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Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,110,307
Posted By Fordfixer
Keyboard

These are slick
http://www.amazon.com/Waterproof-Flexible-Silicone-Wireless-Bluetooth/dp/B00CERCKXM/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1396747342&sr=8-4&keywords=wireless+flexible+keyboard :evil
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,110,307
Posted By Fordfixer
Olympics

The women's hockey (USA/Canada) today was a real hard played game. The Canada/Great Britain ladies curling was another nail bitter. The gents/ladies doing the fancy skiing/snowboarding are truly...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 71,104
Posted By Fordfixer
Can get complicated selling a Canuck titled bike...

Can get complicated selling a Canuck titled bike in the USA. Canada/USA Customs can get rather pieved. Hopefully the fuel pump has not been damaged from cavitation from the plugged filters.:huh
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 71,104
Posted By Fordfixer
95% sure you have pump/filter problems.Seems to...

95% sure you have pump/filter problems.Seems to be common
on that model.hmmmm Think I said that before..:evil....:norton
Have a great trip!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=547398
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,110,307
Posted By Fordfixer
http://johndowns.smugmug.com/Other/Colombia-Decemb...

http://johndowns.smugmug.com/Other/Colombia-December/i-MVDSbFw/0/XL/Screen%20Shot%202013-12-22%20at%208.00.49%20pm-XL.png

They said it cost 708.00 each for them and the bikes. The next sailing is...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 71,104
Posted By Fordfixer
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=46...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=461827

Seems the fuel pump/filter system has been problematic on the 990. Might want to buy gas at a marina(no alcohol to attract water) when...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,298
Posted By Fordfixer
Had 2 CT 90"s 2 CT 110's and the oddball CT 125...

Had 2 CT 90"s 2 CT 110's and the oddball CT 125 over the years.They were a lot of fun,especially the Australian workbike style CT 125 . It was sold in Canada in 1977 ,not sure about USA.
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 64,191
Posted By Fordfixer
My brother worked those Heavy Radar Domes for...

My brother worked those Heavy Radar Domes for over 25 years for the Canadian Military/Air Force.Saw many of them while they were operational.Unfortunately the men who worked them have been prone to...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-31-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 540,938
Posted By Fordfixer
Tent space,shop with tools,trailor to make a rescue

Southern New Brunswick,Canada,Midland/Bellisle Bay area.5 miles off
of Rte 1,approx 100 miles from Calais Maine,15 miles from Sussex NB.
Beautifull area.2 local restaurants,fuel,2 golf courses...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 221,528
Posted By Fordfixer
Blizzard warning in New Brunswick,plows have been...

Blizzard warning in New Brunswick,plows have been pulled from the roads.Think it is a touch nicer where you are at. Been great following your trip.:norton
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 221,528
Posted By Fordfixer
Thumb Safe travels

Travel safe!! Just another jealous Maritimer who will be dealing with the snow sooner than I want too!! :clap
Bob is just worried about his 2nd,3rd and 4th breakfast every day,plus his daily rub.
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,496
Posted By Fordfixer
From St Stephen N.B. to Saint John N.B. the RCMP...

From St Stephen N.B. to Saint John N.B. the RCMP are always on the job.Good thing you were not caught in a construction zone.There has been fines levied over $1000 for extreme speeding/stupidity/etc...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,496
Posted By Fordfixer
Older ferries had a bunkhouse dormitory on them....

Older ferries had a bunkhouse dormitory on them. Was a cheap way to get some sleep. $7-$9 if I remember correctly. I usually tried to book a night crossing and used them most trips. Don't see it on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,513,407
Posted By Fordfixer
I always added a 2-3 ounces of good quality 2...

I always added a 2-3 ounces of good quality 2 stroke mixing oil per gallon to the first tank to help with the first lubrication of the cylinder walls..Drive it normal,varying RPM,don't hammer...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,524
Posted By Fordfixer
Pissed Hotel Staff

Sidetrack Rant

Your experiance at the Hotel is similar to some of the crap I've experianced with the suit/ self important crowd.
.
Example
Was at a convention in Dearborne Michigan with...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,656
Posted By Fordfixer
Fortress Louisberg is well worth visiting.I can't...

