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Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By dakarchef
They are givi's....good racks. With the racks you...

They are givi's....good racks. With the racks you have a lot of bag choices. I have hard 21l and 38l side cases that just snap on and off. Wolfmans also mount up very easily. I also have a set of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 16,769
Views: 2,106,000
Posted By dakarchef
http://www.gripstuds.com/ I find a cheap or...

http://www.gripstuds.com/

I find a cheap or free knobby tire each winter, use these in it. Then I pull the studs in the spring and use the knobbies for the spring mud roads. I've used the same...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By dakarchef
Start with all the easy stuff...in neutral, kill...

Start with all the easy stuff...in neutral, kill switch off, clutch in, side stand up. Do you hear the fuel pump cycle when you turn on the key? Do you have spark? If those two are ok, I would...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5,327
Views: 786,832
Posted By dakarchef
Anyone have a Dakar Length Shock for sale? OEM or...

Anyone have a Dakar Length Shock for sale? OEM or otherwise? 50k on mine makes me think I should soon consider a replacement.

I have a spare OEM Dakar shock, but it has some scoring on it.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-07-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,578
Posted By dakarchef
Lol. Thanks. I will study. Hope to see you...

Lol. Thanks.
I will study.
Hope to see you in March
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-07-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,578
Posted By dakarchef
Could someone clarify for me .... What is the...

Could someone clarify for me .... What is the point of the test for people who have never run an enduro? Do I need to do this test if I have run in another series... In Canada for instance? I just...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By dakarchef
Nice video. Wow, riding that big bike in a HS is...

Nice video. Wow, riding that big bike in a HS is inspiring. More proof that it is the rider, not the bike.

I'll be watching for more vids

Cheers
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15,873
Views: 1,366,834
Posted By dakarchef
Thanks to everyone down there who has been...

Thanks to everyone down there who has been helping out with Bob. Bob is a great guy, he has taken many of us from up here on our first Dualsport rides. He has led numerous rides, shown us routes,...
Forum: Canada 12-11-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 24,939
Posted By dakarchef
Not many shops here in Orangeville unless there...

Not many shops here in Orangeville unless there is something new happening. A Honda/Suzuki dealership, Yamaha of sorts in Shelburne.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-10-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,947
Posted By dakarchef
Thanks for the info. The normal race bike is a...

Thanks for the info. The normal race bike is a husky 144. The plated is the berg 650. Might be fun in the single track!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-10-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,947
Posted By dakarchef
I've been watching us dual sport to see if it is...

I've been watching us dual sport to see if it is running. Nothing listed yet.
Street plated bike required?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-10-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,947
Posted By dakarchef
Does anyone have any info on the 2015 event ?...

Does anyone have any info on the 2015 event ? Dates and if and when it is running?
A few Canadians might want to come down for some spring riding.
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 112,125
Posted By dakarchef
Thanks....that was the info I was looking for.

Thanks....that was the info I was looking for.
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 112,125
Posted By dakarchef
I have a pair of hella 90mm H9 65watt lights. I...

I have a pair of hella 90mm H9 65watt lights. I see H9 bulbs listed on your site. Do you know if your LEDs will fit this application?
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,417
Posted By dakarchef
Year round in Ontario. Klim traverse pants,...

Year round in Ontario. Klim traverse pants, teknic monsoon gore text jacket(99.00 on fleabay) heated jacket liner. Hippo hands and Gripstuds in the tires :evil:evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5,327
Views: 786,832
Posted By dakarchef
I ditched my abs so I can't give you length but I...

I ditched my abs so I can't give you length but I had spiegler make up the lines I needed. Shipped to Canada by regular mail. They were very helpful.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 59,651
Posted By dakarchef
Bumping up this thread. I picked up another 01...

Bumping up this thread. I picked up another 01 that I found locally. It's an fc550. On closer inspection it has a 03 fe650e motor. It was in sm trim when I got it. Looked like hell with a painted...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 59,651
Posted By dakarchef
Try this for the docs. ...

Try this for the docs.


https://web.archive.org/web/20140116233253/http://husaberg.org/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page
Forum: Canada 05-05-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 18,242
Posted By dakarchef
Next weekend??? Are you doing the mini pine...

Next weekend??? Are you doing the mini pine enduro on the GS??

Btw congratulations on getting the gs with the k60 tires through the Bethany. I was talking to a guy who rode with you and he was...
Forum: Canada 05-04-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By dakarchef
Copied from the ODSC site: Re: Bethany...

Copied from the ODSC site:



Re: Bethany - Saturday May 3rd 2014
by Ontario GS Sun May 04, 2014 7:59 pm

I would like to send out a big thank you to all those who attended the ride and...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 18,242
Posted By dakarchef
You guys should come out and do the Bethany...

