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Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19,714
Views: 2,276,241
Posted By R.J.
To be clear, the bolt is not compressing the tabs...

To be clear, the bolt is not compressing the tabs in any way. However, I agree with your suggestion of a spacer to spread the load between both tabs. In fact a machinist friend has offered to lathe...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19,714
Views: 2,276,241
Posted By R.J.
Yep, that is it. Works great for me , 5k,...

Yep, that is it. Works great for me , 5k, including the WABDR and a load of narly single track in the bush.
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19,714
Views: 2,276,241
Posted By R.J.
Take a 5/8, 4 inch bolt and mount the footpeg...

Take a 5/8, 4 inch bolt and mount the footpeg under the bracket. It is now about two inches down and back. I seen a picture here somewhere, not my idea but it works. I am about 260lbs geared up and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 679,874
Posted By R.J.
Thanks, looks good. I used a Wolfman beta duffle...

Thanks, looks good. I used a Wolfman beta duffle and it worked ok other than having to remove it to fuel up. I also found on some steep downhills I could not get back as far as I wanted due to the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 679,874
Posted By R.J.
+1, I am hoping to final rackless system that...

+1, I am hoping to final rackless system that does not cover the gas cap or have straps over the seat as that is were my but goes. I don't get the bag straps and buckles on the seat exactly were your...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19,714
Views: 2,276,241
Posted By R.J.
I had the same rack and kolpin fuel can for 5000...

I had the same rack and kolpin fuel can for 5000 KMs including the WABDR. It worked great, no problems with the rack holding the fuel can, no bumper support thing. I learned I did not need the fuel...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2,665
Views: 304,742
Posted By R.J.
Two of us starting the route from the Canadian...

Two of us starting the route from the Canadian border going south on Monday June 23. Anyone else traveling it this week?
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 24,234
Posted By R.J.
I am a new 690 owner, haven't been able to ride...

I am a new 690 owner, haven't been able to ride due to the three feet of snow and -30C temps but playing around in the garage. Not knowing any better I grabed the preload tool from my BMW R1200GS...
Forum: Canada 09-08-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 27,479
Posted By R.J.
Great time

Thanks to Mike for another great BC ride. Nice to see some old friends and make some new ones. Fantastic routes, great planning. Nice info session on the Copper Mine Jim.

Thanks to all the fellow...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 27,479
Posted By R.J.
Last year Farmerger and I rode the same section,...

Last year Farmerger and I rode the same section, dryer than a popcorn fart with moon dust a foot deep. Brought back memories of #6 when it was wet. Still a great fun and challenging route on the big...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 27,542
Posted By R.J.
Yep, I agree. In my opinion a DS should be...

Yep, I agree. In my opinion a DS should be comfortable on a ten hour pavement ride and still take you down the dirtiest tails you want. I think the larger the bike the slower you be in the dirt but...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,174
Posted By R.J.
I just put down some padding down and laid bike...

I just put down some padding down and laid bike on its side. Never spilled a drop.
Forum: Canada 03-21-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 27,479
Posted By R.J.
In

I'm in for my sixth year. Thanks Mike.
Forum: Canada 01-10-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,865
Posted By R.J.
South from Revelstoke to Nakusp, New Denver to...

South from Revelstoke to Nakusp, New Denver to Kaslo then Balfour ferry to 3A, Creston. This is a route not to be missed in my opinion.

P.S. while waiting for the Balfour ferry look for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,077
Posted By R.J.
http://www.hitcase.com/hitcase-pro

http://www.hitcase.com/hitcase-pro
Forum: Canada 09-10-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 99,841
Posted By R.J.
Thanks for the ride Lex, it was a great route,...

Thanks for the ride Lex, it was a great route, fun to use the 1200 for what it was made to do. Great to see some old faces and new. Thanks to the weather Gods what a stunning weekend.

We spent...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By R.J.
We enjoyed only the Friday night last year....

We enjoyed only the Friday night last year. Couldn't stay due to our schedule, but really wished we could have stayed for the whole thing. It is definatly on our calender for this year. Great people,...
Forum: Canada 12-14-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 99,841
Posted By R.J.
In

Count me in.
Forum: Canada 12-01-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,969
Posted By R.J.
I grew up in Cranbrook and still have family...

