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  1. NX650 Rims and Tires

    Dominator / FMX
    Looking to change my wheel setup, now I run the stock rims and original size of tires but I would like to go down to 19" up front and and in the back stay with 17" but get a bit wider tires both front and back. This is what I'm looking at right now: FrontRIM - 19x2.15 TIRE - 120/70/19...
  2. Safety and Security for Driving

    Travel
    While the driving public may not have used dashboard camera systems in the past, that could change in the near future as drivers become more aware of the potential benefits. If you get into an accident or have another issue on the road, a dash cam may provide proof of what actually happened and...
  3. Disable/ disconnect choke ?

    Africa Twin
    Hi folks I have no trouble starting my @ without choke but have been reading about the potential problems that they can cause, question is .........some people disable or disconnect them to prevent the problem happening, could I just not use it and prevent the problem from...
  4. front sprocket output shaft spline....potential fault please will members enlighten

    Transalp
    AS newbie to this site, I have been told that this is a potential fault with the Transalp....does this relate to a particular model? 600/650/700 as I would have thought Honda would have rectified it! or does it relate to poor maintenance/ not using OEM parts? or possibly over tightening the...
  5. Wanted: rd07 parts,mirrors, brake master cylinder,headlight cowl

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi so still selling my bike but while I still have it might as well sort the things that were bugging me a potential buyer's, I want an original pair of mirrors and front brake master cylinder,also to a lesser extent a red headlight cowl in perfect condition to suit my red/silver colour...
  6. Vara CCT's & Reg Rec

    Varadero
    Evening peeps, I haven't been on here for ages now, due mainly to going back to the silly world of sportsbikes. Just done a deal on a Vara, and I have a question, if you don't mind. CCT's & Reg Recs on these.......are we looking at the same issues as with the Firestorm ( My current ride till...
  7. The power of the forum

    Chatter
    As a new member looking for an XL 600 lm I had a look through some old post regarding 600 lm,s . Some months back forum member catteeclan had advertised a 600 lm. I contacted him through the forum and he still had the bike.A few emails and phone calls later and I arranged to go and see the bike...
  8. Wanted: Honda Helix

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, I am currently seriously considering buying an old Honda Helix Scooter. I have had Silverwings before and currently have a new SH125 as my daily commuter, however I do fancy a Helix! Somas I am currently researching them I came across this Advert for the Helix from 1986! This has to...
  9. 1995 Honda dominator backfire and breather petrol spill

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi everyone, Bike has been running really well but recently I have noticed (you can't really avoid it!) a rather loud backfire on deceleration. Yesterday when I came back from a ride I noticed that petrol was spilling out of the breather from the carb. I am fairly sure that this means a stuck...
  10. Hi All

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Just to say hi,i live in Oxfordshire and i'm looking into dipping my toes into the A/T water,the prices of them seem to be a bit of a minefield to me but I need to do a lot more research methinks,what are the main things i should be looking out for as a potential buyer? Any info greatly...
  11. Idea - home made chain oiler

    Bodgers Corner
    I'm putting this up as a potential bodge as I haven't taken this any further than having a thunk about it. There are several chain oilers out there from the automatic vacuum operated Scottoiler and it's electrically operated sibling to the manually operated Loobman. And there are bound to be...
  12. Giant Loop Great Basin Saddlebag

    Accessories
    Has anyone got one? Thoughts? The bag is 50+ litres, I'm guesssing it will hold as much as a pair of hard panniers as you can pack it tightly and fill every gap. Will it be big enough for a potential trip to Spain. I have minimalist camping equipment. Any info would be great.
  13. Welcome back Heine Gerike?

    Chatter
    Just seen this info, looks like a save for HG is on the cards: Press release - A buyer has been found for one of the UK's leading motorcycle clothing and accessory retailers, Hein Gericke (UK) Ltd, which entered administration at the end of July. Appointed administrator, Moorfields Corporate...
  14. 2012 National - Rideouts and potential ride leaders..

    National Organisers
    This is what I initially proposed, Thetford Forrest / Peddars Way Trail Ride Scenic Road ride North to the Coast to the see the Seals Scenic Road ride South along the Suffolk Coast Swift road ride that includes main beach highlights from both of the above. Possibly including Wells, Sheringham...
  15. New Rubber Compound

    Chatter
    Flying back from SE Asia last week got talking to a Malaysian guy who works in the rubber industry. He reckons they have almost perfected a new rubber compound that never wears out! Apparently the boffins have identified some natural enzymes, which, when added to the latex, react with one kind...
  16. Oh Deer!!

    Chatter
    Covered recently by Lowflyer, this is another warning about the dangers of riding on roads near deer, particularly at this time of year. At the weekend, I came across 8 of them in a lane near my sisters. Luckily it's a 10mph limit, but the potential is there for an accident, as they just dash...
  17. HG Sale - potential kit

    Clothing
    I was looking at the HG website as I need some new kit and I would like your views on these; Jacket trousers I think a wee spin into the Edinburgh shop is required .... Appreciated.
  18. Potential FMX Owner

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, this is my first post. I'm currently looking to buy an FMX 650 and have my eye on a 2008/58 plate example in a Honda main dealer. It's had one owner, shows 1100 miles, is in red and is in 'as new' condition and priced at £3295. Having been with them for some weeks (probably months) I'm...
  19. Potential new Varadero owner

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Just wanted to say hi. I'm going to Honda Peterborough this weekend to have a look at the Varadero (both 125 and 1000 versions) I have my test booked for the 2nd Nov and my faithfull old Honda VT125C has just croaked. The idea is that if I pass the 1000 may be my choice (want to check out the...
  20. Look, out potential hose leak

    Transalp
    Whilst giving the TA a look over before a ride-out I spotted the throttle bracket digging into a coolant hose (see pick). It had worn quite a bit into the hose. Bodged it with a thick inner tube patch and duck tape. Waranty claim I think? Can I ask you, when your TA is cold can you see any...
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