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  1. For Sale: Honda CT125 unfinished project

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I've decided that I'm never going to get this project finished so I would like to find somebody to take it on. The bike has been completely rebuilt from the bottom up, pretty much everything on it is new, most of it is original equipment with a few exceptions, top end has been rebored and...
  2. For Sale: Having a clearout... XR Acerbis tank, Rox risers, Renthal bars, Baja 250 project!

    For Sale / Wanted
    So it would turn out that preparing an RD07A for use in rallying is both a drain on time and funds! That and when im not working on the thing i'm riding the wheels off it working on my own skills. So as a result of that (and the fact that we really need the space) i'm having a clear out... And...
  3. For Sale: XRV Marathon Parts

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all I have an almost finished XRV 650 marathon replica which has been a sitting project for the last couple of years. Started it all 6 years ago, but can't seem to find the time these last years to finish the bike. It has been for sale and I have had 2 guys come over to watch and buy it...
  4. engine identification

    Africa Twin
    i ve recently purchased a unfinished project its a honda 650 bros with a 750 AT engine fitted after reading on the forum i gather there are a few different model ATs and ive been told all engine numbers start rd04 could any tell me or point me to anywhere on the net where i can find what year...
  5. xl600 no spark

    XL
    hi guys, we have an 86 xl600 that was rebuilt a few years ago and been sitting in the shed unfinished so i thort id dig it out and get it going finally. when i turn it over ill sometimes get a weak spark but most of the time none at all. ive gone through all the electronics, coil, stator, cdi...
  6. What summer gloves

    Clothing
    My current summer gloves are wearing away after years of use. Or more accurately I've worn a hole in them where I grip them to pull them on. They are Joe Rocket Phoenix gloves which are an unfinished leather on the palms and fingers with mesh inserts between the fingers and on the back. They...
  7. Cheap RD03 pannier racks available!

    Africa Twin
    I have been in contact with Alex at heavy duties in Romania since September, about the possibility of creating a one off pannier rack for my RD03 (hepco & becker are a whopping 250 quid and no other racks are readily available). Since the snow has cleared up a bit over there Alex has got his...
  8. XR 125 Tyres i can't get any!!

    XR
    HI I have 5 Honda xr125's that i will be using for on/off road tours in Malaga Spain, i need better tyres that are supplied which are pirelli mt 60, i need something more orientated to off road but still legal for road use, can anyone advise me because im having problems finding anything...
  9. For Sale: lots of parts for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    rf600 compleat fairing on ebay http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270537542218&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT lots of fireblaDE parts also listed look under my other items for sale also lots of blade bits not yet listed few other bikes im breaking are xl600lm (few bits left)...
  10. DiY larger tank

    Africa Twin
    Hello, earthlings! Preparing my bike for next spring's trip to Morocco I decided to get a larger tank. Since I've got more time than money,I decided to reshape and old dented tank I had in a dark dusty (but dry) garage. I'm still not sure how this will end up but still, I'm stubborn enough...
  11. XR600R oil issue

    XR
    Thanks for all the help so far. Bought an XR600R unfinished project a month or so back. Had a "rebuilt" engine that the guy I bought it from bought. Had a few issues with one of the cam bearings not being fitted and the head not torqued down etc. Guy who sold the "reconditioned" motor must...
  12. XR600R Cylinder head removal

    XR
    Hi, Very new to forum so hello. I have just bought a 1998 XR600R (unfinished project). Do I need to remove the engine from frame to remove the head or can it be removed with engine in situ? Thanks Craig
  13. For Sale: Frank Thomas Classic Leather trousers

    For Sale / Wanted
    Well they have been worn once and have been thoroughly cleaned again. They are a genuine 36" trouble is I am not :rolleyes: They are a unfinished leg so will fit anyone upto about 7ft 6" tall, come complete with knee armour They are £89.99 + postage so I am asking £55 posted to the...
  14. let the exhaust breath!

    XR
    today i arrived home from work with a purpose, armed with my new die grinder, and some of B&Q's finest die bits, off i trotted to my garage with the sole intention of sorting out my exhaust. so what was wrong i hear you ask!!! well thanks to some over zealous welding, there was a ring of weld...
  15. For Sale: House clearance sale!

    For Sale / Wanted
    We are selling every thing we own so that we can go on our trip in less then 4 weeks time. So please have a look and see if there are any recession busting deal you may want and remember you will be helping fellow travels out as well. We live in Lichfield, Staffs. So with special permission by...
  16. Hi from CHI chester

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    HI just bought an xl125 other day unfinished project wondered if any greenlaners are in my area wanna ride cheers Nick
  17. On this day in history...

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    ...extract from my big trip blog... 06/07/05 - 07/07/05 Dubrovnik to Lefkada, 508 miles, 20 hours Dunno where to start with this one. Left Dubrovnik, tired from the night before after missing the last bus (whilst blogging) then having to walk some of the way home in the pouring rain and...
  18. Have I done the right thing?

    Africa Twin
    Hi. I'm the new owner of a @ that I picked up on ebay. I swapped a '99 honda Blackbird in very good condition, for a '93 imported @ in 'not too bad' condition at a shop in Swanley. It has 63k (km) on the clock, no service history and had reached the shop's reserve of £850 with 24 hours to go. I...
  19. Rugby World Cup - Marseille

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    What can I say? This has been the best world cup for years: Plenty of action & upsets. I managed to get tickets at the 11th hour for both Marseille Quarter Finals. Rushed to fit new tyre and chain kit. The skinned knuckles were worth it - Once trip was arranged Mrs banned me listening to...
  20. News !!!!!! Spy Pics !!!!!!!

    Chatter
    well there i was getting ready for a nice ride out last night when i here the delicate sound of thunder:cool: when around the corner comes the most amazing @ ive seen in the flesh:cool: :cool: :cool: i name it GOLIATH !!!!!! SORRY ANTON I JUST COULDNT RESIST TAKING SOME PICS:D bikes like...
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