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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:06 AM
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
Roger that. Couple good pieces of...

Roger that.

Couple good pieces of information here, thanks!
I'm limited by my free time but if I can I'll ditch the Leoch idea and try for a Yuasa.
I DO have a battery tender as well, definitely...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:14 AM
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Views: 1,907,775
Posted By KamikazeKLR
My battery kind of... exploded with acid so I...

My battery kind of... exploded with acid so I need a replacement ASAP.
Local battery store has a Leoch Out-Do YTZ7S batt for 90$. 130 cca. Can anyone attest to their quality or lack of? I need a...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Well, hey. I'm going to be in St Andrews all day...

Well, hey. I'm going to be in St Andrews all day this Sat. It's for an all day army function but I definitely don't have to be there the whole time. I'll have a couple hours to go for a ride. If...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
I'm glad you were able to provide more...

I'm glad you were able to provide more information than me. Thanks for posting
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Sorry to hear you're being bummed out by the...

Sorry to hear you're being bummed out by the community, Daryl..
Personally, I prefer smaller groups, or just a 2-3 person ride. But i do agree with 'There's safety in numbers'
there are also more...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Very true. But I don't think the issue is our...

Very true. But I don't think the issue is our phones. People don't in fact have their faces buried in their phones at tech days, at least from what I could see. I stopped going to tech days because...
Forum: Canada 05-20-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Not alot of chatter going on here.. Everyone...

Not alot of chatter going on here..
Everyone out riding?! :D

Funny how the XT has no problems starting up when it's warm out. below 5 degrees, forget it.
I was out today during work, had to go...
Forum: Canada 05-15-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Nice, Daryl! Bike's coming along! That...

Nice, Daryl! Bike's coming along!

That spring you had painted red looks killer. Cant wait to see it when the bike is complete.

Nice day for a ride today too eh, gents!
Forum: Canada 05-14-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18,209
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
So cool!!! I got super excited for a second,...

So cool!!! I got super excited for a second, thought maybe they had moved the set for the Walking Dead :P
Forum: Canada 05-13-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18,209
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
WOOHOO:clap now you can drink till you hit...

WOOHOO:clap

now you can drink till you hit the legal limit too!:freaky

:lol3

JK. Don't drink and drive.
Forum: Canada 05-13-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
I can't believe that. Let's stick people on...

I can't believe that.

Let's stick people on these dangerous little rockets, but not take the time to iron out the kinks and just hope no one dies
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12,083
Views: 1,907,775
Posted By KamikazeKLR
That's an odd trick, but I'll keep it in my...

That's an odd trick, but I'll keep it in my mental Rolodex of bike stuff :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12,083
Views: 1,907,775
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Good post. I'm used to doing carb work since I...

Good post. I'm used to doing carb work since I own a KLR :lol3
Answered all my questions about the procedure, so thanks. I'll post again if I fix it or find more issues.
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12,083
Views: 1,907,775
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Hey guys - Mel here. Still kinda new to the XT...

Hey guys - Mel here. Still kinda new to the XT world, I just came from a KLR650.

Bike is having HUUUGE issues starting at anything below 10c. The battery is fine, initiates a healthy crank but...
Forum: Canada 05-08-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
That is SOME kind of collision. Rider is lucky to...

That is SOME kind of collision. Rider is lucky to be alive. Like me, I hope he learns his lesson not to speed on a bike ever again. I'm upset that the RCMP officer stated that it looks like it was...
Forum: Canada 05-08-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18,209
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
My chris is gone for the weekend :cry Anyone...

My chris is gone for the weekend :cry
Anyone wanna meet me after work for a burger and a quick ride somewhere? I get lonely..
I'm off work at 4!

PM/Call/Text or Email me
Forum: Canada 05-07-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Yeah, I wanna take my road test this year too!...

Yeah, I wanna take my road test this year too! (finally, after a couple years and a newfoundland trip :lol3)
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Very helpful guys, thanks. Not on my IMMEDIATE...

Very helpful guys, thanks. Not on my IMMEDIATE to-do list, getting a torque wrench is first. Already sheared a bolt in half :/
But I'll price out the light project and it'll happen when it can...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Perfect! So by reducing the overall draw by...

Perfect! So by reducing the overall draw by replacing the stock headlight, I can have an upgraded headlight and 2 aux lights? Just confirming. Electrical is by far my weakest point.
And yes, see and...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
I agreed with that whole post but that line...

I agreed with that whole post but that line really spoke to me and at the same time explains why I, personally, ride motorbikes. It's the exposure and the fact that you have to be sharp. Having every...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18,209
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
Thanks for the link. Should I be upgrading...

Thanks for the link.

Should I be upgrading any other things on the bike if I'm adding lights to the system? It's only got a tiny battery.
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Anyone have a good suggestion for good auxiliary...

