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Forum: Canada 12-22-2014, 03:13 PM
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Posted By kiffernathan
Wow! Looks like the Laverda's gettin' alotta...

Wow! Looks like the Laverda's gettin' alotta work! Is it actually going to run when you put it all back together??

Can't wait for the motorcycle show. My trip to the UK for work was cancelled,...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
In fact, I'm the SDSC member responsible for...

In fact, I'm the SDSC member responsible for designing the prairie portion of the TCAT, from the Manitoba/Ontario border to Radium BC.

Don't get out riding as much as I'd like, but it would be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 682,796
Posted By kiffernathan
Thanks for that info. Yeah, she's a tall beast,...

Thanks for that info. Yeah, she's a tall beast, eh? But fun to ride!
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 682,796
Posted By kiffernathan
For my '09 690R I have been considering using the...

For my '09 690R I have been considering using the Giant Loop Mojavi, and for longer trips simply removing the tool pouch and strapping my 49 L Ortlieb bag to the top. Anyone have any comments on...
Forum: Canada 10-31-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
That's a pretty good time. If you get to the...

That's a pretty good time. If you get to the Prairies late July or early August it is usually much drier than June. June is the rainiest month of the year in SK and AB.

If you go much later...
Forum: Canada 10-25-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
This sign exists due to the major flooding that...

This sign exists due to the major flooding that occurred in this part of Alberta in late June 2013. Before that it was a good washboard gravel road for about 4 or 5 km to the Ptolemy Pass trail...
Forum: Canada 07-18-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
The NZ Crew

I met up with the New Zealand crew at Blackstrap Lake just southeast of Saskatoon yesterday afternoon. Rode with them to Dundurn where they got a room and a few beers. What a great group of guys -...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,678
Posted By kiffernathan
Kenda K270s are a lot better than the 761. I ran...

Kenda K270s are a lot better than the 761. I ran a 761 on my way back from the Great Divide Ride and honestly my bald K270 had better grip. Plus the sidewalls on the 761 make it a lot harder to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,678
Posted By kiffernathan
OK I'm hooked - let us know why he's important. ...

OK I'm hooked - let us know why he's important.

Sounds like you're having an awesome trip! Enjoy!:clap
Forum: Canada 06-12-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3,293
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Posted By kiffernathan
Laptop battery ~4000 mAh capacity. Motorcycle...

Laptop battery ~4000 mAh capacity. Motorcycle battery ~ 20 Ah (20000 mAh). By this you could fully charge your laptop 5 times without running your bike before your bike battery would be fully...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,678
Posted By kiffernathan
Looks like a great trip, Jeff. Hat's off to you...

Looks like a great trip, Jeff. Hat's off to you for making it - and of course for reporting on the good beer to be had (an important part of any ride report!) :freaky Enjoy the rest, and as I said...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,298,969
Posted By kiffernathan
I had a closer look, and seeing as mine is an '09...

I had a closer look, and seeing as mine is an '09 I'm not sure your tanks would fit anyway. Sorry.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2013, 12:31 PM
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Views: 2,298,969
Posted By kiffernathan
Are you looking to sell your old ones? I might...

Are you looking to sell your old ones? I might be interested for the right price...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
Update from Sask. The technical section...

Update from Sask. The technical section southwest of Dundurn (just south of Saskatoon) is not open right now. There are cattle in there with new calves, and the owner told us that we shouldn't ride...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,298,969
Posted By kiffernathan
That's all fine and good, but for those without a...

That's all fine and good, but for those without a pile of mechanical ability and time that KLX is going to cost as much as a new 690. Probably close to double the price of a KLR. Plus the 690 has a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By kiffernathan
Rode from Pinedale to Rawlins through the Basin...

Rode from Pinedale to Rawlins through the Basin on the CDR back in '07. That part of WY is spectacular! I am jealous, and want to go back.
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,678
Posted By kiffernathan
You're welcome! Part of it is...

You're welcome!

Part of it is participating in your adventure, even if it's just in our own little way. Part of it is that we know it might be us looking for help at some point in the future. ...
Forum: Canada 05-15-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
Awesome news, Ted. I kind of figured it would be...

Awesome news, Ted. I kind of figured it would be good to get the route into those backroad mapbooks, just from the point of view that anyone buying the mapbooks gets the route indicated as a bonus -...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,678
Posted By kiffernathan
Jeff was here in Saskatoon last night. He had a...

Jeff was here in Saskatoon last night. He had a leaky fork seal so a couple of us from the Sask Dual-Sport Club (http://www.saskatchewandualsport.com/forum/index.php, for those interested) helped him...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 10:39 AM
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Views: 2,298,969
Posted By kiffernathan
If you're in Sun Valley then the reason is to...

