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Forum: Americas 05-01-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Canada Mike
Thanks to all that replied

I was successful in securing parking for the time we are down from an inmate on ADV
:1drink
Forum: Trip Planning 04-27-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,656
Posted By Canada Mike
Microsoft Streets & Trips

It pains me to say this as I am a Apple guy but the Microsoft Streets & Trips is still the best route planning software IMO. The ability to have multiple stops choice of main highways and routing...
Forum: Americas 04-26-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Canada Mike
Parking request Monterey Area

We are heading south to explore the US and need to park our 12ft bike trailer and SUV in the Monterey area for about three weeks starting June 29th. Any help or information you can forward me on this...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,602
Posted By Canada Mike
Bel Ray Final Drive Spline Lube

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/5735/i/bel-ray-assembly-lube

Bel Ray Assembly Lube...Yes Please.
Bel-Ray Assembly Lube

Bel-Ray Assembly Lube is a high molybdenum disulfide content...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Canada Mike
Well at the risk of destroying the foam and the...

Well at the risk of destroying the foam and the plastic cover I unbolted the bottom bars and just slid them forward a bit. Worked great and the belt is off, it definetly needs to be replaced at 46K...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Canada Mike
Jim, From this angle it looks like you have...

Jim,
From this angle it looks like you have more space to clear the bar? Might be a paralax error though.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Canada Mike
Mine is the exact image of what you guys have...

Mine is the exact image of what you guys have there. Jim, so you say I will actually be able to get this off without breaking it?

Iam not really excited about messing with the bars again.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Canada Mike
Inspecting the Alternator Belt with Hepco Becker

Seriously....I have to take off the Tank and Head guards to inspect the belt.

I guess if they protect the bike in an unfortunate dismount...Thats all I could ask for but man what a pain. I had...
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,063
Posted By Canada Mike
So what is the name of this type of clamp so I...

So what is the name of this type of clamp so I can source such a tool..?
I know of the spring type and worm only?
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,063
Posted By Canada Mike
Your correct. Jim nailed it, the picture he sent...

Your correct. Jim nailed it, the picture he sent is exactly the air intake type clamp.

Yeah I agree if I get extremely annoyed with them they will go in the garbage and I'll change them up to a...
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,063
Posted By Canada Mike
So you would use these on the larger spring type...

So you would use these on the larger spring type correct? Like the kind on a F800 GS rad hose?
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,063
Posted By Canada Mike
Bingo!

Jim,

That is the exact tool I need. May try and find the tool if not I will pirate your fabrication...Thanks.
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,063
Posted By Canada Mike
Hose Clamp Tool

Does anyone have a trick up their sleeve for removing the hose clamps for the air box and the throttle intake hose? I see on the Reprom dvd manual that there is a BMW tool but someone must have come...
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,872
Posted By Canada Mike
Yellow Pliers in your drawer

Jim,

Just cruising the threads and noticed the 5th picture of the drawer that is open on your cart. On the right is a small yellow handled set of pliers would those be for removing the hose...
Forum: Americas 02-23-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Canada Mike
Yes will definetly revise the route to do a...

Yes will definetly revise the route to do a couple miles on route 66. Thanks!
Forum: Americas 01-05-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Canada Mike
Yikes! So you would suggest missing the numbers...

Yikes! So you would suggest missing the numbers 28 -33…The only reason we chose these was the group had hoped to get to the Joshua Tree which is #33.
Would you then suggest staying North and going...
Forum: Americas 01-05-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,964
Posted By Canada Mike
http://i1373.photobucket.com/albums/ag388/vstrommi...

http://i1373.photobucket.com/albums/ag388/vstrommike/ADVTravelLtdMontana2012-Day4July312012_zpsd5a280a2.jpg...
Forum: Americas 01-05-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Canada Mike
Monterrey to Albuqerque NM

Hello All,

Just reaching out to get some feedback on the following route. If anyone has any suggestions of a must ride road that I've missed or a park please let me know. As well I'd like to get...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,964
Posted By Canada Mike
My two cents

We have been to Glacier a couple of times now. I would recommend staying or camping in Whitefish and leaving early the next morning and returning to the camp site that night. It takes one full day to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By Canada Mike
So the temp sensor was fine. As it turns out the...

