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Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 447,784
Posted By Dru
990 ADV Tune ECU (Toronto area)

990 ADV Tune ECU
Hey, any of you guys have the hardware and experience using Tune ECU? Gotta be (somewhat) local to Toronto, Canada. Pay for your time and expertise is in the beer of your choice.
Forum: Canada 06-16-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22,260
Views: 2,305,249
Posted By Dru
990 ADV Tune ECU

Hey, any of you guys have the hardware and experience using Tune ECU? Gotta be (somewhat) local to Toronto. Pay for your time and expertise is in the beer of your choice.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-22-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,222
Posted By Dru
I'm a lazy bastard. Plus, CJ is a good guy.

I'm a lazy bastard. Plus, CJ is a good guy.
Forum: Canada 02-22-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,250
Posted By Dru
TD Platinum Travel VISA

Used points to pay for flights, for me, that amounts to $400 a year... Plus, it covers travel insurance and rental car insurance.
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,400
Posted By Dru
I've used my BushBuddy many times. It works very...

I've used my BushBuddy many times. It works very well, pretty packable, well built, Canadian, no fuss.
Forum: Canada 10-15-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22,260
Views: 2,305,249
Posted By Dru
Again, I don't mind paying whoever it may be for...

Again, I don't mind paying whoever it may be for an extra permit to ride the trails wether they were free before or not. In fact, I'd rather pay for the maintenance and not worry about how sturdy the...
Forum: Canada 10-14-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22,260
Views: 2,305,249
Posted By Dru
Right, so who owns dis-used rail lines? The...

Right, so who owns dis-used rail lines? The crown, the townships or the snowmobile clubs? I mean I get it that when a line goes (used to go) across a farmer's field the they must somehow have bought...
Forum: Canada 10-14-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22,260
Views: 2,305,249
Posted By Dru
I hear you on the private property thing, and the...

I hear you on the private property thing, and the damage ATVs (and ADVs) do but I'm talking about dis-used rail trail here, not forest trails. I give you as an example the park to park trail from...
Forum: Canada 10-13-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22,260
Views: 2,305,249
Posted By Dru
Railtrail/snowmobile etc

Hey guys. Can anyone update me on the relationship between the snowmobile club(s), rail trails and towns(hips) in Ontario? I was riding my bicycle along one a couple weeks ago north of Sunderland and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By Dru
They're thirsty and snatchy, but I love mine....

They're thirsty and snatchy, but I love mine. Stop more often to interact with your surroundings, get the throttle cam, and you'll learn how to be smooth with it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By Dru
Great looking moto and fantastic looking roads!

Great looking moto and fantastic looking roads!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,899
Posted By Dru
Great report! Sad that the Bounty was lost in...

Great report! Sad that the Bounty was lost in hurricane Sandy...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,561
Posted By Dru
This really is the best way to do it, if you have...

This really is the best way to do it, if you have a Dremel. No risk in damaging the threads or going too far. I think the assumtion is that everyone has a drill and a good bit is much cheaper than a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-22-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,933
Posted By Dru
Great report and fantastic pics!

Great report and fantastic pics!
Forum: Canada 02-22-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,729
Posted By Dru
Man, it's a sad state of affairs.

Parker Bros was a great shop. Dave and Jill are the real deal. Glenn is one awesome dude too. He went way out of his way to drop off some moto mags when I was out of action with a shattered arm...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,054
Posted By Dru
I mounted mine using the BDCW crashbar mounts....

I mounted mine using the BDCW crashbar mounts. Keeps them tucked in and low... they work great.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,054
Posted By Dru
I have the spots. They're awesome. And despite my...

I have the spots. They're awesome. And despite my Hid and Euro headlamp, they provide much added illumination. I'd take pics but she's in my buddy's garage for another few weeks! :cry
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,486
Posted By Dru
Great report!

Great report!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,676
Posted By Dru
Check the fuel filter for clogging? Vapour lock?

Check the fuel filter for clogging? Vapour lock?
Forum: Orange Crush 11-27-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,849
Posted By Dru
+1 on Zen Overland. Mine's out to be anodized....

