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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 418,675
Posted By Mr. C
KLR Rad Guards and Eagle Mike KLX Needle Kit

These parts are located in Lindsay, ON,

Rad and Reservoir Guard (Gen I)

They could use a repaint, but they are still solid at straight. $25 plus shipping....
Forum: Canada 05-17-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 418,675
Posted By Mr. C
For Sale: 2006 TTR230 (Lindsay, ON)

I have a 2006 Yamaha TTR-230 for sale. It has low hours and is in nice shape. It is a fun and reliable trail bike, and is a good size for new riders, shorter riders, and big fat guys like me to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17,036
Views: 1,985,093
Posted By Mr. C
That is true. I remember that the instructions...

That is true. I remember that the instructions were not that easy to follow when it came to the brackets. Mind you, that was a number of years ago, but I remember needing to fiddle quite a bit with...
Forum: Canada 01-18-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By Mr. C
The Labrador trip isn't all that bad. I had new...

The Labrador trip isn't all that bad. I had new tires with me, but they were stolen in Quebec. I therefore rode the TLH with a set of 50% used Kenda 270s and had no tire issues. Also, more and...
Forum: Canada 01-16-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By Mr. C
I don't know if I can keep up with the big bikes,...

I don't know if I can keep up with the big bikes, but post the rides and I will try to get out to some of them.

I haven't been riding much the last few years due to injury, but I want to get back...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,770
Posted By Mr. C
Do the factory riders get new chain and sprockets...

Do the factory riders get new chain and sprockets each day?
Forum: Canada 01-13-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Mr. C
I think I have some doo tools coming my way. ...

I think I have some doo tools coming my way. Thanks for the help, Rhombic.
Forum: Canada 01-10-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Mr. C
KLR "Doo" Tools to Lend in Ontario?

Hi, all.

Anyone out there have some doohickey tools they would like to lend me? I will pay for shipping both ways.

Thanks for looking!
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,770
Posted By Mr. C
Thanks for the info, guys. All I know is that I...

Thanks for the info, guys. All I know is that I can't afford either one! :cry

I guess I am confused, since I see Coma's bike listed in some places as the Replica. Wouldn't he have the full...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,770
Posted By Mr. C
Noob question: What is the difference between a...

Noob question: What is the difference between a KTM 450 Rally and the 450 Rally Replica?
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8,686
Views: 2,242,585
Posted By Mr. C
Boy, I wish you would try to lighten up on your...

Boy, I wish you would try to lighten up on your bike rides. You are WAY too serious! :rofl

Great area for riding. I would love to get there at some time. Thanks for the video!
Forum: Canada 09-23-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,623
Posted By Mr. C
I can see it selling well where new riders are...

I can see it selling well where new riders are only allowed a 250 as maximum displacement. I think Australia has that rule (at least it did when I lived in Melbourne years ago).
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8,686
Views: 2,242,585
Posted By Mr. C
Looks good! What front fender is that?

Looks good! What front fender is that?
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Mr. C
I will certainly check that out. Thanks. ...

I will certainly check that out. Thanks.



I agree completely. I have made a number of calls and wrote a number of letters to try to get access. They just don't want to share! I can see the...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Mr. C
Ride Area Suggestions for Small Bikes

I hope everyone is keeping warm out there!

My kids are on small-wheeled XR70Rs, and they enjoy riding well defined trails that are not too technical. They are not that aggressive, and don't like...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mr. C
Even if we cancel our insurance on the off season...

Even if we cancel our insurance on the off season we don't get much money back. They set it up so that the summer months are the vast majority of the premium, while the off-season months are a much...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mr. C
I think you can get "classic" status for a good...

I think you can get "classic" status for a good price, but there are a bunch of restrictions and you need to get a valuation for your bike. I don't know much about it, but I remember someone...
Forum: Canada 07-04-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mr. C
Aviva (using Dalton Timmis as the broker) is $550...

Aviva (using Dalton Timmis as the broker) is $550 per year, so much lower than State Farm.

I am trying to sell this bike, so I won't be looking too deep into the vintage angle, but I certainly...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mr. C
I am glad to see a few companies are willing to...

I am glad to see a few companies are willing to insure older bikes. I will be making a few calls today and I will list my findings just so people get an idea of what is available.
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mr. C
I will give get a quote from them. I don't need...

I will give get a quote from them. I don't need anything but basic coverage to make me legal. The bike isn't worth much, so it won't be a huge hit if it gets stolen or damaged.
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mr. C
It is expensive. State Farm quoted my $850 for...

