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Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 26,998
Posted By caribooster
I just returned from a 8000 km ride past the...

I just returned from a 8000 km ride past the Arctic circle & back, actually we went right up to Inuvik. Anyways, 3 of the 4 bike were running K60 Heidenau tires, my KTM 640A (140x18) was down past...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 776,520
Posted By caribooster
New package in the mail

Decals arrived today and look great :clap . My order went in Thursday morning, not bad for Canada Post since Friday & Monday were holidays.
Thanks Rick
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,350
Posted By caribooster
640 Mods

You are off to a good start with your proposed mods. One area which you did not mention was the exhaust. By installing the FCR and letting it breath with a free flowing exhaust you will increase the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,368
Posted By caribooster
700 Adventure Twin

It better have a BIG tank like my 640. To be a true adventure bike you need a tank capacity around 30 litres, and keep the weight low...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,068
Posted By caribooster
Great Memories

An excellent video Grizlee. I have ridden many of those roads and to watch the video brings me right back like it was yesterday. I am sure you will remember the West Harrison road/trail for quite a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By caribooster
Akro Header is less restrictive than Stock

I can't speak for the 690 setup but I have both the stock and a full Akro setup for my 2003 640. The stock header is about 1mm smaller in diameter than the Akro where it leaves the head and about 4mm...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,344
Posted By caribooster
640 Vibrations

I put a set of Fasst Flexx handlebars on my 2003 640 Adventure this year as my shoulders are done. In the past my shoulders would ache for a week after a good weekend of riding (especially single...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 57,524
Posted By caribooster
Kurt RIP

For the past 24 hours I have been sick and angry thinking that Kurt's accident was caused by another human being. Hearing otherwise now I am extremely sad and calm knowing that he did not hit a booby...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,366
Posted By caribooster
Not necessarily, there are a couple of options...

Not necessarily, there are a couple of options that one can use to mount hand guards. I use a secondary bracket made by BRP which allows the hand guard to rotate without any restriction. I have also...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By caribooster
Day trip OPtions

Your timing is good. Since it is October it is the beginning of the rainy season however the forecast for next week is okay (ie fairly dry)...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 26,125
Posted By caribooster
Thanks again

Mike,

I want to put out a big "Thank You!" for organizing the ride and suggesting to change the order of the routes at the riders meeting. After the Thursday morning riders meeting we headed back...
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,233
Posted By caribooster
I am going for Laramie LC4, he deserves...

I am going for Laramie LC4, he deserves it...:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5,966
Views: 1,078,696
Posted By caribooster
Any crack in your wheel is a problem, I would...

Any crack in your wheel is a problem, I would start looking for a new one immediately. If you have a wheel failure in the middle of a corner it could be your last ride forever...!
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,193
Posted By caribooster
[QUOTE=fergy2106;21152053] I have a front...

[QUOTE=fergy2106;21152053]

I have a front disc going from the old front wheel if anyone wants it. PM you on the front disc.
Forum: Canada 03-17-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 26,125
Posted By caribooster
I am in ...:ricky

I am in ...:ricky
Forum: Canada 02-28-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 95,998
Posted By caribooster
2013 Ride...?

Is anything going on for 2013...:ricky
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5,966
Views: 1,078,696
Posted By caribooster
Laramie, We are going to miss you, be sure...

Laramie,

We are going to miss you, be sure to stay in touch, there is still some of us who will need your help...:*sip*
Forum: Canada 11-20-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 95,998
Posted By caribooster
I'm liking the Shuswap area though. Looks like a...

I'm liking the Shuswap area though. Looks like a great place to ride around there.

Cheers[/QUOTE]

I like the sounds of that...:clap
Forum: Canada 09-10-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 95,998
Posted By caribooster
Thanks for the memories

A big thanks to Mike and Mark for putting on a spectacular event. I saw some new country that I have never seen before and met some great people. I am looking forward to next years event and seeing...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 95,998
Posted By caribooster
Unless you are riding a Crotch rocket you will...

Unless you are riding a Crotch rocket you will want to take Hwy 7. Once you arrive at the intersection in Agassiz with the Esso station, go straight through and you will arrive at Harrison, the hotel...
Forum: Canada 08-31-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 95,998
Posted By caribooster
The ride definitely starts on Friday morning but...

