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  1. Fuel overflow lines - where to connect?

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone! I recently remove the tank, airbox and carburators to change the main jets after changing to a more open exhaust. Know putting everything back I have a small problem... There is several fuel overflow or drain lines connected together to one main line that dumps excess fuel it...
  2. Finally got an RD03 in the USA

    Africa Twin
    After years of waiting (and converting my Transalp to as close to a RD04 as possible) I've finally got an RD03 here in the States. It's an early one with 0000996 serial number and looks to have come from Germany through the hands of my friend and collector/restorer, screen name "Ujeni"...
  3. Chain slider (lower front) on XRV650

    Africa Twin
    I'm looking for some help on the mounting of the chain slider. I've been working on a restoration and it has been some time since I've been at it due to health reasons. When I went to put the slider on, the mounting point does not seem to be right. I'm wondering if one of the points has been...
  4. RD04 Fuel Level Sensor Repair

    Africa Twin
    Hi All Can anyone advise how i can go about repairing an RD04 fuel level sensor as per the type in the image. Is there a link available to buy the correct thermistor? I have seen the repair videos but seems this type is different?
  5. Non-running RD04 in Sussex

    What's it worth?
    Hello people. Long time no see, etc. Not been around here in yonks due to, well, life and things like that. You know how it is. Anyway, I finally got to the point where I have admitted I am never going to live anywhere with a garage where I can rebuild my old RD04, so I think the time has...
  6. Ace Cafe Adventure bike day - photos

    Africa Twin
    photos from yesterday's event https://photos.app.goo.gl/SD6jcynas14XfH126 i spotted 3 or 4 750 africa twins
  7. Ace Cafe Adventure bike day - pics

    Transalp
    photos from today https://photos.app.goo.gl/SD6jcynas14XfH126 i spotted three 650 Transalps there and one 600...
  8. XRV750 for sale (uk)

    Africa Twin
    sold....
  9. For Sale: Transalp XL600V

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Finally getting around to selling this. I bought it to use as a run around whilst I do a rebuild (of another 600!), but have found that I'm just not getting on with the project so this has to go to a) make space and b)motivate me to crack on with the rebuild! I had it a little over 2 years and...
  10. 600 Alp No 2 - Oily Rag Refurb in photo's

    Transalp
    Photos of my Alps strip down, clean, oily rag refurb & rebuild . . . Before . . . . on the day of purchase actually Don't you just luv a nice clean rim? :rolleyes: 10k / 20 years miles of chain crud Front end work commences Front end rebuild in progress Heavy Duty crash...
  11. For Sale: Rear brake caliper, brake hose, master cylinder

    XRV Swap Shop
    Rear brake caliper including brake hose and master cylinder. Basically the complete rear brake assembly except the brake pedal. Condition unknown but everything looks to be in good order. Photos available on request. Asking 50€ for the kit. Located in Sweden. Shipping, including tracking and...
  12. Confused with pipe/tube routing

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi Guys, so yesterday I rode the Dominator to work for the first time since the bike has been in bits and put back together. I'm not sure the vacuum pipes etc are correctly configured and wondered if anyone can help. All photos are pre strip down and they themselves may or may not show the...
  13. The Motorcyclist’s Guide to Scotland

    Travel
    There’s a new book that’ll be of interest to anyone heading north of the border. It does seem to be very comprehensive, well written and informative. There’s loads of background information, not just route directions. JG even suggests appropriate reading material and soundtracks to accompany...
  14. 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...
  15. How can I rescue this Dominator?

    Dominator / FMX
    For the last three years I have come in by bike and essentially parked in the same spot. Each day I ride past a bike in the car park which is completely covered. Only a slight gold wheel exposed. Today I noticed the bike had been moved slightly with more of the front wheel exposed as well as the...
  16. 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...
  17. Alloy wheels

    Dominator / FMX
    I would like to customise my FX650 and wonder if anyone has fitted alloy 3 spoke wheels [like those on a Suzuki GS500] to their Honda. If this is a doable how complex is it or is there an easy way of fitting wheels from another bike which need little modification. Any photos would be helpful.
  18. For Sale: Baglux tank cover no bag

    For Sale / Wanted
    ITEM SOLD....ITEM SOLD..BAGLUX TANK COVER NO BAG RD07 MODEL IN BLUE PHOTOS AVAILABLE, <img src="http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/images/smilies/hello2.gif" border="0" alt="" title="hello1" class="inlineimg" />:GOOD CONDITION £40..INCLUDING UK MAINLAND POSTAGE...PAY VIA PAYPAL.
  19. Do I have a chain problem or worse?

    Africa Twin
    Please see this video https://photos.app.goo.gl/U5bF43R6a1S2fb2SA the chain is jumping around on tickover, is there an issue with my chain or drive?
  20. For Sale: For Sale 1989 Dominator NX650K

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I have decided to sell my 1989 Dominator NX 650 K It has MOT to May 2019, new tyres last year, although rear has worn down quite quickly. Mileage is around 14700 atm, believed genuine, some history to prove Starts, runs, rides, rear shock weak (for my weight 150kgs), whirrs in second, but still...
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