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Forum: Beasts 11-26-2014, 06:26 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
RIP Jim. He was true gentleman.

RIP Jim. He was true gentleman.
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,131,779
Posted By GSPD750
I've only seen them on ebay Australia. ...

I've only seen them on ebay Australia.

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Fork-Gaiters-Blue-fits-Honda-XL600-Transalp-87-99-/321088215432?pt=AU_Motorcycle_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4ac2595988&vxp=mtr
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 703,980
Posted By GSPD750
I'm off topic here...but who isn't. With the 15...

I'm off topic here...but who isn't. With the 15 year rule here in Canada importing is not really a problem. All that's required is bill of sale and the original title for Canada Border Services.

I...
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14,109
Views: 5,029,609
Posted By GSPD750
Unless you have a laser cutting machine in your...

Unless you have a laser cutting machine in your garage that you could fab one out.....:D

Yes, it looks well worth it to me. Are you putting a GIVI top case on it?

Other wise it looks like...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,658
Views: 479,919
Posted By GSPD750
The obligatory picture beside the sign. Good job....

The obligatory picture beside the sign. Good job. :clap
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14,109
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Posted By GSPD750
Aside from Jim being the founding member of NAATS...

Aside from Jim being the founding member of NAATS Jim is also one of the original posters on this thread. I know Jim had been trying to organize another NAATS....and around here that can be like...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 43,197
Posted By GSPD750
You just may be right. After all Milan was...

You just may be right. After all Milan was everyone's first choice on the rumour mill last year when it was announced.

A lot of sarcasm on the what appears now to be numerous threads on the "...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 43,197
Posted By GSPD750
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/bufTna0WArc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,448
Posted By GSPD750
A beautiful part of the world indeed. It's been...

A beautiful part of the world indeed. It's been 20 years since my wife and I visited Cape Town and surrounding area. Thanks for the memories and for putting up those pics.
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 157,465
Posted By GSPD750
Ahhhh......the '99 Anniversary Edition with the...

Ahhhh......the '99 Anniversary Edition with the gold rims. The last of the 600's. That's a keeper.
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 03:49 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Did a world wide ebay search and only found this...

Did a world wide ebay search and only found this one out of Italy.

http://www.termoli.tv.it/directory/africa_twin/sx/rd07/opti/12.JPG

...
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 01:12 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Do you think it may be repairable? ...

Do you think it may be repairable?

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Repair-Manual-for-Honda-Africa-Twin-XRV-Tripmaster-Tripmeter-Trip-Computer-/111483830520?pt=DE_Motorradteile&hash=item19f4f440f8
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 07:34 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
The Professor is right. :D It's not...

The Professor is right. :D It's not applicable...at least not to an RDO7A.


http://www.bike-parts-honda.com/pieces-honda-detail-6046-13MY1P41-XRV750W-1998-E__0700-AFRICA+TWIN+750.html
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14,109
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Posted By GSPD750
It looks like it went to a good home Jim. :thumb

It looks like it went to a good home Jim. :thumb
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2014, 07:07 PM
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Views: 5,029,609
Posted By GSPD750
As mentioned earlier you may want to bypass the...

As mentioned earlier you may want to bypass the filter and pump via a stand alone hose so that you have direct delivery to the carbs from the petcock. That should give you the necessary head pressure...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By GSPD750
It's easy providing it's 15 years or older. I...

It's easy providing it's 15 years or older. I imported a '96 Transalp from Germany last year. You will need a bill of sale and the original bike title to provide to Canada Border Services in which...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14,109
Views: 5,029,609
Posted By GSPD750
Hmm...could the pump be intermittent and not...

Hmm...could the pump be intermittent and not getting the req'd 12 vdc at all times. Faulty fuel cut off relay maybe? See trouble shooting below. You can cut to the chase and jumper that relay so that...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14,109
Views: 5,029,609
Posted By GSPD750
Sure sounds like fuel starvation. Is the Facet a...

Sure sounds like fuel starvation. Is the Facet a 40105? Are all fuel delivery lines to the carbs fore and aft of the pump OEM and of the proper size diameter with no sharp bends of kinks?

For...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,131,779
Posted By GSPD750
Another excellent vid from danyila. :clap ...

Another excellent vid from danyila. :clap

You guys play hard with those bikes off road...great to watch. :D

Interesting that their were no pre-2000 TA's in your group. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2014, 09:55 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
Ahhhh yes...your right, I recognize and have...

