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Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,098
Posted By Kawazacky
My thoughts exactly.

My thoughts exactly.
Forum: Americas 05-06-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Kawazacky
Moncton sucks. Saint John is kind of grimy, but...

Moncton sucks. Saint John is kind of grimy, but at least it has character, in the same way Oscar the Grouch's trash can did.

Lots of good little mom-and-pop motels south of Saint John, but not...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 78,267
Posted By Kawazacky
Order placed.

Order placed.
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 78,267
Posted By Kawazacky
Anyone got a valid code I could use? :) :ear

Anyone got a valid code I could use? :) :ear
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,098
Posted By Kawazacky
Is Victory building a factory flat tracker?

I suspect we will see such a machine in the next few months, after their Project 156 custom (built with Roland Sands' help) debuts at Pikes Peak ......
Forum: Americas 04-24-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By Kawazacky
Pick up the Nov/Dec issue of ROADRUNNER (I think...

Pick up the Nov/Dec issue of ROADRUNNER (I think it was that month). I did an article about my trip on a dirt bike through the Cape Breton Highlands. I might be able to send you a GPS file too. PM me...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 2,499,119
Posted By Kawazacky
http://canadamotoguide.com/2015/03/18/honda-crf250...

http://canadamotoguide.com/2015/03/18/honda-crf250-rally-concept-appears/




Not sure how applicable the CRF250 Rally will be for adventure riders in the long haul, without factory luggage,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12,774
Views: 2,485,235
Posted By Kawazacky
Doubt we will ever see a 450 version, but I could...

Doubt we will ever see a 450 version, but I could be wrong. I hope so.

I suspect the XR650L will disappear if that happens. :cry
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,029
Posted By Kawazacky
Personally, I think we're about to see Big Red...

Personally, I think we're about to see Big Red finally take on Yamaha, Suzuki, BMW, KTM et al for the ADV market. Finally.

http://canadamotoguide.com/2015/03/18/honda-crf250-rally-concept-appears/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-12-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14,735
Views: 5,471,973
Posted By Kawazacky
More patent drawings for the True Adventure!

Not sure if this is officially going to be the replacement for the Africa Twin or not ... but it is coming, just really slowly. :deal...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 2,499,119
Posted By Kawazacky
Almost-minimalist touring thread?

Where's the thread for almost-minimalist touring? On 350s and the like?
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 25,985
Posted By Kawazacky
Ask and ye shall receive! :deal ...

Ask and ye shall receive! :deal

http://canadamotoguide.com/2015/03/10/yamaha-r3-review/#_
Forum: Canada 02-24-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,083
Posted By Kawazacky
I did that area a few years back. La Mauricie was...

I did that area a few years back. La Mauricie was spectacular. http://canadamotoguide.com/2012/11/08/tour-cmg-does-quebec/
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By Kawazacky
There are two big-bore versions of the CCW...

There are two big-bore versions of the CCW machines, to my understanding. The first is a Euro version that consists of some big air-cooled lump dropped into the 250 Misfit frame - sounds dangerous.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 17,300
Posted By Kawazacky
Short answer: People buy KLRs because they are...

Short answer: People buy KLRs because they are cheap.
Second short answer: People buy KLRs because they have never ridden a DR650.

Long answer: Really, the KLR is the smallest and most affordable...
Forum: Americas 02-20-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By Kawazacky
http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/07/22/spring-tour-...

http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/07/22/spring-tour-2014-southern-ns/ That's the story of my trip around the southern coast last year. Highly recommended. I also rode a Beta street-legal enduro through...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By Kawazacky
First bike I ever rode - my cousin had one and I...

First bike I ever rode - my cousin had one and I took it for a spin around his yard. second gear the whole time.

He still has it and I might buy it and restore it. :evil
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Kawazacky
PM me as well if you want some advice on NB...

PM me as well if you want some advice on NB routes. I also have GPS routes of some fun stuff in Cape Breton, on 1050-doable gravel.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,976
Posted By Kawazacky
Enid Blyton ...:D

Enid Blyton ...:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,238
Posted By Kawazacky
From what I've seen around the Interwebz, by...

From what I've seen around the Interwebz, by experienced folks, best all time winter bike will always be TW200.

If I was going to get a 650CC winter bike, it would be a Suzuki Savage. Low centre...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,976
Posted By Kawazacky
Struth. Grew up working on many farms in Canada...

