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Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By Argus16
What he said... don't ride SLC twice. Lots.of...

What he said... don't ride SLC twice. Lots.of highway. Dry (no booze) from Ogden to past SLC south. Guess it just.makes the neverending drinks in Vegas worth it lol.
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,577
Posted By Argus16
We've disowned Seattle pretty much after...

We've disowned Seattle pretty much after Superbowl...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,577
Posted By Argus16
Ok sounds good. Give me a Miller highlife and a...

Ok sounds good.
Give me a Miller highlife and a Marlboro any day. Even I dont like our beer!

Ride on
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,577
Posted By Argus16
Ya ya... Y'all come back now. Your dollar is...

Ya ya...
Y'all come back now. Your dollar is worth alot more this month then a year ago.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By Argus16
I spray my Wolfman with silicone spray every once...

I spray my Wolfman with silicone spray every once in a while and it seems to work.
The Enduro is a great bag. Nice having the map holder on top. Wished I bought it years ago...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,577
Posted By Argus16
Great read. Clicked on the OP's link from the...

Great read. Clicked on the OP's link from the other Alaska thread.

Do ME a favour though... It would be nice to read a RR without some asshat getting his digs in over some of our Canadian values...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Argus16
Have you checked your valve clearances lately?

Have you checked your valve clearances lately?
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16,270
Views: 1,828,113
Posted By Argus16
So... what is your experience with painting side...

So... what is your experience with painting side panels and fenders?
I'd like advice on painting my rear fender and 2 panels black, from tje current '08 blue.
My front fender has been replaced by a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By Argus16
Super Sherpa...

Super Sherpa...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,620
Posted By Argus16
Ha good one... My text message has been...

Ha good one...

My text message has been worded to suggest "me or someone in my group" requires rmergency services or words to that effect. I review that with my contact so she hopefully doesnt...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By Argus16
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IqycJpRdVaY

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IqycJpRdVaY
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,620
Posted By Argus16
SPOT. H2O. Almonds or nuts etc. Bic lighter...

SPOT.
H2O.
Almonds or nuts etc.
Bic lighter and film container with cotton balls in Vaseline.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5,301
Views: 1,372,057
Posted By Argus16
A cone would be a K&N air.

A cone would be a K&N air.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 2,177,453
Posted By Argus16
Tank bag is right. Must mean the rear duffle?

Tank bag is right.
Must mean the rear duffle?
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By Argus16
606 are noisy! Friend has them on an 07 XRL650,...

606 are noisy! Friend has them on an 07 XRL650, however I think they hook up better is the loose stuff than my MT21s do on my XL600 (essentially the same bike). He doesnt want to ride any asphalt on...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By Argus16
http://memecreator.eu/media/created/swpwnq.jpg

http://memecreator.eu/media/created/swpwnq.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By Argus16
Great setup. I was in an outdoor store...

Great setup.
I was in an outdoor store yesterday looking at camp tables.
$100 for a roll-up table, $109 for the Helinox flimsy fabric table. Yikes.
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Argus16
My Son uses a local Facebook group Swap 'n Shop...

My Son uses a local Facebook group Swap 'n Shop here on the Island.
Way better than craigsl*st.
I bet Portland would have one as well.
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By Argus16
http://thekeytosurvival.com/storetitles/stovescook...

http://thekeytosurvival.com/storetitles/stovescookware/images/grilliput6.jpg
http://www.blessthisstuff.com/stuff/living/misc-living/grilliput-portable-camping-grill/
You should consider this grill...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,926
Posted By Argus16
"Go to Walm@rt, buy a pillow, return it the next...

"Go to Walm@rt, buy a pillow, return it the next morning."
Seriously, I read that in another thread and thought that was pretty funny.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By Argus16
16 tooth for my '08. About maaybe 1/2 quart...

16 tooth for my '08.
About maaybe 1/2 quart between oil changes every 3k miles (5k kms).
Rarely goes above 5000 rpm on the highway.
I tend.to run it hard otherwise.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 916
Posted By Argus16
I just swapped out the 15/43 for a 14/43 for the...

I just swapped out the 15/43 for a 14/43 for the first time in 30 years.
For me riding single track with my Son on the YZF250 it seems perfect. Can still blow the doors off the YZF from 3rd gear on....
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,192
Posted By Argus16
Too spendy for me, but the height is good esp. if...

