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  1. Wanted: Anyone have a spare front calliper for an RD07?

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hello! I'm hoping someone can be my saviour... I'm in need of a replacement left front calliper for an RD07. After a somewhat long and stressful fiasco removing the calliper pin, the thread in the calliper is partially damaged. The pin tightens up but I don't trust how strong the thread is...
  2. Partially misfiring (only at high speed)

    Africa Twin
    We went on a trip this weekend we had a blast! about 10 or so bikes and just the dust of the namakwaland here in the Karroo of the Western Cape. Average speed must have been 80-120kph on the GPS and the bike really handled it like a champ. It was pretty hot (33-35c) so we wanted to push on and...
  3. NHS Direct

    Chatter
    We got home from holiday Midnight Friday going into Saturday and we all seem to have brought home some wonderful virus. The boy has a rash all over him and the 2 bob bits, the wife is partially stiff down one side and can't move and also feeling sick. I had the 2 bob bits yesterday and about...
  4. new rd04... she's home !!! : ) help

    Africa Twin
    bike delivered early this morning, stripped her down, engine out & partially stripped. The last owner put a new drive shaft & gearbox in, though after 10mins, he said it started sounding rough on the front cylinder. after taking the head off found the cam had worn the cylinder. he replaced the...
  5. RD07 Air Cut Off Valve Help

    Africa Twin
    Newbie to the forums, I'm based in Southampton UK and I've just taken on an RD07 rebuild project. It's my first project although I'm reasonably handy with a spanner. The bike was stripped by one person and partially rebuilt by another and we picked it up for £200!! Almost all of the parts are...
  6. Dommie carb problems

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi took the carb of my dommie today for a strip and clean as it was not running right.I found the linkage on the side thats connected to the throttle by a lever is partially siezed,i have left it soaking in wd40.Its the part that lifts the slide by a fork arrangement under the top cover,has...
  7. Advice on bending steel exhaust tube please.

    Bodgers Corner
    I've got a 1.5 metre length of 1.5 mm wall, 35 mm outside diameter tube to make a new link pipe for my XT250's exhaust. The finished link pipe will only be about approximately 14" long and it needs a shallow bend, approximately 10 degrees, approximately in the middle. As you can tell, there's...
  8. Tyre Recommendation - Sava MC30

    Dominator / FMX
    Just thought I'd let you know of a brilliant tyre I've found for the FX and SLR (don't think they do a 21" for the Dommie). They are Sava Invader MC30. I had a set fitted to the Vigor and found them to be excellent in wet and dry and amazingly good off-road, even in the thick mud. They look...
  9. Fueling issue! Help please....

    Transalp
    OK Ladies and Gents, rare I post a problem on an Alp, but this one has me stumped. Firstly bike is an '87 600, been around the block a bit! Has an intermittent fuelling issue, as if carbs/fuel line/fuel tap etc partially blocked. Have changed carbs for clean ones, swapped fuel tap, rebuilt...
  10. newbie needing help

    CRF - New Forum!
    hi all, I purchased a 2004 crfr with engine damage for a project, the bike was partially stripped down, all bits were in a box. I have replaced the barrel and piston, new head and valves, only thing is not sure what shims I need? What size are the original shim size as everything is brand new...
  11. Humbling day today

    Chatter
    Thanks to all those sending me birthday wishes today. Ok so I have had a couple of shandy's and I am not yet at the point of hugging everything and telling them they are my best friend and I live them but.... Today was a bit of a humbling day. I work as an optician and I spend some of my time...
  12. Exped Symat

    Travel
    I had a looksee in the old listings, but there was nowt recent, so I thought I'd start a new thread. I have promised myself some time off again this Summer and wanted to keep on with some camping. However, I have promised myself a new sleep mat as a 53rd birthday pressie!! I have been using an...
  13. XR 250 jetting and parts suppliers

    XR
    Hi, Recently bought an XR250r to use for green laneing and learn the art of off-road riding. I have done plenty of reading about all things XR, mainly to find out how to start the bloody thing, which I can now reliably achieve from cold now, still working on the post tumble, but I think I've...
  14. Trail riding went wrong

    XR
    A mate a work just sold a R6 and bought an EXC350 as wanted to start offroading and doing some competions so me a mate took him out today. All morning went well stopped at local truck stop and had a late breakfast, left there and it all went tits up went into a lane we knew...
  15. A day out with Mudwiz

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The day started bright, early and bloody freezing (sorry if I made anyone blush) in Mudwiz's garden at 9am. After a much needed coffee, myself and Ian were made to walk our runing bikes around Mudwiz's garden. As already alluded to by Ian, the surface is interesting. In fact, given the amount of...
  16. Rosedale Rideouts

    Past National Meets
    This has been partially covered in another thread but warrants its own dedicated section. If others planning a rideout could add their suggested routes. I reckon two or three road routes & maybe an off road ride would keep numbers managable. Please keep banter & unnecessary posts to a minimum...
  17. For Sale: Honda XL600LMF Twin Headlamp

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    NOW SOLD (18/07/2010) I have a "C reg, 1986? I think" (Twin Headlamp) XL600LMF which has been lurking in the back of my garage for some time. I've now decided to sell this bike. I bought for restoration in the future, well aware that these twin headlamp models are now getting rare...
  18. Centre Stand and Crash Bars for project - Help!

    Africa Twin
    Gday, first post here... We have just scored an AT (2000 RD07) after some time of debating whether to get one... It's a low mileage (15k) example with a few cosmetic issues due to prolonged storage, however very happy with the purchase indeed... It is being rebuilt to be used for a...
  19. Sprocket Size vs MPG - Help!

    Africa Twin
    Gday, first post here... We have just scored an AT (2000 RD07) after some time of debating whether to get one... It's a low mileage (15k) example with a few cosmetic issues due to prolonged storage, however very happy with the donation indeed... It is being rebuilt to be used for a...
  20. XL600LMF Worth? For Sale? Interested?

    What's it worth?
    NOW SOLD (18/07/2010) OK, what's it worth? I have a "C reg, 1986? I think" (Twin Headlamp) XL600LMF which has been lurking in the back of my garage for some time. After seeing the amazing job Mel Jordan did with his bike some time back, I hunted one down with the intention of...
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