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Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By TDY
I hope all is well with Paul. I was very thankful...

I hope all is well with Paul. I was very thankful he was able to ride out to the end of the rough section by himself. We would have had a tough time getting him out of there otherwise. I'm the...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By TDY
Sorry I missed this somehow. You can switch...

Sorry I missed this somehow.

You can switch between D-S and Trail for sure. Just tell them at registration. You can also change your mind between the Saturday and Sunday rides. We tend to pick up...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By TDY
You will just make it with that range (provided...

You will just make it with that range (provided you don't get lost). More questions are welcome BTW.
Forum: Canada 08-25-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By TDY
Lots of people show up Friday night, yes. If you...

Lots of people show up Friday night, yes. If you do you can get all your sound testing and registration out of the way giving you a bit more time on Saturday morning.
Forum: Canada 08-22-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8,971
Views: 556,554
Posted By TDY
I'll be there. I'm Doing the D-S Rally Ride.

I'll be there. I'm Doing the D-S Rally Ride.
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By TDY
Unfortunately I can't really answer this question...

Unfortunately I can't really answer this question for you. The only thing I can say is that the Tech / Aggressive D-S rides will include water crossings up over your axles, rock gardens, hills with...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8,971
Views: 556,554
Posted By TDY
Just a quick reminder for the Ottawa area riders...

Just a quick reminder for the Ottawa area riders (BMW or otherwise) of the approaching Calabogie boogie. It's not just a trail ride any more.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1002937
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By TDY
I've been told that the Highlands has put in some...

I've been told that the Highlands has put in some volleyball courts where we used to park in the south field. It may be tight for parking and tenting this year if we cant park there anymore.
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By TDY
The (BMA) Bytown Motorcycle Association's...

The (BMA) Bytown Motorcycle Association's Calabogie Boogie once again is offering awesome GPS Dual Sport rides in conjunction with its famous 2 day trail ride. Anyone with a blue plated bike is...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
New thread started for the 2014 Calabogie Boogie

As promised, here is the new 2014 thread:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1002937
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By TDY
Calabogie Boogie Dual Sport Ride Sept 6 & 7, 2014

The 2014 Boogie is nearly upon us. Once again the BMA would like to invite the dual sport and adventure riding community [ADV] to participate. :clap

Pre-registration for this year's Calabogie...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
Not yet but I'll post here in a day or two when I...

Not yet but I'll post here in a day or two when I get one started
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 924
Views: 142,685
Posted By TDY
New Bike!

I go pick my new white FZ-07 after work tonight:D. I got about an hour of test riding on one and loved it. I had ridden the FZ-09 a few days before and didn't like the throttle response in any of the...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8,971
Views: 556,554
Posted By TDY
Dacre

Speaking of the Dacre, I just pre-rode the last section of it Monday. Instead of Just the usual hydro line run I've added mountain Chute Express from the Dam down to 77, at Mair Lake and then up 77,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 98,475
Views: 18,763,415
Posted By TDY
Do you have a bathroom scale a tape measure and...

Do you have a bathroom scale a tape measure and some wood working clamps? Clamp the spring to the scale so as you tighten the clamps the spring compresses and and scale reads the force. Measure the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 98,475
Views: 18,763,415
Posted By TDY
I get only 2.75" of rider sag out of 12" of...

I get only 2.75" of rider sag out of 12" of travel and the preload is not something that can easily be changed on these dual chamber forks, if at all. The previous owner of the front end, perhaps a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 98,475
Views: 18,763,415
Posted By TDY
The normal way to select a spring involves...

The normal way to select a spring involves getting on the bike and measuring the sag. The preload (if it's adjustable) can compensate to correct this sag but that only puts you at the correct ride...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 98,475
Views: 18,763,415
Posted By TDY
RMZ fork springs

I did the RMZ front end swap on my DR at the beginning of last riding season and all has gone well other than that the springs that came from the donor RMZ are too stiff for me. I was wondering if...
Forum: Canada 10-02-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 166,245
Posted By TDY
Heather's Fall Charity Ride, Oct 6

Heather's Fall Charity ride on Sun., Oct. 6. Come and join on us this scenic ride which travels over twisty gravel, dirt and paved roads. There are 2 large loops- one north of highway 7 and the...
Forum: Canada 10-02-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8,971
Views: 556,554
Posted By TDY
Heather's Fall Charity Ride, Oct 6

Heather's Fall Charity ride on Sun., Oct. 6. Come and join on us this scenic ride which travels over twisty gravel, dirt and paved roads. There are 2 large loops- one north of highway 7 and the...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
That's odd, I thought I replied to your question...

