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Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Thank you

:freakyand a happy July 4 to you and our fine friends to the south.
Forum: Canada 03-09-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By BringSparesAlong
jacket mods

You might try Holly Leather in Falkland BC. She does custom work and from what I have seen it looks pretty good. Google the name to get contact info, I don't think she has a website
Forum: Canada 02-10-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,242
Posted By BringSparesAlong
I love the idea of transferable plates, it will...

I love the idea of transferable plates, it will force me to finish up some of the project bikes that I've got on the go.
As far as filtering goes, I think it's a get idea and a lot safer for us if...
Forum: Canada 02-09-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,333
Posted By BringSparesAlong
I agree with quieter mufflers and a full face...

I agree with quieter mufflers and a full face helmet. I would also suggest ear plugs to help prevent hearing loss. Once you have decided on a route, make sure to post it up.
Iif you come thru...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-10-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Anyone have dealings with iJDM?

A bit of background first.
One of my employees is looking for an undercar lighting kit for his Chevy Cobalt, and my regular suppliers no longer carry them. We found these guys based in San Gabriel...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,595
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Can't make it for Apr 10, but I'll watch for one...

Can't make it for Apr 10, but I'll watch for one later this summer.
thanks
BSA
Forum: Canada 12-19-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Not the Storm as much as the Chase Chiefs. My son...

Not the Storm as much as the Chase Chiefs. My son is one of the assistant coaches.
Forum: Canada 12-19-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Too much hockey?

Last night I had the Canucks on tv (3-2 win over Washington), the Kamloops Blazers on the radio (7-2 win over Prince George), and the Kamloops Storm on webcast (4-1 win over Chase).
Am I addicted?...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,961
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Started in the car busissness, then spent 14...

Started in the car busissness, then spent 14 years in the forest industry. As of Aug 1st, I'm now the owner of my own company, Firstplace Detail and Performance. :clap I'm working 10 hrs a day and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-30-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 210,116
Posted By BringSparesAlong
cool project

The bike looks neat. I have a 67 441 single that I'm doing as a cafe racer.
You might want to check out www.britgaskets.ca (http://www.britgaskets.ca). The fellows name is Steve Dales and his only...
Forum: Face plant 07-13-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,341
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Iron Socks dad here. I had a feeling that...

Iron Socks dad here. I had a feeling that something was going to happen when he left. The accident was only a short distance from the house. The phone rang and someone said "Your son's been an...
Forum: Canada 03-27-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,088
Posted By BringSparesAlong
No, my name is Howie, I think I met you at the...

No, my name is Howie, I think I met you at the Vancouver bike show a couple of years ago.
Forum: Canada 03-26-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,088
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Welcome to BC

Be sure to checkout the Vancouver rain festival. It runs from Aug 1- July 31. Ha just joking. I grew up just outside Van,(Burnaby) but moved to Kamloops in 92. If you've moved by April 27, a buddy of...
Forum: Canada 02-02-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,345
Posted By BringSparesAlong
The pumps have preset dollar amounts that you can...

The pumps have preset dollar amounts that you can select from, or press fill up. It's like using an ATM, they connect to your bank account or credit card. I use pay at the pump all the time,saves...
Forum: Canada 01-18-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,826
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Sunday

I'll be there on Sunday.
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Try this

Use a sharp chiesel to make a notch on one side of the head. Then use a hammer and pin punch in the notch to loosen the screw. Works for me more often than not. A 16 oz hammer with rapid blows should...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,695
Posted By BringSparesAlong
racedeck question

Does racedeck hold up under heavy use? I want to do my shop, but wonder how it will last with vehicles on jack stands and engine cranes rolling around? What about sparks from welding and cutting? Any...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Paint Codes,looking for help

I'm putting my 81 GPz 550 back on the road and want to repaint it. The local Kawasaki dealer told me about color rite and cycle color, but they don't go back far enough. One of the local paint shops...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 24,857
Posted By BringSparesAlong
heck who would'nt that would be a perfect...

heck who would'nt that would be a perfect little comuter for myself since its only about 15k to work for me.
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2007, 11:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,110
Posted By BringSparesAlong
OK Ill admit it I don't need a 750.. It was one...

OK Ill admit it I don't need a 750.. It was one of those love at first sight deals:raabia and who doesn't love loud dangerous things..... aside from insurance companys

Kamloops is basicly the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,110
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Yeah I figured not many people consider a 750 as...

