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Forum: Canada 09-22-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By flexfoot
I picked it up

I received a call from Moto Vanier saying the bike weas ready. They told me the issue was the EWS ring. Went to get it the other day in my pick up.
All is good.

THANKS EVERYONE FOR ALL YOUR HELP...
Forum: Canada 09-14-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By flexfoot
Great news

I received a call from Moto Vanier saying the bike is ready. Next week I'll take it home in my pick-up.

Great News!!

Thanks all !!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,444
Posted By flexfoot
Age

I'm 59.


Steve
09 F650GS
Forum: Canada 09-11-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By flexfoot
Good news !!

I received a call at 3:28 pm from Moto Vanier in Quebec City that the bike was delivered. Unknown to me, the bike was sitting on a dock somewhere wanting till the truck was full for the trip West to...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By flexfoot
Broken bike

Hello everyone.

The situation is looking brighter.

I have a transportaion company name, a tracking number and an estimated arrival time sometime today 9/10 at Moto Vanier Quebec City.

I'll...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By flexfoot
Bike broken and lost in Quebec

I've been told the bike is at Moto Vanier, but when I contacted them yesterday afternoon at 3:00 pm, I was told they do not have it.

Any help is appreciated.


Steve
Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By flexfoot
Broken and lost BMW

Yes, Dan tried to call but the dealership was closed.

The number for Sept-iles H-D is 418-960-0111 Speak to the owner.
Phone for Moto Vanier is 418-527-6907. Ask for David.

Shop hours are...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By flexfoot
Need Help in Quebec Province PLEASE!

MY BIKE IS BROKEN AND LOST:

I am from NH . My bike, a 2009 BMW F650GS broke down on August 25th near Sept-iles Quebec.

The bike and my gear was left at H-D/Honda in Sept-iles,QC on August 28th...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By flexfoot
Service

How about asking the dealer?

At an average of $90/hr plus parts a few hundred $$ doesn't go far.

YMMV




Steve
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By flexfoot
R90/6 Engine Issues

I have purchased a pair of used pistons off the IBMWR site. Hopefully they are good. The plan is to have the cylinders nikasiled and hopefully everything will turn out OK. I have Randy Long in...
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By flexfoot
R90/6 Engine Issues

Is there a place in the USA to buy the Siebenrock kit? I don't see the 97mm, 1974 kit on Motoren-Israel.
Thanks.



Steve
74 R90/6 sidecar
09 F650GS Twin
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By flexfoot
R90/6 Engine Issues

Thanks, guys for all the info. I can purchase first oversize pistons for $740/pr from Capital Cycle, but heck, that is still a small fortune. Then I have to have the cylinders bored and nikasiled. ...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By flexfoot
R90/6 Engine Issues

1974 R90/6 with 140k miles. Needs timing chain replacement in addition to valve/cylinder work. I sent the heads and cylinders to Randy Long. He can repair the heads OK, but the cylinder and pistons...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-26-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By flexfoot
R90/6 engine issues

Thanks for the tip!!

steve
Forum: Old's Cool 01-26-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By flexfoot
R90/6 engine issues

1974 R90/6 with 140k miles. Needs timing chain replacement in addition to valve/cylinder work. I sent the heads and cylinders to Randy Long. He can repair the heads OK, but the cylinder and pistons...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-22-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By flexfoot
Las Vegas Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours

Hi-


Wife and I are flying out to Arizona to visit friends over Christmas.
Does anyone have feed back on the helicopter tours to the Canyon?
Is any one tour operator better than another?
Any...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By flexfoot
Kawaski KDX 200

Hi,

I am looking for a street legal dual-sport that I can use on the nearby trails. Anyone have any experience with light two strokes? Any feedback is appreciated. I'm considering a KDX200..... ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By flexfoot
Las Vegas & Flaggstaff

Hi Guys,

Thanks for the info!!! It is very helpful. Skipping the train is great advice, which we didn't know. The driving suggestions and must sees will be taken into consideration. Love to do...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By flexfoot
Las Vegas & Flagstaff

Hi guys,

Wife and I are flying into Las Vegas next month and we'll rent a vehicle . Any "must see" places in the area? We were thinking of Hoover Dam, the train ride to Grand Canyon, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-27-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By flexfoot
RE: Bike Rental

Hey Guys,

Visiting Lake Havasu, AZ end of April (22-26). Thought it would be great to rent a bike for a few days. Any suggestions of where to rent that is close? Looking for a Harley, if...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-04-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,692
Posted By flexfoot
RE: DS Ride

Hi-

Is this a 'real dirt bike' ride ? I have an F650GS twin, but it aint no stink'in dirt bike.....

