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  1. Overstock Sale! Excellent-Quality HJC Helmets at a Great Price!

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    HJC Helmets is one of the most popular brands of motorcycle helmets in the world and is the best-selling brand in North America. For almost five decades now, the company designs and manufactures high-quality helmets in their own production facilities and tests them on the track, in the real-life...
  2. Closeout Sale! Get 22% Off on All O’Neal Apparel and Gear Until December 31!

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    Starting in the 1960s, motocross sport was developing fast, just like O’Neal company founded by former rider Jim O’Neal. He became a pioneer and innovator in riding gear and apparel, and today, the company’s specialists continue implementing smart engineering solutions to make their products...
  3. Suggestions Required for rider jacket for Halloween

    Clothing
    Greetings, Just arrived here, well I need a some suggestion regarding rider jackets for Halloween, I saw some pretty good jackets on Halloween Coupon code 2019, and I pick out 2 jackets pic shown below. Can you guys help me to pick one in these jackets, Which one is best or suitable for Halloween?
  4. Local Ride for me - Glencoe

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    600 Alp - Loaded test run Well, after over 400 miles since yesterday morning, I think I can safely say that the 21 year old Alp is fairly sorted. Took a 120 mile run over to the Red Squirrel camp site at Glencoe Saturday morning and met up with a fellow Alp rider. Red Squirrel camp site...
  5. Rear shock RD04: Rebuild or cheap aftermarket?

    Africa Twin
    The rear shock on my RD04 is really harsh at holes and bumps, and it goes thru the whole bike. Its feels like the compression damping is too hard. I have tried to adjust it, but I can’t feel any difference. I have 30 mm free sag, and 70 mm rider sag, so the spring should be ok. (from the...
  6. Adjustable screen for the 700

    Transalp
    Yes I know this has been done to death and quite frankly it’s different for each rider and also dependant on things like jacket worn, snood type etc, but.... Has anyone tried this: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Adjustable-Windshield-Screen-Adapter-Kit-Honda-XL700V-Transalp-/162487197450 I don’t...
  7. Suspension upgrades, emulator/intiminator and rear damper

    Africa Twin
    Hello, I am an Africa Twin rider from Denmark, that are building a bit on my RD04. The ride ready weight with full tank is 210 kg (I am still trying to get the weight down to 200kg). I really like the bike, except for the suspension. It feels way too hard/harsh on fast bumps and holes...
  8. Re Born Rider, Back In The Saddle on a RD07!

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, After 10years, I am proud to say that I have bought another Twin. I sold my last one, a RD04, many years ago and deeply regretted the decision. My new one is a 2001, 18,000 mile model. It is in almost perfect condition, and has been parked up since 2003! I have changed to oil etc, but...
  9. Touring Tips

    Transalp
    I’m a strong believer in less is more when it comes to touring speed, a rider can withstand more hours at 65mph for example than 75, especially if they stop every hour for 10 mins rest. I’m riding 250 miles on Friday but in no particular hurry, so thought it might be fun to try a programme of...
  10. Is there no CRF1000 chat on this Forum

    Africa Twin
    Am I not looking hard enough or is there no section for CRF 1000 on this forum ? The other dedicated CRF 1000 forum Iv'e found seems to be tailored to the USA rider. Wheres the best place to discuss on this side of the pond ?
  11. Intercom systems any advice

    Helmets
    We have just upgraded our helmets and I’m in the process of fitting the autocom system, I have just realised that the intercom we have must be about 15 years old and connects with the curly leads, the unit is hard wired so no recharging batteries. So what advantage with the latest systems , I...
  12. New Rider with 1990 TransAlp XL600v in USA

    Transalp Technical Specs
    Hello! After 30 years of pretty serious bicycle riding, I just decided a couple of months ago i'm ready to ride a motorcycle. I geared up, took a basic rider course, put a few miles in on a friends little 250 Suzuki and after a month of intensive searching, found a beautiful, close to stock and...
  13. Giles Lalay

    Africa Twin
    On the Honda 750 NXR , One hell of a Rider on one Hell of a Bike "Sorry but its in French" But great footage.https://www.facebook.com/trailvintage/videos/693266900866411/
  14. CRF1000L - Quick release pillion seat

    Africa Twin
    There’s a small amount of storage space under the pillion seat but access requires a spanner to remove two 10 mm screws. This spanner is in the toolbox by the battery which in turn needs the Allen key under the rider seat. To make the pillion seat quicker to remove there are two easy...
  15. "Crash bars" and the all in one frame.

    Africa Twin
    For the CRF1000L Africa Twin, I have been reading that damage to the frame may entail complete frame replacement, as there is no rear subframe. In addition, I get the impression that the Honda oem accessory bars, are just that, and not implied by Honda to be crash protection. If this is the...
  16. 42 Liter HRC XRV750 Paris Dakar Series II Fuel Tank

    Africa Twin
    XRV Fans, Hello. I believe I own an original metal HRC XRV750 series II fuel tank from the Paris-Dakar races and am writing to learn if anyone on the forum may be able to provide a market value for the fuel tank. As you may be aware, they are very rare and rarely become available for sale...
  17. Foot pegs for XL700 from other bikes

    Transalp
    Hi I am trying to find a way of adjusting the rider foot pegs position on my XL700. The stock footpegs are in my way when I stop at the traffic light and I want to move the 2-3 cm to the front or to the back. I know that SW-Motech had some pricey kits for the XL700, but are not available...
  18. Transalp 650 2007 Gear Selector need to re align??

    Transalp
    Hi All Maybe a stupid question im a new rider just bought myself a TA650 love it but the gear selector needs adjusting as its too low for me... ive looked online without much joy as to how to adjust? can anyone help me please? Thank you in advance
  19. not your normal Africa twin rider

    Africa Twin
    https://youtu.be/R_dvM2Iw1Qg
  20. 42nd Traverse New Zealand

    Transalp
    Hello, A couple of years ago (or more), I remember I promised you this video and I'm finally here to deliver! The 42nd Traverse is likely the best adventure ride in our North Island (New Zealand) and the track is named because it traverses State Forest 42. It's a beautiful place to be and is...
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