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  1. Africa Twin
    Bought these bad boys from for 11 euros(dynamic pricing if you search direct you pay a higher price than if you browse and they show up)(number four of the ones shown) took two weeks to arrive, look good quality with a built in cooling fan etc. Fitted today and the result is like...
  2. Chatter
    I just thought I would share a proud dad moment with you. My teenage son is currently working on a work experience programme connected to his education as a bike mechanic. His boss let him have his first go at welding and this is the result. Not a bad attempt for someone who started working...
  3. Varadero
    Hello Friends anyone installed 55 Watt fog lights on the dero ? 2004+ ? i feel but didnt really check that this might be too much on the generated power and could result on battery not receiving enough charge..just guess didn't check for figures any experience with that ? thanks
  4. Bodgers Corner
    Why do tank bags have poxy, small map pockets or more infuriatingly a decent size pocket that has a small opening....? Anyway, my new to me Givi tanklock bag is the latter, I'm just able to get a small tuff map in there (can you still get them?) Talk about wood for the trees. A walkers map...
  5. XR
    Hi everybody I'm new on here & i would like to ask why everybody who fits the trx400 crank to do an electric start conversion on the XR400 also changes the balance shaft ? i have fitted the trx400 crank & used the original XR400 balance shaft, but here is the hitch - I'm 99% finished on the task...
  6. Africa Twin
    My RD04 was pinched a while back. I got it back via the police which was a miracle. The right pillion peg was snapped off, hopefull when the theives broke arms crashing. I have just found myself a lovely pillion passenger, RD04 rear pegs are unavailable SH and I am ona tignh budget. So decided...
  7. For Sale / Wanted
    My linkages on my 1998 Alp are shot and i need new ones. Tried Honda, they no longer have any. Had a look on eBay same result. Anyone here have an Alp they are breaking?
  8. Africa Twin
    The acrylic screen on my RD 07 Tripmaster is discoloured, and shows signs of tiny cracks. As a result I am unable to read the Tripmaster clearly whilst I am riding. Is there anyway I can polish the screen to get rid of the scratches? Thanks folks. Honda XRV 750 RD 07 Honda XLV 700B
  9. Mechanical Advice
    my xl650 is sitting in two parts at the moment as swing arm needed replacing and as a result so did the center spindle :(, i have been searching for over a week now and honda reckons they wont have any over here for at least 3 weeks:mad:. anybody got any suggestions other then use the bus for a...
  10. Africa Twin
    Heavy Duties Adventure Luggage And Protection has anyone ordered off these guys? ordered and paid for stuff last week, got an email saying they were being dispatched on monday and he'd send me a tracking number, got no number and emails today result in an automated reply saying they are away...
  11. For Sale / Wanted
    Bought for a previous bike and selling as a result. As new and still in wrapping. £30 delivered
  12. Varadero
    Hi Guys, went to change the screen yesterday for a taller one, removed the screw covers, undid 3 screws no bother the 4th a completely different story! As ususal it's a screew that you cannot get to from the back, the lower n/s one, and no matter how much persuaion i gave it it would not come...
  13. Africa Twin
    Hey guys,is pass long time from my last post,here my 650 marathon 6000049 ready finally!,let me know what do you think is been a long work but i love the result!.
  14. XR
    Another question...... Xr 250, 1992. I've pulled out my kickstart shaft but can't seem to put it back together correctly. I have the genuine manuel and clymer one also. I have followed the procedure, turning the shaft anti-clockwise to engage the rachet behind the metal bar to the left of the...
  15. Chatter
    While the minimum number of motorcycles one should own is three, the correct number is actually n+1, where n is the number of bikes currently owned. This equation may also be re-written as s-1, where s is the number of bikes owned that would result in separation from your partner.
  16. BMW
    I mate managed to over torque the bolts for the rear Wheel. As a result a series of cracks developed around the lugs. See Pictures:
  17. Transalp
    Found this interesting site which charts the history of the 52 degree engine from VT500 to XRV750. Curious on your views on the following quote from this site; It has been broadly claimed, that the most effective use of the V-Twin 52o engine, is for the middle cubism motorbikes and that...
  18. Transalp
    Today I had my engine soda blasted, here is the result. I like it, the surface is clean and smooth, ready for painting. Before: After:
  19. Chatter
    In an effort to improve my bike fitness for my Wales trip I'd been going to the gym and rather successful it was too as I have no aches and pains after two full days "up on the pegs" The result of this was while I was nowhere near a fit as some of you here I could at least do a couple of miles...
  20. Chatter
    For all you hard working folk out there... Three easy steps to financial success Fiddle your housing benefit by pretending you live in rented accommodation while actually having your own house. Collect £45,000 Get caught and sentenced to 300 hours community service Result earn £150 per hour tax...
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