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Forum: Canada 02-24-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By slabm7
Dimensions are about 24' x 22' x 22' and it...

Dimensions are about 24' x 22' x 22' and it weight 13lbs.

We are going to Whitefish in 10 days so I will just ship it from Eureka.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By slabm7
Looking for First Bush bike, need advice.

Hi guys,

Need some of your dirt biking expertise on this one. First a little background info. My son is getting old enough he wants a PW50, so I am going to get him one in the spring. The only...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By slabm7
Looks like I will be taking it to Eureka MT to...

Looks like I will be taking it to Eureka MT to ship it, any problems when crossing the border and telling the border patrol that you are leaving a gas tank behind? Not really sure what to expect.
Forum: Canada 02-18-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By slabm7
I tried that, they said take it home and do it...

I tried that, they said take it home and do it online, but I think I am going to take it back and get a quote from there rather than online.
Forum: Canada 02-18-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By slabm7
Shipping a gas tank to the states??

I am needing some advice. I am trying to ship an Acerbis Sahara gas tank for an XR650R from Alberta to California. Every website I go to and get a quote from gives me a price of approx. $500USD. But...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23,500
Views: 3,112,324
Posted By slabm7
Hey guys, I'm selling an Acerbis Sahara if...

Hey guys,

I'm selling an Acerbis Sahara if anyone is interested, willing to trade for an IMS or Clarke as well.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1043790
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
I've actually heard alot of good things about...

I've actually heard alot of good things about those little electric bikes, I might have to go check them out, how much do they go for?
Forum: Canada 01-20-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
Just wondering if anyone in the Calgary area has...

Just wondering if anyone in the Calgary area has a Yamaha PW50 or CRF50 they would be looking to sell, I'm trying to find one for my son for the spring and Kijiji is pretty slow and they usually go...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23,500
Views: 3,112,324
Posted By slabm7
Hey guys, I put this in the flea market...

Hey guys,


I put this in the flea market but thought I would put it here as well.


I currently have an Acerbis 6.3 g tank on my XR and am looking for something smaller, so I'm looking to...
Forum: Canada 10-03-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,541
Posted By slabm7
With a competent rider it would be, climbing the...

With a competent rider it would be, climbing the west side would be the biggest challenge. We all rode 650 thumpers over with no issues.
Forum: Canada 09-23-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,541
Posted By slabm7
So we went over Rose Pass on Sept 20th, it was...

So we went over Rose Pass on Sept 20th, it was open and actually a decent ride. We rode it from west to east. The ride up the west side is actually a nice ride until you get about a mile from the...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,541
Posted By slabm7
Anyone been over Rose pass lately? We are going...

Anyone been over Rose pass lately? We are going to Kimberley in a couple weeks and would like an alternative ride back from going over Gray Creek pass.
Forum: Canada 08-30-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
We rode a pass a couple years ago around that...

We rode a pass a couple years ago around that area. We got on it about 30 mins south of Nelson around Ymir. The road was called Porcupine road. It took us out about 20 Kms west of Creston on Jersey...
Forum: Canada 09-21-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
If Canadian Bacon doesn't want it I may be...

If Canadian Bacon doesn't want it I may be interested, heard these are a good tire, wouldn't mind trying it on my XR.
Forum: Canada 09-05-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
It's running ok. Haven't checked for air leaks....

It's running ok. Haven't checked for air leaks. Haven't had time this week. The bike runs great besides the hanging idle. Very crisp and snappy. Starts well with no choke. I am going to check for...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
The front tire isn't as bad as it looks in the...

The front tire isn't as bad as it looks in the pics, it's a D606 with about 2500kms on it. I don't think we were on any pass, looking on google maps it just looks like a quad trail up to a mountain...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
It is "closed", I don't ride around closed gates...

It is "closed", I don't ride around closed gates if they are there for environmental or wildlife reasons, but if it's closed just because it is "impassable", then I will try. We stopped and talked to...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
Here are a few other random pics from the weekend...

Here are a few other random pics from the weekend we spent in Elkford, camped in Elkford and did day trips south of Sparwood and north of Elkford.

From a lookout just north of Elkford
...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
This is a picture of the first washout you...

This is a picture of the first washout you encounter headed south on the 940, about 20kms south of Highwood jct. There is about a 5ft ledge in the front of the washout, you can drop down on the left...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
We rode the Dutch Creek road and Allison creek...

We rode the Dutch Creek road and Allison creek road last Friday and had no problems, no washouts of any concern, even for bigger bikes. We did it on 650 thumpers (KTM 640 Adv, XR650R, 2-DR650s, KLR)...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23,500
Views: 3,112,324
Posted By slabm7
I ran it all weekend on a 1.2 AJ, 27.5 PJ and 140...

