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Forum: Airheads 07-10-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 28,007
Posted By xrayboy
Thanks, I saw the fiche, and there are a couple...

Thanks, I saw the fiche, and there are a couple pics of a few measurements, but would be nice to know the other important measurements as well.

Centre width
Inside rise
Outside rise
Pull back...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 28,007
Posted By xrayboy
Handlebar measurements

I can't seem to find stock measurements for my R80RT handlebars. Can someone point me to a link or do a quick measurement? Width, Rise, Pullback The ones that came on my bike are not factory and...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 28,007
Posted By xrayboy
First time BMW owner here. The last Touring bike...

First time BMW owner here. The last Touring bike I had was an '83 naked GoldWing. I picked up this '86 R80RT a few days ago and haven't had it out on the road yet.
...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,335
Posted By xrayboy
Does that make it OK?

Does that make it OK?
Forum: Canada 10-25-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22,264
Views: 2,306,242
Posted By xrayboy
I think it is awesome too, but you know some of...

I think it is awesome too, but you know some of the guys on here.
Forum: Canada 10-25-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22,264
Views: 2,306,242
Posted By xrayboy
Insert all farm animal jokes here. <iframe...

Insert all farm animal jokes here.

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/9DItbharEN8?rel=0" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>...
Forum: Canada 10-18-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,487
Posted By xrayboy
In highschool I stuck my finger where it wasn't...

In highschool I stuck my finger where it wasn't supposed to be and almost chopped it off. After showing the Xray films to all my friends they decided it was my new nickname.
...
Forum: Canada 09-18-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By xrayboy
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-sN_PXyqd1hI/TnY...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-sN_PXyqd1hI/TnYM8WSAE7I/AAAAAAAABe0/dRpXK8OHlWw/s912/DSC07664.JPG

It was a cold start.
Forum: Canada 09-06-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 35,837
Posted By xrayboy
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-SU3k7qIvWB0/Tma...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-SU3k7qIvWB0/Tma4-RlCOHI/AAAAAAAABeo/OPcCRi4s9H8/6531_118808398853_512203853_3160544_2064356_n.jpg
Forum: Canada 09-06-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 35,837
Posted By xrayboy
Glenora Ferry on 33 as someone later guessed. ...

Glenora Ferry on 33 as someone later guessed. But it could have been over the Ottawa river, we crossed it on a bridge somewhere near Pembrooke earlier that trip.

That bridge looked something like...
Forum: Canada 09-06-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 35,837
Posted By xrayboy
Where the road ends and the ferry begins. ...

Where the road ends and the ferry begins.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-t-HkjPXrrWs/RpL-30OXU7I/AAAAAAAABVE/VMcrElJoOT4/s720/DSC_0422.JPG

and looking the other way
...
Forum: Canada 09-06-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 35,837
Posted By xrayboy
Right on. It is on Great Lacloche island which...

Right on. It is on Great Lacloche island which sits between Espanola and Manitoulin island.
Forum: Canada 09-04-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 35,837
Posted By xrayboy
Since we got off topic a bit to things on the...

Since we got off topic a bit to things on the side of the road...many have passed by this on the way to a popular island destination here in Ontario.
...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 35,837
Posted By xrayboy
South side of 401 just east of cobourg

South side of 401 just east of cobourg
Forum: Canada 06-27-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By xrayboy
This one? <iframe...

This one?

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/rMJ-2M_ileo" allowfullscreen="" width="425" frameborder="0" height="349"></iframe>
Forum: Canada 05-17-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,584
Posted By xrayboy
Campsites are full, is this ride open to people...

Campsites are full, is this ride open to people who live locally and don't want to spend the night?
Forum: Canada 04-15-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,398
Posted By xrayboy
The old airfield in Picton is really good. Rows...

The old airfield in Picton is really good. Rows and rows of old barracks buildings and half a dozen hangers. All WWII vintage. They are slowly turning it into an industrial park. You can drive in...
Forum: Canada 03-25-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,497
Posted By xrayboy
Which part of Canada would be the swamp? Or am I...

Which part of Canada would be the swamp? Or am I missing something here?
Forum: Canada 03-20-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,315
Posted By xrayboy
Is this gate familiar to anyone? It is on highway...

Is this gate familiar to anyone? It is on highway 6 on Great LaCloche island between little current and whitefish falls. I lived there for a year in '79-'80 (far too young to have a bike back then)....
Forum: Canada 03-06-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 95,675
Posted By xrayboy
Not really. Technically you are supposed to, but...

Not really. Technically you are supposed to, but I have done it 3-4 times without stopping. I wouldn't suggest it. CBSA didn't care that we did not get the stamp on the form, and once the CBSA...
Forum: Canada 12-18-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By xrayboy
Terry was the guy giving me deals too. The sales...

