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Forum: Racing 11-11-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,404
Posted By osteo
Talk about resurrecting an old thread! and I have...

Talk about resurrecting an old thread! and I have not been on the forum for a while... back when I took that shot I was wearing a Klim Valdez Parka (not a parka) it is a 3Ply Gore-tex jacket that I...
Forum: Canada 03-01-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 24,959
Posted By osteo
I am not helping this year, not sure who or how...

I am not helping this year, not sure who or how many Kevin needs, best to shoot him an email: rallyconnex@gmail.com

D
Forum: Canada 02-27-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 24,959
Posted By osteo
Alas, I won't be there this year :( , so you guys...

Alas, I won't be there this year :( , so you guys are safe from being booted out for having loose spokes! :norton and I so want to actually do the event and kick some dirty ass!! :wink:

If I get...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 180,082
Posted By osteo
I would have thought that to be not a bad price,...

I would have thought that to be not a bad price, SM wheels with rubber new are what? a grand or so??

I was thinking on selling my 08' 450 for more than that and it has more miles on it with...
Forum: Canada 02-09-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 56,337
Posted By osteo
Go with the DRZ, if I know Kevin (which I do!)...

Go with the DRZ, if I know Kevin (which I do!) and it is anything like what he is describing you will not regret it!

D
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 356,959
Posted By osteo
I haven't been online much these past few months,...

I haven't been online much these past few months, trolling now a bit this past week or so and this just hit my inbox. Yup, Rick and Dan are the best at Klim Canada :clap :clap glad to hear it all...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
I have not been on my bike for quite some time...

I have not been on my bike for quite some time now :( life changes and we continue on... but still get the updates and it is nice to poke my head in every now and then!

That pipe sure does look...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
ewwhh... does not sound like fun! glad you're ok...

ewwhh... does not sound like fun! glad you're ok and all that is broken is a bit of metal that can be replaced.

D
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
Hey F.D. I hope you're o.k. Looks like the...

Hey F.D. I hope you're o.k.

Looks like the riser that was mounted to the Rally Riser snapped... :huh or did the bolt shear right out??

... hmm... looking at it some more and have some...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 118,806
Posted By osteo
I was talking to my guy earlier today and he was...

I was talking to my guy earlier today and he was saying pre-orders will be towards the end of the summer/fall with delivery in the spring of next year... but that is here north of the border so who...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 180,082
Posted By osteo
:nod D

:nod

D
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 180,082
Posted By osteo
ok, here';s my spring time question to the...

ok, here';s my spring time question to the masses... as I need to take care of some TLC to my bike.

I have an 08 450 EXC that has had all the typical mod's (jetted, canisterectomy, Aux Fan,...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 356,959
Posted By osteo
You guys are going to get punted into limbo if...

You guys are going to get punted into limbo if you keep that up. The long arm of GadgetBoy rarely misses anything :grim

D
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 356,959
Posted By osteo
+1 d

+1

d
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 180,082
Posted By osteo
That is what I have heard and come to conclude as...

That is what I have heard and come to conclude as well - good for high mileage but making sure they are clean is key. The paper ones work and are not all that costly, particularly if you can get a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
DC - who did you have do the work for you? D

DC - who did you have do the work for you?

D
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
Heavier flywheel is one from what I understand,...

Heavier flywheel is one from what I understand, but also there is the little black box that will detune the bike... can't remember what it is called, but it is a switch. I think it retards the...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 118,806
Posted By osteo
If it is a humidity issue - here is a thought - I...

If it is a humidity issue - here is a thought - I tend to save those little packets of 'salt' that comes in the box with electronic stuff, you know the ones that say "DO NOT EAT". I put them all over...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
True, true :D:D D oh- as for...

