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Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 528,945
Posted By yamalama
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=994904

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=994904
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 528,945
Posted By yamalama
Bike is for sale in the flea market. Now has...

Bike is for sale in the flea market.
Now has original the original twin disc front end on it.
bike in great condition.
no issues. 61000 km.
only reason i am selling; purchased another one with...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By yamalama
Why didn't I think of that? :lol3

Why didn't I think of that?

:lol3
Forum: Canada 07-18-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,674
Posted By yamalama
are the logging roads usually active, with...

are the logging roads usually active, with trucks, on weekends?
Forum: Canada 07-11-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,667
Posted By yamalama
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Canada 07-10-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By yamalama
Hi, GunnerB. Will there be big-bike-friendly...

Hi, GunnerB.
Will there be big-bike-friendly routes?
The Super T no likee gnarly single track.
:D
Forum: Canada 07-08-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By yamalama
Should be good. The Squamish area is a rider's...

Should be good.
The Squamish area is a rider's paradise, no doubt about it.
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,394
Posted By yamalama
My xtz 850 (TRX powered) works nicely. ...

My xtz 850 (TRX powered) works nicely.


http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/bretthsmith/photo.jpg (http://s934.photobucket.com/user/bretthsmith/media/photo.jpg.html)
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,637
Posted By yamalama
nice. well done.

nice.
well done.
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By yamalama
nice website, stellar RR, btw.

nice website, stellar RR, btw.
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By yamalama
Sounds interesting, that's for sure. Staying...

Sounds interesting, that's for sure.
Staying tuned.
:lurk
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By yamalama
A less travelled route, while you are up there: ...

A less travelled route, while you are up there:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McGillivray_Pass
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 1,064,410
Posted By yamalama
Fantastic. Best wishes regarding your...

Fantastic.
Best wishes regarding your continuing adventure.
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,307
Posted By yamalama
Looks great. Hopefully you can take the time to...

Looks great.
Hopefully you can take the time to meander, via d roads, back to Calais.
Bad luck with the drop. Could have been so much worse. : )
Forum: Canada 06-29-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By yamalama
i would follow the Sea to Sky, going up to Tyax. ...

i would follow the Sea to Sky, going up to Tyax.
There is a nice free campsite, on the water, maybe 5 km before Tyax.
There is also a beautiful campsite (Gun lake?) east of Gold Bridge.
I would...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,939
Posted By yamalama
Oh, a nail will definitely go through the tire. ...

Oh, a nail will definitely go through the tire.
BTDT.
:D
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,307
Posted By yamalama
great photos and commentary. thanks.

great photos and commentary.
thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 24,898
Posted By yamalama
I don't own a Harley. Never have. I have gone...

I don't own a Harley. Never have.
I have gone in there for generic-type things.
The dealership experience was excellent. Nice people that seemed to actually care about the customer.
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 528,945
Posted By yamalama
No clearance problems, Uncle D. My forks are...

No clearance problems, Uncle D.
My forks are dropped 42mm.
I have 80 mm bolts (and appropriate spacers) to the front fender.
I still have approximately 35mm of clearance between fender and cowl,...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 528,945
Posted By yamalama
Have the WR set-up on the bike: ...

Have the WR set-up on the bike:

http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/bretthsmith/photo.jpg (http://s934.photobucket.com/user/bretthsmith/media/photo.jpg.html)
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 528,945
Posted By yamalama
The TRX motor swap turns the bike into something...

The TRX motor swap turns the bike into something like a Japanese version of the Ducati Elefant.
A bit high strung, low gear is a wee bit high, not really great in the slow single track.
Certainly...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 102,227
Posted By yamalama
A twin cylinder (270degree crankshaft) Yamaha...

A twin cylinder (270degree crankshaft) Yamaha adventure bike?
Imagine that.
Mine is 22 years old.
And it's an 850.
: )

http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/bretthsmith/imagejpg1-1.jpg...
Forum: Europe 06-07-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By yamalama
When this happened to me, I drained the fuel,...

