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  1. Africa Twin
    OK so I'm on a roll now asking questions! Bike warms up lovely when stationary, temperature gauge showing where it should be however, as soon as I start riding gauge drops to zero. I'm guessing that either a/ Thermostat knackered b/ Thermostat doesn't exist. If either a or b I need to replace...
  2. XR
    Hi guys I've not posted for ages, I've been a touch busy with other bikes/hobbies/diy and life. I've also not ridden my XR for some time due to pain in my right foot as I found kicking it over was far from comfortable, even with an enduro boot on. Today I go the results from the doctor...
  3. Dominator / FMX
    Come with 1 Year Warranty 100% Guaranteed Lowest Price Free Local shipping 110% Guaranteed Money back in 5 days International shipment cost $200 Worldwide deliver in 7-10 days Guaranteed We ship same day, As soon as we received the payment Pickup is 100% Permitted Email info (at)...
  4. Dominator / FMX
    Anyone got some tips etc on best way to replace the Pulse Sender please ? Mines playing up more often now, wouldn't start after filling her up for ten minutes today, which its never done before :rolleyes: I already have one, had a feeling it would need it sooner or later after reading...
  5. XL
    Hi all, my XL250S has started blowing the dip filament as soon as it is turned on. The main beam is fine with no issues. When I checked with a multimeter I found the white wire has continuity to earth when the lights are switched on. Has anyone any ideas what might be causing it or what to...
  6. 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...
  7. Chatter
    For those amongst you that like to have a tinker in the workshop over the cold winter months, how about making a lamp like this one I found on the interweb. As soon as I get a bit of spare cash, I think I will make a pair of them for myself and jnr as I have some old pistons lying around.;););)...
  8. How to.....
    Installation tips for Oxford Advanced Touring Heated Grips - NEW MODEL in UK https://www.sportsbikeshop.co.uk/motorcycle_parts/content_prod/323463 Got mine off eBay for £65 delivered. No cutting required with the TOURING model (ADVENTURE are longer; SPORTS shorter) 1. Read Manufacturer's...
  9. Mechanical Advice
    Building a 20mm box bender. Hi guys, I am in the process of building a flat tracker from a Varadero frame. I'll post a thread up when I get a chance, but here's a picture of the project. At the moment though I need some 20mm box section bending so I can fabricate a rear subframe. Here are...
  10. eBay - Transalp
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  11. Transalp
    Hi I have just stripped my transalp down and had the frame, swingarm and wheels powder coated. I will be starting to put it all back together soon. The engine was running 'ok' before I removed it, but while its out what (easy-ish) jobs should I be considering? Its done about 41,000 km Cheers
  12. Africa Twin
    Well after buying my AT in October and had to look at it while waiting on back surgery I managed to get it out today:p I have to say I like it! For sure my GS1200 Adventure will be finding its way to gumtree very soon! Anyway here it is at Lochbuie
  13. For Sale / Wanted
    I have a wavy front disc for sale soon. as im fitting an xl600 tubless rim soon an it takes a different disc. a great improvment over standard setup. £35 plus postage.
  14. Transalp
    Sunday, 20th November, two TAs, post muddiness. The day after the cyclone, these intrepid Transalpers were spending their early Sunday morning negotiating the post-monsoon mud !
  15. Chatter
    HI GUYS IM SKYRIDER A NEW MEMBER FROM PRESTON IN LANCASHIRE AND SHORTLY I HOPE TO BE GETTING AN XR 250 TO PLAY WITH, AT THE MOMENT I HAVE A 225 SEROW AND A CB 500 HONDA, THE HONDA IM HOPING TO DO SWAP FOR AN XR. I ONLY JOINED LAST NIGHT AND HOPING FOR SOME INFO ON THE XR AS TO HOW GOOD THEY ARE...
  16. Transalp
    94 Translap Had her stood for a couple of months while I slowly worked my way through a service - valves etc Battery was putting out 4v yesterday . . .. Haven't been able to charge the battery yet but did get enough in it to get her up to 10 or so volts - at this voltage you could hear the...
  17. XR
    . Hi . The header brackets that hold the pipe into the head on my 2002 xr 250 are shot .. corroded .The pipe moves and leaks . Very soon it will fall off . It looks like these are not seperate ltems that one can buy .. so where can I get spares or a replacement . I have seen front pipes for the...
  18. Africa Twin
    Hi, I'm hoping someone can help me identify a noise on my 1997 AT? It's best described as a whirring that is only audible when applying throttle and moving. You notice it from around 30mph and it sounds like it's from the chain/sprocket area? It goes off immediately on overrun but returns as...
  19. XL
    So my 81 xl500 has 6v AC direct unregulated lighting. Am I correct in thinking Ineed all the correct wattage bulbs to effectively provide some kind of regulation? With just the headlight bulb and tail light the tail glows really bright and soon fails. I see in the wiring diagram there is another...
  20. Varadero
    Hello everyone , the names chris and I've just picked it up today and traded in my old zzr1100 for it , loving the 'old man ' riding position and I can see it staying with me for a long time , had a quick scan through some posts for info already and I'm sure I will be pestering soon about...
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