True, true :D:D

D

oh- as for desmogging and getting re-tested for emissions - would depend on your location I'd think. Up here north of the border where I am, nope, no pollution control tests...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
dc (or CD) - should't that be "some guys did"...

dc (or CD) - should't that be "some guys did" but learned the hard way and then bought a 450exc?! :D

D
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 356,959
Posted By osteo
haha! we're all going to get a 'time out' for...

haha! we're all going to get a 'time out' for this!! :lol3

D
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 356,959
Posted By osteo
Is it really waterproof? and what is with the D30...

Is it really waterproof? and what is with the D30 stuff... :scratch !!

little d (alter ego to Big D) :lol3:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
I hear you on the buyers remorse on the lever......

I hear you on the buyers remorse on the lever... but one just never knows - yo may love your Moose's!

I can't recall what I paid for mu euro switch, but I know it was more than what I was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2011, 05:24 PM
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Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
hmm...

hmm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2011, 04:54 PM
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Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
Just in from my first ride of the season... damn...

Just in from my first ride of the season... damn it's cold out!! :eek1 but fun and much needed just the same... I think I can think clearer now! :clap

I would not say it has a lighter pull, if...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
I've got the AVS shorty for my clutch and with 2...

I've got the AVS shorty for my clutch and with 2 fingers I the ball on the end still hits my ring finger when pulled right in - which was part of what I was trying to avoid (I cut my stock lever...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 356,959
Posted By osteo
sounds like the Traverse Suit would fit your...

sounds like the Traverse Suit would fit your build better... And save you oh... About $10,000 :D :D

D
Forum: Canada 03-18-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,888
Posted By osteo
I'm with Meloche Monnex (TD) as well the...

I'm with Meloche Monnex (TD) as well the underwriter is Security National (I believe) and was paying about $800 as well. But, I think you had to have something else with them before you could get...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
Hey... don't let my '08 hear you say that.. she...

Hey... don't let my '08 hear you say that.. she is a sweet bike and has never let me down :wink: (at least that I can remember right now!).

D
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 118,806
Posted By osteo
D0N - after 31 pages, you're chiming in now? or...

D0N - after 31 pages, you're chiming in now? or what is it, over 100 pages of the Adv Suit? It is late so I probably shouldn't write anything, but if you consider my original post I gave facts and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
:thumb D

:thumb

D
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
oh, you're a funny guy!! :wink: D

oh, you're a funny guy!! :wink:

D
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
Ironically I posted this almost a year ago in...

Ironically I posted this almost a year ago in this same thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=12465507&highlight=leakdown#post12465507) (p.25)!... these were the numbers given to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
Yep - I'm paranoid about dust AND sucking in...

Yep - I'm paranoid about dust AND sucking in water so I put both extra covers on, with some of the places I have had to ride pre-riding events up here I feel fine giving up a bit of power for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
:eek1:eek1 This may be a silly question, but...

:eek1:eek1

This may be a silly question, but have you been greasing the air filter seal? and changing regularly? I can only imagine what the sand down there would do to filters and how often they...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
Looks good. :thumb D

Looks good. :thumb

D
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 180,082
Posted By osteo
Yeah - I wear gloves as well... but I find grease...

Yeah - I wear gloves as well... but I find grease is like mustard, don't ask me why but anytime I work with grease or putting mustard on sandwiches I always find it in places it shouldn't be! - on my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
I agree, I think that screen is about 2dB worth...

I agree, I think that screen is about 2dB worth or reduction, and as I also ride my bike to and from work with most of that ride through a residential area I just don't want the noise - even though...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 180,082
Posted By osteo
Agreed - a pain in the ass and messy as well...

Agreed - a pain in the ass and messy as well (with the grease)... so unless you can pay some little kid to do it for you (assuming they actually did it correctly) it is one of those messy jobs :huh
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,085,856
Posted By osteo
I hear you! originally in the position above the...

I hear you! originally in the position above the only time I could see the ODO was standing, now I can just see it while seated, so it is perfect. When my buddy tapped that horiz bar one side was off...
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