I ran it all weekend on a 1.2 AJ, 27.5 PJ and 140 MJ, it ran decent but seems to have a hanging idle until it warms up, my fuel screw is also about 5 turns out, it won't idle with any less. I have...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
We rode the 940 south to Dutch Creek road from...

We rode the 940 south to Dutch Creek road from Highwood Junction on Friday, It took us awhile to get around all the washouts but it is doable. I think there are 5 of them in total. I took pictures of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23,500
Views: 3,112,324
Posted By slabm7
The funny part is is that the hanging idle wasn't...

The funny part is is that the hanging idle wasn't there even when I had it set up, it ran great but the elevation was about 1500ft lower, which when I go up in elevation should richen it even more.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23,500
Views: 3,112,324
Posted By slabm7
I have not tried deactivating the pumper. I think...

I have not tried deactivating the pumper. I think I was wrong, I currently have a 1.2 AJ in it and have a 1.1 that I think I am going to put in tonight to see if that helps, I also have a high flow...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23,500
Views: 3,112,324
Posted By slabm7
Need some quick help guys!!

I installed a TM40 on my bike this past spring, and have been fighting with the jetting all summer. About 3 weeks ago I thought I finally had it. Now this morning I go to ride it to work and it's...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
Alright, maybe we will just head south into...

Alright, maybe we will just head south into Coleman once over Racehorse then, thanks for your help! Greatly appreciated! Is the Allison Creek Road open?
Forum: Canada 08-27-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
Thanks for the info!! I have the CNP Quad Squad...

Thanks for the info!! I have the CNP Quad Squad map, I find it the best map for the CNP area, better than the backroads books. We have a coupld relative newbies on the ride so I was worried that...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
I plan on doing Racehorse pass (legally, not...

I plan on doing Racehorse pass (legally, not around the gates) on Aug 30th and then comeback over on North Fork pass on Sept 2nd.
Forum: Canada 08-26-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
Hi guys, I'm looking for some info and...

Hi guys,

I'm looking for some info and accessing racehorse pass and travelling it from east to west, I've never been over it before and if anyone could give me and help on where the access point...
Forum: Canada 08-22-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
So this isn't true, I work for Shell and we have...

So this isn't true, I work for Shell and we have a few wells and a large compressor station about 30kms west of Bragg Creek. When the bridge washed out by Allen Bill pond and Powderface washed out we...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23,500
Views: 3,112,324
Posted By slabm7
2 of the best looking XR's I've seen, beautiful...

2 of the best looking XR's I've seen, beautiful bikes!!!
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23,500
Views: 3,112,324
Posted By slabm7
I would but you're in Souf Efrica, shipping you...

I would but you're in Souf Efrica, shipping you be a bitch.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23,500
Views: 3,112,324
Posted By slabm7
I need some carb help guys, I recently installed...

I need some carb help guys, I recently installed a Mikuni TM40 and am having problems tuning it, the bike won't idle below 1800 rpm, as soon as it drops below that it sputters and quickly dies, the...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
What exactly are you looking for? I've recovered...

What exactly are you looking for? I've recovered my seats before and gotten the stretchy leather like stuff from Fabricland. It worked well, it was the same stuff that came stock on the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23,500
Views: 3,112,324
Posted By slabm7
I agree the XR400R is a very capable bike, but I...

I agree the XR400R is a very capable bike, but I would still go with the XR650R. It is a beast of a bike but is still a forgiving bike. Not many bikes can have the performance it has and the...
Forum: Canada 03-17-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 29,425
Posted By slabm7
Need a Dual Sport trip for the year and this was...

Need a Dual Sport trip for the year and this was the exact weekend I was thinking. Subscribed.
Forum: Canada 03-17-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,057
Posted By slabm7
3/6 so far this year! Nothing big just free...

3/6 so far this year! Nothing big just free coffee's! But better than the 0/12 I went last year!
Forum: Canada 03-03-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By slabm7
I currently have a 2003 XR650R that is registered...

I currently have a 2003 XR650R that is registered for the street in AB. I bought it as a street registered bike and had no problems getting it registered in my name. I think you would have to go...
Forum: Canada 12-10-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
The North Fork is very hard to find from the west...

The North Fork is very hard to find from the west side, we spent 5 hours trying to find it this past summer and ended up in the mine as well, we were lucky enough to avoid escort out. We used the...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 460,097
Posted By slabm7
Looks like you're planning on going over the gray...

Looks like you're planning on going over the gray creek pass, if you are on a super tenere you may want to have a look at the gray creek thread. A few large mudslides over that pass that my be tricky...
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