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Forum: Canada 05-02-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,891
Posted By FrozenWest
Greetings!

I'm just east of Grande Prairie. Any ADV rallies up here, or even just group breakfasts, let me know!
Forum: Canada 05-02-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,308
Posted By FrozenWest
Have you tried Barrick?

I work for an energy company that is owned by Barrick Gold. Worlds biggest gold and soon to be biggest silver producer. They have lots of projects going on all around the world, including the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,734
Posted By FrozenWest
Moose too...

I live in Northern Alberta (Canada) and have seen a few bears walking down the ditch. Never anything close though. But about a month ago had a moose trot out of the bush on an intercept with the...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 30,878
Posted By FrozenWest
Thumb Converting

http://www.onlineconversion.com/ and then check out the Mapping. Seems to work for me.:D
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By FrozenWest
Forgot..

I forgot the important info! I am about 205lbs so maybe make it 250 with all gear, tail and tank bags that would add to the bike. Mostly drive the bike to work (a gas plant) about 30miles pavement...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By FrozenWest
Too Funny!

Making me laugh, you guys are the best.:clap
Forum: Canada 06-27-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 30,878
Posted By FrozenWest
Thumb Too cool.

This is the funnest thread on this site! Been following that thing around for the last year hoping it might make it's way north by Grandeprairie. A couple of co-workers who don't even have bikes...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By FrozenWest
Thankyou guys.

Now, just have to sift through all the differing ideas on the different tires, and see what shakes out.:deal
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By FrozenWest
Question Can I mix tires?

The back tire on my '08 klr is starting to square off, and I am looking at changing it when the next oil change is due. The front tire still looks great. So, with me being a Noob, I see only a few...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By FrozenWest
Wind Noise!

I have a GMax helmet (about $250). Like it, has lots of vents, but seems quite noisy. I'm a Noob and can't afford to buy a few different helmets, so am looking to you guys who may have had a chance...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2009, 05:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,741
Posted By FrozenWest
Laugh Thanks Guys!

Just an update on the vibration information. I can go a number of days with very little vibration, and then suddenly it begins. No change in RPM makes a difference, or anything like that. I've...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,741
Posted By FrozenWest
Bluhduh KLR Vibration

I seem to have a slight vibration that comes and goes on my 2008 KLR. I had a mechanic do the "dohicky thing" but it still does it after that. I only have 1500km on the bike so far, so was...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By FrozenWest
Thankyou, I'm now sold....

Didn't look like any real cons.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By FrozenWest
Joe Rocket Manta Tank Bag

I'm still quite new to the dual sport world, but can't wait to put a lot of miles on my bike. I'm interested in a tank bag, and especially the Joe Rocket Manta. I don't need a whole ton of extra...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By FrozenWest
Joe Rocket Manta Tankbag

I'm still quite new to the dual sport world, but can't wait to put a lot of miles on my bike. I'm interested in a tank bag, and especially the Joe Rocket Manta. I don't need a whole ton of extra...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,423
Posted By FrozenWest
Laugh Thanks Guys!

Between what you guys have said and some talk with a friend that also rides, I'm convinced that I'll have to get some good pants with the best protection. That cheap frugal side (wife) can be...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,423
Posted By FrozenWest
Question knee and hip protection

I went and got most of the gear I need for riding, but have a few questions. Found out the hard way about the need for good boots. But the riding pants that I got don't have any knee or hip...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,653
Posted By FrozenWest
Thumb Greetings from north western Canada.

Great report, I'm looking forward to following this for a while.
Forum: Canada 02-26-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By FrozenWest
Well, I'm a novice here too...

and I'm not sure how to do a private message. So sent the survey to wesf66@hotmail.com
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-14-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,779,804
Posted By FrozenWest
DP, thanks for the RR

It's -20 C here in northern Alberta today, so I'm checking out the latest on your RR. Have been a follower for a while. Keep up the pics and good work
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By FrozenWest
New info....

I do have feet that are a bit wider (better understanding?) so I will make sure that I try a pair on before buying. There's a bit of info I didn't even think to ask.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By FrozenWest
Thanks!

You guys answered all my questions. I live in Northern Alberta and am looking at doing mostly commute down some gravel roads to work, with some trail riding (quad type trails, nothing very crazy). ...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By FrozenWest
Eh? SIDI Crossfire boots vs Vertigo Corsa

Both boots look great but the one is shorter then the other. I ride a duel purpose so the off road won't be that much. Vertigo look like could more comfortable on warm days, but would there be a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By FrozenWest
Bluhduh Been there...

Looking forward to hearing if this trend continues. I dropped my KLR on my foot and was on crutches for a while. Bike was 2 days old and had less then 200km on it.
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,119
Posted By FrozenWest
Thanks Guys!

Thanks for the info. And the links have some great stuff in them for future research. Any one know a good dealer in Canada that would carry these boots?
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By FrozenWest
Google road rash

Tedder, good idea. I googled it and soon determined that I would upgrade my riding jacket. Maby the riding pants aswell.
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,119
Posted By FrozenWest
Best of the MX Boots

This fall I learned the hard lesson of the necessity of boots. My KLR turned my leg purple from the knee down, and convinced me that mx boots needed to be #1 on the "too buy" list. The question...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,314
Posted By FrozenWest
Thanks

Pics of the pants vs chaps...Priceless! Thanks. I can see where an adventure rider would rather be kicked in the berries than wear chaps (especially those pink ones!). And thanks also for the info...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,314
Posted By FrozenWest
I'm so new I didn't know.

Well, I was wondering what the deal was with the chaps comments, and turns out I was wrong. Turns out that they are a tight weave fabric riding pant. Sales man called them chaps when I bought them,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,314
Posted By FrozenWest
Bike

But I love the bike, and here is a bit of a pic of it.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,314
Posted By FrozenWest
Not much for damage to the Bike, but my pride,...

Not much for damage to the Bike, but my pride, well that is a different story...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,314
Posted By FrozenWest
Didn't hit the Brake.

I was in the middle of a dirt road, and I took my left hand off to wave to a guy on a quad. Next thing I know is I'm down...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,314
Posted By FrozenWest
Ouch!

I just bought a brand new 2008 KLR650. Got a new helmet, chaps, and armored gloves. Figured that since there was only about a week of riding left, I would get the jacket and boots this winter. ...
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