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Forum: Road Warriors Yesterday, 03:21 PM
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Views: 414,289
Posted By Brit711
Recall alert !

Honda is recalling over 29000 bikes 2013-2015 including NC700/750 due to some starter magnetic switches not receiving proper waterproofing resulting in potential damage to fuse and wiring harness...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,229
Views: 960,558
Posted By Brit711
My 2005 runs stock.... to start I just put my...

My 2005 runs stock.... to start I just put my hand over and block the rear of the exhaust... starts easier that way... then run it up the road on 1/2 choke for about 1/2km and it's good to go :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,480,577
Posted By Brit711
:lol3 it was MY own business from 1979 - :wink:

:lol3 it was MY own business from 1979 - :wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,480,577
Posted By Brit711
As a long distance motorcycle courier for 13...

As a long distance motorcycle courier for 13 years covering 40,000 miles a year. MY BEST find was EAR PLUGS.... without a doubt ... I could ride for hours longer due to less fatigue :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-23-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 416,978
Posted By Brit711
It was XL600LMF :wink: ...

It was XL600LMF :wink:

http://i272.photobucket.com/albums/jj166/brit711/CCF05022013_0000_zpsec9cb78a.jpg (http://s272.photobucket.com/user/brit711/media/CCF05022013_0000_zpsec9cb78a.jpg.html)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-22-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,480,577
Posted By Brit711
getting the rear wheel off the ground and running...

getting the rear wheel off the ground and running the bike in gear will TEMPORARILY turn off the ABS :deal Once the ignition has been switched off... ABS will be resumed.:wink:
Forum: Canada 06-20-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 713,827
Posted By Brit711
I agree .... Sowersports to me is just as you...

I agree .... Sowersports to me is just as you experienced it.... I ended up buying my NC750x Kanata Honda and had a speedy purchase... however... I did find that the salespeople I dealt with ... had...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 713,827
Posted By Brit711
RE: stolen Sherpa

Well after my Sherpa was stolen on May 1st... I got a call last night from a guy claiming to have seen it not far from here being ridden on the trail etc. Asked how much the reward was.... then this...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 414,289
Posted By Brit711
UPDATE! GOOD news :D Honda Canada came...

UPDATE!

GOOD news :D
Honda Canada came good and gave me a $500 CREDIT :clap
I DID mention to the guy I was dealing with that I was hoping to buy the Africa Twin when it arrives... but IF I had...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-11-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 397,160
Posted By Brit711
I'm sure I remember reading somewhere that there...

I'm sure I remember reading somewhere that there were numerous "breakages" with the unit.... :eek1
Forum: Canada 06-11-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 713,827
Posted By Brit711
The 1200 will have to have a sub-frame" made......

The 1200 will have to have a sub-frame" made... usually $500-700 :wink:
Forum: Canada 06-10-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 713,827
Posted By Brit711
I believe THAT CSM-1A sidecar was sold to...

I believe THAT CSM-1A sidecar was sold to me...:evil and since then... it has been sold on to a guy in Alaska :deal
http://i272.photobucket.com/albums/jj166/brit711/007_zpsdda34099.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 01:42 PM
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Views: 1,247,914
Posted By Brit711
I will give them a week to come up with a...

I will give them a week to come up with a solution THEN do as you suggested :D
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 366,308
Posted By Brit711
enough for you to forget how long it takes to get...

enough for you to forget how long it takes to get to you :1drink
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 414,289
Posted By Brit711
NC750x Tires DONE at 1700kms!

as we "should" all know by now... Honda fitted the wrong tires to the NC750x and has been replacing them FREE OF CHARGE throughout the world. I am in the process of "battling" with HONDA CANADA,...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 11:34 AM
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Views: 1,247,914
Posted By Brit711
the NC750x TIRE problem 1700kms and DONE!

as we "should" all know by now... Honda fitted the wrong tires to the NC750x and has been replacing them FREE OF CHARGE throughout the world. I am in the process of "battling" with HONDA CANADA,...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 414,289
Posted By Brit711
^^^^^^^ ...

^^^^^^^
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9rnnBBotMI I think I have a post somewhere earlier in the thread giving more info about it :wink:
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 414,289
Posted By Brit711
that guy that already covered 200,000kms said...

that guy that already covered 200,000kms said that the ONLY part that failed WAS the waterpump :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-31-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 416,978
Posted By Brit711
IF that were so... how are they going to fuel...

