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Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Brilliant. I'm glad you're on top of it.

Brilliant. I'm glad you're on top of it.
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Chris just emailed me this morning as I said I...

Chris just emailed me this morning as I said I would ask advrider for some suggestions:

It would be very nice if you could post something on the ADV rider forum for me.The plan is to take a...
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/11/y2ude7y7.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/11/y2ude7y7.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/11/enatugeg.jpg

This is the old sprocket.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/11/na4u7ubu.jpg
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Chris is riding on Prince Edward Island for a...

Chris is riding on Prince Edward Island for a couple of days, so he stayed the night at what I call my Big Sisters B&B which really means MY nephew Ty got booted from his bed to the sofa to make way...
Forum: Canada 08-09-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Chris is riding in the CMG online Dusk 2 Dawn...

Chris is riding in the CMG online Dusk 2 Dawn Rally this morning with us...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/09/na5a2yty.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/09/zegehy2u.jpg

Cape Enrage New...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 1,454,706
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I'm going to get longer bolts and nuts for both...

I'm going to get longer bolts and nuts for both sides, with spares and use a dab of red loctite for peace of mind. Truth be told I'm a bit disappointed in it as an adventure bike as the suspension in...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 1,454,706
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I used to ride a KLR and put 88,000 km and a...

I used to ride a KLR and put 88,000 km and a gallon of blue loctite into it. I wasn't expecting the Versys to be so similar, more fool me.

Thanks for the confirmation. I'm going to be keeping a...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 1,454,706
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Has anyone had issues with their bikes tossing...

Has anyone had issues with their bikes tossing fasteners?

At about 25,000km I lost the front right motor mount and the upper sub frame fastener. I replaced both, and tightened the front left...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 1,454,706
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
We met a random bloke named Andy, a real country...

We met a random bloke named Andy, a real country gent, mounted on a Honda NC700 in Keating PA, who furnished us with some maps, joined us for lunch, then led us on a wonderful little spree through...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 1,454,706
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I just got back from a two day ride from Ontario...

I just got back from a two day ride from Ontario down into Pennsylvania and back on the Versys.

I love this bike more and more with each ride.

And I didn't lose any bolts this time!
...
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 1,454,706
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Congratulations! I hope you enjoy it!

Congratulations! I hope you enjoy it!
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 1,454,706
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
The engine mount bolt, spacer and nut fell out....

The engine mount bolt, spacer and nut fell out. Breaking a small piece of the casting designed presumably to hold it all in, and slightly elongated the frame mounting tab hole.

When REPLACED all...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 1,454,706
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I bent the bugger and used two longer bolts to...

I bent the bugger and used two longer bolts to make it work.

7,000 km later and I'm very happy with my Oxford Heaterz.
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 1,454,706
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
That was the best farkle I put on the bike, a...

That was the best farkle I put on the bike, a Corbin saddle to keep the boys from slamming into the tank.

As for the vibration, the bike tossed the 10mm long engine mount bolt and spacer, and...
Forum: Canada 04-18-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I'm hoping to get out for their D2D event this...

I'm hoping to get out for their D2D event this year.
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Thumb Fundy Adventure Rally set for Sep 5/6/7, 2014

The latest buzz from CMG:

http://canadamotorallies.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/2014-FAR-960x200.jpg (http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/04/14/fundy-adventure-rally-set/)

Fundy Adventure Rally...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,100
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I used to agonize over would my used bike make it...

I used to agonize over would my used bike make it until I realized that I'd put over 2200 worry free km on it, and that was a one way trip to visit my sister on Prince Edward Island.

Watching a...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Canada Moto Guide - V Strom 1000 Launch

http://canadamotoguide.com/2013/12/02/suzuki-1000-v-strom-launch/
Forum: Canada 11-18-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,301
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I've been dealing with AVC since 2007 and have...

I've been dealing with AVC since 2007 and have nothing but good things to say about Eric and crew.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,858
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I put 88,000 kms on my 2004 KLR 685 before I sold...

