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  1. 650 front sprocket

    Transalp
    Just changed both sprockets today but the front one (+1 tooth) is slacker on the shaft that the one i took off. As anyone will know who has changed a sprocket the bracket with two bolts to retain the sprocket has to align in the gap on the spline as they do not line up otherwise. Anyone suffered...
  2. Am I a slacker? (chain slack)

    Africa Twin
    heya, I posted this on ADV as well but I wanted to access more thoughts on the subject. The video shows the chain slack on my bike - I don't know how old it is but the chain tensioner is at minimum so I assume it's reasonably new. Thoughts?
  3. On going noise woes!

    Africa Twin
    Hi all. I've still got my annoying noise in 2nd gear. I've now more or less eliminated the chain and sprokets (they are newish, no stiff links the main shaft splines are worn but the sporket is mounted in such a way that its eliminated the movement there so I'm discounting that as well), the...
  4. 700 chain

    Transalp
    easy question for a saturday morning.... how long should a chain last?? my bike has done 11500 miles and the chain is slacker than a slack thing and it has been adjusted to the full extent according to the markings on the swing arm..... it has been regulary adjusted and oiled..... any...
  5. Setup and routing info

    Transalp
    Well after nearly 2 month of ownership of my TA, I am nearing the point of finally getting to use it.:toothy8: With having to do all the work outside, (no garage or big enough shed available), I've had to repair and paint every panel, done a service on it and a couple of mods. Just need a...
  6. The car in front, is an Africa Twin !!!

    Chatter
    Errrrr, if it's lunch time, you've got a day off work, or you've delegated all your work to the office drippy inky, or perhaps you're just a loser/slacker like me, you need to set about 12 minutes aside to watch this movie. Keep 'em peeled and catch one of Tokyo's coolest riders in front...
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