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Forum: Canada 05-20-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By Fishnbiker
Gary, any word from Darlene about boat/canoe...

Gary, any word from Darlene about boat/canoe availability yet?
Forum: Canada 05-20-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By Fishnbiker
Anyone else out there looking to join us?

Anyone else out there looking to join us?
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 109,440
Views: 21,990,849
Posted By Fishnbiker
Awesome! Welcome to the circus. More pix please....

Awesome! Welcome to the circus. More pix please. Where in PNW are you?

Just a heads-up on the purple vinyl hose ... there is a plastic plug in the top of the steering stem. If you remove it &...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 109,440
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Posted By Fishnbiker
Lonely too. It's a 2,300 ft drop in about 12...

Lonely too. It's a 2,300 ft drop in about 12 switchbacks, then follows the Fraser River for another 200 km. We saw only 3 vehicles in that time.

1st gear, brakes on for 12 switchbacks ...
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 109,440
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Posted By Fishnbiker
The nearest Ikea to me is 3 hours' ride plus...

The nearest Ikea to me is 3 hours' ride plus another 2 on a ferry, each way. My time is worth more than that. Plus, I enjoy the tinkering as a mainstream part of my riding lifestyle.
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 109,440
Views: 21,990,849
Posted By Fishnbiker
I never found out the sheep's name. As was...

I never found out the sheep's name. As was posted, it's homemade. A single skin provided enough to do both the DR & my Tiger ... about US$ 50.

I used a piece of heavy paper to lay out the shape...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 109,440
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Posted By Fishnbiker
Duly noted. As I said, I'll be looking at this in...

Duly noted. As I said, I'll be looking at this in a non critical time, i.e., during winter teardown. No need to create problems when there's a need to ride. I also have a couple of brass 1/4' elbows...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 109,440
Views: 21,990,849
Posted By Fishnbiker
Thanks, will try it when not a critical riding...

Thanks, will try it when not a critical riding time.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 109,440
Views: 21,990,849
Posted By Fishnbiker
I have a homemade version. You will find most any...

I have a homemade version. You will find most any of them will require a forward strap to keep if from folding over if standing up at speed. See blue strap on my photo (velcro'd webbing tied around...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 109,440
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Posted By Fishnbiker
I did this on my Triumph Tiger about 15 years...

I did this on my Triumph Tiger about 15 years ago. Check closely for any bubbles in your epoxy & install a second coat on any found. The rim was cleaned with a wire brush, then Acetone before...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 109,440
Views: 21,990,849
Posted By Fishnbiker
Is there a safe way (without breaking anything)...

Is there a safe way (without breaking anything) to rotate the inlet on the carb to face forward, rather than up? Seems like that would fix one situation with the fuel hose loop issue. My 20 litre...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,206
Posted By Fishnbiker
Your local AAA should be able to access our area...

Your local AAA should be able to access our area for a traditional folding type. You should be able to order online the British Columbia Road Atlas at
...
Forum: EMEA 05-05-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,814
Posted By Fishnbiker
I expect you are getting you gear in order. Keep...

I expect you are getting you gear in order. Keep us posted as best you can, or give us a follow-up when back. Photos too?

Bon Voyage!
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 109,440
Views: 21,990,849
Posted By Fishnbiker
If you want REAL smooth, try a Triumph Triple ......

If you want REAL smooth, try a Triumph Triple ... like an electric motor. I ran my 95 Tiger since 1997, as low as 1,500 Rpm when chugging along. No particular sweet spot, it's all great!
Forum: EMEA 05-02-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,814
Posted By Fishnbiker
Dukoral is a preventative oral vaccination to...

Dukoral is a preventative oral vaccination to minimize "traveller's diarhea". Available in Canada & likely USA. I use it about a week before starting any overseas trips. Good for several months....
Forum: EMEA 05-01-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,814
Posted By Fishnbiker
My comment was NOT meant to scare anyone, just an...

My comment was NOT meant to scare anyone, just an observation from travelling in Africa & Asia. Shit happens when it wants to, regardless, just be ready for it. The local water in most cases is deep...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 109,440
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Posted By Fishnbiker
The latest info on CDI's Maybe only for those...

The latest info on CDI's Maybe only for those extreme DIY'ers. The rest of us will just have to buy a spare ...

Ken - if you want to toss even more gas on the fire, you might suggest to...
Forum: EMEA 04-29-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,814
Posted By Fishnbiker
Having said that, if getting serious with...

Having said that, if getting serious with prevention, remember most of the food you ingest will be used with local water. You may or may not get the runs. A treatment of a preventive would be smart....
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 109,440
Views: 21,990,849
Posted By Fishnbiker
Did you drill the second hole in the slide? I had...

Did you drill the second hole in the slide? I had similar issues until I plugged it with Silicone Seal.The hole made the response time too quick for mild throttle variations & felt like it was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 109,440
Views: 21,990,849
Posted By Fishnbiker
CDI feedback from one of my other groups.. Seems...

