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Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 82,816
Posted By Mr Sleazy
VERY well done, excellent choice of route,...

VERY well done, excellent choice of route, landscape, photography, top notch.

Photos below:

The first is a mining adit (horizontal entrance), with tailings spilling out of the entrance.

Next...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Ims

Hi -

I had lots of trouble with IMS tanks for the 07 510, three of them cracked and leaked on me, sometimes when I was off in a remote area.

IMS was very good about warranty, hopefully yours is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
That is a good tip, its the kind of input I like...

That is a good tip, its the kind of input I like in these threads - things that might save me $$$
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Safe parking in Primm, NV???

Hey dudes -

Myself and a few fellow Canucks will be heading down to western NV / eastern Cali for a 2400 km dual sport tour, taking in the sights of Death Valley, J Tree, Imperial Dunes etc. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Safari tank

OK just got ahold of the large capacity Safari tank for my TE510, from www.justgastanks.com (http://www.justgastanks.com/) Its been a long wait! Stock tank is silly with only about 7 useable...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
OK I have the tank on now, I am gonna do exactly...

OK I have the tank on now, I am gonna do exactly as you asked..... pics soon to follow.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Chain length

I have the stock chain, and change between 13/47 and 15/44 with lots of room on the adjusters. Those blocks seem to have lots of space to work with, which is handy.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Eek Aqualine tanks??

OK a bit off topic but this is quite interesting - while grabbing the link above to the Husky Aqualine tank, I checked out the Aqualine tank for the Yamaha WR250R, as that bike has interested me. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Trials tire

The trials tire I have used is Mitas ET-01. I haven't tried the MT-43 yet. I picked the ET-01 because its a radial tire, but also DOT legal:

http://www.ityre.com/i/tyre/2119.jpg

I mount it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Hey mattomoto - Looks great! Is that a...

Hey mattomoto -

Looks great! Is that a trials tire on the back? I use one too it seems to work really well. Lasts longer than I expected....
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Here is the info I used to change the clutch...

Here is the info I used to change the clutch lever into lhrb, copied and tasted from Thumpertalk. Many thanks to notagraphicartist for the info and figuring this out:





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Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Thread revival!

Quiet around here isn't it?? I guess this bike will never get to the 6,000 post count!

So I guess I should contribute some actual content, right? How about comparo between the 07 510 and 010...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,409
Posted By Mr Sleazy
510 vs WRR

I have a 2010 TE510, my last bike was an 07 TE 510 which I sold with about 22,000 km on it. Don't have any experience with WRR, though I like the look and "idea" of it.

Both my 510s have been...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Hey Rockitdoc - Wow thats an old post you...

Hey Rockitdoc -

Wow thats an old post you dragged up there! I don't have that bike anymore, but I do have a 2010 TE 510 instead of the 07 510 in the quote.

Here is the new machine in street...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,169
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Continued ..

OK back to the story.

<link rel="File-List" href="file:///C:/Users/Brian/AppData/Local/Temp/msoclip1/01/clip_filelist.xml"><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,169
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Hey bcnaturedoc - I was just trying to...

Hey bcnaturedoc -

I was just trying to figure out where that photo is taken, is it near Seton Portage?

Or is it at Stave?

Hmmmm..

Edelweys - just get one you won't regret it!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,169
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Continued .....

The photo above shows tip-over number two. I thought I had made it free and clear of this gully, but right at the top my front wheel bounced off something and down I went. Oh well, second try. Up...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,169
Posted By Mr Sleazy
“Dual Sport” has two sports, right? Ride to climb the mountain: Sky Pilot in Squamish

What do I do with my life? Well, spend time with my 8 year old son (he likes baseball, tennis, hiking, swimming), work my job, and for adventures ride a dual sport motorcycle. 2010 Husqvarna TE510....
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,591
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Packing

Hey BgDaddy -

IF you are doing some off-road, you may do well with GiantLoop: http://www.giantloopmoto.com/

That way you don't need a rack. These bags are based on having lightweight...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 27,107
Posted By Mr Sleazy
I twist mine three times, and will twist again if...

