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Old 04-20-2013, 04:29 PM   #4171
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Looks like it had the shit beat out of it. $700 tops and thats before I noticed it needs a new rear wheel... Also like mentioned nothing about year or mileage.
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Old 04-21-2013, 07:47 AM   #4172
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Old 04-22-2013, 04:56 AM   #4173
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Old 04-22-2013, 08:13 AM   #4174
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Transalp.

http://miami.craigslist.org/pbc/mcy/3735680809.html

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Old 04-24-2013, 03:07 PM   #4175
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School me on the Transalp.

People seem to love them.

How does it compare to say a Wee-Strom? In all areas, on-road, off-road, commuting, touring etc.

People love them, but I've never ridden one and I'm curious, is it all a cult bike thing, or are they really that good?
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Old 04-24-2013, 03:29 PM   #4176
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These seem to be cult bikes for some reason--never ridden one, so maybe I just "don't get it." But here's a mighty clean example for $1699:
http://pensacola.craigslist.org/mcy/3762115088.html

Prolly would be a lotta fun riding the little beastie out to Escribano...
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Old 04-24-2013, 03:50 PM   #4177
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School me on the Transalp.

People seem to love them.

How does it compare to say a Wee-Strom? In all areas, on-road, off-road, commuting, touring etc.

People love them, but I've never ridden one and I'm curious, is it all a cult bike thing, or are they really that good?

Having owned a pristine '89 Transalp and an '05 WeeStrom, I'll provide this unbiased observation.

The WeeStom has a more powerful motor, more modern brakes and suspension.

The Transalp has much less wind buffeting and, in my humble opinion, is about a hundred times better looking.

My old bike is in the PAR family and is still a looker. As much as I enjoyed the functionality of my WeeStrom, I don't ever remember glancing back over my shoulder for a second look at the end of a ride......
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Old 04-25-2013, 07:14 AM   #4178
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I think the reason for the cult-ish aspect now in the US is rarity, coupled with the target audience finally showing up 20+ years late. IIRC The TA was brought to US in '89, and flopped badly (despite being popular competition to GS, Tenere, DR-BIG etc in the rest of the world). Chalk that up to the US market not yet knowing WTF "adventure touring" was about, i guess.

Good TA market discussion here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=548009
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Old 04-25-2013, 09:40 AM   #4179
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http://gainesville.craigslist.org/mcy/3756363021.html

Older xr600r but comes with a street title
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Old 04-25-2013, 10:19 AM   #4180
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I love how people take the pics right after washing the bike.
I bet those plastics are faded as hell. Notice the slight pink tint to the fenders.. lol
Fair price if it runs well though I think. Anything less would basically be giving it away.
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:17 PM   #4181
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http://gainesville.craigslist.org/mcy/3756363021.html

Older xr600r but comes with a street title
That's an XL. Not as good as suspension. And, earlier model motors had some issues with oil in the top ends (later remedied in 85 with first generation XR600s; idea was there was enough volume of oil, but insufficient pressure to probably lubricate).

With that said, I have an 86 XR600R with a plate that I'm trying to sell. Would sell to an inmate at that price. And, comes with a few extras. Way more of a dirt worthy dual sport.
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:22 PM   #4182
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Cooler full of tilefish, KLR priced!
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Old 04-25-2013, 04:17 PM   #4183
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Cooler full of tilefish, KLR priced!
It's only a few months old, that fish. Sure it's aged well.
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Old 04-25-2013, 04:21 PM   #4184
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That cooler will never, ever, be the same. The only thing it would be good for now is chum.
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Old 04-25-2013, 07:24 PM   #4185
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Deleted. Prolly just as well, I don't think I needed to see it. Curiosity, though, is a disease.
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