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  1. Steering bearing replacement advice needed

    Africa Twin
    Has anyone here replaced their steering head bearings? If so...how did you remove the bearing 'race' that is on the lower yoke? This thing... The internet suggests - using a chisel - using an angle grinder - using a dremel - using two screwdrivers - using some sort of special tool so...how...
  2. Steering bearing replacement advice needed

    Transalp
    Has anyone here replaced their steering head bearings? If so...how did you remove the bearing 'race' that is on the lower yoke? This thing... The internet suggests - using a chisel - using an angle grinder - using a dremel - using two screwdrivers - using some sort of special tool so...how...
  3. Africa Twin Fork Extensions Kits & Rear Lift Kits

    For Sale / Wanted
    Due to demand I have put into production a new batch of riser kits comprising of from fork extensions with valves and rear U bracket. I have received several requests through Facebook etc and am having 10 sets produced. There are at least 5 sets available so if anyone interested to reserve a set...
  4. My latest project

    Chatter
    I want to re-wire my Dommie because I cant get it started due to a re-wiring problem.. Last spring/summer me and my son build a cafe racer for a tattoo artist in Copenhagen.. When the bike was finished he sent me a M-Unit blue and some switches,and an expensive speedo... I fit the switches ...
  5. High compression piston for Dominator?

    Dominator / FMX
    I'm hoping to build a special dominator motor with a high compression piston - say 10.5:1 No problem I thought, as Wiseco do them for the XR650L - which is the same as the Dominator right? Does anyone know 100% for sure if this is true of all XR650L motors because the Wiseco catalogue does not...
  6. End of an era [emoji20]

    Transalp
    Today I had a drive up to Wigan and sealed the deal to part exchange my 700 Transalp for a nice and shiny, nearly new 650 V Strom. Ive had the Alp for nigh on 5 years and have loved every minute of my time with it. However over the last few months Ive been thinking that its maybe time to let the...
  7. 3D Printed choke valve guide for the RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hello and nice to meet you all! I have been experimenting with 3D printing for a while, and I have designed and printed those nasty choke adaptors that always break! I have printed them in a special type of ABS plastic durable to temperatures up to 140 celcius. Have them on the bike for 3 months...
  8. For Sale: RD0X and Transalp auxiliary fan brackets

    For Sale / Wanted
    Brackets for auxiliary fan are back in stock. You can now run two fans. Ideal for sand and mud riding in hot climate. You can spot weld them or use a special aluminum glue. 50$ cad a set. Includes bolts. Only 20 sets available.
  9. Transalp XL 700 2012 Chain and Sprockets

    Transalp
    Has anyone recently bought a chain and sprocket set that they were happy with, if so from where?? I see they range a lot in price - from £60 for a Chinese special to £150+ If there any 'don't touch' - please let me know. Thanks
  10. Grasser/Bobber chopper !

    Dominator / FMX
    Bike Shed in a couple of weeks time, and only finished bikes are accepted for show. So to finish the bike off me 'n Johnny B headed down to Salisbury to get a primary drive cover made. Here's Tony pointing at his work of art ( it took him about five hours from scratch to make it). More...
  11. 650 Replace the Gaiters

    Transalp
    So my Transalp Gaiters have more holes than swis cheese and look unsightly. So a few questions 1. Can I just remove them and not replace? Alternatives available? 2. How hard is it to remove the forks and put them back properly? 3. How hard is it to align them once back in? do they just 'fall...
  12. Romania Guidebooks

    Travel
    Want to make plans for 2018? The 55 tracks from our adventure guidebooks are the best place to start! You will get: offroad and tarmac routes, maps, GPS tracks, descriptions, accommodations, sights, tracks over all the mountains passes of Romania and much more. Also you get the Touring Romania...
  13. For Sale: Agri Tool Tubes Special Price for Members £15 incl postage

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a new batch of tool tubes and am offering to members at special (cheaper than ebay) rates. £15 each for £29 for 2 including signed for delivery in the UK. I can ship to Europe for £17 each or £32 for 2 including standard post. PM me if interested.
  14. X400 valve clearances

    XR Technical Specs
    Hi there. This is my XR400 which hopefully will take me to the Sahara later this year, but not before I check the valves and cam chain. Does anyone have the valve clearances and any special info I may need. It has the standard decompression lever. Thanks in advance Ben
  15. For Sale: Honda Africa Twin XRV 750 - custom comfortable seat

    For Sale / Wanted
    Newly hand made rebuilt, based on used original Honda part Inside special 2 type of modern foam Extremely comfortable for long trips but still well for off road riding Leatherette on the top with similar color to match original look of XRV Hand made needlework on both sides in original white...
  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. Clutch slip fmx650

    Dominator / FMX
    Wen the engine is cold i dont get any clutch slip but wen the engine is hot i get clutch slip can any1 advise me on what i shud do to solve this problem. I was going to buy new friction plates an see if thats solves the problem. Also will i need any special tools to change the clutch?
  18. Africa Twin 1000 L Rothmans Edition

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I just finished my project this weekend. Took some Time. I will post some Fotos in the next week. I did the project with a dealer here in Switzerland. So if any other people than me are interested, he will produce some more! I will make some other special models in the future... such a nice...
  19. What's in the SLR OEM owner's toolkit?

    Dominator / FMX
    As my SLR doesn't have the any toolkit that came with the bike(obviously some previous owner kept it), I would be interested to know what came in the original toolkit? I already have the special Spark plug box spanner Thanks Tom
  20. Touching the 2015 africa twin

    Africa Twin
    I got to touch one. Being prepared for a special weekend for a not so "sportsmanlike" person. So hush hush that they are assembling it in a small honda loyal dealership 300 miles away. Still cant afford one though :(
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