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  1. 2019 anyone?

    National Meets
    Very short notice and not a dedicated XRV event, mainly cos most of the old in-mates of XRV populate Bigtraillie, but this event is running this coming weekend . . . . https://www.bigtrailie.co.uk/index.php?threads/national-2019.2665/ Some attendees may even be on Honda motorcycles :D...
  2. short brake/clutch levers

    Transalp
    Hi can anyone recommend some short clutch and brake lever sets. i'm taking my 600 off road and find the levers awkward and think shorter ones would be better. anyone fitted some? were they any good?
  3. Rd04 cdi / others

    Africa Twin
    I'll try keep this short, many moons ago, i lent a twin out to a friend for a day, he went up lakes with R1's..... So, after a while it became my daily ride....ride her til she dies.........yeah. afew years on, always left outside, ran daily, without fuel pump, late oil changes.... cam chains...
  4. To Weld Or Not To Weld

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Some of you might have a vague memory of a post I put up over 2 years ago entitled; "I Was Sold A Lemon" Long story short, the engine in my 'new to me' 1991 RD04 had an oil leak, was discovered the sump had a crack which was filled, dealer bought me a replacement engine, I had it...
  5. Dash Cam Experiences?

    Photography
    Hello, fellow two-wheelers! I consider mounting a (double) dash cam on my bike, and I can´t navigate in the jungle - I would rather get tips from experienced people in here. INNOVV seems to be a good choice, but one place it was mentioned that it stops recording for a short period of time now...
  6. Quick post looking for Reg/Rec Links. The best of the best.

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, So I i'm under strong suspicion that my Reg/Rec is failing/failed. Make long story short I am looking for top of the line high quality Reg/Recs for my RD07. Any suggestions welcome. Aidan.
  7. RDO2 Pilot Jet

    Dominator / FMX
    Has any one got a pilot jet for a carb fitted to a RD02 to hand, or happen to know the length? Just stripping the carb and the current pilot jet that was fitted is 24mm in long, however the refurb kit for the carb came with one that was 28mm long. Any clues on which one is correct? The 24mm...
  8. ckp censor

    Transalp
    Hi, as anyone else had problems with the TA700 crankshaft position censor (CKP CENSOR) where the bike does not start, the FI light gives the 1 long & 9 short flashes (ckp censor fault) but after 3 or 4 attempts the bike will start !!! great bike but all these tempremental censors let it down...
  9. Fmx 650 sparkplug

    Dominator / FMX
    Good evening all, I'm having problems wondering whether the fmx sparkplug should be a short plug as each time I renew the plug it never seems to go in all the way, I clean threads and put plug in until I feel it stop hard and I can see the crush washer still isn't home, it's been like this since...
  10. Wanted: Standard screen

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all Does anyone have a standard or short screen for a 2003 Africa Twin xrv 750 Thanks
  11. RD07 Dual Pulsar question

    Africa Twin
    Hi members. I'm working on a friends RD07 which he's trying to "bring back from the dead". Long story short. The original engine blew (or got blown) and he bought a new one from a stripped down bike. His bike is a RD07 XRV750 T which has onepick up/pulsar coil listed on the Haynes wiring...
  12. Bar ends and renthals

    Africa Twin
    My AT has a set of bars on that are too short for the handgrips(a cheap quick replacement by the previous owner). I have the originals but they are slightly bent, so rather than powder coating them, I was lookig at the Renthal Enduro high bars. Question is...will the original bar ends and...
  13. Ignition went dead after storage, no power

    Transalp
    Gi, just wanna post my experience with the TA600. Had it in storage in my +5C garage all winter and fired her up a couple of times. Then come spring, ready to ride, fire up, but no.. the dash lights flicker , then all dead. Suspected dead battery. Charge it with CTEK charger for motorbike ...
  14. New Off-road Romania guidebook

    Travel
    Hello to everybody, Thinking of where to ride off-road next summer? A new guidebook will be out soon: Off-road Romania. It has an 3050 kilometers track covering the Carpathian Mountains. There is a short video teaser below and more details here: Off-road Romania Guidebook | Carpathian 2...
  15. ADV Scotland Rally 2018

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi Guys I have not posted in some time, but I do visit the transalp section quite often to do research etc , still an excellent resource I thought I would post about our rally in May and welcome anyone that would like to attend. ADV SCOTLAND OUTWEST RALLY 2018 A New Year, another...
  16. Wanted: Transalp 600 low seat

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, I'm looking for a lower seat for my 97 600. Happy to buy or swap for a standard seat. The standard seat is almost ok, but the bike is going to an Uncle of mine (presuming he passes his test next month) who hasn't ridden for years and I'd rather he was fully comfortable on it as he's a...
  17. Gearbox (Check gear output shaft)

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, ..just a short question pls - is it the same procedure to open the gearbox as it is for the Transalp (3 screws only) Want to see if the gear output shaft is ok on a first sight... cheers Mike
  18. Fender extenders

    Transalp
    The front guard on my 650 is very short in my opinion. Are there any recommendations for extenders out there please?
  19. Highest mountain passes of the world, up to 5602 meters!

    Travel
    We had a wonderful roadtrip over the highest mountain passes of the world, up to 5602 meters! Here's a short video of our trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8UF8d2ZOYc More videos on our website, Facebook or Youtube. Https://www.facebook.com/Lifeisjoy.nl...
  20. Rat Bike/Tracker project nearing completion

    Transalp
    Well we have gone from this to this then... and to and.. Frame, yoke, swingarm and wheels all powdercoated. Engine sprayed matt black. Tank stripped and clear lacquered. I know it wont be to everyone's taste on here, but I am pretty happy with it so far. There are a few...
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