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  1. Africa Twin
    Hi guys I have a 1999(according to the Vin) and 2001 (First registration in South Africa) and the reg/rect has died. Reading here has kind of shown that you can maybe use a unit from another bike. Any one done this successfully. Waiting for delivery in South Africa is 3 weeks and I was due...
  2. Transalp
    Just titivating my new to me 700, plugs caps air filter etc noticed the frame number label has Montessa Honda SA stamped on it which is great, I've got two mont 315r trials bikes :cool: but SA, South Africa?
  3. Dominator / FMX
    Howzit from South Africa! The bottom half of my chain slider has broken off, and finding body parts here is a bit of a task. Has anyone replaced theirs with an aftermarket model or another Honda model, and if so any advice? Thanks inmates!
  4. Africa Twin
    Hay guys, My RD03 engine blew and have to be replaced. I cant find a replacement in South Africa so I was thinking to replace it with a RD04 or07. Is this possible?? Any advise would be appreciated, thanks! Desmond
  5. Africa Twin Technical Specs
    Hi! I'm from South Africa. Been riding old bikes for ever, and recently bought a 1992 AT, my "newest" bike to date. Which fuel is preferable for the AT, leaded or unleaded? Our Octane rating is 93 for either leaded or unleaded.
  6. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi guys Been registered on the site for awhile and used it for great tips! Time to say Hello, and thanks for a great informative forum. I own a RD07 that I am rebuilding and battling with, also a 2010 KLR 650 for the fun of it.
  7. Africa Twin
    Hey guys gratings from South Africa, I need some help with a airbox for my RD07, stripped my AT down and put all parts in safe place till motor was redone. Now the complete airbox has gone missing! Anyone know where I can get one shipped to out Africa! Awesome forum you guys have here.
  8. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Anyone in Joburg South Africa that's up for a ride with a couple of buddies and myself?
  9. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi Everyone I'm new to this forum. as the title says, i'm from Cape Town, South Africa. I bought my 2007 Transalp 650 about 6 months ago - my first dual sport bike. have done a few trips so far and i'm loving it! looking forward to chatting with you guys and sharing info! Cheers
  10. Chatter
    Now then, who's going through to the final? England getting beaten by France - who'd have put money on that? Wales beating Ireland. Cracking game and probably the game of the tournament. Australia beating South Africa - didn't see the game but from the low score, might have missed a good 'un...
  11. Transalp
    Thought I would share what I consider great customer service. After about 1200 kms I noticed that my Transalp would shake its head slightly between about 60 and 100kmh if the bars were held lightly. I took the bike to an independent tyre fitter for balancing. The problem remained, so they...
  12. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Tired of Winter wind and SNOW? TA ke this quick virtual summer trip to get rid of those blooos. :) :happy2: http://droffarc.wikispaces.com/2008_elimklip
  13. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi there, I am the proud owner of a Transalp XL400V, a grey import from Japan. I bought it to get my feet wet in the dual purpose bike world, and have started to look into getting an upgrade. Currently my choices are between the Varadero (1000cc), suzuki's V-Strom (1000cc) and bmw's 1200GS...
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