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Forum: Equipment 09-14-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,279
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Have ridden through hard all day cold rains in my...

Have ridden through hard all day cold rains in my Klim gortex gear and stayed perfectly dry.
Forum: Canada 09-14-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Have center stands on all my bikes, would not be...

Have center stands on all my bikes, would not be without one. Never had a mishap because of one (that I know of ha ha)
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 39,855
Posted By dryden_rider_54
This may be a good read for you. ...

This may be a good read for you.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22395815
Forum: Canada 09-14-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10,270
Views: 651,614
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Hopefully someone decent found it and will get it...

Hopefully someone decent found it and will get it back.
Forum: Canada 09-13-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10,270
Views: 651,614
Posted By dryden_rider_54
nice! Did a trip through some of that same...

nice!

Did a trip through some of that same area this summer. Really busy traffic especially around Lake Placid as the iron man was on that week.

Beauty area and would be really nice during the...
Forum: Canada 09-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Bus stop right across the street. I usually take...

Bus stop right across the street. I usually take one downtown when I ride in for service. Actually pretty fast and convenient
Forum: Canada 09-13-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
The f800 comes stock with a 16/42 ratio and the...

The f800 comes stock with a 16/42 ratio and the 650 with 17/41. I changed my front for a 17 for my Alaska trip. Found it dropped cruise rpm about +- 500.

On my wife's 650 I find the difference in...
Forum: Canada 09-12-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10,270
Views: 651,614
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Nice pics, took a drive down to Fort Frances...

Nice pics, took a drive down to Fort Frances yesterday (in the truck) and the leaves are starting to turn. My favorite time of year to ride the back roads. Hope we start getting some nice fall days...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10,270
Views: 651,614
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Cross post from the Wpg thread Just listed a...

Cross post from the Wpg thread

Just listed a bunch of gear on the Canadian Flea Market. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=549301&page=3

Have a low dished Corbin seat for a KLR and...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Just listed a bunch of gear on the Canadian Flea...

Just listed a bunch of gear on the Canadian Flea Market. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=549301&page=3

Have a low dished Corbin seat for a KLR and a 20" Cee Bailey windscreen for a...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 357,850
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Olympia AST, Sidi, Arai Profile, Corbin for KLR ,Joe Rocket CeeBailey for 800GS

Olympia AST, Sidi, Arai Profile, Corbin for KLR ,Joe Rocket CeeBailey for F800/650GS

Shipping negotiable on all items. You can PM or email if you have questions or would like additional pictures....
Forum: Canada 09-10-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
44000 here but then it broke this spring. near...

44000 here but then it broke this spring. near the bottom. Last fall I had added a new one feeding it alongside the old, and the fix was completed in minutes. I suppose I should get another now...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,525
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Do somewhat the same thing and actually videoed...

Do somewhat the same thing and actually videoed my wife and friend the whole length of the going to the sun road.
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10,270
Views: 651,614
Posted By dryden_rider_54
It adds about 60-70 k to the trip but is a real...

It adds about 60-70 k to the trip but is a real nice ride compared to 17.
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Had this happen today. UPS (Purolator does the...

Had this happen today. UPS (Purolator does the UPS drops here) shipment that was obviously labeled electronics and a sky threatening rain. Box was left on the step and delivery person did not even...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
The 650 is better for sure but not by a whole...

The 650 is better for sure but not by a whole lot. Over 300k I may put +/- $2 more into mine over hers but I am carrying the heavier loads. I put premium into both of them. If I go up to the 17 tooth...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Confessional moment On our trip this summer...

Confessional moment

On our trip this summer I just about ran out of gas. I typically use my trip meter and start looking for gas around the 250-300k mark. I guess I never top filled my tank at one...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Have done a lot of travel on my GS. Even needing...

Have done a lot of travel on my GS. Even needing premium fuel I have only been one place where I NEEDED to carry extra fuel and that was the north road to Wingigo (klr) and the Dempster up to Inuvik...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
That is the way it is delivered when you choose...

That is the way it is delivered when you choose the cheapest rate via Canada Post . Regular parcel post with signature option is an additional $1.50. I think couriers still require a sig for all...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,180
Posted By dryden_rider_54
And I thought our 1973 trip across Canada on an...

