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Forum: Canada 12-16-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By revitup
By any chance are you taking a one way criuse to...

By any chance are you taking a one way criuse to Anchorage? I have thought about doing that with the wife, she flys back and I ride back to Toronto/Burlington

About how much does it cost to ship...
Forum: Americas 12-16-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By revitup
To bad, June would be a better month to go, less...

To bad, June would be a better month to go, less rain and bugs. Also June 21 is a great place to be in Dawson for the D2D experience. Brush up on your Mad Trapper history he is all over Eagle Plains.
Forum: Canada 10-20-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22,432
Views: 2,369,823
Posted By revitup
Hi Mark, just sent you an email now, yeh great...

Hi Mark, just sent you an email now, yeh great idea.
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22,432
Views: 2,369,823
Posted By revitup
October 24.25,26,27 Camping Trip

Retired with a 2011 GSA, wife is going to Ottawa to see her grand kids. I'm not. Thinking of going to around Tobermory or .....anywhere, for the same time frame. Anyone want to come along and do some...
Forum: Canada 10-15-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22,432
Views: 2,369,823
Posted By revitup
FYI, just got my bike insurance for a 2011...

FYI, just got my bike insurance for a 2011 GSA..had one small speeding ticket last year in the car.....now they want $1,314 for the bike is that normal?...I'm with Spriggs in Milton
Forum: Canada 10-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,752
Posted By revitup
Hey, Hey, I did that trip, Thompson to Churchill,...

Hey, Hey, I did that trip, Thompson to Churchill, in around 1977, by the train. I had great time, several times the train would slow down so much you could walk beside it.
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,657
Posted By revitup
Wow, great map, now it all makes sense, it really...

Wow, great map, now it all makes sense, it really helps having the route put toghether like this....especially those land marks: bus, washout, and those dam slimy logs.....you forgot the sand. ...
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,599
Posted By revitup
Numbers Please,

How is your rig set up? Could your please give us some numbers for your, Lead, Toe in, and Track? How does it handle for right and left turns?

I have a 2011 GSA with a Friendship 11 my Lead is...
Forum: Canada 08-15-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,657
Posted By revitup
Great Pics

PS-RagE very nice pics. The "notice anything missing photo" is that shot/composed using HDR ?

Now about that final tripometer reading screen shot above.....was that max speed (cough, cough,...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,657
Posted By revitup
Fantastic Ride

Woweeeeee, just a truely fantastic 4 day ride in the dirt. It has it all, rocks, sand, bush, mud, swamp, hills, water crossings, fast and slow areas and dam those technical sections. You almost just...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By revitup
Just measured. I'm 14 inches under the tub/axle...

Just measured. I'm 14 inches under the tub/axle and about 7ish under the tug, with ESA at 1 up and soft, I 'll check tomorrow and see where two up sport gets me to under the tug.
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,809
Posted By revitup
They are not legal on Ontario or in 3 US states....

They are not legal on Ontario or in 3 US states. My rep just called (Ontario) base price; Grey is $24K and the Red Sc $26K. Sure looks like it would be allot of fun to drive....but I like to...
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By revitup
That is what I am interested in. ...

That is what I am interested in.

IMHO......I just don't know...4 inches is to low, 6 inches is low, 10 inches is medium/average, 16 inches is high and 18 inches is to high?????
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By revitup
The 14 Inch Ground Clearance Question

The Sidecar will be primarily used to transport my wife. She would like to be as high of the ground as possible. I have a 13" wheel on the SC and an adjustable torsion bar (rubber) suspension system...
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By revitup
This makes some sense. Also the side walls of the...

This makes some sense. Also the side walls of the car tire should have more give and produce a softer ride, especially in a high profile, like 80 series tires.
Forum: Hacks 07-29-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By revitup
This is what I am thinking, they will be tougher,...

This is what I am thinking, they will be tougher, pull better, stand up to scrubbing, track better, and will be better suited to my primitive torsion bar (rubber) bar suspension of the SC. The only...
Forum: Hacks 07-28-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By revitup
The Hack Tire, Car or Trailer?

Should one get a trailer or a car tire for the Hack?

I have a 15" car tire on the back of the GSA on a Freedom Sidecar wheel.
I now need a 13" tire for the Hack. I'm thinking of a trailer tire....
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,657
Posted By revitup
I'm good to go, sounds like fun.

I'm good to go, sounds like fun.
Forum: Hacks 07-25-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,565
Posted By revitup
How much weight was your GSA set up using, rider...

How much weight was your GSA set up using, rider and luggage?
How much weight was the tub set up using?
Is your stering heavy?

What are your dimensions for:
1) Off-Set/Track,
2) Lead,
3) Toe...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,657
Posted By revitup
Sounds great. I'll have to confirm with my wife...

