 Replacement Exhaust... Which One???

    Dominator / FMX
    so as title says im looking to replace the original honda exhaust on my RD08 Nx650 Dominator and it a later 2001 bike should be no probs i know that the earlier RD02 had diffrent rear silencer hangers but im looking for recommendations and heres the thing, its gotta be twin pipes i dont like the...
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