Anyone have a good suggestion for good auxiliary lights? I AM on a dual sport 225 after all. A wonder I don't have lights on it already.

Im asking because I want them pointing sideways towards...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18,209
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
Today on CBC... My worst nightmare comming true...

Today on CBC... My worst nightmare comming true to somebody else :(

http://i1354.photobucket.com/albums/q688/KamikazeKLR/14EC08B3-0E47-49FE-B62D-153062199E27_zpsvg7av2py.png...
Forum: Canada 05-05-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
LOL I agree with calan818 as well. Got the...

LOL I agree with calan818 as well.

Got the new handlebars for the XT.. sorry for the poor picture quality. Thought I had a better pic of it. I also added my old KLR's acerbis handguards to it,...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18,209
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
Winnipeg Suzuki is in fact still open, I just...

Winnipeg Suzuki is in fact still open, I just called about a safety yesterday. They just dont have any techs in for the summer so they cant do safeties. Should still have everything in the store in...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18,209
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
Or was it taken with one of these? :P ...

Or was it taken with one of these? :P

http://www.historiccamera.com/historiccameras/Ottewill.gif

Literally the first camera ever made. I like to make fun of older people ;) get used to it
Forum: Canada 04-30-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Holy, was that shot with a Polaroid? geez :lol3

Holy, was that shot with a Polaroid? geez :lol3
Forum: Canada 04-29-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
YAY! :clap Tell her congrats from me. Bike...

YAY! :clap
Tell her congrats from me. Bike looks great, and I hope she loves it. We need more chick riders!!!
Forum: Canada 04-29-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
I put the old ones back on with chris after the...

I put the old ones back on with chris after the little accident happened. Had to order in the bars, should be in tomorrow or friday. Should be before the weekend. I'm pretty excited to get them, to...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18,209
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
Daryl and I went out last night too, out to...

Daryl and I went out last night too, out to Beaudry park. Couple trails, not much. mostly gravel.

Took a little jump off a mud hump with the XT but daryl didn't see..:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12,083
Views: 1,907,775
Posted By KamikazeKLR
I don't have a direct answer to your question,...

I don't have a direct answer to your question, but this weekend when I took my new (new to me) Xt for a spin and laid it down, the stock turn signals proved themselves useful to me. They're ugly, and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 09:21 AM
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
hahaha! That's funny. When I was taking the grips...

hahaha! That's funny. When I was taking the grips off to try and rebend the bar, I used compressed air with a needle going under the grip. Makes it bubble up and makes it way easier to put on. So I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 08:24 AM
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
Lol! Ok well that's a good tip. If it doesnt come...

Lol! Ok well that's a good tip. If it doesnt come drilled I'll take a look and I might do that.

BTW I see you went to NFLD on a bike. I went from Winnipeg to chigcago thru the states, back up into...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12,083
Views: 1,907,775
Posted By KamikazeKLR
I kinda hope mine come pre drilled. I'm 5'3" so...

I kinda hope mine come pre drilled. I'm 5'3" so quite short. I came to the XT from a KLR. I'm so light on this thing I'm pretty sure I almost accidentally wheelied today.. in 3rd gear
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12,083
Views: 1,907,775
Posted By KamikazeKLR
I probably will be, yes. I like to do as much...

I probably will be, yes. I like to do as much work myself as I can. Tips?

As soon as I bent them and did some research on a replacement I quickly saw that everyone who owns an XT said the bars...
Forum: Canada 04-28-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
I agree. AVC is pretty good. I just don't...

I agree. AVC is pretty good.

I just don't like waiting sometimes so it's good to know a couple places you can roll into and get parts in quick or from the shelf.
They had those expanding nut...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8,751
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Posted By KamikazeKLR
Well, I already know WHICH guns we're allowed,...

Well, I already know WHICH guns we're allowed, just not how to legally carry them on a bike..

We're allowed hunting rifles but during transportation the rifle has to be behind a lock and the ammo...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12,083
Views: 1,907,775
Posted By KamikazeKLR
Sooooo I bought this thing last week and already...

Sooooo I bought this thing last week and already need new handlebars. Good first ride XD

http://i1354.photobucket.com/albums/q688/KamikazeKLR/4D4260F9-0867-4C71-91A3-66F3BE62D6CF_zpsznxqq8ur.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 04-28-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
I also ride to work. Yes, I ran into that fog...

I also ride to work. Yes, I ran into that fog too.. Pretty sure that's what made it so cold, also being wet. No stupid drivers today, thank god. Can't really afford to slam on the brakes when the...
Forum: Canada 04-27-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18,209
Views: 1,042,015
Posted By KamikazeKLR
No sensors, you just have to pay attention. The...

No sensors, you just have to pay attention. The stove board also allows you to move it around very easily, so just be diligent in keeping things away from it and vice versa.

I don't mind the...
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