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Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Calibre
Thanks guys. I didn't find a 120/90-17 T63...

Thanks guys. I didn't find a 120/90-17 T63 anywhere online I can order from. I'll try the MT21 front [rear] for now with the T63 rear.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Calibre
Dirt tire choice for a DRZ400SM..F MT21 & R T63?

Hi guys, does anyone have any opinions about this setup? I'm thinking of ordering a 130/80-17 T63 for the rear and a 120/90-17 MT21 for the front, so I can do some dual sport rides this fall on my...
Forum: Canada 08-10-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 925
Views: 95,597
Posted By Calibre
I just borrowed a DRZ400SM for the rest of the...

I just borrowed a DRZ400SM for the rest of the summer. How slippery are the FSRs? It's got some oddball Kenda tires on it right now, K39B. Looks like an 80/20 :cry road/dirt tire. I'd love to invite...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 97,226
Views: 18,403,433
Posted By Calibre
Regulator/Rectifier bolts.. are they M6x1.25 or...

Regulator/Rectifier bolts.. are they M6x1.25 or M6x1.00? Both :dohbolts are badly frozen in place and I'm going to have to drill them both out... If only I had access to JIS bits! Couldn't get enough...
Forum: Canada 01-28-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By Calibre
Getting rezoned/developed.... help!

Hi guys, I know it's a bit offtopic for the Canada forum, but I have recently heard that my municipality now wants to implement its plan to change my neighbourhood from single family dwellings to...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,277
Posted By Calibre
Don't forget to check out the small historical...

Don't forget to check out the small historical suburb of New Westminster. You could almost walk to work from the southwestern-most parts. It's basically an 19th century port (the old provincial...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,762
Posted By Calibre
The last time I cycle-commuted 10 or so years...

The last time I cycle-commuted 10 or so years ago, I wore a reflective-piped rain jacket, LED tail-light, full-finger gloves, and a regular helmet. Last time I rode my Downhill bicycle at Whistler...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,695
Posted By Calibre
Don't pay a premium for Santiago boots if you're...

Don't pay a premium for Santiago boots if you're looking at TCX Infinity boots too! Santiago= rebranded Infinity + $$. That's an awefully expensive BMW logo on those TCX boots! :lol3
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Calibre
ESS Advancer V-12 goggles I bought a set off...

ESS Advancer V-12 goggles
I bought a set off Ebay with all 3 lense colours in a skookum belt pouch for $70. Went to Wally-world or Costco (I forget which) and got some Rx lenses made up for the ESS...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 34,642
Posted By Calibre
Maybe all of us lamers can have our own little BC...

Maybe all of us lamers can have our own little BC Big Trailie Ride 4.5 at the end of the summer? Can I sign up for the August departure now? Is it cheaper in the off season? :rofl
Forum: Canada 06-13-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 34,642
Posted By Calibre
Well, have fun guys. I'm at a new job right now...

Well, have fun guys. I'm at a new job right now and I have to take the hours I can get or I might knock myself to the bottom of the totem pole. I was really looking forward to this...:cry I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 97,226
Views: 18,403,433
Posted By Calibre
DRPhoenix, is that Stave Lake? Looks like a fun...

DRPhoenix, is that Stave Lake? Looks like a fun ride wherever it is. Thanks for the suspension info!
Forum: Canada 04-24-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,453
Posted By Calibre
Sorry to bring this back from the dead.. ...

Sorry to bring this back from the dead..


As required by Transport Canada, I changed my headlights over to Montero headlights when I brought my '92 Pajero over. I love my RHD. With an SUV, the...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,512
Posted By Calibre
Frank, that's good to hear! I got my 3700 in a...

Frank, that's good to hear! I got my 3700 in a trade for my old DR650 head, and I had previously been thinking of getting a Vapor. It's good to know I got a great unit in trade! I just ordered a...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,512
Posted By Calibre
I think you should be able to get those features...

I think you should be able to get those features on most of the Trailtech units. The Acewell 3700 I just received from a member here has all of those features, but it's a little pricier than the TT...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 97,226
Views: 18,403,433
Posted By Calibre
You guys are making me wonder how I can put my...

You guys are making me wonder how I can put my mountain bike forks on my DR, hahaha. Marzocchi USD forks with 200mm travel, adjustable compression and rebound damping, and preload knob-caps.:cry Or I...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,363
Posted By Calibre
Thanks for all the info guys! My first bike, an...

Thanks for all the info guys! My first bike, an XT350, was stolen from my driveway in broad daylight on a weekday afternoon in January 2006. This was on a busy street in New Westminster. I'm sure...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,311
Posted By Calibre
I just have a plain old BB Pearl 8130, but I put...

I just have a plain old BB Pearl 8130, but I put an Otterbox Defender case on it, and it's bulletproof now! Splash-resistant, with a membrane, then a polycarbonate shell, and a silicone skin over...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,613
Posted By Calibre
Thanks hillbillypolack, I'll keep an eye out for...

