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Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,866
Posted By icekube1
Here you go. Free your building skills ...

Here you go. Free your building skills

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=598776
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2,856
Views: 344,635
Posted By icekube1
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24923873...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24923873&postcount=119

Sadly my TA is up for sale
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 440,392
Posted By icekube1
1987 Honda Transalp 600

I've come to the reluctant conclusion that it is possible to have too many motorbikes and that the Transalp is probably surplus to requirements, so I'm putting it up for sale.

It's a 1987 Honda...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
Thanks Nev. Your post on the purchase of...

Thanks Nev.

Your post on the purchase of your VF influenced me towards a 'just do it' decision, as I was faffing about over anal-ysing the pro's and cons of buying the thing.
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
I'd just finished waxing her. :wink: Videos...

I'd just finished waxing her. :wink:

Videos :eek1.... you assume that I have some degree of technical competance. Not so.
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
Been lurking in ducatipaso.org for a while, it's...

Been lurking in ducatipaso.org for a while, it's a good site, altho it seems very quiet atm.

So, another 907 owner here. That's handy to know.
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
Thanks for the info Dave, It does sound...

Thanks for the info Dave,

It does sound good, and long may it stay that way.
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
Jeez mate, I keep talking about that don't I. It...

Jeez mate, I keep talking about that don't I. It was going to be the McKillops lap last time, but there always seems to be something happening (or something sucking the disposables out of my pocket)...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
Thanks Russ. We have a mob down here, Belt and...

Thanks Russ. We have a mob down here, Belt and Bevel, who look to be the go-to for Ducati.

I think the 907 and the ST2 are the same motor. Nice and simple.
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
Bloody hell you can too. I had to poke...

Bloody hell you can too.


I had to poke my eye really hard though :lol3
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
Thanks Dan, I know what you mean. This thing...

Thanks Dan, I know what you mean. This thing sounds like a thunderstorm is brewing.... very close by! The best part, though, is the induction noise. The intakes are just under the front edge of the...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
Another

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c16/icekube11/Mobile%20Uploads/250720141498_zpscd5cda43.jpg
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
:lol3 Thanks Phil. I'm a happy camper.

:lol3

Thanks Phil. I'm a happy camper.
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
Yep, me too. It took a while to get it. ...

Yep, me too. It took a while to get it.

Actually I don't find the mirrors too bad, you just have to remember to look down. :lol3
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By icekube1
Meet my new 22 yr old Italian mistress

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c16/icekube11/Mobile%20Uploads/250720141495_zpsbf110dd2.jpg

It will be shit on gravel, but idgaf. It will be the sexiest thing I'll ever get to swing a leg over...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,306
Posted By icekube1
Nice work and a nice old bike :thumbup I...

Nice work and a nice old bike :thumbup

I hope you enjoy riding it; more so than your previous one.

Oh, and post more pics please :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,388
Posted By icekube1
Might need to fix the thread title. Like the...

Might need to fix the thread title.

Like the bikes BTW, thought they were as cool as hell back in '73. Would never be brave enough to own one; good to see others aren't such chickens.:thumb
Forum: Australia 05-27-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,683
Posted By icekube1
:photog

:photog
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,683
Posted By icekube1
I suppose I'm one of those. Again. In my...

I suppose I'm one of those. Again.

In my defence:

I was there at Easter... twice
Did a good share of the good roads then (River Rd from Wymah Punt to the pub - twice- and pub to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,664
Posted By icekube1
What a great thread. :bow to the OP. I've...

What a great thread. :bow to the OP.

I've just finished gutting my m97 from my 125k km '97 model after finding many bits of metal in the oil at my last oil change. It's the usual input shaft...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,245
Posted By icekube1
[QUOTE=Ockrocket;24100105]Ok Darren, let's clear...

[QUOTE=Ockrocket;24100105]Ok Darren, let's clear this up once and for all...


You would be the one who exchanged my Adventure boots that leaked from brand new, and you did it without causing me...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,683
Posted By icekube1
Not at the moment it isn't. Sitting in the...

