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  1. 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. 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...
  3. Transalp
    My 700 Alp has now been gone for 4 months and during a clean out of the garden shed I came across the original cat box that I removed. I also have the Honda touring screen that came with the bike. If anyone is interested in taking these off my hands then they are yours for free. They will need...
  4. For Sale / Wanted
    Want standard screen 2010 transalp 700. Have Puig touring screen and adjustable bracket for sale.
  5. Africa Twin
    Hi all, I'm trying to work out what a couple of the electrical components on my RD03 are doing. I would like to carry spares for all of the 'game over' failure parts when touring. I don't understand why the indicator relays have two different part numbers, anyone got a clue? 38301KJ6743 -...
  6. Africa Twin
    Hey lads / Ladies, Blake here from NZ, have been a lurker on the forum for a few years but just purchased my own RD04 after falling in love with my father in laws one a few years ago. its an "interesting" looking bike with some cool history, the old owner road it for 50,000kms around south...
  7. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD 2003 Honda XL1000V Varadero Fuel Injected 6 speed model with coupled brakes. SOLD
  8. Transalp
    Hi, I haven't been around for a while, having sold the transalp to my brother. He uses it mostly for touring, and so finds the setup of connector pipe and Leo Vince exhaust a bit loud (but it's great fun for hooning around). I've reinstalled the original HEAVY! silencer box for him and am now...
  9. Transalp
    Hey all! Just wondering if anyone can give me some tips on which is the best touring windshield. I did a google search and i can see lots of them so just want a personal input which one should i get Cheers. adasilva
  10. Transalp
    Hello All. This is my first post on this forum so i would like to introduce myself. Coming from a Fazer 600 to a Transalp 700 2013 and I am excited to hear all your experiences and knowledge and share my ones as much. I am living in Ireland for the past 17 years and been riding only for the past...
  11. 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...
  12. Transalp
    I’m a strong believer in less is more when it comes to touring speed, a rider can withstand more hours at 65mph for example than 75, especially if they stop every hour for 10 mins rest. I’m riding 250 miles on Friday but in no particular hurry, so thought it might be fun to try a programme of...
  13. Transalp
    Thinking of buying a 600TA and have seen this one https://www.gumtree.com/p/cars-vans-motorbikes/honda-transalp-600-rally-touring/1294269216 The owner has sent me a photo of the frame number (looks exactly how it should) to check with hpi. However the bike is registered as blue, when I would...
  14. Africa Twin
    RD03 Rebuild New to here, just bought my first big bike to rebuild and restore while I take my direct access. an E-Reg 88 Jap import RD03 Africa Twin. Needs a bit of work, back rim is badly corroded so bought a Transalp 650 wheel to replace it. Frame could do with powdercoating and it need a...
  15. For Sale / Wanted
    RD04 RD07 XRV750 Touring Screen MRA Bought this high quality MRA screen for my RD07A but it does not fit. Think if will fit any XRV750 (RD04 & RD07) from 1990 - 1996 These screens are German-made and excellent quality. Been used but in overall good condition - no deep gouges or cracks. Part...
  16. Dominator / FMX
    Hello folks, i need some advice and some help. My Dominator is 1998. I want to buy a wind shield for it and i've found this one for my year of manufacture: HONDA NX 650 DOMINATOR (1996 - 2003) TOURING WINDSCREEN WINDSHIELD SCREEN COLOUR | eBay But i prefer this one more...
  17. Other Bikes
    I was at the NEC for Motorcycle Live this week, and whilst the pages of the motorcycling press are plastered with "Adventure Bikes", it was noticeable that there weren't any big trail bikes at the show. If you want to spend £20k on 125+bhp and 250kg of touring bike on long travel suspension then...
  18. Travel
    Want to make plans for 2018? The 55 tracks from our adventure guidebooks are the best place to start! You will get: offroad and tarmac routes, maps, GPS tracks, descriptions, accommodations, sights, tracks over all the mountains passes of Romania and much more. Also you get the Touring Romania...
  19. Transalp
    I am looking for a touring screen for my 650 and have a set of engine safety bars to trade?
  20. XR
    Hi, I have a 2004 XR400, the model without a battery (are they all like this?) bought in the UK. I want the facility to charge a mobile phone or sat-nav whilst riding. The alternator appears to produce an unrectified but regulated output of around 12v AC for the lights. Is there a means to...
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