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Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,417
Posted By OneEffinName
I heard about that bike. It was on Kajiji for...

I heard about that bike. It was on Kajiji for sale. Not sure for how much or to where it went. I was very much tempted, but it was just after I bought my OSSA so I was broke, and the wifey only...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,417
Posted By OneEffinName
It would be darn near exactly like riding your...

It would be darn near exactly like riding your beta - of you have the seat/tank combo. I had a Rev 4T with the LR seat/tank. The explorer's seat is a little higher and more comfier, but it is still...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,417
Posted By OneEffinName
The Explorer is actually their TR280 trials bike,...

The Explorer is actually their TR280 trials bike, but they attached a seat and tank. Trails suspension, trials gearing, trails power, trials geometry. I bought it for trials competition (for me),...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,417
Posted By OneEffinName
Yes they are coming. They said late november. ...

Yes they are coming. They said late november. It is likely that more will be sent to the west coast because the terrain is not as fast and flowy as the interior. Not sure about Alberta though. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,417
Posted By OneEffinName
The shop is saying same price as 250 xcw - about...

The shop is saying same price as 250 xcw - about $9000 to $9500. So where do you guys woods ride near Calgary? I have ridden a lot of MTB in Canmore, Bragg Creek and stuff. Fast and flowy. Is the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,417
Posted By OneEffinName
Here is a vid of Omar - not sure how close to...

Here is a vid of Omar - not sure how close to Muscat though. Old roads look OK, but rideable on anything. Single track in that area would be fun, lots of rock.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,417
Posted By OneEffinName
Yeah the mind is a wonderful thing. yes! NO....

Yeah the mind is a wonderful thing. yes! NO. Yeah, but, sure... maybe not...

I tell ya though. I sure had a smile on my face all afternoon after I put that deposit down...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,417
Posted By OneEffinName
I just put in my order for the Freeride 250R. Due...

I just put in my order for the Freeride 250R. Due to arrive in US and Canada in the late fall. I am going to keep my 350 excf for dual sport type stuff. I'll use the 250R freeride for club hare...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 43,531
Posted By OneEffinName
On Vancouver Island Saanich Penninsula, near...

On Vancouver Island Saanich Penninsula, near Sidney.

The Roost
Forum: Canada 06-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 68,519
Posted By OneEffinName
If we meet early Saturday, Caycuse Caves might be...

If we meet early Saturday, Caycuse Caves might be another thing to add to the trip as well. We could do Mt Buldoc plane crash, but I think there would still be a bunch of snow up there.
Forum: Canada 06-05-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 68,519
Posted By OneEffinName
East Robertson Falls - Sat June 7th

East Robertson Falls - Sat June 7th

Anyone interested in looking for East Robertson Falls, its located just a few km down a rough old logging road just down from Mesachie Lake. (Near Lake...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,975
Posted By OneEffinName
Vancouver Island = ride 11.5 months of the year. ...

Vancouver Island = ride 11.5 months of the year. And then 2 weeks of riding in snow.

Seriously.
Forum: Canada 05-13-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By OneEffinName
On a fully loaded 250? 1 to 2 days? Trans...

On a fully loaded 250? 1 to 2 days? Trans Canada or #3. That's it.
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,229
Posted By OneEffinName
Errr, a little late for that, the (very...

Errr, a little late for that, the (very expensive) mold has been made...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,229
Posted By OneEffinName
Rade, foam filters can be made (easily) by...

Rade,

foam filters can be made (easily) by using bulk flat filter material from uni-filter and gluing it with PLIOBOND adhesive (recommended by uni-filter)
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 226,812
Posted By OneEffinName
rade, it looks great, let me know when you are...

rade, it looks great, let me know when you are ready for orders.

Don
Forum: Canada 05-05-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By OneEffinName
I think the 2-3" of travel would be the main...

I think the 2-3" of travel would be the main problem for a dirt bike or even a MTB.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17,550
Views: 1,844,616
Posted By OneEffinName
Ya know, I think I have one of those from my 350...

Ya know, I think I have one of those from my 350 exc in a box somewhere...


thanks for the reminder!
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17,550
Views: 1,844,616
Posted By OneEffinName
Short Clutch Lever

I am a one finger clutch kinda guy (too much trials training I guess). I am looking for a short lever for my 690 - does one exist? I guess I can make one.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17,550
Views: 1,844,616
Posted By OneEffinName
It was a substantial amount that leaked out. At...

It was a substantial amount that leaked out. At least 100ml. Thanks for the extra tips. This helps.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17,550
Views: 1,844,616
Posted By OneEffinName
Thats great - thanks Tom.

