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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 09:11 PM
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Posted By Hockeygod
Laugh Limestone mid-week getaway!

Awesome trip today boys! Great variety of weather (+ incredibly warm), scenery and road surfaces!

Enjoyed meeting Ed (MCMXCIVRS - I pronounce it McVickers), his tricked out :bmwrider F800GS :pimp...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By Hockeygod
Jasper

Was in Jasper Sunday - Friday last week. Fire was out, on way back, signage was still up but area that was flagged previously had shrunk. Didn't see smoke either direction.

You will need a park...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Bee-u-tee-ful!

I look forward to seeing this view Wednesday with MCVICKARS (How does one pronounce Roman Numerals anyway?) and XSOCAL! :clap

Cheers,

Dean
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Wednesday ride to Limestone...

Ed,

I might be able to swing Wednesday; if you want to, will look to set up childcare. Can't do Thursday though. Let me know ASAP so I can confirm!

Dean
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb If we have to explain it, they'll never understand. ;)

Kaptn, that video certainly captures the spirit of the thing! Thank you for posting it.

I agree with you: "If we have to explain it, they'll never understand."

Cheers! :freaky
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 02:12 PM
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Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb Celebrating Canada Day w a ride through McLean, pondering "The Question"

Got out about 8 pm last night and rode McLean Creek Trail from north to south. Explored a couple of side routes where I have dirt biked, then went about 15 km into Gorge Creek to the SW. Turned...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb Highway 68 / Sibbald Creek Trail

Thank you Lycan! :clap

What about Highway 68 / Sibbald Creek Trail to Highway 40. Is it open?

Can one access the north end of Powderface - at least to the Dawson Equestrian area? It's only 2-3...
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 237,772
Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb Battery has come back to life...

Thanks cy,

After your answer, I put the trickle charger back on and damned if it doesn't register now... Apparently my battery is at 90%, so I am letting it charge at the 'intelligent' setting...
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 237,772
Posted By Hockeygod
Question New lead acid battery... dead (my own fault)

Yup, my fault, I left the heated grips set to run after my ride last week (now I know they are hard wired in, something I might have to get changed) and now my brand new battery is dead. It is a...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Question Powderface?

Is it open??

Any news??

Thanks.
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 03:09 PM
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Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Question Powder face?

So any confirmation as to whether it's open yet (post May 15); will open last weekend in May; won't open this year? I am only around for a month or so... Appreciate the intel! Thanks.
Forum: Canada 10-11-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
McLean Sat 12 noon

Some awesome travel and tool tips on here. I will be looking to solidify my travel kit over the 'off-season' too.

Looks like Pieter and I are heading out Sat morning, 99% to McLean. Pick him up at...
Forum: Canada 10-08-2013, 06:54 PM
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Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Sat dirt bike ride, Mon possible dualsport ride

Looking like McLean Sat on dirt bikes. We are really enjoying it out there! It was a lot dryer this past weekend compared to two weeks ago (we covered the same ground, plus more this time). It...
Forum: Canada 09-27-2013, 03:11 PM
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Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
'89 KDX vs shiny new toys...

Andy, I would love to hear more about what you did to your KDX. If memory serves, you did a fork swap? Maybe it's a good reason to hook up for a beverage to hear the details! :ear

I plan on...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
It ain't an adventure, unless poor / unlikely...

It ain't an adventure, unless poor / unlikely mechanicals, heat stroke & not enough water, poor judgement and darkness with no lights factor into it. If any or all of the above occur in a 3+ hour...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2013, 05:36 PM
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Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Andy, do you still have the KDX? Would love to...

Andy, do you still have the KDX? Would love to hear your thoughts about it. My friend with his KX should consider one!

Will keep you posted on Sat plans too... Would be good to hook up on the...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2013, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Hockeygod
Might go Saturday, likely to McLean. Must replace...

Might go Saturday, likely to McLean. Must replace rear brakes before I can go. Riding a KDX 200, with a rookie dirt biker friend on a KX 250, and perhaps another friend on a WR250X. Relaxed to medium...
Forum: Canada 09-22-2013, 11:40 PM
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Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Limestone / McLean / KDX 200

Doc you are a lucky guy... I will be working and jealous of your trip Monday! Post some pics if you can...

Did 5 hours in MacLean Creek late afternoon / evening. First real dirt bike ride there...
Forum: Canada 09-22-2013, 10:42 AM
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Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Powersports Seats

Andrea re-did my KDX seat a few years ago. Replaced some foam and installed all new vinyl or whatever it is. Looks great but more importantly, feels great! Good pricing and quick turnaround times. As...
Forum: Canada 09-18-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Limestone Monday 23 Sept

Sorry, been off the grid for a few days (busy!)

