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Forum: Canada 04-28-2015, 10:27 AM
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Views: 681,588
Posted By MushNB
If you are looking for a CRF250L, this one was...

If you are looking for a CRF250L, this one was just posted on Kijiji: http://www.kijiji.ca/v-sport-bikes/ottawa/brand-new-never-used/1068058580?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true Not mine, nor do I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Thanks, I went back and found all the posts you...

Thanks, I went back and found all the posts you guys posted on jetting (a few hundred pages ago now!) and see now that the "favoured" set up was a 35 pilot. Guess I will get one of those and give it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Sorry if this has been answered before, but I...

Sorry if this has been answered before, but I couldn't find a definitive answer, but for those who have gone to the 30 pilot with the stock main jet, how many turns out did you go with the air screw?...
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,954
Posted By MushNB
Does this system require the bike to have a rear...

Does this system require the bike to have a rear rack?
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Thanks for the quick reply Nonja. I did some...

Thanks for the quick reply Nonja. I did some looking around and disconnected the hose from the Petcock, and in the on position it was leaking from there. So I guess my petcock failed. Guess the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Help - leaking gas

Haven't driven te bike in about a week, but tonight when I got home I could smell gas in the garage and noticed it was wet under the sherpa. Looks like the gas is dripping out of the carb drain hose....
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
I am leaning towards the SU rack at happy trials....

I am leaning towards the SU rack at happy trials. It is small and would fit my needs. I figure I can always fabricate sometiing up to keep soft bags off the exhaust pretty easily as long as I have a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Any response on this rack - looks interesting for...

Any response on this rack - looks interesting for sure and I am about ready to pull the trigger on a rack. With respect to Kristen's rack, she posted a few pages back that she and her husband were...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By MushNB
You can always have it shipped to an address...

You can always have it shipped to an address across the border and pick it up. Save on shipping as most US retailers have free US shipping and you usually can save the tax and/or duty. I think there...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Speaking of racks, anyone know if the original...

Speaking of racks, anyone know if the original sherpa rear tail rack is still available anywhere? Just looking for a small rack and the oem one looks like it would fit the bill. All the other ones...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Did you leave the dr jeckle 130 main in? I think...

Did you leave the dr jeckle 130 main in? I think most folks who have done the 30 pilot left the stock 127.5 in. Not sure if this has any effect or not but something to consider. I have the 30 pilot...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 32,419
Posted By MushNB
Thanks. I was thinking under something like the...

Thanks. I was thinking under something like the klim traverse which has no padding and is basically a waterproof shell, but appreciate that it would be bulky under something with padding already....
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 32,419
Posted By MushNB
Recognizing that no one has tried this product...

Recognizing that no one has tried this product out yet, what's the consensus or thoughts about wearing something like this on the road under a textile jacket? Would this offer enough protection?
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Mine glows red hot too when I am warming it up. I...

Mine glows red hot too when I am warming it up. I was told not to worry about it as the rejet would fix this but maybe it won't I guess. So would it be that you are still running lean if the pipe is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,125
Posted By MushNB
Bike is looking awesome!

Bike is looking awesome!
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
That makes sense. Thanks for the easy to...

That makes sense. Thanks for the easy to understand explanation - some of the things I wa reading get pretty complex. You guys seem to be pretty good at getting the carbs on and off on these things...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Thanks again for doing all these experiments to...

Thanks again for doing all these experiments to wake up the sherpa. I am certainly learning a lot about carburetors between this post and my own google research. One question though, if the purpose...
Forum: Canada 09-20-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,010
Posted By MushNB
From what I understand, prior to 2007, or 2006,...

From what I understand, prior to 2007, or 2006, you were able to pretty much get any bike street legal, but then they changed the rules. So, if you can find a pre 2007 wr450 that had been registered...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
What hand guards are those (other than obviously...

What hand guards are those (other than obviously acerbis) and do they go right on without any clearance issues - I really like the look of them.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Yes sorry, that is what I meant. Still haven't...

Yes sorry, that is what I meant. Still haven't got all the lingo down properly!!! But the process is well documented on line.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Thanks for this information. I was about to order...

Thanks for this information. I was about to order the dr jets, but after reading this I will hold off and see what the end result is. Thanks for doing the testing. I have only had my sherpa for about...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,125
Posted By MushNB
I just picked up a clean 2003 super sherpa so...

