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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,571
Posted By DualSport855
The bike looks well sorted, and if it is the one...

The bike looks well sorted, and if it is the one you really want, just do it. I am guessing it is worth every penny of that 9000 to you! That is exactly how I bought my 07 990 Adventure. My wife...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4,979
Views: 361,654
Posted By DualSport855
The road is fun but you can't go anywhere on the...

The road is fun but you can't go anywhere on the side roads. Just when you think you are king of the backcountry on that road, you come up on a limo full of tourists.... Not exactly Dakar material!...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4,979
Views: 361,654
Posted By DualSport855
Agreed, not to diminish your frustration but...

Agreed, not to diminish your frustration but "there's an app for that"


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Forum: Canada 05-26-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4,979
Views: 361,654
Posted By DualSport855
Yup they stuck very nicely on some 1A corners...

Yup they stuck very nicely on some 1A corners last night.
Forum: Canada 05-25-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4,979
Views: 361,654
Posted By DualSport855
Well I finally got my 07 990 running properly...

Well I finally got my 07 990 running properly today. The work I did over the winter had some short comings. Today I rebuilt the fuel pump, (again) did a 15 min. Idle reset and shazaam she is running...
Forum: Canada 05-23-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,979
Views: 361,654
Posted By DualSport855
Ride to Work Day Monday June 16

Here is an article from the Calgary Herald yesterday;

Events celebrate 'forgotten' motorcyclists
Greg Williams
Calgary Herald
5/22/2014 12:00 AM

Main Body
Lately, there's been plenty...
Forum: Canada 05-08-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,736
Posted By DualSport855
Trip of a lifetime and very easy logistics, do it...

Trip of a lifetime and very easy logistics, do it while you can!


Eat, Sleep, Ride, Repeat.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,321
Posted By DualSport855
I just installed this unit on my 07 990. I am...

I just installed this unit on my 07 990. I am very happy with the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,465
Posted By DualSport855
17/19 tubeless Karoo III

Thanks for this thread. I have hooked up this combo and hope to begin riding this weekend. Interesting comments, alas everyone has a unique opinion on tires. I can't wait to rip on this combo:D
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,127
Posted By DualSport855
Wow!

OK chairman, I order on March 30 and it is delivered to my door here in Calgary April 4 via USPS! You guys are awesome. I can hardly wait to get home from work and open the box!!
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,127
Posted By DualSport855
Discount? Ok I am in!

Ok there CHAIRMAN, you pushed me over the edge with a discount like that I am in. Your easy to use website (accepts a Canadian province and postal code) made it a snap to order. I was impressed with...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-15-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,019
Posted By DualSport855
Much has been written about carrying water in the...

Much has been written about carrying water in the Gobi jacket. I have drilled mine, installed both valves, and treated both tanks with the recommended fix for the plastic taste - denture cleaner! I...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,117,625
Posted By DualSport855
Thanks for the link Griz and the PM Lycan. I have...

Thanks for the link Griz and the PM Lycan. I have my left tank off to fix a fuel leak. The level sending unit was loose. I decided to pull the fuel pump for servicing as well.



Sent from my...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By DualSport855
I bought a screaming eagle setup but it looks too...

I bought a screaming eagle setup but it looks too fragile for KTM backcountry abuse! It is still in the box.


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Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,117,625
Posted By DualSport855
Lycan, can you share your type and source of heat...

Lycan, can you share your type and source of heat shield material?


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Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 73,285
Posted By DualSport855
You know you're a 9x0 owner when…

This is your Sunday
http://dualsport855.smugmug.com/photos/i-Q9S49Mv/0/L/i-Q9S49Mv-L.jpg (http://dualsport855.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/My-Bike/13506461_7Bdw32#!i=2489603578&k=Q9S49Mv&lb=1&s=A)
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,794
Posted By DualSport855
KTM Ready to race briefcase

What do you use the briefcase for? Mine holds all the receipts for things I have bought for the bike. It's getting full after 3 months of ownership.:D
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By DualSport855
Thanks guys, big help.

Thanks guys, big help.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By DualSport855
Help me identify these

I am a new to the KTM scene and need some help to identify the brand of these side racks that were mounted on the bike when I recently purchased it. The fit and finish seems to be KTM but the KTM...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By DualSport855
My 2007 was 17 stock and just changed to 16.

My 2007 was 17 stock and just changed to 16.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-01-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3,522
Views: 575,492
Posted By DualSport855
Travellingstrom can you show us a picture of your...

