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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-19-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 304,829
Posted By Schelbi
Do you need a translation? My English is horrible...

Do you need a translation? My English is horrible but maybe a bit better than a google translation :rofl
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-13-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 304,829
Posted By Schelbi
Hey Jim, I don't know if you get all the...

Hey Jim,

I don't know if you get all the articles written about you bikes.

This one was in the German magazine "Motorrad" about 2 weeks ago:

http://up.picr.de/18279384qv.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13,729
Views: 4,737,221
Posted By Schelbi
GP, your AT is awesome!!!! :clap

GP, your AT is awesome!!!! :clap
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
Hey Thomas, I think I've seen this pictures...

Hey Thomas,

I think I've seen this pictures somewhere before :rofl :clap

Nice to see you here, too!
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
Hello, the seat and most of the plastic...

Hello,

the seat and most of the plastic parts are from a KTM 620 LC4 . The front is from SW Motech and smaller than the LC4 Adventure fairing.

Most parts are made by SW Motech. They build a few...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
This is my TA: ...

This is my TA:
http://www.xlv750.de/Album/2014/Elefantentreffen/large/0002.jpg

And my AT:
http://www.xlv750.de/Album/2012/bootcamp/large/0002.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
My bikes are very far away from stock...

My bikes are very far away from stock configuration. So it is better to talk with somebody with stock TA and AT to compare them.

My At has a 50mm WP Extreme fork and KTM Adventure seat and...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
Just buy an AT and keep the Alp! ;-) In...

Just buy an AT and keep the Alp! ;-)

In think they are different but I like both. Hard to describe!
You should ride both yourself to feel the difference.

Both of mine are not stock so it's...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
Sorry, I thoiught you were in the US. I just saw...

Sorry, I thoiught you were in the US. I just saw you live in the Amsterdam, right?
Interesting city! I've been there with the Chevy Avalanche Club a few years ago.


In Europe it is much easier...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
Definitely! But as you said getting a affordable...

Definitely! But as you said getting a affordable AT front end with brakes and wheel in the US is like winning the lottery jackpot!
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
Transalp has 41mm. If your XL forks are 41mm it...

Transalp has 41mm. If your XL forks are 41mm it should work.
The Axle should be the same but don't forget the weight of the bikes. Maybe your bike is more like a swing boat than like motorcycle...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
Sorry Ladder but that is not 100% correct. The...

Sorry Ladder but that is not 100% correct. The early XL600 had 39mm and the later models 41mm forks.
There was never a (stock) XL600R or XL600RM or XL600LM with 43mm.
43mm was used in most XR...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
Sounds like a symptom a friend of mine had with...

Sounds like a symptom a friend of mine had with his 650. It was the HISS system. It did not recognize the key.
If you take your second key with you, you can try it in case the problems occurs again.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-09-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 1,046,384
Posted By Schelbi
Hello Bambi, "ghulst" asked the question...

Hello Bambi,

"ghulst" asked the question about the rear drum brake not me. I knew this because I did the same to my XLV750 more than 15 years ago.

I removed the factory fairing of my Transalp...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 1,046,384
Posted By Schelbi
Nice Alp. Did you ever check the weight? My...

Nice Alp. Did you ever check the weight?

My Transalp looks like yours but with a luggage system and high front fender. Unfortunately I did not weighed her yet.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 12,774
Views: 1,191,121
Posted By Schelbi
Looks nearly like mine! OK, maybe a bit better...

Looks nearly like mine! OK, maybe a bit better than mine :D
Are you at the german XL forum, too?
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 117,061
Posted By Schelbi
This bike turn out really awesome :clap I...

This bike turn out really awesome :clap

I only rode my Transalp in 2014 yet (~700km). I want to do the TUV inspection with my XLV and my AT the next days.
Forum: Europe 02-07-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,275
Posted By Schelbi
Here are the pics of the Elefantentreffen: ...

Here are the pics of the Elefantentreffen:
http://www.xlv750.de/Album/2014/Elefantentreffen/index.html

Very muddy this year!
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
Some more: ...

Some more:
http://www.xlv750.de/Album/2014/Elefantentreffen/large/0175.jpg

http://www.xlv750.de/Album/2014/Elefantentreffen/large/0183.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13,729
Views: 4,737,221
Posted By Schelbi
I've been at the Elefantentreffen, a winter...

I've been at the Elefantentreffen, a winter rallye in Bavaria / Germany last weekend and saw a lot of AT.
Maybe you want to see some:...
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,828,453
Posted By Schelbi
I've been at the Elefantentreffen, a winter...

