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Forum: Canada 01-09-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22,612
Views: 2,435,755
Posted By Dru
Don't we all have one we really miss? Motorcycle,...

Don't we all have one we really miss? Motorcycle, I mean... :evil
Forum: Canada 01-06-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22,612
Views: 2,435,755
Posted By Dru
Also just before the lone Tiger in the group...

Also just before the lone Tiger in the group decided to barf up some glycol!
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Dru
I only use mine in the summer... soak it in water...

I only use mine in the summer... soak it in water and as it evaporates, it keeps me fairly cool. In the winter I use one of those buff things...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-16-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 541,035
Posted By Dru
990 ADV Tune ECU (Toronto area)

990 ADV Tune ECU
Hey, any of you guys have the hardware and experience using Tune ECU? Gotta be (somewhat) local to Toronto, Canada. Pay for your time and expertise is in the beer of your choice.
Forum: Canada 06-16-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22,612
Views: 2,435,755
Posted By Dru
990 ADV Tune ECU

Hey, any of you guys have the hardware and experience using Tune ECU? Gotta be (somewhat) local to Toronto. Pay for your time and expertise is in the beer of your choice.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,424
Posted By Dru
I'm a lazy bastard. Plus, CJ is a good guy.

I'm a lazy bastard. Plus, CJ is a good guy.
Forum: Canada 02-22-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,598
Posted By Dru
TD Platinum Travel VISA

Used points to pay for flights, for me, that amounts to $400 a year... Plus, it covers travel insurance and rental car insurance.
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,367
Posted By Dru
I've used my BushBuddy many times. It works very...

I've used my BushBuddy many times. It works very well, pretty packable, well built, Canadian, no fuss.
Forum: Canada 10-15-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22,612
Views: 2,435,755
Posted By Dru
Again, I don't mind paying whoever it may be for...

Again, I don't mind paying whoever it may be for an extra permit to ride the trails wether they were free before or not. In fact, I'd rather pay for the maintenance and not worry about how sturdy the...
Forum: Canada 10-14-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22,612
Views: 2,435,755
Posted By Dru
Right, so who owns dis-used rail lines? The...

Right, so who owns dis-used rail lines? The crown, the townships or the snowmobile clubs? I mean I get it that when a line goes (used to go) across a farmer's field the they must somehow have bought...
Forum: Canada 10-14-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22,612
Views: 2,435,755
Posted By Dru
I hear you on the private property thing, and the...

I hear you on the private property thing, and the damage ATVs (and ADVs) do but I'm talking about dis-used rail trail here, not forest trails. I give you as an example the park to park trail from...
Forum: Canada 10-13-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22,612
Views: 2,435,755
Posted By Dru
Railtrail/snowmobile etc

Hey guys. Can anyone update me on the relationship between the snowmobile club(s), rail trails and towns(hips) in Ontario? I was riding my bicycle along one a couple weeks ago north of Sunderland and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By Dru
They're thirsty and snatchy, but I love mine....

They're thirsty and snatchy, but I love mine. Stop more often to interact with your surroundings, get the throttle cam, and you'll learn how to be smooth with it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,341
Posted By Dru
Great looking moto and fantastic looking roads!

Great looking moto and fantastic looking roads!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,286
Posted By Dru
Great report! Sad that the Bounty was lost in...

Great report! Sad that the Bounty was lost in hurricane Sandy...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By Dru
This really is the best way to do it, if you have...

This really is the best way to do it, if you have a Dremel. No risk in damaging the threads or going too far. I think the assumtion is that everyone has a drill and a good bit is much cheaper than a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-22-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 16,130
Posted By Dru
Great report and fantastic pics!

Great report and fantastic pics!
Forum: Canada 02-22-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,152
Posted By Dru
Man, it's a sad state of affairs.

Parker Bros was a great shop. Dave and Jill are the real deal. Glenn is one awesome dude too. He went way out of his way to drop off some moto mags when I was out of action with a shattered arm...
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,375
Posted By Dru
I mounted mine using the BDCW crashbar mounts....

I mounted mine using the BDCW crashbar mounts. Keeps them tucked in and low... they work great.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,375
Posted By Dru
I have the spots. They're awesome. And despite my...

