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  1. Varadero
    Hello everyone , the names chris and I've just picked it up today and traded in my old zzr1100 for it , loving the 'old man ' riding position and I can see it staying with me for a long time , had a quick scan through some posts for info already and I'm sure I will be pestering soon about...
  2. Africa Twin
    HI Chaps Happy New Year to you all. Im looking into wheel upgrades for mt Twinny Can any one make any suggestions, or share there experiences Thanks in advance
  3. Dominator / FMX
    Riding home tonight in the dark and headlight not as bright as I would like, any ideas on upgrades?
  4. Kawasaki
    Hi Guys, I'm new here, being a recent convert to dirt bikes after the ATR event last weekend... Anyone got any thoughts or reccomendations for the KLX650. I am hopefully going to obtain one very soon, and would appreciate any pointers on what I should look for. AND any recommended mods /...
  5. Transalp
    Anyone out there changed 650 front end ktm? and rear shock also 18" rear rim :thumbright:
  6. Transalp
    tall screen -check, scottoiler - check, centre stand - check what are your top 5 upgrade recommendations?
  7. Africa Twin
    Hi, I have read about the WP fork upgrades and also the one from ATGregg where he used Honda CR forks. I can get 48mm Kayaba USD forks that came from a 2005 Yamaha YZ250F. Has anyone done a conversion with these forks. Any pointers or advice?
  8. Africa Twin
    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone had tried to upgrade the discs/calipers on a 'twin using the bits from other bikes? I was looking at CBR discs and calipers, and there must be a way... Or has someone found other bits that work? I was thinking of getting my wheels rebuilt anyway, so now would...
  9. Africa Twin
    Hi all, I was wondering if anyones tried these possible up grades? Step 1: have the engine tuned, nothing radical just all tolerances tighted up and general cleaning up of mass manufactered engines ( removing burrs ect ), I had the same thing done to my 99 R1 and gained over 50hp over stock...
  10. Africa Twin
    Gone off the idea of a full strip-down (I'm a coward :D), so instead going for the upgrade route. R1150GS handguards fitted: The always great big box from David Silver arrives: Inside we have the service kit and all four air filter cover bolts: and the centre stand The centre stand at...
  11. Transalp
    Hi, has anyone tried to fit a xenon headlight bulb with a ballast convertor etc to a 700v transalp. if so was it worth it where did you fit the ballast box?
  12. Africa Twin
    Hi All just bought myself a sweet 92 rd03 with 27000 km ers on it it is stock, what are the top 5 cheap upgrades I should make before touring Spain and Morocco hopefully in one month lights, just another bulb or a complete lightset central stand: does one from a rd04 and later fit on it...
  13. Varadero
    I have done a search and not found anything,
  14. Africa Twin
    :roll: Has anyone upgraded their suspension on a @? Mine works fairly good stock ( a hell of a lot better than my Ducati!!) but I was thinking that I would like a little smoother ride onrough roads. What do you think?
  15. Africa Twin
    :shock: I am kind of thinking about upgrading my suspension. Any ideas for front and rear. I ride mainly on roads that are pretty rough and do a lot of two up on trips. My forks feel a little doft. The rear is not too bad but it would be nice to have a romote adjustment.
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