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Forum: Canada 08-30-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Shibby!
Found BC Motorcycle Licence Plate

Found a plate in the back country between Kookanusa and Yahk.

If it's yours let me know the plate number and I will return it.

If still riding we are going to be around Christina lake or...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,334
Posted By Shibby!
Thanks for reading the RR. As I mentioned...

Thanks for reading the RR.

As I mentioned about 6 months ago, I owe it to you guys to finished.

I have a bit of an issue where my dog spilt coffee on my MacBook. I haven't replaced it. I...
Forum: Canada 04-26-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
Enjoy. We are heading down next weekend. ...

Enjoy. We are heading down next weekend.

I've been riding lots this year with nearly 10 days on the dirtbike already but I just love riding other terrain types. Moab is great fun
Forum: Canada 04-12-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
There are actually quite a few people out there...

There are actually quite a few people out there at this time of year. I've been in the area the last three Sundays. Going out tomorrow too. Brap!
Forum: Canada 03-15-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
Moab for us early May. Mx style bikes. LA...

Moab for us early May. Mx style bikes.

LA hacienda margaritas! Lol
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 1,155,375
Posted By Shibby!
Haha. I was like WTF? I somewhat know those...

Haha. I was like WTF?

I somewhat know those two indirectly from my buddies local motorcycle forum. I've seen Jill at the track (when we had one) and I think Curtis bought a bike my other friend...
Forum: Canada 03-01-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
Heading to moab. Not soon enough.

Heading to moab. Not soon enough.
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 1,155,375
Posted By Shibby!
To say you aren't on a trip or traveling is...

To say you aren't on a trip or traveling is pretty ignorant. Ihope it was said in a light tone.

Enjoyed the new update and pics! Very jealous.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
Some had issues with leaking air around the...

Some had issues with leaking air around the adapter. Put some sealant around the intake or exhaust? To seal this collar.
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 1,155,375
Posted By Shibby!
GI!! Always seen pics. Never knew where it...

GI!!

Always seen pics. Never knew where it was till now.
Thanks for hammering out the reports!

Yours matches Sherpa Juanito for best on ADV.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
Yes it will Lots of my riding requires quick...

Yes it will

Lots of my riding requires quick braps for logs and ruts. No problem on a properly tuned TM.

I was like you. Bike started and ran perfect. Could have got better mileage but what...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
I agree. Pretty cool place even after seeing...

I agree. Pretty cool place even after seeing most ruins in Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize.


Colorado is a wicked state. Passes and openness to OHV use is amazing.
Forum: Canada 02-17-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
If it's that bad just walk along side it. Have...

If it's that bad just walk along side it. Have fun!
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
I know the rod will come up, but I wonder if...

I know the rod will come up, but I wonder if bearings are even required. Hum. Helps if I looked into their costs.
Forum: Canada 02-14-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
That's pretty cool! We may be out riding...

That's pretty cool!

We may be out riding this weekend. Likely be Sunday. I don't expect conditions to be easy.
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
$1000 isn't bad. I was thinking more around...

$1000 isn't bad. I was thinking more around 2000$, but being CDN, it will likely be the case.



I drain the fuel, and batteries can be bought or I can pack them home if need be. If that's the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
My Braking rotor has been awesome! No issues. I...

My Braking rotor has been awesome! No issues. I didn't buy EBC because research showed poor reviews.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
I hate tablets! I lost the post I was typing. ...

I hate tablets! I lost the post I was typing.

To shorten it up I would be wanting new listing, rings, rings, chain, tensioner, crank bearings, etc. I don't want to have to worry.

The above...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22,164
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Posted By Shibby!
Questions for those who have done it. What...

Questions for those who have done it.

What was the cost of a quality motor rebuild. I'd do all, or most work myself.

I need to know so I can make a proper decision on what I'll do with the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 09:10 AM
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Views: 145,901
Posted By Shibby!
Great job finishing your goal, Dave! It was...

Great job finishing your goal, Dave!

It was a pleasure to follow along. Interesting to hear your last comments about continuing. It appears to me at least that after the Christmas break you have...
Forum: Canada 01-30-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
Those are some of the strangest tires I've seen

Those are some of the strangest tires I've seen
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2014, 09:03 AM
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Views: 145,901
Posted By Shibby!
All part of the journey! I packed bearings...

All part of the journey!

