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  1. RD07A MRA windscreens

    Africa Twin
    I seek advice from people with experience with the MRA varioscreen V (new full screen) and the MRA vario touring (clip on top of old screen) part. I suffer from high windnoise on higher speeds. Been looking for reviews and comparisons, but not alot to find. I'm 6 foot 2 inches high. I like the...
  2. Shock Absorber

    Varadero
    I bought one of the last Varas in 2014, made in 2011 I believe. I’ve done three long European rides (3K to 4K miles) and it’s been brilliant. It’s now done nearly 41K miles and in preparation for another long ride around Europe I’m thinking I should change the rear shock. Just looking at Haynes...
  3. Most common fuel hose ID

    Africa Twin
    Looking to replace all the fuel lines on my RD03 as a couple more leaking a bit nowadays. Rugged roads has 4or5 sizes. What is most common I would need? I plan on buying some bulk lengths. They have 4.5, 5.5, 7.3 and 8mm ID. Mine are so old going to be hard to determine sizes. I know I have used...
  4. YSS Rear Shock on 600 Alp - Anyone tried one?

    Transalp
    Thinking of spoiling the old machine and replacing the 21year old rear shock. The YSS units that Wemoto sell seem to get great reports when fitted to the little CRF250L, so I was thinking of trying one out. Anyone on here tried one on a 600 Alp? I have prices up a Wilbers for it as well -...
  5. SLR650 17" front wheel

    Dominator / FMX
    Hey all After about 3 years, I'm about to kick off the build of my SLR650 scrambler/tracker. I'm looking to get a 17" front wheel & am looking at fitting a 120/70/17 up front with 150/70/17 rear Continental TKC80's. Now after some research, I'm not sure if these will fit on the current wheel...
  6. Top Box

    Transalp
    Top Box , Been thinking about this for a long time , wots the best top box for a transalp, me personally , I am not a fan of them , but out riding in a group with side panniers on , I almost took a mirror of a Porsche whilst weaving through traffic, (I know could have gone for a lexus lol) so ...
  7. Clutch release bearing rattle

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone, I've recently discovered a rattle from the clutch cover on my 93 rd07. It happens when the clutch is pulled in. I'm thinking that it's the release bearing, wondering if anyone had any other ideas? Thanks Stewart Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk
  8. Anyone here ridden the new style Africa Twin?

    Transalp
    i am thinking of getting one, i've yet to test ride one, so i was wondering if anyone here has ridden/owned one? any feedback? is it a good "do it all" bike? is the seat up to long distance touring? (basically what i am looking for is something that is like the Transalp 650, but with a bit more...
  9. AT 2002, Renthal bars - best method to mount satnav?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, thinking of occasional use of garmin satnav on my twin. What's the best attachment method? looking at the cockpit I am thinking attachment to bars only option. Is it the only way? :thumbup:
  10. Engine missing a beat at idle?

    Africa Twin
    My 1994 RD07A is intermittently missing a beat at idle? It does need some carb work and is idleing a little high. But every once in a while it seems to have a little hiccup. There is a mechanical “click” sound then a miss in the RPMs. It’s just for an instant, then returns to normal. This...
  11. My latest project

    Chatter
    I want to re-wire my Dommie because I cant get it started due to a re-wiring problem.. Last spring/summer me and my son build a cafe racer for a tattoo artist in Copenhagen.. When the bike was finished he sent me a M-Unit blue and some switches,and an expensive speedo... I fit the switches ...
  12. Keis heated body warmer with collar

    Clothing
    Just thought I would let you all know about this waistcoat with high collar. My first go with heated gear and even though it was 10 degrees in the Yorkshire Dales there was always a cold wind. I was wearing a decent Merino wool base layer and the waistcoat over that plus a well known 3 layer...
  13. For Sale: Africa Twin rear wheel XRV750

    XRV Swap Shop
    SOLD Africa Twin rear wheel XRV750 for sale Rear wheel off Africa Twin RD07a some marks with age in good usable condition. I bought another wheel thinking my rim was rotted through in one place but when I took tyre off it was fine. Pics show where I thought it was rotted and also other side in...
  14. End of an era [emoji20]

    Transalp
    Today I had a drive up to Wigan and sealed the deal to part exchange my 700 Transalp for a nice and shiny, nearly new 650 V Strom. Ive had the Alp for nigh on 5 years and have loved every minute of my time with it. However over the last few months Ive been thinking that its maybe time to let the...
  15. Any experiences with the YSS Rear shock on XL650 Transalp ?

    Transalp
    I'm thinking of buying a YSS to replace the very tired original shock. I bought one for my 750AT and it jacked the rear up by 3". Nice shock but the seat is high now. Is the Transalp YSS the same deal ?
  16. Rugged Roads XRV Indicators question

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, If anybody has bought the indicators from rugged roads could you please tell me what bulb it uses, If it has the foam seal inside like the oem does ? And is the lens the same as the oem? If you could upload a photo of the rugged roads lens & bulb it would be great :) Here is one...
  17. prospective owner

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Good day one and all. I currently have 2 bikes one for the road and the other for trail riding, ST1100AW and a Yamaha WR250F, and am seriously thinking of getting rid and getting an RD07. The plan is for some long distance rough trail riding over to Europe, British exit be dammed, which I...
  18. Xrv750 centrestand with ohlins

    Africa Twin
    Hi, does anyone have fitted or know if a centrestand is long enough to work with an ohlins shock and fork extenders fitted. I am thinking of buying one and wonder if it will need extending to enable it to work correctly. Many thanks, Jason.
  19. 2005 crf450x twin exhaust

    CRF - New Forum!
    just wondering if any one out there has tried put put a twin pipe of a 2013 450 on a 2005 . if so what mods needed , my thinking is that i would need to make a mounting point on the rear subframe for the can and a new panel to clear the can. any help please , and does it give any more power ?
  20. XL LMF fork oil

    XL
    Hi All Anybody know how much fork oil inthe 1986 xl600 LMF forks, XR 600 shows arouns 455ml, so i am thinking the same althoug the forks are a different construction, also best weight of oil for Uk (north climate) Any help appreciated John
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