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Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,209
Posted By Dan Alexander
I've read a lot about them and I'm going to go...

I've read a lot about them and I'm going to go with one of these .... one of these f'n days when I have time to camp again :huh

http://www.venturacampsystems.com/purchase.html



photo's from...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,264
Posted By Dan Alexander
Interesting comments on another trailer thread...

Interesting comments on another trailer thread about why you would want to put your dogs in the motorcycle exhaust stream. They had good points, ever follow a bike closely? there's a lot of fumes...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By Dan Alexander
Good for you for making the effort ... lots...

Good for you for making the effort ... lots wouldn't :deal
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,569
Posted By Dan Alexander
BTW, feel free to 'don't give a shit' all day, I...

BTW, feel free to 'don't give a shit' all day, I wasn't talking to you anyways :deal
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,569
Posted By Dan Alexander
I'm not really hung up on the word as giving...

I'm not really hung up on the word as giving thought to the 'artist' who, instead of listening to a differing voice goes on the attack.

Obviously an artist who is insecure .... in his craft or in...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,569
Posted By Dan Alexander
Fine. Back to the question ... does a real...

Fine.

Back to the question ... does a real artist go after anyone who questions his work?
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,569
Posted By Dan Alexander
no I see you call yourself one as well so...

no

I see you call yourself one as well so you have a vested interest in the question
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,569
Posted By Dan Alexander
Good question. Is calling yourself an...

Good question.

Is calling yourself an artist enough to make you one?
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,569
Posted By Dan Alexander
Actually I'm not offended by the bike at all and...

Actually I'm not offended by the bike at all and like bobbers even though clunky /5 tanks aren't my favorite. Hit google for BMW bobber and there are over 3 million hits so it's not something way out...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 14,036
Posted By Dan Alexander
Agreed, it was a bit flat out of the box but It...

Agreed, it was a bit flat out of the box but It only took a couple of small mods to make it handle extremely well. The paralever torque arm from a GS raised the rear end and shortened the wheel base...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,569
Posted By Dan Alexander
I see you're a bit sensitive when it comes to...

I see you're a bit sensitive when it comes to anyone questioning your creations, you spin a great yarn in defence.

Shouldn't the liberated artist be above all that ... just say'n.
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,569
Posted By Dan Alexander
Well I'm very pleased that you enjoy your work so...

Well I'm very pleased that you enjoy your work so much. Curious, is there much thought in the process or does it just comes to you on a whim?

Since the rear subframe seems to be missing one could...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,569
Posted By Dan Alexander
No offence but isn't it counter intuitive to hack...

No offence but isn't it counter intuitive to hack everything off the back side where you would normally carry stuff and then have to improvise something that detracts from the looks you were...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 14,036
Posted By Dan Alexander
I think the R11S will go down in BMW history a a...

I think the R11S will go down in BMW history a a classic design harkening back to the R90S

<a href="http://s1222.photobucket.com/user/KTM950dude/media/MeandtheSinLittletonNH-2.jpg.html"...
Forum: Canada 05-14-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,782
Views: 525,977
Posted By Dan Alexander
I see Ted's favorite tool laying there on the...

I see Ted's favorite tool laying there on the floor :evil

Looks awesome BTW!!
Forum: Canada 05-14-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,086
Posted By Dan Alexander
In case nobody was paying attention there a...

In case nobody was paying attention there a hockey game tonight :D ....

Go Habs Go
Forum: Canada 05-11-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By Dan Alexander
I'd start at Moxie's in Kanata ... then Bare Fax...

I'd start at Moxie's in Kanata ... then Bare Fax .. then tour the Byward Market bars
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6,346
Views: 2,296,625
Posted By Dan Alexander
looks like he's continuing where Krauser left...

looks like he's continuing where Krauser left off.

http://astrojrblog.cocolog-nifty.com/photos/uncategorized/2011/04/20/__.jpg

http://www.octrun.com/Media/jpeg/Ra0005.jpg
...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 536,924
Posted By Dan Alexander
For Dan hell it's almost in Canada ! Bastard...

For Dan hell it's almost in Canada !

