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Forum: Canada 06-29-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By shuswap biker
That route you picked, were it comes off HWY 5 at...

That route you picked, were it comes off HWY 5 at the old toll booth has been turned into a haul RD for a coal company,who has a site above coalmont, as long as they are not hauling it should be in...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By shuswap biker
Vancouver to Whister is considered sea to sky,...

Vancouver to Whister is considered sea to sky, after Whistler keep heading east lots to see between there and lilloete, then options are endless. High mountain lakes Alpine meadows, dessert areas,...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By shuswap biker
Basically riding east of Hope you go through two...

Basically riding east of Hope you go through two provincial parks on your way to Chopaka, Manning park and skirt Cathedral park so there is not much for roads running the length of the border maybe...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
the srx600 look almost

the srx600 look almost
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By shuswap biker
There is a xt600 thread and a tt600 thread,...

There is a xt600 thread and a tt600 thread, probably best to ask there.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
Good call on the pilot jet, I like to start with...

Good call on the pilot jet, I like to start with the easy stuff before tearing into the more technical stuff. And as we can see thats one heck of a nest in the air box, its amazing he got any air...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
I am having the same issue with the carb and...

I am having the same issue with the carb and needing the choke on.
It also is back fireing alot so the first thing I am going to check is to see if it is pulling air in between the carb and the...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 35,887
Posted By shuswap biker
They just about to do a story on the guy that was...

They just about to do a story on the guy that was trapped under the bike on the early global BC news and I bet on the 6 PM news as well.
Forum: Canada 06-02-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,280
Posted By shuswap biker
Everything on the west side of Creston is the...

Everything on the west side of Creston is the West Kootenays or Boundry country (till Bridesville) :rofl so possible name change to the thread????? LOL

For a different loop, Vernon to Edgewood up...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By shuswap biker
When we work over there we stay at the Selkirk...

When we work over there we stay at the Selkirk inn, quskinucks (big time spelling error) is also good.
also rooms at both of the hots springs
Forum: Canada 05-28-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By shuswap biker
Also start the day early to avoid the heat and...

Also start the day early to avoid the heat and traffic.
0500 gets a lot of miles under you before other tourist get their breakfast done.
And look out for those huge RVs
Forum: Canada 05-28-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By shuswap biker
A lot depends on summer traffic and construction...

A lot depends on summer traffic and construction for travel times.
Banff to Sicamous about 4 hrs
Sicamous to Vernon 1 hour 15 minutes.
Vernon to Kelowna bridge 1 hour 15 minutes.
Kelowna bridge...
Forum: Canada 05-20-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,807
Posted By shuswap biker
You can do HWY 6, then up the east side of Mable...

You can do HWY 6, then up the east side of Mable lake RD to the north end of the lake then King Fisher main FSR back onto Mable LK/Enderby RD.
Wop Lake is a 10-15 minute drive north from the north...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
I can tell you the bottom end is huge, It wants...

I can tell you the bottom end is huge, It wants to pull the front wheel off the ground through first and second gear.
So I will try adjusting when the secondary carb kicks in and see what happens.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
I thought I had adjusted and jetted the primary...

I thought I had adjusted and jetted the primary and secondary card right, BUT I am only getting what feels like 85-90% of power as the throttle has that 'Little' extra turn with no response????
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
Yippeeeeee, new CDI and I am back in the game!! ...

Yippeeeeee, new CDI and I am back in the game!!
I can accelerate past 2300 rpm

Now if I could only get that back firing/popping on throttle off taken care of.
(new piston and rings, new valves...
Forum: Canada 05-13-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By shuswap biker
The west side road has alot of camp sites on the...

The west side road has alot of camp sites on the lake, if you do not need to be close to Kelowna try Fintry its nice and lots of bush access. Make sure you come in from the north end as the RDs very...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
Get your best buddy, take the gas tank and seat...

Get your best buddy, take the gas tank and seat off, drain the oil turn the bike over onto the handle bars and start shaking it side to side back and forth.
If that does not work, its tear down time.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
General question

This is not a survey by any means, but do you find better handling or more comfortable ride with the rear wheel as far out as you can adjust it or better the closer to the bike?

I am going to...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,945
Posted By shuswap biker
There used to be a refinery out by the airport in...

There used to be a refinery out by the airport in the 1970s, but its long been sold off and moved.

This year if every thing goes OK, I am planning a trip up into the Bad Shots area, silver cup...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
Anytime your ignition spark has a chance to jump...

Anytime your ignition spark has a chance to jump to ground, it will, or when then the connections develop a high resistance fault due to heat and or poor terminations it can do exactly as you...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By shuswap biker
YIKES! tomorrow- Valley bottoms...

