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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By sturgeon
There's a known problem where the bike's computer...

There's a known problem where the bike's computer won't shut down, thereby draining the battery. Feel the right side of the top panel, it'll be hot. I noticed that my battery tender would cycle on a...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 943
Posted By sturgeon
The Yellowhead is part of the Trans-Canada. It...

The Yellowhead is part of the Trans-Canada. It has parallel routes in most places west of NB.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/89/TransCanadaHWY.png
Forum: Canada 07-20-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22,240
Views: 2,294,711
Posted By sturgeon
Izzat a Buell? :lol3

Izzat a Buell? :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 168,264
Posted By sturgeon
That rear tire has a nasty lump in it; better get...

That rear tire has a nasty lump in it; better get that looked at before it blows :deal:lol3:lol3
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 99,325
Posted By sturgeon
Kitchener-Waterloo ADV Night!

Did everyone order Canadian Bacon burgers?
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 99,325
Posted By sturgeon
Also brine pickled. Can't stand the stuff myself.

Also brine pickled. Can't stand the stuff myself.
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 99,325
Posted By sturgeon
Peameal is a bit different. 'Canadian' bacon is...

Peameal is a bit different. 'Canadian' bacon is back bacon.
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 99,325
Posted By sturgeon
Because it's not called that here?

Because it's not called that here?
Forum: Canada 06-17-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,595
Posted By sturgeon
Search "lg2 radisson".

Search "lg2 radisson".
Forum: Canada 06-16-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 99,325
Posted By sturgeon
I can't believe you adventure rider types are...

I can't believe you adventure rider types are fretting about the possibility of a little rain. I'd be there but I'm too busy riding around North Van. Where the sun shines about 5 times a year. Just...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 99,325
Posted By sturgeon
BBQ joint??? I thought you said Brent's house. ...

BBQ joint??? I thought you said Brent's house.
That's different then. Never mind.
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 99,325
Posted By sturgeon
They have salads and white wine spritzers, right?

They have salads and white wine spritzers, right?
Forum: Canada 05-31-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 10,735
Posted By sturgeon
I was up there last fall on a nice crisp calm...

I was up there last fall on a nice crisp calm September morning. Guy at the gate said the wind at the top was a very modest 60-70 mph :eek1 Unnoticeable until you come out above the tree line; at the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By sturgeon
Only problem with the Magadans is their size....

Only problem with the Magadans is their size. HUGE.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 91,250
Posted By sturgeon
Motion Pro 5/8" socket plus swivel extension is a...

Motion Pro 5/8" socket plus swivel extension is a reasonable price, well-made, socket OD is 20.6mm. And the other end of the socket does double duty since it fits in the end of the front axle, making...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 43,696
Views: 8,319,317
Posted By sturgeon
Depending on how much room you need for rebound...

Depending on how much room you need for rebound adjustment, looks like there's not much left for lowering. Maybe 2 threads between the adjuster and the clevis locknut.
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 217,993
Posted By sturgeon
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/t1.0-9/10303785_10154106096315594_5726729035858666458_n.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 168,264
Posted By sturgeon
If it's not big enough to eat, run over it ... ...

If it's not big enough to eat, run over it ...

As much as I like cats (one is sitting on me right now), I wouldn't sacrifice myself to save one.

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 168,264
Posted By sturgeon
Different strokes, I liked the looks of the...

Different strokes, I liked the looks of the Special (the Classic is no more) because of the spoked wheels (as well as the paint job). But I've got 2 other bikes with spokes, and a lifetime of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 168,264
Posted By sturgeon
I think there's more than that. I seem to recall...

I think there's more than that. I seem to recall reading about the head re-design you mentioned, plus ECU changes, higher compression, piston re-design, modest HP/torque increase with peak 500 RPM...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 141,721
Posted By sturgeon
MG says 1,350 +/-100 rpm.

MG says 1,350 +/-100 rpm.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,023
Posted By sturgeon
You're absolutely right! My only excuse is winter...

You're absolutely right! My only excuse is winter hangover :lol3

P.S. I was also thinking of the red lever to lock/unlock from the racks, which doesn't really apply here since the OP was talking...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,023
Posted By sturgeon
Have you tried? Mine lock with the handle open.

Have you tried? Mine lock with the handle open.
Forum: Canada 04-05-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 28,604
Posted By sturgeon
No Princess Auto? Perhaps not the utmost in...

No Princess Auto? Perhaps not the utmost in quality, but ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 168,264
Posted By sturgeon
You type very well for a dead guy :lol3

You type very well for a dead guy :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,635
Posted By sturgeon
Soviet L-300.

Soviet L-300.
Forum: Canada 03-17-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By sturgeon
You might try Derek at Flybyu Motorsports. He's a...

You might try Derek at Flybyu Motorsports. He's a good guy, very meticulous. I emailed him to ask; he might be willing to take on your project, give him a call if you're interested.

I'm a happy...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By sturgeon
Just got email from Lee Valley Tools this...

Just got email from Lee Valley Tools this morning; they've got a General borescope on a 'special buy' right now for $99. No screen; it sends the image via WiFi to a phone or tablet.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,190
Posted By sturgeon
Spam or no spam, to give him (serpentZA) credit,...

Spam or no spam, to give him (serpentZA) credit, I've read a couple of his ride reports that I've enjoyed.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 43,696
Views: 8,319,317
Posted By sturgeon
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=94...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=947374

I sat on one of these this past weekend. It'll be a great bike once it proves its reliability (which I expect it will).
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15,079
Views: 8,480,758
Posted By sturgeon
Dunno if it's that old, but ... ...

Dunno if it's that old, but ...

http://www.womenridersnow.com/docs/stories/3914/width450/10.JPG
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 91,250
Posted By sturgeon
+1 The MP tire iron/24mm works just fine; I've...

+1 The MP tire iron/24mm works just fine; I've used it on the road numerous times.
Forum: Canada 02-22-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,769
Posted By sturgeon
Not hangin' out in Lower Slobbovia with the...

Not hangin' out in Lower Slobbovia with the low-lifes? :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,692
Posted By sturgeon
Turns out that shipping to Canada is correctly...

Turns out that shipping to Canada is correctly calculated even though it doesn't appear to be. When I found out you could cancel I decided to order, and the final Paypal receipt shows the correct...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,692
Posted By sturgeon
Too bad your T-shirt Web site can't correctly...

Too bad your T-shirt Web site can't correctly calculate shipping to Canada when checking out with Paypal.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 43,696
Views: 8,319,317
Posted By sturgeon
I think you can also just replace the fuel pump...

I think you can also just replace the fuel pump motor ...

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/271225469254
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 43,696
Views: 8,319,317
Posted By sturgeon
Have you asked GPR?

Have you asked GPR?
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 43,696
Views: 8,319,317
Posted By sturgeon
Jon, I know what ya mean. I've got a lovely...

Jon, I know what ya mean. I've got a lovely crescent shaped scar at the base of my thumb from where I cut myself to the bone on that GYTR plate. I replaced it with a Scaggs rack (thing of beauty, by...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10,155
Views: 634,471
Posted By sturgeon
My Dad got offered a job to run that school, as I...

My Dad got offered a job to run that school, as I recall, sometime in the mid-60's. I was just a kid and didn't pay much attention to the whole thing. But we'd just moved down south (to the Soo) from...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 151,068
Posted By sturgeon
I'm not really interested in this particular...

I'm not really interested in this particular bike, but if I were, a price diff of a couple of thou either way wouldn't make one iota of difference to me. I suspect I'm not the only idiot like that...
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