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Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 78,969
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Posted By flossandfly
Thumb Cool. May need to sell he vstrom to make room. ...

Cool. May need to sell he vstrom to make room. Sounds like there is lots of time to decide.
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,762
Posted By flossandfly
Look forward to following along. Have fun.

Look forward to following along. Have fun.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 78,969
Views: 8,661,398
Posted By flossandfly
I have the slipstreamer spitfire. Looks similar...

I have the slipstreamer spitfire. Looks similar to the other one somebody recommended. Mounts to bars and comes off with thumbscrews. Can take it off when hooligan ridi g. I dismounted while...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-28-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,536
Posted By flossandfly
I have a tankbag with a clear plastic compartment...

I have a tankbag with a clear plastic compartment on top. Thoughtabout putting tablet there bu4 havent tried it yet.
Forum: Canada 10-23-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Hahaha. The process of weighing the benefits and...

Hahaha. The process of weighing the benefits and trade offs begins. You can pm me with xr650l qu3stions if you want. Many hours on the internet looking up stuff.
Forum: Canada 10-22-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Those CR500's are beasts. a 500 2 stroke is...

Those CR500's are beasts. a 500 2 stroke is mucho power.

Hope to see you out next year. YOu didn't ask, but I have been nerding out over different bikes and will share with you.

...
Forum: Canada 10-20-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Hope you find a bike as nice as the ktm you had...

Hope you find a bike as nice as the ktm you had before. Will be haed to look at it all winter.
Forum: Canada 10-17-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Yes, that was a fun way to get used to the...

Yes, that was a fun way to get used to the vstrom. It is a fun way to go to water valley and stay off the main roads. I used to be more keen to ride in mud, now I will pass up a trail I know will...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Did need a carwash afterward. Ya it didn't have...

Did need a carwash afterward. Ya it didn't have much for hills.
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
[QUOTE=drrod1;25295370]So is RR50 doable by...

[QUOTE=drrod1;25295370]So is RR50 doable by novices on WeeStroms? Looks like fun from the pics!
Rod


It looks like the road I took with XSOCAL on my weestrom. I have good tires for offroad...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 34,117
Posted By flossandfly
Wow, this ride looks like a fun afternoon ride...

Wow, this ride looks like a fun afternoon ride with time to rest before and after. But you had to find out how much is really left in your (energy) tank after you thought it was empty.

My...
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Slow and steady healing. I thought if I ever...

Slow and steady healing. I thought if I ever tried snowboarding, I would wear hockey pants. May be hard to find a pair ktm orange. :D

I have some in blue if yoou want to try.
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
cool loking trip

Look forward to some pics.
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
bag on engine guard

I see you have a bag attached to your engine guards. I thought about trying that, how do you like it? Do you strap it on with regular straps, or is it made for that purpose?
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
That is the top for big bikes. Smaller bikes can...

That is the top for big bikes. Smaller bikes can go a bit further, I found it tricky on my honda xr650l. A bud on a drz400 and I had some trouble getting back up one of the hills.

It is a nice...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
oucch,

Rough luck on that big bmw. Hope you have a speedy and ful recovery.

Someone was asking about items to include in a first aid kit. The instrictor of my first aid course recommended

Sam...
Forum: Canada 07-10-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By flossandfly
Good news. Good to mention it is found so nobody...

Good news. Good to mention it is found so nobody treats your son like a bike theif next time he rides it.
Forum: Canada 07-09-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By flossandfly
Will watch out too

Will watch out too
Forum: Canada 06-17-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
It will be difficult to open flooded trails if...

It will be difficult to open flooded trails if they flood again mid repair. As far as powderface, I thought some oil company needed the road. Does that mean it will be repaired and open to us, or...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
The video was made before it was "BREAKING THE...

The video was made before it was "BREAKING THE LAW, BREAKING THE LAW" (judas priest)
Forum: Canada 06-14-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Someone made a youtube video of him riding...

Someone made a youtube video of him riding powdrface. I hope that we arent going to be reduced to "virtual riding" powderface.
Forum: Canada 05-25-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Yep, maybe cover up your handle before something...

