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Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 620,201
Posted By haileypooch
BC Section south of Quesnel on west Fraser

We may ride this section this coming weekend coming up from Lillooet thru Gang Ranch, anyone have any beta on this stretch? Is it simple gravel road all the way up from Bella Coola highway, Any...
Forum: Canada 05-29-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,372
Posted By haileypooch
If you have a car and like road tripping its...

If you have a car and like road tripping its pretty hard to beat the road north of Pemberton to Lillooet - Duffy Lake road - Mountain pass road that crest around 4000' through massive mountains. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By haileypooch
bought the unit for my semi-track car so am doing...

bought the unit for my semi-track car so am doing regular flushes anyways, the question was not whether or not I should buy the unit, the question was has any one bought the brembo adaptor and does...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By haileypooch
I bought one of these power bleeders for mycar...

I bought one of these power bleeders for mycar and man, bleeding it was a snap.

any feedback on how this works with our Brembo brakes and what cap adaptors we need? At first glance it appears...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 705,960
Posted By haileypooch
Rough start

Sorry for late reply

I will try riding with choke on for a bit but it didnt seem to clear up last time. More than a quarter turn on the throttle and it was dying. I will swap out the jets, clean...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 705,960
Posted By haileypooch
Sherpa stalls when crank throttle

Just dug my wifes bike out and started her up. Starts,idles,warms up fine but bogs out when I crack the throttle. I havent touched anything yet but just thought to ask first beofre diving into it. ...
Forum: Canada 04-21-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 620,201
Posted By haileypooch
early season loop of central BC sections?

Got cabin fever and want to get out and ride in the rain. Thinking of hitting TCAT section starting Lillooet ending in Penticton - thinkin that most of this should be lower elevations and passable. ...
Forum: Canada 02-28-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,179
Posted By haileypooch
RBC Avion rules!

Little known fact that twice a year (Christmas and summer) they have a one month period where you can transfer your Avion points to the British Airways plan for a 50% bonus. We have been doing this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,376
Posted By haileypooch
Apologies if this is drifting off topic but...

Apologies if this is drifting off topic but anyone have a fix for the slapping centre stand issue when riding off road?
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 122,629
Posted By haileypooch
surfboard travel logistics

Wish I could charge billable hours for the amount of time I dream of travelling this way. Would love some feedback on your thoughts/experience with the board lashed to the side over the long haul or...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By haileypooch
Airfare negotiable, this could work out perfectly...

Airfare negotiable, this could work out perfectly as my wife is out of town this weekend and returning on a flight at 10:15 Monday evening. I see a flight on Air North landing at the same time for...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By haileypooch
Call me, I think we can maybe work something out...

Call me, I think we can maybe work something out leaving Thursday. What sort of tires do you have?
Mark
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Forum: Canada 07-16-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By haileypooch
how about airfare back to vancouver, I can do it...

how about airfare back to vancouver, I can do it this weekend,
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 247,898
Posted By haileypooch
Looking for travel partner(s) for northern half Leaving July 28?

I may be attending a concert at the Gorge July 26 and 27 and was thinking it would be nice to head home to BC via the northern half of the WABDR. Im riding an f800gs and dont mind long days. Any...
Forum: Canada 06-28-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,090
Posted By haileypooch
possible last minute attendee

Got the bike all loaded (food, beer and all) for a weekend chilcotin ride with my wife and she just came home from work feeling very sick. I am not 100% but may hop on ferry (if and only when wifey...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,797
Posted By haileypooch
Just finished an attempt on the half south of...

Just finished an attempt on the half south of price, going north to south. Its been raining on and off and what a huge factor that is, track can be hard and set one mile then greasy loon shit the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By haileypooch
Hey, read your post couple weeks ago and loved...

Hey, read your post couple weeks ago and loved it. Cant wait to start makin huge boogers
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By haileypooch
It is no deeper than the beak itself so would...

It is no deeper than the beak itself so would presume it should be ok...only one way to find out I guess
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By haileypooch
Spare tube storage under beak

Looks like a good place for em - anyone done this yet before I plow into it?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,804
Posted By haileypooch
A friend was just over we and looked at some pics...

A friend was just over we and looked at some pics of the trail, looks like I would have to get over my fear of exposure. Any tech stuff to worry about? (I would comfortably rate myself as a B-...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,804
Posted By haileypooch
Yeah, wish I could wait till then but got a...

