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Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,899
Posted By Smokin Sam
Thanks Tom, it was a great week end. I'm glad you...

Thanks Tom, it was a great week end. I'm glad you had fun! You know that you're gonna wanna move to Smithers now?! :freaky
Forum: Americas 07-22-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By Smokin Sam
Heading for Alaska via Hwy 37

I'm in Smithers, BC and I'm seeing LOTS of people on the highway heading for Alaska on Highway 37. Reports are that the road is pretty good with a little construction. The weather will be decent for...
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By Smokin Sam
Thanks! I'll check it out.

Thanks! I'll check it out.
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By Smokin Sam
Help! DL1000 V-Strom shudders

Smokin Sam is trying to get someone down the road again. I could use a hand from someone that knows more than I do about hi mile DL1000 Vstroms.

Here is the problem;
In any gear at lower rpm's...
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By Smokin Sam
Lotsa ADVriders

WOW! There have been alot of ADVriders stop this year to camp at our place and share their stories. A few :freaky and quick fixes on the way and everyone is riding again!

Thanks to ADVrider for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Smokin Sam
gonna be a bit of a project

I'll do some more work on this over the winter but for now I'm gonna ride it! It's not "real sweet" but it is "bad ass" big bore riding! 10:1 and a mild cam make it run better than it looks. I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Smokin Sam
first ride

My first ride on this bike was to the very top of the local mountain in Smithers, BC with two other inmates. One from New Zealand and one from New Jersey! They took me up on our tent space offer....
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Smokin Sam
My "new" thumper

This is my "new to me"1983 XL600R" :clap
I went through the motor in this for a buddy a couple of years ago. It got new chain and sprockets then too. 1500 kms and four years later it found it's way...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,070
Posted By Smokin Sam
Wink Smithers BC

Hi from Sam n Sara in Smithers BC. We've had several ADVriders from around the world stay at our place this summer. So far no one has set up a tent. Everyone has stayed in our super comfy, super...
Forum: Americas 06-01-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Smokin Sam
Highway 37 closed end of May

Bad news for those travelling north to Alaska on Highway 37. It has been closed for a few days due to flooding. I think you can still get to Hyder and Stewart but it is closed further north by Dease...
Forum: Americas 05-16-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,504
Posted By Smokin Sam
Smithers BC

On your way north you (or any other ADVrider) are welcome to stay at our place in Smithers. We have a huge private back yard on the Bulkley with a fire pit and a place to camp (drink beer):evil. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Smokin Sam
XL 600 smokes when cold

I know this post has to be in here somewhere but could not find it! lol
This old 1985 xl 600 smokes like crazy when it's cold or after sitting for a short while. It was rebuilt with new rings and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 22,904
Posted By Smokin Sam
Welcome to BC!

Welcome to BC. I hear you are stopping by our place this weekend in Smithers. Great spot to camp on the Bulkley river. We'll do what ever we can to keep you rolling. It's sunny here now! I'll miss...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 44,196
Views: 8,461,366
Posted By Smokin Sam
Thumb Ken's Marine Terrace BC

I'm not positive but I think so.

Update for Dingweed and Bigdog.
A big shout out to Ken's Marine in Terrace, BC. He pulled the stator out of a used bike that he happened to have. He installed it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 44,196
Views: 8,461,366
Posted By Smokin Sam
Update for Dingweed and Bigdog. At lunch they...

Update for Dingweed and Bigdog. At lunch they were on the highway to Terrace about 2hrs west of Smithers. Dingweed scooped a used WR at Ken's Marine and they are going to pull the stator. They have a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 44,196
Views: 8,461,366
Posted By Smokin Sam
Right here! We are still looking for a stator for...

Right here! We are still looking for a stator for Dingweed. Yamaha USA has one, (in Wisconsin) we just need to get it. 3d7-81410-00-00 They are willing to send it to a dealer in the States and then...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 44,196
Views: 8,461,366
Posted By Smokin Sam
Here's the problem. A crispy stator. Now to...

Here's the problem. A crispy stator.
Now to find out why???

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Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 44,196
Views: 8,461,366
Posted By Smokin Sam
Yup that helped alot! We compared results from...

Yup that helped alot! We compared results from one bike to the next. The ohms check on the stator coils were good but it was also grounded. AC out put on the good one was 25 to 50+ and only 5-6 on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 44,196
Views: 8,461,366
Posted By Smokin Sam
Thanks for the calls and help. We are not alone...

Thanks for the calls and help. We are not alone on the road. Kudos to this group for a fast response. :clap
Now we just need a Yamaha dealer with the parts!
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 44,196
Views: 8,461,366
Posted By Smokin Sam
Hey guys, Smokin Sam from Eyecandy Customs. We...

