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Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By kirbybikes
http://www.coreproducts.com/reflex-wrist-support.h...

http://www.coreproducts.com/reflex-wrist-support.html

I use these. Used Mtn biking and on my Husky. I feel they have saved me multiple times, more on the mtb I try not to crash the husky! ...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By kirbybikes
Does anyone have pictures or a better description...

Does anyone have pictures or a better description on the road closure? My brother is trying to figure out if his 4X4 van would make it thru or need to go the long way round for a mid June trip.
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By kirbybikes
I found I needed to put a post under the triangle...

I found I needed to put a post under the triangle mount to the floor. There seemed to be a lot of flex and for the difficult tires, too much effort lost.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
My wife is also 5'3", we have a 09 XC. The bike...

My wife is also 5'3", we have a 09 XC. The bike has been lowered even further than the factory lowering of the 09. We used a wilbers kit to replace the front spring and lower the rod inside. The...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,339
Posted By kirbybikes
For my TCI windshield brackets, no safari tank. ...

For my TCI windshield brackets, no safari tank. I made some small adapters to lift the windshield frame so I don't have to undo the fork pinch bolts every time to get to the computer plugin. Just...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
The Staintunes do fit a X-Country, I fitted one...

The Staintunes do fit a X-Country, I fitted one to my wife's bike last year. Had to get rid of the thigh roaster.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,585,801
Posted By kirbybikes
"Does anyone else have this problem with 7602...

"Does anyone else have this problem with 7602 radiator braces??"

Yes, mine rubbed on the 630. I rounded the offending corner of the braces with a small grinder or could use a file. I also added...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
AKI, wht's is this GX crash bars???? it looks...

AKI, wht's is this GX crash bars???? it looks very nice![/QUOTE]


Those are discontinued Wunderlich engine bars. Very nice and were my personal choice too.

Kirk
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
Done and Done. Hey, would somebody...

Done and Done.


Hey, would somebody post up an "attaboy" in my thread to bring it back from the archives? LINK (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=450945)[/QUOTE]
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 80,038
Posted By kirbybikes
Back from the great beyond! Enjoy all you new...

Back from the great beyond! Enjoy all you new moders!

Full disclosure, I or my wife own Drone's luggage cases. They open a little odd but you get used to that and they work and look great.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,339
Posted By kirbybikes
Warranty, Pffft! Us Canadians don't get no...

Warranty, Pffft! Us Canadians don't get no stinkin' warranty. Our dealers don't even submit anything to Husky/BMW. Waiting since April for some word on replacing my guages. Probably SOL. Love...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By kirbybikes
I don't own own a Xchallenge but I have test rode...

I don't own own a Xchallenge but I have test rode one. It felt really compact (6'4" 220), seat to peg too tight, seat to bar short. Like you said tons of mods to make it work for me. I ended up...
Forum: Canada 11-30-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By kirbybikes
Not cheap but might be what you are after. ...

Not cheap but might be what you are after.

http://www.mx1canada.com/mitas-sport-extreme-xt-series-winter-friction-tires/
Forum: Canada 09-10-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 925
Views: 94,987
Posted By kirbybikes
Thanks for hosting such a great event Mark and...

Thanks for hosting such a great event Mark and Mike! We had a great time even with my difficulties. Skipped the last day ride of West Harrison, Lana and I came home on the Sea to Sky. Wonderful...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 94,987
Posted By kirbybikes
I am still in! :clap Actually I or should say...

I am still in! :clap Actually I or should say we are a +1. My wife is now joining me but will not be participating in the off road adventure, she will be riding the road between hotel stops. Also...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,764
Posted By kirbybikes
Husqvana 610 or 630. 6'4, 210lbs, 36" inseam. I...

Husqvana 610 or 630. 6'4, 210lbs, 36" inseam. I ride a 630 with rox risers, lowered pegs and a raised seat.

Use this site to help figure out the ergos and compare various bikes, follow the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,339
Posted By kirbybikes
Better yet how about video? :evil

Better yet how about video? :evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
Brake or clutch levers replacement

Is there any replacement levers available for the XC?

BMW Canada wants $170 + 12%, USA about $138. Wundrlich has them in a pair (no stock) $140. I talked to the Pazzo lever guy and he does not...
Forum: Canada 05-20-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By kirbybikes
I did this trip a couple of years ago. There is...

