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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. Best Waterproof Helmet

    Helmets
    I'm currently wearing a Shoei Neotec Mk1. The visor leaks a fair bit when it rains. The Pinlock insert seems to shrink and fit poorly, therefore it mists up. The leaking visor causes the misting to accelerate. I contacted Pinlock and they sent me a new insert. It also shrunk over time and now...
  3. For Sale: Yuasa Battery YTZ12S new and boxed

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi All, I bought a new battery for my 07 Transalp and found it was a charging issue and didn't need to fit it. It was bought online in May and i didn't get round to sending it back... Its still sealed in the box, genuine Yuasa YTZ12S looking for £40 would need to be collected ideally Based Nr...
  4. Recovered alp rebuild project

    Transalp
    Following the theft and subsequent recovery last March of my old transalp 600 (in pieces). I'm now gearing up for a project. I have most big parts from my alp here with a frame from a bike a friend broke for spares. As this will never be/feel like the same bike it was, I'm planning a few...
  5. wing mirrors

    Transalp
    Found a bit of a bargain on ebay...£9 the pair incl post...very close to originals...one got broken...Also bought some riser extenders £10 a pair from the same people. Ryde Black Round Adjustable Motorcycle Rearview Mirrors Pair 10mm Bike/Motorbike Actual mirror glass area is 100mm dia...
  6. For Sale 600 Transalp Oil Pump Drive Chain

    Transalp
    Hi, I've got a brand new Honda oil pump drive chain that came with my 89 600 Transalp but I never got round to fitting it. They are £94 on David Silvers so would like £50+£3.95 p&P. Thanks Jon
  7. Chain and sprocket life

    Transalp
    My 04 650 alp has clocked 31,400 miles from new and is still on the original chain and sprockets, I know the green zone wear indicator will only be a guide to chain life but in the five mil. width the green has I still have one point five mil. left. Also the difference in chain play only varies...
  8. Try another BMW-88 R80GS

    BMW
    After not getting on with my 77 R60/7 I was at the local carboot sale met a mate who said he was selling his R80GS, didn't know he even had one! went round and brought it, wife could not moan as she wanted to go to the carboot in the first place. It done alot of miles including round the world...
  9. XL600 LMF Original Tyres

    XL
    Hi All Im new to the forum so if I ask a silly question forgive me! Im just bought a 1986 XL600 LMF, a little ruff round the edges, but original UK twin headlight version, Im going to try and bring it back to original so need a few things, one thing I was looking for were the original tyre...
  10. Frame blanking plugs

    Africa Twin
    Just a little tip if your looking for a new cap for the swing arm bolt i found these work great. Just had to cut about 6mm off the length for it to fit flush...
  11. No spark at coils

    Africa Twin
    HI I connected all my wiring harness last night and put a battery in and the old girl actually turned over when i pushed the "GO" button, Happy days. I've been poking round with a test light and noticed there is no power getting to the wire's that connect to the coil's.I don't have a fuel cut...
  12. Starting old motor

    Africa Twin
    Hi Im going through the motions to try and start my 750 AT motor. Its been sitting about 6 yrs some of the time with no oil. It turns over by hand no probs but i pulled the dipstick out to check the oil level after cranking it over with a battery and it was under pressure, lots of air came out...
  13. Sluggish clutch

    Africa Twin
    I recently bought my first RD04 from 92. I’ve been happy wit it. A couple of weeks ago I went on a longer trip round trip app 400km. Both ways during slow moving traffic i expirenced that when the engine got hot, my clutch leaver went sluggish and did not bite before half pressed and thus did...
  14. Transalp 650. Mudguard bridge (front). Which way round?

    Transalp
    Hello all, Just been doing a bit of work on the front of my bike. This involved moving the mudguard bridge. When I took it off I didn't notice which way round it was. The manual says it has an arrow telling you which way round it goes. Mine was too rusty to read any arrow! Please could someone...
  15. new front end. transalp 600 wavy disc for sale

    Transalp
    Finally got round to fitting the new wheel and forks. xl600 fork bottom legs xl600lm Dakar front tubeless wheel. to match the rear wheel. less spokes. original wavy disc for sale in the sale section.
  16. For Sale: Transalp 600 wavy front disc and bolts

    For Sale / Wanted
    Finally got round to fitting the different front wheel and forks. So have a single disc wavy disc. I believe its a Sumo disc. with the bolts. and new pads with less than 300 miles, fitted for mot. Will be marked inside and outside, so pre run in. £30. plus postage.
  17. Judder in Costa Rica (and chain life)

    Transalp
    Please can anyone offer advice on a judder my 2007 transalp 650 has developed. I'm currently in Costa Rica driving south to Argentina and a couple of weeks ago the bike started to feel juddery ( more notice-able at low speeds 30-35 mph). It feels to me like it's originating from the front wheel...
  18. Suspension upgrade

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys as the good weather is just round the next snowy corner and time to play will be upon us in no time, I’m thinking of trying to make some improvements I’m not planning a full fork swap for KTM stuff, but I find the front a bit soft, most of my riding will be on tarmac, and around...
  19. which wire

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi this is going to sound a stupid question but eh! I have just got a trail tech vapor speedo. the red and black wires to attach to the ht lead (tachometer) surely the red wraps round the ht lead and the black to ground surely? this is not what i am reading in the download version of the manual...
  20. Went for a spin today

    Africa Twin
    Went for a spin, popped round me mates and his neighbour showed up on the new @. Don't think he even knew mine was an africa twin. Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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