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Forum: Canada 03-22-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By dungbeatle
North shore of Superior

Hi, direction does not matter, views are world class both ways, I have travelled it numerous times.
Weather could be used as a factor or route home from either terminus.
Both cities have lots to...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By dungbeatle
Siouxlookout to Ear Falls

Howdy you can do Sio to Ear Falls in one day if road is good
The first 100 km of the Vermillon River road is good and maintained to a degree to the turn off to Slate Falls. If I remember right it's...
Forum: Canada 02-06-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By dungbeatle
Trans lab in June

Howdy, June can be a mixed bag of weather in Lab. Must remember where you are going, check trend from spring till departure will give you an idea of what waves of weather are coming from ocean and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16,822
Views: 1,935,597
Posted By dungbeatle
Rear kLR caliper

Hello to all inmates. I am looking for a complete rear brake caliper assembly.
Would be grateful for a lead on one or if you know of a auto recycler who may have some kLR wrecks.
My dust donkey is...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,555
Posted By dungbeatle
KLR parts

Good day to all, looking for the whole rear brake caliper assembly.
If anyone knows of a KLR being parted out or an auto recycler that I can call would be much appreciated and libations would be...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10,877
Views: 759,612
Posted By dungbeatle
Hey Gumby

Hey Gumby how are things.
North road to the mine is not too bad, grader works it reasonably regular. From Mine turn off to Windigo is not bad but has some wash board spots but nothing too serious....
Forum: Canada 06-30-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By dungbeatle
place to sleep on Dempster

Howdy and good luck, it will be epic.
Along the road there are some camp sites and at the half way mark is Eagle Plains. At Eagle Plains is gas, food, camp site, cold beer lots of other travellers...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 33,109
Posted By dungbeatle
One of kind EPIC.

Fantastic, only ride report of its kind. Great video and sound track.
Cannot decide if your tougher than saddle leather or bumped your head too many times as kid.
Once again great job.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By dungbeatle
TW-200 dead

Good day all, mom wants her wheels out and I cannot get them moving so looking for some assistance.
Bike is TW-200, when put away last fall ran great, dry, and out of weather all winter.
Forum: Americas 04-01-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,382
Posted By dungbeatle
just go do it

Going before June you would freeze and experience some late winter weather if things turned on you. Up towards Deadhorse would be down right cool all the time. Late June early July would be a good...
Forum: Americas 04-01-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By dungbeatle
Great highway to ride

Came down in 2012 and was a great ride, ton of wildlife so beware and no night riding. Some scattered construction but good news, bikes go to front of line.
Telegraph creek is most definetly worth...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2,883
Views: 1,576,081
Posted By dungbeatle
New life,great RR.

Great RR guys please keep up the dedication to it even though it takes a lot of time and discipline. You are riding in slow motion taking time to discover life and culture I love the way you have...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,738
Views: 775,803
Posted By dungbeatle
Back in the saddle

Was great meeting you in the Youkon. So glad you have overcome all the challenges that have jumped in front of you.
Great ride report, good luck keep your stick on ice.
Forum: Americas 12-20-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,412
Posted By dungbeatle
Dempster for sure

If time allows for only one road the Dempster has tons more to offer, once there a cheap flight to the Herchle Island whaling station will put you on the Article Ocean and see a one only spot....
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By dungbeatle
Monterey Leather Jackets

Good day all, not to beat a dead horse but can anyone give me a place to buy a Monterey leather riding jacket.
All my searches are striking out and with fall upon us I would like a new cool wx...
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By dungbeatle
hiedenau tires on mag wheels

Good day all, looking to put a set of K-60's on my GS and looking to see if anyone has any experience putting the K-60 on tubeless mag wheels.
Thanks for the assistance
Forum: Americas 04-30-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,347
Posted By dungbeatle
late may ride

Howdy, I live in Northern Ontario and have done the North Shore many times. Don"t worry about the black flies, snow, roads or hotel rooms. Weather can change rapidly so be prepared for rain and...
Forum: Alaska 03-12-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 36,784
Posted By dungbeatle
1. Copy these instructions along with the most...

