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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6,552
Views: 1,432,316
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I bent the bugger and used two longer bolts to...

I bent the bugger and used two longer bolts to make it work.

7,000 km later and I'm very happy with my Oxford Heaterz.
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6,552
Views: 1,432,316
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
That was the best farkle I put on the bike, a...

That was the best farkle I put on the bike, a Corbin saddle to keep the boys from slamming into the tank.

As for the vibration, the bike tossed the 10mm long engine mount bolt and spacer, and...
Forum: Canada 04-18-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I'm hoping to get out for their D2D event this...

I'm hoping to get out for their D2D event this year.
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Thumb Fundy Adventure Rally set for Sep 5/6/7, 2014

The latest buzz from CMG:

http://canadamotorallies.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/2014-FAR-960x200.jpg (http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/04/14/fundy-adventure-rally-set/)

Fundy Adventure Rally...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,054
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I used to agonize over would my used bike make it...

I used to agonize over would my used bike make it until I realized that I'd put over 2200 worry free km on it, and that was a one way trip to visit my sister on Prince Edward Island.

Watching a...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 484
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Canada Moto Guide - V Strom 1000 Launch

http://canadamotoguide.com/2013/12/02/suzuki-1000-v-strom-launch/
Forum: Canada 11-18-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,199
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I've been dealing with AVC since 2007 and have...

I've been dealing with AVC since 2007 and have nothing but good things to say about Eric and crew.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,760
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I put 88,000 kms on my 2004 KLR 685 before I sold...

I put 88,000 kms on my 2004 KLR 685 before I sold it and bought a 2009 DR650E. It was nimble and light compared to the KLR but really sucked on the superslab, and when my fiancé came along last year,...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 917,557
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Let those puppies feel some heat first. Lay them...

Let those puppies feel some heat first. Lay them out in the sun or put them down by your water heater.
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 917,557
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
+1 I have three of these sets, home, work and...

+1 I have three of these sets, home, work and stashed under the bike seat.

I've dropped the forks on my KLR and pulled the rear sets off on my Versys with it, as well as many roadside repairs....
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 76,942
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
It looks as if you two are enjoying yourselves. ...

It looks as if you two are enjoying yourselves.

Have a happy Thanksgiving and a safe ride!
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 1,062,923
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I'm really enjoying the ride reports. Safe...

I'm really enjoying the ride reports.

Safe travels!
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5,936
Views: 2,364,839
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
You guys need to get off your horse. I put...

You guys need to get off your horse.

I put over 90,000 kilometres on bungee cords with my gear, and only had one pop off. It was my fault, the load was too loose to be trying to get air time.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 612,283
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Jay, are you running a stock carb in SanDRina? ...

Jay, are you running a stock carb in SanDRina?

Mine is giving me grief as well, and I was going to hit up thumpertalk and try to figure out where I should be looking to solve a fuel issue at 3/4...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 917,557
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I usually pack along a wee air compressor that...

I usually pack along a wee air compressor that runs off of my battery
Slime "Tire Top Off" for $15 dollars CDN at Wally Mart
Slime Sticky String repair kit (they work on steel belted tires that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 612,283
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Would a steering stabiliser have helped with that...

Would a steering stabiliser have helped with that sand?
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 917,557
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I've used it to drop the forks on my KLR, but...

I've used it to drop the forks on my KLR, but you'll need your gloves on.

I'd add a 1/4" drive extension bar, 3 to 6" along with a bit holder so you have more reach as a screwdriver.

Gear...
Forum: Canada 10-23-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,226
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Nice shot. Have you any more?

Nice shot. Have you any more?
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5,936
Views: 2,364,839
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
The old setup: ...

The old setup:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-p81mwMo4Lxk/TjzAdOD8QYI/AAAAAAAAV1M/-Irbz9YfeVA/s640/IMG01226-20110718-1614.jpg

Churchill Falls, Labrador...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5,936
Views: 2,364,839
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I had the wolfman bag with a single heavy duty...

I had the wolfman bag with a single heavy duty tube in it, on the Fender of my DR650E with four washers to reinforce the mounting screws. Every time id do a quick stop my knobbies would grind off a...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5,936
Views: 2,364,839
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
What number plate bag are you using and would you...

