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Forum: Canada 04-21-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Lav1200
Did the Harold Creek Rd west from Water Valley,...

Did the Harold Creek Rd west from Water Valley, then the 940 up to Mountainaire Lodge on Sunday. Harold Creek was very snotty in places... all from the snow that fell on Friday.
Forum: Canada 04-15-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 8,746
Posted By Lav1200
That's the issue I have as well. I hate working...

That's the issue I have as well. I hate working in there with the door closed - feels claustrophobic. I like having the big door open so that I can chat with my neighbours while they are walking...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 8,746
Posted By Lav1200
Hey Rob - sorry to hear that your garage came...

Hey Rob - sorry to hear that your garage came under attack by assholes. What kind of mods did you end up doing to thwart future attempts? I think I need to take some preventative measures myself.
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
I managed to get out for a rip, but just around...

I managed to get out for a rip, but just around town running errands. Happy to say that my new-to-me 950 Adv is working great. I sure love the motor in it... the thing hauls pretty good. Can't...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,081
Posted By Lav1200
I think the chance is about 50/50. Your biggest...

I think the chance is about 50/50. Your biggest worry will be Kootenay Pass on Hwy 3 if you take that route. At 5800', it gets snow often in April.

I'm doing a similar trip in mid-May and am also...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Hi Adam - I was in the same situation as you -...

Hi Adam - I was in the same situation as you - ended up finding a cherry '06 950 Adv in Wyoming that I drove down and picked up in November. I think you will start to see more and more of the '07s...
Forum: Canada 03-25-2014, 02:31 AM
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Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Lee - sorry to hear about the bone damage. Hope...

Lee - sorry to hear about the bone damage. Hope you heal fast & strong. Did you need any hardware installed to pull the fracture together?
Forum: Canada 03-17-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Is that one of the Gas Gas rentals from these...

Is that one of the Gas Gas rentals from these guys: http://www.dualsportutah.com/? I met the owner on a bike trip in Baja - seemed like a good guy with a decent business going in Moab.
Forum: Canada 03-10-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4,623
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Posted By Lav1200
You retired guys are killing me. I'll be...

You retired guys are killing me. I'll be enjoying the nice view in my cubicle on Thursday... grrrr.
Forum: Canada 03-09-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Great day on the trails...

Out with a couple of guys on the trails today... couldn't ask for better conditions for winter riding:
http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z143/aebbern/DSCN0721.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-07-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 231,177
Posted By Lav1200
Mid-May conditions in Spokane area?

Hi there - I am with a group that is going to be riding down from Calgary, Canada for the Northwest Nitro hillclimb event near Yakima on May 16-20.

Our return leg will take us up from Pasco WA...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-04-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Lav1200
A lot of the reservations here in Canada have...

A lot of the reservations here in Canada have restricted roads, unless you are a resident. Even some of the main paved roads have large "No Trespassing" signs. Is it the same story on the Colville...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-04-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Lav1200
Thanks a ton for the routing ideas. I used our...

Thanks a ton for the routing ideas. I used our 84" SMART Board over lunch to do some mapping - your suggestions look great:
http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z143/aebbern/IMG-20140304-00861.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-04-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Lav1200
Metaline Falls to Yakima... suggestions?

I'm looking for routing suggestions for the following.

A group of us are riding from Calgary AB to the Northwest Nitro hillclimb competition just outside of Yakima on May 15-20. Our route in WA...
Forum: Canada 02-15-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By Lav1200
I have done the Cody-Retallack route the past few...

I have done the Cody-Retallack route the past few years with a group from ADSMC... certainly doable on a big Adv bike and a beautiful ride. E-Town - PM me if you want the tracks.

Another fun one...
Forum: Canada 01-28-2014, 05:03 AM
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Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
That was great getting out last night and seeing...

That was great getting out last night and seeing some familiar faces from summer riding. The CCM looks like the real deal as a true dual sport 450 - would love to partake in a demo ride if they can...
Forum: Canada 01-23-2014, 06:42 PM
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Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Me too - hope the CCM makes an appearance as...

Me too - hope the CCM makes an appearance as planned. The email I got from the shop said "the bike us in Abbotsford for the bike show. Then returning here weather permitting for 6-9pm monday"
Forum: Canada 01-23-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,151
Posted By Lav1200
I wish they hadn't gone with such a stepped seat...

I wish they hadn't gone with such a stepped seat on it. That bike is screaming for a proper rally saddle.
Forum: Canada 01-20-2014, 04:33 AM
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Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Rode out of the South Ghost staging area...

Rode out of the South Ghost staging area yesterday. It's a tough slog on the trails... very deep snow in places. I think I'll wait for a bit more melting before getting back out on the studs.
Forum: Canada 01-19-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,091
Posted By Lav1200
Looking good Lee! My Saturday was spent in a...