Hey guys, Smokin Sam from Eyecandy Customs. We are trying to get these guys running. It looks like their stator is grounded. Looking for a Yamaha dealer open on a monday. Need a stator and a gasket....
Forum: Canada 02-09-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,453
Posted By Smokin Sam
Sturgis North

Is anyone going to the Sturgis North event in Salmon Arm, BC, Canada? It happens July 13-17/2011. There are going to be some cool old school bands playing. This will be a huge motorcycle event in...
Forum: Canada 02-09-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By Smokin Sam
Your makin me smile! Thanks for the kind words....

Your makin me smile! Thanks for the kind words. The beer is good to! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,960
Posted By Smokin Sam
685 Kit

Thanks for all the come backs. I think I will go with these kits and try the big bore solution. I will likely try the pcv valve trick too!
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,960
Posted By Smokin Sam
685 Kit

A group of four friends took their KLR 650s to South America. They purchased all four bikes together. They all have about 30,000 km on the clock. Two are using oil and two are not. My job is to...
Forum: Canada 06-28-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By Smokin Sam
BC Bug Run 2010 @ CMDRA Bike Drags

Are you going to Ashcroft to watch motorcycles drag race on July 17/18? If you are you should consider getting a BC Bug Run target to put on your bike or helmet!
The BC Bug Run is a non profit,...
Forum: Canada 06-28-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,821
Posted By Smokin Sam
Nice back yard! :freaky Is there a good brewery...

Nice back yard! :freaky Is there a good brewery next door?
Forum: Canada 05-01-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Posted By Smokin Sam
BC Bug Run 2010

The BC Bug Run 2010 is officially under way. Draw date is July 17th at the CMDRA All Motorcycle Drag Races in Ashcroft BC.
We have a gaming license #23405 and our first 100 targets ready for sale.
...
Forum: Canada 05-01-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Smokin Sam
Smithers

Welcome to the great white north. It is not so white right now here or further north! I was talking to a shop in Whitehorse, Yukon the other day and they are riding up there already. The only snow is...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-19-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 537,807
Posted By Smokin Sam
Smithers, BC, Canada

Sara and Sam would like to welcome you to Smithers. We have a place for ADVriders to stay. We offer FREE CAMPING right on the beautiful Bulkley River. We invite riders to call ahead for road info or...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-18-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By Smokin Sam
Best of luck to you!

We need more places like yours! You are in a really cool part of the province. With luck I can tour there next summer. Smithers is in the northern part of the province about four hours from Alaska. I...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-18-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 744
Posted By Smokin Sam
Kudos to advrider onsidestandup.com

:clap Kudos were given to advrider on www.sidestandup.com (http://www.sidestandup.com) on Tues. Nov. 17/09. I was listening and on the chatline when this came up, on air and online. This is a good...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Smokin Sam
Nice! Thanks for all the support, Sam. No...

Nice! Thanks for all the support, Sam.

No one man knows it all.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Smokin Sam
Thanks, Igot it!

It was the plug caps!!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Smokin Sam
Cry Help needed, 1997 F650.

I have an odd situation with an F 650 carb model. It started out as a "hard start" and it has become a "no start" just "putt putt." I have cleaned the carbs and done a compression check with the...
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By Smokin Sam
Awesome site. Thanks for the info. Sam.:1drink

Awesome site. Thanks for the info. Sam.:1drink
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By Smokin Sam
Got knobbys and a skid plate!

I love that first bike!

Hyder is just up the road from me.


http://i824.photobucket.com/albums/zz163/SmokinSam/fllood.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-09-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Smokin Sam
Bluhduh Help with a hard start/no start F650 1997.

I am suffering with an F650 that will not start. It came in as a hard starting bike. I went thru the carbs and checked compression with the decomp taped. It was all good. There is fuel flow to the...
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By Smokin Sam
Eyecandy Custom Cycles

I would like to introduce myself and our shop. Sam Henderson of Eyecandy Custom Cycles in Smithers BC Canada. We are the last "multi brand" shop with a ticketed mechanic on the way north to Alaska ....
Forum: Trip Planning 09-23-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,588
Posted By Smokin Sam
"-Bacon flavored condoms" Do you get...

"-Bacon flavored condoms"


Do you get those in the drug store or supermarket?
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By Smokin Sam
Wicked Northern Newbie

Hi from Sam in Smithers BC Canada. I run a small motorcycle shop on the way to Alaska. We are probably the last shop with a journeyman ticketed mechanic (me) on the way north. We always have time,...
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