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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 05:53 AM
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Posted By Lycan1
I was sticking to the back roads mostly just...

I was sticking to the back roads mostly just doing a couple of hour loop, but did run up past Bragg Creek (to the gate at Elbow Falls) and cruised through the parking lot.

It was a great day and I...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
It sounds like diesel or water contamination.

It sounds like diesel or water contamination.
Forum: Canada 03-30-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Wow

I hope you went and complained to them. I would also let the corporate office know!
Forum: Canada 03-29-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
It's Good To Be Back

In the saddle again!

http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac264/LeeOldschool/2015/ff6c9ad6-bac6-4886-8ec5-a375941674bb.jpg

http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac264/LeeOldschool/2015/IMG_0587.jpg
Forum: Canada 03-28-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Yep

That's what I was going for. Both the monolith and the humor.
Forum: Canada 03-28-2015, 08:05 AM
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Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Having fun with my phone camera

I filmed the first emergence of the 990 with my phone, just for shits a giggles. The music was playing in my head so I ran with it. :lol3

<iframe width="853" height="480"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-27-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,766
Posted By Lycan1
This

Is what you need.

http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac264/LeeOldschool/KTM%20990/IMG_0155.jpg

http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac264/LeeOldschool/KTM%20990/IMG_0152.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 03-27-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,213
Posted By Lycan1
This might help;...

This might help; http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=887638

It's too early for most yet, but in time.
Forum: Canada 03-26-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Which bike is all this hard work going into?

Which bike is all this hard work going into?
Forum: Canada 03-26-2015, 05:52 AM
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Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Congratulations on the new house! I finally...

Congratulations on the new house!

I finally got my bike out last night.

http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac264/LeeOldschool/2015/2015%20-%201.jpg
Forum: Canada 03-25-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Oh, sure RUB IT IN! Well at least I get to ride...

Oh, sure RUB IT IN! Well at least I get to ride to work and back.
Forum: Canada 03-25-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
powderface

Was in good shape last fall with a couple of Rocky bridge approachs and one culvert that was getting washed out around it but not bad if you paid attention. There will be plenty of Intel on the...
Forum: Canada 03-25-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Unless it has just been graded there is no reason...

Unless it has just been graded there is no reason a half-skilled rider going slow could not do the route. Powderface and Spray lakes are just not that tough. I have seen Harleys going slow on both...
Forum: Canada 03-20-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By Lycan1
Simple, Service Time.

"poor gas and poor maintenance"

Like damurph said fuel filter change, and I would do a complete service at the same time. Valves, new plugs, air filter and oil change(with filter). Before you do...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Next winter, I will experiment since I now have...

Next winter, I will experiment since I now have lots to work with, and always need a hobby that time of year. No different than lapping valves really.

I have run out of jobs on the bike until my...
Forum: Canada 03-14-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Learned by doing

There is nothing expert about my skills. I have had expert help in the past and simply observe , do, and learn. I am getting to know and as a result, get comfortable with working on my bike. I am...
Forum: Canada 03-13-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17,349
Views: 984,990
Posted By Lycan1
Professional Violinist and Adventure Rider

Read this thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=397152
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Lycan1
Yes

Find the PDF files in the "English" (or whatever you want) file and print. Have lots of paper handy since it is 400+ pages. I have the CD and just print what I need for the job at hand.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By Lycan1
Love Mine

I have had mine for 6 years and ride until the snow flies, sometimes later. It is very comfy in the cold with the vents closed and the chin curtain on. I open the front chin vent just enough to keep...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Thankfully this time around the KTM ones are the...

Thankfully this time around the KTM ones are the sizes that I need, But as they get smaller I'll be into the HD ones. The V-Rod used the same shims (10mm) but as you noted they have more precise...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
I agree, but I doubt our wives would...

I agree, but I doubt our wives would agree......:wink:
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Yep

I also now have one of those fancy Starett micrometer like yours. I found a great price online from Amazon.
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Good old Princess, Auto. I'll pick one up...

Good old Princess, Auto. I'll pick one up tonight, if they have stock. The KTM one that I have cost twice that and has 1/4 of the increments, go figure.:lol3
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
I don't quite get the arrows, but think that they...

I don't quite get the arrows, but think that they want the tolerances set to the low side of spec, shown in the same column. I am setting to the wide setting on the tolerance (0.30 on exhaust and...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
About 15,000 kms. They were not actually at 0 but...

About 15,000 kms. They were not actually at 0 but less than .10 so marked as such. They were tight the last check as well with 18,000 km on last time, so no real surprise. I'm going to Blackfoot...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
I Can't Believe I started an Oil thread........

Well it is coming along (the bike) during this beautiful week of weather.

http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac264/LeeOldschool/KTM%20990/IMAG0026.jpg
Getting cleaner underneath, lots to do yet....
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Front Valve Cover

Looks a lot easier to get to with the rad dropped. I just loosened mine and removed the oil sump which is not easy. Hopefully my parts come in this week. I'll measure my valve clearances one night...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Been There

That was what my foot looked like after I broke my leg last March. Crap timing for sure. I feel your pain.

My weekend looked like this;...
Forum: Canada 03-07-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
That's it

I swear, I am done buying Motorex oil! I didn't notice the price until I got home from buying my parts for my much delayed winter refresh. $98.00 frigging bucks for 4 liters of stinking 10/W 50....
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 03-03-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By Lycan1
South of Calgary

Calgary to Hwy 3 is about 80% gravel and although it might seem dramatic to non-locals, I and most local dual-sporters do it so often that we become a bit jaded. The section that I never tire of is...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 03-02-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By Lycan1
No real reason

Other than, I've been there, done that. I took the connector that goes from the mine to Hurley pass. It was quite exciting since I had a scary run in with a Grizzly. There are much better rides in...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 03-02-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,085
Posted By Lycan1
If you are doing the dirt (gravel) sections, just...

If you are doing the dirt (gravel) sections, just don't plan on doing it before July, since many see no winter maintenance and may be snowed in at the higher elevations. Also, when you see a gas...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
I had the same recent experience with Dave at...

I had the same recent experience with Dave at Ride Concepts in Chestermere. As far as I know he is not in business, since no calls or emails were ever returned. Too bad to, since he did a great job...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 450,497
Posted By Lycan1
Try here:...

Try here: http://www.tooltown.ca/Neiko-13-Piece-Titanium-Left-Hand-Drill-Bit-Set.html

Canadian Tire lists them as well.
Forum: Canada 02-10-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3,334
Views: 689,105
Posted By Lycan1
Good plan. I always carry Bear Spray and an...

Good plan. I always carry Bear Spray and an air-horn (boat section of Canadian Tire). I have never used the Bear Spray, but the (refillable) air horn has been used many times. It works on Moose,...
Forum: Canada 02-10-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,334
Views: 689,105
Posted By Lycan1
You first and Can I watch?

Video or it didn't happen......
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,271
Posted By Lycan1
This other thread may be helpful to you;...

This other thread may be helpful to you; http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1035031
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 01-20-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By Lycan1
Big BC Dualsport Loop Part 2

http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac264/LeeOldschool/2015/GravelAddictsBC.jpg

The Highlights include;

Highline road.

Boston Bar to Brookmere

Sections of the KVR.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 01-20-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By Lycan1
Big BC Dualsport Loop Part 1

This is a 14 day, maybe more depending on how hard you like to push. The tracks are divided into 2 parts as they would not upload here due to size limits.

This starts in Calgary and heads south...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 01-15-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,832
Posted By Lycan1
Same As Above

But Split into two big tracks in case some units can't handle one huge track.
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