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Forum: Canada 09-29-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
These are from last weekend (Sept 21st) in...

These are from last weekend (Sept 21st) in McLean. Great afternoon with fantastic temps and blue skies....not many of those left this year. I got turned around by a few deep looking mud holes that...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
Thanks MCMXCIVRS and Garnotte. I am going to...

Thanks MCMXCIVRS and Garnotte.
I am going to give the e-09 matched set a whirl for sh1ts and giggles. The K60 rear is getting a little worn now and just doesn't have the off-road grip I want at the...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
I also noticed your tires. What are you running...

I also noticed your tires. What are you running on the front?
Back a couple posts I asked MCMXCIVRS his opinion of the Mitas tires he's running (e-09 back, e-10 front) and was curious what you...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
MCMXCIVRS, are those the Mitas e-09 you have...

MCMXCIVRS, are those the Mitas e-09 you have front and rear? How do you find them on pavement/gravel/dirt etc? I'm stuck between ordering the 07 or 09 for the rear with the 09 on the front. ...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Calgary06
I rented a couple of bikes from them years ago. ...

I rented a couple of bikes from them years ago. Make sure to book ahead as both times the bike I wanted to try (F650GS single) was out. I ended up trying the Monster 696 and the Multistrada 1100. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,455
Posted By Calgary06
The Canadian container is supposed to arrive end...

The Canadian container is supposed to arrive end of July in BC.
I'm hoping to get my tyres before the snow flies...


Note to self - order in October for next spring.
Forum: Canada 07-16-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
First aid for motorbikes

Are there any EMT types out there that could recommend the most practical and important components one should have in a SMALL kit?

I did find this out in the webs (and am still poking about for...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
Heal fast Peter. I've got the contact info for...

Heal fast Peter. I've got the contact info for the police that showed up should you need it for insurance. Your bike looked fine except for one hand guard.

It was a great ride. I had never been...
Forum: Canada 07-15-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
I'll join you guys if possible. I'm waiting on...

I'll join you guys if possible. I'm waiting on word from the Mrs if she'll be home in time.
How long are your usual jaunts? Dark shield with need to be changed if you're planning anything close to...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
I'm sure the 500 would be just fine on the...

I'm sure the 500 would be just fine on the highway with a little fiddling with the setup (raise/lower the forks, sit farther back/forwards...) The 30seconds of testing we got to do was hardly...
Forum: Canada 05-24-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
I agree with you on the test ride format. Nice...

I agree with you on the test ride format. Nice enough guys but a 20 min toot around town tells you about as much as sitting on the bikes in the showroom... The lead rider certainly needed to open...
Forum: Canada 05-24-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
I think we were saluted by him on the way back...

I think we were saluted by him on the way back from our demo. All I saw was the skid plate and front wheel coming at us up Blackfoot...

awesome.
Forum: Canada 05-20-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
I'm sure the kids wont mind you looking after...

I'm sure the kids wont mind you looking after their Superduke and 500...pretty nice gifts for their graduation...
Forum: Canada 05-20-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
I'll be there between 2 and 4 on the 500 and...

I'll be there between 2 and 4 on the 500 and 690...Too bad they won't allow any dirt.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,971,184
Posted By Calgary06
[QUOTE=bluesurf;24207728]Spot the fail The...

[QUOTE=bluesurf;24207728]Spot the fail

The helmet installed communicator (scala G9?) has become dislodged - what if the significant other is attempting to call?

The nitrous bottle mounted on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,971,184
Posted By Calgary06
The one in front? That's a Morgan. ...

The one in front? That's a Morgan.
http://www.morgan3wheeler.co.uk/#home
Some of them still made with wood parts.
Here is a video that I saw on TV last week. Looks like a fun little car to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2014, 10:23 AM
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Views: 8,971,184
Posted By Calgary06
It's a BMW Mini.

It's a BMW Mini.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,817
Posted By Calgary06
Oh, and I love it. Not too bad on the highway...

Oh, and I love it. Not too bad on the highway and much better off road.
I kept the stock 16 tooth CS on the front and the 45 rear.
Paul
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,817
Posted By Calgary06
I've got the 45 tooth RST-6 gold rear on my 2010...

I've got the 45 tooth RST-6 gold rear on my 2010 F800GS. Both M8 and M10 holes are now in it and it mounts up just great.


From an email last summer
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By Calgary06
Wind make the straight sections a little more...

Wind make the straight sections a little more entertaining...
I do get myself worked up into fits of laughter when following another rider in a stiff crosswind. Nothing funnier that watching...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7,883
Views: 2,653,842
Posted By Calgary06
Good ride today west of Calgary, Alberta ...