Thats great - thanks Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17,550
Views: 1,844,616
Posted By OneEffinName
Filling Fork Oil

My front fork leaked all over the floor. I cleaned out the seal. Now its time to fill the fork back up.

The service manual is not much help here. Talks all about fork disassembly and filling...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,390
Posted By OneEffinName
Check out DSBC. There is a ride starting...

Check out DSBC. There is a ride starting tomorrow...

http://www.dualsportbc.com/forums/showthread.php?12863-Port-Alberni-to-Port-Hardy-Minimum-Pavement-Route/page3

I am sure you could tag...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,051
Posted By OneEffinName
There ain't no CAA where I ride. Bring the tools...

There ain't no CAA where I ride. Bring the tools to fix it, push it out or have another bike tow me out. If I am solo, ditch the bike, walk out and get someone to help me retrieve the bike. BTW...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17,550
Views: 1,844,616
Posted By OneEffinName
Leaky Front Fork

Woke up this morning to a pool of oil underneath the front fork. Its not brake fluid, I think coming from the left fork. Not quite enough time to analyze it this AM, but I will look later tonight....
Forum: Canada 04-04-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,748
Posted By OneEffinName
Now your talking....

Now your talking....
Forum: Canada 04-03-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,748
Posted By OneEffinName
The 690 comment was a joke - just looking for an...

The 690 comment was a joke - just looking for an excuse to buy another bike. Hence the smiley face. :D

Good to hear the preference is as much dirt as possible.
Forum: Canada 04-03-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,748
Posted By OneEffinName
Sounds like fun. Whats the dirt/pavement ratio? ...

Sounds like fun. Whats the dirt/pavement ratio? I like dirt.


Would the 690 be too small? Should I buy another bike? :D
Forum: Trials 04-03-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,067
Posted By OneEffinName
Love the pic. Its one of those: "dont let the...

Love the pic. Its one of those: "dont let the handlebar tag the side of the hill or else I will be going down, doobie, do, down, down..."
Forum: Canada 04-02-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,390
Posted By OneEffinName
I think you need to go out and start riding a few...

I think you need to go out and start riding a few (or at least sit on them). Its easy to google around, but you will get a very good idea about fit and comfort, performance, etc by actually trying...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-29-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,792
Posted By OneEffinName
sure.

sure.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-29-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,792
Posted By OneEffinName
Is anyone able to make Orux work with locked...

Is anyone able to make Orux work with locked maps? I purchased a locked garmin map for my area and would like to use it on ORUX.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-29-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,792
Posted By OneEffinName
I am looking for outofcontrol's XML file - I will...

I am looking for outofcontrol's XML file - I will fix it for him.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-28-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,792
Posted By OneEffinName
can you post the file as attachment?

can you post the file as attachment?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-28-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,792
Posted By OneEffinName
4. did you see the ORUX Maps user manual? ...

4. did you see the ORUX Maps user manual?

http://www.oruxmaps.com/oruxmapsmanual_en.pdf
Forum: Trials 03-28-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By OneEffinName
Here is some more (useless?) info on the Jianshe...

Here is some more (useless?) info on the Jianshe motor and bikes that use them.

http://www.tatsuyoshi.net/toyota/mc/20090302/ybr125.html
Forum: Trials 03-28-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By OneEffinName
Good question. When I had the 2012 Scorpa...

Good question. When I had the 2012 Scorpa TY125S, I almost bought a TTR motor so I could make it bigger engine. But then found a buyer for the Scorpa and got the OSSA Explorer instead. The 125 was...
Forum: Trials 03-27-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By OneEffinName
The older scorpa's 125s (2008) were Yamaha TTR...

The older scorpa's 125s (2008) were Yamaha TTR motors, but the newer TY125s (2012 onwards) are Jianshe motors. What is dissapointing is that the darn Scorpa website still calls them a Yamaha motor....
Forum: Trials 03-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By OneEffinName
FWIW - those are *not* yamaha motors. They are...

FWIW - those are *not* yamaha motors. They are made by Jianshe - which is a Chinese company who partners with Yamaha. Unlike the Yamaha Brazil TTR motors, these are not Yamaha TTR motors made under...
Forum: Canada 03-26-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,390
Posted By OneEffinName
Oh yeah, all of them can handle it with not much...

Oh yeah, all of them can handle it with not much issue for general backroad travel. I am 6'2" and was 250 when I had my DR350 and then a DR650. Sure bigger springs would have been better, but I...
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