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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,907
Posted By canadasax
Thanks for everyone's advice, I did get the seal...

Thanks for everyone's advice, I did get the seal out, and I got the new bearings and seal installed again.
And........the bike lives again.
Good for another 73,000 Km's ?

Just an observation,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,907
Posted By canadasax
I started to take stuff apart today. Pulled the...

I started to take stuff apart today.
Pulled the clutch cover off, no chocolate milk
Pulled the water pump cover off, squeaky clean, no sign of sand of any sort.
Pulled off the inner housing , no...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,907
Posted By canadasax
Thanks , I will let you know how I do.

Thanks , I will let you know how I do.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,907
Posted By canadasax
I had to open my mouth!!!

I had to open my mouth and make a comment about how good my water pump was. (That was my filter last oil change 4 or 5 posts back)
Here I am 7,000 Km's later and I am getting a flickering oil...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-18-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,491
Posted By canadasax
Nice ride report! Very fun to read

Nice ride report!
Very fun to read
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-18-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By canadasax
Very nice, How much longer do you have for a...

Very nice,
How much longer do you have for a riding season?
Here in western Canada we maybe have another week or two.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By canadasax
Thanks for the ride report. That looks like a...

Thanks for the ride report.
That looks like a great riding area
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By canadasax
Behind the Big White Ski Hill

Took a ride that I have had in the back of my mind for 2 or 3 years.
We followed the "201" logging road that loops around the back side of Big White Mountain in Kelowna BC.
We followed McCulloch...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By canadasax
After a night in Yakima we started to head back...

After a night in Yakima we started to head back to Canada. We tried to find as many little backroads as we could.
And of course we had to go play at Moses Lake for a bit!
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By canadasax
On a previous trip with the same bunch of...

On a previous trip with the same bunch of friends, we had ridden into Mount St. Helens from the west. The road in was good, but it was so overcast, we never even saw a glimpse of the mountain.
That...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By canadasax
We woke up to a fantastic view. The only...

We woke up to a fantastic view. The only "downside" we could find was that there was not a breakfast spot in Darrington.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By canadasax
Three Old Guys wandering through Washington

This is the 10th year the three of us have taken a week long motorcycle trip. This year the destination was just to wander through Washington and see what there is to see.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By canadasax
Thank you, That is exactly what I was looking...

Thank you,
That is exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By canadasax
Local route advice

Three of us old guys from Canada are going to be wandering around Washington the first week in Sept. I have a pretty interesting route planned so far down as far as Granite Falls. From there, we want...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,436
Posted By canadasax
Have you changed the radiator cap? It doesn't...

Have you changed the radiator cap?
It doesn't sound like the water pump is your problem.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By canadasax
At first read of your post I agreed with you. A...

At first read of your post I agreed with you.
A wobble at 105 kilometres per hour is not good.
Then I re-read it.
105 miles per hour!!!:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1
My advice is
Don't ride 105 miles...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By canadasax
I just re-read your post.....at the beginning it...

I just re-read your post.....at the beginning it sounds like the bike won't turn over, but at the end of the post you say the bike will turn over but won't fire.
I might be mis-leading you with the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By canadasax
My 950 (2005 1/2) was starting to act up like...

My 950 (2005 1/2) was starting to act up like yours.
The problem turned out to be the side stand switch.
I bypassed it and I have never had a problem since.
Let us know what the problem was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By canadasax
GrizzLee, As long as you turn off of Harrison...

GrizzLee,
As long as you turn off of Harrison East onto Shovel Creek,
The rest is pretty straight forward.
The scenery up there is fantastic.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By canadasax
I am a truck driver in Kelowna, but my route is...

I am a truck driver in Kelowna, but my route is just up and down the Okanagan Valley. I don't get the stress of driving in adverse conditions, but I get the stress of driving in bumper to bumper...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By canadasax
Steve, nice to hear from you. Saturday was really...

Steve, nice to hear from you. Saturday was really a perfect riding day. Just enough moisture to keep the dust down and warm enough to really enjoy ourselves.

