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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By canadius_maximus
Usually find the formulaic, advert:content, and...

Usually find the formulaic, advert:content, and thus, the cost $:value ratio of most moto magazines underwhelming, but I stumbled across this one at a local Indigo (like Barnes & Noble, for the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
A bit of a pain, but not much different from the...

A bit of a pain, but not much different from the DRZ, as I recall.

I loosen it to just a couple of turns from coming out with the socket/ratchet, then with my left holding the pan at the "now I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4,093
Views: 1,313,993
Posted By canadius_maximus
Nice look! I've gone "simple" too (at many...

Nice look!

I've gone "simple" too (at many levels, some would argue :lol3...)
...
Forum: Racing 09-15-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 23,727
Posted By canadius_maximus
Cool .... What about the feasibility of...

Cool ....

What about the feasibility of including a combined roadbook / odo one (vertical / portrait) oriented iPhone?

ODO horizontally across the top, occupying the full width, and say, 1/4 of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-12-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,499
Posted By canadius_maximus
Hello Metal, I stumbled across your two...

Hello Metal,

I stumbled across your two RRs while doing some trip planning for a potential ride your area next year.

Great pics, and I particularly enjoy your writing style.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By canadius_maximus
IV. Day 3 So after a good night's sleep, and...

IV. Day 3
So after a good night's sleep, and Mika still asleep, I decided to explore the campground before we left. Amazing what early morning tranquility and new scenery do to make you think "big...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
Yikes - then that's a bit more involved. ...

Yikes - then that's a bit more involved.

Looking again at the diagram, I don't see another seal

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By canadius_maximus
Thanks OTR - curiously enough, there was a very...

Thanks OTR - curiously enough, there was a very pleasant "old(er) Triumph rider" we ran into later in the trip - more about him later....

III. Day 2

So, it now being Sunday, it had been on the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
What I used is this ... Gasket For Slave...

What I used is this ...

Gasket For Slave Cylinder

59032065000

As per diagram here:
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4,093
Views: 1,313,993
Posted By canadius_maximus
So that's the secret to how they mix up milk...

So that's the secret to how they mix up milk chocolate up so finely in Switzerland ...:lol3

Nice pics - and nice to see Neil's Britannia Composites fairing business spread around the world...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,111
Posted By canadius_maximus
Looks like a roll chart to me ... from a few...

Looks like a roll chart to me ... from a few pages back ...



Given how happy he is with his slave cylinder right now, you give him a tablet and he'll likely put it to a more "practical use"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-09-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By canadius_maximus
Talking Los Dos Canadian Dudes on Motos over Labour Day

Just a little road tour with a buddy – not much of a RR, and no offroad, but seeing as it was a great trip, hope no one minds a wee story.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns =...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,093
Views: 1,313,993
Posted By canadius_maximus
Once you fix the flux capacitor, your...

Once you fix the flux capacitor, your repulsor-lift will fire up in no tme - that speeder will be fine!

...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
Had the same thing happen to me Nick ... ...

Had the same thing happen to me Nick ...

If it's black, it looks like you're drawing in some engine oil during the "clutch out" cycle instead of hydraulic fluid through the slave when it's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-09-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,405
Posted By canadius_maximus
Loved this RR!

Putting this one on the "to do" ride list ...

Looking to do a "take the family to Disneyland but with a bit of DS fun for Daddy" trip next year ... I'll reach out as I get closer to see if...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4,093
Views: 1,313,993
Posted By canadius_maximus
Checked with Rostoffroad ...

Not to belabor this, esp on a photothread, but to bring some closure to the matter of the Rostoffroad crashbars on the EVO 2 tanks, I emailed their sales department, and just received this reply:
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,571
Posted By canadius_maximus
Back from a 3-day mini-PNW tour ... Love...

Back from a 3-day mini-PNW tour ...

Love the tanks. Much prefer the narrower girth. Old EVO 1 tanks are off to a new home, fellow Canuck ADVer).

Will likely post a RR in a few days,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,093
Views: 1,313,993
Posted By canadius_maximus
Thanks Palm! Now those look a bit different...

Thanks Palm!

Now those look a bit different to Roossd's though, don't they? And they look like the would interfere with an EVO 2 tank setup, no? The look like the sit higher / though would happy...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4,093
Views: 1,313,993
Posted By canadius_maximus
Indeed - very interested in those too ... ...

Indeed - very interested in those too ...

thanks!

cm
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 628,859
Posted By canadius_maximus
That's a nice, big setup. With your 80L+ setup,...

