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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2014, 03:29 PM
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Posted By canadius_maximus
Nicely - and functionally "adventurized" :clap ...

Nicely - and functionally "adventurized" :clap

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Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 36,731
Posted By canadius_maximus
iPad ...

Looking around at used iPad Minis ... and am assuming I'll need one with data (4G), correct?

Looking to make a low cost entry ...

cheers,

cm
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 48,639
Posted By canadius_maximus
Been travelling and missed some of the recent...

Been travelling and missed some of the recent updates.

Glad you're home - at least to the extent that your recovery is underway. Living in a rainy region, I can appreciate the dismal wetness...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19,780
Views: 2,290,472
Posted By canadius_maximus
Rim Locks

Yes ... as always, late to this party also ...

Have never used rim locks on either this or my previous DS bike, but figure it can't but help off road. So, with Christmas not far away, and getting...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19,780
Views: 2,290,472
Posted By canadius_maximus
Interesting - I didn't know that could be...

Interesting - I didn't know that could be adjusted ... time to dig out the orange and black mini suitcase and get the manual out ...

thanks!

cm
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19,780
Views: 2,290,472
Posted By canadius_maximus
Speedo/Odometer error

Hello!

So, having gotten the RalllyBlitz App (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=936183)


And also having my Garmin C60 on for some time, I finally took note of how they compared to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 229,008
Posted By canadius_maximus
Thanks Andy - some good ideas there. And agreed,...

Thanks Andy - some good ideas there. And agreed, a very clean, tight setup. Maybe a bit too tight on the radio's power cord, though ... :lol3

Thanks for posting. Having some ideas will speed...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 229,008
Posted By canadius_maximus
Thanks Carlos - I had emailed him about that very...

Thanks Carlos - I had emailed him about that very option, but (uncharacteristically for him) I've not heard back yet. Maybe busy with the Dakar LC-450 project ... don't know.

I accept that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 229,008
Posted By canadius_maximus
cockpit upgrade

So to set the stage, my setup started as an EVO 1 tanks + EVO 1 Adventure fairing, and have since upgraded the tanks, but kept the EVO1 fairing.

Looks thus:
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 1,454,150
Posted By canadius_maximus
Remembrance Day 2014

Great pics Slide.

From what I can infer from your garage, you appear to have had a pretty rewarding career in the USMC. Well done. For my part, I had numerous opportunities to work with Marines on...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 48,639
Posted By canadius_maximus
Nooooo .... :eek1 I'm so sorry to hear...

Nooooo .... :eek1

I'm so sorry to hear that Nick ... :cry

Heal up - let us know how you get on.

cheers,

CM
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 48,639
Posted By canadius_maximus
Glad you're ok, Nick. Travel safe! ...

Glad you're ok, Nick.

Travel safe!

CM
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 428,884
Posted By canadius_maximus
Great pics - thanks for posting them here! ...

Great pics - thanks for posting them here!

Well done RR ...

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Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 1,454,150
Posted By canadius_maximus
Great pic!!! It's great when they greet...

Great pic!!!

It's great when they greet you after the ride, too!

...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19,780
Views: 2,290,472
Posted By canadius_maximus
The full graphic kits? Yes, too rich for my blood...

The full graphic kits? Yes, too rich for my blood I'm afraid. And the styling was a bit too busy for my taste.

As to the tank-only unmarked graphics kits, I dont' see where on the RR site they...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19,780
Views: 2,290,472
Posted By canadius_maximus
Separate from the "graphics" kits that were...

Separate from the "graphics" kits that were referenced, what I think visualizerent has on there is RR's included/stock unpainted tank decal. I got a set with my orange EVO 2 tanks - and if you don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,113
Posted By canadius_maximus
Unless you have tons of space, I agree it's...

Unless you have tons of space, I agree it's probably overkill.

I use one of these:
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 428,884
Posted By canadius_maximus
Indeed. Not to be too p(r)iggish about it, but...

Indeed. Not to be too p(r)iggish about it, but it's a bit of an affront to the building of this community's members' esprit-de-corps to not post Bacon's updates here. Not that I'm against him getting...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,210
Posted By canadius_maximus
Now that you've spelled out your parameters a bit...

Now that you've spelled out your parameters a bit more, it's easier to see what you're after. My gut tells me you'd be happier with the lighter weight / off-road worthiness tradeoff you'd get by...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 1,454,150
Posted By canadius_maximus
Happy B-day, Lee. :clap Nice bike, nicer...

Happy B-day, Lee. :clap

Nice bike, nicer plane! But I'm a plane freak ... :rofl

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Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 1,454,150
Posted By canadius_maximus
Decent price, almost no miles, lots of good value...

Decent price, almost no miles, lots of good value mods - I think that owner has babied it, and if with shipping you can get it for 8K, you're doing pretty good.

What else to do with it? Depends on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19,780
Views: 2,290,472
Posted By canadius_maximus
Huh, Not familiar with the AS unit, but...

