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Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 903,812
Posted By blugu64
Anyone have a or know of a Nighthawk 750, parts...

Anyone have a or know of a Nighthawk 750, parts bike?

Some joker backed in to me in a parking lot and took off. I need the following at least:
Rear Cowling (Tahitian Blue)
Rear brake leaver...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
Just finished checking the oil. There was in fact...

Just finished checking the oil. There was in fact gas in it, quite a noticeable odor. When I opened up the oil filling a fair bit of this oil/gas mixture started trickling out of the oil filling...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
It's possible I overfilled it, however it ran...

It's possible I overfilled it, however it ran like a top. (ok a slightly surging top) for a thousand miles or so after the oil change.

I'm definitely going to check the level, and the condition of...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
Brief run down on the history: Bought the...

Brief run down on the history:

Bought the bike last year running with a bit of surging due to dirty carbs.
Sat for a few months as I lost my job a while after buying it. After getting a decent...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
I do, and I'm going to check on that this...

I do, and I'm going to check on that this weekend. Weather is too nice to be sitting at home. Thanks for the advice! :)
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
Well I don't know how it's possible but I've got...

Well I don't know how it's possible but I've got three vehicles that don't work. I still haven't got the TransAlp fixed, and my ninja 250 spun a rod bearing two weeks ago, and a week or two before...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
Speaking of carburetors, I'm slowly trying to get...

Speaking of carburetors, I'm slowly trying to get my TransAlp('89US) back on the road, and am looking for new jets. I also seem to remember someone suggesting that they go up a size as compared to...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
What's the word on the street on the Athena...

What's the word on the street on the Athena gasket set? My the gaskets on my float bowels are hard as a rock, and I need some new ones.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-06-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 224,380
Posted By blugu64
Might be a bit younger then most of you guys...

Might be a bit younger then most of you guys (mid-20s), got laid off a while back and can't seem to find a "real job" again. Lost both my fiance, and job in the same week and have to get out of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 30,266
Posted By blugu64
Where all the TransAlps at?

Where all the TransAlps at?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,845
Posted By blugu64
Very likely sine he said '92 :D

Very likely sine he said '92 :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 37,926
Posted By blugu64
When I had my Ninja250 people used to tailgate me...

When I had my Ninja250 people used to tailgate me all the time. After I bought a white TransAlp, they seem to get away from me, and even change lanes if they're in front of me! I think they see White...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,747
Posted By blugu64
Really what I want to know is, where can I get a...

Really what I want to know is, where can I get a jacket like that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,445
Posted By blugu64
True story, I had a cop claiming I was going 120...

True story, I had a cop claiming I was going 120 on my Ninja 250. The he realized how plausible that was considering it was loaded down like this:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/864351/IMG_1549%20copy.JPG...
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,564
Posted By blugu64
ONE OF US...ONE OF US...

ONE OF US...ONE OF US...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,564
Posted By blugu64
http://skalenda.org/pictures/south%20texas%202009/...

http://skalenda.org/pictures/south%20texas%202009/Chris/mq/img-42.jpg
I picked up a 89 TransAlp(with 2k miles on it!) that needed a bit of work for 2k this summer, my buddy has an 01 KLR. They're...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-23-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,656
Posted By blugu64
I've got a 29" Inseam and while I can only get...

I've got a 29" Inseam and while I can only get the tips of my toes down on the 33.5inch seat height transalp. It's never been a problem. You should be fine once you get used to it.

EDIT:

Nice,...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
On the topic of seats, I recovered mine the other...

On the topic of seats, I recovered mine the other day. Not too bad for 20 year old foam, and never having done any upholstery before.

...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
I'm on a 5 day trip with some friends. I'll link...

I'm on a 5 day trip with some friends. I'll link to a ride report in a few days. :1drink

http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/864351/whatup3.JPG
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
Took the TransAlp for a little spin today. This...

Took the TransAlp for a little spin today. This thing is a dream on caliche roads.
http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/864351/transalp/IMG_1337%20-%20Copysm.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
I'm looking for a sight glass for the master...

I'm looking for a sight glass for the master cylinder, mine is cloudy and cracked a bit, so I want to replace it. I've checked HDL and Bikebandit for it, but can only find the entire assembly, any...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
Sadly not everybody engages in the ancestor...

Sadly not everybody engages in the ancestor worship of Soichiro Honda
http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/864351/transalp/soichirohonda.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
Just picked up my TransAlp today, surges a bit at...

Just picked up my TransAlp today, surges a bit at highway speeds, but that's to be expected till I get the carbs cleaned up and squared away.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,824,330
Posted By blugu64
Nothing you guys haven't seen a millions times,...

Nothing you guys haven't seen a millions times, but I just bought my second motorcycle, an '89 TransAlp with 2300 miles on it! Needs a few things done to it, recovered seat, front brake lever and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 45,120
Posted By blugu64
I plan on going beach camping with mine in a...

I plan on going beach camping with mine in a month or so :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 45,120
Posted By blugu64
I love this bike so much. ...

I love this bike so much.
http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/864351/IMG_1515.JPG
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