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Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 9,622,303
Posted By sturgeon
It's from a 1969 issue of Playboy. The article...

It's from a 1969 issue of Playboy. The article was titled The Language of Legs.
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,043
Posted By sturgeon
So, with your extensive experience maintaining...

So, with your extensive experience maintaining motorcycles, should one assume that you've adjusted the clutch cable properly?

Dyslexics untie!
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,043
Posted By sturgeon
If it's a consideration, I tour long distance on...

If it's a consideration, I tour long distance on a V7. Pretty sure I wouldn't be doing that on the SR400. I'm sure people will chime in to say they tour on a 125 :-)

Sent from my Nexus 4 using...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,889
Posted By sturgeon
One quick suggestion. The shroud around the rad...

One quick suggestion. The shroud around the rad fan on my F800GS has caught those fairing bolts on more than one occasion.

Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 9,622,303
Posted By sturgeon
Looks like a promo for some brand of soft...

Looks like a promo for some brand of soft panniers.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 9,622,303
Posted By sturgeon
They both look a bit like Metzeler Tourance rear,...

They both look a bit like Metzeler Tourance rear, maybe oversize for the rim width.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-09-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By sturgeon
Or, maybe you guys are all blind? ...

Or, maybe you guys are all blind?

http://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-shop/brand/enduristan/enduristan-tail-bag-detail.html
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 231,237
Posted By sturgeon
I live in a very large city!

I live in a very large city!
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 231,237
Posted By sturgeon
Yes, 2014 Special. The mirrors are nonstandard,...

Yes, 2014 Special. The mirrors are nonstandard, from an Aprilia. I couldn't see behind me with the stock mirrors, and I'm not a large person. These are the same as the ones on my 800 BMW, but with a...
Forum: Canada 08-24-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,098
Posted By sturgeon
Sounds like the shipping maze was the biggest...

Sounds like the shipping maze was the biggest adventure of all :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 231,237
Posted By sturgeon
The 3,600 km loop from ON to NS and back ... ...

The 3,600 km loop from ON to NS and back ...
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 19,138
Posted By sturgeon
And you'll probably not keep using your 20mm...

And you'll probably not keep using your 20mm risers.
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 52,610
Posted By sturgeon
Well I'll be, I rode right by there a couple of...

Well I'll be, I rode right by there a couple of weeks ago on my way home from Pictou to Ontario. Didn't even notice this place, had no idea it existed. I've been by there many times. Of course, I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By sturgeon
Ask your dealer to set the next maintenance date...

Ask your dealer to set the next maintenance date and mileage to something way off in the future.
Forum: Canada 08-09-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 52,610
Posted By sturgeon
Wish I was going, but I've already done both...

Wish I was going, but I've already done both sides of both countries since mid-June, wandering aimlessly and visiting family. 35 days and 15,000 km. Vancouver to Pictou and everything in between. I...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 52,610
Posted By sturgeon
Are you ladies actually gonna go anywhere, or is...

Are you ladies actually gonna go anywhere, or is this just one long endless discussion of how much lingerie to pack? :deal:lol3:lol3
Forum: Canada 08-05-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,614
Posted By sturgeon
You mean this place? ...

You mean this place?

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-9/27110_10150159416745455_6150518_n.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By sturgeon
If it's like mine was, it doesn't do it all the...

If it's like mine was, it doesn't do it all the time. You might have to wait through a few on off cycles to be sure. I could always tell because the right side of the top cover would be very warm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By sturgeon
I had that issue until I moved my non-OEM GPS...

I had that issue until I moved my non-OEM GPS from the stock GPS connector under the top cover to a direct battery connection.

Dyslexics untie!
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 87,037
Posted By sturgeon
I just did 11,000 km on E07s on an F800GS in...

I just did 11,000 km on E07s on an F800GS in June. I reckon they've still got at least 4-5,000 left in 'em. I'll never go back to K60s.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,130
Posted By sturgeon
There's a known problem where the bike's computer...

There's a known problem where the bike's computer won't shut down, thereby draining the battery. Feel the right side of the top panel, it'll be hot. I noticed that my battery tender would cycle on a...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,679
Posted By sturgeon
The Yellowhead is part of the Trans-Canada. It...

The Yellowhead is part of the Trans-Canada. It has parallel routes in most places west of NB.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/89/TransCanadaHWY.png
Forum: Canada 07-20-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22,432
Views: 2,370,143
Posted By sturgeon
Izzat a Buell? :lol3

Izzat a Buell? :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 190,147
Posted By sturgeon
That rear tire has a nasty lump in it; better get...

That rear tire has a nasty lump in it; better get that looked at before it blows :deal:lol3:lol3
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,614
Posted By sturgeon
Kitchener-Waterloo ADV Night!

Did everyone order Canadian Bacon burgers?
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,614
Posted By sturgeon
Also brine pickled. Can't stand the stuff myself.

Also brine pickled. Can't stand the stuff myself.
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,614
Posted By sturgeon
Peameal is a bit different. 'Canadian' bacon is...

Peameal is a bit different. 'Canadian' bacon is back bacon.
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,614
Posted By sturgeon
Because it's not called that here?

Because it's not called that here?
Forum: Canada 06-17-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By sturgeon
Search "lg2 radisson".

Search "lg2 radisson".
Forum: Canada 06-16-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,614
Posted By sturgeon
I can't believe you adventure rider types are...

I can't believe you adventure rider types are fretting about the possibility of a little rain. I'd be there but I'm too busy riding around North Van. Where the sun shines about 5 times a year. Just...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,614
Posted By sturgeon
BBQ joint??? I thought you said Brent's house. ...

BBQ joint??? I thought you said Brent's house.
That's different then. Never mind.
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,614
Posted By sturgeon
They have salads and white wine spritzers, right?

They have salads and white wine spritzers, right?
Forum: Canada 05-31-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 13,033
Posted By sturgeon
I was up there last fall on a nice crisp calm...

I was up there last fall on a nice crisp calm September morning. Guy at the gate said the wind at the top was a very modest 60-70 mph :eek1 Unnoticeable until you come out above the tree line; at the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,181
Posted By sturgeon
Only problem with the Magadans is their size....

Only problem with the Magadans is their size. HUGE.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 99,921
Posted By sturgeon
Motion Pro 5/8" socket plus swivel extension is a...

Motion Pro 5/8" socket plus swivel extension is a reasonable price, well-made, socket OD is 20.6mm. And the other end of the socket does double duty since it fits in the end of the front axle, making...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 46,305
Views: 9,279,041
Posted By sturgeon
Depending on how much room you need for rebound...

Depending on how much room you need for rebound adjustment, looks like there's not much left for lowering. Maybe 2 threads between the adjuster and the clevis locknut.
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 237,118
Posted By sturgeon
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/t1.0-9/10303785_10154106096315594_5726729035858666458_n.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 190,147
Posted By sturgeon
If it's not big enough to eat, run over it ... ...

If it's not big enough to eat, run over it ...

As much as I like cats (one is sitting on me right now), I wouldn't sacrifice myself to save one.

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Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 190,147
Posted By sturgeon
Different strokes, I liked the looks of the...

Different strokes, I liked the looks of the Special (the Classic is no more) because of the spoked wheels (as well as the paint job). But I've got 2 other bikes with spokes, and a lifetime of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 190,147
Posted By sturgeon
I think there's more than that. I seem to recall...

I think there's more than that. I seem to recall reading about the head re-design you mentioned, plus ECU changes, higher compression, piston re-design, modest HP/torque increase with peak 500 RPM...
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