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Forum: Canada 03-06-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,058
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Wow, that is a great day. Should be a good day...

Wow, that is a great day.
Should be a good day for a ride, it was nice riding to work this morning.
Forum: Canada 03-06-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,058
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
I don't want to start a whole thing, but, you...

I don't want to start a whole thing, but, you can't legally make it street legal.
This is from the OOP inspection manual, read the part that the government has underlined.
Plus, they have told us...
Forum: Canada 02-27-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 448,064
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
I bought my wife's TA for $1500 a few years ago. ...

I bought my wife's TA for $1500 a few years ago.
It is in great shape, had about half the mileage, & doesn't burn oil.
It had new tires, CDIs, chain, sprockets, & battery as well.

I'd say this...
Forum: Canada 02-19-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
I don't know if this has anything to do with it,...

I don't know if this has anything to do with it, but, if you tell them it's a used gas tank, shipping companies really don't like it.
They either charge way more because it's "hazardous material"...
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 448,064
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
A bit of everything, a lot of the dirt roads are...

A bit of everything, a lot of the dirt roads are still frozen once you get off the well traveled parts.
We've been out a bunch of times this year, sometimes it's been pretty dodgy, even on the road....
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 448,064
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Awesome weather

Hopefully everyone got out for a ride, we've been out several times so far:
Forum: Canada 02-08-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Looks like he's okay: Connie Webb Today at...

Looks like he's okay:

Connie Webb
Today at 10:06am
KEITH RIDDIOUGH has called and spoken to his son in Alberta. We are still unclear as to what exactly happened , and have NO details as yet,...
Forum: Canada 02-05-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,507
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
I haven't been out on the ice for a long time. ...

I haven't been out on the ice for a long time.
I asked my friend that made the video, he said Matechuck hasn't been out there for a few years.
Forum: Canada 02-04-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,507
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Yes, it's Ghost, they plow a big track every year.

Yes, it's Ghost, they plow a big track every year.
Forum: Canada 02-03-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,507
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Check out the ice riding video that one of my...

Check out the ice riding video that one of my friends made, it's in 2 parts:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaSUvHwdC1Y
Forum: Canada 01-05-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 448,064
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Yeah :clap. I just got emailed that the first...

Yeah :clap. I just got emailed that the first stage highlights are available.:D
Forum: Canada 07-05-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,529
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
I'll keep my eyes peeled. Maybe post the VIN...

I'll keep my eyes peeled.
Maybe post the VIN too, that way if we see one around we can have a quick look.
Forum: Canada 03-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,309
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
At least there are places to download the...

At least there are places to download the torrents, it's the only way I was able to see WSBK & WSS last year. I guess I'll just have to watch MotoGP that way this year.
Forum: Canada 10-06-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Anyone driving from Grande Prairie to Calgary?

As the title says, is anyone heading down here, that has room for a bunch of bike parts (including a frame)?
If there is someone, and they would be willing to pick them up, and haul them down here...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,589
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Hey there, You don't say what year your...

Hey there,

You don't say what year your Nighthawk is, but, is your neutral light working?
You should normally be able to start your bike with the sidestand down, as long as the bike is in...
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,899
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Hey there, your 1/2" torque wrench is too big for...

Hey there, your 1/2" torque wrench is too big for this job.

What you need is a torque wrench that is in inch-pounds, and then just multiply the foot-pound specs by 12 to convert them to...
Forum: Canada 09-08-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
I thought the Sargent seats were popular, I guess...

I thought the Sargent seats were popular, I guess not.
Maybe I'll be the guinea pig. :D
Forum: Canada 09-03-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Calgary DR650 Owners

Does anyone have a Sargent seat that I could try for a day?
I'll gladly leave a deposit, until I return it.

A Sargent seem like the way to go, but, I'd like to try one out before I order two of...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 448,064
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
I wouldn't worry about that, the court date will...

I wouldn't worry about that, the court date will probably be at least a month away.
If you don't pay it, they may send a collection agency after you eventually.

That's what happened when Roxy...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 448,064
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Is the stunting thing true? I've had a cop pull...