That's odd, I thought I replied to your question but I must have hit the wrong button. Yes we will try to email the tracks tonight
Forum: Canada 08-31-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,751
Posted By TDY
Would anyone happen to have a spare rear sprocket...

Would anyone happen to have a spare rear sprocket carrier bearing dust seal? I need one today or tomorrow for a ride on Monday and can't find one in time.
Forum: Canada 08-31-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8,971
Views: 556,554
Posted By TDY
I need a seal

I goofed. I forgot to buy a new dust seal for the rear sprocket carrier bearing on my DR650. The new bearing is installed but I can't find the seal in stock anywhere. the seal is 52mm OD 34mm ID 6mm...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
I think a guided tour to Alaska sounds great and...

I think a guided tour to Alaska sounds great and only $100
Forum: Canada 08-21-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
I have already placed an ordered for rain Sept 5...

I have already placed an ordered for rain Sept 5 and good riding weather September 6, 7, & 8. I'll probably pay for it later though.
Forum: Canada 08-17-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
Me thinks Randy wants a discount at the boogie...

Me thinks Randy wants a discount at the boogie next year. Send a few more riders my way and it just might work!
Forum: Canada 08-16-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
So, buls4evr, what did you find out about your...

So, buls4evr, what did you find out about your license plate in Ontario? This could be good information for others wanting to bring a bike up from the US.

The ride has been finalized now and we...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
Hi buls4evr, I don't know the legality of your...

Hi buls4evr,
I don't know the legality of your plates or stickers in Ontario. You would almost certainly be able to participate in the Calabogie Boogie trail ride where we only require what we call...
Forum: Canada 08-07-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
accommodations available

I understand there is an event at the Calabogie Motorsport Park the same weekend so it may be very difficult to find a room. Dwight just sent me a note and asked me to publish it here. (He's not on...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
I find it better to follow tracks on my old 60Cx...

I find it better to follow tracks on my old 60Cx because of the detail available from a track and the fact that I can see multiple tracks of various colours at the same time making it easy to see...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
Not until much closer to event day, probably just...

Not until much closer to event day, probably just a few days before. I'm still planning it these days. I will have my laptop at the event for on the spot uploads.
Forum: Canada 07-24-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
You can do passive or active navigation with your...

You can do passive or active navigation with your GPS but the terminology is a bit confusing as it seems the Zumo converts all the tracks to routes anyway. I found a discussion about it HERE...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
What model of GPS do you have?

What model of GPS do you have?
Forum: Canada 07-22-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
GPS file navigation

The issue with the Calabogie boogie GPS tracks is that the tracks cross each other so with passive navigation it is imperative that you not display the afternoon tracks in the morning or vice versa....
Forum: Canada 07-22-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8,971
Views: 556,554
Posted By TDY
Could you tell me where exactly the downed trees...

Could you tell me where exactly the downed trees are? I'm already sweeping this year's route and since much of it is the same I need to know what needs clearing.
Forum: Canada 07-22-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
Pre-ride report

A new front tire and tube installed and I'm ready to ride. I got out for a short loop of event pre-riding yesterday. What a beautiful day! I was riding the day-one extender option that will fit in...
Forum: Canada 07-12-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
Pre-riding for the event was cut a bit short last...

Pre-riding for the event was cut a bit short last night as I had a front flat tire. Fortunately it was a slow leak and I was able to ride back slowly with just a few stops to add air. Turns out it...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
I just edited my first post as you were typing....

I just edited my first post as you were typing. Sorry for the confusion.

The Calabogie Boogie has been a trail ride for over 23 years and I have run a D-S ride in conjunction with it for the last...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
OK, a Jeep with one front wheel missing. ...

OK, a Jeep with one front wheel missing.

:hide
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,982
Posted By TDY
This thread is devoted to the Calabogie Boogie...

This thread is devoted to the Calabogie Boogie Dual Sport ride. The D-S ride is entirely different from the Trail ride. The D-S ride shares the Boogie's name, entry fees, start location, Saturday's...
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