Calgarians that dualsport

Discussion in 'Canada' started by macuser, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. Voltsmith

    Voltsmith Adventurer

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    Pretty sure 4trialsguy and I would be up for this. Would be best for me if it was before I head away to Off Road Skills on July 18th or after I get back on August 8th. I suppose I could just see the pictures and read the stories though...

    I'm thinking of heading down toward Koocanusa June 2nd weekend. Anyone know of any good routes? (FSR etc)
  2. teh Chad

    teh Chad no longer heading south :(

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    You might find something like that at B & E electronics in the SE.

    <cite>www.be-electronics.com

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  3. Shibby!

    Shibby! Long timer

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    Could you let us know if you find one? I'll keep my eye out too, but I have a few uses for something like that.
  4. Pine Sol

    Pine Sol Been here awhile

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    i dropped by TJ cycle, and got this
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    only to find out that it wasnt needed......argh.
    (it wasnt cheap either....)
  5. Beema Killa

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    How much were you charged for it!?
  6. Pine Sol

    Pine Sol Been here awhile

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  7. Durden

    Durden Freak!

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    As summer time gets pretty busy I thought I would start tossing around dates for this - how about the weekend of Friday July 20-22? This is the first post Stampede weekend. Let me know if you're interested and if the dates work. It would be 2 nights of camping - anyone is welcome.
  8. Shibby!

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    Ouch!!

    Where did you find the other one you posted?

    Did you try MRO (?) electronics just north of Bolt supply on 12th street?

    I'm looking for a fuse block to add to my truck and keep the wiring clean.
  9. Beema Killa

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    Yeah, that is steep. I usually have great luck there.
  10. Shibby!

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    Because this is often something isn't forewarned and thought of last minute but who knows about, or plans to go to the Horizons Unlimited meet in Nakusp, B.C this August 23-26th?

    I hope to make it this year. Last year we were across the lake on a dual sport trip at around 10pm waiting on the ferry, being that we'd only arrive around midnight and would have to leave in the morning we decided to camp in the bush just south of Riondel and head back in the morning.

    It would be fun to get a like-minded group together and ride out there. Lots of different options to get out there, some of which are a great challenge to make things interesting!

    PS, if those don't know off-road routes to get out there I can preselect some on a GPX file with varying difficulty depending on what people want to ride. Unfortunately, once across the ferry my information is limited so that will have to be up to you to either explore, or ride the stellar pavement. It really is a good time!
  11. Pine Sol

    Pine Sol Been here awhile

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    i wasnt looking for anything special, he sent me out back to dig through the old wiring looms and i found two that looked ok, the one in the photo and a small (ATM) fuse block, dirty and rough, i asked how much for just the fuse boxes, 50 he said for the pair.... or 30 for 1.

    he went on to say that someone might come round for the rest of the loom... i was thinking 20 for the pair, as it was just sitting out in the pile in the yard...

    it was much more then i had thought, and hurts more now, that i dont need it. better to track a new 6 or 8 ATM or ATC fuse box online and have it shipped to your place then to run around


    but all wasnt lost, he did send me off to a bolt store (think it was near blackfoot moto) was ready to pay a good 5 or 10 for this bolt that i broke, he said minimum was 2.10 for paper work... so at least i headed home with a smile....(but a lighter wallet)
  12. Beema Killa

    Beema Killa Beema Killa

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    I've been dealing with them forever and lately have been hearing that their prices are getting up there. Personally haven't seen it but it turns out to be true! Sorry to send you there. Prices are usually more reasonable!
  13. rockyrider

    rockyrider Gnarly Adventurer

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    Anyone want to ride out to a viewing point to watch the Rocky Mountain Rally tomorrow, Saturday June 25th? We can meet at COP Petro Canada and ride out from there. Details below. Meet at the Petro-Canada at 11:30 AM then ride out there and play around till show time.

    Friday May 25, 2012 - Spectator Locations

    Service Park
    If you have the afternoon free, you can head to the Stoney
    Nakoda Resort and Casino at Hwy 1 and Hwy 40. You&#8217;ll be
    able to see the cars at the first service of the day.
    You can see cars here at the following times:
    2:50 to 3:50 and 6:14 to 7:14

    Powderface Trail
    The rally uses Powderface Trail for the first four stages.
    Spectating is only allowed at the north end of the stage. This
    location is about a half hour from the service park or from
    the Petro Canada at Hwy 1 and 22. Access will be closed
    at 1:30

    You can see cars here at the following times:
    2:20 to 3:00 (SS2), 3:50 to 4:30 (SS3)
    and 5:40 to 6:25 (SS4)

    Jumpingpound Forest Demonstration Loop
    Our Main Spectator area offers the best opportunity to
    see the rally cars in action. You should plan on it taking a
    minimum of a full hour to get to the stage from Calgary.
    You can see cars here from:
    7:15 to 9:40
  14. Shibby!

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    Save yourself the trip. This is for Friday. You'll want to head out to Hunter Valley for Saturday =)

    I might be going out there to take pictures. Thanks for bringing this to my attention.
  15. Durden

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    I know its last minute, but if anyone wanted to do a quick ride down Alta road in Wiaporous this afternoon i would be interested in meeting up at Tims Cochrane at 12:00 (noon) - I dont have a lot of time this aft, but I thought a couple hour ride would be good considering the weather.

    I know FlossandFly mentioned he would be interested, now sure who else is.

    I'll check back here before I leave.
  16. IanInCalgary

    IanInCalgary Been here awhile

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    I'll try to make it - but don't wait for me. I ride a DRZ400 and wear a high-visibility green jacket so I'm hard to miss.

    Ian
  17. rockyrider

    rockyrider Gnarly Adventurer

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    I'll be at the COP Petro Canada for 12. Then ride out to the excellent viewing at the second stage viewing area.

    Saturday May 26, 2012 - Spectator Locations

    The Rally will use one road on Saturday. Hunter Valley
    road is about 52 Km north of Hwy 1A on Hwy 40, also
    known as the Forestry Trunk Road. The last 27 Km of this
    drive is on gravel and can be dusty in dry conditions. You
    should plan on it taking a minimum of a full hour to get to
    the stage from Cochrane.

    Saturday’s rally stages have two spectator opportunities.
    The first is at the start of the Hunter valley Stage with parking available at the intersection of Hwy 40 and Hunter Valley
    Road.

    You can see cars here at the following times:
    9:45 to 10:25 (SS10) and 11:25 to 12:05 (SS11)
    3:30 to 4:10 (SS12) and 5:00 to 5:40 (SS13)

    The Second location is about 5.5 Km from the start of the
    stage at the third bridge along the road. There are some
    excellent viewing locations here but parking may be limited.
    Access to this location will be closed at 9:10AM for the
    morning stages and at 2:30 for the afternoon stages.


    You can see cars here at the following times:
    9:48 to 10:22 (SS10) and 11:22 to 12:02 (SS11)
    3:33 to 4:13 (SS12) and 4:57 to 5:37 (SS13)

    Teams will be servicing at the Stoney Nakoda Resort and
    Casino, at the intersection of Hwy 1 and Hwy 40.
    You can see cars here at the following times:
    1:00 to 2:40
  18. Durden

    Durden Freak!

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    New meeting time is 1:00pm at Tim Hortons in Cochrane for the crew going out to Wiaporous (Trans Alta Road). I ride a white BMW Sertao. Ian does that time work for you to meet up?
  19. Pine Sol

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    sorry to be asking so many questions....

    anyone know if these can be found here in cow town?

    thank you
    ed
  20. Beema Killa

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    No idea but I'll keep an eye out.