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  1. Transalp
    I’ve had a number of bikes, big, small etc and I’ve never had a bike as hard to put on the main stand as the 700. ive strained my shoulder. strained my foot. Airhead Beamers, heavier bikes... easier. sports bikes with main stands.... easier. 650 Trannie..... don’t remember this being hard...
  2. Transalp
    trying to remove the headstock bearing outer race on my 2010 700 from the headstock but the inner diameter of the outer race is bigger than the shoulder it sits on :( no edge at all to get to to knock them out. Any tips or tricks ?
  3. Africa Twin
    The Honda ones are made of butter, and are severely mangled. I don't want to replace them with the same, as they will go the same way. Getting these undone are the most stressful part of tank removal (close second to the pathetically located petrol tap). Wondered if anyone had found...
  4. Product Reviews
    Mounted it yesterday, thought about calling NASA but I managed in the end ;) 12L 8 pockets + the large/main is divided in two GPS/phone/map pockets with plastic screens Rain cover, without I think it will withstand moderate rain I'm a "simpler is better" kind of guy and well.. there are a...
  5. Varadero
    Evening all, have enjoyed 6 mths of hassle free Varadero ownership but last couple of journeys have thrown up a few issues... I changed the plugs a few weeks back for Iridium ones, due to a few issues starting in the mornings. Carb was cleaned and new Air filter. It's been a 'bit lumpy' when...
  6. For Sale / Wanted
    I have these on ebay but if anyone wants them will gladly pull them off! Buffalo 33litre expandable soft panniers | eBay • expanding section allows 33 litre capacity • tuff rubber carry handles • heat resistant • rubberised backing panels • external pockets • rain covers and shoulder straps...
  7. Dominator / FMX
    Hi, Looking for advice please, I had to replace the back wheel on my 1988 rd02 due to wheel rot. I managed to get one from Germany in good condition ( both wheels are gold anodised )however when I tried to fit the brake disc the wheel hub isn't countersunk to take the shaped Allan bolts. These...
  8. Africa Twin
    Went out on the AT yesterday after not riding for over 3 weeks due to a shoulder operation :( I did 40 miles with no problem. Its was a nice day today so I though why not well I got to the end of the drive and thought all is not well:o The rear was flat as a pancake so much swearing and I got...
  9. Africa Twin
    I had the points geting bit dicky on my OE pump so I finally fitted the facet I picked up from here ages ago. Forget the model No but ends in a 5? It worked perfectly, then yesterday after about 150 miles on a full tank I heard it rattling loudly, but working fine. Then I started to get...
  10. What's it worth?
    Evening all, as you can guess i'm having a bit of a clear out, and i have come across a Billingham camera bag. I know a lot of you are keen on your photography so i'm offering it here. I know what they cost new around (£250) but i don't know what it's worth secondhand, so i'm not sure if this is...
  11. Africa Twin
    Hi All I want to replace the bolts that secure the front fork plastics etc, but they are not a standard bolt. They have a 10mm or so shoulder on them. I want some stainless ones. Where can I start looking or are they Honda dealer only. Regards wizard
  12. Transalp
    Have few problem: 1, Thursday I started to heading back to Hungary for a holiday, everything was fine, but on Friday, after approx 1100 miles I lost all the power, the engine stopped working. Spent 10 mins on the hard shoulder and the engine started suddenly (I mean I still had to press the...
  13. For Sale / Wanted
    For sale is my old dslr it's a sony dslra100 10megapixel comes with 18-70 lens but the pop up flash has failed and sometimes the buttons seem to stick forviewing the previous image again don't know what to ask for this one but the lens has to be worth something any offer considered has the books...
  14. For Sale / Wanted
    For sale is my camera case can't remember the last time i used it comes with shoulder strap £15ovno +PaP. Big enough for a small DSLR possibly a bridge camera buy i'm not sure about there shape
  15. Africa Twin
    Hi all ,, some already know me , most don't so im in the mids uk , have bought 2 @ over in Germany , 1st one was kept in a barn for 6 years under cover after it had ....errrmm a problem .. then trying to find a replacement engine bought second @ from a very nice Honda dealer for not alot ;-) My...
  16. Varadero
    Hi guys - I picked up my 13 plate Vara on Friday and I'm already a little fed up with the shoulder and head buffeting I'm being subjected to. Anyone got any idea's as to what to "bolt" onto the screen to reduce or completely end the problem? I'm 6' 1" tall...... Thank you.
  17. Product Reviews
    Having researched quite a bit into introductory/basic gear just to get started I stumbled along this offer, I was rather apprehensive but at this time of year being the Festive period were all fully aware budgets are tight. I was fully intending to take advantage of the current Hein Gerricke...
  18. Chatter
    Just home, feelin odd. 5 mins ago, 80/85 on a dark motorway... out of nowhere... a big fecking duck heading right at me! Instinctively locked my arms & put my head down. The unlucky bird hit the acerbis handguard (HARD), then clipped my shoulder. Hit the bars so hard, felt like it turn full lock...
  19. For Sale / Wanted
    NOTE; JUST HAD THIS POINT OUT TO ME , THERE NOT GORTEX THERE CORDURA !!!!!!! Right i thought i should put them on here instead of fleabay because your a more discerning lot ;) Selling them both because good old mum and dad has just kitted me out with matching trousers and bottoms :D AKIEO...
  20. Ride Reports and Pictures
    I had a nice run on the Africa Twin today, headed off from Elgin, Morayshire over the back road to Dallas and over the hill to Knockando on Speyside, then down to the village of Carron. I stopped to watch the Imperial distillery being demolished, brought a tear to my eye! Imperial's a lovely...
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