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Forum: Hacks 08-28-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
We had the lead at about 17% of the wheelbase. So...

We had the lead at about 17% of the wheelbase. So reading some she wanted to try the lead at 15 percent of the wheelbase to be middle ground of 10-20 percent. this did not produce a good result as...
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
well we mounted up the sidecar yesterday setting...

well we mounted up the sidecar yesterday setting the lead,toe and lean up and today my wife took it up the street a few times. at first there was a lot low speed wobble. I hadn't checked the tire...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
well finished the subframe today and got a coat...

well finished the subframe today and got a coat of primer and paint on it.

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcarter/IMG_20140825_114123.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
well i have gotten to work on this project a bit...

well i have gotten to work on this project a bit more and am very close to having the subframe complete.

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcarter/IMG_20140822_125324-1.jpg...
Forum: Canada 08-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By agent of orange
Christian messaged my wife mid day to tell us he...

Christian messaged my wife mid day to tell us he made it home to his family ok. And yes the shipping was a maze of partial and or incorrect information. It seems that in the first world there is...
Forum: Canada 08-22-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By agent of orange
well it has been a long time coming but almost 2...

well it has been a long time coming but almost 2 weeks later Christian will be flying back to switzerland and his bike has already flown there. There was much confusion and miss information on the...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By agent of orange
managed to get threw on the phone to the auto...

managed to get threw on the phone to the auto port and the lady gave me the names of 2 places to contact.
colley motorships and wallenius.

i was able to talk to colley motorship at their...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By agent of orange
by sea but I am having issues with finding roro...

by sea but I am having issues with finding roro here all the freight forwarding companies are only quoting LCL and that requires the bike to be shipped back to montreal.
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By agent of orange
He arrived at my place just outside of halifax...

He arrived at my place just outside of halifax sunday after leaving pei, he camped in my yard as I was on pei till monday evening. Since then we have took a day ride to peggy's cove and the swiss air...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By agent of orange
seen this posted on local forum so followed the...

seen this posted on local forum so followed the link and sent an email to rberc(at)gmail.com. I am in in halifax and my wife is swiss so both may enjoy the some conversation.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 53,706
Posted By agent of orange
amazing trails to go out on the quads with....

amazing trails to go out on the quads with. alberta is pretty nice province well besides the tar sands.
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
Mike thankyou for the reply. How do you find the...

Mike thankyou for the reply. How do you find the virago for a tug? It has been a slow build for me as I have been replacing the carpet in the house and need to replace the siding to. The wife thinks...
Forum: Hacks 06-30-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
Wow about a hundred views since i posted the...

Wow about a hundred views since i posted the pictures of what I built so far.. My wife thinks your all to smart to disagree with her. Guess some of you been married longer than us and know better not...
Forum: Hacks 06-27-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
the little passenger ...

the little passenger

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcarter/IMG_20140503_191233.jpg (http://s284.photobucket.com/user/trenttcarter/media/IMG_20140503_191233.jpg.html)

and a helper...
Forum: Hacks 06-27-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
hey guys been a while since i updated. but since...

hey guys been a while since i updated. but since my last post i have replaced the bearing and purchased a torsion spring for a vw and made new springs. only 2 where not broken on the originals. now i...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,715
Posted By agent of orange
hope the hand heals up quickly but the west coast...

hope the hand heals up quickly but the west coast has a longer riding season then us in the east. Funny thing i crushed the tip of my finger breaking the tip off and lacerating the finger tip 80...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,715
Posted By agent of orange
great pics. I rode a rented bmw up to pemberton...

great pics. I rode a rented bmw up to pemberton and back last spring. I would of loved to to the full loop.
Forum: Hacks 05-13-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
https://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCo...

https://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=VWC-131-411-107-A

would this be the vintage of torsion leafs one would need to get to make springs for the friendship??
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
Thanks for the offer.I ordered up the bearing and...

Thanks for the offer.I ordered up the bearing and race. And I am going to talk to some guys in the local aircooled group see if anyone has any spare parts local. Plus I know where there is a beetle...
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
today i decided it be best to pull the torsion...

today i decided it be best to pull the torsion springs and inspect them before i order the bearing kit. turns out 3 out of 5 are broken. will have to get this sorted.
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcart...

