ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: damurph
Forum: Americas Today, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By damurph
In Newfoundland you could spend a long time. if...

In Newfoundland you could spend a long time. if you are doing the west coast Lance aux Meadows and Gros Morne Park are the highlights of that small section of the island.
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By damurph
What is your machines fuel range?

What is your machines fuel range?
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By damurph
The freight boat you speak of is the way that...

The freight boat you speak of is the way that vehicles come and go every week. The key word being week. If you put your bike on this boat you keep your bike on the island for the week until it...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-28-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5,272
Views: 228,009
Posted By damurph
Blue Loctite....temporary strength. Red...

Blue Loctite....temporary strength.
Red Loctite requires heat to loosen for future removal and you don't want to put flame to that. Boom.
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 26,305
Posted By damurph
[QUOTE We stop in a clearing for a bit to...

[QUOTE
We stop in a clearing for a bit to investigate a cabin, and check for cell service. The cabin looked like somebody had tried to clean it with a raccoon on a stick in lieu of a mop.

...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By damurph
15 years since I have had one and live in a...

15 years since I have had one and live in a similar climate to you. Not to say I have never accepted a ride and having your wifes vehicle available as a grocery getter means you could quite easily....
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By damurph
Pinion bearing but it would be my thought some of...

Pinion bearing but it would be my thought some of it would end up on the drain plug. Never heard of a pinion nut loosening but have seen the backlash affected by a broken pinion bearing.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-26-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5,272
Views: 228,009
Posted By damurph
First iceberg of the year off...

First iceberg of the year off Lumsden.https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B8H601RIcAAjHdW.jpg
Not my pic.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,670
Posted By damurph
Here on the extreme east coast I do the same...

Here on the extreme east coast I do the same thing. Sometimes it is accepted and sometimes people are wary.
I assume it is a cultural thing because people from larger cities are more concerned...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By damurph
The oil on the drum brake is likely coming from...

The oil on the drum brake is likely coming from the shaft that goes through the rear end to operate the cam for the brakes. After marking the orientation of the lever take the actuating lever off and...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 921
Posted By damurph
Days are shorter and temps are good. If you leave...

Days are shorter and temps are good. If you leave it till the end of the month the colors are beginning to change. Tourists are fewer and as such traffic is better.
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,724
Posted By damurph
78/79 had the gauges on the faux tank panel....

78/79 had the gauges on the faux tank panel. Silver comstar wheels and chrome fenders confirm it for me.
They went to 1100cc in 80 and moved up to 1200 in 84.
Forum: Americas 01-24-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 921
Posted By damurph
We can only give you the info and the options. I...

We can only give you the info and the options. I hope you understand that it is done to assist.

By all means....enjoy your trip and congrats on the new baby.
Forum: Canada 01-24-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By damurph
Here on "The Rock" a lot of guys get bikes from...

Here on "The Rock" a lot of guys get bikes from "away" and Clarenville Movers has done a great door to door service for a few buddies. Roll on and roll off with the machine lashed and wrapped in...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,724
Posted By damurph
I stand corrected.

I stand corrected.
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,724
Posted By damurph
The thing I notice that says R80 are the tank...

The thing I notice that says R80 are the tank bulge at the front and the height of the bars say RT.
The single front disc say R65.

And I am very much not an airhead afficianado.
Forum: Americas 01-23-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 921
Posted By damurph
Why not ride north on the weather. If it gets too...

Why not ride north on the weather. If it gets too cold....stop going north.

I ride year round north of Nova Scotia and I would not until at least May. It has been done but by hardier riders than...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-23-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5,272
Views: 228,009
Posted By damurph
Some years by the thousands. And you wait...

Some years by the thousands.
And you wait for it to implode or the wind shifts and takes it out to sea.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-23-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,272
Views: 228,009
Posted By damurph
When I host ADV riders I take them to these areas...

When I host ADV riders I take them to these areas and the jaws just drop.
Then I tell them that someone has to plow the snow there. They look around trying to figure it out...how.

Icebergs...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,724
Posted By damurph
Tank looks a little big for a 65. An r80rt sans...

