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Forum: Canada 12-25-2014, 03:09 AM
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Posted By isplat2
......what he said..... 'cept I kept mine, and...

......what he said..... 'cept I kept mine, and I'm not short.
Forum: Canada 12-25-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18,208
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Posted By isplat2
heim

Trev...heims.. ya get what you pay for.
Yes you can buy a $6 dollar one, or you can buy a $20 dollar one.
The difference is quality.
The $20 dollar one will have 4-5 times the strength and...
Forum: Canada 09-18-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,047
Posted By isplat2
gpscity.ca

For anything GPS, mounts or Spot etc gpscity.ca Good stuff, fair prices, fast shipping, and I believe they have a $50 discount (on major purchases) for ADV members. A1+ www.gpscity.ca...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 18,208
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Posted By isplat2
Ya... but you have to admire the marketing genius...

Ya... but you have to admire the marketing genius of Harley...where they will convince the pious pirates to buy an over-priced pair of "Genuine Harley Davidson Fingerless Riding Gloves"...... and at...
Forum: Canada 08-25-2014, 02:05 PM
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Posted By isplat2
Janis and are going to make our way around Lake...

Janis and are going to make our way around Lake Superior on the BMW.



Go all the way up to Copper Harbour...you will like it. Do the scenic mountain loop, a wee bit south-west of Copper...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 03:23 AM
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Posted By isplat2
......possible...

......possible...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By isplat2
Greg...I got (another) nephew that got a summer...

Greg...I got (another) nephew that got a summer job and is determined to spend all his $$ on a bike..can you link me to this Kiji?
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,946
Posted By isplat2
fuel float level switches

http://www.digikey.com/product-search/en/sensors-transducers/float-level-sensors/1966532
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-11-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By isplat2
Bdcw

On my 950 I have installed the BDCW back rack, sidestand re-locator and crash bar bags. Good stuff. Quality. Good people to deal with. No issues.
Forum: Canada 06-12-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18,208
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Posted By isplat2
[QUOTE=BackRoader;24372659]DSP used to sell them....

[QUOTE=BackRoader;24372659]DSP used to sell them. It's been a bitch to find them.

Check with boat shops and the marine stores/industry..
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,875
Posted By isplat2
carbon eater

"methyl ethyl ketone' eats up carbon. commonly available @ hardware stores as "PVC pipe cleaner and solvent". Read the label.
Forum: Canada 06-08-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By isplat2
http://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-shop/bike/ktm-950-...

http://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-shop/bike/ktm-950-adventure/bdcw-side-stand-relocation-kit-for-ktm-950-990-detail.html

I got this rear plate also...

...
Forum: Canada 06-08-2014, 05:50 AM
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Posted By isplat2
Its aftermarket... Shoot "Finndian" a...

Its aftermarket...

Shoot "Finndian" a message here.... first. ..or try CJ Racer. Found it in the forum......
Forum: Canada 06-08-2014, 05:32 AM
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Posted By isplat2
Check out "Finndians" post somewhere in the "How"...

Check out "Finndians" post somewhere in the "How" section of "Orange Crush"...there is a quick turn drain valve available that goes into the bottom of the dry sump tank.
This makes it possible to...
Forum: Canada 06-08-2014, 05:00 AM
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Posted By isplat2
- BMW Santiago boots are not water proof. - ...

- BMW Santiago boots are not water proof.
-


Forma Boots. Waterproof....so far.... Try "Atomic Moto"
"
http://www.atomic-moto.com/Forma-Adventure-Boots_p_788.html

I have these ones.....
Forum: Canada 04-28-2014, 04:04 AM
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Posted By isplat2
tire mountig

Tire Lube...used to use pure Windex on the race car tires. It was slippery enough to lube the tire during mounting, and dried with enough 'tackiness" to "glue" to tire to the rim. No rim leaks.
Forum: Canada 03-20-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 18,208
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Posted By isplat2
Discovered today I've got a couple of batteries...

Discovered today I've got a couple of batteries not holding much of a charge. Anyone know where I can buy decent sealed replacements?[/QUOTE]

Batterystuff.com
Forum: Canada 11-02-2013, 01:17 AM
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Posted By isplat2
[QUOTE=Hektoglider;22679218]I ordered some books...

[QUOTE=Hektoglider;22679218]I ordered some books from Whitehorse Press to help plan future rides. One book focus's on Appalachian area. I would like to poke along on the KLR in that general area,...
Forum: Canada 10-09-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,689
Posted By isplat2
...its the thin edge of the wedge .. coming at...

