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Forum: Canada Today, 02:40 AM
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Views: 3,989
Posted By dirtydeeds
Anyone have some new pics to add?

Anyone have some new pics to add?
Forum: Canada Today, 02:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By dirtydeeds
I've been thinking of doing a section at a time....

I've been thinking of doing a section at a time. Probably do some of the west this summer.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,842
Posted By dirtydeeds
Just saw a thread over in be scooter forum; honda...

Just saw a thread over in be scooter forum; honda has s patent to put 2 wheels on the front of the NC platform.

If this has any traction, it could be very good for the bike. It will become more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5,584
Views: 1,058,650
Posted By dirtydeeds
On most bikes, if your ignition system still has...

On most bikes, if your ignition system still has good seals, you're good up until the intake of your air box.
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By dirtydeeds
Thanks for the Wolfman pic. We've got a few of...

Thanks for the Wolfman pic. We've got a few of their bags; a couple Betas and a tank bag. It's great stuff. Once I get the bars mounted on the SMT, I'll see if the Wolfies or one of the others...
Forum: Canada 01-26-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 431,645
Posted By dirtydeeds
I was out at Maclean on Saturday. There was a...

I was out at Maclean on Saturday. There was a ton of quads out there. And lots of representation by Fish&Feathers.

I have to go up north so to you lucky guys in town; ride safe.
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By dirtydeeds
Sounds good so far. Link?

Sounds good so far. Link?
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 11:02 PM
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Views: 567,677
Posted By dirtydeeds
Sounds like auto deco trouble. I think you're on...

Sounds like auto deco trouble. I think you're on the right track. Keep following it back.


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Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By dirtydeeds
Crash Bar Bags

I'm bolting some crash bars to our travel bikes. Was wondering what people are using for bags to strap onto the bars?
Looking to hold cooking gear, food, etc in them.




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Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,613
Posted By dirtydeeds
Yup. Take a look at the TR650.

Yup. Take a look at the TR650.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3,667
Views: 567,677
Posted By dirtydeeds
Cool. Let us know how that turns out.

Cool. Let us know how that turns out.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2015, 06:10 PM
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Posted By dirtydeeds
I think I remember that name coming up before....

I think I remember that name coming up before. Thank!


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2015, 05:35 PM
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Views: 1,058,650
Posted By dirtydeeds
Just tried to throw on some MSR hand guards. ...

Just tried to throw on some MSR hand guards. Very unsuccessful. They don't work with the bend of the bars.

Anyone mounted some good, strong bars/hand guards?

Thx.


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Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,667
Views: 567,677
Posted By dirtydeeds
Very nice start! I have a yellow gas tank,...

Very nice start!

I have a yellow gas tank, too. Sanding won't work. It's stained from the inside. You might try some sort of plastic dip stuff.

Very nice shocks you found for that! Where...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4,720
Views: 1,213,376
Posted By dirtydeeds
You guys are awesome! Thx!

You guys are awesome! Thx!
Forum: Canada 01-21-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 431,645
Posted By dirtydeeds
Likewise, my brother will be looking for some...

Likewise, my brother will be looking for some little bikes or quads for his twins.

Slabm, occasionally a LEM 50 comes up for sale for a decent price. Keep and eye open for them. Also, Suzuki...
Forum: Canada 01-20-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 431,645
Posted By dirtydeeds
Cory wants a 150hp dirt bike, does he? That'll...

Cory wants a 150hp dirt bike, does he? That'll be fun!

I think I remember seeing some at Turple Brothers, in Red Deer. And there was some at the Edson KTM shop, too. They're sold out of them...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 03:39 PM
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Posted By dirtydeeds
Any difference between the TWs of various years? ...

Any difference between the TWs of various years?

They look the same... Did they change any electrical bits any time?

I see that at some point they went front drum to front disc. Anything...
Forum: Canada 01-20-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 431,645
Posted By dirtydeeds
I did see a bunch at the end of last summer,...

I did see a bunch at the end of last summer, cruising down local highways. They're out there. Try ADS, too?
Forum: Canada 01-18-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,882
Posted By dirtydeeds
Likewise. I put my 990SM on it when I moved. It...

Likewise. I put my 990SM on it when I moved. It was only a 2 hour drive on a good, straight highway. I would do it again if I had to. Wouldn't hit gravel or a bad highway with it, that's for...
Forum: Canada 01-18-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,246
Posted By dirtydeeds
Did you just go through some of this with the RT...