Thanks hillbillypolack, I'll keep an eye out for both of those, especially the Detachol. I like to use adhesion promoters in my first aid kits so dressings stay on until I'm ready for them to come...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,613
Posted By Calibre
After checking a few auto-supply houses, I found...

After checking a few auto-supply houses, I found a quart of:
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Forum: Equipment 03-24-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Calibre
I have ESS V12 Advancers that fit great in my...

I have ESS V12 Advancers that fit great in my XD3. They're an odd choice, but they're my shooting/power tools/motorcycle goggles, so they have to be pretty versatile! I have Rx lenses behind the...
Forum: Canada 03-18-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 34,642
Posted By Calibre
Thanks! It looks like I'm going to be packin'...

Thanks! It looks like I'm going to be packin' heat like a 'merican thanks to getting fast tracked through Group 4 Securicor's process. They like me! :deal I'm looking forward to a change, and I...
Forum: Canada 03-13-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 34,642
Posted By Calibre
Dammit, got laid off today, so move me to the...

Dammit, got laid off today, so move me to the "maybe" list please. :cry
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,759
Posted By Calibre
I haven't actually had a chance to ride with them...

I haven't actually had a chance to ride with them yet (see sig line, lol), but I have had to use the venting on the frames when using them as safety goggles around power tools. When they're closed...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 34,642
Posted By Calibre
If anyone has any cancelling roomies, please PM...

If anyone has any cancelling roomies, please PM me. I had a dig through my camping gear, and it's gonna cost me some $$ to get it liveable, lol. Must be something to do with the fact that it's been...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 22,315
Posted By Calibre
You don't accept a Pepsi when you pull over for a...

You don't accept a Pepsi when you pull over for a cold Coke do you? :lol3 I'm glad I got in at the $350 price point! Thanks guys!
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,076
Posted By Calibre
I guess I'll order up the Allballs set from...

I guess I'll order up the Allballs set from fleabay before I tear into it. Cheap insurance and I know the stockers have to be on the outs since they're original. How about rear linkage kits? Should I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,076
Posted By Calibre
Doh, I should have just PM'd you and Distech,...

Doh, I should have just PM'd you and Distech, lol. You guys are my heros!:clap
I guess I'll pull it apart first and see how it looks. Did you find the quality goof on the AllBalls parts? A couple...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,076
Posted By Calibre
Best DR650 swingarm bearing rebuild kit?

At the recommendation of riders wiser than I, I'm going to put new swingarm bearings in while my bike is apart. So what's the best option? OEM? All Balls? Whatever brand ProCycle sells for $59.95?...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,629
Posted By Calibre
Pretty cool, but I'm holding out for the Fenix...

Pretty cool, but I'm holding out for the Fenix TK40 this spring. Runs on 8-AAs, 600+ lumens on high for about an hour. $150-ish MSRP. It'll be my 8th Fenix flashilght, lol.
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,677
Posted By Calibre
I made several pop-can stoves and I even bought a...

I made several pop-can stoves and I even bought a pin vise to make precise jet holes... Then I found Sportsmansguide selling a 10-pack of Swedish surplus Trangias with fuel bottles and windscreens...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 22,315
Posted By Calibre
Picked up mine from the post office today....

Picked up mine from the post office today. Awesome stuff... about $560 CDN all-in even after $57 in taxes from customs.
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 74,197
Posted By Calibre
Holeshot here in B.C. has offered us $300 pricing...

Holeshot here in B.C. has offered us $300 pricing on the Adventure, so it's probably easier if we Westcoasters keep it local. Thanks !
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 74,197
Posted By Calibre
Crap, payday is Friday the 13th.:grim

Crap, payday is Friday the 13th.:grim
Forum: Canada 02-06-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,183
Posted By Calibre
Funny. I'd need a Sherpa guide to get through...

Funny. I'd need a Sherpa guide to get through CBSA's 17 layers of tele-menu to speak to an actual person... not even good old "0" worked when I last called.
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 22,315
Posted By Calibre
Xeraux, I see that from your right-side monitor...

Xeraux, I see that from your right-side monitor that you're hard at work. That IS ADVRider, right?
They took almost a week to ship mine, which doesn't bother me since my engine is 25 feet from my...
Forum: Canada 02-04-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 34,642
Posted By Calibre
Hmm, looks like I might be camping... I don't...

Hmm, looks like I might be camping... I don't want to make any reservations since there's a tiny chance I'll be working overseas making enough to buy a new DR every paycheque this summer.:clap
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,165
Posted By Calibre
Thanks for the Starbucks suggestion. I asked...

Thanks for the Starbucks suggestion. I asked nicely at a couple of locations I frequent, and I have 2 emergency fuel bladders now. :) Some blogger managed to get 6 litres of water into his Starbucks...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By Calibre
I guess I should check out bearings. Thanks. I...

I guess I should check out bearings. Thanks. I was going to bolt and ride, but I guess if it's apart anyway...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By Calibre
Wow Tseta, that's an awesome tip. It might have...

Wow Tseta, that's an awesome tip. It might have made my reassembly job a little easier if I'd started that way. I used the labelled ziploc bag method, but adding the location/orientation info would...
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