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Forum: Canada 03-04-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,269
Posted By Borogove
Highwood pass

Just a comment for your route plan ---The Highwood pass is not usually open until June 15 ---

Kananaskis Country
Highwood Pass , Highway 40 from Kananaskis Lakes southwards, is closed to...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By Borogove
+1 on Aerotech, same area of town as Anderswerks...

+1 on Aerotech, same area of town as Anderswerks

They repaired one of my Happy Trail boxes....excellent welding and very fast service

PB
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Borogove
Too bad there isn't an event like that in...

Too bad there isn't an event like that in Calgary. The Carrot looks a bit "artsy" for my taste but maybe that is just my old university predjudices coming out:1drink . Jeremy's book is a great read...
Forum: Canada 02-02-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 37,246
Posted By Borogove
They have to catch me first!:evil

They have to catch me first!:evil
Forum: Canada 02-01-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 37,246
Posted By Borogove
I got mine at House of Tools quite a while ago. ...

I got mine at House of Tools quite a while ago. Busy Bee has them as well + they have a lot more tooling in stock!
...
Forum: Canada 02-01-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 37,246
Posted By Borogove
It is small...but it works o.k. with small cuts...

It is small...but it works o.k. with small cuts and sharp tools. I should have a small rotary table with 4 jaw chuck modded up shortly...just need some metric bolts.

I'd like to get something...
Forum: Canada 02-01-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 37,246
Posted By Borogove
Me TOOOO

Count me in guys. I have some KLR tools, mini-mill, mini-lathe, mig (no bottles yet), a good stock of raw metal (brass and steel) plus the normal assortment of automotive and houshold tools. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By Borogove
Careful....in that way lies madness!!!!!!:umph...

Careful....in that way lies madness!!!!!!:umph and obsession :jump
Forum: Old's Cool 01-20-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By Borogove
I have about 3 1/2 Can-am Tnt's if I put all of...

I have about 3 1/2 Can-am Tnt's if I put all of the pieces together. Not sure when I'll do that but at least I have a good collection of bits.

Thinking about buying a Can-Am Qualifier project...
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 312,474
Posted By Borogove
Closer look

I need to get a better floor in the car to give him some better grip in the corners but overall he was pretty cool with his first ride.

PB
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 312,474
Posted By Borogove
New Sidecar Dog

My new co-pilot KOKO going for his first ride
Forum: Canada 11-11-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By Borogove
Sometimes it is hard to believe that Blackfoot is...

Sometimes it is hard to believe that Blackfoot is still in business...how do they do it?

PB
Forum: Hacks 12-22-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 312,474
Posted By Borogove
the DOG

Simba likes riding in the sidecar....not to keen about the helmet and doggles I make him wear now.

PB
Forum: Hacks 12-22-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6,552
Views: 2,421,991
Posted By Borogove
My rig

It's not much compared to those fancy Euro set-ups but the dog and I like it. It is in pieces right now as I'm fitting in a new inner fender, seat mount and re-working the wiring. New paint when...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,795
Posted By Borogove
No unloading required, getting to the release is...

No unloading required, getting to the release is a little more difficult tho. Those fancy type nozzles with the vapour recovery systems might not work but I never had a chance to confirm that.

...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,795
Posted By Borogove
Sissy bar

Nope, no bar. With some creative strap routing the rev-pak can be attached very securely and still give good interior access and removal/installation. The dry bag straps down to attachements on top...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-02-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 830,081
Posted By Borogove
Packed for gravel

Packed for two weeks in the BC mountains
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-02-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 830,081
Posted By Borogove
off for a week

Packed for some mountain pavement
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,795
Posted By Borogove
LD V-Max

The VMAX is an excellent bike for blasting around town. It will work for LD touring if you can accept the need for frequent fill-ups. I used mine for a trip to Montana and had a good time. I used a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By Borogove
Great video, tough race!

