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Forum: Canada 05-20-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,176
Posted By shuswap biker
You can do HWY 6, then up the east side of Mable...

You can do HWY 6, then up the east side of Mable lake RD to the north end of the lake then King Fisher main FSR back onto Mable LK/Enderby RD.
Wop Lake is a 10-15 minute drive north from the north...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
I can tell you the bottom end is huge, It wants...

I can tell you the bottom end is huge, It wants to pull the front wheel off the ground through first and second gear.
So I will try adjusting when the secondary carb kicks in and see what happens.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
I thought I had adjusted and jetted the primary...

I thought I had adjusted and jetted the primary and secondary card right, BUT I am only getting what feels like 85-90% of power as the throttle has that 'Little' extra turn with no response????
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
Yippeeeeee, new CDI and I am back in the game!! ...

Yippeeeeee, new CDI and I am back in the game!!
I can accelerate past 2300 rpm

Now if I could only get that back firing/popping on throttle off taken care of.
(new piston and rings, new valves...
Forum: Canada 05-13-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By shuswap biker
The west side road has alot of camp sites on the...

The west side road has alot of camp sites on the lake, if you do not need to be close to Kelowna try Fintry its nice and lots of bush access. Make sure you come in from the north end as the RDs very...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
Get your best buddy, take the gas tank and seat...

Get your best buddy, take the gas tank and seat off, drain the oil turn the bike over onto the handle bars and start shaking it side to side back and forth.
If that does not work, its tear down time.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
General question

This is not a survey by any means, but do you find better handling or more comfortable ride with the rear wheel as far out as you can adjust it or better the closer to the bike?

I am going to...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,272
Posted By shuswap biker
There used to be a refinery out by the airport in...

There used to be a refinery out by the airport in the 1970s, but its long been sold off and moved.

This year if every thing goes OK, I am planning a trip up into the Bad Shots area, silver cup...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
Anytime your ignition spark has a chance to jump...

Anytime your ignition spark has a chance to jump to ground, it will, or when then the connections develop a high resistance fault due to heat and or poor terminations it can do exactly as you...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By shuswap biker
YIKES! tomorrow- Valley bottoms...

YIKES! tomorrow-

Valley bottoms (1000-1500'+-) in underpopulated areas is going to be hard to find, Cache creek, kamloops area? maybe lower Okanogan?
Forum: Canada 03-19-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By shuswap biker
What is the date/time you want to ride. there is...

What is the date/time you want to ride. there is still alot of snow in places. above 2500 foot there is still a ton of snow in the shadows around here.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
I am just guessing here, but by chance did you...

I am just guessing here, but by chance did you adjust the slide? particularly the height for the primary to secondary carb linkage?
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
Toastybunz, the other thing to do/check is...

Toastybunz, the other thing to do/check is disconnect the kick stand switch
(remember to jumper the wires together)
The kickstand spring becomes wore (or kickstand mounting bolt area wore out) out...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By shuswap biker
Mara MT look out, part of Hunters range big area...

Mara MT look out, part of Hunters range big area Sicamous BC to Enderby BC and back towards three valley gap.

Ride the alpine areas and stay along the many lakes Mable LK, Kidney LK
Wop LK ETC
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
Just the good old kick start style, just wanted...

Just the good old kick start style, just wanted to double check the first 6 characters on the VIN as to the model/year?
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
Checking before I buy new CDI

Hi guys, before I spend the bucks I better double check with the minds that know.

JYA49M first 6 on the VIN=1985-?

I want to order in a hypertech and see how they are, I read there is a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
We had the same issue with another bike, it...

We had the same issue with another bike, it turned out to be the CDI unit.
Started and ran fine when it was cool/warm but when it had time to heat up on a hot day it would just quit, you gave it...
Forum: Canada 02-14-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 18,055
Posted By shuswap biker
You might want to look at the North Okanogan...

You might want to look at the North Okanogan then, Armstrong, Enderby Salmon arm Sicamous. Falkland and area is nice but kinda of banjo picken territory.(don't ask :rofl)
Forum: Canada 02-14-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 18,055
Posted By shuswap biker
There is the $1.99 question. Do you still need...

There is the $1.99 question.
Do you still need to make an income? if you do and you want to work from home not on the road you need to be around a bigger center, and one that's not in a downturn....
Forum: Canada 01-31-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,147
Posted By shuswap biker
Registering the vehicle is a one time...

Registering the vehicle is a one time thing/payment, but they the GOV insurance company ding you for the licence plate fee as part of your insurance.
Forum: Canada 01-30-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,147
Posted By shuswap biker
Your going to need pl and pd though ICBC (the...

Your going to need pl and pd though ICBC (the provincial insurance) and you can get it for 3 months but cancel able at any time for a refund.
Then there is parking insurance also available.

