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Forum: Canada 05-17-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,135
Posted By rusty43
I lived in calgary for 14 years and paid a fee to...

I lived in calgary for 14 years and paid a fee to the gov't for every month I lived there, so the often espoused comment that alberta has free "medicare" is complete and utter bullshit. I think it...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-17-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By rusty43
bike rentals hawaii

Plus 1 on Hawaii Adventure Rentals ( hiadv.com ) in Captain Cook. Jason will sort you out, from the Vstrom 650 I used this week (perfect for my situation and the island) to dirt bikes and he's even...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,025
Posted By rusty43
[QUOTE=RumRunner;26340726]I know when I start...

[QUOTE=RumRunner;26340726]I know when I start looking at RV's in a few years a Sprinter conversion will be top choice...

I got excited about the sprinter until I looked around at the forums where...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,962
Posted By rusty43
On older autos you could tell when the vehicle...

On older autos you could tell when the vehicle had been run without a battery because all the dash lights either burnt out or turned black inside. without a battery in the circuit there is no...
Forum: Canada 02-17-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By rusty43
I've used No Limits in Squamish and they treated...

I've used No Limits in Squamish and they treated me well when I had to change a sprocket and chain on my holiday trip.
Forum: Canada 02-17-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 18,084
Posted By rusty43
I think the paved access to Port Alice was the...

I think the paved access to Port Alice was the twistiest piece of road I found on the island on my last ride there. Sure didn't see many people on the north end on my trip. I'm actively searching...
Forum: Canada 02-09-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,157
Posted By rusty43
+1 on destinationhighways maps, I used them to...

+1 on destinationhighways maps, I used them to plan my entire BC summer holiday several years ago and I had a fantastic trip.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By rusty43
Do you still have stock jetting? Mine starts...

Do you still have stock jetting? Mine starts much easier and faster after I installed different jets. Do it when you have everything apart for valve clearance adjustment.
...
Forum: Canada 02-01-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,157
Posted By rusty43
+1 on doing the trip before schools out. I like...

+1 on doing the trip before schools out. I like the Kootenays for all the twisty pavement and great scenery. Creston up to Kaslo, New Denver to Nakusp and Vernon is a great piece of road. Great...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,879
Posted By rusty43
Wow. So much high altitude adventure. Any...

Wow. So much high altitude adventure. Any physical effects from the low 02 levels? How about the trusty KLR, doesn't it run rich at those elevations? Great trip and ride report, thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,796
Posted By rusty43
Thanks for previewing the coast highway and the...

Thanks for previewing the coast highway and the hidden twisties. Will do a version of this trip sometime. carry on
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,814
Posted By rusty43
I hope you went into the hot springs at Liard,...

I hope you went into the hot springs at Liard, would be a shame to be so close and not experience the pools. Had to chuckle at your too-long sidestand experience as I had a klr once too, and helped...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,964
Posted By rusty43
Stop at Liard Hotsprings, check out Watson Lake,...

Stop at Liard Hotsprings, check out Watson Lake, decent campground and the signpost forest. Robert Service Campground in Whitehorse is a great place, talk your way into the group campsite, cheaper...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17,037
Views: 1,985,322
Posted By rusty43
So just swap the rotors over, hub width and axle...

So just swap the rotors over, hub width and axle dia. all good?
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17,037
Views: 1,985,322
Posted By rusty43
I have a set of wheels off of my old 2002 and...

I have a set of wheels off of my old 2002 and want to know if they are a direct bolt on to my friends new klr -2010 I believe. Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 274,378
Posted By rusty43
All caught up, EH. Glad you got the computer...

All caught up, EH. Glad you got the computer sorted out. I think I should plan a long Mexico bike trip instead of flying to PV for a couple of weeks each spring. Your non-cush hub is likely a big...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 274,378
Posted By rusty43
I think I can smell that from here! Sopa...

I think I can smell that from here! Sopa tortilla is one of my favourites. How are the agave crops looking? Did you go through Tepic? We spent an afternoon there and it was nice for an inland...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 274,378
Posted By rusty43
Thumb [QUOTE=Junyah;25614577]11/30/14 8:30pm Today...

[QUOTE=Junyah;25614577]11/30/14 8:30pm

Today was fantastic concrete roads. I did not expect this leaving Santa Maria del Oro this morning, but had no problem accepting it. I started out at a nice...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,879
Posted By rusty43
Thumb Thanks for sharing. Great trip so far!

Thanks for sharing. Great trip so far!
Forum: Canada 01-08-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,852
Posted By rusty43
Definitely a good reason to go talk to people and...

