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Forum: Canada 09-04-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,019
Posted By straight_8
:clap :lurk

:clap :lurk
Forum: Americas 08-30-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,013
Posted By straight_8
Question TLH riding buddy?

Anyone headed towards Newfoundland from Goose bay next Saturday Sept 7th ?

I'm headed from home base in Goose to Deer lake to meet up with my Dad then head towards St-Johns. Could be nice to pair...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,019
Posted By straight_8
Excellent weather ahead lucky buggers!

Excellent weather ahead lucky buggers!
Forum: Canada 08-24-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,019
Posted By straight_8
:clap Epic adventure awaits! I head down the...

:clap
Epic adventure awaits!
I head down the TLH in 2 weeks from Goose.

Dont forget to stop in and say Hi! :deal
:freaky
Forum: Regional forums 08-21-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5,699
Views: 580,967
Posted By straight_8
Wicked Tlh?

Someone come bring the egg up to Goose Bay, I'll forward it on towards the Rock in 3 weeks...:deal
Forum: Americas 08-20-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,013
Posted By straight_8
You "should" be fine although you may have a...

You "should" be fine although you may have a morning with some snow, there is some frost on the ground this morning but will go up to 22C this afternooon in Goose Bay.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By straight_8
It basically did the klunk on shutdown...

It basically did the klunk on shutdown sporadically when low idle when on a trip, problem got worse and would act up around 2K RPM.

It would be centrifugally activated according to RPM and a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By straight_8
KTM dealer

Ordered the spring from my KTM dealer on a hunch that it was the culprit. Pulled the cam out and took off the floating cam and replaced the tiny spring under it. Idle clicking (exhaust valve opening)...
Forum: Americas 08-13-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,013
Posted By straight_8
FYI I am doing the TLH Clockwise from Goose...

FYI I am doing the TLH Clockwise from Goose starting Sept 7th and following the Targa Rally all week then coming back by the 29th Sept...:deal
Forum: Canada 08-12-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 45,555
Posted By straight_8
Borrow a guard if you can from someone local on...

Borrow a guard if you can from someone local on dualsport (dot) ca then take it off once passed.:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By straight_8
My 640 had low idle clicking issues due to the...

My 640 had low idle clicking issues due to the spring under the cam being worn out (1$ spring) solved my issues. my cam moved like that with the spring worn out and was pretty snappy with the new...
Forum: Americas 08-12-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,013
Posted By straight_8
TLH update

Road is all clear with a steady flow of bikers coming in daily now!! :clap
Anyone passing by PM me and stop over for a beer or a place to crash. :deal
Forum: Canada 08-11-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 45,555
Posted By straight_8
Thumb RPM was my go to shop when I lived in NS 2 Years...

RPM was my go to shop when I lived in NS 2 Years ago, especially for safety! Drove 2 1/2 hrs to get my GasGas EC300 checked.
Forum: Canada 08-10-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,019
Posted By straight_8
Don't forget to let me know when you guys get to...

Don't forget to let me know when you guys get to Goose Bay. I have a few dry spots to sleep :deal

Safe travels!!
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8,813
Views: 1,912,094
Posted By straight_8
New owner (for the second time)

My new 07 next to my well used 02. :clap
http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll51/straight_8/934661_10151732310082348_328632398_n.jpg
Forum: Canada 06-25-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,019
Posted By straight_8
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Trials 06-25-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,757
Posted By straight_8
Pissed Twin-Shocker

Being a total trials noob I strongly disagree...:y0!

I love my 150lbs dual injected 2 stroke. I can balance it for days, hop both wheels on pavement, splatter a 2-3 foot square edge. Old TY I...
Forum: Americas 06-18-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,013
Posted By straight_8
I run MT21 in the front and T63 in the rear on my...

I run MT21 in the front and T63 in the rear on my 640. They are great although the front wears weird, I am switching to a pair of T63's this year.

Newfierider...Look me up when your in...
Forum: Trials 06-18-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 123,530
Posted By straight_8
Laugh Ossa TR280i Factory R

First trials bike, first hour on it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4C1_qSN6_Gw
Forum: Trials 06-15-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 144
Sticky: Poll: Getting into trials?
Views: 35,012
Posted By straight_8
Sorry but I'm not even at the 30 Year mark yet...

Sorry but I'm not even at the 30 Year mark yet :deal...Although I do own a camper I am not even close to being retired. :lol3
Forum: Trials 06-14-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,932
Posted By straight_8
Oil change?

