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  1. For Sale: Honda SL230 for sale

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    1999 Honda SL230 7000 miles Excellent condition. MOT runs until Jan 2021. Comes with heated grips, screen and rack [not the tail bag]. Oil changed every 1000 kms. Recent battery. 85 mpg. geared for 50mph cruising. Bridgestone TW rear tyre and Tracker front with lots of tread left. Located near...
  2. RD07a Fuel pump

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I am having a few problems with the AT, cuts out noot long after start up when riding cold, leave it 19 minutes and it starts again with no more problems!! I have serviced it, changed plugs, fuel filter, fuel lines etc but still happening. only thing left is the fuel pump, it runs with...
  3. 2019 Cork Toy Runs

    Chatter
    Sunday 1st of December ... Current Sunday weather forecast is for sunshine and blue sky ! Then, on Sunday 8th December ... Weather forecast ... ?
  4. Stripping..how far should I go!

    Africa Twin
    Hi, My 2001 AT has 18,000 miles on it. It runs poorly and stumbles and vibrates a lot. Over the winter I think a carb strip and rebuild is in order. Any thought as to have far should I go? Remove carb?. Strip? Fit new jets, gaskets, etc? Ultrasconic cleaning? Replace diaphragms (if fitted)...
  5. Getting hot ... water pump ?

    Africa Twin
    Ok so over the last 4 years and 30k this time of year the old girl runs about 55-65 degree according to me RR KATO digi temp sensor to the point were i cover the rads up to get it to around 80 in winter. Now all of a sudden it upto 80-90 degrees with nothing covering the rads :???: Now the...
  6. Xl250 degree

    XL
    Hi all just brought a xl250 degree and have got a running problem which is u cant go flat out as it cough and splutters (getting to much fuel) as when i take the air filter out and side panel off runs absolutely fine but if i leave air filter out and just put side panel on it starts to cough and...
  7. will not start

    Varadero
    Hello,my neighbour has a XL125 varadero think it is 2004/05 when you go to start the bike there is just a single click it does not repeat just one click coming from around the fuse box area, he bump starts the bike and it runs fine,he also says that sometimes it does start,he has ordered a new...
  8. HELP!

    Transalp
    So my 650 TA v4 has developed a lumpy 'pulsing' tickover and has started to backfire on startup a bit. It doesn't stall and runs fine when going though- still pulls well and mpg does not seem to have been effected.I thought I might be unbalanced cabs but I have checked them with a set of gauges...
  9. For Sale: For Sale 1989 Dominator NX650K

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I have decided to sell my 1989 Dominator NX 650 K It has MOT to May 2019, new tyres last year, although rear has worn down quite quickly. Mileage is around 14700 atm, believed genuine, some history to prove Starts, runs, rides, rear shock weak (for my weight 150kgs), whirrs in second, but still...
  10. Rd03 electrics help?

    Africa Twin
    I need the help off you experts. My rd03 runs really well. But as it gets warm after maybe few miles the neutral light starts to flicker then goes completely. Bike still running fine. But if you turn it off starting is tricky. You need to pull clutch lever in, and have stand up to restart...
  11. For Sale: 2007 Honda Transalp XL650 Blue

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all I am reluctantly selling my bike as I do not have a lot of time for it. No issues. Runs well. No corrosion. MOT till August. Around 11000 miles. Comes with heated grips, full luggage and Scottoiler. Always garaged. Let me know of any sensible offers. Some better photos to be uploaded later.
  12. Blue header pipes after decat

    Transalp
    Hello all, What is you experience after the decat, do you get blue header pipes colors? Did runs the bike not more the 20in without the O2 sensor elinator, could that be the reason? With the lambda/O2 sensor, would the blue coloring stop? Cheers Mike
  13. For Sale: 2001 XRV 750 20000 miles 2 ownwrs

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    This bike is in better than showroom condition. I have stripped off any corroded parts and powder coated them. Also, changed most bolts with stainless steel, where permissible. Almost new tyres, new battery, re-spoked rear wheel, full service. Centre stand, 2 keys and owners manual. It runs and...
  14. 1986 xr600

    What's it worth?
    Hi All I have a 1986 XR600 in generally good over-all condition, don't think it would need much if indeed anything for M.O.T, runs away fine a bit of smoke on start-up but probably partially down to lack of use, would appreciate if someone could give a rough indication to value as have owned...
  15. Anyone got any ideas??

    Varadero
    Hello all. Hoping to pick someone's brain as I have no idea. Got a 2001 vara with 38000 miles. Used to be be my pride and joy until she let me down Basically she runs fine, idles fine. But when stationary and goes to pull off it just feels like it's going to die with no power until you rev it...
  16. valve cover gasket thickness

    XR
    Hey guys It's been a while since I posted as I've had a difficult year emotionally etc, but alas, I have a question of an XR400 nature. I sprayed my valve cover earlier in the year and renewed the copper washers on the rocker pivot bolts as I had an oil weep, and when refitting, I used a new...
  17. Quick question regarding engine swap

    XL
    First of all I'm very new to this, me and a buddy decided to buy a '73 xl250 in basically scrap condition (we aren't very smart) and want to get it running again. The frame is in decent condition minus a little rust but the engine is absolutley wrecked, however someone in our area is selling a...
  18. 1994 Transalp Tacho wont exceed 1500rpm

    Transalp
    New here so hello to all :thumbright: I just bought a 1994 Transalp 600 ,and have been fixing a few age related issues. One issue I still have is that although the bike runs fine the tacho does not go past 1500rpm. I saw posts on other sites (after a google search for tacho issues) where...
  19. XL700 cutting out.

    Transalp
    I'm having a problem with my 2009 XL700 cutting out on me. It runs great when ridden BUT the problem is with the idle speed. It won't stay at around the 1200rpm level that it should! So when you start it you have to keep revving it and when you stop in traffic, at junctions, etc you have to rev...
  20. For Sale: Transalp 600, 1995 for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I have a 1995 Honda transalp for sale, good condition for age, 35 k, 12 months mot, blue, front and rear suspension just overhauled and new Honda pads, engine just fully serviced including 4 plugs, tap pets and fresh anti freeze, runs great, slight cosmetic damage to top fairing,£1350 o.n.o...
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