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Forum: Canada 05-11-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18,535
Views: 1,084,278
Posted By dungbeatle
Pine cones?

Not normally a stickler for minor details, but the cones in your bean can are from a spruce tree. Very similar prepping and planting, but not a pine. Look like white spruce, a very nice tree all the...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By dungbeatle
Great trip

Hi no matter what way you look at the map your going to have a great trip.
I only have two suggestions, when you leave home stay south into the finger lakes area and on way home the north shore of...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By dungbeatle
Highway 16

No problems on 16 with gas, food, or camping spots.
You will pass through lots of small farming towns and a couple large cities on your way, there will be many chances to buy forgotten items.
Forum: Canada 03-22-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By dungbeatle
North shore of Superior

Hi, direction does not matter, views are world class both ways, I have travelled it numerous times.
Weather could be used as a factor or route home from either terminus.
Both cities have lots to...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,193
Posted By dungbeatle
Siouxlookout to Ear Falls

Howdy you can do Sio to Ear Falls in one day if road is good
The first 100 km of the Vermillon River road is good and maintained to a degree to the turn off to Slate Falls. If I remember right it's...
Forum: Canada 02-06-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By dungbeatle
Trans lab in June

Howdy, June can be a mixed bag of weather in Lab. Must remember where you are going, check trend from spring till departure will give you an idea of what waves of weather are coming from ocean and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17,550
Views: 2,095,959
Posted By dungbeatle
Rear kLR caliper

Hello to all inmates. I am looking for a complete rear brake caliper assembly.
Would be grateful for a lead on one or if you know of a auto recycler who may have some kLR wrecks.
My dust donkey is...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18,535
Views: 1,084,278
Posted By dungbeatle
KLR parts

Good day to all, looking for the whole rear brake caliper assembly.
If anyone knows of a KLR being parted out or an auto recycler that I can call would be much appreciated and libations would be...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11,101
Views: 788,206
Posted By dungbeatle
Hey Gumby

Hey Gumby how are things.
North road to the mine is not too bad, grader works it reasonably regular. From Mine turn off to Windigo is not bad but has some wash board spots but nothing too serious....
Forum: Canada 06-30-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By dungbeatle
place to sleep on Dempster

Howdy and good luck, it will be epic.
Along the road there are some camp sites and at the half way mark is Eagle Plains. At Eagle Plains is gas, food, camp site, cold beer lots of other travellers...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-19-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 33,656
Posted By dungbeatle
One of kind EPIC.

Fantastic, only ride report of its kind. Great video and sound track.
Cannot decide if your tougher than saddle leather or bumped your head too many times as kid.
Once again great job.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By dungbeatle
TW-200 dead

Good day all, mom wants her wheels out and I cannot get them moving so looking for some assistance.
Bike is TW-200, when put away last fall ran great, dry, and out of weather all winter.
Forum: Americas 04-01-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By dungbeatle
just go do it

Going before June you would freeze and experience some late winter weather if things turned on you. Up towards Deadhorse would be down right cool all the time. Late June early July would be a good...
Forum: Americas 04-01-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By dungbeatle
Great highway to ride

Came down in 2012 and was a great ride, ton of wildlife so beware and no night riding. Some scattered construction but good news, bikes go to front of line.
Telegraph creek is most definetly worth...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-06-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 1,672,729
Posted By dungbeatle
New life,great RR.

Great RR guys please keep up the dedication to it even though it takes a lot of time and discipline. You are riding in slow motion taking time to discover life and culture I love the way you have...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-30-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 822,182
Posted By dungbeatle
Back in the saddle

Was great meeting you in the Youkon. So glad you have overcome all the challenges that have jumped in front of you.
Great ride report, good luck keep your stick on ice.
Forum: Americas 12-20-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,452
Posted By dungbeatle
Dempster for sure

If time allows for only one road the Dempster has tons more to offer, once there a cheap flight to the Herchle Island whaling station will put you on the Article Ocean and see a one only spot....
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By dungbeatle
Monterey Leather Jackets

Good day all, not to beat a dead horse but can anyone give me a place to buy a Monterey leather riding jacket.
All my searches are striking out and with fall upon us I would like a new cool wx...
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By dungbeatle
hiedenau tires on mag wheels

Good day all, looking to put a set of K-60's on my GS and looking to see if anyone has any experience putting the K-60 on tubeless mag wheels.
Thanks for the assistance
Forum: Americas 04-30-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,405
Posted By dungbeatle
late may ride

Howdy, I live in Northern Ontario and have done the North Shore many times. Don"t worry about the black flies, snow, roads or hotel rooms. Weather can change rapidly so be prepared for rain and...
Forum: Alaska 03-12-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 37,274
Posted By dungbeatle
1. Copy these instructions along with the most...

