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Forum: Beasts 10-22-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21,681
Views: 6,304,271
Posted By nofate
Throttle locks let you adjust for the amount of...

Throttle locks let you adjust for the amount of friction that is applied to the throttle grip so that it just holds its place when it is engaged. Throttling back when it is still engaged is easy. Not...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,190
Posted By nofate
Gutsy move. You're actually doing what many of us...

Gutsy move. You're actually doing what many of us have dreamed about. Good luck. I wanna see how this turns out.
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21,681
Views: 6,304,271
Posted By nofate
I had a '73 DT250, it didn't come with a fork...

I had a '73 DT250, it didn't come with a fork brace. The fender in the pic is aftermarket too.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-19-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 327,273
Posted By nofate
Last floatplane fight of the year and maybe last...

Last floatplane fight of the year and maybe last bike ride unless the weather warms up. Dropped the plane off for winter storage and rode my Scrambler home the 3 1/2 hour ride in +4C temps.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21,681
Views: 6,304,271
Posted By nofate
I have a Kaoke throttle lock and it works great....

I have a Kaoke throttle lock and it works great. The previous throttle lock I had, it might have been the Omni Cruise, was cheap and didn't work so well. It fell off the bike when I tried to engage...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 224,868
Posted By nofate
Interesting ride report. Its nice to see you are...

Interesting ride report. Its nice to see you are getting good help from ADVers.
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,198
Posted By nofate
" I had to, the buggers sealed the toilet seat...

" I had to, the buggers sealed the toilet seat closed"

:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,198
Posted By nofate
In

In
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 475,930
Posted By nofate
Terrific photos and an epic adventure.

Terrific photos and an epic adventure.
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21,681
Views: 6,304,271
Posted By nofate
I like the discrete bottle opener. :D

I like the discrete bottle opener. :D
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 69,730
Posted By nofate
5' 10.5" 31" in seam Triumph Srambler... a...

5' 10.5"
31" in seam
Triumph Srambler... a bit cramped, but I like the low CofG of the heavy bike.
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21,681
Views: 6,304,271
Posted By nofate
I have the stock seat on my 2010 Scrambler and...

I have the stock seat on my 2010 Scrambler and just put a sheepskin on it for longer rides. I have rode 7 hours in a day without too much problem. I think the secret is to change your riding position...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 60,982
Posted By nofate
Looks like you found some Finnish culture on your...

Looks like you found some Finnish culture on your trip. Did you know about this before you got to the area? Did you find anyone who could speak Finnish? That area and much of northern Ontario have...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21,681
Views: 6,304,271
Posted By nofate
Not sure if you can regard the Scrambler as a...

Not sure if you can regard the Scrambler as a light bike. Probably lighter than the TBird though.

Centerstand? I have never felt the need to put one on. Just more weight and reduced ground...
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 21,681
Views: 6,304,271
Posted By nofate
I don't find the key switch location intolerable....

I don't find the key switch location intolerable. I installed a clock on the stem nut ( http://www.clocks4bikes.com/stem2.html ) and find it very useful. It looks like it is a OEM part of the bike....
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,650
Posted By nofate
Its so romantic when couples ride together. :D

Its so romantic when couples ride together. :D
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21,681
Views: 6,304,271
Posted By nofate
The arctic is a long ride from here, but this is...

The arctic is a long ride from here, but this is where it's watershed starts.

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a131/Korpela/P1020014_zps37afd007.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-13-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,437,318
Posted By nofate
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a131/Korpela/P10...

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a131/Korpela/P1020014_zps37afd007.jpg (http://s10.photobucket.com/user/Korpela/media/P1020014_zps37afd007.jpg.html)
Forum: Canada 07-10-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10,309
Views: 669,763
Posted By nofate
A pic to prove it. ...

A pic to prove it.


http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a131/Korpela/DSC_30282197.jpg (http://s10.photobucket.com/user/Korpela/media/DSC_30282197.jpg.html)
Forum: Canada 06-24-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10,309
Views: 669,763
Posted By nofate
Lucky I spied this before I went for a ride...

