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Forum: Canada 11-06-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By shuswap biker
As everyone said (almost) get winter tires on all...

As everyone said (almost) get winter tires on all four corners.
It may be law but it sure makes sense, some of the roads outside of the wet coast are just dang nasty when the snow flies!

And get...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,624
Posted By shuswap biker
OUCH, thats gotta hurt! Tall dirt bike style...

OUCH, thats gotta hurt!
Tall dirt bike style boots are great, but a pain to walk in if you have to.
Jungle or dessert boots (military) light, fast to dry but any flying rocks, sure hurts on...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By shuswap biker
I worked about 6 years ago in the Nemaiah valley...

I worked about 6 years ago in the Nemaiah valley installing phone lines for the band so I sorta know the way in from the east.
Williams lake to lees corner first left at the bottom of the big hill...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By shuswap biker
Take Carmi main to the 201 rd and over to...

Take Carmi main to the 201 rd and over to Beaverdell, take Beaverdell main to the Christian valley. Then head for Nakusp, Trout lake and into Kaslo. Next take the pass over to Silverton/Newdenver and...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,919
Posted By shuswap biker
JDROCKS, first pic is WOW, a gravel HWY those are...

JDROCKS, first pic is WOW, a gravel HWY those are nice, second pic is what I am used to but still double the width and whats with all that gravel, wheres the dirt and clay and boulders? LOL
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,919
Posted By shuswap biker
^^^^^ +1 When I see a logging truck I pull...

^^^^^
+1 When I see a logging truck I pull over! The duals get boulders stuck between them when they are on the roads to the cut blocks, when they get back to the mains and they don't inspect their...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5,854
Views: 1,239,309
Posted By shuswap biker
Ray517, it does look like the PO tried to use JB...

Ray517, it does look like the PO tried to use JB weld as a replacement for threads, can you thread a bolt down those holes and catch threads???
I am not a big fan of the helicoils I have had to many...
Forum: Canada 07-18-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,733
Posted By shuswap biker
Active hauling can be 7 days a week in some...

Active hauling can be 7 days a week in some areas, but for the most part Monday-Friday.
This time of year you have the crazies out there on there on bikes and quads trying to go as fast as possible,...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,120
Posted By shuswap biker
If you are in 100 mile house, follow the HWY...

If you are in 100 mile house, follow the HWY south till you hit the lone Butte turn off 5-7 miles take HWY? to Little Fort and into Kamloops.
Great ride.
Now you can follow HWY #1 east to Salmon...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5,854
Views: 1,239,309
Posted By shuswap biker
Sounds like a air leak around the boots, to check...

Sounds like a air leak around the boots, to check spray something like WD-40 around the boots, cylinder and carb side. (both primary and secondary carb)
If there is an air leak the vapor will be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5,854
Views: 1,239,309
Posted By shuswap biker
If it gets through the dead spot most likely carb...

If it gets through the dead spot most likely carb transition issue, time for a rebuild of all the old rubber parts o-rings new diaphragm ETC.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5,854
Views: 1,239,309
Posted By shuswap biker
That 4000+- RPM mark is just about where the CDI...

That 4000+- RPM mark is just about where the CDI advance mark flattens out.

Thats what I am getting from my bike and why I need a new CDI.

(If you ride the bike for 10-15 minutes+- does the...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,733
Posted By shuswap biker
+1 The OK falls FSR also known as the #201...

+1
The OK falls FSR also known as the #201 haul RD is scary if your not watching out, I have even seen over sized trucks up there (Big Pacificos, 10 foot or more wide)
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,733
Posted By shuswap biker
^^^^^ When your going through Douglas lake...

^^^^^

When your going through Douglas lake ranch watch out for cattle and logging trucks especially when you get past Salmon lake resort and drop into the valley.
It is a very narrow valley,...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By shuswap biker
I got the route pic to 367 megs, any idea how to...

I got the route pic to 367 megs, any idea how to get it down to 197+- megs so I can post it here?

Its just a google earth pic I saved.
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By shuswap biker
Phoenix MT rail trails

I took a little time on Google earth and using different colored pins tracked the CPR and Great Northern routes and a couple of spur lines to the mine sites.

I just need to figure out how to post...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,854
Views: 1,239,309
Posted By shuswap biker
AWESOME PICS of Portugal keep them coming!!!! ...

AWESOME PICS of Portugal keep them coming!!!!

And here is another 85-XT 600 CDI story, after 2 years of trying to figure out why the bike would only run up to a certain RPM 3500+- then after it...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,733
Posted By shuswap biker
David I am Rob, live at the top of Black RD on...

David I am Rob, live at the top of Black RD on Timms RD.
I have been wanting to do king fisher main over to the Wap main then down to the pass over to sugar lake main and on up to sugar lake one of...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,733
Posted By shuswap biker
I am in Salmon Arm and as soon as I get this CDI...

I am in Salmon Arm and as soon as I get this CDI issue worked out I am in for some FSR riding.

Mara lookout/Hunters range anyone?
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By shuswap biker
New boots, valves in spec, carb rebuilt. ...