Yeah I figured not many people consider a 750 as a first ride but heres what I figure

the trouble i have with many entry level bike is the inablity to do highway safely, in some cases a lack of...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,110
Posted By BringSparesAlong
first street bike..

Hi guys Son of Spares here
Well I got my motorcycle licence and now I want a bike. and being the 22 years of age I am, sportbikes are what Im after. now being winter and the fact that offroad bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,817
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Hi all this is spares Jr While looking...

Hi all this is spares Jr

While looking over the online buy and sell I found 4 SV650s near me a 2000 with 2500mi for $3800 another 2000 with 22,000mi for $3400 Ive noticed that some of your bikes...
Forum: Canada 01-24-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,617
Posted By BringSparesAlong
I'll be sure to look you up. I'm a wee bit less...

I'll be sure to look you up. I'm a wee bit less than average height wearing a black BSA shirt. See you Sunday.
BSA
Forum: Canada 01-23-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 269,913
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Way to go Paul! I've followed along with all the...

Way to go Paul! I've followed along with all the others as this unfolded. Having worked with a few crazy French Canadians I'm not too surprised that you made it. Have a safe trip home.
BSA
Forum: Canada 01-15-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,617
Posted By BringSparesAlong
I haven't been to a show since 1986. I remember...

I haven't been to a show since 1986. I remember the PNE was pretty tight, and parking could be a hassle. I'd forgotton the people watching part of it, thanks for reminding me.:rofl
Forum: Canada 01-12-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,617
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Vancouver Bike show

Just wondering who's going to the show? The Yamaha dealer in town has a package that includes transportation,admission,T-shirt and snacks for $59.00. Bus leaves Kamloops @ 7:00 am, returns by 6:00 pm...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,864
Posted By BringSparesAlong
My 441 sounds like that. You get so used to how a...

My 441 sounds like that. You get so used to how a jap bike sounds and feels, that old brit bikes scare you into thinking that any second they are going to blow up. The foot controls are reversed to,...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,864
Posted By BringSparesAlong
I met this guy at a swap meet. His name is Steve...

I met this guy at a swap meet. His name is Steve Dales, lives in Vancouver B.C. the bike is a 69? 441 thats been bumped up to 512cc. He was selling gaskets and some other small parts. Check out...
Forum: Racing 12-29-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Cool, thanks for posting that.

Cool, thanks for posting that.
Forum: Canada 12-29-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 269,913
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Good Luck and stay safe.

Good Luck and stay safe.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,414
Posted By BringSparesAlong
I have a 67 441 roadster, low exhaust and a...

I have a 67 441 roadster, low exhaust and a glassfibre tank. It shakes like hell, hands and feet numb after 20 min. The P.O. had the motor apart and "balanced" it. One day I'll pull it apart and get...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By BringSparesAlong
Hmm you guys might just be right about the price...

Hmm you guys might just be right about the price being too high

the Yamaha dealer has an 05 KLR with 8,000k fior $5,100 and it comes with heated grips, a tank bag and hardbags.

The guy who...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By BringSparesAlong
thanks nelsoyrag sounds like the KTM is...

thanks nelsoyrag


sounds like the KTM is the better bike for me and what I want to do.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,316
Posted By BringSparesAlong
I vote DR650 its 33'' tall (seat height) stock...

I vote DR650 its 33'' tall (seat height) stock and can be lowered further with a two bolt move.:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2006, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By BringSparesAlong
my plan from the day I bought the XR was to...

my plan from the day I bought the XR was to Dualsport it. but the expece and amount of work to make it road legal (baja kit,stator rewind, DOT tires, inspection) would likley exceed the diffrence in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By BringSparesAlong
good greif. I just noticed that sticky. thanks.

good greif. I just noticed that sticky. thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By BringSparesAlong
XR400 to LC4 640

Hi all

Im BringSparesAlong's Son

Im 22 and started riding dirtbikes about a year and a half ago.Ive also been racing Downhill mountain bikes for 5 years, so being on two wheels and holding a...
Forum: Face plant 12-14-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,291
Posted By BringSparesAlong
A question for those who work in the legal...

A question for those who work in the legal profession. There has been talk of using devices to shut down a vehicles ignition during a chase. I think everyone will agree that ending a chase as quickly...
Forum: Canada 12-05-2006, 10:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,020
Posted By BringSparesAlong
You might try ordering thru a dealership. The...

You might try ordering thru a dealership. The Yamaha shop here in town can get almost anything bike or sled related. It might take a couple of weeks if they don't have it in stock, but I haven't had...
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