I've been at the Elefantentreffen, a winter rallye in Bavaria / Germany last weekend and saw a lot of Transalps.
Maybe you want to see some:...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 885,219
Posted By Schelbi
I've been at the Elefantentreffen, a winter...

I've been at the Elefantentreffen, a winter rallye in Bavaria / Germany last weekend and saw a lot of Domis.
Maybe you want to see some:...
Forum: Europe 01-30-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,275
Posted By Schelbi
btw. tomorrow I'm going to ride to the...

btw. tomorrow I'm going to ride to the "Elefantentreffen" in Bavaria. Anyone else?
Forum: Europe 01-30-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,275
Posted By Schelbi
That's around 90 km from me.

That's around 90 km from me.
Forum: Europe 01-28-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,275
Posted By Schelbi
Hi, which direction of Stuttgart?

Hi,
which direction of Stuttgart?
Forum: Europe 01-27-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,275
Posted By Schelbi
- Front end (fork, brakes, wheel, headlight,....)...

- Front end (fork, brakes, wheel, headlight,....) and rear plastic and rack is from Honda XLV750R from 1983.
- Rear wheel is still stock
- Shocks are Konis from a XT500
- Fuel tank is stock,...
Forum: Europe 01-22-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,275
Posted By Schelbi
No, not yet. I have a GL1000 rear wheel waiting...

No, not yet. I have a GL1000 rear wheel waiting for that but I had no time to try it.
At the moment I try to get a MZ ETZ250 sidecar back on the street. I have only one week till the Elephant rallye...
Forum: Europe 01-21-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,275
Posted By Schelbi
No, I sold the XLV last August and she is running...

No, I sold the XLV last August and she is running again. The new owner told me he had to clean the carbs and changed the oil and now she is running fine.

Only the fuel tank was to rusty.

I...
Forum: Europe 01-21-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,275
Posted By Schelbi
Yeah, the good old CX500. Ugly as hell but...

Yeah, the good old CX500. Ugly as hell but reliable as no other bike:D

btw I have a CX,too.
http://www.xlv750.de/Album/2007/Twins/large/0069.jpg
Forum: 2 smokers 01-21-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,267
Posted By Schelbi
ETZ 250 not 350, right? Where are you from?

ETZ 250 not 350, right?
Where are you from?
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13,729
Views: 4,737,221
Posted By Schelbi
gpmucci, Honda shopuld ask you to design a new...

gpmucci, Honda shopuld ask you to design a new AT!!!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12,774
Views: 1,191,121
Posted By Schelbi
That's the stock rear fender of the XL600LM aka...

That's the stock rear fender of the XL600LM aka PD04.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-19-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,267
Posted By Schelbi
Hello, I got my parts from Ost2Rad, too. And...

Hello,

I got my parts from Ost2Rad, too. And I'm very happy with the service.

You can post a pic if you upload it to a picture hosting server.
I use: http://picr.de/

Just upload the pic,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12,774
Views: 1,191,121
Posted By Schelbi
Nice pic. I have only the 3 on the left side:D

Nice pic. I have only the 3 on the left side:D
Forum: Europe 11-04-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,275
Posted By Schelbi
My insurance agent speaks English fluent but I...

My insurance agent speaks English fluent but I don't know in which area you are. His customers are only in the area around 74564 Crailsheim. If you are in the same area I'm sure he can help you and I...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,267
Posted By Schelbi
That bike is awesome!

That bike is awesome!
Forum: 2 smokers 10-29-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,267
Posted By Schelbi
Show your MZ 2 stroke pics!

Hi,
I saw a lot of picture threads for nearly every bike but no one for the MZ bikes from East Germany!

Now, MZ friends: this is your threat!

Who rides an East German two stroke bike produced...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 885,219
Posted By Schelbi
No, not the choke cable! I'm talking about the...

No, not the choke cable! I'm talking about the throttle cable. Honda uses 2 of them while most companies only use 1.

One is to open the throttle the second is to close it. And I'm talking about...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 885,219
Posted By Schelbi
I removed the close cable on all my Hondas since...

I removed the close cable on all my Hondas since I had a seized up throttle close cable on my first Dominator! I ran into a highway construction site with top speed and had no chance to close the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 885,219
Posted By Schelbi
German regulations does not allow anything before...

German regulations does not allow anything before the lights. I even heard of a few Yamaha Tenere guys having trouble with a plastic guard grid at the turn signals.
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