You guys should come out and do the Bethany Ride....not the big bike route. It should be a good practice run for the Dacre. you will get a gps route to follow and I'm sure some of the trails/roads...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By dakarchef
The big bike route is mostly paved and gravel...

The big bike route is mostly paved and gravel roads with a few easy roads allowances and unmaintained roads thrown in. 1st gas available on the big bike is 122km in Hastings. Lunch is at 169km and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By dakarchef
Center stand. Makes maintenance / roadside...

Center stand. Makes maintenance / roadside repairs easy. The gs isn't a dirt bike. I don't think you want to lay it down to do the work roadside.
Forum: Canada 04-26-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By dakarchef
We pre rode the big bike route today. 285 km of...

We pre rode the big bike route today. 285 km of great roads, a few un maintained roads and some great scenery. Let's hope for some great weather next weekend!
Forum: Canada 04-21-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 18,242
Posted By dakarchef
[QUOTE=Jbone11 11;23987318]Hey...good to know!...

[QUOTE=Jbone11 11;23987318]Hey...good to know! Tx. Have another question though....Tubliss rim locks.... I've heard they can cause balancing issues....if your into balancing your wheels that...
Forum: Canada 04-21-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By dakarchef
Just FYI you need to be a member of the oftr or...

Just FYI you need to be a member of the oftr or scorra to ride in the forests ....they are patrolled.

I'm in Orangeville and scoot over to ride baxter(small) and Hendrie but I find it more...
Forum: Canada 04-21-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By dakarchef
I'm riding the Dakar. My wife is going to ride...

I'm riding the Dakar. My wife is going to ride the route too:clap.
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,283
Posted By dakarchef
Check out the Ontario Dual Sport Club. Members in...

Check out the Ontario Dual Sport Club. Members in Guelph and surrounding area. There is also a casual rides thread that you can hook up with others

Odsc.on.ca
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,283
Posted By dakarchef
Come on out to the Bethany Ride! ...

Come on out to the Bethany Ride!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=971735
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By dakarchef
ODSC Bethany ride May 3. Big bike route too!

On Saturday May 3rd, the Ontario Dual Sport Club is having their spring kick off ride "The Bethany"

New for this year is a Big Bike Friendly route consisting of pavement, gravel and a few easy...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 18,242
Posted By dakarchef
Well, I stand corrected:doh

Well, I stand corrected:doh
Forum: Canada 03-21-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,283
Posted By dakarchef
I tried to order parts through Serpa. They won't...

I tried to order parts through Serpa. They won't take a credit card over the phone. They emailed me out a file that they wanted me to print, fill out my credit card number, amount and sign it. Then I...
Forum: Canada 03-16-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 18,242
Posted By dakarchef
Fastest team maybe not. But most mortals will be.

Fastest team maybe not. But most mortals will be.
Forum: Canada 03-16-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 18,242
Posted By dakarchef
Bike in good condition, ultra heavy duty tubes....

Bike in good condition, ultra heavy duty tubes. Riding sensibly you shouldn't have a problem. But shit does happen especially if the bike is laying on its side alot. Making to the finish before dark...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,592
Posted By dakarchef
I'm in Orangeville. You might check out the...

I'm in Orangeville. You might check out the casual ride section over at the ODSC. There is also a rumor that there will be a big bike friendly route on the Bethany (Ontario Dual Sport Club) ride this...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 24,939
Posted By dakarchef
Nice bike. The 1100ml of oil in an "ADventure...

Nice bike. The 1100ml of oil in an "ADventure Bike" scares me. There was a straight answer when I asked about the power up and the warrantee. Warrantee VOID.
Forum: Canada 02-09-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By dakarchef
Contact rally connex. They do a spring training....

Contact rally connex. They do a spring training. Steve from trail tours did a day with our Dacre team and gave us some good tips and training.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16,769
Views: 2,106,000
Posted By dakarchef
My wife's bike had the same trouble.... Ended up...

My wife's bike had the same trouble.... Ended up it was the four way flasher switch had gone bad. I replaced the switch and the problem was cured. Not sure if the 04's had a hazard switch or not.
Forum: Canada 02-06-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,441
Posted By dakarchef
I rode to work on Tuesday. Minus 19 with our...

I rode to work on Tuesday. Minus 19 with our roads covered in hard pack. I might end up riding tomorrow too as my daughter needs a vehicle. Forecast for the morning is minus 20 with wind chill of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,890
Posted By dakarchef
Lots of guys want to jump:rofl they watch...

Lots of guys want to jump:rofl they watch supercross, go out and buy themself a brand new kx450 and sticker it up with monster energy stuff. Many of the bikes are for sale or sitting in garages cause...
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