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  1. Africa Twin
    Hello, I am with my front fork in pieces and as i have not one but 2 XR forks , i am thinking what would be the pros and cons. Both are 43mm in diameter. The XR are cartridge forks, the front will be raised as the tubes are longer. The air buble bigger and in theory the whole dampening will be...
  2. Africa Twin
    HONDA XLV750R Idle reseach.... came across this Pish above the bike is worth £1500 and its an ongoing restoration by their experts.....:D if its worth that then I have £14,000 worth rowed up as ongoing restorations really love this bit : "The bike is the Black and Gold model...
  3. Africa Twin
    Hi all I upgraded my '98 RD07 AT with the Boano USD front fork and a matching Öhlins rear shock. Simple questions to all of those that similarly upgraded their AT's suspension: - Do I adjust the chain slack to the same measure as I would on an AT with standard suspension? - What's your...
  4. Africa Twin
    Hi everyone, A couple of questions: 1. If I removed a front disc and caliper from my @, what would be the difference in braking? I can see that on the face of it, it looks like it would be halved but I don´t think that would be the case. I´m thinking more of "real world" difference rather than...
  5. Transalp
    I posted a note on Oct 7th asking for anybody who had punched holes in the TA air box to kindly let me know the hole diameter they had inserted. After 90 viewings not one reply or comment. Can it be that drilling holes in the air box is purely theoretical and never actually been tried??? Just...
  6. Riding
    Guys check this out. Here in Romania you're lucky if the instructor watches you while riding your bike on a deserted parking lot with no markings or poles or whatever. Let aside the skills of the instructor himself or the absence of any theoretical sessions...
  7. Africa Twin
    When I went to the Bike Safe training I remember someone commenting that I still had the original fuel pump - well, not any more ... The bike died on me this morning whilst cranked over going round Elephant & Castle with an artic joining the roundabout aggressively from my left. I managed to...
  8. Chatter
    Met up with Lord Vader and [email protected] at the appointed hour. :thumbup: Vader made a real superhuman effort to be pleasant, :evil4: right up till the moment [email protected] arrived - then his Lordship roared CAFFINE LETS GO - and so it was off to the Ace to meet up with Whealie and get stuck into a decent...
  9. Chatter
    The guy who own my AT before me got some wax on the air filter cover, leaving some whitish swrirls deep in the texture of the plastic (don't you just hate that :evil: ?). Anone have a solution (theoretical or liquid) for getting that stuff off without damaging the plastic? Thanks, Mike
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