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Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 300,339
Posted By Millhaus
Just picked up a new 2014 with a new chain and...

Just picked up a new 2014 with a new chain and 13/50 sprockets. I was wondering how many links in your chain at 13/50, may save some time eyeballing? Snow keeps falling here but riding is starting up.
Forum: Racing 12-20-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,342
Posted By Millhaus
We flew Calgary, London, Frankfurt to Sibiu on...

We flew Calgary, London, Frankfurt to Sibiu on flight reward points($600 cdn). The airport in Sibiu is fast and small which could save some precious time.
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,000
Posted By Millhaus
Well done. Thanks for getting that up. There are...

Well done. Thanks for getting that up. There are a few of us north of Idaho planning on riding the tour this summer and this is great to see.

Thanks
Forum: Racing 01-19-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 26,251
Posted By Millhaus
Well played Simon!

Well played Simon!
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,828
Posted By Millhaus
My nod went to the Freeride once I saw it compete...

My nod went to the Freeride once I saw it compete in the Romaniacs. I see that one of the course planners with Martin for this years event is also scouting on one. The DR is a different tool or...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,828
Posted By Millhaus
The comment about N.Cal and 5% freeride terrain...

The comment about N.Cal and 5% freeride terrain may be true, however, in SW Alberta, there is a ton of terrain that is perfect for a lighter bike with single track prowess. The freeride looks like it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,106
Posted By Millhaus
I am the second or third owner of an 06 525 EXC....

I am the second or third owner of an 06 525 EXC. Aside from the usual wear and tear, I had to do the top end at 14000km. The clutch is original and is almost ready to be replaced at 18000km. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,686
Posted By Millhaus
I have owned a 525 for about 3 years. The great...

I have owned a 525 for about 3 years. The great thing about going up 2 in the rear is you can short shift and keep the revs lower in the woods and save 1st gear for technical slower sections. Work on...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 362,975
Posted By Millhaus
If it is dry and you take the southern option,...

If it is dry and you take the southern option, that is, you cross York Creek ride up the first switch back then head West, you should be ok. There are some steep sections as well as some wet sections...
Forum: EMEA 06-27-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,808
Posted By Millhaus
There are no words. KTM outdid themselves on a...

There are no words. KTM outdid themselves on a great show in Sibiu. The pros have their work cut out for them and the expert class...that's not easy either. If anyone is thinking of doing this tour,...
Forum: EMEA 05-11-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,808
Posted By Millhaus
I lost this thread for awhile. There are 6? of us...

I lost this thread for awhile. There are 6? of us from the Great White North heading to Romania for the 308R tour as well. We're ditching snowmobiles at the airport to head to warmer climates...well...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,757
Posted By Millhaus
That is phenomenal stuff! I am glad to hear that...

That is phenomenal stuff! I am glad to hear that the Southern Alberta Militia Midgets have great competition.
Forum: EMEA 01-23-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,808
Posted By Millhaus
See you there, we will be the crazy Canadians x4.

See you there, we will be the crazy Canadians x4.
Forum: Racing 01-19-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 697,634
Posted By Millhaus
Job well done Ned. I am sure you are in bliss...

Job well done Ned. I am sure you are in bliss relaxing and reflecting.

In this reflection, I was wondering what your thoughts are on your choice of bike and what was great, not so great and plain...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,221,934
Posted By Millhaus
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: Racing 01-14-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 697,634
Posted By Millhaus
Good luck on the final stage of the Dakar! ...

Good luck on the final stage of the Dakar!

It has been extraordinary sharing this experience. Enjoy!
Forum: Racing 01-12-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 697,634
Posted By Millhaus
Not only being within an hour of them, Ned was in...

Not only being within an hour of them, Ned was in front of Chris Birch a few days ago before his bolt issue. Nice work Ned!!!!:clap
Forum: Racing 01-10-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 697,634
Posted By Millhaus
Hey Ned, way to ride the race! I can really...

Hey Ned, way to ride the race! I can really appreciate the story about stopping to wring your socks out when visited by Mr. Clean from outer space. Awesome!
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,221,934
Posted By Millhaus
Well said, if you smoke a mud hole in a...

Well said, if you smoke a mud hole in a race...lesson learned!
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,221,934
Posted By Millhaus
Whether you are cheering for Suesse, Coma,...

Whether you are cheering for Suesse, Coma, Despres or whomever, you can never know the discussion on the ground unless you are there. Despres and Coma were within 10 minutes of each other with the...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 697,634
Posted By Millhaus
Well done Ned. This must have been a real show...

Well done Ned. This must have been a real show stopper! Good luck in the stages to come.:clap
Forum: Racing 12-30-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 697,634
Posted By Millhaus
That is great. Is there anyway you would be...

