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Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,450
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
You might want to ask this on a forum like BC...

You might want to ask this on a forum like BC Sportbike - you will get answers more relevant to your situation than on here.
Forum: Face plant 09-16-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,111
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
So sorry for your loss. I don't know how I would...

So sorry for your loss. I don't know how I would recover from that sort of devastation. My prayer is that you find all the strength you need. God Bless you and your family!
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,091
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Triumph Sprint GT 1050.

Triumph Sprint GT 1050.
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,653
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Veho; I just installed Easton EXP fat bars on...

Veho;
I just installed Easton EXP fat bars on my V Strom. I bought a set of aluminum bar inserts for $20 at the dealer. Ideal fit for attaching the bar ends or Bark Busters. No messing about with...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 152,074
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
I did have the bead seated deep into the rim, but...

I did have the bead seated deep into the rim, but I didn't use lube (OP said wasn't necessary). I'll try it again next tire change. tire is mounted now (old fashioned way - cussin' and swearin')...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 152,074
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
I feel so inadequate! I just tried this to mount...

I feel so inadequate! I just tried this to mount a Tourance on the rear of my V Strom - no way was that going to work. I like the method, I just couldn't get it to work for me. 8 straps, beads...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 97,407
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
1982 Seca 750 - during a rain storm. For the...

1982 Seca 750 - during a rain storm. For the "panic stop" portion of the test, he just said ride down there and stop... slowly.
It was my second bike - I had renewed my learners permit twice...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 432,961
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
I lived in Williams Lake for many years and...

I lived in Williams Lake for many years and worked extensively with the local First Nations people. To have someone give you a Spirit Stone is a great honour. I received one a long time ago and it...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-25-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 26,917
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
[quote=rob1313] I need to ensure it is still a...

[quote=rob1313]
I need to ensure it is still a multi fuel, the add does not specify but most with the seperate fuel bottle are.
/quote]

Not true Rob. If it doesn't specify, it probably isn't...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-22-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
If there is a large arrow, pointing left, showing...

If there is a large arrow, pointing left, showing in the uppr left corner, then you have moved into a different screen. Touch that arrow (it works like the "back" button on your web browser). Make...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-22-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Maps go on the card, routes go into the internal...

Maps go on the card, routes go into the internal memory of the 2610. Connect your GPS to the computer and transfer the data for routes - not via the card reader.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-20-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Don't send it to the memory card. Send it to the...

Don't send it to the memory card. Send it to the on board memory of the GPS unit. The card just holds the maps. Routes, etc. go in the units memory.
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Do you have any first aid skills? Generally,...

Do you have any first aid skills? Generally, making up your own kit is better than ready made ones as you only put in the stuff that is relevant to the type of injuries your activity is liable to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-05-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
I picked up a 2 gb CF card from Future Shop for...

I picked up a 2 gb CF card from Future Shop for $30 SanDisk brand.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
If the bottle is full of fuel (which it would be...

If the bottle is full of fuel (which it would be if you were using it for spare gas for the bike - or empty) you aren't going to see more than single digit pressure inside the bottle. That warning...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
All will carry fuel equally well. The MSR...

All will carry fuel equally well. The MSR bottles undergo pressure testing to support their use as the pressure tank for their stoves. Not necessary for simply storing fuel. I have used Primus and...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,780
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
My experience with FedUp is similar. They...

My experience with FedUp is similar. They charged $55 brokerage fee, another $25 to "receive" it on the other side of the border, plus $40 shipping from Spokane to Williams Lake, BC... for a $75...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,263
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Before I bought my Nolan with the tinted external...

Before I bought my Nolan with the tinted external half visor, I put a strip of electrical tape along the top edge of the visor and worked just like a peak - just drop my head a bit and it blocked the...
Forum: Americas 04-11-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Paid $30 in Hamilton, Montana. $15 per vehicle X...

Paid $30 in Hamilton, Montana. $15 per vehicle X 2 KLRs. It was late, we were tired (just rode over Magruder that day) or I would have ridden on. The rest of the 2 weeks was $7 to $15. State...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-11-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,861
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
I use wipes (not wetnaps, actual sanitising...

