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Forum: Road Warriors 07-04-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 231,593
Posted By jfman
http://i.guim.co.uk/static/w-640/h-360/q-95/sys-im...

http://i.guim.co.uk/static/w-640/h-360/q-95/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/audio/video/2014/11/19/1416405703016/Great-White-Shark-017.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 07-04-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,243
Posted By jfman
I vote XR1200

I vote XR1200
Forum: Road Warriors 07-04-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 69,764
Posted By jfman
Yeah its just you :rofl Go ride a C14 and...

Yeah its just you :rofl

Go ride a C14 and find out. Remember the Concours had to compete with FJR, BMW K-series, St's, Triumph sprint, etc...

I do agree that in ways this bike looks like an...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,620
Posted By jfman
If you been wanting a Contour ROAM 2 camera they...

If you been wanting a Contour ROAM 2 camera they have them for 84$ here.

...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-03-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 47,087
Posted By jfman
I love it! :clap

I love it! :clap
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-03-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,626
Posted By jfman
If you ride to Deadhorse but take no pictures and...

If you ride to Deadhorse but take no pictures and buy no stickers... did it really happen? :eyes:eyes:eyes



:pimp:jose


The "coolest" rider I met on the road had traveled around half the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,088,722
Posted By jfman
Redrilling Safari gas tank to accept OEM petcock?

Hello fellow DRZ'ers,



I have a 28liter safari tank on my DRZ400. About a month ago, I came of late and tired and forgot the manual valve on the on position. The fuel then flooded the motor...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,718
Posted By jfman
Lots of good stuff here. Thanks for all that...

Lots of good stuff here. Thanks for all that contributed. :clap
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By jfman
I know it looks like crap but its fixed and...

I know it looks like crap but its fixed and doesnt leak anymore.



NOW

Ever dumped a brand new SW motech case in water to see hoe waterproof it is?
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,626
Posted By jfman
Miles arent a good measure of riding experience....

Miles arent a good measure of riding experience. All miles are not equal. You can ride the interstate from the eat coast to the west, or ride the TAT. Similar amount of miles. Very differnet...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By jfman
Quick search on airbnb shows plenty of options...

Quick search on airbnb shows plenty of options for 50$
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,417
Posted By jfman
Klrs dont have an oil pressure light?

Klrs dont have an oil pressure light?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 90,351
Posted By jfman
:photog

:photog
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By jfman
Ok thanks! I have enough range to do without but...

Ok thanks! I have enough range to do without but wanted the bike lighter.

The food joint seen on google maps still exists however?

"Pinecreek Cookhouse"
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By jfman
Question about the "town" of Ashcroft

Bumping old thread I know....

Does Ashcroft at the bottom of these two passes have a gas station?

:ear
Forum: Americas 07-01-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By jfman
Can we ride those on a motorcycle this year?

Can we ride those on a motorcycle this year?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 90,351
Posted By jfman
Didnt the same thing happen last year? Gotta...

Didnt the same thing happen last year?

Gotta love those BMW's....

Good luck with repairs. The car battery idea is a good one to get you to a dealer.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,417
Posted By jfman
Girl, dog, sidecar, KLR and Alaska - I predict a...

Girl, dog, sidecar, KLR and Alaska - I predict a million views before the end of the month. :deal
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,865
Posted By jfman
To be fair you are traveling thru more populated...

To be fair you are traveling thru more populated areas. Might not work so well if you decided to ride to some destinations that are prized by many advers, remote, wild and off the "grid".


...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,865
Posted By jfman
I love it: technically you can travel across the...

I love it: technically you can travel across the country on this with zero "gas" money if you mooch power to fill it up... .

Just buy food and lodging.


If you wanted longer range, couldn't...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By jfman
Outside ...

Outside

https://c4.staticflickr.com/4/3711/18714286854_b001313d2e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/uvHBub)IMG_5129[1] (https://flic.kr/p/uvHBub) by Jean Turcotte...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-30-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 127,418
Posted By jfman
Can the basic model 78 be charged as I ride using...

