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Forum: Canada 10-17-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9,368
Views: 616,395
Posted By xhungus
I think I will try to re-seat both tires again...

I think I will try to re-seat both tires again tonight... after a bit more seat time I notice that I seem to have a wobble now that was not there before. Not overly pronounced but definitely...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9,368
Views: 616,395
Posted By xhungus
That's brilliant! I will definitely have one on...

That's brilliant! I will definitely have one on hand for my next tire swap. My gorilla hands are battered and bruised from fighting with the rear valve stem. The front one seemed to go much easier.
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9,368
Views: 616,395
Posted By xhungus
I used WD-40 for lube and the front went on like...

I used WD-40 for lube and the front went on like butter. Same thing when I went to inflate it though... I brought it up to 60 psi this time and it seemed to seat properly but no big noise like a...
Forum: Canada 10-15-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9,368
Views: 616,395
Posted By xhungus
Noob tire change question

I'm currently in the process of changing the rear tire on my WRR and this is the first time I've done it. I got the tire spooned on the rim after much fiddling to get the valve stem through the hole...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 46,288
Views: 9,272,130
Posted By xhungus
+1 The Eastern Beaver solution is perfect...

+1

The Eastern Beaver solution is perfect for these bikes and very nicely put-together.
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 98,443
Posted By xhungus
That is so nice... :eek1

That is so nice... :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By xhungus
Wow... that is a nice place to be stranded!

Wow... that is a nice place to be stranded!
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By xhungus
+1 Fantastic pictures as well... I hope you...

+1

Fantastic pictures as well... I hope you can share more. I had a Ninja 650 and loved that bike but would have never considered it for such an ambitious tour.

Good on ya! :thumb
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By xhungus
Adding and removing rain liners or whatever is a...

Adding and removing rain liners or whatever is a major PITA and that is where a high-end product like Klim really shines. I'm a huge believer in Gore-tex and would recommend getting it on any piece...
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 38,336
Posted By xhungus
+1

+1
Forum: Canada 09-04-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By xhungus
The reason you are not allowed to take your...

The reason you are not allowed to take your motorcycle out of Quebec for more than 180 consecutive days is because the rest of Canada IS allowed to take their bike out of their province for more than...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By xhungus
The levels of scrutiny for children travelling...

The levels of scrutiny for children travelling with one parent is actually the exact same for Canada and the US. The US does not require that the letter be notarized but they do suggest it.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,213
Posted By xhungus
I am 6'3", 250 lbs with wide shoulders and I love...

I am 6'3", 250 lbs with wide shoulders and I love my Kriega R30 backpack. Its totally waterproof and the harness on it is the best I've ever seen and makes the weight disappear.

That being said,...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By xhungus
Seems like a few new Ottawa-area riders have...

Seems like a few new Ottawa-area riders have popped up recently, myself included. I have only been riding for 3 years and just recently picked up my first dual sport, a 2010 WR250R.

I'm looking...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,857
Posted By xhungus
I ordered the Rotopax plus billet rear fender...

I ordered the Rotopax plus billet rear fender rack from here: http://www.scaggsmotodesigns.com/home.html

I had already ordered the rack and just added the Rotopax to the order. His racks are...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,857
Posted By xhungus
I have about the same range and was a bit...

I have about the same range and was a bit concerned about just being able to make it (I have been known to get lost now and again :wink:) so I'm picking up a rotopax 1 gallon plus mount. Not the...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,857
Posted By xhungus
Last question... I promise! :rofl Will I...

Last question... I promise! :rofl

Will I run into problems finding fuel with the tiny range on my WR250R? I'm only getting ~160 km's between fill-ups...
Forum: Canada 08-25-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,857
Posted By xhungus
I scored a good deal on a 2 man tent so I'm good...

I scored a good deal on a 2 man tent so I'm good to go!

If anybody plans to ride up Friday evening and wants to meet up let me know. I'll be looking to leave around 6 - 7pm on Friday from...
Forum: Canada 08-25-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,857
Posted By xhungus
I managed to get my tailbag strapped onto the WRR...

I managed to get my tailbag strapped onto the WRR so I should be okay with that and a backpack. I'm keeping my eyes open for a good deal on a big 1 man or small 2 man tent.

Do people typically...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9,368
Views: 616,395
Posted By xhungus
Thanks for the suggestion! :clap I'm...

Thanks for the suggestion! :clap

I'm getting Kyle to respring my WRR front and back... hopefully it will be ready for the Calabogie Boogie!
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9,368
Views: 616,395
Posted By xhungus
Thanks for the suggestions. I'm hoping I can...

