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  1. honda nx650 vs yamaha ttr600e for sumo conversion

    Dominator / FMX
    hello i am recently looking for a bike that i will use daily for 40 miles general road commuting on weekends maybe some dirt, for the dirt i will be having differenet set of wheels. i found these 2 mostly i like honda dominator nx650 model 1999 or yamaha ttr600e model 2000 but those...
  2. KnN's, jetting and more ...

    Africa Twin
    Roight!! The Sumo now looks fairly like I want it to, but the engine etc is standard, the end can a lazer produro so I want to do what little I can to help it breath a bit better by junking the current airbox and fitting a pair of foam/cone/KnN filters etc. Has anybody done this? What...
  3. XL600V clutch kit

    Transalp
    Hi, Im about to change the clutch on my bike, but Im not sure which one is the best (for affordable price). I found this: Honda-XL-600-VH-VX-Transalp-87-99-EBC-DRC053-Clutch-Kit. What is your opinion, is this worth the money? Do I need anything else or everything is included in this kit? I do...
  4. Apologies to the purists NOT!!!!!! My AT is finished bar the odd bit here and there!!

    Africa Twin
    An RD04, formally of shelt suit pink and blue now attired in black, without any fairing, brackets, huge clocks and 21" wheel, you have a svelt, if somewhat larger than usual Supermoto, with a Koso clock, pretty decent lights actually, probably shed a fewpounds at the least and it handles really...
  5. Well, heres a thing - please bare in mind it is a work in progress ...........

    Africa Twin
    I have just ordered a diddy headlight for it, the loom is pretty much sorted and if I can get the existing speedo to work properly, I will only need a small idiot light box rather than a new speedo that has them integrally fitted. Then it is getting painted black with the legend "sumo" on it...
  6. 94 domi supermoto build

    Dominator / FMX
    Started build my domi sumo 2 weeks back so fitting everything up befor i get it all powdercoated so here is a few pics of the build and the jobs done so far.this is her before is started. IMG]http://i703.photobucket.com/albums/ww40/bendoran/b6af6ae6.jpg[/IMG] old forks off so i can get the usd...
  7. Speedo failure again!!!

    Africa Twin
    Right - I've had enough of that silly little bit of plastic That tells how fast I am going - it keeps fouling, so I have plumped for a digital item - only £23 on fleabay - upside is that I was going to get one when I get around to sumo-ing the AT so everycloud has a silver lining and all that!
  8. I had to laugh.

    Chatter
    I don't even think they had been drinking ? :D BBC News - Sumo wrestler 'steals cash machine from Moscow shop
  9. Hi From New TA Owner

    Transalp
    Hi all I have just this week swapped my cbf600 (56 plate) for a transalp 55 plate. Oh what a jolly it is to ride, apart from trying to remember i cant see the world at a strange angle on roundabouts any more (trailwing rubber??):confused: My bikes are used every day for work (M4 to london) where...
  10. Helmet interior cleaning.

    Helmets
    Anyone know of any type of helmet interior cleaner available here? (e.g. Motorex's Helmet Care or equivalent) Or, anyone have any useful homemade recipes for the same purpose? (Have heard that a weak solution of baking soda in water with a bit of disinfectant, might be okay when sprayed on and...
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