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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13,831
Views: 1,435,186
Posted By Argus16
How does the XL compare with your S10...

How does the XL compare with your S10 (speed-wise)?
Do you think it would be about even until 4th gear?

My XL with stock sprockets is quicker than my KLR until about 70 mph... then the KLR wins....
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13,831
Views: 1,435,186
Posted By Argus16
Rims

I'm in need of new rims for my '85 XL600R.
The search box on this thread on my Samsung just takes me back to Google which is no help.

What/where are you inmates getting new rims (and re-lacing...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13,831
Views: 1,435,186
Posted By Argus16
I would consider flushing the brake fluid out......

I would consider flushing the brake fluid out... never know when it was last done.
Nice looking ride, welcome to the asylum!
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,324
Posted By Argus16
:eek1 Wishing for a speedy recovery Ken......

:eek1

Wishing for a speedy recovery Ken... fill me in with the gory details when you're back home.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-16-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Argus16
http://www.motorcycle-parts.ca/ 3 weeks ago...

http://www.motorcycle-parts.ca/

3 weeks ago these guys had a complete rim from an 05
$225 canadian. They ship. Located just outside of Vancouver, BC in Langley.

Same dilemma for me. Need an 08...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,509
Posted By Argus16
Good deals on new '12 & '13 Teneres right now...

Good deals on new '12 & '13 Teneres right now where I live but... the '14 has many new features as you are aware. Test rode the '14 and can attest that it will blow the doors (?) off the Tiger on the...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By Argus16
Awesome! Thank you both for your service!

Awesome!

Thank you both for your service!
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 77,188
Posted By Argus16
Yabut why would anyone want to load their bike on...

Yabut why would anyone want to load their bike on the boat?
Both Alberni-Bamfield or Alberni-Ucluelet are great rides which you'ld miss out on.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 50,227
Posted By Argus16
Liking the maps and menus you post. Get a better...

Liking the maps and menus you post. Get a better 'feel' for the area of which I know little about. Good stuff!
Forum: Americas 06-26-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,074
Posted By Argus16
Just south of Eureka, (Ferndale) is the gateway...

Just south of Eureka, (Ferndale) is the gateway to the Lost Coast (off the 1)
Amazing twisties on really bad old asphalt. Good camping at Petrolia on the ocean. From there daytrip to Shelter Cove...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,779
Posted By Argus16
I can totally appreciate your decision... very,...

I can totally appreciate your decision... very, very time-consuming to attempt to put together a group ride.

As an Island rider these last 5 (for me) BCBTRs have opened up a lot of the interior...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,359
Posted By Argus16
1000 miles on your last day is foolish. Great...

1000 miles on your last day is foolish.
Great preparation though. Good luck!
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 22,494
Posted By Argus16
Bump. Great stuff!

Bump.
Great stuff!
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By Argus16
K60 scouts. My new favorite tire.

K60 scouts. My new favorite tire.
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,922
Posted By Argus16
I like the vergina quote... sums it up nicely.

I like the vergina quote... sums it up nicely.
Forum: Canada 06-14-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By Argus16
http://www.klr650.marknet.us/wpump.html I'd...

http://www.klr650.marknet.us/wpump.html

I'd best replace mine sooner rather than later if no kawi dealers have any in stock.

Good luck eh!
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By Argus16
Distillery District downtown Toronto. Very cool...

Distillery District downtown Toronto. Very cool place to spend a few hours in.
Mill St. Brewery in particular
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,304
Posted By Argus16
Wasnt quite ready for the pics. Yikes!

Wasnt quite ready for the pics. Yikes!
Forum: Canada 06-12-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By Argus16
Just curious... what KLR parts were you waiting...

Just curious... what KLR parts were you waiting for?
Forum: Face plant 06-11-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 71,471
Posted By Argus16
Guess my last point was just be aware of the...

Guess my last point was just be aware of the testosterone.

I do lots of group riding too and met a lot of great people. Just got home Monday from a 10 day 6000 km ride to Northern California....
Forum: Face plant 06-11-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 71,471
Posted By Argus16
"You dodged a bullet, my friend. Marvel at the...

"You dodged a bullet, my friend. Marvel at the colors of the day, the warmth of the sun, the taste of a good beer, and the loving arms of your wife. The best present you can give Jason, and yourself,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8,566
Views: 2,123,205
Posted By Argus16
Good stuff! I attached some wood blocks to the...

