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  1. Have Fun in Winter Riding in Comfort with Heated Gear from Best Brands on the Market

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    You may want to extend your riding season into winter months, but cold weather threatens to cut your trip short when you feel your toes and fingers freezing. Lack of blood circulation in your extremities makes your feet and hands numb, which increases your reaction time making winter riding...
  2. XR125 05 Carb Question

    XR
    I have just bought a 05 xr125l it does however need a new carb. I have found carbs that will fit and work but none seem to have the heater like the stock one fitted. If I got a standard carb with no heater will it run ok or so I need one with the carb heater. thank you :)
  3. XL600V NoX Emmisions / ULEZ

    Transalp
    Hi All, I have been looking at the requirements for ULEZ bikes, and I cannot work out if my 600 will pass or not? I called Honda and they cannot give me a CoC for the bike (too old). Has anyone had the emissions (I think it is only the NoX output that they care about?!) tested? Am I able to get...
  4. XL700V - flashing oil warning with no oil loss

    Transalp
    How do I'm after some help/advice about the oil warning lights on the 700. Riding in to work today - second day back after a week or so off - and one of the red lights on the dash starts flashing. Initially it blinked a couple of times, but then came on and off under acceleration and braking...
  5. YSS Rear Shock on 600 Alp - Anyone tried one?

    Transalp
    Thinking of spoiling the old machine and replacing the 21year old rear shock. The YSS units that Wemoto sell seem to get great reports when fitted to the little CRF250L, so I was thinking of trying one out. Anyone on here tried one on a 600 Alp? I have prices up a Wilbers for it as well -...
  6. Removing brake caliper pistons with a bicycle pump......A BODGE

    Africa Twin
    Yesterday I started on the brake re-build for my RD03. This bike had been sitting for a few years with the brake systems drained and partially disassembled. Problem: How to remove the old crusty brake pistons from the caliper while not destroying them in case they can be cleaned up and...
  7. For Sale: Hepco & Becker Complete Panier System

    For Sale / Wanted
    I am selling complete Pannier System from Hepco & Becker Alu Sideboxes and upper AluBox With steel support mounting Side and upper carrier. All original HEPCO & BECKER, germany made. Just to mention: I just bought my new RD07a and imported from Germany. Bike has 45K km on the clock and was...
  8. RD07 Won't Start!!! Argh!!

    Africa Twin
    Hello ladies and gents, So, right in to it. As the title states my 2000 RD07 J-spec if that matters won't start. Quick clarification, I've hunted through the forum and thought I was on the right track on the parts I changed out. Symptoms: Fired it up this morning warmed up and idled fine, rode...
  9. Engine missing a beat at idle?

    Africa Twin
    My 1994 RD07A is intermittently missing a beat at idle? It does need some carb work and is idleing a little high. But every once in a while it seems to have a little hiccup. There is a mechanical “click” sound then a miss in the RPMs. It’s just for an instant, then returns to normal. This...
  10. XL700V - temperature gauge going bananas

    Transalp
    Hello folks I'm hoping you can help me pinpoint the cause of a peculiar looking issue with the 700. A bit of background; I've had the bike for a couple of years and recently had the engine rebuilt by a Honda dealer to repair a stripped output shaft. The splines the sprocket mounts onto had...
  11. Pannier Racks for early 600s

    Transalp
    Does anyone know if pannier racks for later models ( like this one https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F401786279542 ) will work on my ‘89 600? thanks!
  12. For Sale: 3 part luggage set - NONFANGO - For/From Africa Twin XRV750

    For Sale / Wanted
    Here I have a 3 part set of Nonfango hard luggage. It was removed from a 2002 XRV750 but you may know if it will fit other models. There is a 52 litre top box which will take 2 full face helmets and 2 panniers which are a sort of teardrop shape, one end narrower then the other. the top plate...
  13. RD03 - What do these electrical bits do?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I'm trying to work out what a couple of the electrical components on my RD03 are doing. I would like to carry spares for all of the 'game over' failure parts when touring. I don't understand why the indicator relays have two different part numbers, anyone got a clue? 38301KJ6743 -...
  14. Hi New member! XRV750 RD07

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello everybody, My name is Stewart, I have just bought my first Africa Twin, a 1994 model. Just wanted to say hello and introduce myself. I am split between Mid Wales and Wiltshire at the moment, and I am looking to get away across to Germany in the next few weeks if work allows it! Thanks
  15. HELP - 6mm bolt snapped in the head

    Africa Twin
    Had a bit of a nightmare yesterday after installing new pistons reassembling the heads and getting the engine back in the frame quite nicely disaster struck. When torquing down the small 6mm bolt in the cylinder head it snapped like a bit of cheese. As usual this was the last bolt. To fit a...
  16. Another worn output shaft thread.....

    Africa Twin
    Sorry to bore you guys with this but I would appreciate your input. I have aquired a 52 plate, September 2002, AT 750 with 60,000 miles on the clock and a buggered output shaft. I have read most of the threads regarding this topic and seen the posts and pictures of the Spendler sprocket and the...
  17. Engine rebuild / change piston rings on XRV RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hi fellow AT owners, sorry for the long post. My rear cylinders compression has gone down to less than 100 psi (front still ~130), and its leaking oil from head gasket and the bike is burning a considerable amount of oil. It has now gone more than 140.000 km. Still running ok, but doesnt have...
  18. RDO7 Parts source in the USA?

    Africa Twin
    I'm in Utah USA and need engine parts for my RD07 Can anyone suggest a parts source in the US or someone in UK / EU that ships to the US? References good or bad would be appreciated. Anyone who can suggest a good shop to do valve work on the heads here in the US would also be appreciated...
  19. 700V Rear brake pedal height

    Transalp
    Well, I’m back! First post for over two years. Been away from Honda, big mistake. Let me just say that Transalps are superb. Oh, a pain to work on the engine but..... :D Picked up Suki yesterday, a new to me 09 plate. Ahhhh, lovely ride. Anyway, back to tech... The rear brake pedal is 8 feet...
  20. transalp 600 stolen

    Transalp
    from the ukgser forum (poster is in the wirral) My 600 Transalp's been stolen Just stepped out to go to work and found my 600 Transalp's been stolen. Orangey/red all over, Laser pipe, E-07 tyres, screen has small cutaway for master cylinder, mirror mount epoxied, Oxford tailbag. Probably gone...
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