Travellingstrom can you show us a picture of your Spot leash set up?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-23-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 363,580
Posted By DualSport855
Djupivogur Iceland Aug 8 2012

http://i364.photobucket.com/albums/oo86/dualsport855/Iceland%20August%202012/DSC00240.jpg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Djúpivogur
Forum: EMEA 09-29-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By DualSport855
Yes, I rented F650GS and am a very happy...

Yes, I rented F650GS and am a very happy customer. Eythor and his crew are first rate. He mentioned an end of season tour to Spain so if you are trying to contact them, chill. He will get back to...
Forum: EMEA 05-21-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,070
Posted By DualSport855
I will be in Iceland Aug 5 - 11 riding the ring...

I will be in Iceland Aug 5 - 11 riding the ring road counterclockwise. Depending on the weather, camping or sleeping bag rate. My route plan is 1900+ km's. Not a pace everyone enjoys but that's how I...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,511
Posted By DualSport855
I just went from soft bags ( burn through by hot...

I just went from soft bags ( burn through by hot exhaust) to Caribou Case pelican boxes. I am very happy with the setup and the lower center of gravity made a noticeable difference. (klr650)
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,018
Posted By DualSport855
I have been riding with Danner Ft Lewis for...

I have been riding with Danner Ft Lewis for 33,000 km's and love them. I wanted a boot that I could walk out of the bush with if my KLR let me down. I haven't had to do that but the boots keep me...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 33,345
Posted By DualSport855
Adventure ahead

49.936838,-115.297265 Summer 2011

http://dualsport855.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dualsport-Rides/July-02-2011-Rocky-Mountain/i-s3kLhJw/0/L/DSC00044-L.jpg
Forum: Face plant 10-22-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,409
Posted By DualSport855
Interesting reading in this thread. I used to be...

Interesting reading in this thread. I used to be an "all in" first responder. My last accident scene situation was in Dallas on business. I came upon a head on high speed crash in an industrial park....
Forum: Vendors 09-30-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,562
Posted By DualSport855
Subscribed # 615, just placed. Thanks

Subscribed

# 615, just placed. Thanks
Forum: Canada 07-16-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,107
Posted By DualSport855
Lycan1, I actually enjoy the FTR Cochrane to...

Lycan1, I actually enjoy the FTR Cochrane to Nordegg, even north of Mountain Aire Lodge. It just depends I guess. It might be a boring gravel road for some but to me it is a gateway to the...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,005
Posted By DualSport855
or the availability of lower 48 shale gas.

or the availability of lower 48 shale gas.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-26-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9,806
Views: 3,091,345
Posted By DualSport855
My ride ...

My ride
http://dualsport855.smugmug.com/photos/983901896_YkJmj-L.jpg (http://dualsport855.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/My-Bike/13506461_RPFPn#983901896_YkJmj-A-LB)
...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By DualSport855
Here is a great webcam to check the weather in...

Here is a great webcam to check the weather in Banff. The view is NNE.

http://banffwebcams.explorerockies.com/webcam2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,058
Posted By DualSport855
Sighting

Here are the lads northbound through BC. We crossed paths in Skookumchuck BC May 23. They were out of Spokane for Hinton Alberta. I was day tripping out of Calgary.
...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 29,413
Posted By DualSport855
Just zipped through the ZumoForums and can find...

Just zipped through the ZumoForums and can find nothing other than the format selection pages that I showed on my earlier posts. Nothing about changing datum so my conclusion is that the Zumo 550 is...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 29,413
Posted By DualSport855
LAV1200, I have never found a place to select...

LAV1200, I have never found a place to select datum reference on the Zumo 550. :huhI am familiar with the variety of datums but have never queried this on this particular unit. I will do some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By DualSport855
I had my rear KLR (08) brake fail while on an...

I had my rear KLR (08) brake fail while on an extended downhill steep slope the other day.:waysad It was seriously overheated. I finished the slope with front brake only then rode about 200 km...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 29,413
Posted By DualSport855
************************* DROP MADE...

************************* DROP MADE ***********************

******************* TUESDAY AUG 18 2009 *********************

************ N50.87217 / W114.65161 / ELEV 1531.5 M...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,001
Posted By DualSport855
whatever it takes to get there, this is an...

whatever it takes to get there, this is an amazing place. If you have the bike that can do it then go for it.
Combining three BC "elements" was a treat for me.
1. Grey Creek Pass
2. Mount Lavina...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,001
Posted By DualSport855
Sector, Now that I have experienced I will make...

Sector, Now that I have experienced I will make the call tomorrow, yes late but I will still call.

Here's the pics

Turn off from main forestry road along Duncan Lake

...
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