Did you just go through some of this with the RT from Chicago?
Forum: Canada 01-18-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By dirtydeeds
They have. Since 2008, for sure.

They have. Since 2008, for sure.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 10:12 PM
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Views: 567,677
Posted By dirtydeeds
Ha! Don't look at post count. I say it can be...

Ha! Don't look at post count. I say it can be welded because I work with some guys that have a vast amount of experience with all sorts of metals in all sorts of service conditions. It can be welded....
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3,667
Views: 567,677
Posted By dirtydeeds
I think you could have it welded. PUT lots of...

I think you could have it welded. PUT lots of heat on it before welding and wrap it in insulation after so it cools really slowly. Should be fine then.
Forum: Canada 01-16-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,246
Posted By dirtydeeds
Maybe I'll keep my stock 990 cans, just in case I...

Maybe I'll keep my stock 990 cans, just in case I need to import a modified specimen.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 29,636
Posted By dirtydeeds
Sweet! I have a TXC450 studded up. The extra...

Sweet!
I have a TXC450 studded up. The extra bit of power of the 510 would be nice with the heavy tires. I'll be using the power of my 510 to push a Timbersled this winter. Just need some free...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,584
Views: 1,058,650
Posted By dirtydeeds
So sorry to hear! You've got a nice bike for...

So sorry to hear!
You've got a nice bike for sale.

When you get yourself sorted, you'll find another!


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Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,667
Views: 567,677
Posted By dirtydeeds
THE BIGWHEEL THREAD!!! Yamaha BW350, BW200

Interesting info on the con rods. I wonder, does the entire 350 engine swap over?
How about the 660 Raptor engine?
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3,667
Views: 567,677
Posted By dirtydeeds
I picked up a rolling BW chassis awhile ago as...

I picked up a rolling BW chassis awhile ago as well. I'm thinking of a transplant for it, too. Not sure what engine would suit it. I'd need the engine cradle, too. An older 350 engine is much...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3,667
Views: 567,677
Posted By dirtydeeds
It's the FI that is the attractive part.

It's the FI that is the attractive part.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3,667
Views: 567,677
Posted By dirtydeeds
Has anyone thought that the 2013+ FI XT250 engine...

Has anyone thought that the 2013+ FI XT250 engine would be a nice transplant into a BW?
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 388,814
Posted By dirtydeeds
I've seen that fancy lift for the SMT. Anyone...

I've seen that fancy lift for the SMT. Anyone have another way of getting the front of the bike off the ground?

Head bearing needs replacing.

Sorted. Made a wood jig to fit under foot pegs...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-28-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5,584
Views: 1,058,650
Posted By dirtydeeds
After seeing the posts, 65 will be the number...

After seeing the posts, 65 will be the number that I'll plan with.
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 388,814
Posted By dirtydeeds
Really? That's the route I took. No problems. ...

Really?
That's the route I took. No problems.

More importantly, planning has began for a Dempster trip next year. We'll be taking the SMT and a CB500X. Crash bars for the CB are ordered. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-27-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,584
Views: 1,058,650
Posted By dirtydeeds
Thanks for the mileage numbers. We've been...

Thanks for the mileage numbers.

We've been getting at least 70m/usg but I didn't want to count on just one data point.
Looks like the longest stretch is a little under 250 miles. The CB5X...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 133,377
Posted By dirtydeeds
Thanks. We're dealing with the wife's Civic now....

Thanks. We're dealing with the wife's Civic now. It's allowed to be imported so it's just a matter of us getting down to the Customs office at the crossing.
Forum: Canada 11-26-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By dirtydeeds
510 is no longer in Rubbermaid containers. Fired...

510 is no longer in Rubbermaid containers. Fired it up tonight.
Timbersled kit will be going on after my next shift up north.

I think I'll need to do a few mods though. Close in the engine a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5,584
Views: 1,058,650
Posted By dirtydeeds
It's winter here. Starting to plan a trip next...

It's winter here. Starting to plan a trip next year for the Dempster.
Would a few of you mind throwing out some real world numbers for fuel range?

TIA.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3,667
Views: 567,677
Posted By dirtydeeds
Can anyone recommend a good tire to stud for...

Can anyone recommend a good tire to stud for winter, for a 200?
I have an extra set of rims that are screaming for use...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 133,377
Posted By dirtydeeds
After a year riding a TXC450, I finally got rid...

After a year riding a TXC450, I finally got rid of 4 Rubbermaid containers and put my TE510 back together. It was like music to hear it again.

I have a 2010 TE frame with a clean US title if any...
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