So it sounds to me like I need to lay the bike on one side open the case, drain oil measure then fill and repeat with the other side...no drain plugs or fill port?:huh
Forum: Trials 06-12-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 144
Sticky: Poll: Getting into trials?
Views: 35,012
Posted By straight_8
Laugh Ossa TR280i

Well I only seen a trials bike for a few minutes years ago...

Now I live up north and was still thinking about trials. Decided that the Ossa 280i would be a wicked "beginner" bike...Factory...
Forum: Trials 06-11-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,932
Posted By straight_8
Wingman, seen your video up on YouTube. I'm...

Wingman, seen your video up on YouTube. I'm getting an ossa shipped to Labrador from Mr Billiard..let me know how you like your ride.
Forum: Trials 06-10-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By straight_8
How do you like it? I have one on the way as well!

How do you like it? I have one on the way as well!
Forum: Trials 06-10-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,757
Posted By straight_8
Wicked Trials you say

I just bought an Ossa 280i Factory:clap ...only "sat" on a trials bike in a shop once, I've been riding for 7 years now and raced mountainbikes. I can do basic trials on my hardtail but it's not the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8,813
Views: 1,912,094
Posted By straight_8
I bought my 02 Adv with 26,000km for a little...

I bought my 02 Adv with 26,000km for a little less then that over 5 years ago!! Grant you it was bone stock no racks or nothing...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8,813
Views: 1,912,094
Posted By straight_8
HAHAHA!:rofl I have 51,000km on mine now and am...

HAHAHA!:rofl I have 51,000km on mine now and am about to buy a low mile 07 to keep for travels only...Still have your Rally bike Mike?
Forum: Canada 06-02-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 45,555
Posted By straight_8
Littlelionman

Right on Murph! :clap He's good company, I'm sure he won't be as beat when he arrives at your place. He pushed Manic 5 to Goose in a day with daylight to spare!

Paul, you will be introduced to...
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 68,381
Posted By straight_8
Thumb Wow

Beautiful work!!!

I think I will be contacting you shortly for a rear aux tank and a skid plate for a 640A...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,959
Posted By straight_8
The old ghost town of Gagnon is FRESHLY paved all...

The old ghost town of Gagnon is FRESHLY paved all the way to fire lake before the twisties to Fermont where the moose got loose.
Forum: Americas 05-28-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By straight_8
Clockwise is better for fuel milage as well,...

Clockwise is better for fuel milage as well, Goose to Port hope will be "downhill" and wind in your back. It's crazy how fast they are paving the TLH with long summer days up here.
Forum: Americas 05-28-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,013
Posted By straight_8
Thumb Tlh

Forrest, stop by in Goose let me know when you'll be in town. I suggest against the hammock but could be done like another mentioned. It snowed here a few days ago, a few weeks ago it was +20C for a...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 45,555
Posted By straight_8
Kelsow; Yes I still have the 640A...have a lil...

Kelsow; Yes I still have the 640A...have a lil over 50,000km on her! Looking to get another 640A or a modded 690 if not.

Murph no surprise to see you still kicking around, will be around for 3...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,480
Posted By straight_8
Thumb Great ride report!!! Next time come up the TLH to...

Great ride report!!! Next time come up the TLH to Goose Bay.

Novaboy, give me a shout when you head up to Labrador!!!
Forum: Canada 05-24-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,019
Posted By straight_8
Cool2 TLH eh?

Kelsow, Novaboy...Long time no see kelsow! Still have my 640A looking to buy another haha! Please stop by and feel free to use anything at my disposal here in Goose Bay. Free night under a roof,...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 45,555
Posted By straight_8
Kelsow good to see things are still rolling!!!...

Kelsow good to see things are still rolling!!! You should come for another spin up the TLH its getting to be mostly paved from lab city to goose, you should also come up before they dam up Muskrat...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,814
Posted By straight_8
still turning wrenches at 130 am newfoundland...

still turning wrenches at 130 am newfoundland time. we had a great day on the trail way at the top sales, yesterday was an awesome day with icebergs with more icebergs the day before. it's a shit...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,979
Posted By straight_8
Thumb Tlh

Hey Don if you guys want to do the TLH this year I'll be living in Goose Bay so come on over :freaky and well head to the soiree from there!
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 21,632
Posted By straight_8
Hey guys I'm here at Manic 5 headed for the...

Hey guys I'm here at Manic 5 headed for the soiree, where are you at on your TLH run?
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5,964
Views: 1,078,157
Posted By straight_8
Thanks Warewolf!!! Thought that hangar was only...

Thanks Warewolf!!! Thought that hangar was only for the sidestand springs to attatch to, now I see the wear marks from years ago, thought it would be bolted and not "hung there"

Thanks again!!...
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