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Forum: Canada 07-21-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 341,163
Posted By Country Doc
Gear I haven't used in a while.

A few things for sale, finally getting around to cleaning out the gear closet:

1) Arai XD3, size XL

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=995692
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Forum: Canada 07-17-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 156,395
Posted By Country Doc
K&P, like all rail line trails, sucks. To put it...

K&P, like all rail line trails, sucks. To put it plainly.

Nothing but a straight shot through the forest with whooped out sections and puddles. Blech.

The cottage roads like California, etc.,...
Forum: Racing 07-16-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By Country Doc
Just popped off all of a sudden eh? Just like...

Just popped off all of a sudden eh? Just like that?

:evil
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,564
Posted By Country Doc
The Tekvest is probably my favourite piece of...

The Tekvest is probably my favourite piece of dirt bike gear that I've ever bought. It's very pricey though. Made locally, a couple of hours from where I live here in Ontario.

However, I've...
Forum: Canada 07-13-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By Country Doc
I ordered from them last year. I had a tough time...

I ordered from them last year. I had a tough time getting in touch with them by phone after I placed the order. Finally it arrived about 3 wks later.

Chalked it up to a one-off, ordered from them...
Forum: Canada 07-09-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Country Doc
In! Always a great event.

In! Always a great event.
Forum: Canada 07-08-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Country Doc
I like picking my way through PA on all the tiny...

I like picking my way through PA on all the tiny secondary roads that lace throughout that state. Great riding. Just follow your nose and stay off the beaten track. If you need to make some time, Hwy...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,089
Posted By Country Doc
Haven't tried yet - but I need to sign up! Now...

Haven't tried yet - but I need to sign up! Now that CRC is cancelled I'm free for that weekend.

dc
Forum: Racing 07-02-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,457
Posted By Country Doc
Arrgh. Bad news. I hadn't registered yet...

Arrgh. Bad news.

I hadn't registered yet just because I was too busy, but I was literally about to do it this weekend.

Hopefully next year.

dc
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 156,395
Posted By Country Doc
Bob - rotten news. Heal up quick. The doc...

Bob - rotten news. Heal up quick.

The doc on call for stents last night was the best - you are in good hands!

dc
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 438,896
Posted By Country Doc
WTB - seat and rear shock, R100R

Hey all;

Looking for a Corbin seat or something similar, and a good rear shock for my project 1991 R100R.

The seat needs to have a backrest (which is why I specified Corbin - not sure if other...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 156,395
Posted By Country Doc
I have the rally max and wear it with a Leatt. ...

I have the rally max and wear it with a Leatt.

I find it way better in the heat with a perforated jersey than my previous claustrophobic compression suit. The armour is perforated and flows air...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 156,395
Posted By Country Doc
Tekvests are the bomb. Mines taken a beating for...

Tekvests are the bomb. Mines taken a beating for four years now. Still brilliant.

dc
Forum: Racing 06-23-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,373
Posted By Country Doc
Looked like an epic battle between Devon and...

Looked like an epic battle between Devon and Kevin right up until the last stage!

Wish I could have been there. Luckily the Dacre is every 2 years, so I'll be able to make this one next summer....
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Country Doc
Backroadmaps are pricey yes, but awesome. A...

Backroadmaps are pricey yes, but awesome. A million times better than City Nav, for example. I really like them.

Considering how much I spend on dirt bikes and gear, $150 for a kick ass map set...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,089
Posted By Country Doc
Thanks to RC and the crew for another great...

Thanks to RC and the crew for another great event!

I definitely found it harder than previous years - there was a lot more trail, and less initial road sections, which lengthened the whole day...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,089
Posted By Country Doc
Well, let it first be known that I suck at...

Well, let it first be known that I suck at regular tires. So the rally mousse was a major challenge.

Plus I have no stand or securing device of any kind. And I tried to install a rim lock. And...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,089
Posted By Country Doc
I'm so tired from just installing a rally mousse...

I'm so tired from just installing a rally mousse in my narrow dirt bike front rim that I'll probably conk out half way through the ride.

What a bear!

dc
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By Country Doc
I've had a lot of different gear - Klim Rally and...

I've had a lot of different gear - Klim Rally and Dakar, Aerostitch, Firstgear, Rukka, etc...and have settled on the early BMW Rallye stuff.

Despite being on it's fourth revision, my Rallye 2...
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By Country Doc
Right - forgot about them! Another great shop. In...

Right - forgot about them! Another great shop. In fact I would probably give them a try next. I've had some issues with TR.
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By Country Doc
KTMworld is also much closer to you. I hear they...

