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  1. KK Bike

    Africa Twin
    Has anyone tried out the kk bike sprokets? I think they look pretty good If you want to avoid shaft wear. https://kkbike.it/en/120-sprockets If not I just ordered a superpinion and will report back in about 2 years.
  2. Attention all 650 owners in UK...

    Transalp
    Attention all 650 owners in UK...(ULEZ) In April 2019 new emissions rules come into effect in London (The "ULEZ"). Any bike that does not meet the Euro3 standard will have to pay £12.50 per day to enter central London. There is an online checker here where you can see if your bike is ok , or...
  3. Google Cloud Move 2/21/2018

    Honda Trail Bike Site Issue Forum
    Hello all, We are reaching out to let our communities know that we will be moving the site off of our current hosting platform to Google Cloud this week. If you notice any issues, please report them in the Community to Team section and we will get them addressed ASAP. Thanks in advance...
  4. Google Cloud Move 2/21/2018

    XRV site support & help
    Hello all, We wanted to reach out and let you all know that we will be moving the site off of our current hosting platform to Google Cloud this week. There may be a period adjustment, but we are hoping that this platform will provide a more reliable environment for the community. Please...
  5. 650 transalp front wheel issue

    Transalp
    Hi all, just asking.... my alp developed a "clicking" which initialy i thought was transmission related but have now established it is front end as it dissapears on using front brake. Especially notable on slow cornering. i am about to take the front wheel off and inspect wheel bearings and will...
  6. Stolen !

    Transalp
    From The UK Motorcycle Theft Protest fb page ... "STOLEN MOTORCYCLE K65PPO My Bikes been stolen from my garage. It was in a locked garage attached to ground anchor and had disc locks on but they cut thorough them with bolt cutters. If seen please report to the POLICE" GRRR !
  7. Norway trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi all Report and pics on my trip to Norway in August. I left home on 29th of July at about 1pm and just over 1 hour later I was in Folkstone waiting..in the rain..to board the 3.20pm Eurotunnel. I hoped the weather would get better on the other side of the channel. I had lots of time to hope...
  8. Adjustable brake & clutch levers on eBay

    Africa Twin
    Just ordered a set for $20.00usd and free shipping. I have no clue about the quality. Will report. 3D For Honda XL600 LMF 85-86/XRV750 L-Y Africa Twin 90-03 Brake Clutch Levers | eBay
  9. Change engine number on V5 - DVLA

    Dominator / FMX
    These days if you want to change the engine number on your V5, DVLA require proof of purchase of the engine, or an engineers report from the garage that did the job (what a load of ballsocks). As the owner of several (ahem) spare engines I phoned them to ask what you're supposed to do if you...
  10. Morocco Ride Report

    Africa Twin
    I've been trying to write up my recent trip to Morocco in the Ride Report section before I forget all the place names. Loads of pictures too... http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/ride-reports-pictures/140601-morocco-2015-a.html
  11. The Caledonian Shufflebums DO the Paddy Dakar

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Linky thing to a rather long report that covers this threads title. bigtrailie • View topic - The Caladonian Shufflebums DO the Paddy Dakar ENJOY Steve T :cool:
  12. Nice 1990 RD04 Restoration in CMM magazine

    Africa Twin
    Picked the Sept. issue of Classic Motorcycle Mechanics mag up the other day, and there's a good report on a chap in Wales who's done a nice resto on an RD04L. Mostly a standard refit and refurb, but a cracking livery conversion from "shell-suit" to HRC R/W/B :) All that's best in modern...
  13. The bear tour of germany

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    If you looking for a different region for a holiday with stunning roads,ridiculus good and cheap food and drink,have a look here.Just come back from 2 weeks of biking bliss https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franconian_Switzerland My ride report and about a million pics are here bigtrailie • View...
  14. New here.

    Dominator / FMX
    Thought I'd pop over and say Hi. I got a dommie that was in pieces just over a week ago and have stuck it back together :happy6: I'll do a build report at some point.
  15. Screen solutions No 546

    Transalp
    After modifying my Vara screen & being quite impressed, the Transalp feels plain draughty & noisey. I reckon the way forward is multi layered & high. Modified MRA on the Vara (the MRA was rubbish as stock). I've been looking at a suitable donor screen for the Alp for some time, only when I...
  16. Guzzi European trip report and photos

    Moto Guzzi
    A little 2 week euro trip, not sure if it should be in ride reports or under Moto Guzzi 2014 quotta treffen | Page 2 | GuzziTech Forums
  17. Edinburgh: Police probe as teen pictured on stolen superbike

    Chatter
    In Edinburgh recently there has been a rash of ne'er-do-wells—children, dammit—stealing motorbikes, joyriding with scant regard for anyone or anything, and then burning them to the ground. It seems no-one is safe, particularly in the affected areas. But this report in the Evening News has...
  18. speedo shims?

    Africa Twin
    on my recent circuit of ireland my speedo suddenly quit, a quick look at the side of the road confirmed the cable was attached at both ends so i carried on regardless..... got home and pulled out the worm drive and gear and all was good, span the cable with the drill and the needle moved as...
  19. ADVScotland, sort of ride report

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    This seems like a better idea than trying to post loads of photos.....
  20. Misfires plug caps and broken plugs on 700 transalp

    Transalp
    Hi Guys Had a misfire when warm on my 700, so a quick browse of the forum suggested new plug caps be required. So just changed - and while I was in there put new NGK Iridium plugs in too. Now this is my first time doing any maintenance on this bike, and noticed not one but both plus were...
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