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Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3,521
Views: 538,188
Posted By dirtydeeds
It's the FI that is the attractive part.

It's the FI that is the attractive part.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3,521
Views: 538,188
Posted By dirtydeeds
Has anyone thought that the 2013+ FI XT250 engine...

Has anyone thought that the 2013+ FI XT250 engine would be a nice transplant into a BW?
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 376,798
Posted By dirtydeeds
I've seen that fancy lift for the SMT. Anyone...

I've seen that fancy lift for the SMT. Anyone have another way of getting the front of the bike off the ground?

Head bearing needs replacing.

Sorted. Made a wood jig to fit under foot pegs...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-28-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5,234
Views: 988,787
Posted By dirtydeeds
After seeing the posts, 65 will be the number...

After seeing the posts, 65 will be the number that I'll plan with.
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 376,798
Posted By dirtydeeds
Really? That's the route I took. No problems. ...

Really?
That's the route I took. No problems.

More importantly, planning has began for a Dempster trip next year. We'll be taking the SMT and a CB500X. Crash bars for the CB are ordered. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-27-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,234
Views: 988,787
Posted By dirtydeeds
Thanks for the mileage numbers. We've been...

Thanks for the mileage numbers.

We've been getting at least 70m/usg but I didn't want to count on just one data point.
Looks like the longest stretch is a little under 250 miles. The CB5X...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 131,444
Posted By dirtydeeds
Thanks. We're dealing with the wife's Civic now....

Thanks. We're dealing with the wife's Civic now. It's allowed to be imported so it's just a matter of us getting down to the Customs office at the crossing.
Forum: Canada 11-26-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,839
Posted By dirtydeeds
510 is no longer in Rubbermaid containers. Fired...

510 is no longer in Rubbermaid containers. Fired it up tonight.
Timbersled kit will be going on after my next shift up north.

I think I'll need to do a few mods though. Close in the engine a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5,234
Views: 988,787
Posted By dirtydeeds
It's winter here. Starting to plan a trip next...

It's winter here. Starting to plan a trip next year for the Dempster.
Would a few of you mind throwing out some real world numbers for fuel range?

TIA.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3,521
Views: 538,188
Posted By dirtydeeds
Can anyone recommend a good tire to stud for...

Can anyone recommend a good tire to stud for winter, for a 200?
I have an extra set of rims that are screaming for use...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 131,444
Posted By dirtydeeds
After a year riding a TXC450, I finally got rid...

After a year riding a TXC450, I finally got rid of 4 Rubbermaid containers and put my TE510 back together. It was like music to hear it again.

I have a 2010 TE frame with a clean US title if any...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 277,301
Posted By dirtydeeds
Light weight bike at EICMA: New Huskies! ...

Light weight bike at EICMA:
New Huskies!

http://www.bikeexif.com/motorcycle-concept
Forum: Canada 10-30-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Had mine out late last night. Started fine. ...

Had mine out late last night. Started fine.

Are you running a non standard fuel map?
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By dirtydeeds
I can't offer you any as I'm no where near you. ...

I can't offer you any as I'm no where near you. I'll just say that car shops usually have it for a decent price.
Forum: Canada 10-28-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
I may know of a very mildly used 500EXC coming up...

I may know of a very mildly used 500EXC coming up for sale. Not a 6D, but only a year old and hardly ridden.

PM on the way.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By dirtydeeds
For the most part, it's got all the big players....

For the most part, it's got all the big players. Just ignore the "SM" affixed to the labels.
It's missing the KLR though. I would say it belongs under the 'reliable tractor' section.
Forum: Canada 10-28-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Any electricians in the area?

Any electricians in the area?
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By dirtydeeds
"Which bike" Flow chart.

I ripped this from the SM site.
I figure it's something relevant to this forum as well. It'll just need a couple modifications.
...
Forum: Canada 10-25-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Anybody have a fairly recent copy of Milepost...

Anybody have a fairly recent copy of Milepost kicking around?
Starting to plan a trip for June...
Forum: Canada 10-24-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Thx. No shortage of interweb parts. Was hoping...