And I thought our 1973 trip across Canada on an XL250 honda was epic (one fellow was on a TS185 Suzuki). Cotton army jackets, heavy GWG jeans, "snoot" boots and krappy leaky pup tents.Yup different...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Google is you best friend. I would say that the...

Google is you best friend. I would say that the ABS sensor (3) acts as the washer for those with ABS. If no ABS then my thoughts are the washer would go on the outside.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,254
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Great report. Have been that way in a cage, and...

Great report. Have been that way in a cage, and on a bike, but of course did not take the time to appreciate much of the history as you have done. I think I need to do that again.

I have pondered...
Forum: Canada 09-06-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Yes I am all Honda too. Honda car, Honda lawn...

Yes I am all Honda too. Honda car, Honda lawn mower, Honda boat motor etc etc etc. I also wonder what they are thinking some time, but I think they continue to see the real motorcycle market is not...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,916
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Thanks Paul. Outside of the busy summer traffic...

Thanks Paul. Outside of the busy summer traffic it was a great place to visit. Perhaps again at a quieter time
Forum: Canada 09-06-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
For Winnipeg and the surrounding area!

In my dream it will be called the 2015 CRF1000L Africa Twin, only it will be a parallel twin and made by Honda and it will be unveiled on Sept 10. (It may also come in a 450 version.)
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,254
Posted By dryden_rider_54
The one thing I really like are reports from...

The one thing I really like are reports from people who have done some research before hand and then relate it back through the ride report. It makes it oh so much more than just another motorcycle...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Welcome back. Yes the Keweenaw is nice and...

Welcome back. Yes the Keweenaw is nice and actually pretty close for a return.

Picked up a great deal on a full set of lightly used gear on ebay the other day. Sidi boots, Arai helmet, and...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10,270
Views: 651,614
Posted By dryden_rider_54
?????? Any forecast I see only shows a 30%...

??????

Any forecast I see only shows a 30% chance of showers tomorrow and the sun after that .
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4,479
Views: 745,874
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Link ...

Link

https://cycleracks.com/ProductDetail/tabid/87/ProductID/46/Default.aspx

https://cycleracks.com/Portals/0/SmithCart/Images/Bag%20Support%20Left%20Side%20Forward%20Level%20View.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4,479
Views: 745,874
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Did the same thing on my KLR except I changed the...

Did the same thing on my KLR except I changed the side panel screws to 10mm nuts. Tomatoe / Tomato

Nope the outside

Having a pin is more important to having precise torque. Back it off the 1/16...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,892
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Location and timing has me betting they are in...

Location and timing has me betting they are in wine country crushing grapes and working the shifts. Hope they fared well during the earthquake in that neck of the woods.
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Yup that will do. Anyone with a bike shud have...

Yup that will do. Anyone with a bike shud have one and for $49 get 2 ha ha
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By dryden_rider_54
I think we were in Vermont about the same time as...

I think we were in Vermont about the same time as you were and were riding a couple of roads suggested by Bob. Came in from the top of Lake Champlain to Newport, then down to Stowe, and then up...
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Piece of cake, clean rim, lube and a compressor...

Piece of cake, clean rim, lube and a compressor with good pressure. When I did the tires on my wife's f 650 I though I missed a step it was done so fast.
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,892
Posted By dryden_rider_54
That top box sure gets you guys noticed. Check it...

That top box sure gets you guys noticed. Check it out in post 44

http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?73561-Teaser
Forum: Canada 08-31-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Always install the HD tubes.

Always install the HD tubes.
Forum: Canada 08-31-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Rode that gap road a couple years ago (dry) and...

Rode that gap road a couple years ago (dry) and it was a nice ride. The pic of the muddy trail through the coulees looks like a great place to explore under better conditions. So much of the prairies...
Forum: Canada 08-30-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
yes always confirm with google earth when trying...

yes always confirm with google earth when trying to plan with the BRMaps books. They are pretty good but not perfect
Forum: Canada 08-30-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Ya selling gear and farkles is no big deal but I...

Ya selling gear and farkles is no big deal but I think selling a bike is a different story. Have seen a few CDN bikes for sale and always a million questions on how you import back into the US and...
Forum: Canada 08-30-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15,256
Views: 816,061
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Most of the folks on the ADV flea market are...

Most of the folks on the ADV flea market are American and cannot fathom doing an out of country purchase on a vehicle even though they same 10%. Also there are a LOT of bikes listed every day and...
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