I put 88,000 kms on my 2004 KLR 685 before I sold it and bought a 2009 DR650E. It was nimble and light compared to the KLR but really sucked on the superslab, and when my fiancé came along last year,...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 941,789
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Let those puppies feel some heat first. Lay them...

Let those puppies feel some heat first. Lay them out in the sun or put them down by your water heater.
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 941,789
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
+1 I have three of these sets, home, work and...

+1 I have three of these sets, home, work and stashed under the bike seat.

I've dropped the forks on my KLR and pulled the rear sets off on my Versys with it, as well as many roadside repairs....
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 77,433
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
It looks as if you two are enjoying yourselves. ...

It looks as if you two are enjoying yourselves.

Have a happy Thanksgiving and a safe ride!
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 1,120,044
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I'm really enjoying the ride reports. Safe...

I'm really enjoying the ride reports.

Safe travels!
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,141
Views: 2,431,209
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
You guys need to get off your horse. I put...

You guys need to get off your horse.

I put over 90,000 kilometres on bungee cords with my gear, and only had one pop off. It was my fault, the load was too loose to be trying to get air time.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 619,328
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Jay, are you running a stock carb in SanDRina? ...

Jay, are you running a stock carb in SanDRina?

Mine is giving me grief as well, and I was going to hit up thumpertalk and try to figure out where I should be looking to solve a fuel issue at 3/4...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 941,789
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I usually pack along a wee air compressor that...

I usually pack along a wee air compressor that runs off of my battery
Slime "Tire Top Off" for $15 dollars CDN at Wally Mart
Slime Sticky String repair kit (they work on steel belted tires that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 619,328
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Would a steering stabiliser have helped with that...

Would a steering stabiliser have helped with that sand?
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 941,789
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I've used it to drop the forks on my KLR, but...

I've used it to drop the forks on my KLR, but you'll need your gloves on.

I'd add a 1/4" drive extension bar, 3 to 6" along with a bit holder so you have more reach as a screwdriver.

Gear...
Forum: Canada 10-23-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 45,397
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Nice shot. Have you any more?

Nice shot. Have you any more?
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6,141
Views: 2,431,209
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
The old setup: ...

The old setup:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-p81mwMo4Lxk/TjzAdOD8QYI/AAAAAAAAV1M/-Irbz9YfeVA/s640/IMG01226-20110718-1614.jpg

Churchill Falls, Labrador...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6,141
Views: 2,431,209
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I had the wolfman bag with a single heavy duty...

I had the wolfman bag with a single heavy duty tube in it, on the Fender of my DR650E with four washers to reinforce the mounting screws. Every time id do a quick stop my knobbies would grind off a...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6,141
Views: 2,431,209
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
What number plate bag are you using and would you...

What number plate bag are you using and would you happy with it?
Forum: Canada 10-05-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 45,397
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I moved out here to get closer with Mrs....

I moved out here to get closer with Mrs. CanadianX who thinks riding two up across Labrador is a stimulating adventure. :rolleyes:

How about James Bay next year with Tat2? :cool: :beer:
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,114
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I rode 1,000km of ravel with these attached to my...

I rode 1,000km of ravel with these attached to my 2004 KLR.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-fjpUV7NfvEE/T8amDKEvDoI/AAAAAAAAgiU/NO6VAeAP9Xs/s800/P1020246.JPG
...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6,141
Views: 2,431,209
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I saw a Harvey rider with a beer keg trailer...

I saw a Harvey rider with a beer keg trailer behind his bike. I was drooling for a bit until I saw that had latches and a lock on it. :-D
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6,141
Views: 2,431,209
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Why have two sets of rain gear?

Why have two sets of rain gear?
Forum: Canada 09-03-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,383
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I just watched "bathtime". It looks like I'd need...

I just watched "bathtime". It looks like I'd need a set of Trakmaster2's to keep up with you lot. :eek:
Forum: Canada 09-01-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,383
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Have a great weekend guys!

Have a great weekend guys!
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,581
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
http://img.tapatalk.com/466db61a-35b1-3a39.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/466db61a-35b1-3a39.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/466db61a-35e2-7a05.jpg

We were calling it a "Side Bar" at our annual campout at the race track. He couldn't park it...
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