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcarter/viragosidecarmounts0061-1.jpg (http://s284.photobucket.com/user/trenttcarter/media/viragosidecarmounts0061-1.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,511
Posted By agent of orange
Great!

Great!
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
That is the plan. I found pictures of a front...

That is the plan. I found pictures of a front subframe that was made for a virago that I will copy. Will post it up after the Marcus show aka motogp
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By agent of orange
82 virago 750 set up for a friendship 1

So I have finally cleaned the bikes out of the shed and hopefully the extras that get jammed in my shed over the winter will dissapear from the driveway soon but it have begun looking at mounting...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,511
Posted By agent of orange
thanks for the reply i have been busy with family...

thanks for the reply i have been busy with family and bathroom renos. but i will post up locally on the forums for my area as there has to be some other hack pilots out there in nova scotia lol.
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,511
Posted By agent of orange
nova scotia canada.. sorry guys for the tardy...

nova scotia canada.. sorry guys for the tardy reply. i am with td for my dakar but when i was getting a quote for the virago i asked about if a sidecar is attached. the one on the phone maybe was...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,511
Posted By agent of orange
insurance and sidecars

hey guys getting ready to mount up the california friendship 1 to my old virago and asked my insurance about sidecar and all they asked was the bike altered or modified. i was like no it has not but...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By agent of orange
f650 dual spark O2 sensor logic

hey guys posting up to see if anyone knows how the bmc controls the heater element for the o2 sensor. I am installing an Xied from nightrider and the unit gets it power from the heater circuit in the...
Forum: EMEA 03-25-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By agent of orange
that is an awesome coat!! and yes some of the...

that is an awesome coat!! and yes some of the gear that is marketed to woman is just a bit to pink and flowered.
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By agent of orange
ya i have been looking at the torsion springs and...

ya i have been looking at the torsion springs and such online. with a little one eventually going in the car we will be giving it a good go over and spending extra time riding with a bag of potatoes...
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By agent of orange
friendship 1 on a 82 virago 750

hey guys last fall i picked up a old mono shock virago from next to free as the owner though there was something major wrong with the starter and he was clearing his garage for a move across the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,715
Posted By agent of orange
Looks like an amazing trip you have planned. I...

Looks like an amazing trip you have planned. I have only had the opportunity to ride around switzerland but would love to ride everywhere in europe. Clearly your friend you lost affected your life...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-03-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2,965
Views: 600,007
Posted By agent of orange
wow amazing builds. I not sure how i google lead...

wow amazing builds. I not sure how i google lead me into this thread halfway threw the 2011 build. but you do some nice work. The ptwin must be nice I rode a friends er5 in switzerland a few years...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By agent of orange
i though the kanotuna was a recycled bike.. still...

i though the kanotuna was a recycled bike.. still running the oil cooled sacs engine similar to the bandits. check out the gearing commander site you can play with gearing for your bike.
Forum: Hacks 11-17-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,341
Posted By agent of orange
i have been looking at leaners too seems most...

i have been looking at leaners too seems most talk of them is from back in 09/10. seems like the full leaners are french or german. i like the look of the toro but i bet none ever came across the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,629
Posted By agent of orange
i didnt know bmw made a unicycle :rofl hope you...

i didnt know bmw made a unicycle :rofl hope you heal up fast!
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By agent of orange
Great video my wife and I got a great chuckle out...

Great video my wife and I got a great chuckle out of the dear diary entries
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-28-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 389,089
Posted By agent of orange
anchored down in anchorage was just playing on my...

anchored down in anchorage was just playing on my playlist and i wondered how the great white north has been for you.
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By agent of orange
pei... i am sure it has not changed one bit. pei...

pei... i am sure it has not changed one bit. pei is beautiful place but i am a bit bias being from there
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,573
Posted By agent of orange
great report! I solo'd the tlh the weekend of the...

great report! I solo'd the tlh the weekend of the 13-15 but went counter clockwise as i was trying to get away from Gabrielle. That bridge just out side of goose bay nearly took me out.. the bars...
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