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Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 33,765
Posted By Fronnzy
This is a killer ride report dude. Thanks for...

This is a killer ride report dude. Thanks for taking the time to log so many updates.
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 183,883
Posted By Fronnzy
this is rad.

this is rad.
Forum: Face plant 03-30-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,423
Posted By Fronnzy
i came off at about that speed into some hard...

i came off at about that speed into some hard pack last year. that hurt like crazy, had a concussion, bruised ribs and pinched nerve. hitting a boulder? wow. that would hurt way more, no wonder bones...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,239
Posted By Fronnzy
Thank you for sharing, Erkan. Great video! ...

Thank you for sharing, Erkan. Great video!

More please.
Forum: Canada 02-13-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 36,056
Posted By Fronnzy
Thanks Manxman, I guess I could have figured out...

Thanks Manxman, I guess I could have figured out this was a guessing game by reading more than one post. Doh!

I will hit that route in the coming months for sure.

Fronz
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8,082
Views: 3,163,624
Posted By Fronnzy
Can we please see more of that R65?

Can we please see more of that R65?
Forum: Canada 02-12-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 36,056
Posted By Fronnzy
Coordinates?

Hey Manxman, where is this ^^ ?

That is a road I would like to ride. :nod

Fronz
Forum: Canada 02-12-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 96,614
Posted By Fronnzy
Hello, I would like to attend as well. ...

Hello, I would like to attend as well.

Thank you.

B.
Forum: Canada 02-12-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By Fronnzy
Welcome, eh! I am fairly new to the area...

Welcome, eh!

I am fairly new to the area myself and have yet to connect with most of the loca riding population, but there is a tonne of riding around here, and its year round. Rode yesterday.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 1,429,928
Posted By Fronnzy
Best. Ride Report. Ever.

Best. Ride Report. Ever.
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,242
Posted By Fronnzy
Looking forward to the rest of this. My wife...

Looking forward to the rest of this. My wife wants us to move to New Z... I mean Tasmania.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-09-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 116,032
Posted By Fronnzy
^^^ That's wicked!

^^^

That's wicked!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 209,546
Posted By Fronnzy
12 Volt Power Outlet

I just discovered that my standard 12v/car cell phone and apple chargers won't fit in the GS's power outlet. WTF?

Yes, you can say it, "you just noticed that now?" I should have I guess, but I...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,566
Posted By Fronnzy
DR650 Baby!

Cant believe the legendary DR650 hasnt been listed yet. Drove it though rivers, up mountains, dirt jumped it, lots of wheelies, 500 kilometres highway days, 100 stoppie attempts in a parking lot and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,715
Posted By Fronnzy
/\ /\ What he said. I have the Giant Loop....

/\ /\

What he said. I have the Giant Loop. Lots of room, good quality and single track rideable. (Is rideable even a work?)
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,816
Posted By Fronnzy
Never mind. That's a US thing. I am in Canada. We...

Never mind. That's a US thing. I am in Canada. We don't have those.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,816
Posted By Fronnzy
That's the first I have heard of this issue. It...

That's the first I have heard of this issue. It might be whats happening to me. I am also having some spotty running issues at 3500. I always trying to get the tank really full, certinaly above the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By Fronnzy
Thanks, I'll try the fuel treatment and inspect...

Thanks, I'll try the fuel treatment and inspect the cable tonight. Keep you posted...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By Fronnzy
It's Fuel Injected, but it feels like a carbed bike running lean...

Hi Folks,

The last few rides my bike has felt kind of weak. The throttle sensitivity is seemingly higher than usual up to 4000 RPM and the exhaust is doing a fair amount of popping on decel, all...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,118
Posted By Fronnzy
Excellent post JoelWisman! The absolutes...

Excellent post JoelWisman!

The absolutes with which people post emotional "opinions" on boards are usually not very fair or balanced. In this case, it sounds like the OP is right to be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By Fronnzy
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,318
Posted By Fronnzy
Thats a wicked looking bike. Welcome to the team!