Good stuff!
I attached some wood blocks to the passenger pegs and stuck some skateboard gritpaper
for just a bit more foot support for my kids. Passed the Mom approval test much easier lol.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 32,473
Posted By Argus16
+1 on the 16 tooth.

+1 on the 16 tooth.
Forum: Canada 05-27-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,322
Posted By Argus16
The last 4 people I know that moved there in...

The last 4 people I know that moved there in thelast two years all got jobs w/o knowing a soul. That's better than the Parksville/Qualicum area... it's friggin tough up here.

Not much more than...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Argus16
Thats great. Front of the line for us, past all...

Thats great.
Front of the line for us, past all the rvers and rental cars :clap
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 77,188
Posted By Argus16
One of my favourite loops is from the old hwy...

One of my favourite loops is from the old hwy (19a) up to Horne Lake, ride the entire lake to the Caves; keep going until the bridge.
Left will take you to Alberni along the powerline (careful near...
Forum: Canada 05-19-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,322
Posted By Argus16
Here's the thing... If your trade or profession...

Here's the thing...
If your trade or profession is oil-related or your priorities are the almighty dollar than Calgary is a wonderful place to live. More cosmopolitan than Edmonton, and waay better...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,683
Posted By Argus16
Couldnt a (good) sign shop print off Motorrad...

Couldnt a (good) sign shop print off Motorrad decals? Dakar? Baja? Isle of Man? Big ass ADV sticker?

Im thinking that if you had something in mind saved to a memory stick (or email) they could...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15,408
Views: 1,686,428
Posted By Argus16
I sheared off the 'lip' or 'shoulder' off the hub...

I sheared off the 'lip' or 'shoulder' off the hub after (I presume) a front tire change.
It lasted 3000 km. Still not sure if it was misalignment or fatigue.

$600 for a new hub. Plus relacing the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,504
Posted By Argus16
My $80 Nelson Riggs 2-piece raingear gets packed...

My $80 Nelson Riggs 2-piece raingear gets packed into a compression sack and into my luggage. About the same volume as a two beer cans... I'd bring it.

Hopefully traffic isnt too bad near...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By Argus16
:eek1 Another XL bites the dust... on a...

:eek1


Another XL bites the dust... on a brighter note your buddys gonna make a few $$$ on ebaay parting out the frame and stuff.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-05-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 58,322
Posted By Argus16
http://www.mec.ca/product/5031-449/biolite-campsto...

http://www.mec.ca/product/5031-449/biolite-campstove/?f=10+50130+50491

Your phone woes solved...
If i didnt already have so many stoves id consider this. No fuel to pack, maybe a cotten ball with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,019
Posted By Argus16
This thread has inspired me to finally stick my...

This thread has inspired me to finally stick my KOA and Sam's Club on my Actionpacker.

It's on a KLR (using the KMart cutting board mod). I'll totally look the part!
Gonna look a.w.e.s.o.m.e
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,601
Posted By Argus16
Owned or ridden them all. The 690 felt...

Owned or ridden them all.
The 690 felt surprisingly like my DRZ400 but... on steroids. Suspension very similiar, but man what a rush when you hit the highway or a long stretch of forestry road.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,700
Posted By Argus16
Been through Zion and Bryce a few years ago....

Been through Zion and Bryce a few years ago. Thought my pics were pretty good; yours are outstanding.

Got me thinking about a Ducati now. Damn...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,035
Posted By Argus16
Nice. Even bedder for a first post!

Nice.
Even bedder for a first post!
Forum: Americas 04-23-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 954
Posted By Argus16
Its high online... you will get a much better...

Its high online... you will get a much better rate at the desk.
Tourism is waay down on the Island. Theres so many hotels in that area they know they have to compete. Doubt you will need a...
Forum: Americas 04-23-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 954
Posted By Argus16
http://www.tripadvisor.ca/Hotel_Review-g154945-d18...

http://www.tripadvisor.ca/Hotel_Review-g154945-d182600-Reviews-Royal_Scot_Hotel_Suites-Victoria_Victoria_Capital_Regional_District_Vancouver_Island_Br.html

One of my favs... reasonable, safe,...
Forum: Americas 04-23-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 954
Posted By Argus16
Port Hardy? Staying on-road? No. The knife will...

Port Hardy? Staying on-road? No.
The knife will be fine. No switchblades allowed. Dont think an automatic opening knife like the SOG counts.
Credit card transactions don't ask for Zip or Postal...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,079
Posted By Argus16
My understanding is that the event required 6...

My understanding is that the event required 6 police members to be present paid for by the organizer. Tuff crowd I presume...
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