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Forum: Latin America 12-06-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By EduardoMas
We will be leaving TO and staying in BA days...

We will be leaving TO and staying in BA days before the Dakar to see the pre start party and the start itself.
Forum: Latin America 12-02-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By EduardoMas
Thanks Chile GS. So the idea is not to run out of...

Thanks Chile GS. So the idea is not to run out of dollars although I like to carry just lint in my pockets. It seems that the best (only?) way to replenish with U$ when in Buenos Aires is to make a...
Forum: Latin America 11-30-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By EduardoMas
Question Current Intel needed for traveling in Argentina.

I need current Intel from a local or seasoned traveler’s perspective.

We will land in Baires for about a month with side trips to Iguazu, Cordoba, Uruguay and where ever feels right at the time....
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By EduardoMas
Yes! I have an unused one just laying...

Yes!

I have an unused one just laying around... :D
Forum: Canada 10-19-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,768
Posted By EduardoMas
BK, you are one cool dude, buying a bike for your...

BK, you are one cool dude, buying a bike for your friends to ride when in town… or the boonies.

You settled on a KLR already and it is a safe bet for multiple riders on multiple roads or trails....
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By EduardoMas
Down the Americas? Locked small pelican cases (I...

Down the Americas? Locked small pelican cases (I know you asked for soft bags) on each side of the bike with stay-on-bike items like camping gear, tools and bike spares)
A soft bag (North Face...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,501
Posted By EduardoMas
Always learning and upgrading. Hodakaguy’s...

Always learning and upgrading. Hodakaguy’s sleeping pad type is in my shopping list. (currently Gig Agness) thanks! All BAs leak but lived with it due to pack size.

On the coffee front I mix...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,326
Posted By EduardoMas
I think they do not, but you can ask them...

I think they do not, but you can ask them directly, contact info pasted below.
And yes, McMaster is awesome!

E-Mail
atl.sales@mcmaster.com
Sales and Customer Service
(404) 346-7000
(404)...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,040
Posted By EduardoMas
Jousting anyone?

Jousting anyone?
Forum: Canada 06-20-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 16,144
Posted By EduardoMas
Just packed everything on the bike, putting in a...

Just packed everything on the bike, putting in a few hours of work to make up for tomorrow since sleep eludes me.
In 24 hours we’ll be reving up in the lineup.

See you at the start!

Cheers!
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By EduardoMas
Thumb Thanks for the bumps. The willingness to open the...

Thanks for the bumps. The willingness to open the post to see if you can help is really well appreciated.

To keep the posting short, sweet and relevant to those who live around the GTA (Greater...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By EduardoMas
Bump. Just looking for space for a duffle...

Bump.

Just looking for space for a duffle bag and a set of wheels.
I'll ride to the start and back from Dacre.
The set of wheels have agressive knobs that would be toast after many paved miles....
Forum: Canada 06-16-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By EduardoMas
Looking for a ride to the DACRE, or just space for gear.

Looking for space for a Honda XR650R from the GTA. I will gladly share expenses.
Or, if you can carry a duffle bag, a set of wheels and a twofour I'll just ride there and back.

Please PM or...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,326
Posted By EduardoMas
Thumb Folding saw

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/248044038/folding-bow-saw-unfold-and-cut-in-seconds-boreal21
...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 16,144
Posted By EduardoMas
Talking GTA to the Dacre. Looking for a Trailer Spot or just Space for gear.

Looking for space for a Honda XR650. I will gladly share expenses.
Or, if you can carry my duffle bag and a set of wheels I can just ride there.

Please PM or email if you can help.

Masionis ...
Forum: Canada 06-09-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By EduardoMas
There is a welder conveniently located just...

There is a welder conveniently located just beside the Metal Supermarket at Don Mills.

http://metalsupermarkets.com/don-mills/

Sorry I don’t have the welder’s info at hand. You should check his...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 265,641
Posted By EduardoMas
Battery mount inside airbox, PN?

Local regs, state I must have blinkers licence light and horn for a street plate. My 300 is AC only and don't want to touch the stock wiring.
I made an easily removable kit but the battery placement...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 265,641
Posted By EduardoMas
Question 3 bosses in Airbox

In my 2005 KTM300 there are three bosses (three nubs with holes for self tapping screws) in the air box. They are part of the rear wheel cover part.
Is there a component that mounts there perhaps...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 16,144
Posted By EduardoMas
Yes, it was Chris! He rocks on the HP2. Yes...

Yes, it was Chris! He rocks on the HP2.

Yes also on bringing what you got for the ride :thumb. I had a ton of fun riding a KLR through Ontario Trail Rides technical stuff. It was awesome, the...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 16,144
Posted By EduardoMas
I agree. The GS1200 would be a challenge in many...

I agree. The GS1200 would be a challenge in many sections. Blocking single track can be awkward. If Dacre was an expedition ride then why not, but on a day ride I think it will add hours to the pace...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 16,144
Posted By EduardoMas
Thumb Bridgestone Ultra Heavy Duty Tube

Mousses and/or Tubliss systems are exciting.

