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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By canadasax
After a night in Yakima we started to head back...

After a night in Yakima we started to head back to Canada. We tried to find as many little backroads as we could.
And of course we had to go play at Moses Lake for a bit!
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By canadasax
On a previous trip with the same bunch of...

On a previous trip with the same bunch of friends, we had ridden into Mount St. Helens from the west. The road in was good, but it was so overcast, we never even saw a glimpse of the mountain.
That...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By canadasax
We woke up to a fantastic view. The only...

We woke up to a fantastic view. The only "downside" we could find was that there was not a breakfast spot in Darrington.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By canadasax
Three Old Guys wandering through Washington

This is the 10th year the three of us have taken a week long motorcycle trip. This year the destination was just to wander through Washington and see what there is to see.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By canadasax
Thank you, That is exactly what I was looking...

Thank you,
That is exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By canadasax
Local route advice

Three of us old guys from Canada are going to be wandering around Washington the first week in Sept. I have a pretty interesting route planned so far down as far as Granite Falls. From there, we want...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,301
Posted By canadasax
Have you changed the radiator cap? It doesn't...

Have you changed the radiator cap?
It doesn't sound like the water pump is your problem.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By canadasax
At first read of your post I agreed with you. A...

At first read of your post I agreed with you.
A wobble at 105 kilometres per hour is not good.
Then I re-read it.
105 miles per hour!!!:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1
My advice is
Don't ride 105 miles...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,243
Posted By canadasax
I just re-read your post.....at the beginning it...

I just re-read your post.....at the beginning it sounds like the bike won't turn over, but at the end of the post you say the bike will turn over but won't fire.
I might be mis-leading you with the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,243
Posted By canadasax
My 950 (2005 1/2) was starting to act up like...

My 950 (2005 1/2) was starting to act up like yours.
The problem turned out to be the side stand switch.
I bypassed it and I have never had a problem since.
Let us know what the problem was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By canadasax
GrizzLee, As long as you turn off of Harrison...

GrizzLee,
As long as you turn off of Harrison East onto Shovel Creek,
The rest is pretty straight forward.
The scenery up there is fantastic.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By canadasax
I am a truck driver in Kelowna, but my route is...

I am a truck driver in Kelowna, but my route is just up and down the Okanagan Valley. I don't get the stress of driving in adverse conditions, but I get the stress of driving in bumper to bumper...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By canadasax
Steve, nice to hear from you. Saturday was really...

Steve, nice to hear from you. Saturday was really a perfect riding day. Just enough moisture to keep the dust down and warm enough to really enjoy ourselves.

Here are a few pictures.
Your bike...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By canadasax
Squonker, it was your ride report that I was...

Squonker, it was your ride report that I was thinking of as we were driving through the pass and over top of the "washouts"

By the way... I am reading your ice road trucking thread,
Good stuff.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By canadasax
Boston Bar to Harrison via Kookipi Fsr

It has been on my "to do" list for a couple of years to ride this route from Boston Bar down to Harrison going over the Nahatlatch FSR and the Kookipi FSR.
I heard there were four washouts that...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By canadasax
Road trip to Mica Dam

Mica dam is 150 kilometres north of Revelstoke at the end of highway 23.
There is nothing there except a company town called Mica Creek and a dam called Mica dam. I have lived in the interior of BC...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,807
Posted By canadasax
This is the new round voltmeter from datel. ...

This is the new round voltmeter from datel.
Very nice

http://khansen.smugmug.com/photos/i-GBs8XmF/0/M/i-GBs8XmF-M.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By canadasax
I have a 2005 Ktm 950 Adventure with 65,000 Km's....

I have a 2005 Ktm 950 Adventure with 65,000 Km's. I bought it new so I know the history quite well.
I have had no problems....
I replaced the clutch slave cylinder because someone said it would be...
Forum: Vendors 07-05-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 243,668
Posted By canadasax
Today was the first trip with the "seat concepts"...

