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  1. Africa Twin
    Will they physically swap over? Specifically will an rd07 fit an rd04? Mine is getting very tired and a bit bouncy but I am really tight on funds (kidney anyone?) So just trying to expand my options. Tia.
  2. Dominator / FMX
    Gents, just a quick one; I have an SLR650 with Continental Twinduro TKC 80 multi use tyres. F - 110/80 19 R - 120/90 17 whats the best pressures? I know the manual says 22/22psi but its too low. Nothing on Continental website specifically to say what pressures although couple of interesting...
  3. Transalp
    Anyone know of any compatible ones that will fit, as no-one seems to be selling any specifically for a 700?
  4. XR
    Hi. I'm looking for specifically the right side plastic sidecover below the seat covering the exhaust, for a 1986 XR600R. Can anyone help? Thanks
  5. Africa Twin
    I am considering replacing the cushions on my rear wheel when I'm putting on a new tire in a few weeks. I have noticed for a few years that there is some slack in the cush drive due to old/hard/worn cushions, and I am curios to know if replacing them would make the power delivery smoother. I am...
  6. Africa Twin
    Hi Folks, Just had a few quotes for replacing the steering head bearings on my RD07A and some are up to £130 without the bearings (which I already have) . Question is having never done this before could I do this job myself, would I need any tools specifically for the job or would I be better...
  7. Transalp
    Hi, does anyone have these fitted to their Alp xl700 08>? Am looking for advice on fitting before i make a purchase, specifically how and where they attach to the bike. It looks like they fit on the frame at the front somewhere. Any help would be greatly received.
  8. Transalp
    I'm really like the look of the Heindau K60 tires but everywhere I look it says the 130/80 rears get rubbish mileage so I was thinking about a 140/80 rear. Has anyone out there used a K60 140/80 rear on a 650 before? I know tires sizes can vary from manufactuer to manufacturer so looking...
  9. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hi all, not often I ask for advice! I've a rear hub issue, the bearing eating into the hub, so needs to be replaced. So, to the question, I've been quoted for a 3" rim? Specifically asked for a 3.5" but they've quoted for a 3" and put in brackets "not 3.5" What's the deal with that? The RD04's...
  10. For Sale / Wanted
    Brand new set of our iconic Africa Twin RD07 / 07A Crashbars – WITHOUT the winglets (extra side bars). These were made at a customers’ request specifically without the extra side bars, but then never heard from again – so his loss is your gain.:mrgreen: Our standard crashbars retail at...
  11. Africa Twin
    After having to take a walk with my @ rd03 it turns out one of the cdi's is iffy. More specifically the one that signals the pump and tacho. So i purchased a replacement (the argentinian one that's readily available). It now turns out that this one doesn't power the pump either (note the old...
  12. Travel
    Most likely ill be in Southampton in August for about a week (Hythe specifically) on the bike, and im looking for suggestions on must see places to visit, picture oppurtunities, roads to ride, roads to avoid etc. All suggestions appreciated.
  13. Transalp
    Guys, you who are the experts...can you look at this link 2008 Honda XL700V Transalp - Top Speed does anyone know what specifically would have been upgraded in the bike to allow for the extra carrying capacity as it quotes the ta700 with a maximum laden weight of 200kg vs the 180kg of the...
  14. Dominator / FMX
    i am looking to compare the honda dominator engine mounts with the engine mounts of the slr650.the problem im haveing is that the engine mounts are discontinued from honda so im wondering if they used the same part across different models and maybe a bike shop can find the engine mounts for an...
  15. Chatter
    A long shot, I know. :D I wrote a short python program a while ago to download data over a serial link and it worked fine under Python 2.6.5, but doesn't want to play under 2.7. More specifically, I test for available COM ports and then request which one to use. Under Python 2.7, the test for...
  16. Africa Twin
    OK a few quickies for RD04 owners, that I hope you can help with. My RD04 is not a pretty thing, and over the years, previous owners have made many modifications using the "bump and drop" method. Although it's primary function is a work hack, I do love things to work "as intended" or better...
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