ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 461
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: canadius_maximus
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By canadius_maximus
Hey Drop! Funny, I just moved from...

Hey Drop!

Funny, I just moved from Cloverdale ... am still in Surrey, just further west.

Yes, I was speaking to a chap with a 640 Enduro, who wanted to turn it into an Adventure. Older...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By canadius_maximus
Sorry to hear about your finger Steve. ...

Sorry to hear about your finger Steve.

Remember, the Spring version of this comes in March, so if you stop giving everyone the finger between now and then ..... :D , you should be healed up and...
Forum: Racing 10-22-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 26,386
Posted By canadius_maximus
Thanks for the pointers Phil. I'll follow...

Thanks for the pointers Phil.

I'll follow up on the power suggestions. Ditto with a better holder.

Maybe it's too premature, but wondering how you address the tulip marking on a...
Forum: Canada 10-22-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By canadius_maximus
Awesome ride!!

Rode it this weekend - what a total blast!

After over a week of rain, the day of the ride was at least dry - and sunny at some points.

Introduced us to roll chart nav - worked really well....
Forum: Racing 10-21-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 26,386
Posted By canadius_maximus
What an awesome app!

Absolutely loved it on my first roadbook event.

Le Bike:
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4,151
Views: 1,357,743
Posted By canadius_maximus
Lovely idyllic photos ....

Wish I had some after today ... After a day long DSBC ride - needed to take very short breaks to keep the pace to where it needed to be - all I took was a crappy iPhone pic after the ride at staging...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
Posted By canadius_maximus
+1 on the filler cap mod. The locking cap is a...

+1 on the filler cap mod. The locking cap is a genuine pain, and very prone to dirt falling into tank. Makes the fueling a bit easier, since now you have an inch or so of neck, but still, I go at...
Forum: Racing 10-15-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 26,386
Posted By canadius_maximus
Finally got the app. Looking forward to trying it...

Finally got the app. Looking forward to trying it on my first road book ride this weekend.

I've watched the two YouTube vids, and can't see if there is a "one touch" zeroing function. Just...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,151
Views: 1,357,743
Posted By canadius_maximus
What ?? You are dead to me. :lol3 ...

What ?? You are dead to me.


:lol3


Great transformation - these are versatile beasts, are they not?

Great pics, btw. Looking to ride out in CO next year ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
Posted By canadius_maximus
VIN? - On my 09 R, it's on the frame, right side,...

VIN? - On my 09 R, it's on the frame, right side, right over brake fluid reservoir. I can also feel (but can't read) another on the right side of the steering head. Now that the fairing mount and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By canadius_maximus
Thanks chaps - much appreciated. cm

Thanks chaps - much appreciated.

cm
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,370
Posted By canadius_maximus
[QUOTE=NickW909;25234621]Stayed in Mulege last...

[QUOTE=NickW909;25234621]Stayed in Mulege last night.

3 Polish guys came zooming past me today on 1190's... I didn't know there was a race on!! They must be late for something?!?

QUOTE]

......
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
Posted By canadius_maximus
Indeed, and fair enough. I know it's a bit...

Indeed, and fair enough. I know it's a bit apples/oranges but I just think back to when I did the airbox & rejet mod on my DRZ years ago, I noticed the mileage dropped noticeably. Not massively,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
Posted By canadius_maximus
How did you find your mileage before/after the...

How did you find your mileage before/after the airbox mod? :ear

cm
Forum: Canada 10-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By canadius_maximus
Cheers Steve (et al, for that matter) :freaky ...

Cheers Steve (et al, for that matter) :freaky

Hope we can see you too at the DSBC ride Sunday after next, as per our chat at the HD dealership.

If you do, feel free to laugh at my slow a$$...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,370
Posted By canadius_maximus
Yes, I can tell your Portuguese is pretty good -...

Yes, I can tell your Portuguese is pretty good - which by the way, is Brazil on your agenda?

cm
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,370
Posted By canadius_maximus
Awesome pics and report, Nick! Though I...