KTMworld is also much closer to you. I hear they have a good reputation.

dc
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By Country Doc
The ktmtalk gurus are Travis at Thumper Racing,...

The ktmtalk gurus are Travis at Thumper Racing, and Dave Hopkins. Maybe Bill at HTracing.

I'm sure there are others but those guys have an online presence and are well respected.

dc
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 984,368
Posted By Country Doc
Never once had that issue with my 09 at all kinds...

Never once had that issue with my 09 at all kinds of speeds through all kinds of terrain. It's always felt very solid. My front end was really harsh after a suspension rebuild and I had to have it...
Forum: Racing 06-17-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,373
Posted By Country Doc
What happened to JJ? dc

What happened to JJ?

dc
Forum: Racing 06-17-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,373
Posted By Country Doc
Arrrgh Rodney....that's terrible luck. Sorry to...

Arrrgh Rodney....that's terrible luck. Sorry to hear it. Hope to see you at BRS.

dc
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 984,368
Posted By Country Doc
That's the gearing that I like as well. 14/49...

That's the gearing that I like as well. 14/49 works good for the higher speed rally and DS stuff and I swap a 13t on for the rare time I run tighter trails.

dc
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 156,395
Posted By Country Doc
Unfortunately my bike is still in a few parts...

Unfortunately my bike is still in a few parts getting ready for dacre. I won't be able to make it. Next time! Have a great ride.

I can't say I will miss the water crossings. There is a tremendous...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 984,368
Posted By Country Doc
I'm confused about tire sizes. I was about to...

I'm confused about tire sizes. I was about to order a set of the XCMH s for my bike. Lots of threads suggest the 120 but others say the 140 fits fine.

I've been using 140 mich s12s 90 percent of...
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By Country Doc
I did this last year - it's a great event, very...

I did this last year - it's a great event, very well organized, and some terrific riding. Highly recommended.

I was riding with a bilingual rider from Quebec who could translate for me though. It...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 156,395
Posted By Country Doc
I was mostly kidding! Too much of a chicken to...

I was mostly kidding! Too much of a chicken to take the Ural beyond gravel roads just yet.

If you're going to run something really technical though, I'd love to come to watch Jim muscle the GSA...
Forum: Racing 06-10-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,373
Posted By Country Doc
Kevin's usually riding about 2 inches above the...

Kevin's usually riding about 2 inches above the road surface anyway, with at best one wheel touching, so he's probably fine with whatever tire he chooses. :lol3

dc
Forum: Canada 06-10-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 156,395
Posted By Country Doc
Sounds good - I'll touch base via this thread...

Sounds good - I'll touch base via this thread later in the week if I can make it. Not sure if we have father's day plans or not. Might be better to do a ride with the boy in the Ural instead!
...
Forum: Canada 06-09-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 156,395
Posted By Country Doc
For those of you that haven't gone yet, joining...

For those of you that haven't gone yet, joining Mike for a ride is a pretty amazing resource here in the Kingston area. He knows the area intimately and puts together a really enjoyable day.

Mike...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 156,395
Posted By Country Doc
Dualsportplus has them - not local though for the...

Dualsportplus has them - not local though for the weekend!

Not sure where you might find that kind of thing locally. I couldn't put my hands on one recently, so I made my own - bought a dual 12V...
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,004
Posted By Country Doc
I bought a demo low-mile 2012 Patrol last year,...

I bought a demo low-mile 2012 Patrol last year, really like it so far. It loves gravel roads - seems happiest there. Dealer setup must have been good as the only thing I've had to do is tighten up...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 984,368
Posted By Country Doc
I just put a core exp in mine. Love it so far.

I just put a core exp in mine. Love it so far.
Forum: Racing 05-27-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,721
Posted By Country Doc
:thumb Awesome! See you there Ryan! PS...

:thumb

Awesome! See you there Ryan!

PS - clean your injectors! :)
Forum: Racing 05-27-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,721
Posted By Country Doc
Awesome - I didn't realize it was 3 day'er. I...

Awesome - I didn't realize it was 3 day'er. I love night stages. A 20 mile plus night stage? Amazing.

Yes, it'll probably be freezing cold and raining. It wouldn't feel like Rallymoto otherwise! ...
Forum: Racing 05-26-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,721
Posted By Country Doc
Rally West Virginia 2014

Signed up and paid tonight! Hope to see all the usual suspects plus some new folks there.

RWV is a great event, and I had a blast last year. Great terrain, long stages, excellent organization,...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 156,395
Posted By Country Doc
I need to buy some sturdy dirt bike boots for my...

I need to buy some sturdy dirt bike boots for my 9 yr old. Anyone know if they are available in town, or have suggestions for where to look?

dc
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