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Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By xhungus
I put 14,000 kms on the Roadsmart II's on a 2013...

I put 14,000 kms on the Roadsmart II's on a 2013 Ninja 650 and I thought they were great. I replaced the rear at about 10,000 km's but the front was still looking good when I sold the bike last year...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 78,129
Posted By xhungus
I just got my code... you have a PM!

I just got my code... you have a PM!
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 78,129
Posted By xhungus
Thanks! I lucked out and nobody had used it yet. ...

Thanks! I lucked out and nobody had used it yet.

AMG USA -> I will PM you my discount code once I receive it... if you still need one.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By xhungus
I am built very similar to yourself and wear a...

I am built very similar to yourself and wear a XXL Badlands jacket and size 40 Overland pants. The Badlands is big in the middle, which seems to be the case for almost everybody, but fits me fine in...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 78,129
Posted By xhungus
During the Check Out process, at Step 3, there is...

During the Check Out process, at Step 3, there is a drop-down menu right above where you "Select a Payment Method". Click the little triangle beside the line for "Enter Gift Card or Offer Code" and...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 78,129
Posted By xhungus
Anybody else out there with an unused code? I'm...

Anybody else out there with an unused code? I'm ready to pull the trigger on an IMS tank for my WRR and will be sure to return the favour once I get the code from my order.

Thanks! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,825
Posted By xhungus
Those Sharp ratings played a factor in my last...

Those Sharp ratings played a factor in my last helmet purchase as I was looking at a modular helmet but didn't like the lack of Snell rating. Once I saw how the DOT-only Shoei Neotec faired pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 49,238
Views: 10,300,997
Posted By xhungus
I don't use that particular combination but I...

I don't use that particular combination but I couldn't help notice the picture posted a few pages back in this post: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26258707&postcount=47678

It looks to...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By xhungus
I'll add my positive experience to the...

I'll add my positive experience to the discussion:

I had some problems with the stitching on a 9 month old pair of Held Sambia's. Stitches started coming out of the thumb and index finger on both...
Forum: Canada 01-16-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,399
Posted By xhungus
I bought an EX650 from Rockland wheels 3 years...

I bought an EX650 from Rockland wheels 3 years ago and the experience was good. :thumbup I still get emails from them on occasion so they must still be around.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 49,238
Views: 10,300,997
Posted By xhungus
Anymore info on the install? I've been hoping...

Anymore info on the install? I've been hoping that HDB would do a kit for us WRR guys but I think the orange army keeps them pretty busy over there so I'm not holding my breath...
Forum: Canada 10-17-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,603
Posted By xhungus
I think I will try to re-seat both tires again...

I think I will try to re-seat both tires again tonight... after a bit more seat time I notice that I seem to have a wobble now that was not there before. Not overly pronounced but definitely...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,603
Posted By xhungus
That's brilliant! I will definitely have one on...

That's brilliant! I will definitely have one on hand for my next tire swap. My gorilla hands are battered and bruised from fighting with the rear valve stem. The front one seemed to go much easier.
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,603
Posted By xhungus
I used WD-40 for lube and the front went on like...

I used WD-40 for lube and the front went on like butter. Same thing when I went to inflate it though... I brought it up to 60 psi this time and it seemed to seat properly but no big noise like a...
Forum: Canada 10-15-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,603
Posted By xhungus
Noob tire change question

I'm currently in the process of changing the rear tire on my WRR and this is the first time I've done it. I got the tire spooned on the rim after much fiddling to get the valve stem through the hole...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 49,238
Views: 10,300,997
Posted By xhungus
+1 The Eastern Beaver solution is perfect...

+1

The Eastern Beaver solution is perfect for these bikes and very nicely put-together.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-30-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,316
Views: 251,528
Posted By xhungus
That is so nice... :eek1

That is so nice... :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By xhungus
Wow... that is a nice place to be stranded!

Wow... that is a nice place to be stranded!
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By xhungus
+1 Fantastic pictures as well... I hope you...

+1

Fantastic pictures as well... I hope you can share more. I had a Ninja 650 and loved that bike but would have never considered it for such an ambitious tour.

Good on ya! :thumb
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By xhungus
Adding and removing rain liners or whatever is a...

Adding and removing rain liners or whatever is a major PITA and that is where a high-end product like Klim really shines. I'm a huge believer in Gore-tex and would recommend getting it on any piece...
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 48,870
Posted By xhungus
+1

+1
Forum: Canada 09-04-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By xhungus
The reason you are not allowed to take your...

