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Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By EduardoMas
Cdogg, My XRR also has a sealed led-acid...

Cdogg,

My XRR also has a sealed led-acid 1.2Ah battery connected to a rewound stator via a reg-rectifier sold by Baja Designs.
The Panasonic brand battery available from Digi-Key lasts me 3-4...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,165,036
Posted By EduardoMas
Very nice! Looking at the the Knipex website ...

Very nice! Looking at the the Knipex website http://knipex-tools.com/index.php?id=1023&page=art_detail&parentID=1363&groupID=1387&artID=28965
I could not find this dimension:

If it is handy, can...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,165,036
Posted By EduardoMas
:fpalm ... toolbox!

:fpalm ... toolbox!
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 227,893
Posted By EduardoMas
I would pay for the mileage hit for the time...

I would pay for the mileage hit for the time spent pulling an empty trailer.
Folding forwards when empty seems to be a brilliant way to keep a healthy tongue weight. I made a custom stiff trailer...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,674
Posted By EduardoMas
Buy what you enjoy owning the most. Chances are...

Buy what you enjoy owning the most. Chances are the saw will be carried 99.7 % of the time and used for the balance or hopefully never. I seldom use mine unless helping clear trails (the main trail...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,165,036
Posted By EduardoMas
About 6 hours... one way, maybe more in motocross...

About 6 hours... one way, maybe more in motocross boots.
I often take MSR litre (liter) bottles. Never needed them myself but have helped others and reliefs some anxiety when already running on...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,674
Posted By EduardoMas
http://www.mec.ca/product/4009-407/bahco-folding-w...

http://www.mec.ca/product/4009-407/bahco-folding-wood-saw/?q=saw
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,165,036
Posted By EduardoMas
If the one in the posts above is unavailable try:...

If the one in the posts above is unavailable try:

http://www.gearwrench.com/gearwrench-9230d-3-pc-metric-drive-adapter-set.html

You can find it for less at local shops.

I carry the 1/4-10mm...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 879,884
Posted By EduardoMas
That was the closest thing to ESPERANTO I have...

That was the closest thing to ESPERANTO I have ever heard.
Forum: Canada 01-16-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,998
Posted By EduardoMas
For a Dakar story with local flavor check out the...

For a Dakar story with local flavor check out the canadian team ALDO RACING on Facebook!
It is a great story to follow scrolling through time. While travelling in the area, I was lucky enough to...
Forum: Latin America 12-06-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By EduardoMas
We will be leaving TO and staying in BA days...

We will be leaving TO and staying in BA days before the Dakar to see the pre start party and the start itself.
Forum: Latin America 12-02-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By EduardoMas
Thanks Chile GS. So the idea is not to run out of...

Thanks Chile GS. So the idea is not to run out of dollars although I like to carry just lint in my pockets. It seems that the best (only?) way to replenish with U$ when in Buenos Aires is to make a...
Forum: Latin America 11-30-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By EduardoMas
Question Current Intel needed for traveling in Argentina.

I need current Intel from a local or seasoned traveler’s perspective.

We will land in Baires for about a month with side trips to Iguazu, Cordoba, Uruguay and where ever feels right at the time....
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By EduardoMas
Yes! I have an unused one just laying...

Yes!

I have an unused one just laying around... :D
Forum: Canada 10-19-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,065
Posted By EduardoMas
BK, you are one cool dude, buying a bike for your...

BK, you are one cool dude, buying a bike for your friends to ride when in town… or the boonies.

You settled on a KLR already and it is a safe bet for multiple riders on multiple roads or trails....
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By EduardoMas
Down the Americas? Locked small pelican cases (I...

Down the Americas? Locked small pelican cases (I know you asked for soft bags) on each side of the bike with stay-on-bike items like camping gear, tools and bike spares)
A soft bag (North Face...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,801
Posted By EduardoMas
Always learning and upgrading. Hodakaguy’s...

Always learning and upgrading. Hodakaguy’s sleeping pad type is in my shopping list. (currently Gig Agness) thanks! All BAs leak but lived with it due to pack size.

On the coffee front I mix...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,165,036
Posted By EduardoMas
I think they do not, but you can ask them...

I think they do not, but you can ask them directly, contact info pasted below.
And yes, McMaster is awesome!

E-Mail
atl.sales@mcmaster.com
Sales and Customer Service
(404) 346-7000
(404)...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,319
Posted By EduardoMas
Jousting anyone?

Jousting anyone?
Forum: Canada 06-20-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 18,230
Posted By EduardoMas
Just packed everything on the bike, putting in a...

Just packed everything on the bike, putting in a few hours of work to make up for tomorrow since sleep eludes me.
In 24 hours we’ll be reving up in the lineup.

See you at the start!

Cheers!
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By EduardoMas
Thumb Thanks for the bumps. The willingness to open the...

Thanks for the bumps. The willingness to open the post to see if you can help is really well appreciated.

