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Forum: Hacks 10-06-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
Yes you are correct that the shocks are currently...

Yes you are correct that the shocks are currently set light. I am considering upgrading the front forks with heavier springs as i am able to bottom out the front forks at speed on the logging roads...
Forum: Hacks 10-06-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
Hi Brock, I have the bike insured until...

Hi Brock,

I have the bike insured until December so i am going to try and keep putting the miles on it until then, so i wont be shipping you any parts.

I destroyed the original fender this...
Forum: Hacks 10-02-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,019
Posted By Sixgill
Couple of questions for you if you don't mind. ...

Couple of questions for you if you don't mind.

Do we have to complete the novice course before the tour ?

Would you consider this to be a Dog Friendly event ? (2 Dogs actually)
Forum: Hacks 09-25-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
<object width="640" height="385"> <embed...

<object width="640" height="385">


<embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/gNea-_eQCpk?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"...
Forum: Hacks 09-25-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
So we went out again today and i played around on...

So we went out again today and i played around on some old logging roads.

With an empty side car, no ballast attempting side hills with the side car above the bike is asking for a disaster.

The...
Forum: Hacks 09-24-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
Yes i believe they did change the fork geometry...

Yes i believe they did change the fork geometry when the built the hack for me.

I have put it though anything rougher than some 80km/hr runs down the local logging roads, I was practicing flying...
Forum: Hacks 09-24-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
FR700 : Steering damper spun around ? Right...

FR700 : Steering damper spun around ?

Right you are sir !!

I think i am going to have to devise a different clamping method.
...
Forum: Hacks 09-23-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
Ok here is a picture with a small challenge...

Ok here is a picture with a small challenge attached.

What is wrong with my bike ?

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_N0KUx89v3dc/TJwl7h7ruFI/AAAAAAAAEIg/XqbYG8emMMo/s576/IMGP1319.JPG

I was able to ride...
Forum: Hacks 09-23-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
I will try to get you some pictures tomorrow of...

I will try to get you some pictures tomorrow of the suspension in compression.

Yes the side car wheel is a match to the DR650 rear wheel.

Here is a picture i took after we reached the half way...
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_N0KUx89v3dc/TJlbHlzasjI/AAAA...

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_N0KUx89v3dc/TJlbHlzasjI/AAAAAAAAEHY/6Bo-HXX_4X8/s720/DSC_4558.JPG

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_N0KUx89v3dc/TJlbYrjI6bI/AAAAAAAAEHg/i0KihIhifGI/s720/DSC_4563.JPG
...
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
Suspension Photos ...

Suspension Photos
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_N0KUx89v3dc/TJlY-oaOXuI/AAAAAAAAEGE/Qem3geNrXfM/s576/DSC_4545.JPG

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_N0KUx89v3dc/TJlZCWZv8MI/AAAAAAAAEGI/S0_i1h4XaQE/s720/DSC_4546.JPG
...
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
Thanks for the replies guys. "Bucho" - Yes...

Thanks for the replies guys.

"Bucho" - Yes the donor bike is a DR 650.

"KHJPHOTO" - Banff from where i live would be approximately 11 hour ride :wink: but will be on my Summer 2011 list.

"bk...
Forum: Hacks 09-19-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,614
Posted By Sixgill
MY First Hack

Here is my newest favorite toy, Well the donor bike is an old friend who has seen me through some epic rides.
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 07-10-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,703
Posted By Sixgill
Dual sport ride

Dual sport ride
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 05-13-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,703
Posted By Sixgill
Track from Sundays Ride

Track from Sundays Ride
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 05-12-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,703
Posted By Sixgill
Tofino to Nanaimo with some added dirt sections

Tofino to Nanaimo with some added dirt sections
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 05-12-2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,703
Posted By Sixgill
Here is a track from Saturday.

Here is a track from Saturday.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-25-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Sixgill
Thanks alot for the info guys, i didnt know about...

Thanks alot for the info guys, i didnt know about hitting menu the second time to sort through the groups of maps.

Now i can easily switch between them.

Mission accomplished !

Thanks Again...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-25-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Sixgill
new 76csx owner

Hi there,

I just took the plunge and upgraded from paper to a 76csx. I downloaded a selection of maps from mapsource in preparation for a trip later this summer.

