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Forum: Canada 07-08-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,764
Posted By RealtorGordonB
I took a Sunday family drive in SUV this last...

I took a Sunday family drive in SUV this last sunday- head out Tranquille towards Kamloops airport, up the gravel road to Red Lake(didn't get distracted to turn off the main road)- at least 40kms of...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,764
Posted By RealtorGordonB
TeamGrizzly- I see you made the comment on Route...

TeamGrizzly- I see you made the comment on Route going from Kamloops to Chase- If you go out Westsyde road north, you can take the "FREE" Mclure Ferry(check schedule) over the North Thompson and...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,764
Posted By RealtorGordonB
You bet that is Bkoz- first and last picture ...

You bet that is Bkoz- first and last picture

you better come out MX- how about september :)
Forum: Canada 06-17-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,764
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Subscribed - I'm new to Kamloops and ride a Ktm...

Subscribed - I'm new to Kamloops and ride a Ktm 525 in the hills. I find it to be a blast here- tons of trails that I have explored would be good for advanced big bike riders- some need a trials...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,843
Posted By RealtorGordonB
I drove it yesterday in SUV, fair to good...

I drove it yesterday in SUV, fair to good pavement from Barriere 1/4 way then some new pavement until Agate Bay lakehead, turns to packed gravel with great vistas/ steep drop offs and I figured this...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-21-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By RealtorGordonB
yes it was a blue frame painted black. And...

yes it was a blue frame painted black.

And it was the 85 "F" in the serial number

It went for $600 with "all" the parts and some new stuff like pipe and recovered seat etc.
Forum: 2 smokers 05-18-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Thanks for that- I'll look And yes the build...

Thanks for that- I'll look

And yes the build year and model year being different is kinda tricky when selling. You are telling someone it's ie. 1991 and the vin plate says 1990.
Forum: 2 smokers 05-16-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Does this picture help determine year- or do the...

Does this picture help determine year- or do the 1984 and 1985 model years look alike.

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/IMG00600-20110704-1526-1.jpg
Forum: 2 smokers 05-15-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Is it a 1984 or 1985 RM250 ??

I just posted a RM250 up for sale for part out. The serial number plate says 1984, but I looked up the number online code sheet- not sure if was reliable source.

And it suggested it to be 1985...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,290
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Currently I'm more of a dirt biker with a license...

Currently I'm more of a dirt biker with a license plate. I ride a 2007 525 exc. My last 5 bikes all had slime in the tires. Suzuki DRZ400s, KTM 640 Adventure, KTM 530exc, 2006 KTM 525 exc, 2007...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,086
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Thanks Cyberdos I have a 2007 525 exc and...

Thanks Cyberdos

I have a 2007 525 exc and it's been a bit of a gong show trying to diagnose the problem.

Took apart engine right side case and found the round stacked disk at 7pm to the left...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-29-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Tiaggo on the left and me in the middle ...

Tiaggo on the left and me in the middle


http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/IMG_1812.jpg


This was a cool place to stop overlooking the ocean and the tandem...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-27-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By RealtorGordonB
gearing up to go riding today- heading out to a...

gearing up to go riding today- heading out to a place called Pipa- a trendy hippy kind of beach town- well be travelling inland and \ill et as many videos and pics as possible
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By RealtorGordonB
looks like I ride this week with FR once again

looks like I ride this week with FR once again
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By RealtorGordonB
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBall...

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/th_VID00053.jpg (http://s208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/?action=view&current=VID00053.mp4)

some people from the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By RealtorGordonB
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBall...

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/th_VID00050.jpg (http://s208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/?action=view&current=VID00050.mp4)



Then I went for lunch-...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By RealtorGordonB
The ride consisted of alot of dunes, sand and...

The ride consisted of alot of dunes, sand and more sand, wet sand around the lagoons and pack dirt/sand trails and loose dunes and some fun back roads and a bit of cobblestone in some small...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By RealtorGordonB
This next video was me trying to figure out my...

This next video was me trying to figure out my guides name in my mixed up - am I speaking spanish or Portuguese. I snaged some barb wire that wrapped around the hub and propelled a 2.5 inch and 3...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By RealtorGordonB
AT THE BIKE SHOP VIDEO LINKS ...

AT THE BIKE SHOP VIDEO LINKS

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/th_VID00042.jpg (http://s208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/?action=view&current=VID00042.mp4)
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By RealtorGordonB
EVERYONE OF THESE ARE VIDEO LINKS - THE FIRST...

EVERYONE OF THESE ARE VIDEO LINKS - THE FIRST GROUP IS JUST DRIVING TO THE RENTAL SHOP TO GIVE YOU A FEEL FOR THE AREA



http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/th_VID00040.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Canadian on Day Ride in Brazil = Videos

I don't have a camera with me- this will a bunch of short video clips and a couple links to the companies website where I rented and probably a youtube video of this companies longer tours. They...
Forum: Canada 10-06-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Edmonton SW Dirt Monday October 10th

Edmonton SW Dirt Monday October 10th
I have posted it on albertadualsport.ca as well.

