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Forum: Equipment 06-27-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By dhawker
Well a little update. I have purchased a...

Well a little update.

I have purchased a different version of this airpad from a Canadian company that licenses the technology from WindCatcher. The reason is because WindCatcher do not ship to...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By dhawker
The R Value is about 1.5, since it is basically a...

The R Value is about 1.5, since it is basically a 4" thick air mattress. The cool factor is how quickly you can inflate and deflate it with the WindCatcher valve. I am hoping I can also use my CPAP...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By dhawker
WindCatcher AirPad 2

I just ordered one of these. I will let you know how well it works when it arrives. As a techie guy I had to have one.:evil
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Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 4,019,715
Posted By dhawker
Good question, not sure of the answer though. ...

Good question, not sure of the answer though. One thing, considering how hard it seems to be to get these bushings in the past, it didn't take too long for them to arrive (about 4 weeks). Seems not...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 4,019,715
Posted By dhawker
Well after ordering a couple of clutch bushings...

Well after ordering a couple of clutch bushings from my HUSQVARNA dealer for my 2007 Husky TE 610, this is what I got.

My name is KTM you have been assimilated, resistance is futile! I guess it...
Forum: Photos 06-08-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,114
Views: 1,929,980
Posted By dhawker
[QUOTE=micah360;26951277]I will use my real...

[QUOTE=micah360;26951277]I will use my real camera on the next round (used my phone on that one).

ETA: since I have top post on this page and this is a photo thread... I guess I shouldn't waste...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 4,019,715
Posted By dhawker
Another option (the one I chose) was to do the...

Another option (the one I chose) was to do the Rekluse z-pro kit. This is an awesome upgrade and basically you can forget about your clutch as it takes control. You still have manual clutch...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,400
Posted By dhawker
I have the Helinox Cot 1 and have used it with a...

I have the Helinox Cot 1 and have used it with a exped air mattress on top and also with just my sleeping bag. The difference in my case was huge. With just a sleeping bag it is much better than...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-17-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4,210
Views: 2,304,525
Posted By dhawker
There are only a handful of bikes that can cross...

There are only a handful of bikes that can cross the Simpson unsupported. I'm pretty sure none of these have "adventure" in the name, unless its a ktm 640 ADV.[/QUOTE]


Maybe the new CCM 450...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 4,019,715
Posted By dhawker
This is what I used to replace mine (in red of...

This is what I used to replace mine (in red of course).

http://www.gnarlyparts.ca/Tusk-Aluminum-Brake-Pedal-Replacement-Toe-Tip_p_230.html

Dalan
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 99,269
Posted By dhawker
[QUOTE=soph9;24360816]One this day I learned my...

[QUOTE=soph9;24360816]One this day I learned my beagle Cruizer has died. He's been sick and I've been trying to get home but I'm not in time. One of saddest days in my life and while I was loving the...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 1,232,450
Posted By dhawker
D.R.C. sell a tire iron with a 12 point box end...

D.R.C. sell a tire iron with a 12 point box end wrench on one end. These come is various sizes and double as your tire irons. I do believe you can get them in 27mm and 32mm. Made of steel, so strong...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,203
Posted By dhawker
A little more than $50, more like $80 but the...

A little more than $50, more like $80 but the best I could find at this price are the Scorpion EXO SGS glove. I have taken a fairly serious crash at speed so I used this information when looking for...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-24-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 32,330
Posted By dhawker
As a fellow Husky rider, do us proud. I'm in for...

As a fellow Husky rider, do us proud. I'm in for the haul.
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,360
Posted By dhawker
This might be what your looking for. ...

This might be what your looking for.

http://www.torkworld.com/bt1-bluetooth-adapter.html/ (http://www.torkworld.com/bt1-bluetooth-adapter.html/)
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,400
Posted By dhawker
Yes, I find as I'm getting older, the ground is...

Yes, I find as I'm getting older, the ground is getting harder and my air mattress is getting thinner. Truth is, I'm getting fatter. I've been considering a cot for some time and the Luxury Lite was...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,400
Posted By dhawker
Helinox Cot - This looks interesting...

http://vimeo.com/84684804 (http://vimeo.com/84684804)

Not sure what the final price will be but it will go nice with my Helinox chair and Table set.:evil
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,726
Posted By dhawker
I have used the Valdez as my everyday jacket and...

I have used the Valdez as my everyday jacket and dualsport jacket for the last 6 years and it has been awesome. I live in British Columbia on Vancouver Island so the weather is fairly mild. No...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,648
Posted By dhawker
Gear manufacturing, material quality and cost is...

Gear manufacturing, material quality and cost is only half of the equation for me in purchasing gear. The other half is how the company deals with their customers and stands behind their product. ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-05-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 372,352
Posted By dhawker
Thumb What is the weird welded spot in the middle of...