Not at the moment it isn't. Sitting in the campsite right now, enjoying my trangia cooked dinner and a Canadian club. Happy as a pig in shite. :D
Forum: Australia 04-17-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,683
Posted By icekube1
Spending tomorrow night there on my way out to...

Spending tomorrow night there on my way out to Deni Blues & Roots. I'm excited.:jive

Should be able to make it back next month.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-12-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 314,528
Posted By icekube1
Hi Just read through the thread. I can't add...

Hi

Just read through the thread. I can't add anything to that which has already been said. VERY impressive.

I'm wondering though; what potential is there for loading the bike up with panniers...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,335
Posted By icekube1
Must be time for some pics then. :deal

Must be time for some pics then.

:deal
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,494
Posted By icekube1
Munro. :dood

Munro.

:dood
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,335
Posted By icekube1
Some more detail pics of mine going together....

Some more detail pics of mine going together. Note how the caliper mount engages with the swingarm. The swingarm guide/track is not present on the drum brake version.

...
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,335
Posted By icekube1
Good question. I'll have to check. To be honest...

Good question. I'll have to check. To be honest I've never actually used mine. The light switches on at the first position on the headlight switch (I assume US spec has a 3 position switch)and I'm...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,335
Posted By icekube1
http://www.hamart.at/shopG/index.php

http://www.hamart.at/shopG/index.php
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,335
Posted By icekube1
Park light? At least that's what it's called...

Park light? At least that's what it's called here. :D
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,335
Posted By icekube1
Hi Good luck with the freshen up and mods....

Hi

Good luck with the freshen up and mods. Stiil plenty of life left in her at 35k miles.

Can't answer your specific questions above, I just went with a single 320mm rotor and steel line for...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17,093
Views: 4,963,519
Posted By icekube1
Sounds exactly like the symptoms I encountered...

Sounds exactly like the symptoms I encountered with mine. Bike was completely dead... both cylinders. After LOTS of head scratching and assistance of another inmate problem was found to be a dead...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17,093
Views: 4,963,519
Posted By icekube1
Must make mine a collector's piece then. :lol3 ...

Must make mine a collector's piece then. :lol3

One of my better purchases, I must say.
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 123,202
Posted By icekube1
Well said. The conceptual similarities between...

Well said. The conceptual similarities between the XLV750 and the S.10 are uncanny. I have no idea of actual figures, but I'm guessing that the S.10 is outselling the Honda offerings (VFR1200X &...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,447
Posted By icekube1
Not so much. I run them front and rear on my old...

Not so much. I run them front and rear on my old Transalp; they're great tyres and I'd echo most of the comments here.... except the one I've quoted. They clog up real quick in sticky mud and then...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,920
Posted By icekube1
Well, I pulled the pin and bought the Cruiser...

Well, I pulled the pin and bought the Cruiser lift version. Arrived Friday. I fully endorse he earlier comments. Not the cheapest out there, but excellent quality from what I can see, stable and...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17,093
Views: 4,963,519
Posted By icekube1
Nice job. Thanks for posting. That's not in...

Nice job. Thanks for posting.

That's not in my plans right now, but it's good to know and think about.
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 17,093
Views: 4,963,519
Posted By icekube1
Yup, I'm guessing that's it. Anyhow, the big...

Yup, I'm guessing that's it.

Anyhow, the big carb clean is done. No evidence of serious crud, but it fixed the problem. I now have nice, smooth roll-on at 100km/hr. :clap.

Now I'll have to pull...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 17,093
Views: 4,963,519
Posted By icekube1
That's interesting. Iirc all the stuff waaaay...

That's interesting. Iirc all the stuff waaaay back at the beginning of his thread indicated machining and welding is required. You may be required to provide a lengthy and detailed description of...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17,093
Views: 4,963,519
Posted By icekube1
Thanks Mas. Never seen. an '87 eh? You don't...

Thanks Mas. Never seen. an '87 eh? You don't know what you're missing :lol3.

Carbs are as per the bottom set in your pic and the white caps are the connections I'm talking about. Fuel vent ports...
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