Good ride today west of Calgary, Alberta

http://i794.photobucket.com/albums/yy227/paulhadcock/F800GS/WP_20140420_13_00_32_Pro_zpsaf3331e7.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
Made it out to the end of the Transalta road...

Made it out to the end of the Transalta road today. I saw a little of everything on the road. Ice, snow, mud, dust and stretches of scattered potholes deep enough to swallow a man.

A moment of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,484
Posted By Calgary06
I drove around 70km on a flat rear. Never broke...

I drove around 70km on a flat rear. Never broke the bead. It took some grunting and groaning to get it off the rim but ended up as only a one beer job.
I haven't had any issues in the cold or wet....
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
The yellow stripe is an indicator of how badly...

The yellow stripe is an indicator of how badly you just bent the F800 rim correct???

Now I just have to wait for more stock to arrive in BC. I think I'll go E07 rear and E09 in the front. The...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
Thanks. You guys do the Dakar model? Any point...

Thanks.
You guys do the Dakar model? Any point in having the extra ply?
Forum: Canada 04-13-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
Anybody know where in town I can get Mitas tires...

Anybody know where in town I can get Mitas tires or are they only/best through MX1?
I'm looking to give the E09 or E07 a whirl when I take the k60s off.
Thanks
Paul
Forum: Canada 01-21-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
Ccm gp450

Hey All,
As we poor Calgarians missed the Albertan debut of CCM's new bike at the show (Edmonton got it the dirty buggers...) they are showing it off Monday night for us. I'd like to think my...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,109
Posted By Calgary06
GoNOW, Thanks for doing this again for 2014.

GoNOW, Thanks for doing this again for 2014.
Forum: Canada 11-25-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
January 10-12 this year. I'm hoping to ride...

January 10-12 this year. I'm hoping to ride again.
http://www.calgarymotorcycleshow.ca/
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,401
Posted By Calgary06
I've had the Badlands Pro for over a year...

I've had the Badlands Pro for over a year now...and love it. It is rather heavy but I only notice that when putting it on the hanger after a ride. The kidney belt takes all of the weight off my...
Forum: Canada 09-17-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
[QUOTE=Lycan1;22353696]I remember, but only...

[QUOTE=Lycan1;22353696]I remember, but only noticed the Kawi, what was the other bike? No 532, we came in from the Gap road.

That was me on an F800GS and Kevin2Wheels on the Versys

Elk Valley...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
We think alike... The comments on 532 were...

We think alike...

The comments on 532 were not encouraging...from the 511 page

Highway 532Forestry Trunk Road to Jct Hwy 22
Details

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Forum: Canada 09-10-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
Thanks Lycan I had seen your link prior to...

Thanks Lycan
I had seen your link prior to posting - great looking route.
I am also waiting on a few parts but hopefully UPS will arrive on schedule Thursday...
I think we were planning on a motel...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
We were thinking of Dutch Creek (failed attempt...

We were thinking of Dutch Creek (failed attempt this spring), Allison Creek or Lynx to the south...
Can we get across the Gap (Maycroft on my map) if the 532 and 40 are still out of commission? If...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 419,824
Posted By Calgary06
XSoCal, I'd like to see the video of what it...

XSoCal, I'd like to see the video of what it looks like when you get around to posting your vid.

I have a couple of days this weekend (Fri/Sat) to go for a ride.
What would you guys recommend for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By Calgary06
What is the life span of one of these cush...

What is the life span of one of these cush rubbers?
When worn out do they just disintegrate or are there other signs?
Thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,571
Posted By Calgary06
If anyone is planning on changing their CS...

If anyone is planning on changing their CS sprockets in the field make sure to do it at home first. Mine took heating, soaking in oil and a lot of swearing. Here is a pic part way off after an...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,571
Posted By Calgary06
I'll have a look at them when I pick em up next...

I'll have a look at them when I pick em up next week. I guess I may have spare bolts once I'm through but that will be OK.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,571
Posted By Calgary06
Thanks guys, I am going to replace the spring...

Thanks guys,
I am going to replace the spring anyway as it is only a few dollars.
Hardest part was finding for rear hardware (bolts and nuts) at a reasonable price. My dealership wanted over $60...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-20-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 193,944
Posted By Calgary06
My Montana in the rugged mount has never even...

My Montana in the rugged mount has never even hinted at coming loose. My bike has a bad habit of violently tipping over whenever it sees a long rut or deep mud hole and so far the extra lanyard has...
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