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  1. Shark Helmets Introduce a Line of Drak Models Featuring Face Masks

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    Shark Helmets is one of the leading manufacturers of motorcycle helmets in the world with four decades of experience in the field. The company was established by former professional racers who wanted to create safer, better gear for all riders to enjoy their biking experience while staying...
  2. XL600R Newbie from Düsseldorf, Germany

    XL
    I’m a Newbie from Düsseldorf, Germany and own my XL600R PD03 now since 36y’s. By this way I like to expand my range to British XL600R riders. Here is a 1st impression of my old bucket: . http://www.honda-xl.nl/forum/download/file.php?id=11542
  3. RD08 fairing options?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello Honda Dominator riders! I've been looking which options there are for a rally type fairing for an RD08 Dominator model. Has anyone managed to fit a Boano fairing with an acerbis tank to a RD08 model?
  4. Introducing to the Forum

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello riders! I have an Afrika Twin and since three years now I'm doing a big trip in Europe every year. I live close to Geneva and Imwant to start to do the maintenance by myself. I would like to share some information/questions I coulnd't find in the internet. Hope to be able to helo...
  5. ISO Australian XRV or Taller Dualsport: Buy, Rent or Trade for American SW XRV750

    Africa Twin
    Australian XRV Riders, Hello. I hope this post finds you well. I am about to finish a two month tour of New Zealand and will visit Australia for three to six months. During my tour of New Zealand, I was fortunate to purchase XRV750 (RD04) with local support. I have owned a couple Africa...
  6. For Sale: Honda Varadero 1000 rear wheel conversion 170 mm

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a rim from Hornet that fits Varadero as "plug & play", with matching brake disc 5 mm thick, I put original 150 mm rear wheel back on my bike so this is now surplus to requirements. Also set of Metzeler Karoo 3 tyres with around 650 miles on them, for adventerous Vara riders. Please make...
  7. British AT Riders in Sardinia - Thank you very much!!

    Africa Twin
    On June, 4th, 2017, I had a big problem with the front tire in the middle of nowhere in Sardinia (Italy) on my AT RD 07a. Unfortunatly it was Sunday and I had no spare tube on board. So it was great luck, when 4 (or 5?) Englishmen on their AT's came along and stopped to help us. One of them even...
  8. New member and slr 650 project starter

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi All. I am a new member on here and ill be picking up a new project bike on Sunday. bike in question...... A great base bike as its got a fresh mot and is in tip top mechanical condition. I am looking for some bits and bobs. The idea is to go the semi scrambler rout. Although I...
  9. Which rack to choose with Arrow exhaust?

    Africa Twin
    Hello, fellow riders - spring time is coming! I just bought an Arrow Paris Dakar exhaust for my RD04, but when trying to mount it, I found that I can´t fit it, as long as I have my luggage rack on - and I don´t remember which brand it is... So, guys and dolls, may I ask for your recommended...
  10. Open consultation: Improving moped and motorcycle training

    Chatter
    Summary: Changes to moped and motorcycle training to make sure newly-qualified riders are better prepared for riding on modern roads. Should motorcyclists be able to upgrade their licence to ride larger bikes by taking a training course, instead of having to take more tests ? Give your views...
  11. Car Sat Nav for Bike? Err..... Seems good value :)

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Wondering around Tesco like a zombie as usual, I stumbled on this - Garmin Drive 50 LMT Travel Edition with Worldwide maps at £85. I know it wont be water proof and fiddly to use perhaps, but at £85 its a shed load cheaper than a bike Nav?:thumbright: Anyone tried this out? Perhaps in...
  12. Boxing Day meet Whitminster Inn M5 J 13

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    as title Boxing Day meet Whitminster Inn M5 J 13 from 11 on see more sites.google.com/site/vmccsc/calendar although organised by vintage club all ages of machines and riders welcome, weather supposed to be good. Its a stand and natter/view bikes etc. Many make it the target of their Boxing Day...
  13. all season riders: How do you prepare your bike for the cold months?

    Riding
    A question for the all-seaons-riders: How do you prepare your bike for the cold months? I admit, that I don´love ice and snow riding. Usually I try not to be out on the bike when the conditions are really bad, but nonetheless I spent a lot of time on my motorcycle at low temperatures because...
  14. Une nouvelle règle Française pour les motocyclistes ... !

    Chatter
    Annonce de service public: Looks like All riders of a motorcycle, scooter, trike or quad in France will have to wear motorcycle gloves from 20th November 2016 onwards. And passengers will have to wear gloves as well. So don't get caught out if you've any trips planned through France, or else...
  15. This is a question for taller Transalp riders....

    Transalp
    I have fitted an MRA Varioscreen to the 700 as I thought this would keep rain off my visor! Unfortunately as I rode home from Brands Hatch on the Sat of the BSB end of season and it humped down! The problem quickly became apparent that the Varioscreen actually puts the spray directly onto my...
  16. Motorcycles at the Movies.

    Chatter
    Just watched this ... "A JOURNEY THROUGH THE EYE OF THE RIDER Documentary Feature – 65 minutes A father, his adult son, and two mates head off on a journey to discover the grittiest, most beautiful bush the country has to offer. Yet what they find is something they were not prepared for...
  17. Tyres - AT CRF1000L - Any advice?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, My CRF1000L now has about 3,000 miles done and although far from desperate, I was hoping the Anakee or Tourance tyre would be available by now, err... no. :( I am after a set that are roughly 80% road, 20% off road - ish. I do like the idea of going off road on my bike, but the stock...
  18. RD07A weight on rear rack

    Africa Twin
    The manual states max 27kg load weight but only 10kg on the rear rack, understand the recommendation but I'm sure riders exceeded this limit =) The reason I wonder is that I'm interested in the 58l Trekker Outback, the manufacturer blinds the specifications like their football team dives but...
  19. Tyre advice for new CRF1000 AFrica Twin please!

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Well, after months of deliberation, I have finally put my deposit down on a new Africa Twin :D:D:D Cant wait! Hoping to get some tyre advice please as I am not keen on the stock Dunlops. I am running Tourances on my Alp, which have been great but wondering if you guys have any advice...
  20. Intercomm between non same models

    Bike Comms & Audio
    Hi All Just wondering if there is an easy way to connect three riders with bluetooth helmet gear. What about using WhatsApp over the internet? Any suggestions welcome. Graeme
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