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Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,806
Posted By 00Buck
Any updates on the K-76? I'm considering...

Any updates on the K-76? I'm considering installing a set on my '13 V-Strom 650 for 90-10 use. I'm looking for tires that work well hot or cold on dry or wet pavement, very little gravel use and long...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
What winter?

Getting out a couple of days each week since Christmas. Glad I kept the bikes insured! Yesterday in the Kapoor hills.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-22-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,027
Posted By 00Buck
Work on your balance. Use your bike to practice...

Work on your balance. Use your bike to practice or any other balancing exercise. You can find motorcycle training videos for free online.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DXRheCvqVA
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 138,727
Posted By 00Buck
I hope it works! This RR is one of my alltime...

I hope it works! This RR is one of my alltime favorites! Hope you are doing well. Any other trips done or planned?
Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
The weather on the West Coast of BC is crazy warm...

The weather on the West Coast of BC is crazy warm for February. Out riding the trails high in the hills of south Vancouver Island all winter, no snow!
Forum: Canada 12-26-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
Fantastic North Island pics and videos. :D Thanks...

Fantastic North Island pics and videos. :D Thanks for taking the time!
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,454
Posted By 00Buck
:D Great ride report through some our favorite...

:D Great ride report through some our favorite riding country. Heading for this years HU rally in Nakusp in a few days.
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7,293
Views: 2,983,349
Posted By 00Buck
Good eye.. problem solved.

Good eye.. problem solved.
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7,293
Views: 2,983,349
Posted By 00Buck
http://i1231.photobucket.com/albums/ee519/DSMoto65...

http://i1231.photobucket.com/albums/ee519/DSMoto650/Alaska2012744_zps1eff7550.jpg

I've got everything I need for an extended trip as far as time allows.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 34,091
Posted By 00Buck
My '08 with 22,000 km has the distressing starter...

My '08 with 22,000 km has the distressing starter squawk, especially when cold. I see Warp9 has the fix. But could I remove the cover and apply light grease to the bushing if it is not badly worn?...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 51,377
Posted By 00Buck
Good to see you back to finish your RR. I'm sure...

Good to see you back to finish your RR. I'm sure many have been waiting patiently as I have. Hope your job search has turned out well too. I know that after an amazing adventure like yours, it seems...
Forum: Canada 02-03-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
I could be wrong but this VI ADV thread is not...

I could be wrong but this VI ADV thread is not restricted to talking about 'Rides' only. It is for wide open discussion about anything of local Vancouver Island interest pertaining to adventure...
Forum: Canada 01-31-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,584
Posted By 00Buck
Ken sells below msrp and supports local riding...

Ken sells below msrp and supports local riding events. That's reason enough to support a good local shop.
Forum: Canada 01-23-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
Very nice pics David, especially the last one....

Very nice pics David, especially the last one. Yes hard to believe it's January. Wow I don't remember seeing any wind turbines last ride up there.
Forum: Canada 01-16-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
The weather has been fantastic this week, more...

The weather has been fantastic this week, more like springtime than winter. I got out for a couple of hours on the DR650, met a couple of riders for lunch. :evil Anyone else get out?
Forum: 2 smokers 12-20-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,028
Posted By 00Buck
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NN7srrIsKKY ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NN7srrIsKKY

No pictures handy but here's a crappy walkaround video I made in '09 of my 1996 DT200.

Bought it in '07 with 14K, now has 24K.
New Wiseco piston at...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,742
Posted By 00Buck
Sure like my 96 Yamaha DT200R dualsport. Street...

Sure like my 96 Yamaha DT200R dualsport. Street legal 2-stroke, light and fast, fun on trails and feels like a supermoto on pavement.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 68,937
Posted By 00Buck
Hi David, So after a lifetime in Sointula you are...

Hi David, So after a lifetime in Sointula you are moving south on Van Isle?
Campbell River area?
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 51,377
Posted By 00Buck
[QUOTE=Tropic-Of-Canada;22970580]I feel bagged...

[QUOTE=Tropic-Of-Canada;22970580]I feel bagged just looking back at the mess! Good thing for fresh tires!

Yes, I do need to learn to be more outgoing about photographing people. I know how I feel...
Forum: Canada 12-11-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
Hey Floored, it's been a while for both of us....

Hey Floored, it's been a while for both of us. Look forward to seeing you on the trails again. (minus the 'bear')! :eek1
Forum: Canada 12-11-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
Hey b_b, We are planning another Orca Rally for...

