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msturzaker

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honda transalp xl700

I am ready to renew both front and rear tyres, they are the original bridgstone's.the owners manual either list these or Metzeler tourance but as I only ride on road can I use road only tyres and if so will the tyre pressure be the same?ThanksMichael

  • Created 10 September 2014 16:43 by msturzaker
  • Last comment 8 days ago ago by jaffa90
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sblogz

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Replacing all bulbs with LED (including Headlight) - Connections, AC -> DC Conversion?

Dear MCN Experts Team!I am the proud owner of the Vietnamese version of the Honda ANF Innova 125i. While it might not inspire bike envy in most, it treats me well and I love it to bits.At the moment I am in the middle of converting the lighting system. I have found LED replacements for the winkers, brake/tail light, parkers, and headlight. While I understand that there may be those who dislike LED headlights, there is very little policing of laws regarding modifications here and I am convinced that the bulb will be an upgrade from the current one (single ...

  • Created 03 September 2014 17:55 by sblogz
  • Last comment 8 days ago ago by sblogz
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calisi72612

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Powervalve stiff after rebore

Hi all, does anyone have experience of filing down powervalves after a rebore. After having a .5mm oversize piston fitted my right powervalve only is rather stiff to spin freely or connected to the shaft and its baffling me. The left one seems fine, i have used my spare set right one but still the same. I really dont want to peg the valves open or buy a new cylinder thats plated. Any ideas what i could do on this anyone?

  • Created 09 September 2014 15:02 by calisi72612
  • Last comment 8 days ago ago by kcmc
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razhulme

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Honda nsr 125 engine problems

Hi, Ive been having the same problem with my bike for some time now,When the bike is stationary the bike will rev easily to 8-9000 rpm, but when I'm riding it, it wont rev past 4-5000 rpm, I'm having to slip the clutch to get the power valve to kick in, but that's hard itself as there's hardly any power at the bottom end.I had the bike MOT'd the other week and asked the mechanic to look at it for me, he said it was all fine and it was the head wind which was causing the low power at bottom end...I just ...

  • Created 02 September 2014 09:58 by razhulme
  • Last comment 10 days ago ago by charlie79
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kam1nsk1

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Can't get 6th gear - Yam Diversion

HelloI recently bought a 1997 Yamaha XJ 600 S Diversion, and although it was relatively old it seems very lightly used and in fairly good condition.After a month of use with no problems I noticed in some online info that it should have 6 gears. I can only get 5 on mine. Trying to change up into '6th' just feels like there is not another gear there. The lever shifts but no more gears. I am 99% sure I am not counting incorrectly, and it feels ok, but it's a bit of a nagging worry now.Can anyone give me any ideas of ...

  • Created 06 September 2014 12:42 by kam1nsk1
  • Last comment 11 days ago ago by eatcs01
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60plus

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older learner

As a 60 yr old beginner can I use a2 as a stepping stone to a full licence

  • Created 05 September 2014 14:33 by 60plus
  • Last comment 13 days ago ago by jaffa90
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kelseyoakes

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Yamaha MT-125

So I'd really like one of these, I've seen my local dealer does a payment scheme by paying monthly, just wondering do they check credit history? Never done this before 

  • Created 04 September 2014 20:31 by kelseyoakes
  • Last comment 13 days ago ago by jaffa90
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radar57

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trikes

 bought a used trike which has front wheel wobble  it has a damper fitted what is the cause and can it be rectified

  • Created 04 September 2014 11:56 by radar57
  • Last comment 14 days ago ago by smidget
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billybax

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scot oiler speed triple

can a scot oiler be fitted to 2014 speed triple? i was told by dealer that it wont work.

  • Created 03 September 2014 19:33 by billybax
  • Last comment 14 days ago ago by jaffa90
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kcmc

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Handy tool for the club racer

 Bar Alignment Tool

  • Created 03 September 2014 12:06 by kcmc
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