Struth. Grew up working on many farms in Canada and never once saw a dirt bike used as farm equipment.
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,219
Posted By Kawazacky
Here's my review of the Scott Dual Raid gear. I...

Here's my review of the Scott Dual Raid gear. I really liked it, thought it held up well!

http://canadamotoguide.com/2015/02/04/gear-review-scott-dual-raid-jacketpants/
Forum: Trials 02-04-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Kawazacky
Have you considered Beta Alp 200? Not a true...

Have you considered Beta Alp 200? Not a true trials bike, but close/
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Kawazacky
Mike, this is a bit funny. My brother in law and...

Mike, this is a bit funny. My brother in law and I were talking about this exact thing and that exact bike last night. FYI (you probably saw it) there's one for sale in Kiersteadville for $1000 obo...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,741
Posted By Kawazacky
Headed to AZ or NM? PM me if so. I did some...

Headed to AZ or NM? PM me if so. I did some awesome riding on street down there a couple years ago. UT was great, as was CO, but AZ/NM were my faves.
Forum: Americas 01-30-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,200
Posted By Kawazacky
Get in touch with me via PMs. I live in Saint...

Get in touch with me via PMs. I live in Saint John, NB, and have ridden much of NFLD and the Maritimes. Can put you in touch with some good sleeping spots, great paved roads, some good off-road. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 32,573
Views: 4,097,593
Posted By Kawazacky
DR350 brake light woes - update

A few weeks back I posted some details on my DR350 brake light woes, but haven't been able to look at the bike since, due to work and weather. Now here are some more questions, with my symptoms.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32,573
Views: 4,097,593
Posted By Kawazacky
Thanks, I'll give it a shot.

Thanks, I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 32,573
Views: 4,097,593
Posted By Kawazacky
DR350 spark plug boots/coil

Hi all,

Went out to start the DR350 this morning for a video project and it wouldn't start. At first I thought it was the -5C temperature, but it just didn't seem to be firing at all, so I pulled...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,177
Posted By Kawazacky
Try an Airhawk seat. They are fantastic, and...

Try an Airhawk seat. They are fantastic, and affordable, and can be transferred to another bike once you're done with the KE100.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 32,573
Views: 4,097,593
Posted By Kawazacky
So my taillight/brake light doesn't work as a...

So my taillight/brake light doesn't work as a running light, but comes on when I turn the keyswitch to Park. Ideas??? :confused:
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 32,573
Views: 4,097,593
Posted By Kawazacky
So just before my annual 600 km back road rally,...

So just before my annual 600 km back road rally, I discovered the 350 is burning oil. A lotttttt of oil. I went through a half litre in a hundred klicks of hard riding. However, if I keep the rpms...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32,573
Views: 4,097,593
Posted By Kawazacky
That's kinda what I figured. Plug looks good. I...

That's kinda what I figured. Plug looks good. I don't like taking chances though.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32,573
Views: 4,097,593
Posted By Kawazacky
It's TOO LOUD :ear

It's TOO LOUD :ear
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 32,573
Views: 4,097,593
Posted By Kawazacky
Where to find jets?

I know Kientech sells replacement jets at a good price, but where else can I find 'em? (especially, is there a good Canadian source?)

I ask because the PO of my bike added a Q4 exhaust without...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32,573
Views: 4,097,593
Posted By Kawazacky
So - my shock is loose. The bottom mount, that...

So - my shock is loose. The bottom mount, that is. Seems there is a bearing that's worn out (the bolt that holds the bottom of the shock runs through this bearing) , maybe a needle bearing I have...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By Kawazacky
Back road rally in NB (Dawn 2 Dusk) runs Aug 9

Hey everybody,

CMG is running its 12-hr backroad rally again this year, and it's soon (August 9). This year, we start at Toys for Big Boys in Moncton and head south. The day ends at the Big Stop...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Kawazacky
Yeah, but we ran what they gave us. Besides, we...

Yeah, but we ran what they gave us. Besides, we didn't even have time to do all the interesting pavement en route. :dj
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Kawazacky
For those who wonder what's in Nova Scotia

Here's a quick, quick primer on the asphalt joys in Southern NS. We didn't get to gravel - didn't have time, or the tires, for it.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By Kawazacky
are these findable on the state road map? ...

are these findable on the state road map?

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