Thats a wicked looking bike. Welcome to the team!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By Fronnzy
Rene Cormier put 150,000 kms on his. I have seen...

Rene Cormier put 150,000 kms on his. I have seen and heard of many BMW's over 100,000 kms.

http://universityofgravelroads.com/index.html

You should be fine, but it wouldn't hurt to have it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 2,545,760
Posted By Fronnzy
Sounds like a nice day. I'm jealous, I am caging...

Sounds like a nice day. I'm jealous, I am caging it for the first time in weeks, yuk. Nice set up by the way.

And yes, the Scorpions tires are terrible in sand, and mud. I bent my crash bar...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Fronnzy
Very nice. That made we want to ride... so off I...

Very nice. That made we want to ride... so off I go. Later.
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 35,753
Posted By Fronnzy
Looking forward to a lot more pictures, thanks...

Looking forward to a lot more pictures, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By Fronnzy
Thank you for the responses. That must be what it...

Thank you for the responses. That must be what it is, I just went to have a look and there was some burnt looking gunk built up on top of the exhaust pipe, right below the sprocket.

Thanks...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By Fronnzy
Do you smell something?

During and after the last few rides I have smelt what seems like hot plastic/electrical. I have searched this thing from top to bottom and can't find any sign of burning/melting or plastic on exhaust...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,488
Posted By Fronnzy
I have the same thing of course, but lately...

I have the same thing of course, but lately something else is bugging me. I don't know if it getting louder or if its just that I pay attention to it more now, but the valves on these things are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,560
Posted By Fronnzy
It is silly to quote myself, but what a...

It is silly to quote myself, but what a difference a few days makes. It's been raining a lot here, and one of our main streets, Yellowhead, is a trucking route that is notorious for oily, messy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,970
Posted By Fronnzy
Sorry to stay off-course for one more post, but...

Sorry to stay off-course for one more post, but Woody makes an excellent point. Friends of mine have made comments about the big 21's on DS bikes and the challenges they create on the road. With...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 209,546
Posted By Fronnzy
Thats your fuel vent hose.

Thats your fuel vent hose.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,560
Posted By Fronnzy
It's not the TKC's. I have the stock tires, which...

It's not the TKC's. I have the stock tires, which are really street tires with a slightly deeper tread, and it can be bad. I live in Edmonton at the moment and the roads here are 3rd world. I don't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,592
Posted By Fronnzy
That's exactly why I went with the TT gaurds. I...

That's exactly why I went with the TT gaurds. I bent some Acerbis gaurds on my DR650. They never fit right after that, no matter how much I yanked on them. I am hoping the TT will provide enough...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,023
Posted By Fronnzy
Which Sargent did you go with, the enduro or the...

Which Sargent did you go with, the enduro or the touring?

I like the idea of the touring for long distance comfort, but I will do a lot of off road and will need to stand comfortably.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,363
Posted By Fronnzy
If the bike came like that, it would probably...

If the bike came like that, it would probably look fine. But as it is, it really looks like something is missing, no?

+1 on the question, what benefit were you looking for? I could see one maybe...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,592
Posted By Fronnzy
I just read through all the hand gaurd posts and...

I just read through all the hand gaurd posts and came across the one post that could answer my question. The little screw, screws into the big screw.

Doh!:rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,592
Posted By Fronnzy
Am I stupid? Touratech Hand Gaurd install... (NEVER MIND... I am)

Okay, I am not an engineer, but figuring out what size bolt fits into what size whole is something I'm kind of known for.

The instructions say to remove the original bolt from the bar end...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By Fronnzy
Your initial list seems like a good one. ...

Your initial list seems like a good one.

Spend the most on your helmet because that's where your brain goes. Jacket, pants and boots and some mid weight gloves round out the starter package.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,354
Posted By Fronnzy
+1 on that. My main dirt weapon last year was a...

+1 on that. My main dirt weapon last year was a CRF450 and getting used to the long first gear on the GS was a little worrying. I thought I would burn the clutch out. But it's actually very...
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