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  1. Africa Twin
    Does Anyone know if fuel pump should stop working when killing engine using kick stand ? As mine fuel pump working continuously after. Its not bypassed and start working properly when engine crank... Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  2. Transalp
    So my Transalp Gaiters have more holes than swis cheese and look unsightly. So a few questions 1. Can I just remove them and not replace? Alternatives available? 2. How hard is it to remove the forks and put them back properly? 3. How hard is it to align them once back in? do they just 'fall...
  3. Transalp
    Anyone know where the handle to help put a 1994 transalp 600 on the centre stand actually attaches to? If I had the handle here id figure it out,but I remember seeing a TA with one before but never paid an attention to how effective it was or where it bolted on as it was before I bought the...
  4. Transalp
    How much do you think it would cost to get a Transalp 600 properly resprayed. ie not rattle cans at home it would be... - two white side rear panels - two red/white front panels - red/white tank - red mudguards - red cowling any ideas? £300? £400 £500?
  5. Transalp
    Can anyone tell me how to check that the water pump is working correctly please?
  6. Varadero
    ...anyone know what colour the main engine block is on the varadero thou? got a bit of a corroded one here that requires a new paint job. side casings are getting partly polished and painted matt black. ...and has anyone re-routed them bloody awful looking brake pipes? there defo getting...
  7. Transalp
    Need some advice how to get a properly made rear rim fitted to my hub after rear rim has rotted away on my 1995 model. Discovered it when I was pulling off the tire for the first time on my 1995 model. How do you fit the hose by the way, do you use rim lock ? Thanks.
  8. Africa Twin
    Anyone used these? With the cylinder head locating tab in the correct postion they don't seem to allow the clamp/clip with the tab to line up properly. It ends up fouling on the valve cover and slanting diagonally across the rubber. There are two different clamps and I have them installed the...
  9. Africa Twin
    Hi! It seems my tacho is showing the RPM wrong. When idling at ~1000rpm, the tacho stays at 0 and just vibrates slightly. As soon as I open the throttle it moves upwards quickly, but doesn't catch up properly until around 4-5000 rpm. Any ideas what may be causing this? I think it's always been...
  10. Africa Twin
    First time at doing a chain and sprocket change and I'm paranoid that I have not done it properly. Are these riveted enough?
  11. Mechanical Advice
    Anyone suggest a sensibly priced source please? I am doing my NX4 and a bit surprised how much weight the wheel needs to balance properly!! Stick on weights will do for the time being, but not much use off road I suspect! ;-)
  12. Africa Twin
    OK plastics cleaned and polished. What is the best way to clean up the bash plate? I've got metal polish but before I polish I need to get it properly cleaned up. What's best? A brillo pad? A wool disc on a drill? Any suggestions or tips greatly appreciated
  13. For Sale / Wanted
    Rukka Armas jkt and trousers for sale - £475 posted having hit the gym and cut down on the pies i need to now invest in another Rukka suit as ive lost too much weight (nice for the wife, not the wallet!!) I have my 4yr old Rukka Armas suit up for grabs. The jkt is a 52 (41-41 inch chest) and...
  14. XL
    ...when you have an XL. Took the scenic route back after the 'milk run', and despite the clear message of 'don't bother', I did. Very satisfying, wet boots not dampening the enjoyment. Can't wait to get this thing fettled and registered properly, then it's of to Achill Island to do the...
  15. Insurance
    Hi guys just asking a quick question. Im comig up to renew my insurance and im sticking with the same company just bikes because its the cheapest for me on tptf at the moment and wondered if its really worth keeping legal assistance on my policy. When I took the policy out last year the guy...
  16. Transalp
    After putting bike back together for a swingarm strip I cant get the rear brake light to work properly. Its staying on constantly, I can wiggle the connection and get it off but the moment I touch the brake pedal its back on again. Any tips or hints as Im a crap electrical solver of puzzles
  17. Transalp
    Good afternoon people. Now I have had the bike for a couple of weeks, I am starting to ride it "properly". It appears the clutch starts slipping around 6000rpm when accelerating. I have adjusted the clutch cable so there is about 15mm +/- travel on the end of the lever before there is any...
  18. Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    Just a recomendation for a service I used to have a bike collected from Stirling and delivered to Derby. Reliable , Safe secure Motorcycle Collection/Delivery on time any time any place. They charged £140 and the service was excellent. The bike was delivered in a Merc Sprinter. Properly...
  19. Africa Twin
    Hi all, What are the options to get the clutch a bit softer? (new cable, route properly) - Gym - Softer clutch springs (which ones?) - Extend lever on case - ??? Interested to hear your comments. Alex
  20. Other Honda
    Just picked up a 7k CBF125 for my son, neat little bike been used carefully as a daily commuter, FSH and a few toys fitted. he is like a puppy with a second tail... However, the seller told me he had to have a new set of wheel fitted under warranty and looking around, the dreaded salt has been...
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