Aussie Hodgo & his 950SE does USA Alaska Canada & anywhere else he can find.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Hodgo, May 30, 2013.

  1. gunnerbuck

    gunnerbuck Island Hopper

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    6205 is a very common bearing and shouldn't be hard to find... That bearing is used in snowmobile track rollers so any place that services snow machines should have them... Princess Auto also has them but the nearest to you would probably be Kelowna... It's too bad you didn't notice it sooner as I carry one spare 6205 in my on board tools along with a spare front bearing...
  2. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    Hope you get the back on the road ok

    The pics and stories are fantastic a Hodgo, I've been watching your spot, that Canada stuff is amazing and something I'd love to do some time.:clap
  3. Chop Chop

    Chop Chop Hector erector

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    Bout time you came home and stop pissing us off:D
  4. Sean-0

    Sean-0 straya carnt

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    not till he rebuilds that kato by the looks of it :evil
  5. dirt_bloke

    dirt_bloke Triumph Tiger. Because Resistance is Useless.

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    Pack the bearing with some Vegimite. Then again, you'll have nothing left to help you start the day after a big night...
  6. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    He doesn't need to make Brooom Broooom noises though! :lol3
  7. Sean-0

    Sean-0 straya carnt

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    I think ya need red hair and be a legend ..im neither ..thank god
  8. diverdown

    diverdown Been here awhile

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    Hodgo. diverdown here in Kamloops. don,t go further south, those to places you mentioned are small towns and doubt they would have your parts, besides I think it is there long weekend there. try Lordco part store or call me and I can go to the KTM dealer here in Kamloops and either ship it on the buss or ride it down. my cell number is on my card I gave to you. diverdown the KLR Hack rider
  9. Hodgo

    Hodgo TWIN Cylinder ADV

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    So courtesy of this place I'm back on the road for $4.00 USD
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    ya just got to love good old USA & Canadian brothers.

    Thanks for the offer Bob very generous man.

    What pissed me the most is the failed bearing didn't even have 10K on it
  10. DSM8

    DSM8 Where fun goes to die....

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    You know what they say it is usually the interface causing most of the problems....didnt you install those recently?

    :deal
  11. diverdown

    diverdown Been here awhile

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    Hodgo. glad to here you got it fixed and cheap. Will phone the KTM dealer here and tell them I don't need the bearing, they had one in stock, checked this morning. following here and on your spot, ride safe mate. diverdown:lol3
  12. diverdown

    diverdown Been here awhile

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    For a guy that was heading down the coast road you sure made a hard left turn. being following your spot. diverdown:rofl
  13. Flodder

    Flodder Flodder

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    Hi Hodgo. Just letting you know that Mcardigan from downunder snuck into USA this morning , picks his bike up tomorow. Don't get cought up with him or you will be led astray. Ride safe Flodder
  14. DSM8

    DSM8 Where fun goes to die....

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    Fuck first Hodgo, then that other couple and now this guy....

    You guys breed like cane toads....

    :lol3
  15. Hodgo

    Hodgo TWIN Cylinder ADV

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    Chris & Wyatt mentioned Glacier & Road to the Sun in one sentence & that seemed to stick in my mind. Plus i live near the coast in Oz & it is an island so i figured what the heck.

    I was kinda considering the Calgary Stampeed too but thought better of crossing the border again.

    Yeah I heard Chris would be over here, hell love it more than UN ZUD. aka Kiwi Land.

  16. Chop Chop

    Chop Chop Hector erector

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    Hurry up, more pics since you're currently online:deal I need relief since I'm copping it over here. And not the dog kind.

    PS you suck, as I tell Sean-0
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    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    Is it just small dogs?
  18. Chop Chop

    Chop Chop Hector erector

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    Still can't get how an anagram of Hodgo turns into Cruz.
  19. Hodgo

    Hodgo TWIN Cylinder ADV

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    Heres a bit more of an update on my travels, plus a rough map of where i have been the last three days.
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    The new all USA wheel bearing seems to be running fine. I am getting a little more than 500kms to a tank of juice on the 91/94 fuel, but the low octane drops it back sometimes more than 50kms per tank.
    This is the USA / Canadian border... just a ditch.
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    Crossed the borders of Washington Idaho & Montana, noticing that helmets were not compulsory in Montana. Still left mine on though.
    This was just out of Bonners Ferry
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    And this was along the Koontenai river & moyle river.


    As i mentioned above Yatman & Canadian Chris mentioned Glacier park & the road to the sun.
    Now i must say for my $12USD at the gate i was more impressed by the Glacier National Park & the Sun road than i was Yosemite.
    Some pictures for you non reader types out there.
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    More to come when i can find some internet thats not run by monkeys on rotating wheels.
    oh & some goats too.
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  20. Trail bandit

    Trail bandit Random adventurer

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    Great pics. I've been told about Glacier as well....on the list.

    Something wrong with your milage or you've got an extra large tank or my math is crap or the 38mpg average I keep seeing posted is wrong.

    500k is approx 300 miles and standard tank you'd not be wanting to go below say .8 us gallons left in tank. Wiki says you've got a 5.8 us gallon tank. Wiki might be wrong of course. Surpised wiki also says the 990 is down to 5.2 us gallons.

    Anyway 5 us gallons into 300 miles is 60mpg. :huh