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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2012, 06:26 AM
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Posted By Wacked
Pmt Sent! Wacked

Pmt Sent!


Wacked
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 49,969
Posted By Wacked
Missed a Moab trip 2yrs ago due to a move. I'm...

Missed a Moab trip 2yrs ago due to a move. I'm not missing this one. Count me in.

Where do I send the $$$$?

I'm riding a DRZ400 and set up for hauling 3days of gear.

Looking forward to...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16,900
Views: 4,817,516
Posted By Wacked
Long Shot - Sikkens Paint

Just maybe someone here has the answer .....

But I'm repainting my fixed up head-light cowl. It's the Pearl White NH193P. I know bike paint referances are a pain; the local Sikkens rep seems...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,622
Posted By Wacked
Dude - Great photos. Looks like a sweet...

Dude -

Great photos. Looks like a sweet trip. Got more????

Wacked
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2010, 07:34 PM
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Views: 4,817,516
Posted By Wacked
Front Fairing and Clutch Perch

Just got back from 3 days of awesome riding in the Black Hills. The event was a DDSR rally. The local riders go over the top to make you feel welcome.

On the second afternoon, my Tranalp was...
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2010, 03:56 AM
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Views: 4,817,516
Posted By Wacked
Thanks to Ladder and Locorider for the fork brace...

Thanks to Ladder and Locorider for the fork brace response. I checked the triple tree; those handle-bar mounts are formed into the upper triple tree with no opportunity for any type of rubber...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16,900
Views: 4,817,516
Posted By Wacked
Fork Brace

Two weekends ago, I drove the Transalp the DDSR Rally in Deadwood. A good event with great people! There was a good mix of fire-roads and trails and the old girl (who says 90K is old?) did her best...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16,900
Views: 4,817,516
Posted By Wacked
Chain Tightening Question

Today I took off my rear wheel so I can change tires. Geez, that chain has a lot of play! Ever since I jacked up the suspension the extra 5", I really notice a lot more sag/slack in the chain.
...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16,900
Views: 4,817,516
Posted By Wacked
Suspension

Jeff -

The suspension was a bit of a surprise when I first took it off the stand and the whole bike OOooozed itself to the floor. The CR + XR set-up was so weak, I didn't trust to ride it even...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16,900
Views: 4,817,516
Posted By Wacked
Finally figured out the photo thing!

Last fall I finally picked up a Transalp. Thought it would be a great winter project and I could rig it up similar to the AfricaAlp that artist Jeff constructed. This summer I planned to take it on...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2010, 07:27 PM
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Views: 4,817,516
Posted By Wacked
Thunder Dan - Thanks for the reply on your...

Thunder Dan -

Thanks for the reply on your front and rear spring set-up. Do you know who makes or sells those .54Kg fork springs?

You've got some sweet riding out your back door. I did some...
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2010, 06:21 PM
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Views: 4,817,516
Posted By Wacked
Ladder106, Thanks for your reply on the mushy...

Ladder106, Thanks for your reply on the mushy suspension.

Called Racetech today. Regarding the front, they can only go up to .500Kg/mm on those XR600 forks. Should be decent. After your...
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2010, 12:02 PM
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Views: 4,817,516
Posted By Wacked
Guys - First time poster, long time lurker ...

Guys - First time poster, long time lurker

Love your guy's expertise to maintain and modify the transalps! Decided to do a budget conversion on mine over the winter and prep it similar the the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By Wacked
False Start

July 27th
AM – False Start
Got to Roosville about 9:30. Unloaded gear and bikes from the truck. Dressed up, did some final lashing down, took mandatory photos.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By Wacked
Night before unloading at Roosville

http://s614.photobucket.com/albums/tt228/h56028/?action=view&current=DSCN1358.jpg

Glad we didn't have to put up the tent tonight.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By Wacked
July 26 In Kalispell. Good but long drive...

July 26

In Kalispell. Good but long drive from Billings. Gorgeous drive west. Dodged little showers after Missoula. Did about 400 miles in the truck. Tired of the truck.

Flathead lake is...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By Wacked
I'm just having a bugger of a time uploading...

I'm just having a bugger of a time uploading photos. Tried jpegs from phone and from camera.

Brother-in-law and I spent most of last night on an Apple and PC to get some jpeg's to upload. No...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By Wacked
Thumb Baby KLR and TW200 do the GDR

So we prepped all winter and now we'll see what these little bikes can do.

Why the choice on these small rigs? Ultimately I need a short and stable bike for my inexperienced 16year-old. Thus,...
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