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  1. Transalp
    I have a set of headers that were sold to me as for a 600. they came as a complete exhaust with the standard muffler. But the front pipe is clearly set for a 650. However there is no catalytic converter. Am I right after research that they will be from the very early 650 before 1992?. Please...
  2. Dominator / FMX
    After doing a bit of research, and removing the actual bearings im a little confused. Found on forums that linkage bearings were TA1720Z (O.D 24mm, I'D 17mm, Width 20mm) The ones i removed from bike were BM172417-1 (O.D 24mm, I.D 17mm, Width 17mm) Any idea which is the correct bearing to go...
  3. Transalp
    Hi all, Been doing a bit of research but no luck as yet, looking for an accessory bar for the 650 TA. Specifically a high bar above the instrument cluster, behind the (tall/touring) windscreen. Keep the sat nav higher up in view. Does anyone know of anyone who has made one/seen one/bought one...
  4. Chatter
    My son has offered to buy me out of the DT125 YPVS we went halves on last autumn. When I asked him why he said because he wants me to step back and let him do it up and get it legal without any input from me.:sad11::sad11::sad11: He is selling his moped at the weekend and he says I can have my...
  5. Clothing
    I just took delivery of a new brown pair of Forma Adventure Boots today and i have too say i'm very impressed.I did do quite a bit of research before i bought them and they had good reviews,they are the only boots that i've had that are comfortable straight out of the box,i have no connection...
  6. Dominator / FMX
    I am looking for an inlet manifold rubber for the Keihin flatside I bought for christmas. I have been looking for a GB500 one but they are as rare as a honest politician. The FX650 seems to be pointing to one side and the research I have done says that the carb should be on a five degree upward...
  7. Travel
    These are two good websites for those that take interest in these matters. Peak District Aircraft Crash Sites Map and Aviation Archaeology Some of the sites should be possible to visit even for a biker (without bike).
  8. Travel
    I am doing some research with a view to organising motorbike tours in Greece. Please recommend a good motorcycle shipping agency.. economical and safe. Thank you. V
  9. Spotted
    The BBC currently has an article about how TE Lawrence's demise helped bring about crash helmet research and helmet wearing. Who's the mysterious black-clad Africa Twin rider pictured under the Highway Code paragraph? Lawrence of Arabia and the crash helmet - BBC News
  10. Varadero
    I was wondering if any of you have used the abba stand on the Varadero XL1000? I have been doing a bit of research, I see some complaining about the weight of the bike when lifting it on the center stand. I know that the abba stand is slightly short for the Varadero and read somewhere about...
  11. Travel
    Hi Folks Looking to start planning for the trip of a lifetime. Has anyone got pointers toward recommended reading/reference material or other websites where I can begin to plan/research for this trip. Have no dates for departure or time scales penciled in. This thread is a starting point for...
  12. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    OK Folks, Here it is. I'm living in Vietnam and I have a NX 650 Dominator and I'm looking for new tyres. The issue is I have to take them from the UK to VN to I want a LONG LASTING 90/10 road/off tyre. I've been doing some research and the Anakee 3 or Tourance seem to be the way forwards...
  13. Africa Twin
    I have searched high and low on this forum but cannot seem to find an answer. After a lot of research I have come to the conclusion that it is best to opt for OEM brake pads for my '93 @ (unless anyone can suggest otherwise). My question is where can I buy them from. Have looked at Wemoto and...
  14. Varadero
    Continuing my research into the Vara, and the more I read the more I'm tempted :blob8: Anyway, I've come across a couple of pics that appear to show an oval shaped slot in the hub of the back wheel...wassat then? Also, has anyone got a pic or two of the exhaust gasket and/or it's location that...
  15. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Just to say hi,i live in Oxfordshire and i'm looking into dipping my toes into the A/T water,the prices of them seem to be a bit of a minefield to me but I need to do a lot more research methinks,what are the main things i should be looking out for as a potential buyer? Any info greatly...
  16. Africa Twin
    so, anyone know what the part number is for the un-marked plug caps... other 2 p/number 30701MF5000, lings £24 or exactly the same £1.80 on ebay. thinking they were the same & without looking at the bikes i ordered the other 2 for the rd07a.... but they're different. (got spares now) done...
  17. XL
    Hi - new to the forum so hello :toothy8: to everyone. I have recently acquired an old Honda CT125 (1983) that has seen better days but I am looking at giving it an overhaul and getting her back on the road. Currently she has no lights, indicators etc. and the wiring loom has been butchered :(...
  18. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    In case anyone has done some research on this where's the best palce to buy TKCs for an @ these days (fastest/cheapest whatever your reason)?
  19. Ride Reports and Pictures
    A day out in lovely autumn sunshine yesterday...20deg C:thumbright: For those of you that don't know the Wasserkuppe, it's a 1000m high mountain in the Rhön area of Germany. It became (in)famous as the home of German gliding between the wars. As the Luftwaffe weren't allowed to have powered...
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