+1 on Zen Overland. Mine's out to be anodized. Beautiful workmanship.
Forum: Canada 08-27-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 53,767
Posted By Dru
RIP Dr Cool

http://drugoat.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Stuff/i-Zf8WvJ7/0/M/Wolfden-M.jpg

His walnut-burl pipe, the kegs of beer, friends laughing everywhere and a great ride the following day! We had a...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,624
Posted By Dru
Got mine through Twisted Throttle. They don't...

Got mine through Twisted Throttle. They don't feel as good as the Scorpions in the wet but are much better (obviously) in the dirt. My front started cupping pretty quickly but I like them so far....
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By Dru
Love my Tech 7s!

Love my Tech 7s!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 20,570
Posted By Dru
Hey Ken! The kit came today, thanks! Still...

Hey Ken!

The kit came today, thanks! Still too damn cold in Canada to get the bike out of the garage... I'll be hooking it up soon!
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,285
Posted By Dru
Hey Savoir-Faire, great report! Keep going man!

Hey Savoir-Faire, great report! Keep going man!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,850
Posted By Dru
Yeah, mine took 80! I know lots of ADVers...

Yeah, mine took 80!

I know lots of ADVers have had to change flats by the side of the road. I think I better get some more practice!

The hardest part of doing the front was getting the axle...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,850
Posted By Dru
Just did the front, waaaay easier! Moto boots and...

Just did the front, waaaay easier! Moto boots and heels worked to bbreak the beads. And I never needed anything to keep the tire in the rim well to put it back on. Thanks for all the help!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,850
Posted By Dru
Oh, right. Duh. I think I'm just not thinking...

Oh, right. Duh. I think I'm just not thinking this out... But then what about the front wheel? Geez, I feel like I'm a total noob, but the rims are also something I'm not used to with the rather...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,850
Posted By Dru
Right, but then how do you protect the sprocket...

Right, but then how do you protect the sprocket while it's lying on the ground?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,850
Posted By Dru
Well, my problem wasn't mounting the tire,...

Well, my problem wasn't mounting the tire, somehow it went on no problem. Breaking the bead of the old one, now that was tough. What's the secret?
Forum: Canada 07-28-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22,260
Views: 2,305,249
Posted By Dru
Wicked! I'll take you up on that! PM sent.:1drink

Wicked! I'll take you up on that! PM sent.:1drink
Forum: Canada 07-28-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 22,260
Views: 2,305,249
Posted By Dru
Man, I disappear for a few months to ride my...

Man, I disappear for a few months to ride my bicycle and everyone has had so many exciting adventures!

Congrats Dragan! I hope you find the funds for that Transalp!

KTMike, great pics of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,974
Posted By Dru
Pump and tubing.

Hey!

I had issues with fuel vaporization in the fuel line on my old Guzzi, so as a preventative measure I used aluminised insulated sleeve on the fuel lines that ran near the engine. I think...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,221
Posted By Dru
Primmum. $900ish for a KTM990ADV. They are super...

Primmum. $900ish for a KTM990ADV. They are super nice, you can pay monthly instead of all at once and you don't need to have anything else insured with them. (Thanks to Glen at ParkerBrothers for the...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By Dru
Ugh, blackfly and skeeter huntin' season...

Ugh, blackfly and skeeter huntin' season approaches...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By Dru
Right, I forgot about you Robbie! Muskoka got a...

Right, I forgot about you Robbie! Muskoka got a few flakes huh?

It's a different climate here in the Big Smoke!
Forum: Canada 03-03-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By Dru
Geez, yeah, my parents moved down to Middleburg...

Geez, yeah, my parents moved down to Middleburg last year to ESCAPE the snow! They spent four days without being able to get anywhere! When my pops called to say they had four feet of snow, I told...
Forum: Canada 03-02-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 65,097
Posted By Dru
Hey Mike: PM sent.

Hey Mike: PM sent.
Forum: Canada 03-02-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 65,097
Posted By Dru
Yeah, I've been hiding in my work! Hmm, yeah, I'm...

Yeah, I've been hiding in my work! Hmm, yeah, I'm thinking I'd like to get riding soon! What you been up to? I heard you moved or something?
Forum: Canada 03-02-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 65,097
Posted By Dru
Hey, anyone out there have a spare 990/950 seat I...

Hey, anyone out there have a spare 990/950 seat I could borrow, buy, steal?
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