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Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,660
Posted By spick
Here's a video of the swap. I can't get the darn...

Here's a video of the swap. I can't get the darn thing to embed.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYaYAb-GjOs

Just read in the manual that the rail holding the packs in is key locked, so no tools...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 42,075
Posted By spick
Need to know what's up with the Zero. I'm...

Need to know what's up with the Zero.

I'm seriously jonesin' for a 2013 S.
Forum: Racing 03-01-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 140,854
Posted By spick
That's fine, you're entitled to your opinion. ...

That's fine, you're entitled to your opinion.

I am of the opinion that since this is where donations were solicited, and I donated in kind, that's it's the perfect place to let people know about...
Forum: Racing 03-01-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 140,854
Posted By spick
Absolutely. I assumed that would have been the...

Absolutely. I assumed that would have been the case given the circumstances. But I will certainly be clear in the future. Cheers.
Forum: Racing 03-01-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 140,854
Posted By spick
So after calling FedEx, the packages weren't...

So after calling FedEx, the packages weren't shipped out as gifts (or at least mine wasn't), so duty and fees applied.

I'm calling customs to dispute the charges, because I didn't buy any goods, I...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 140,854
Posted By spick
Thank you Deadly99. Someone finally gets it. ...

Thank you Deadly99. Someone finally gets it.

I'm not trying to make anyone feel bad. There's nothing wrong with more information to make next year even better.

I did donate for the right...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 140,854
Posted By spick
wrk2surf, thanks again. Must be great to be at a...

wrk2surf, thanks again. Must be great to be at a place in your life where you don't have to think about where your money is going month to month. Congrats. :freaky

ArthDuro, I know not to use...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 140,854
Posted By spick
wrk2surf, very helpful. Thank you. I'm just...

wrk2surf, very helpful. Thank you.

I'm just asking a question.

I would rather the $34 go to Jonah than to Fedex. I just figured the $100 with shipping covered it. Didn't expect another 34% tax...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 140,854
Posted By spick
Received my pack about a month ago. Great stuff....

Received my pack about a month ago. Great stuff. Wear the jacket daily.

Today I received a Fedex bill for $34 for the package crossing into Canada. What's the deal?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 15,286
Posted By spick
Aw man. Sounds like a great ride but I have...

Aw man. Sounds like a great ride but I have tickets to the Super Cross on the 15th.

We'll likely hit the Florence Coke Ovens though that weekend.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-29-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,906
Posted By spick
Great, thanks for the tip. We'll be running tire...

Great, thanks for the tip. We'll be running tire mousse as we want to have the bikes as low maintenance and trouble free as possible given our limited time.

Can't wait to see it! Can't wait to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-29-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,906
Posted By spick
Myself and a buddy will be in the Glamis area...

Myself and a buddy will be in the Glamis area around on the 11 or 12 of January I reckon. We'll be riding a couple of new 300s like the shiny one above!

We land on the 8th, pick up the bikes on...
Forum: Racing 11-27-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 336,767
Posted By spick
Hate to be a stick in the mud but be careful...

Hate to be a stick in the mud but be careful there with the logo. You wouldn't want to get whacked with a copyright infringement suit after the shirts are printed. That's something you might want to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By spick
Thanks for the tips guys. Much appreciated. I'll...

Thanks for the tips guys. Much appreciated. I'll look into the areas mentioned.

I should have also added we'll be riding 2 smokes that aren't road plated obviously.

Also looking for any...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By spick
Must see OFF ROAD day rides in California and Las Vegas area?

Hey gang,

Here's the deal. Myself and a friend of mine are flying into Las Vegas and we have 8 days to get as much riding in as we can. The trip will most likely consist of off road day rides, all...
Forum: Racing 11-17-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 336,767
Posted By spick
Just getting in from a 2 hour ride after dark....

Just getting in from a 2 hour ride after dark. The first hour was pretty slow going. A lot of rock crawling and idlin down over some long soft rocky washout. We took a short break to cool down. When...
Forum: Racing 11-14-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 336,767
Posted By spick
I have a bar mounted off/low/high switch for my...

I have a bar mounted off/low/high switch for my X2 HID. It's never on when I start the bike though I have knocked it on a few times while the bike is off and ended up draining the battery.

It's...
Forum: Racing 11-14-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 336,767
Posted By spick
Sorry if I sound a little stunned, but what's the...

Sorry if I sound a little stunned, but what's the Tell Tale lamp?

Glad to hear you have it sorted.

I imagine why folks aren't running LEDs more prominently is that they haven't been fully...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,243
Posted By spick
I'll slow right down and clutch, allowing myself...

I'll slow right down and clutch, allowing myself to roll right by and wave. Most folks seem to appreciate it.
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By spick
FYI, this is the reply I received from Scotts: ...