So the temp sensor was fine. As it turns out the readings were similar to the hand probe that identified a two degree difference.

As for the items done so far they are the Idle position sensor,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By Canada Mike
Hmm. So you think the temp sensor is the wrong...

Hmm. So you think the temp sensor is the wrong place to look? I wonder if the bike stalls while coming to a stop...What if you dump the clutch in first if it starts again would that not point to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By Canada Mike
Ah yes that is the exact problem we are having....

Ah yes that is the exact problem we are having. What have you tried so far?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By Canada Mike
Engage Clutch snap throttle off = STALL

Looking for some advice on a 2008 F650 GS. The bike has been at the dealer for about a week and still not corrected. Idle Actuator was the first part replace then a complete tear down on the bike to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 723
Posted By Canada Mike
Heated Grip Repair R1200GS 2007

Hey all though I would share the repair for heated grips on my 2007 GS. I believe the culprit that may have caused the grips to stop working might have been the throttle lock. I use the Wunderlich...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By Canada Mike
Trip Promo Video

Here is a quick taste of what you'll see on this adventure.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHb0ZCigBs0

Thanks for your interest...:D
Forum: Canada 06-03-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By Canada Mike
Promo Video

Here is a little Promo video shot of the trip in May this year.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHb0ZCigBs0
Forum: Canada 06-02-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By Canada Mike
Lillooet Adventure July 7&8

Hello All...Just throwing this out there. Adv Travel and Pacific Motosports are doing a weekend trip to Lillooet with two options. For those who like pavement we will be travelling to Whistler then...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By Canada Mike
Thumb Lillooet Adventure July 7&8

Just throwing this out there...Upcoming weekend ride with ADV Travel and Pacific Motosports to Lillooet. Two options are available for those who like gravel and those who like pavement. It's going...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,434
Posted By Canada Mike
It's like re- living the dream

I may just have to go back one day and stop at the places you've mentioned. For me Prudhoe was just to say I did it. But passing over Atigun and the Brooks range was what did it for me.

Keep us...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By Canada Mike
My Rear Brake Line Coupling Cracked?

Hey everyone...I have a couple of pictures of my rear brake line that has a very fine crack. The crack is where the connector threads into the coupling where the hard line transitions to the Banjo...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By Canada Mike
Kind of an obvious point but can't you buy part #...

Kind of an obvious point but can't you buy part # 17? Or is it a arm plus a leg?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,434
Posted By Canada Mike
Prudhoe Bay Oil Tour

If your thinking of the bus tour at Prudhoe...You can catch it at the Arctic Cariboo In. BUt you have to email a copy of your passport to them 24 hours before the tour. You can wait until you get to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,381
Posted By Canada Mike
I would have to agree with the starter relay...I...

I would have to agree with the starter relay...I have seen this before on a K75. When the battery was low, and the ignition was turned on he hit the start button on it started but the starter did not...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,434
Posted By Canada Mike
Your Alaska Adventure...

<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">I noted a couple of things along the way...may help a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,114
Posted By Canada Mike
I take my tank off each year and clean up and...

I take my tank off each year and clean up and check everything under it. I just slide and old t shirt or towel over the tank guard to protect the side panel as I slide it back tward the seat to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,114
Posted By Canada Mike
Hey Pete, This is the exact way I did mine...

Hey Pete,

This is the exact way I did mine as well...I left the ratchet straps under load and tightened everything back up. I gained about an inch on both sides, or aprox the distance of the...
Forum: Canada 10-31-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 22,261
Posted By Canada Mike
Congats on the new house! I'll let you know a...

Congats on the new house!
I'll let you know a little closer to the date, going to confirm with the better half But yeh great time to buy.

Cheers
Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,114
Posted By Canada Mike
You're in luck... I had all the installation...

You're in luck... I had all the installation instructions for the top and the bottom. The only thing is they are in German? Well half of them is and the other half is in english? What can I...
Forum: Canada 10-17-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Canada Mike
No pictures this weekend, went to the dual sport...

No pictures this weekend, went to the dual sport BC ride thanks to the heads up from Soph9. Should see some pictures from that soon.

Cheers,
Mike
Forum: Canada 10-16-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 22,261
Posted By Canada Mike
Got all winter to buy shit...I'm in!:D

Got all winter to buy shit...I'm in!:D
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