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  1. Swingarm adjuster snapped

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi all, (newbie) , just done a post on the crf page but think posting here may get more response, iv recently purchesed a 2014 crf 450r, on adjusting the chain I found a seized adjuster and yes like a t**t I snapped it trying to undo, iv tried several metal drill bits to drill out without...
  2. Hello - New Member

    Transalp
    Hello All. This is my first post on this forum so i would like to introduce myself. Coming from a Fazer 600 to a Transalp 700 2013 and I am excited to hear all your experiences and knowledge and share my ones as much. I am living in Ireland for the past 17 years and been riding only for the past...
  3. Oil Leak

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I have returned to the forum after a few years away. I had a RD07 that I rode around spain and france and then part restored after 11 years of ownership. My user name used to be africamadness and before that barryw33 and all the photos etc should still be on the forum. I sold the bike 3...
  4. SLR Fuel tank paint job - removal

    Dominator / FMX
    Gents, Im sure this has been done before; can you give me sign posting to instructions for fuel tank removal (and/or workshop manual) as want to send it away to Dream Machine for Rothmans paint job :) thanks kimosabby
  5. Attempting to make a 20mm box bender.

    Mechanical Advice
    Building a 20mm box bender. Hi guys, I am in the process of building a flat tracker from a Varadero frame. I'll post a thread up when I get a chance, but here's a picture of the project. At the moment though I need some 20mm box section bending so I can fabricate a rear subframe. Here are...
  6. worn output shaft

    Africa Twin
    Hi all just got back from a 16 day trip to croatia, i might add my AT did not :( I bought the bike 3 months ago and have discovered that it was fitted with an incorrect after market front sprocket which has chewed the splines on the shaft and destroyed itself and the chain in the process...
  7. Vendor Rules

    Vendor Deals
    1. Any and all commercial posting on the forum requires vendor credentials to do so. This includes: A business name Usernames, business information in your Signatures and or Avatars, soliciting in private message, and any and all commercial posting in threads. Failure to sign up as a vendor...
  8. I got hit by a lorry

    Dominator / FMX
    :rolleyes: OK guys, I guess some sort of confession time. So the Tuesday after the Thursday I got hit by a car I got hit by a lorry. I have put the footage below. I guess in hindsight you could say I shouldn't have been in that position but coming through London, filtering, passing vehicles...
  9. Show us your Tats

    Chatter
    My lad called me yesterday and told me college had broke up for christmas and he was down town getting a couple of tattoo,s. When he was done he sent me these pictures of what £100 worth of tattoo,s looks like. These are two cartoon characters his now deceased Danish grandfather drew for him...
  10. 1st Spain Trip

    Transalp
    Hello All, longtime lurker first time posting. Had my Transalp since Christmas, just taken my first ever road trip to Spain, pulled in to Salamanca and after parking up look what was next to me. Knew it was gonna be a good trip then! Met loads of other bikers and everyone agreed the roads are...
  11. NC750X year 2014?

    Transalp
    Hi to all! Have been toying with the idea of swapping my 650 with a 2015 NC750X. It's new but it's not the latest model. My main concern is the EFI... what's it like on low throttle openings? I've also heard many bikers complain that throttle may be snatchy / jerky when opening from closed...
  12. For Sale: Inner tubes fs/free

    For Sale / Wanted
    Slowly having a clearout New 17'' Michelin Airstop fits 110/70/80/90, 120/70/80 £8 Michelin Airstop new/little used fits 120/90 130/80 140/70 - 17 £8 Used & patched twice B'stone fits 110/120/130 -17 free Used and patched twice Michelin looks little used 110/120 - 17 free New vee rubber...
  13. For Sale: RD07 Africa Twin Bits

    For Sale / Wanted
    Apologies, accidental repost. Here's original... http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/sale-wanted/147866-rd07-africa-twin-bits.html
  14. For Sale: RD07 Africa Twin Bits

    For Sale / Wanted
    Lots of bits cluttering the shed that may be useful to someone... RD07 Green/Purple tank (slight dents but fully usable) RD07 Green/Purple front cowling 2x Fork Legs Front brake callipers Front discs 1x Front Axle & Nut Front nearside mirror (need to check) Speedo & tacho assembly White front...
  15. DIY ALU Panniers and Top Box

    Africa Twin
    Well,I just turned 40 and went out and bought myself a TIG Welder in Fairyhouse Market as a present to myself today. This will be the thread for my build. I've never welded before, so this is gonna be a steep learning curve. Thought I'd start the thread by hopefully giving you all a bit of a...
  16. Choke lever travel on 2006 transalp 650

    Transalp
    Hi aLL, have not posted on here in ages - basically because my job has changed and my "posting time" has decreased drastically. However I now have a niggling query which needs to be tackled. can anyone post a picture of their choke lever pulled in towards the switchgear as much as it goes. I...
  17. Africa Twins and Motorcycle News

    Africa Twin
    Re-posting this from the 'Contact Section'
  18. Wanted: RD08 Engine.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hello lads, So i picked up a fairly "new" dommie a few months back for a measly 800€. Sounds cheap, right? Well apparently it wasn't as good of a deal as i though since the engine is in very poor condition. There's quite a few bits that need to be replaced and i thought i could get by...
  19. Thanks for the help - 10 months on :)

    Transalp
    I just want to say thank a big you to everyone who's posted info on here about the XL700. I'm not a great person for posting up & asking but the historical info on here that I've found helpful has been great. I've used the bike no end since buying it, so much so the ST1300 only gets used when...
  20. Where are...

    Chatter
    I notice that Chad is not posting so much anymore. Moved on to another forum, or have I missed anything?
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