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Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By ulyist
May Long Weekend Ride to Eat leaving from Edmonton

Hey there,
I organize a ride every spring for the Black Gold Beemers and thought Id put it up here incase there is any interest. Just PM me or go to blackgoldbeemers.com and email the ride...
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By ulyist
Not sure what your looking for (paved, gravel,...

Not sure what your looking for (paved, gravel, dirt, single track, mud) but look up the black gold beemers (blackgoldbeemers.com) mostly road trips with either all pavement type or a mix of pavement...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,140
Posted By ulyist
XB12XT. 2008 or newer with a 2010 rear wheel....

XB12XT. 2008 or newer with a 2010 rear wheel. (Three bearings). Handles great, 103hp around 450#s. Hit two deer and it's still going strong. The belt weighs less then a shaft and lasts longer then a...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,973
Posted By ulyist
Those swags look huge on the back of the bike, I...

Those swags look huge on the back of the bike, I run a outdoor research advance bivy and it packs down into the same compression sack the sleeping bag came in (Asolo -20C Down mummy) at about 30cm by...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,354
Posted By ulyist
Just a thought for you, with my Buell XB12X when...

Just a thought for you, with my Buell XB12X when I added my fuel cell I used the vent off the main tank to pull the fuel from the aux tank. Just ran the vent line into the outlet from the aux tank...
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,560
Posted By ulyist
As far as the belt goes mine broke at 50000km...

As far as the belt goes mine broke at 50000km (30000 Miles) I didn't have a spare but when I put the new one on it wasn't a big deal. Now I have a spare. Bearing went at 75000KM, now I carry spare...
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,883
Posted By ulyist
So here are my feeling on a 08 xb12x PR1...

So here are my feeling on a 08 xb12x
PR1 12000km
Metzler z6 9000km (Did not like how they felt at all)
BT021 12000KM
Angel ST 12000km
Scorpion Sync 8000km
PR3 Ready for Spring
Raven 009 on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-29-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 381,094
Posted By ulyist
Just a thought here - since I'm way to lazy to...

Just a thought here - since I'm way to lazy to read the 89 middle pages in this - isn't everyone selling bikes to old people? I mean I'm 29 and I'm 30 years younger then 99% of the members in my...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,611
Posted By ulyist
Good to see some fellow Edmonton area riders. ...

Good to see some fellow Edmonton area riders. Have a great couple of trips and heres to hoping that august has some better weather for us.
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By ulyist
If this is thread is still alive here are my...

If this is thread is still alive here are my thoughts. Some military trucks have pinion breaks, usually only for a parking break but the reason for this it that the torque is multiplied by the...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,089
Posted By ulyist
I think this is a Kawasaki factory thing they do...

I think this is a Kawasaki factory thing they do to mess with us. The nut for the front sprocket on the Versys is known for being near impossible to remove, I had to cut mine off with a grinder and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,074
Posted By ulyist
The battery in my 08 XB12X went too, after I...

The battery in my 08 XB12X went too, after I replaced it no starting problems in the last 60K.
Have a great trip
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By ulyist
Thanks for the replies, it ran good after warming...

Thanks for the replies, it ran good after warming up today. Not to much wet weather today but on friday heading to Kelowna it rained for a good couple of hours and didn't miss until the next day. ...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By ulyist
XB12X Missing

So my Buell XB12X (2008) is missing on one of the cylinders when its cold, It started about two weeks ago and I replaced the plugs and then promptly crashed but before I crashed it was running...
Forum: Americas 04-18-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By ulyist
SoCal/ Arizona Recommendations

I’m heading down to <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Phoenix</st1:place></st1:City> this week and will be...
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,169
Posted By ulyist
Good to see that EBR is back. I hope they do...

Good to see that EBR is back. I hope they do some good on the track with that 1190 just to get some interest from the super sport guys. Unless I win the lottery though I will still be waiting for...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By ulyist
HJC has a couple of models that are made to fit a...

HJC has a couple of models that are made to fit a blue tooth head set. Worth checking out any way.
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By ulyist
My wife and I use(d) them for a 6 week trip down...

My wife and I use(d) them for a 6 week trip down to Memphis, some times it would take a bit to get them talking but once they were connected they had good range and good battery life. One of the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,804
Posted By ulyist
If either the er-6n/ ninja 650 fits I would...

If either the er-6n/ ninja 650 fits I would recommend it. We have a Versys and the platform is damn good for the money.
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 273,943
Posted By ulyist
Looks like a good start, now we wait for more.

