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Forum: Canada Today, 10:43 AM
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Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Played with the Tenere some more regarding the...

Played with the Tenere some more regarding the handling.

Bought a new tire pressure gauge, with in 1 psi of each other. Was talking to an old MX racer on the weekend, he suggested loosen off the...
Forum: Canada Today, 10:37 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Hope fully you can get out before the cold front...

Hope fully you can get out before the cold front comes down from the north and pushes the smoke even further south. Have a safe trip.
Forum: Canada 07-05-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Yup, she likes old cars and big trucks too....LOL

Yup, she likes old cars and big trucks too....LOL
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,586
Posted By grumpybear
Following along. My favorite part of BC! ...

Following along. My favorite part of BC!

Nelson get some pretty wild storms. Wife and I were riding through the area with her side car when we got caught in a rain storm. I was driving and while...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Yup, seen the thread. It was the reason why I...

Yup, seen the thread. It was the reason why I went with the tires.That and I wanted to get rid of the K60 frt tire howl. Owners manual has 2 pressure setting, < 198 lbs or >198 lbs

I think the...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2015, 08:25 PM
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Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Jeff, the manual say 33 frt and 42 rear. I'm...

Jeff, the manual say 33 frt and 42 rear. I'm close and will try those pressure tomorrow.

Hey Taz, glad to hear you and the missus were cheered on by the crowd! That would be a rush to have that...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
I'm running E-07 Dakars ( 4ply )on the front and...

I'm running E-07 Dakars ( 4ply )on the front and rear now.

When the bike was new, with stock tires, it would wander or follow any small ridges or groves in the road. I blamed it on the stock...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
KLRs in the north

It's amazing the number of KLRs you see in the north. After the Guzzi problems Don experienced with electronics, codes to input to find out what was wrong, what the F*&^ did it mean, I really...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Back from the Yukon

Back last Friday. The trip was 6400 kms return and was a great trip for us. Another couple started the trip with us but his Guzzi had a computer fail just outside of Carmacks and ended up getting...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Looks like the road is good condition. Thanks for...

Looks like the road is good condition. Thanks for posting the pictures.

Hey Jeff, is all the smoke we're choking on coming down here from up by you?

grump
Forum: Canada 06-10-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Riding solo has many benefits but sharing a trip...

Riding solo has many benefits but sharing a trip or ride with good friends makes the ride even more enjoyable.
Forum: Canada 06-07-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Jeff, how are you doing? I was just going to...

Hey Jeff, how are you doing? I was just going to go stoke it's tank and whisper nice things like single track and high speed gravel into the mirrors. :rofl
Forum: Canada 06-07-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
I quit doing the group rides for the reasons...

I quit doing the group rides for the reasons mentioned.

Having the riders depart in one large group certainly shows support for the cause when paraded through CL and other communities on the...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By grumpybear
I bought an o-ring kit from Acklands -Grainger...

I bought an o-ring kit from Acklands -Grainger for $25. Had many more o-rings than I needed at the time but has been useful since I bought it for other projects.
Forum: Canada 06-03-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
I thought of doing the ride but I find the riding...

I thought of doing the ride but I find the riding skills of some of the riders in the large organized rides to be lacking. I'll support the cause but pass on the ride.
Forum: Canada 06-02-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Glad to hear you didn't lose one of your bikes...

Glad to hear you didn't lose one of your bikes and for the heads up about the silver Accord.

The stats about the thefts is very sobering.
Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Jeff, I heard your area got some hail...

Hey Jeff, I heard your area got some hail yesterday. Any truth? We got some thunder and enough rain to make spot on the car.
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
yea, if we had not found the route around the...

yea, if we had not found the route around the washout, it would have been a rough trip back out to LLB. I do remember looking at the washout for the first time and thinking I do not want to go back...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
The road looks pretty rough in your pictures....

The road looks pretty rough in your pictures. Glad it was in such good condition when we rode it. :rofl
Forum: Canada 05-25-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
found this article this morning. ...

found this article this morning.

http://www.coldlakesun.com/2015/05/23/wildfire-leads-to-shutdown-at-cenovus-facility
Forum: Canada 05-24-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Sounds like the C2 centre is being set up as a...

Sounds like the C2 centre is being set up as a hotel for the fire fighters fighting the fire in the range and for the staff at one of the oil producing facilities down wind of the fire. Have to swing...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Hey guys, been busy helping kid #2 doing renos in...

