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Forum: Beasts 05-30-2013, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Crash48
Ready for a rural excursion

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/Crash48/DSC00246_zps7fe5c15d.jpg (http://s102.photobucket.com/user/Crash48/media/DSC00246_zps7fe5c15d.jpg.html)
With fresh Trail Wings and these new powder...
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16,917
Views: 4,823,231
Posted By Crash48
I will try and do all my crashing on the right...

I will try and do all my crashing on the right for the forseeable future :eek1
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,570
Posted By Crash48
It does appear to have exceptional ground...

It does appear to have exceptional ground clearance... at least while on the centrestand.

Are there any exposed vitals that need to be protected from stuff that may fly up into your undercarriage...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2012, 07:58 AM
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Posted By Crash48
...another instance where a centre stand would...

...another instance where a centre stand would have been helpful.
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2012, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Crash48
List of modifications post 87/88 model (from...

List of modifications post 87/88 model (from Deti's Transalp Site)

Slight modification of graphical decoration (the words: HONDA, 600V, Transalp and Rally Touring, changed size and place), new...
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2012, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Crash48
Welcome... congrats - and wow. I think I will...

Welcome... congrats - and wow.
I think I will go fetch a ''99 anniversary model in 2014... but first I am applying for a job at Air Canada Cargo here in Halifax.
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16,917
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Posted By Crash48
I have the 1987 Canadian model... which doesn't...

I have the 1987 Canadian model... which doesn't appear to have the side stand indicator light switch - it has a rubber foot on the kickstand which is suppose to catch first and pop the stand back...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2012, 05:31 AM
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Posted By Crash48
http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/Crash48/IMG...

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/Crash48/IMG_0433.jpg
Installed new chain and sprockets with slack at 1.5 inches... photo after 600kms - bike on sidestand.
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2012, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Crash48
http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/Crash48/IMG...

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/Crash48/IMG_0431.jpg

Not sure if these are the original CDIs or how long the SGH Defense has been in place... but I keep a new CDI handy - just in case.
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2012, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Crash48
Thank you JB and APP... Happy Trails called Givi...

Thank you JB and APP... Happy Trails called Givi for me while I was on the phone and discovered the last one in North America was sitting in Charlotte NC - on it's way to Dartmouth now:clap
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 16,917
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Posted By Crash48
Engine Guards for an '87

I can't seem to find a vendor with any Givi engine guards in stock... Motorcycle Superstore showed on-line inventory available but none in reaity - and they are saying Givi won't give them a date on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 57,911
Posted By Crash48
I think it's a four way tie for my low budget and...

I think it's a four way tie for my low budget and short five year riding history... I also owned a '74 GT380 for about 3 months back in 1980.

'78 KZ400 in '08...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2012, 04:05 AM
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Posted By Crash48
There is a thread for Transalp photos but here is...

There is a thread for Transalp photos but here is good too... in keeping with the terms and conditions you should post the link to your inventory of second hand and original Transalp parts - and...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2012, 10:43 AM
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Views: 4,823,231
Posted By Crash48
Thanks Rick... I read your engine guard...

Thanks Rick... I read your engine guard installation report - hope you had a few beer afterward.

Motorcycle Superstore has the engine guards in stock if anyone else is looking.
$113 incl...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 143,494
Posted By Crash48
Thanks guys... I will continue with reading the...

Thanks guys... I will continue with reading the modificatioin thread and get better acquainted with all the options.
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 143,494
Posted By Crash48
The windscreen shown here that is

The windscreen shown here that is
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 143,494
Posted By Crash48
Potski is this the stock windscreen that came...

Potski is this the stock windscreen that came with the '99 anniversary model and is that what you still have?
If so I'm assuming it works good and wondered if it will bolt on to the 1987 model?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-28-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3,967
Views: 540,131
Posted By Crash48
Confederation Bridge, PEI

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/Crash48/Transalp-1.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2012, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Crash48
Wow only $113... description says 1989 - 93 -...

Wow only $113... description says 1989 - 93 - will it bolt right on to the '87? (edit: I see in a previous post that it works with a longer bolt from hardware store)
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2012, 10:27 AM
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Posted By Crash48
That would be greatly appreciated Rick... I sent...

That would be greatly appreciated Rick... I sent you my contact info through the Transalp forum email but will repeat the process from here.
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2012, 05:01 AM
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Posted By Crash48
Thanks for the reply and advice Ladder - chain...