To keep the posting short, sweet and relevant to those who live around the GTA (Greater...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By EduardoMas
Bump. Just looking for space for a duffle...

Bump.

Just looking for space for a duffle bag and a set of wheels.
I'll ride to the start and back from Dacre.
The set of wheels have agressive knobs that would be toast after many paved miles....
Forum: Canada 06-16-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By EduardoMas
Looking for a ride to the DACRE, or just space for gear.

Looking for space for a Honda XR650R from the GTA. I will gladly share expenses.
Or, if you can carry a duffle bag, a set of wheels and a twofour I'll just ride there and back.

Please PM or...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,165,036
Posted By EduardoMas
Thumb Folding saw

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/248044038/folding-bow-saw-unfold-and-cut-in-seconds-boreal21
...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 18,230
Posted By EduardoMas
Talking GTA to the Dacre. Looking for a Trailer Spot or just Space for gear.

Looking for space for a Honda XR650. I will gladly share expenses.
Or, if you can carry my duffle bag and a set of wheels I can just ride there.

Please PM or email if you can help.

Masionis ...
Forum: Canada 06-09-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By EduardoMas
There is a welder conveniently located just...

There is a welder conveniently located just beside the Metal Supermarket at Don Mills.

http://metalsupermarkets.com/don-mills/

Sorry I don’t have the welder’s info at hand. You should check his...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 339,699
Posted By EduardoMas
Battery mount inside airbox, PN?

Local regs, state I must have blinkers licence light and horn for a street plate. My 300 is AC only and don't want to touch the stock wiring.
I made an easily removable kit but the battery placement...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 339,699
Posted By EduardoMas
Question 3 bosses in Airbox

In my 2005 KTM300 there are three bosses (three nubs with holes for self tapping screws) in the air box. They are part of the rear wheel cover part.
Is there a component that mounts there perhaps...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 18,230
Posted By EduardoMas
Yes, it was Chris! He rocks on the HP2. Yes...

Yes, it was Chris! He rocks on the HP2.

Yes also on bringing what you got for the ride :thumb. I had a ton of fun riding a KLR through Ontario Trail Rides technical stuff. It was awesome, the...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 18,230
Posted By EduardoMas
I agree. The GS1200 would be a challenge in many...

I agree. The GS1200 would be a challenge in many sections. Blocking single track can be awkward. If Dacre was an expedition ride then why not, but on a day ride I think it will add hours to the pace...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 18,230
Posted By EduardoMas
Thumb Bridgestone Ultra Heavy Duty Tube

Mousses and/or Tubliss systems are exciting.

For toughness, reliability and ease of repair I favor the Bridgestone Ultra Heavy Duty Tube. Many of us use them but don’t discuss them. :deal
...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By EduardoMas
Here is a bargain price. I do not have the box...

Here is a bargain price. I do not have the box above so cannot vouch(sp?) for it.

http://www.homedepot.ca/product/aluminum-tool-tower-tool-box-19-inch-x-8-inch/997081

Like anything premade and...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,165,036
Posted By EduardoMas
I made one by soldering a schrader core to the...

I made one by soldering a schrader core to the end of a clutch cable and have used it for 5 years. The clutch cable is too stiff and gets in the way of screwing the core. The chain idea is better but...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By EduardoMas
Question Fresh helmet treatment?

I had three helmets to date with excellent to average freshness

The first was an Arai Signet bought in about 2002 shipped from “The Helmet Shop”.
It had a pleasant smell from the start and even...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By EduardoMas
Insuring the bike with my insuco (only need a...

Insuring the bike with my insuco (only need a VIN) and borrowing the plate from the seller to ride it home makes sense to me, and hopefully to the seller as well.

Thanks again for the collected...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By EduardoMas
Question “Fly and Ride” when buying a bike out of town.

When you buy a bike in another state (or anywhere several hours from home) and fly there to ride it home:

Who insures the bike and what licence plate do you use for the ride home?

Prethanks,
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23,544
Views: 3,127,778
Posted By EduardoMas
Pressurize the "downtube" with a compressor...

Pressurize the "downtube" with a compressor (shoprag + airgun) so, as the drill breaks through it blows chips out.
Once you are tapping, back off the tap say 1/3 turn for every 1/2 turn forward to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By EduardoMas
Thanks for the advice psychohawk. We walked...

Thanks for the advice psychohawk.

We walked in from the border, found the decent areas and the fun ones. The place is just like like many others cities (or big pueblos) in Mejico.
Good people,...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By EduardoMas
Been there before. As you said, it behooves us to...

Been there before. As you said, it behooves us to keep our wits about ourselves, much like in many other interesting places... hence the gathering of intel from the Collective.

Any local spots...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By EduardoMas
Question Tijuana, nicer areas downtown?

A buddy and I will be visiting Tijuana on a Thursday evening while staying in San Diego... without bikes.

We will like to find the nice side of Tijuana on foot or a short cab ride away from the...
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