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Forum: Canada Today, 07:35 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,628
Posted By CanadianX
^Agree with this.

^Agree with this.
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 480,221
Posted By CanadianX
Yeah spent some time looking for that one when I...

Yeah spent some time looking for that one when I was running the ground wire for my new lights. Undid the bolt, turned my back and it made a leap for freedom. Happily I knew it was there and even...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 480,221
Posted By CanadianX
Battery. Not sure how it vibrated loose but the...

Battery. Not sure how it vibrated loose but the ground was making intermittent contact so it would run/not run.
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 480,221
Posted By CanadianX
Well you haven't lived the dream then.:lol3 ...

Well you haven't lived the dream then.:lol3
http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd193/CanX06/dumb-and-dumber-motorbike-movie-poster-AVAf0490_zps742c5482.jpg
Good point ref the rectifier. I gather...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By CanadianX
Look at crossing into the US and shipping from...

Look at crossing into the US and shipping from within the US.

I've looked at shipping a bike from from Syracuse to Phoenix and was quoted $683 USD. Also had a quote to ship from Ottawa to...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 480,221
Posted By CanadianX
Fail

Out riding yesterday with my buddy. Just a short trip as most of the trails are still under snow. There is a trail that parallels the hwy, fun and fast and I was just getting into zone, feeling...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,294
Posted By CanadianX
Weird. And CT checked nothing to confirm db and...

Weird. And CT checked nothing to confirm db and emissions levels? Maybe another CT might be the best coarse of action. If the bike was Harley loud then perhaps but to outright dismiss it and fail...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By CanadianX
I was thinking injectors too. Still have the...

I was thinking injectors too. Still have the canister? Was mentioned to me that over time it can clog up and create a hard start and idle issue, though not sure if that is correct or not. ...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By CanadianX
Probably 220 if I baby it to empty on my 690 but...

Probably 220 if I baby it to empty on my 690 but 200 is a better (more prudent less walking involved) number to work with. 180 in the dirt riding hard.
Juist went up a tooth on the rear so maybe...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,294
Posted By CanadianX
Not understanding the point about whether it has...

Not understanding the point about whether it has the original or aftermarket exhaust. There are a shit ton of bike inspected that were sold in Canada with aftermarket exhausts. My bike went through...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,628
Posted By CanadianX
Probably more then enough cooling water crossing...

Probably more then enough cooling water crossing this year to keep the heat down in the tire. :lol3

Have not yet had a flat and not something I think about much. Luck, UHD tubes, reasonable air...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,579,798
Posted By CanadianX
I have a similar one from Princess Auto. Comes on...

I have a similar one from Princess Auto. Comes on wheels, has a lock bar to prevent the lift from lowering but I have to lift the tail of the bike and swing it onto the lift as it does not fit under...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 598,577
Posted By CanadianX
Good to know. I'll have to look up some vids....

Good to know. I'll have to look up some vids. This and the Swisha loop might be good trips for the spring and summer, both routes being relatively close to me.
Forum: Canada 04-16-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 598,577
Posted By CanadianX
Reasonably comfortable to ride on a big bike or...

Reasonably comfortable to ride on a big bike or is it typical loose and ATV rutted track?
Forum: Canada 04-16-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By CanadianX
What is the max fuel range need to do this loop? ...

What is the max fuel range need to do this loop? Wondering if I could get away with riding it on a bike with a 200km fuel range.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,260
Posted By CanadianX
If you plan more technical riding the lighter...

If you plan more technical riding the lighter better suspended 500 will be more accommodating. The 690 will be better to cruise roads, access roads etc and will happily bound along over technical...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 598,577
Posted By CanadianX
Mmm, that's within reasonable distance. I think...

Mmm, that's within reasonable distance. I think I need to get the TCAT files.
Looks cool, reminiscent of the bridges in the road of bones vids, albeit in better shape.
Forum: Canada 04-15-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 480,221
Posted By CanadianX
Around one and over the other. They dug up the...

Around one and over the other. They dug up the trail for the first on but pulled dirt from the sides for the second. Does make it a bit more fun but no longer a high speed route.

We'll have to...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 480,221
Posted By CanadianX
Hey winter...

Hey winter, fuck you! You lost now move on.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,579,798
Posted By CanadianX
Have played with all the settings, although my #2...

