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Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15,959
Views: 2,369,542
Posted By NORTH RIDER
thanks

thank you , thank you , thank you. both questions were answered. got love this forum. i did toast the flasher relay but i see some for sale and they are cheap. need to replace the wires going to the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15,959
Views: 2,369,542
Posted By NORTH RIDER
help

i few questions

1 ) how do you remove the "trip reset knob " from the gauges?

2) i had some electrical problems. i burned a relay and wires leading up to the relay. it is the one on the right...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 258,109
Posted By NORTH RIDER
old with more power

I'll be keeping my 3 old AFRICA TWINS and continue to look for more of them. just took a 5 day trip on one of them. 300+ kms before i hit reserve.

give me that bike with 15 to 20 more horse power...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10,146
Views: 629,489
Posted By NORTH RIDER
tired of waiting for honda

i have been waiting for Honda to come up with an adventure bike for years. i do think they are too late to the game. even if they built a great bike i think sales will be soft .

i don't care for...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10,146
Views: 629,489
Posted By NORTH RIDER
just got home

just got home from my loop around the lake. rode the entire time from DULUTH to THUNDER BAY in the pouring rain. probably the longest ride i have ever had in total rain. i had a great trip. got...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,874
Posted By NORTH RIDER
it's a convoy

Ron, Professor Mike, Darrin, Gord, Feliz whoever else wants to come along.


north rider
Forum: Canada 05-08-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10,146
Views: 629,489
Posted By NORTH RIDER
Saturday ride

ANYONE IN THUNDER BAY WANT TO GO RIDING??

THE WEATHER LOOKS GOOD ( I'M SURE IT WILL CHANGE )

lunch in GRAND MARAIS ? not offroad as i will be on my AFRICA TWIN.

pm or post here.


north...
Forum: Canada 04-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10,146
Views: 629,489
Posted By NORTH RIDER
congrats DALE

DALE congrats on the new bike. LOOKS GREAT .
i read your post on the KTM thread .

HOW DO YOU LIKE IT? i just sold my 950 .thinking oF doing something stupid. the dealer has 2 adventures on the...
Forum: Upcoming 04-18-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 21,200
Posted By NORTH RIDER
reserved

reserved a room .
now , to ride there or to trailer ??

lot's of time to get there but only 3 days to get back. About 525 miles per day for 3 days in a row. i haven't done that since the late...
Forum: Canada 04-18-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,874
Posted By NORTH RIDER
house

RON i thought you and MIKE were staying with GORD and I in the house ?
I think DARFIN is also staying with us.
the house has 3 bedrooms with 2 beds in each room.

north rider
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10,146
Views: 629,489
Posted By NORTH RIDER
checked out the KLR

I WENT AND CHECKED OUT THE KLR.
LOOKS VERY GOOD. THE PLASTICS ARE FADED AND THERE IS A PLASTIC TIE WRAP ON EACH OF THE RADIATOR SHROUDS.
not a big deal. the tank is very clean inside, the seat...
Forum: Canada 03-22-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,874
Posted By NORTH RIDER
house

we got the house.
let's hope it doesn't turn into " ANIMAL HOUSE "

NORTH RIDER
Forum: Canada 02-16-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,014
Posted By NORTH RIDER
waiting

I'm waiting impatiently .

are there any dealers in Ontario yet?
when is the bike available for purchase?
i got trips planned .

north rider
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13,714
Views: 4,694,934
Posted By NORTH RIDER
brackets

i would say those brackets were probably mounting points for extra lights.
there are a lot of taller screens available but all that i have seen use the original mounting points.

that tank looks...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 121,214
Posted By NORTH RIDER
on the calendar

i missed this event last year. i hope to make it this year.
if i can swinging it, I'll have a bit of a treat for all attending.

JWALTERS, C-ZULU, MIKE S, we should try to get together before...
Forum: Upcoming 01-21-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 21,200
Posted By NORTH RIDER
what the hell

might be getting over my head as far as my offroad riding ability goes but what the hell, this sounds like a great event. the ride to get there will be worth it. i booked a cabin , i think I'm in #...
Forum: Canada 01-19-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,014
Posted By NORTH RIDER
ccm

KTM , TRANSALP AND DR BIG will be going up for sale.
i was really hoping Yamaha would bring their tenere 660 to Canada.

the CCCM looks good enough for me .if i sell the above mentioned bikes this...
Forum: Canada 01-19-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,014
Posted By NORTH RIDER
nice

counted the money in my sock drawer. when is it available for sale ??
maybe i can sell a well used kidney.




north rider
Forum: Canada 12-31-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10,146
Views: 629,489
Posted By NORTH RIDER
happy new year

happy new year.

wishing you all the best in 2014


north rider
Forum: Canada 12-24-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10,146
Views: 629,489
Posted By NORTH RIDER
happy holidays

wishing you all a
HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON


FELIZ NAVIDAD
TO ALL



north ride ( a.k.a feliz)
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 19,144
Posted By NORTH RIDER
at for sure

i would take an AFRICA TWIN . i have a KTM 950 and it would not be my first choice.
it's funny because when i first saw episode 1 or 2 they have at least 1 or 2 africa twins parked in their...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By NORTH RIDER
wish i had a STELVIO

sounds like you, and your wife are putting on a fantastic rally for STELVIO owners.it's people like you that make ADV such a great place.
makes me wish i had a STELVIO.
i hope you have a great...
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13,714
Views: 4,694,934
Posted By NORTH RIDER
6k reserve???????????????