I just picked up a clean 2003 super sherpa so will be following this build with interest - really nice so far!!
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Thanks for the tip. Just went out and did that...

Thanks for the tip. Just went out and did that and the oil level is fine, although a bit low, its in range. Will still do the oil change but good to know he level is fine.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
Thanks for the info. I do plan on doing a full...

Thanks for the info. I do plan on doing a full oil change once I get the parts in, but in the interim I need to get it over for a safety check and wanted to make sure I wasn't doing any damage just...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 905,799
Posted By MushNB
New Owner and Oil level ??

Hey, finally picked up my first bike, its a 2002 Super Sherpa, really clean with 12,000 km on it. Was used by the local driving school instructers to follow advanced riders on their road test. ...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 681,588
Posted By MushNB
Thanks for the quick reply guys. I will give...

Thanks for the quick reply guys. I will give them a call.
Forum: Canada 08-21-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 681,588
Posted By MushNB
Safety checks

Can anyone recommend an honest place in Ottawa where I can get a safety check done? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Canada 07-20-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 681,588
Posted By MushNB
Thanks. That is good to know. Just had a look at...

Thanks. That is good to know. Just had a look at the specs, and yup, the pre 96s sure seem heavy!
Forum: Canada 07-20-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 681,588
Posted By MushNB
1994 dr650

Wondering if anyone has seen the 1994 Dr650 for sale on kijiji ottawa? Wondering what people's thoughts are on this bike. Aftermarket tank and carb - looks to be on decent shape and he's asking...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By MushNB
OK, so I guess I was a little off thinking it...

OK, so I guess I was a little off thinking it might need more than it does due to its age and low mileage. I figured it was worth a look anyway, but I guess I will have different coloured glasses on...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By MushNB
Used low mileage bike?

Did a search and didn't really find any answers, so here goes:

Search for my first bike continues, looking for a small dual sport to learn. Came across a 2003 KLR Super Sherpa with low miles...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26,729
Views: 4,857,075
Posted By MushNB
Wow, lots of great info right there guys - really...

Wow, lots of great info right there guys - really appreciate it! I might give the stand thing a try, but will most likely put the purchase on hold until a can get a better look at things in the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26,729
Views: 4,857,075
Posted By MushNB
Used DRZ but no test ride

Hey guys, figured I would ask the DRZ experts on the site, I am looking at a used DRZ 400S, a 2001 model. Has 17,000 miles and has been used on road for commuting. The guy is asking a pretty low...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7,083
Views: 1,284,262
Posted By MushNB
Came across a 2001 LC4E 640 locally for what...

Came across a 2001 LC4E 640 locally for what appears to be a good price for a nice looking bike (upgraded suspension, brakes and new tires etc.). Just wondering what your thoughts are on this bike...
Forum: Vendors 10-15-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,435
Posted By MushNB
It certainly does help and thanks for the quick...

It certainly does help and thanks for the quick reply. I think that while all these boots would fit the bill for me, sounds like these Forma's might be the best option in terms of protection and...
Forum: Vendors 10-15-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,435
Posted By MushNB
Hi Brian, I have read your reviews on the...

Hi Brian,
I have read your reviews on the Gaerne boots and am wondering how these compare to the Gaerne Adventures or Balance in terms of walkability and protection?

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,447
Posted By MushNB
Bumping this up as I too have the same questions...

Bumping this up as I too have the same questions as the original poster. But, if I can also get opinions on these boots compared to the Gaerne G-Adventure, that would be great!

Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,502
Posted By MushNB
Anyone try this helmet out? Wondering how it...

Anyone try this helmet out? Wondering how it compares to other DS helmets such as the Fly Trekker,etc.. I tried on other GMAX helmets and liked the fit but no one has this model to try on.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 472,798
Posted By MushNB
Thanks for all the replies. I have pretty much...

Thanks for all the replies. I have pretty much decided that this is the bike I am going to get in the spring or over the winter months if I can get a good deal then. Everything I read about this bike...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 472,798
Posted By MushNB
Saw this picture of a black and white CRF250L...

Saw this picture of a black and white CRF250L here: http://www.highsnobiety.com/2012/08/29/stussy-x-honda-crf250l-motorcycle/ Sorry, I don't know how to post up pics.
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