Love the pictures that have been posted over the past week. Great rides guys! Jealous... :evil

Sadly, I can't go Monday. :cry I get the odd...
Forum: Canada 09-12-2013, 10:47 PM
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Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Shrinking off road areas

Thanks guys,

I figured these were probably the reasons... Overuse from bikes, quads, side by sides, 4x4s, etc. Waiparous has sure changed from 1991-1992; and for the worst. Riding he Guide Camp...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Waiporous trails

Thanks for the info. My friend has a Garmin. I will look into a RAM mount.

Too bad the marked/legal trails are so crappy. Wish they would add to the legal trails. Anyone know the problem/reasons?...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Limestone Mtn

Just sent you a PM. Would love to do this ride... Gotta find time!

Can you legally ride up Limestone on a dirt bike? Curious because if I go out dirt biking Sunday, maybe we can combine this with...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Sounds good! Hopefully we can do Limestone some...

Sounds good! Hopefully we can do Limestone some point this month or early October?

I went dirt biking Sunday at Waiparous, spent 7 hours exploring lots of trails, getting lost (goodbye Margret...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Will do. Lets PM Wed night for weekend updates! ...

Will do. Lets PM Wed night for weekend updates!

Dean
Forum: Canada 08-28-2013, 08:37 PM
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Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Want to do this too. Still in Bend OR; will be...

Want to do this too. Still in Bend OR; will be back in Calgary Sept 2. Perhaps that weekend? PM me next week if interested.

Dean
Forum: Canada 08-28-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,053
Posted By Hockeygod
Is it on the www.riv.ca list?

Is it on the www.riv.ca list?
Forum: Canada 08-14-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb Thanks for the 411!

Mike, Brunssd, Shuswap biker... Thanks to all for their help!!

I have the Cycling the KVR book, will add Backroads and Mapart publications to reading list; will also check out the suggested sites....
Forum: Canada 08-14-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By Hockeygod
Mike, what if I am on a road-legal dual sport?...

Mike, what if I am on a road-legal dual sport? Licensed, insured, spark arrested, lights, etc...??

Thanks

Dean
Forum: Canada 08-13-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,965
Posted By Hockeygod
Cdt

Still on my wish list too... Looking into August (next year :evil?) sometime!

Dean
Forum: Canada 08-13-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By Hockeygod
BC off-roading Q's

What are the laws so far as riding off road in BC? What is required? I heard stories that you don't need a plate, insurance, etc. What about lights, SA? Can you ride anywhere on Crown Land?

I...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 237,772
Posted By Hockeygod
Forum: Canada 08-11-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb Lost Creek Trail, lost riders, but FUN!

Great ride today in Waiporous! Hot, not a cloud in the sky. Did Lost Knife Creek, (the name was a premonition of things to come...), enjoyed the view from the top of Jamie's Hill, then got lost, (now...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5,782
Views: 1,051,999
Posted By Hockeygod
Akropovic SA?

Does the Akropovic setup come with a spark arrestor built in? Curious as it came on my bike; to be legal off-road in the forestry, I need a SA!

If not, is there a way to make the Akro SA legal?
...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 237,772
Posted By Hockeygod
Question At the end of the day, which battery for me & my bike?

Big-Time Ditto for me (thanks... a long read, I must admit I (my eyes?) glossed over reading (skimming) parts of this! Not to mention, turned my brain to mush!) Seriously, choices are great but I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By Hockeygod
Great build, thanks for sharing. I always get a...

Great build, thanks for sharing. I always get a kick out of talented, determined individuals on this site!

I learned to ride on an early 70's Honda Trail 70, both off road and on as it had signal...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8,735
Views: 1,886,193
Posted By Hockeygod
Dirt Tricks KTM LC4 Dome Washer

Don't know if this is a solution, but have you seen this and might it work? Has anyone used it? If so, thoughts? I was thinking about ordering one for $25.
...
Forum: Canada 08-02-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 365,301
Posted By Hockeygod
Sunday?

Might go out Sunday; depends on family stuff. PM me what you are thinking of... Will check later Sat as we are hosting friends From 2pm on. Should know tomorrow night.

Dean
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5,782
Views: 1,051,999
Posted By Hockeygod
Adjust choke cable!

My 07 did the exact same thing. Played with air/idle screw on carb to little or no avail. Figured I would try choke cable. A friend came over to help (mechanic for Dodge / motorcycle enthusiast). We...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8,735
Views: 1,886,193
Posted By Hockeygod
I don't, but I have been looking at them. It...

I don't, but I have been looking at them. It would be great to hear some other people's experience with Rolies or similar bags on their 640's, pros and cons, etc.

As you know, the Rolie's come in...
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