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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. Digital Trip

    Africa Twin
    The digital trip on my 2003 07A has started to play games. The Clock works ok and the speedometer is fine. The digital trips work ok upto about 35 mph, then stops recording. When the speed drops it starts working again. I have checked all the plugs and sockets and opened up the trip meter and...
  3. For Sale: Arai tour X3 Tri colour LARGE

    For Sale / Wanted
    Size LARGE Selling as i dont use it and have another tour x, its in excellent condition with only a slight mark on the back where it was resting on the wall on the shelf. There is a stuck on GO Pro mount which can easily be removed. The Senna intercom does NOT come with it and will be taken...
  4. KTM fork conversion fitting Rugged roads adaptor help

    Africa Twin
    Does anyone know how to remove the lower triple clamp from a set of ktm 950 forks? I have the bearings off but the steering tube is stuck solid and my finger cant't take another whack with the lump hammer. Also when I get this off how do I fit the adaptor back in? Thanks
  5. Rd03 rear hub.

    Africa Twin
    First big problem on my rd03 restoration the casting on the hub broke away when removing the very stuck bolts. I was going to rebuild the wheels anyway. So I need A hub Or wheel Or transalp 600 hub Or wheel Or dose any one know of any other wheels fit. Sent from my SM-G955F using Tapatalk
  6. 700 TA

    Transalp
    Hi, Got a 2008 700 TA in december, stuck it in the garage - the Mrs has then filled the garage with crap so I can't get in from the garden and the youngest's car has broken down in front so I can't get in the front, hence the possibly silly question. Want to get a paddock stand for it (cheaper...
  7. Tyres

    Transalp
    I will be buying a new pair of tyres over the winter and have always stuck to tourances BUT been looking at maxxis (seem to be a big saving on the metzellers)) has anyone been using them what are they like in the dry/wet, what kind of mileage did you get any advice appreciated.
  8. Where does this bracket go ??

    Africa Twin Technical Specs
    After all the parts I have taken off and put back on I am stuck with this little bracket. I did put a label on it saying sprocket cover, but I can't see in any place it will fit. I'm pretty sure it's somewhere near the drive sprocket cover but as I've said ?? I've also looked at some different...
  9. Rubber pads for comfort seat

    Africa Twin
    Hi all I need rubber pads for underside of Top Sellerie comfort seat as all but one have come unstuck. I could concoct something similar to the hard rubber pads but wondered if anyone knows of or has some laying around. I thank yous all.
  10. 1995 600 size of collector outlet

    Transalp
    (or) I wish I hadn't bothered but it had to be done lol My original standard silencer has some small holes in it so I decided to remove it and patch it up. It was a heck of a job trying to get it loose from the downpipe but it finally came away or so I thought. It had only taken the collector...
  11. How to remove fuse box terminal

    Africa Twin
    My headlights stopped working because a wire came loose from the back of the fusebox.(see pic) Probably I can simply stick the wire back where it came from and squeeze the metal clamps tight again. As you can see on the pic the clamps (where the wire should be fitted) are visible in the...
  12. Changing headlight from European to UK spec

    Varadero
    Hi guys, Just bought a 2001 Varadero 1000 which is an import from Europe, so my question is that I need a UK spec headlight and speedo, did Honda use a headlight from another bike on the Vardero or am I stuck with shelling big bucks out for a new one. If anyone can point me in the direction of...
  13. The Dreaded CDI

    Transalp
    Hi Lads I fear that im having CDI issues with my 96 reg 600 alp. She is stuck in the shed at the minute until i find a replacement. My CDI seems to be the single type but it seems harder to locate a spare. Why do some of them have two separate CDI's instead of a single one. Any help appreciated.
  14. Stefter sprocket noisey...

    Africa Twin
    Hi All Has anyone fitted this new sprocket to their bike yet.After getting caught in the last panic over worn AT drive shafts I put my name down for one of these sprockets without really taking a look at mine first,Any way it turned up all good so thought I would put it on the bike. I removed...
  15. Throttle sticking at the carbs

    Transalp
    94 Transalp. Been stood a while and prepping her for winter abuse. Thought it was cables so popped throttle off but even with the cables loose it still stuck on full - after a tug on the return it snaps back. I've oiled the cables plenty - there was oil drippping out at the carb end so it got...
  16. Ready for Winter Again!

    Dominator / FMX
    This little bike is mainly used during the colder months when others are put away. What that means is every summer it comes part for a good cleaning and service. This year that took a little longer as in sorting out the jetting, new ACOV diaphragm and new choke it produced a bad stutter around...
  17. bugger lug

    Transalp
    Was out on me sunday run when suddenly i saw the left hand fairing panel moving .when i stopped on investigation the top lug underneath that slides on has broken ,stuck it withe double sided tape for now , that will have to do, till i come up with a solution Neil
  18. Free: Now Gone: Transalp 600 front fork legs

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a pair of Transalp 600 fork legs going for free (just pay the postage or collect from Sheffield) They have the mudguard studs stuck in the threads and one has been drilled through at some point, The internals and upper legs are all fine PM me if interested or they go to the tip this...
  19. dominator carb body

    Dominator / FMX
    need help please. I was adjusting the air screw on my carb today it was stuck solid, so I tried to ease it out bit of wd40 , Disaster struck I broke the threaded insert now carb u/s, tu flu***in spades. So need another body a I have ALL the internals . can you help ? Believe me I have a...
  20. Spark plug cap

    Africa Twin
    Hello lads, I inspected my RD07A spark plugs this weekend. Trying to remove that bitch of a front left plug, I yanked on the HT lead to remove the spark plug cap but ripped the lead clean out, leaving the spark plug cap firmly stuck over the spark plug. Eventually managed to wiggle it out but it...
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