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Forum: Canada 08-16-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,645
Posted By Bad Daddy
Enjoy your stay, there's lots to see and do...

Enjoy your stay, there's lots to see and do throughout the year, especially if you dress for it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By Bad Daddy
It's Alpine white, and I would rather the 2015...

It's Alpine white, and I would rather the 2015 F800GSA in Kalamata olive.
If it was a 2013 and it was Kalamata olive, it would be in my garage.

But if I'm gonna get one, I may as well get what I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By Bad Daddy
You're right about the cases. If I get it I will...

You're right about the cases. If I get it I will be selling them to fund other necessary parts.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By Bad Daddy
What's it worth

Looking at a used 2013 F800 GS

1100 kms on it. Yes. 1100 kms.

Has all options, and the vario cases.

Street tires, never been down, or off road.

I was all set to order a 2015 F800GSA,
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,117
Posted By Bad Daddy
Even though this bike would far exceed my...

Even though this bike would far exceed my abilities, I'm ordering a 2015 and hoping that they do something to the front forks. Shelling out another 2 Gs after the fact to correct what would cost the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,629
Posted By Bad Daddy
I can order today, and build slot is late...

I can order today, and build slot is late August/early September, with delivery in October. Right when riding season ends, and sledding season begins...I'll order it in January, for March delivery,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,629
Posted By Bad Daddy
Wicked Wonder when we get to order in North America...

Wonder when we get to order in North America (Canada)?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,629
Posted By Bad Daddy
2015 F800GSA in Kalamata metallic matte? I'm in!...

2015 F800GSA in Kalamata metallic matte? I'm in! Suspension or no.

When can I order it?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-03-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,629
Posted By Bad Daddy
That was me...:hide I will quiz him a little...

That was me...:hide
I will quiz him a little more when I go back there next week.
I'm guessing he knows, or he wouldn't have said anything...
And I would think it's the front suspension, as it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,065,345
Posted By Bad Daddy
Squirrelly handling on gravel roads

2008 DRZ400S. Mitas front tire, Dunlop D606 rear.

Riding on the road is fine. Tires seem ok, not great (balance could be better).

On gravel roads it feels like the front is going to wash...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,909
Posted By Bad Daddy
What are the options? My dealer has two...

What are the options?

My dealer has two Kalamata 800s arriving this week.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By Bad Daddy
That's all the sales rep said. I would...

That's all the sales rep said.

I would imagine from forks or refinement.

He didn't go any further, and I didn't press.

I was ready to buy, and then after that answer, I cooled off.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,117
Posted By Bad Daddy
Wicked I have been looking at the F800GS and GSA. ...

I have been looking at the F800GS and GSA.

Originally I was going to go with the GS. Had one in stock.
Then the next time I'm there, it's gone, and a GSA is on the floor.
A few more...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,326
Posted By Bad Daddy
We are in the same boat. I would move to a...

We are in the same boat.
I would move to a smaller town, but I worry about my family getting bored. I like exploring, getting up early, going out.

Rest of the family? ehhhhh, no.

We might...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,459
Posted By Bad Daddy
All of the suggestions have been great, not much...

All of the suggestions have been great, not much to add, but here's a few...

Friday night food truck rodeo in North Vancouver. Great way to start a trip.
It's on the waterfront at the bottom of...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By Bad Daddy
Britannia Composites Voo Doo fairing? Friend...

Britannia Composites Voo Doo fairing?

Friend has one (not a voo doo, but a britannia comp fairing) on his f800gs, and is quite happy with it...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 255,181
Posted By Bad Daddy
Heated grips and a tiny tach. Finally put them...

Heated grips and a tiny tach. Finally put them on my DRZ.

While I had the tools out, I mounted a 20" rigid led on my dodge p/u, and did all the wiring, too.

I also chose to use a PIAA switch...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,532
Posted By Bad Daddy
It looks similar to Coosa or Penske board. ...

It looks similar to Coosa or Penske board.
Composites One carries it. Maybe they have some panel off cuts?
You have to glass it on both sides to get some strength out of it.
Vacuum infused...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,011
Posted By Bad Daddy
Also worth checking out on the Snap-On truck, the...

Also worth checking out on the Snap-On truck, the "buy one, get one" deals that they have make it tolerable. Some of their ratchets are quite unique, and are worth buying, they function a lot...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-27-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By Bad Daddy
Www.bluesea.com. Part no. 1016 Maybe West...

Www.bluesea.com. Part no. 1016

Maybe West Marine has them?
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By Bad Daddy
I did the front turn signals on my DRZ. Put in a...