Terry was the guy giving me deals too. The sales staff never approached me, I guess I have that look. I remember one of the parts ladies from a GM dealership in Bowmanville.

Is the closest Honda...
Forum: Canada 12-13-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By xrayboy
Durham Honda Powerhouse out of business

So I went over to the local Honda dealer to buy an oil filter even though they are more expensive there, and it is closed for good. I like to support the dealer because I know there are many dealer...
Forum: Canada 12-03-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,651
Posted By xrayboy
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_EaBVLS7ov2E/TPk37e5bk9I/AAAA...

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_EaBVLS7ov2E/TPk37e5bk9I/AAAAAAAABY8/IJ892u5kJ40/s640/DSC04122.JPG

Riverview Park&Zoo Peterborough ON. The plaque doesn't say what kind of plane it is. The mini railroad is...
Forum: Canada 11-19-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,071
Posted By xrayboy
We were up to swift rapids last summer in the...

We were up to swift rapids last summer in the trucks. The gravel road that approaches from the south is gravel and jam packed with twists and turns. There used to be a rally run through there, so...
Forum: Canada 11-17-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,834
Posted By xrayboy
Do you mean Port Hope, the town that has a bunch...

Do you mean Port Hope, the town that has a bunch of low level radioactive waste from the nuclear facility?


Is this how news travels from one side of the country to the other? Like the broken...
Forum: Canada 09-20-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,164
Posted By xrayboy
I have purchased a temp permit from Colorado and...

I have purchased a temp permit from Colorado and New Jersey. There is the start of your list. only 48 more to go.
Forum: Canada 09-12-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By xrayboy
So how many of the people who got picked for the...

So how many of the people who got picked for the trip had just recently bought a new Honda?
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,859
Posted By xrayboy
OK, I have a box of parts from the engine shop...

OK, I have a box of parts from the engine shop and all the gaskets I should need. Are there any assembly tips? What sort of break in procedure should I follow?
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,859
Posted By xrayboy
I took the motor apart today, here are some pics....

I took the motor apart today, here are some pics.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_EaBVLS7ov2E/TG2s7rYJjlI/AAAAAAAABXo/v-50L32Z1Bo/s640/DSC03888.JPG...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,859
Posted By xrayboy
I put some air pressure into the frame tank and...

I put some air pressure into the frame tank and got oil into the pump, now I have pressure, but the sound is still there. I think it is a piston noise from the timing of it. It seems to make a knock...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,859
Posted By xrayboy
oil flow

thanks for all the tips.

So there is a possibility that my new oil isn't getting from the frame tank into the oil pump? Normally when changing the oil I do not disconnect those lines and drain...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,859
Posted By xrayboy
I did that and no oil came out. Is this the only...

I did that and no oil came out. Is this the only way to test the oil pump? Does the pump need to be primed? After the incident I completely drained all the oil from the bike, which included...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,859
Posted By xrayboy
'98 XR650L ran low on oil, now making noises.

Unfortunately this problem may of my own doing. I hadn't checked the oil in a while, and out riding the other day something bad happened. I got lost in some tiny town and after slowly riding past...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 55,660
Posted By xrayboy
I didn't win, no news flash there. But had a...

I didn't win, no news flash there. But had a great time. My guess is someone on a KTM won. orange made up aprox 75% of the bikes that started, and by the time we got to the lunch stop at the back...
Forum: Canada 06-12-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By xrayboy
I just rode up and got on. There were only a...

I just rode up and got on. There were only a half dozen bikes. Just so you know, you have to pay to get OFF the island, and the bridge is cheaper than the ferry.
Forum: Canada 06-02-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By xrayboy
How does a tunnel burn when it is made out of...

How does a tunnel burn when it is made out of mountain? Maybe it is a silly question but there aren't many tunnels around here.
Forum: Canada 01-30-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,859
Posted By xrayboy
When do you set out on the highway? How many of...

When do you set out on the highway? How many of you are there? What sort of gear do you have? Can we follow you on SPOT? Or is this ride already done? Where are the pictures? Where is the ride...
Forum: Canada 01-20-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 55,660
Posted By xrayboy
Looking for a team

I am thinking about doing this event but I don't have a team. The last post makes me wonder what experiences others have had in putting together teams from the internet when you have never met the...
Forum: Canada 12-04-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,162
Posted By xrayboy
In other words, the only justice the public may...

In other words, the only justice the public may see from this terrible incident is knowing that this RCMP officer who has been on paid leave for who knows how long will be hounded by insurance...
Forum: Canada 12-03-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 13,884
Posted By xrayboy
Does anyone know what to expect this year for TV...

Does anyone know what to expect this year for TV coverage of the race? The same as in past years? A day late and totally focused on Ricky Bobby Gordon?

I think it was Speedvision years ago that...
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