Have played with all the settings, although my #2 setting is not stock. The #1 setting made riding tight and technical ATV trails much easier, rarely use it but on a rally last year it helped out...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,434
Posted By CanadianX
Scorpion Pro FIM

Have one on the rear. Initial impressions after about 150 km are that it grips the loose stuff very well is capable on the hwy but really isn't in it's element on the pavement. It is a bit nervous...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,434
Posted By CanadianX
I find the Motoz last a long time you give great...

I find the Motoz last a long time you give great traction in most conditions, initially. It looses it's grip in mud as it wears in. Not unexpected as mud is not what it was designed for. It is an...
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 480,221
Posted By CanadianX
Saw you that time:wink: Found out today that...

Saw you that time:wink: Found out today that they have dug berms on the approaches to the old train bridge. Does make it a bit more fun :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,579,798
Posted By CanadianX
To dampen or no?

Thinking about add a damper to the bike. What's the collective wisdom on dampers? Yes or no, pro/con, brand?

I think Scotts is the leading choice for most. I have 2" Rox risers that I would...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,579,798
Posted By CanadianX
Have my current setting written down and am...

Have my current setting written down and am pretty happy with how it rides for the local terrain. No concerns if I make big changes just to get a sense of how it affects the ride. Have a short trail...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,579,798
Posted By CanadianX
This^^ I've played with the settings a little...

This^^ I've played with the settings a little bit and have gotten the front end to track a lot better over rocky terrain, cutting down deflection.

I do need to spend some more time making bold...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,579,798
Posted By CanadianX
"Aw man" :rofl:rofl Man have I been there! Great...

"Aw man" :rofl:rofl Man have I been there! Great vid, looks like it was a heck of ride and work out!
Forum: Canada 04-12-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,628
Posted By CanadianX
Only have about 100km on it now. Immediately...

Only have about 100km on it now. Immediately after I installed it I rode down my street, gave the throttle a little snap in second and left a 20' black mark. Since running it in a bit it holds the...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,628
Posted By CanadianX
You win. :freaky

You win. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,579,798
Posted By CanadianX
Seems model years vary in their requirements and...

Seems model years vary in their requirements and maybe even bike to bike. My 2012 in stock form would heat up backfire and stall. I swapped to a UNI and FMF and remap and no issues since.
Forum: Canada 04-12-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 480,221
Posted By CanadianX
Sucks about selling the bike. Thinning the herd...

Sucks about selling the bike. Thinning the herd or looking for something different?

When are you back from Wainwrong?
Forum: Canada 04-12-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,628
Posted By CanadianX
I hear you. Completed - Tires (trying out...

I hear you.

Completed
- Tires (trying out the scorpion pro fim rear and keeping with MT21 front)
- New chain and sprockets (up a tooth on the rear, snappier response!)
- Replace rear brake...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 480,221
Posted By CanadianX
Bought them on a group buy on another forum. The...

Bought them on a group buy on another forum. The organizer got them from http://www.totron.com/

You can also find them on ebay and pick up two lights for about $160 all in. I have these in flood...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 480,221
Posted By CanadianX
Fixed!

Picked up a new soldering iron and was able to repair the sensor. Whew!!
Lights are wired and I think they will fit the bill for night rides on the trail. A flood beam so not for high speed work...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,579,798
Posted By CanadianX
Have you checked the wires on your air temp...

Have you checked the wires on your air temp sensor? They are pretty fragile. Ask me how I know. :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,579,798
Posted By CanadianX
Mounded aux lights

Mounted up my lights earlier in the week but didn't get out for a ride until today to see how they performed. For mounts I used some universal mounts from Rigid. The lights are rigid knock offs....
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 480,221
Posted By CanadianX
Wired in some auxiliary lights on the 690 and...

Wired in some auxiliary lights on the 690 and discovered a broken wire on the air temp sensor when I was reinstalling the airbox. Looking at the other wire I saw some chaffing. Likely I helped it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,579,798
Posted By CanadianX
Nice thin coat of JB Weld will do the trick. Lost...

Nice thin coat of JB Weld will do the trick. Lost the bolt that holds the top of the fan in place and the fan shroud was contacting my rad in 4 spots. One was leaking. Cleaned up the shiny spots...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,579,798
Posted By CanadianX
Anyone know if the 990 start/stop and aux light...

Anyone know if the 990 start/stop and aux light switch could be used on our bikes?

Thinking it would be a clean way to wire in auxiliary lights.
...
Forum: Canada 04-07-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By CanadianX
There is likely a Yoda saying like "Try is fail...

There is likely a Yoda saying like "Try is fail not".

Awesome. Pure gold story telling as before. You bring us into the story to feel the disappointment, the challenge the reckoning, the sense of...
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