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  1. RD07A MRA windscreens

    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. 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...
  3. For Sale: Metal Mule Panniers For Sale £350

    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...
  4. Been Away

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi, I've been living in Thailand for the last 14 years and just recently returned to the UK, but still making regular trips back to Thailand whenever I get the opportunity. How long I'm going to stay is anybody's guess and at the moment I'm looking around for an XRV750, I have my eye on...
  5. Vstrom 650 or Tracer 700 or NC750X??

    Transalp
    I am looking for a "do it all" bike, to replace the Transalp (London ULEZ has kiboshed it's use) and the R1200RT. I am looking at the Vstrom 650, the Tracer 700 or the NC750X I have ridden the NC750X recently and it was good. I rode the VStrom a while back, but can't remember anything about...
  6. Worth buying a varadero?

    Varadero
    Hello everyone.For the last 4 years i am on a transalp 700 that proved to be a reliable machine.I decided that is time to go to the bigger league and i am checking my options. Either i will go for a brand new motorcycle which will cost me over 15k euros or i will check for something used...
  7. Yes a fuel pump question

    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...
  8. Any Trips Planned for the continent for 2018 summer

    Transalp
    I am new to this forum. I have a honda Transalp 700 2010 model from last year..Enjoying riding it. Getting old so needed a comfortable bike. Any trips planned..please let me know.:rolleyes: Thats my baby
  9. Any Swiss members out there? (Or what to do with a Swiss RD07 frame?)

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, On one of my parts hoarding trips I acquired an RD07 frame. Never needed a frame, but can't resist hoarding XRV parts. It needs blasted and powder-coated, but it seems in a pretty good overall shape. It came from a barn full of bike bits collected over years by a fellow parts hoarder...
  10. IZIMeeting 2018 - 11-13.05

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Dear Friends! Following our annual tradition, we do heartily invite you to the next - the 8th edition of the IZI Meeting. This event has been a gathering bikers from all corners of the world for eight years now. Not surprisingly this year’s edition will again take place at the picturesque...
  11. Valve Clearances and Cam Chain Tensioners

    Varadero
    After having a 2002 carb'd Vara, I bought one of the last Varaderos in 2014 (manufactured 2011) and now it has done 27,400 mainly on long trips around Europe. I was just wondering how long the CCTs are good for? I don't hear any nasty rattles or anything so I'm just wondering whether it's a good...
  12. For Sale: Honda Africa Twin XRV 750 - custom comfortable seat

    For Sale / Wanted
    Newly hand made rebuilt, based on used original Honda part Inside special 2 type of modern foam Extremely comfortable for long trips but still well for off road riding Leatherette on the top with similar color to match original look of XRV Hand made needlework on both sides in original white...
  13. Wanted: bits wanted

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi , I'm looking for a few bits and bobs for a 1992 Africa twin that I'm bringing back to life and hopefully going to use on a few Europe trips. has anybody got some engine bars , headlight protectors (the wire ones) a decent aftermarket seat and any panniers ? thanks in advance dave
  14. Riding in Essex.

    Riding
    Been quite for a very long time. But wanted to know if any ones riding in Essex. Either laning or day trips? Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
  15. Hello from happy new owner! :)

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I've owned my 98 rd07a for about 4 months now and it's the first bike i've not wanted to part with. It's amazing!!! You just think your way down the road and voila! So stable it's like surfing a 10ft Malibu!! I've had all kinds of bikes (all smaller) and have always planned on some big...
  16. Wanted: Transalp

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for Transalp for my son he would prefer the 650 some luggage etc would be nice , he is planning some trips this year :thumbup:
  17. 600 vs 650

    Transalp
    Looking for Transalp for my son he is planing some trips this year which is best and why ??? :thumbright:
  18. More a Dolomite Question than Dominator

    Dominator / FMX
    I am considering going on a guided escorted motorcycle tour to Austria and the Alps My wife and I have toured many times twice in the states and numerous trips to europe even Slovenia. However my wife can no longer do long trips plus she hates my KTM. Do you know anyone who has been on one of...
  19. Une nouvelle règle Française pour les motocyclistes ... !

    Chatter
    Annonce de service public: Looks like All riders of a motorcycle, scooter, trike or quad in France will have to wear motorcycle gloves from 20th November 2016 onwards. And passengers will have to wear gloves as well. So don't get caught out if you've any trips planned through France, or else...
  20. how do change trip master from KM back to MPH. any ideas

    Africa Twin
    Hi Guys, took battery off bike yesterday for 20 mimuted to fit optimate lead, my digi trip master when but back on clock was flashing, so put the time right but the trip on left now skows KM at the bottom loked in hand book tells you how the clock works anf the 2-3 trips but does not mention...
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