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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:32 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
:becca:becca:becca:becca:becca What next?...

:becca:becca:becca:becca:becca

What next? :D
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
That's a tough nut to crack. :evil I've had good...

That's a tough nut to crack. :evil I've had good luck with an electric 7.5 amp impact gun. But your right...I should probably change it out sooner than later. If not abused though a Honda clutch I've...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
I feel your pain. My parts for my AT and my TA...

I feel your pain. My parts for my AT and my TA come from all over the world it seems. Up to just recently I had a mailing address in Buffalo N.Y where my buddy would run them across to Ontario to my...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13,885
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Posted By GSPD750
WTF $25...at Bike-parts france those sliders...

WTF $25...at Bike-parts france those sliders retail for 50 euro or $70 CDN.
That's fairly significant price difference. No way can I source that Honda # in Canada....and they are like tires. Your...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,370
Posted By GSPD750
Yes it was wet season but it was manageable....

Yes it was wet season but it was manageable. Check your PM for a link to pics. I don't want to hijack this great thread.
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,370
Posted By GSPD750
I too was in Peru this past year in Feb. where I...

I too was in Peru this past year in Feb. where I spent most of my time in Puerto Maldonado a few hundred kms east of Cuzco. I rented a 250cc for a couple days where I found some dirt tracks adjacent...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,370
Posted By GSPD750
Thanks for sharing. Nice to see folks going off...

Thanks for sharing. Nice to see folks going off the beaten path. :clap
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17,093
Views: 4,964,862
Posted By GSPD750
Now you have me thinking Ray. Obviously a great...

Now you have me thinking Ray. Obviously a great tool. That's one gadget I've yet to delve into. We both have new generation helmets so the install should not be a prob. I'm so used to talking to...
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17,093
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Posted By GSPD750
No riding today...

Yup...that's Calgary today. My daughter just recently took a motorcycle training course and is chomping at the bit to ride our '96 TA. This weekends weather forecast looks much better and I'll try to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 48,366
Posted By GSPD750
Thumb It's been said already...very refreshing. :clap...

It's been said already...very refreshing. :clap The youth and exuberance you all have is great.
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 07:57 AM
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Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Sorry to hear that Jim. Both you and NAATS will...

Sorry to hear that Jim. Both you and NAATS will be back again. We try again later.
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,340
Posted By GSPD750
Fantastic videos with some great adventure roads....

Fantastic videos with some great adventure roads. :clap You make a wonderful happy couple...nice to see.

Was that an abandoned airport runway with trees growing out of the centerline
at the end...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
China hoses here... ...

China hoses here...

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/gpi-silicone-radiator-hose-kit-for-HONDA-XRV750-XRV-750-AFRICA-TWIN-/291159365174?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item43ca735636&vxp=mtr

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,394
Posted By GSPD750
:clap Great pics...thanks for sharing. Good...

:clap Great pics...thanks for sharing. Good looking roads down there.
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Sure it's worth buying if your ok with the price....

Sure it's worth buying if your ok with the price. I would then put some crash bars on it and add a luggage system. Then take it far away like Vladivostok. :D
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 02:04 PM
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Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Does it come with one of these? :D ...

Does it come with one of these? :D

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21swF-4EbDL._SL500_SS500_.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 34,577
Posted By GSPD750
Thanks for that input Martin. That confirms my...

Thanks for that input Martin. That confirms my thoughts on these tires. I'm not alone. I've yet to try a Heidenau so that may be my next tire.
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Karoo 3's, funny you should ask... as far as...

Karoo 3's, funny you should ask... as far as handling on the tarmac they performed well. I got into some deep sand/powder and they seemed to pull though good. I'm not impressed though with the...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Just back from Canada's Northwest Territories.

I just put on 4000 k kms round trip to Fort Smith NWT. Weather was hot and sunny compared to S. Alberta this time of year. North of 60 in June is hard to beat...however the mosquito's can get thick. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 34,577
Posted By GSPD750
I just recently did a round trip to the Northwest...

I just recently did a round trip to the Northwest Territories where I put on just under 4000 k kms on these Karoo 3's mounted on an Africa Twin. Tarmac temps were warm where I spent most of my time....
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Go to page 66 of the owners manual. ...

