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  1. MOTORCYCLEiD
    You may want to extend your riding season into winter months, but cold weather threatens to cut your trip short when you feel your toes and fingers freezing. Lack of blood circulation in your extremities makes your feet and hands numb, which increases your reaction time making winter riding...
  2. Transalp
    How do I'm after some help/advice about the oil warning lights on the 700. Riding in to work today - second day back after a week or so off - and one of the red lights on the dash starts flashing. Initially it blinked a couple of times, but then came on and off under acceleration and braking...
  3. Transalp
    Hi Chaps, XL700VA, 2008 with 20K miles on the clock. Riding along a few weeks a go, on full throttle the engine cuts. Roll the throttle back off and it picks up again. Every time I open the throttle the engine dies, but picks up again when I roll it off. Bike is un rideable. No MIL . Turn it...
  4. For Sale / Wanted
    Metal Mule Panniers for Sale. £350. Here we have a very nice pair of Metal Mule panniers. 2007 vintage and only used Half a dozen times in anger and for a few commutes or shopping trips in between. 38litre capacity each. Usual top quality MM panniers they don’t make them like this...
  5. Mechanical Advice
    Hi everyone A wee running problem I'm having at the moment with an 8 day Europe trip coming up in 10 days! So no pressure for me then! Put new battery in. No electrics - no Tripmaster display or turn over. Went through every circuit testing for continuity and spraying connections with...
  6. Transalp
    2007 650 starting issue-not charging correctly Hi all, hope someone may be able to throw some light on this... I have bought a 650 TA 2007 with less than 15k in what appears very good condition. It has been parked up in the garage over winter and not used by myself until the last week or so...
  7. Transalp
    I seem to be jinxed on this forum Suddenly I can't login (under "ds99") I tried resetting password - it says "email address not recognised" So I try and old email address, and weirdly, that works. I get an email saying: You have requested to reset your password on Honda Trail Bike Forums...
  8. Dominator / FMX
    Hi Guys, so yesterday I rode the Dominator to work for the first time since the bike has been in bits and put back together. I'm not sure the vacuum pipes etc are correctly configured and wondered if anyone can help. All photos are pre strip down and they themselves may or may not show the...
  9. Africa Twin
    Returning from SW today and about a 100km from house in Belgium I get fuel and when I go to start bike nothing. Hit starter again and it fires but dies, goes on a few more times so I pulled in to a stall. Pulled hose off of filter and lots of fuel flow. I go to pump side towards carb and nothing...
  10. Dominator / FMX
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  11. Africa Twin
    Was hoping someone could help with a braking issue (front) on my 1991 AT RD04. I've rebuilt the calipers and fitted the master cylinder repair kit, bled the brakes and fitted new pads but there's absolutely no build up of pressure at the brake lever. A couple of times I've managed a very slight...
  12. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi guys, Hope everyone is doing well on this forum. Herewith I'm thinking about selling my RD04 due to the fact I have no more time to ride it ... lots of times abroad for my job so I need to make choices. Alright so here it goes: °Totally prepped for the big adventure °Arrow exhaust °Extra...
  13. For Sale / Wanted
    sold
  14. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    I don't seem to have introduced myself when I joined in '11 (I think). My name is John, I live in sunny Queensland, tht's the north east portion of Australia about 300km north of the Tropic of Capricorn. I have 4 bikes, 3 that are running, including my '03 XL650V Transalp that I bought new in...
  15. Transalp
    Gi, just wanna post my experience with the TA600. Had it in storage in my +5C garage all winter and fired her up a couple of times. Then come spring, ready to ride, fire up, but no.. the dash lights flicker , then all dead. Suspected dead battery. Charge it with CTEK charger for motorbike ...
  16. Africa Twin
    Hello guys! I have been reading the forum for a few years since I got my first AT and now decided to make an account to ask you for advice! I didn't know how to name the topic so you can get an idea from the title what is the problem... But now I will explain :icon_smile: I got a '96 RD07A in...
  17. Africa Twin
    Hi all I’ve seen these a few times over the years (mostly Riky Cross) and I’m considering hunting one down. Any opinions or suggestions as to problems etc, availability or even if anyone has one knocking around? I know there was a chrome one on fleabay a few months ago so I reckon the chances...
  18. Dominator / FMX
    So I have no choice but to cancel the Dominator insurance. This obviously leaves me very vulnerable should the worst happen. The policy has only just renewed but sadly the MOT runs out early March which would mean the policy is invalid according to the documents that I received. I will...
  19. Transalp
    Ever since Ive had the Transalp the seat seems to have been sitting a little high. Ive checked underneath a couple of times and everything seemed normal. Anyway today I had a closer inspection and noticed this pin seemingly not doing anything behind the bolt that holds down the fuel tank. It...
  20. Transalp
    I've just been checking the valve clearances on my XL700 and I've hit an issue. The rear cylinder was all okay but the front was so out that you couldn't even insert a 0.05 feeler gauge. I adjusted the valves to the right settings and checked several times that they were correct before...
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