Here are a few pictures.
Your bike...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By canadasax
Squonker, it was your ride report that I was...

Squonker, it was your ride report that I was thinking of as we were driving through the pass and over top of the "washouts"

By the way... I am reading your ice road trucking thread,
Good stuff.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By canadasax
Boston Bar to Harrison via Kookipi Fsr

It has been on my "to do" list for a couple of years to ride this route from Boston Bar down to Harrison going over the Nahatlatch FSR and the Kookipi FSR.
I heard there were four washouts that...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By canadasax
Road trip to Mica Dam

Mica dam is 150 kilometres north of Revelstoke at the end of highway 23.
There is nothing there except a company town called Mica Creek and a dam called Mica dam. I have lived in the interior of BC...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,040
Posted By canadasax
This is the new round voltmeter from datel. ...

This is the new round voltmeter from datel.
Very nice

http://khansen.smugmug.com/photos/i-GBs8XmF/0/M/i-GBs8XmF-M.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
Posted By canadasax
I have a 2005 Ktm 950 Adventure with 65,000 Km's....

I have a 2005 Ktm 950 Adventure with 65,000 Km's. I bought it new so I know the history quite well.
I have had no problems....
I replaced the clutch slave cylinder because someone said it would be...
Forum: Vendors 07-05-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 252,604
Posted By canadasax
Today was the first trip with the "seat concepts"...

Today was the first trip with the "seat concepts" seat.
I am very pleased with it.
I ordered the v2 tall seat with carbon top and sides and it looks fantastic.
Seat concepts was very good to...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By canadasax
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By canadasax
Kookipi fsr

This is a question for the lower mainland riders in BC.
When does the Kookipi fsr open up. And more importantly , is it open now?
It would seem like a good off highway option to get from the...
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 252,604
Posted By canadasax
After reading all the reviews I could find and...

After reading all the reviews I could find and viewing all the
relevant youtubes I could find , I finally bit the bullet and ordered
a seat for my ktm 950. I didn't want the grip so I
ordered...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 252,604
Posted By canadasax
Is this the high seat?

Is this the high seat?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,907
Posted By canadasax
Just curious, was there any noticeable wear on...

Just curious, was there any noticeable wear on the water pump shaft?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,907
Posted By canadasax
Noooooo........ I wasn't jinxed before, But...

Noooooo........
I wasn't jinxed before,
But I am now since you brought it up.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,460
Posted By canadasax
A lot of people with the early 950's were...

A lot of people with the early 950's were grinding or sanding ten or twelve inches of the safety bead off.
Of course you have to get the tire off first. 😡
You also have to remember where you took...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,907
Posted By canadasax
http://khansen.smugmug.com/photos/i-DLDDJjk/1/M/i-...

http://khansen.smugmug.com/photos/i-DLDDJjk/1/M/i-DLDDJjk-M.jpg (http://khansen.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM/n-h86F3/i-DLDDJjk/A)

I know this is an old thread, but I would sure like to know why...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By canadasax
Why did I think you were headed to Moab???? ...

Why did I think you were headed to Moab????
Still great pictures...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By canadasax
Nice pictures Can't wait to see the pictures...

Nice pictures

Can't wait to see the pictures of Moab.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By canadasax
Day Three Today we head out Kane Creek Road...

Day Three

Today we head out Kane Creek Road and up and over Hurrah Pass. Again the views were amazing. Right at the summit of Hurrah pass we met a group of riders from Canada! What are the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By canadasax
Day Two Today we are going to do the White...

Day Two

Today we are going to do the White Rim Road. For me this was going to be the highlight of the whole trip. I had done all the research, I had read all the ride reports, and I had watched...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By canadasax
Four Old Guys From Canada do Moab

Day One

Four of us old guys from Canada rode Moab the last week in April. The weather was a little colder than expected, but it made for very pleasant riding temperatures.
We loaded a Transalp. A...
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