It is expensive. State Farm quoted my $850 for the year. It could be worse, but it is a lot for a bike I just wanted to spend a few Saturdays a month on.

You really have to pay to play. :cry
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mr. C
Looks like State Farm will deal with older bikes....

Looks like State Farm will deal with older bikes. Many of the companies won't.
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mr. C
Ontario Insurance for Older Bikes?

Hi there.

I have a 1981 Kawasaki KZ750 that I want to insure. but all the companies that hold my other policies won't insure bikes over 30 years old.

Anyone know a place that deals with older...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17,036
Views: 1,985,093
Posted By Mr. C
Nice job! The more you do it the better you get...

Nice job! The more you do it the better you get at it. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17,036
Views: 1,985,093
Posted By Mr. C
Yes, there are dip switches that can set the way...

Yes, there are dip switches that can set the way the brake light operates. The switches make the change (no flash or flash) with no issue with just the key on. As soon as the bike is running, the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17,036
Views: 1,985,093
Posted By Mr. C
Tail Light Electrical Question

Hi there. I have a 2001, and just put on an LED tail light (the ones that flash a few times and then stay solid once you hit the brakes).

The issue is that the light will work fine with just the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Mr. C
Could it be the balancer chain? I know that when...

Could it be the balancer chain? I know that when I fixed the broken balancer lever on my 2002, there was a "whirling" sound coming from the engine. It was just the chain under proper tension.
...
Forum: Canada 05-01-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Mr. C
Crap. I may not be able to make it now. :cry...

Crap. I may not be able to make it now. :cry Hopefully I can get out there to see (and meet) a few of you.
Forum: Canada 04-24-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22,658
Views: 2,447,030
Posted By Mr. C
Remove the sticker and all is revealed! (and no,...

Remove the sticker and all is revealed! (and no, that is NOT a Photoshopped image)...

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g246/pcantin/KLR_zps5437bcae.jpg
Forum: Canada 04-24-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By Mr. C
He may be AFRAID to ride with you! :D

He may be AFRAID to ride with you! :D
Forum: Canada 04-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By Mr. C
Hey, Doughy! Nice to see you back on two wheels....

Hey, Doughy! Nice to see you back on two wheels. I see you picked up the same bike. Maybe this time you will learn to ride it properly!! :lol3 You were much too cautious on the last one. :D

I...
Forum: Canada 04-21-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Mr. C
I will try to make it out as well. We almost...

I will try to make it out as well. We almost have the old P2D team together!
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By Mr. C
Although not the best scenery, there is a nice...

Although not the best scenery, there is a nice loop that goes from Lindsay, to Fenelon Falls, to Bobcaygeon, and then back to Lindsay. Some nice pavement with sweeping corners (especially between...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17,036
Views: 1,985,093
Posted By Mr. C
Ah, I see. I will be doing the same thing...

Ah, I see.

I will be doing the same thing soon. :ricky
Forum: Canada 03-23-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Mr. C
The Ontario Dual Sport Club (ODSC) runs organized...

The Ontario Dual Sport Club (ODSC) runs organized rides in the area. The Bethany ride is a good kickoff ride in the spring (if it ever comes!)
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17,036
Views: 1,985,093
Posted By Mr. C
What is this mod? Maybe I am not that quick and...

What is this mod? Maybe I am not that quick and you have simply put on the white rear spring? :shog

I tried a search but it kept crashing on me (going to a blank page) for some reason.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17,036
Views: 1,985,093
Posted By Mr. C
Good to know that the shock is worth upgrading. ...

Good to know that the shock is worth upgrading. Now I just have to find a good size. Those Topgun springs seem to fit the bill.

Since I am about 240 lb, the inclusion of gear and luggage when...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17,036
Views: 1,985,093
Posted By Mr. C
My issue is that I have a 30 inch inseam. :cry ...

My issue is that I have a 30 inch inseam. :cry I would love to go that route, but my next mod would need to be a ladder on the side of the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17,036
Views: 1,985,093
Posted By Mr. C
Anyone know a good place to get a rear spring in...

Anyone know a good place to get a rear spring in Canada? What looks like a good deal online can become bad quickly once you add in shipping, etc.

Also, is it worth putting a beefier spring on the...
Forum: Canada 01-03-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22,658
Views: 2,447,030
Posted By Mr. C
Toronto Subway Information

Happy New Year, everyone. I hope you all had a great holiday.

I am taking the wife to the Princess of Wales theatre tomorrow (Saturday, Jan 4th) for a show starting at 1:30 pm. I am coming in...
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