What is the weird welded spot in the middle of your gas tank? Your bike is fantastic by the way, but I would break into tears if I dropped it taking it where I take my Husky TE610. Unbelievable...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 715,044
Posted By dhawker
Well almost, they missed Vancouver Island tracks....

Well almost, they missed Vancouver Island tracks. So we will see who is first to do the WHOLE route.:evil
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-01-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,489
Posted By dhawker
I had a serious crash last year (fell a sleep and...

I had a serious crash last year (fell a sleep and hit a guard rail going 50 mph). Fortunately I had great gear and walked away with very little injuries from an accident that should have killed me....
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 40,488
Posted By dhawker
Tool + adapters

I would like the tool plus both adapters (15mm and 17mm) please. I will need it shipped to Canada, so you can add me to that total as well. Thanks for all your efforts on our behalf. Outstanding.
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Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 380,242
Posted By dhawker
If they can deliver the wide ratio 6 speed tranny...

If they can deliver the wide ratio 6 speed tranny as an option with this bike, it would be the ONLY bike right now that I would consider selling my 07 Husky TE610 for. This just seems like it could...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 90,411
Posted By dhawker
I knew it!!! I may be old, but my eyes haven't...

I knew it!!! I may be old, but my eyes haven't failed me yet. Thanks for your honesty, I didn't think they could be 120 liters. Love the product.
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 90,411
Posted By dhawker
I wish you could do the bean test on the "Fort...

I wish you could do the bean test on the "Fort Rock". Seems impossible to be 120 liters to me, but maybe if you stuff it to the max it is. I would do it, but don't have enough beans :lol3
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 90,411
Posted By dhawker
2013 Fort Rock Tail Bag Capacity

Giant Loop, plus all the other advertisers that I have seen, say the capacity on the "Fort Rock Tail Bag" is 120 liters. I just purchased one and I would say "no way". Has anyone actually measured...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-18-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,001
Posted By dhawker
I have owned a 2005 Sprint ST since it arrived in...

I have owned a 2005 Sprint ST since it arrived in North America. After fixing a few known issues with the first release (rectifier, poor designed luggage and sprag clutch) it was very reliable. All...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 4,019,715
Posted By dhawker
A cheap alternative that works well on my 2007 TE...

A cheap alternative that works well on my 2007 TE 610 is this generic one from Moose Racing:
http://www.reddeerpowersports.com/Moose-Racing-SHARK-FIN-DISC-PROTECTORS-detail.htm?productId=9460441...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,410
Posted By dhawker
Gaerne SG-12 have dual ankle pivots (like SIDI...

Gaerne SG-12 have dual ankle pivots (like SIDI Crossfire) and have a much more comfortable top collar compared to the SG-10. I have the SG-12's and they are very solid and well made and comfortable...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,031
Posted By dhawker
I am currently using a pair of FirstGear Master...

I am currently using a pair of FirstGear Master gloves. Lightweight, non insulated, water proof and very comfortable. I use them in the summer when I want rain protection but not warmth (they are...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 58,408
Posted By dhawker
I'm in if the offer is available to us Canadians.

I'm in if the offer is available to us Canadians.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 4,019,715
Posted By dhawker
You should take a look at TurnTech batteries I...

You should take a look at TurnTech batteries I have been using the 5 amp one on my TE-610 for over a year and haven't had a spec of problems and they are so much lighter and smaller than the stocker...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 50,024
Views: 10,645,373
Posted By dhawker
I have mine mounted like a set of panniers with a...

I have mine mounted like a set of panniers with a 2 gallon fuel container on one side and the tool kit mounted on the other. I use the L-Shaped brackets bolted to my rear rack (on a Husky TE610) with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 4,019,715
Posted By dhawker
I only bought it this year so only have about 3...

I only bought it this year so only have about 3 months on it so far. I have noticed it starts a lot easier though. I am in a fairly temperate climate and don't need to start in the very cold. This...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 4,019,715
Posted By dhawker
5ah TurnTech battery in my TE-610. Expensive,...

5ah TurnTech battery in my TE-610. Expensive, but nothing but great results and tons lighter than the stocker. Very quick delivery and lots of good reviews as well, do a search on turn tech...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 4,019,715
Posted By dhawker
Mine is also a 2007 so I will have a look thanks....

Mine is also a 2007 so I will have a look thanks.

Dalan
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 4,019,715
Posted By dhawker
Tail light problem

Can anyone tell me which wire turns on the tail light? I have brake lights but no tail light. Doesn't matter if I am in high beam or low beam, no tail light. Everything else is working fine though...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,724
Posted By dhawker
I don't have an IMS tank just the stock one. I...

I don't have an IMS tank just the stock one. I use rotopax fuel containers mounted like panniers if I need more fuel capacity. So this is not an issue for me.
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,724
Posted By dhawker
Hasn't GPR just come out with a steering damper...

Hasn't GPR just come out with a steering damper specifically for the Husky TE610?

What I would like to know is if I could get the HDB top clamp to mount to the new GPR TE610 lower setup?
...
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