Go to page 66 of the owners manual.

http://www.xrv650story.eu/parts-manuals/manuals
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
10-20 mm free play at the clutch lever. I...

10-20 mm free play at the clutch lever. I mentioned that in your other post. #13442 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24082751&postcount=13442)

From your description of the slipping...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
:eek1 Not what I was thinking. In my old age I...

:eek1 Not what I was thinking. In my old age I just may increase my personal armour and padding. The TA is also an option. :D
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Hey Ray...so I fitted my Ricor Intiminators. A...

Hey Ray...so I fitted my Ricor Intiminators. A very nice transformation I must say. The front end has firmed up nicely. But damn it's now taller. :eek1 Not that I'm not complaining as I like long...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Gotta make it to Alice Springs...only 400 kms to...

Gotta make it to Alice Springs...only 400 kms to go. :D
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,142
Posted By GSPD750
https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQoPJ4-hne4pX5ZF4cuX1HENnHEbXh_HCiyVf29xvbpo9_h_iyk

:D

I believe it's gpmucci's creation from Italy. He does nice work indeed.
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
I never did take the pump apart or rebuild it. It...

I never did take the pump apart or rebuild it. It got disconcerting after awhile and it would seem to starve from fuel after attempting to pass a car. Everything I heard and read was that fuel was...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
I had a Mikuni on my RD07A many years ago and...

I had a Mikuni on my RD07A many years ago and thought it was the answer until I would experience fuel starvation symptoms due to fuel getting introduced into the vacum source. Their was a 'Y' trap to...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 30,127
Posted By GSPD750
After 12 years of good service it was time to...

After 12 years of good service it was time to retire my Schuberth C1. Thanks to GB and this thread I had the LS2 386 delivered to me for $179 which included free shipping from Canada's Motorcycle...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Can't just replace the piston rings only? What...

Can't just replace the piston rings only? What damage do you have? Aftermarket pistons for this motor can get very complicated from what I understand. Keep it simple and reliable if at all possible...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSN45xAByey4MqJCRQe1-HZxNtdNgbH6Koj0hg2_QxQNN2rmSjjfQ
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13,885
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Posted By GSPD750
Yeah...it does seem a bit excessive. :D A coat of...

Yeah...it does seem a bit excessive. :D A coat of engine enamel would probably do the trick. I'm sure it will be just fine. It's looking good ebum. :nod
...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Obviously you want to check that the cable spins...

Obviously you want to check that the cable spins freely first. Then as mentioned already check for a chewed plastic gear. Pack it with white grease upon install.
...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 386,671
Posted By GSPD750
I thought this was the 'all new' AT. :huh What's...

I thought this was the 'all new' AT. :huh What's old is new seems to sell nowadays too so this just might work. A subtle retro look would be cool for sure.
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
http://stokereport.com/files/hear_hear-228x300.jpg

http://stokereport.com/files/hear_hear-228x300.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
10/40 semi synththetic m/cycle oil is...

10/40 semi synththetic m/cycle oil is good....very good. It allows you the extra protection should you start your engine at sub-zero...after all your in Iceland. :D

As for your slipping of the...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 386,671
Posted By GSPD750
The times they are a-changin :D. Their are plenty...

The times they are a-changin :D. Their are plenty of us ancient guys to go around and still ride those "ancient" v-twins. If true as the article now translated states this new Africa Parallel Twin...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
RAM mount. Only way to go IMO. Not my pic but you...

RAM mount. Only way to go IMO. Not my pic but you get the idea.

http://www.rammount.com/Portals/0/Skins/NationalProducts/images/1honda3a.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Ooops...sorry my bad. Ohhh...the casting...

Ooops...sorry my bad. Ohhh...the casting imperfections. :D I'm sure I've seen that before. Cant remember if it was my TA or my AT clutch. I don't think it's so unusual. Someone concur with me here as...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,862,568
Posted By GSPD750
Hello ebum....double post Re: staked clutch nut....

Hello ebum....double post Re: staked clutch nut. :D

http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/africa-twin/98570-another-zebra-rd03-gets-long-overdue-restoration-rebuild-4.html#post897505

That gasket from...
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