Thx. No shortage of interweb parts. Was hoping to find something local.
Westlock, Gratton, Sexsmith, Trochu, High River...
Everywhere but here.
Forum: Canada 10-24-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Hence, my comment about them getting ripped off...

Hence, my comment about them getting ripped off by their suppliers.
A long time family friend of mine is a parts guy in Edmonton. He's fully aware that parts online are cheaper than dealer cost. ...
Forum: Canada 10-24-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Agreed. In my (recent) experiences they have...

Agreed. In my (recent) experiences they have displayed the intent of relying on good customer service to be the basis of their business.

The service dept guys were good, the couple sales guys...
Forum: Canada 10-23-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Yes, Blackfoot. They had a Winter Riding Open...

Yes, Blackfoot. They had a Winter Riding Open House. Timbersled and Klim had little table set ups, and there were some studded tires available.
Timbersled/Blackfoot had a few rigs on display. ...
Forum: Canada 10-23-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
I haven't found anything regular. There were a...

I haven't found anything regular. There were a few guys meeting at the Airdrie Tim's on Weds nights. A lot of us work out of town or on some ridiculous shift, so it never took off.

I may be...
Forum: Canada 10-22-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Great info, thx!

Great info, thx!
Forum: Canada 10-22-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By dirtydeeds
Anyone in Calgary area got boots and armour etc for a 5 year old?

I've picked up some kids armor on Amazon for really good prices. Boots seem to be the hardest to find for a decent price.
The used sporting goods shops in AZ usually have kids riding boots....
Forum: Canada 10-21-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
From Maclean, yesterday. ...

From Maclean, yesterday.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/21/03b0b97990996d0479431fb4e60c772e.jpg

Pedro,
Sorry you had to witness such tragedy. There are many lessons there for all of...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Will be out on Monday!

Will be out on Monday!
Forum: Canada 10-14-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Could be on a Husky 450 with a black, aftermarket...

Could be on a Husky 450 with a black, aftermarket tank. May do a little ride on the 990 SM one day, too. Will post when I get sorted.
Forum: Canada 10-14-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Ok. Let me know how your schedule develops.

Ok. Let me know how your schedule develops.
Forum: Canada 10-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
I'd like to hit the trails at Maclean in the next...

I'd like to hit the trails at Maclean in the next few days. Any interest?
Forum: Canada 10-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
Anyone up for Ghost tomorrow? Or maybe...

Anyone up for Ghost tomorrow?

Or maybe Sunday?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 617,941
Posted By dirtydeeds
It was the size of an older Africa Twin. My...

It was the size of an older Africa Twin. My guess is that it's the new one.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 617,941
Posted By dirtydeeds
Honda Cross Tourer

Had a peak at a new bike the other day. It's a really big version of the CB500X. Has a 19" front and looks like a great travel bike.
The aftermarket has luggage racks and crash bars for it...
Forum: Canada 09-30-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
I was on the 1190, the wife on the 675. Did a...

I was on the 1190, the wife on the 675. Did a little tour through Orsace and Schwartzwald.
The wine and agriculture part of France was great. Paris made me want to claw my face off.
Germany...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5,234
Views: 988,787
Posted By dirtydeeds
Saw the Cross Tourer the other day with all the...

Saw the Cross Tourer the other day with all the TT goodies. Looks like a great bike. I'm sure it'll also create a strong following.
Forum: Canada 09-23-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/23/36bdebe...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/23/36bdebefb2a699702385317ec06eb003.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/23/5f53f03c9e165eb698a461415527018d.jpg
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Forum: Canada 09-16-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,152
Posted By dirtydeeds
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/16/23349e7...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/16/23349e765837cb0dd4e2d3e4789ca148.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/16/692827b5526f5a35b53a2f03278ca9a5.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,521
Views: 538,188
Posted By dirtydeeds
I've seen the Brutus. And found that info/idea on...

I've seen the Brutus. And found that info/idea on TWforum. It's not well documented though. There's a couple people that have done it, but no further info on if it was worth it.

I have a BW200...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4,656
Views: 1,181,600
Posted By dirtydeeds
Neat front end. Tri-Z I imagine? I have...

Neat front end. Tri-Z I imagine?

I have some extra BW parts that I'd like to use on a TW.
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