Lucky I spied this before I went for a ride today. Pulled it out and sprayed the hole with soapy water. No bubbles so it only penetrated the tread block. I felt lucky. :D
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 436,823
Posted By nofate
Your pics are usually so good that the bigger the...

Your pics are usually so good that the bigger the better. Large fits the screen better though.
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 60,982
Posted By nofate
"Leaves are coming. A few more weeks and have to...

"Leaves are coming. A few more weeks and have to make a vihta for sauna "

Vihta or vasta? The fresh birch branches in late spring are the best.

How to make one. ...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21,681
Views: 6,304,271
Posted By nofate
That does not look like a side car friendly...

That does not look like a side car friendly trail. :eek1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-21-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 327,273
Posted By nofate
Love the Lanc. My dad flew them in WW II.

Love the Lanc. My dad flew them in WW II.
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21,681
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Posted By nofate
+1

+1
Forum: Canada 05-15-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10,309
Views: 669,763
Posted By nofate
We got a big dump in Chapleau today too. Not too...

We got a big dump in Chapleau today too. Not too many motorcycles on the road today.

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a131/Korpela/DSC_4058_zps2038374f.jpg...
Forum: Canada 05-15-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,559
Posted By nofate
Its zero degrees here with a blizzard going on...

Its zero degrees here with a blizzard going on outside. Forecast not too good. I'm glad I didn't plan to ride this weekend. Besides, there's some walleyes that need to be caught.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,380
Posted By nofate
Bike thieves = horse thieves. String em up! :D

Bike thieves = horse thieves. String em up! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,247
Posted By nofate
The SUV driver was probably texting or otherwise...

The SUV driver was probably texting or otherwise distracted and wandered over the centerline. Whatever, he should of stopped. :cry
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10,309
Views: 669,763
Posted By nofate
I'm still looking forward to my first ride too....

I'm still looking forward to my first ride too. Icy ruts on my drive and the main road have to melt some more first. Bikes are ready to go, just have to put the batteries in. Any day now. :D
Forum: Canada 04-19-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10,309
Views: 669,763
Posted By nofate
Anyone been reading Hecto's ride report? He's...

Anyone been reading Hecto's ride report? He's been doing some thinking down there.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=969734
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 153,178
Posted By nofate
The '69 that I bought last year had the reflector...

The '69 that I bought last year had the reflector on the fender, but I cut it off when I repainted it. I didn't know it was considered valuable. I think I still have the reflector, maybe it can be...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 28,940
Posted By nofate
I've been looking forward to your ride report...

I've been looking forward to your ride report too. I didn't expect the philosophizing, but find it very enlightening. Especially your take on consumerism. The north american Christmas experience is a...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10,309
Views: 669,763
Posted By nofate
1st post eh? Welcome to the asylum. There is...

1st post eh? Welcome to the asylum.

There is good fishing in the Chapleau area. Are you flying to an outpost camp or driving to a lodge or just a lake you know of? Have fun.
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10,309
Views: 669,763
Posted By nofate
I don't know when you are travelling, but we are...

I don't know when you are travelling, but we are having a blizzard today so even highway driving will be tough today in the blizzard area. The Sultan road is still a good option as it will save time...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10,309
Views: 669,763
Posted By nofate
I was on the Sultan Road today. It is bare with...

I was on the Sultan Road today. It is bare with some muddy and potholey sections especially the 15 km closest to Sultan. A few spots where water is running over the road making for some shallow...
Forum: Canada 04-09-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,618
Posted By nofate
Klay

Klay
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 60,982
Posted By nofate
Very entertaining ride report. Riding with your...

Very entertaining ride report. Riding with your dogs through some of the world's most primitive areas is probably a challenge that no other RTW rider has encountered.

When you get to North America...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By nofate
A new bike will probably have to be registered...

A new bike will probably have to be registered right away by the dealer who is on the hook for submitting the sales taxes. A used bike private sale can wait until you're ready to ride it. Make sure...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-11-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 327,273
Posted By nofate
I get to my fishing hole quickly too. :D ...

I get to my fishing hole quickly too. :D

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a131/Korpela/DSC_8426.jpg (http://s10.photobucket.com/user/Korpela/media/DSC_8426.jpg.html)
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