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Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By uptherepc
waterpump is the main mechanical break on these...

waterpump is the main mechanical break on these but you are far from being there based on mileage. they normally go around 50 000+. Look at the seals for the forks, at that age, they may need...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,109
Posted By uptherepc
also in montreal. Live in Rosemont. Yellow...

also in montreal. Live in Rosemont.
Yellow 650Gs with usd Touratech Kit.
as aforementioned, all the action is on ridaventure. great community.
pc
Forum: Canada 02-05-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,208
Posted By uptherepc
Tlh

It's true that any bike will do it. I to, came across an older Asian gent on his shinny 1200RT (well not shinny at that time). It was mid August and he had no choice but to cross the TLH because the...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By uptherepc
Wicked Update on port-aux-basques to Sidney ferry

So I'm on the ferry right now and thought I would spread the word as there are probably other riders on the road who were in my situation.

As you know if you are reading this, it's somewhat...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By uptherepc
Thanks a lot fellas. Just saw all the replies as...

Thanks a lot fellas. Just saw all the replies as my fido phone does not work around here. Finally rode down to stjohns and got the pads. When I got there the dealer old me about the deer lake bus. Oh...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By uptherepc
Help: in Newfoundland. Need to find Dakar brake pads

Just finished the trans lab and rear brakes are gone. Avalon BMW in St. John ca have pads on Friday but that's 12h drive from st barbe. Anywhere closer? Any local can help out?
Thanks
Pc
Forum: Americas 07-16-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By uptherepc
stealth camping

if you don't need accomodations, I slept on the beach in inverness (cape breton island). There was a gravel road leading there. very nice!
...
Forum: Americas 07-16-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By uptherepc
thanks for the heads up. My dad is riding down...

thanks for the heads up.
My dad is riding down there as we speak. Will relay the info.
pc
Forum: Americas 07-12-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,536
Posted By uptherepc
Sat phone

So does everyone take advantage of the free sat phone they offer to lend you for the TLH? I will be carrying a PLB on me but i'm considering sat phone as well. Is it a big bulky thing? does it pack...
Forum: Americas 07-12-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,536
Posted By uptherepc
Hh

Good to hear ! I love the Hennessy as well!
Forum: Americas 07-11-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By uptherepc
Yep i'm suppose to head up there at the beginning...

Yep i'm suppose to head up there at the beginning of august so hoping things will calm down by that time.
Forum: Americas 07-03-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,536
Posted By uptherepc
thanks ! will pack the tent

thanks ! will pack the tent
Forum: Americas 07-02-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,536
Posted By uptherepc
bring only a hammock ?

Anyone did the TLH without a tent. I have a hennessy hammock that is both rain and bug proof but of course, needs 2 trees.
Is there a point where the trees become somewhat too small to use ?
thanks...
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 146,404
Posted By uptherepc
dakar

I remember someone asking for a pic of a 650 Dakar lifted with the enduro star. Well here it is !

http://i44.tinypic.com/znkntf.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4,912
Views: 645,185
Posted By uptherepc
center stand options

hey guys.
I just finished installing the TT WP kit on my 01 gs (not dakar) and boy does it feel good.
Of course, the center stand i had is just useless now but i'm wondering if anyone was able to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,191
Posted By uptherepc
front brake line

hey guys,
could someone provide insight on the front disc brake line length?
i'm installing the TT suspension kit on a gs with ABS and need to order the correct line for this new setup.
if you can...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,237
Posted By uptherepc
love how the pipe is JUST making it out of the...

love how the pipe is JUST making it out of the water
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-14-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,078
Posted By uptherepc
I'm pretty sure Adelaide is in the south of...

