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  1. Africa Twin
    whats the general consensus on progressive springs? or would i be better to fit intimators? fitting a new wilbers rear shock soon so want to do something with the front as well
  2. Welsh Invasion
    Ok. I've been asked to warn the pub if we're going to eat there on the Friday. Is it the general consensus to go to the normal place or not? DO NOT VOTE IF YOURE NOT ATTENDING
  3. Transalp
    I've trawled the archive looking at the various threads on screens. It seems that just fitting a touring screen isn't the answer to helmet noise and buffet as one set of problems tends to be replaced by another. Is there a consensus on the best set-up? MRA Vario or maybe a TA touring screen...
  4. Dominator / FMX
    I think the manual suggests oil every 2k miles and filter every 4k miles . Is it worth doing the filter every 2k also or is that really a waste of money ( not that it's a lot I know) Finally is it really worthy paying the extra for genuine honda filters or are the pattern ones from the likes of...
  5. Dominator / FMX
    just wondered if there's a consensus on how slack you should run your chain to avoid it being too floppy but also limit strain on the output shaft/front sprocket. In the past i've just made sure I've an inch of slack whilst sitting on the bike and therefore compressing the suspension a bit . ...
  6. Dominator / FMX
    has any one delt with this problem,ive had the bike for nearly a year,the rear suspension seemed to sagg so ive got a new shock but when fittig it ive found the bottom link has seized up(the part were the linkage fit to the swing arm )and i mean seized. ive tried heat and everything and still...
  7. Africa Twin
    I had an off last winter on my mint AT and rather than let the local car body shop start messing around with it, as seemed the only option, kept the bike took the insurance money and did it back up to lovely myself. All A1 again and MOT and done 5k since. But what's the consensus on values when...
  8. Transalp
    Hi all Looking to buy a new XL700, but wondered what the consensus is on their ability to survive winter without disappearing under a white and brown fur. I would look after it and use the essential ACF50, but I do like to ride in all weather and on salty roads. So what's the verdict - capable...
  9. For Sale / Wanted
    I am looking for a Head light for my @. One of them sustained a Motorway stone damage yesterday. MOT is due in few weeks time and I need to sort out before then. Many thanks,
  10. Transalp
    its about time to give the links a clean and re-grease i have done my MTX200's so i know what to do,but anything i need to be careful of on a 1998 T/A 600? i have a center stand on the bike so wheels off the ground will be no worries. best grease to use? any other things to do while the...
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