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  1. Chinese Bike with XR400 Clone - Shifting issues

    Hi all, I am getting a bit nervous. Seems I have a gearbox issue. Fail to shift in 2nd --> always goes to neutral. The bike is called Shinereay X5. Its an XR400 Motor Clone. What I checked to far: - clutch is good, disengaging properly - shift star is good (can shift through all gears...
  2. CT 125 poor neutral selection?

    Hi Guys , i bought a CT125 a while back but it is very hard to get into neutral? Is there an external detent plunger that works on the shift drum? Any ideas?
  3. Wanted: WANTED: Bike collection from Malaga

    For Sale / Wanted
    Not sure if this is the correct forum so feel free to shift it mods I currently have a bike in Malaga, Southern Spain. I could do with getting it back to the UK soon, does anyone know a cheap courier or anyone doing a similar run this year?
  4. Top Box Movement

    Hi As you can see, my TA has Honda luggage but my missus complains the top box is too far forward so I wondered if there was a kit to move it back ? I had a look today but there is no easy way to shift it to give her more room (no she aint a lard arse!) so wondered if there was an easy way ?
  5. For Sale: Honda xl 600v Transalp many extras, full Givi kit

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    eBay item number:161209150766 It really is a reluctant sale:( ... Shift+R improves the quality of this image. CTRL+F5 reloads the whole page.
  6. RD07 gearbox issue on high RPM

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone! I've got a -00 RD07 (50000km) which I am quite happy with. Recently however I've painfully noticed that sometimes when I shift down to a lower gear on high speed I loose the gear. Usually I just press the clutch and clonk the shifter and all is fine again. Do I have to start...
  7. Changing front brake pads

    Africa Twin
    Hi all I am trying to change the front pads on my AT but cannot shift the flat head studs that hold in the pads, I don't want to cause any damage, i have tried WD40 and even a little gentle heat, any ideas?
  8. Am i labouring my Transalp

    I am enjoying my new transalp xl700 but never having had a v twin before i wanted some advice. When i am pottering around on back roads at about 45mph in top at 3000 ish rpm am I labouring the engine. it feels a bit lumpy but maybe thats how v twins are meant to feel or should i shift down to 4th ?
  9. Snowdon

    This is ultimate cruelty to parents !! Son no1 informs me he has changed shift so he can go play out with his mountaineering friends !! While I have to work They all have Mountain Leader and Winter Skills tickets Early start so they can summit and get down in daylight doing Crib Goch Nice...
  10. Can't shift into neutral when hot

    Heya Recently did an oil change as I couldn't find neutral. Now I can find neutral with a cold engine (and bike stationary) but not when it's up to temperature.... any ideas? The only difference I can think of is I didn't change the filter this time round and I normally do. Can still click into...
  11. Can't wait for Thursday

    Some people may know i had my shift pattern changed to 3137, well at the moment i'm on my off days. I go back on thursday and can't wait it's 27 degrees down here and the last few days i've been ripping paths up at my mothers and relaying them. Thursday i will be back in the ice box and can't...
  12. cleaning a float bowl

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi All, I'm just stripping and cleaning my carbs (XJ750) and I have an amount of stubborn sediment in the bottom of the bowl, I've attacked it with carb cleaner and will shift with a tentative prod with a screwdriver, but what is a cheap, easy way to clean it out. It's been off the road for 12...
  13. road legal produro end-can

    Africa Twin
    Anyone got any experience of these? Are they any/much louder than the standard can? I want quiet please! :) About a year ago I bought a 'road legal' GPR can and it's too fekin loud, even with the baffle and cone thingie in. When I'm on early shift the neighbours must hate it. So I'm looking...
  14. Are bar risers the answer?

    When going uphill standing on the pegs (eg offroad) I feel like i am holding myself on the bike by tugging on the bars- i don't feel like I'm balanced, unless I shift my body all the way forwards, which decreases back wheel grip (a bit of a no-no on an alp!). Would bar risers help me feel more...
  15. Sold: Shift Assault Enduro Jacket XL

    For Sale / Wanted
    Shift Assault enduro jacket, I think its a 2010 model but dont quote me ( and really who cares ) Its brand New never worn, Size is XL which equates to 44-46 chest with armour underneath. It has zip off sleeves that fit in the rear pocket. Also a pair of O Neal motorcross trousers they fit...
  16. longer gear shift lever

    CRF - New Forum!
    Hi I was just wondering if anyone knows where to buy a longer gear shift lever for a crf230f 2009 I have big feet and in mx boots it's hard to shift gear I was thinking of cutting and welding the existing lever but it's not the prefered option on a brand new bike unless I buy another standard...
  17. Oil leak from gear shift shaft

    Everything Orange - KTM
    I have a leak from the gear lever shift shaft in the parts book it shows an oil seal can anybody tell me if this job can be done from the outside or is the oil seal fitted from the inside of the case Thanks Ashley
  18. '00 model xr400 gear shift problem

    i've recently completely rebuilt my xr400, since then it's been run twice, the first time i rode it i managed to break the gearshift linkage stopper arm bolt, once replacing the bolt i took it out 4 a test ride and i no longer can select fifth gear! it cycles through neutral, first, second...
  19. Gear Shift Lever - removal tips

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello everyone. Anyone got any tips to remove the gear shift lever? The pinch bolt had sheared, I have managed to remove the thread that was left in the lever using pliers; however, when trying to remove the lever from the splined shaft it only comes off the shaft about a 1/4 of an inch and...
  20. big boots and gear shift

    its on here somewhere could someone point this thread out to me please just hope i havent wasted my money on these lovely big boots thanks