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  1. Ive got a 97 AT to sell ,any idea how to value it ?

    Africa Twin
    been sat in garage for years , thing is i dont believe il ride her again , bugger !
  2. AT 2002, Renthal bars - best method to mount satnav?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, thinking of occasional use of garmin satnav on my twin. What's the best attachment method? looking at the cockpit I am thinking attachment to bars only option. Is it the only way? :thumbup:
  3. Wanted: Garmin zumo 660 cradle harness and bits to attach to bars

    For Sale / Wanted
    As it says in the title, have two bikes, one fully kitted with satnav zumo 660, would like to use it on my AT. Anybody got the parts I need, for sale. Getting difficult to find them in the shops Thanks UK address or Irl address for Irl seller:nike:
  4. For Sale: Varadero 1000 Sat Nav Mount

    For Sale / Wanted
    Suitable for 2003-2012 models only. Made of mild steel & satin black powder coating, supplied with stainless steel fixings & a genuine 1” Ram Ball. There is the option of fitting an additional 2 devices with extra Ram Balls. £50 including UK mainland delivery
  5. For Sale: Sat Nav Mount for Varadero 1000 2003 onwards

    For Sale / Wanted
    New, made from 2mm mild steel & satin black powder coated. Supplied with stainless fixings & 1 x 1" Ram Ball, but will accept upto 3. £50 including UK Mainland postage
  6. Why so many new Africa Twins for sale ...

    Africa Twin
    So they have been raving how good the new Africa Twin is yet there is loads for sale with little miles on them so why is this ... Personally for me yes its a modern bike but the essence of the Africa Twin was the V twin engine and the simplicity of it all plus i sat on one at the NEC and i was...
  7. In need of an Africa Twin overhaul specialist mechanic

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, I have a W plate RD07 and it is not a well machine. I have owned it for 12 years and for 2 of those years it sat unused due to work and family commitments. I got it back on the road 2 years ago with the helps of my usual mobile mechanic friend but after a year it started to lose power...
  8. 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...
  9. For Sale: Ntv 650 for sale

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Been sat in the garage about two years and used once Not been ran for about 8 months Should all work ok Delkavic exhaust Givi wing rack Fairing Not going to clean it or bother trying to start Located in Sheffield Delivery available at a price and not to far away V5 present and correct £600
  10. XR400R electrical accessory power socket

    XR
    Hi, I have a 2004 XR400, the model without a battery (are they all like this?) bought in the UK. I want the facility to charge a mobile phone or sat-nav whilst riding. The alternator appears to produce an unrectified but regulated output of around 12v AC for the lights. Is there a means to...
  11. Guess who needed a jump lead start on Sat from a 15 year old AT?

    Africa Twin
    Oh yes. Deano's new shiney Africa Twin DCT would not start with a flat battery and you cant bump them (I think??) so the jump leads out and my old AT saved the day! :thumb:
  12. Optimate twin USB charger...

    Accessories
    Just thought I'd post up some thoughts on the above charger. It's a compact gizmo built around a DIN plug that enables you to charge two USB gadgets simultaneously. It's voltage sensitive so switches itself off when the input voltage drops below a predetermined number, designed to protect...
  13. Gps on a xr with no battery.

    Accessories
    Hi guys. My xr250 is set up for expedition use. It doesn't use a battery. I'm looking into satnav gps options. The problem being I can't power anything from the bike. I have a small garmin bike unit which will last around 6 hours then need 8 hour charge. Not ideal was thinking of a solar unit...
  14. For Sale: For sale Honda X-ray 250

    For Sale / Wanted
    Honda XR 250 Classic Honda XR250. Registered in 1990 (G plate) it is in good condition. Frame and tank are in good condition, however the tank got a ‘rub’ mark when I got it MOT’ed. Two new tyres- they still have bobbles on and new front disc for last MOT, it’s done few miles since and been...
  15. rd04, starts + runs fine for 2mins. sputters, dies. starts-idles...ish, then goes.

    Africa Twin
    ridden daily, as often as possible. tank brimmed until 2nd fuel light appears (every 4/5 days) until recently. last week started her up, set-off, 2mins down the road she coasted to a halt. waited a min before re-starting, happy on tick-over but wouldn't be rushed into higher rev range for a...
  16. Engine Identificatio

    Mechanical Advice
    So I have a OHC Honda engine with no identification number this was brought from a police auction. Can anybody help me identify it from the pictures attached it looks like an electric start and is currently sat in a Honda xr frame not sure if these are the same bike or not. If I can identify the...
  17. Accessory Bar for 650 Transalp

    Transalp
    Hi all, Been doing a bit of research but no luck as yet, looking for an accessory bar for the 650 TA. Specifically a high bar above the instrument cluster, behind the (tall/touring) windscreen. Keep the sat nav higher up in view. Does anyone know of anyone who has made one/seen one/bought one...
  18. 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...
  19. Motorcycle Cinema & Open Weekend, Gorey , Wexford , Ireland.

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    nice little meet up in March... be a few bikes about I reckon.. he is probably doing this both sides of the pond.. but in case anyone fancies a weekend away, or a trip up to it from around Ireland. Motorcycle Cinema & Open Weekend Facebook page, for all you folks who have an account...
  20. Sat nav mounting

    Dominator / FMX
    Any tips please on how / where to mount a Garmin sat nav mount on my Dommie? On my other bikes I have used Telferizer bits to attach to either a clip-on bolt-hole or the hole in the top of the steering stem. Neither is an option on the Dommie. I'm thinking of mounting on the bars somehow /...
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