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  1. rim tape

    Africa Twin
    Im getting a wheel respoked for my @ and want to use the best rim tape so I have looked on ebay and it looks very thin. I have some used pieces of rubber membrane I used to waterproof a roof and it was way more expensive than I thought and very good quality. Will this be better to use than £1.99...
  2. titanium heat wrap tape for exhaust

    Africa Twin
    has anyone tried to wrap titanium heat tape on africa twin 750 rd07A?? . it's says is ok up to 650 Celsius...from mine experience africa twin exsaust is can be really hot....
  3. 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
  4. Africa twin headlights on continent

    Africa Twin
    Heading over to Spain and France soon what do you seasoned travelers do about headlight beams? Do I need to fit beam benders, bits of black tape or nothing at all? How hot are the gendarmes on this kind of thing.
  5. Instructables Heated Clothing

    Bodgers Corner
    Is it really this easy to stay warm when you're an all year round biker? DIY carbon tape heated trousers Bob
  6. Rear light lens fell off!

    Dominator / FMX
    The rear light lens fell off my bike today and bounced down the road. Luckily I was on a group ride and the guy behind stopped to retrieve it. Re-affixed with EXTRA gaffer tape and also zip-ties so hopefully it won't fall off again. Superglued over the crack so hopefully that will keep it...
  7. Rim Tape A/T

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    I'm going to change the front tyre on my A/T soon and was wondering if anyone knows the width of rim tape I will need as I'm going to get a new tube and tape and do it at the same time.
  8. Rim Tape

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Do i need these in my tyres? they got lost when were sent out for truing after a rebuilt and i get new tyres and tubes fitted. now thinking i prob should take tyres off and fit the rubber band around spoke nipples
  9. How not to park your GS

    Chatter
    just saw this on the GSer site a bit of duct tape should see him right :)
  10. tubless conversion for spoked rims

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Some enterprising gentlemen are selling "tubless conversion kits" for bikes with spoked wheels: tubeless kit supermoto wheel rim rk excel outex To me looks very much like a roll of airtight tape and a couple of tubeless valves :rolleyes:
  11. Stealth Alp

    Transalp
    Well I was bored of the old look. Before you all start going ape about my master paint job,yes I know I should have taken the gaffa tape of but I need it to hold the bike together :toothy
  12. Fibreglass exhaust wrapping tape: where to buy?

    Mechanical Advice
    I go a high level system for my Ural. It is made for the bike, but there is a danger of a pillion's leg getting burnt if not careful, so I want to buy some of that fibreglass strip that can be wrapped around the pipe work, to insulate from injury. My Dad would be buying it and bringing it...
  13. Rim tape

    Transalp
    Can anyone recommend me a 'quality' rim tape? Is the wemoto stuff any good? I've caught a couple of references to ensuring you get a 'quality' tape, but no idea what that entails!
  14. Funny Story... Gaffer tape uses

    Chatter
    Activists Missing After Declaring “War on Leather” at Motorcycle Rally | GlossyNews.com Thought id drop in and share that with you. Paul.
  15. Help:Looking for a DYMO tape machine!

    Mechanical Advice
    That is a DYMO tape lettering machine from the 80's, (NOT a DYNO!!):teeth: One that imprints letter into plastic strips which leave raised white letters - I am looking for the larger width strip - 12mm / 1/2 inch or larger. NOT the printed modern versions. If anyone has one or (access to...
  16. Yellow Lights, beam benders, black tape or angle adjustment?

    Africa Twin
    Setting off on a 2 month trip around Europe and North Africa shortly on the Twin, and wondering what the best solution is to the old headlight problem. Thought about yellowing up oour Powerbronze Headlight protectors, but I'm not sure thats the best way. Can you just adjust the angle of the...
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