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  1. Hi everybody

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Yet another bike forum on my list, well I have gone and done it, I have been mulling over it for a while should I shouldn't I get a dommie, so here I am looking and watching what all you guys are getting up to with your spanners, hammers, and welders etc etc, so as far as my own dommie is...
  2. Free: Powerbronze RD07A screen - painted black

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all. Anyone needs a touring screen to muck about / fix buffeting / experiment to find a good way to mount accessories? I got a screen to play with to get the airflow right, but it is NOT for an RD07A. [RD07, I think] So no use to me... I believe that it is one of these: Powerbronze...
  3. Wanted: Rd07a gearbox sprocket cover

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I'm after a gearbox sprocket cover for my 2002 AT. If anyone's got a spare in any condition (except totally trashed!) please let me know and what it would cost including P and P. Thanks.
  4. Camchain change problem

    How to.....
    Hi everyone,<br><br>Renewing camchains on 80k mile RD07, but I can't get sufficient slack to bolt cogs back on camshafts with chains in place. I need an extra 10mm upward movement for things to match up.<br><br>What am I doing wrong? Is there some way of adjusting tensioners to build more slack...
  5. XL650V lose power when driving in hard sidewind

    Hello everybody, and greetings from Finland! I have been reading a lot in this forums before, but today I decided to make my own profile. (Sorry my english) Today happened something that has happened to me once before. I drove my XL650V in hard sidewind. I think I can call it a storm. In the...
  6. Re-build of 89 shock & swingarm linkage

    Dominator / FMX
    Looking for some help, I've taken off swing arm and linkage + rear shock, all nicely painted and putting it back together now. Issue I have is it seems the bike has shrunk or the shock has grown - I'm about 2in out at the bottom. Original shock and parts all being reused. Anyone know what...
  7. Dommie oil cooler.

    Dominator / FMX
    After giving my Dommie project a long awaited thrashing and totally enjoying myself ,the only negative aspects of the trip was I thought the clutch was very heavy and i think an oil cooler would be a big improvement. Apart from that ,the bike is awesome and has a cracking over ride sound when...
  8. Rd07a outputshaft /countershaft avilaiblity

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, having inspected output shaft have noticed more wear on it since last inspection 8k ago I am about to fit a Stefter sprocket which I purchased (thanks een 205 for starting the out put shaft thread awhile ago and Massive lee for his research) as a temporary solution to my problem , as...
  9. Custom made luggage rack -NX650

    Dominator / FMX
    I knocked this up today. To help get the 'Mad Max' Adventure bike look and also totally usable for a rack pack.
  10. Wanted: Wanted Tripmaster

    For Sale / Wanted
    My tripmaster started playing up (not registering distance) after a few searches on here decided the capacitors were the likely culprit. I couldn't even see the soldered connections let alone do the job so I trusted it to a local electronics repair guy, he replaced all the capacitors but now it...
  11. For Sale: TCX infinity gore tex boots size euro 46, UK 11

    For Sale / Wanted
    used but not abused. Best Adventure touring boots out there. totally waterproof and loads of sole left. £80 posted one_sph AT
  12. NX650 project coming together...

    Dominator / FMX
    It's been slow progress on this one. I get totally carried away with cleaning stuff, re-greasing and making it as good as a can.. It's starting to look like a bike now though. Well, kinda !!
  13. carbs, air filter, mixture

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, Is it normal for the africa twin to totally NOT being able to rev with the air filter removed? I was trying this to see if the air filter causes a big restriction in air flow. It seem that it does becaus with the filter out of the air box the mighty twin isn't happy at all. Any of you...
  14. Tom Tom Rider Wiring

    With me being totally electrically illiterate (with bikes at least I'm afraid) could anybody Please explain in the most simplest of terms, how to wire my Tom Tom into the system so it is able to charge whilst the ignition is on and not when the ignition is off, many thanks in advance, feel a...
  15. Datatool issues

    Mechanical Advice
    Has anyone had much experience with Datatool alarms? Specifically the System 3. I've not heard good things about Datatool alarms but tbh mine seems to be working fine, and its declared on my insurance so I do want to use it. My problem is that my bike's previous owner selfishly left no note of...
  16. Clicking

    Africa Twin
    Good day gentleman, I recently became aware of a faint but distinct clicking sound coming from the top of the front cylinder at idle. Revving probably masks the sound because I cannot hear it then. Its totally random with no rhythm. Should I investigate/be worried??
  17. Suspension cushion refurb

    Hi, I am in the middle of refurbing a 1998 Transalp and I am struggling to find the collars for the suspension. I can source the bearings and dust covers but not the collars. The existing ones are totally knackered so no choice but to renew. Honda originals I get get but at a price, any...
  18. Value of fully restored RD04

    What's it worth?
    Hi guys, I'm totally new to your site here, I've just finished getting my africa twin RD 04 FULLY restored and have detailed photos of the process at every step, the bike has 38 kmkilometers on the the clock. I'm told by my friends that this site is the best place to show /sell my bike ? The...
  19. Front wheel needed

    Africa Twin
    While re-seating the front tyre last night I noticed a small bit of internal corrosion which upon inspection turned oout to be totally rotten :( anyone got a wheel they can sell me? Nearly €400 by the time I get it shipped over and back and exchange rates
  20. xrv 650 spark plugs

    Africa Twin
    i know this is a totally funny question i have searched for the answer....i have orderd my plug spanner for the bike but i dont know untill it arrives...4 plugs in the bike...AND HERE COMES THE BIG QUESTION.....ARE THEY ALL THE SAME :confused5::confused5::confused5: ..because i would like to...