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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,552
Posted By dharmasister
dual sport in maui.. sweeet!!

what a fantastic thread!

This July I head to Maui for my second time in 12 years? 13? whatever.. too long!! This time I'm a rider and was scoping out bike rentals when I found Maui Dual Sport...
Forum: Canada 04-07-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,213
Posted By dharmasister
I bet a weekend at the spa would be a fair trade...

I bet a weekend at the spa would be a fair trade for your moto frolicking ;)


I"m a C route rider too. Did the 2012 ride with my new-to-me DR650 as my first foray in to adv riding. Missed last...
Forum: Canada 08-07-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 46,144
Posted By dharmasister
I'm a wet coaster on a DR650 riding a few days in...

I'm a wet coaster on a DR650 riding a few days in Nova Scotia and need to do a little maintenance. Can anyone suggest a quality shop in NS to take the bike to? Pref Suzuki where they'll have parts...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-01-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By dharmasister
Albany bike storage options? (for last 2 wks of August)

Hellooo all you Albanians...

I am mid-way through a cross country tour and need to pop home to Vancouver for the couple weeks of August. Booking the best flight deal/dates through Aeroplan has me...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-24-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 35,649
Posted By dharmasister
no pictures.. didn't happen. is this a total...

no pictures.. didn't happen.

is this a total sausage fest or will there be any of the fairer sex there to balance things out?
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 295,000
Posted By dharmasister
Wow, I have thoroughly enjoyed catching up on...

Wow, I have thoroughly enjoyed catching up on your thread! I'm extremely glad your crash didn't end up more serious that it was and love the support from the thread on identifying possible causes...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-07-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 26,557
Posted By dharmasister
BC Dual Sport ride in Sept 2012

I know it's north of the boarder, but we still consider ourselves PNW :)

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=747592
Forum: Canada 04-14-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 96,683
Posted By dharmasister
nice teaser video!! super excited about the...

nice teaser video!! super excited about the ride :) did you make it up higher anywhere? encounter snow?

i rode up behind mamquam today and it didn't take much to find snow... awesome to be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,252
Posted By dharmasister
I don't... but I could see about pulling out the...

I don't... but I could see about pulling out the old seat and doing a DR photo shoot...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-17-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 116,963
Posted By dharmasister
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,252
Posted By dharmasister
I love my Sargent Low seat! I did a trip last...

I love my Sargent Low seat! I did a trip last year that was ~2200 km (half off road) over five days with no issues. As far as touching the ground, it is definitely a little wider than stock, but...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,173
Posted By dharmasister
I'm definitely going to be there! I was...

I'm definitely going to be there!

I was contemplating looping down through Washington on their back country route... maybe picking it up at #4 and crossing back into BC near Osoyous. If anyone...
Forum: Canada 03-10-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 96,683
Posted By dharmasister
ohhhh, can we do that ^^ road!! :D super...

ohhhh, can we do that ^^ road!! :D super excited to get the season started!
Forum: Canada 12-09-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 96,683
Posted By dharmasister
I"m in!!

After the spectacular time I had last year (mud included), I wouldn't miss it!!
Forum: Canada 12-09-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,698
Posted By dharmasister
Thumb IN and more

I had far too much fun last year to miss out... so I'm definitely IN!

I'm also willing to help out with some of the administration side of the organizing if needed. I will be at the bike show in...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-15-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 144,911
Posted By dharmasister
This is entirely the right place to ask 'noob'...

This is entirely the right place to ask 'noob' questions... we all have! <?xml:namespace prefix = v ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" /><v:shapetype id=_x0000_t75 stroked="f" filled="f"...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 20,378
Posted By dharmasister
I'd be interested too

I'd be interested too
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By dharmasister
Guess that's what makes any trip an adventure.....

Guess that's what makes any trip an adventure.. making the best of it! :D Looks like you had a good trip (despite the cage :rofl)

Glad you got the bike all sorted out!
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,861
Posted By dharmasister
The MSF course really is the best way to start...

The MSF course really is the best way to start out, especially if she intends to ride on the road as they do WAY more than just teach the bike.. they teach essential road safety. If she's resistant...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,861
Posted By dharmasister
welcome and congrats on the license and great...

welcome and congrats on the license and great first bike! :clap

I got my license at 39 and my first bike was the 89 Honda Hawk (650cc) and recently added a DR650 for on/off road / eventually...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 98,627
Views: 18,804,624
Posted By dharmasister
Any hints on the 'couple of issues' regarding the...

