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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-23-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14,455
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Posted By NORTH RIDER
AT north america meeting

any chance of us having a meeting this year? trying to plan my rides for the summer. if we are not having one, any of you AT owners going to any other rallies. It would be nice to meet up with...
Forum: Europe 01-21-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,684
Posted By NORTH RIDER
not transalp

not a TRANSALP. look at the fasteners on the side panel. AFRICA TWIN rd03 or rd04, not RD07.The tank and side panels tell it's not RD07. TWIN FRONT DISC BRAKES ALSO TELLS IT'S NOT AN EARLY MODEL...
Forum: Canada 12-24-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10,655
Views: 730,857
Posted By NORTH RIDER
ktm

i had a 2006 KTM 950 S and loved it for touring. it was a fantastic bike. i sold it to buy something else. touring on the KTM was great ,get a seat you like . i am short so never experienced the wind...
Forum: Canada 12-24-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,435
Posted By NORTH RIDER
new model

i think STEVE .G. is talking about the old 660 not the new version .

north rider
Forum: Canada 12-21-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,435
Posted By NORTH RIDER
no

not available in north America .

north rider
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-25-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14,455
Views: 5,254,141
Posted By NORTH RIDER
R.i.p jim rowley

may you rest in peace JIM.
i met Jim once but we kept in touch ever since. he will be missed by many of us who follow this thread as well as the transalp thread.

north rider
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5,994
Views: 1,054,639
Posted By NORTH RIDER
MassiveLee

MassiveLee, please post some photos of your adventure on your new AFRICA TWIN.
average cost of a transalp in Canada is probably 3k so you must have gotten one hell of a deal on your bike. cost of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-04-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,994
Views: 1,054,639
Posted By NORTH RIDER
great

it's going to look so "at home" beside my other bikes.
Forum: Canada 11-03-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10,655
Views: 730,857
Posted By NORTH RIDER
last ride( maybe ? )

went out yesterday for a bout a 100mile ride. passed right by LAPPEMAN'S place . went up hazelwood lake road to kam- current ( the dirt roads are getting pretty muddy and the puddles were...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4,603
Views: 2,000,145
Posted By NORTH RIDER
thank you

thanks for answering my question. no BMW dealer in my town but next time i have to take it for service I'll get it done.
tomorrow i will post some photos of it. i know you are all looking forward to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,603
Views: 2,000,145
Posted By NORTH RIDER
stupid question

i have my HP2 enduro on the road now and importing it from the USA was a breeze. i have one question. can the odometer be changed from miles to kms ?? i was able to do it on my KTM 950 but looking...
Forum: Canada 10-17-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10,655
Views: 730,857
Posted By NORTH RIDER
no gravel yet

i picked it up 2 weeks ago. just got it registered on Thursday. i have the motard wheels on it now so no gravel yet. the dirt wheels are still in the back of my truck. if i have time I'll put them on...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10,655
Views: 730,857
Posted By NORTH RIDER
I too rode today

I went out for a ride today as well . took the HP2 ENDURO out for a 140km ride . it got cold out by south gilles. and we went to the NEEBING for a late lunch. great day to ride. i hope to do some...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-13-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17,597
Views: 5,342,329
Posted By NORTH RIDER
great video

i should say ANOTHER great video from you .
i have one of those Transalp yellow vests. i think i bought it from you. i am probably the only one in Canada with one.thank you for sending it to me .
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By NORTH RIDER
depends on the CANADIAN TIRE DEALER

I just went through this with my HP2 ENDUEO less than a week ago..
yes, Canadian tire will check the exhaust for the stamp. it is part of the check list on the R.I.V letter. do they have to insist...
Forum: Canada 10-08-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,067
Posted By NORTH RIDER
lucky me

too bad about the new rules . i was already looking at another bike to import.

glad i did it just in time

north rider
Forum: Canada 10-08-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,067
Posted By NORTH RIDER
not difficult at all

not so. not difficult at all . i imported my hp2 on Sunday Oct 5 2014. no different than the last 4 bikes i imported in the last 6 years. not sure what you are talking about ? can you explain ?
...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,067
Posted By NORTH RIDER
riv is done

that's what i meant on my previous post ( i was not very clear ) it took me all of 20 minutes of computer time to fill out the R.I.V form. pay online with credit card.

after that was done ( HINT, ...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,067
Posted By NORTH RIDER
importing HP2E update

well, i have to say that importing my 2006 BMW HP2 Enduro was a breeze.


north rider
Forum: Canada 10-03-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,067
Posted By NORTH RIDER
Hp2 enduro

picking up my new to me BMW HP2 ENDURO on Sunday. i do have a letter from a US DEALER, will see if RIV will accept it.
when i imported my 2006 KTM 950S they accepted the letter from a US dealer...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4,603
Views: 2,000,145
Posted By NORTH RIDER
short guy

I too am about 5'9" and about to join your illustrious club of HP2 ENDURO OWNERS

i did just sell my 2006 KTM 950S so i hope there is not too much height difference. believe it or not there is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-14-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5,994
Views: 1,054,639
Posted By NORTH RIDER
screw honda

Honda can go and screw themselves for all i care. i waited long enough. working on buying a 2006 BMW HP2 ENDURO.

