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Forum: Ride reports Today, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By jfman
That is one harley I would like to ride :clap

That is one harley I would like to ride :clap
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By jfman
I have everything sent to my folks place in the...

I have everything sent to my folks place in the US, then they bring it to me when they come visit.
Forum: Alaska Yesterday, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By jfman
Once you meet the folks up there, youll rethink...

Once you meet the folks up there, youll rethink this whole packing heat thing.

For bears just carry bearspray and little air horn.
Forum: Vendors 10-22-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,220
Posted By jfman
Are you still working on this project?

Are you still working on this project?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-22-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 84,807
Posted By jfman
Ok thanks, i know the goal isnt so much fto make...

Ok thanks, i know the goal isnt so much fto make a lighter bike but for a more reliable bike.


Just being curious here: Are the 950/990 frames different or noticeably different from the ADV...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-22-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 84,807
Posted By jfman
So how many pounds lighter than a 950/990 ?

So how many pounds lighter than a 950/990 ?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-21-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 84,807
Posted By jfman
I parted my low mileage wrecked 2004 sv650 two...

I parted my low mileage wrecked 2004 sv650 two years ago and it took forever to sell the motor. I ended up selling it for 350$ or 400$ IIRC.

Now I wish I had kept it :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,965
Posted By jfman
Well the warrior motor is based of the XT350 and...

Well the warrior motor is based of the XT350 and is quite slow.

I would not mess with a trx400ex engine either. Very reliable but low on power.



One could buy a fuel injected raptor 700...
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 168,893
Posted By jfman
I habve not ridden the new DL1000. ...

I habve not ridden the new DL1000.

Interesting that the shootout was won by the versys 2014 1000, the new 2015 versys has been upgraded in some respects.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 84,807
Posted By jfman
Most bikes will run without their clusters.

Most bikes will run without their clusters.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-20-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,752
Posted By jfman
Is there anything about getting there that will...

Is there anything about getting there that will make it impassable on a bigger bike like a vstrom?


Wow these are old commuter trains from my hometown. A few of my coworkers take that...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 36,156
Posted By jfman
Its a Marmot limelight 3p - great tent. Not a...

Its a Marmot limelight 3p - great tent. Not a cold weather tent however, it flows too well, too much screening and the breeze flows. I wanted to buy a different tent for this trip but budget was...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,965
Posted By jfman
The raptor 700 street fighter/tard is really...

The raptor 700 street fighter/tard is really sweet. That motor would look good in a midsized adv bike.

Are those motors reliable?

Is it a heavy engine? compared to say dr650 lump?
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 18,700
Posted By jfman
We have a winner

We have a winner
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 168,893
Posted By jfman
I agree with dedecaster - compared to the...

I agree with dedecaster - compared to the previous gen Strom, the Versys is much easier to ride on and off road due to lower COG and slightly lower seat height.

I put about 2k kms on a strom...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 36,156
Posted By jfman
Thanks I left on the evening of June...

Thanks



I left on the evening of June 19 and flew home on the July 13.

I tought all the roads I traveled were better than what I was expecting. Rain or lack of rain is a big factor...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-20-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 84,807
Posted By jfman
I would take this bike over anyhting currently...

I would take this bike over anyhting currently made by any mfg.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-18-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,569
Posted By jfman
Your night shots of "Le Vieux Quebec" are really...

Your night shots of "Le Vieux Quebec" are really nice.

I need to learn a few tricks from you it seems :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 36,156
Posted By jfman
Hello Eldor! Thanks for the comments. We...

Hello Eldor!

Thanks for the comments. We should go for a ride soon before the season is over but I dont have a proper touring bike in Montreal right now, just the little DRZ.

I did not post...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,319
Posted By jfman
My mission to the moon was too short! I will have...

My mission to the moon was too short! I will have to come back soon. :norton
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 36,156
Posted By jfman
I don't know yet but probably in the later part...

I don't know yet but probably in the later part of the month. Ill be in touch :norton
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 168,893
Posted By jfman
The vibes aren't that bad. After 53k kms I would...

The vibes aren't that bad. After 53k kms I would know, the vibes are the least of my concerns. It only vibes in the upper rev range and the bike does not spend a lot of time there.

What is/was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 88,457
Posted By jfman
Top shelf as always :1drink I would love...

Top shelf as always :1drink

I would love to pick your brain one day. Camera skills are amazing.
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 737,911
Posted By jfman
So thats what it looks like during the day ! ...

So thats what it looks like during the day !

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25215067&postcount=120
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,785
Posted By jfman
So as the years went on ktm sortem them out? What...

So as the years went on ktm sortem them out? What was the first year of the last update for the 990?
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 138,321
Posted By jfman
Subscribing

Subscribing
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,569
Posted By jfman
Oh j aimerais bien etre la en ce moment.

Oh j aimerais bien etre la en ce moment.
Forum: Alaska 10-10-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,949
Posted By jfman
I taught it was the pavement for the supermotard...

I taught it was the pavement for the supermotard course. All it needs is squiggly lines.
Forum: Alaska 10-10-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,949
Posted By jfman
Now that is what I call listening to your...

Now that is what I call listening to your customers! Just dont put a KLR on it otherwise you will have to sell them at 50% off the other ones :1drink





Probabaly not next summer but...
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,733
Posted By jfman
Great build! But me credit card hurts just...

Great build! But me credit card hurts just reading this :D
Forum: Canada 10-09-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,323
Posted By jfman
I imported two BMW **CARS** and I did not pay for...

I imported two BMW **CARS** and I did not pay for the recall letter. What I did is I had a friend from the US, who works at a bmw dealer, print out the service history report from the BMW computer....
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 36,156
Posted By jfman
Thank you for the offer #1 fan. it will be in...

Thank you for the offer #1 fan. it will be in december so I will have to avoid this state on the bike this time. I do have a COBDR ride on the smaller bike lined up for July 2015 however so I will...
Forum: Canada 10-09-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By jfman
Even for stuff that wasnt paid for thru paypal? ...

Even for stuff that wasnt paid for thru paypal?

Oh please do!
Forum: Trip Planning 10-09-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By jfman
Nice! My other bike is a DRZ400 as well. My next...

Nice! My other bike is a DRZ400 as well. My next couple weekends are already booked but hit me up up I'dlike to discover the area if I can.

I can trailer the DRZ across to the riding area if far.
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,955
Posted By jfman
Loving the slice :norton

Loving the slice :norton
Forum: Trip Planning 10-09-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By jfman
That's a good one and not much of a detour for a...

That's a good one and not much of a detour for a futur trip of mine.

Thanks!
Forum: Canada 10-07-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By jfman
Any way around high Canadian shipping costs?)UPS/Fedex/CanPost

Hello my fellow "contribuables",

As a Canadian who used to live in the US up until a little while ago I am just amazed at how much our shipping costs are witht the big guys (UPS Fedex and Canada...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By jfman
Do you want to ride some dirt roads? You can ride...

Do you want to ride some dirt roads? You can ride in the Reserve Faunique Mastigouche. Its a parc that is a complete maze of service roads. All of it is dirt and moose hunting season is over so you...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,833
Posted By jfman
If its like my Versys 1k, its heavy but the motor...

If its like my Versys 1k, its heavy but the motor is placed so low and its very manoeuverable.

I can find any info about DCT ON HONDA Canada... Do they even sell it dct up there?!?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-06-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,437,318
Posted By jfman
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5554/14994448542_07...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5554/14994448542_071dd30b2f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oR1t9S)IMG_1288 (https://flic.kr/p/oR1t9S) by buymeford (https://www.flickr.com/people/108261059@N03/), on Flickr
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