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Forum: Canada 06-12-2015, 06:28 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Crappy black steel

Crappy black steel
Forum: Canada 06-12-2015, 06:01 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
I used it with my xr650l and it wobbled but...

I used it with my xr650l and it wobbled but stayed on. I would trust it more with a lighter bike but dont use it after getting rid of the canopy on the t4uck. I was hoping I would get rid of it haha
Forum: Canada 06-12-2015, 05:44 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
I have the princess auto one, you can borrow it...

I have the princess auto one, you can borrow it if you want. Just pm me to arrange pickup.
100 bucks if you wqnt to buy it. Was 150 new I hink.
Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 07:31 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
That is a good choice, it is not a big money...

That is a good choice, it is not a big money commitment. That is good when you tip over and scratch it a bit, of course when you are experienced you will still tip it over, probably more. It is...
Forum: Canada 05-24-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Haha when I started I triedito pick rides with...

Haha when I started I triedito pick rides with bigger bikes than mine so that if they went down a tricky trail my bike may make up for my lack of skill. i also got a gps and big gas tank so i...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 05:43 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
I have used the recommended pirelli mt21 front...

I have used the recommended pirelli mt21 front and dunlop 606 rear on my xr650l. I got some mitas enduro dot knobbies and like them too, good offroad grip. Not sure about tread life since I haven't...
Forum: Canada 05-17-2015, 02:27 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Notice the tire. Mefo Super Explorer. Good for...

Notice the tire. Mefo Super Explorer. Good for street and some gravel but not difficult wet slick single track and mud.....
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 07:03 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Thanks, this thread has been very helpful to me...

Thanks, this thread has been very helpful to me and my piggy.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 85,271
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Posted By flossandfly
Replacing starter

Hi guys, my Clymer manual says I can remove and replace the starter without removing the reduction gear from the other side. The Haynes manual says to remove the reduction gear. What do you guys...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 08:13 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
[QUOTE=Jeathrow Just returned from part...

[QUOTE=Jeathrow

Just returned from part 1 of 340 day trip.


Did you take lots of pictures? Sounds like a trip that would be fun to hear about. I like to live vicariously through more...
Forum: Canada 05-04-2015, 11:04 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
[QUOTE=kaptinkaos;26711168]She's in a state... ...

[QUOTE=kaptinkaos;26711168]She's in a state...

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkaos/KTM%20640%20Adventure/20150504_004853_zpsmy7wz1wb.jpg...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 10:07 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Barkbusters are to handguards as kleenex is to...

Barkbusters are to handguards as kleenex is to facial tissue. Lots of companies make handguards and they are at most part stores. Some may have a reputation for better fit on your triumph, but you...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 09:00 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Doubletake mirrors are great. The way I see it,...

Doubletake mirrors are great. The way I see it, riders who have broken a mirror can buy doubletake replacements right away or after breaking several mirrors. It took me a couple broken mirrors...
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 08:35 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
I looked online and the 36V oset bikes are around...

I looked online and the 36V oset bikes are around $2,000.00. the 48V one is $3,000.00

They look neat, would be sad to see the kids grow out of them for those prices.
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Thumb Cool. May need to sell he vstrom to make room. ...

Cool. May need to sell he vstrom to make room. Sounds like there is lots of time to decide.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-28-2014, 05:34 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Look forward to following along. Have fun.

Look forward to following along. Have fun.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 12:32 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
I have the slipstreamer spitfire. Looks similar...

I have the slipstreamer spitfire. Looks similar to the other one somebody recommended. Mounts to bars and comes off with thumbscrews. Can take it off when hooligan ridi g. I dismounted while...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-28-2014, 12:21 PM
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Views: 2,184
Posted By flossandfly
I have a tankbag with a clear plastic compartment...

I have a tankbag with a clear plastic compartment on top. Thoughtabout putting tablet there bu4 havent tried it yet.
Forum: Canada 10-23-2014, 07:31 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Hahaha. The process of weighing the benefits and...

Hahaha. The process of weighing the benefits and trade offs begins. You can pm me with xr650l qu3stions if you want. Many hours on the internet looking up stuff.
Forum: Canada 10-22-2014, 07:35 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Those CR500's are beasts. a 500 2 stroke is...

