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Forum: Canada 05-09-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,682
Posted By oldtrout
C'mon Steve, your Laverda is ORANGE, what's not...

C'mon Steve, your Laverda is ORANGE, what's not to love :wink:

She the new leader was talking about refineries (gasp). Now who woudda thunk of that novel idea ??

I' m a dyed in the wool Tory,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By oldtrout
Yes, Jim VB also recommended the beauty supply...

Yes, Jim VB also recommended the beauty supply bottle, but for the life of me, I have never tracked down one. As we are so naturally good looking here, the supply stores are non existent. :evil
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By oldtrout
Thanks MO, but on the 2010 onwards, the drain...

Thanks MO, but on the 2010 onwards, the drain plug is on the bottom of the drive. (What a great idea ! )

How hard would it be to put a filler hole on the TOP of the drive ?

Anyway, I like to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By oldtrout
Quick answer

OK, filled up the final drive to leak-back, then drained.

400 ml. !!

Will put only 180 ml back in.

Need to get a better filler upper thingy. Don't want to be blowing seals :rofl

OT.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By oldtrout
GS 1200 ADV - quick question FD.

G'day all.

Sorry for lack of prior post search.

I'm finishing up my FD oil change/ spline lube.

Is it possible to over fill the FD ? If memory serves, when it is full oil will reach the top...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,065
Posted By oldtrout
Yup... Custom earplugs will help. You may...

Yup... Custom earplugs will help.

You may have other issues though with the ringing. I would get checked out.

OT
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,288
Posted By oldtrout
This. ^^^^^^ I have never understood the...

This. ^^^^^^

I have never understood the formation thing. Pack bonding ?

Say grace and give me space. Oh ! the empty spaces upon tarmac (n' gravel) doth call.

Condolences to the group.

OT
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 88,687
Posted By oldtrout
I have no issues with mine (checked when this all...

I have no issues with mine (checked when this all started) but a new FD seal and check job on the company chit should work. Steel replacement ? Should be fine.

'10 1200 Adv.

Hard to feel sorry...
Forum: Canada 03-14-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,184
Posted By oldtrout
Thanks, you have my sympathies. Still payin for...

Thanks, you have my sympathies. Still payin for the floods eh.

"We're the government and are here to help....."

Parasites.:cry
Forum: Canada 03-14-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,184
Posted By oldtrout
Yikes.....that is bad. You stated a value....

Yikes.....that is bad.

You stated a value. Do you have collision ? If so why ?

What are you paying for the flat liability/ compulsory ?

Something is wrong (or I feel a lot better about...
Forum: Canada 02-07-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,617
Posted By oldtrout
Wednesday night practice, and me on my Suzi GS...

Wednesday night practice, and me on my Suzi GS 750 ... 1981.

Thought I was Steve Baker until a couple of RD 350 LC's blew by like I was on a bicycle. Oy.

Sobering, and thus ended my racing...
Forum: Americas 01-12-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,979
Posted By oldtrout
Heidenaus. New. OT

Heidenaus. New.

OT
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By oldtrout
Sometimes they just remove themselves. A...

Sometimes they just remove themselves.

A fairly new set of TKC's and some "moderate" BC mud took her off in 5 min !

Cracked bolts only. Good shape and for sale. Squrrel removed.

No...
Forum: Canada 10-26-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,173
Posted By oldtrout
I should clarify on my post the Heidenau price...

I should clarify on my post the Heidenau price was for the rear only.

Ten years ago I was quoted over $600 CDN for a set of Tourances for the old Strom ! Through SW Mototire for those.

Steve -...
Forum: Canada 10-25-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,173
Posted By oldtrout
On the big purchases (tires/ gear whatever) I...

On the big purchases (tires/ gear whatever) I always scour the market to see what is out there.

I try to cut the local guys some slack, say 20 pct. before the order into Point Roberts ( literally...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By oldtrout
TKC' s and ten minutes of BC mud tore my "possum...

TKC' s and ten minutes of BC mud tore my "possum scraper" off. Was hanging by one bolt.

Replaced by (Allah forgive) a Touratech steel license plate extender thingy. Works great for the wet spray....
Forum: Canada 04-27-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,296
Posted By oldtrout
Well, in retrospect, it may have outgrown the...

Well, in retrospect, it may have outgrown the venue. And it was growing.

A few foodie trucks would be nice. Make a little more of a day of it for all. Some of you do have a good ride into Tswas.
...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,296
Posted By oldtrout
Good points. I feel a little sorry for the...

Good points.

I feel a little sorry for the vendors though. Always paid my entrance fee.

Our First Nations brethren should take up the call. Mayor McBag can shove it.

OT
Forum: Canada 04-22-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,296
Posted By oldtrout
Pity. Jesus bikers, ADV, scooterheads and...

Pity.

Jesus bikers, ADV, scooterheads and (some) colours flying. All types for love of the bike.

Bet there were tens of cops there last year sans badge.