FYI, this is the reply I received from Scotts:

Dear Steve,

Tighten the nuts to 30-35 ft lbs or until they are snug. Torque wrenches are not always accurate so be sure to...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By spick
Scotts Rubber Bar Mounts - Torque?

Installing a set of triple clamps and rubber bar mounts on my WR450. Wondering if anyone knows the torque value for the bolts attaching the rubber bar mounts to the triple clamp?

Thanks a lot.
Forum: Racing 11-09-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 26,463
Posted By spick
So, um... How much for early registration?

So, um... How much for early registration?
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 36,610
Posted By spick
I've often wondered what the riding was like in...

I've often wondered what the riding was like in Moab. This confirms my suspicions and now I'll have to go. Damn it! :D
Forum: Racing 11-09-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 336,767
Posted By spick
Re: HID, I haven't had any issues running mine...

Re: HID, I haven't had any issues running mine for hours on end with the Trail-Tech stator upgrade on my 06 WR450 using the stock battery. As long as the bike is running there is enough power to keep...
Forum: Racing 11-08-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 336,767
Posted By spick
Great looking build. That middle tank really sets...

Great looking build. That middle tank really sets it off.

I'm finally getting around to fitting a Scotts damper to my WR as well. I've suffered quite a few nasty knocks at speed so I'm eager to...
Forum: Racing 11-08-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 336,767
Posted By spick
Watching this thread as well. Jenny, what...

Watching this thread as well.

Jenny, what are the chances of picking up tanks such as the ones you had fabbed for water and fuel? They look great and fit really well with the bike build. Not that...
Forum: Racing 11-05-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,093
Posted By spick
I might be up for that Baja ride too. I'd...

I might be up for that Baja ride too. I'd certainly like to go back and ride it again.
Forum: Racing 11-04-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,093
Posted By spick
Just joined the Riff-Raff crew myself. Though I...

Just joined the Riff-Raff crew myself. Though I was already part of the team riding a WR450! :)

Have fun in Dakar Jonah.
Forum: Regional forums 09-10-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,729
Posted By spick
Hearts Content, Hearts Desire, Little Hearts...

Hearts Content, Hearts Desire, Little Hearts Ease.

Great time this year. Though I was plagued with a rear flat. It limited my riding a little. Good to see everyone, even the repeats. :rofl :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 42,067
Posted By spick
I have one on the way, hopefully it will be here...

I have one on the way, hopefully it will be here by the end of the week. It's going on my WR450F, looking forward to trying it out on some dry rocky stuff.
Forum: Racing 07-14-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 20,682
Posted By spick
Good luck in Mongolia Mike. Good to hear you on...

Good luck in Mongolia Mike. Good to hear you on the local radio today. For those interested it might turn up here (http://www.cbc.ca/thestjohnsmorningshow/audio.html) tomorrow in a podcast of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,296
Posted By spick
KTM has the 450 and 530 EXC line which are street...

KTM has the 450 and 530 EXC line which are street legal. Husaberg's 450 is also street legal I think. There's also the WR250R and 450R from Yamaha. Lots of options out there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 102,323
Posted By spick
I started after 30. I think I was 32. But it's...

I started after 30. I think I was 32. But it's been a blast ever since and can't wait to get out on the trails again. I would like to give a hand at some enduro or hare scrambles but there's nothing...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2009, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 354,231
Posted By spick
Great meeting you at the Soiree. Safe travels. ;)

Great meeting you at the Soiree. Safe travels. ;)
Forum: Canada 06-02-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By spick
Dryden might be ideal, as the seller is heading...

Dryden might be ideal, as the seller is heading to Lac Seul Lake for a week.

Turns out the seller will actually be overnighting in Dryden on the way to Lac Seul. So it would be perfect.

Thanks...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By spick
Any riders in the Fort Frances, Ontario area?

Hi Guys,

I'm looking to purchase a bike from a US seller who happens to be riding through Fort Frances, Ont. on Friday.

I won't be able to meet him as I will be traveling on business but will...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By spick
Visit ridetherock dot com...

Visit ridetherock dot com (http://www.ridetherock.com). The site was created by a couple of folks from Stephenville though all sorts hang out there now.
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,700
Posted By spick
Day 4 - Clarenville to St. John's Noah and I...

Day 4 - Clarenville to St. John's

Noah and I were woken by the phone, compliments of Blaise. It was time to get up. First time I slept in during the trip. We quickly made our way down to the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,700
Posted By spick
Day 3 - Grand Falls to Clarenville Ugh, the...

Day 3 - Grand Falls to Clarenville

Ugh, the day started too early for me, waking up hung over, or still drunk, take your pick. A light breakfast was in the works for me, then trying to figure out...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,700
Posted By spick
Day Two - Steadybrook to Grand Falls Day two...

Day Two - Steadybrook to Grand Falls

Day two started on a bit of a downer, the weather wasn't cooperating quite as we wanted. There was heavy mist when we all woke up which turned to periods of...
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