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  1. PD06 1996 engine in a 1987 Bike

    Transalp
    Hello all, My tranny just died while out in spain, the con rod snapped appaently! I have my eye on a 1996 PD06 engine to replace the old one. I hear that the 1996 engines had a "new whole electronic (TCI) ignition system (new ignition unit, new impulse ignition coils, new ignition advance...
  2. 2007 650 starting issue

    Transalp
    2007 650 starting issue-not charging correctly Hi all, hope someone may be able to throw some light on this... I have bought a 650 TA 2007 with less than 15k in what appears very good condition. It has been parked up in the garage over winter and not used by myself until the last week or so...
  3. For Sale: 1987-89 drum brake model rear Honda Transalp xl600v PD06 wheel FOR SALE

    For Sale / Wanted
    1987-89 drum brake model rear Honda Transalp xl600v PD06 wheel FOR SALE After an engine malfunction I’m now parting out my ’87 Transalp. My original rear rim rotted away (as they all do), so a few years ago a professional wheel builder (Paul Jackson, near Huddersfield) laced the oem Honda hub...
  4. Long time no speak! Finding some AT film locations...

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, it's been a while, hope you are all well and loving your new / old ATs :D Sold mine, didn't want to but ironically the difference from an older GS funded our ADV to Spain to hunt down some of those Africa Twin film locations from the original marketing videos. Can't make this up if you...
  5. Germany to Scotland

    Africa Twin
    Hello. The wife and I will be setting out for our first long distance trip on the bike. We originally planned on going to Ireland too, but have cut it down. We're going from Dover to Windsor tomorrow afternoon and then from Windsor to Lancaster on the 15th. On the 16th we'll be bumping around...
  6. Where to?

    Africa Twin
    I have a rd07a that i commute on but I do 555km a week and it will kill the bike if i keep pileing on the km's. So the missus has signed off a trip to the UK to buy a crf1000 to ride back to Spain to use as my daily mile muncher. last time I did the route a few years back ( link to some pics...
  7. fule light for RD07/A available for 65€

    Africa Twin
    just seen this online https://kkbike.it/en/africa-twin-xrv-650-750/99-fuel-tap-kit-with-led-light-for-africa-twin-07-07a.html. Unfortunately they dont ship to Spain so I cant buy myself. Gutted
  8. Help my key was nicked!!

    Dominator / FMX
    :mad: I own a honda vigor fx650y,built montessa honda factory spain 2000,first reg 2002,the one and only key was stolen from my home along with my car and household items(we were asleep,he was in our house for 30mins),i will have his thumbs if i find him,however i now need a key to start the...
  9. Recommend me a mechanic

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    Back in the uk after an adventure in Spain, based in the east London, Essex area still have my 2002 RD08 Dominator and want to get it back on the road it' been all over Spain and I'd like to just hand it over to someone to have the engine looked at it' developed a few rattles and runs a bit...
  10. good price?

    Africa Twin
    Just recieved a pair of Annakee 3's (not wild ones) delivered for £160. Delivered by courier in 4 days to Spain(postage was €14.00, thats included in the £160). Is that a good price?
  11. Oil Leak

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I have returned to the forum after a few years away. I had a RD07 that I rode around spain and france and then part restored after 11 years of ownership. My user name used to be africamadness and before that barryw33 and all the photos etc should still be on the forum. I sold the bike 3...
  12. XR400 which piston ring goes at the top?

    XR
    My shiny new piston and rings have arrived but which ring goes to the top? There is no edge profile to worry about but one ring clearly has a shiny edge and the other is dull. There is no marking to indicate which is the top either. So lets have a group guess shall we?????? Many thanks. Ben...
  13. Wanted: Honda XR400 Engine

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all My XR blew up in Southern Spain, I managed to get it back but I need a new engine really. Would be interested if anyone has a whole one or bits such as barrel, piston, left crankcase. Im in Hampshire but happy to travel or pay postage Pics and story at www.earthwindandtyres.com Ben
  14. For Sale: new DID 17 x 3.5 gold rear rim. AT & Transalp 700. Offers?

    For Sale / Wanted
    i've 2 new DID 17 x 3.5 gold rear rims for sale ( fit the AT & Transalp700) tel/txt neil 07949312387
  15. Ready to ride

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Riding back to uk from Spain next week
  16. Made in Spain or made in Japan

    Dominator / FMX
    The question has been raised here about build quality on the Montessa built models. I've recently been buying NOS parts for my fleet and they come in the original packaging. I have found that all chassis parts come in bags that say "made in Spain", but all engine parts come in bags that say...
  17. Riding towards Spring - Motorcycle Trip to France, Spain and Andorra

    Travel
    Why to wait for the end of the winter if you can ride towards spring? Here are some pictures of a motorcycle trip to France, Spain and Andorra in March / early April. Much more photos and GPS-data for download here: Motorcycle-Vagabonds - Riding towards Spring - Motorcycle Trip to France...
  18. Parking car southern Spain (to cross to Morocco)

    Travel
    Hi guys, Entire April this year I'll be touring Morocco on my AT. To save time I'm putting my bike in a van & drive and park it southern Spain. Ofcourse as always everything's on a budget. I'll be taking the ferry from Algericas. You can park your car in the port at £ 40 per 7 days. Meaning...
  19. For Sale: Honda Transalp 600

    eBay - Transalp
    Sadly due to moving into the Yorkshire Dales into a smaller house Im having to sell a few bikes. I have been trying to locate a garage or safe space to rent close by but to no avail. The bike that may be of interest to some on here is. Emma my Partners Transalp 600. its a 1987. When she...
  20. What´s your plan for 2017?

    Travel
    What´s your plan for 2017? Our "list" for next year: a short trip over the Alps in early summer and from late September on for the rest of the year through Spain and Portugal. Where are you going to ride in 2017? Cheers Frank
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