I grew up in Cranbrook and still have family there. Overall, Cranbrook offers a good quality of life. It is a family oriented town that changes little over time. I expect that compared to the...
Forum: Canada 12-01-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,791
Posted By R.J.
In

I'M in.

Hey Ger......Hey Trev..........:clap
Forum: Canada 11-30-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,076
Posted By R.J.
Great Big Thanks

It was a privilege to ride the past four rides for me. I seen some beautiful country, the kind you won't see from a car on the highway. I met some great people and made many friends. Arriving at the...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 31,649
Posted By R.J.
A couple more pics over Gray Creek

From early August, the road was closed but looking pretty good.

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i135/hemismom/IMG_2416.jpg

Watch out for horses on the St. Mary's lake side!
...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,775
Posted By R.J.
BMW F650GS twin, lowered

My Wife is about the same as you and she can almost flatfoot on the lowered F650GS twin. At 71 HP it is very capable on the road and we enjoy many trips on the backroads of B.C. With knobbies it will...
Forum: Canada 08-09-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,877
Posted By R.J.
Look forward to seeing you Rob. I can't make this...

Look forward to seeing you Rob. I can't make this week but maybe next.

Ride safe.
Forum: Canada 07-30-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 31,649
Posted By R.J.
We just came over the pass earlier today. The...

We just came over the pass earlier today. The road is still posted as closed, but being a long weekend there were no workers present at the construction site to turn us away. :evil. The road was no...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 101,958
Posted By R.J.
Ron

FYI. Ron (Folknride), is expected to spend a couple more days in the hospital at Willams Lake. He is doing much better. His son is picking him and the KTM up soon. We all wish Ron a speedy return to...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 101,958
Posted By R.J.
If you can post, post pics!

Someone has to stay home and look after the ranch. Speaking for all of us someones who can only experience the BBCTR vicariously through the internet, please post pictures if you can post!

I...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 101,958
Posted By R.J.
Room-mate FOUND !!!!!!!!!!

Thanks to Teamgrizzly.

No, no Mark, No Graveleater....
Forum: Canada 06-07-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 101,958
Posted By R.J.
room-mate needed

Hi All:

I have all three rooms booked but lost my room-mate. I'll try not to snore:rofl

Send me a PM if interested in sharing room costs.

Roommate found............Thanks Teamgrizzly
Forum: Canada 03-24-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,623
Posted By R.J.
March 18

My first ride was March 18, +2C, near Edmonton. A guy on a sled rode with me for a bit.
Forum: Canada 03-08-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,896
Posted By R.J.
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Canada 02-25-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By R.J.
Already signed up

Had a great time last year. Looking forward to it.
Forum: Canada 02-04-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 101,958
Posted By R.J.
Come on hurry up

Gravel Eater, Gravel Eater, Gravel Eater, be number 100 :clap
Forum: Canada 02-04-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,896
Posted By R.J.
Awesome

WOW Ron, that looks fantastic. I am so jealous as I look at three feet of snow in the front yard.
Forum: Canada 02-03-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 101,958
Posted By R.J.
Fantastic

rockies-GS and Scratch:

Great to see you guys can make the ride this year. It will be a great time.
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,750
Posted By R.J.
Thanks for looking into it. $271.93 for a pair,...

Thanks for looking into it. $271.93 for a pair, http://www.swmototires.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.browse&category_id=160&Itemid=53

Luckily for me I travel enough that shipping...
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,750
Posted By R.J.
Awesome

If you can sell me a set of TKCs for my GS at $260.00 I am all yours. I'd love to support a local Alberta buisnes instead of buying South of the border. Let me know?
Forum: Canada 12-24-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By R.J.
Can I suggest joining the BBCTR6. Great backroads...

Can I suggest joining the BBCTR6. Great backroads through BC.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=640446
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,349
Posted By R.J.
Thanks for the quick reply. I'll have some...

Thanks for the quick reply. I'll have some thinking to do. Thanks for the push Farmerger, I know you really like your Elkas.
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,349
Posted By R.J.
2007 r1200gs

Hi, I have a 2007 R1200GS, What would be the cost on a set of front and rear 2 way ajustables?
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