CDI feedback from one of my other groups.. Seems like most CDI's work the same, we just need to find which one does the job at the cheapest price. Let's see what we can interpret from this. My first...
Forum: EMEA 04-24-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,814
Posted By Fishnbiker
If only going out for a few days, you won't need...

If only going out for a few days, you won't need to pack much if coming back to your start location. a toothbrush,clean undies, & camera gear. Pack a cargo net for securing your bag. A 250 would be...
Forum: Canada 04-24-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,961
Posted By Fishnbiker
If you are looking to connect with other DS'ers...

If you are looking to connect with other DS'ers try checking out

https://www.facebook.com/groups/pacificdualsportriders/

http://www.dualsportbc.com/forums/forum.php
...
Forum: EMEA 04-22-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,814
Posted By Fishnbiker
Any updates?

Any updates?
Forum: EMEA 04-22-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By Fishnbiker
Any updates?

Any updates?
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 109,440
Views: 21,990,849
Posted By Fishnbiker
Don't we all sneak out to the garage before going...

Don't we all sneak out to the garage before going to bed ???

I also have to appease my 95 Triumph Tiger while tucking in the DR. Sometimes it take an hour or more. The Honda FT500 project in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 109,440
Views: 21,990,849
Posted By Fishnbiker
Seems this topic also came up on My Honda FT500...

Seems this topic also came up on My Honda FT500 Ascot chats some time ago. The moderator is an electrical engineer (great asset!) that found some ATV units cheaper. He also looked into rebuilds but...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By Fishnbiker
http://fishnbiker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcyc...

http://fishnbiker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle-Travel/08-June-Bike-Trip-East-Fraser/i-K4THLjR/0/L/08%20010%20Ken%27s%20Contribution%20to%20Dinner%20s-L.jpg...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By Fishnbiker
For me, this has worked for several years. 6 ft...

For me, this has worked for several years. 6 ft Telescopic rod wrapped in polyfoam pipe insulation encased in ABS water pipe ...
...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By Fishnbiker
The Rain gods have been asked to move to Kelowna...

The Rain gods have been asked to move to Kelowna that week.
Forum: Canada 04-17-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By Fishnbiker
Golden Bridges, Rainbow Fishes

Now in the planning stages for a run into Goldbridge BC for 5 nights riding & fishing. Leaving Vancouver Sept. 8th, staying at the Gold Dust Motel or camping at Gun Creek Hydro campsite a couple KMs...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,234
Posted By Fishnbiker
This notation is restricted at present to a very...

This notation is restricted at present to a very small area. Looks like something we will need to keep an eye on when in those areas. Wildlife conservation is important, but we may need...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,234
Posted By Fishnbiker
New info on restricted off road rules in Thompson...

New info on restricted off road rules in Thompson Okanagan & Lillooet areas this summer. Staying on existing trails seems to be OK, just no OFF road ...
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 109,440
Views: 21,990,849
Posted By Fishnbiker
Blue Acerbis 5.3 gal here. You can also look into...

Blue Acerbis 5.3 gal here. You can also look into the tank while running your finger down the outside until your finger shadow intersects the fuel shadow. The finger shows outside how much is left.
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,608,632
Posted By Fishnbiker
Wow! I just found your blog today! I stayed in...

Wow! I just found your blog today! I stayed in Almuñecar, Granada province, for half a year, riding the back roads. Such a thrill to see you on the same roads I did back in 1971 on a BMW R27 250 cc....
Forum: EMEA 04-04-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By Fishnbiker
If doing this route west to east, it points...

If doing this route west to east, it points towards Sevilla Spain. Well worth a 2 + day stop. South of there, Arcos de la Frontera is on the way to Grazalema National Park.This leads east over...
Forum: EMEA 04-04-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By Fishnbiker
I believe most of the hype about lamb all the...

I believe most of the hype about lamb all the time is to do with the way it's cooked. Roasted underground in a wood fired pit for several hours produces a result not easily seen in Europe or North...
Forum: EMEA 04-04-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By Fishnbiker
In France, Languedoc to Andorra would be a good...

In France, Languedoc to Andorra would be a good choice ...

Carcassonne ...

http://fishnbiker.smugmug.com/Travel/09-France-Part-2-Langudoc/i-nFzBjQD/0/L/Carcasonne%208-L.jpg...
Forum: EMEA 04-04-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By Fishnbiker
Anywhere in Andalucia. My favourite is Granada...

Anywhere in Andalucia. My favourite is Granada province, Almuñecar (directly south of Granada on the coast). Awesome twisties, top notch food & wine (try the Malaga dulce), ancient Moorish...
Forum: EMEA 04-04-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By Fishnbiker
If thinking about Avignon, Arles, just south is a...

If thinking about Avignon, Arles, just south is a fantastic stopover. Old Roman Coloseum, amphitheatre, & baths downtown. Thursdays, a major market follows the old city wall. Nice small square with a...
Forum: EMEA 04-03-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By Fishnbiker
That road is in northwest Mexico ... the Copper...

That road is in northwest Mexico ... the Copper Canyon. There are many places in Morocco you might find similar minus the greenery. As I said earlier, there is a large similarity in geography between...
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