When this happened to me, I drained the fuel, refilled with gasoline, and continued on.
Took about 25 minutes, including walking for 5 litres of gas.
Best of luck.
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,127
Posted By yamalama
June 5 Yamaha announcement. Who knows? i...

June 5
Yamaha announcement.
Who knows?

i sat on the MT 07, when i was in Bordeaux,
(a couple of weeks ago).
The bike looked and felt fantastic.
North American pricing?
Substantially less...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,994
Posted By yamalama
There is a bit of a good-food movement on the...

There is a bit of a good-food movement on the Island.
Not to be taken lightly, having wholesome food nearby.
A small and vibrant winery community, as well.
A nice lifestyle can be had.
I like the...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By yamalama
Rentals? http://www.cyclebc.ca

Rentals?

http://www.cyclebc.ca
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By yamalama
The bike is in Europe. At Knopt Tours. We are...

The bike is in Europe.
At Knopt Tours.
We are now in Paris.
I will be exporting the bike.
We have been offered the use of a GS 1200 that is in Germany, for
future European rides. : )
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By yamalama
Chateau Lafite Rothschield: ...

Chateau Lafite Rothschield:


http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/bretthsmith/imagejpg1-3.jpg (http://s934.photobucket.com/user/bretthsmith/media/imagejpg1-3.jpg.html)
Forum: Europe 05-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By yamalama
We had a great day in Bordeaux. Chateau pic:...

We had a great day in Bordeaux.

Chateau pic:

http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/bretthsmith/imagejpg1-3.jpg (http://s934.photobucket.com/user/bretthsmith/media/imagejpg1-3.jpg.html)
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 528,945
Posted By yamalama
my new one. I now own 2 of them. Just...

my new one.
I now own 2 of them.
Just completed a 5000 km trip across France and Germany.
This one has a TRX 850 motor.
: )

http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/bretthsmith/imagejpg1-1.jpg...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By yamalama
Yup. Here is a pic of my other one. This one...

Yup.
Here is a pic of my other one.
This one rocks, with the usd's.
Love these things.

http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/bretthsmith/image.jpg...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By yamalama
Route du Napoleon ...

Route du Napoleon

http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/bretthsmith/imagejpg1.jpg (http://s934.photobucket.com/user/bretthsmith/media/imagejpg1.jpg.html)
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By yamalama
Got myself a cigarette bike!

Bought it in England.
Put 5000 Km's on it in 3 weeks.
France and Germany.
With the wife on the back.
Powered by a TRX 850 motor.
French roads - unreal.

In Bordeaux:
...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 22,733
Posted By yamalama
my cigarette bike. ...

my cigarette bike.

http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/bretthsmith/imagejpg1-1.jpg (http://s934.photobucket.com/user/bretthsmith/media/imagejpg1-1.jpg.html)
Forum: Europe 05-18-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By yamalama
Mini update. Bike still doing well. Made it...

Mini update.
Bike still doing well.
Made it to Germany.
D roads, basically all the way.
: )
Forum: Europe 05-10-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By yamalama
I am happy to report that I have purchased the...

I am happy to report that I have purchased the shock.
The nice one in the links that were kindly provided.
The bike is in Absolut Moto, being repaired.
Thanks to everyone for the offers and...
Forum: Europe 05-09-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By yamalama
Not good. We asked Hagon to send the shock...

Not good.
We asked Hagon to send the shock overnight.
They chose to use a service that takes 1 week.
We are going to purchase a used one in Perigueux.
Any suggestions on a repair facility?...
Forum: Europe 05-08-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By yamalama
Thanks guys. I will let you know how it turns...

Thanks guys.
I will let you know how it turns out.
Forum: Europe 05-08-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By yamalama
Thanks Famous. I have been to the motorcycle...

Thanks Famous.
I have been to the motorcycle area, already.
The Yamaha dealer-Decibels- said we would have to wait a week before they would help us.
Pretty disappointing.
Forum: Europe 05-08-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By yamalama
Thanks Phil. I have a new shock being delivered...

Thanks Phil.
I have a new shock being delivered from the U K.
It is supposed to be here tomorrow.
Thank you kindly for the detective work.
We are having problems getting a shop to install the...
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