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Forum: Canada Today, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By revitup
if you get time head up to Radisson and...

if you get time head up to Radisson and Chissisabi right on the water half way up James bay.
Forum: Canada 03-27-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By revitup
Sounds great. I don't want to hold you guys up...

Sounds great. I don't want to hold you guys up this year... so I just ordered an 18 inch x 2.5 rear rim from Woody's and I'll put a Dunlop D908RR on it. I need all the help I can get.

Please...
Forum: Canada 03-27-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By revitup
Here is the man PS-RagE for Northern Ontario...

Here is the man PS-RagE for Northern Ontario adventures, bar none. He put this trip together, took all the pics and posted the write up. Check it out and contact him.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By revitup
Question, 1200 GSA Inverted Rear Shock

Quick question. Is it possible to invert the stock shock on a 1200 GSA with ESA? There is a little air fitting located at the bottom of the ESA shock in it's existing position and it could cause...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 50,511
Posted By revitup
I'm sorta thinking of going to an Ohlins on the...

I'm sorta thinking of going to an Ohlins on the rear of my 2011, 1200 BMW GSA. Would appreciate if someone could give me a price and a couple of options?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,303
Posted By revitup
Thanks for the great info Woody. One quick...

Thanks for the great info Woody. One quick question: KTM big thumpers etc. all go with a 2.5 inch (bias to dirt) by 18 rear rim on the quintessential 140/80/18 rear tire. It looks like this set-up is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By revitup
The 2.5 inch rim will have less mass by a...

The 2.5 inch rim will have less mass by a significant amount. Hence, less unsprung weight and less (think flywheel) ineria for enhanced stopping and starting performance (very important)...as...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 580,983
Posted By revitup
Hi Chris, Please check your email (I may have...

Hi Chris, Please check your email (I may have been using a wrong email address, three requests sent). As soon as I a get a quote/email re: 1200 GSA 18 inch rear wheel, black, 2.5 inch rim I'll call...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,303
Posted By revitup
Great pics of the clearances with the 17 inch and...

Great pics of the clearances with the 17 inch and 18 inch wheels. Thanks.

Can we assume the 18 inch tire is a some what worn, is a 140/80-18 on a 2.5 inch rim? In any case the tire does fit....
Forum: Canada 03-22-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By revitup
If you ride west have some really good/strong sun...

If you ride west have some really good/strong sun glasses. As the sun sets you will be looking right into it for several hours.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By revitup
Great question. I'm thinking the same thing only...

Great question. I'm thinking the same thing only would the 180/55/17 work on a 1200/2011 GSA?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,303
Posted By revitup
Hi Woody and all. I added your 21" front wheel to...

Hi Woody and all. I added your 21" front wheel to my 1200 GSA in 2013. Functions great, very pleased, side stand, center stand perfect no issues with over 25K klms on it. Off road, single and double...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,900
Posted By revitup
Hey sounds good count me in....maybe I'll have to...

Hey sounds good count me in....maybe I'll have to add an 18" rear wheel.....so I can keep up, but please no more; sand, wet logs and two foot deep mud holes....how about doing some fishing?
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 38,302
Posted By revitup
Just my 2 cents worth. Do the Dempster (do not...

Just my 2 cents worth. Do the Dempster (do not drive it in the rain), ten times better than the Dalton. Hyder/Stewart glacier is a must. Read your history books re: Dawson, Skagway, Canada's Mad...
Forum: Alaska 01-28-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By revitup
Make sure you get into Hyder/Stuart and get to...

Make sure you get into Hyder/Stuart and get to the top of the Gkacier.
Forum: Americas 12-20-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By revitup
Canada largest man hint in history was after...

Canada largest man hint in history was after Albert Johnston, ie the mad trapper...you could do a documentory on him, lots already, very interesting, some of the original pics can be found at Eagle...
Forum: Canada 12-16-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By revitup
By any chance are you taking a one way criuse to...

By any chance are you taking a one way criuse to Anchorage? I have thought about doing that with the wife, she flys back and I ride back to Toronto/Burlington

About how much does it cost to ship...
Forum: Americas 12-16-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By revitup
To bad, June would be a better month to go, less...

To bad, June would be a better month to go, less rain and bugs. Also June 21 is a great place to be in Dawson for the D2D experience. Brush up on your Mad Trapper history he is all over Eagle Plains.
Forum: Canada 10-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22,518
Views: 2,413,084
Posted By revitup
Hi Mark, just sent you an email now, yeh great...

Hi Mark, just sent you an email now, yeh great idea.
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22,518
Views: 2,413,084
Posted By revitup
October 24.25,26,27 Camping Trip

Retired with a 2011 GSA, wife is going to Ottawa to see her grand kids. I'm not. Thinking of going to around Tobermory or .....anywhere, for the same time frame. Anyone want to come along and do some...
Forum: Canada 10-15-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22,518
Views: 2,413,084
Posted By revitup
FYI, just got my bike insurance for a 2011...

