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  1. Have Fun in Winter Riding in Comfort with Heated Gear from Best Brands on the Market

    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. For Sale: Honda Africa Twin XR 750 2003

    For Sale / Wanted
    2003 Africa Twin 21k Miles. New Black powder coated rims, powder coated hubs and new stainless spokes, Metzeler tyres. Braided brakes hoses. New front discs and pads. Venom exhaust with original as new to come with the bike. Scottoiler, satnav, heated grips. The Garmin and holder doesn’t come...
  3. Digital Trip

    Africa Twin
    The digital trip on my 2003 07A has started to play games. The Clock works ok and the speedometer is fine. The digital trips work ok upto about 35 mph, then stops recording. When the speed drops it starts working again. I have checked all the plugs and sockets and opened up the trip meter and...
  4. Varadero - speedo healer

    Other Honda
    I've recently changed front sprocket down from 16t to 15t. The rideability is dramatically improved around town, but it throws out the speedo. 80mph indicated is in fact 70mph. This is something I can deal with, but the odometer is also out, throwing of total mileage the bike has covered (extra...
  5. RD07A stopped yesterday

    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. And this weekend . . . . Ardnamurchan

    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...
  7. Trip meter. Anyone ever replaced the glass?

    Africa Twin
    Mines gone all crackeled. Seems like many have done the same. Hoping someone has some advice before I start cutting it up!!
  8. fuel pump connector source?

    Africa Twin
    Anyone know where or if I can pick up a fuel pump connector plug? I would like to have the facet pump I bought to have as a spare on my next road trip and just put a stock plug on it to have ready. I have a set of new points to put in old pump and would like to keep it in place for now. I really...
  9. RD03 Project

    Africa Twin
    Hello guys, I am in the process of rebuilding an old grandma, my RD03 that I bought 10 years ago for a trip to Magadan. That trip never happen since I got married (haha, it is not funny, it might happen to you too). This winter I started a hidden project, my dream bike restoration. I...
  10. Balkans trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi,I like to share with you few pictures from my and my friend trip to Balkans on honda transalp. Enjoy Wysłane z iPhone za pomocą Tapatalk
  11. For Sale: Varadero 2005 VA5

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Any interest in this before she is put to bed for the winter? Loosing interest in riding the same roads and looking after the bikes so they new homes.(See add flor KLR 650) I would sat the bike is in very good condition. At some time she has been down on offside I think very light --brake...
  12. Introducing to the Forum

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello riders! I have an Afrika Twin and since three years now I'm doing a big trip in Europe every year. I live close to Geneva and Imwant to start to do the maintenance by myself. I would like to share some information/questions I coulnd't find in the internet. Hope to be able to helo...
  13. honda XL500R Top End Replacement

    XL
    Hi all.....new member ...Blackbirdflyer....hopeing to pick your collective Honda brains....Rebuild project.... Honda XL 500R 1982....Camshaft split with top end requiring replacement including camshaft. Where would you suggest that I start....all breakers so far have turned up a blank....any...
  14. Wheel bearings and seals 2010 700

    Transalp
    Does anyone know the dimensions or numbers of front and rear bearings and seals ? I want to put some in my spares box before a trip and can normally source them through work :) List from lings site to help future readers front 6203 6303 30x56x7.5 seal 28x42x8 seal rear 6303 6304 6203...
  15. Germany to Scotland

    Africa Twin
    Hello. The wife and I will be setting out for our first long distance trip on the bike. We originally planned on going to Ireland too, but have cut it down. We're going from Dover to Windsor tomorrow afternoon and then from Windsor to Lancaster on the 15th. On the 16th we'll be bumping around...
  16. Where to?

    Africa Twin
    I have a rd07a that i commute on but I do 555km a week and it will kill the bike if i keep pileing on the km's. So the missus has signed off a trip to the UK to buy a crf1000 to ride back to Spain to use as my daily mile muncher. last time I did the route a few years back ( link to some pics...
  17. Reuild or road trip?

    Transalp
    Hi, I bought an '87 TA about a month and a half ago. I have been very happy with it, and bought it as a replacement for my Suzuki GS500E that I had grown out of. I bought this bike because I wanted to do a road trip around Europe, around 2000km, and I felt I wouldn't really be comfortable on the...
  18. Holts Radweld Plus in Africa Twin cooling system

    Product Reviews
    I thought I'd share my experience of this product. We were in southern Chile back in December last year when I noticed some liquid had collected on the left side of the engine - it appeared to be coming from the rear of the front cylinder's head gasket and was running down the block and onto...
  19. Xr250 help

    Africa Twin
    On a recent trip to Wales my trusty 94 xr250 let me down. Just before it stopped all the electrics stopped but it was still running. Then it stopped, I've got spark and had some little fires but not enough to run. And some wierd back fires. Its think it's a electrical problem I'm...
  20. Sluggish clutch

    Africa Twin
    I recently bought my first RD04 from 92. I’ve been happy wit it. A couple of weeks ago I went on a longer trip round trip app 400km. Both ways during slow moving traffic i expirenced that when the engine got hot, my clutch leaver went sluggish and did not bite before half pressed and thus did...
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