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  1. Alternative rear shocks

    Africa Twin
    Wotcha. Long time no post. Are there any other rear shocks that swap out for the OEM item on my rd04? If it is more road orientated I'm not worried. Cheers.
  2. Advice on 1999 XL600v exhaust removal/replacement

    Transalp
    Hi, Please would somebody give me an advice on changing the exhaust downpipes? I'm always worried I may shear off the lugs that screw into the cylinder heads when I'm undoing the domed nuts holding the flanges. Also, is there a work around to not having the gasket between the downpipe and the...
  3. On the verge of buying a vigor

    Dominator / FMX
    Went to view a vigor today. Bloke had a couple for sale. Nice guy. And many others in bits in his garage. I particularly liked the one with lower miles. Blue, 1999, every accessory you could need. 6000 miles. We struck a fair deal but im slightly worried about the oil dripping from under the...
  4. What would you do?

    Chatter
    I need some serious advice from you guys. My dear old 84 year old mum "oop north"called me today and offered me some money.:blob7::blob7::blob7: She is worried about some dementia tax that might come into force next week after the election and is worried about her nest egg.:(:(:( What bike would...
  5. Dragging front brakes

    How to.....
    Hello, I am Dorus and I am new here to the forums. I recently bought a Honda XRV750 RD07 as my first bike. I noticed that my front brakes are dragging and I am worried that it really impacts my fuel economy. I've looked around the internet and found some videos how fix it. Do you guys think it's...
  6. varadero 125 handlebars

    Varadero
    Hello, New to the forum! I would like to know if the handlebars of a Varadero 125(2001-2006) are the same as the handlebars of a XL650V TA? The bars on my Varadero are bent and I can get a good deal on a TA handlebars.I'm worried that they might be too big and hit the plastics or the tank at...
  7. Side cowls

    Transalp
    Wondering if anybody knows if all the side cowls for the 600 Transalps are the same. I picked up a 89 US model and need side cowls but there don't seem to be many here in the states but there are several available elsewhere. Not worried about color just need them to fit. Thanks
  8. First big bike and is a varadero xl1000

    Varadero
    Good morning all, So after many test rides I have decided to get a varadero. I get it next Saturday I can't wait. It's going to be my first big bike after doing my DAS in January. It's quite an up grade from my 125 cc cg! I thought it would be a hard bike to ride due to its size but when I...
  9. Regulator connector

    Africa Twin
    When stripping out the underseat tray I separated the square(ish) connector on the regulator and found the connections to be burnt looking! Should I be worried about this? Should I replace the connectors and if so where from? Help anyone? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. Locks, alarms and security

    Transalp
    Hi, I'm fairly new to biking, so far i've never let the bike out of my sight on a ride which obviously isn't ideal. Please can you advise what solutions you have? I have a motorbike chain but it weighs 12+kg so I dont know how best to transport it? Seem to think the rear rack is only rated to...
  11. Worn output shaft easy fix?

    Africa Twin
    Just seen this on facebook and well worth the money if your splines are starting to wear and your worried....nothing to do with me but may be of use KKbike RED CAP 2.0 il salva millerighe per Africa Twin 750 - KKbikeshop
  12. Clicking

    Africa Twin
    Good day gentleman, I recently became aware of a faint but distinct clicking sound coming from the top of the front cylinder at idle. Revving probably masks the sound because I cannot hear it then. Its totally random with no rhythm. Should I investigate/be worried??
  13. Wanted: Wanted old RD07A seat

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi has anyone out there got a old AT RDO7A seat ,looking for something old and battered ,really as long as the base is ok ,not worried about cover at all will be getting recovered . Want to experiment with one ( foam, gel packs, sheeps skin etc ) as intend to do a bit of touring this coming...
  14. RD03 wheel offsets?

    Africa Twin
    Hello all, I'm buying some Excels for the RD03 and having them shipped to Woody's Wheel Works to have them laced and the hubs drilled to accept some thicker spokes. I, rather stupidly, decided to separate the hubs from the old rims before taking note of the offsets. I've talked to Woody's who...
  15. Transalp 650 Suspension issue?

    Transalp
    The front right hand stanchion of my 650 'Alp has a bulge in it. (I think the camera exaggerates it a bit). Anyone got any ideas? The previous owner said it's not been crashed and he had it a few years so I'm not worried by it. Just interested. Thanks! Rich.
  16. Engine ticking after running low on oil PLEASE HELP!!

    Transalp
    Hey guys please help me, I have been using my Transalp 600 1998 for about 600 miles now and it has gradually developed a ticking noise coming from the engine. i checked the oil level the other day and it was 0.5 litres less than it should have been which is 2.2 litres. could i have done some...
  17. Tank covers, has anybody used these

    Africa Twin
    HONDA AFRICA TWIN XRV 750 - Deluxe seats, petrol tank covers, tank bags [Rates for an order from : FRANCE] Anyone know of these for tank covers? Good price, made to order, worried about quality though Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
  18. amazing backfire on decelleration

    Africa Twin
    Are there any thoughts on why my bike produces a vicious backfire on deceleration. It,s not a regular thing but when it happens it really is loud .I,m worried that someday someone might shoot back.Is there a possibility of the timing being slightly out .Any wisdom would be appreciated. Thank...
  19. Will removing the neutral switch make oil pour out?

    Africa Twin
    Hello anyone. I'm about to remove the neutral switch from my RD03 and being worried the engine/transmission oil will coming pooring out I feel obliged to ask here first. Does anyone know if my worries have a reason to exist? Roger
  20. Wanted: Africa twin chain tensioners

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi All I am looking for a pair(or even 1) Africa twin chain tensioner cam shaped thingies. I am not worried about the condition of them, so long as they are straightish. wizard
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