Can the basic model 78 be charged as I ride using a 12v connector?

Also it will be bare when I receive it? (no maps loaded?)

I am wanting to spend 2 weeks traveling thru the back roads and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-30-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 127,418
Posted By jfman
Anyhting wrong with the basic 78?

Anyhting wrong with the basic 78?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-30-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 127,418
Posted By jfman
Is this the correct 78? it doesnt look right...

Is this the correct 78? it doesnt look right compared to the photos I see here but it says 78.


http://www.mec.ca/fr/product/5024-596/gps-gpsmap-78-de-garmin/
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-30-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 518,905
Posted By jfman
The buell I used to own I bought crashed. The...

The buell I used to own I bought crashed. The frame puck had peeled off in the crash and the frame had a gouge where the fuel was leaking out of. I lucked out and found a good frame with clean title...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-29-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 518,905
Posted By jfman
Nothing wrong with fuel in frame, except when the...

Nothing wrong with fuel in frame, except when the fuel pump goes out, you need to remove the swingarm to swap the phmp. Btw the swingarm is filled with oil.

And the fat frame covers the whole...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-29-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 27,787
Posted By jfman
Somebody give that man a Can Am

Somebody give that man a Can Am
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-29-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By jfman
All of them :D Even the ones I already did :D ...

All of them :D Even the ones I already did :D

- Alaska is the obvious one because it is not foreign and is exotic at the same time for the lower 48 folks. Some (few) of us did not even make it to...
Forum: Americas 06-29-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,078
Posted By jfman
UT, ID, NORCAL are quite amazing in September :D

UT, ID, NORCAL are quite amazing in September :D
Forum: Americas 06-29-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,078
Posted By jfman
I have seen june/july ride reports with snow so...

I have seen june/july ride reports with snow so in september anything can happen.

EDIT: got confused with Dempster
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,570
Posted By jfman
Knight Design Lowering Pegs

Anybodyelse running these pegs?

1.5 inches seems like a lot. Will they drag? My bike is an SM version and I run both sets of wheels on it. In SM form 1.5 inches lower will spell trouble no?
...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By jfman
No unfortunately it is welded into the trailer....

No unfortunately it is welded into the trailer. The trailer has low miles and I don't think wear is the issue here.

Hoping to get input from someone who also owns a kendon.
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By jfman
For this price range I would purchase a 2003ish...

For this price range I would purchase a 2003ish Chevy 1500 with 5.3 motor. I owned one with 278k miles and it ran great and barely game me any problems. I sold it only because I was moving to Canada...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By jfman
Kendon trailer owners: excessive play in tongue latch mechanism?

Hello all!

This spring I treated myself to a Kendon Stand-Up trailer.

I love the trailer but there is one thing that seems a little bit odd to me.

The tongue latch mechanism has play in it....
Forum: Americas 06-26-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By jfman
If you head a little further west on your way...

If you head a little further west on your way south you can ride the Highline thru Seton Portage and another ride I really wanna do soon is the KVR ( Kettle Valley Railway )

Also for the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-23-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 26,165
Posted By jfman
The versys is still kicking and going strong. I...

The versys is still kicking and going strong. I am however researching ways to upgrade the cooling system and remote mount the oil filter and last but not least fab up a custom skid plate for its...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-23-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 26,165
Posted By jfman
DAY 20 (Leaving Real de Catorce) One last...

DAY 20 (Leaving Real de Catorce)

One last meal in Mexico then it is back on the road.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8817/18071548406_1a0f3b2ffb_b.jpg

Short video of me leaving town.
...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By jfman
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Canada 06-23-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By jfman
This spot is not an Actual campground but a boat...

This spot is not an Actual campground but a boat launching area.

Loved camping there.

Only a few minutes north of Tatogga Lake Resort
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-22-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 413,225
Posted By jfman
It does have its appeal but I dont know if I...

It does have its appeal but I dont know if I could grow to love it.
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