Yeah, wish I could wait till then but got a window now. Thinking I will head south meander thru nevada, maybe traverse the state via pony express trail hit moab area for a week ish May 4-10 and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By haileypooch
Saddle bags with no rack on f800?

Looking at some Ortieb saddle bags, ultimately for my wifes super sherpa but for now as extra storage on a road trip. I dont have racks on the bike so wondering if anyone has comments on how these...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-25-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By haileypooch
Sweet, thanks. Also looking at Pony Express...

Sweet, thanks. Also looking at Pony Express trail from Reno to Salt Lake City direction
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-25-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By haileypooch
Nevada backroad solo trip suggestions?

Looking for suggestions of route thru rural Nevada/Utah, Heading from Vancouver BC down south for some desert time next week solo so dont want to get stuck way out the back but would love to cover...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,778
Posted By haileypooch
Nice post, I may have a window next couple weeks...

Nice post, I may have a window next couple weeks and feeling the urge to blast some mileage and get into the desert. I started another thread asking for opinions but thought to contact you directly....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,804
Posted By haileypooch
Right, figured snow may be a factor, thought...

Right, figured snow may be a factor, thought maybe low snow winter may have things open up a bit earlier. I am open to suggestions of a 5 day loop, maybe tie in something around the southern half, I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,804
Posted By haileypooch
2013 Utah Backcountry Discovery Route Solo?

Work drivin me nuts so might pull the pin for 10 days or so early May, leave rainy BC behind and get into the dessert, thinking UTBDR on my f800gs solo if I cant find someone to join. Go lightweight...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 705,960
Posted By haileypooch
Cry Sherpa display in metric

Hello All

Just bought an 09 super sherpa for my wife and am importing into Canada this week. Running in to a glitch in that the speedo now needs to be in metric as of April 1, Anyone have any...
Forum: Canada 09-13-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,948
Posted By haileypooch
No sweat as long as you have decent tires and you...

No sweat as long as you have decent tires and you keep some momentum, thats the key. Even if you do stall on the up its no drama, nothing like some of the stuff up in the chilcotins I got dragged...
Forum: Canada 09-13-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,948
Posted By haileypooch
Cool, unfortunately I am super busy with work...

Cool, unfortunately I am super busy with work these days. I did do the ride a few weeks back, was nice loop. If you have time go for a soak at Sloquet hot springs. Was a full day tho'
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By haileypooch
Again, I really know nothing about these things,...

Again, I really know nothing about these things, but I am guessing once the battery shats the bed, It wont hold a charge for very long, hence the sluggish start in the am, rather than spend a bunch...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By haileypooch
Thanks for the great advice all. I ended up...

Thanks for the great advice all. I ended up heading to our local specialty battery shop in Vancouver and they suggest simply replace it. After 4 years it is time and I do not want to try bump...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By haileypooch
Yeah, I reckon. Any suggestions on what to look...

Yeah, I reckon. Any suggestions on what to look for?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By haileypooch
I rode about 600km this weekend and was sluggish...

I rode about 600km this weekend and was sluggish last couple of days when starting. I did just flip it over, it did start, then shut it off and now tried again and it didnt want to crank. Must be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By haileypooch
Sluggish Starting

Noticed recently when I hit the starter it seems to sluggisly crank over once then fire up. I am not exactly an electrical/mechanical genius so before I started noodling around thought to throw it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By haileypooch
Change display from imperial to metric

I imported an f800 from US to Canada in May and would like to change display to metric. Can I do this without going to the dealer or using the 911? Rode with a KTM yesterday and they simply hit a...
Forum: Canada 07-10-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 93,497
Posted By haileypooch
Warning about fals value declaration

Just a heads up, when I imported my 09 f800gs 2 months ago I though to be smart and under declare the value of the bike and save some tax. I paid $8500 and claimed it was 6000 with the false ad the...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,948
Posted By haileypooch
I live in Squamish and would love to ride...

I live in Squamish and would love to ride Harrison west side, I am riding an f800, bit of a noob but not afraid to try. maybe monday july 2 if the weather improves????any interest?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,945
Posted By haileypooch
I bought my 09 last month w 5k miles in NJ, never...

I bought my 09 last month w 5k miles in NJ, never seen dirt and totally stock for 8500, just out of warranty.

One thing I would say about the farkles if is you know you need em and its the right...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By haileypooch
Ok, hopefully third time is a charm for posting...

Ok, hopefully third time is a charm for posting photos, now have a photobucket account .

I agree, new moto boots arrive Monday then hope to hit up a ride next weekend while the wife is on a...
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