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Forum: Racing 11-18-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,752
Posted By Country Doc
I agree completely. I actually think if we are...

I agree completely. I actually think if we are going for full street legal with blinkers and a horn and brake switches etc, it only makes sense to also require DOT tires.

I should probably go...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,752
Posted By Country Doc
There's no DOT requirement, I've never run DOT...

There's no DOT requirement, I've never run DOT tires at a Rallymoto and it's not on the checklist at tech inspection.

dc
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By Country Doc
I've had the Acerbis hard parts tank, and have...

I've had the Acerbis hard parts tank, and have the big 6 gallon one, and recently installed the Clockworks. The acerbis is bulletproof and withstood some serious abuse, and I only changed for...
Forum: Racing 10-31-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,729
Posted By Country Doc
Great updates, so incredibly interesting to see...

Great updates, so incredibly interesting to see your prep, committment, and dedication, especially in the context of a multi-day international event.

I know how much time it takes to put updates...
Forum: Racing 10-24-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,729
Posted By Country Doc
Very cool!! Thanks for the story. Looking forward...

Very cool!! Thanks for the story. Looking forward to riding along virtually and hearing the updates.

Good luck Josh!!

dc
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,880
Posted By Country Doc
Weird. Something is interfering with that...

Weird. Something is interfering with that aftermarket triple setup.

Re: the bottom bearing, it is an interference fit. Removing is a slight PITA. The easiest way I've found is to remove the cage...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Country Doc
You need the O-rings, they are easily available....

You need the O-rings, they are easily available. Curious that they were not there?

Sealant is really not necessary on the O-ring-equipped bikes, but doesn't hurt if you put a thin film on. Do not...
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,661
Posted By Country Doc
Unsolicited bump for the oil pump gears and...

Unsolicited bump for the oil pump gears and jetting kit from Chris. I had the aluminum gears put in my '09 at 50 hours and it's now at 220 hours and no issues, I don't worry about it at all.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Country Doc
:thumb Thanks Joel and everyone for the...

:thumb

Thanks Joel and everyone for the recommends. Really appreciate your offer Joel! I'll hopefully not have to bother you but I'll keep it in my back pocket!

dc
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Country Doc
Lior did the work on the bike the last two...

Lior did the work on the bike the last two sessions. I was fairly unimpressed. Bike returned with obvious flaws, silly things that I noticed right away, some even dangerous (wrong size brake rotor,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Country Doc
Recommendations for quality dirt bike mechanic near Pasadena?

Inmates;

Looking for a recommendation for a shop that can do careful, quality work on a dirt bike/dual sport. I have a bike I keep in California but it's awkward to try and wrench on it on the...
Forum: Racing 09-22-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,651
Posted By Country Doc
Major congrats to Devon for absolutely KILLING it...

Major congrats to Devon for absolutely KILLING it this year. First Canadian, PLUS he swept the whole series.

Brilliant, absolutely brilliant season for him.

:clap
:clap
:clap

dc
Forum: Canada 09-07-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,018
Views: 178,779
Posted By Country Doc
The new Strom 1000 looks pretty sweet also. ...

The new Strom 1000 looks pretty sweet also.

dc
Forum: Racing 08-27-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,651
Posted By Country Doc
Seriously Andrew, are you racing that??? !!! So...

Seriously Andrew, are you racing that??? !!! So awesome.

I NEED to find an airhead GS to race next year's series against you guys.

dc
Forum: Racing 08-12-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 28,291
Posted By Country Doc
Great news! Excited to follow the RMS team, and...

Great news! Excited to follow the RMS team, and watching Ian and Scott take on the Dakar!

dc
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By Country Doc
I'm following my son on a Z50 right now, using an...

I'm following my son on a Z50 right now, using an old DR350. I would never want to follow him on my 450EXC.

Even the DR is too big, heavy, and awkward for the speeds you can ride on a Z50.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28,052
Views: 3,419,966
Posted By Country Doc
I just swapped my barely-used Kientech pumper...

I just swapped my barely-used Kientech pumper carb kit to a wacky Lectron carb to try and improve the running on my modded-up big bore.

My pumper kit has about 3000 miles on it. Shoot me a PM if...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 28,052
Views: 3,419,966
Posted By Country Doc
I put a 16t front sprocket on which accomplished...

I put a 16t front sprocket on which accomplished the same thing. A tiny bit of clearancing is required for the case guard.

dc
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6,794
Views: 1,084,202
Posted By Country Doc
I like the idea of the Pivot Works kit, but for...

I like the idea of the Pivot Works kit, but for me, that O-ring doesn't survive removing the axle more than once or twice. They do include a spare but after a tire change or two, or swapping wheel...
Forum: Canada 07-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,018
Views: 178,779
Posted By Country Doc
K&P, like all rail line trails, sucks. To put it...