Hey guys, been busy helping kid #2 doing renos in Edmonton. Finally got to a point when THEY need a rest from the mess and noise so I was sent home. I hope they don't invite me back for a while!
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-12-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 14,724
Posted By grumpybear
Caged it to Yellowknife last year to see our...

Caged it to Yellowknife last year to see our aunt. There is gas in Enterprise, which is the turn off to Hay River.

Indian Cabin might have gas but here is a contact number for them:

Indian...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-05-2015, 11:40 AM
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Posted By grumpybear
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-05-2015, 08:08 AM
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Views: 5,814,799
Posted By grumpybear
2015 shifter shaft

My 2015 ST is in for warranty shift shaft work this morning. The warranty work was already identified against the S/N when I picked it 3 weeks ago. Anyone else had this repair done or aware of what...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9,672
Views: 2,326,915
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Spaggy. Not too sure how many of the blue...

Hey Spaggy. Not too sure how many of the blue wheelers were imported into Canada. I ordered mine right after the Edmonton bike show and it was shipped to my local dealer in early Feb. He said once it...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Hello martin and Jeff, I bought the tires through...

Hello martin and Jeff, I bought the tires through aviciouscycle, got a quote at the edm bike show.

Nothing bad on the trip to Dawson in 2013, good memories. Only problem we had was the chain guard...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Spring is finally here?

Got the new bike home a few days ago and have enough kms on it to do the 1000 km oil change. Looking forward to changing out the stock tires and installing the Mitas E-07's. The trip to D2D this June...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-20-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9,672
Views: 2,326,915
Posted By grumpybear
Had for a few days now, getting ready for the...

Had for a few days now, getting ready for the 1000km oil change. The blue wheels really sparkle in the light.

http://bagsadventures.smugmug.com/Other/Super-Tenere/i-PSF4Chp/0/M/P1080118-M.jpg
Forum: Canada 04-03-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By grumpybear
shortypants thread

Not sure if this will help but there is a thread on advrider called shortypants that discusses the issues shorter women have finding suitable bikes.

greg
Forum: Canada 04-01-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
That's lots of snow.... I'm happy with the skiff...

That's lots of snow.... I'm happy with the skiff we have.
Forum: Canada 04-01-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
snow and the forecast

Just back from the coast this afternoon. We weren't sure what to expect when we heading east from the BC/AB border as the weather predictors were forecasting a lot of wind and piles of snow.

We...
Forum: Canada 03-16-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Phloid, great to see you on the forum. I was...

Hey Phloid, great to see you on the forum. I was aware you were having some health issues by the comments on ADS and now the Achilles tendon rupture! Get well soon and I'm hoping to see you pouring...
Forum: Canada 03-14-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
What he said

Regarding using gravel roads used by industry ( oil/gas and forestry), not on private land, are accessible by private individuals. If the road is truly private or has safety concerns to the public,...
Forum: Canada 03-13-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
We're currently doing a winter getaway on...

We're currently doing a winter getaway on Vancouver Island...in Comox. Weather here has been great compared to what the folks in NE alta have been getting. Lots of bikes out over the past month,...
Forum: Canada 03-13-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
clubred, just jeff has some good rides in his...

clubred, just jeff has some good rides in his backyard although some can be a bit sandy and have culverts or creek crossings washed out.:rofl

Your avatar mention Ft Mac and Van isle, you splitting...
Forum: Canada 03-13-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Welcome

Hey clubred, welcome to the neighborhood. I'm about 4 hours south of you but I think there a couple of riders in Ft Mac who have posted on this thread. If you're heading south towards Bonnyville,...
Forum: Canada 02-23-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,207
Posted By grumpybear
We're currently in Comox doing a 2 month "winter...

We're currently in Comox doing a 2 month "winter test drive". We've been on the Island lots in the summer but never in the winter. We're both retired now and looking for a place to spent our winters....
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
I don't think the total kms I've ridden on a...

I don't think the total kms I've ridden on a bicycle would add up to 800 kms. Not a lot over a lifetime but a big accomplishment for a one day ride.
Taz, I gather this is just a local event and not...
Forum: Canada 02-13-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 54,390
Posted By grumpybear
Looks like the weatherman changed his mind about...

Looks like the weatherman changed his mind about the cold weather! We have 4 days of sunshine and no minus temperatures overnight.

Just checked the forecast for back home, freezing rain and...
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