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Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 91,578
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Posted By TDY
Do you have a bathroom scale a tape measure and...

Do you have a bathroom scale a tape measure and some wood working clamps? Clamp the spring to the scale so as you tighten the clamps the spring compresses and and scale reads the force. Measure the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 91,578
Views: 17,056,355
Posted By TDY
I get only 2.75" of rider sag out of 12" of...

I get only 2.75" of rider sag out of 12" of travel and the preload is not something that can easily be changed on these dual chamber forks, if at all. The previous owner of the front end, perhaps a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 91,578
Views: 17,056,355
Posted By TDY
The normal way to select a spring involves...

The normal way to select a spring involves getting on the bike and measuring the sag. The preload (if it's adjustable) can compensate to correct this sag but that only puts you at the correct ride...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 91,578
Views: 17,056,355
Posted By TDY
RMZ fork springs

I did the RMZ front end swap on my DR at the beginning of last riding season and all has gone well other than that the springs that came from the donor RMZ are too stiff for me. I was wondering if...
Forum: Canada 10-02-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 138,132
Posted By TDY
Heather's Fall Charity Ride, Oct 6

Heather's Fall Charity ride on Sun., Oct. 6. Come and join on us this scenic ride which travels over twisty gravel, dirt and paved roads. There are 2 large loops- one north of highway 7 and the...
Forum: Canada 10-02-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8,054
Views: 479,460
Posted By TDY
Heather's Fall Charity Ride, Oct 6

Heather's Fall Charity ride on Sun., Oct. 6. Come and join on us this scenic ride which travels over twisty gravel, dirt and paved roads. There are 2 large loops- one north of highway 7 and the...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
That's odd, I thought I replied to your question...

That's odd, I thought I replied to your question but I must have hit the wrong button. Yes we will try to email the tracks tonight
Forum: Canada 08-31-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,910
Posted By TDY
Would anyone happen to have a spare rear sprocket...

Would anyone happen to have a spare rear sprocket carrier bearing dust seal? I need one today or tomorrow for a ride on Monday and can't find one in time.
Forum: Canada 08-31-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8,054
Views: 479,460
Posted By TDY
I need a seal

I goofed. I forgot to buy a new dust seal for the rear sprocket carrier bearing on my DR650. The new bearing is installed but I can't find the seal in stock anywhere. the seal is 52mm OD 34mm ID 6mm...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
I think a guided tour to Alaska sounds great and...

I think a guided tour to Alaska sounds great and only $100
Forum: Canada 08-21-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
I have already placed an ordered for rain Sept 5...

I have already placed an ordered for rain Sept 5 and good riding weather September 6, 7, & 8. I'll probably pay for it later though.
Forum: Canada 08-17-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Me thinks Randy wants a discount at the boogie...

Me thinks Randy wants a discount at the boogie next year. Send a few more riders my way and it just might work!
Forum: Canada 08-16-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
So, buls4evr, what did you find out about your...

So, buls4evr, what did you find out about your license plate in Ontario? This could be good information for others wanting to bring a bike up from the US.

The ride has been finalized now and we...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Hi buls4evr, I don't know the legality of your...

Hi buls4evr,
I don't know the legality of your plates or stickers in Ontario. You would almost certainly be able to participate in the Calabogie Boogie trail ride where we only require what we call...
Forum: Canada 08-07-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
accommodations available

I understand there is an event at the Calabogie Motorsport Park the same weekend so it may be very difficult to find a room. Dwight just sent me a note and asked me to publish it here. (He's not on...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
I find it better to follow tracks on my old 60Cx...

I find it better to follow tracks on my old 60Cx because of the detail available from a track and the fact that I can see multiple tracks of various colours at the same time making it easy to see...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Not until much closer to event day, probably just...

Not until much closer to event day, probably just a few days before. I'm still planning it these days. I will have my laptop at the event for on the spot uploads.
Forum: Canada 07-24-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
You can do passive or active navigation with your...

You can do passive or active navigation with your GPS but the terminology is a bit confusing as it seems the Zumo converts all the tracks to routes anyway. I found a discussion about it HERE...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
What model of GPS do you have?

