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Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 40,826
Posted By Bug R
Sub, I have an 1984 waiting for some tlc ...

Sub, I have an 1984 waiting for some tlc

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
You can make one out of steel bar. Cut to...

You can make one out of steel bar.
Cut to length, drill two holes, and paint it.
The reason why is that the standard caliper stay will foul a CT, it needs to be a lot thinner.

I ebayed another...
Forum: Canada 04-28-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,340
Posted By Bug R
All the roads in the park are gravel, the rest...

All the roads in the park are gravel, the rest are paved but expect lots of frost heave and sand at this time of year.
Chris
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-26-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 361,436
Posted By Bug R
Oh for sure, I really upset one GS owner on the...

Oh for sure, I really upset one GS owner on the "Top of the World" with a darksided FJR carrying 200lbs of gear on the rear seat, said I had no business being on that road, Diana just about wet...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-26-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 361,436
Posted By Bug R
Nothing like seeing an FJR on the Dalton to make...

Nothing like seeing an FJR on the Dalton to make most ADV riders say WTF. :clap
Forum: Asia 04-07-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By Bug R
Stuck in Singapore for the weekend, What to do?

On business, stuck in a downtown hotel on Scotts.
Suggestions for the weekend (April 8th-9th)?
Thanks
Chris
Forum: Canada 03-17-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,340
Posted By Bug R
Eh? That's not so bad This will make you weak at...

That's not so bad
This will make you weak at the knees

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yjIJ8ibOs8&feature=watch_response

Chris
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
The Aerostich tank panniers work as well, Great...

The Aerostich tank panniers work as well, Great place for tools on long trips.
Chris
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
No known issues with the AE except from the usual...

No known issues with the AE except from the usual Gen II ground spider, ignition switch issues and the ECU`s for the early Gen II`s were recalled for surging when rapidly changing elevations. These...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,340
Posted By Bug R
I work just around the corner but as would luck...

I work just around the corner but as would luck have it I have to be in Toronto this Friday, maybe next week?

Chris
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,691
Posted By Bug R
I actually have a spare frame, PM on it's way. ...

I actually have a spare frame, PM on it's way.
Chris
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,691
Posted By Bug R
I'm looking for a stand for an 84 XL600R, Do you...

I'm looking for a stand for an 84 XL600R, Do you have one which fits?
Chris
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,968
Posted By Bug R
I'd try http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums/...

I'd try http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums/ rather than here
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
Took my FJR up that way in '09. The biggest...

Took my FJR up that way in '09. The biggest problem you will hit will be the sections of construction, when they fix the roads there they take out the entire road (both sides) all the way down to the...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,549
Posted By Bug R
19" Front Wheel

I've a 19" Front Wheel conversion kit up for sale in the flea market
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=655372&highlight=Versys

Chris
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
Laugh That's about once a year isn't it Scott:rofl ...

That's about once a year isn't it Scott:rofl
Chris
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
fify

fify
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
Yes it's a 205 but seems to relevent as you guys...

Yes it's a 205 but seems to relevent as you guys are comparing notes on FJR's and S10's

My FJR pretending to be an S10 or may be the other way around
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10,246
Views: 1,342,066
Posted By Bug R
Just figured that out, still a perfect platform...

Just figured that out, still a perfect platform for a ADV conversion.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10,246
Views: 1,342,066
Posted By Bug R
So are Canadian XR600R's different from US ones. ...

So are Canadian XR600R's different from US ones.
I bought this today
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j138/BugBikes/Big%20Red%20Pig/xr600.jpg

1984, Kickstart, rear drum, 18" rear, battery...
Forum: Canada 01-22-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,340
Posted By Bug R
Well on the wifes advise I've given up trying to...

Well on the wifes advise I've given up trying to convert Her Versys to something more dirt worthy and went and bought a Big Red Pig instead. :clap
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
Closer to elbow

Closer to elbow
Forum: Racing 01-14-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 984,942
Posted By Bug R
The vid is awesome, love the shot of the quad...

The vid is awesome, love the shot of the quad stalling just caked in mud.
Poor SOB
Forum: Racing 01-14-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 984,942
Posted By Bug R
http://www.sbs.com.au/dakar/stages/index/id/12 ...

http://www.sbs.com.au/dakar/stages/index/id/12

Look in the list on the right
Forum: Racing 01-14-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 984,942
Posted By Bug R
Stage 11 has been up since last night, not stage...

Stage 11 has been up since last night, not stage 12

Sorry my bad found stage 12,
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,829
Posted By Bug R
I ran the Cassiar and Top of the World on my FJR ...

I ran the Cassiar and Top of the World on my FJR
A Pirelli Scorpion Sync on the front made it much easier.

Chris
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
You checked the fixes in FJRForum

You checked the fixes in FJRForum
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,549
Posted By Bug R
For that trip and still on the bike the front is...

For that trip and still on the bike the front is a scorpion sync front. It works well for good pavement to rough road\construction\dry forest trails.
Since it's not my bike I haven't had the balls...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,549
Posted By Bug R
Did you look at my profile? Yes we have a 2007...

Did you look at my profile?
Yes we have a 2007 Versys,
It's my wife's main ride but I get to 'test ride' it in payment for free maintenance :deal
We fitted a 150/70 Tourance at Alaskan leathers...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,549
Posted By Bug R
Metzeler Tourance Rear 150/70-17 works really...

Metzeler Tourance Rear 150/70-17 works really well for a road 70/30 dirt biased set up.
Chris
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,549
Posted By Bug R
Question from a novice dirt rider. On a Versys...

Question from a novice dirt rider.
On a Versys running a Scorpion front and a Tourance rear would you drop your tire pressures down while riding forestry trails and if so any recommendations?...
Forum: Americas 09-29-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,084
Posted By Bug R
VT 17 is smoking, especially on a Feejer

VT 17 is smoking, especially on a Feejer
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
Hey the FJR could just pull the trailer :lol3

Hey the FJR could just pull the trailer :lol3
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24,017
Views: 4,356,408
Posted By Bug R
Yamaha Canada is taking one down the Trans Lab...

Yamaha Canada is taking one down the Trans Lab Oct 3rd to 7th
from Baie-Comeau, QC to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Anyone around to take some pics?

http://motorcycles.yamahablogs.ca/

Chris
Forum: Canada 09-09-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,340
Posted By Bug R
It's actually an easy swap, the rotors need to be...

It's actually an easy swap, the rotors need to be turned down from 310 to 300mm, the wheel spacers trimed and the fender raised. It helps that I have SS brake lines one running to each caliper as...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,340
Posted By Bug R
I'm currently working on a 19" front conversion...

I'm currently working on a 19" front conversion (DL1000 wheel) for my Versys
Chris
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,549
Posted By Bug R
Just clocked over 60,000 Km on an 2007 It's...

Just clocked over 60,000 Km on an 2007
It's seen two trips from Ontario to Alaska (The PO in '08 and then last year the wife rode it), it's only needed basic consumables and service.
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
Which is why I bought the wife a Versys :evil

Which is why I bought the wife a Versys :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
I put a Scorpion Sync on the front and rode the...

I put a Scorpion Sync on the front and rode the Cassier and the Top of the World on the FJR.
More than one FJR has gone up the Dalton and Dempster as well.
I'm not saying it's a smart idea, if it...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 591,010
Posted By Bug R
Are you going to NAFO, it's just up the road in...

Are you going to NAFO, it's just up the road in Knoxville TN.
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