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  1. XR400 Blue seat cover

    Hi all im looking for a blue seat cover and blue gaiters giving the bike a nod towards the 80's CR range, i can get gaiters but struggling with the seat cover im in UK Thanks
  2. XL500 Petcock

    Hi Im doing a scrambler build using an 1982 XL 500 tank. Im just trying to find a petcock but struggling at the moment. The thread size looks to be 17mm x 1mm. Would anybody be able to advise where to get one from in the UK please? Many thanks Sam
  3. Anyone got a FTR250?

    Other Honda
    I'm struggling to find an Air Filter for a FTR250 Honda. If anyone knows if an air filter from another Honda model fits please let me know. Please note that it is for a FTR250 and NOT the similar looking FTR223.
  4. Speedo sensor

    Got a XL1000va-5 'Dero and the speedo sensor has died, found a replacement off the 'net but struggling to remove the left hand bolt from the old one. Is there an easy way to do it?
  5. New graphics, old glue removal

    Africa Twin
    Hi folks, following some good advice from you kind folk I've been in contact with The Image Works for new fairing graphics. I've removed the old ones but am struggling to remove the old glue residue. Any tips or good ideas to remove the old glue? Cheers, Chris
  6. CDI information

    Transalp Technical Specs
    Hi All, does anyone know if I need to replace a faulty CDI with the exact number replacement as I am struggling to find one with the same numbers as on the faulty one, I can find one that has the MS8 but not the CI558 , I have seen a CI553 but am not sure if that is close enough.Cheers
  7. Tornado Sprockets

    Hi, i need to change the chain and sprockets on my 2005 xr250 tornado and am struggling to find a supplier. Can anyone help? Thanks.
  8. Transalp 650 2006 carb removal help

    Hi I have been struggling with the carbs and need to clean them but need some help to get the carbs off. Does anyone have a step by step to remove the carb or can it be cleaned whilst on the bike I have been looking for a manual but hard to find locally in FRance Thanks
  9. Loch Ness bimble

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Went out for a wee blast before lunch Took the "quiet "side of the Loch The Loch was quite choppy today, saw a barge struggling a bit heading into the wind Went up the Corkscrew, always makes me chuckle that one :D Looking over a glen All in all, was only out for about 30...
  10. Transalp fuel useage

    Hi I have been struggling with heavy fuel useage for a while. I must admit that I'm not scared to open the throttle every once in a while. Can my fellow Transalpers please let me know what your fuel useage are, I get 220km on a 17l tank unleaded. Stiaan
  11. Starting problems

    Hi i got a quick question about my bike. Sometimes when i want to start it it sounds like its struggling to start. Then when its fires up the time and the trip resets its self. The time goes to AM 1:00. Any ideas what the problem could be?
  12. Hugger

    HI, I know this has been asked previously but has anyone got a rear hugger on a 700 Alp, I am looking for one but struggling so far, I have contacted pyramid plastics but no joy. Does anyone have any suggestions or know if one from another bikes fits ? regards
  13. CRF250L - which dealer has a test bike in midlands....struggling to find one anywhere

    CRF - New Forum!
    As the title says, does anyone know where there is a bike around to test ride....they all want to sell you one but don't seem to have one available to test !!
  14. Do I need a main stand?

    Africa Twin
    I have an RD07a with no main stand, toying with the idea of ordering one from HD (Romania) £80 delivered but slightly put off by the stories of people struggling to get the bikes on and off the stand. Are they essential?
  15. Recommend me a mechanic in Sheffield

    Can anyone recommend a good mechanic in Sheffield?! The good guy at my local garage has left now, so struggling to find anyone else i trust to work on my bike!!
  16. Frame guards for a 450 exc.

    Everything Orange - KTM
    I'm looking for a set of frame guards for my 450 exc but I'm struggling to know what will fit. I expected to see some listed for a 2010 450 EXC but they appear to be listed for older years. Does anyone know if the frame guards from a 2007 say will fit a 2010?
  17. Conti Escape Pressure

    Africa Twin
    Just swapped my Metzeler Enduro 3s (After 8,000 miles) for some conti Escape's. I'm struggling to find a pressure that feels right. I used to run at about 25psi rear and 28psi front. But that just doesn't seem right. Any advice? :confused::confused::confused::confused::confused:
  18. Insurance for 2008 XL 700

    Hi :thumbup: I cannot believe this but I am struggling to insure the 08 Transalp as insurers have not updated it on their system yet. Can anybody reccommend somewhere that can sort me out please & quickly!!! Cheers Dave Pick it up Thursday in blue !!!!!! :p
  19. trip computer and other questions

    Hi all, This is my first proper post in the Vara forum, so hello one and all (oh and excuse bad formatting in this post - work machine).If you haven't been keeping up I bought Stanbloke's vara on Sunday and I am very very pleased with it. But, stan couldn't find the handbook so I am struggling...
  20. Morocco trip January 08

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I had been planning this solo trip to follow a few of the Moroccan stages of the Dakar shortly after arriving back home from a supported trip with www.Moto Morocco last September. That was my first visit to Morocco and i enjoyed it so much that i couldn't wait to go back. The Dakar seemed like...