I did this trip a couple of years ago. There is limited M/C parking as they tie the bikes down with huge racheting straps (provided) over the seat (use gloves, jacket or towel to protect the seat). ...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,757
Posted By kirbybikes
http://www.bcsportbikes.com/forum/showthread.php/1...

http://www.bcsportbikes.com/forum/showthread.php/139998-Saturday-May-12th-DUALSPORT-FUN!!!-Sportbikes-Welcome

I know, I know a Sportbike site. But this guy has been dragging a few converted...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,339
Posted By kirbybikes
Updated my Cafe Husky peg/brake pedal mod report....

Updated my Cafe Husky peg/brake pedal mod report. Works great and fairly easy to modify, could be accomplished with hand tools.
Forum: Canada 04-22-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,649
Posted By kirbybikes
Did this a few years ago in my truck. We called...

Did this a few years ago in my truck. We called it the Prune Tour.

A guide book.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,339
Posted By kirbybikes
Hi, I am 6'4", 36in inseam and size 14(49)...

Hi, I am 6'4", 36in inseam and size 14(49) boots. The mods I have done to my bike are:

2 in Rox risers, no major cable or harness streching only the Cold start cable was the worst.
Seat...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 418
Posted By kirbybikes
Shifter/Brake to footpeg adjustment

I am setting up my new dual sport bike after coming from street riding (no offroad experience). Where should I set the brake and shifter in relation to the top of the footpeg for ease of use...
Forum: Canada 03-03-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By kirbybikes
Check your PM's

Check your PM's
Forum: Canada 01-08-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 94,987
Posted By kirbybikes
Add me to the list, regular rally and training...

Add me to the list, regular rally and training day.

Thanks
Kirk
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
The only diffrence is the bolt size. A little...

The only diffrence is the bolt size. A little time with a drill and a file is all you will need.

I mounted the rear rack off an 07 onto my wifes 09 also the pannier racks, now that was a pain...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,770
Posted By kirbybikes
This may help the research. ...

This may help the research. http://cycle-ergo.com/
6'4", 36" inseam, seems both my bikes have the same knee angle after I checked.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
My wife rides a lowered '09 XCountry. Approx. 2...

My wife rides a lowered '09 XCountry. Approx. 2 inches lower front and rear with a custom Wilbers shock and lighter spring from http://www.beemershop.com/ also shorter springs in the front. Yes...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,339
Posted By kirbybikes
Lynx fairings ...

Lynx fairings http://www.britanniacomposites.com/, think he is from White Rock, group buy?

Wolfman repy from Thursday: We are in production of the racks now and hope to have them ready by the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,339
Posted By kirbybikes
Oooh, lots of BC owners, nice. Picked mine up...

Oooh, lots of BC owners, nice. Picked mine up last weekend in Squamish, still grinning but maybe frozen in place from the ride home.

Kirk
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,967
Posted By kirbybikes
Can't help with the reliabilty questions as I...

Can't help with the reliabilty questions as I only have about 150km on my new TE 630. Pacific Yamaha has thier demo at $6700 + HST, 600km and Courtney had a new for $86 something OTD. Not...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By kirbybikes
Try Portland CL. There is one for sale in...

Try Portland CL. There is one for sale in Vancouver WA. Not affiliated with the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
The fork springs are shorter and a lighter guage...

The fork springs are shorter and a lighter guage for a lighter rider. When doing this I did not want a permanent lowering of the bike, I wanted the option of going back to stock also. The other note...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
If the link works and you need to lower the...

If the link works and you need to lower the front, which you probably will. http://www.beemershop.com/ can order the shorter springs for the forks. I think about $140.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
I have (or my wife does) a 09 XC that has been...

I have (or my wife does) a 09 XC that has been lowered a further 2 inches from the lowest stock setting. So a wopping 4 inches of travel. It is a Wilbers rear shock and Wilbers front springs...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
Thanks for the info Drone. I have already...

Thanks for the info Drone. I have already extensively cruised your bike thread and Snookers site, lots of good info on both. Long time lurker,newish poster. :wink:

Still looking for the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,301,696
Posted By kirbybikes
Electrical aux relay question

Hi, my wife has a 2009 XC with a few mods.
1) Lowered suspension Wilbers front and rear, 2 inches lower than the stock low
2) Staintunes exhaust
3) Wunderlich windshield soon to be a Cee Baileys...
Forum: Canada 02-18-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 23,174
Posted By kirbybikes
Linked to BC Sportbikes. Might want to introduce...

Linked to BC Sportbikes. Might want to introduce yourself over there also.

Kirk
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