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  1. Bolt identification

    XR
    I'm looking for a place to install an oil temperature sensor. Does anyone know the purpose of this bolt (center of picture) and what the clearance behind it looks like?
  2. Anyone know the purpose of this part?

    Africa Twin
    Had assumed this was something to do with the fork covers but can't see what it's for; does it have a purpose? Cheers
  3. Unknown bolts 2001 xl650 transalp

    Transalp
    Can someone tell me what these bolts are for or purpose? One in the upper cylinder and one in lower. Regards Pete
  4. Throttle cable/s

    Dominator / FMX
    Quick question. I only ever had one throttle cable on my bike, obviously the pull one, have been told that some folks remove the "b" push cable on purpose because it can cause sticky throttle probs. anybody else run on just one or should i get another cable. Anybody have any thoughts about...
  5. Which road tyres for XL700?

    Transalp
    The Anakee 2s on my XL700 are nearing the end of their life. I've been pleased with them but, having tried the Alp offroad a couple of times I'm reconciled to not doing it any more (too heavy for my skills). As I now have no need for a dual purpose tyre, what are the best road tyres I could use?
  6. Tyres !

    Varadero
    Ok time to set the cat amongst the pigeons, whats the best tyres for the big Vara ? Dual purpose or road only tyres ?
  7. chain guard necessary?

    Africa Twin
    Mine has vanished (along with the tax disc that was bolted on). Is it cosmetic or does it really serve a useful purpose?
  8. website set up????

    Chatter
    How easy and what does it cost to set up and run a simple website?????????? Is this realistic to set up by a computer numpty like me? i have found a .org.uk address that would suit my purpose but have not registered it yet. advise welcome, DaveS are you there????????????????
  9. Transalp 700 gearbox issues

    Transalp
    Hello to all as I have just joined this forum. The new alp has just hit the showroom floors here in Australia and I grabbed one of the first in an anout face compared to what i have been riding. I am very impressed with the all round capability of the alp, fuel economy is good and power is...
  10. Cheap home made optimate charger?

    Africa Twin
    About a year and a half ago I got one of those cheap battery chargers from lidl when they had their bike stuff on sale, and I've been using it to keep the battery on my 125 and the @T topped up while I haven't been using them. When I let my little 125 battery run right down once, I noticed it...
  11. Tool Guide

    Jokes
    And old one but good none the less....... TOOL GUIDE Right tool for the job..... AIR COMPRESSOR: A machine that takes energy produced in a power station 200 miles away and transforms it into compressed air that travels by hose to a pneumatic impact wrench that grips rusty bolts last...
  12. WARNING M25 Variable Speed Cameras

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    OK you lot, I know it doesn't affect you all, and I've no idea if this is 100% genuine, but it came from a reliable source in the motorcycle industry, so I've no reason to question it, and would rather tell you than hear stories afterwards. BE CAREFUL OK!! :thumbup: Bob PASTED BELOW...
  13. WARNING M25 Variable Speed Cameras

    Riding
    OK you lot, I know it doesn't affect you all, and I've no idea if this is 100% genuine, but it came from a reliable source in the motorcycle industry, so I've no reason to question it, and would rather tell you than hear stories afterwards. BE CAREFUL OK!! :thumbup: Bob PASTED BELOW...
  14. WARNING M25 Variable Speed Camera's

    Chatter
    OK you lot, I know it doesn't affect you all, and I've no idea if this is 100% genuine, but it came from a reliable source in the motorcycle industry, so I've no reason to question it, and would rather tell you than hear stories afterwards. BE CAREFUL OK!! :thumbup: Bob PASTED BELOW...
  15. Was the Forum 'down' this morning

    XRV site support & help
    Just checking - not complaining :) I've found the forum to be unavailable this morning until just now - and no email alerts since just before midnight last night. Was it down on purpose? Was it down at all? Or was the problem my end? I had usual access to every other site I tried on the web...
  16. Neologisms

    Jokes
    OK, so I'm easily tickled... :D Here is the Washington Post's Mensa Invitational which once again asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. The winners are: 1. Cashtration (n.): The act of...
  17. For Those Who Love The Philosophy Of Ambiguity...

    Jokes
    1. Don't Sweat The Petty Things And Don't Pet The Sweaty Things. 2. One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, Floor..... 3. Atheism Is A Non-prophet Organization. 4. If Man Evolved From Monkeys And Apes, Why Do We Still Have Monkeys And Apes? 5. The Main Reason Santa Is So Jolly Is Because He...
  18. and while your at it

    Africa Twin
    :Dmounting systems for ali boxs:D what have you done to mount yours ? did you buy a purpose built system or did you make your own:cool::cool::cool:
  19. Tools

    Jokes
    Subject: Tools and their uses ...... Anyone with a shed will relate to these.... 1. DRILL PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat metal bar stock out of your hands so that it smacks you in the chest and flings your beer across the room, splattering it against that...
  20. South to North Wales 30th nov 1st dec

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Looking to go for a weekend away , leaving the swansea valley on the 30th and returning on the 1st or second , Ive booked provisionally for four ppl that im aware of , if anyone fancies a spin let me know before the end of the week as the hostel that were staying in needs confermation of numbers...
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