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Forum: Canada 04-17-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 14,695
Posted By bcbullet
+1 zillion. The highway from Vernon to Kelowna is...

+1 zillion. The highway from Vernon to Kelowna is a sea of red plated fucktards.
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,596
Posted By bcbullet
Here is another one for the hell of it <a...

Here is another one for the hell of it

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/130582388@N04/16354309599" title="RF900R cropped by Greazy Gus, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,596
Posted By bcbullet
Well, the search is over...1996 RF900R, 30,000...

Well, the search is over...1996 RF900R, 30,000 miles, new chain and sprockets, needs a front tire but not a mark on it! $1800.00 which around here is a steal!!!!

...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,596
Posted By bcbullet
Had the B-12 and still have the 1100 Gixxer...

Had the B-12 and still have the 1100 Gixxer...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,596
Posted By bcbullet
Thanks Gents, this is the type of info I am...

Thanks Gents, this is the type of info I am after.

Here in Canada the used bike market is ridiculously thin on larger sport bikes and anything with two wheels and an engine is crazy money right...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,596
Posted By bcbullet
You might not like it...it still has all the...

You might not like it...it still has all the original bodywork, original muffler and is worn out at 25000 miles. Best it remains in its tomb.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,596
Posted By bcbullet
Let me paraphrase my original question: Is a...

Let me paraphrase my original question:

Is a modern, model year 2000+ 750 sport bike going to give me the straight line acceleration of a 1987 GSXR1100?

I had a Bandit, the 690 was for all...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,596
Posted By bcbullet
The 690 seemed to need a destination...I never...

The 690 seemed to need a destination...I never seemed to have the time to figure out a destination and then commit the time to the ride. I don't know if that makes any sense or not. And besides, the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,596
Posted By bcbullet
Yes, again and again and again...

So, let me pose this to the group:

I just sold my 2012 KTM 690 Enduro to my father because it was not getting enough use by me. He, at the young old age of soon to be 72 will no doubt ride the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,856
Posted By bcbullet
How tall are you? 5'8" What is your inseam? 29"...

How tall are you? 5'8"
What is your inseam? 29"
How much feet do you get on the ground while stopped? Big toe, left or right depending
Where are your feet while riding? I box them up and Fedex to...
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,665
Posted By bcbullet
I have a 45 foot high cube that was horrendously...

I have a 45 foot high cube that was horrendously hot in the summer. Probably a 30 degree Fahrenheit drop by cutting a one foot hole in the bottom of one end and a one foot hole in the top of the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 20,160
Posted By bcbullet
Excellent thread idea!! By the way I spent 3...

Excellent thread idea!!
By the way I spent 3 hours solo in the middle of nowhere on a 2012 KTM 690R this afternoon and did not get nervous once about it breaking down. Mind you I used to do the same...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,759
Posted By bcbullet
I'll throw in here as well. I don't really get...

I'll throw in here as well. I don't really get involved in these X VS Y debates, but I will put the following out... My father has a 800XC and I have a 2012 690:

1) The 690 with me (240#) and the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,861
Posted By bcbullet
I am really feeling your pain here :D...

I am really feeling your pain here :D http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23687056&postcount=14599
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22,128
Views: 2,701,444
Posted By bcbullet
I haven't killed my 2012 yet either. Pretty...

I haven't killed my 2012 yet either. Pretty entertaining to watch me get on with the stand at 5'8" and 29" inseam and then have my better half load up with the stand down at 5"0" and about a 26"...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,107
Posted By bcbullet
:nod

:nod
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,107
Posted By bcbullet
As long as you use a quality cable tie (metal...

As long as you use a quality cable tie (metal catch vs. plastic) just twist the free end off rather than cutting...works a treat and no more bleeding hands later.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22,128
Views: 2,701,444
Posted By bcbullet
I'll second this... I got a 1984 Canam 500MX from...

I'll second this... I got a 1984 Canam 500MX from Ken in 1985 and a Wings for the 690 in 2012. I have never figured him out...looks the same now as then. Should be on "Coast to Coast" or something!...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,239
Posted By bcbullet
Another good bet. It comes with everything...

Another good bet. It comes with everything including gear loft and footprint. Lots of room for my wife and I. http://www.sierradesigns.com/p-298-zia-3-w-footprint-gear-loft.aspx
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 22,128
Views: 2,701,444
Posted By bcbullet
Are you crazy man? Don't give away all the good...

Are you crazy man? Don't give away all the good stuff!
I have to confess to spending much time on your TWAT as well. In fact I can almost throw a baseball from my place and hit the rail crossing in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22,128
Views: 2,701,444
Posted By bcbullet
Speaking of mirrors, if you swap left for right...

Speaking of mirrors, if you swap left for right you end up with about 1" less height on them...not quite so drastic looking.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,515
Posted By bcbullet
One other thing to remember (IMHO) is that when...

One other thing to remember (IMHO) is that when it comes to the compromise, the 690 is better off road than the 350 is on the road. Be very honest with yourself when you decide on what the true split...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,515
Posted By bcbullet
My father (who is 69 YO) just bought a new 350 a...

My father (who is 69 YO) just bought a new 350 a couple months ago. It will do the job for you, but is a little too dirt oriented in my opinion. That being said, it may be what you want if 60/40 is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,515
Posted By bcbullet
Collect pop bottles, bank your overtime and buy a...

Collect pop bottles, bank your overtime and buy a KTM 690...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22,128
Views: 2,701,444
Posted By bcbullet
Thumb Thanks Ged

Thanks for the welcome Ged.
Wow! 7 or 8 survivors in the area? According to this thread, there must have been at least 40 or 50 originally as the rest are either on fire, down with broken tank...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22,128
Views: 2,701,444
Posted By bcbullet
Joined up!

Well, bit the bullet a few weeks ago and got a new 690 from VMS in Kelowna BC. Barry gave his usual excellent service and price...highly recommended!
Have put about 1200 KM's on the bike now and it...
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