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  1. Have Fun in Winter Riding in Comfort with Heated Gear from Best Brands on the Market

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    You may want to extend your riding season into winter months, but cold weather threatens to cut your trip short when you feel your toes and fingers freezing. Lack of blood circulation in your extremities makes your feet and hands numb, which increases your reaction time making winter riding...
  2. Shark Helmets Introduce a Line of Drak Models Featuring Face Masks

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    Shark Helmets is one of the leading manufacturers of motorcycle helmets in the world with four decades of experience in the field. The company was established by former professional racers who wanted to create safer, better gear for all riders to enjoy their biking experience while staying...
  3. Be Safer on the Trail with New O’Neal Element Boots and Save 20% on a Purchase!

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    O’Neal Element Boots are some of the most popular among off-roading enthusiasts. And there are a few good reasons for that. First – they feature premium design, high-quality materials, and have a durable construction without breaking your bank. Second – they offer good protection to your feet in...
  4. Overstock Sale! Excellent-Quality HJC Helmets at a Great Price!

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    HJC Helmets is one of the most popular brands of motorcycle helmets in the world and is the best-selling brand in North America. For almost five decades now, the company designs and manufactures high-quality helmets in their own production facilities and tests them on the track, in the real-life...
  5. 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...
  6. For Sale: Transalp XL700VA-9 For Sale

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD Okay, it's a tough decision as I love my Transalp and she's NEVER let me down but I want an Africa Twin and as I can't afford two bikes then she has to go! So for sale is my trusty Honda Transalp. This has been my trusty commuter to work and has NEVER let me down. The only time I've had...
  7. Greetings from Newbie

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, Just thought i'd introduce myself, currently own a BMW R1150GS, though looking at changing to a Africa Twin XRV 750, I've been hankering after one for a long time now, and have decided to sell my GS (or swap, if you see my thread) and hopefully get one, so beware there wil be plenty of...
  8. Greetings /My bike/ JE big bore Question

    Africa Twin
    Hello, I have been reading the forum since years but that's my first post, so finally greetings everyone! My name is Orestis and this is my beloved and abused xrv: My bike's main modifications are: Boano Sachs 48mm fork, Nitron ntr pro shock, jetting/pump/air/exhaust, controls/levers etc...
  9. RD07 GFK rear tank fuel line

    Africa Twin
    Greeting from Austria! Since i saw many Twins with rear tanks in this forum, i got to ask you a few questions. Short story: I bought a modified RD07 1995 last year which needed some love, stripped it this winter, removed everything the previous owner built, checked and overhauled pretty much...
  10. tyre rims , tubes in tyres

    Transalp
    Hiya, quick question, tubes in tyres , my front tyre has a inner tube in it , my rear tyre is tubeless, do I need inner tubes or not? also looking for new tyres, anakee 3 seem to be the most talked about, are they the best ???? or go for metzlier /bridgstone . Has anybody used mitchlin pilot...
  11. Engine rebuild / change piston rings on XRV RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hi fellow AT owners, sorry for the long post. My rear cylinders compression has gone down to less than 100 psi (front still ~130), and its leaking oil from head gasket and the bike is burning a considerable amount of oil. It has now gone more than 140.000 km. Still running ok, but doesnt have...
  12. RD07 Thermostat/ cooling issue.

    Africa Twin
    OK so I'm on a roll now asking questions! Bike warms up lovely when stationary, temperature gauge showing where it should be however, as soon as I start riding gauge drops to zero. I'm guessing that either a/ Thermostat knackered b/ Thermostat doesn't exist. If either a or b I need to replace...
  13. New XR400 Owners seeks gasket kit

    XR
    Evening gents! As the title suggests I am the new owner of a 03 xr400, which to say the least...needs some work! my biggest hurdle at this time is the gear shift assembly (just the past that slides on and off) was broken and the previous owner decided to weld it bad on to the point that you can...
  14. XL600V Starting Up/Fuelling Question

    Transalp
    Hi folks, Long time no speak (this is on my part btw). Last year I ended up with an M reg Transalp 600 (I still have the RD07). It rode OK, a bit like a pig with the stock suspension etc... but nice enough :) Anyway then I was away with work etc etc life... the bike sat a while. So mid October...
  15. For Sale: SLR 650

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have owned this bike for the past 3 years and has been 100% reliable. It was first registered in Dec 1998 and is MOT'd until 16 Aug 2019. It is fantastic condition for its age and has a full service history with receipts to back this up. The bike was garaged for many years and recommissioned...
  16. Re Born Rider, Back In The Saddle on a RD07!

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, After 10years, I am proud to say that I have bought another Twin. I sold my last one, a RD04, many years ago and deeply regretted the decision. My new one is a 2001, 18,000 mile model. It is in almost perfect condition, and has been parked up since 2003! I have changed to oil etc, but...
  17. :For Sale: 89 Transalp 600 £600

    Transalp
    Morning All, The time has come for me to part with my trusty Transalp :cry:. It's a 89 model with 73k miles on the clock and is still going strong, MOT expires 12/18. I've owned the bike for 3 years and done around 23k trouble free miles on it. The engine has a slight rattle but has done ever...
  18. Introducing to the Forum

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello riders! I have an Afrika Twin and since three years now I'm doing a big trip in Europe every year. I live close to Geneva and Imwant to start to do the maintenance by myself. I would like to share some information/questions I coulnd't find in the internet. Hope to be able to helo...
  19. Rear lights on Transalp 650

    Accessories
    Hi, I need to buy a replacement rear light lens for a 2006 Transalp 650XL. Two questions. where is best place to get a replacement and how do I remove the old broken on. Thanks
  20. XL600LMF Newbie Advice

    XL
    Evening all. Im on the verge of buying an XL600LMF but have some questions I'd appreciate some views on; 1) The bike has a dicky tacho that seems to wonder all over the place. Looks like a sealed unit, so is there anybody that does repairs? 2) The engine doesnt idle well. I assume that its an...
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