Today was the first trip with the "seat concepts" seat.
I am very pleased with it.
I ordered the v2 tall seat with carbon top and sides and it looks fantastic.
Seat concepts was very good to...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By canadasax
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By canadasax
Kookipi fsr

This is a question for the lower mainland riders in BC.
When does the Kookipi fsr open up. And more importantly , is it open now?
It would seem like a good off highway option to get from the...
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 243,668
Posted By canadasax
After reading all the reviews I could find and...

After reading all the reviews I could find and viewing all the
relevant youtubes I could find , I finally bit the bullet and ordered
a seat for my ktm 950. I didn't want the grip so I
ordered...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 243,668
Posted By canadasax
Is this the high seat?

Is this the high seat?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,029
Posted By canadasax
Just curious, was there any noticeable wear on...

Just curious, was there any noticeable wear on the water pump shaft?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,029
Posted By canadasax
Noooooo........ I wasn't jinxed before, But...

Noooooo........
I wasn't jinxed before,
But I am now since you brought it up.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,271
Posted By canadasax
A lot of people with the early 950's were...

A lot of people with the early 950's were grinding or sanding ten or twelve inches of the safety bead off.
Of course you have to get the tire off first. 😡
You also have to remember where you took...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,029
Posted By canadasax
http://khansen.smugmug.com/photos/i-DLDDJjk/1/M/i-...

http://khansen.smugmug.com/photos/i-DLDDJjk/1/M/i-DLDDJjk-M.jpg (http://khansen.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM/n-h86F3/i-DLDDJjk/A)

I know this is an old thread, but I would sure like to know why...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By canadasax
Why did I think you were headed to Moab???? ...

Why did I think you were headed to Moab????
Still great pictures...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By canadasax
Nice pictures Can't wait to see the pictures...

Nice pictures

Can't wait to see the pictures of Moab.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By canadasax
Day Three Today we head out Kane Creek Road...

Day Three

Today we head out Kane Creek Road and up and over Hurrah Pass. Again the views were amazing. Right at the summit of Hurrah pass we met a group of riders from Canada! What are the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By canadasax
Day Two Today we are going to do the White...

Day Two

Today we are going to do the White Rim Road. For me this was going to be the highlight of the whole trip. I had done all the research, I had read all the ride reports, and I had watched...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By canadasax
Four Old Guys From Canada do Moab

Day One

Four of us old guys from Canada rode Moab the last week in April. The weather was a little colder than expected, but it made for very pleasant riding temperatures.
We loaded a Transalp. A...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 45,191
Posted By canadasax
When is your spring 2014 ride going to be, We...

When is your spring 2014 ride going to be,
We are going to be there the last few days in
April and the beginning of May.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,108
Posted By canadasax
Ken from the Kelowna area ...

Ken from the Kelowna area

http://khansen.smugmug.com/photos/i-KJQcCbR/0/M/i-KJQcCbR-M.jpg (http://khansen.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM/n-h86F3/i-KJQcCbR/A)
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By canadasax
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By canadasax
Cam chain tensioner upgrade

I have a 2005.5 950 adventure with 60,000 Km's
It has been suggested to me that I replace the tensioners as a maintenance procedure.
Is this a matter of pulling the old ones out and putting the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,566
Posted By canadasax
This is fantastic, Love it

This is fantastic, Love it
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By canadasax
+1 I had a piece of small heat shrink tubing...

+1
I had a piece of small heat shrink tubing about 7 inches long.
Force all the air out of your lungs, stick the tubing down the hole and suck.
Took me two tries.
Forum: Canada 08-15-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,464
Posted By canadasax
Friend of mine did it this summer. ...

Friend of mine did it this summer.

http://www.dualsportbc.com/forums/showthread.php?12372-Grand-Forks-to-Edgewood
Forum: Canada 08-15-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,464
Posted By canadasax
Did it last fall, nice easy logging road. If...

Did it last fall, nice easy logging road.
If you do it during the week, just keep your eyes open for trucks.
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