I have the spots. They're awesome. And despite my Hid and Euro headlamp, they provide much added illumination. I'd take pics but she's in my buddy's garage for another few weeks! :cry
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,527
Posted By Dru
Great report!

Great report!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,028
Posted By Dru
Check the fuel filter for clogging? Vapour lock?

Check the fuel filter for clogging? Vapour lock?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-27-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,384
Posted By Dru
+1 on Zen Overland. Mine's out to be anodized....

+1 on Zen Overland. Mine's out to be anodized. Beautiful workmanship.
Forum: Canada 08-27-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 61,751
Posted By Dru
RIP Dr Cool

http://drugoat.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Stuff/i-Zf8WvJ7/0/M/Wolfden-M.jpg

His walnut-burl pipe, the kegs of beer, friends laughing everywhere and a great ride the following day! We had a...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,869
Posted By Dru
Got mine through Twisted Throttle. They don't...

Got mine through Twisted Throttle. They don't feel as good as the Scorpions in the wet but are much better (obviously) in the dirt. My front started cupping pretty quickly but I like them so far....
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By Dru
Love my Tech 7s!

Love my Tech 7s!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 21,611
Posted By Dru
Hey Ken! The kit came today, thanks! Still...

Hey Ken!

The kit came today, thanks! Still too damn cold in Canada to get the bike out of the garage... I'll be hooking it up soon!
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,626
Posted By Dru
Hey Savoir-Faire, great report! Keep going man!

Hey Savoir-Faire, great report! Keep going man!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,973
Posted By Dru
Yeah, mine took 80! I know lots of ADVers...

Yeah, mine took 80!

I know lots of ADVers have had to change flats by the side of the road. I think I better get some more practice!

The hardest part of doing the front was getting the axle...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,973
Posted By Dru
Just did the front, waaaay easier! Moto boots and...

Just did the front, waaaay easier! Moto boots and heels worked to bbreak the beads. And I never needed anything to keep the tire in the rim well to put it back on. Thanks for all the help!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,973
Posted By Dru
Oh, right. Duh. I think I'm just not thinking...

Oh, right. Duh. I think I'm just not thinking this out... But then what about the front wheel? Geez, I feel like I'm a total noob, but the rims are also something I'm not used to with the rather...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,973
Posted By Dru
Right, but then how do you protect the sprocket...

Right, but then how do you protect the sprocket while it's lying on the ground?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,973
Posted By Dru
Well, my problem wasn't mounting the tire,...

Well, my problem wasn't mounting the tire, somehow it went on no problem. Breaking the bead of the old one, now that was tough. What's the secret?
Forum: Canada 07-28-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22,612
Views: 2,435,755
Posted By Dru
Wicked! I'll take you up on that! PM sent.:1drink

Wicked! I'll take you up on that! PM sent.:1drink
Forum: Canada 07-28-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 22,612
Views: 2,435,755
Posted By Dru
Man, I disappear for a few months to ride my...

Man, I disappear for a few months to ride my bicycle and everyone has had so many exciting adventures!

Congrats Dragan! I hope you find the funds for that Transalp!

KTMike, great pics of the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,138
Posted By Dru
Pump and tubing.

Hey!

I had issues with fuel vaporization in the fuel line on my old Guzzi, so as a preventative measure I used aluminised insulated sleeve on the fuel lines that ran near the engine. I think...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,384
Posted By Dru
Primmum. $900ish for a KTM990ADV. They are super...

Primmum. $900ish for a KTM990ADV. They are super nice, you can pay monthly instead of all at once and you don't need to have anything else insured with them. (Thanks to Glen at ParkerBrothers for the...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,366
Posted By Dru
Ugh, blackfly and skeeter huntin' season...

Ugh, blackfly and skeeter huntin' season approaches...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,366
Posted By Dru
Right, I forgot about you Robbie! Muskoka got a...

Right, I forgot about you Robbie! Muskoka got a few flakes huh?

It's a different climate here in the Big Smoke!
Forum: Canada 03-03-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,366
Posted By Dru
Geez, yeah, my parents moved down to Middleburg...

Geez, yeah, my parents moved down to Middleburg last year to ESCAPE the snow! They spent four days without being able to get anywhere! When my pops called to say they had four feet of snow, I told...
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