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Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 640,537
Posted By KLRARP
Hi Winch, good to see you're still going. Just...

Hi Winch, good to see you're still going.
Just wondering why you chose the tarp and bed roll instead of a small tent or hammock for camping?
Ride safe man!
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,569
Posted By KLRARP
RAP trails

When we planned our RAP route the OFSC trail map online was used as well as ATV club areas and Garmin maps and Google. If you have dual monitors its good to get a few pages open at the same time and...
Forum: Canada 08-31-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,569
Posted By KLRARP
RAP - west side of AP

Hi Deadly, I was one of the guys on the "undoable" ride last month. Fun but lots of work.
I noticed on your GPS route you cross Hwy 11 on the west side of the park to head south.
I've done the RAP...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By KLRARP
the north

I just drove 101 from Chapleau to Timmins and saw 2 cars the whole way. Lots of trees and rock otherwise. Peaceful. I was also warned about the law being active for speeders though.

12Bong13,...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,043
Posted By KLRARP
cool ride

Wow, lofty goals guys. Looks like an awesome ride.
2 of us did Sudbury to Timmins and back in 4 days. We did a lot of hydro line.
There are 2 lines running from Sudbury north. We went up one and...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By KLRARP
great RR

Great RR and pics!
A bunch of us are doing a RAP ride in a few weeks and are going right through that same area (Bancroft, Barry's Bay) on our way to Pembroke and on.
Good to see what we're up...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,869
Posted By KLRARP
Dacre prepping

I did the Dacre in 08 on a KLR685. One of the biggest memories I have of the pits on the Friday before was the amount of people that were doing bearings!
Not trying to be a jerk, but man, when the...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By KLRARP
not PA but Royal

I've got the tilting one from Royal Distributing. Used to haul my KLR on it. Added some clamps to hold it by the pegs as well as straps to the handle bars. Worked well. Sold the KLR and have a...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,554
Posted By KLRARP
Dacre updates

Any (un)official results posted somewhere?
Forum: Canada 06-21-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,554
Posted By KLRARP
I'm guessing between 5 and 6pm. Although, if...

I'm guessing between 5 and 6pm. Although, if Birch is doing it this year, that may set a new standard.
Forum: Canada 06-06-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,554
Posted By KLRARP
If you get new tires, you won't need the lights...

If you get new tires, you won't need the lights :wink: right...
I wouldn't run this event with anything but new tires. Gronk is right, even a new trackmaster would be better.

Safe ride to all and...
Forum: Canada 05-30-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,167
Posted By KLRARP
Rap

We're going the end of July. Counterclockwise from Bancroft area.
see http://www.odsc.on.ca/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=21276

I did it in 2010, same way, but with a KLR. Great trip. We got into...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,705
Posted By KLRARP
I made the first fall colours ride in 08. Great...

I made the first fall colours ride in 08. Great time.
Anyone know how long the Wolf's Den had been in business when we showed up for the inaugural FC ride? I kinda remember them just getting...
Forum: Canada 05-14-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By KLRARP
courier/shipping company

You can try Arnold Tower at On Target Courier and Cargo. They're in Moncton and ship east coast to PQ and ON regularly.
(506)-872-8720 or 1 (888) 250-2644 for a quote
www.ontargetcourier.ca
Forum: Canada 05-12-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,577
Posted By KLRARP
I heard from Hauler that the whole VBS has 500's....

I heard from Hauler that the whole VBS has 500's. Wow man, you live in paradise and you're all rich :eek1 :lol3

Ride safe boys!
Forum: Canada 05-09-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,577
Posted By KLRARP
Wow, those pics are so clear I thought I was...

Wow, those pics are so clear I thought I was standing there!



I did this ride a while back with a friend. We parked at Joel's farm and left from there. Highlight of my season it was. And you...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 47,594
Posted By KLRARP
Wow, this is a surprise, but its also time for...

Wow, this is a surprise, but its also time for you 2 to celebrate. Its certainly not failing or being defeated. You both have done something that many, many wouldn't have had the courage to do....
Forum: Canada 04-22-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,253
Posted By KLRARP
curious

Just curious. Is ICF or SIPs used much up there? It would seem like it would pay off.
I'm in SW Ontario and propane seems to go up when it wants. They doubled the price this winter.
How are the job...
Forum: Canada 01-16-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,820
Posted By KLRARP
Moondoggies move

Good for you Rob!
I remember talking to you at one of your "events" at the farm a few years ago about your plan to move east and build a boat and do things a bit different.
I hope its everything...
Forum: Canada 09-29-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By KLRARP
Vmuts

Google VMUTS and you will find it. Starts just outside Mattawa and you can get to North Bay. I've stayed at Camp Conewango, south of Redbridge on Songis Road. Its at the west end of the trail...
Forum: Canada 06-06-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,970
Posted By KLRARP
slang

"eh" - can mean all kinds of things
"tabernac" - french swear word
"merci" - thankyou in french
"MNR" - Ministry of Natural Resources - they have the power to make your life very difficult if...
Forum: Canada 05-10-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 81,102
Posted By KLRARP
Oddessy Battery

I had an Oddessy battery mounted sideways (posts facing the inside of side cover) in my KLR and I rode that bike in the single track, 08 P2D and anywhere else. NEVER a problem FWIW.
Forum: Canada 10-10-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By KLRARP
Try Krista Wilson at Keltic Transport in Moncton,...

