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Forum: Canada 02-26-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,149
Posted By gqelements
What is the best time (weather-wise) to do the...

What is the best time (weather-wise) to do the Dempster?
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By gqelements
How Much Oil is in typical USD Fork?

Lost about 1 shot glass of oil from left-side fork and am wondering if the bike is still safe to ride 10K to a local mechanic to re-do oil/seals...

The leak was likely caused by excess dry heat...
Forum: Americas 02-25-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By gqelements
Kind of what he said. You are approx 3.5h...

Kind of what he said. You are approx 3.5h (300kms) away from the park entrance and moose season is in the fall.. If you wake up early enough you can certainly get up there for some fishing or...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 141,987
Posted By gqelements
Bump. Any ideas would be welcome, really hoping...

Bump. Any ideas would be welcome, really hoping to get something set up for time and temp.



Thanks in advance!
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7,630
Views: 1,218,205
Posted By gqelements
http://1drv.ms/1JsR0MW 1000 words :) ...

http://1drv.ms/1JsR0MW

1000 words :)

...any help is appreciated.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7,630
Views: 1,218,205
Posted By gqelements
Silly question... Is there a trick to removing...

Silly question... Is there a trick to removing the 2 (on each side) fancy alum. washers on the rear of the bike required for removal / install of OEM or various tail racks? Removed the exhaust (left...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7,630
Views: 1,218,205
Posted By gqelements
Interesting solution but does not solve my...

Interesting solution but does not solve my concern about lack of areas to grab onto when maneuvering the bike out of a tight spot or pulling out of a large rut, etc... I'm thinking I'm going to have...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 141,987
Posted By gqelements
Has anyone mounted a small clock and/or outdoor...

Has anyone mounted a small clock and/or outdoor temp gauge onto/into HDB Top Clamp (dedicated clock/gauge and not VAPOR-style console)...?

I'm having hard time going from amenities of F-series and...
Forum: Canada 01-31-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,993
Posted By gqelements
Hope NOT to follow in your tracks...

Hope NOT to follow in your tracks...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7,630
Views: 1,218,205
Posted By gqelements
2900 miles on the odometer! Previous owner...

2900 miles on the odometer!

Previous owner put on a Remus Ti exhaust (which I'm considering selling as I'd not the quietest), Cycra hand guards and put her in the garage :)



Thanks for the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7,630
Views: 1,218,205
Posted By gqelements
Tools

look what followed me home:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-sx4XBqAbQGM/VMm5tPD6RfI/AAAAAAAADhY/6tryVzHfkVs/w625-h553-no/Capture.PNG

Now, first question: is there a thread or a a discussion...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,460
Posted By gqelements
Can't wait to join the build cult. Picking up...

Can't wait to join the build cult.
Picking up my X tomorrow (in the snow, should be fun)!
Forum: Canada 01-26-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,993
Posted By gqelements
1/2 of our team (me included) missed this one...

1/2 of our team (me included) missed this one last year due to blown engines (2 bikes), looking forward to getting into the action this year!

Team "KABOOM!" should be an appropriate (but...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,917
Views: 253,357
Posted By gqelements
Interesting feedback thank you all!

Interesting feedback thank you all!
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,917
Views: 253,357
Posted By gqelements
What's this fuss all about?

Hi, I'm looking at the Virb Elite on my corporate 'rewards' site and trying to decide if it's worth my hard earned recognition points. I am a little confused though as to what's all the fuss about...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 47,730
Views: 9,771,714
Posted By gqelements
Looking forward to what you come up with....

Looking forward to what you come up with. Subscribed.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 47,730
Views: 9,771,714
Posted By gqelements
Looks awesome. Would marrying it to an existing...

Looks awesome. Would marrying it to an existing IMS or Safari Tank make the project more manageable (or did I miss the point and this exercise is about a whole rally-style kit like for the 690's)?
...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 840,427
Posted By gqelements
Did Walkner miss WP7? Tracking Dakar shows...

Did Walkner miss WP7? Tracking Dakar shows --:--:-- for his slot?
http://www.trackingdakar.nl/index.php?type=M
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,294
Posted By gqelements
I was in the same boat/decisions as the OP and...

I was in the same boat/decisions as the OP and having chosen to spend on the SIDI, I firmly believe that Crossfires saved my ankles for being sheared off and hyper-extended a fee time this summer. A...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,024
Posted By gqelements
Light-weight battery for big ADV Bikes

Hey everyone, after coming to terms that I'm probably not going to get into a 2-bike scenario I'm trying to shed weight from my Tiger 800 and the battery is the first target.

