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  1. For Sale / Wanted
    Pair of Ammo Box Panniers Due to having too many panniers I am selling a pair of ammo box based panniers. They come complete with stainless steel fittings for the Givi type frames but could be adapted very easily for other types. They have been sprayed satin black and have not been used...
  2. For Sale / Wanted
    So it would turn out that preparing an RD07A for use in rallying is both a drain on time and funds! That and when im not working on the thing i'm riding the wheels off it working on my own skills. So as a result of that (and the fact that we really need the space) i'm having a clear out... And...
  3. Transalp
    Can't be many around like this 2015 '65' Honda XL700VA-B XL700 XL700 XL 700 VA-B VA B ABS Transalp Motorcycle | eBay If you were hoping to buy a new Honda Transalp? Then you probably know that you"re too late. Honda have now sold out and discontinued production. This is the last...
  4. XL
    Hi everyone , I just bought a new rear rim for my TL125 restoration only thing is it is in polished alloy instead of satin silver anodised as the original,does anyone know of a good plater that can do this ,?any advice would be welcome ,thanks regards Steve.
  5. Other Honda
    Looking to freshen up my latest toy, the lower fork legs are a little tired / chipped / faded and looking to apply some satin black rattle can paint. Anyone recommend the process / materials ie what primer/ etch, top coat and any clear laquer please, please don't be scared about naming names...
  6. Transalp
    Stage one of the arse end remodel. Lots of sanding and filling and rubbing down to do now. :lol:
  7. XR
    Hi all Thought I'd document how my XR is coming along. I'll add bits as and when I get round to doing stuff. Just for your amusement though, here is the bike as I bought it home a week ago
  8. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD 1990 600 Transalp for spares or repair No tax or mot but was on the road until Oct/Nov Fires first push of the button & runs fine It's actually a tidy bike under the previous owner's satin black 'madmax' paint job Parts that suffer rot like the wheels & exhaust are all in very good...
  9. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Honda Varadero XL1000V 2009 (June) 40,000 miles SW Motech crash bars SW Motech Quick Release pannier frames Black aluminium Alpos panniers Honda top box (minor scuff on red strip on left hand side) Headlight protector Scottoiler E-system (electronic automatic) Heated grips Leo Vinces...
  10. Mechanical Advice
    Ive been a vehicle sprayer for 20 years up until being laid off so painting now has to be in my shed . I am painting my engine and trying to do it silver , done it many many times using PJ1 but cant get that anywhere . I have used simoniz paints in the past and always hated them . Other paints...
  11. Africa Twin
    Hi all, my marathon project is gathering pace now I have some time and no work ;) It is a mammoth task and has been fighting me. Frame sent back 3 times to powder coaters. Rear wheel rebuilt by central wheels, gloss not satin hub, bearing faces in hub heavily pitted and loose bearings. They...
  12. XR
    2003 xr400 wheels . satin black powder coated rims , new s/s spokes , ral3000 powder coated hubs @ sfx wheels
  13. Triumph
    resurected the front spokes , new spokes in the back , hubs left as they are , both rims powdercoated satin black to match the hubs ,,,,,,,,,,, @ sfx wheels
  14. Africa Twin
    I have a very clever mate with a workshop that fixed the after market exhaust heat shield problem. I didn't want a bodge or flimsy solution so asked my mate if he could do something. 30 minutes later he came up with the solution using a bracket he made and a couple of jubilee clips. He also...
  15. Bodgers Corner
    Motivated by some serious bodgers on this site, and disgusted by the price of alu panniers, as promised I have decided to have a crack at making some of my own. Started off by purchasing two U.S. 20mm ammo boxes from Luton Army Surplus - about £14 each plus a fiver shipping for the two. Sanded...
  16. Chatter
    Right we're soon to go to print (20/10/2011) with the 2012 Calendar (page examples will be posted up by tomorrow evening), due to the large cash outlay we're trying to guage what sort of quantity to get printed so if you could register an interest within this thread it would be appreciated. The...
  17. For Sale / Wanted
    Having finished the project I'm now sorting out what's spare and available to a discerning member, this is a new alloy 3.5/17 black anodised rim laced with heavy gauge stainless steel spokes to an original Honda AT hub which has been fully refurbished and powder coated satin black with a...
  18. For Sale / Wanted
    Pair of original AT DID alloy rims from a 1999 bike, no cracks, ring true like a bell when tapped, have been blasted and then powder coated in satin black, ready for rebuilding your current wheels. £150 ono
  19. What's it worth?
    Right, first and foremost I've been around bike forums long enough to know that this sort of thing is a pain in the butt, however I've just not got enough idea of AT values to put a valuation on these things, yes I've checked on Ebay but would prefer to pick the collective brain on this sort of...
  20. Bodgers Corner
    Well following on from my thread asking for an RD04 chainguard I decided to try something out One of the previous owners had ridden through something very corrosive at some point and there were splash marks on the chainguard that had reacted with the plastic and bubbled it and discoloured it I...
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