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Forum: Canada 02-25-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
Klim Gear.

Yup and I saw a rack full at MotosportsWorld too.

:beer
Rod
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 51,553
Posted By dirtyrod
Awesome thanks kubiak. I will pull out the tape...

Awesome thanks kubiak. I will pull out the tape measure to see what I might be up against and then take a trip down to the local Yami dealer to get an idea of the layout of the wheels on a TW they...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 51,553
Posted By dirtyrod
No, I would just like the the actual width of...

No, I would just like the the actual width of both complete wheel assemblies that you are running including axle spacers ect . So basically the inside width of both your swing arm and front forks so...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 51,553
Posted By dirtyrod
Thanks kubiak but I was wondering about the...

Thanks kubiak but I was wondering about the actual width of both wheel assemblies front and rear between the swing arm and between the forks.
Thanks
Rod
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 51,553
Posted By dirtyrod
Inspirtional !!!

I just stumbled upon this thread and I am in awe of your bike kubiaks.
I have many fond memories of owning a TW when I was younger and had always wished that there would be a bigger and better...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 204,845
Posted By dirtyrod
Awesome Job !

I have been reading this thread for a while as somewhat of a lurker as although I read here on ADV lots, I don't post here often. Thank You very much BergDonk for bringing us along and sharing your...
Forum: Canada 02-08-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
I feel your need CanadianX. For most of the...

I feel your need CanadianX.
For most of the last few years I go down south for March break for a few days of riding some dualsport in Virginia and NC. I am servicing my DR's front and rear...
Forum: Canada 12-27-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
I'll second that. Cheers. Rod

I'll second that. Cheers.

Rod
Forum: Canada 12-27-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
Ya I put the racks back on with these cheapy...

Ya
I put the racks back on with these cheapy cases, not with the amo cans, I find them to be a little big and heavy. I have them bolted to my utility trailer now for odds and ends.
Thanks for...
Forum: Canada 12-27-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
Yup it sure was anice day for a ride.

Headed out for a quick 50K ride to visit some friends who wanted my advice on their backyard skating rink LOL.
Forum: Canada 10-07-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
Thanks Deadly I have the backroads mapbook...

Thanks Deadly
I have the backroads mapbook loaded into my GPS with a bunch of trails showing. I was hoping maybe someone would have some GPS routes laid out or saved to offer from their rides. I...
Forum: Canada 10-05-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
Algonquin park secondary roads suggestion?

Hey Folks
I am looking for some suggestions for non paved roads to travel in and around Algonquin park on an upcoming two day trip from Ottawa . Any ideas?:beer
Forum: Canada 02-27-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
Living in the city I used to despise shoveling...

Living in the city I used to despise shoveling the damn driveway.
Now living in the country with a snowblower, it's all the same on the back.
No lifting except for a couple of pints when I am all...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,021
Posted By dirtyrod
Ammo can panniers?

Hey folks
A while back I picked up a set of luggage racks and ammo can panniers off a fellow ADV rider from down south.
I have never fully mounted them and upon reflection will probably just use...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17,105
Views: 10,903,734
Posted By dirtyrod
canadian news

Not meaning to shite on anyone's critical parade here but this pic and the girl were featured in Cycle Canada magazine.
She was a Canadian competitive mountain biker until she got cancer. She had...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
Free

Hey folks
I have a couple of Kenda 761's I took off my DR a couple of years ago.
Front 80% left, rear 25% left. want to give them to someone in need and clean out my garage.Front is a 90/90 and...
Forum: Canada 03-02-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,021
Posted By dirtyrod
Ya don't say!

Not only CR250's will do that. my DR can do the same to me no problems .It even likes to lie down in the mud every now and then and roll around on top of me.
Now if I can only get the 24 yr old...
Forum: Canada 02-29-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,021
Posted By dirtyrod
This weather sucks!

I know it's supposed to get nicer out for Fri and Sat and I hope the hell it does. I got spoiled putting some mileage on the DR last week when it was warm. Looking forward to March break and some ...
Forum: Canada 02-28-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,021
Posted By dirtyrod
Count me in tooo!

