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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 06:48 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 67,616
Posted By Spaggy
I have a Garmin 660 mounted on a Touratech...

I have a Garmin 660 mounted on a Touratech locking mount with Ram mounts. I turned the ram knuckles so the GPS sits as close to the mounting bar as possible and the vibration isn't bad at all. I just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Spaggy
Just ride them and make a decision on which one...

Just ride them and make a decision on which one fits best. I bet the BMW ergos fit you better though. Also consider service history and dealer network.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9,372
Views: 2,188,454
Posted By Spaggy
http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m598/rockmunch...

http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m598/rockmuncher1/Super%20Tenere/20150417_122025.jpg
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 460,504
Posted By Spaggy
Sundre

I was out that way yesterday too. Through Bearberry (fun road) to the FTR and north to Nordegg. Then back to Red Deer. The Super Tenere is awesome for that type of riding, although a little portly...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By Spaggy
Sounds interesting. Just subscribed and I'll have...

Sounds interesting. Just subscribed and I'll have a look when I can.
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 460,504
Posted By Spaggy
Don't think there's any alfalfa fields or grassy...

Don't think there's any alfalfa fields or grassy slopes on a road allowance. Nobody says they shouldn't fence along side it.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 16,911
Views: 10,610,218
Posted By Spaggy
I wonder how her knees got dirty.

I wonder how her knees got dirty.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 27,599
Views: 5,474,033
Posted By Spaggy
I wish you were running the world. there's too...

I wish you were running the world. there's too many "safety experts" out there, with no common sense for my liking.
I had a neighbor once, who mowed his lawn using a push mower, the kind with no...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 776,498
Posted By Spaggy
Wow, Tams is turning 20. :freaky

Wow, Tams is turning 20. :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 35,959
Posted By Spaggy
That's just what I was thinking about the Honda.:D

That's just what I was thinking about the Honda.:D
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By Spaggy
Wow, 50 years old and 3200 miles. Nice find. I...

Wow, 50 years old and 3200 miles. Nice find. I don't know what it is about these old hondas, but I may need to get one.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-13-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 130,898
Posted By Spaggy
http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m598/rockmunch...

http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m598/rockmuncher1/Super%20Tenere/Screenshot_2015-03-19-17-51-14.png
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,316
Posted By Spaggy
With a little help from me friends.:clap ...

With a little help from me friends.:clap

http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m598/rockmuncher1/Super%20Tenere/20150218_115814.jpg

OK, that's cheating. We used to find a small ditch to drive...
Forum: Canada 04-09-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By Spaggy
I've had 2 bikes stolen too. Both in the early...

I've had 2 bikes stolen too. Both in the early 80's. First was a '59 Harley, no insurance, never saw it again. As far as I'm concerned, I still own it and everytime I see a panhead, I try to check...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 37,323
Views: 9,793,800
Posted By Spaggy
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of teaching my...

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of teaching my grandson how to ride a 2-wheeler without training wheels. :clap One of the first things I told him was, "Look where you want to go, because you're going...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By Spaggy
Holy Frankenwing!

Holy Frankenwing!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 48,068
Posted By Spaggy
78 KZ650. The day I bought it. Had been sitting...

78 KZ650. The day I bought it. Had been sitting in a shed for decades. Needed some TLC to say the least. It'll be on the road again as soon as my son does his motorcycle training course.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Spaggy
The motors are the same platform but I think the...

The motors are the same platform but I think the DL has less power than the
SV. Probably different fueling, valves and compression. I had an '03 DL1000 that was really fun and had lots of power for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27,599
Views: 5,474,033
Posted By Spaggy
Me no gram counter, can't count that high. I...

Me no gram counter, can't count that high.
I did realize that I don't have a wrench to undo the big nut on the pumpkin side. I cut the bolt end down and welded the box end of a wrench to it. Made...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 27,599
Views: 5,474,033
Posted By Spaggy
I'm putting together a tool kit for the S-10. One...

I'm putting together a tool kit for the S-10. One of the few tools I didn't have kicking around was a 19mm allen for the axles. I'm either too cheap or too lazy to go buy one.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 22,818
Posted By Spaggy
This manual looks like it's a knock off. I will...