For toughness, reliability and ease of repair I favor the Bridgestone Ultra Heavy Duty Tube. Many of us use them but don’t discuss them. :deal
...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,893
Posted By EduardoMas
Here is a bargain price. I do not have the box...

Here is a bargain price. I do not have the box above so cannot vouch(sp?) for it.

http://www.homedepot.ca/product/aluminum-tool-tower-tool-box-19-inch-x-8-inch/997081

Like anything premade and...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,326
Posted By EduardoMas
I made one by soldering a schrader core to the...

I made one by soldering a schrader core to the end of a clutch cable and have used it for 5 years. The clutch cable is too stiff and gets in the way of screwing the core. The chain idea is better but...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By EduardoMas
Question Fresh helmet treatment?

I had three helmets to date with excellent to average freshness

The first was an Arai Signet bought in about 2002 shipped from “The Helmet Shop”.
It had a pleasant smell from the start and even...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By EduardoMas
Insuring the bike with my insuco (only need a...

Insuring the bike with my insuco (only need a VIN) and borrowing the plate from the seller to ride it home makes sense to me, and hopefully to the seller as well.

Thanks again for the collected...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By EduardoMas
Question “Fly and Ride” when buying a bike out of town.

When you buy a bike in another state (or anywhere several hours from home) and fly there to ride it home:

Who insures the bike and what licence plate do you use for the ride home?

Prethanks,
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22,626
Views: 2,863,514
Posted By EduardoMas
Pressurize the "downtube" with a compressor...

Pressurize the "downtube" with a compressor (shoprag + airgun) so, as the drill breaks through it blows chips out.
Once you are tapping, back off the tap say 1/3 turn for every 1/2 turn forward to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By EduardoMas
Thanks for the advice psychohawk. We walked...

Thanks for the advice psychohawk.

We walked in from the border, found the decent areas and the fun ones. The place is just like like many others cities (or big pueblos) in Mejico.
Good people,...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By EduardoMas
Been there before. As you said, it behooves us to...

Been there before. As you said, it behooves us to keep our wits about ourselves, much like in many other interesting places... hence the gathering of intel from the Collective.

Any local spots...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By EduardoMas
Question Tijuana, nicer areas downtown?

A buddy and I will be visiting Tijuana on a Thursday evening while staying in San Diego... without bikes.

We will like to find the nice side of Tijuana on foot or a short cab ride away from the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22,626
Views: 2,863,514
Posted By EduardoMas
If anybody can sell, rent or lend me an Edelbrock...

If anybody can sell, rent or lend me an Edelbrock cup seal I can see if it can replicate it. It will not be cheap and can't promise it is doable, but the first step is to see a pristine sample.I am...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By EduardoMas
With footpegs from Baja Designs it is easily...

With footpegs from Baja Designs it is easily done, but I am confident other’s pegs work just as well. Given the height of the bike the pegs have to be strong as they are used to get on the bike like...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22,626
Views: 2,863,514
Posted By EduardoMas
I wish I had servants to blame for stuff :-) ...

I wish I had servants to blame for stuff :-)

The same combo proved reliable for me.

I just keep my GPS running and the LED street lights when the bike is off.
For that I have a 1.2Ah cheap (or...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,444
Posted By EduardoMas
Agree, I have been gathering the impulsion to ask...

Agree, I have been gathering the impulsion to ask the vendor (or a current owner of a pump) for a picture of the actual inner pump.
I would throw out the housing, coiled hose, switch, gauge and...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,444
Posted By EduardoMas
Thanks M, Anyone disassembled one to look...

Thanks M,

Anyone disassembled one to look inside of one?
Does look like similar to this: (random pic from the interwebs)
...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,444
Posted By EduardoMas
Question Basic travel compressor, disassembled to bare workings.

Manual pump and cartridges aside I like to carry a compressor.

I have bought the typical mini-compressors in plastic shrouds to strip them to the minimal pump components.
All inner components are...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,916
Posted By EduardoMas
How many screws do you have and how clean do you...

How many screws do you have and how clean do you want them?
If one or two screws and they are not meant for human inplants, put them in acetone for a few minutes or hours and then place an acetone...
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,567
Posted By EduardoMas
“Best thread repair system” could be marketing...

“Best thread repair system” could be marketing speak.

In a techy’s world different situations require different methods. How much material (or wall thickness) is available around the thread? Is it...
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,566
Posted By EduardoMas
Oops, it is Blue Seal ...

Oops, it is Blue Seal
http://www.homedepot.ca/product/blue-seal-waterproofing-rubber-membrane/901725
it could be a solution for hard to reach places where putting a vapor barrier sheet is...
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,093
Posted By EduardoMas
Hey Hutten. I have an XRR. The pitch of the...

Hey Hutten.

I have an XRR. The pitch of the thread in the frame is very fine, sorry I don’t have a number for you. The tap will be unusual and therefore more than the standard metric coarse.
...
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