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Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 178,922
Posted By sturgeon
I live in a very large city!

I live in a very large city!
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 178,922
Posted By sturgeon
Yes, 2014 Special. The mirrors are nonstandard,...

Yes, 2014 Special. The mirrors are nonstandard, from an Aprilia. I couldn't see behind me with the stock mirrors, and I'm not a large person. These are the same as the ones on my 800 BMW, but with a...
Forum: Canada 08-24-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,811
Posted By sturgeon
Sounds like the shipping maze was the biggest...

Sounds like the shipping maze was the biggest adventure of all :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 178,922
Posted By sturgeon
The 3,600 km loop from ON to NS and back ... ...

The 3,600 km loop from ON to NS and back ...
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,564
Posted By sturgeon
And you'll probably not keep using your 20mm...

And you'll probably not keep using your 20mm risers.
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 44,061
Posted By sturgeon
Well I'll be, I rode right by there a couple of...

Well I'll be, I rode right by there a couple of weeks ago on my way home from Pictou to Ontario. Didn't even notice this place, had no idea it existed. I've been by there many times. Of course, I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By sturgeon
Ask your dealer to set the next maintenance date...

Ask your dealer to set the next maintenance date and mileage to something way off in the future.
Forum: Canada 08-09-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 44,061
Posted By sturgeon
Wish I was going, but I've already done both...

Wish I was going, but I've already done both sides of both countries since mid-June, wandering aimlessly and visiting family. 35 days and 15,000 km. Vancouver to Pictou and everything in between. I...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 44,061
Posted By sturgeon
Are you ladies actually gonna go anywhere, or is...

Are you ladies actually gonna go anywhere, or is this just one long endless discussion of how much lingerie to pack? :deal:lol3:lol3
Forum: Canada 08-05-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,958
Posted By sturgeon
You mean this place? ...

You mean this place?

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-9/27110_10150159416745455_6150518_n.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By sturgeon
If it's like mine was, it doesn't do it all the...

If it's like mine was, it doesn't do it all the time. You might have to wait through a few on off cycles to be sure. I could always tell because the right side of the top cover would be very warm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By sturgeon
I had that issue until I moved my non-OEM GPS...

I had that issue until I moved my non-OEM GPS from the stock GPS connector under the top cover to a direct battery connection.

Dyslexics untie!
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 68,616
Posted By sturgeon
I just did 11,000 km on E07s on an F800GS in...

I just did 11,000 km on E07s on an F800GS in June. I reckon they've still got at least 4-5,000 left in 'em. I'll never go back to K60s.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,089
Posted By sturgeon
There's a known problem where the bike's computer...

There's a known problem where the bike's computer won't shut down, thereby draining the battery. Feel the right side of the top panel, it'll be hot. I noticed that my battery tender would cycle on a...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By sturgeon
The Yellowhead is part of the Trans-Canada. It...

The Yellowhead is part of the Trans-Canada. It has parallel routes in most places west of NB.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/89/TransCanadaHWY.png
Forum: Canada 07-20-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22,286
Views: 2,320,617
Posted By sturgeon
Izzat a Buell? :lol3

Izzat a Buell? :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 177,652
Posted By sturgeon
That rear tire has a nasty lump in it; better get...

That rear tire has a nasty lump in it; better get that looked at before it blows :deal:lol3:lol3
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,958
Posted By sturgeon
Kitchener-Waterloo ADV Night!

Did everyone order Canadian Bacon burgers?
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,958
Posted By sturgeon
Also brine pickled. Can't stand the stuff myself.

Also brine pickled. Can't stand the stuff myself.
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,958
Posted By sturgeon
Peameal is a bit different. 'Canadian' bacon is...

Peameal is a bit different. 'Canadian' bacon is back bacon.
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,958
Posted By sturgeon
Because it's not called that here?

Because it's not called that here?
Forum: Canada 06-17-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,924
Posted By sturgeon
Search "lg2 radisson".

Search "lg2 radisson".
Forum: Canada 06-16-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,958
Posted By sturgeon
I can't believe you adventure rider types are...

I can't believe you adventure rider types are fretting about the possibility of a little rain. I'd be there but I'm too busy riding around North Van. Where the sun shines about 5 times a year. Just...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,958
Posted By sturgeon
BBQ joint??? I thought you said Brent's house. ...

BBQ joint??? I thought you said Brent's house.
That's different then. Never mind.
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,958
Posted By sturgeon
They have salads and white wine spritzers, right?

They have salads and white wine spritzers, right?
Forum: Canada 05-31-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 11,881
Posted By sturgeon
I was up there last fall on a nice crisp calm...

I was up there last fall on a nice crisp calm September morning. Guy at the gate said the wind at the top was a very modest 60-70 mph :eek1 Unnoticeable until you come out above the tree line; at the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,107
Posted By sturgeon
Only problem with the Magadans is their size....

Only problem with the Magadans is their size. HUGE.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 94,284
Posted By sturgeon
Motion Pro 5/8" socket plus swivel extension is a...

Motion Pro 5/8" socket plus swivel extension is a reasonable price, well-made, socket OD is 20.6mm. And the other end of the socket does double duty since it fits in the end of the front axle, making...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 44,846
Views: 8,678,808
Posted By sturgeon
Depending on how much room you need for rebound...

Depending on how much room you need for rebound adjustment, looks like there's not much left for lowering. Maybe 2 threads between the adjuster and the clevis locknut.
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 226,959
Posted By sturgeon
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/t1.0-9/10303785_10154106096315594_5726729035858666458_n.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 177,652
Posted By sturgeon
If it's not big enough to eat, run over it ... ...

If it's not big enough to eat, run over it ...

As much as I like cats (one is sitting on me right now), I wouldn't sacrifice myself to save one.

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 177,652
Posted By sturgeon
Different strokes, I liked the looks of the...

Different strokes, I liked the looks of the Special (the Classic is no more) because of the spoked wheels (as well as the paint job). But I've got 2 other bikes with spokes, and a lifetime of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 177,652
Posted By sturgeon
I think there's more than that. I seem to recall...

I think there's more than that. I seem to recall reading about the head re-design you mentioned, plus ECU changes, higher compression, piston re-design, modest HP/torque increase with peak 500 RPM...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 178,922
Posted By sturgeon
MG says 1,350 +/-100 rpm.

MG says 1,350 +/-100 rpm.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,580
Posted By sturgeon
You're absolutely right! My only excuse is winter...

You're absolutely right! My only excuse is winter hangover :lol3

P.S. I was also thinking of the red lever to lock/unlock from the racks, which doesn't really apply here since the OP was talking...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,580
Posted By sturgeon
Have you tried? Mine lock with the handle open.

Have you tried? Mine lock with the handle open.
Forum: Canada 04-05-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 44,061
Posted By sturgeon
No Princess Auto? Perhaps not the utmost in...

No Princess Auto? Perhaps not the utmost in quality, but ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 177,652
Posted By sturgeon
You type very well for a dead guy :lol3

You type very well for a dead guy :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,698
Posted By sturgeon
Soviet L-300.

Soviet L-300.
Forum: Canada 03-17-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By sturgeon
You might try Derek at Flybyu Motorsports. He's a...

You might try Derek at Flybyu Motorsports. He's a good guy, very meticulous. I emailed him to ask; he might be willing to take on your project, give him a call if you're interested.

I'm a happy...
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