OH...
Forum: Canada 01-28-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 61,891
Posted By shuswap biker
Best pizza I have had in a long time is from Red...

Best pizza I have had in a long time is from Red Tomato Pies in Wiliams lake. And I here there is another in Golden

Their house pie on the fried crust MMMM (even good when its cold)
Forum: Canada 01-13-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,375
Posted By shuswap biker
The west side RD is the heavy haul RD to both...

The west side RD is the heavy haul RD to both mills, Avola and the mill at the south end of Adams lake.

At the north end of Adams Lake you can cut over to Seymour arm (shuswap Lake) there is fuel...
Forum: Canada 01-13-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,375
Posted By shuswap biker
You might want to look at Avola BC through to...

You might want to look at Avola BC through to Adams lake and come out at Squilax bridge that goes over the river that separates little from big Shuswap lake, (Sorrento BC)
Forum: Canada 11-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,396
Posted By shuswap biker
As everyone said (almost) get winter tires on all...

As everyone said (almost) get winter tires on all four corners.
It may be law but it sure makes sense, some of the roads outside of the wet coast are just dang nasty when the snow flies!

And get...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,470
Posted By shuswap biker
OUCH, thats gotta hurt! Tall dirt bike style...

OUCH, thats gotta hurt!
Tall dirt bike style boots are great, but a pain to walk in if you have to.
Jungle or dessert boots (military) light, fast to dry but any flying rocks, sure hurts on...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By shuswap biker
I worked about 6 years ago in the Nemaiah valley...

I worked about 6 years ago in the Nemaiah valley installing phone lines for the band so I sorta know the way in from the east.
Williams lake to lees corner first left at the bottom of the big hill...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By shuswap biker
Take Carmi main to the 201 rd and over to...

Take Carmi main to the 201 rd and over to Beaverdell, take Beaverdell main to the Christian valley. Then head for Nakusp, Trout lake and into Kaslo. Next take the pass over to Silverton/Newdenver and...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,252
Posted By shuswap biker
JDROCKS, first pic is WOW, a gravel HWY those are...

JDROCKS, first pic is WOW, a gravel HWY those are nice, second pic is what I am used to but still double the width and whats with all that gravel, wheres the dirt and clay and boulders? LOL
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,252
Posted By shuswap biker
^^^^^ +1 When I see a logging truck I pull...

^^^^^
+1 When I see a logging truck I pull over! The duals get boulders stuck between them when they are on the roads to the cut blocks, when they get back to the mains and they don't inspect their...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
Ray517, it does look like the PO tried to use JB...

Ray517, it does look like the PO tried to use JB weld as a replacement for threads, can you thread a bolt down those holes and catch threads???
I am not a big fan of the helicoils I have had to many...
Forum: Canada 07-18-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,078
Posted By shuswap biker
Active hauling can be 7 days a week in some...

Active hauling can be 7 days a week in some areas, but for the most part Monday-Friday.
This time of year you have the crazies out there on there on bikes and quads trying to go as fast as possible,...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By shuswap biker
If you are in 100 mile house, follow the HWY...

If you are in 100 mile house, follow the HWY south till you hit the lone Butte turn off 5-7 miles take HWY? to Little Fort and into Kamloops.
Great ride.
Now you can follow HWY #1 east to Salmon...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
Sounds like a air leak around the boots, to check...

Sounds like a air leak around the boots, to check spray something like WD-40 around the boots, cylinder and carb side. (both primary and secondary carb)
If there is an air leak the vapor will be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
If it gets through the dead spot most likely carb...

If it gets through the dead spot most likely carb transition issue, time for a rebuild of all the old rubber parts o-rings new diaphragm ETC.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,416,780
Posted By shuswap biker
That 4000+- RPM mark is just about where the CDI...

That 4000+- RPM mark is just about where the CDI advance mark flattens out.

Thats what I am getting from my bike and why I need a new CDI.

(If you ride the bike for 10-15 minutes+- does the...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,078
Posted By shuswap biker
+1 The OK falls FSR also known as the #201...

+1
The OK falls FSR also known as the #201 haul RD is scary if your not watching out, I have even seen over sized trucks up there (Big Pacificos, 10 foot or more wide)
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,078
Posted By shuswap biker
^^^^^ When your going through Douglas lake...

^^^^^

When your going through Douglas lake ranch watch out for cattle and logging trucks especially when you get past Salmon lake resort and drop into the valley.
It is a very narrow valley,...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By shuswap biker
I got the route pic to 367 megs, any idea how to...

I got the route pic to 367 megs, any idea how to get it down to 197+- megs so I can post it here?

Its just a google earth pic I saved.
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By shuswap biker
Phoenix MT rail trails

I took a little time on Google earth and using different colored pins tracked the CPR and Great Northern routes and a couple of spur lines to the mine sites.

I just need to figure out how to post...
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