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  1. TET North - Anyone tried it on an Alp?

    Transalp
    Guess the title says it all; have you Alp owners tried the TET North (Tynemouth to the Lakes area, via Hexham, Alston etc.) Wondering if it's a little too much for the Alp? Eveyone is telling me a CRF250L or Rally // WR250 is the better choice! Cheers D
  2. YSS Rear Shock on 600 Alp - Anyone tried one?

    Transalp
    Thinking of spoiling the old machine and replacing the 21year old rear shock. The YSS units that Wemoto sell seem to get great reports when fitted to the little CRF250L, so I was thinking of trying one out. Anyone on here tried one on a 600 Alp? I have prices up a Wilbers for it as well -...
  3. 650 Alp weight and known issues

    Transalp
    Hi all, Does anyone know the actual real wet weight of the 650 Alp? Ive got all kinds from 191kg to 225kg!!! Also, anyone aware of any 'known' issues wiht the 650 or things I should be aware of if buying? Cheers all, much thanks! D
  4. Is this normal on the 650 Alp????

    Transalp
    Just wondering if this is normal on a 650 Alp - there seems to be a serial / engine / VIN number party visible on the clocks - Not sure what or why it’s like that you’d think the entire number should be seen????
  5. Cat-Converter for free.

    Transalp
    My 700 Alp has now been gone for 4 months and during a clean out of the garden shed I came across the original cat box that I removed. I also have the Honda touring screen that came with the bike. If anyone is interested in taking these off my hands then they are yours for free. They will need...
  6. For Sale: Transalp 700 Top box and mount

    For Sale / Wanted
    Genuine Honda large top box.white with blue centre (easy to paint to match you bike) Backrest pad,two keys and has mounting plate and all bolts. Was fitted to my 700 T.alp.Would fit many other models. £70 Based Wirral CH42. Cheers Dave
  7. Dragged out...

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Insured, taxed and dragged out of my brothers pigeon loft where it's been resting since early September last year (shocking, I know...) after a 24hr charge, dust the bloom of, kick the tyres, prime the carb & she started first prod. Yay, great to be back out on an Alp [emoji41] Sent from my...
  8. Local Ride for me - Glencoe

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    600 Alp - Loaded test run Well, after over 400 miles since yesterday morning, I think I can safely say that the 21 year old Alp is fairly sorted. Took a 120 mile run over to the Red Squirrel camp site at Glencoe Saturday morning and met up with a fellow Alp rider. Red Squirrel camp site...
  9. Wanted: 600 Alp After Market Exhaust Wanted

    For Sale / Wanted
    Got the Alp on the road today and I'm already missing the throb from an after market exhasut can fitted to a V-Twin engine. Had a Laser Pro-Duro on my last one and the sound was wonderous :D:thumbup: So . . . . . anyone got a half decent exhasut can for a 600 alp that they'd be happy to part...
  10. Recovered alp rebuild project

    Transalp
    Following the theft and subsequent recovery last March of my old transalp 600 (in pieces). I'm now gearing up for a project. I have most big parts from my alp here with a frame from a bike a friend broke for spares. As this will never be/feel like the same bike it was, I'm planning a few...
  11. 600 Alp No 2 - Oily Rag Refurb in photo's

    Transalp
    Photos of my Alps strip down, clean, oily rag refurb & rebuild . . . Before . . . . on the day of purchase actually Don't you just luv a nice clean rim? :rolleyes: 10k / 20 years miles of chain crud Front end work commences Front end rebuild in progress Heavy Duty crash...
  12. Wanted: 600 Transalp Centre Stand

    For Sale / Wanted
    Has anyone out there got an un-wanted centre stand for a 600 Alp (mines a '98 model, but earlier ones should fit)? Checked with that excellent source of new Honda parts, David Silvers, and apparently the stand is no longer available. The after market availability of a stand is very patchy as...
  13. Chain and sprocket life

    Transalp
    My 04 650 alp has clocked 31,400 miles from new and is still on the original chain and sprockets, I know the green zone wear indicator will only be a guide to chain life but in the five mil. width the green has I still have one point five mil. left. Also the difference in chain play only varies...
  14. Tools needed to stirp TA

    Transalp
    Hi All, I'm doing a quick trip to Brisbane to pick up a doner Trans Alp and need to pull front end and swing arm / rear wheel off to fit on a pallet for shipping to Darwin. I will be cutting the frame to fit it on as the frame is bent and i have a spare. Just after some info on what tools i may...
  15. 700 engine stall.

    Transalp
    I took my 2008 700 Alp out today for a 30--40 miles run seeing as the sun was shining, at last. After a not too hard a thrashing whilst heading home I rode through the local town. Whilst amongst the slow traffic I thought it sounded a bit lumpy once or twice. A quick blip of the throttle seemed...
  16. Transalp 700 brake pads

    Transalp
    Just had the Alp pass its mot with a couple of expected advisorys. 1. Wear on rear tyre and 2. Front brake pads worn. Me and 3 mates are doing the NC 500 in May so now is a good time to get the bike fettled up. Been looking at getting some Goldfren ceramic carbon pads with sintered metal in...
  17. I'm back, with a 650

    Transalp
    Hello, I have been off this forum for a few years as I traded my 700 Alp for a 650GS and then a CRF250M, but have decided now as there is nothing as good as a Transalp, I had to go back to the one I loved! Received my 55 plate XL650V today in the snow, and have started looking at what needs...
  18. What a difference an inch makes.

    Transalp
    I've had my 700 Alp for about 3 years now and have really grown to love it. One problem I've had though is that at high speed, 95 mph + the steering would get very light, especially whilst carrying camping equipment and a full top box. Whoever had the bike previously had dropped the forks about...
  19. 650 transalp front wheel issue

    Transalp
    Hi all, just asking.... my alp developed a "clicking" which initialy i thought was transmission related but have now established it is front end as it dissapears on using front brake. Especially notable on slow cornering. i am about to take the front wheel off and inspect wheel bearings and will...
  20. For Sale: Transalp 600 job lot of spares

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have sold my trusty Alp and have a whole bunch of spares I am offering here as a job lot before they go onto the Fleabay So here we go -JT chain a sprocket kit, 118 X-Ring chain, 47 rear, 15 front -JT 15t front sprocket -brake lever and clutch lever in black - 44806-KFO-000 Speedo drive...
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