11am meet at south side of River Cree Casino- not on pavement.

We are going dirt bike riding with license...
Forum: Canada 10-03-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 42,257
Posted By RealtorGordonB
looks like we have an ALberta Dual Sport.ca group...

looks like we have an ALberta Dual Sport.ca group forming to go to Moab around the 3rd week of April - right after Jeep Week.
Forum: Canada 09-13-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 42,257
Posted By RealtorGordonB
The Lizard is on the South end of town. Moab area...

The Lizard is on the South end of town. Moab area is huge- you may not believe it until you ride it as many times as me or the other guy who has been there 25 years running.

2500 miles of...
Forum: Canada 09-13-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 42,257
Posted By RealtorGordonB
There were 9 of us mostly Edmonton area guys...

There were 9 of us mostly Edmonton area guys staying at the Lizard in March- that was my 3rd time there in 2 years and never any problems/bedbugs in the 2 cabins I've stayed in for a week. In March...
Forum: Canada 09-12-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 42,257
Posted By RealtorGordonB
I did Moab in March April 2011- it was the time...

I did Moab in March April 2011- it was the time of Jeep Jamboree and maybe the economy has slowed it down a bit, but there was vacancies all over town and for my style of riding , the Jeeps were NO...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 102,430
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Great read, up past bedtime and laughing and...

Great read, up past bedtime and laughing and thoroughly enjoying the adventure. Some of the people's comments are a howl. And your laid back attitude and writing style is very enjoyable.

I think...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 570,098
Posted By RealtorGordonB
I haven't tired of looking at your pics Frank -...

I haven't tired of looking at your pics Frank - Thanks for sharing.

When I saw the above comment, I enjoyed going through again to find what page those pics were on- , page 6 :nod
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,237
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Thanks for straightening and welding the...

Thanks for straightening and welding the reinforcement in Dave- that piece looks original after paint. That upright will also help keep braches from rubbing directly on tank or my carbon fibre that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,237
Posted By RealtorGordonB
The repair after adding upright, welding and...

The repair after adding upright, welding and smoothing the welds - before painting. I just finished 3 coats of black hammered finish paint. They look good. It's nice to have a buddy who can fab and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,324
Posted By RealtorGordonB
As a Canadian- I gotta ask why you can't get into...

As a Canadian- I gotta ask why you can't get into Canada?
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 32,675
Posted By RealtorGordonB
chrisbarnes1

Order here, chrisbarnes1@yahoo.com

This guys email should be in the title of the thread- everytime it hits a new page people ask where to get them.

recently got mine and installed them a few...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,237
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Thought about it, but I was more interested in...

Thought about it, but I was more interested in making tracks than repairs down south. I rode around Mexico with them like that and then Moab and now home in Canada I've taken them off and looking at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,237
Posted By RealtorGordonB
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBall...

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/GEDC0054.jpg

I had a highside with my newly installed Pro Model crash bars for 2007 640 Adventure LC4.

I started in a lowside slide on...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-17-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 3,316,927
Posted By RealtorGordonB
I Love Moab !! ...

I Love Moab !!

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/IMG_0374-1.jpg

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb39/GordonBallantyne/IMG_0302-1.jpg
...
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Thanks for helping me with the brakes on my KTM...

Thanks for helping me with the brakes on my KTM in Moab a few weeks ago- got my brakes in from Munn overnight and rebuilt and working fine on the 525 and then smoked the caliper off the 640Adv(it's...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By RealtorGordonB
Desert Sand Blaster

This a 2010 ride report for my Canada to Copper Canyon, Moab and wherever else I get to ride in-between adventure. I'm trailering my 2 KTM's behind my camper van- leaving April12th and my wife has...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By RealtorGordonB
GOOD ON YOU FOR STICKING WITH IT EVEN IF YOUR...

GOOD ON YOU FOR STICKING WITH IT EVEN IF YOUR BUDDY DROPS OUT. I WENT TO BAJA SOLO LAST WINTER- IT WAS AWESOME.

What are you interested in when you travel?

Me being from the Canadian side of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 61,508
Posted By RealtorGordonB
KTMtalk is Absolutely excellent. I got on with a...

KTMtalk is Absolutely excellent. I got on with a yahoo account, just sent a nice email to admin stating it is my only email and I've had it for years, I would appreciate not having to get a different...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,940
Posted By RealtorGordonB
I'm not trying to hijack, just stir up some more...

I'm not trying to hijack, just stir up some more rides :)

Yardstick, I'll be in Moab April 23rd to May 3rd - how about you?

Me and 3 guys rented one of those new 3 bedroom condos with a double...
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