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Forum: The Garage 06-11-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Rascious
thanks a lot

I was pretty sure the air pressure wasn't needed to keep the seal, but thought I'd check with you guys. Your tips are appreciated.

Turned out that the drain plugs weren't tightened. Never even...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Rascious
Did I screw up my fork seals?

Had new seals put on my forks (took in separately) in a shop last fall, and just recently reassembled my bike (1983 Suzuki GS 750T).

Took it out for a mile long test ride without putting air in...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 150,900
Posted By Rascious
Wicked my "new" baby

1983 GS750T

http://rascious.smugmug.com/photos/354388092_EYybb-L.jpg

Just got it last week. Starts, runs, and rides like a dream. All I've done is cleaned/lubed the chain and sprockets, change...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,942
Posted By Rascious
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2008, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Rascious
Eek Night riding

Yeah, I wouldn't have planned to do the ride that way. There's something super-extra-peaceful about riding alone at night though, and the rest of the conditions were perfect (nearly full moon, no...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,094
Posted By Rascious
Thumb Waterton ride fell through but ...

I did take a ride down to Banff:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=374908


Good to hear from you Rob! My often delayed trip to Europe is now coming right up. I'll be around until...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Rascious
thanks again

Hopefully its fixed for now :)
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Rascious
thanks ..

Doh! They show fine from here. Hmmmm. I'll sort it out somehow.
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Rascious
Wink Banff Park

The cafe opened at 6:30 for a tour bus from Wisconsin coming back from Alaska. I lined up with them for breakfast buffet ($15 :eek1 ), and found no shortage of bored old guys who wanted to talk about...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Rascious
Eh? Midnight Ride --> Banff

Anyhow, I went out late Thursday night, mainly to get a pack of smokes, but also with the thought of taking a spin around town. It was a beautiful night, and I think I ended up stopping a half hour...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,094
Posted By Rascious
Talking In love again

Well I started riding last fall and first bike was a GS,



Suzuki GS that is (1980 GS850G).

Had it a grand total of 6 days before it got lifted from the side of the yellowhead ... but long...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2008, 05:14 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 37,864
Posted By Rascious
Thumb Awesome

Thanks for the preview! I'll be taking a similar route real soon ... ! Great pics! :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,914
Posted By Rascious
Thumb just what I needed

Thanks man, its hard to find detailed info about riding in this part of the world. I'll be in the area in a month or two, but I was planning to take a pass on that rotten little republic. It is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,620
Posted By Rascious
About keeping warm in a sleeping bag

Becca has the right idea.

:nod



I know this sounds logical, but it is wrong.

Here's why: Insulation isn't provided by the material in the clothes you are wearing, or in the sleeping...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2007, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,661
Posted By Rascious
the stink of common sense approaches

Thanks for the input.

Geek: what you have done to the Vt500 is madness; I salute you. :freaky

kta, bpw: you both make too much sense my brain hurts.

I knew the idea was a little shaky when...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,661
Posted By Rascious
Question upgrading a 1982 Suzuki GS850GL for dirt roads

I have been planning on buying a nearly new D/S bike for a long trip in Europe. But for a very short time I owned an older suzuki and loved it, and now have a chance to buy a GS850 touring bike very...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By Rascious
soon soon soon

Thanks cortez! Great pics...

Just a few more months and I'll be coming through that way

patience ........
Forum: Canada 10-21-2007, 01:50 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,094
Posted By Rascious
whoohoo!!

I own a motorcycle again! Not at all what I had in mind but actually perfect for my purpose. Monday I'll get plates and insurance for both the bike and my van and I'll be all set up to drive outta...
Forum: Canada 10-20-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,094
Posted By Rascious
me too, well sorta

I'd be putting myself on this list for sure, but my first bike ever (1980 suzuki GS800G) was stolen from the side of the road after 6 short days of ownership :cry.

On that note, can anybody point...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 24,917
Posted By Rascious
you're the man DT

I'm similar trip starting this winter. Your report is helping me out big time in the planning department. Especially grateful for detailed descriptions of border procedures, ferries, etc. I don't...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Rascious
whooohooo

I am now proud owner of said motorcycle. Now all I have to do is learn to ride it! :) Happy happy day.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Rascious
ty sir

Very helpful. :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Rascious
advice on checking out '80 suzuki GS850G

Trying to get hold of this fellow who is selling this bike:

http://edmonton.craigslist.org/mcy/435298653.html

hoping someone can point me to info which will inform me of things to watch out for...
Forum: Canada 09-27-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,523
Posted By Rascious
did you buy a new vehicle in canada in last 2 years?

Read this: http://www.autoblog.com/2007/09/26/automakers-to-face-2b-class-action-for-canadian-price-discrepan/

Was a blurb on the news last night (Sept 26). These things tend to take years to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 1,429,928
Posted By Rascious
Molson connection?

Very cool report, thanks.

Can you explain (if you know) the popularity of a Canadian discount beer label in Angola?

ps. Black Label is Molson Canadians' bottom of the barrel/hasn't passed...
Forum: Europe 09-25-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By Rascious
excellent info Luke!

:clap:clap
Thank you very much. I think I will try to do what you did, except I have to find a location that has an ice free corridor to the mediteranean shore in late November/Early December.
...
Forum: Europe 09-22-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By Rascious
Wow! Are you Portugese? I have no set date....

Wow! Are you Portugese?

I have no set date. I am currently doing pre-sale renos and upgrades to my house. Think I have 6-8 weeks left. Then I gotta sell it. Think I can price to sell within 2...
Forum: Europe 09-22-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By Rascious
Thanks Alex! That was fast! Yes I read...

Thanks Alex! That was fast!


Yes I read some posts here and a lot of stuff at horizons unlimited on that topic. Was just wondering if, with a motorbike bought in Europe, whether European...
Forum: Europe 09-22-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By Rascious
Plan to buy bike in EU -- is it even possible for a Canadian?

I am planning a trip starting in Portugal or Spain in late Nov. / early Dec..

Ideally, I would like to purchase the bike for the trip in one of those countries. Any travellers from outside of the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 24,917
Posted By Rascious
we wants!

:lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,364,016
Posted By Rascious
F800GS pre-orders in Calgary

I spoke to the BMW salesman at Blackfoot Motorsports in Calgary the other day. He has taken fifteen deposits on the new GS for spring delivery.

One potential offshoot for some of us: this...
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