Awesome pics and report, Nick!

Though I worry for your safety, not speaking Spanish ... I feel the urge to go down and ride this with you, you know, just so I can translate for you ... :rofl
...
Forum: Canada 10-06-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By canadius_maximus
:rofl You know ZERO about me, to make the...

:rofl


You know ZERO about me, to make the presumption that such is how I'm wired. You've pontificated on this matter well enough, isn't there some dickery in Perfect Line or Jo Momma that also...
Forum: Canada 10-06-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By canadius_maximus
My dear sir, How about we lighten up,...

My dear sir,

How about we lighten up, huh?

First, I'll overlook you having not thought through the logical fallacy of linking attire for the Cure Run with that of this event :huh

...
Forum: Canada 10-05-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By canadius_maximus
Good event!

As far as a "almost-exclusively Harley" event goes, it was good to go.

First, the search for a suitable gift.....

...sold!
...
Forum: Canada 10-04-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By canadius_maximus
2014 Vancouver Toy Run

http://www.pne.ca/showsandevents/trade-shows.html

Anyone else going?

I know it's overwhelmingly a Harley "thing" but it's for a good cause, and from other years I've gone, it's a pretty cool,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-03-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10,253
Views: 3,302,493
Posted By canadius_maximus
Wait, what? :lol3 I thought Singapore had some...

Wait, what? :lol3 I thought Singapore had some pretty strict public morality rules ... :rofl


You have some lovely bikes - but this one's my favourite ... in part because it's the only one I've...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,862
Posted By canadius_maximus
Thank you!! Coming from you, that's high...

Thank you!!

Coming from you, that's high praise!

There's something about these bikes when done in simple, one-colour kits. Whether all white, all black, or all orange - they really look...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 215,218
Posted By canadius_maximus
Funny you should have asked - because virtually...

Funny you should have asked - because virtually every EVO 2 I've seen here had the protruding rubber mounted units. When I switched from the EVO 1 to 2, I kept the included signals, which are very...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,008
Views: 646,991
Posted By canadius_maximus
Dude - how big's your friggen' lunch?? :lol3 ...

Dude - how big's your friggen' lunch?? :lol3

I have a Kriega 10 - that on weekdays I use for my lunch, weekend trips, holds all my clothes, to give a sense of scale.

Unless you need to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
Posted By canadius_maximus
Dubious logic. Moving a bright flashing light...

Dubious logic. Moving a bright flashing light inboard by a mere 2" all of a sudden completely negates its visibility? Less, yes, but zero visibility is just silly hyperbole.

Furthermore, if...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
Posted By canadius_maximus
Haha - well done - missed that. Maybe by 2104...

Haha - well done - missed that. Maybe by 2104 they'll have it sorted. That, the airbox cover, and the tank bolts ... :clap

On the topic of mildly irritating 690 issues, I seem to recall...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
Posted By canadius_maximus
Sorry - was just trying to add a little levity...

Sorry - was just trying to add a little levity ... your post said "96 years of production" instead of "6" ... not trying to offend .. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
Posted By canadius_maximus
Actually, the 1918 model didn't have that problem...

Actually, the 1918 model didn't have that problem - the melting turn signals came 90 years later ... :lol3

http://www.yesterdays.nl/images/Indian-1918-Powerplus-EH-7.JPG

Yeah, that's an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
Posted By canadius_maximus
Yikes indeed. The obvious concern (if I'm...

Yikes indeed.

The obvious concern (if I'm looking at this right) is that it appears all the rider's boot load is being taken almost completely by the top flange/bracket, and the bottom one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,414
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: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
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: 4,151
Views: 1,357,743
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: 221
Views: 26,386
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: 123
Views: 15,137
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: 6
Views: 714
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: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
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: 6
Views: 714
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: 18,990
Views: 2,105,160
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: 4,151
Views: 1,357,743
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...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 461

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 12:11 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014