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I know Transalp's are legendary for their high mileage accumulation, and am interested in quantifying this to see how many miles you guys have clocked up. I believe the engine is roughly the same across all variants (600, 650, 700) so hopefully the high mileages on early models will eventually be repeated by the newer bikes.

I'll start off with my 2009 700 having 18000 miles :)
 
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2000 transalp. 19500 miles. Not missed a beat and runs beautifully.
 

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'52 Plate 650 58,500 miles and climbing had it two years and confirm bullet proof .... :thumbup:
 

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2010 transalp 700(12 weeks old) done 1700 miles but doing 2 days round wales this weekend so can add another 500 miles to that.
 

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After seeing all the other peeps posting thier mileage, with no probs... feel a bit guilty of posting this... or am I just unlucky.... mines a '88 Alp with just over 46k on the clock, and would have said same as everyone else about it being bullet proof except for when the crank bearing's went on it lately.... but apart from that it's a great bike, very capable, with plenty of gut's...

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almost 20,000 miles added to mine in two and a bit years..

4 rear tyres, 3 front about 8 oil and filter changes 1 new chain and sprockets.

no repairs needed as of yet(except heated grip tinkered with)

all in all a sound reliable workhorse:thumbup:
 

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TA 700 - May 2008 - 27000km
Besides change of tyres (front 24000km -rear 21000km) everything still original!.
No regrets what so ever.

Enjoy
 

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1993 Audi A6 - 252 000 miles when I sold it and nothing wrong. Not a mark of rust anywhere, engine still strong, everything still worked.

We have ways of making cars - nicht wahr?
 

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1993 Audi A6 - 252 000 miles when I sold it and nothing wrong. Not a mark of rust anywhere, engine still strong, everything still worked.

We have ways of making cars - nicht wahr?
Great stuff almost as good as some toyota's!--------

but two wheels too many ;)

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2008 TransAlp 700 - 24,500 miles. Mechanically fine, but 2 winters and Honda's reduced build quality have meant lots of bits being replaced under warranty.

If we're sticking with Engine variants, then;

1986 NTV 600 sold with 90,000 miles on the clock - nothing but consumables and a silencer but a grumbly shaft

1996 NTV 650 sold with 80,000 miles on the clock - just consumables and a silencer
 

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1st '97 Transalp - 34,000 (4,000 already on when I bought it)
2nd '97 Transalp - 36,000 (12,000 already on when I bought it)
Both fault -free apart from clutch on 2nd bike :thumbup:

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1988 transalp.bought at about 100000km,now has over the 140000. changed the valvestem seals .new rings and speedo drive. Running sweet.:thumb:
 

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This thread brought something else to mind for me its not transalp mileage (hope you don't mind) but its the highest mileage bike I have ever known ------- In 1988 I went to yugoslavia with a party of bikers led by a man called Stuart Jenkinson, he rode a vincent black prince which he bought new in the 1950s.
His vinny had covered 420,000 miles and one of the big ends was still original! he was 62 at the time and he told me he was hoping to clock up the half million before he packed in riding, I never did know if he managed it.
My bike at the time was a ex constabulary BMW R80RT which cruised down the autobahn in germany at a good 90MPH, Stuart passed me doing a good 30MPH faster! mind you everything else passed me as well including a transporter van


Chris
 
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