Sounds great to me!
Now lets get together for a beer somewhere, just keep me away from any firewood or logs on the floor where ever it is.:loaded
Forum: Canada 02-27-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
That is some pretty cool special effects. How did...

That is some pretty cool special effects. How did you do that?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,841
Posted By dirtyrod
Wow

Just stumbled upon this thread. Awesome stuff thanks for posting all the pics.:lurk
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,743
Posted By dirtyrod
++ 1 for me as well. :freaky

++ 1 for me as well.

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,525
Posted By dirtyrod
244's

Well I kinda agree on the "Golden Boy"name with ya there.
The 244's are a solid cheapo tire. I ran a set on my DR650 last year and took them off with 7k on them and around 30% tread left. I had to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 52,181
Posted By dirtyrod
Suzuki Gladius

I think the hardest part of owning a Suzuki Gladius would be to try and convince my friends that I was not gay!

:freaky
Forum: Canada 02-26-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,182
Posted By dirtyrod
2012 MSRP for DR 650

The MSRP for a new DR is $6299.
A fellow on DRRIDERS just picked one up in Belleville for $6000 at his local dealer.
I paid $2500 for my 01 with 20k on it in mint shape last year. Not the best...
Forum: Canada 02-26-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
Thanks again Ted!

Awesome presentation Ted and thanks again for sharing.
It was great to get out and put a name to some of the faces on the Ottawa thread here and hopefully next time I see some of you it will give...
Forum: Canada 02-17-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
I'll be going, and I also have a riding buddy who...

I'll be going, and I also have a riding buddy who is a Merrickville native who wants to tag along.
I will be easy to spot as I will be the one with a full set of teeth he he.... :rofl

:freaky
Forum: Canada 01-15-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
Anyone here experience a headache trying to get...

Anyone here experience a headache trying to get out of the parking lot at the bike show?
After moving 2 car lengths in 15min I drove around and drove over the snowbank to escape. man what a poor set...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 109,524
Views: 22,027,849
Posted By dirtyrod
Dealer mechs are not TRAINED to replace all parts...

Dealer mechs are not TRAINED to replace all parts for profits. But instead would rather over quote to be on the safe side and change related parts while the engine cases are open, rather than have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 109,524
Views: 22,027,849
Posted By dirtyrod
+1 once again on that. I have had my 14 tooth on...

+1 once again on that. I have had my 14 tooth on for about 7000k and still cannot figure out why Sazook even bothered to run a 15 toother as it just seems way to slugish running it. In my opinion...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 693,221
Posted By dirtyrod
You could try John at Cyclemaster in Ashton,...

You could try John at Cyclemaster in Ashton, awesome awesome guy. I was out riding in the Bogie area a couple years back and my buddy snapped the clutch cable on his KLR deep in the bush. It was a...
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 108,345
Posted By dirtyrod
My first stop

Man i wish we had Harbor Freight here in Canada. it's always my first stop when I cross the border.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-31-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22,961
Views: 7,012,859
Posted By dirtyrod
Thanks

Thinking of picking up one of these fine looking machines and now after reading your posts i think I need to contact the seller again for a test ride. thanks for the interesting read here.:freaky
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,651
Posted By dirtyrod
Easy choice

i think a sleeping bag that has a 21 yr old blonde to snuggle up with would be my first choice.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-31-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 127,778
Posted By dirtyrod
Wow

Just stumbled across this thread for the first time. Johnweslrey you are the man, great stuff.:freaky
Forum: Canada 08-31-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 97,466
Posted By dirtyrod
Hmmmmm

Wish i lived up in your end of the woods, sounds like you fellas know how to have fun!
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,460
Posted By dirtyrod
great thread

Thanks as well for sharing. Great read!
Forum: Canada 08-31-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,216
Posted By dirtyrod
Facecrack ! Love it !!!:rofl

Facecrack ! Love it !!!:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 68,848
Posted By dirtyrod
best lookin 650 ever

Man I sure love the look of that model!
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,960
Views: 1,324,466
Posted By dirtyrod
Miss my old TW 200

Good Day Folks
Although it has been about 8 years since I sold my TW and I have moved onto bigger but not necessarily better bikes.
I was just reminiscing over my happy days with my old 85 TW 200...
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