I twist mine three times, and will twist again if it doesn't go the first try. Its a great starter, but if its been sitting for a while sometimes needs this twice.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,034
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Yes it was...... I will email you so we...

Yes it was......

I will email you so we don't hijack!
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,034
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Camping

OK Bobzilla's here I can't resist! (hey man!)

This one from the same trip, in the middle of 20 miles of snarly sandy quad trail in S Utah. Bobzilla towards the back in yellow, his bike is behind...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 120,352
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Te 510

Hey redpillar -

Greetings to a fellow BCer.


I have an 07 510 and use it for commuting, adventure riding (rough off-road tours), and the odd bit of technical trails. Don't have a KTM so...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 16,776
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Yeah!

This is the kind of ride report I like - backcountry rough riding with camping mixed in. Good job on the trip report.

Did you have to follow much pavement or could you keep to the rough dirt for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,141
Posted By Mr Sleazy
More please........

Looking forward to it!

Don't suppose you have a map showing your route you can post to this thread? Would love to see it.

Also, what time of year was this?

Cheers!
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,136
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Tracks

Perfect! Thats what I was looking for.

Our routes pretty similar on the S side after Cameron. I think you guys took a better route between your crossing near Lee's Ferry and Cameron, we were off...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,136
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Good work!

Hey Crawdaddy and Strega:

Good job getting this done. Don't worry about the pics too much, you dont have to be a journalist, just a rider is OK! Having said this I like your TR

Would you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,130
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Touring gear

I also have some real info - not as graphic as the above post though! (Glad you were OK cornfed)

My own gear choice pretty well comes down to what you are thinking about:

1. MX Style off-road...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-28-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Anyone? A lonely cry in the...

Anyone?


A lonely cry in the darkness.................
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Parkin' in Vegas

Hello Advriders -

Some of my fellow Canucks and I are looking at a big offroad tour down Nevada / Arizona / Utah way in April this year:
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,829
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Rock art

Good job! Keep it up please please :lurk

Especially interested in the rock art photos. I was at a rock art site up here in Canada just last weekend and many of the icons / images that are on...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 41,840
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Pony express

Hey Cannon - cool report I really enjoy the history side of things.

Here is some of the Nevada portion of the Pony Express:
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 11-11-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,740
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Thanks for the info, guys - I will follow up with...

Thanks for the info, guys - I will follow up with Big Bear.

The Bar 10 ranch looks cool, I did not realize it was there when I went past last spring.

Brian
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 11-09-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,740
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Singletrack wanted - Grand Canyon loop

Hey ADVriders -

I am looking to put together a long dual sport trip to circumnavigate the grand canyon, here is the planned route at this point:
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,467
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Luck!

Good luck idahojoe! Stay safe.

Brian
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,467
Posted By Mr Sleazy
The end!

Thanks for all the nice words, guys.

I would do it again in an instant. There is something very "freeing" about a motorcycle tour, I guess its just the fantasy that you will just keep going and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,467
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Hey thats really cool, I went to SFU as well, in...

Hey thats really cool, I went to SFU as well, in the 1990s. To be there in the 1970s, you were right at the beginning. It must have been Roy Carlson who was teaching at the time?

Thanks for the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,467
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Day 13 and the end.

April 5. Toroweap to Fallon, Nevada, via multiple wives central.



Morning came and we threw our gear onto our bikes for the run to the pavement, then back to the truck. I had hoped we would...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,467
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Day 12!!!!

Day 12. April 4. Hidden Canyon to Toroweap Point. Grand Canyon posing. The end of the ride (mostly).




Morning after a very windy night. I picked up the charred rocks around the camp...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,467
Posted By Mr Sleazy
Hey Sid! Yes the SPOT worked very well,...

Hey Sid!

Yes the SPOT worked very well, within the limits of a GPS unit and a satellite transmitter. When using it, I need to keep in mind the fact that (1) it needs a clear view of the sky; and...
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