Those CR500's are beasts. a 500 2 stroke is mucho power.

Hope to see you out next year. YOu didn't ask, but I have been nerding out over different bikes and will share with you.

...
Forum: Canada 10-20-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Hope you find a bike as nice as the ktm you had...

Hope you find a bike as nice as the ktm you had before. Will be haed to look at it all winter.
Forum: Canada 10-17-2014, 01:28 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Yes, that was a fun way to get used to the...

Yes, that was a fun way to get used to the vstrom. It is a fun way to go to water valley and stay off the main roads. I used to be more keen to ride in mud, now I will pass up a trail I know will...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Did need a carwash afterward. Ya it didn't have...

Did need a carwash afterward. Ya it didn't have much for hills.
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 01:02 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
[QUOTE=drrod1;25295370]So is RR50 doable by...

[QUOTE=drrod1;25295370]So is RR50 doable by novices on WeeStroms? Looks like fun from the pics!
Rod


It looks like the road I took with XSOCAL on my weestrom. I have good tires for offroad...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-29-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 46,075
Posted By flossandfly
Wow, this ride looks like a fun afternoon ride...

Wow, this ride looks like a fun afternoon ride with time to rest before and after. But you had to find out how much is really left in your (energy) tank after you thought it was empty.

My...
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6,259
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Posted By flossandfly
Slow and steady healing. I thought if I ever...

Slow and steady healing. I thought if I ever tried snowboarding, I would wear hockey pants. May be hard to find a pair ktm orange. :D

I have some in blue if yoou want to try.
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 01:35 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
cool loking trip

Look forward to some pics.
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 08:29 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
bag on engine guard

I see you have a bag attached to your engine guards. I thought about trying that, how do you like it? Do you strap it on with regular straps, or is it made for that purpose?
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
That is the top for big bikes. Smaller bikes can...

That is the top for big bikes. Smaller bikes can go a bit further, I found it tricky on my honda xr650l. A bud on a drz400 and I had some trouble getting back up one of the hills.

It is a nice...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6,259
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Posted By flossandfly
oucch,

Rough luck on that big bmw. Hope you have a speedy and ful recovery.

Someone was asking about items to include in a first aid kit. The instrictor of my first aid course recommended

Sam...
Forum: Canada 07-10-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,600
Posted By flossandfly
Good news. Good to mention it is found so nobody...

Good news. Good to mention it is found so nobody treats your son like a bike theif next time he rides it.
Forum: Canada 07-09-2014, 08:43 PM
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Views: 1,600
Posted By flossandfly
Will watch out too

Will watch out too
Forum: Canada 06-17-2014, 08:21 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
It will be difficult to open flooded trails if...

It will be difficult to open flooded trails if they flood again mid repair. As far as powderface, I thought some oil company needed the road. Does that mean it will be repaired and open to us, or...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6,259
Views: 502,530
Posted By flossandfly
The video was made before it was "BREAKING THE...

The video was made before it was "BREAKING THE LAW, BREAKING THE LAW" (judas priest)
Forum: Canada 06-14-2014, 11:06 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Someone made a youtube video of him riding...

Someone made a youtube video of him riding powdrface. I hope that we arent going to be reduced to "virtual riding" powderface.
Forum: Canada 05-25-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6,259
Views: 502,530
Posted By flossandfly
Yep, maybe cover up your handle before something...

Yep, maybe cover up your handle before something like that. :D
Forum: Canada 05-18-2014, 07:34 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Good to see you out again. I think thread is...

Good to see you out again. I think thread is going to get busier.
Forum: Canada 05-12-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6,259
Views: 502,530
Posted By flossandfly
I think it opens may 15 normally. Not sure if...

I think it opens may 15 normally. Not sure if the flooding will affect the trail this summer.
Forum: Canada 05-11-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6,259
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Posted By flossandfly
The mx boot is not very different from an air...

The mx boot is not very different from an air cast. Maybe a bit lower on the leg.

Maybe I can't be so smug about Honda reliability to KTM riders. My starter is pooched and I had to bump...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6,259
Views: 502,530
Posted By flossandfly
I thought this picture was of "the governor" from...

I thought this picture was of "the governor" from THE WALKING DEAD. Before the eye patch of course.
Fun looking ride by the way. ...
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