I did the front turn signals on my DRZ. Put in a set of 12oclocklabs Running Light Adapters.

LED turn signals, so it doesn't generate heat/drain battery.

12oClockLabs Turn Signal Running...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,143
Posted By Bad Daddy
Enjoying living vicariously through your travels....

Enjoying living vicariously through your travels. Looking forward to the next installment!
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,380
Posted By Bad Daddy
www.saxxunderwear.com

www.saxxunderwear.com
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,904
Posted By Bad Daddy
Local Suzuki dealer here in North Vancouver just...

Local Suzuki dealer here in North Vancouver just packed it in. end of the month, he's gone.

He's been there for over30 years, was a Suz/Yam dealer. Recently, only a Suzuki dealer. Never did...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,599
Posted By Bad Daddy
I have one, and my only knock on it is the...

I have one, and my only knock on it is the Velcro.

You can't roll it, but you can fold it. Fits in my GL Mojavi bag, with room to spare.
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,488
Posted By Bad Daddy
"Canadian Tire which is a Canuck store that would...

"Canadian Tire which is a Canuck store that would be the love child of a messy 3 way between Home Depot, Napa, and Wal Mart)"

:rofl:lol3

Signature Materal, right there!
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,065,345
Posted By Bad Daddy
2008, DRZ400S 3x3 Stock pipe, No Toil JD...

2008, DRZ400S
3x3
Stock pipe, No Toil
JD jetting kit...

155 Main Jet
22.5 Pilot (stock) Kientech 2.5 turns out from gently seated
Blue Needle
3rd from the top
.
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By Bad Daddy
Rigid Industries has removable amber lens covers...

Rigid Industries has removable amber lens covers for their Dually/DuallyD2 lights....
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,470
Posted By Bad Daddy
You can usually call a dealer and they can tell...

You can usually call a dealer and they can tell you the model year.

I might be able to tell with my Sierra Book if you pm me the numbers.
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By Bad Daddy
Over at Garage journal forum, you might get a...

Over at Garage journal forum, you might get a better response. Helpful group over there, too.
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Bad Daddy
You need a small battery, as previously stated. ...

You need a small battery, as previously stated. and, i would add one of these. From Blue Sea Systems, a BSS7649.

It'll save your batteries...
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 255,181
Posted By Bad Daddy
"Threw together"... HO long does it take to...

"Threw together"...

HO long does it take to put a rack like that together?

I need to learn how to weld!
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,065,345
Posted By Bad Daddy
You might also need a master cylinder that...

You might also need a master cylinder that matches the caliper' s fluid volume requirement.

Had to do that on Harley's that get bigger calipers...

.
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,065,345
Posted By Bad Daddy
I made a bracket for my tool tube out of a 1/4"...

I made a bracket for my tool tube out of a 1/4" thick piece of Starboard Marine Plastic lumber..

It's the size of tool tube that can accommodate a tool roll, or a 32 oz. fuel bottle.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,665
Posted By Bad Daddy
I've got my DRZ fitted to me, it works, runs,...

I've got my DRZ fitted to me, it works, runs, looks great. I would like a set of SM wheels/tires for it, to really get the use out of it.
But.:deal
I would like either a f800gs, or 990...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,470
Posted By Bad Daddy
First thing to do is change the impeller in the...

First thing to do is change the impeller in the leg. It's most likely taken a set, and won't pump water. If you're using a flushing attachment make sure water is coming out of the tell tale.

Run...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,065,345
Posted By Bad Daddy
I think if you had a kick start, you would...

I think if you had a kick start, you would require all of the bracketed, for a manual compression release.

I seem to remember that the kickstart kits come with the necessary gadgets to add manual...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 86,653
Posted By Bad Daddy
What Happened?

I understand counter steering. Bicycles, check. Snowmobiles, check (in deep powder, no centrifugal forces, just ski drag). Learned it at motorcycle training.
Had a Heritage Softail; it did it. ...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 255,181
Posted By Bad Daddy
Installed a set of pivot pegz... After I saw the...

Installed a set of pivot pegz... After I saw the Fastway pegs :bow on a buddy's ktm950, I had immediate buyers remorse. :cry Then I saw they don't make them for DRZs, and all was right in my world....
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 255,181
Posted By Bad Daddy
I put new rubber on the DRZ, that was my first...

I put new rubber on the DRZ, that was my first time changing tires on a motorcycle. Front went quickly, the rear kicked my azz.

Then I put some RAM mounts on for GPS and camera.

Cleaned up...
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