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  1. TRO request in Kent

    Chatter
    Taken from the ABR site, yet another TRO Ok so its another TRO and its in Kent but you don't have to live there or be in the TRF to object. You Pay road Tax so you have the right to use it no matter where you live. It's about your rights to enjoy our countryside on LEGAL byways. Last time just...
  2. does a DB KILLER restrict?

    Mechanical Advice
    hi guys, i have a sp engineering mufler on my bike, without the db killer its a straight through pipe but extremley loud, with the db killer in its very quiet [obviously] but i was wondering if the db killer would restrict performance in anyway? bhp ect?
  3. which engine bars

    Africa Twin
    I’m going to clad her in some engine bars but not sure which. Engine/fairing wrap round rather than the ones which come up and round headlights. I’ve seen some heavy gauge chrome ones on a photo on here but can’t find it now Sw-Motech look like they are robust – do they restrict bash plate...
  4. Scotland Tour July 2010

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Had a fantastic 1,622 mile trip round Scotland. Hit a lot of amazing passes and loads of good biking roads. Putting the rain and midges to the side Scotland is a great place to tour round. Cant wait to go back……here’s the trip and a few photos. Map view on my website www.xrvadventure.co.uk...
  5. Which road tyres on standard XR rims?

    XR
    I'm going to put road rubber on a spare set of XR400 wheels to save the knobblies for 'best'. I've had a few searches through the forum for info and done some Googling but haven't found anything relevant posted recently. In the US supermoto circles they call it a Sportsman setup and have super...
  6. What exhaust for my RD07

    Africa Twin
    I am thinking of replacing my stock exhaust for something a little less huge, but I don't want to restrict the engine in any way, nor do I want to wake up the street when coming home at night.. This is aimed at all you exhaustologists out there. So anybody who knows something about this, will...
  7. Valve clearances & carburetor synchronisation

    How to.....
    Start by removing the tank and everything else that's in the way. Clean it, you don't want sand and other stuff in the engine :thumb: And yes, the engine needs to be completely cool before you start this. Specifications (RD07) Intake valves: 0.13 to 0.17mm Exhaust valves: 0.18 to 0.22mm Don't...
  8. nXR 125

    XR
    Hello all Can you help tell me how i can free up the bike a bit eg un-restrict it? Already upgraded the sprocket to 57t , check the custom water jetted :lol:
  9. 650 Vigor

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, Recently obtained a honda vigor!!! I was wondering if anybody knows where i can obtain either a owners manual or service manual for a 2002 vigor 650. Bikez.com states that the bike has 39bhp, does anybody know whether this is accurate as i need to restrict itt to 33bhp, has anyone restricted...
  10. SLR650

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all! I'm gonna be looking at an SLR650 tonight and wondering if any of you have any experience of these. It's hard to find out much about them! I currently ride an XR125 and am assuming the speed and acceleration are gonna be excitingly different!? I'm on an A2 licence and so would have...
  11. New member & TA700 owner

    Transalp
    Hi All, Ive been lurking in the background for a month or so soaking up all your advice and comments as I considered buying a TA700. Finally I picked up a TA700 2 weeks ago and am loving it. I tested it back to back against a TA650 and it really is a different bike - the front is more...
  12. Restricting FMX650 to 33bhp. Kit/advice wanted

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, I Recently purchased an FMX but need to restrict it to 33bhp. Does anyone have a restrictor kit for sale? I am not interested in any paperwork as I don't believe this is actually required by law. Has anyone just limited the throttle opening? if so how. I could then just get a dyno print...
  13. Neck Braces

    Mechanical Advice
    I've seen the BMW and KTM full on neck braces, but I've also seen the cheaper presumably foam based neck braces available now. I think Mudwiz you had one didn't you? So what are they like, does it restrict movement? Keep you warm? Too warm? How well do they wash? I have a neck problem and I...
  14. Exhausts

    Varadero
    Hi All, I was wondering if there's a way of releasing the slightest bit more noise and power from a Carbed Vara. I have heard of mods to the AT by cutting extra air holes in the air box, is there a known trick for the Vara? Second thing is I'd like a bit more noise and to de restrict the...
  15. Hello from a newb

    Transalp
    Thought I'd better introduce myself before I started posting. My names Matt, I live in Hemel Hempsted in Herts, and I'm 18. At the moment I'm haveing bike lessons, and have my test booked for the 16th of next month, of course as I'm only 18 I'll be stuck with 33bhp for 2 years :sad11: . I was...
  16. Kenwood TK 3201 radio mod

    Mechanical Advice
    Firstly I cannot condone breaking the law in any way and as such I cannot recommend doing the following modification ;) . If you proceed to do this then it is entirely at your own risk and you need to check if it breaks any laws for your area first. If you use an Autocom system and a Kenwood...
  17. New Gallery for Transalp Photos

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    A year or so ago I set up a photo web site for folks round the World to build and share their own photo galleries of their Land Rovers with the rest of us. Keep reading this is Alp related ;) The Land Rover site has now become so popular I have hits from over 35 countries and get around a...
  18. A quiet life behind bars

    Transalp
    I’ve just fitted new handlebars to my 650v6 (Renthal 717) , the object of the exercise being to get more front end feel. The new bars are lower and have less sweep resulting in moving relative positions forward about 40mm and down 25mm. Tipping my weight forward suits my particular riding style...
  19. RUPs petition

    Chatter
    Anyone else who signed the petition get this message today? The Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 does not, as has been suggested, represent the end of the road for recreational users of motorised vehicles on rights of way. The intention of the Act is to restrict the recording...
  20. Demon ISP >>>> Now I am p|$$£d off !!!!!

    Chatter
    Hi guys, Demon my beloved ISP has decided to restrict our internet account from tomorrow for 30 days due us going slightly over their fair usage policy!! (60GB limit, last 30 days was 86GB) What's really getting to me is that they do NOT say on their site or documentation what the limits are...
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