That is great. Is there anyway you would be interested in sharing your hard work...here? Sadly, I don't have the time to find it all.

Bsan
Forum: EMEA 12-28-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,808
Posted By Millhaus
We booked with KTM tours. It is a little less...

We booked with KTM tours. It is a little less than Xadventure, although I suspect that they would be awesome. Bring on the fun times in Romania. Flying out of Canada on the 9th of June and returning...
Forum: EMEA 11-03-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,808
Posted By Millhaus
I contacted Barbara from KTM internattional...

I contacted Barbara from KTM internattional tours(on their website). Romaniacs 308R tour will be available but it has not been listed on their website. She said it would be up soon.
Forum: EMEA 10-27-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,808
Posted By Millhaus
We are thinking of doing the KTM Romaniacs tour....

We are thinking of doing the KTM Romaniacs tour. Looks to be up our alley for ease. I think we have about 4 or so riders at the 2/3 level. Should be fun.
Forum: EMEA 10-24-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,808
Posted By Millhaus
There is a group of us from Canada that is...

There is a group of us from Canada that is thinking of doing a Romaniacs tour. Given time constraints and the low cost of tours, we are most likely going to do a 5-7 day tour while the race is on....
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,063
Posted By Millhaus
Ohhhh, good point on the Quinn Creek FSR. That...

Ohhhh, good point on the Quinn Creek FSR. That would be a real workout on a big bike although not impossible. There must be another way to hook up with the Moyie FSR as that is a freeway by...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,063
Posted By Millhaus
Ridable on a GSA?

Ehren,

I would think that the entire ride could be done on a GSA with one possible exception. There is an intersection off of the Hartley Lake Road that we opted for. The road we took had some...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,063
Posted By Millhaus
I guess it is time to chime in about the pack rat...

I guess it is time to chime in about the pack rat adventure. As Komeja mentioned, we were pleasantly surprised when a right hand turn down a small quad trail landed us in a beautiful riverside...
Forum: Canada 08-06-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 362,975
Posted By Millhaus
Good to hear, we didn't see you out there but I...

Good to hear, we didn't see you out there but I think we rode it in the same direction as you did. We found some wicked riding SW of Radium that went up into an old mine with some great shacks. We...
Forum: Canada 07-26-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 362,975
Posted By Millhaus
Komeja and I are leaving from the Crowsnest Pass...

Komeja and I are leaving from the Crowsnest Pass on Saturday heading towards Crawford Bay...where will you be?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Millhaus
Paint looks to be quite dull so it must need a...

Paint looks to be quite dull so it must need a clear coat. I'll take it in.

I have some boxes of parts to go through and the bike will arrive on Friday, should be fun to get it going.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Millhaus
1972 R75/5 Project

Back in 1996, my dad and I started to take the '72 apart to replace the seals and have the paint redone. Unfortunately, shortly after we started he passed away and the bike remained in that shape up...
Forum: Racing 07-15-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 697,634
Posted By Millhaus
Good luck on your endeavor to do the Dakar!

Good luck on your endeavor to do the Dakar!
Forum: Canada 06-30-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 362,975
Posted By Millhaus
That's funny! PM sent.

That's funny! PM sent.
Forum: Canada 06-29-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 362,975
Posted By Millhaus
I haven't ridden the notch but it seems most of...

I haven't ridden the notch but it seems most of the pipeline is good to go. I got turned around on Leach creek as the crossing was too deep to give it a go solo(one of the cabins in the valley bottom...
Forum: Canada 06-24-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 362,975
Posted By Millhaus
Things are starting to open up quickly. I haven't...

Things are starting to open up quickly. I haven't had a chance to go north yet. The lower stuff is all good, most of the single track north of town is clear, the plane crash loop is good to about 3/4...
Forum: Canada 03-27-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 59,801
Posted By Millhaus
A good question. I work in the avalanche business...

A good question. I work in the avalanche business and it there is about 1-1.5 meters in the valley bottoms and 2-3m at around 1900m. That said, I think with some solid rain it will be good by...
Forum: Canada 03-27-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 59,801
Posted By Millhaus
Hey Luma, I was down there last spring and...

Hey Luma,

I was down there last spring and have a couple of books and a map of the area. I live in Blairmore as well and am eagerly waiting for the snow to disappear! PM me if your interested.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,621
Posted By Millhaus
I started riding offroad in Japan a few years ago...

I started riding offroad in Japan a few years ago on a fun easy going XR250 and loved every minute of it except for the lack of power going up mountains. When I moved back to the Canadian Rockies I...
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