This manual looks like it's a knock off. I will say that it's printed well and complete. Just not sure about copyright.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-03-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,551
Posted By Spaggy
Thanks. I wasn't sure about it when I bought it...

Thanks. I wasn't sure about it when I bought it but it's really grown on me, mainly the blue wheels and forks. I would have taken a grey one like yours if it was available.
Forum: Canada 03-31-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 460,504
Posted By Spaggy
If I can manage to get my helmet on without...

If I can manage to get my helmet on without dislodging my ear plugs or headphones, I feel pretty lucky. Quite often someone comes over to say something and all I know is that their lips are moving. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 37,323
Views: 9,793,800
Posted By Spaggy
FAIL!! Second one can't stay in his own lane....

FAIL!! Second one can't stay in his own lane. They're also ugly, but then again, so am I.
Forum: Canada 03-29-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 460,504
Posted By Spaggy
Thanks for the reminder, almost missed it.

Thanks for the reminder, almost missed it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 434,659
Posted By Spaggy
I was doing some early camp scouting. Western...

I was doing some early camp scouting. Western Alberta, west of Caroline, north of Burntstick lake. Combination of too long of a winter and too little grey matter.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,079
Views: 882,692
Posted By Spaggy
Everything about that amazes me. The bikes, the...

Everything about that amazes me. The bikes, the tires, the course with all the stone walls and mostly, the riders. Seeing the Isle of Mann TT is definitely a bucket list item.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 434,659
Posted By Spaggy
http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m598/rockmunch...

http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m598/rockmuncher1/GS%20and%20Rides/DE4041E1-8569-4D5F-8726-62E4CF0982CE-208-0000000CD66594C2.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 647,410
Posted By Spaggy
South Ram River Alberta

http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m598/rockmuncher1/GS%20and%20Rides/D047A99E-38EB-47A8-858B-E2A1BE9993E8-6720-000007AD55F98E21.jpg
Forum: Hacks 03-28-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By Spaggy
There's a couple of his bikes on ebay right now....

There's a couple of his bikes on ebay right now. Kawi Concours and a sweet Hondamatic. Both with side cars.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,181
Posted By Spaggy
I don't think it can be rendered down to 1/4 mile...

I don't think it can be rendered down to 1/4 mile times. I will say that as a kid, I got a ride on the back of one and it scared the shit out of me.
My local Honda dealer put 100,000 miles on a SOHC...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-27-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,551
Posted By Spaggy
Same here, hence the Yamaha.

Same here, hence the Yamaha.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9,372
Views: 2,188,454
Posted By Spaggy
That's purty. Some great pics in your album too.

That's purty. Some great pics in your album too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-23-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,315
Posted By Spaggy
Service manual is available to buy pretty cheap...

Service manual is available to buy pretty cheap too. Found one $40 plus shipping.
Forum: Vendors 03-22-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By Spaggy
Got that right. When my Rumbux bars arrived in...

Got that right. When my Rumbux bars arrived in Alberta from Utah, the man in brown (fitting description for a shit ball) wanted $155 over what had already been paid to ship in the first place. BTW,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,551
Posted By Spaggy
Your Bike on the Showroom Floor

Show me some shots of your bike the day you picked it up. New in the showroom. Not a bike you wish you had, but one you signed the papers on. The year doesn't matter, as long as it's yours.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 27,599
Views: 5,474,033
Posted By Spaggy
Needed a place to put all that badness.

Needed a place to put all that badness.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 73,419
Posted By Spaggy
+1 on the helmet. I have an Arai XD-3. Took the...

+1 on the helmet. I have an Arai XD-3. Took the visor off and it took a lot of the buffeting away. Time for a new helmet anyway, any suggestions?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 22,818
Posted By Spaggy
Thanks Randomride. BTW, anybody looking for a...

Thanks Randomride.
BTW, anybody looking for a good deal on a service manual, try this guy. Nothing to do with me, just bought one.
http://www.service-shop-repair-manual.com/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27,599
Views: 5,474,033
Posted By Spaggy
Here's a gem from the ST manual. ...

Here's a gem from the ST manual.

http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m598/rockmuncher1/Odds%20and%20Sodds/20150316_084019.jpg
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