Does anyone have...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-06-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 635,403
Posted By gqelements
Unfortunately I can confirm that above is...

Unfortunately I can confirm that above is true....:evil
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,693
Posted By gqelements
Check out your local cycling store (or online)....

Check out your local cycling store (or online). Fantastic wind (or even waterproof) shells. I have a Casteli shell that packs to nothing and makes great rain gear in a pinch too (under the jacket).
...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By gqelements
Keyed Caps for SAFARI/Acebris tanks

After looking at various aftermarket large capacity gas tanks for DRZ, Husky, etc, it seems that almost all of the options come with ugly screw-on caps with the straw doohickey.... Why is that and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-14-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,280
Posted By gqelements
I think it all depends on the person dealing with...

I think it all depends on the person dealing with the issue, the wording and their mood of the day. I would expect better decision making and attitude from corporate however.

For me Triumph...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 202,242
Posted By gqelements
comparative difficulty to maintain 570?

Looking to pick up a 2010 570 and wondering if anyone can comment on whether there are any considerable challenges on getting parts/expertise required to maintain these bikes for a non-wrencher owner...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21,287
Views: 2,542,076
Posted By gqelements
Hi everyone, I'm looking at buying a 690 but with...

Hi everyone, I'm looking at buying a 690 but with only 2008/9 models available in the local market (for a reasonable rate) am a little apprehensive of the fuel pump (and other?) early model gremlins....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By gqelements
...from Buffalo, South!

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Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-18-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By gqelements
From Buffalo, South...

Hi,
I'm looking for dual-track, fire and unassumed roads between Buffalo NY and Renovo PA that would be challenging and exciting for a middleweight bike but not downright mountain goat impassible. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-10-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By gqelements
....or take a hammer and hammer out the bent one...

....or take a hammer and hammer out the bent one to a (relatively) straight shape and leave it. I've put on 3k on a rotor 'reshaped' on the side of the road during a long ride.



You can see a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-26-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By gqelements
Dirt tracks within day's ride of Ralph Wilson

Hey everyone, I'm trying to convince my Canuck riding buddies to do a 'ride and tailgate' weekend around a BILL's game and looking for good trails within reasonable distance from Ralph Wilson...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By gqelements
maybe this will help: ...

maybe this will help:
http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/trips/2014-broventure-day-one/
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-03-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 681,968
Posted By gqelements
Can you re-post the pic please? I'm looking to...

Can you re-post the pic please? I'm looking to make one as well and don't want to re-invent the wheel (and can't seem to find your post).
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,476
Posted By gqelements
I have Rev'It Ignition 2 (which I crashed in on...

I have Rev'It Ignition 2 (which I crashed in on dirt a few times) and Air Tarmac jackets and both have been great.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,741
Posted By gqelements
I would agree also with the above. I had my...

I would agree also with the above.

I had my dealer (GP Bikes in Canada) go to bat for me on engine damage that could easily been attributed to 'user error'. As a result Triumph (after a VERY...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-31-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 749,685
Posted By gqelements
Wet! ...

Wet!
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-wwilhvvUj5M/VAPST3R2eeI/AAAAAAAADZ4/ee5j8uieexI/w575-h766-no/cam00544.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,908
Posted By gqelements
...this is not intended as a snarky comment, but...

...this is not intended as a snarky comment, but I find it wild that people are still buying P&S cameras. I found that phone photography as really largely caught up with P&S so for me it's either...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,268
Posted By gqelements
If you are serious about taking the road less...

If you are serious about taking the road less traveled, go for the Tiger. A set of woody's wheels alone is 1K, then you still need rubber, suspension upgrades (err overhaul) and all the usual ADV...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,964
Posted By gqelements
Someone asked earlier if this is a dual sport...

Someone asked earlier if this is a dual sport ride and if there is any god trail riding planned as part of this. Can someone confirm?
There seems to be little details in general on the tread... :huh
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 587,724
Posted By gqelements
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/--uoWvf2ZddU/U-1...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/--uoWvf2ZddU/U-1eYg-S-nI/AAAAAAAADV4/H_azfa7GlpA/w829-h553-no/1014262.jpg
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-18-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,918
Posted By gqelements
I'm starting to realize that the trick is not...

I'm starting to realize that the trick is not always in the level of skill, but often in willingness to give'er and accept damage from drops and etc... every time i'm conservative i'm hobbling,...
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