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  1. For Sale: TOURATECH Rear Shock Absorber Suspension (HIGHEND Level)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi guys - I am selling this HIGH End Rear shock for 750 EUR on local Slovenian market place, please check it out: http://www.bolha.com/nadomestni-del...0-amortizer-touratech-highend-1347220440.html I can offer a better deal towards Forum members. I think 700 EUR is fair. Just to mention: I...
  2. CRF1000L rear shock on XRV750 RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hi, did anyone try the rear shock of the CRF1000 on an RD07. First , will it fit dimensionally and how does it behave. I find the CRF rear suspension more comfortable and want to fit the shock on my RD07a. The CRF shock can be found relatively cheap as second hand, and saves the investment in an...
  3. For Sale: Transalp XL700VA-9 For Sale

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD Okay, it's a tough decision as I love my Transalp and she's NEVER let me down but I want an Africa Twin and as I can't afford two bikes then she has to go! So for sale is my trusty Honda Transalp. This has been my trusty commuter to work and has NEVER let me down. The only time I've had...
  4. Greetings from a New Member...

    Africa Twin
    Hello Everyone. Greetings from Denmark. New to the Forum and to the Africa Twin. Had the idea (I know it's blasphemy) to convert an XRV 750 1992 to electric motor run by batteries and solar power, to prove that EV is possible with a heavy robust Enduro machine. Bought a nice RD04 in Poland...
  5. Hi from new member

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi Decided it was time to join the forum, I've owned a '86 XL 600R that due to being laid up for a few years I've started to recommission, but as it was (and is) still off the road when the summer started I brought a '96 NX 650 Dommie that was ready to ride. Problem is I'm spending all my spare...
  6. Varadero & the addiction to modifying

    Varadero
    I feel that yesterday's Vtr shock fitment was the final chapter to project "Varastorm". Here's a list of modifications that I've done to my trackday Varadero :) I'm a bit shocked with the amount of things that I've done to it over the years, but here they all are in one thread, Engine...
  7. newbie xl600 transalp

    Transalp
    well its growing on me ,, smooth delivery plenty power ,,good suspension quiet ,,but think crash bars would be a good idea ,,
  8. RD03 Project

    Africa Twin
    Hello guys, I am in the process of rebuilding an old grandma, my RD03 that I bought 10 years ago for a trip to Magadan. That trip never happen since I got married (haha, it is not funny, it might happen to you too). This winter I started a hidden project, my dream bike restoration. I...
  9. Suspension upgrades, emulator/intiminator and rear damper

    Africa Twin
    Hello, I am an Africa Twin rider from Denmark, that are building a bit on my RD04. The ride ready weight with full tank is 210 kg (I am still trying to get the weight down to 200kg). I really like the bike, except for the suspension. It feels way too hard/harsh on fast bumps and holes...
  10. Lowering an AT

    Africa Twin
    Is it possible to drop the suspension on an XRV 750? Cheers
  11. XL600V Starting Up/Fuelling Question

    Transalp
    Hi folks, Long time no speak (this is on my part btw). Last year I ended up with an M reg Transalp 600 (I still have the RD07). It rode OK, a bit like a pig with the stock suspension etc... but nice enough :) Anyway then I was away with work etc etc life... the bike sat a while. So mid October...
  12. Xl650 rear lift

    Transalp
    Any one of you has tried to lift xl 650 rear suspension?
  13. How can I rescue this Dominator?

    Dominator / FMX
    For the last three years I have come in by bike and essentially parked in the same spot. Each day I ride past a bike in the car park which is completely covered. Only a slight gold wheel exposed. Today I noticed the bike had been moved slightly with more of the front wheel exposed as well as the...
  14. tales of joy and woe on the continent...

    Transalp
    Thought I'd post up a few details of my recent european 'oddessy' on the 'alp. spent the last five and a bit weeks hooning around france, belgium and the netherlands. Had a great time but one or two mishaps along the way. First 'mishap' in Limoges was forgetting to remove the U lock from the...
  15. 83 XL 125 help

    XL
    Hello My son has just bought an 85 XL 125 Whilst dooing the deal the seller said I have another 1983 XL 125 in bits in the shed, so I bought it as I wanted one 30 years ago. I now need help as the rear suspension is seized and been cut out! Looking for a parts diagram for it but cant find one as...
  16. Hello from Liverpool

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello My son has just bought an 85 XL 125 Whilst dooing the deal the seller said I have another 1983 XL in bits in the shed, so I bought it as I wanted one 30 years ago. I now need help as the rear suspension is seized and been cut out! Looking for a parts diagram for it but cant find one as...
  17. RD03/04 suspension linkage spacers

    Africa Twin
    Have just discovered that the spacers within the rear linkage are no longer available. Two of mine were completely seized, the smaller one where the shock attaches is available from Honda but neither of the longer ones are. Has anyone found a similar part that will fit or could be modified...
  18. For Sale: transalp RD02 low seat & suspension lowering kit

    For Sale / Wanted
    transalp 650cc low seat & suspension lowering kit I have a low seat and a suspension lowering kit for sale.I bought them for a 2001 650cc I bought the items and fitted them but still had problems with sitting on the bike due to a dodgy hip.The seat has a couple of small tears in the cover but...
  19. Preload caps for the forks....?

    Transalp
    I was reading a ridiculously long thread on a Harley forum all about front suspension (as one does) and much was said about setting sag, after installing bespoke springs...as far as I'm aware, my 94/5' 600 has the long fork springs installed, ie there are no spacers between the spring tops and...
  20. Preload caps for thr forks....?

    Transalp
    I was reading a ridiculously long thread on a Harley forum all about front suspension (as one does) and much was said about setting sag, after installing bespoke springs...as far as I'm aware, my 954/5' 600 has the long fork springs installed, ie there are no spacers between the spring tops and...
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