1. Copy these instructions along with the most current list of names.
2. Hit "New Reply" button (no, not the "quote" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4. Add the next number and your name; each member...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By dungbeatle
adding electrical panel

Hi all, I have a F1200gs and would like to add an electrical panel for charging various items.
If anyone out there has done this or any guru's have some advice as to parts act I would be very...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By dungbeatle
electronic add ons 07 1200gs

good day all, not being real comfortable doing electronics I am looking for anyone who has added some electronics for charging cell phones, computers, cameras act. Would like to have a couple...
Forum: Canada 11-08-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By dungbeatle
sat phones and spots

Hey Gumbellion, what about some of the other communications gadgets you were working on?
Forum: Canada 11-08-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,129
Posted By dungbeatle

I'm on drugs are the rest of you?
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,029,376
Posted By dungbeatle
KLR stands for killer motorcycle.

The KLR is the best motorcycle for your dollar made in the last twenty years, bar none.
Out of the crate, ride it like you stole it and care for it like your misstress and they will last forever....
Forum: Canada 09-27-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 96,817
Posted By dungbeatle
Thanks from Dryden

Hi Feliz and all you other inmates.
Feliz if you ever get tired of motorcycle riding you should maybe think ot the hospitality industry your a natural hahaha.
Just like to say thanks for inviting...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By dungbeatle
easy choice

KLR stands for killer motorcycle, buy one, ride it, be happy.
If buying pre 2008 there are a lot out there for parts and info, many guys to check out the farkles on thier bikes.
They are strong,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By dungbeatle
it takes enough to have fun with

Hi all, wife has a 2008 f650, about ten grand on the clock and lots of it off road. By off road I mean gravel and some not too rough single track.
Bike has held up very well, I think it combines...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By dungbeatle
klr stalling

Howdy folks, was having some issues with my 98 KLR, cleaned carb and now starts and runs great but when I go to let out clutch it stalls instantly.
I can rev engine in N to high RPM but as soon as...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By dungbeatle
too short

Good friend of mine has a wife that is the as short as your wife is, a Corbin seat and lowered the buke as low as possible and she has made out fine.
She is not an outstanding rider but getting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,120
Posted By dungbeatle
gettin on

I sometimes put my GS in gear and mount it on the fly, once moving, who needs to touch the ground agian.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 47,772
Posted By dungbeatle
how old is old

How old would you be if you didn't count your birthday?
A person will rust out from sitting long before he wears out from moving, at 55 I'm one of the pups, few of the old dudes still drive their...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,787
Posted By dungbeatle
Lwd & Lwa

I have seen both series, take them for what they are a couple guys with some sponsors and money doing what we like to do only slightly different.
Just enjoy it, learn from it and keep an open mind....
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,589
Posted By dungbeatle
KLR stands for killer

I would not hesitate to buy if indeed it has only that number of miles.
Look it over closely before. Right off the bat though I would replace the tank due to rust, it will cause you a mountian of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 48,284
Posted By dungbeatle
Heart of Peru

Thank you for an excellent ride report, you have really captured what Peru is and has to offer. Your pictures and description were just right.
Having travelled much of the same area years ago it was...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 312,214
Posted By dungbeatle
newfie tour

Congratulations on the upcoming new adventure rider.
Great ride reprot, you did the trail description great.
Glad to hear you had some challenge, adversity, rain, sun, heat, hills, gravel, sand,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,932
Posted By dungbeatle
do not panic

If it is just a dent with no perferations, just ride it and check it once in a while to see if cracks are forming. Do not let any dealer try to sell you a new frame there are talented welders out...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,485
Posted By dungbeatle
KLR's Rule

Howdy, the KLR is a great first bike and will do what you have listed as your begining rides. I have one, lots of my riding buddies ride them, big and small, loaded heavy and light. They are tough,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,921
Posted By dungbeatle
how long do you want it to last

Howdy, I know several thumpers with well over 50K, guys drive them like they stole them, maintain them like they love them and swear by them, myself included. Have an old KLR would hop on it tomorrow...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 155,666
Posted By dungbeatle
great ride

Most exellent RR, inspires me to do the same type trip. I admire your abilty to ride, pack lite, go on a ride on your own into some not so forgiving land and mostly to capture the land in a way that...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,169
Posted By dungbeatle
think rain

Howdy, I have spent a great deal of time in a tent between work and play, there are many to choose from. I would suggest that you buy a minimum of a two man three season tent. Some would say over...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 864,900
Posted By dungbeatle
excellent RR

Congratulations on a great ride and one of the most thought provoking ride reports written in a long time. I'm afraid the mess we have made of this world will only be fixed by travelling and talking...
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