Thanks for the suggestions. I'm hoping I can stop the weeping as Deadly suggests but I will likely get in touch with Motorsport world to get an idea what it will cost me to get the forks resprung.
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9,368
Views: 616,395
Posted By xhungus
Definitely worth a try... I appreciate the...

Definitely worth a try... I appreciate the advice. You are right in that its not a steady leak but rather the fork is greasy to the touch and when I compress the suspension a greasy ring is left at...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9,368
Views: 616,395
Posted By xhungus
Gatineau/Hull thanks!

Gatineau/Hull

thanks!
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9,368
Views: 616,395
Posted By xhungus
Hi all... I am new to the dual sport world and...

Hi all... I am new to the dual sport world and just picked up a Yamaha WR250R last week. I was in the process of trying to adjust my sag (I'm a complete suspension novice) and noticed that my front...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,857
Posted By xhungus
I just picked up a new to me 2010 WR250R last...

I just picked up a new to me 2010 WR250R last week... its my first dual sport and this looks like a great event. I have a few years of street riding under my belt but my only dirt experience was at...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,793
Posted By xhungus
Thanks for the link... I'm booked! :clap If...

Thanks for the link... I'm booked! :clap

If I want to camp do I need to book anything or just show up? Also, are there trees in the camping area hammock camping?
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,793
Posted By xhungus
This sounds like a great time. I recently picked...

This sounds like a great time. I recently picked up my first dual sport bike and would love to see some trails in the area and meet some local riders.

I'll be watching for the updated thread.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 660,085
Posted By xhungus
I promised myself that I would ride the bike for...

I promised myself that I would ride the bike for a month before changing anything but as soon as I got home I placed my order with Seat Concepts. That should remedy all my immediate concerns and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 660,085
Posted By xhungus
Well I picked up a 2010 WRR bone-stock and in...

Well I picked up a 2010 WRR bone-stock and in great condition with 4000 km's on it. It was raining hard and I bought the bike 120 km's from home so I slabbed it back as quick as I could and have a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 660,085
Posted By xhungus
I'm really curious what this thread would look...

I'm really curious what this thread would look like if you deleted all the trolls... :hmmmmm

Anyway, I'm picking up a new to me 2010 WRR tomorrow with 4000 km's on it. It's my first dual sport as...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 660,085
Posted By xhungus
That took longer than I thought it would......

That took longer than I thought it would... :thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 660,085
Posted By xhungus
+1 I'm looking at picking up a WRR and...

+1

I'm looking at picking up a WRR and recently wandered into this shit-show. I figured a thread approaching 10,000 replies should have some useful info and maybe this one does... but fucked if I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By xhungus
I think its a great idea and know that Klim have...

I think its a great idea and know that Klim have been offering a free emergency 'stat card' with some of their jackets that you can order with personal info on it including allergies, blood type and...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,762
Posted By xhungus
I have recently been re-outfitting myself with...

I have recently been re-outfitting myself with camping gear to replace all my old tired gear and in my research I was turned onto camping hammocks. The idea sounded great; small pack-size, light,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 17,075
Posted By xhungus
Intent isn't the be-all-end-all in law... take...

Intent isn't the be-all-end-all in law... take drunk driving for instance:

Somebody gets drunk and decides to drive home. Their intent is to drive to wherever they were planning on going. If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 17,075
Posted By xhungus
I looked but couldn't find anything... however...

I looked but couldn't find anything... however she was convicted under the Criminal Code of Canada for:

Criminal negligence

219. (1) Every one is criminally negligent who
(a) in doing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 17,075
Posted By xhungus
I agree 100%... The Quebec Highway Safety...

I agree 100%...

The Quebec Highway Safety Code states:

382. Except in case of necessity, no person may stop a road vehicle in such a manner that it will block a sign or signal, obstruct...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,275
Posted By xhungus
Another option to keep the mosquito's at bay... ...

Another option to keep the mosquito's at bay...

Tailor-made bug sock http://www.dream-hammock.com/BugSock.html
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,275
Posted By xhungus
Not that it will help to narrow things down but I...

Not that it will help to narrow things down but I highly recommend taking a look Dream Hammock. Their quality is outstanding and each hammock is made-to-order. The owner Randy is also not averse to...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,058
Posted By xhungus
Gore-tex is definitely the only way to go IMO,...

Gore-tex is definitely the only way to go IMO, but usually quite pricey.

I have been wearing the TCX X-Five plus goretex boots for a few months now and stayed completely dry.

Best part is they...
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