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Forum: Canada 06-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By Mercenary
It's too bad you need pavement. The area around...

It's too bad you need pavement. The area around there has some excellent dual sport roads such as the Nickleplate and the KVR.

Mind you, highway 3 is pretty good for scoots too:D
Forum: Canada 06-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,566
Posted By Mercenary
I'm in the "move there in a minute if I could...

I'm in the "move there in a minute if I could find decent work" camp. I love the island and Victoria in particular. My wife and I have lots of relatives down there and while she could easily find...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,449
Posted By Mercenary
I know where that is! Been there.....TWICE! I'd...

I know where that is! Been there.....TWICE! I'd move to Gabe in a heart beat!
Forum: Canada 05-03-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,099
Posted By Mercenary
Mackenzie, BC was 1.43.9 the other day :cry

Mackenzie, BC was 1.43.9 the other day :cry
Forum: Canada 05-03-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Mercenary
Which way are you headed from Prince George? ...

Which way are you headed from Prince George? North to the Alcan or west to the Stewart/Cassiar highway? I'm not terribly familiar with the highway west....but I pretty well have the northern route...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Mercenary
Highway 99 is very cool on a bike. I hope you...

Highway 99 is very cool on a bike. I hope you enjoy it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 98,727
Views: 18,829,299
Posted By Mercenary
My carb is near new. I bought it last year and...

My carb is near new. I bought it last year and installed it in June. Would the float get saturated by simply sitting over the winter?
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 98,727
Views: 18,829,299
Posted By Mercenary
Quick question: Whats wrong when fuel pours out...

Quick question: Whats wrong when fuel pours out of the overflow hose on the bottom of the carb when the petcock is on "prime"?

Put the bike away last winter. Tank was full and I ran fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 98,727
Views: 18,829,299
Posted By Mercenary
Have you tried running it with the cap off?

Have you tried running it with the cap off?
Forum: Canada 04-07-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,602
Posted By Mercenary
I say giv'r. The weather won't be that bad.....

I say giv'r. The weather won't be that bad.....
Forum: Canada 04-07-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By Mercenary
Whats with the kilt? You some kind of Viking?

Whats with the kilt? You some kind of Viking?
Forum: Canada 04-03-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,520
Posted By Mercenary
Heh. My DR's suspension is built for bigger...

Heh. My DR's suspension is built for bigger riders. Ask me. I know. I'm bigger than you and my bike's suspension is sprung just fine ;)

Pics coming your way tomorrow.
Forum: Face plant 03-30-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 93,517
Posted By Mercenary
Wow. What a great recovery! Wishing you nothing...

Wow. What a great recovery! Wishing you nothing but the best!
Forum: Canada 03-29-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,520
Posted By Mercenary
Mackenzie, BC

Mackenzie, BC
Forum: Canada 03-29-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,520
Posted By Mercenary
Sorry. I work in camp so I don't have any pics...

Sorry. I work in camp so I don't have any pics available to me here. PM me your email addy and I'll shoot some off to you when I get home next Thursday.....if you're still interested then.
Forum: Canada 03-29-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,520
Posted By Mercenary
Well first off...it won't be 5k. I'm asking 4k. ...

Well first off...it won't be 5k. I'm asking 4k. I've done some nice upgrades to mine....5.3 gallon Acerbis tank, TM 40 carb upgrade, GSXR Titanium exhaust, Bars, Beefier springs. Had a Corbin seat...
Forum: Canada 03-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,520
Posted By Mercenary
Hell man...if you have 5k to spend on a bike and...

Hell man...if you have 5k to spend on a bike and you're looking for a nice DR 650...you can buy my 08 for less than 5k and I'll even freekin deliver it for you.....
Forum: Canada 03-20-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By Mercenary
Good choice. Snowy and icy as hell in Ft St John...

Good choice. Snowy and icy as hell in Ft St John today. Had you done the trip a week ago I would have said go for it. What a difference a week can make :norton
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-18-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 35,412
Posted By Mercenary
Where in the world is THIS road?