I use wipes (not wetnaps, actual sanitising wipes, some of them say alcohol free) then I use a small amount of water to rinse. I also switched to daily disposables for less hassle over cleaning the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-11-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Not exactly true. www.Ibycus.com...

Not exactly true.

www.Ibycus.com (http://www.Ibycus.com) has topo maps for all of Canada that can be uploaded to a Garmin unit (I have them in my 2610)
www.miscjunk.org (http://www.miscjunk.org)...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 190,740
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Check this out: ...

Check this out: http://radioworld.ca/product_info.php?cPath=403_414&products_id=4555
I have seen them on the web for $99 US.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-08-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
August Falcon answered 1. and updating Mapsource...

August Falcon answered 1. and updating Mapsource should help with 3.
2. Yes you can combine tracks. There is a track join tool - looks like a lazy 'S' with a point in the middle - (and a track...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-08-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Buy a memory stick, go to the library or an...

Buy a memory stick, go to the library or an internet cafe, use their computer and transfer the DVD to your memory stick then use that to transfer the data to your computer. Cost you about $20 tops....
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
I have run heavy duty tubes for the last 18,000...

I have run heavy duty tubes for the last 18,000 Km. I run more pavement than off road (probably 65/35), I run at speeds up to 150 Km/h on the highway and the same set of tubes is still going strong.
Forum: Canada 04-07-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Krylon Fusion paint for plastic. works great.

Krylon Fusion paint for plastic. works great.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-04-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,238
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Assuming your computer still functions and it...

Assuming your computer still functions and it just locked up because you tried to run the file directly (a lot of people have made this mistake)

Go to the website, click on the download, select...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,317
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
What you don't get with hiking boots is any kind...

What you don't get with hiking boots is any kind of shin protection. I took a branch (rode over it as it lay on the trail and it was kicked up by the front tire) across the shin. I think if it...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Try asking this in the "laying down tracks"...

Try asking this in the "laying down tracks" forum. Everything about GPS... and use the search function when you get there, most questions have already been answered.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-25-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,034
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Or... find the address, mark it as a waypoint,...

Or... find the address, mark it as a waypoint, right click on the waypoint, open up the waypoint details and read the co-ordinates off there. You can also cut and paste co-ordinates from that...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Garmin used to allow 2 unlock codes, so you could...

Garmin used to allow 2 unlock codes, so you could use the maps in a couple of GPS units. Apparently that policy has changed so if you want maps in both units, you need to pay for a second unlock...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Round the Rockies Tour

Attached is a GPX of our planned route this July. Route doesn't show the start (from Kamloops/Williams Lake through Little Fort to Hinton via highway 5 and 16). I also had to strip out all the side...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
It isn't you - it's topo US. It doesn't support...

It isn't you - it's topo US. It doesn't support auto routing. Who knows? Topo Canada auto routes.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-09-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Not all map sets allow auto routing. Check your...

Not all map sets allow auto routing. Check your map set documentation. Topo USA doesn't, Topo Canada does. Go figure. Drives me crazy trying to build a cross border route using Topo in Canada and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-03-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,238
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
There are several map sheets missing in a variety...

There are several map sheets missing in a variety of areas 6 or 7 in the southern half of BC. Fortunately I can still "fill in the blanks" with Topo Canada.
Forum: Americas 03-01-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Your proposed July 25 has some flaws (in my...

Your proposed July 25 has some flaws (in my opinion). The route on Highway 16, west of McBride (just west of Tete Jaune Cache) is the most boring stretch of road in BC. Definitely no fun on a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-22-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,244
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Had you registered the product with Garmin? If...

Had you registered the product with Garmin? If not too bad for you. I don't see why Garmin should pay for something you lost?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-21-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Touche, I read your original question again...

Touche,

I read your original question again and if I understand you, do you want to get rid of the waypoints or just the waypoint LABELS that can clutter up the map? If you want to just reduce...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-20-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
search this forum - someone posted about how to...

search this forum - someone posted about how to get free version of Mapsource which would enable you to download your tracks and view them in Google Earth.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-19-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By Yak_KLR 650
Ignoring Postal Dave for a minute (I am sure that...

Ignoring Postal Dave for a minute (I am sure that Touche's french is better than Postal Dave's)... if you are using Garmin's mapsource there is a Track Darw tool that you can use to 'trace' a route...
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