That's a nice, big setup. With your 80L+ setup, you've got loads of room. I didn't want racks, so that limited my options. I think I'd likely add a larger exterior drybag in lieu of the MEC sack. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4,093
Views: 1,313,993
Posted By canadius_maximus
Seat shaving ...

Thought about this one a bit more ...

To be honest, unlike other bike seats (eg: DRZ) where there is a lot of material you can remove, I suspect most folks here would not be happy - it takes an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4,093
Views: 1,313,993
Posted By canadius_maximus
Lowering ...

I remember going through the same debate with my DRZ "oh, don't lower it, it's geometry and handling will be completely compromised" I was told.

So I didn't, and spent the first 3 years on my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 628,859
Posted By canadius_maximus
Laugh How many different luggage products on one bike?

This.

Additionally, you can mix & match products ... Initially I was going to go all-Kriega, but found the GL Coyote gave more flexible packing options - one big "sausage" (approx. 35ish L) as...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4,093
Views: 1,313,993
Posted By canadius_maximus
+ 2

+ 2
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 70,034
Posted By canadius_maximus
2 bikes ...

About to board the Kingston->Edmonds ferry in WA ....

...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
Oberon slave on ... still leaks at bottom bolt

Sorry if I'm hoggin' the bandwidth here ...:rofl

So the new Oberon unit arrived, put the paper gasket on, and put it all together - went for a 30 min ride ... and there's some weeping (a small...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
aaah pictures - sight for the blind. OK - so...

aaah pictures - sight for the blind.

OK - so you're talking #85 - now I totally see that it is indeed what keeps the hydraulic fluid in the slave itself. I noted that #25 looked like it could use...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
Took a quick pic of the removed slave cylinder...

Took a quick pic of the removed slave cylinder ... so that little o-ring doesn't belong in the middle of the piston?
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
I think I mistyped my question ... Regarding...

I think I mistyped my question ...

Regarding the bleed kit, there is an o ring and two washers. Wondering if that little o ring is a replacement for something. It looks like it could fit...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
KTM / Magura clutch bleed kit ...

Hey all,

Wondering about the 2 x copper washers and the one x small o-ring. Where do these.

The kit is here :
http://www.ktmtwins.com/ktm-magura-clutch-bleed-kit


Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
Yes - that was the calculus behind simply...

Yes - that was the calculus behind simply replacing the whole unit rather than pin my hopes monkeying about yet again with yet another gasket (and O-ring).

That said, I'll drop by later and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
OK - now I get it. Here's hoping to easily...

OK - now I get it. Here's hoping to easily replacing the OEM unit with the Oberon.

thanks, d2b, too.

cm
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
Thanks d2b, It still makes me wonder -...

Thanks d2b,

It still makes me wonder - even if I had replaced the O-ring (can't see it, as I'm at the office) - that's still to seal the slave cylinder body to the engine case, right - as in,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
Hey d2b, 021 - to confirm, as in this: ...

Hey d2b,

021 - to confirm, as in this:

Product Specifications

<TABLE class=a-keyvalue> <TBODY> <TR> <TH class="a-span4 a-text-right">Part Number</TH> <TD>021-V575 </TD></TR> <TR>...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
Thanks folks. While I'm sold on...

Thanks folks.

While I'm sold on ordering a new slave from either Sigutech or Oberon, neither will likely be here in the 48 hours until I leave, so I'm trying to determine if it's just a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 18,528
Views: 2,022,736
Posted By canadius_maximus
Clutch losing fluid

A month ago I lost clutch fluid pressure - traced it to the slave gasket to the engine that was torn. Replaced it ASAP and flushed.

Less than a month later, lost pressure again. Noted that once...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 322,463
Posted By canadius_maximus
Actually, 'cause I'm a plane nerd ...

The complete aircraft in the Seattle Museum of Flight is an M-21, which was the launch craft for the D-21 Drone, one of only two made, and the only survivor ....

There is also a cockpit, as was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-22-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By canadius_maximus
Bravo

Well done, young sir.

Smart, articulate, pleasant young lad exploring neighboring countries on his bike - youth being lived out well, and with great promise.

:clap

Reminds me of the bike...
Forum: Americas 08-20-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By canadius_maximus
All nights' accommodation now resolved - a big...

All nights' accommodation now resolved - a big thanks to all who contacted me.

Regards,

CM
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-20-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 322,463
Posted By canadius_maximus
That's a C-32 (USAF version of a B-757-2G4). ...

That's a C-32 (USAF version of a B-757-2G4). Wonder if the US President is indeed aboard, as it's only Air Force One in that case. More commonly, it's the ride for the VP, and other senior...
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