Is it OK on this ride?

Later,
Steve
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-26-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,773
Posted By flexfoot
RE:pdr

The BMWMOV PDR is scheduled for the following week I believe.



Steve
09 F650GS Twin
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 910
Posted By flexfoot
RE: used

Used what??
Mind reading isn't one of my skills.....


Steve
F650GS
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By flexfoot
Re: FNC

Do you need to be a YB member to attend?

Steve
09 F650GS
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By flexfoot
Re F650

It is worth what you are willing to spend. Around here, (NH) they sell better than the 800GS's.


Steve
09 F650GS
Forum: Old's Cool 01-08-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By flexfoot
RE: WTB 30mm Delorotto Left side Carb

Thanks everyone.
Your help is greatly appreciated!

Steve
Forum: Old's Cool 01-08-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 571,057
Posted By flexfoot
RE: WTB 30mm Delorotto Left side Carb

I need a left side 30mm delorotto carb for my 85 Moto Guzzzi T-5. Just the body and float/bowl would suffice if that is all you have. Any leads would be appreciated!
Thanks in advance.

Steve
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By flexfoot
Re: Delorotto carb

Hi Guys-

I destroyed my 30mm Phf left side carb on my Moto Guzzi T-5 by soaking it in carb cleaner for 6 months.........:eek1

So I need a carb that is rebuildable. Anyone have one for sale or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By flexfoot
RE: Hyperpro short spring

Hey guys,

Anyone one install the 30mm short rear spring on your F650GS (twin) ?
Was wondering how much suspension travel one loses with this install.
Any thoughts would be appreciated.
Many...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 21,181
Views: 6,111,168
Posted By flexfoot
Intermittent Ignition Issue

Broke down in Canada two weeks ago in the heavy rain with an ignition issue I believe. Bike would misfire and then die - would crank over but not start until it cooled off. Put dielectric grease on...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,606
Posted By flexfoot
Cleaning Akront Rims

I have Akront rims that have not been cleaned in ten years. What is the best cleaner for Aluminum wheels available? I bought some acid etch the recon guys use and it wouldn't clean them. I'd like...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2009, 03:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,008
Posted By flexfoot
Btb

I'm IN! Looking forward to it...

07 Triumph Scrambler
Forum: Vendors 12-24-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
Posted By flexfoot
Close out pants

Greetings,
Would you have a 34/30 HT 2.0 Overpants with full length Zippers?
Thanks in advance. e-mail me at : seterrien@comcast.net

Steve
Forum: Old's Cool 12-12-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,620
Posted By flexfoot
Let someone else do it...

I was thinking the same thing. How about powder coating them with the spokes still laced? Do you think that is doable?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,620
Posted By flexfoot
Cleaning Akront Rims

Howdy- I have severely oxidized AL rims. How do I go about cleaning these. I've bought the strongest acid the automotive recon guys use and it still won't touch the mess on these rims. Any thoughts? ...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By flexfoot
Vintage seat repair

Hey folks,
Thanks for the info about Mike Joseph. I just talked to him and he'll make it right for me.
I told him "Ernie said Hi" .
Appreciate the lead!

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By flexfoot
Seat repair/restoration

Howdy,
I have an older MG and want to have the seat repaired. The cover is excellent but I messed up one side by not gluing it to the pan correctly. Can anyone recommend someone I can send this to ?...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By flexfoot
Doohickey tool

Please tell me what a "doohickey" tool is. I googled it and nothing came up. Thank you for your wisdom.








Steve
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-04-2008, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By flexfoot
DS ride Sunday April 6th

Exactly when and where are you folks meetintg up? Can a guy on an F650GSD join , or is this real a hard core KTM (up to axles in mud) ride? Ready to ride.......


Steve
01 F650 GSD
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By flexfoot
Suspension mods

Jim,

I have the same bike, and I'll tell you that TT or other progressive fork springs and 10 wt. fork oil will make a "BIG" improvement in the front without breaking the bank. For the rear,...
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