The ride definitely starts on Friday morning but I do not know what time the actual launch will be. On one of the emails there was mention of a riders meeting at 7:00 am, but there has been no recent...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5,966
Views: 1,078,696
Posted By caribooster
There is a small gusset with a hole in it just...

There is a small gusset with a hole in it just behind the air filter cover on the left side of the bike. The ground strap bolts on there. I have a picture but I can't get it to load.
Forum: Canada 06-12-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 95,998
Posted By caribooster
Nice ride, looking forward to it more each...

Nice ride, looking forward to it more each day...:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5,966
Views: 1,078,696
Posted By caribooster
I had a similar issue this Spring when I went to...

I had a similar issue this Spring when I went to fire the old girl up after resting all winter. I performed all the maintenance you did as well as cleaning my air filter. I ended up draining the old...
Forum: Canada 03-13-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 95,998
Posted By caribooster
I like the looks of this ...:thumb

I like the looks of this ...:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By caribooster
Dave, You will not be disappointed with the...

Dave,

You will not be disappointed with the 640 Adventure. :clapIt is a great bike for the money even considering the quirks that it is known for. The biggest critism of the bike is the vibration...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5,966
Views: 1,078,696
Posted By caribooster
The stock seat on my 2003 LC4E works with both my...

The stock seat on my 2003 LC4E works with both my 11 litre and my 18 litre tank. I had to take out a small rubber plug at the front of the seat to make the seat fit with the 18 litre unit.
Forum: Canada 02-13-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 95,998
Posted By caribooster
Not to worry, I was saving you a room, I had you...

Not to worry, I was saving you a room, I had you covered...
Forum: Canada 02-12-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 95,998
Posted By caribooster
Its about time you signed up, I was wondering if...

Its about time you signed up, I was wondering if you were waiting for the snow to melt...:pope
Forum: Canada 02-06-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 95,998
Posted By caribooster
No posts for a week, what's the latest :confused ?

No posts for a week, what's the latest :confused ?
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5,966
Views: 1,078,696
Posted By caribooster
I am happy to hear what you have to say after...

I am happy to hear what you have to say after your ride. I have a 39mm FCR in the shop that I was wondering if is worth the effort to install.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,982
Posted By caribooster
I have a 2003 640 LC4E and the 17 will fit if you...

I have a 2003 640 LC4E and the 17 will fit if you remove the case protector and slide the sprocket on to the countershaft with the chain attached. In the end you do end up with a very small clearance...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5,966
Views: 1,078,696
Posted By caribooster
My 640E runs the same temperature, I have some of...

My 640E runs the same temperature, I have some of the AmsOil special coolant treatment that I will be running this year to see if it makes any difference. I have occassionally run the temperature...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,801
Posted By caribooster
Gear box dip stick

Oh, I almost forgot. I need to check oil level in the mid and final drives. There is supposed to be a marked stick with the tool kit, but of course I don't have it. Does anyone have one that they...
Forum: Canada 12-09-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 95,998
Posted By caribooster
I leave town for couple of days and look what...

I leave town for couple of days and look what happens. This is great news:clap, count me in...! I have the days marked on my calendar. I am looking forward to meeting everyone and having a good...
Forum: Canada 11-30-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,675
Posted By caribooster
Lex, Count me in. I was looking forward to...

Lex,
Count me in. I was looking forward to BCBTR 7 so now we can start a new run.
Brad.
Forum: Canada 11-28-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,941
Posted By caribooster
Manxman, I was afraid of this...:cry,...

Manxman,

I was afraid of this...:cry, unfortunately I did not get the opportunity to join you for the previous rides. I was looking forward to participating in the 2012 event. I know that these...
Forum: Canada 10-30-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 99,482
Posted By caribooster
Any plans on next years ride? :clap

Any plans on next years ride? :clap
Forum: Canada 10-30-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By caribooster
I did the same thing a couple of years ago...

I did the same thing a couple of years ago because the original bolts were too short and the bolts fell out. Lucky for me it was in the fall so I went around to all of the bike shops and started...
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