...its the thin edge of the wedge .. coming at you..
Forum: Canada 10-04-2013, 02:36 AM
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Posted By isplat2
:clap Thanks Rob!. I really like your ride...

:clap Thanks Rob!. I really like your ride reports.
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By isplat2
WD40 or "Goo Gone". .. you get Goo-g @ auto parts...

WD40 or "Goo Gone". .. you get Goo-g @ auto parts store.
Put a piece of paper towel over the sticky area and soak it with either of the above. The paper towel will "hold" the liquid over the area...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-19-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By isplat2
Thankyou Cannonshot. This is exactly what I was...

Thankyou Cannonshot.
This is exactly what I was looking for!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-18-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By isplat2
Info? Keweenaw Mich.

Taking a weekend trip to the Keweenaw. Not looking for anything knarly, just some good roads, some scenic gravel stuff is ok. I have a couple of semi-novice riders with me.

Anything "not to...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18,208
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Posted By isplat2
Generally speaking, any time in the summer they...

Generally speaking, any time in the summer they are doing maintenance on the bridge. You can count on being diverted to the metal grates.
The bike will do a gentle wiggle all the way. Don't fight...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,380
Posted By isplat2
Lee..I admire your adventuresome spirit to head...

Lee..I admire your adventuresome spirit to head out alone on this epic journey.

Kudos!
Forum: Canada 07-31-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 97,331
Posted By isplat2
Orange will be there!!! ....even an orange...

Orange will be there!!!

....even an orange BMW.
Forum: Canada 07-28-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,322
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Posted By isplat2
Those are pretty good looking gloves....where do...

Those are pretty good looking gloves....where do you get them?
Forum: Canada 07-24-2013, 03:59 AM
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Posted By isplat2
...probably got hit with a Laser beam....

...probably got hit with a Laser beam....
Forum: Canada 06-17-2013, 04:24 PM
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Posted By isplat2
We're IN !

We're IN !
Forum: Canada 06-12-2013, 12:41 PM
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Posted By isplat2
This was on my radar for a few...

This was on my radar for a few yrs.....unfortunately I could not get this time off when we booked holidays. Friggin "job" thingee...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,866
Posted By isplat2
"bicycle seat cam locks for the top mount"?? ...

"bicycle seat cam locks for the top mount"??


Can you explain this more? or post a better pic?
Thankyou.
Forum: Canada 05-29-2013, 06:31 PM
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Views: 767,755
Posted By isplat2
Flower

That is a really, really nice flowerpot....one of the classiest pot's I've ever seen....
Forum: Canada 05-06-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18,208
Views: 1,041,807
Posted By isplat2
Lee...congrats on the new bike. One of my...

Lee...congrats on the new bike. One of my favorite colors.
Forum: Canada 05-04-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10,970
Views: 767,755
Posted By isplat2
Hot in Echo Bay. Got the Orange crate out. Short...

Hot in Echo Bay. Got the Orange crate out. Short rip. Missed it. Fix that up to-morrow...going for a ride!
Forum: Canada 04-20-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18,208
Views: 1,041,807
Posted By isplat2
Caution note on this: On some GPS's the...

Caution note on this:
On some GPS's the Lighter type plug in has a built in resistor. The GPS runs on less than 12 volts.
You cannot just cut the (male) cigarette lighter plug off and solder in a...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 18,208
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Posted By isplat2
Otherwise.... Does anyone know where I can get me...

Otherwise.... Does anyone know where I can get me some Gaiters?



...any old swamp in Florida usually has a few....
Forum: Canada 04-16-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18,208
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Posted By isplat2
...leave the racks on...if needed....they protect...

...leave the racks on...if needed....they protect the plastic, give you a handhold to pick the bike up and you can unbend them with a crowbar and a hammer. Add a splash of black paint and yer good to...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18,208
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Posted By isplat2
1. In order to go fast, you must first learn to...

1. In order to go fast, you must first learn to go slow.

Go into a paved parking lot. Do slow (1'st gear) figure 8's. (big turn 8's) Do it sitting down. Comfortable?...well good. That's the...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10,970
Views: 767,755
Posted By isplat2
Finndian

Finndian ..can you post a pic of the sidecar brake pedal assembly?
Mine doesn't have one on it. I got the cable, but no pedal. I'll have to fabricate something. Someday.
Forum: Canada 04-08-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 18,208
Views: 1,041,807
Posted By isplat2
Ya. I have been a subscriber for a couple of...

Ya. I have been a subscriber for a couple of years to this mag.

Its worth the price of admission.

"Motorcycle Mojo" is another one. Good stuff, Canadian content.
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