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  1. BA20D (Non-H4) HID Conversion Kit with Electrical Ballasts

    Africa Twin
    XRV Forum Members: Hello and happy holidays! I am writing to learn of the availability of a HID conversion kit for my 1991 Italian XRV750 RD04 with BA20D bulbs or lamps. The current bulb is stamped with HERT4 12V35/35W. Since the American websites for Amazon, ebay and Google, do not...
  2. xl 700 battery

    Transalp
    Hello all, I think I need a new battery as mine gets discharged sometimes like this morning I couldn't start the bike. Any recommendations? I don't want to get a lithium one if I don't have to as they are over 100 quid but I will get one if it's worth it I use the bike every day rain or shine...
  3. Bike Insurance

    Dominator / FMX
    Looking for recommendations for an insurance company for my 92 dominator that's going through the standard scrambler/tracker transformation. Are they easy enough to get covered as a custom bike?
  4. 600 TA Tyre Sizes

    Transalp
    Hi all, Sorry if this has already been discussed. I need to fit new front and rear tyres on my '88 Transalp. The Honda Manual says the rear tyres should be 120/90-17 on the rear and 90/90-21 on the front. However, most of the sites I've looked at for buying new tyres seem to think I should get...
  5. New shock advice.

    Dominator / FMX
    My nx650 RD02 (1989) is in need of a new shock. The current shock is an old Hagon that is at least 20 years old fitted by the previous owner and I doubt very much it is serviceable by the look of it. Im on a tight budget (meaning I don’t want to spend a fortune) but need to replace it...
  6. Xrv750 rd07a cdi

    XR
    Hi Everyone, My XRV750 CDI (rd07A) is giving probs.. the silicon melted off.. Am looking for a aftermarket replacement as the Honda original part seems very exp. i tried rugged roads as well, part not avaliable... Any recommendations? Thanks guys! :o
  7. Handguards

    Transalp
    Hi, Looking for recommendations for a set of Handguards for my 2011 Transalp 700, don't really want to spend £100+ on barkbusters as I'm after engine bars and panniers fails as well Cheers Iain
  8. Shock choice

    Dominator / FMX
    My winter project is coming along nicely and I like it so far The rear shock at present is from a zx6r but I think it is to soft. I have seen 3 other shocks I am interested in. Hagon Wilbers ( no preload) Wilbers more expensive but has a dial( able)setting I know it's a personal choice but do...
  9. Transalp 700 handlebars.

    Transalp
    On longer rides, especially when loaded up, I find that my arms sometimes start acheing. I'm thinking of trying some higher bars. Any recommendations and do they affect the handling etc of the bike? Also what if any modifications will be needed to the controls etc? Thanks for any answers. Nick...
  10. Most effective brake pads

    Dominator / FMX
    Looking for recommendations on the best / most effective brake pads, with standard RD02 setup please Thanks
  11. Time for a new chain,,,,,, but what to buy,,,,,?

    Transalp
    This is a bit sad really,,,, given that I've been riding bikes for 32 years,,,,, but I need advice on what chain to buy. In my defence, the last time I bought a chain was for my Fizz in 1976,,,, and then I had to save up for the cheapest one I could find,,,, My 250G5 didn't need one in the year...
  12. For Sale: Pair of Africa Twin (RD07/RD07a) wheels, rebult & good condition

    For Sale / Wanted
    I'm selling my Africa Twin summer wheels, having sadly parted with the AT now :( My bike was an RD07a, but the wheels are the same an the RD07 -- and I understand will also fit an RD04, though the rear rim is 0.5" wider on the RD07. These were built by George Spence (Cupar, Fife) just before...
  13. Looking for Front Disks replacement ideas! (Fork service Kit also)

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I'm mid rebuild of my RD07a and I need to buy new front brake disks. My current disks have huge gouges/grooves in them from the prev owner. I was hoping to buy OEM ones 2nd hand. Does anyone have any spare or have a link to a pair? If not I was going to buy these Brembo ones from...
  14. SLR Rear shock recommendations

    Dominator / FMX
    I am looking to replace trhe rear shock on my 1999 SLR and am wondering what my options are without it costing an arm & a leg?? Thanks in advance Tom
  15. recommended tire tubes?

    Africa Twin
    I just received my new tires and figure I will change tubes as well and keep old ones as spares. Everything I have owned for years has been tubeless except my RD03 which came with new tires/wheels and my KLR650 which I changed eons ago. Want Heavy duty but not sure which brands are best. Any...
  16. Decision to make RD04 vs RD07

    Africa Twin
    Guys,..pls dont punish me but I still got caught in this - looking for a decision whether to go for RD04 rather then for a RD07 :-/Can you guys tell me about your experiences or the technical differences? Red about wight, slightly different style as well as air filter built more to the top - BUT...
  17. Fender extenders

    Transalp
    The front guard on my 650 is very short in my opinion. Are there any recommendations for extenders out there please?
  18. Touring visor are they worth it?

    Africa Twin
    Hi, Basically I'm interested in touring visor for my RD07. Are they worth the money? Any recommendations as to which one to get? Thanks! Aidan.
  19. Head Bearing Replacement

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi Guys, Any recommendations for a replacement head bearing? This one any good? Honda NX 650 T Dominator RD08 (Nissin Front Caliper) 96 Tapered Headrace Bearing Set (Japan) Parts at Wemoto - The UK's No.1 On-Line Motorcycle Parts Retailer Also can you confirm, if I am to get the frame...
  20. Transalp XL700 Exhaust Silencer

    Transalp
    Hi all! I figure you guys are best fit to deal with this query. Have had my 2010 XL700 Transalp for 3 years (or will have come August) and it is a beauty of a bike, even if I have had to sort out some issues. However, the standard Honda exhaust silencer gave up yesterday and now instead of...
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