If you're in Sun Valley then the reason is to ride the Banks-Lowman road!! Rode it last year and loved it!!:clap

Wish I could visit your state more often...:cry
Forum: Canada 05-15-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
CDR took me two weeks one way at a fairly good...

CDR took me two weeks one way at a fairly good pace - one day off in Cuba NM for illness (boil water advisory we were not "advised" of). From the north end of the CDR (Roosville) it's about 41 miles...
Forum: Canada 05-14-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,293
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Posted By kiffernathan
:eek1 Don't do it - it's a great section of...

:eek1

Don't do it - it's a great section of the route! Get extra time off!!!

Too many roads - too little time, eh? Story of my life too - otherwise I'd be the first one down the TCAT myself.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 12:27 PM
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Views: 2,298,969
Posted By kiffernathan
I created the prairie section of the TCAT - you...

I created the prairie section of the TCAT - you will miss out if you don't go east of the Rockies! Trust me.

Very different riding, but spectacular in its own way!
...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3,293
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Posted By kiffernathan
We still have a ton of snow here in Saskatoon. ...

We still have a ton of snow here in Saskatoon. Some riders have braved the city streets, which until today were mostly clear. The slowly melting snow and cold temperatures are making streets icy...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 682,796
Posted By kiffernathan
Are these what you're talking about? ...

Are these what you're talking about?

http://www.ktmtwins.com/rally-raid-ktm-690-enduro-smc-tank-mount-bolts
http://www.ktmtwins.com/rally-raid-ktm-690-enduro-smc-lower-tank-mount
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 682,796
Posted By kiffernathan
Thanks for the info. Google didn't give me the...

Thanks for the info. Google didn't give me the info. Got a link?

So it sounds like what you're saying is that the mounts are the issue, not the actual strength of the tank itself. Am I right?
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 682,796
Posted By kiffernathan
Loading

Hi to all,

Just picked up an '09 690 R and am a little concerned about overloading the subframe. I am 300 lb and like to ride hard over rough ground. I am wondering if anyone has any advice...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
Video Link

Sorry, Ted. I gave you the wrong link for rutted roads video.:puke1 The actual link is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJhr__6XR6c
Forum: Canada 03-08-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
Thanks!

So now that the Prairie Region is complete I'd like to mention a few of the people who helped me with this.

Andy Ebbern
Earl Weneger
John (kojema) - Sorry, I can't remember your last name...
Forum: Canada 03-08-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
Finally got done my portion of the writeup. My...

Finally got done my portion of the writeup. My apologies for those who have been waiting for details on the Prairie section.

If anyone is riding the route this summer be sure to PM me and let me...
Forum: Canada 12-12-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
I can say that between the Manitoba/Ontario...

I can say that between the Manitoba/Ontario border and Radium BC (through the prairies) an experienced off-roader would have no trouble working the 990 through everything - technical sections and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By kiffernathan
Coming to Californ-I-A

Hi to all,

Well, it looks like there's a good chance I'm headed to San Fran for work in February. Coming from Saskatchewan, Canada it'll be a real treat weather-wise: it is about 0 F here now and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By kiffernathan
Thanks! Here's a video link for another ride we...

Thanks! Here's a video link for another ride we did exploring TCAT route from the Gardiner Dam to Kyle SK.
...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
Here's the video from that last ride that...

Here's the video from that last ride that Sask_Pirate and I did (May 12):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pW5jcyMkzWg


... and a little video of some hooliganism in the mud in/near Saskatoon...
Forum: Americas 05-22-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 123,381
Posted By kiffernathan
Having done this ride (north to south though) I...

Having done this ride (north to south though) I can say you guys are going to love it! One tip I would give is to make sure each rider has a GPS with the exact same route/track data loaded in it -...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
Thanks for the positive comments. I am working on...

Thanks for the positive comments. I am working on the video for this latest ride - it will be very similar to the one I already posted, but more wide open spaces!:evil

With the gates, I think...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
BTW, GISDood, I took a look at the online maps...

BTW, GISDood, I took a look at the online maps you set up and they look great! Nice work.

I will send my stuff when I get it done later this summer.:D
Forum: Canada 05-17-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
Thanks to everyone for the comments! Hope you all...

Thanks to everyone for the comments! Hope you all get a chance to ride it at some point.

On Saturday Sask Pirate and I got out for a bit more TCAT exploring. The goal was to check out possible...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-10-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By kiffernathan
TCAT Exploring in Saskatchewan

Hi to all,

April 22 Snobear and I headed out to do some exploring for the Trans Canadian Adventure Trail (TCAT). Here's a 15 minute video about our ride. Sorry in advance for the amateur...
Forum: Canada 05-10-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,121
Posted By kiffernathan
You're welcome. Glad to share, and I hope you...

You're welcome. Glad to share, and I hope you can ride it yourself sometime.



It's different, that's for sure. Photos still have their place, but helmet cam video puts you in the cockpit...
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