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Forum: Equipment Today, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Yaktrain
You don't need to twist at all. Reach back on...

You don't need to twist at all. Reach back on either side of your waist, put the two parts together and zip. Couldn't be any easier.
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By Yaktrain
Check with CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) for the...

Check with CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) for the list of importable bikes. If it isn't on the list….
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By Yaktrain
You might want to check and see what brand of...

You might want to check and see what brand of motorcycle you bought… That might generate some more specific responses. The things you have mentioned are a good start though. I would also look for...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Yaktrain
Can you not just pull the fuse?

Can you not just pull the fuse?
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 71,036
Posted By Yaktrain
2014 Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200, 5' 10" with 32"...

2014 Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200, 5' 10" with 32" inseam.
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,270
Posted By Yaktrain
I mounted 4 heavy duty 'D' rings - one in each...

I mounted 4 heavy duty 'D' rings - one in each corner and used Rokk Straps. You don't really need a rack because the Pelican case is nice and flat, you just need some attachment points for straps.
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,006
Posted By Yaktrain
You might want to ask this on a forum like BC...

You might want to ask this on a forum like BC Sportbike - you will get answers more relevant to your situation than on here.
Forum: Face plant 09-16-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,724
Posted By Yaktrain
So sorry for your loss. I don't know how I would...

So sorry for your loss. I don't know how I would recover from that sort of devastation. My prayer is that you find all the strength you need. God Bless you and your family!
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,511
Posted By Yaktrain
Triumph Sprint GT 1050.

Triumph Sprint GT 1050.
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,473
Posted By Yaktrain
Veho; I just installed Easton EXP fat bars on...

Veho;
I just installed Easton EXP fat bars on my V Strom. I bought a set of aluminum bar inserts for $20 at the dealer. Ideal fit for attaching the bar ends or Bark Busters. No messing about with...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 163,581
Posted By Yaktrain
I did have the bead seated deep into the rim, but...

I did have the bead seated deep into the rim, but I didn't use lube (OP said wasn't necessary). I'll try it again next tire change. tire is mounted now (old fashioned way - cussin' and swearin')...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 163,581
Posted By Yaktrain
I feel so inadequate! I just tried this to mount...

I feel so inadequate! I just tried this to mount a Tourance on the rear of my V Strom - no way was that going to work. I like the method, I just couldn't get it to work for me. 8 straps, beads...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 101,232
Posted By Yaktrain
1982 Seca 750 - during a rain storm. For the...

1982 Seca 750 - during a rain storm. For the "panic stop" portion of the test, he just said ride down there and stop... slowly.
It was my second bike - I had renewed my learners permit twice...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 442,916
Posted By Yaktrain
I lived in Williams Lake for many years and...

I lived in Williams Lake for many years and worked extensively with the local First Nations people. To have someone give you a Spirit Stone is a great honour. I received one a long time ago and it...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-25-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 29,765
Posted By Yaktrain
[quote=rob1313] I need to ensure it is still a...

[quote=rob1313]
I need to ensure it is still a multi fuel, the add does not specify but most with the seperate fuel bottle are.
/quote]

Not true Rob. If it doesn't specify, it probably isn't...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-22-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By Yaktrain
If there is a large arrow, pointing left, showing...

If there is a large arrow, pointing left, showing in the uppr left corner, then you have moved into a different screen. Touch that arrow (it works like the "back" button on your web browser). Make...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-22-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By Yaktrain
Maps go on the card, routes go into the internal...

Maps go on the card, routes go into the internal memory of the 2610. Connect your GPS to the computer and transfer the data for routes - not via the card reader.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-20-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,475
Posted By Yaktrain
Don't send it to the memory card. Send it to the...

Don't send it to the memory card. Send it to the on board memory of the GPS unit. The card just holds the maps. Routes, etc. go in the units memory.
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By Yaktrain
Do you have any first aid skills? Generally,...

Do you have any first aid skills? Generally, making up your own kit is better than ready made ones as you only put in the stuff that is relevant to the type of injuries your activity is liable to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-05-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By Yaktrain
I picked up a 2 gb CF card from Future Shop for...

I picked up a 2 gb CF card from Future Shop for $30 SanDisk brand.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,998
Posted By Yaktrain
If the bottle is full of fuel (which it would be...

If the bottle is full of fuel (which it would be if you were using it for spare gas for the bike - or empty) you aren't going to see more than single digit pressure inside the bottle. That warning...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,998
Posted By Yaktrain
All will carry fuel equally well. The MSR...