he was asking 12.5 k right here on the flea market . he is open to reasonable offers.

great looking bike

north rideer
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13,714
Views: 4,694,934
Posted By NORTH RIDER
2014 North America AFRICA TWIN meet ??

any plans for a meet next year ? maybe MONTANA, IDAHO ,COLORADO ?
i know it's early but my boss is a real jerk ,i need to book vacation time soon.


north rider
Forum: Canada 11-23-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By NORTH RIDER
hello Hund

Glad you got your bike going again.
maybe you should have stayed in THUNDER BAY .

good luck , please keep us posted as how things turn out for you

north rider
(FELIZ)
Forum: Canada 10-30-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,717
Posted By NORTH RIDER
sugestions

it doesn't have to be here in T-BAY. I'm just hoping there is enough interest for a rally. I'll go wherever the majority decides .

north rider
Forum: Canada 10-29-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10,146
Views: 629,489
Posted By NORTH RIDER
ride tomorrow

looks mostly sunny and above 5 . I'll be going out tomorrow for my last ride of the year.
leaving my house between after 1 pm and want to be home by 4 pm

north rider
Forum: Canada 10-29-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,717
Posted By NORTH RIDER
2014 canadian africa twin meet ???

ANYONE HAVE ANY INTEREST IN A 2014 CANADIAN AFRICA TWIN MEET.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR AFRICA TWIN.

( WE COULD ALSO INCLUDE TRANSALPS )

if Canada is too big maybe we can do an Ontario meet.

i...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16,855
Views: 4,786,291
Posted By NORTH RIDER
i'm an idiot

how can i find out the item number on an eBay item.?

where do i look.
i know i have done it before but can seem to remember.

north rider
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 16,855
Views: 4,786,291
Posted By NORTH RIDER
need help in england

there is a right side fairing on ebay .co.uk. it is new with a buy it now price but the seller will not ship to Canada . can anyone buy it for me and i'll paypal you for the part and shipping. I'll...
Forum: Canada 10-12-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 88,212
Posted By NORTH RIDER
birthday

thanks LEE. I'm turning 47 tomorrow ( Oct 13 ).
i have to work tonight, might have to have a PATRON after midnight.

north rider
Forum: Canada 10-12-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 88,212
Posted By NORTH RIDER
big thank you

big thanks to you all . i took my GC to EXCALIBUR and got me an HJC helmet ( in hi vis ) and what has to be the worlds most expensive pair of non heated gloves.

thank you all

north rider
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,884
Posted By NORTH RIDER
just got home

it was good to see some of you at the TRAIL CENTER today.
Steve and i left thunder bay in the rain and arrived back in a downpour.
my gear became less water 'RESISTANT" on the ride back home....
Forum: Canada 09-30-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10,146
Views: 629,489
Posted By NORTH RIDER
what time is breakfast?

what time is the breakfast at the TRAIL CENTER this weekend?
i have Saturday off and might be able to go for a ride.
ANYONE FROM THUNDER BAY WANT TO GO ?

I have to come back on Saturday ( no...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3,451
Views: 172,029
Posted By NORTH RIDER
trail center

can you guys post details (or tell me where to find them ) about the pancake breakfast at the TRAIL CENTER ??

I have Saturday off and if it's not too early i might make it .

north rider
Forum: Canada 09-24-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 88,212
Posted By NORTH RIDER
great time

had a great time. i hope you all enjoyed yourselves .
Steve came by on Monday and delivered a very nice gift for me.
THANK YOU ALL.
At this time i don"t have a bike on the road. both TRANSALP and...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 88,212
Posted By NORTH RIDER
not true ZZR RON

by 10 am on Sunday i do not expect to be drunk or hung over, I WILL BE STARTING TO GET DRUNK . I'll be going out on Saturday for a "nice long road ride "
i hope that CanuckAme can guide an "OFF...
Forum: Canada 09-14-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 88,212
Posted By NORTH RIDER
thursady dinner

I'LL BE MAKING DINNER THURSDAY NIGHT.
DINNER AT 6:30 (served on the deck on paper plates )
if you can make it to camp by that time please do not eat before arriving.

see you next week.

...
Forum: Canada 09-12-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 88,212
Posted By NORTH RIDER
attendance

WHO IS COMING?
PLEASE POST HERE IF YOU ARE COMING AND WHAT DAY YOU WILL BE ARRIVING.
i need to start making food and beverage plans.
THURSDAY NIGHT WILL BE AN IRISH 7 COURSE MEAL
( SIX PINTS...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 88,212
Posted By NORTH RIDER
weather

if you look at the projected weather forecast IT LOOKS PRETTY GOOD.
IT MIGHT BE WARM ENOUGH FOR A DIP IN THE LAKE ( after a sauna and several shots of " liquid courage" )

SATURDAY I WILL LEAD A...
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