Sounds great. I'll have to confirm with my wife and will get back to you ASAP.

I'm in Burlington, just up the road from you on a 2011 GSA. Perhaps we could meet along the way around Burlington...
Forum: Hacks 07-23-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By revitup
There's allot of info here, just keep reading. I...

There's allot of info here, just keep reading. I finally went for a 15 inch wheel and adapter from Claude ( Freedom Sidecar LLC had one in stock and shipped ASAP) and a 165/80/15 Kumho tire. My Rep...
Forum: Hacks 07-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,455
Posted By revitup
Set Up Specs

Fantastic looking set up. Very nice job.

What wheel leed are you using, 9 1/2 inches?
What trail are you using, (stock on a 2011GSA is 3.5 inches)
Forum: Hacks 07-20-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By revitup
The rig is still in the paint shop and I am in...

The rig is still in the paint shop and I am in the process of fabricating the subframe and mounts. Will be getting the rig back middle next week. That top front frame bolt that goes all the way...
Forum: Hacks 07-20-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By revitup
no it's a std bolt/nut head..must be a 19mm...

no it's a std bolt/nut head..must be a 19mm socket size...but I'm not sure, that's why I am asking.
Forum: Hacks 07-19-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By revitup
2011 GSA 1200 Front Top Engine Mount

The front top engine mounton the GSA, that longish bolt that goes through the engine, I'm trying to remove it, is the socket size 19mm or 18mm, 19 seems a bit loose, just do not want to strip it?
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By revitup
My car rig, is a California II restored in mint...

My car rig, is a California II restored in mint condition, including, roof, windows, and wind shield, painting it yellow today to match my bike.
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,383
Posted By revitup
Great info, thanks guys, will go with the...

Great info, thanks guys, will go with the 165/80/15 and try to get the Michelin XZX or equiv. The GSA has the enduro first/lower gear so I should be OK, although my rig is sorta heavy.....I think at...
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By revitup
Got it

My solution. One, one inch square tube about 12 inches long angled up from the sub frame, with gussets on both sides on the sub frame, will have some pics latter when all the GSA/mounts are complete,...
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By revitup
Need Help With GSA top front HACK MOUNT

Just started to install my new hack, have all the mounts installed on the GSA. I have been saving the toughest mount for the last.

I now need help with the top front mount on a 2011 GSA 1200....
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,383
Posted By revitup
Whats the best 15" auto rear tire for a HACK

Looking to buy a 15 rear tire around 165R15 for the rear wheel of my 2100 GSA since I have now added a 300 lb sidecar. The Tire will be used to haul my 120 lb wife around 70/30 rough pavement gravel?...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,029
Posted By revitup
Got my notice last week for an 2011 GSA. Have not...

Got my notice last week for an 2011 GSA. Have not called the dealer (Buds/Oakville) as yet.

Was sorta thinking..."if it aint broke don't fix it", but this is gas related so I guess I should this...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,746
Posted By revitup
What year(s) does this appy to and what models?

What year(s) does this appy to and what models?
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 57,559
Posted By revitup
Just ordered my MiniPro from Rob just now. Looks...

Just ordered my MiniPro from Rob just now. Looks quite impressive. In the past I have relied on CO2 and by the time I've pulled them out, everyone shows up with their pump, so I figured it's high...
Forum: Americas 04-06-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,580
Posted By revitup
I've got the Yaesu FTM 10R, use it for weather,...

I've got the Yaesu FTM 10R, use it for weather, radio, news, and for some form of back-up for emergencies.
Forum: Americas 04-06-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,965
Posted By revitup
Dempster and/or Dalton

I'm located in Burlington, On and will be leaving June 6,7,8,9 for the Dempster and/or Dalton and have done both before on a 2011 GSA. I'm 64, 185 lbs, great shape, camp, and retired. Perhaps we can...
Forum: Canada 02-13-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,994
Posted By revitup
Interested, PM sent.

Interested, PM sent.
Forum: Canada 01-17-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By revitup
When the road first opens I'll be there on that...

When the road first opens I'll be there on that day. Hopefully it will open in late June and before 2017.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,328
Posted By revitup
Hi guys, Happy New Year. I just wanted to...

Hi guys, Happy New Year.

I just wanted to say a big thank you to Woody and his team.

I just received today, a bran new: tubless, 21 x 1.84, X-laced front wheel for my GSA. Looks fantastic....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 929,402
Posted By revitup
Just got my belated Christmas present fron Santa,...

Just got my belated Christmas present fron Santa, arrived today...a nice 21 inch front wheel from Woody's. I can hardly wait to get it on.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By revitup
If you ride off road, camp, gravel roads, U turns...

If you ride off road, camp, gravel roads, U turns on Hills, anywhere that is not flat, almost no matter what your inseam may not matter all that much. You will lear to turn your front wheel into the...
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