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Forum: Canada 07-21-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,256
Posted By CanadianX
If you have multiple vehicles, his and hers for...

If you have multiple vehicles, his and hers for example, be sure that ownership papers reflect the reality because if you have the vehicles only in one persons name and you hit one with the other...
Forum: Canada 07-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,256
Posted By CanadianX
The trip is done as far as the original plans go....

The trip is done as far as the original plans go. We're into a new adventure now that starts tomorrow as my friends deal with insurance, determine whether shipping the bike home or repairing here...
Forum: Canada 07-20-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,256
Posted By CanadianX
Awesome offer, we'll keep it in our back pocket....

Awesome offer, we'll keep it in our back pocket. Not sure just yet. We were thinking worse case we'd uhaul them home or I'd ride home get my truck and trailer. We're hoping the bikes can be repaired...
Forum: Canada 07-20-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,256
Posted By CanadianX
Accident...

Damn this trip wasn't to be. Day 1 hours into our two weeks one of bike in our little group of three lost it's oil drain plug and spit it's oil out all down the road and all over the bike....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,109
Posted By CanadianX
Hidden GPS tracker. Then you don't need to dream...

Hidden GPS tracker. Then you don't need to dream about revenge you can find the POS hang him by his ankles and stuff a curling iron up his ass and plug it in as you walk out the door for a nice...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,256
Posted By CanadianX
Thanks for that, we'll add it to the list! Bikes...

Thanks for that, we'll add it to the list! Bikes are a motely crew and include a GSA, KTM 690 wearing SMs, and a Ninja 600RR. We have two weeks to amble along so we're in no great rush and have...
Forum: Canada 07-10-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,256
Posted By CanadianX
Tail..Dragon whose been?

Looking for info on riding down to the tail of the dragon. Specifically places to camp, things to see on the way, budget info, tips, advice etc...
Forum: Canada 07-09-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By CanadianX
We're talking about it and will likely sign up....

We're talking about it and will likely sign up. Last year we were the big bikes with the 690s and had fun with the "under the bridge" optional and the "over the rocks" power line section. Bike has a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17,552
Views: 1,844,997
Posted By CanadianX
This makes no sense ...yet complete sense. :lol3

This makes no sense ...yet complete sense. :lol3
Forum: Canada 07-04-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By CanadianX
Weird I'd never pay tax unless I was registering...

Weird I'd never pay tax unless I was registering the bike in QC. Bought my wife's bike in QC and didn't pay a nickel in tax until I registered the bike in ON, then I paid ON tax. As far as the...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
...see now there's the problem, not one of us who...

...see now there's the problem, not one of us who entered the Dacre would fit most peoples the description of wise. :lol3
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
Putting some consideration into a 500exc, but I...

Putting some consideration into a 500exc, but I really really really like my 690 for it's all round capability. Can't imagine selling the GSA and I think there is a two bike limit to my wife's...
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 978
Posted By CanadianX
Why wouldn't an ins co. insure an older bike?

Why wouldn't an ins co. insure an older bike?
Forum: Canada 06-28-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
Any more vids?

Some one posted some vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tcr4V2Xz9EM
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,709
Posted By CanadianX
http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd193/CanX06/ph...

http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd193/CanX06/photo_zps84f627eb.jpg

Scorp Pro FIM on the left was a good tire, great traction even as it wore down. In the pic it has about 1200km of mixed...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
I gather from people comments that the previous...

I gather from people comments that the previous rallies were more big bike friendly. In the end you ride what you have right? I used to off road my GSA, now it's a gravel road bike and I keep it out...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By CanadianX
I have the 690 benefits as stated above. It can...

I have the 690 benefits as stated above. It can be ridden anywhere the 500s can be but perhaps not as fast if you are approaching the limits. That said unless you are a skilled rider you won't hit...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17,552
Views: 1,844,997
Posted By CanadianX
Solder is a solution but IMO save yourself the...

Solder is a solution but IMO save yourself the ass pain of burnt, broken, failed bulbs and mud filled lenses and order a euro tail with LED. I ended up with a failed real light during a night...
Forum: Canada 06-24-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
Possibly we were 3x 690s and 1x XR600. We passed...

Possibly we were 3x 690s and 1x XR600. We passed a couple groups, only to be passed by them later. One team in particular traded places with us a couple of times, the last time we saw them their...
Forum: Canada 06-24-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
Team Ktonda on 3x 690s and 1x XR600 ran the early...

