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  1. Dominator Partial Refurb - Front forks

    Dominator / FMX
    So my plan was to have a week off in August, buy a load of bits, strip the Dominator, get the frame resprayed and rebuild. Like most of my plans in life things have changed a little. Well maybe a lot. I still have a week off in August but am seriously lacking in funds to do the full refurb...
  2. worlds greatest motorcycle rides

    Africa Twin
    Does anyone else watch Henry Cole's 'Worlds greatest motorcycle rides'? He was armed with the new Africa Twin in last nights episode, the first time he has ever used one of the big four manufacturers bikes in any show. He was very impressed with it, as if he could be anything else apart from...
  3. Short Term Insurance polict for AT in Europe?

    Chatter
    Hey folks, It's been quite a while since I have posted on here. Moved to Australia from Ireland. Anyway, I'm planning a European adventure on my AT from Ireland through Europe next year and I was wondering whether you guys are know of any Short Term Policy that I could avail of while traveling...
  4. For Sale: RD07A 2000 model. Fully functioning and usable but potential project.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Folks, This is very bad manners, but I have registered with XRV.org with the sole intention of selling my much loved RD07a. :rolleyes: In my defence, I have browsed/stalked/skulked through the forum over the last 8 or 9 years of my RD07a ownership for fettling advice and found it...
  5. Cycle Tours- A ride planning tool for softroaders

    Great Roads/Routes
    A while ago I brought I brought an’ Ordnance Survey Cycle Tours for Gloucestershire and Hereford & Worcester’ containing 24 one day routes. These are mostly all on road with few partial off road at the end. They are generally 30 to 40 miles long through country lanes. The routes are shown on OS...
  6. RD04 Rally build

    Africa Twin
    So... Decided to give the bike a serious rework to freshen her up. This is the thread to share pictures and stuff... My bike gets used in anger off road. She'll be getting raced next year so time for some TLC and a weight loss program. I have been using her pretty much completely off road...
  7. Wiring diagram

    Dominator / FMX
    Where can I get hold of a usable wiring diagram- I want to buy a manual to keep and all of the pdf downloads I have been sent are unreadable due to my partial blindness so I need one that I can read so I can suss out my projects wiring. Did Honda ever make a manual for the dommie or do I have to...
  8. Wanted: XL100S-B Engine Prefix No. HD05

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, Does anyone have a complete (or partial) engine for a 1981/1982 XL100-SB engine , starting with engine number HD05 please? Any condition considered, just let me know what you've got! Can collect or organise courier. Message me on here or call 07808 823594 or email [email protected]
  9. For Sale: honda RD03 For sale in belgium! 28700 KM 1988

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    scroll down, something funny with the text i added claims to be original 28700 KM (changed the chain and gear set, 2000 km ago) scratch in the tank left hand bottom side, no dent, needs a partial repaint origin 2 bottom plastic tank covers are cracked...
  10. Trouble Shoot Kill Switch?

    Mechanical Advice
    Good thing I live on the ground floor otherwise I'd have jumped out a window by now. Anyway, I have a 75 Honda XL350 that ran just fine then suddenly decided not to start. Good gas; battery and ignition seem fine (all lights work); little starting fluid - nothing; push start, again, nothing...
  11. Motorbike Documentaries

    Chatter
    looking for something to watch tonight as ive watched the Unrideables 6 times now and im in the mood for something like the complete history of the TT or more classic Grand Prix bike documentaries but cant find anything intresting, i prefer a more historic view like the unrideables that was...
  12. Perfect poached eggs

    Chatter
    I know that all you closet perverts saw my name and assumed "perfect poached eggs" was gonna refer to something completely different!! I am partial to an egg or two. I cook them in all ways, but my favourite is poached. I serve 'em up with many different ingredients, asparagus, samphire...
  13. For Sale: Transalp XL650 v4

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I’m selling my Transalp XL650V4 2004. Taxed to MOT to end November, MOT to May 2013. I love the bike and it is in good condition and with a little tlc could be in very good condition, but a major life-style change means I must sell and cannot ride or provide elbow grease. It has one previous...
  14. South Africa, Namibia, Zambia and Botswana.

    Austin's Adventures
    No, not the ride out to to beat all ride outs but as I have executive control of this forum its where I am going to post pictures and ride report updates of my Southern Africa adventure - subject to Wifi access. We fly out tomorrow (Sat), pick up the bikes on Monday and get back to the UK in...
  15. Random irritations of the week...

    Chatter
    Time to vent... The Daily Star reporting yesterday of a man winning £7.2m on the lottery and him wanting "partial anonymity" so refered to as Mr. S I think you will find thats just "anonymity"... what the hell is partial about it?... Can we print yor name sir, oooooh i dunno, maybe just a...
  16. Sold: 2002 RD07 22K miles

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    It's been a while since I have posted. Life has just been sooo busy, so I have been lurking for ages. Unfortunately, my first post is to put my AT up for sale. It's been a tough decision but the bottom line is that I only use it for commuting (no time to use it for "pleasure") and as I travel...
  17. Fuel exhausts - Transalp 700

    Transalp
    Gents Fitted my shiny new can this weekend - as I am numpty I cannot post pics here, but feel free to go to fuel exhausts website, then to gallery, then to Honda, then transalp 700 - its the blue one! Perhaps the more enlightened can paste it in a reply? The blue metal on the can looks rather...
  18. XR650r Value

    XR
    I know its difficult to be general but what would you guys reckon would be a fair price to pay for a good condition, 5000 miles, 2001 XR 650 r with partial service history. Many thanks
  19. Funny Noise

    Dominator / FMX
    chaps, my bike makes a funny noise when in a high gear at low revs and partial throttle i was wondering if anyone elses does this and what causes it ... is it bad fueling ? is it me riding it like a dilbert in the wrong gear for a big single? if i had to describe it id say it sounded a bit...
  20. Please allow me to introduce myself

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    I'm a man of wealth and taste I've been around for a long, long year Stole many a man's soul and faith Just bought my third AT it's a 91 ten years older than the last one I owned 6 years ago. Still to go and collect it. I've done the GS1150 12ADV KTM990 thing and come back full circle...
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