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Forum: Canada 06-03-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Re: May31/15 940 Dutch Crk ride

The Earl of Leisure enjoyed an Very! early morning greet and meet and gravel ride down the 940 to Dutch Creek turn off. Many different ideas about ADV riding.

Knowing the Ditch Creeky Road just...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Re: Riding Wed April 22

I am planning to ride my NE route around Rockyford, Rosebud, Hesketh,Carbon.
Multi-surface, with canal green lane roads.
Two or three hundred KMs.
Can meet at GW Cycle World -1020 Meridian Rd NE...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Re: Riding Wed April 22

I am planning to ride my NE route around Rockyford, Rosebud, Hesketh,Carbon.
Multi-surface, with canal green lane roads.
Two or three hundred KMs.
Can meet at GW Cycle World -1020 Meridian Rd NE...
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Waiprous Creek Bridge

On Hwy 40/940/ I stopped on the long bridge just before the Waiprous campground near south end but still gravel road.

It is a cement bridge usually covered over like a gravel road.

A grader or...
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
RR50 NW of Cochrane

On Monday April 20 I checked out the north end of RR50 and found the cement blocks about 2 km in from Horse Creek Rd.
Each half is offset with 3 foot space so if one rides east to west ditch to...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-29-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 105,230
Posted By pirate277
Givi rack & PL 35 cases

installed the Givi luggage rack for PL35 cases on a 2008 Kawasaki ZX14, Canadian model without the rear grab handle and with attached Kawasaki centre stand.

The problem with rack is that it...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Pirate277 and redcat will be at Blackfoot...

Pirate277 and redcat will be at Blackfoot Motorsprorts for Suzuki demo rides from 11:30 am Thursday. Drop on by bike rides available checked today.
Forum: Canada 06-10-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Stop and Smell the Road Closed Signs

The Wee Strumpet and the Sumo 10 (pirate277 and Redcat) explored the #940 south of #40 from High Wood House. Hwy 40 closed till June 15.

Road Closed signs at about 7 km but the ditch to the side...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Weather looks good so far. I could be ready to...

Weather looks good so far.
I could be ready to leave house by 9:00 am
I have not heard from Colin252 yet
Forum: Canada 06-09-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
The Earl of Leisure is willing to take you on 5-6...

The Earl of Leisure is willing to take you on 5-6 hour day ride Tue or Wed in any direction you want. Like Water Valley NW, Turner Valley SW, Carbon Beynon NE,
Can meet at GW Cycle World 1020...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Irrigation Canal ride- Carseland to Milo

On Tue May 13 four of us older guys did the irrigation canal gravel road ride from
Carseland to Milo (near Lake McGregor). Conditions were very good just like having your own gravel road - Warning!...
Forum: Canada 11-04-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Orange Tequila

Good way to piston up Lav1200.

After the honeymoon and the orange Tequila, you can join the KTM talk.:1drink

"We don't need no steekin fool jecters, absent breakin sistem, actshun control...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23,372
Views: 2,964,155
Posted By pirate277
Same problem on my old 2009

I had same problem on my old 2009 just before my exhaust rocker bearing failed. The loose bearing causes valves to go out spec and then the decompression system will not work.
Forum: Canada 05-11-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Canmorons, Mountain Men, Flatlanders- all OK

Canmorons, Mountain Men, Flatlanders- all OK
Forum: Canada 05-11-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Discussion of Group Riding Manners

Must have:

1. Make sure the bike behind you makes any major turn.
2. Try to keep sight of lights of bikes behind you, at least every 5 minutes.
3. Thum Up hand sign meaning I am OK/Ready/Roll...
Forum: Canada 05-10-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
NE Ride Sat May 11 at 11:00 AM

I have been fine tuning my NE ride to include as much gravel, black dirt, and canal grassy roads as possible.

AGENDA: Meet at GW Cycle World -1020 Meridian RD NE at 11:00 AM.
Ride NE for 90 min....
Forum: Canada 10-24-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6,276
Views: 503,805
Posted By pirate277
Calgary NE ride

I will try to send GPS Calgary NE route to Lav 1200.
Pavement, Gavel, Green Lane, Black dirt, Peacocks, Emus,Turkeys, lunch at Rockyford or Carbon, 300KM, 5 to 6 hours, dry conditions only. Must...
Forum: Canada 01-24-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 106,029
Posted By pirate277
Pirate277 to go on Big Trailie

Please sign Pirate277 from Calgary to go on Big Trailie ride.

Thanks

Earl W.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,936
Posted By pirate277
2009 KTM 690 Headlight bulb

In Calgary I just bought a spare BA20d 35w/35w bulb. Paid about $12.00 canadian.

Heat in the reflector could be an issue with both elements on.

Maybe one could drill small air holes at the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,936
Posted By pirate277
Ktm 2009 690 Enduro Headlight Upgrade

Problem:
The two element incandescent bulb (BA20D) used on the EXC model line and 2009 690 is too dim.

Solution:
Have both low and high beam elements on at same time 35 + 35 = 70 watts possible...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,745
Posted By pirate277
Teflon chain spray

In Calgary I buy Gunk brand Liquid Wrench with PTFE (Telflon).
IT is often on sale at Princess Auto for about $4.00 a can.
I have been using it on my DR650 chain for over 1 year . I got 20,000 km...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2006, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By pirate277
Kananaskis Ride

Thanks Shane for picking a good route.

Earl W.

DR650
Forum: Canada 02-13-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 807
Posted By pirate277
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Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2005, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,595
Posted By pirate277
63000 KM/still ticking & kicking

I have a 1993 DR650S which is the same as a 1992 in Canada EH!
I have the service manual and have been doing all my own service for the last ten years.

1. The fuel valve on mine does not have a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2005, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 507,048
Posted By pirate277
I have 1993 DR650 with 55000 km. No engine...

I have 1993 DR650 with 55000 km. No engine problems unless one counts the odd cold cranky kickstart nonstart.

I am on my second set of Kenda 270s and they last me 10,000 km of 50/50...
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