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Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 67,967
Posted By dhawker
[QUOTE=soph9;24360816]One this day I learned my...

[QUOTE=soph9;24360816]One this day I learned my beagle Cruizer has died. He's been sick and I've been trying to get home but I'm not in time. One of saddest days in my life and while I was loving the...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 940,143
Posted By dhawker
D.R.C. sell a tire iron with a 12 point box end...

D.R.C. sell a tire iron with a 12 point box end wrench on one end. These come is various sizes and double as your tire irons. I do believe you can get them in 27mm and 32mm. Made of steel, so strong...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,059
Posted By dhawker
A little more than $50, more like $80 but the...

A little more than $50, more like $80 but the best I could find at this price are the Scorpion EXO SGS glove. I have taken a fairly serious crash at speed so I used this information when looking for...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 24,543
Posted By dhawker
As a fellow Husky rider, do us proud. I'm in for...

As a fellow Husky rider, do us proud. I'm in for the haul.
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By dhawker
This might be what your looking for. ...

This might be what your looking for.

http://www.torkworld.com/bt1-bluetooth-adapter.html/ (http://www.torkworld.com/bt1-bluetooth-adapter.html/)
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,513
Posted By dhawker
Yes, I find as I'm getting older, the ground is...

Yes, I find as I'm getting older, the ground is getting harder and my air mattress is getting thinner. Truth is, I'm getting fatter. I've been considering a cot for some time and the Luxury Lite was...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,513
Posted By dhawker
Helinox Cot - This looks interesting...

http://vimeo.com/84684804 (http://vimeo.com/84684804)

Not sure what the final price will be but it will go nice with my Helinox chair and Table set.:evil
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,932
Posted By dhawker
I have used the Valdez as my everyday jacket and...

I have used the Valdez as my everyday jacket and dualsport jacket for the last 6 years and it has been awesome. I live in British Columbia on Vancouver Island so the weather is fairly mild. No...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,658
Posted By dhawker
Gear manufacturing, material quality and cost is...

Gear manufacturing, material quality and cost is only half of the equation for me in purchasing gear. The other half is how the company deals with their customers and stands behind their product. ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-05-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 881
Views: 309,279
Posted By dhawker
Thumb What is the weird welded spot in the middle of...

What is the weird welded spot in the middle of your gas tank? Your bike is fantastic by the way, but I would break into tears if I dropped it taking it where I take my Husky TE610. Unbelievable...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3,232
Views: 630,025
Posted By dhawker
Well almost, they missed Vancouver Island tracks....

Well almost, they missed Vancouver Island tracks. So we will see who is first to do the WHOLE route.:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,606
Posted By dhawker
I had a serious crash last year (fell a sleep and...

I had a serious crash last year (fell a sleep and hit a guard rail going 50 mph). Fortunately I had great gear and walked away with very little injuries from an accident that should have killed me....
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 32,388
Posted By dhawker
Tool + adapters

I would like the tool plus both adapters (15mm and 17mm) please. I will need it shipped to Canada, so you can add me to that total as well. Thanks for all your efforts on our behalf. Outstanding.
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Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 216,706
Posted By dhawker
If they can deliver the wide ratio 6 speed tranny...

If they can deliver the wide ratio 6 speed tranny as an option with this bike, it would be the ONLY bike right now that I would consider selling my 07 Husky TE610 for. This just seems like it could...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 69,248
Posted By dhawker
I knew it!!! I may be old, but my eyes haven't...

I knew it!!! I may be old, but my eyes haven't failed me yet. Thanks for your honesty, I didn't think they could be 120 liters. Love the product.
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 69,248
Posted By dhawker
I wish you could do the bean test on the "Fort...

I wish you could do the bean test on the "Fort Rock". Seems impossible to be 120 liters to me, but maybe if you stuff it to the max it is. I would do it, but don't have enough beans :lol3
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 69,248
Posted By dhawker
2013 Fort Rock Tail Bag Capacity

Giant Loop, plus all the other advertisers that I have seen, say the capacity on the "Fort Rock Tail Bag" is 120 liters. I just purchased one and I would say "no way". Has anyone actually measured...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,109
Posted By dhawker
I have owned a 2005 Sprint ST since it arrived in...

I have owned a 2005 Sprint ST since it arrived in North America. After fixing a few known issues with the first release (rectifier, poor designed luggage and sprag clutch) it was very reliable. All...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26,519
Views: 3,608,330
Posted By dhawker
A cheap alternative that works well on my 2007 TE...

A cheap alternative that works well on my 2007 TE 610 is this generic one from Moose Racing:
http://www.reddeerpowersports.com/Moose-Racing-SHARK-FIN-DISC-PROTECTORS-detail.htm?productId=9460441...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By dhawker
Gaerne SG-12 have dual ankle pivots (like SIDI...