-Topo canada (BC, Yukon, NWT)...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Sixgill
nice slide/video show, looks like you had a blast...

nice slide/video show, looks like you had a blast !
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Sixgill
nope but it did end the trip early with a mashed...

nope but it did end the trip early with a mashed in radiator & torn up fan, rider was fine. Got to love the AIR cooled DR though (sameless plug)
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Sixgill
Titus canyon

Titus canyon
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Sixgill
Canucks in Deathvalley & Mojave

Well we finally got tired of work and decided to get a little riding in.

http://picasaweb.google.com/Sixgillshrk/March2007BikeTrip/photo#s5045304590713059298
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,638
Posted By Sixgill
Just confirmed that we will be heading that way...

Just confirmed that we will be heading that way on March 1st. I am guessing we will arrive in Deathvalley area on March 3rd.

Black DR650 & a Green KLR 650 both with DualsportBC stickers.

See...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,811
Posted By Sixgill
look into an "abby" as an option too :P ...

look into an "abby" as an option too :P

http://www.theabycat.com/news_and_pictures.htm
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2006, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Sixgill
last time i ran an anakee sideways i ended up in...

last time i ran an anakee sideways i ended up in the ditch :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,050
Posted By Sixgill
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/Sixgill/IMG...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/Sixgill/IMG_7293.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/Sixgill/IMG_7292A.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/Sixgill/California/3c07494f.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2006, 05:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,527
Posted By Sixgill
Great trip report as usual! Now on to...

Great trip report as usual!

Now on to Honduras....

I hope you can post some underwater stuff as well.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/Sixgill/BonaireSquid2.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,527
Posted By Sixgill
Great report ! As per your usual high level of...

Great report ! As per your usual high level of visual imagery and information.

Just got home after 8 hours of riding and even though i had a great day on mixed pavment, FSR & Quad Trails i still...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2006, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,367
Posted By Sixgill
I no mechanic so please take the following...

I no mechanic so please take the following information as advice only.

I went to a suspension work shop for sport bikes this spring, after takling to the speaker about the DR i found out that he...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2006, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,909
Posted By Sixgill
I threw in: -Progressive front springs ...

I threw in:
-Progressive front springs
-Keintech rear spring (jesse gave me the correct one for my weight)
-Safari Tank (8 gallons)
-Stock Seat (if you put enough miles on it it will form to your...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2006, 05:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,557
Posted By Sixgill
I went down to the local Parts store/Walmart and...

I went down to the local Parts store/Walmart and found a replacement convex mirror for $2.99 Taped it on with Duct tape works better than the stock mirror cause its convex (mirror size is approx 4"...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,771
Posted By Sixgill
Looks great ! Keep it coming please.

Looks great !

Keep it coming please.
Forum: Face plant 10-04-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,139
Posted By Sixgill
Great trip report on your site, looks like you...

Great trip report on your site, looks like you had some fun!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-02-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 348,339
Posted By Sixgill
Today on the west coast. ...

Today on the west coast.
http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/566/128IMGP2506.JPG
http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/566/128IMGP2487.JPG...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,534
Posted By Sixgill
Just a few things you overlooked :lol3 I...

Just a few things you overlooked :lol3

I would like to see:
- adjustable air pressure "on the fly"
-Tubeless & Punctureproof Tires
-Surround Sound Audio System
-Radar & Lazer Resistant Coating
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,279
Posted By Sixgill
http://bcostell.smugmug.com/photos/95550768-L.jpg...

http://bcostell.smugmug.com/photos/95550768-L.jpg
This ia a truly amazing picture!

I hope you are enjoying this trip of yours as much as we are enjoying reading about it!
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By Sixgill
yup there is a plastic doohickey up under the...

yup there is a plastic doohickey up under the tank.
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,078
Posted By Sixgill
Beautiful pics of the east! "Begin Hijack" ...

Beautiful pics of the east!

"Begin Hijack"

If you happen to live on the "wet" west coast, "Fall" season means that we finally get enough rain to re-open our riding areas and seeing snow on the...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2006, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,610
Posted By Sixgill
cheap fix.... Aqua socks. Will keep...

cheap fix....

Aqua socks.

Will keep your feet Warm while riding in the rain.

http://www.nextag.com/neoprene-sock/search-html
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