IF that were so... how are they going to fuel it?:deal I have the NC750x ... I agree it can be a PIA... but whatever :wink:
Forum: Australia 05-29-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 82,146
Posted By Brit711
Free beer

I hear Honda is giving Free Beer with THIS particular colour version :evil

[QUOTE=Tagati;26880119]http://www.motorrevu.hu/img/galery/Motorok-Honda-Africa-Twin-Bernhard-M-Hohne_motorrevu.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 416,978
Posted By Brit711
Free beer

I hear that Honda is going to give a case of beers with THIS version :evil


...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 414,289
Posted By Brit711
NC750x Tires

Can anyone tell me IF Honda will change BOTH tires or do they only change the rear with these super fast worn out tires(non-recall) thingy? my rear is very close to being done at about 1500kms and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 416,978
Posted By Brit711
aww crap... you just reminded me that winter will...

aww crap... you just reminded me that winter will soon be on it's way again :cry
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8,862
Views: 2,565,754
Posted By Brit711
Motoped

there were LOTS of concerns about the Motoped not so long ago... parts etc were not being shipped... IF you do a search you will see there are / were a huge number of folks complaining. :deal NICE IF...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 416,978
Posted By Brit711
They are spreading confusion... and in the end...

They are spreading confusion... and in the end they WILL surprise us with BOTH models :clap Heck I better clean the garage up MORE :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 416,978
Posted By Brit711
It was certainly confusing :huh They took it from...

It was certainly confusing :huh They took it from the middle of 3 others... ALL with the keys in :eek1 BUT the only one I did not have insured :cry it was someone local for sure... because I had it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 416,978
Posted By Brit711
and I headed to my garage a few weeks back to...

and I headed to my garage a few weeks back to find some thieving Bastard had stolen one of my KL250 Super Sherpas during the night! :cry oh well I guess there is room for an AT in there now :evil
Forum: Road Warriors 05-24-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 414,289
Posted By Brit711
you know how to keep someone in suspense":deal ...

you know how to keep someone in suspense":deal







He will tell us tomorrow :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 416,978
Posted By Brit711
Actually I was told by a MAJOR motorcycle chain...

Actually I was told by a MAJOR motorcycle chain manufacture, some years ago, that the o-rings can dry out and it is the o-ring that need lubricating to keep them supple :wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,640
Posted By Brit711
However REAL Bulldogs are damn heavy... maybe it...

However REAL Bulldogs are damn heavy... maybe it won't be so light after all :D
Forum: Road Warriors 05-12-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 414,289
Posted By Brit711
thanks :wink:

thanks :wink:
Forum: Canada 05-12-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 713,827
Posted By Brit711
Honda Africa Twin

maybe some have not heard yet? HOWEVER I DID call Honda Canada this morning and they told me that we will not be getting it! :huh
...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-12-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 414,289
Posted By Brit711
Do you have the link please :D

Do you have the link please :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,434,392
Posted By Brit711
STRANGE... I called Honda Canada this morning ......

STRANGE... I called Honda Canada this morning ... and they told me that we would NOT get it.... also called a couple of dealers and they said the same thing! :huh
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,434,392
Posted By Brit711
Honda CANADA

I just called Honda Canada to see if they would be getting it here..... NO PLANS for the moment..."maybe" at some time in the future :cry
OK come on Yamaha bring out the XTZ700 ...please and FU...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,640
Posted By Brit711
I'd be happy if it was a 400... a lot cheaper to...

I'd be happy if it was a 400... a lot cheaper to licence in Quebec :wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-10-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,480,577
Posted By Brit711
NC guys are using TKC80 front and 150/17 K60 rear...

NC guys are using TKC80 front and 150/17 K60 rear :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-10-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,480,577
Posted By Brit711
many years ago I used to run "test" Avon tyres......

many years ago I used to run "test" Avon tyres... they had mistakenly fitted the rear tyre the wrong way around.... chunks of it were flying off! Although this was back in the late 80's :wink:
Forum: Road Warriors 05-10-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,584
Views: 561,509
Posted By Brit711
They stop at gas stations a lot? :lol3

They stop at gas stations a lot? :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,480,577
Posted By Brit711
NC guys are running K60's rear and TKC80 front...

NC guys are running K60's rear and TKC80 front :wink:
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