Any hints on the 'couple of issues' regarding the CCT removal (and more importantly, UN-removal :D). I should be ready to reinstall the rebuilt starter by the end of the week. I had some help pulling...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 98,627
Views: 18,804,624
Posted By dharmasister
non-starter

Thanks for all the input about the starter.... really appreciate the wisdom and generosity here!

I have it in at a starter shop for a rebuild.. 100 bucks. Far cry from the price of a new one! I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 98,627
Views: 18,804,624
Posted By dharmasister
I have a 2006 DR with 5k miles on it and a failed...

I have a 2006 DR with 5k miles on it and a failed starter.. Pic below. Apparently all the brushes are seized. The tech (at the starter place) couldn't determine cause of failure. It doesn't look like...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 641,522
Posted By dharmasister
never what you want to see when looking down the...

never what you want to see when looking down the trail.... glad your doing all right Ted! hope the ribs heal up quick so you can get back to routing my dream ride! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 98,627
Views: 18,804,624
Posted By dharmasister
what are the fairing bits he has forward of the...

what are the fairing bits he has forward of the IMS tank? neat......
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,495,832
Posted By dharmasister
there's a handshake?!? :dunno

there's a handshake?!? :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 98,627
Views: 18,804,624
Posted By dharmasister
that's a good point. i also have an ims tank...

that's a good point. i also have an ims tank which is likely contributing to the forward COG. i could have the stand shorten, grind down the 'stop' point a little so the stand extends forward more...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 98,627
Views: 18,804,624
Posted By dharmasister
noob ... oil n stand

thanks for the tips for the first oil change.. spring loaded oil filter cover..... messy, but I got the job done!

(thanks to my handy Dad I learned "lefty loosie" as a nursery rhyme :D )
...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-17-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 144,911
Posted By dharmasister
+1 on the very annoying. i was trying to find a...

+1 on the very annoying. i was trying to find a decent pair of technical DS pants recently and the stuff they design for women typically has half the features as men and the fit bites. i ended up...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-17-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 144,911
Posted By dharmasister
I grew up in that area, so know it pretty well...

I grew up in that area, so know it pretty well and am really looking forward to riding it as I've not been back on the bike yet. I"ll be out that way on my dual sport the last weekend/week of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 98,627
Views: 18,804,624
Posted By dharmasister
first timer

ok, this afternoon is my first crack at any wrenching on the DR.... oil change (simple, i know) adding magnetic oil plug and install the sw-motech center stand.

i've got the basics down and will...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-15-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 144,911
Posted By dharmasister
I am heading to the HU Rally in Nakusp (aug 25)...

I am heading to the HU Rally in Nakusp (aug 25) and then kicking around BC/WA/MT as I make my way to Bend OR for Wetfest (sept 9).

If it works out would enjoy connecting for rides. :)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,495,832
Posted By dharmasister
What the hell... Count me in! And I may be...

What the hell... Count me in!

And I may be up for the WA ride north to south as I'll be tripping around the Kootenys the week before.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,376
Posted By dharmasister
is my (dirty, sexy, adventurous) happy place ...

is my (dirty, sexy, adventurous) happy place :norton
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,656
Posted By dharmasister
thanks for humoring me... in so many ways :D

thanks for humoring me... in so many ways :D
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-12-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By dharmasister
I just bought the version 2 and it came with a...

I just bought the version 2 and it came with a snazzy velcro/elastic armband. No telling 'sexy' factor, but it works well strapped to my right upper arm (away from my gps). I am attentive to it...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,757
Posted By dharmasister
I didn't know all the 'rules' before I snapped...

I didn't know all the 'rules' before I snapped this one, so there is no bike or history, but it's a cool old school house just the same. The pic was taken on Day 2 of the BCBTR, so it's got to be...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,696
Posted By dharmasister
signed...

signed...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,656
Posted By dharmasister
nice rr, Rob it's a beautiful thing when our...

nice rr, Rob
it's a beautiful thing when our journey provides us with inspiration and brilliant new friends :norton

altho, if I could be so bold ... imho, there are two pictures missing....

...
Forum: Regional forums 07-08-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 507,358
Posted By dharmasister
hello from Cnd West Coast

just found the thread, so popping in to say HI!!
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