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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-11-2007, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Alpo
Hey at this point even a dead battery would be an...

Hey at this point even a dead battery would be an improvement since the bike didn't come with one.:baldy
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-11-2007, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Alpo
Sweet! :clap Looks like the dimensions are...

Sweet! :clap Looks like the dimensions are identical, (150mm x 87mm x 105mm) so should drop right in. SV unit even seems to pack a little more CCA's too. I'll take you up on your offer, just let me...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-11-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 70,478
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Posted By Alpo
Power Sonic Battery

Not to interupt the Anna Nicole thread, but have any of you used, or even heard of, these puppies? I'm trying to revive an '89 Honda CB-1 and I can get one of these for $50 shipping included. A good...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2006, 03:54 PM
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Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
hey Marcos, Gotta throw my opinion in here,...

hey Marcos,

Gotta throw my opinion in here, as a 5'2" TA owner, I really enjoy this bike. Put just a tad over 7500miles on it this summer commuting and touring. What really matters is how...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-03-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 70,478
Views: 5,756,355
Posted By Alpo
Yeah, but don't feel too bad for the Little...

Yeah, but don't feel too bad for the Little People, they give 'em little Cushman dump trucks that they can drive right up to your garage door!
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2006, 03:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,071
Posted By Alpo
Nah, I don't stand on my bike when I drop it...

Nah, I don't stand on my bike when I drop it :evil, but if I did crash I would certainly expect to have to make adjustments, no illusions there! :lol3 And I get to see first hand what failed and why,...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,071
Posted By Alpo
I got a pair of these boxes as well, and would...

I got a pair of these boxes as well, and would agree with most of the quoted observations. (Actually bid against SgtMarty and lost, got mine through a second chance offer of $231.50 + $12.25...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,071
Posted By Alpo
I've noticed that the trend, when mounting boxes,...

I've noticed that the trend, when mounting boxes, seems to be to put the latch on the front side of the box. When I've used panniers in the past, I've found that I occasionally whack this area of the...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2006, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
Don't know about the sound, but from your...

Don't know about the sound, but from your description of how it operates it does appear to be a clutch problem. Specifically warped plates, (0.30mm is the limit). This is a result of too much heat...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
Sorry to be late in my response, and...

Sorry to be late in my response, and unfortunately there is nothing good to report. While the M/C guys are notoriously tight-lipped, I got the distinct impression that there will be no new Transalp,...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2006, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17,391
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Posted By Alpo
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2006, 12:46 PM
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Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
Ahem .... 'parts bike'? :scratch Interesting...

Ahem .... 'parts bike'? :scratch
Interesting take on the term. It certainly has a wealth of cool aftermarket stuff. And it is definitely very yellow! :brow Ah well, what would life be without cool...
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
Gee, and here I thought a Transalp was a...

Gee, and here I thought a Transalp was a non-conformist, which means the Africa Twin takes it one step beyond! By the way Jim, what's the deal harbouring TWO AT's? C'mon man, share the wealth! :rofl
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
It would seem that Honda is content to let the...

It would seem that Honda is content to let the XR650L fill the Dual Sport hole in their North American line-up, if you believe what "official" information is out there. But I'll see if I can come up...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,189
Posted By Alpo
I'd really like to make the next one....but I'm...

I'd really like to make the next one....but I'm wondering if I should bring the KDX looking at some of the trails.... Nah! the Transalp is no beauty queen, and I'd like to find out what it, (and me...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,189
Posted By Alpo
Hmmm, actually sounds kind of neat to me :evil!...

Hmmm, actually sounds kind of neat to me :evil! Hope the damage to bodies and bikes was minimal! :kurtDo you guys have multiple tire/rim combinations for rides like this? I use the Transalp to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,189
Posted By Alpo
:lurk:1drink Yep, settled in and waiting.....

:lurk:1drink Yep, settled in and waiting.....
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
While I'm at it, I'll go ahead and show my...

While I'm at it, I'll go ahead and show my lighting enhancements to the rearend. I use the Transalp for commuting during the week, rain or shine, and having liked what I've seen riding behind some...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
Haven't modified my Alpo's headlight....yet....

Haven't modified my Alpo's headlight....yet. However I have added a pair of PIAA driving lights. I drilled and tapped the crashbars to provide a very sturdy and stable mounting point. I ran a fused...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-17-2006, 08:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,189
Posted By Alpo
I just stumbled across this thread,...

I just stumbled across this thread, unfortunately, I've got Litergist duty this week so no skippin' out for me!:shog I'd love to get the Transalp off the pavement some weekend, I'll try to keep...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,313
Posted By Alpo
Tantrum

Cool!! Well, not the part about the deer taking you out, that sucks. :yikes But my wife recently bought a Skorpion helmet and really likes it. :clap Glad to know her pretty noggin' is safe and...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,313
Posted By Alpo
One other comment on the Arai....The inside is...

One other comment on the Arai....The inside is not TOTALLY removable for washing. You can remove the cheek pads and peel the fabric off, slide the pads off of the chin straps, and there is a sort of...
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
A braided stainless front brakeline is really a...

A braided stainless front brakeline is really a must IMHO. Especially if you're going to be doing some 2-up rides. Some have fitted a Hawk GT rotor and bracket to move the caliper, necessary to...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,313
Posted By Alpo
I just got an Arai XD last week and have about...

I just got an Arai XD last week and have about 350 miles inside it so far, a weekend ride of about 260 miles plus my commute today. A couple of observations...
Pros; Better visibility over the chin...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2006, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
Gee, makes my daily commute, (majority of my...

Gee, makes my daily commute, (majority of my riding), on the Transalp seem pretty tame.:shog That "bridge" crossing looks kinda hairy too!:eek1
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
Still a fine looking machine! An interesting...

Still a fine looking machine! An interesting looking location too, is there a story behind it?
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2006, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
Cool! Thanks! <label...

Cool! Thanks! <label for="rb_iconid_26">http://s3.amazonaws.com/advrider/Laughing.gif</label>
I seem to remember reading somewhere else, (maybe here), that the only other thing I may need to do is...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 5,179,467
Posted By Alpo
15t to 16t cog change

Hi folks,
I just moved into your neighborhood and had a question about installing a 16T front shprocket. Does this require any futtzing with overall chain length, or can I use my current chain and...
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