SIX POLICE ??
Forum: Canada 04-22-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,296
Posted By oldtrout
Damn .....(BC)

Hope this is not due to the Tsawwassen NIMBY crowd. Or permanent.

My joy of the spring.:cry

http://www.classicbikeswapmeet.com
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By oldtrout
Well, it is April 1'st Good on ya mate...

Well, it is April 1'st

Good on ya mate :freaky

Had me for a moment :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 38,645
Views: 10,269,611
Posted By oldtrout
Mat Biberman ? If not, read the book anyway...

Mat Biberman ?

If not, read the book anyway .... :clap
Forum: Canada 02-17-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By oldtrout
Access ... Stand your ground, or no issue ??

My BOL sent me this link.

At first moments I was truly pissed, but after a few deep breaths, I realize there is no issue.

This has been through the courts before. Access must be granted. Just...
Forum: Canada 02-01-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,663
Posted By oldtrout
Ahhhh.. Those with short memories ..... We...

Ahhhh.. Those with short memories .....

We have had a not too bad year so far in YVR, with a little sun to brighten things.

2012 must have been one of the worst stretches of "winter" ever. Six...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,333
Posted By oldtrout
The OEM battery that comes ex factory is a cheap...

The OEM battery that comes ex factory is a cheap out by BMW. It is a smaller battery than what you are (or should be) ordering as replacement. You are lucky to have it last so long as it has.
...
Forum: Americas 12-26-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By oldtrout
Darcy is not the must see, but the route is. ...

Darcy is not the must see, but the route is.

If you are heading southbound on 99, you want to cut north at Lilooet onto the Carpenter Lake/ Gold Bridge road. This will lead into a left turnoff...
Forum: Canada 12-25-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By oldtrout
The recall date on the TC website says Dec. 13,...

The recall date on the TC website says Dec. 13, 2013 (top), but some reference to July on the bottom ??

Maybe just a lag on BMW's part.

We will see.
Forum: Canada 12-25-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By oldtrout
Thanks for this Droptarotter. I bumped this...

Thanks for this Droptarotter.

I bumped this into the Boxer forum as there are quite a bit of posts re the cracked flanges on GS's.

I think the issue may be a bit more pronounced down south with...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 61,232
Posted By oldtrout
Merry Christmas !! Hope not 205, but... ...

Merry Christmas !! Hope not 205, but...

Looks like Transport Canada is initiating a recall vis a vis the cracking flanges.

Nothing heard directly to me from das Corporation as yet. Link from...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,999
Posted By oldtrout
Thanks Steve G. I never new this. Garry...

Thanks Steve G. I never new this.

Garry owned the Suzuki shop at 4th and McDonald in Vancouver. I thought at the time he was a class above, but not to this level. BS'd with him many a time.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 553,290
Posted By oldtrout
Looks like West Coast Wilderness Lodge were you...

Looks like West Coast Wilderness Lodge were you took your nuptials !

Owned by old high school friends of ours Patty and Dave Hanson.

Small world indeed. Good choice.
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 553,290
Posted By oldtrout
Belated congrats to you two !! :clap Hope...

Belated congrats to you two !! :clap

Hope you find many years of happiness together. (A good start already !)

What's next on the travel list ?? Always tuned in.:ear

Cheers,
Logan.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By oldtrout
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,550
Posted By oldtrout
And the plasticky housing.... Tighten T15 and you...

And the plasticky housing.... Tighten T15 and you may be amazed :D
Forum: Canada 09-20-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,137
Posted By oldtrout
Thanks. So many grey areas province to...

Thanks.

So many grey areas province to province.

You need a green plate for off road, ATV's and sleds too ? In BC seems anything goes, but keep off the road (whatever that is).

Does the...
Forum: Canada 09-20-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,137
Posted By oldtrout
Pardon my west coast upbringing, but what is a...

Pardon my west coast upbringing, but what is a "blue plate" ?

Your provincial plate (US'ian -tags) or the Feds MOT approval ?

Thx
Forum: Canada 09-20-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,137
Posted By oldtrout
Answered my own question. Looks like KTM is...

Answered my own question.

Looks like KTM is the route to go for the 400 +/- enduro.

Too bad the WR450 can't be "legalized" just to hook up the dirt trails. looks like a sweet ride.

OT
Forum: Canada 09-19-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,137
Posted By oldtrout
Just wondering .... So all the enduro bikes...

Just wondering ....

So all the enduro bikes with just a headlight and tail/ brake lights cannot be road registered in Canada ( the ones purchased domestically) ? A la Yamaha 450 ?

Seems back in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,603
Posted By oldtrout
How much is he asking? At 2000 miles (2K)...

How much is he asking?

At 2000 miles (2K) you probably have found a gem. This is (or was) a brand new machine before the nap.

Place the paranoia on the seller, get a good price and enjoy. Tires...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,102
Posted By oldtrout
Hi Gofar Good on ya for your dive-in and...

Hi Gofar

Good on ya for your dive-in and thanks for the pix/ info.

As you (and us) are into this so far, why not clean up the insides best possible and reassemble ? The inside of the motor...
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