Looking good Lee! My Saturday was spent in a similar fashion - pulled the carbs on my 950 to get them ready (rejetted) for my Rottweiler intake that arrived in the mail last week. Can't wait to see...
Forum: Canada 01-10-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Please report on the conditions you find there. ...

Please report on the conditions you find there. I'm planning on getting out to the South Ghost on Jan 19th with my studded GasGas. Have heard it's a bit of a struggle right now with the snow...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-31-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,189
Posted By Lav1200
Are you talking about the drain bolt at the end...

Are you talking about the drain bolt at the end of the hose?
Forum: Canada 12-28-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By Lav1200
Just came up hwy 2 into Calgary this am... the...

Just came up hwy 2 into Calgary this am... the ONLY vehicles stranded in the ditches were 4x4 trucks and SUVs. Physics is a bitch sometimes - drive accordingly.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-26-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,189
Posted By Lav1200
Thanks for the pics of the Rottweiler install. ...

Thanks for the pics of the Rottweiler install. Do you have any photos of how you routed the oil drain line? I just bought a 950 that came with the CPR drain line uninstalled... wondering where to...
Forum: Canada 12-12-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Akrapovic silencer for 950/990 Adv

Guys - I have a single Akrapovic Titanium silencer for a KTM 950/990 that I'm selling ($300)... PM me if you're interested in it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-05-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Lav1200
I'll be in the SMART booth from 11:30-2:00 pm...

I'll be in the SMART booth from 11:30-2:00 pm today - come by and ask for me. I'll be showcasing motorcyle pics on an 84" touch screen :D

Cheers,
Andy
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-04-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Lav1200
I'm working the SMART Technologies booth (# 1520)...

I'm working the SMART Technologies booth (# 1520) - drop by and say hi.

Be sure to check out the Carducci Dual Sport on display at the show:...
Forum: Canada 11-29-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Baja!

I just returned from a week down there with Tim Morton's operation (http://www.bajaboundmoto.com/). This was my first time there... what an amazing place for riding! The beach riding south of San...
Forum: Canada 11-28-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
I also have my GasGas forks and shocks in there...

I also have my GasGas forks and shocks in there for revalving. He did wonders with my KX250 front end last year.
Forum: Canada 11-27-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,091
Posted By Lav1200
No - a few of us booked a week on CRF450s with...

No - a few of us booked a week on CRF450s with these guys: http://www.bajaboundmoto.com/

Everything from tight single track to wide open 5th gear on the beach... I can see how riding in Baja can...
Forum: Canada 11-26-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,091
Posted By Lav1200
Hi Lee - would have loved to join you to see the...

Hi Lee - would have loved to join you to see the valve adjustment - but have been "busy" riding down in Baja :)

If you are still working on it this weekend, I 'd love to drop over and see the...
Forum: Canada 11-15-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,486
Posted By Lav1200
He's just in training to be a Senator... he'll...

He's just in training to be a Senator... he'll shake things up in Ottawa really well.
Forum: Canada 11-03-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Ssupension work...

Guys - Dave Clarke at Ride Concepts (http://rideconceptscalgary.com/)(in Chestermere) does great work on suspension if you are looking for revalving & respringing. I'm sure he could work wonders...
Forum: Canada 11-03-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
It's a 2006 950, barely broken in with only 5500...

It's a 2006 950, barely broken in with only 5500 miles. Plenty of upgrades on it from stock (Superplush suspension, 2-into-1 Akro exhaust, Renazco seat, Safari tanks, etc). I'm itching to ride it. ...
Forum: Canada 11-02-2013, 08:13 PM
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Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Thanks Dick - I remember riding yours a few years...

Thanks Dick - I remember riding yours a few years back thinking that some day I'll have to get one. Looking forward to getting out on some longer trips that weren't so easy to manage with the...
Forum: Canada 11-02-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Husky to KTM...

There's nothing more frustrating than buying a bike at the tail end of the season when it's puking snow. Closed a deal for this 950 earlier today - picking it up down in the States in a couple of...
Forum: Canada 11-01-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Husky has sold...

Husky has sold...
Forum: Canada 10-30-2013, 05:26 AM
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Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Yes - same bike is in the Flea Market here too......

Yes - same bike is in the Flea Market here too... and I have a business trip to Minneapolis in a few weeks. Hoping to get a chance to check it out in the flesh.
Forum: Canada 10-29-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Thanks for the offer - but I have a plated 250...

Thanks for the offer - but I have a plated 250 2-stroke for the dirty bits. Looking for something a bit more road oriented than the TE610... a Ducati Elefant would fit the bill very nicely :)
Forum: Canada 10-26-2013, 04:49 PM
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Views: 330,932
Posted By Lav1200
Looking for a new home for my TE610...

Have had 5 great yrs with my 2007 TE610 - now ready to try something different. Please pass the word if you know of anyone looking for a used dual sport that's been well enjoyed & taken care of:...
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