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  1. tyre rims , tubes in tyres

    Hiya, quick question, tubes in tyres , my front tyre has a inner tube in it , my rear tyre is tubeless, do I need inner tubes or not? also looking for new tyres, anakee 3 seem to be the most talked about, are they the best ???? or go for metzlier /bridgstone . Has anybody used mitchlin pilot...
  2. Oil Lose

    Africa Twin
    Hello all Proud owner of a RD7A I'm suffering for an excessive oil lose, I fill the reservoir up to the max mark on the dipstick and 200 miles later the oil is half gone The oil appears to be leaking from one of the overflow tubes whilst parked on the side stand (although this anecdotal...
  3. For Sale: Africa Twin for sale

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    £2500 2000 bike, full MOT 79 k on clock if get asking price or close offer will come with crash bars, tool tubes, Toura tech light guard, Toura tech rack and panniers and dash infill
  4. Preload caps for the forks....?

    I was reading a ridiculously long thread on a Harley forum all about front suspension (as one does) and much was said about setting sag, after installing bespoke far as I'm aware, my 94/5' 600 has the long fork springs installed, ie there are no spacers between the spring tops and...
  5. Preload caps for thr forks....?

    I was reading a ridiculously long thread on a Harley forum all about front suspension (as one does) and much was said about setting sag, after installing bespoke far as I'm aware, my 954/5' 600 has the long fork springs installed, ie there are no spacers between the spring tops and...
  6. For Sale: Agri Tool Tubes Special Price for Members £15 incl postage

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a new batch of tool tubes and am offering to members at special (cheaper than ebay) rates. £15 each for £29 for 2 including signed for delivery in the UK. I can ship to Europe for £17 each or £32 for 2 including standard post. PM me if interested.
  7. recommended tire tubes?

    Africa Twin
    I just received my new tires and figure I will change tubes as well and keep old ones as spares. Everything I have owned for years has been tubeless except my RD03 which came with new tires/wheels and my KLR650 which I changed eons ago. Want Heavy duty but not sure which brands are best. Any...
  8. For Sale: NX650 Gold Rim Wheels

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi everyone. I just advertised my Honda NX650 Gold Rim Wheels on eBay. Listed under this ref: 272669030893 Cut and paste that to view the item. A pair of second hand wheels with new tyres, inner tubes, rim tape and wheel bearings, supplied with seals and bearing for the third bearing in the...
  9. 85 XL350r. Airbox and Wheel Spokes

    Good Day All, I'm rebuilding an 85 XL350r. The airbox was a pain to remove but I got it removed. Had the same issue with my 90s CR 250, seems Honda doesn't want us touching those airboxes. Question: Does the airbox come part? It seems like it's molded together between the 2-carb tubes and...
  10. Theoretical . XR chrome tubes with springs in AT forks

    Africa Twin
    Hello, I am with my front fork in pieces and as i have not one but 2 XR forks , i am thinking what would be the pros and cons. Both are 43mm in diameter. The XR are cartridge forks, the front will be raised as the tubes are longer. The air buble bigger and in theory the whole dampening will be...
  11. Sold: Mefo Sport - Heavy Duty Inner Tubes

    For Sale / Wanted
    Brand new tubes bought as spares, kept in a cupboard in the garage for a few months but never used. In Transalp 600/650 sizes (AT as well?) - 17" 4.50-5.10 rear and 21" 3.00-3.25 front. See Mefo Sport - Heavy Duty Inner Tubes for more information. £23 posted for the pair (they're quite heavy...
  12. Inner Tubes

    Where do all you lovely people get your inner tubes from? I've had a look in the usual places I buy my bike stuff from and none of them seem to stock tubes the right size for the TA700 (at least online).
  13. For Sale: Inner tubes fs/free

    For Sale / Wanted
    Slowly having a clearout New 17'' Michelin Airstop fits 110/70/80/90, 120/70/80 £8 Michelin Airstop new/little used fits 120/90 130/80 140/70 - 17 £8 Used & patched twice B'stone fits 110/120/130 -17 free Used and patched twice Michelin looks little used 110/120 - 17 free New vee rubber...
  14. Wanted: Wanted Africa Twin Yolks (triples)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hello folks, latest project bike had had a rough life to say the least, fork tubes were bent so I had to replace them with new as part of the rebuild. I had thought (hoped) that the yolks would be ok but having had a couple of goes now at getting everything aligned and true I've come to the...
  15. Crash Bar Bags

    Africa Twin
    I have the lovely RR Crash bars fiited to my bike, does anyone have any recommendations for bags that would fit above the crash bar extensions?? I'm not looking for anything massive, just big enough for a few tools, spare tubes and a ginsters pasty - :thumbright:
  16. Been tinkering

    Africa Twin
    Finally got round to fitting things I bought ages ago First off tool tubes making sure they didn't interfere with my Givi panniers Then the Mosfet RegRec (don't know why this has rotated all the others are fine!) And a Loobman bought this week Not shown is a Fuzeblock but it's there in...
  17. Check your airbox!! Perished carb tubes

    Africa Twin
    I'm still slowly rebuilding my bike. Luckily I decided to give the airbox a wipe over with a rag and saw that the tubes have perished and come away from the main body. The one that looks worse, I pulled to make sure I wasn't imagining things. I figured if it's actually fine it won't tear, and...
  18. What is it

    Ok guys 4 questions for you 1/ what is is 2/what does it do 3/ can I get rid of it 4/how do I remove I will start with a clue its mounted left side under the front of the Tank. it has 2 tubes that bolt into the barrel and some more that disappear towards the air box.
  19. Removing carbs on 600...? Stuck

    Hi! Trying to remove the carbs on my 96 600 TA and it's not easy..... I have disconnected all the cables and tubes and unscrewd the clamps. I just get a small play when trying to pull it up.......Anyone removed the carbs and can come With som Magic advice? Thanks
  20. RD03 Tubeless Continental TKC 70??

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Just had some Continental TKC 70 delivered and are tubeless. Is this going to cause a problem? Or can I run tubeless in my RD03 AT or would tubes squeeze in?? Any advice would be most grateful. Frazer.