Ahhhh yes...your right, I recognize and have admired that beauty before. It's worth another look for sure...good job. :thumb
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17,304
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Posted By GSPD750
Sure sounds like the battery is shy of cranking...

Sure sounds like the battery is shy of cranking amps. Is it a China battery?
They seem to be only good for 2 years. Maybe put some jumper cables to it from another good battery and see if it turns...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,131,779
Posted By GSPD750
When did they make nuclear motorcycle engines?...

When did they make nuclear motorcycle engines? :rofl
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2014, 11:29 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
Post a pic showing your mods.

Post a pic showing your mods.
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2014, 09:39 AM
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Views: 5,131,779
Posted By GSPD750
Now that sounds like fun. :D Haven't seen Jim...

Now that sounds like fun. :D Haven't seen Jim around lately. I hope he's busy riding.
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,131,779
Posted By GSPD750
That's a beauty. A colleague at work recently...

That's a beauty. A colleague at work recently bought an '88 TA. He found it in Ontario and had it shipped. Always nice to see another TA in Alberta.
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,131,779
Posted By GSPD750
Don't tempt me Rick. :evil With the 15 year rule...

Don't tempt me Rick. :evil With the 15 year rule here in Canada a 2000 XL 650v
can be brought in next year. It's fun to window shop on mobile.de and it seems to be a popular bike in Germany.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,131,779
Posted By GSPD750
Yes, learning to ride has brought a smile to her...

Yes, learning to ride has brought a smile to her face. She picked her own helmet out and to my dismay I wished she would have chosen something more brightly coloured. It's all about the colour with...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17,304
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Posted By GSPD750
This thread needs a bump. :D My daughter...

This thread needs a bump. :D My daughter practicing and going through the gears at the local WalMart parking lot. We'll have to continue training in the spring as the riding season here is coming to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,614
Posted By GSPD750
Great report and pictures. Good job doing that...

Great report and pictures. Good job doing that interview with CBC also. :clap

The Trans Lab has been on my radar too..I can't wait. :evil
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,131,779
Posted By GSPD750
It's a solid state electronic component and...

It's a solid state electronic component and providing it's in a dry environment you should be ok. It also has a good sealed connector
to prevent moisture ingress.

A nice upgrade indeed to the...
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,131,779
Posted By GSPD750
Sure, why not....if the wiring loom is long...

Sure, why not....if the wiring loom is long enough move the CDI to one side and mount the PC-8 under the seat.

From Eastern Beavers web site. PC-8 measurements.

Size (not including...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 703,980
Posted By GSPD750
:becca:becca:becca:becca:becca What next?...

:becca:becca:becca:becca:becca

What next? :D
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14,109
Views: 5,029,609
Posted By GSPD750
That's a tough nut to crack. :evil I've had good...

That's a tough nut to crack. :evil I've had good luck with an electric 7.5 amp impact gun. But your right...I should probably change it out sooner than later. If not abused though a Honda clutch I've...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14,109
Views: 5,029,609
Posted By GSPD750
I feel your pain. My parts for my AT and my TA...

I feel your pain. My parts for my AT and my TA come from all over the world it seems. Up to just recently I had a mailing address in Buffalo N.Y where my buddy would run them across to Ontario to my...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14,109
Views: 5,029,609
Posted By GSPD750
WTF $25...at Bike-parts france those sliders...

WTF $25...at Bike-parts france those sliders retail for 50 euro or $70 CDN.
That's fairly significant price difference. No way can I source that Honda # in Canada....and they are like tires. Your...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,343
Posted By GSPD750
Yes it was wet season but it was manageable....

Yes it was wet season but it was manageable. Check your PM for a link to pics. I don't want to hijack this great thread.
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,343
Posted By GSPD750
I too was in Peru this past year in Feb. where I...

I too was in Peru this past year in Feb. where I spent most of my time in Puerto Maldonado a few hundred kms east of Cuzco. I rented a 250cc for a couple days where I found some dirt tracks adjacent...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,343
Posted By GSPD750
Thanks for sharing. Nice to see folks going off...

Thanks for sharing. Nice to see folks going off the beaten path. :clap
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,131,779
Posted By GSPD750
Now you have me thinking Ray. Obviously a great...

Now you have me thinking Ray. Obviously a great tool. That's one gadget I've yet to delve into. We both have new generation helmets so the install should not be a prob. I'm so used to talking to...
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,131,779
Posted By GSPD750
No riding today...

Yup...that's Calgary today. My daughter just recently took a motorcycle training course and is chomping at the bit to ride our '96 TA. This weekends weather forecast looks much better and I'll try to...
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