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  1. CRF1000L Service Manual

    Africa Twin
    My CRF1000L is now out of warranty so kicking dealer servicing into touch :p Having just clocked 16000 miles a valve check was due (££££££££). So I reviewed the Honda Service Manual - pretty poor, watched some YouTube videos and then came across a fantastic service manual from Marks Motorcycle...
  2. XL700V - flashing oil warning with no oil loss

    Transalp
    How do I'm after some help/advice about the oil warning lights on the 700. Riding in to work today - second day back after a week or so off - and one of the red lights on the dash starts flashing. Initially it blinked a couple of times, but then came on and off under acceleration and braking...
  3. 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
  4. BA20D (Non-H4) HID Conversion Kit with Electrical Ballasts

    Africa Twin
    XRV Forum Members: Hello and happy holidays! I am writing to learn of the availability of a HID conversion kit for my 1991 Italian XRV750 RD04 with BA20D bulbs or lamps. The current bulb is stamped with HERT4 12V35/35W. Since the American websites for Amazon, ebay and Google, do not...
  5. XR400 Exhaust Diffuser/baffle tube and Duct/Snorkel for airbox

    XR
    I'm trying to return my XR400 to standard specs. As it seems that many XR owners remove these items, I'm hoping that someone has a diffuser and snorkel for sale! If you do, please send me a message. Thanks.
  6. Engine rebuild / change piston rings on XRV RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hi fellow AT owners, sorry for the long post. My rear cylinders compression has gone down to less than 100 psi (front still ~130), and its leaking oil from head gasket and the bike is burning a considerable amount of oil. It has now gone more than 140.000 km. Still running ok, but doesnt have...
  7. Honda 2003 Varadero XL1000V 6 speed FI many extras SOLD

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD 2003 Honda XL1000V Varadero Fuel Injected 6 speed model with coupled brakes. SOLD
  8. 2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports Owners Manual

    Africa Twin
    I'm taking delivery of a new 2018 Africa Twin Adventure Sport this afternoon but I won't be getting the owners manual until later next week. Do you know where to get an electronic copy of the owners manual and also how do you run-in the engine on the new bike. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  9. New XR400 Owners seeks gasket kit

    XR
    Evening gents! As the title suggests I am the new owner of a 03 xr400, which to say the least...needs some work! my biggest hurdle at this time is the gear shift assembly (just the past that slides on and off) was broken and the previous owner decided to weld it bad on to the point that you can...
  10. Finding out if a frame has ever been registered and is not stolen?

    XL
    I have two frames that I have inherited as part of a bundle of spares that came with an 80's XL185 I have purchased, I only have a V5 for the complete bike but the other frames have clear frame numbers and the seller states they were complete road registered bikes when he stripped them in the...
  11. Attention all UK Transalp 700 owners..

    Transalp
    Can one of you do me a favour? Can you look on your V5 and give me the figures that appear here: Thanks
  12. For Sale: Varadero 2005 VA5

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Any interest in this before she is put to bed for the winter? Loosing interest in riding the same roads and looking after the bikes so they new homes.(See add flor KLR 650) I would sat the bike is in very good condition. At some time she has been down on offside I think very light --brake...
  13. My latest project

    Dominator / FMX
    Greetings from Denmark, its been a while since I posted about the Dominator I built a few years ago... Once I got it finished I moved on to build a couple more bikes, the latest of which is a SR500 cafe racer I was asked to build by a tattoo artist from Copenhagen with the help of my son...
  14. For Sale: For Sale 2001 Africa Twin

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Mint condition with only 21 K. 8 months MOT. Centre stand, side stand. New front calipers with pads, new back pads, fully serviced with Fuchs oil, 2 keys. only 2 owners from new including me. New battery. New tyres that have done only 300 miles. Many items have been shot blasted, zinced and...
  15. Oil Pump Chain Query

    Transalp
    Anyone got any info or advice on the acceptable or expected oil pump drive chain slack when installed (or length between links if removed) for a 1994 XL600V? Engine casing off as we speak and im mid clutch replacement but when I look at the oil pump chain ,it just looks to me to be very loose...
  16. who was asking about speed wobbles a while back?

    Transalp
    I remember a post recently about front end wobble on a TA....more specifically, I think it was on a 700, and various owners seemed to think it was almost inevitable... Anyway, in the interests of security I have two U Locks- one is a Kryptonite New York mini, which weights in at a shade over...
  17. Attention all 650 owners in UK...

    Transalp
    Attention all 650 owners in UK...(ULEZ) In April 2019 new emissions rules come into effect in London (The "ULEZ"). Any bike that does not meet the Euro3 standard will have to pay £12.50 per day to enter central London. There is an online checker here where you can see if your bike is ok , or...
  18. newbie to the TA

    Transalp Technical Specs
    Hello , just bought my first transalp va8 , Picked it up today from Birmingham (uk), Great bike , ride home was cold , but hay , had a smile on my face all the way,, bit of a wheel shake , looked and found that the balance weights on the rims were missing , so that's my first job,, But overall...
  19. Another one bites the dust - for now

    Dominator / FMX
    So I have no choice but to cancel the Dominator insurance. This obviously leaves me very vulnerable should the worst happen. The policy has only just renewed but sadly the MOT runs out early March which would mean the policy is invalid according to the documents that I received. I will...
  20. RD04 1990 : where does this screw go??

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys I'm Marco from Belgium. I have an RD04 from 1990. It's a great bike, but has had some bad owners that didn't maintain it. :( I have replaced the rubber inlet seals, valve cover seals, fuel hoses, blablabla... =) Now i am left with one part: a screw, a tiny washer and something on...
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