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Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 02:27 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Slow and steady healing. I thought if I ever...

Slow and steady healing. I thought if I ever tried snowboarding, I would wear hockey pants. May be hard to find a pair ktm orange. :D

I have some in blue if yoou want to try.
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 01:35 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
cool lòoking trip

Look forward to some pics.
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 08:29 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
bag on engine guard

I see you have a bag attached to your engine guards. I thought about trying that, how do you like it? Do you strap it on with regular straps, or is it made for that purpose?
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
That is the top for big bikes. Smaller bikes can...

That is the top for big bikes. Smaller bikes can go a bit further, I found it tricky on my honda xr650l. A bud on a drz400 and I had some trouble getting back up one of the hills.

It is a nice...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2014, 08:05 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
oucch,

Rough luck on that big bmw. Hope you have a speedy and ful recovery.

Someone was asking about items to include in a first aid kit. The instrictor of my first aid course recommended

Sam...
Forum: Canada 07-10-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,185
Posted By flossandfly
Good news. Good to mention it is found so nobody...

Good news. Good to mention it is found so nobody treats your son like a bike theif next time he rides it.
Forum: Canada 07-09-2014, 08:43 PM
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Views: 1,185
Posted By flossandfly
Will watch out too

Will watch out too
Forum: Canada 06-17-2014, 08:21 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
It will be difficult to open flooded trails if...

It will be difficult to open flooded trails if they flood again mid repair. As far as powderface, I thought some oil company needed the road. Does that mean it will be repaired and open to us, or...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2014, 06:00 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
The video was made before it was "BREAKING THE...

The video was made before it was "BREAKING THE LAW, BREAKING THE LAW" (judas priest)
Forum: Canada 06-14-2014, 11:06 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Someone made a youtube video of him riding...

Someone made a youtube video of him riding powdrface. I hope that we arent going to be reduced to "virtual riding" powderface.
Forum: Canada 05-25-2014, 05:55 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Yep, maybe cover up your handle before something...

Yep, maybe cover up your handle before something like that. :D
Forum: Canada 05-18-2014, 07:34 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Good to see you out again. I think thread is...

Good to see you out again. I think thread is going to get busier.
Forum: Canada 05-12-2014, 11:04 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
I think it opens may 15 normally. Not sure if...

I think it opens may 15 normally. Not sure if the flooding will affect the trail this summer.
Forum: Canada 05-11-2014, 09:50 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
The mx boot is not very different from an air...

The mx boot is not very different from an air cast. Maybe a bit lower on the leg.

Maybe I can't be so smug about Honda reliability to KTM riders. My starter is pooched and I had to bump...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2014, 08:11 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
I thought this picture was of "the governor" from...

I thought this picture was of "the governor" from THE WALKING DEAD. Before the eye patch of course.
Fun looking ride by the way. ...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2014, 02:37 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Congtatulations on finding a nice trip. I...

Congtatulations on finding a nice trip.

I have the wolfman expedition dry saddlebags you could use. They are 19 liters per side for 38 liters total.

I was going to say you have to return...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 11:59 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
I'll try to get some pictures next adventure. ...

I'll try to get some pictures next adventure. Didn't want to gopro myself on the beginner track with 4 year olds. :shog
Forum: Canada 04-19-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
That cast just has to push down not lift like the...

That cast just has to push down not lift like the clutch side. (Only kidding, dont do it)

Tried out wildrose mx park in the mud. Lots of mud and lots of fun. 17 dollars at thecar wash to get...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Talking I took the course and had a great time. The...

I took the course and had a great time. The balance exercises at the start were tiring. The instructors were great, they made sure I was leaning my bike as much as possible on slow turns. Would...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2014, 05:55 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Laugh I got the dakar ones for the vstrom. Not sure if...

I got the dakar ones for the vstrom. Not sure if they are better, but they are the dakar so must be better. :lol3

Shipping from mx1 was quick and free.
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 09:33 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
Pack some water and snacks. It is lots of work...

Pack some water and snacks. It is lots of work getting unstuck. One good thing to do is to ride the most dirt capable bike in your group, that way you are less likely to be taken anywhere too...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 08:53 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Was great to get out on the backroads NW of town...