Tank looks a little big for a 65. An r80rt sans fairing???
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By damurph
The joy of living on the edge of the North...

The joy of living on the edge of the North Atlantic allowed me to ride 4 of the last 6 days. -4c and sunshine. Perfect.
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By damurph
When I had the only BMW here the guys at the...

When I had the only BMW here the guys at the local motorbike shop used a shouldered snowblower bearing to fir up the hole in the rear wheel and allow the balancer to use the cone spacers that they...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 921
Posted By damurph
Biker gang insignia.

Biker gang insignia.
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By damurph
Never had a problem with the KLR in temps down to...

Never had a problem with the KLR in temps down to -13c and have never used synthetic. Starts first time.
I started using it in the GSA this year because I found it a bit sluggish to turn over in...
Forum: Canada 01-21-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By damurph
Been riding year round for years on a KLR but our...

Been riding year round for years on a KLR but our weather here on "The Rock" is a whole lot different than "The Peg". Hats off to you for riding through that kind of cold.

Freeze, thaw and repeat...
Forum: Canada 01-21-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By damurph
Not a lot of options that far north. Perhaps an...

Not a lot of options that far north. Perhaps an independent motorcycle/snowmobile shop in Sept isles who would normally do the inspection would provide this service and then you would have to find a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,054
Posted By damurph
Pros...one for any type of riding; ...

Pros...one for any type of riding;

Cons....when you're not riding you're wrenching.

My list of machinery is varied and it is great to have but maintenance, licencing and insurance fees...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By damurph
I have a couple of Exes and more than a few...

I have a couple of Exes and more than a few teachers that would argue that point with you.:D

I just happened to see the post and reply first.
Glad I could help. Pass it on.
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By damurph
Cable seating at the throttle body. Number one...

Cable seating at the throttle body. Number one reason for bike running like shit after tank removal.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By damurph
If the dowel is not there you can use a 4mm allen...

If the dowel is not there you can use a 4mm allen key as an alignment tool. Slide it in through the starter case checking the depth to ensure it is going past the starter and into the engine casing.
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,973
Posted By damurph
My 79 has a pressure switch in the front brake...

My 79 has a pressure switch in the front brake system that operates the brake light instead of the normal lever activated microswitch. It is mounted inline at the steering stem. When filling the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 55,089
Posted By damurph
Big news.:clap Congrats to you both.

Big news.:clap
Congrats to you both.
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,973
Posted By damurph
It can be a lot of time or a PITA. It truly...

It can be a lot of time or a PITA.
It truly depends on how you view the time spent vs knowledge gained vs valuable machinery.
More likely a combination of all three in varying degrees.
Mine...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By damurph
Transmission input shaft splines. I assume you...

Transmission input shaft splines. I assume you lubed them with some moly paste.
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,585
Posted By damurph
My 79 R65 and in the back is my brothers 84...

My 79 R65 and in the back is my brothers 84 R65ls.

http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s589/droadtrip/DSC06706_zps0734ea82.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 55,089
Posted By damurph
Your gift to yourself has turned into a gift for...

Your gift to yourself has turned into a gift for us all.
We are in awe of your experience.
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 26,305
Posted By damurph
ProZac is a good man. MapMaster stayed with him...

ProZac is a good man. MapMaster stayed with him for a couple of days after rescuing Canuman.
He helped me out a couple of months ago as well with transportation of spare wheels for the GSA.
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 26,305
Posted By damurph
If I may be so bold as to speak for all three...

If I may be so bold as to speak for all three groups.....It is what we do. And paying it forward is all that is asked.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-10-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5,272
Views: 228,009
Posted By damurph
I have driven a Ural though I had my lady in as...

I have driven a Ural though I had my lady in as ballast. The owner carries his dog in it. It was a fun spin but the machine is rough around the edges and requires more maintenance than I am willing...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-10-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5,272
Views: 228,009
Posted By damurph
That is what it looked like here today but I got...

That is what it looked like here today but I got out on the Spyder. Slush buildup and ice meant it was a bit unnerving in traffic but groceries and errands were accomplished.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 01:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014