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Forum: Equipment 08-26-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,352
Posted By Turbeau
I strongly looked at the Nomar/Cycle Hill. And...

I strongly looked at the Nomar/Cycle Hill. And settled on the Bitech Machine changer. It has all of the same quality parts as the Bitech, however the bead breaker is multi postion, meaning you can...
Forum: Canada 11-16-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,815
Posted By Turbeau
Sturgis Canada Version?

I heard from a buddy that plans were in the works for a "Sturgis North" to be held next summer. I didnt beleive him until I looked online

http://sturgisnorth.com/salmon_arm/hello-world/
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Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,124
Posted By Turbeau
I owned a 2006 for a few years. It was one of...

I owned a 2006 for a few years. It was one of the funnest bikes I have ever owned. Redline @ 3000. Huge torque!! Some of the downsides are its pathetic tank range. And the rear shock is easily...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Turbeau
2008 ZX14 Owner. Mirrors fold easily, dont...

2008 ZX14 Owner. Mirrors fold easily, dont forget if you change your barends and install a throttlemeister cruise control, you will gain about another inch overall. Just sayin.... If you have...
Forum: Canada 08-12-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By Turbeau
There was a HUGE landslide in the Lilooet Valley...

There was a HUGE landslide in the Lilooet Valley a few days ago, make sure it doesnt hinder your route.. Just sayin:1drink

HWY 99 is the most fun you can have on a bike with your clothes on!!
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,957
Posted By Turbeau
I have the Garage Strategies (Same as many other...

I have the Garage Strategies (Same as many other places) Lift. It is Taiwan made, but very sturdy. Grease nipples in all the propper places. I opted for the "W" or wide model, it has two 12" wide...
Forum: Canada 05-18-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,076
Posted By Turbeau
Any luck with the bike? I have a few friends in...

Any luck with the bike? I have a few friends in that area I can ask to hold onto it for you. Or even start making its way slowly to the border. I have a shop in FSJ (Oil patch stuff), and there...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Turbeau
I also own one, very good helmet for the $$ there...

I also own one, very good helmet for the $$ there are plenty of good deals out there right now. It has space in the ears for a bluetooth or headphones. Very happy with mine. It is a little on the...
Forum: Canada 03-13-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Turbeau
Any automotive performance parts dealer should be...

Any automotive performance parts dealer should be able to get you those. I'm pretty sure Dynomax makes them. I think I saw some like that at Crappy Tire as well. Magnaflow??. However you may have...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,164
Posted By Turbeau
These guys are in Canada, but I know they get...

These guys are in Canada, but I know they get their stuff from a company in Indiana.

I also have the same problem and considered one of these

http://www.garagestrategies.com/loftit.htm
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By Turbeau
Nope, I switched to Pirelli Diablo Corsa's front...

Nope, I switched to Pirelli Diablo Corsa's front and back
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By Turbeau
Nope, there is no change in frequency or...

Nope, there is no change in frequency or intensity. Right at 40mph I get 1 - 1.5" of movement at the bar ends. +/- 2mph there is nothing. When I get back to the shop I'm gonna check the balance,...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By Turbeau
I never put two and two together. I had the...

I never put two and two together. I had the wheels balanced at the dealer the last time:hack . I've since picked up a static balancer. I guess now is a good time to try it out. Thanks for the...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By Turbeau
Sorry my bad, I figured it might be the stearing...

Sorry my bad, I figured it might be the stearing head, when I changed the tire I checked for any obvious play, but your right it might need an inspection. It is a 2008 ZX14.
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By Turbeau
Wobble at specific speed

Good Day, Since its snowing out I thought I would catch up on some winter maintenance of the old girl. I ran into an issue at the end of last season. The bike has developed a wobble in the handle...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By Turbeau
XM Only, but after the merger, both share alot of...

XM Only, but after the merger, both share alot of the same programming. WHat you hear on sirrius you will hear on XM
Forum: Canada 06-26-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By Turbeau
When are you going? We have reservations there...

When are you going? We have reservations there next week, I can give you a full report on the 8th of July
Forum: Canada 06-26-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By Turbeau
++++1 !! Where abouts in Washington are you...

++++1 !!

Where abouts in Washington are you from?

Any road between Vernon, Creston, Kaslo, Revelstoke area is a safe bet. The Kaslo to New Denver then up to Revelstoke BC, You can come north...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,089
Posted By Turbeau
The wife and I got married down there April 20 in...

The wife and I got married down there April 20 in Punta Cana, Beautiful country, they always called it PuntaCanada... I was seriously looking at renting some bike but time wouldnt allow. Looks like...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,858
Posted By Turbeau
If you are in Fernie you need to check out the...

If you are in Fernie you need to check out the old growth forest... Huge cedar trees there and the perfect road for a dual sport... there is a hotel at the top, I cant remember the name of it,, you...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By Turbeau
Welcome from a fellow Albertan! You cant go wrong...

Welcome from a fellow Albertan! You cant go wrong anywhere west of you for a first ride. Just stay away from the big hiways like Hwy 1. I've been thinking about taking the Hiway 40 loop into...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,983
Posted By Turbeau
That is on my bucket list for sure. Fly...

That is on my bucket list for sure. Fly somewhere buy a bike and ride it back. Awsome!!!:clap
Forum: Canada 03-25-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 973
Posted By Turbeau
The same you would take as if you were flying. ...

The same you would take as if you were flying. They will ask to see your passport, proof of I.D. They may ask if you have anything to declare ( Weapons, banned stuff like fruit, etc ) and how long...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,605
Posted By Turbeau
If your looking for a bike to tour far and wide...

If your looking for a bike to tour far and wide on, but still roll the eyes back in your head consider a zx14 or busa, or connie.. all very capable tourers, with mind blowing performance
Forum: Canada 02-26-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By Turbeau
The Icefeilds parkway will be Ok. There will be...

The Icefeilds parkway will be Ok. There will be some snow left over late May. Some years it hasnt been open until June. The hiway is paved the entire way. You can check the Parks Canada Website. The...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,843
Posted By Turbeau
08 ZX14 checking in.. Perfect supersports tourer....

08 ZX14 checking in.. Perfect supersports tourer. Added a double bubble and some soft saddle bags.
Forum: Canada 01-25-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,627
Posted By Turbeau
Sounds like you turn em into lesbian connectors. ...

Sounds like you turn em into lesbian connectors. Try to price out tounges to join em:evil
Forum: Canada 01-09-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,037
Posted By Turbeau
I have put plates on many bikes before I got my...

I have put plates on many bikes before I got my licencse. To register a vehicle you only need proof of ownership and insurance. Now I dont know what the "new legislation" will change, but I rode...
Forum: Canada 12-01-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,333
Posted By Turbeau
HERE HERE!!! I like that!!

HERE HERE!!! I like that!!
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Turbeau
To this ...

To this
http://www.bikepics.com/pictures/1491128/
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Turbeau
Angus, Not really an ST per say, but my...

Angus,

Not really an ST per say, but my fave besides the 14 had to be my Yamaha MT-01. 1670cc V Twin naked with R-1 Suspension. ( I dont think they are around south of the border) Unfortunatly I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Turbeau
Speaking as a current owner of a ZX14, congrats...

Speaking as a current owner of a ZX14, congrats on the purchase!! You wont regret it. My 14 is hands down the best "Super Sports Tourer" I have ever owned!!! Banged off several 600 mile days on her...
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