1. Copy these instructions along with the most current list of names.
2. Hit "New Reply" button (no, not the "quote" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4. Add the next number and your name; each member...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By dungbeatle
adding electrical panel

Hi all, I have a F1200gs and would like to add an electrical panel for charging various items.
If anyone out there has done this or any guru's have some advice as to parts act I would be very...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By dungbeatle
electronic add ons 07 1200gs

good day all, not being real comfortable doing electronics I am looking for anyone who has added some electronics for charging cell phones, computers, cameras act. Would like to have a couple...
Forum: Canada 11-08-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,306
Posted By dungbeatle
sat phones and spots

Hey Gumbellion, what about some of the other communications gadgets you were working on?
Forum: Canada 11-08-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,210
Posted By dungbeatle

I'm on drugs are the rest of you?
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,509
Views: 1,036,321
Posted By dungbeatle
KLR stands for killer motorcycle.

The KLR is the best motorcycle for your dollar made in the last twenty years, bar none.
Out of the crate, ride it like you stole it and care for it like your misstress and they will last forever....
Forum: Canada 09-27-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 98,335
Posted By dungbeatle
Thanks from Dryden

Hi Feliz and all you other inmates.
Feliz if you ever get tired of motorcycle riding you should maybe think ot the hospitality industry your a natural hahaha.
Just like to say thanks for inviting...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,428
Posted By dungbeatle
easy choice

KLR stands for killer motorcycle, buy one, ride it, be happy.
If buying pre 2008 there are a lot out there for parts and info, many guys to check out the farkles on thier bikes.
They are strong,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By dungbeatle
it takes enough to have fun with

Hi all, wife has a 2008 f650, about ten grand on the clock and lots of it off road. By off road I mean gravel and some not too rough single track.
Bike has held up very well, I think it combines...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By dungbeatle
klr stalling

Howdy folks, was having some issues with my 98 KLR, cleaned carb and now starts and runs great but when I go to let out clutch it stalls instantly.
I can rev engine in N to high RPM but as soon as...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,408
Posted By dungbeatle
too short

Good friend of mine has a wife that is the as short as your wife is, a Corbin seat and lowered the buke as low as possible and she has made out fine.
She is not an outstanding rider but getting...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-17-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,184
Posted By dungbeatle
gettin on

I sometimes put my GS in gear and mount it on the fly, once moving, who needs to touch the ground agian.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-17-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 55,036
Posted By dungbeatle
how old is old

How old would you be if you didn't count your birthday?
A person will rust out from sitting long before he wears out from moving, at 55 I'm one of the pups, few of the old dudes still drive their...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-17-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,139
Posted By dungbeatle
Lwd & Lwa

I have seen both series, take them for what they are a couple guys with some sponsors and money doing what we like to do only slightly different.
Just enjoy it, learn from it and keep an open mind....
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,842
Posted By dungbeatle
KLR stands for killer

I would not hesitate to buy if indeed it has only that number of miles.
Look it over closely before. Right off the bat though I would replace the tank due to rust, it will cause you a mountian of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-28-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 48,574
Posted By dungbeatle
Heart of Peru

Thank you for an excellent ride report, you have really captured what Peru is and has to offer. Your pictures and description were just right.
Having travelled much of the same area years ago it was...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-18-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 317,363
Posted By dungbeatle
newfie tour

Congratulations on the upcoming new adventure rider.
Great ride reprot, you did the trail description great.
Glad to hear you had some challenge, adversity, rain, sun, heat, hills, gravel, sand,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,949
Posted By dungbeatle
do not panic

If it is just a dent with no perferations, just ride it and check it once in a while to see if cracks are forming. Do not let any dealer try to sell you a new frame there are talented welders out...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,516
Posted By dungbeatle
KLR's Rule

Howdy, the KLR is a great first bike and will do what you have listed as your begining rides. I have one, lots of my riding buddies ride them, big and small, loaded heavy and light. They are tough,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,968
Posted By dungbeatle
how long do you want it to last

Howdy, I know several thumpers with well over 50K, guys drive them like they stole them, maintain them like they love them and swear by them, myself included. Have an old KLR would hop on it tomorrow...
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