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Forum: Beasts 06-17-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
I've had some success with Lings Honda also...

I've had some success with Lings Honda also (www.lingshondaparts.com (http://www.lingshondaparts.com))
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
Its great to have a day off. I'll start off...

Its great to have a day off.

I'll start off with a a pic that's a couple weeks old of the new rear wheel/brake setup.
...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
awesome. Thanks for the help, Zach. I've...

awesome. Thanks for the help, Zach.

I've not got my rear brake reservoir and brake line routing issues resolved. I have a 650 rear caliper and wheel with a 600 swingarm. The 650 rear brake...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
I have been studying and pondering my rear brake...

I have been studying and pondering my rear brake setup, particularly hose routing:

Does anyone have good pics of:

how the reservoir is mounted
how the hose to the reservoir is routed
how...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
Front wheel with brake discs and calipers...

Front wheel with brake discs and calipers installed and all fits!
http://i383.photobucket.com/albums/oo275/atownpanther54/transalp%20restoration/P1012884.jpg
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
Nope, US spec is a 2-position switch. HeadLight...

Nope, US spec is a 2-position switch. HeadLight is one any time the key is on. I had wondered if Euro-spec had a 3rd switch position.




Maybe I was a little unclear. I already have a rear...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
Maybe this is a dumb question but how does it...

Maybe this is a dumb question but how does it work, when is it on?
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
Great, I've got almost a whole 650 rear brake...

Great, I've got almost a whole 650 rear brake setup. I know I need a disc and it looks like i'll need the little spacers that go on either side. I hope those dont end up being too hard to find.
...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
Now the QUESTIONS so far: 1. Does anybody...

Now the QUESTIONS so far:

1. Does anybody have a good idea how to thoroughly clean the outside of the engine? It doesnt need but a couple small areas of paint touch up but it definitely needs the...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
i have been working some but not posting. so...

i have been working some but not posting. so here's a catch up:

The bike is now dissasembled down to just a frame + swingarm + forks & handlebars.

The 650 Transalp forks and brake calipers...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
yeah, it only has about 35000 miles and is not in...

yeah, it only has about 35000 miles and is not in terrible shape (mechanically it is just fine), lots of little annoying stuff, mostly. I just want to give it a major refresh.

A Transalp in the...
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
First, all the body work comes off, and the plan...

First, all the body work comes off, and the plan is to mock up and make sure than my modifications fit and will work before we strip everything down for cleaning/painting/etc. I decided to start...
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By jonesy54
Another Transalp Resto-thread

Wow. Its been a while. Good to be back.

Maybe this belongs in the Transalp Modifications (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39170) thread, but, we'll see...

...its been a long, long...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
I grew up in SC, between Greenville and Augusta...

I grew up in SC, between Greenville and Augusta and lived in east Texas for 4 years before moving to East TN. Weather-wise, I love East TN. Yeah the summers can be hot but like mb said, it actually...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
our map is now up to date! :clap

our map is now up to date!
:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-20-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
sorry about the map guys. Work's been keeping me...

sorry about the map guys. Work's been keeping me pretty busy lately. I'll try to catch up over the next couple weeks...things slow down a lot for Christmas.

It goes a lot faster if there are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
and thats a kart on the sign there...

and thats a kart on the sign there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,393
Posted By jonesy54
+1 great test though, thanks for posting...

+1

great test though, thanks for posting this up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,126
Posted By jonesy54
I guess if the owners in question paid for their...

I guess if the owners in question paid for their bikes they technically deserve them. Notice I called them "owners" and not "riders" as they clearly do not fall into that category.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,500
Posted By jonesy54
+1

+1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
ooo ooo, pick me! I know that one just from the...

ooo ooo, pick me!
I know that one just from the picture. Used to go their several times a summer as part of my previous situation of employment. Great tag, Got a pretty good story for whenever it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,102
Posted By jonesy54
I'll be off to a buddies wedding in Waynesville...

I'll be off to a buddies wedding in Waynesville NC but you should definitely not miss the section of hwy 30 between hwy 64 in Ocoee and hwy 411 Etowah. Its a good stretch.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
its like you were looking over my shoulder or...

its like you were looking over my shoulder or something...

actually at first i was trying to find houses related to specific famous southern ladies.
Then i tried the plantation route...
then...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
correction, i just googlemapped it and the G says...

correction, i just googlemapped it and the G says its about 3 and a half hours one way if I avoid I-40. gonna have to let this one pass or wait till a weekend. :(

i guess i'm not as hardcore as...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
googleventure #2 was the charm for me. I...

googleventure #2 was the charm for me.

I also dont know when I'll be able to make it up there, probly about a 4 hr round trip for me and working 10hr days makes home time and sleep a premium....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2009, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
glad this is moving again. your tag seems...

glad this is moving again.

your tag seems like it ought to be fairly easy but DANG i am stumped. I hope somebody else can figure it out. All my google paths have gone nowhere.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
sorry mb... i was pretty lame this weekend. ...

sorry mb...
i was pretty lame this weekend. It being set to the heat of 10,000 suns outside didnt help eather.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
I think i've got it figured out...it would be...

I think i've got it figured out...it would be friday before i could ride that far. we'll see...


this game will pick up eventually. it hasnt been around long enough to have a lot of steam yet....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
+1 plus thats what these tags here do. one...

+1

plus thats what these tags here do. one sits for a while and then it moves 2 or 3 times and then sits a while...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,146
Posted By jonesy54
i share DevilNinjaDog's problem... Often in...

i share DevilNinjaDog's problem...

Often in my travels around TN and the Carolinas on the trusty 'Alp (or in my Subaru sometimes for that matter) I will run up on the old pickup/sedan/insert car...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
post it up. I've had to work the last several...

post it up. I've had to work the last several weekends (including this one) and am itchin to ride.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
glad to see a little life here again... I...

glad to see a little life here again...

I say put the tag where you want to. If there are people in the northern part of the state who are serious about playing they are more than welcome to come...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 16,240
Posted By jonesy54
I leave mine in gear at every stop. 1....

I leave mine in gear at every stop.

1. for a speedy getaway/dodge-a-cage if necessary
2. because I only put my left foot down. I leave my right on the rear brake.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2009, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
say it isnt so!

our tag o rama might be dying.

hopefully it'll pick back up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,463
Posted By jonesy54
happens to me on the Transalp too. especially...

happens to me on the Transalp too. especially when i wear my blue/silver Hein Gericke jacket.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
went for a new brakes shakedown test ride...

went for a new brakes shakedown test ride yesterday and got caught in a storm. I didnt have any rain type gear on so i was up on the bluff on pine creek road in the pouring down rain, lightning and...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17,207
Views: 5,040,362
Posted By jonesy54
thanks! I really had no idea. I guess ill let...

thanks! I really had no idea.
I guess ill let these ones im watching pass on by for $450.
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17,207
Views: 5,040,362
Posted By jonesy54
"Ratalp".... Nice touch Quick...

"Ratalp".... Nice touch



Quick question and then you can return to your regularly scheduled programming.
What is a good price for a pair of 650 TA front forks? I'm watching ebay and trying...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 179,656
Posted By jonesy54
rainy ride i see.

rainy ride i see.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,157
Posted By jonesy54
dang. all my ideas have already been said. ...

dang.

all my ideas have already been said. suspension, brakes, gas tank, serviceability, dealer/aftermarket support.

maybe a truly comfy long distance seat that does not register on the Mohs...
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