Looks like a good start, now we wait for more.
Forum: Americas 01-30-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By ulyist
In 2009 we (wife and I) did something like that. ...

In 2009 we (wife and I) did something like that. From Edmonton Alberta to Graceland. Just chose where to go the next day at the campsite before calling it a night. Six weeks went by too fast. If...
Forum: Americas 01-30-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By ulyist
Just something for you to consider, possibility...

Just something for you to consider, possibility of buying a bike in the US (Cheaper for the most part than Canada) using it for the trip and shipping it home. I'm not sure on importation laws are...
Forum: Americas 01-30-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,444
Posted By ulyist
If you can the 1 north of San Fransisco is worth...

If you can the 1 north of San Fransisco is worth it. If its cold on the way north head inland and come back on the coast.
Forum: Americas 01-30-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,110
Posted By ulyist
Just take the stuff you feel comfortable with. ...

Just take the stuff you feel comfortable with. Sometimes when my wife and I travel we have all sorts of stuff to make us comfortable. By myself much less stuff, makes the riding better but not the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 21,099
Posted By ulyist
I like.

I like.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-28-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 102,308
Posted By ulyist
Just a thought for front forks for you 650. I'm...

Just a thought for front forks for you 650. I'm building a rat bike out of a ninja and looking at the price for a new set of tubes or a springer to get the length I want, but if I start adding all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,361
Posted By ulyist
I hit one this summer, but I got real lucky, i...

I hit one this summer, but I got real lucky, i didn't go down just ended up with a real sore leg, missing foot peg, bracket, gear shift linkage. Ripped his leg off. Glad I was wearing the gear.
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,122
Posted By ulyist
Funny thing I'm a Buell rider in a BMW club...

Funny thing I'm a Buell rider in a BMW club (Black Gold Beemers) great bunch of guys but same thing, miles only count on a BMW for records and such. Nice ride.
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,555
Posted By ulyist
I just broke my belt on my 08 xb12x at 50000km,...

I just broke my belt on my 08 xb12x at 50000km, in the middle of no where about a 1000km from home. Funny thing is I hit a dear about 50 km from there two months ago on that bike.
Forum: Regional forums 04-02-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,861
Posted By ulyist
If anyone is up for this game this year let me...

If anyone is up for this game this year let me know or just post the first tag.
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 422,758
Posted By ulyist
Sounds like a good ride.

Sounds like a good ride.
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,150
Posted By ulyist
I love the bike with the nobbies, if I ever get...

I love the bike with the nobbies, if I ever get the chance to have a couple extra bikes I want a soft tail night train with a springer front and nobbies for good luck.
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,850
Posted By ulyist
The only thing a lock does is make the thief take...

The only thing a lock does is make the thief take the unlocked bike sitting next to yours. As long as it slightly harder to steal then the next bike your all good, because criminals are lazy too.
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,279
Posted By ulyist
I had a tent something like that a while back, it...

I had a tent something like that a while back, it was huge, ten man or something. Bought it from a youth camp that was upgrading for 20$ or something. One time went camping on may long weekend and...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,079
Posted By ulyist
I taken my dogs on the bike for about a 1000 km...

I taken my dogs on the bike for about a 1000 km ride from my parents house home after they took care of them over the summer. The older one (both pugs) goes nuts when ever the bike starts up but he...
Forum: Canada 03-08-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,059
Posted By ulyist
Nice, I would like to do the same this summer...

Nice, I would like to do the same this summer only more on the west side of the country. I did 3550km (2200 miles) in 48 hours on the I-10 across the southern states last year and I would need to...
Forum: Canada 03-08-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By ulyist
Nice Bike

Nice Bike
Forum: Canada 03-08-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By ulyist
I've taken my Buell across on the truck no...

I've taken my Buell across on the truck no problem. I was asked if it was mine on the way home but they didn't even check the paperwork. Also we sent the bikes to Daytona Florida in a sled trailer...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 36,728
Posted By ulyist
I went for a ride today, of course I trucked to...

I went for a ride today, of course I trucked to bike to arizona for the week. It was -46.8C at home the other day, second coldest place on the planet. Too cold for me.
Forum: Hacks 11-16-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 74,257
Posted By ulyist
Great Ride Report. My wife and I did a 6 week...

Great Ride Report. My wife and I did a 6 week trip from Edmonton, Alberta to Memphis, TN this year. I would have a hard time convincing her to head north though, she likes to be warm. I will get...
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