K&P, like all rail line trails, sucks. To put it plainly.

Nothing but a straight shot through the forest with whooped out sections and puddles. Blech.

The cottage roads like California, etc.,...
Forum: Racing 07-16-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,651
Posted By Country Doc
Just popped off all of a sudden eh? Just like...

Just popped off all of a sudden eh? Just like that?

:evil
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,149
Posted By Country Doc
The Tekvest is probably my favourite piece of...

The Tekvest is probably my favourite piece of dirt bike gear that I've ever bought. It's very pricey though. Made locally, a couple of hours from where I live here in Ontario.

However, I've...
Forum: Canada 07-13-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By Country Doc
I ordered from them last year. I had a tough time...

I ordered from them last year. I had a tough time getting in touch with them by phone after I placed the order. Finally it arrived about 3 wks later.

Chalked it up to a one-off, ordered from them...
Forum: Canada 07-09-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By Country Doc
In! Always a great event.

In! Always a great event.
Forum: Canada 07-08-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Country Doc
I like picking my way through PA on all the tiny...

I like picking my way through PA on all the tiny secondary roads that lace throughout that state. Great riding. Just follow your nose and stay off the beaten track. If you need to make some time, Hwy...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 15,794
Posted By Country Doc
Haven't tried yet - but I need to sign up! Now...

Haven't tried yet - but I need to sign up! Now that CRC is cancelled I'm free for that weekend.

dc
Forum: Racing 07-02-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,608
Posted By Country Doc
Arrgh. Bad news. I hadn't registered yet...

Arrgh. Bad news.

I hadn't registered yet just because I was too busy, but I was literally about to do it this weekend.

Hopefully next year.

dc
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3,018
Views: 178,779
Posted By Country Doc
Bob - rotten news. Heal up quick. The doc...

Bob - rotten news. Heal up quick.

The doc on call for stents last night was the best - you are in good hands!

dc
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 562,910
Posted By Country Doc
WTB - seat and rear shock, R100R

Hey all;

Looking for a Corbin seat or something similar, and a good rear shock for my project 1991 R100R.

The seat needs to have a backrest (which is why I specified Corbin - not sure if other...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3,018
Views: 178,779
Posted By Country Doc
I have the rally max and wear it with a Leatt. ...

I have the rally max and wear it with a Leatt.

I find it way better in the heat with a perforated jersey than my previous claustrophobic compression suit. The armour is perforated and flows air...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,018
Views: 178,779
Posted By Country Doc
Tekvests are the bomb. Mines taken a beating for...

Tekvests are the bomb. Mines taken a beating for four years now. Still brilliant.

dc
Forum: Racing 06-23-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,133
Posted By Country Doc
Looked like an epic battle between Devon and...

Looked like an epic battle between Devon and Kevin right up until the last stage!

Wish I could have been there. Luckily the Dacre is every 2 years, so I'll be able to make this one next summer....
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Country Doc
Backroadmaps are pricey yes, but awesome. A...

Backroadmaps are pricey yes, but awesome. A million times better than City Nav, for example. I really like them.

Considering how much I spend on dirt bikes and gear, $150 for a kick ass map set...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 15,794
Posted By Country Doc
Thanks to RC and the crew for another great...

Thanks to RC and the crew for another great event!

I definitely found it harder than previous years - there was a lot more trail, and less initial road sections, which lengthened the whole day...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 15,794
Posted By Country Doc
Well, let it first be known that I suck at...

Well, let it first be known that I suck at regular tires. So the rally mousse was a major challenge.

Plus I have no stand or securing device of any kind. And I tried to install a rim lock. And...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 15,794
Posted By Country Doc
I'm so tired from just installing a rally mousse...

I'm so tired from just installing a rally mousse in my narrow dirt bike front rim that I'll probably conk out half way through the ride.

What a bear!

dc
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By Country Doc
I've had a lot of different gear - Klim Rally and...

I've had a lot of different gear - Klim Rally and Dakar, Aerostitch, Firstgear, Rukka, etc...and have settled on the early BMW Rallye stuff.

Despite being on it's fourth revision, my Rallye 2...
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By Country Doc
Right - forgot about them! Another great shop. In...

Right - forgot about them! Another great shop. In fact I would probably give them a try next. I've had some issues with TR.
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By Country Doc
KTMworld is also much closer to you. I hear they...

KTMworld is also much closer to you. I hear they have a good reputation.

dc
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By Country Doc
The ktmtalk gurus are Travis at Thumper Racing,...

The ktmtalk gurus are Travis at Thumper Racing, and Dave Hopkins. Maybe Bill at HTracing.

I'm sure there are others but those guys have an online presence and are well respected.

dc
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