Was great to get out on the backroads NW of town today. Saw another rider in front of us but couldn't id the bike or rider. Afterwards was nice to wash off the mud from that great run on hwy 532...
Forum: Canada 04-01-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,445
Posted By flossandfly
If the DR has passenger footpegs it should hold...

If the DR has passenger footpegs it should hold you. It was meant for 2 people after all. If you like the DR better, pick the best of those 2 then get out and squirt some dirt.
Forum: Canada 03-29-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Posted By flossandfly
I saw signs at rocky mountain honda for bike...

I saw signs at rocky mountain honda for bike storage. Far from airport though.
Forum: Canada 03-28-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,445
Posted By flossandfly
Once you decide to have 2 bikes it gets easier to...

Once you decide to have 2 bikes it gets easier to pick what to get. 1 is hard to decide.
Forum: Canada 03-27-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,445
Posted By flossandfly
I have a vstrom also and like it a lot when...

I have a vstrom also and like it a lot when riding highway, gravel, and very easy dirt paths. It is work to pick it up, but doesnt fall often.

Some here think you will really want to get onto...
Forum: Canada 03-26-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,445
Posted By flossandfly
It may come down to what you find for sale. Glad...

It may come down to what you find for sale. Glad you have considered the DR650 and XR650L along with the KLR650. I have the XR and like it on trails. If I was going to stay to highway and gravel...
Forum: Canada 03-21-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By flossandfly
I mounted a 4" tube on the skid plate but found...

I mounted a 4" tube on the skid plate but found it rubbed on the front wheel when the forks compressed. I made a 3" one and that worked fine on the skid plate. I put the 4" one on the bottom of my...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By flossandfly
I made one the same as yours. I ride an Honda...

I made one the same as yours. I ride an Honda XR650L (a thumper) and had the cap loosen and fall off on one of my rides. After that I bought a cap with a thumbscrew on the outsde that tightens down...
Forum: Canada 03-17-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5,103
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Posted By flossandfly
[QUOTE=Lycan1;23713084]It is more about all the...

[QUOTE=Lycan1;23713084]It is more about all the salt that I can't wash off when I get home.


Mud will protect your bike from salt. :rofl
Forum: Canada 03-16-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5,103
Views: 372,527
Posted By flossandfly
Found mud...

Went out on the gravel in the NW of Calgary. I got a little reminder early in the season, look where you want to go. Or conversely, don't look where you don't want to go. :lol3

Took a soil...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2014, 07:46 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Nice, Hondas are good.

Nice, Hondas are good.
Forum: Canada 02-17-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By flossandfly
Icy sloped driveway is the big concern. I can...

Icy sloped driveway is the big concern. I can wait a bit longer.
Forum: Canada 02-17-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5,103
Views: 372,527
Posted By flossandfly
ice between driveway and dry road

May gave to put the bike in the truck for the 30 meter drive to the dry pavement
:rofl
Forum: Canada 01-11-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5,103
Views: 372,527
Posted By flossandfly
I liked the looks of it too. It reminded me of a...

I liked the looks of it too. It reminded me of a vstrom with the ground clearance and my expectation of how much it could handle off road. But you got to see it outperform the stroms and it had...
Forum: Canada 01-02-2014, 10:56 AM
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Posted By flossandfly
xr650l info

Here is the most useful video about smog removal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX5yfdJnmsE

Here are the dave's mods instructions.

http://www.4strokes.com/tech/honda/xr650lcarbmods/

...
Forum: Canada 01-02-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,103
Views: 372,527
Posted By flossandfly
I have the xr560l and did daves mods and smog...

I have the xr560l and did daves mods and smog removal. Good picture instructions on 4strokes.com

Going to pm you
Forum: Canada 01-02-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,587
Posted By flossandfly
mx1 is good

Ordered 2 sets of mitas tires in 2 separate times and got tham in a few days each time.
Forum: Canada 10-22-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5,103
Views: 372,527
Posted By flossandfly
[QUOTE=Lycan1;22602811]I really enjoy those roads...

[QUOTE=Lycan1;22602811]I really enjoy those roads that say "No Exit" and the green lanes. It was nice to get through that one so easily when most of the year it is a swamp. Next weekend has a good...
Forum: Canada 10-04-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5,103
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Posted By flossandfly
No concrete plans yet. Would like to get out and...

No concrete plans yet. Would like to get out and ride some trails. mclean ot waiprous just screw around and turn around if the trail gets tricky
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