Bastard :whip :lol3





PS, Getting the trailer for tomorrow and picking up the Missus's rig, maybe I'll just ride hers and keep...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,643
Posted By Dan Alexander
Interesting story on a great looking bike!

Interesting story on a great looking bike!
Forum: Hacks 05-08-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
I'll give you ahout after I bring the bikes home...

I'll give you ahout after I bring the bikes home so I've got a reference point in front of me.

Can you tell from the pic I posted where the car mounts now ... is it those two rusty looking bolts...
Forum: Hacks 05-08-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6,346
Views: 2,296,625
Posted By Dan Alexander
Is there any kind of reasoning behind that thing...

Is there any kind of reasoning behind that thing or is it a 'just because'?
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
I've look high and low and haven't come across...

I've look high and low and haven't come across any lessons in Eastern Canada. Too bad, guess we'll have to wing it.
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
Hi Bob, Well, I was enjoying reading your...

Hi Bob,

Well, I was enjoying reading your response, somebody confirming what I had thought all along .... till I came across point #! and #2 :lol3

I had a look at that site and I'll bookmark it...
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
Thanks for the well wishes Sarah. Deborah was...

Thanks for the well wishes Sarah. Deborah was getting a bit bummed that the bike wasn't quite as nice as it looked in the pictures we first saw. I just shared your comments with her and she's happier...
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
:nod

:nod
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
Thanks! I think with some TLC and getting...

Thanks!

I think with some TLC and getting the luggage painted up to match and installed she'll have a cute outfit.

I'm wondering what kind of windshield to look out for ... Parabellum Scout or...
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
Out the door price is $1200 for the whole kit and...

Out the door price is $1200 for the whole kit and kaboodle. He said he had lots of requests to separate the sidecar and sell it by itself but he refused. While I was on the phone giving him the...
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
Ok, here's what we found yesterday. The bike...

Ok, here's what we found yesterday.

The bike was pretty decent for 30 years old but not as nice as the pics showed as always. There's the usual aluminum oxidation that the older bikes get on the...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
She's taking lessons with her daughter to do the...

She's taking lessons with her daughter to do the mother / daughter bonding thing but she's talked about getting her permit for many years. Trust me she does what she wants in life not what I tell her...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,807
Posted By Dan Alexander
Drips of gas will dissolve the finish so it's...

Drips of gas will dissolve the finish so it's recommended to put a protectant coating over the plastidip
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
Understood, there's a large lot half a block away...

Understood, there's a large lot half a block away we can play on.
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
I don't know of anyone who offers sidecar classes...

I don't know of anyone who offers sidecar classes around here or I'd take one as well.

how about the weight / fall over issue being moot when the tug is attached? I see that as a positive safety...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
Thanks for all the advice. We'll buy this...

Thanks for all the advice.

We'll buy this rig and if necessary I'll ride it and we'll get her something else for now :wink:

I've shown her all sorts of smaller bikes from KLX 250's and a sweet...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 536,924
Posted By Dan Alexander
:clap

:clap
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 536,924
Posted By Dan Alexander
Just spoke with him again and he's will to come...

Just spoke with him again and he's will to come down in price as the bike is hard to start this year. I'll get the parts bike included in the sale. So even if it needs a bit of work I think t's a...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 536,924
Posted By Dan Alexander
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDgwWDY0MA==/z/WGsAAOxy4...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDgwWDY0MA==/z/WGsAAOxy4YdTXQHr/$_12.JPG
...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 536,924
Posted By Dan Alexander
I called the guy yesterday and it includes both....

I called the guy yesterday and it includes both. bike was connected when he bought it last year and ridden home so all mounts must be fine. He also has a parts bike with the full Hondaline luggage....
Forum: Hacks 05-02-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
Thanks for the thoughts. What do you guys think...

Thanks for the thoughts. What do you guys think about this as a learner bike??

I've been hitting google and there are a lot of sidecars on these bikes.

BTW, I did read the differences and this...
Forum: Hacks 05-02-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dan Alexander
Thoughts on CX500 ASAP

http://www.kijiji.ca/v-street-cruisers-choppers/ottawa/honda-gl-500-1981-with-sidecar-jawa/587932110

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMjQ=/z/zb4AAOSwcWdTXtZH/$_20.JPG

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