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Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
So my taillight/brake light doesn't work as a...

So my taillight/brake light doesn't work as a running light, but comes on when I turn the keyswitch to Park. Ideas??? :confused:
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
So just before my annual 600 km back road rally,...

So just before my annual 600 km back road rally, I discovered the 350 is burning oil. A lotttttt of oil. I went through a half litre in a hundred klicks of hard riding. However, if I keep the rpms...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
That's kinda what I figured. Plug looks good. I...

That's kinda what I figured. Plug looks good. I don't like taking chances though.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
It's TOO LOUD :ear

It's TOO LOUD :ear
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
Where to find jets?

I know Kientech sells replacement jets at a good price, but where else can I find 'em? (especially, is there a good Canadian source?)

I ask because the PO of my bike added a Q4 exhaust without...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
So - my shock is loose. The bottom mount, that...

So - my shock is loose. The bottom mount, that is. Seems there is a bearing that's worn out (the bolt that holds the bottom of the shock runs through this bearing) , maybe a needle bearing I have...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By Kawazacky
Back road rally in NB (Dawn 2 Dusk) runs Aug 9

Hey everybody,

CMG is running its 12-hr backroad rally again this year, and it's soon (August 9). This year, we start at Toys for Big Boys in Moncton and head south. The day ends at the Big Stop...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By Kawazacky
Yeah, but we ran what they gave us. Besides, we...

Yeah, but we ran what they gave us. Besides, we didn't even have time to do all the interesting pavement en route. :dj
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By Kawazacky
For those who wonder what's in Nova Scotia

Here's a quick, quick primer on the asphalt joys in Southern NS. We didn't get to gravel - didn't have time, or the tires, for it.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Kawazacky
are these findable on the state road map? ...

are these findable on the state road map?

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Kawazacky
White Mountains DS routes?

So, uh ... I might be headed down for a week or so of camping in the White Mountains, in NH, and thought I might pack the DR350 on the back of the Jeep, maintenance permitting. Hey, sounds like fun,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,773
Posted By Kawazacky
More info! ...

More info!

http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/06/19/harley-davidson-confirms-electric-motorcycle-video-photos/
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,773
Posted By Kawazacky
The Harley Davidson electric bike thread - they call it the Livewire!

I kid you not.

http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/06/18/electric-harley-davidson-cometh/

http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/06/17/harley-davidson-battery-bike-spotted-video-photos/#_

MORE INFO!
...
Forum: Canada 06-16-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By Kawazacky
Advice for CB dual sport route?

ALSO POSTED ON DUALSPORT.CA AND NBDSC

Hi Folks,

I'm planning to ride to CB on a dual sport this weekend and bum around on the trails for a while, see what there is to do beside visit...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
Spat, I have one off a '90 ... Sent from my...

Spat, I have one off a '90 ...

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Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
...

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Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
I put in a new battery and hey presto, the...

I put in a new battery and hey presto, the headlight works as it should! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
Need "skeleton" that fits under air filter

Hi folks,

Just out in the shed doing some puttering around on my new-to-me 1990 350S, and found that some PO has put in an aftermarket air filter - but removed the little plastic "skeleton" that...
Forum: Canada 05-30-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,163
Posted By Kawazacky
Pm me. Sent from my SGH-I747M using Tapatalk...

Pm me.

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Forum: Regional forums 05-27-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,775
Posted By Kawazacky
Straight from the website: "The Fundy...

Straight from the website:

"The Fundy Adventure Rally is about getting your Adventure/dual sport bike off pavement and into some wonderful gravel and dirt in the Fundy area of New Brunswick. All...
Forum: Regional forums 05-27-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,775
Posted By Kawazacky
Hey folks - an update on the Fundy Adventure...

Hey folks - an update on the Fundy Adventure Rally!

You can read more here (http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/05/27/fundy-adventure-rally/), but here's the skinny: Registration is opening in a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
Ever set one up for ice racing? :evil

Ever set one up for ice racing? :evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
DR350S suspension

So, finally had the chance to really push the DR350S off-road yesterday, and just as suspected, suspension really needs work.