I packed bearings on my trip and the darn things made it back. Oh well, better to have then to not have. You'd be in a pickle if they didn't have a bearing to fit your...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
It comes pretty natural when you are forced to do...

It comes pretty natural when you are forced to do it!

Also helps with a bike that has big torque and it does it if you like it or not. Most you didn't have to, but you better have long legs...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 107,985
Posted By Shibby!
Great ride report! Love the videos and humour. ...

Great ride report! Love the videos and humour.

I did that section of road on what was a beautiful day. Then I got hit with the heaviest rain I've ever seen. Arrived in Palenque in the dark and...
Forum: Canada 01-26-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
It is a good ride. The trails are amazing and...

It is a good ride. The trails are amazing and Idaho is a great state. Nothing like pulling off a highway and starting a single track trail designed for hikers / mountain bike's and motorcycles,...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
Small tank, fuel injection, and heavy. =) The...

Small tank, fuel injection, and heavy. =) The 640ADV was a great bike if they could only balance the crank and maybe fix the head gasket issues. It's still a solid bike though. I'm amazed at the...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
All I'd like is there to be closer...

All I'd like is there to be closer representations of the "unicorn"

Tuned down 450/500, basic comfort, good suspension, relaxed service intervals, good stator and lighting (or at least good...
Forum: Canada 01-24-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
I'm not saying they aren't capable. For long...

I'm not saying they aren't capable. For long trips in countries where you don't need HP, they come with a lot of complexity, difficult to work on, expensive, and sometimes non-fixable problems that...
Forum: Canada 01-24-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
The 990 is fine, but it's no adventurized 450. ...

The 990 is fine, but it's no adventurized 450. Most of the dual sporting around here is a struggle with a 990. The gravel roads and what not are fine and where it wins in the comparison, but it's...
Forum: Canada 01-23-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 381,773
Posted By Shibby!
A tough ride for sure. Last few weeks has been a...

A tough ride for sure. Last few weeks has been a workout in frustration.

That ccm bike looks great. Ridiculous that a small company from England is the first to crack a very high demand market....
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
http://www.ebay.com/itm/FMF-Powerbomb-header-with-...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/FMF-Powerbomb-header-with-Q2-Silencer-for-XR650R-/321292108249?&_trksid=p2056016.l4276

Be warned, this combo is very loud. It's what I have, but want to install a DB...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
In the midst of building a power bleeder for the...

In the midst of building a power bleeder for the ktm. I'll have to make connectors for the XRR.

You guys have me thinking about rebuilding mine with all this engine talk.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
What's the Weatherby cartridge that uses a .338...

What's the Weatherby cartridge that uses a .338 case and 30cal projectile? I shot one of those before. Christianson Arms Carbon. Biggest pile of poop.

Hunters love their velocity. Lets take a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
Have to remember that chono's have a rather large...

Have to remember that chono's have a rather large percentage of error which is determine to be in proper working condition. They are not machines of precision, no matter what you pay.

I've had a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22,164
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Posted By Shibby!
Then you have the BR and competition guys who...

Then you have the BR and competition guys who "re-tip" them. I like shooting, but not quite that much. At most I weigh them and keep similar weights in the same shot groups.

I wonder if SMK's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
I too have a Kestrel and it's information to...

I too have a Kestrel and it's information to consider, but not to rely on. We have wind that can be the opposite direction at long range, and more often then not nowhere near the velocity from where...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
Yea, I haven't had much luck with SMK's but...

Yea, I haven't had much luck with SMK's but people seem to love them. They are pretty expensive here so I resort to AMAX's which have proven to work pretty good for me. They seem to like being...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
Some variety in this thread is good.. Yea,...

Some variety in this thread is good..

Yea, the Chaote is becoming more popular here too. I have a Timney 510 trigger which works. Crisp but I would like it a bit lighter. I have a 'built in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
I'd love to easily travel with my rifle and shoot...

I'd love to easily travel with my rifle and shoot various locations!

Currently I have a "private" hike in range in the foothills. Targets at 650, 800, 1050 and 1250y. Need more AR500 for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22,164
Views: 2,678,004
Posted By Shibby!
Any pictures of the equipment that gets the...

Any pictures of the equipment that gets the rolled ammunition?

I'm a reloader too. Only really shoot long range but sometimes put together some 9mm rounds for my buddies handgun to go to the...
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