Try Krista Wilson at Keltic Transport in Moncton, NB.
Keltic has trucks in the GTA all the time and Krista has relatives in PEI.
Forum: Canada 10-10-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,654
Posted By KLRARP
The cop was flexing his...

The cop was flexing his muscle/authority...because he can. I totally get that part. You can't do anything about it.
The only thing I don't get is why you moved here from BC? It's beautiful there...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,946
Posted By KLRARP
what to do

I'm a licensed machinist (for almost 20 yrs) with a diploma in mechanical engineering. I was recently downsized from a wireless manufacturer in the K-W area where I practiced my trade for over 5...
Forum: Canada 09-21-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 19,994
Posted By KLRARP
food

What about a nice vegan dish?
Mom always said "eat your vegetables" :1drink
Forum: Canada 08-18-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By KLRARP
Vmuts

3 of us were just up there riding last week. Great area to ride. Trails are really nice. From North Bay, we headed east to Redbridge along 63 and drove in to Camp Conewango and started from there....
Forum: Canada 05-07-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,820
Posted By KLRARP
inmates spotted

I thought I spotted some ADVer's in metropolitan Elmira. Don't get too many hacks going thru town these days.
Looks like you guys had a great day for ride.

Hope you brought your wellies.
Forum: Canada 04-11-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10,270
Views: 651,425
Posted By KLRARP
heallthy scratch

Scratch me from the list...can't make it.
Forum: Canada 04-06-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,820
Posted By KLRARP
Battery

+1 for the Oddesy. I think Avicious Cycle has them. Had one in my old KLR mounted side ways and it never let me down.
Forum: Canada 03-28-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10,270
Views: 651,425
Posted By KLRARP
Mystery Husqvarna Dude

Hey Isplat2,
I'm #24 on your list but still working out the details. Its a bit tough to get away on a long weekend but this event looks well worth it. I would arrive on Thursday night, stay till...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,820
Posted By KLRARP
Flybyumotorsports is in KW. Give Derek a call...

Flybyumotorsports is in KW. Give Derek a call 519 591 5577.
I've had work done and sent friends. All have been very happy.
Forum: Canada 11-06-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,071
Posted By KLRARP
like heaven

You're making it happen! I hope you find what you are looking for Lawrence!
My Mom finished the last few years of her life in Barriere, BC and every time I went to see her I just kept asking...
Forum: Canada 10-13-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22,286
Views: 2,319,322
Posted By KLRARP
AVicious cycle has the Schnitz 685 Kit for just...

AVicious cycle has the Schnitz 685 Kit for just over $300 on their website. I sent my cylinder to Bondi Engines :clapto be bored and slapped 'er all back together myself. Boring and shipping might...
Forum: Canada 10-13-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 22,286
Views: 2,319,322
Posted By KLRARP
Have you got a 685 kit in your KLR? I had an 01...

Have you got a 685 kit in your KLR? I had an 01 with the 685 kit and it made a world of difference. The extra power was really nice but the reduced vibration was a huge plus. The Schnitz piston is...
Forum: Canada 09-15-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,543
Posted By KLRARP
What time is this shindig getting started? I...

What time is this shindig getting started? I have some stuff to do in the afternoon and would come out late a.m. with the 2-smoke to put around if it works out.
Forum: Trials 08-25-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By KLRARP
I've used left hand drills to get stubborn bolts...

I've used left hand drills to get stubborn bolts out. They might be available at a hardware or industrial supply store near you. Pick a size that will be smaller than the bolt body but bigger than...
Forum: Canada 06-30-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,137
Posted By KLRARP
Flybyu motorsports

Flybyu Motorsports is located in Kitchener, ON.
Derek Uttley is the owner. He has just gone out on his own after spending many years working with one of the best superbike builder/tuners in the...
Forum: Canada 05-03-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,903
Posted By KLRARP
I rode the KLR from Port Elgin to the other side...

I rode the KLR from Port Elgin to the other side of Walkerton on the rail trail. Yes, I saw the signs but it was a weekday, and I was young and foolish. Was a good ride but a bit too straight and...
Forum: Alaska 05-03-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By KLRARP
jobs

Friar Mike, you hit the nail on the head.
I've got 20 years as a machinist. Mostly CNC. I've made moulds, dies, production parts you name it. I do all R&D stuff now and very tiny delicate work. ...
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