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Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16,524
Views: 4,594,739
Posted By Honda-50
Ta 700

Colleen, TransAfrika & Ladder offer good advice (as usual). Not to say your CDI is immune to failure, but what you've read about and others (me too) have experienced is primarily with the older...
Forum: EMEA 11-16-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By Honda-50
Edelweiss is OK Too

FYI Edelweiss tours won't restrict you to riding with a select group or pace. You can even travel alone . . . if that's your thing. Even when travelling with others along with a guide, you will be...
Forum: EMEA 11-16-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By Honda-50
Go Do It

Hi Offcamber. I have been around the Edelweiss Bike Tour folks on three occasions. One of those was the Alps Extreme tour that you are apparently looking at. Go do it, you will have a great time....
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,577
Posted By Honda-50
Truck Camper

Lots of good info here:
Forum: Hacks 09-17-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,296
Posted By Honda-50
An Assortment of Unusual Suspects
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16,524
Views: 4,594,739
Posted By Honda-50
Lowered Footpegs

SW-Motech do a nice set of grippy footpegs. Like the older TransAlps, they feature removable rubber pads - tho' the rubber is harder & less absorbing of vibration, I feel. They have two mounting...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8,915
Views: 1,162,442
Posted By Honda-50

I'm sure when complete it'll be to a high standard. Thanks. :clap
. . . and now back to our regularly scheduled programming . . .
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8,915
Views: 1,162,442
Posted By Honda-50
C'mon Now . . .

Let's see the Stornello :D
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,471
Posted By Honda-50
:lift Thank you Eric :thumbup ...

Thank you Eric

Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-10-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,797
Posted By Honda-50
Tennessee Born, California's Own

Here's a piece he did at Griffith Park about ten years ago at Doug Bingham's Side car Rally:
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 31,836
Posted By Honda-50
Works as Advertised

Got my second unit at the Long Beach Swap meet today (must have a spare when one gets left "in the other suit"). Would'nt you know it, hit reserve on the way home, so . . . single-handed nozzle...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,267
Posted By Honda-50
Wink That Came up Quickly!

Well, 90+ will be considerably different than last year's deluge. Don't know if my son "Noah" :wink: will accompany me again Sunday but I'll be there with my 2007 Patrol.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9,587
Views: 702,451
Posted By Honda-50
Gate Locked

As of Tuesday afternoon, the Maple Springs gate remains closed. :ddog
Forum: Racing 06-14-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 142,910
Posted By Honda-50
Team OSR :clap I really enjoyed this tale...

Team OSR :clap

I really enjoyed this tale and can't wait for your next chapter: AHRMAgeddon! Then some flat track & how about a little road racing?

And if you haven't seen it yet, check out...
Forum: Racing 05-09-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 142,910
Posted By Honda-50

Great Attitude - Great Job!
Forum: Racing 12-23-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 893
Views: 142,910
Posted By Honda-50
Eh? The Mongrel

This my friend on his ex-AHRMA CL350 racer now re-licensed for the street. I'd given the bike to him a couple of years ago for his AHRMA project since it had been in my possession for about 30 years...
Forum: Racing 12-22-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 142,910
Posted By Honda-50
Too Late in the Game

This is a great build. Originally intriqued by the Berquist/Preston 350 images, I'm glad you settled on an SL-K1/2/? as it reminds me of my old SL350K1 (sadly destroyed in a road incident with a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 415,540
Posted By Honda-50

You described your 'on the road' lifestyle with aplomb, I think. You seem to be a throw back to earlier times before wealth and interstates. Before we all 'grew up.'

Thanks for taking the time...
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,963
Posted By Honda-50
Transalp Trio

I've owned my 600 since new & have ridden all three extensively. When I say that they are all the same with what I consider to be minor differences, I mean it in a positive way. The main comparison I...
Forum: Trials 11-24-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,412
Posted By Honda-50
New Guard

roadholder :clap
Forum: Hacks 09-06-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By Honda-50
Orange County

Although technically it straddles Riverside County, the Santa Ana mountains offer occasionally good fire road riding (between fire and flood seasons). Stay on top of the conditions...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By Honda-50
Nice Scrambler!

Dunlop K70 'universal' tires are as close to the original tread pattern as you can probably get in a quality brand. They are not current 'dual sport' in their capabilities, but not bad & certainly...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By Honda-50

The 700 has plastic 'flashing' on the sides of the metal tank. You have about 8 to 9 inches of exposed metal down the center of the top of the tank. Remember, like the US models, there is quite a...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16,524
Views: 4,594,739
Posted By Honda-50
Filter Flakes

Wow, Mas, that sure looks familiar. I have my carbs off right now & was quite surprised to see all that contamination myself. Yesterday, they got an ultrasonic bath and are spic 'n' span, mmm mmm:D ....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-08-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By Honda-50
You are correct, sir

pterry, you op premise is correct. OHV usage doesn't require street equip no matter what registration method is used.

As other posters have implied, ticket book holders oft times are not that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9,587
Views: 702,451
Posted By Honda-50
First Time in Years

I haven't been up CNF in years.

Took a one-way ride from Maple Springs over to Ortega with a group of buddies this AM. Same routing, same dirt; but amazed by all the 'protective' improvements....
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,445
Posted By Honda-50
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By Honda-50
Old vs New T/A

Jumping of my '89 onto an '06 I felt immediately at home & on a very familiar bike. However, the '06 was, at the time, new and that was the major difference.

I've ridden the 700 too--again,...
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,708
Posted By Honda-50
A Grand Day Out

Had a good time ourselves. On the way home, took a side trip through downtown LA, circulating City Hall (the Daily Planet, if you're of a certain age). What a nice day!
Forum: Trials 10-11-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,774
Posted By Honda-50
You might try a Chinese clone engine

I'm pretty confident that all XR/XL 185/200 engines will fit. Thinking also that CB/CL/SL100-125's will fit too (maybe front engine plates need modding?). Lifan makes "clones" that are purported to...
Forum: Trials 10-03-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,412
Posted By Honda-50
Some "new" ones

Some of these have been mentioned, but maybe not depicted. I also have Four Stroke Finale
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,135
Posted By Honda-50
Owned & Borrowed

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Forum: Beasts 06-23-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,400
Posted By Honda-50
:clap Exactamente! Loco is not so loco.

:clap Exactamente! Loco is not so loco.
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,245
Posted By Honda-50
That was kool!

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16,524
Views: 4,594,739
Posted By Honda-50
Brake Line Bending for badbowie

This idea worked for me. Like Ray, I put vinyl sliders on the upper & lower fork clamps as guides - XR400R parts. I also routed the hose up from the caliper as Honda do the XR models (using a small...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 44,994
Posted By Honda-50
Tip o' the Hat

I'm enjoying your resuscitation :clap

Take your two lower clamps to a machinist. He'll likely press out the 600 stem, bore a larger diameter hole in your 650 clamp & machine a 'top hat' shaped...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,555
Posted By Honda-50
Nice Job!

That is bea-u-ti-ful!! :clap Looks like you've been having fun too! We look forward to the final chapter!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-27-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By Honda-50

Not exactly what you're looking for, but maybe a place to start . . .
Forum: Racing 10-30-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 15,079
Posted By Honda-50
HogWild is on the loose!

Glad to see you in competition again. This should be great! :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-25-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,644
Posted By Honda-50
Link to Pics

Some pictures here . . .
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