I'm pretty sure Adelaide is in the south of AUSTRALIA.
which doesn't make it any closer mind you !
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,191
Posted By uptherepc
thanks alot ! pc

thanks alot !
pc
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,191
Posted By uptherepc
shb for TT wp forks

Hey guys,
just bought used TT wp forks and shock kit from an inmate. I'm going to change the SHB and i'm wondering which ones to order. Do i need bearings sized for the f650 of for the WP ? thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By uptherepc
well can't help much but it have the tail bags on...

well can't help much but it have the tail bags on the pic and they are a direct fit to my 01's butt. never seen that tail on a a single spark. probably some sort of oem tail rack. doesn't look very...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,703,995
Posted By uptherepc
rad

have someone help you and tilt the bike from left to right as you refill.
worked for me.
good luck
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By uptherepc
yes they are the same.

yes they are the same.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By uptherepc
dakar length shock on 650gs/oem forks w intiminators?

hey mates.
pretty straight forward.

From what i understand, if I add the ricor intiminators in my oem 2001 f650 gs forks i get more preload and raise the bike up by about .5".

now i find the...
Forum: Canada 07-17-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By uptherepc
I know jessie he takes care of my bike haha. Im...

I know jessie he takes care of my bike haha.
Im just not certain he has ever gone thru that kind of work. Maybe I should give him a call.. My bike was in his garage 1 week ago !
thanks
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4,912
Views: 645,185
Posted By uptherepc
help in mtl?

hi guys,
anyone in the montreal or ottawa area that could assist me doing this swap or even doing it for me (paid work of course)? i'm just uncertain i can do this on my very own. any feedback...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By uptherepc
Wicked f650gs usd forks install montreal?

hey guys
I'm looking for someone in the montreal/ottawa region who has installed yz forks on his 650gs or a mechanic who can do the works for me or assist me. Any help/references greatly...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By uptherepc
Question Maybe this will help: Im 99% sure Teti is...

Maybe this will help:
Im 99% sure Teti is asking if the TT roadbook needs to be lubricated. and if so, with oil or grease. He's been searching around but could not find the info.
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,477
Posted By uptherepc
To me the Varadero had nothing in common with the...

To me the Varadero had nothing in common with the transalp... I would jump on the 89 rathen than buy this road bike with an attitude.. just a thought
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,224
Posted By uptherepc
I get a ''invalid coupon'' on checkout.. anyone...

I get a ''invalid coupon'' on checkout..
anyone had this problem?
Forum: Canada 06-16-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,320
Posted By uptherepc
tools

i have road side assistance too: two hands and a tool kit. I pack my basic tools on my every day commute to work. I just makes ''sens'' to me.. just a thought.
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,569
Posted By uptherepc
Great RR and pics. I need to make my way up...

Great RR and pics. I need to make my way up there sometimes.. Theres no excuse since I live relatively close to these roads!

your XChallenge is rad man... RAD!

safe trip
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,094
Posted By uptherepc
While some of the things you are saying down...

While some of the things you are saying down there are possibly true, Im having a hard time to understand how you can declare china an brazil 3rd world countries.. They are not 3rd world!! angola is...
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 763,803
Posted By uptherepc
just placed an order for 2 large white ADV! ...

just placed an order for 2 large white ADV!
thanks!
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,692
Posted By uptherepc
macbook

Last year I took my macbook with me on a 3 months backpacking trip in Europe. Its been on planes, trains, busses, bikes. Its been thrown, dropped, people sat on it.. Im typing on it right now......
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,890
Posted By uptherepc
a little OT but could you show how that GPS III...

a little OT but could you show how that GPS III is mounted on the first pic ??
thanks
pc
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By uptherepc
this thread may help. Try contacting the author. ...

this thread may help. Try contacting the author.

http://f650.com/phpbb3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=225513

cheers
pc
Forum: Canada 05-31-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By uptherepc
Wink yes!

We should!
I did a very nice run yesturday. All the way to Fort Coulonge and then hit the dirt roads (some pretty serious ones!) down to my father's fish camp. Its about 100kms on the highway then...
Forum: Americas 05-26-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,328
Posted By uptherepc
Incorrect. This only applies to Montreal city.

Incorrect.
This only applies to Montreal city.
Forum: Canada 05-15-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By uptherepc
I live in aylmer as well. I ride a yellow 650gs.

I live in aylmer as well. I ride a yellow 650gs.
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