GO BMW


north rider
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 270,127
Posted By NORTH RIDER
any of you thinking of selling their bike ??

i have been looking for a long time and have not found one. if you are thinking of selling your bike please let me know.

to be clear ---- I AM ONLY INTERESTED IN A 2006 R1150 GSA. prefer with all...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-22-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,367
Posted By NORTH RIDER
mexican currency

the 80,000 and 85,000 is Mexican currency. no idea what it would be in US dollars.

north rider
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 36,685
Posted By NORTH RIDER
greetings from thunder bay, ontario . canada

hi JENNA and Mike ( sorry Mike but I'm not sure if i met you when Jenna was in thunder bay last , I THINK IT WAS YOU ).
loving the report .
most of all i had a great laugh at your attitude towards...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16,424
Views: 2,706,739
Posted By NORTH RIDER
thanks

thank you , thank you , thank you. both questions were answered. got love this forum. i did toast the flasher relay but i see some for sale and they are cheap. need to replace the wires going to the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16,424
Views: 2,706,739
Posted By NORTH RIDER
help

i few questions

1 ) how do you remove the "trip reset knob " from the gauges?

2) i had some electrical problems. i burned a relay and wires leading up to the relay. it is the one on the right...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-29-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5,994
Views: 1,054,639
Posted By NORTH RIDER
old with more power

I'll be keeping my 3 old AFRICA TWINS and continue to look for more of them. just took a 5 day trip on one of them. 300+ kms before i hit reserve.

give me that bike with 15 to 20 more horse power...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10,655
Views: 730,857
Posted By NORTH RIDER
tired of waiting for honda

i have been waiting for Honda to come up with an adventure bike for years. i do think they are too late to the game. even if they built a great bike i think sales will be soft .

i don't care for...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10,655
Views: 730,857
Posted By NORTH RIDER
just got home

just got home from my loop around the lake. rode the entire time from DULUTH to THUNDER BAY in the pouring rain. probably the longest ride i have ever had in total rain. i had a great trip. got...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,446
Posted By NORTH RIDER
it's a convoy

Ron, Professor Mike, Darrin, Gord, Feliz whoever else wants to come along.


north rider
Forum: Canada 05-08-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10,655
Views: 730,857
Posted By NORTH RIDER
Saturday ride

ANYONE IN THUNDER BAY WANT TO GO RIDING??

THE WEATHER LOOKS GOOD ( I'M SURE IT WILL CHANGE )

lunch in GRAND MARAIS ? not offroad as i will be on my AFRICA TWIN.

pm or post here.


north...
Forum: Canada 04-28-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10,655
Views: 730,857
Posted By NORTH RIDER
congrats DALE

DALE congrats on the new bike. LOOKS GREAT .
i read your post on the KTM thread .

HOW DO YOU LIKE IT? i just sold my 950 .thinking oF doing something stupid. the dealer has 2 adventures on the...
Forum: Regional forums 04-18-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 39,017
Posted By NORTH RIDER
reserved

reserved a room .
now , to ride there or to trailer ??

lot's of time to get there but only 3 days to get back. About 525 miles per day for 3 days in a row. i haven't done that since the late...
Forum: Canada 04-18-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,446
Posted By NORTH RIDER
house

RON i thought you and MIKE were staying with GORD and I in the house ?
I think DARFIN is also staying with us.
the house has 3 bedrooms with 2 beds in each room.

north rider
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10,655
Views: 730,857
Posted By NORTH RIDER
checked out the KLR

I WENT AND CHECKED OUT THE KLR.
LOOKS VERY GOOD. THE PLASTICS ARE FADED AND THERE IS A PLASTIC TIE WRAP ON EACH OF THE RADIATOR SHROUDS.
not a big deal. the tank is very clean inside, the seat...
Forum: Canada 03-22-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,446
Posted By NORTH RIDER
house

we got the house.
let's hope it doesn't turn into " ANIMAL HOUSE "

NORTH RIDER
Forum: Canada 02-16-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 24,020
Posted By NORTH RIDER
waiting

I'm waiting impatiently .

are there any dealers in Ontario yet?
when is the bike available for purchase?
i got trips planned .

north rider
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14,455
Views: 5,254,141
Posted By NORTH RIDER
brackets

i would say those brackets were probably mounting points for extra lights.
there are a lot of taller screens available but all that i have seen use the original mounting points.

that tank looks...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 153,027
Posted By NORTH RIDER
on the calendar

i missed this event last year. i hope to make it this year.
if i can swinging it, I'll have a bit of a treat for all attending.

JWALTERS, C-ZULU, MIKE S, we should try to get together before...
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