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Forum: Hacks 06-18-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By fyr
I see the allure I tried the Sport model and...

I see the allure
I tried the Sport model and the touring and liked the touring better.. Felt wonky in turns but thats lack of saddle time..
BRP must be doing OK.. I am seeing loads of these things...
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 33,487
Posted By fyr
I've got to get over to Europe some day and see...

I've got to get over to Europe some day and see these things (and places) in person. Thanks for sharing David
Cheers
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 395,097
Posted By fyr
Great read! Thanks

Great read!
Thanks
Forum: Hacks 05-18-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 33,487
Posted By fyr
Great find. Looks like a solid rig. The frame...

Great find.
Looks like a solid rig. The frame must have inspired the folks at Zundapp!
The rig looks in good shape But a chore to scare up spares?

Was that a 'Krad parked beside.....:D
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 395,097
Posted By fyr
Well over 70 some years and machines keep rolling...

Well over 70 some years and machines keep rolling out the factory... Someone somewhere is doing something right....:evil
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 395,097
Posted By fyr
Im on Ural #2 First one went due to monetary...

Im on Ural #2
First one went due to monetary constraint.. No mechanicals...
Jonesd for another..2 yrs later I got #2. Both 2wd..
Its not my main bike. Its for fun. For me, my kids, Caming,...
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 19,575
Posted By fyr
45 now on my second rig 42 with my first....

45 now on my second rig

42 with my first. Both Ooorals.. I jonsed for a hack for 8 yrs before buying one.. Riding bikes for 27yrs. And had you told the younger me what I'd be riding in 2014 I...
Forum: Hacks 03-24-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 33,487
Posted By fyr
Thanks David Looks Great!! May have some...

Thanks David
Looks Great!!
May have some news soon....:evil
Forum: Hacks 03-21-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By fyr
HT racks installed and will pose no problem with...

HT racks installed and will pose no problem with the sidecar.. I was just mentioning that as my plans originally was for the T100 to be my solo and the R the tug.
But I flip ideas around like...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,019
Posted By fyr
Again- backordered Wolfman Beta Plus. Got...

Again- backordered Wolfman Beta Plus.
Got email said they are in
Ordered
Here in 4 days
Damn.... Another place to spend money!!:evil
Forum: Hacks 03-14-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By fyr
Looks like a Ural tub is secured. Should be...

Looks like a Ural tub is secured. Should be getting it by April. Also Im thinking now that the Triumph will be the tug.. Dont think my R65 will be ready for the road by then... We shall see..
Ill...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24,917
Views: 2,971,302
Posted By fyr
Sorry for the probabl answered a zillion times...

Sorry for the probabl answered a zillion times but Im caught at work and limited to time researching.
Im going to look at a 94 Dr 350 tomorrow
20000 kilometers.
Supposed to be in good shape..
I...
Forum: Canada 03-03-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By fyr
Thanks for the heads up Great mag I'll pick...

Thanks for the heads up
Great mag
I'll pick up a copy tomorrow!
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 159,834
Posted By fyr
Wesley- Absolutely Ace man Thanks for...

Wesley- Absolutely Ace man

Thanks for taking me along and opening up this part of the world!

Dont T has it right as well.. Ive got two wee boys 5 & 3 and I want them to experince my passions...
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By fyr
I guess restore is a bit of a stretch for my...

I guess restore is a bit of a stretch for my intentions- a running reliable bike. So far im into it for a few hundred. Ive changed push rod seals, Carbs cleaned- steering bearings done. Need fork...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 117,742
Posted By fyr
Tourist Just caught this thread today and read...

Tourist
Just caught this thread today and read every word.. Thanks for making my february a lot warmer...
Incredible journey and thanks for the ride!!
Cheers
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By fyr
I saw one up here like that- Needs a chainsw to...

I saw one up here like that- Needs a chainsw to cut off that throne on the back!!
Got PM ill contact you later today or tomorrow
CHeers
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By fyr
Thanks Jay Just putting the R together now. ...

Thanks Jay
Just putting the R together now.
Lots of Triumphs flying around with chairs, not so many R65
Then again a wee bit rarer type of airhead than the T
Cheers
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By fyr
Outfit one or the other- Bonneville or R65

Ok
Heres the deal. I had a Ural. Sold it.. Yeah I know I shouldnt have.. It was well sorted..
Bought a Bonnie T100
Then a project R65 came into the garage.
I miss the versatility of the...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By fyr
Im not gonna argue anything. Im gonna soak up all...

