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Forum: Canada Today, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By the_menno
I like that a lot! How hard is the app on...

I like that a lot!

How hard is the app on the phone's battery?
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Feeling alive in Death Valley... yet again.

Had to add one more shaky panoramic pic just north of Red Rock Canyon.

I could have rode on forever.....
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Rental was about $140USD/day. No issues...

Rental was about $140USD/day. No issues whatsoever with a Canadian/Manitoban license. Must be a full class 6 license though.

The only downer is that our dollar is tanking.

My advice when...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By the_menno
Hear, hear to beer, beer!

Hear, hear to beer, beer!
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By the_menno
The only thing I was happy about coming back to...

The only thing I was happy about coming back to Winnipeg was seeing my family. That..... was...... it.

I'm not long for this boiled-water town!
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By the_menno
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 11:12 AM
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Posted By the_menno
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 11:10 AM
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Posted By the_menno
Feeling alive in Death Valley... cont'd.

Upper reaches of Death Valley.
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By the_menno
Feeling alive in Death Valley

Just got back from a short stay in Vegas (for work, honestly). My good 'ole friend Dean and I rented a couple of F800GS's with street tires and headed for Death Valley for a few days to see what was...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Talking Too early to be talkin' TT talk. It's...

Too early to be talkin' TT talk.

It's getting me all itchy inside (not VD). However, the Dakar starts in a couple of weeks. I'll be downloading all the footage, so if anyone wants a...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Glad you enjoyed it. Like you, I knew a lot of...

Glad you enjoyed it. Like you, I knew a lot of the Dunlop history, but I never saw footage of the [SPOILER ALERT HERE!] Robert Dunlop engine seize that killed him. Truly horrific.

Nonetheless,...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Today's luncheon

It was great to see 'the gang' today at CanadInns. Lunches like this help me through the winter, and being from Southern Ontario, I need a lot of help.

Anyone that didn't get a copy of ROAD and...
Forum: Canada 12-05-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
I just got the movie/documentary 'ROAD'. It's the...

I just got the movie/documentary 'ROAD'. It's the story of the Dunlop family growing up in Northern Ireland roadracing. Joey, Robert, William and Michael Dunlop are all featured.

If anyone wants a...
Forum: Canada 11-27-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Count me in.

Count me in.
Forum: Canada 11-26-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
I recommend an Odyssey battery. I've had mine for...

I recommend an Odyssey battery. I've had mine for about 4 years now and it cranks and cranks and cranks. I just put it on my battery tender after a ride and leave it.
...
Forum: Canada 11-24-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Well, that's an idea! Thanks for that, Mark.

Well, that's an idea!

Thanks for that, Mark.
Forum: Canada 11-24-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Ebay is always the Go-To place, but I like to...

Ebay is always the Go-To place, but I like to support my local brother/sisterhood when I can.

Don't forget, I'm Mennonite, so I'll find that 'good deal'.
Forum: Canada 11-24-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Har, har, Chris. You've got a garage full o'...

Har, har, Chris.

You've got a garage full o' stuff. Got an extra oil cooler kicking around? Doesn't really matter what it's off of as long as the capacity is decent and there's not too many bashed...
Forum: Canada 11-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Oil cooler. New or used, doesn't matter.

Hi Guys,

I am considering (well, I've committed) fitting an oil cooler to my '88 XR600 as Honda never built it with one and I was wondering if anyone out there might have a cooler (new or used)...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-04-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,552
Posted By the_menno
Who you callin' girlfriend, girlfriend?! ...

Who you callin' girlfriend, girlfriend?!

This time you're receiving.
Forum: Canada 09-22-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
That said, it was a fun ride home, wasn't it?! ...

That said, it was a fun ride home, wasn't it?!

Did you have to burn your underwear when you got home?
Forum: Canada 09-22-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
My apologies, Brian. I was decompressing...

My apologies, Brian.

I was decompressing from my little ride on Saturday and just needed a day of cleaning up the bike, garage, etc. I am in the process of writing up a ride report and will post...
Forum: Canada 09-19-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Let me know when you're going next time and I'll...

Let me know when you're going next time and I'll meet you there.
Forum: Canada 09-19-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Ich dachte "Gefaehrliche Sau"?

Ich dachte "Gefaehrliche Sau"?
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Mark, You think my 1150GS could make a go of...

Mark,

You think my 1150GS could make a go of those trails? If so, please enlighten me as to where they are?
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
I should have know better than to turn my back on...

I should have know better than to turn my back on you, Florian. Nie wieder!
Forum: Canada 08-25-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Group ride for Newbies

Good day Folks,

I'm trying to put a group ride together for those that just obtained their 6L, 6I and 6F. It's aimed at those who want group riding experience but feel intimidated by those...
Forum: Canada 07-12-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
No one has any desire to see Europe, in say, a...

No one has any desire to see Europe, in say, a group of 6 for a week or two? Or see South Africa or Central America? Or go to a country where no one speaks English or 'Merican?
Forum: Canada 07-11-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
DualSportPlus, not dead!

Hello Fellas,

As some of you know, I was to become part owner of DualSportPlus late last year with my 2 longtime friends that I grew up with in Ontario and the idea was to try and expand it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By the_menno
If you're looking for battery cables, go to: ...

If you're looking for battery cables, go to:

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By the_menno
Thanks! Just needed to remove that pesky...

Thanks! Just needed to remove that pesky self-doubt.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By the_menno
I'm 99% sure I know the answer to this, but here...

I'm 99% sure I know the answer to this, but here goes:

Does the starter motor ground out to the frame via the 2 mounting bolts?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By the_menno
Sorry, don't mean to hijack this thread: ...

Sorry, don't mean to hijack this thread:

Regarding the starter (Valeo) on my '03 R1150GS Adv, I rebuilt mine (new brushes, cleaned, etc.) as well as put in a new solenoid for this reason:

When...
Forum: Canada 05-17-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Camshaft rebuilds

Hello all,

Does anyone in Winnipeg do resurfacing of camshaft lobes, or what's described as hardsurfacing?

Buying a new camshaft for my old Honda is an expensive prospect and I was curious if...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,553
Posted By the_menno
Everything in life breaks down including each and...

Everything in life breaks down including each and every motorcycle ever built. Just ride your bike, do the regular maintenance and address issues as they arise in the bike and not in your...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,777
Posted By the_menno
Just sell it. You clearly don't like the bike,...

Just sell it. You clearly don't like the bike, otherwise you would not have entitled your thread as you did. We all make mistakes. Take the cash and buy something you like. Simple.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,777
Posted By the_menno
Like the GS or not, you should have done your...

Like the GS or not, you should have done your research before you bought it, like buying anything else in this world. Going on hope, hype, impulse, etc., is not what you should do especially when...
Forum: Canada 04-26-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
I would have come but trying to make it to St....

I would have come but trying to make it to St. Andrews without brakes would be a challenge for the best of us. Engine braking only does so much. You know yourself once you get started on bike...
Forum: Canada 04-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 930,769
Posted By the_menno
Sorry I missed Tech Day, had one of my own....

Sorry I missed Tech Day, had one of my own. Clutch/brakes bleed, oil change, valves, TB balance, you name it.

Someone let me know when the next one is as I do want to re-connect with the 'gents'...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,402
Posted By the_menno
I've got the same problem on my '03-1150. ...

I've got the same problem on my '03-1150.

I've had an Odyssey battery in it for a couple of years and think it's great. I checked for a voltage drop from my battery to the starter motor and...
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