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  1. One more question about suspensions!!!

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I have a RD07, completely original and in good shape, only some minor cosmetic issues. I found and bought an USD forks & the respective triple clamps from a 950 Adventure. I see a guy that kept the same wheel, discs, speedometer, in summary only swapped the forks and the triple clamps...
  2. A new young RD03 rider!

    Africa Twin
    Hello everyone, I'm Norman, I'm 25 and I'm doing a Master in mechanical engineering in Zürich ( Homepage - Multi-Scale Robotics Lab – Multi-Scale Robotics Lab | ETH Zurich ) It's almost ten years that I ride motorbikes, I've started with a TZR 50 due to laws, then a T250, a GS500 and a RGV250...
  3. Retain orjinal calipers and wheel for WP conversion‏

    Africa Twin
    Hi there, am a member of your site for a long time. I have a lot sharing from your benefits . First of all I would like to thank you . Africa twin front suspension to the transformation of the user who have that dream. I will have a few questions. I have my KTM 950 WP48 suspension. Due...
  4. Transalp 650 WOBBLE at Highway Speeds

    Transalp
    HI guys, this is my first time on the forum and hoping you may be able to help. I have a 2002 TA 650 and decided to turn it into something quite special and so far so good. We all know the TA could do with a few more Bhp but still manage to love the bike for all it has to offer, my only deal...
  5. Rally Replica from FRANCE

    Africa Twin
    Hey guys! I live in France and I've 25. And I am customing an Africa Twin to do in August a trip to Istanbul in Turkey. I've decided to give a rallye look to my bike and lengthen the suspensions (+7cm). And make a little lightweight. :rolleyes: My Rd04 one month ago when i buyed it in south...
  6. TUTORIAL: Race Tech Emulators installation for NX650

    Dominator / FMX
    First of all, my mother tongue is not English, so please feel free (by PM) to help me to remove all the errors I have done in the following explanation. As I did not find information about the Race Tech Emulators and the NX650, I took the hard way: I purchased a set of them and got my hands...
  7. Honda Crossrunner

    News
    Straight from the Honda press release (sorry bit of a rush) (pics at the end) The Crossrunner represents the best aspects of two separate biking genres: the flexibility and exciting attitude of a Naked performance machine with the upright riding position and rugged appearance of an adventure...
  8. Braided brake tubes...How good are they?

    Africa Twin
    I just dodged the bullet and evaded an imminent accident when some nutsack suffering from major protein deprivation on the right lane taking the same exit as I was decided to cut me off suddenlly making a full left at 90 kmh, throwing himself right on top of me... I heard many tragic accounts...
  9. Front and rear suspension and or front disks/breaks to improve breaking performance

    Africa Twin
    Hi all...! what could be said to improve the breaking performance of AT. Upgrade front disks from standard 260 to 320 EBC??? Front and rear suspensions what would you recommend??? Hydrolic tubes plastic to metal? pros cons. may have been covered but appreciate leads Kerem Cesmebasi
  10. Looking for ideas and pics to improve my '03 TA off the road

    Transalp
    Hi, first of all, I apologise for my poor english, I was looking for a second hand Africa Twin, but they were overpriced so I finally choose a '03 TA which was nearly new. After a year and a half, and 25.000 kms of intensive use and abuse, I don't regret my election, but still want to...
  11. Squeaky suspension.

    Africa Twin
    Is it necassary to grease, lubricate the front and rear suspensions. When I come to a halt the "Squeak", "Squeak", "Squeak", is starting to get on my nerves. :x What pieces should be cleaned,oiled etc. I can't seem to pinpoint the exact locations but it is definately from the front and...
  12. Presentation from Spain

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi everybody Just incredible that a forum dedicated to Dominator exists in the web :shock: I own one ot those very good machines so called Honda Dominator, mine is from 1991, Japan made, and im really happy with it. No latest technology, no latest image, but reliability good quality of...
  13. XR650L and Dominator

    Dominator / FMX
    Since we don´t get the XR650L here, I´m pretty ignorant regarding it, what´s the difference between these two bikes? Is a XR650L nothing but a Dominator engine in a XR600R chassis and suspensions?
  14. Fork Springs

    Africa Twin
    I am looking at replacing my fork springs on my @650 i have found Hagon ones for £67 and WP suspensions uk ones for £68+vat +p+p both come with oil but both companys are unsure if i will need to keep the 2 small springs in the forks has anybody got any ideas.
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