What are my options?

CHEAP
I am guessing someone sells a rebuild...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
Finally got out for a rip on my new-to-me DR350S....

Finally got out for a rip on my new-to-me DR350S.

This bike is pretty fun for a 350 thumper! So much fun that when I went by my buddies' house at speed, I got a lecture from his neighbour...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
I assume there's got to be a more cost effective...

I assume there's got to be a more cost effective source for jets than the ubiquitous Ebay jet kits? Are there ones I can order from Suzuki, or do I have to start cross referencing Mikuni part#s?:deal...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26,222
Views: 3,186,721
Posted By Kawazacky
1990 DR350S newb questions

Hi all,

I'm a longtime DR650 owner, but picked up a 1990 DR350S this week and I have a few questions.

1). The bike's battery was flat from sitting all winter. I trickle charged it (3AH battery...
Forum: Regional forums 04-23-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,775
Posted By Kawazacky
We'll have too find a waitress for you to smooch...

We'll have too find a waitress for you to smooch ....
Forum: Canada 04-22-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By Kawazacky
It'll be good to see you, kelsow. At least, I...

It'll be good to see you, kelsow. At least, I hope I'll see you. My wife is supposed to have a baby around that general timeframe. I expect she'd be a little upset if I was off riding a motorcycle....
Forum: Canada 04-22-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By Kawazacky
Be there or be square ...:evil

Be there or be square ...:evil
Forum: Canada 04-21-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 46,207
Posted By Kawazacky
As an organizer, I am ...:D as long as my wife...

As an organizer, I am ...:D as long as my wife isnt in labour!

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Forum: Canada 04-08-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By Kawazacky
First I've heard about this? Can someone explain...

First I've heard about this? Can someone explain in more detail?:huh
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,739
Posted By Kawazacky
Spawn, What mike is saying here is, "build...

Spawn,

What mike is saying here is, "build a better GY5."

I had a GY5 that was tough as nails. The Saga version (saga gy250 enduro, google it) was better designed in some ways (better frame...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By Kawazacky
Anything new on this front? Sent from my...

Anything new on this front?

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Forum: Canada 02-20-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By Kawazacky
Spirit of Adventure talks at TO Motocycle Show this weekend

Hey everybody,

As the GTA riders know, it's the Toronto Motorcycle Show this weekend, and we've got some adventure riding content for you to take in, in case you need a break from walking from...
Forum: Canada 02-20-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,163
Posted By Kawazacky
I would recommend looking at Rt 845 and 895 in...

I would recommend looking at Rt 845 and 895 in NB, especially if you are visiting during fog season and you want to get out of the fogbank after a couple hours - they are bumpy, but in my opinion,...
Forum: Canada 02-17-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,163
Posted By Kawazacky
I grew up in PEI, live in NB, and ride central NS...

I grew up in PEI, live in NB, and ride central NS extensively every year scouting for rallies.

My advice:

Cross in Calais, follow Fundy coast as far as Saint John, then follow Saint John River...
Forum: Canada 02-04-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,660
Posted By Kawazacky
awesome news. Sent from my SGH-I747M using...

awesome news.

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Forum: Beasts 01-10-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 111,510
Posted By Kawazacky
http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/01/10/yamaha-unvei...

http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/01/10/yamaha-unveils-super-tenere-electronic-suspension (http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/01/10/yamaha-unveils-super-tenere-electronic-suspension/)

They announced it...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By Kawazacky
Update! Now you can register for free ... ...

Update! Now you can register for free ...

http://canadamotoguide.com/2013/09/11/dawn-dusk-now-can-register-free/
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By Kawazacky
Tell me about XR250R radial valve motor (85) - long lasting?

Got an option to buy an 85 XR250 (R model, I think).

Will this work as a dual sport, as long as I don't overheat and crack head between the valves, or are they more of a high-maintenance,...
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