Is the stunting thing true?
I've had a cop pull me over to check my licence before, he said they usually do it at the beginning of the riding season.
It's shocking how many people on bikes don't...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 448,064
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Here's what I could find: Fail to obey...

Here's what I could find:

Fail to obey traffic control device $172.00 3 Demerits
Illegal U-Turn $115.00 2 Demerits
Fail to signal lane change $115.00 2 Demerits
Speeding 15km/h...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,253
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
One of the original questions was, can you...

One of the original questions was, can you download pictures from a camera to it?
Unless I missed it, so far there isn't an answer to that.:scratch

This was a question my wife asked at several...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,087
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
I own a GoPro HD1080, so I may seem biased :D,...

I own a GoPro HD1080, so I may seem biased :D, but, they really are good.
I've used it for everything from motorcycling, to ziplining and snorkelling.

The only issue I had was the inside of the...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 51,186
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
RIP Super Sic.:cry

RIP Super Sic.:cry
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 257,162
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Well, that's good to know, hopefully I never find...

Well, that's good to know, hopefully I never find out.:D
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 257,162
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
No problem, the one improvement I would like on...

No problem, the one improvement I would like on the 4 cylinder model, is maybe to make the housing a bit more robust.
Maybe I'm wrong, but, I don't think this one would fare too well if I dropped...
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 257,162
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
I received my Harmonizer a while ago and it works...

I received my Harmonizer a while ago and it works great.
I synched the carbs my wife's Transalp with mercury carbstix first, and was still able to get the synch better with the Harmonizer.
Since...
Forum: Canada 09-13-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,436
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Yes, having a non-functional fan can definitely...

Yes, having a non-functional fan can definitely make the coolant expand enough to force it out of the overflow bottle.
Once the coolant gets to its boiling point, and turns into steam, it will make...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
You may want to check this thread out, Paul...

You may want to check this thread out, Paul Mondor rode across Canada in the winter about 2 years ago:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=109911&highlight=MONDOR

The ride starts from...
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 257,162
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
I've decided to buy the 2 cylinder one now, and...

I've decided to buy the 2 cylinder one now, and see how it holds up in a shop environment.
If it's good, I'll buy the 4 cylinder one when it's available.
Paypal sent!:D
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 257,162
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Hi there, I'm really tempted to buy this, but,...

Hi there,
I'm really tempted to buy this, but, I really need the 4 cylinder model as well.
(I'm a motorcycle tech, (and tool junkie).:evil

Will you give a discount to those who have already...
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
You don't say how many miles are on the truck,...

You don't say how many miles are on the truck, but, I would check that other steering and suspension components are okay first, especially the idler arm (unless it's rack & pinion).
Also, as the...
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Hey there, I'm not sure if this is on your 250...

Hey there,
I'm not sure if this is on your 250 Ninja, but it doesn't really matter.

What sometimes happens is the brake pedal either doesn't return all the way, or may have been moved down for...
Forum: Canada 03-14-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Yes, I'm pretty sure it will. A registry should...

Yes, I'm pretty sure it will.
A registry should be able to tell you for sure.
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,048
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Lined jeans

You could try these fleece lined jeans from Mark's.
They work pretty well to below freezing, as long as you're not doing highway speeds for long:...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 25,930
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Yes, that's what I plan on doing this winter. ...

Yes, that's what I plan on doing this winter.
Seems like a great excuse for a trip.:thumb
Forum: Canada 08-07-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 25,930
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
That's good, I saw some gauges on eBay Germany...

That's good, I saw some gauges on eBay Germany when I was thinking about it.
Maybe the airbox as well.:scratch
Forum: Canada 08-07-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 25,930
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Thanks, I guess you just beat me to buying that...

Thanks,
I guess you just beat me to buying that AT.:D
I took a while thinking about it though.

I really want a 750, plus that one is pretty beaten, with missing parts etc.
Also, it's not that...
Forum: Canada 08-07-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 25,930
Posted By SPEEDSMITH
Where are they listed?

Where are they listed?
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