Gaerne SG-12 have dual ankle pivots (like SIDI Crossfire) and have a much more comfortable top collar compared to the SG-10. I have the SG-12's and they are very solid and well made and comfortable...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,079
Posted By dhawker
I am currently using a pair of FirstGear Master...

I am currently using a pair of FirstGear Master gloves. Lightweight, non insulated, water proof and very comfortable. I use them in the summer when I want rain protection but not warmth (they are...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 52,955
Posted By dhawker
I'm in if the offer is available to us Canadians.

I'm in if the offer is available to us Canadians.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26,519
Views: 3,608,330
Posted By dhawker
You should take a look at TurnTech batteries I...

You should take a look at TurnTech batteries I have been using the 5 amp one on my TE-610 for over a year and haven't had a spec of problems and they are so much lighter and smaller than the stocker...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 44,203
Views: 8,463,989
Posted By dhawker
I have mine mounted like a set of panniers with a...

I have mine mounted like a set of panniers with a 2 gallon fuel container on one side and the tool kit mounted on the other. I use the L-Shaped brackets bolted to my rear rack (on a Husky TE610) with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26,519
Views: 3,608,330
Posted By dhawker
I only bought it this year so only have about 3...

I only bought it this year so only have about 3 months on it so far. I have noticed it starts a lot easier though. I am in a fairly temperate climate and don't need to start in the very cold. This...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26,519
Views: 3,608,330
Posted By dhawker
5ah TurnTech battery in my TE-610. Expensive,...

5ah TurnTech battery in my TE-610. Expensive, but nothing but great results and tons lighter than the stocker. Very quick delivery and lots of good reviews as well, do a search on turn tech...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26,519
Views: 3,608,330
Posted By dhawker
Mine is also a 2007 so I will have a look thanks....

Mine is also a 2007 so I will have a look thanks.

Dalan
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26,519
Views: 3,608,330
Posted By dhawker
Tail light problem

Can anyone tell me which wire turns on the tail light? I have brake lights but no tail light. Doesn't matter if I am in high beam or low beam, no tail light. Everything else is working fine though...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 36,048
Posted By dhawker
I don't have an IMS tank just the stock one. I...

I don't have an IMS tank just the stock one. I use rotopax fuel containers mounted like panniers if I need more fuel capacity. So this is not an issue for me.
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 36,048
Posted By dhawker
Hasn't GPR just come out with a steering damper...

Hasn't GPR just come out with a steering damper specifically for the Husky TE610?

What I would like to know is if I could get the HDB top clamp to mount to the new GPR TE610 lower setup?
...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 236,794
Posted By dhawker
I just looked at a pair at my local dealer and...

I just looked at a pair at my local dealer and they are the Goretex version. Not sure if that is what we are getting here in Canada, but that is what they had on the shelf so I am assuming so. Can't...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,119
Posted By dhawker
Have you looked at the BiTech Tire Changer? I...

Have you looked at the BiTech Tire Changer? I agree the ultimate tire changer of this type seems to be the No-Mar, but at twice the cost of the bitech I think it isn't worth the extra coin (at least...
Forum: Vendors 10-22-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 17,562
Posted By dhawker
When is the new shipment arriving? Looking for...

When is the new shipment arriving? Looking for a pair to fit a Husky TE-610.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26,519
Views: 3,608,330
Posted By dhawker
I love my Sprint as well, best bike I have ever...

I love my Sprint as well, best bike I have ever owned. The Husky is new to me, my first dual sport bike but I am loving it so far.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26,519
Views: 3,608,330
Posted By dhawker
Hey 30Bones, You and I must have a love for...

Hey 30Bones,

You and I must have a love for the same bikes only mine appears to have arrived a year earlier. 05 Sprint ST and an 07 Husky TE-610. I also had a little 70cc trail bike when I was a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 26,519
Views: 3,608,330
Posted By dhawker
Big new from Canadian BMW dealer!!!

Dropped into the BMW dealer in Vancouver to look at a used Husky TE610 that was displayed out front. After talking to the dealer about the details of the bike he dropped the bomb and said they are...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,021
Posted By dhawker
I have two Airhawk seatpads and am extremely...

I have two Airhawk seatpads and am extremely happy with both of them. I have one on my touring bike and I also use one on my dual sport. They can apparently be driven over with a car and not leak. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,492
Posted By dhawker
I just bought a NOMA Cree 3W flashlight up here...

I just bought a NOMA Cree 3W flashlight up here in Canada at Canadian tire for $30. Super powerful 3W LED offering 140 lumen light output. Heavy-duty glass fibre composite material. Shock, weather...
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