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  1. Transalp
    My 600 (1987) developed a flat spot this afterrnoon, around 4,500 revs she bogs down momentarily before picking up again. It feels like fuel starvation, except that she'll then shoot round to the red line with no problem. So, given that 90% of carburetor problems turn out to be electrical...
  2. Africa Twin
    Hi all, happy new year and all that! Has anyone recieved the pics that the photographer took at the MCN shoot in Buxton? Simon said that he would email/USB stick etc all the pics out to those that turned up. I would be a bit disappointed, after all the effort we put in, if he hasn't bothered...
  3. Africa Twin
    Hi all, Just a heads up to let you all know that the Buxton shoot photos are in MCN today!! I have to say I look great!!! :D No doubt someone with more time on their hands than me will post a link! Cheers Andy
  4. Africa Twin
    I have been busy getting her all cleaned up and ready for the MCN shoot next weekend. Quite pleased with the results, she looks freshened up and ready to go!:blob7:
  5. Africa Twin
    Re-posting this from the 'Contact Section'
  6. Africa Twin
    Are there any thoughts on why my bike produces a vicious backfire on deceleration. It,s not a regular thing but when it happens it really is loud .I,m worried that someday someone might shoot back.Is there a possibility of the timing being slightly out .Any wisdom would be appreciated. Thank...
  7. Africa Twin
    Hi, I'm new on here so if the subject has been covered before don't shoot I come in peace. The clock is working, the stopwatch is working but the distance facilities aren't. I've checked with a multimeter and I'm getting an electrical reading when the front wheel is being rotated. Anyone with...
  8. Africa Twin
    Dear all, my name's Bertie Simmonds and I'm a freelance motorcycle journalist. I'm doing a used road test of adventure bikes and would dearly love to include one of the best-ever big-trailies - the Africa Twin. Sadly, I've been let down by a dealer, but would love to include the Honda, if I...
  9. Africa Twin
    Hi people, I'm looking to get a new seat for my RD07, and these are my requirements: Must support 2 people Must be flat: no divide / ridge between pillion and driver so I can slid back when needed "Dished out" sounds good Must NOT raise height as I have raised suspension already Is a complete...