New boots, valves in spec, carb rebuilt.
possible issue carb has a 3/4 inch+- diaphragm?? that's most likely 30+ years old, but looks in good shape.
I wonder if it to stretched out.
But how would...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By shuswap biker
bump

bump
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By shuswap biker
It has had a super trap on since I bought it. ...

It has had a super trap on since I bought it.
This started happening a couple of years back in the fall so I parked it till the next summer, sent it into the shop for a full top end rebuild and carb...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By shuswap biker
frustrating intermitent issue 1985 xt 600??????????

Well, the old 85 xt600 has got a problem and not sure if it is fuel or electrical, possibly mechanical?
Bike starts fine, idles fine, but will not make power it feels like in the primary circuit...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-04-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By shuswap biker
Shipping trailer LA-Lynden Wash

HI neighbours-
I am from Canada, but have access to a yard in Lynden Wash
I need to locate a shipping company with a drop deck/low bed or hot shot service that will deliver - LA area to Lynden...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,698
Posted By shuswap biker
Have yet to see a Kojack with a Kodak :rofl in...

Have yet to see a Kojack with a Kodak :rofl in my 40 years of running the dirt roads in BC.
Forum: Canada 08-14-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,698
Posted By shuswap biker
Coming in from cow town, turn left down Wop lake...

Coming in from cow town, turn left down Wop lake main just west of the three valley gap hotel, turn right onto the Kingfisher FSR and set your self up at many of the lakes.
There is tons of riding...
Forum: Canada 08-09-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By shuswap biker
If you need a ride, I would try the...

If you need a ride, I would try the Bar/restaurant/hotel on the south end of town, right across from the HWY from the petro can/A+W.
Talk to the waitress and just hang up a sign and start asking...
Forum: Canada 06-08-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By shuswap biker
You can hop back on the KVR around Faulder and...

You can hop back on the KVR around Faulder and then into Princeton and north to Larson hill (you may have to skirt away from the wash out and take the gravel road to the Coq at Brookemere
Forum: Canada 05-31-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,067
Posted By shuswap biker
Since your in the neighbourhood get Hyderized! ...

Since your in the neighbourhood get Hyderized!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-FqlQQ8d00
Forum: Canada 05-28-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,302
Posted By shuswap biker
Princeton-Summerland RD. Either the paved...

Princeton-Summerland RD.

Either the paved road to Otter lake and gravel to Faulder or the KVR.

(KVR is more fun on the climb out of Princeton to Otter lake)

Stemwinder FSR...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,327
Posted By shuswap biker
YUP, that sucks being weathered in. It is a...

YUP, that sucks being weathered in.
It is a nice ride through to radium, or you can push the envolope a little and do the trip over to Revelstoke and do the trip south tomorrow- 3.5 hours to Revy...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,327
Posted By shuswap biker
Honestly, if your going to jasper up the...

Honestly, if your going to jasper up the icefield/parkway HWY its probably got snow at the athabasca glacier, you may want to double think that one and save it for the next time your out this way.
I...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,327
Posted By shuswap biker
Miss read, (For Sunday east of Kamloops) Head...

Miss read, (For Sunday east of Kamloops)
Head For Nakusp and stay at the Selkirk, fair hotel, and try the shnitzel/pizza place on the main drag down town.
Forum: Canada 05-25-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,327
Posted By shuswap biker
Do not stop at the Balfour ferry, head into...

Do not stop at the Balfour ferry, head into Nelson and due south to Salmo.
Your going to want to be in Vernon or area tonight.
Forum: Canada 05-25-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,327
Posted By shuswap biker
Jasper to Kamloops 6+- hours, from Tete Juan...

Jasper to Kamloops 6+- hours, from Tete Juan Cache great ride down the valley.
Kamloops to Vernon 45 minutes
Vernon-HWY 6 to the Needles ferry is a ride you do not want to pass up 1.45-2 hours...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,327
Posted By shuswap biker
Weathers looking better the farther north you go....

Weathers looking better the farther north you go.
YUP, get some boot sealer on the leather most hardware stores have it in stock, (I like snow seal myself) and while your there get some electrical...
Forum: Canada 02-05-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,626
Posted By shuswap biker
If tourism is such a big industry in BC, what are...

If tourism is such a big industry in BC, what are you doing to promote motorcycle touring in the province for both on and off road riders.
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,614
Posted By shuswap biker
It used to be in Castlegar right by the Hugh...

It used to be in Castlegar right by the Hugh Keenlyside dam, take Arrow lakes drive and hop off at the railbed I think.
Forum: Canada 12-24-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By shuswap biker
If I was in your position, I would buy a medium...

If I was in your position, I would buy a medium sized excavator that has a "thumb",< (most important) in the US, drag it up to NS, do your work and resell it, for probably a profit.

Somewhere...
Forum: Canada 12-17-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,340
Posted By shuswap biker
5-5.5 HRS from Calgary to S/A 4-4.5 HRS from...

5-5.5 HRS from Calgary to S/A
4-4.5 HRS from Canmore to S/A


Check out the BC forestry camp sites on line, you might just like Wop lake south of three valley gap or head over the kingfisher FSR...
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