Hey b_b, We are planning another Orca Rally for May 25, 2014, location to be determined. Last year we were based at Cowichan Lake and had a good turnout so keep an eye on this thread and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 51,377
Posted By 00Buck
Thumb Awesome RR, TOC. What an adventure! :D Brings...

Awesome RR, TOC. What an adventure! :D
Brings back good memories of our ride north in June 2012 on two DR650's. We rode for 22 days, got as far as the Arctic Circle on the Dalton and just past the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-27-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,362
Posted By 00Buck
Just sold my 09 XT for 6500.. without the...

Just sold my 09 XT for 6500.. without the luggage. He didn't want it!
Forum: Canada 05-28-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,456
Posted By 00Buck
Perhaps you have an older map? We rode it in 2005...

Perhaps you have an older map? We rode it in 2005 and it did have long stretches of gravel. But last June on our way to Alaska, it was completely paved except for the usual construction areas. We...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,456
Posted By 00Buck
South Vancouver Island

One of our favorite local day rides is the Pacific Marine Circle Route on Vancouver Island. It used to be gravel logging roads (leading to adventure!) but was paved a few years ago.

Scenic and...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,456
Posted By 00Buck
Northern BC

Hwy 37. the Stewart - Cassiar is one of the best but possibly too far north for your trip.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 442,371
Posted By 00Buck
08 dr

Spring ride just the other day!

http://i1231.photobucket.com/albums/ee519/DSMoto650/Facebook/29032013%20%20Orca%20Pre%20Ride/883544_592343167457693_1857942222_o.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 442,371
Posted By 00Buck
08 dr

Top of the World highway near the AK/YT border

http://i1231.photobucket.com/albums/ee519/DSMoto650/Facebook/Cover%20Photos/615021_494983477193663_483457846_o.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 442,371
Posted By 00Buck
Two of us on two loaded DR650's in Alaska last...

Two of us on two loaded DR650's in Alaska last year. :freaky

http://i1231.photobucket.com/albums/ee519/DSMoto650/Facebook/Cover%20Photos/557523_494982903860387_360016740_n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 442,371
Posted By 00Buck
08 dr

Just figured out how to post a photo so here goes! :D
I've had a few DR650's over ten years, here is the current 2008 set up for adventure touring. Rode to Alaska June 2012 problem free!

This was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,578
Posted By 00Buck
I own both and prefer the DR650 for 90% of the...

I own both and prefer the DR650 for 90% of the riding I do.
Of course the KLX is better on single track for obvious reasons.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 109,287
Views: 21,935,113
Posted By 00Buck
Ahhh, I love spring... :D ...

Ahhh, I love spring... :D

http://i1231.photobucket.com/albums/ee519/DSMoto650/Facebook/29032013%20%20Orca%20Pre%20Ride/883544_592343167457693_1857942222_o.jpg
Forum: Canada 03-10-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
Orca 2013

Once again we are holding our annual Adventure bike/Dualsport rally on Vancouver Island.

The Orca Run for 2013 on May 25.
Weekend camping included!

Check Dualsport BC for more info:
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 109,287
Views: 21,935,113
Posted By 00Buck
My own experience, I have a Heidenau 140/80-17...

My own experience, I have a Heidenau 140/80-17 Scout on the rear.
Lots of room.
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,424
Posted By 00Buck
K60 130/80-17

Yes, we were misinformed about long life for that size. Three of us rode to Alaska last June, all with the same tires. Two DR650's and one BMW 650GS. Rear tires were worn flat in ten days, 5,000 km...
Forum: Canada 07-19-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,695
Posted By 00Buck
sorry to say David, i cant get the time off this...

sorry to say David, i cant get the time off this year due to taking most of June off for the Alaska trip.
really going to miss this... hope you all have a great ride!
Forum: Alaska 06-20-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 49,191
Posted By 00Buck
mike and scott from victoria, bc.. we met akduc.....

mike and scott from victoria, bc.. we met akduc.. mark? in anchorage at the motorcycle shop yesterday.. we are at majestc lodge on glenn hiway. will see you in dawson!
Forum: Canada 05-29-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
Orca 2012, our 5th year was great! :D ...

Orca 2012, our 5th year was great! :D


Thanks to all the riders and volunteers! :freaky



A video by One Wheel Drive-
Forum: Canada 05-21-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
2012 )rca Run, May 26

If you signed up, be sure to read message #31 of the Information thread for updated info... :deal
Hope you enjoy the event! :clap
...
Forum: Canada 04-27-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,021
Posted By 00Buck
Your right about that. Sadly, we need a strong...

Your right about that. Sadly, we need a strong voice to fight for our off road lifestyle and this is the only one I know of.

Orca Registration is nearly full. ...
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