The reason you are not allowed to take your motorcycle out of Quebec for more than 180 consecutive days is because the rest of Canada IS allowed to take their bike out of their province for more than...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,422
Posted By xhungus
The levels of scrutiny for children travelling...

The levels of scrutiny for children travelling with one parent is actually the exact same for Canada and the US. The US does not require that the letter be notarized but they do suggest it.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,854
Posted By xhungus
I am 6'3", 250 lbs with wide shoulders and I love...

I am 6'3", 250 lbs with wide shoulders and I love my Kriega R30 backpack. Its totally waterproof and the harness on it is the best I've ever seen and makes the weight disappear.

That being said,...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By xhungus
Seems like a few new Ottawa-area riders have...

Seems like a few new Ottawa-area riders have popped up recently, myself included. I have only been riding for 3 years and just recently picked up my first dual sport, a 2010 WR250R.

I'm looking...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,399
Posted By xhungus
I ordered the Rotopax plus billet rear fender...

I ordered the Rotopax plus billet rear fender rack from here: http://www.scaggsmotodesigns.com/home.html

I had already ordered the rack and just added the Rotopax to the order. His racks are...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,399
Posted By xhungus
I have about the same range and was a bit...

I have about the same range and was a bit concerned about just being able to make it (I have been known to get lost now and again :wink:) so I'm picking up a rotopax 1 gallon plus mount. Not the...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,399
Posted By xhungus
Last question... I promise! :rofl Will I...

Last question... I promise! :rofl

Will I run into problems finding fuel with the tiny range on my WR250R? I'm only getting ~160 km's between fill-ups...
Forum: Canada 08-25-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,399
Posted By xhungus
I scored a good deal on a 2 man tent so I'm good...

I scored a good deal on a 2 man tent so I'm good to go!

If anybody plans to ride up Friday evening and wants to meet up let me know. I'll be looking to leave around 6 - 7pm on Friday from...
Forum: Canada 08-25-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,399
Posted By xhungus
I managed to get my tailbag strapped onto the WRR...

I managed to get my tailbag strapped onto the WRR so I should be okay with that and a backpack. I'm keeping my eyes open for a good deal on a big 1 man or small 2 man tent.

Do people typically...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,603
Posted By xhungus
Thanks for the suggestion! :clap I'm...

Thanks for the suggestion! :clap

I'm getting Kyle to respring my WRR front and back... hopefully it will be ready for the Calabogie Boogie!
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,603
Posted By xhungus
Thanks for the suggestions. I'm hoping I can...

Thanks for the suggestions. I'm hoping I can stop the weeping as Deadly suggests but I will likely get in touch with Motorsport world to get an idea what it will cost me to get the forks resprung.
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,603
Posted By xhungus
Definitely worth a try... I appreciate the...

Definitely worth a try... I appreciate the advice. You are right in that its not a steady leak but rather the fork is greasy to the touch and when I compress the suspension a greasy ring is left at...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,603
Posted By xhungus
Gatineau/Hull thanks!

Gatineau/Hull

thanks!
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,603
Posted By xhungus
Hi all... I am new to the dual sport world and...

Hi all... I am new to the dual sport world and just picked up a Yamaha WR250R last week. I was in the process of trying to adjust my sag (I'm a complete suspension novice) and noticed that my front...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,399
Posted By xhungus
I just picked up a new to me 2010 WR250R last...

I just picked up a new to me 2010 WR250R last week... its my first dual sport and this looks like a great event. I have a few years of street riding under my belt but my only dirt experience was at...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,846
Posted By xhungus
Thanks for the link... I'm booked! :clap If...

Thanks for the link... I'm booked! :clap

If I want to camp do I need to book anything or just show up? Also, are there trees in the camping area hammock camping?
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,846
Posted By xhungus
This sounds like a great time. I recently picked...

This sounds like a great time. I recently picked up my first dual sport bike and would love to see some trails in the area and meet some local riders.

I'll be watching for the updated thread.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17,544
Views: 996,229
Posted By xhungus
I promised myself that I would ride the bike for...

I promised myself that I would ride the bike for a month before changing anything but as soon as I got home I placed my order with Seat Concepts. That should remedy all my immediate concerns and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17,544
Views: 996,229
Posted By xhungus
Well I picked up a 2010 WRR bone-stock and in...

Well I picked up a 2010 WRR bone-stock and in great condition with 4000 km's on it. It was raining hard and I bought the bike 120 km's from home so I slabbed it back as quick as I could and have a...
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