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  1. Transalp 600 rear serviceable shock absorber

    Transalp
    I was thinking of finding an used shock absorber that fits in the frame and linkage of the transalp 600, an rebuild it. It's annoying that the stock damper it's not serviceable, as in change the oil like on the front forks. after some use the oil inside it's just water and I don't agree to pay...
  2. 1987 XL 600 Paris Dakar parts

    What's it worth?
    I have quite a few bits sitting in my garage Would prefer collection from North East england Clymer Manual Engine-Was running when removed from frame Front wheel- Brand new never used tyre Rear Wheel-Used but serviceable tyre Front forks Sump guard Various plastics Assorted bits and pieces...
  3. Comparision test ride on TA700 against my TA650

    Transalp
    I have just had a test ride on a TA700 as I was thinking of getting a more modern version (2010 TA700) to replace my 2003 TA650. The test bike and my 650 had done very similar mileages ~13000 miles. My riding is alot of country roads and lanes, occasional gravel tracks, nothing more difficult...
  4. For Sale: Transalp Panniers, Topbox and all frame fittings

    For Sale / Wanted
    My XL650 V6 Transalp has gone to Honda heaven, and I am left with the luggage and a few spares which I offer for sale. Two Kappa 44 litre panniers with all frames and screws. Scuffed in parts but completely solid and weatherproof Givi 35 litre top box with mount and screws Set of four new...
  5. Wanted: Honda CR250 Winter hack

    For Sale / Wanted
    Has anyone out there got an old but serviceable CR250 they're prepared to sell as a winter hack? Anything considered with/without MOT and Tax, but must be running and without major faults. Up to £1000 max. Hoping there is someone who can oblige. Thanks Paul
  6. Sold: RD03 XRV 650 Africa Twin

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    For pics see the thread below marked WITHDRAWN. ( long story but it is definately for sale and wont be withdrawn again :rolleyes: ) Very reluctant sale is my Honda Africa Twin, its the original RD03 650 model built in the late 80`s by Honda and then they raced them in the Dakar Rally. The bike...
  7. RD04 parts - complete front end + rear shock

    What's it worth?
    Hi all, I have some bits for sale for an RD04... * Complete front wheel - gold rim, straight with no flat spots. Lacquer is lightly crazed in some places but generally the condition is good. * Pair of front discs - worn but servicable * Pair of front calipers - good condition * Front brake...
  8. For Sale: Phils Transalp Emporium

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have decided to move on some of my accrued bits & bobs all for a 650 Transalp. MRA Vario screen used but good condition (still fitted to bike, unable to remove it for a week or so - no specific pic at the mo) 65 posted (now spoken for) Touring screen, dark tint - unsure if it is genuine...
  9. Fuel pump issues

    Africa Twin
    Howzit, I've been told by a number of people one of the problems on the twin is the fuel pump What is the symptoms, how do I know my pump is going? Living in Tanzania I put two fuel filters in the fuel line, one before the pump and one after the pump bad fuel here the filter before the pump is...
  10. For Sale: Garage clearout. Mostly transalp stuff

    For Sale / Wanted
    Garage clearout. Mostly Transalp bits but some will fit other Hondas. First the good stuff.... Touratech side stand foot. Fits TA650 and 700. Well used but fully serviceable. £10 posted. [sold to SteveT - collect at Galloway] Touratech rear brake pedal pad. More grip and a bigger area...
  11. Bloody Calipers ....

    Africa Twin
    The MPG has been dropping and the old girls feeling rather strange . Checked the brake calipers at the weekend the rear was binding because the grease in the sliding pins had gone hard due to the temps The fronts were binding big time could hardly turn the front wheel so they have gone all...
  12. Nitron NTR Xtreme Shock for an RD07 / 07a

    Product Reviews
    The Honda OEM Standard Showa shock – has an 85 nm spring rate, 80mm travel on the piston ( I have been using 55mm of this), no adjustments apart from spring preload for ride height adjustment. The spring rate on any spring remains the same when compressed or unloaded The standard shock is...
  13. That's not right either.......

    Transalp
    So, continuing the saga started by the rusted silencer, I removed the exhaust (what a faff that was!) so that I could then remove the swingarm and finally get some room the change the shock. Cleaned up the swingarm this morning removing years of accumulated crud and chain grease. Noticed that...
  14. '98 AT front brake calipers?

    Africa Twin
    A little bit of knowledge needed please guys... My front brake calipers and brackets crumbled away at the shot blasters to a state that was just too far gone to be serviceable. So I need a replacement set and have seen this pair on Ebay from a 1993 model. Will these bolt straight onto my 1998...
  15. For Sale: Various Africa Twin Parts

    For Sale / Wanted
    I am selling the following that have come off Rd07's I have owned in the past-I do believe that the cycle parts will fit 07a also. 1.Complete rear hub including bearings,cush drives,sprocket and disc with 4.7mm remaining.All in good order EXCEPT the rim which is knackered. £75 +post. 2.Good o.e...
  16. For Sale: Givi Crash Bars TA700

    For Sale / Wanted
    Have taken the crash bars off for the winter as will be doing a lot of road riding and don't want them to rust. I don't really need them as mostly commute now and not much else, so they are for sale. Good condition, fittings have a little corrosion, and the bars themselves are beginning to...
  17. Wanted: rd03 rear shock

    For Sale / Wanted
    Im looking for a rd03 rear shock, preferably in a serviceable condition! Cheers
  18. Wanted: RD07 rear wheel

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, has anyone got a rear wheel for a 1998 on RDO7 a/t they can bear to part with..? My rear bearings have gone and mashed the hub. Any condition considered as long as it's serviceable, as the bike is my daily transport... Cheers Stu
  19. For Sale: Loads of RD04 Bits for sale here before I eBay them!

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all Relatively new @er and I bought a job lot of RD04 bits off eBay without realizing that NONE of them are compatible with my nice shiny RD07! As a result I have the following bits for sale and thought I would offer them here before putting them on the evil bay. I am open to offers on...
  20. Xr400 - The rebuild

    XR
    Right o here goes then. I got my hands on my brothers Xr400 that has been sitting around not being abused as it should be. Its been off road for the last 2 - 3 years and was in quite a state. This is how i received the bike So out came the spanners and i got stuck in stripping the wee...
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