All will carry fuel equally well. The MSR bottles undergo pressure testing to support their use as the pressure tank for their stoves. Not necessary for simply storing fuel. I have used Primus and...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,859
Posted By Yaktrain
My experience with FedUp is similar. They...

My experience with FedUp is similar. They charged $55 brokerage fee, another $25 to "receive" it on the other side of the border, plus $40 shipping from Spokane to Williams Lake, BC... for a $75...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,457
Posted By Yaktrain
Before I bought my Nolan with the tinted external...

Before I bought my Nolan with the tinted external half visor, I put a strip of electrical tape along the top edge of the visor and worked just like a peak - just drop my head a bit and it blocked the...
Forum: Americas 04-11-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,424
Posted By Yaktrain
Paid $30 in Hamilton, Montana. $15 per vehicle X...

Paid $30 in Hamilton, Montana. $15 per vehicle X 2 KLRs. It was late, we were tired (just rode over Magruder that day) or I would have ridden on. The rest of the 2 weeks was $7 to $15. State...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-11-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,447
Posted By Yaktrain
I use wipes (not wetnaps, actual sanitising...

I use wipes (not wetnaps, actual sanitising wipes, some of them say alcohol free) then I use a small amount of water to rinse. I also switched to daily disposables for less hassle over cleaning the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-11-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By Yaktrain
Not exactly true. www.Ibycus.com...

Not exactly true.

www.Ibycus.com (http://www.Ibycus.com) has topo maps for all of Canada that can be uploaded to a Garmin unit (I have them in my 2610)
www.miscjunk.org (http://www.miscjunk.org)...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 197,882
Posted By Yaktrain
Check this out: ...

Check this out: http://radioworld.ca/product_info.php?cPath=403_414&products_id=4555
I have seen them on the web for $99 US.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-08-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Yaktrain
August Falcon answered 1. and updating Mapsource...

August Falcon answered 1. and updating Mapsource should help with 3.
2. Yes you can combine tracks. There is a track join tool - looks like a lazy 'S' with a point in the middle - (and a track...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-08-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Yaktrain
Buy a memory stick, go to the library or an...

Buy a memory stick, go to the library or an internet cafe, use their computer and transfer the DVD to your memory stick then use that to transfer the data to your computer. Cost you about $20 tops....
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Yaktrain
I have run heavy duty tubes for the last 18,000...

I have run heavy duty tubes for the last 18,000 Km. I run more pavement than off road (probably 65/35), I run at speeds up to 150 Km/h on the highway and the same set of tubes is still going strong.
Forum: Canada 04-07-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Yaktrain
Krylon Fusion paint for plastic. works great.

Krylon Fusion paint for plastic. works great.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-04-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,166
Posted By Yaktrain
Assuming your computer still functions and it...

Assuming your computer still functions and it just locked up because you tried to run the file directly (a lot of people have made this mistake)

Go to the website, click on the download, select...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By Yaktrain
What you don't get with hiking boots is any kind...

What you don't get with hiking boots is any kind of shin protection. I took a branch (rode over it as it lay on the trail and it was kicked up by the front tire) across the shin. I think if it...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By Yaktrain
Try asking this in the "laying down tracks"...

Try asking this in the "laying down tracks" forum. Everything about GPS... and use the search function when you get there, most questions have already been answered.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-25-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,259
Posted By Yaktrain
Or... find the address, mark it as a waypoint,...

Or... find the address, mark it as a waypoint, right click on the waypoint, open up the waypoint details and read the co-ordinates off there. You can also cut and paste co-ordinates from that...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,674
Posted By Yaktrain
Garmin used to allow 2 unlock codes, so you could...

Garmin used to allow 2 unlock codes, so you could use the maps in a couple of GPS units. Apparently that policy has changed so if you want maps in both units, you need to pay for a second unlock...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 499
Posted By Yaktrain
Round the Rockies Tour

Attached is a GPX of our planned route this July. Route doesn't show the start (from Kamloops/Williams Lake through Little Fort to Hinton via highway 5 and 16). I also had to strip out all the side...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By Yaktrain
It isn't you - it's topo US. It doesn't support...

It isn't you - it's topo US. It doesn't support auto routing. Who knows? Topo Canada auto routes.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-09-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Yaktrain
Not all map sets allow auto routing. Check your...

Not all map sets allow auto routing. Check your map set documentation. Topo USA doesn't, Topo Canada does. Go figure. Drives me crazy trying to build a cross border route using Topo in Canada and...
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