Im not gonna argue anything. Im gonna soak up all the R65 stuff I can as im tearing into one now..
Forum: Hacks 02-20-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By fyr
My buddy and I would go to our local car show...

My buddy and I would go to our local car show back in the early to mid nineties. This was the car that would always get me going.. Why, because I was cheap, it was cheap and it actually looked...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,498
Posted By fyr
Yeah I fluked out I guess.. I was looking for...

Yeah I fluked out I guess.. I was looking for parts for my R65 and posted to Kijiji and got a reply to check out that site.. So I did.. Started up a convo with the owner and found out he was the one...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,498
Posted By fyr
I bought 135$ worth of gaskets and what not. ...

I bought 135$ worth of gaskets and what not.
Box measures 12"/9"/2.5"
Cost to ship was 10$

Ive got an exhaust nut and 2xvalve cover gasket coming and shipping is again around 10. Came 3 days...
Forum: Canada 02-13-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,498
Posted By fyr
For airheads I use ...

For airheads
I use
www.airheadpartsonline.com
Canadian, small biz and good prices
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,280
Posted By fyr
Im in the same boat as you. Miss my GU ...

Im in the same boat as you.

Miss my GU
Looking for another, however a new 14 isnt in order due to $


Congrats
Forum: Canada 02-07-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,019
Posted By fyr
Got here in three days, no issues.. Very happy.....

Got here in three days, no issues.. Very happy.. Will be back.. That said I do use local dealers when needed...
But so nice to order, and it shows, no duty, yadda yadda
Forum: Canada 01-30-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,019
Posted By fyr
Purchased some consumables and tools today. ...

Purchased some consumables and tools today.
Hopefully here by tuesday-wed next week..
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By fyr
Thanks For the imput all! More food for...

Thanks For the imput all!

More food for thought.

Order is in for racks (only) tomorrow! Like I said Im happy that HT managed to fab something..
It opens options.
Ill look at the Pelicans,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By fyr
Thanks- I get ya.. But Im using them for tours...

Thanks- I get ya.. But Im using them for tours and camping trips.. The last time I went out I used what I had- leather throw overs.. They filled with water. My kit was in waterproofs but still.. It...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,605
Posted By fyr
I'm looking at these boxes as well. I had HT...

I'm looking at these boxes as well. I had HT before and would buy em again but our dollar has tanked and shipping is a kick in the nuts
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By fyr
Happy Trail Panniers for Triumph Bonneville

Any here have any experience with the new HT rack system for the Bonnie? I had the Teton 7.5 on my Klr and they did the trick. Time to ditch the throw over saddlebags!
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By fyr
I think I saw that a fair bit back... Yup that...

I think I saw that a fair bit back... Yup that could fly!! Once I get some pics- Ill post em up
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By fyr
84 r 65

Just picked up an R65- for good $$:evil
Has a fairing (coming off)
LS rear cowl..
Engine runs and its rideable. Leaky pushrod seals. mileage- clock says 79898k but me thinkg more.... way more......
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,691
Posted By fyr
Ace review!! Ive had two, and sorted both to...

Ace review!!

Ive had two, and sorted both to my liking.. Keeping my second (and last of the carbs!!):evil
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By fyr
Good thread Im interested in this topic as Ive...

Good thread
Im interested in this topic as Ive use my bikes in FD parades. Mostly as a member of the Red Knights, but also as a support unit when I had my Ural
Id like to do more research on the...
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By fyr
I dont think so- i think an Indian company-...

I dont think so- i think an Indian company- possibly Inder but i could be wrong! Let me know what you think after your visit

Cheers
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By fyr
Hi Dan Glen here ( i looked at your old GS a...

Hi Dan
Glen here ( i looked at your old GS a few years ago outside of Ott)
Ive met the owner at le Salon de moto- and peppered him with tons of questions over the years. He was always forthcoming...
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,912
Posted By fyr
I used my Gear up in some rocky steep rutted...

I used my Gear up in some rocky steep rutted areas and it worked well.. In the mud & sand I found the exhausts turned into pontoons and the front wheel was a rudder..But on roads and snow it was...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-25-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By fyr
Good on ya mate... :clap

Good on ya mate... :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 10-25-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,990
Posted By fyr
No mods planned on my T100 Plans to resurect...

No mods planned on my T100

Plans to resurect my 79 Cm 185 with a newly found donour.

My real "plan" is to find an old outfit and ride the winter... Was hoping a Ural or Dnepr would turn up....
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