Definitely a good reason to go talk to people and get some firsthand info.
Forum: Canada 01-08-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,193
Posted By rusty43
[quote] My priorities are twisty roads and...

[quote] My priorities are twisty roads and amazing geography/scenery.

Avoid the hwy 1 traffic through Abbottsford/Chilliwack. Don't miss hwy 99 through Squamish to get out of Vancouver. ...
Forum: Canada 01-08-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,852
Posted By rusty43
Hmmmmm. I should check out the yvr show this...

Hmmmmm. I should check out the yvr show this year instead of Edmonton. Could add in some skiing and house hunting. Talk to people about track daze and stuff.
Forum: Canada 12-03-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 24,687
Posted By rusty43
Thanks guys. I joined the site and looked around...

Thanks guys. I joined the site and looked around and there was quite a bit of info available. Will try to make it for sure.
Forum: Americas 12-02-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By rusty43
Are coming back on a snowmobile? or will you be...

Are coming back on a snowmobile? or will you be back before halloween.
Forum: Americas 12-02-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By rusty43
Go into Hay River and you can check out the...

Go into Hay River and you can check out the waterfalls on the way. When I lived in Peace River I took the KLR up and had no issues with fuel. It was a fun trip. There are big beasties north of...
Forum: Canada 12-02-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 24,687
Posted By rusty43
Nakusp

I could make this trip, there were few details on the HU website. My 950 will likely have highway rubber on it for those spectacular twisties. Are there "rides" on offer or is it just a party by...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 262,856
Posted By rusty43
I am looking at a lightly used '14 to augment my...

I am looking at a lightly used '14 to augment my '06-950adv and am wondering about service intervals and if I can "service" anything on this new electronic wonder. I do all of my own work on the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 38,051
Posted By rusty43
Thumb I was just getting excited about the 2014 ...

I was just getting excited about the 2014 R1200RT--even with the rear suspension recall--when I saw the XR. I'm in love. My '06 950ADV is now shod with Michelin PR3's because I plan on moving to...
Forum: Canada 03-02-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,592
Posted By rusty43
Here's a link to smugmug and my photo of...

Here's a link to smugmug and my photo of Dempster/ Alaska trip I took with a friend in 2009. Lots of pics, many taken while riding. Fantastic weather for the duration of the journey.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By rusty43
I looked at buying a larger kit with an...

I looked at buying a larger kit with an assortment because the local supplier's price for just the 8x1.00 kit is over $100. The kit i ordered has 4 different sizes and bits and taps and install...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By rusty43
helicoil 5626-125 kit contents

I am finding conflicting information on the contents of this kit online. I need the m8 x 1.00 but lots of the vendors are showing the m8 x 1.25 size in their information on this metric FINE kit. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By rusty43
ok, the ones with the markings on them are...

ok, the ones with the markings on them are longer. thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By rusty43
Question how to identify carb needles

when i bought my bike it came with a factory pro jet/needle kit included. i am installing h2w's prefilter jetting kit and i don't know which needles are in the carbs. the installed ones are longer,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,213
Posted By rusty43
Question hmmmm, and your h2w/unifilter/flexjet kit is on...

hmmmm, and your h2w/unifilter/flexjet kit is on its way to me as we speak. will you still have to use different length vent tubes or could you tee them under the carbs and just send one tube up to...
Forum: Canada 07-21-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,198
Posted By rusty43
We were taking luggage off the bikes at the hotel...

We were taking luggage off the bikes at the hotel entrance in Inuvik and the local cop came by and basically told us to use their parking lot to leave our bikes for the evening. Schedule an extra...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,227
Posted By rusty43
I've used the sidestand on my scorpions and tkc,...

I've used the sidestand on my scorpions and tkc, but i had the entire bike balanced on the stand plus my bodyweight, and all of this on a concrete floor. much easier to go to the local garage and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 26,629
Posted By rusty43
Thumb Top of the World seems like it is literally that....

Top of the World seems like it is literally that. Have fun in Chicken.
Forum: Canada 01-14-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,155
Posted By rusty43
+1 on the Port Alice road, incredible tight...

+1 on the Port Alice road, incredible tight twisties
Forum: Canada 12-27-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,579
Posted By rusty43
Very doable with a street bike in dry conditions....

Very doable with a street bike in dry conditions. My friend and I took our 950 Adventures on that road for an afternoon diversion on our way back from Alaska. We asked at the local grocery and they...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By rusty43
Called and ordered. Simple as that. Thanks.

Called and ordered. Simple as that. Thanks.
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