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  1. 650 Alp weight and known issues

    Transalp
    Hi all, Does anyone know the actual real wet weight of the 650 Alp? Ive got all kinds from 191kg to 225kg!!! Also, anyone aware of any 'known' issues wiht the 650 or things I should be aware of if buying? Cheers all, much thanks! D
  2. XL LMF fork oil

    XL
    Hi All Anybody know how much fork oil inthe 1986 xl600 LMF forks, XR 600 shows arouns 455ml, so i am thinking the same althoug the forks are a different construction, also best weight of oil for Uk (north climate) Any help appreciated John
  3. Arrow exhaust manifolds

    Africa Twin
    Hi i was looking at my exhaust which is in good condition (from what i can see) but i was looking for alternative SS options are arrow the sole manufacturer of aftermarket manifolds ? Also if you have one are there any benefits over standard ? Weight ,performance etc
  4. Crf 250 Rally soft luggage rack

    CRF - New Forum!
    Is there anyone local to me, sittingbourne who can make me a rear luggage rack for magadan soft luggage, with a rotopax fuel container on the opposite side of the exhaust and being braced across the rear, it needs to be lightweight neat and tidy. Many thanks
  5. 130 knobby on 7a

    Africa Twin
    I know the recommended size is a 140, but can I run a d606 or a t63 on my bike in a 130 ? Seeing as there is not too much difference between the 4 and 7 weight and power wise and the 4 is fitted with a 130?
  6. Yacugar front springs - oil

    Africa Twin
    Hey guys! Im swapping over to a set of yacugar progressives in front. Can anybody suggest an oil weight? Im looking for a stiffer, sporty type handling but not shake your teeth hard.
  7. i know its late but....

    Chatter
    i just got sent this link. could it work? https://www.facebook.com/interestingengineering/videos/797432470326459/ what are the advantages, other than weight? disadvantages, aside from the obvious stress on the crank pins!!
  8. Abus Granit Detecto X-Plus 8000 - dB Test

    Product Reviews
    Consedering buying Abus RS1 and a old test came to mind, something I did a couple of years ago. Want RS1 because of less weight but I think they are similar otherwise = someone might find it useful. https://youtu.be/lyeej_oHJXE
  9. Rear shock life

    Africa Twin
    Hi folks My RDO7A has just passed the 30k mark and I'm wondering how long the rear shocks normally last on these bikes before they need replacing . I know it will depend on the different variables , weight , riding conditions etc. but just a general idea would be good. Thanks...
  10. Wanted: Side stand RD07

    For Sale / Wanted
    Anyone got a complete side stand and bracket for RD07. Mine has bent at bottom and got so much sideways movement that when I park it and get on it, I can only just lift the weight up as it is leaning way too much Help please
  11. ARD Case advise

    Varadero
    On Vara 2007 Which Rack - Holan ? Any pics What do the cases weigh ? Which size most suited for this bike ? Which angle ? H
  12. Hypothetical: SV650 in AT?

    Africa Twin
    Question for the more experienced folks here. How close are these two engines? Obviously, there would be some fabrication involved, but weight savings, power gains and fuel injection!!!!! Maybe someone has tried it? Just a thought, not something I've really considered, but interested in a...
  13. Lead Weights on Spokes.

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Are these balance weights for the rim, or are they balance weights for tyres fitted? I'm guessing they are for the rim???
  14. Spoked wheel weights?

    Mechanical Advice
    Anyone suggest a sensibly priced source please? I am doing my NX4 and a bit surprised how much weight the wheel needs to balance properly!! Stick on weights will do for the time being, but not much use off road I suspect! ;-)
  15. For Sale: Intiminators for Transalp 41mm forks

    For Sale / Wanted
    These are still packaged brand new. Accidental buy. $150 Aussie dollars. They don't weigh much so postage should be cheap. http://store.ricorshocks.com/product_p/041-20-1001tralp.htm Graeme
  16. Weight of wheels

    Africa Twin
    Quick question to anyone that has sent their wheels off to central wheels or anywhere else for new rims. How heavy are the wheels with tyres and hubs? I don't have any scales and need the weight for the courier. cheers in advance
  17. xr250 or 400 ?

    XR
    i'm looking to buy a used xr250 or 400 from about 2001-2004. i'll use the bike for light laning and forestry trails and odd trips to work ( 30 mile round trip) . i weigh about 15 1/2 stone and i'm 6 foot tall. just trying to decide which bike would suit me best. any suggestions ?
  18. Recommend me a tripod

    Photography
    So i know there is a few keen photographers on here So can anyone recommend me a tripod good for motorbike travel? My requirements are as followed; -lightweight -small pack size -stable -decent height -well built -quick to deploy -not over expensive Any suggestions?!
  19. How much does an XR400 weigh?

    XR
    ............with half a tank of fuel? Answers on a postcard:toothy10:
  20. XL1000 fork oil

    Varadero
    What's the fork oil volume in an xl1000 ('02 plate), and what would the standard oil weight (is that the right term) ? Carrying me round it feels a little soft, I think I'll go up an oil when I get it done.
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