Where in the world is THIS road?
Forum: Canada 03-18-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,896
Posted By Mercenary
You dodged a bullet IMO. If at all possible, try...

You dodged a bullet IMO. If at all possible, try to pick up a trade if you're mechanically inclined. Mills are a great place to do that.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-13-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 35,412
Posted By Mercenary
Mandatory overtime though.....just sounds...

Mandatory overtime though.....just sounds so....forced if you catch my meaning.....
Forced labour.....never a good thing.

To each their own though...I guess.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-10-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 35,412
Posted By Mercenary
Mandatory ovetime:huh Yea....wouldn't...

Mandatory ovetime:huh

Yea....wouldn't happen to this cat. I'd tell them where to go and how to get there.......:deal
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 34,020
Posted By Mercenary
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-05-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 35,412
Posted By Mercenary
I still have four feet of snow in my yard and -20...

I still have four feet of snow in my yard and -20 degree temperatures :cry

No riding for me for a while yet. Two months at the earliest.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-05-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 392,249
Posted By Mercenary
I get that. I work with a few guys who put in...

I get that. I work with a few guys who put in long hours, always work overtime, and basically live for work. These guys I know all have little kids and they're always missing school concerts and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,132
Posted By Mercenary
Hurry the puck up!!! Heh.....see what I...

Hurry the puck up!!!

Heh.....see what I did there.....:rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 35,412
Posted By Mercenary
The countershaft seal has been an issue with the...

The countershaft seal has been an issue with the DR for a while now. I believe Suzuki now sells a countershaft seal retainer that just bolts on to the bike. I believe Pro-cycle sells them as well....
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-14-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By Mercenary
Love Victoria. I'd move there in a heartbeat if...

Love Victoria. I'd move there in a heartbeat if I could find steady work down there......
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-14-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,132
Posted By Mercenary
Always amazed at what is right here in my own...

Always amazed at what is right here in my own backyard.....relatively speaking:rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-08-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By Mercenary
-9...ya puss.... Minus 33 here this...

-9...ya puss....

Minus 33 here this morn......

Why do I live where the air hurts my face?:cry
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 98,727
Views: 18,829,299
Posted By Mercenary
I bought one last year for my DR. I'm really...

I bought one last year for my DR. I'm really happy with it. Fit and finish is excellent.

If I had to, I'd buy another one.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 98,727
Views: 18,829,299
Posted By Mercenary
Bah! Your exhaust ain't nothin unless it says...

Bah! Your exhaust ain't nothin unless it says TITANIUM on it....:rofl

All joking aside....it sure looks sharp. Won't replace my Gixxer exhaust...but it does look good....
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-31-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 392,249
Posted By Mercenary
So I'm not sure of your plans for the spring, but...

So I'm not sure of your plans for the spring, but if you ride down the Alcan through Ft St John, let me know and I'll buy you a coffee or something.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,132
Posted By Mercenary
Now that made me laugh. Thank you sir!:clap

Now that made me laugh. Thank you sir!:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-27-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,132
Posted By Mercenary
Hmmmm....I would have thought the Frank slide...

Hmmmm....I would have thought the Frank slide would have been bigger than the Meager creek slide.....

Wicked looking none the less....
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 98,727
Views: 18,829,299
Posted By Mercenary
Very nice and clean looking DR. Is that a Koplin...

Very nice and clean looking DR. Is that a Koplin gas pack on the rack?
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,218
Posted By Mercenary
I'd own one in a heart beat. That thing would...

I'd own one in a heart beat. That thing would make a great short commuter bike and I could still plug it in at work.....

In five years time I bet the range will be triple and the charge time...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By Mercenary
I haven't got anything mounted on my bars besides...

I haven't got anything mounted on my bars besides the mirrors and such but I went with ProTaper Fat bars in the stock Suzuki RM bend. I really prefer these over stock just in looks alone.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-17-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,132
Posted By Mercenary
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 392,249
Posted By Mercenary
Missed this one. Better mark it.... :lurk

Missed this one. Better mark it.... :lurk
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