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Forum: Equipment 02-15-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,335
Posted By cnf
Whatydoes no one respect The immersion boiler? ...

Whatydoes no one respect The immersion boiler?

Can't get any smaller or easier than that...

I love mine :clap
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,335
Posted By cnf
An immersion boiler like this one...

An immersion boiler

like this one (http://www.amazon.com/RoadPro-RPBH-012-12V-Beverage-Heater/dp/B001AQZI64)
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
Not the idea :) That is good advice... ...

Not the idea :)

That is good advice...



I thought so, but I can not find any so far :/
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
Hey guys I'm looking into getting a 2nd set...

Hey guys

I'm looking into getting a 2nd set of wheels for my transalp

it's from 1993, would these fit?...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
Front has been on for a few k km now. Does...

Front has been on for a few k km now.

Does it dance up and down when not going forward? No it doesn't. It also dances when I pull the clutch, and just coast.

The dancing is also not very...
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
I'll keep you posted. But it is my only mode of...

I'll keep you posted. But it is my only mode of transportation, so I have to plan maintenance carefully. And I have no garage :(
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
I checked all the wiring and though I did not...

I checked all the wiring and though I did not find anything wrong, it seems to run smoother now.

Now if only it would stop dancing :)
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
I checked my batt water levels during...

I checked my batt water levels during maintenance, and once since then. They where fine both times.
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
Hey guys, I have a 1993 transalp, which...

Hey guys,

I have a 1993 transalp, which after last maintenance ( new oil+filter, new spark plugs and new air filter ) started vibrating a lot.

When the engine is in revs somewhat, it's not as...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,790
Posted By cnf
I have a pair of European Sidi Adventure boots,...

I have a pair of European Sidi Adventure boots, with gore text lining. The only kind we can get here?

They are without a doubt waterproof. As in 6 hours riding in pouring rain everything was wet,...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,833
Posted By cnf
I don't get this fascination with garmin...

I don't get this fascination with garmin software... It's crap, tbh

I use my garmin device without the damned software, especially when traveling.

This reply written from an iPad, btw :)
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
Motion pro tools all state they don't work for...

Motion pro tools all state they don't work for solid nose master links. So do any of the other rivet tools I have seen.

These things are hardened steel! And came with the chain...

And I can't...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
So I got my new chain and sprockets, but I got...

So I got my new chain and sprockets, but I got one of these master links:

http://f.cl.ly/items/1w1t3u2O3V3Z0m3e3z0v/Master%20Link.jpg

How do you rivet those? Hitting it with a hammer doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By cnf
While I can not complain about their products, I...

While I can not complain about their products, I am not satisfied with their service..just so you know.
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
BTW, I am collecting what I know and learn of my...

BTW, I am collecting what I know and learn of my TA on my website: http://frank.rosquin.net/transalp/. If anyone has any suggestions or additions, I'd be happy to adjust.
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
TY Mas, I'll be taking notes, and I'll make a...

TY Mas, I'll be taking notes, and I'll make a project out of it this summer!
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
Yep, I do like my center stand :P Sweet,...

Yep, I do like my center stand :P

Sweet, gonna call honda in the morning, and order me a pair of sprockets and a chain (I hope to get a gold colored one, to match the rims! (and some spark plugs,...
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
I think you are right :D Ah, things...

I think you are right :D



Ah, things like that never occurred to me…



I am, sadly, rather limited in tools atm. I have no jack, just the center stand. I have a tool kit...
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
ah ok, good to know! I don't have an angle...

ah ok, good to know! I don't have an angle grinder, but I can dremel it if I really have to :P



I bought it 2 years ago, the previous owner was meticulous about having maintenance done on it...
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
New chain and sprockets

Hey guys, winter is over and the TA needs some maintenance!

Main thing is she needs new sprockets, and a new chain!

I have never done this, so I could use some guidance. Any special tools I...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,286
Posted By cnf
I have a MacBook air 13", an iPad and an assus...

I have a MacBook air 13", an iPad and an assus eee pc. Last trip I took the assus. I hate that POS, and will never take it anywhere again.

Jail broken iPad (for sd card access) all the way these...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,759,485
Posted By cnf
It is called humor!!

It is called humor!!
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2011, 11:10 AM
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Views: 1,759,485
Posted By cnf
I think you have input malfunction :)

I think you have input malfunction :)
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2011, 10:21 AM
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Views: 1,759,485
Posted By cnf
He's 1m79. It's the girls that are so small!

He's 1m79. It's the girls that are so small!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 896,432
Posted By cnf
Yeah, it looks awesome, man!

Yeah, it looks awesome, man!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 896,432
Posted By cnf
what jacket is that you are wearing? Are the pads...

what jacket is that you are wearing? Are the pads part of it?
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,759,485
Posted By cnf
I think you got it right, there. As far as I know...

I think you got it right, there. As far as I know a lot of people around the world don't like "America" as a nation and as a government. Doesn't mean those same people have a problem with individuals...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,171
Posted By cnf
Depending on the coil they are pretty fast. Also...

Depending on the coil they are pretty fast. Also requires zero setup.

I don't run the engine, no. You just need to calculate how much power your coil uses, and how much your battery has.

Most I...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,068
Posted By cnf
I have an assus eeePC and I can not STAND it! ...

I have an assus eeePC and I can not STAND it!

Worthless piece of junk.

Next trip I an bringing an iPad 3g, Put on Skype, iSSH, TeamViewer etc, and I can do anything I need with it without being...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,019
Posted By cnf
Mine squeak as well. I maintain mine with some...

Mine squeak as well. I maintain mine with some nice wax to keep the leather healthy. getting the wax between the leather and the plastic bits gets rid of most of the squeak. That is until the wax...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,171
Posted By cnf
My bike has 12V, I am looking to get a 12V...

My bike has 12V, I am looking to get a 12V submersion coil for boiling water, nothing quite as small and fast as that if all you want to do is boil some water :P
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
Someone here told me to use the rear brake light...

Someone here told me to use the rear brake light switch feed as the activator for the relay. I did that and it works like a charm.

Maybe I'll take some pictures next time I have the bike apart.
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,337
Posted By cnf
Edit: actually, argentcorvid Link...

Edit: actually, argentcorvid Link (http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/motor-oil-101/) explains it all rather well, i'm not going to add to the confusion :P
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,861
Posted By cnf
I got a can of wax to service the leather (I have...

I got a can of wax to service the leather (I have the gore-tex version as I am from europe) and that reduces the squeaking to a minimum. Get the wax in between the leather and plastic parts, because...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,703
Posted By cnf
Absolutely 100% agreed!! had a 6 hour ride in...

Absolutely 100% agreed!! had a 6 hour ride in pouring rain with mine, dry as a bone!
Forum: Trip Planning 07-31-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 51,022
Posted By cnf
Just got back from 2 weeks Italy, alone. ...

Just got back from 2 weeks Italy, alone.

Wouldn't have it any other way...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,557
Posted By cnf
Sidi Adventure

I got me a pair of sidi adventure boots. I just did a 5500km trip in them.

They where comfortable in the 46 degrees C in Matera.
They where comfortable during a 2 and some hours walk through...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
Relay installed… Trip starts in 2 days… ...

Relay installed…

Trip starts in 2 days…

I'm both scared and excited...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
Hmm, that might be an idea. Is it easy to find?

Hmm, that might be an idea. Is it easy to find?
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 5,179,299
Posted By cnf
Hey guys, What would be the best place to...

Hey guys,

What would be the best place to get a contact wire near the battery? It just needs to feed the relay to my outlet for the laptop charger etc. I have a model 1992 transalp.

So I only...
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