Huh,

Not familiar with the AS unit, but the Touratech unit has that rubber bumper. That said, I've heard of some of them failing in similar places too - so while the bumper may help on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,210
Posted By canadius_maximus
Oh but you are ... your sig says so! :deal :lol3 ...

Oh but you are ... your sig says so! :deal :lol3

Nice to bump into you again WW, hope you're having a good fall, and you've made some good points to the OP. A DR, with a small fairing, could do...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19,780
Views: 2,290,472
Posted By canadius_maximus
So Nick, what you're basically saying, is that...

So Nick, what you're basically saying, is that you're loaded up on crack! :lol3

Joking aside - have you posted/checked/searched on the "690 luggage" thread? ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,210
Posted By canadius_maximus
Hello WK, I faced a similar dilemma, wanting...

Hello WK,

I faced a similar dilemma, wanting that similar "light enough dirtworthy bike that's still good for long distances" conundrum - and in the end, I did choose the 690 Enduro R.

So,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 48,639
Posted By canadius_maximus
With an oil named with the word "Puto", given...

With an oil named with the word "Puto", given we're talking Latin America, best keep an open mind ... :lol3

Awesome pics and report Nick - glad you're enjoying yourself! :freaky

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Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,124
Posted By canadius_maximus
I should add - that since it's now a primarily an...

I should add - that since it's now a primarily an EVO 2 setup, I'd recommend either noting that in the title of the build, or at least including a more updated photo.

No biggie, it's just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,124
Posted By canadius_maximus
Thanks Cristian. I'm flattered you'd ask, since...

Thanks Cristian. I'm flattered you'd ask, since I'm sure there are nicer / smarter builds out there than mine. I'm fine with it posted on your site.

CM
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 1,454,150
Posted By canadius_maximus
Nice setup there, genu ... assuming you've paired...

Nice setup there, genu ... assuming you've paired the RR tanks with an HDB fairing?

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Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19,780
Views: 2,290,472
Posted By canadius_maximus
Congrats on her new bike! At 5' 7.5", I'm...

Congrats on her new bike!

At 5' 7.5", I'm probably not much taller than she is, so I feel her pain.


My bike (bought used) came with a Kouba link - part of why I bought it, as it was one less...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 48,639
Posted By canadius_maximus
Amazing Nick! Much as I enjoyed Tulum, it...

Amazing Nick!

Much as I enjoyed Tulum, it really had a touristy feel to it. These photos make it look like you just discovered these ruins ...

thanks for the pics!

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Forum: Canada 10-24-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By canadius_maximus
Friggin kids these days ... they barge into your...

Friggin kids these days ... they barge into your thread, hijack it, then call you names ... :rofl:rofl ... says the guy in his 40s ... :lol3

Very kind, Drop. I'll likely take you up on that. ...
Forum: Canada 10-23-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By canadius_maximus
Hey Drop! Funny, I just moved from...

Hey Drop!

Funny, I just moved from Cloverdale ... am still in Surrey, just further west.

Yes, I was speaking to a chap with a 640 Enduro, who wanted to turn it into an Adventure. Older...
Forum: Canada 10-23-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By canadius_maximus
Sorry to hear about your finger Steve. ...

Sorry to hear about your finger Steve.

Remember, the Spring version of this comes in March, so if you stop giving everyone the finger between now and then ..... :D , you should be healed up and...
Forum: Racing 10-22-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 36,731
Posted By canadius_maximus
Thanks for the pointers Phil. I'll follow...

Thanks for the pointers Phil.

I'll follow up on the power suggestions. Ditto with a better holder.

Maybe it's too premature, but wondering how you address the tulip marking on a...
Forum: Canada 10-22-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By canadius_maximus
Awesome ride!!

Rode it this weekend - what a total blast!

After over a week of rain, the day of the ride was at least dry - and sunny at some points.

Introduced us to roll chart nav - worked really well....
Forum: Racing 10-21-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 36,731
Posted By canadius_maximus
What an awesome app!

Absolutely loved it on my first roadbook event.

Le Bike:
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 1,454,150
Posted By canadius_maximus
Lovely idyllic photos ....

Wish I had some after today ... After a day long DSBC ride - needed to take very short breaks to keep the pace to where it needed to be - all I took was a crappy iPhone pic after the ride at staging...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19,780
Views: 2,290,472
Posted By canadius_maximus
+1 on the filler cap mod. The locking cap is a...

+1 on the filler cap mod. The locking cap is a genuine pain, and very prone to dirt falling into tank. Makes the fueling a bit easier, since now you have an inch or so of neck, but still, I go at...
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 36,731
Posted By canadius_maximus
Finally got the app. Looking forward to trying it...

Finally got the app. Looking forward to trying it on my first road book ride this weekend.

I've watched the two YouTube vids, and can't see if there is a "one touch" zeroing function. Just...
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