YIKES! tomorrow-

Valley bottoms (1000-1500'+-) in underpopulated areas is going to be hard to find, Cache creek, kamloops area? maybe lower Okanogan?
Forum: Canada 03-19-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By shuswap biker
What is the date/time you want to ride. there is...

What is the date/time you want to ride. there is still alot of snow in places. above 2500 foot there is still a ton of snow in the shadows around here.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
I am just guessing here, but by chance did you...

I am just guessing here, but by chance did you adjust the slide? particularly the height for the primary to secondary carb linkage?
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
Toastybunz, the other thing to do/check is...

Toastybunz, the other thing to do/check is disconnect the kick stand switch
(remember to jumper the wires together)
The kickstand spring becomes wore (or kickstand mounting bolt area wore out) out...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By shuswap biker
Mara MT look out, part of Hunters range big area...

Mara MT look out, part of Hunters range big area Sicamous BC to Enderby BC and back towards three valley gap.

Ride the alpine areas and stay along the many lakes Mable LK, Kidney LK
Wop LK ETC
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
Just the good old kick start style, just wanted...

Just the good old kick start style, just wanted to double check the first 6 characters on the VIN as to the model/year?
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
Checking before I buy new CDI

Hi guys, before I spend the bucks I better double check with the minds that know.

JYA49M first 6 on the VIN=1985-?

I want to order in a hypertech and see how they are, I read there is a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,461,066
Posted By shuswap biker
We had the same issue with another bike, it...

We had the same issue with another bike, it turned out to be the CDI unit.
Started and ran fine when it was cool/warm but when it had time to heat up on a hot day it would just quit, you gave it...
Forum: Canada 02-14-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,098
Posted By shuswap biker
You might want to look at the North Okanogan...

You might want to look at the North Okanogan then, Armstrong, Enderby Salmon arm Sicamous. Falkland and area is nice but kinda of banjo picken territory.(don't ask :rofl)
Forum: Canada 02-14-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,098
Posted By shuswap biker
There is the $1.99 question. Do you still need...

There is the $1.99 question.
Do you still need to make an income? if you do and you want to work from home not on the road you need to be around a bigger center, and one that's not in a downturn....
Forum: Canada 01-31-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By shuswap biker
Registering the vehicle is a one time...

Registering the vehicle is a one time thing/payment, but they the GOV insurance company ding you for the licence plate fee as part of your insurance.
Forum: Canada 01-30-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By shuswap biker
Your going to need pl and pd though ICBC (the...

Your going to need pl and pd though ICBC (the provincial insurance) and you can get it for 3 months but cancel able at any time for a refund.
Then there is parking insurance also available.

OH...
Forum: Canada 01-28-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 63,183
Posted By shuswap biker
Best pizza I have had in a long time is from Red...

Best pizza I have had in a long time is from Red Tomato Pies in Wiliams lake. And I here there is another in Golden

Their house pie on the fried crust MMMM (even good when its cold)
Forum: Canada 01-13-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,420
Posted By shuswap biker
The west side RD is the heavy haul RD to both...

The west side RD is the heavy haul RD to both mills, Avola and the mill at the south end of Adams lake.

At the north end of Adams Lake you can cut over to Seymour arm (shuswap Lake) there is fuel...
Forum: Canada 01-13-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,420
Posted By shuswap biker
You might want to look at Avola BC through to...

You might want to look at Avola BC through to Adams lake and come out at Squilax bridge that goes over the river that separates little from big Shuswap lake, (Sorrento BC)
Forum: Canada 11-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,514
Posted By shuswap biker
As everyone said (almost) get winter tires on all...

As everyone said (almost) get winter tires on all four corners.
It may be law but it sure makes sense, some of the roads outside of the wet coast are just dang nasty when the snow flies!

And get...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,875
Posted By shuswap biker
OUCH, thats gotta hurt! Tall dirt bike style...

OUCH, thats gotta hurt!
Tall dirt bike style boots are great, but a pain to walk in if you have to.
Jungle or dessert boots (military) light, fast to dry but any flying rocks, sure hurts on...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By shuswap biker
I worked about 6 years ago in the Nemaiah valley...

I worked about 6 years ago in the Nemaiah valley installing phone lines for the band so I sorta know the way in from the east.
Williams lake to lees corner first left at the bottom of the big hill...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By shuswap biker
Take Carmi main to the 201 rd and over to...

Take Carmi main to the 201 rd and over to Beaverdell, take Beaverdell main to the Christian valley. Then head for Nakusp, Trout lake and into Kaslo. Next take the pass over to Silverton/Newdenver and...
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