Yep, maybe cover up your handle before something like that. :D
Forum: Canada 05-18-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Good to see you out again. I think thread is...

Good to see you out again. I think thread is going to get busier.
Forum: Canada 05-12-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
I think it opens may 15 normally. Not sure if...

I think it opens may 15 normally. Not sure if the flooding will affect the trail this summer.
Forum: Canada 05-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
The mx boot is not very different from an air...

The mx boot is not very different from an air cast. Maybe a bit lower on the leg.

Maybe I can't be so smug about Honda reliability to KTM riders. My starter is pooched and I had to bump...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
I thought this picture was of "the governor" from...

I thought this picture was of "the governor" from THE WALKING DEAD. Before the eye patch of course.
Fun looking ride by the way. ...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Congtatulations on finding a nice trip. I...

Congtatulations on finding a nice trip.

I have the wolfman expedition dry saddlebags you could use. They are 19 liters per side for 38 liters total.

I was going to say you have to return...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
I'll try to get some pictures next adventure. ...

I'll try to get some pictures next adventure. Didn't want to gopro myself on the beginner track with 4 year olds. :shog
Forum: Canada 04-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
That cast just has to push down not lift like the...

That cast just has to push down not lift like the clutch side. (Only kidding, dont do it)

Tried out wildrose mx park in the mud. Lots of mud and lots of fun. 17 dollars at thecar wash to get...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Talking I took the course and had a great time. The...

I took the course and had a great time. The balance exercises at the start were tiring. The instructors were great, they made sure I was leaning my bike as much as possible on slow turns. Would...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Laugh I got the dakar ones for the vstrom. Not sure if...

I got the dakar ones for the vstrom. Not sure if they are better, but they are the dakar so must be better. :lol3

Shipping from mx1 was quick and free.
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Pack some water and snacks. It is lots of work...

Pack some water and snacks. It is lots of work getting unstuck. One good thing to do is to ride the most dirt capable bike in your group, that way you are less likely to be taken anywhere too...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,361
Posted By flossandfly
Was great to get out on the backroads NW of town...

Was great to get out on the backroads NW of town today. Saw another rider in front of us but couldn't id the bike or rider. Afterwards was nice to wash off the mud from that great run on hwy 532...
Forum: Canada 04-01-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,690
Posted By flossandfly
If the DR has passenger footpegs it should hold...

If the DR has passenger footpegs it should hold you. It was meant for 2 people after all. If you like the DR better, pick the best of those 2 then get out and squirt some dirt.
Forum: Canada 03-29-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By flossandfly
I saw signs at rocky mountain honda for bike...

I saw signs at rocky mountain honda for bike storage. Far from airport though.
Forum: Canada 03-28-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,690
Posted By flossandfly
Once you decide to have 2 bikes it gets easier to...

Once you decide to have 2 bikes it gets easier to pick what to get. 1 is hard to decide.
Forum: Canada 03-27-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,690
Posted By flossandfly
I have a vstrom also and like it a lot when...

I have a vstrom also and like it a lot when riding highway, gravel, and very easy dirt paths. It is work to pick it up, but doesnt fall often.

Some here think you will really want to get onto...
Forum: Canada 03-26-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,690
Posted By flossandfly
It may come down to what you find for sale. Glad...

It may come down to what you find for sale. Glad you have considered the DR650 and XR650L along with the KLR650. I have the XR and like it on trails. If I was going to stay to highway and gravel...
Forum: Canada 03-21-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,356
Posted By flossandfly
I mounted a 4" tube on the skid plate but found...

I mounted a 4" tube on the skid plate but found it rubbed on the front wheel when the forks compressed. I made a 3" one and that worked fine on the skid plate. I put the 4" one on the bottom of my...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,356
Posted By flossandfly
I made one the same as yours. I ride an Honda...

I made one the same as yours. I ride an Honda XR650L (a thumper) and had the cap loosen and fall off on one of my rides. After that I bought a cap with a thumbscrew on the outsde that tightens down...
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