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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Dudley
Guys, Are there any maps or other motorcycle...

Guys,
Are there any maps or other motorcycle related guides for the desert areas? Other information?
Dudley
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 32,258
Views: 3,120,003
Posted By Dudley
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32,258
Views: 3,120,003
Posted By Dudley
Are you required to have an off road sticker on...

Are you required to have an off road sticker on the bike to ride off road?
Dudley
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-09-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Dudley
I do not have a storage spot but am looking for...

I do not have a storage spot but am looking for someone to ride with. I ride solo and brought my Transalp out for a couple of months. PM me and I'll send my phone and email.
Dudley
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-08-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15,839
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Posted By Dudley
Funny!

Funny!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-08-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15,839
Views: 1,263,970
Posted By Dudley
New to Palm Springs area.

Any inmates in the Palm Springs area looking for someone to tag along? I'm new out here and am looking for some people to ride with. Pm me and I'll send email and ph #.
Dudley
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 18,160
Posted By Dudley
Same requirements in Minnesota as we are...

Same requirements in Minnesota as we are employees of the State College system as well.
Pat left us for you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 18,160
Posted By Dudley
dwoodword. Do you know Pat Hahn in Oregon?

dwoodword.
Do you know Pat Hahn in Oregon?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 18,160
Posted By Dudley
Sexual harassment, conflict resolution. I will be...

Sexual harassment, conflict resolution. I will be trained in Lee Parks in January.
Dudley
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 18,160
Posted By Dudley
This will be an interesting challenge for me as I...

This will be an interesting challenge for me as I am a MSF instructor in Minnesota and I plan on teaching in California in the Winters. MN will be using the current curriculum through 2016 then...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By Dudley
Beautiful...That is an area to ride that is on my...

Beautiful...That is an area to ride that is on my list.
Dudley
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-13-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-13-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
Battery

What is the correct battery for a 1989 Transalp?
Dudley
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-12-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
The engine would start missing then I would lose...

The engine would start missing then I would lose a cyl. The tach would start fluttering then fail, the needle dropping off to the right side. I would pull over and try to troubleshoot the problem,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-12-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
I will stay with the Transalp. I'm just...

I will stay with the Transalp. I'm just disappointed in having trouble on a road trip. I was ending up in Washington visiting grandkids then home by the 16th.
Once I get things sorted out I'll be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-12-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
The driving lamps are wired through a fuseblock...

The driving lamps are wired through a fuseblock with a relay. I wired the headlight switch to have the PIAA's and high beam all on at same time when I have the PIAA switch on. other wise the high/low...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-11-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
I'll start to isolate the problem in a few days....

I'll start to isolate the problem in a few days. Other than the CDI failing last Summer, this is the first problem I've had. I ride this bike every where remote solo.
Dudley
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
Remember, I was stranded in the middle or nowhere...

Remember, I was stranded in the middle or nowhere in Wyoming, so a lot of questions wondering what is failing. One thought is that my battery my be starting to go. At what point do the CDI's begin to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-11-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
Trouble on the road

One year ago I had a CDI fail on my '89 Transalp. I sourced a pair of new CDI's from Spark Powersports. They sell the units manufactured in Argentina. I replaced both orginal CDI units keeping the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-02-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
Thanks...

Thanks...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-02-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
A quick question, the stock chain on my '89...

A quick question, the stock chain on my '89 Transalp is a 520, right?
Dudley
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-28-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 587,715
Posted By Dudley
On track aboard my 2010 KTM 690 Duke! Dudley

On track aboard my 2010 KTM 690 Duke!
Dudley
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-10-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
I have the stock sprokets installed and I get...

I have the stock sprokets installed and I get between 50-55 MPG riding at 55-65 MPH.
Dudley
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-09-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
New shock is in, all bearings have been cleaned...

New shock is in, all bearings have been cleaned and repacked with the special grease. Linkage in and torqued, will re-install wheel set the sag on Friday.
The linkage bearings were in great shape...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
I have removed two bolts, the shock link to shock...

I have removed two bolts, the shock link to shock arm bolt and the lower shock bolt. The original shock is hanging waiting to drop out as soon as I remove the top bolt.
There are some bearings that...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-29-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
Thanks, Will do. D

Thanks, Will do.
D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-29-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
What is the best way to remove the top mounting...

What is the best way to remove the top mounting bolt for the rear shock? Do I need to remove the airbox or other components?
Dudley
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-16-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
Curious

Any of you inmates at the Victory/Indian demo site at Daytona last week, also BJ's Pub? You were riding a 1989 Transalp.
Dudley
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
I believe the bags are Aerostich. Dudley

I believe the bags are Aerostich.
Dudley
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
New shock ordered

I ordered a new custom shock for my 1989 Transalp, from Cogent Dynamics. They did my forks 3 years ago so now to take care of the back end. The original shock is still on the bike and still works. At...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 21,216
Posted By Dudley
I would take what I ride solo and remote now, my...

I would take what I ride solo and remote now, my trusty 1989 Honda Transalp. I get between 50-55 MPG riding 55-65 MPH. I can repair anything on the bike in a ditch other than a major engine failure...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-14-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
] Thanks guys, I think I'll stay with Avon...

]

Thanks guys,
I think I'll stay with Avon Gripsters, They are a great road tire and serve me well in light off road.
Dudley
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-13-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
I have been mounting Avon Gripsters for many...

I have been mounting Avon Gripsters for many years. I ride my T/A while demoing maneuvers in advanced motorcycle classes as well on long remote solo trips. I can easily drag foot pegs on all pavement...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-13-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
Has anyone used Heidenau tires? If so, what can...

Has anyone used Heidenau tires? If so, what can you tell us... mileage, handling dry and wet etc.
Dudley
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-22-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 32,386
Posted By Dudley
Good to see you are happy with no issues!

Good to see you are happy with no issues!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-22-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 32,386
Posted By Dudley
I'm looking at a '12 with 19000 miles and fully...

I'm looking at a '12 with 19000 miles and fully equiped. My question is what is the output of the alternator? What issues have surfaced for you. I would be replacing my '96 Triumph Trophy 900. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-23-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
[QUOTE=Motology;22164436]Hello all, I'm planning...

[QUOTE=Motology;22164436]Hello all, I'm planning on semi-revitalizing my 89' Alp over the winter. Right now the bike burns oil at or above 4,500 to 5,000 RPM. I'm planning on re-ringing it,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-22-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
'89 Transalp...

Who was riding the tasty 1989 Transalp in St. Paul this afternoon? On Plato Blvd just South of Wabasha. I was teaching a MSF beginners class. Stop in and say hello.
Dudley
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-10-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
Took my trusty Transalp for around 35 miles. The...

Took my trusty Transalp for around 35 miles. The bike ran great with the new CDI's. She popped right off and I ran her to redline under load a number of times. She idled down like a new bike.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-10-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,630
Posted By Dudley
I received my two new CDI units. I double checked...

I received my two new CDI units. I double checked the units on the bike and the right one failed. Tossed that one in the garbage and installed the two new units. The bike ran on the bench, will take...
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