Pablo's Transalp

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by Pablo83, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    Nice bike. Is that XRL front suspension? What did you do for rear suspension?
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  2. Jeff@TheQuadShop

    Jeff@TheQuadShop TAT survivor

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  3. Sir Vesa

    Sir Vesa Presently damaged, again.

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    Holy shit! That's a winner right there! Got to be one of the coolest bikes I've seen. Nice work!
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  4. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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  5. xrcris

    xrcris Been here awhile

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    I think any bike without a front brake is considered an "adventure" bike:lol3
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  6. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    I've really been thinking about this. My bike will be street legal, but in Colorado you only need a brake on one wheel to be legal. I think I'll stick with both brakes, but I'm not sure yet.
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  7. DADODIRT

    DADODIRT Long timer

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    Trevor must have got that bike from Schmoo.
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  8. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    Yup, you know him?
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  9. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    Another subscriber, and a vote to restore it to an adventure bike. You can always get a bonded title.
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  10. Jeff@TheQuadShop

    Jeff@TheQuadShop TAT survivor

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    I have a front caliper I'll let go cheap.
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  11. Jeff@TheQuadShop

    Jeff@TheQuadShop TAT survivor

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    I'm confused, it has front brakes in the pics. :huh
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  12. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    I'm thinking of not putting a front brake on it to be more "flat track" style.
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  13. Jeff@TheQuadShop

    Jeff@TheQuadShop TAT survivor

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    :huh :huh :huh
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  14. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    I know, I know.
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  15. Santa

    Santa Focused on the Future

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    Forget you ever even had that idea.
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  16. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    Pablo.. Don't make me un-subscribe. Please do this thing a favour and fix it.
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  17. DADODIRT

    DADODIRT Long timer

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    Oh yeah. Spent lotsa time with those Hastings Mesa boys.
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  18. MountainsandRivers

    MountainsandRivers loves dirty things!

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    Yeah, I think Schmoo would just ride straight across Hastings Mesa, regardless of road or trail, and usually a few beers up. It took quite a bit of abuse to get where it is now, but i just couldn't let it rot. I enjoy seeing Pablo do something cool with it, whatever it is, as long I get at least one ride out of it sometime in the future!
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  19. Assfault

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    You can make it flat track style without compromising you or anybody's else's safety. Hell most people wouldn't know, I would wager, that tracker's dont have front brakes. More so if it is going to see street duties, as things happen on the street that I would want the most brakes I could afford, due to other driver's inattention.
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  20. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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