Team Ktonda on 3x 690s and 1x XR600 ran the early bonus section, no dramas other than waiting for the hill climb to clear. The 690 is a mountain goat on hill climbs with the slightly longer wheel...
Forum: Canada 06-24-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,256
Posted By CanadianX
Seems to work for OGTC...:lol3

Seems to work for OGTC...:lol3
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
^This. I think it was a good balance, not...

^This.

I think it was a good balance, not overly technical in any one section but enough of a challenge for everyone especially given how long the day was. The section after the marina was IMO...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,692
Posted By CanadianX
Fresh off this years Dacre I've learned a few...

Fresh off this years Dacre I've learned a few things. Bike prep: We all thought we were good to go but tech inspection identified some bearing problems on a couple of our bikes and several other...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
JBone11, did you guys bash your way through the...

JBone11, did you guys bash your way through the section after the Marina? A lot like a goat path. Longest 100km of any day.
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
ecarnell - We were very sorry to hear about your...

ecarnell - We were very sorry to hear about your crash, but very happy to hear you are going to be alright. Here's tp a speedy recovery!

Great rally, very well organized. Rally Connex put a huge...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
Twas the night before, the night before and all...

Twas the night before, the night before and all through the garage not a sound twas to be heard...except some yelling "hey have you seen my other glove... I need some paper towel...a lot of paper...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,256
Posted By CanadianX
Will do. We'll be the noisy black Xterra towing a...

Will do. We'll be the noisy black Xterra towing a small black v-nose trailer.
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
So do we have to carry a sleeping bag with us...

So do we have to carry a sleeping bag with us while riding and a tent?
I'm pretty handy with making a shelter so have no need of a tent and am willing to skin another rider to make myself a pretty...
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 526,256
Posted By CanadianX
Heading into Ottawa

I'm heading into Ottawa tomorrow morning for a quick in and out to pick up my new hiem joint for the rear shock. Sadly I can't get it installed until Monday but have a busy weekend so any notion of a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17,552
Views: 1,844,997
Posted By CanadianX
Check the wiring under the fuse box. This seems...

Check the wiring under the fuse box. This seems to be a common area where the exposed wires of the main wire bundle will fray. Your intermittent problem sounds like what I experienced. Happened to my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,045
Posted By CanadianX
Ignore the haters they love to get online using...

Ignore the haters they love to get online using the free wifi from McDonalds and chirp others while sucking back another litre of free refill cola and wiping french fry salt off their shirt, while...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17,552
Views: 1,844,997
Posted By CanadianX
Yup it does. Ordered the same after the nth time...

Yup it does. Ordered the same after the nth time cleaning shit out from the lens and replacing the bulb. Now if it would just get here so I can install it!!
Forum: Canada 06-09-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,389
Posted By CanadianX
Hey C-Stain, how are things? How'd the leg heal...

Hey C-Stain, how are things? How'd the leg heal up? Get any good rides in this year?

As far as the GTI goes I'm looking forward to a new car. Mileage wasn't a huge concern as my wife doesn't...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17,552
Views: 1,844,997
Posted By CanadianX
I asked Allballs if they had something that fit...

I asked Allballs if they had something that fit the 690. Answer was no but Helen at AB said she'd throw it over to their product development guys.

Also sent an email to Rally Raid to see if they...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 17,552
Views: 1,844,997
Posted By CanadianX
Thanks for that. I went back and looked at your...

Thanks for that. I went back and looked at your post and also read Noah's reply. The joint on mine is still round and not oblong like Noah's was, so it would appear I caught it's in the early stages...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 17,552
Views: 1,844,997
Posted By CanadianX
A little over 10,000km no to the power wash...

A little over 10,000km no to the power wash unless you include swamps and river crossings. :lol3 I'm not surprised given that the terrain here includes a lot of water and mud.
Forum: Canada 06-07-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
Oh oh...

Spooned on the new tire...always the best of times!:huh
Checking out the rear shock as I the suspension was squeaking last week and found some play in the lower shock joint. BALLS!
Happily there...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17,552
Views: 1,844,997
Posted By CanadianX
Help - Rear shock question.

Looks like the lower joint on my shock is done. I noticed a squeak coming out of the suspension some place two weeks ago. Cleaned things up and tried to isolate it and finally sprayed some lube on...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
Looking forward to putting mine on this weekend.

Looking forward to putting mine on this weekend.
Forum: Canada 06-04-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,094
Posted By CanadianX
Damn outed myself and my tire fetish. Happily...

Damn outed myself and my tire fetish. Happily among you freaks I think my fetish will be understood and even accepted. :lol3

Some tire porn: BTW my buddy just put on the Motoz Enduro (centre tire)...
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