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  1. Most common fuel hose ID

    Africa Twin
    Looking to replace all the fuel lines on my RD03 as a couple more leaking a bit nowadays. Rugged roads has 4or5 sizes. What is most common I would need? I plan on buying some bulk lengths. They have 4.5, 5.5, 7.3 and 8mm ID. Mine are so old going to be hard to determine sizes. I know I have used...
  2. 520 chain and sprockets on XRV750 RD07a

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi everybody, I am new to this forum. Just bought an XRV750rd07a full stock that I am planning to rebuild to a lighter and more offroad capable travel bike. One of the ideas is to install Supersprox sprocket and 520 pitch chain to reduce weight. Anyone any advice or experience having done this.
  3. Best supplier for good spares.

    Transalp
    Evening all, recently joined the forum after buying myself a ‘93 Transalp. It needs very little doing to it but I’d like to plan some repairs and basics. So, been asked before no doubt, but what’s the best source for buying spares and consumable, cables, electric parts, bearings etc. First off...
  4. Been Away

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi, I've been living in Thailand for the last 14 years and just recently returned to the UK, but still making regular trips back to Thailand whenever I get the opportunity. How long I'm going to stay is anybody's guess and at the moment I'm looking around for an XRV750, I have my eye on...
  5. prospective owner

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Good day one and all. I currently have 2 bikes one for the road and the other for trail riding, ST1100AW and a Yamaha WR250F, and am seriously thinking of getting rid and getting an RD07. The plan is for some long distance rough trail riding over to Europe, British exit be dammed, which I...
  6. Pressing crank bearings

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Greeting from the west coast of the US. I have been lucky enough to import a 1997 TA. The motor was blown and I'm starting the rebuild process. I need to press the crank shells out of the case and I was wondering what people are using or any tricks. I was planning on turning a pressing...
  7. Any Trips Planned for the continent for 2018 summer

    Transalp
    I am new to this forum. I have a honda Transalp 700 2010 model from last year..Enjoying riding it. Getting old so needed a comfortable bike. Any trips planned..please let me know.:rolleyes: Thats my baby
  8. Dommie rebuild question

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello i'm planning to replace the piston rings , valve seals and sort the head along with replacing the timing chain set on my dommie. My question is , can all of that be done while the engine is in the frame?? thx
  9. New Africa Twin build videos

    Africa Twin
    In a general search for motorcycle factory build videos found these for the CRF1000 AT, better than the Christmas edition of?? 2016 Honda Africa Twin CRF Production Line / Assembly Videos & Pictures - Go inside the Manufacturing Plant! | Honda-Pro Kevin
  10. RD03 100,000km Rebuild

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, So my bike is 30 years old next year, It just passed the 100,000km mark last month and it also took me and my wife on a 60,000km tour over the last year and half so it deserve a bit of attention :) My plan is to strip the bike down, repaint the frame, service the engine. Then...
  11. CRF1000L - Quick release pillion seat

    Africa Twin
    There’s a small amount of storage space under the pillion seat but access requires a spanner to remove two 10 mm screws. This spanner is in the toolbox by the battery which in turn needs the Allen key under the rider seat. To make the pillion seat quicker to remove there are two easy...
  12. Wanted: centre stand

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi folks just wondering if anyone has a spare centre stand they would like to sell - honda or aftermarket (I'm in Australia though and will cover the postage) Also interested in crashbars or an ally sump guard (planning an overland trip from Australia to Paris -maybe London - depends on where...
  13. swingarm collar

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys. I bought a Dominator a few months ago because I want to improve my mechanical skills and a Domi should be simple and cheap. So far so good. The bike is in pieces right now - all according to plan. The collar in the swingarm is in bad shape and I don't want to re-use it. It has a lot...
  14. ULEZ anyone?

    Dominator / FMX
    Have we noticed any affect on the value of pre 01/07/2007 bikes, especially in the South East? I had a plan to get a post July 2007 FMX (there are few around) and re-frame a Vigor into it, but in the end gave up and went with an August 2007 XT660R instead.
  15. Rough running?

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi I'm experiencing some rough running whilst the engine is ticking over I think it's referred to as hunting, it also seems to miss fire occasionally on a steady throttle at around 2000 rpm with a soft sort of wet fart backfire on the overrun. Can anyone put there finger on a reason for these...
  16. GPS woe's

    Travel
    Hi are there any GPS experts on the forum? I am planning a trip around the coast of Ireland this year, I'm plotting my route using the on line satmap xpedition software and downloading as GPX Tracks. All well and good so far, after sorting the glitch with satmaps format I import them to...
  17. FREE BEER.

    Chatter
    If any of you guys plan to pass through Denmark during the summer and need a place to pitch your tent for a night or two ,there is free beer to be had...:D:D:D I could even fit in a guided tour to a local brewery if you like.:thumbup: The more the merrier as I know it winds my neigbours up, and...
  18. CV carb (and Dave's mod)

    Dominator / FMX
    Hey NX650 from 1988. Have a jet kit in the mail and planning on doing Dave's mod. I wanted to take the carburetor apart and clean it up before hand, but having trouble getting two of the screws in the float chamber out - seem very soft and I don't want to ruin them. I have PH and PZ...
  19. Accessory Bar for 650 Transalp

    Transalp
    Hi all, Been doing a bit of research but no luck as yet, looking for an accessory bar for the 650 TA. Specifically a high bar above the instrument cluster, behind the (tall/touring) windscreen. Keep the sat nav higher up in view. Does anyone know of anyone who has made one/seen one/bought one...
  20. Wanted: Transalp

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for Transalp for my son he would prefer the 650 some luggage etc would be nice , he is planning some trips this year :thumbup:
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