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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-04-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,736
Posted By rob1313
I used to practice front brake control by doing...

I used to practice front brake control by doing my off road riding and trying to avoid the rear brake. You learn to be very careful with the front, to judge the surface and just what the tires can...
Forum: Canada 05-31-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By rob1313
Nice work! Great you made it home safe

Nice work! Great you made it home safe
Forum: Canada 05-31-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By rob1313
I've owned all of the bikes discussed, with the...

I've owned all of the bikes discussed, with the exception of the 690, and I'm 6'7". In my garage right now is an XRL 650. If you're in the Edmonton area PM me and you can come sit on it to get an...
Forum: Americas 05-16-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,164
Posted By rob1313
I've got to agree with the above, learn to...

I've got to agree with the above, learn to change/repair your tubes. You will get flats, there is no way around it out there. The spot is also a great suggestion. Insurance is a foolish thing to go...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,828
Posted By rob1313
GB I like your style, enough bitching about the...

GB I like your style, enough bitching about the problem, focus on the solution. I'm in for $100
Forum: Canada 05-15-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,828
Posted By rob1313
I've tried telling people this for awhile,...

I've tried telling people this for awhile, thieves steal what they can sell, or sell parts of. When adv bikes were rare and sport bikes were plentiful we were bypassed and sport bikes targeted. There...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-09-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 31,701
Posted By rob1313
Excellent. Thanks.

Excellent. Thanks.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-08-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 31,701
Posted By rob1313
I've played around on Google but it's not very...

I've played around on Google but it's not very helpful. I'm sure someone has done it so I figured this group would be the one to ask.

I'm considering buying a Florida bike, and leaving it in...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-30-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,771
Posted By rob1313
It used to be money, then my kid came to live...

It used to be money, then my kid came to live with me and child support started coming my way. Now it's no longer money, but time that I don't have. I had learned to do my trips as cheap as I...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By rob1313
I sent you a pm with my contact info big toe.

I sent you a pm with my contact info big toe.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-03-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By rob1313
Sorry I can't help you there. Last time I had a...

Sorry I can't help you there. Last time I had a starter issue I was 17, and not confident enough to rebuild it, I bought a used one off of a wrecked bike and swapped it out.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-02-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By rob1313
Sweet, I love it when my hard learned lessons...

Sweet, I love it when my hard learned lessons help out.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-02-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By rob1313
You can also burn up a starter over time,...

You can also burn up a starter over time, especially if it's been hard starting in the past. Sometimes it gets a tight spot in its rotation, if it happens to stop in that tight spot after starting...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By rob1313
Like jackass Smurph says, there is a pretty...

Like jackass Smurph says, there is a pretty strong group here in Edmonton. Actually we've expanded, now we have a strong group down in C town too. Feel free to PM with any questions, we will try to...
Forum: Canada 02-19-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,163
Posted By rob1313
Pretty hard to get a U.S. insurance company to...

Pretty hard to get a U.S. insurance company to insure a canadian bike. I believe you'd have to import it into the U.S., kind of a mess. If I had the time to do it again I'd buy a bike in the state I...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,843
Posted By rob1313
I've had the same happen with a rarely driven...

I've had the same happen with a rarely driven jeep TJ that had a parasitic draw on the battery. Let it sit while on vacation. The draw killed the battery, froze and pushed out the sides of the...
Forum: Canada 02-19-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,163
Posted By rob1313
I did it for a few years. The challenge was that...

I did it for a few years. The challenge was that I left a canadian bike in the U.S. my insurance company frowned upon that greatly. If you're bringing IT back and forth it might not be such a big...
Forum: Canada 01-15-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,845
Posted By rob1313
It's nice to see that rule got nuked. It was a...

It's nice to see that rule got nuked. It was a real hindrance the other way. I'm hoping to see a few more KTMs on the road up here without the owner paying the Canada premium to the dealer.
Forum: Canada 01-09-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 25,288
Posted By rob1313
Thanks! It's been busy already. Hope life treats...

Thanks! It's been busy already. Hope life treats you well
Forum: Canada 01-08-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By rob1313
I think the trick would be selling the big bits...

I think the trick would be selling the big bits first, and having the space to store the rest until it sells. I once considered it with a bike I had grown tired of. I wouldn't have been able to...
Forum: Canada 12-31-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 25,288
Posted By rob1313
Bastards, all of us.

