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  1. For Sale: Yuasa Battery YTZ12S new and boxed

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi All, I bought a new battery for my 07 Transalp and found it was a charging issue and didn't need to fit it. It was bought online in May and i didn't get round to sending it back... Its still sealed in the box, genuine Yuasa YTZ12S looking for £40 would need to be collected ideally Based Nr...
  2. For Sale: XL125 / 185S 1982 Parts

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a collection of spares for both XL 125 and 185S models from around 1982 accumulated by may Father over the last 10 years that I feel deserve a better home than the corner of the garage Parts include: 185 Drum Forks 125 Disc Forks Front and rear wheels with Drum Brake Front Wheel with...
  3. honda XL500R Top End Replacement

    XL
    Hi all.....new member ...Blackbirdflyer....hopeing to pick your collective Honda brains....Rebuild project.... Honda XL 500R 1982....Camshaft split with top end requiring replacement including camshaft. Where would you suggest that I start....all breakers so far have turned up a blank....any...
  4. Rectifier Regulator Problem

    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...
  5. For Sale: Honda Varadero 1000 rear wheel conversion 170 mm

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a rim from Hornet that fits Varadero as "plug & play", with matching brake disc 5 mm thick, I put original 150 mm rear wheel back on my bike so this is now surplus to requirements. Also set of Metzeler Karoo 3 tyres with around 650 miles on them, for adventerous Vara riders. Please make...
  6. TA 700 maker?

    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?
  7. ULEZ anyone?

    Dominator / FMX
    Have we noticed any affect on the value of pre 01/07/2007 bikes, especially in the South East? I had a plan to get a post July 2007 FMX (there are few around) and re-frame a Vigor into it, but in the end gave up and went with an August 2007 XT660R instead.
  8. Getting Stoned in Gloucestershire

    Great Roads/Routes
    Getting Stoned in Gloucestershire- A selection of historic locations to visit in Gloucestershire including boundary & standing stones,& ancient crosses. You visit them in your own time between 1st May and 30th September. At each location you will need to answer a clue/question about the stone...
  9. Wanted: XRV750 Africa Twin

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hello everyone, New member here looking for an Africa Twin. I am hoping to find a good condition bike with reasonable mileage. Condition more important than exact model, colour etc. Based on the south coast U.K. in the New Forest but am happy to travel for the right bike. Many thanks.
  10. Newbie-South Wales

    CRF - New Forum!
    Evening al! Just joined the Forum, been running CRF250x for a year and loving it.... Need a bit of advice of compatability of parts with other CRF after experiencing some damage to my crankcase cover and clutch cover after an argument with a big rock!! Another new topic to follow...
  11. Worth importing?

    Africa Twin
    Hi, Im new to this forum but not biking. Im just back from 2 weeks biking around Mozambique and South Africa. My mate brought me a 1988 XVR650 for the trip. Its in good original shape with about 60,000 kms on the clock. He wants US 1500$ for it. I understand they are fairly rare so is it worth...
  12. Crashbar info

    Africa Twin
    Hello Lads - quick info on these tough, brand new proudly South-African made Crash bars. Main frame is 25mm with 21mm supports. Hard wearing 'hammer'' powder coat finish. Fitment was super easy and came to around ZAR2200 (122pounds) exluding courier costs. PM me if you're interested.
  13. History of the Africa Twin

    Africa Twin
    For all the AT lovers out there! Ireland to South East Asia two up on a 89 Africa Twin 650. Updates Here: www.instagram.com/Africatwinadventures www.facebook.com/DHealy91
  14. TARefurb

    Transalp
    TARefurb is now open for business, renovation of mainly Transalps 600 based in Newport South Wales we also have a spray booth for those broken panels that need TLC, if your wheels are corroded and you don't want to pay for a new rim contact us, we can also be found on Facebook under TARefurb...
  15. Stolen GPz900r x 2

    Chatter
    STOLEN last night (19/8/16) from South Milford Hotel near Squires, a red and silver GPz900r, Yorks Reg No: E703 AAW, also a blue and silver GPz900r, Reg No: C368 RPD, looks like both were taken together in a van ... Police informed ... Any help much appreciated...
  16. Bleeding Brakes Issue (RD03)

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Today I was servicing the rear brake and all was going well until I started trying to bleed the system, after pumping the rear brake pedal for over an hour I couldn't get any pressure at all. I have blead brakes a few times before and haven't had this issue. The reservoir was full...
  17. Gloucestershire & Cotswold Edge Rally

    Great Roads/Routes
    The South Cotswold section of the VMCC is running an informal rally (like a treasure hunt) where you have 2 months ( 1 August to 30 September) to visit up to 31 locations in Gloucestershire. It could be a couple of days riding to do the lot or a series of leisurely rides doing an area at a time...
  18. RD03 which tank bag?

    Africa Twin
    Hi gents, I'm going on a roadtrip this sunday. From Belgium to South France. I would like to have a tank bag (prefer magnet one) but I don't know which one fits the best, or which one I should choose. Any ideas? Thanks in forward.
  19. 200 mile trip...

    Transalp Technical Specs
    Had my first long ride on my 650 today. .. 200 mile round trip from South Wales to Aberystwyth to visit my son in Uni and back... filled the tank to the brim and reset my trip meter, kept an eye on the fuel gauge and was just touching the red when I got back to my front door... 201 miles.... and...
  20. Hello From South London

    Transalp
    Just thought I'd pop a note to say hi. Picked up an '08 Transalp 700 last month after spending my first 2 years of riding on a GSX650F. Bought with 8k on the clock and in almost perfect nic, loving it so far but yet to take her on a long trip. I've ordered a second hand MRA X-Creen clip on...
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