FYI, just got my bike insurance for a 2011 GSA..had one small speeding ticket last year in the car.....now they want $1,314 for the bike is that normal?...I'm with Spriggs in Milton
Forum: Canada 10-15-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,783
Posted By revitup
Hey, Hey, I did that trip, Thompson to Churchill,...

Hey, Hey, I did that trip, Thompson to Churchill, in around 1977, by the train. I had great time, several times the train would slow down so much you could walk beside it.
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,900
Posted By revitup
Wow, great map, now it all makes sense, it really...

Wow, great map, now it all makes sense, it really helps having the route put toghether like this....especially those land marks: bus, washout, and those dam slimy logs.....you forgot the sand. ...
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,867
Posted By revitup
Numbers Please,

How is your rig set up? Could your please give us some numbers for your, Lead, Toe in, and Track? How does it handle for right and left turns?

I have a 2011 GSA with a Friendship 11 my Lead is...
Forum: Canada 08-15-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,900
Posted By revitup
Great Pics

PS-RagE very nice pics. The "notice anything missing photo" is that shot/composed using HDR ?

Now about that final tripometer reading screen shot above.....was that max speed (cough, cough,...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,900
Posted By revitup
Fantastic Ride

Woweeeeee, just a truely fantastic 4 day ride in the dirt. It has it all, rocks, sand, bush, mud, swamp, hills, water crossings, fast and slow areas and dam those technical sections. You almost just...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,212
Posted By revitup
Just measured. I'm 14 inches under the tub/axle...

Just measured. I'm 14 inches under the tub/axle and about 7ish under the tug, with ESA at 1 up and soft, I 'll check tomorrow and see where two up sport gets me to under the tug.
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,818
Posted By revitup
They are not legal on Ontario or in 3 US states....

They are not legal on Ontario or in 3 US states. My rep just called (Ontario) base price; Grey is $24K and the Red Sc $26K. Sure looks like it would be allot of fun to drive....but I like to...
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,212
Posted By revitup
That is what I am interested in. ...

That is what I am interested in.

IMHO......I just don't know...4 inches is to low, 6 inches is low, 10 inches is medium/average, 16 inches is high and 18 inches is to high?????
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,212
Posted By revitup
The 14 Inch Ground Clearance Question

The Sidecar will be primarily used to transport my wife. She would like to be as high of the ground as possible. I have a 13" wheel on the SC and an adjustable torsion bar (rubber) suspension system...
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By revitup
This makes some sense. Also the side walls of the...

This makes some sense. Also the side walls of the car tire should have more give and produce a softer ride, especially in a high profile, like 80 series tires.
Forum: Hacks 07-29-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By revitup
This is what I am thinking, they will be tougher,...

This is what I am thinking, they will be tougher, pull better, stand up to scrubbing, track better, and will be better suited to my primitive torsion bar (rubber) bar suspension of the SC. The only...
Forum: Hacks 07-28-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By revitup
The Hack Tire, Car or Trailer?

Should one get a trailer or a car tire for the Hack?

I have a 15" car tire on the back of the GSA on a Freedom Sidecar wheel.
I now need a 13" tire for the Hack. I'm thinking of a trailer tire....
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,900
Posted By revitup
I'm good to go, sounds like fun.

I'm good to go, sounds like fun.
Forum: Hacks 07-25-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,837
Posted By revitup
How much weight was your GSA set up using, rider...

How much weight was your GSA set up using, rider and luggage?
How much weight was the tub set up using?
Is your stering heavy?

What are your dimensions for:
1) Off-Set/Track,
2) Lead,
3) Toe...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,900
Posted By revitup
Sounds great. I'll have to confirm with my wife...

Sounds great. I'll have to confirm with my wife and will get back to you ASAP.

I'm in Burlington, just up the road from you on a 2011 GSA. Perhaps we could meet along the way around Burlington...
Forum: Hacks 07-23-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By revitup
There's allot of info here, just keep reading. I...

There's allot of info here, just keep reading. I finally went for a 15 inch wheel and adapter from Claude ( Freedom Sidecar LLC had one in stock and shipped ASAP) and a 165/80/15 Kumho tire. My Rep...
Forum: Hacks 07-21-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,959
Posted By revitup
Set Up Specs

Fantastic looking set up. Very nice job.

What wheel leed are you using, 9 1/2 inches?
What trail are you using, (stock on a 2011GSA is 3.5 inches)
Forum: Hacks 07-20-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By revitup
The rig is still in the paint shop and I am in...

The rig is still in the paint shop and I am in the process of fabricating the subframe and mounts. Will be getting the rig back middle next week. That top front frame bolt that goes all the way...
Forum: Hacks 07-20-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By revitup
no it's a std bolt/nut head..must be a 19mm...

no it's a std bolt/nut head..must be a 19mm socket size...but I'm not sure, that's why I am asking.
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