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  1. For Sale: Transalp 1992 600 cowl & screen, dash, RH side panel, front bracket

    For Sale / Wanted
    Transalp 1992 600 cowl& screen, dash, RH side panel, front bracket More bits from my ‘naked’ TA project look at the pictures Dash panel £6 Front bracket (bit bent see pics) £5 Cowl & standard size screen £25 RH side panel £25 (LH side panel was cut up for project but not used! ) Collect from...
  2. For Sale: Africa Twin RD07 carbs and bash plate for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    Has per the title rd07 carbs price £100 plus pp bash plate lh and rh no middle in excellent condition £90 plus pp
  3. Immobiliser

    I have a new-to-me 2005 Transalp V4. Having now read the users manual it stares that when I turn the ignition on the little green 'key' light (immobiliser system indicator) on the RH side of the neutral indicator should turn on for a few seconds and then go off? That does not happen. turn key...
  4. xr 250 r - y fork leak

    Hi I had the seals replaced on my xr yesterday. I put front end back together pumped the forks up and down - and fork oil squirted out of the bottom of the RH leg - from the big hex socket cover. It's up on the stand now and is not leaking when not under compression. Suggestions?
  5. RD03 Invasion!

    Africa Twin
    I couldn't help myself :p After having so much fun restoring my first RD03, I decided to import two more into California. I'll begin restoration soon with plans to sell them. My restored bike is closest...:thumbup:
  6. No VIN plate?

    Ok, I've seen what looks a reasonably tidy, well priced bike (AT) for sale but it's some distance away. Anyway, looking at the pics, the vin plate is missing from the rh side of the frame... IF I was to view the bike, what else would be worth checking to make sure everything is kosher? Over &...
  7. XR600RF rear spring/shocker info

    Hi, Does anyone know where to source a 11.5kg/mm rear spring for a XR600RF (RG/RH the same) spring dimensions are 240mm x OD 82mm x ID 56mm In fact if anyone can recommend anything in the way of any upgrade tips or parts suppliers even second hand bits for the 600RF rear shocker it would be...
  8. RD04 Compatible brakes

    Africa Twin
    Found this list. May be of use to some of you. CBR400 RG/RH (NC23)** 1986 - 1987 CBR400 RRK/RRJ/RRK (NC23)** 1988-89 VFR400 RG (NC21)** 1986 VFR400 RH (NC24)** 1987 VFR400 Z** 1986-89 CB600 FSY/FS1/FS2 HORNET** 2000-03 CB600 SY FY/F2 - F4** 2000-04 CBF600 2004 -*2007*** CBR600 F3*** 1995-98...
  9. WANTED: Radiator RD07A - RHS

    Africa Twin
    Stopped at the garage to buy some beer and noticed coolant dripping onto the floor. Got home and took bash plate off and have traced the leak to the underside of the radiator. It seems to be bubbling out of the bottom. I will take the rad off and see if it's either corroded through or whether...
  10. 2008 Transalp 700 - 3 piston calipers or 2?

    Hi, I own a 2008 Transalp 700 ABS (bought used recently) and am looking to buy brake pads for my front discs online. However, it appears that in 2008 there were 2 different models with different brake pads - 3 piston calipers at the front or 2. A bit of googling tells me that the XL700 V8/VA...
  11. For Sale: Hugger and chain guard for Honda Varadero XL1000

    For Sale / Wanted
    For Sale: Hugger and chain guard for Honda Varadero XL1000 Having a clear out of all my surplus items, and we have here a "used but in great condition" black hugger and chain guard system for your Honda Varadero. Very simple to install and basically stops your rear shock wearing out (my...
  12. Rear Hugger

    thinking of going for one of these..... Skidmarx Rear Hugger - Black For Honda 2009 XL1000 V9 Varadero RH11100302 | eBay anyone has had any experience or any suggestion for a better option please....?
  13. Another Uri Geller project . . . .

    Bodgers Corner
    Just a little picture presentation on how I turned a cardboard cut-out sump guard for my 650 Transalp into a metal version . . . . . . As many on here already know, I'm a bit of a metal bending weirdo! So, seeing as I had a fairly large bit of alloy lying about :rolleyes: :D :thumbup:, I...
  14. Sold: Coleman Michigan 9 man tent

    For Sale / Wanted
    Time to upgrade the family tent. The old one has to go and, if anyone here is interested here it is. The tent is a few years old but still in good conditions(all poles ropes peg and pins present). Very spacious it can accommodate up to 9 people. Bad bits: a) a small pin hole on the ground sheet...
  15. Brake light - RD07a

    Africa Twin
    Hiya guys, I'm late on in the re-build, in fact I'm nearly done, but I was just chucking the back end on the old beast and thought I'd try the lights....... Rear lamp works fine, brake lamp works fine with the rear brake, but - it wont work with the front brake! So, out with the meter and: 12...
  16. Connemara - West of Ireland

    If any of you were wondering what the roads around Connemara (West of Ireland) are like, then this video will give you some idea - Not mine, but one of the guys off xrvireland. If anyone wants any more info about the roads, or where to go, or even to show you around - then you know where to...
  17. Something new?

    Something new? Well, this post is happening because quite a few of you guys have asked me to do something and I promised to spread the word when we are sorted. Here goes. ‘Into Africa’ has just been released as an Enhanced e-book on Apple i-Tunes and I’m delighted with it – nearly didn’t have...
  18. Front rh side panel removal

    hi fellow riders. ok dropped the bike whilst lowering on paddock stand. i know school boy error. how do i get the panel off to give to the painter and where is the paint code. thanks.
  19. XL250RH Rotor Puller

    Hey, Can anyone point me in the right direction of the rotor puller for this bike. Got sold a puller to fit but its too big (its the two part one) 27mm 1.0 LH thread. Done a bit more research and it appears the 22mm x 1.5mm RH thread (internal) should do it - but want to make sure this time...
  20. Unregistered xlr 250 insurance help!!!!!

    Helloa!!! i need pointing in the right direction, My bike is finally ready to be put on the road but in having bother getting it insured!! Its an xlr 250 rh 1986 which was imported through a dealer sometime in its life but never registered, so iv taken the steps to have it put the road, iv had...