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  1. Suitable tyres

    Transalp
    Hello, I am wondering which tyres others use that would give good onroad and offroad performance. I apologize that I cant tell you what's on her now as i didn't look when i bought her recently though they are road tyres.... I did a small spin up a forest track last week and was quite impressed...
  2. Which dual tyre

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hello, I am wondering which tyres others use that would give good road and offroad performance. I apologize that I cant tell you what's on her now as i didn't look when i bought her recently. I did a small spin up a forest track last week and was quite impressed, but i felt a little bit more...
  3. Rear shock RD04: Rebuild or cheap aftermarket?

    Africa Twin
    The rear shock on my RD04 is really harsh at holes and bumps, and it goes thru the whole bike. Its feels like the compression damping is too hard. I have tried to adjust it, but I can’t feel any difference. I have 30 mm free sag, and 70 mm rider sag, so the spring should be ok. (from the...
  4. PD06 vs PD10 Carb Feed pipe

    Transalp
    I have a PD10 TA 600 with the helmholtz resonator but I also have the carb feed pipe off a PD06 without it, which one should I fit? Is it likely for emissions/economy/performance or to take a tone out of the exhaust note?
  5. back brake problem RD07a

    Africa Twin
    Bike was running perfect and I decided to fit rugged roads snail cam chain adjusters which only involves taking long bolt out etc. Went out on bike today and brake performance not good. The rear brake used to be very good and I didnt think I lost a spacer but what have I done wrong?
  6. For Sale: hein geicke performance shell gortex trousers size xxl 38-40 uk size

    For Sale / Wanted
    These hein gericke performance shell trousers with vents have been brilliant and have only changed after getting some rukka stuff. Size wise I was a 40 and they fit just right but they will go up or down a bit on that. They are fully waterproof and with liners out and vents open brilliant in...
  7. Arrow exhaust manifolds

    Africa Twin
    Hi i was looking at my exhaust which is in good condition (from what i can see) but i was looking for alternative SS options are arrow the sole manufacturer of aftermarket manifolds ? Also if you have one are there any benefits over standard ? Weight ,performance etc
  8. Strange custom header, spare engine and Keihin flat slide carb

    Dominator / FMX
    Just bought a 2006 FMX 650. Found this strange custom header in a box of spares that came with the bike. Anyone have any idea if they would fit or the performance etc. Also got a spare 650 engine and a Keihin 42mm flatslide carb ;-) The engine and carb will be sold later just want opinions if...
  9. CRF230 pipe/exhaust on XR200

    XR
    As in the title, do you think one of the performance pipes of an CRF230 would fit the XR200?
  10. 2 into 1 exhaust outlet size.

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi wise people, would someone be able to tell me the size of the outlet pipe when going to a 2 into 1 system and how that impacts on performance from the original system. I see 2 into 1 pipe adapter with muffler like GPR advertise but no mention of merged pipe size. Wouldn't going from 2 30mm...
  11. Performance air Filter

    Varadero
    Hello, it seems that using a KN it reduces the fuel consumption a bit. Can you tell me if worth it ? best price I found is a pipercross..., are they good?
  12. For Sale: Vango Omega 250 Tent

    For Sale / Wanted
    NOW SOLD Vango Omega 250 which I purchased secondhand a couple of months ago. Pictures taken when I first got it to test for leaks, it stood for 4 days in heavy rain and there were no leaks. The sleeping area is 2100 long x 1400 wide, the porch area is 1800 long x 1500 wide and at it's highest...
  13. XR High lift Joy Camshaft for sale on eBay.

    XR
    Thought I'd post this up if any XR owner is interested. I would be if I had one :thumbup: Honda XBR 500 Race Camshaft High lift performance Joy camshaft may fit xr 600 Honda XBR 500 Race Camshaft High lift performance Joy camshaft may fit xr 600 | eBay P.S. if in wrong place, please remove...
  14. Exhaust can for africa twin

    Africa Twin
    hi guys. i have a 1998 africa twin and the original exhaust is leaking so i would like to put a race can on it to hear the proper sound of the v twin. a friend gave me a can off a vfr 400, would it suit as i dont want it to effect its performance. also i need a barrel for one of the front forks...
  15. For Sale: Shell Advance Ultra 4T 10w-40 is only £26.95 for 4 Litres only at Opie Oils

    For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for a top quality 10w-40? Look no further!! Opie Oils has the perfect solution! Shell Advance Ultra 4T 10w-40 is now only £26.95 for 4 Litres at Opie Oils which is a MASSIVE 37% OFF RRP Don't forget you get an EXTRA 10% off the price with your forum discount which can be found...
  16. SLR Seat recommendations re. comfort

    Dominator / FMX
    I am delighted with the performance of my SLR now that I have debaffled etc. However I would be interested in any options that might be available to make the seat more comfortable or possibly a different seat that might fit Anybody use these gel packs that strap on to existing seat from a...
  17. Rekluse clutch on 450 EXC

    Everything Orange - KTM
    H i I just purchased a lightly used 2003 KTM EXC I don't know if the R designation was put on these bikes but on the clutch cover it says KTM racing. It came with a Rekluse clutch (not installed) but complete and correct for this bike. I had one of these on my last MX bike a Honda 450. BTW I...
  18. For Sale: 25% off Shell Advance Ultra 4T 10w-40 only @ Opie Oils

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi Folk's Opie Oils are proud to announce that we have a HUGE 25% off Shell Advance Ultra 4T 10w-40 To be able to get 25% off Shell Advance Ultra 4T 10w-40 use the discount code: ULTRA. Only £22.13 for 4 litres of performance fully synthetic motorcycle oil. Just need a top up? 1...
  19. De cat with stock rear silencer

    Transalp
    Hi, i was going to buy a Leo vince de cat pipe, but after thinking about it why not just remove the cat/ collector box and weld a piece of pipe in. I was going to keep the stock silencer and add a O2 sensor eliminator? Has anybody tried this ? If so dose it improve performance and sound.:rolleyes:
  20. XR400 - Standard or Performance Can?

    XR
    Hi I have recently bought a low miles XR which came with a DEP alloy can Bike performs well & jetting seems ok for it However it is noisier - but not so bad I also got the standard can too (heavy) Do they run better & quieter with stock can?
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