What number plate bag are you using and would you happy with it?
Forum: Canada 10-05-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,226
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I moved out here to get closer with Mrs....

I moved out here to get closer with Mrs. CanadianX who thinks riding two up across Labrador is a stimulating adventure. :rolleyes:

How about James Bay next year with Tat2? :cool: :beer:
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,736
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I rode 1,000km of ravel with these attached to my...

I rode 1,000km of ravel with these attached to my 2004 KLR.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-fjpUV7NfvEE/T8amDKEvDoI/AAAAAAAAgiU/NO6VAeAP9Xs/s800/P1020246.JPG
...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5,936
Views: 2,364,839
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I saw a Harvey rider with a beer keg trailer...

I saw a Harvey rider with a beer keg trailer behind his bike. I was drooling for a bit until I saw that had latches and a lock on it. :-D
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5,936
Views: 2,364,839
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Why have two sets of rain gear?

Why have two sets of rain gear?
Forum: Canada 09-03-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,251
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I just watched "bathtime". It looks like I'd need...

I just watched "bathtime". It looks like I'd need a set of Trakmaster2's to keep up with you lot. :eek:
Forum: Canada 09-01-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,251
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Have a great weekend guys!

Have a great weekend guys!
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,468
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
http://img.tapatalk.com/466db61a-35b1-3a39.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/466db61a-35b1-3a39.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/466db61a-35e2-7a05.jpg

We were calling it a "Side Bar" at our annual campout at the race track. He couldn't park it...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,226
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
http://img.tapatalk.com/8eb1b96b-9425-7aba.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/8eb1b96b-9425-7aba.jpg

She's coming along! The IMS tank was installed yesterday and went without a hitch, and this afternoon I installed heated grips, reinforced the front...
Forum: Canada 08-16-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,251
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I'm on the fence for this one as I've some...

I'm on the fence for this one as I've some friends to meet up with in Bar Harbor that weekend. :-(
Forum: Canada 08-14-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,226
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
What is the latitude and longitude for the lodge?...

What is the latitude and longitude for the lodge?

Would arriving late Friday and leaving early Monday work in terms of participating?
Forum: Canada 08-01-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,226
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
The KLR and the Bandit went before the move as I...

The KLR and the Bandit went before the move as I bought the DR this spring. It's much lighter and better on and off road than the KLR, but the trade off is its worse on the super slab and has a tiny...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,226
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
http://img.tapatalk.com/8e44f17c-a6af-912e.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/8e44f17c-a6af-912e.jpg
Forum: Canada 07-29-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,226
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
And here I was thinking I'd moved closer to a...

And here I was thinking I'd moved closer to a couple of inmates who would let me camp out on their lawn (or take out a restraining order). Lol.

It's definitely on my WANT TO DO list, but my ride...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,226
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I called to master, centennial, and Bolgers here...

I called to master, centennial, and Bolgers here on the Island, and Bolgers had a 120/90/17 stinko shinko 705, but my brother in law had a 130/80/17 1/3rd worn deathwing that came off of my sisters...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,226
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
My death wing on the DR650E is just about bald...

My death wing on the DR650E is just about bald and Bolgers has two sets of KENDA 270s on back order.

I was at Atlantic Motoplex on Monday, and didn't see anything I wanted, but a Klr out in the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 96,065
Views: 18,099,945
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I paid 4000 for a 2009 with 4k on the clock. ...

I paid 4000 for a 2009 with 4k on the clock.

Protaper bars and a kappa case with bark busters.
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 917,557
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I found a set of bits made by Titan that had a...

I found a set of bits made by Titan that had a 1/4 bit driver adapter. I use regular screwdriver bits in it. Parts Source Canada.

Sent from my SGH-I747M using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Canada 07-08-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,226
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
I did a three week trip last summer on the KLR to...

I did a three week trip last summer on the KLR to Newfoundland and loved it, except for the whoops on the trailway near town, it bottomed out my overloaded suspension. and I'll have to admit, the KLR...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,226
Posted By Rotten Ronnie
Perfect, that's just what I'm looking for,...

Perfect, that's just what I'm looking for, thanks. :clap
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