Too spendy for me, but the height is good esp. if you are using the matching chairs.
https://www.bigagnes.com/resources/products/TableOne_3-zm.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By Argus16
http://thekeytosurvival.com/storetitles/stovescook...

http://thekeytosurvival.com/storetitles/stovescookware/images/grilliput6.jpg

This foldable grill is awesome (shown with optional firebowl). Bring some cottonballs dipped in vaseline along with...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By Argus16
That in itself could be a whole new thread. ...

That in itself could be a whole new thread.
Where to Spot the Spot?
Where to keep the InReach in Reach? Lol

I'm for keeping my Spot on me, because like you said, the bike might be at the bottom...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Argus16
Easiest setup for an electrical noob (like me) is...

Easiest setup for an electrical noob (like me) is to buy a 12v socklet from a marine store, get a 3M velcro strip from Walm@rt and decide where in your fairing you want it attached. Wire the socket...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 17,902
Posted By Argus16
A small.chain store called Atmosphere. Like...

A small.chain store called Atmosphere. Like Sportchek. Pretty sure they have them in Ontario
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 17,902
Posted By Argus16
http://m.rei.com/media/gg/08e622ee-cc9c-4c08-b359-...

http://m.rei.com/media/gg/08e622ee-cc9c-4c08-b359-faf8ce109d9d.jpg
Just picked this up on 50% sale. Marmot Limestone 4.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16,270
Views: 1,828,113
Posted By Argus16
Agreed on all possible solutions. But check the...

Agreed on all possible solutions.
But check the float bowl first. 5 minutes and zero cost.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 916
Posted By Argus16
I had a feeling I should have editted the post....

I had a feeling I should have editted the post. Dry sump indeed.

Going to have to check my rubber plug. It's done that since new (30 years ago)...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 916
Posted By Argus16
Im pretty sure the overfill is just below the cap...

Im pretty sure the overfill is just below the cap where you put the oil in.
When you check the oil here's the procedure...

Start it for 15 seconds or so.
Shut it off.
Immediately unscrew the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 916
Posted By Argus16
Woot! Gonna have to change the thread title to...

Woot!
Gonna have to change the thread title to XL600 Solutions!

Good stuff, hows about some pics of your new ride!
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By Argus16
'05 w/14k miles is pretty low. That's 1,400 miles...

'05 w/14k miles is pretty low. That's 1,400 miles a year.
I wouldn't worry until maybe 60k miles on either bike. That would be about the time to spend maybe $1000 on a piston change and all the...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,262
Posted By Argus16
F*uck you MSR! Your crappy little plastic pump...

F*uck you MSR!
Your crappy little plastic pump assembly broke/failed at the most critical/worst time during a (solo) hike on the West Coast Trail during an extreme storm.

Your Hubba Hubba tent,...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,397
Posted By Argus16
Pretty hard to beat an Actionpacker. ...

Pretty hard to beat an Actionpacker.
http://www.rubbermaid.com/Assets/images/Product/1172-large.jpg
Lockable latches, watertight, and the base is perfect to mount to any rack.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,611
Posted By Argus16
I'm pulling the trigger on a Sony HDRAS20 this...

I'm pulling the trigger on a Sony HDRAS20 this weekend.
C$200 on Amazon, another $50 on a helmet mount strap.
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51k-Ey0ystL._SL1000_.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,340
Posted By Argus16
Bet most of you Americans don't realize the C$...

Bet most of you Americans don't realize the C$ vs. US$ difference is very favourable too. Don't see many of y'all up here spending your greenbacks...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Argus16
I heard the opening party was well attended. .

I heard the opening party was well attended.
.
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Argus16
Lycan1... he has tracks and routes in the gps...

Lycan1... he has tracks and routes in the gps section. Excellant stuff!
He's from your neck of the woods too.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,551
Posted By Argus16
KTM 690 compared to a KLR is apples and oranges. ...

KTM 690 compared to a KLR is apples and oranges.
To me a 690 is the worst compromise. Heavy ( compared to my YZF250) and not something I'd take North to Alaska or South to Cali. I would however...
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