Fortress Louisberg is well worth visiting.I can't long distance ride anymore :-(

I'm jealous of your trip!! :cry
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,994
Posted By Fordfixer
Owwwww,From Pogologan to Cheticamp in one...

Owwwww,From Pogologan to Cheticamp in one day(Iron Butt for dang sure),that's quite a haul!!If you come back the same way,about 1/2 way from Pocologan to St Stephen there is a take out "Ossie's Lunch...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,330
Posted By Fordfixer
Many prefer going counterclockwise around the...

Many prefer going counterclockwise around the Cabot Trail.

Lots of stuff to see.Fundy National Park,Cape Enrage,PEI,
Fortress Lousiburg,Alexander Graham Bell Museum,Cabot
Trail
.Dang ,makes...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,236,460
Posted By Fordfixer
As a 5 year prostate cancer survivor I gladly...

As a 5 year prostate cancer survivor I gladly welcome your speading the word about the disease in the ADV community.Your results are marvelous. Unfortunately I had the older invasive nerve sparing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 93,289
Posted By Fordfixer
Igors destruction

Think you got out of Newfoundland just in time.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/newfoundland-labrador/story/2010/09/22/igor-aftermath.html

Just go down to the pics and scroll through.
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 93,289
Posted By Fordfixer
Terry Fox run today in many locations across...

Terry Fox run today in many locations across Canada,
a major fund raiser for cancer research in Canada.
I remember passing Terry on my drive to work many years
ago,,was just too unknowing to know...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 93,289
Posted By Fordfixer
If you are not making time on the trans canada...

If you are not making time on the trans canada highway,it is a nice run from Moncton to Fundy Park(Alma on the coast) to Sussex, past where I live to the Saint John River Valley and up to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 93,289
Posted By Fordfixer
15 celcius / 60 farenheit and damp in southern NB...

15 celcius / 60 farenheit and damp in southern NB today . Don't imagine Newfoundland is much warmer. Took my Goldwing out for a short run. Winter is coming :cry

:norton
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 1,174,708
Posted By Fordfixer
Who supplied the skidplate? Bolt-on or was in...

Who supplied the skidplate? Bolt-on or was in modified from another application.:ear
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,321
Posted By Fordfixer
Nice pics of the Park and the Tobique River...

Nice pics of the Park and the Tobique River Valley.It has to be one of the nicest/senic rides in the province no matter what type of bike.Too bad you could not explore the side roads that go all...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,321
Posted By Fordfixer
Thumb Keep up the pics.Was raised on the Tobique Valley...

Keep up the pics.Was raised on the Tobique Valley (south of Mt Carleton) in Plaster Rock. Did a lot of trail riding with my old XL 175 and XL 250 in the Nictau/Riley Brook area 30 years ago.Used to...
Forum: Americas 08-23-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By Fordfixer
They shut down the "CAT" this spring so no ferry...

They shut down the "CAT" this spring so no ferry from Maine anymore.Lots of good roads in Maine as well as some really poor ones.Short run from Maine to Nova Scotia.Some nice secondary roads in New...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 1,174,708
Posted By Fordfixer
What did you use for mounting ammo boxes...

What did you use for mounting ammo boxes etc??Aftermarket racks (happy trails or ??)or homemade??any closer pics if homemade??I have a set of ammo boxes that I want to mount on mine.Just looking for...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 433,947
Posted By Fordfixer
OK, the bike is back in Montreal! FedEx hadn't...

OK, the bike is back in Montreal! FedEx hadn't gotten in touch and the FedEx website still says "In transit" Memphis, Tenn :loco

Slight hitch though, cash is too tight at the moment to renew the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 1,174,708
Posted By Fordfixer
Should not use "automotive or energy efficient"...

Should not use "automotive or energy efficient" oil.The clutch may be damaged by certain additives that are included for newer cars causing premature failure.Also may have premature camshaft-rocker...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 433,947
Posted By Fordfixer
Help and advice after the fact.Weld several...

Help and advice after the fact.Weld several fairly heavy beads 1/2-1" in length around the inside diameter of race.Let cool.When the welds cool the outside diameter of the race will contract.On...
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