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  1. XL700V - flashing oil warning with no oil loss

    Transalp
    How do I'm after some help/advice about the oil warning lights on the 700. Riding in to work today - second day back after a week or so off - and one of the red lights on the dash starts flashing. Initially it blinked a couple of times, but then came on and off under acceleration and braking...
  2. A One-Stop-Shop for Gear, Parts & Accessories – MOTORCYCLEiD – New Vendor on the Site

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    A One-Stop-Shop for Gear, Parts & Accessories – MOTORCYCLEiD – New Vendor on the Site Welcome to the MOTORCYCLEiD section of the forum! Our team represents one of the largest online stores in the country that can become your one-stop-shop for all the needed motorcycle parts and accessories...
  3. Another worn output shaft thread.....

    Africa Twin
    Sorry to bore you guys with this but I would appreciate your input. I have aquired a 52 plate, September 2002, AT 750 with 60,000 miles on the clock and a buggered output shaft. I have read most of the threads regarding this topic and seen the posts and pictures of the Spendler sprocket and the...
  4. That was a bit scary/disconcerting.

    Transalp
    I just had my first go at logging in using my new smart phone and the tapatalk app, only to be confronted with at least 6 new posts that seemed to originate from me. I quickly signed out, and logged in with my tablet to get the view I'm used to, expecting to have to advise that I'd been hacked...
  5. The 600 Transalp Ebay/Gumtree thread...PART TWO

    Transalp
    The 600 Transalp Ebay/Gumtree thread... Following on from this thread: https://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/transalp/131537-600-transalp-ebay-gumtree-thread.html This is PART TWO
  6. posts disappearing???

    Transalp
    something odd is happening to this forum my posts keep disappearing. i made two new posts to the ebay/gumtree thread, and another to the Africa Twin forum, and now they have gone has anyone else noticed this?
  7. Exhaust Help

    Dominator / FMX
    Morning All, I was wondering if someone could measure the internal diameter of the tail pipe exit on the dominator exhaust for me please? I got my domi scrambler running at the weekend but it's ear bleed loud so I want to design a baffle to go in the cans I'm running. From reading other posts...
  8. Need some help

    Chatter
    I need a bit of specialist advice regarding my sons Yamaha DT 125 LC project so if Nick in Brum shows up in any of the posts could you kindly ask him to PM me or send me his e mail address..We are having electrical issues and Nick knows about these bikes...I have sent a PM to him but he hasnt...
  9. It still works!!

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, It’s been a while since I was last here. I have a RWB 03 XRV 750 that has lived in a bush for the last 10 years. I know serious neglect but this weekend I have had it shipped to my new address. Seat off, jump leads out, phew not seized it turns over on the starter motor and tried to...
  10. Burn baby burn

    Transalp
    Burn baby burn - regulator? Dear all I have an issue where the wired connection between the stator and regulator/rectifier on my XL650 Transalp has torched itself. The damage means that quite a lot of the original cable will need to be replaced. What I would like help with is around how best...
  11. CRF1000L - DIY Auxiliary Fuse Box

    Africa Twin
    If you've had a look at restricted access to the CRF1000L battery you may have come to the conclusion that wiring up your bike electrical accessories requires install of an auxiliary fuse box. I chose to put one under the pillion seat. Total cost about £25. I considered options (Eastern Beaver...
  12. 1994 Transalp Tacho wont exceed 1500rpm

    Transalp
    New here so hello to all :thumbright: I just bought a 1994 Transalp 600 ,and have been fixing a few age related issues. One issue I still have is that although the bike runs fine the tacho does not go past 1500rpm. I saw posts on other sites (after a google search for tacho issues) where...
  13. New to the Forum and inner RIM protecting with 3M 08537 Brushable Seam Sealer

    Africa Twin
    Hi Guys, My name is Nick, 25 year old Dutchie. I'm new to the Forum and just bought a nice RD03 classic with only 38.000 km on it (not 138.000). Standed still for many years so giving it some TLC. Regular stuff like sticky chokes, maintenance and synchronizing/cleaning the carbs is all done and...
  14. 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...
  15. Vigor 650 engine rebuild tips please.

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi been registered on the forum for a few years as an interested, occasional visitor. However now just bought a rough Vigor for the right money with a view to building a flat tracker / cafe racer. I knew engine was in need of at least a top end rebuild when I bought it, so now just starting...
  16. Electrical problem?

    Africa Twin
    Opening this post just to share the continuing story of my electrical issues, which became more visible after I had Joerg Hau build a voltindicator in my Tripmeter. But first let me drop my chronicles of the previous weeks. Get some crisps and a Coke cause this gon take a while :) 31-3: OEM...
  17. Farewell

    Transalp
    After many years I've decided to change bike away from the Honda stable. I would like to thank all those who contributed or commented on any of my posts. You've been a really helpful bunch of people. FYI i've just bought a new 2017 VStrom 650, not the xt version. Reallly nice bike, I'll miss...
  18. Maltese Culture Today.

    Chatter
    Tuesday Morning Malta ... Paul Sky, rider of the Yamaha, said; “I was involved in this accident this morning and luckily I got out of it unharmed... the cause of the accident was mobile phone use while driving (The driver of the van admitted that he was looking at his phone) I hope this photo...
  19. 1996 XR250s Compression Test

    XR
    Hello All! So I've bought myself a compression tester and I am about to attempt doing a cylinder compression test for the first time. I've been looking on here at a number of posts trying to get an idea of what kind of numbers I should be looking at getting. I have an XR250s Baja which is a...
  20. Just bought myself a varadero xl 1000

    Varadero
    Hello everyone , the names chris and I've just picked it up today and traded in my old zzr1100 for it , loving the 'old man ' riding position and I can see it staying with me for a long time , had a quick scan through some posts for info already and I'm sure I will be pestering soon about...
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