What model of GPS do you have?
Forum: Canada 07-22-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
GPS file navigation

The issue with the Calabogie boogie GPS tracks is that the tracks cross each other so with passive navigation it is imperative that you not display the afternoon tracks in the morning or vice versa....
Forum: Canada 07-22-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8,054
Views: 479,460
Posted By TDY
Could you tell me where exactly the downed trees...

Could you tell me where exactly the downed trees are? I'm already sweeping this year's route and since much of it is the same I need to know what needs clearing.
Forum: Canada 07-22-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Pre-ride report

A new front tire and tube installed and I'm ready to ride. I got out for a short loop of event pre-riding yesterday. What a beautiful day! I was riding the day-one extender option that will fit in...
Forum: Canada 07-12-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Pre-riding for the event was cut a bit short last...

Pre-riding for the event was cut a bit short last night as I had a front flat tire. Fortunately it was a slow leak and I was able to ride back slowly with just a few stops to add air. Turns out it...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
I just edited my first post as you were typing....

I just edited my first post as you were typing. Sorry for the confusion.

The Calabogie Boogie has been a trail ride for over 23 years and I have run a D-S ride in conjunction with it for the last...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
OK, a Jeep with one front wheel missing. ...

OK, a Jeep with one front wheel missing.

:hide
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
This thread is devoted to the Calabogie Boogie...

This thread is devoted to the Calabogie Boogie Dual Sport ride. The D-S ride is entirely different from the Trail ride. The D-S ride shares the Boogie's name, entry fees, start location, Saturday's...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Cool! We've never had a sidehack on the Boogie...

Cool! We've never had a sidehack on the Boogie before. The ride doesn't use any single track other than the occasional go-around in the woods for a water hole so you'll fit. My concern is with the...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Accommodations?

On a more serious note, how would everyone like to deal with accommodations for this event in the future. For this year it may be too late with everyone all over the place as we scramble for the last...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
I'll make a special version of the GPS file just...

I'll make a special version of the GPS file just for yamafitter. It would have to include Bank St. 417, and everyone's favourite King Edward Ave.:eek1
Forum: Canada 07-04-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
It's about time we have a dry Boogie so I'll...

It's about time we have a dry Boogie so I'll place an order for just a bit of rain at night to keep the dust down. You're welcome to join the D-S ride again either way.
Forum: Canada 07-04-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Gps

BTW, you don't need a GPS to enjoy this ride. Although it is a GPS guided ride and the tracks are easy to follow you could chose to follow one of our lead rider volunteers and leave the navigation to...
Forum: Canada 07-04-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Q. How many hours would you like to ride each day...

Q. How many hours would you like to ride each day of the Boogie?

I'm planning the Sunday ride now, at present it's looking like 3.5 hours before lunch then 1 hour of fun pavement back to the start...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Quit?

Quit?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-02-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,122
Views: 160,535
Posted By TDY
Yes, Thanks Ted I'm in for next year. ...

Yes, Thanks Ted
I'm in for next year.




Is it June Yet?
Forum: Canada 07-02-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Thanks for the endorsement Randy. Let me know...

Thanks for the endorsement Randy. Let me know when you can make it up this way and I'll find some fun roads and trails for you to ride.

The pre-riding for the event has officially started....
Forum: Canada 06-29-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 138,132
Posted By TDY
I think most of you follow the "Looking for some...

I think most of you follow the "Looking for some Ottawa..." Thread but just in case I'll post here as well.

I want to announce the Calabogie Boogie Dual Sport ride September 7 and 8, 2013.
The...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
I have a few surprises for this year but it's...

I have a few surprises for this year but it's getting harder and harder to find anything better than what was on last year's ride. Then again it doesn't need to be much different since it all worked...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8,054
Views: 479,460
Posted By TDY
Spamming alert!

I just wanted to interrupt the conversation here long enough to announce the Calabogie Boogie Dual Sport ride September 7 and 8, 2013.
The ride has options to satisfy all dual sport and adventure...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Accomodations

Reminder: Unless you are local to Calabogie you may wish to secure accommodations for Friday and Saturday night. There is primitive camping available in the field at the start location but there is...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,114
Posted By TDY
Calabogie Boogie Dual Sport Ride Sept 7 & 8

The (BMA) Bytown Motorcycle Association's Calabogie Boogie once again is offering awesome GPS Dual Sport rides in conjunction with its famous 2 day trail ride. Anyone with a blue plated bike is...
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