Bastards, all of us.
Forum: Canada 12-30-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 25,288
Posted By rob1313
Ah darn it OM you just missed out. We had one...

Ah darn it OM you just missed out. We had one just after Christmas. We opted to abuse one of our guys hones rather than impose on some innocent barmaid.

As for checking in on you, we just look...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3,018
Views: 1,664,499
Posted By rob1313
Finally caught up! Great work on this ride...

Finally caught up! Great work on this ride report, thank you for taking the time. I'm loving the concept of having the time to see what you really want to see.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-26-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,540
Posted By rob1313
First ride of the season, roll the bike out of...

First ride of the season, roll the bike out of the garage, on the side stand and fire it up. Turn back to close up the garage and hear that terrible sound. Driveway sloped down, little but of mud on...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-26-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,173
Posted By rob1313
Sounds like you made the same mistakes many make...

Sounds like you made the same mistakes many make to get into those situations. You were wise enough not to make the last error many make, waiting to ask for help. Glad you both came out unscathed,...
Forum: Canada 12-06-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 25,288
Posted By rob1313
Looks great. What's on the list for farkles?

Looks great. What's on the list for farkles?
Forum: Canada 12-05-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 25,288
Posted By rob1313
You're right. Nice and dark, easy to sleep in...

You're right. Nice and dark, easy to sleep in the tent. You know except for the guy two tents and a hammock over snoring away.....

I'm bringing my headlamp again. Love the hands free operation
Forum: Canada 12-05-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 25,288
Posted By rob1313
I'm cheating this year. I've got a hotel nearby...

I'm cheating this year. I've got a hotel nearby reserved. I'll be there to share the campfire though.
Forum: Canada 12-04-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 25,288
Posted By rob1313
The more the merrier. Ian, thanks for correcting...

The more the merrier. Ian, thanks for correcting my blunder. Of course I never booked camping, I just took over a corner of your spot :)
Forum: Canada 12-03-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 25,288
Posted By rob1313
The rides are mostly just thrown together by the...

The rides are mostly just thrown together by the riders who attend. I'd say there were easily 100 bikes 2 years ago. Everything from KTMs to KLRs to BMW and everything else.

Mostly the event is...
Forum: Canada 12-01-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 25,288
Posted By rob1313
Congrats on the new bike and the new place....

Congrats on the new bike and the new place. Sounds like it'll be a great set up.

I figured you'd likely end up on an S10 smurph. Hope you find a killer deal. I'm thinking it'll be another year...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-28-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 69,829
Posted By rob1313
Congratulations on getting the bike. You've made...

Congratulations on getting the bike. You've made great use of your time while you wait. Thanks for sharing so far.
Forum: Americas 11-26-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By rob1313
I have no idea, and although I'm sure someone...

I have no idea, and although I'm sure someone here does I would suggest that you ask over at Horizons Unlimited. They have a section dedicated to this kind of stuff
Forum: Trip Planning 11-22-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,353
Posted By rob1313
Just posting so I can easily find this thread...

Just posting so I can easily find this thread later. Thank you to all who have been doing this and teaching the rest of us through your experiences. I've already got the bike to do is with, and most...
Forum: Americas 11-22-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By rob1313
I live in Edmonton, not sure where you are...

I live in Edmonton, not sure where you are planning to start your journey. I can help with anything you might need here. Be advised some people from other countries have had problems with insurance...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-15-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,140
Posted By rob1313
I try to tell all the new riders I know that the...

I try to tell all the new riders I know that the bike will always be far beyond what they are capable of, he'll I've been riding over 20 years now and they are still far more capable than I
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-14-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,988
Posted By rob1313
I picked yamaha but only because I'm strongly...

I picked yamaha but only because I'm strongly considering the tenere as my next machine
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 507,301
Posted By rob1313
Yeah, I was thinking that. I hate wrenching once...

Yeah, I was thinking that. I hate wrenching once it gets this cold. I might just pull the fuel line for the winter and plug it till it gets a bit warmer
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 507,301
Posted By rob1313
Winterized both bikes. The older klr I picked up...

Winterized both bikes. The older klr I picked up this summer did something strange. Usually I shut the petcock off and let it run till it runs out, then drain the carb. This bike kept drawing fuel...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,688
Posted By rob1313
Glad you got what you needed out of it. Up here...

Glad you got what you needed out of it. Up here we have a waiver of depreciation rider that a person can add to a policy. For the first 2-4 years (depending on rider purchased) if your vehicle gets...
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