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  1. TET North - Anyone tried it on an Alp?

    Transalp
    Guess the title says it all; have you Alp owners tried the TET North (Tynemouth to the Lakes area, via Hexham, Alston etc.) Wondering if it's a little too much for the Alp? Eveyone is telling me a CRF250L or Rally // WR250 is the better choice! Cheers D
  2. Best Parts Supplier UK

    Transalp
    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone had any advice on who to go to for parts? Who is the best / best value / most helpful supplier? I also need a new battery and was wondering if I should go for a direct replacement or find a more modern sealed battery? Cheers!
  3. Is this normal on the 650 Alp????

    Transalp
    Just wondering if this is normal on a 650 Alp - there seems to be a serial / engine / VIN number party visible on the clocks - Not sure what or why it’s like that you’d think the entire number should be seen????
  4. Clutch release bearing rattle

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone, I've recently discovered a rattle from the clutch cover on my 93 rd07. It happens when the clutch is pulled in. I'm thinking that it's the release bearing, wondering if anyone had any other ideas? Thanks Stewart Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk
  5. Chain slider (lower front) on XRV650

    Africa Twin
    I'm looking for some help on the mounting of the chain slider. I've been working on a restoration and it has been some time since I've been at it due to health reasons. When I went to put the slider on, the mounting point does not seem to be right. I'm wondering if one of the points has been...
  6. Anyone here ridden the new style Africa Twin?

    Transalp
    i am thinking of getting one, i've yet to test ride one, so i was wondering if anyone here has ridden/owned one? any feedback? is it a good "do it all" bike? is the seat up to long distance touring? (basically what i am looking for is something that is like the Transalp 650, but with a bit more...
  7. JT chain

    Transalp
    Probably going to need new chain and sprockets this year and just wondering if anyone has tried this JT -...
  8. Suitable tyres

    Transalp
    Hello, I am wondering which tyres others use that would give good onroad and offroad performance. I apologize that I cant tell you what's on her now as i didn't look when i bought her recently though they are road tyres.... I did a small spin up a forest track last week and was quite impressed...
  9. Which dual tyre

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hello, I am wondering which tyres others use that would give good road and offroad performance. I apologize that I cant tell you what's on her now as i didn't look when i bought her recently. I did a small spin up a forest track last week and was quite impressed, but i felt a little bit more...
  10. Replacement Topbox lock

    Transalp
    Just wondering whether anyone knows of a suitable source for replacement barrel lock for my Honda Topbox on my Transalp XL700? The one on at the moment is getting more and more fiddly to open every day and is only a matter of time before it refuses to open. The OE replacement lock set is Honda...
  11. front sprocket shims???

    Africa Twin
    In the process of replacing front sprocket and wondering if there should be shims behind sprocket so that there is no slack when putting locking plate on? There is some play in and out once it is on. No spline wear and it is snug when moving back and forth. My KLR650 has the same type of setup...
  12. 88 Transalp top fairing swop for Africa Twin top fairing and lights, is this possible

    Transalp
    Ok so I've just got an 88 TA and will be sripping and restoring it over the next couple of months. What i am wondering is, is it possible to change the TA headlight mounting frame, headlight and top fairing and fit the AT headlight frame headlights and top fairing without too much trauma? Love...
  13. Windshield for Transalp 700 2013

    Transalp
    Hey all! Just wondering if anyone can give me some tips on which is the best touring windshield. I did a google search and i can see lots of them so just want a personal input which one should i get Cheers. adasilva
  14. The Holy Grail - Workshop Manual

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I've quite a bit of work to do this year on my '91 RD04 and I'm wondering where's the best place to buy a workshop manual? I've seen some for crazy money on eBay... Anywhere else I should be looking? Thanks in advance, Dar Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  15. Pressing crank bearings

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Greeting from the west coast of the US. I have been lucky enough to import a 1997 TA. The motor was blown and I'm starting the rebuild process. I need to press the crank shells out of the case and I was wondering what people are using or any tricks. I was planning on turning a pressing...
  16. 2005 crf450x twin exhaust

    CRF - New Forum!
    just wondering if any one out there has tried put put a twin pipe of a 2013 450 on a 2005 . if so what mods needed , my thinking is that i would need to make a mounting point on the rear subframe for the can and a new panel to clear the can. any help please , and does it give any more power ?
  17. Xl250 degree

    XL
    Hi all just brought a xl250 degree and have got a running problem which is u cant go flat out as it cough and splutters (getting to much fuel) as when i take the air filter out and side panel off runs absolutely fine but if i leave air filter out and just put side panel on it starts to cough and...
  18. Chain and sprocket life

    Transalp
    My 04 650 alp has clocked 31,400 miles from new and is still on the original chain and sprockets, I know the green zone wear indicator will only be a guide to chain life but in the five mil. width the green has I still have one point five mil. left. Also the difference in chain play only varies...
  19. Chain length AT swing arm on XL600 v

    Transalp
    Hi i was just wondering if anyone knew what length chain i would put on my Re-build. I have put an AT swingers onto an 87 Transalp frame, I think the AT had a longer chain than the TA due to the longer swingarm but no sure about this combo...
  20. XL600 LMF Original Tyres

    XL
    Hi All Im new to the forum so if I ask a silly question forgive me! Im just bought a 1986 XL600 LMF, a little ruff round the edges, but original UK twin headlight version, Im going to try and bring it back to original so need a few things, one thing I was looking for were the original tyre...
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