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Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,812,582
Posted By Santa
Yes, the LED does create a lot of heat but one...

Yes, the LED does create a lot of heat but one can see the bulbous pincushion like heatsink which may or may not be really freakin hot depending on the LED and current draw.

Hi Nomiles, how much...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,812,582
Posted By Santa
Thanks,Here is the front. ...

Thanks,Here is the front.

http://santa.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Transalp/i-Gb45LxK/0/L/IMG_1481-L.jpg
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,812,582
Posted By Santa
A west coast rally sounds great! Count me in. ...

A west coast rally sounds great!
Count me in.

Up to 15K on the Trans_Hawk
Still running the drum rear which has worked out fine.
Installed a Britannia composites fairing which I like a lot....
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 38,037
Posted By Santa
Contact Barnett directly, I imagine they have...

Contact Barnett directly, I imagine they have something available.
Cheers!
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 38,037
Posted By Santa
Barnett in the USA makes a race type clutch kit...

Barnett in the USA makes a race type clutch kit for the 650 HAWK that drops right into the TA. The existing clutch is too soft, made for the feminine hand it seems.
Get the kevlar kit and the heavy...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-06-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,211
Posted By Santa
I'm running the 700 CC hawk engine in my TA. I...

I'm running the 700 CC hawk engine in my TA.
I have almost 15 K and beat the crap outta the bike.
JD Hord helped me to select the right cam to allow for a super torquey powerband without having it...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,812,582
Posted By Santa
I have placed a TA seat base and foam in the FM

I have placed a TA seat base and foam in the FM
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 20,568
Posted By Santa
See you in the early AM. Hot date tonight :wink:

See you in the early AM.
Hot date tonight :wink:
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-22-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,851
Posted By Santa
Excellent. Looking forward to the build. I need...

Excellent. Looking forward to the build.
I need some fresh ideas for my beast.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-15-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 20,568
Posted By Santa
It was pretty epic. See you guys there.

It was pretty epic.
See you guys there.
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,812,582
Posted By Santa
Battery time again. Anybody using the Shorai...

Battery time again.
Anybody using the Shorai battery and is so can you provide feedback?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-21-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 13,085
Posted By Santa
The bar has a roof. Rain, what rain? :freaky

The bar has a roof.
Rain, what rain? :freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 13,085
Posted By Santa
In

In
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,756
Posted By Santa
I think it was a great idea to create a modded TA...

I think it was a great idea to create a modded TA thread.

Stepping out on a limb here, I will say that anything over 8 inches of wheel travel is detrimental to the handling of the Honda Transalp...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By Santa
Same with California except you need to be below...

Same with California except you need to be below 70mph or else the camera cant image the plate. :evil
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,715
Posted By Santa
Motion pro makes a great tool for this. I was...

Motion pro makes a great tool for this.
I was able to locate just the one for the Honda. It works very well and is extremely simple to use.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-02-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Santa
What about hertz rent a truck or van?

What about hertz rent a truck or van?
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,472
Posted By Santa
Good times for sure. We managed to get a tire...

Good times for sure.
We managed to get a tire for Pete's GS in Fresno and re join the group ride to Groveland with no problems. The rest of the ride was perfect with very little traffic to contend...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 58,380
Posted By Santa
I once bought a wheel from this guy. It had...

I once bought a wheel from this guy.
It had significant issues not revealed in the ad.
He would not give the courtesy of a refund.
Wound up losing a hundred bucks there.

Sorry to hear about...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,935
Posted By Santa
I will likely feel sick and unable to work...

I will likely feel sick and unable to work Saturday :ricky
Forum: Regional forums 03-19-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 49,967
Posted By Santa
Kinda seems like only the people who should be...

Kinda seems like only the people who should be here will be here.
Somewhat like the old days.
How cool is that?

Regarding dinner, we can certainly do better than a dozen pizzas.
I am riding...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,243
Posted By Santa
Watch the blue caps on the carbs. The ends were...

Watch the blue caps on the carbs.
The ends were dissolving from within causing vacuum leakage.
They were only exposed to pump gas.
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,970
Posted By Santa
I have about 50 K on my ST1300. Great bike,...

I have about 50 K on my ST1300. Great bike, absolutely trouble free.
It is quite versatile and capable. It can really get down in the corners. I tend to ride a bit faster than traffic and at night I...
Forum: Racing 03-08-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 80,729
Posted By Santa
Yes, Good luck to all. Must be very exciting...

Yes, Good luck to all.
Must be very exciting there tonight.
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,812,582
Posted By Santa
Yes, that is the Lynx fairing. It fit pretty...

Yes, that is the Lynx fairing.
It fit pretty well although I had to fab an upper bracket as I have different upper triple.
So far I am very happy although it was expensive.
Good wind protection, a...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,812,582
Posted By Santa
I have placed an aux fuel tank in the Flea...

I have placed an aux fuel tank in the Flea Market.
It has an adaptor plate for use with TA.

I too have been upgrading.
Britannia Composites fairing installed.
I also went with the Acerbis...
Forum: Regional forums 03-03-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 49,967
Posted By Santa
I'll try to wake the Arrgh crew here.

I'll try to wake the Arrgh crew here.
Forum: Regional forums 03-01-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 49,967
Posted By Santa
Black shirt here.

Black shirt here.
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,812,582
Posted By Santa
Indeed so due to the design of the actuating...

Indeed so due to the design of the actuating mechanism.
Continue onward.
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,812,582
Posted By Santa
The brake rod always pulls the lever on the hub...

The brake rod always pulls the lever on the hub forward.
There is no push. Go press the brake and see.

Mounting the lever on the hub above the swingarm gives clearance and a measure of protection...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 426,879
Posted By Santa
I still need to obtain a part, I will PM you...

I still need to obtain a part, I will PM you then.
Thank you very much sir.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 426,879
Posted By Santa
I'm looking for a moto machinist in the SF bay...

I'm looking for a moto machinist in the SF bay area.
I need some machine work on a drum brake backing plate.
The guys I have talked to are not interested in small MC related jobs.
Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 228,268
Posted By Santa
Got it. I'll wait for the new Lynx. I am...

Got it.
I'll wait for the new Lynx.
I am excited to get this installed.
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,812,582
Posted By Santa
I have posted a front fender and stock windscreen...

I have posted a front fender and stock windscreen in Flea Market.
Forum: Vendors 01-02-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 228,268
Posted By Santa
I'm just about ready to pull the trigger. Good...

I'm just about ready to pull the trigger.
Good to hear about the updated Lynx prior to doing do.
Do you have a teaser photo available?
Forum: Vendors 12-31-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 228,268
Posted By Santa
I am looking at one of these for my Transalp...

I am looking at one of these for my Transalp based adv bike.
I have a question, So the ABS dash seems to bolt to the top triple using the handlebar riser mount bolts like in this picture
below.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,451
Posted By Santa
Yes, that is a good one for sure. I'm getting...

Yes, that is a good one for sure.
I'm getting thirsty, 5 more hours on the clock here.
I plan to bring chips and salsa, maybe somethin else...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,451
Posted By Santa
I will be there for sure.

I will be there for sure.
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,812,582
Posted By Santa
So, watch those chains guys. We need a...

So, watch those chains guys.

We need a little PSA here, someone with a stock TA should post a photo of what correct chain tension looks like.
I cannot as my bike has the AT swingarm.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,639
Posted By Santa
Aerostich one piece for 12 years now. I commute...

Aerostich one piece for 12 years now.
I commute Oakley to SSF so I know what you mean about the fog.
I find the one piece is warmer than my two piece suits.

The suit is warmer than you would...
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