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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 770
Posted By Argus16
I know the OP's feeling.... can't stand riding...

I know the OP's feeling.... can't stand riding with the shield down.
Can't smell the air or feel the wind.
I have a good quality safety glasses to use and rarely close the lid unless I'm in the...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,005
Posted By Argus16
I had a unique buying experience. The lady...

I had a unique buying experience.
The lady (yes) actually fitted me by picking out several similar sized helmets and put them on the bench.
She basically handed each one to me without me knowing...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By Argus16
I have an $75 Nelson Riggs 2 piece (hi viz) that...

I have an $75 Nelson Riggs 2 piece (hi viz) that has served me extrmely well.
Couldnt find any Frogg Toggs where I live but Im happy with my purchase.
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By Argus16
If you're camping then the campground 'downtown'...

If you're camping then the campground 'downtown' is hands down the best.
Horizans Unlimited holds their meet their yearly, as does the BMW event (both in August).

The location is exceptional......
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14,663
Views: 1,604,107
Posted By Argus16
A true garage band....

A true garage band....
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,267
Posted By Argus16
Things of beauty right there... Canyon Carvers!

Things of beauty right there... Canyon Carvers!
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 142,838
Posted By Argus16
Nice kit. Do you use the crescent wrench for...

Nice kit. Do you use the crescent wrench for anything?
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17,081
Views: 1,994,467
Posted By Argus16
I'm 10,000 kms on a busted speedo/broken tab....

I'm 10,000 kms on a busted speedo/broken tab. Using my gps as my speedo/odometer.
I flattened and removed all the busted tab material from the hub loaded it up with grease and re-assembled. Even...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14,663
Views: 1,604,107
Posted By Argus16
Sorry to hear that... the funeral part. Wonder...

Sorry to hear that... the funeral part.
Wonder if the horn can be cleaned/adjusted? My 30 year old stock horn is actually pretty good. Probably twice the decibles as my KLR's.
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By Argus16
I went looking at Klim jackets and pants, new...

I went looking at Klim jackets and pants, new Sidi Canyon boots and an Arai XD4 last Saturday. C$500 jacket, $400 pants, $300 boots and $725 for the helmet.

C$2000...

Guess I'm snivellin' cos...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Argus16
+1. Right under the tank if I recall.

+1.
Right under the tank if I recall.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14,663
Views: 1,604,107
Posted By Argus16
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By Argus16
http://m.rei.com/product/784168/sealline-black-can...

http://m.rei.com/product/784168/sealline-black-canyon-boundary-dry-pack-70-liters

Had mine for 10 years now... used for my bike, Zodiac and kayak.
Fits perfect on both bikes and ideal size for...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,337
Posted By Argus16
Blah blah blah... just the answer I figured I'd...

Blah blah blah...
just the answer I figured I'd hear...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,337
Posted By Argus16
Fucking LOVE it! Big win for the...

Fucking LOVE it!
Big win for the Environment.... Harper you're NEXT :deal
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By Argus16
Too bad mothertime has taken its toll on the...

Too bad mothertime has taken its toll on the xl250r... it was the best trailbike I've ever owned, and I've had several over the years. Sold it to buy my current 600 back in the day.
Both 1985 too
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,650
Posted By Argus16
My only advice: lose the "klr noob" on your...

My only advice: lose the "klr noob" on your avatar line.

You're waay past noob now!
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Argus16
No need to now... that d ring looks perfect

No need to now... that d ring looks perfect
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Argus16
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=105643...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1056430

A thread already started...
Grommet kit, Home Depot.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By Argus16
One trip to the Home Depot and here's what you...

One trip to the Home Depot and here's what you get:

Grommet kit... the package includes a bunch of them and the hole punch. Use the extra grommets on a custom tarp or whatever.

Aircraft...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14,663
Views: 1,604,107
Posted By Argus16
1985.. the fastest colour for sure! Looks to be...

1985.. the fastest colour for sure!
Looks to be in great shape
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,926
Posted By Argus16
That belongs in the Thread of Awesome right there.

That belongs in the Thread of Awesome right there.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14,663
Views: 1,604,107
Posted By Argus16
There was $300 in plastics, $300 in rims/hubs,...

There was $300 in plastics, $300 in rims/hubs, $300 in tank and seat alone. Prolly another $100 for the header and pipe.

Wow, good find indeed...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14,663
Views: 1,604,107
Posted By Argus16
Bring it on!

Bring it on!
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 43,330
Posted By Argus16
Following this with interest for some odd...

Following this with interest for some odd reason... out of admiration probably. You got balls for sure!
Hey, have you tried cardboard or rubbermaid with zipties for hand guards?
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Argus16
Many people took vacation last week because of...

Many people took vacation last week because of Easter holiday.
That was likely the reason nobody answered your emails.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17,081
Views: 1,994,467
Posted By Argus16
We are free to post our ideas and thoughts...

We are free to post our ideas and thoughts here... isn't that the purpose of these threads?
I think some guys get pissed when their opinions are lumped into what Tsotsie calls "Tribal Knowledge" and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,066
Posted By Argus16
I've owned a DRZ and my riding buddy has a DR650....

I've owned a DRZ and my riding buddy has a DR650.
I guarantee you will farkle whichever you own, without ever meeting you. You race; it never leaves you... :deal

KTM. Gonna end up there anyway!
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 22,873
Posted By Argus16
Optimus 8R for me... As I've posted elsewhere...

Optimus 8R for me...
As I've posted elsewhere this continues to be my goto stove when I absolutely need dependability. The MSR Whisperlite plastic pump broke on me at a critical time... drenched...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17,081
Views: 1,994,467
Posted By Argus16
C$89 ouch! Shoulda done my research before...

C$89 ouch!
Shoulda done my research before posting. Most recommend a relay for the PIAA. Good reviews though, thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Argus16
Good news!

Good news!
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17,081
Views: 1,994,467
Posted By Argus16
Horn replacement

My OEM '08 horn is just plain wimpy. Anyone using a plug and play replacement
other than a Strebel? Crappy tire? Walm@rt? Any other model dualsport that fits nicely?
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,448
Posted By Argus16
No doubt...

No doubt...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,448
Posted By Argus16
Ordered my knock-off from www.banggood.com on...

Ordered my knock-off from www.banggood.com on March 25th. Hope to have it for this weekend. C$49.77 all in.

If not I'll have to use my Kermit... jk
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By Argus16
I had the Adventure boots that I gave to my Son...

I had the Adventure boots that I gave to my Son last year... and now use Sidi Canyons.

The kid loves them and uses them when he races hare scrambles on a YZF250 and Rm250, and uses a more...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By Argus16
My bad... I thought the area around SLC was...

My bad...
I thought the area around SLC was dry. All the Mom and Pops that I stopped to eat in were dry (probably 3 any way).

Beautiful State. I'd go back to ride there in a heartbeat
Forum: Canada 03-30-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Argus16
Thanks for the post. Finally, a clear and...

Thanks for the post.
Finally, a clear and easy-to-read document that sums it up.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,674
Posted By Argus16
Thats what I've got as well. Fully programmable...

Thats what I've got as well. Fully programmable too. It also serves as a hazard light if you wish to enable it, which is useful as my bike didn't come stock with one.
Turn key off, turn key on....
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By Argus16
What he said... don't ride SLC twice. Lots.of...

What he said... don't ride SLC twice. Lots.of highway. Dry (no booze) from Ogden to past SLC south. Guess it just.makes the neverending drinks in Vegas worth it lol.
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,336
Posted By Argus16
We've disowned Seattle pretty much after...

We've disowned Seattle pretty much after Superbowl...
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