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Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By Country Doc
Had both. Blais is in my bike now. Blais...

Had both. Blais is in my bike now.

Blais blows the JD kit away. No comparison IMHO. It's pricey but worth it. Bike runs absolutely perfectly now. JD was never quite right, but far better than...
Forum: Racing 12-18-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,693
Posted By Country Doc
Great idea and I would love to participate. ...

Great idea and I would love to participate.

Unfortunately the announcement is just too late for advance planning for me, but I will definitely want to put this on the list for the near future
...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,354
Posted By Country Doc
Gonna loan me your Baja bike? ;) airhead showdown.

Gonna loan me your Baja bike? ;) airhead showdown.
Forum: Racing 12-12-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,354
Posted By Country Doc
I'm hoping for Tuareg maybe in 2016! But am...

I'm hoping for Tuareg maybe in 2016!

But am excited, and think I always will be, about starting the riding season with the 20 hour drive, syncronized pee breaks, and blind 90 degree corners with...
Forum: Canada 12-10-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Country Doc
SSS suspension out near Trenton. He's...

SSS suspension out near Trenton.

He's Valentino Rossi's former Ohlins tech so he probably knows his stuff. :lol3

If you want to stay in the GTA I used to have my Ohlins serviced at Pro Cycle in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Country Doc
I just rode a 2014 Sherco 300 SEF-R (4T) 2500 kms...

I just rode a 2014 Sherco 300 SEF-R (4T) 2500 kms on 7 day dual sport trip, and did some muddy single track here on the farm for several days also.

It's a nice bike.

I didn't love the FI but...
Forum: Racing 12-05-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,354
Posted By Country Doc
14-50 worked good for me. 14-52 I'm sure is fine...

14-50 worked good for me. 14-52 I'm sure is fine also.

I always had a bigger tank than stock, with about 125 miles of range. I would not want to run the stock tank at sandblast although I think...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,500
Posted By Country Doc
Rekluse's disengage at low rpm to prevent...

Rekluse's disengage at low rpm to prevent stalling and take over the clutch slipping/feathering function for you.

I can't imagine it would have any effect on a high RPM downshift, but I'm only...
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 103,470
Posted By Country Doc
Well said Cyborg, I'll chime in on a few points...

Well said Cyborg, I'll chime in on a few points also.

Acetazolamide (diamox) works in a number of ways, and the mechanisms I don't think are completely understood. It doesn't directly prevent you...
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,323
Posted By Country Doc
Well, I gotta ride a true road book rally some...

Well, I gotta ride a true road book rally some day. Last three I signed up for were cancelled, so this is the one, baby.

You coming, Jason?? C'mon!! Lets do it!

dc
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,354
Posted By Country Doc
Coming down, Jimmy? It's a great day, you'd enjoy...

Coming down, Jimmy? It's a great day, you'd enjoy it I think.

And it would be an absolutely kick-ass event if it were TWO days. Anders?
dc
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,323
Posted By Country Doc
Yep, me too. Just paid up. :clap Let's make...

Yep, me too. Just paid up. :clap

Let's make this an all-Canadian event. :evil

dc
Forum: Canada 11-30-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 183,768
Posted By Country Doc
Was out riding some of our new trails on the farm...

Was out riding some of our new trails on the farm today with Timothy on his new CRF110. Good day. A little muddy and slick out there, but we had a great time.

Shoulda taken some pics.

dc
Forum: Racing 11-18-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,354
Posted By Country Doc
I agree completely. I actually think if we are...

I agree completely. I actually think if we are going for full street legal with blinkers and a horn and brake switches etc, it only makes sense to also require DOT tires.

I should probably go...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,354
Posted By Country Doc
There's no DOT requirement, I've never run DOT...

There's no DOT requirement, I've never run DOT tires at a Rallymoto and it's not on the checklist at tech inspection.

dc
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By Country Doc
I've had the Acerbis hard parts tank, and have...

I've had the Acerbis hard parts tank, and have the big 6 gallon one, and recently installed the Clockworks. The acerbis is bulletproof and withstood some serious abuse, and I only changed for...
Forum: Racing 10-31-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 22,995
Posted By Country Doc
Great updates, so incredibly interesting to see...

Great updates, so incredibly interesting to see your prep, committment, and dedication, especially in the context of a multi-day international event.

I know how much time it takes to put updates...
Forum: Racing 10-24-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 22,995
Posted By Country Doc
Very cool!! Thanks for the story. Looking forward...

Very cool!! Thanks for the story. Looking forward to riding along virtually and hearing the updates.

Good luck Josh!!

dc
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,020
Posted By Country Doc
Weird. Something is interfering with that...

Weird. Something is interfering with that aftermarket triple setup.

Re: the bottom bearing, it is an interference fit. Removing is a slight PITA. The easiest way I've found is to remove the cage...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By Country Doc
You need the O-rings, they are easily available....