Thanks for the reply and advice Ladder - chain and sprockets should arrive Wednesday.
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2012, 10:39 AM
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Posted By Crash48
Assessment prior to mod considerations

Just bought this a couple of days ago.
Chain, sprockets and steering head bearings are all it seems to need right now.
Rear Kenda and front Trailwing should suffice.
Appears to be an OEM rear...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 143,494
Posted By Crash48
Eek First day... first photo - first ride : )

Bought this gem in Summerside, Prince Edward Island this morning... a quick pose at the Confederation Bridge - then a
brisk four hour ride home to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. What a fantastic bike......
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,966
Posted By Crash48
Lest we forget... this is the Beasts forum - so I...

Lest we forget... this is the Beasts forum - so I second the Transalp (later XL600V model) and here's why:

Fits me 'n my budget, looks great, runs better, has decent weather protection,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15,083
Views: 8,487,698
Posted By Crash48
How did this nipple squeek through ?

How did this nipple squeek through ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 03:49 PM
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Views: 1,884,563
Posted By Crash48
Thank you for the link and all the helpful tips...

Thank you for the link and all the helpful tips Clint... researching underway - just making sure I've identified the right model for my usage. IMHO I've ruled out the Duke, SM & Enduro to focus my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,563
Posted By Crash48
Which LC4 for me ?

Which pre-owned well cared for LC4 for me :ear. I have five years of progressively aggressive riding on 70s-90s standards (400 - 800cc twins)... 75,000kms - 32" in-seam.

Province: Nova Scotia......
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,635
Posted By Crash48
Okay so the voting appears to have died down for...

Okay so the voting appears to have died down for now... with the standard 2% margin of error it looks to be 50/50 that people think this bike might actually eventually be built by one manufacturer or...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15,083
Views: 8,487,698
Posted By Crash48
Question Wardrobe malfunction ?

Wardrobe malfunction ?
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,635
Posted By Crash48
Shaft-driven middle-weight adventure bike

Who do think will build the first contemporary shaft-driven middle-weight adventure bike?

Yamaha
Honda
Suzuki
Kawasaki
Other
None of the above

For the purpose of this poll, the bike...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,568
Posted By Crash48
I agree that it would be more versatile with a...

I agree that it would be more versatile with a chain... in the dual sport direction that is - but I'm looking for a shaft-driven middle-weight adventure bike that I can ride long distances in all...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,568
Posted By Crash48
Cheers Graham... don't know how I missed this...

Cheers Graham... don't know how I missed this thread - now I'm just missing the bike :cry.
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,568
Posted By Crash48
Yamaha Tenere XT800Z

Where is the shaft-driven 800cc parallel twin?
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,334
Posted By Crash48
Congrats Cannonman... wish I was in your boots! ...

Congrats Cannonman... wish I was in your boots!

Canadian pricing is $16,500 msrp plus freight and dealer prep etc... plus 15% tax here on the east coast - love the bike but unfortunately I will...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5,541
Views: 1,022,069
Posted By Crash48
My first thoughts of Honda taking advantage of...

My first thoughts of Honda taking advantage of the pseudo adventure buying public with an over priced wannabe have been allayed. Sure it will stilI be called a wannabe in some circles... but the...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,410
Posted By Crash48
Believe me I get it... unfortunately I had to...

Believe me I get it... unfortunately I had to pull it down - and seriously I would like to pull down a bunch of real ads with ridiculous overpricing.
The only thing I can see that pushes the used...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 156,284
Posted By Crash48
I ordered the fancy stainless steel ones from...

I ordered the fancy stainless steel ones from these guys: http://www.britcycle.com/
The bottom adjusters are difficult to get at with all the plastic back on... someone on IPCRC modified the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 156,284
Posted By Crash48
I put Hagons on mine last fall... set both to...

I put Hagons on mine last fall... set both to stiff and sealed it up - also put Progressives up front at the same time.:deal
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 38,400
Posted By Crash48
Seriously... in what 'alternate universe' would...

Seriously... in what 'alternate universe' would he ever choose the Wee - just kidding.
I could envision a scenario where his bike was just going to be run at low revs / posted legal limits on silky...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 38,400
Posted By Crash48
I agree with your verdict on the roadie being...

I agree with your verdict on the roadie being worth the price difference... but what about that engine heat in commuter traffic - and the service being 70 miles away ?!

Congrats to follow... I'd...
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