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Forum: Face plant 06-24-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 211,428
Posted By cdnskiwi
First, certainly glad that you are okay...

First, certainly glad that you are okay antiquewidow. Second, I can't believe this has happened on the new design fork slider. Third, I'm ticked that I spent hard earned $$ on new sliders...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,730
Posted By cdnskiwi
Cool, just learnt something here - and I've only...

Cool, just learnt something here - and I've only had my GS for 1 year. Thanks Gravel Seeker :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,855
Posted By cdnskiwi
Classic post tHEtREV, in more ways than one :D. ...

Classic post tHEtREV, in more ways than one :D.

I dug the trip down memory lane and am now yearning for a snappy 2 stroke some day again. Keep the collection going mate. Cheers. :ricky
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,384
Posted By cdnskiwi
The FAQ on f650.com mentioned above is...

The FAQ on f650.com mentioned above is comprehensive and recommended. One very useful tip from there ... cut open a beer can to catch the excess oil when you remove the filter - works like a charm...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 506,774
Posted By cdnskiwi
Here's my '02. Great thread BTW! These were...

Here's my '02. Great thread BTW! These were taken a few weeks back before the trees were budding.

http://i651.photobucket.com/albums/uu240/cdnskiwi/IMG_0358.jpg

Quality father/son time is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,860
Posted By cdnskiwi
That's classic :D:D

That's classic :D:D
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,400
Posted By cdnskiwi
Just replaced my chain and sprockets at 22km on...

Just replaced my chain and sprockets at 22km on my F. Pretty sure they were original but I don't know for absolute sure. Certainly feels good now and not to mention smooth when you throttle off at...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 63,916
Posted By cdnskiwi
Hammersley BMW, Lynchburg VA via their website...

Hammersley BMW, Lynchburg VA via their website http://webparts.com/ - $275 a piece. It seems that most of the failures reported have come from the right side first so replacing just the right may...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,446
Posted By cdnskiwi
Good point drcool. As far as the F series goes,...

Good point drcool. As far as the F series goes, make sure you check f650.com (http://faq.f650.com/frames.htm) for plenty of great FAQ's. Several essential tips on oil changes included there.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 63,916
Posted By cdnskiwi
Well your bike is looking good now cdnabn49 and I...

Well your bike is looking good now cdnabn49 and I hope you sustained less damage than your fork/bike :huh!

Well after pondering this whole issue and reading through the threads during the...
Forum: Canada 02-11-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,692
Posted By cdnskiwi
Try Zdeno Cycle in Kitchener 1-866-781-2826 or...

Try Zdeno Cycle in Kitchener 1-866-781-2826 or http://zdenocycle.net/en/index.spy

They ordered Avon Distanzia's in for me last season for my F650GS at a great price (less than i could have mail...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 63,916
Posted By cdnskiwi
Thanks WayneC1 and bluepoof. New to this whole...

Thanks WayneC1 and bluepoof. New to this whole thread and issue so thanks for steering me in the right direction with PN's. Very interesting to look up the actual cases on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 63,916
Posted By cdnskiwi
Hi blueproof, thanks for posting the pics...

Hi blueproof,

thanks for posting the pics and this info, very useful. One question though. I realize these numbers you reference are stamped right on the L & R forks respectively and I won't...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 63,916
Posted By cdnskiwi
Hmm ... just came across this thread and it...

Hmm ... just came across this thread and it certainly does make you think through the whole issue. My F650GS was registered in 2002 although according to the VIN lookup the production date is...
Forum: Face plant 02-06-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 26,097
Posted By cdnskiwi
Yes, definitely inspiring and great that you're...

Yes, definitely inspiring and great that you're out there again. Awesome pics in your other post as well - go Bean :D !!
Forum: Canada 12-21-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,203
Posted By cdnskiwi
Thumb Avon's

Another one for consideration ... Avon Distanzia's or Gripsters. Maybe too street oriented for what you want. I love 'em :thumbup :thumbup. Whatever you choose check Zdeno's in Kitchener for great...
Forum: Canada 12-02-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By cdnskiwi
Long Way Down - on local cable TV Tue night

In case you hadn't heard the Long Way Down episodes are airing on the National Geographic channel Tue at 10pm.
Around the Hamilton/Burlington area with Cogeco cable it is channel 137.

Cheers :D
Forum: New Zealand 12-01-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 153,293
Posted By cdnskiwi
God's country for sure ...

Unfrigg'n believable pics in this thread - thanks for all the spectacular shots and making me realize just how much i miss home!
Forum: Canada 12-01-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,345
Posted By cdnskiwi
Bluhduh Ahh ... that really sucks Red Cat :bluduh ...

Ahh ... that really sucks Red Cat :bluduh

Southern Ontario was treated with wet snow, slush, sleet today. Welcome to December! Enjoy Calgary now before it is -50C :cry
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,228
Posted By cdnskiwi
Good luck on your quest motty, i'm sure you will...

Good luck on your quest motty, i'm sure you will find the right bike for you. All of these machines have their pros.
One more for you to consider, however is the F650GS :pot
I was looking at...
Forum: Canada 11-27-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 139,381
Posted By cdnskiwi
A first-rate experience meeting all of you last...

A first-rate experience meeting all of you last night from someone whos back in the saddle after far too long. Man, what that butter chicken every tasty I dont think Ill be hungry for a bit! ...
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,770
Posted By cdnskiwi
I think it should be okay Canuk - half a dozen of...

I think it should be okay Canuk - half a dozen of one or 6 of the other as to whether you remove it. As others have said as long as the battery is kept charged all should be well.

Tis a tad...
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,770
Posted By cdnskiwi
Wink I'm a relative newbie to the idea of dealing with...

I'm a relative newbie to the idea of dealing with winter and bikes - I'm in Southern Ontario as well but formerly from New Zealand where, although it does get cold, the concept of putting your bike...
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