You need the O-rings, they are easily available. Curious that they were not there?

Sealant is really not necessary on the O-ring-equipped bikes, but doesn't hurt if you put a thin film on. Do not...
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,417
Posted By Country Doc
Unsolicited bump for the oil pump gears and...

Unsolicited bump for the oil pump gears and jetting kit from Chris. I had the aluminum gears put in my '09 at 50 hours and it's now at 220 hours and no issues, I don't worry about it at all.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Country Doc
:thumb Thanks Joel and everyone for the...

:thumb

Thanks Joel and everyone for the recommends. Really appreciate your offer Joel! I'll hopefully not have to bother you but I'll keep it in my back pocket!

dc
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Country Doc
Lior did the work on the bike the last two...

Lior did the work on the bike the last two sessions. I was fairly unimpressed. Bike returned with obvious flaws, silly things that I noticed right away, some even dangerous (wrong size brake rotor,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Country Doc
Recommendations for quality dirt bike mechanic near Pasadena?

Inmates;

Looking for a recommendation for a shop that can do careful, quality work on a dirt bike/dual sport. I have a bike I keep in California but it's awkward to try and wrench on it on the...
Forum: Racing 09-22-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,910
Posted By Country Doc
Major congrats to Devon for absolutely KILLING it...

Major congrats to Devon for absolutely KILLING it this year. First Canadian, PLUS he swept the whole series.

Brilliant, absolutely brilliant season for him.

:clap
:clap
:clap

dc
Forum: Canada 09-07-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 183,768
Posted By Country Doc
The new Strom 1000 looks pretty sweet also. ...

The new Strom 1000 looks pretty sweet also.

dc
Forum: Racing 08-27-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,910
Posted By Country Doc
Seriously Andrew, are you racing that??? !!! So...

Seriously Andrew, are you racing that??? !!! So awesome.

I NEED to find an airhead GS to race next year's series against you guys.

dc
Forum: Racing 08-12-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 34,219
Posted By Country Doc
Great news! Excited to follow the RMS team, and...

Great news! Excited to follow the RMS team, and watching Ian and Scott take on the Dakar!

dc
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By Country Doc
I'm following my son on a Z50 right now, using an...

I'm following my son on a Z50 right now, using an old DR350. I would never want to follow him on my 450EXC.

Even the DR is too big, heavy, and awkward for the speeds you can ride on a Z50.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 3,543,128
Posted By Country Doc
I just swapped my barely-used Kientech pumper...

I just swapped my barely-used Kientech pumper carb kit to a wacky Lectron carb to try and improve the running on my modded-up big bore.

My pumper kit has about 3000 miles on it. Shoot me a PM if...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 3,543,128
Posted By Country Doc
I put a 16t front sprocket on which accomplished...

I put a 16t front sprocket on which accomplished the same thing. A tiny bit of clearancing is required for the case guard.

dc
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,110,899
Posted By Country Doc
I like the idea of the Pivot Works kit, but for...

I like the idea of the Pivot Works kit, but for me, that O-ring doesn't survive removing the axle more than once or twice. They do include a spare but after a tire change or two, or swapping wheel...
Forum: Canada 07-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 183,768
Posted By Country Doc
K&P, like all rail line trails, sucks. To put it...

K&P, like all rail line trails, sucks. To put it plainly.

Nothing but a straight shot through the forest with whooped out sections and puddles. Blech.

The cottage roads like California, etc.,...
Forum: Racing 07-16-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,910
Posted By Country Doc
Just popped off all of a sudden eh? Just like...

Just popped off all of a sudden eh? Just like that?

:evil
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,415
Posted By Country Doc
The Tekvest is probably my favourite piece of...

The Tekvest is probably my favourite piece of dirt bike gear that I've ever bought. It's very pricey though. Made locally, a couple of hours from where I live here in Ontario.

However, I've...
Forum: Canada 07-13-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By Country Doc
I ordered from them last year. I had a tough time...

I ordered from them last year. I had a tough time getting in touch with them by phone after I placed the order. Finally it arrived about 3 wks later.

Chalked it up to a one-off, ordered from them...
Forum: Canada 07-09-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Country Doc
In! Always a great event.

In! Always a great event.
Forum: Canada 07-08-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Country Doc
I like picking my way through PA on all the tiny...

I like picking my way through PA on all the tiny secondary roads that lace throughout that state. Great riding. Just follow your nose and stay off the beaten track. If you need to make some time, Hwy...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 16,328
Posted By Country Doc
Haven't tried yet - but I need to sign up! Now...

Haven't tried yet - but I need to sign up! Now that CRC is cancelled I'm free for that weekend.

dc
Forum: Racing 07-02-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,083
Posted By Country Doc
Arrgh. Bad news. I hadn't registered yet...

Arrgh. Bad news.

I hadn't registered yet just because I was too busy, but I was literally about to do it this weekend.

Hopefully next year.

dc
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