Great video, tough race!
Forum: Canada 08-14-2006, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Borogove
Maps

I have some of the Backroad Mapbooks for BC and AB, they are excellent for planning out routes. There are digital topos available but the cost is pretty steep but they are are useful for doing GPS...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2005, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By Borogove
Russel seat,

If I had a full-on street touring bike I'd get a Russell right away. It would be a good reason (excuse) to ride down south for a personal fitting at the factory.

PB
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2005, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By Borogove
Daylong seat,

I don't have one myself but I there was an older LDrider type guy at a Canyonlands get together 3 or 4 years ago that had one on a KLR. He loved it. He never did much off-roading, all pavement. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2005, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By Borogove
Question Maybe throttle cables?

When I have my KLR up on the centerstand and hold a little bit of throttle input with the throttle lock then turn the handlebars right the engine speeds up. If I center the bars the rpms drop back...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2005, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By Borogove
shipping

Try the Horizons Unlimited site...lot's of good info in the forums

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/

Peter Berghs
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2005, 01:22 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 102,783
Posted By Borogove
Thumb After 30

Yup,

In August 2000 I traveled down to Oregon for a powered parachute get-together. On the way there I stopped for gas someplace in Washington and wound up talking to some bikers heading for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2005, 11:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,469
Posted By Borogove
KLR mods

I would do these upgrades first,

1: Shift lever (foot) ....cheap to replace with a stronger part that won't break on the trail.

2: Hand guards, personal protection and it will save the...
Forum: Hacks 08-16-2004, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,529
Posted By Borogove
Talking Sidecar itch

I too have the sidecar itch. Therefore I perused the internet and find a used fiberglass Kenna for sale on a Kamloops web-site. I called up the web-site owner and find out that the car is in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2004, 10:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,836
Posted By Borogove
Great Ride!

Wow, what a great report! So that's what goes on at a long-distance rally. How about a few pictures of the V-strom instrument center? Looks like you have some neat toys to keep busy with. :thumb
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2004, 12:44 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,825
Posted By Borogove
My Kind of Road

Somewhere in BC
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2004, 11:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,916
Posted By Borogove
Loved it! The food and accomodations were great....

Loved it! The food and accomodations were great. I broke a clutch cable but the support truck had a spare so my bike was up and running in a flash. Having an experienced guide takes away a lot of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2004, 08:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,916
Posted By Borogove
Copper canyon

Nice report,

I was down there with a Rosen's ride group at about the same time. What a great area to ride and explore in, I'll do it again next year.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2004, 06:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,805
Posted By Borogove
Re: Re: Tunes for GS Riding

Holy Crap, another Hawkwind fan :freaky THis band, in any re-incarnation + all of the Tool records will get me a long way down the road.

PB
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2004, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,710
Posted By Borogove
Re: Tips on finding great roads??

One trick that works for me is to look at a road map and focus in on the areas WITHOUT a lot of marked roads (here there be dragons!). There are usually some old roads or trails in those spots that...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2004, 11:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,957
Posted By Borogove
Yamaha

Way cool! Funny how the Yamaha has all of that technology but they forgot decent bark-busters. What is this bikes status in the race right now?

PB
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2003, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 255,172
Posted By Borogove
Old School

Close but it is a little bigger, a TS250, 1977 version. The plates on the back are for Colorado 1989 so it has not been on the highway for a long time. I picked it up as a restoration project and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2003, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 255,172
Posted By Borogove
Old School

This is my "new" dual sport bike, 5000 miles, picked it up for 100$ CDN. Starts o.k. but needs some cable work and a general tune-up. I've never played with a two-stroke before, should be fun!
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2003, 09:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,373
Posted By Borogove
Talking Heres mine

Heres mine,
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2003, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Borogove
Wheres Kevin

It looks like you were on the road going up Ashlu Creek near the Squamish river campground. If you follow the road north west it goes another 30 -40 KM to a deadend near Rugged Lake.

At least...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2003, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 841,197
Posted By Borogove
Talking My Bike, my first post

Here is a picture of my bike taken last summer during my trip to Ft. Ware Northern BC
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