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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. XR
    hello from Italy, I need to know if the store XR650R.Co.Uk is still active today. Someone here in Italy has tell me that XR650R.Co.Uk is gone out of business, is this true? Hope smeone can help me to understand how is the thing! THANKS!
  3. 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...
  4. MOTORCYCLEiD
    HJC Helmets is one of the most popular brands of motorcycle helmets in the world and is the best-selling brand in North America. For almost five decades now, the company designs and manufactures high-quality helmets in their own production facilities and tests them on the track, in the real-life...
  5. MOTORCYCLEiD
    Starting in the 1960s, motocross sport was developing fast, just like O’Neal company founded by former rider Jim O’Neal. He became a pioneer and innovator in riding gear and apparel, and today, the company’s specialists continue implementing smart engineering solutions to make their products...
  6. Yamaha
    saw this on display at Spa Motorcycles , Cheltenham A 1962? MG1-T Yamaha's competitor against the Honda CT200 & CT90. Very rare in UK, only one?, I had never heard of them before today. 80cc rotary inlet valve 2-stroke engine 4 BHP
  7. Dominator / FMX
    heres my slr/fmx ive not been on here for a while just fired the bike up today its been stood for 2 years.
  8. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi there As mentioned a few months ago in the XR segment of this forum, I am offering up first dibs on my XR400 to you guys. As I now have osteo arthritis in my right foot, kickstarting has lost its appeal somewhat, mostly as it sometimes hurts, anyway. It is a 1996, P reg. Mileage unknown...
  9. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Paid the Ardnamurchan peninsular a visit on Friday, seeing as how Rederic of ABR forum had organised a little gathering at Strontian. Took the long way there via the Lecht, Glenshee, Pitlochry and Glencoe - no worthwhile photo’s from any of those locations – but I took a few from on the busy...
  10. For Sale / Wanted
    Got the Alp on the road today and I'm already missing the throb from an after market exhasut can fitted to a V-Twin engine. Had a Laser Pro-Duro on my last one and the sound was wonderous :D:thumbup: So . . . . . anyone got a half decent exhasut can for a 600 alp that they'd be happy to part...
  11. Africa Twin
    Hi Fellow XRV enthusiasts. Most of you are probably on your bike today as glorious weather but hopefully someone around to ask:) Replaced Headstock bearings on my RD04 (AT) and failed to make sufficient notes for reassembly. If anyone has a reassembly diagram then grateful, if not then good...
  12. XR
    Just in case anyone else in the UK needs one of these parts and does not want to pay the stupid price of £32 :disgust: ........ (these are only $15 in the states) I just made & fitted today, seems OK. Cost me about £2 & 1/2hr effort. (I bought a 25mm thick hard rubber dapping block on eBay)
  13. 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...
  14. XR
    Direction Indicators Anybody fitted some ?? I tried to fit some today and failed Here's how All bolted up and connected to the existing colour coded bullet connectors in the loom Relay already in place and switchgear present & working Fired up the bike, both rear indicators worked when...
  15. Varadero
    Right then, I've done heaps of mods to my 2000 Varadero over the years & tbh I fell out of love with it about 18 months ago. I still really like the bike & would never sell it, but I just ran out of ideas with the too soft rear end. I tried lots of things, first was jackup plates with the...
  16. XL
    I have recently purchased a 1984 XLX250R & on my first ride today I am unsure if the speedo or tacho are reading correctly at 80klmh the tacho reads around 7k it seems to be quite high the gearing is 14--40 & I read std gearing is 13--38 which is not too far away can someone give me an idea of...
  17. BMW
    After not getting on with my 77 R60/7 I was at the local carboot sale met a mate who said he was selling his R80GS, didn't know he even had one! went round and brought it, wife could not moan as she wanted to go to the carboot in the first place. It done alot of miles including round the world...
  18. Dominator / FMX
    For the last three years I have come in by bike and essentially parked in the same spot. Each day I ride past a bike in the car park which is completely covered. Only a slight gold wheel exposed. Today I noticed the bike had been moved slightly with more of the front wheel exposed as well as the...
  19. Africa Twin
    Bike was running perfect and I decided to fit rugged roads snail cam chain adjusters which only involves taking long bolt out etc. Went out on bike today and brake performance not good. The rear brake used to be very good and I didnt think I lost a spacer but what have I done wrong?
  20. Africa Twin
    Bought these bad boys from Joom.com for 11 euros(dynamic pricing if you search direct you pay a higher price than if you browse and they show up)(number four of the ones shown) took two weeks to arrive, look good quality with a built in cooling fan etc. Fitted today and the result is like...
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