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Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,966
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Posted By monkey-butt
Well Done

I believe your Dad would have loved that Gun Boat!

Congrats on achieving your goal. Now onto the next adventure, the return. Can't wait for the second half kick off.

Martin :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,605
Posted By monkey-butt
Vibration?

I did notice mine was pretty brutal at even highway speeds 120km/h. changed out the windshield. Problem solved. Maybe take off your screen and try it again.
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
How Many Miles ridden?

Hiya J & Lovely C sitting in a pub having a pint and suffering from PMS. that's parked motorcycle syndrome. People on the pub were asking me how far "The Famous James and lovely Colleen " have...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
Return Trip

Spaceman.Quoted.
ERRrrrrmmm ............ when you arrive in TDF ............ how do you plan to get the bikes back to Claremont ??? .................... silly question, I know !!?? ..............
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
Happy New Year to you guys too. No its Uncles on...

Happy New Year to you guys too. No its Uncles on His Dad's Side. Our Mams Brother Dick.

a Toast "Absent Friends"

Cheers .
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
Couple of Big Days you guys rode. I guess the...

Couple of Big Days you guys rode. I guess the seats must be well broken in by now. Uruguay Eh? We had Uncles that were on the HMS Exeter doing a bit of fishing. Stay safe Cheers and Happy New...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
Ha Ha I wonder how many inmates got up and...

Ha Ha I wonder how many inmates got up and flushed the Loo after that post.
Just a wee bit of Bushmills, snowing like a hell up here and cold as buggery.
Only 4 months till riding season
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
Hey you made it across the Equator. Did you have...

Hey you made it across the Equator. Did you have a "crossing the line" celebration? James, which way is the water going down the drain? Nice to see your oil line problem was solved.


sɐɯʇsıɹɥɔ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
Hey James and Colleen, loving the ride. James...

Hey James and Colleen, loving the ride. James Your Auntie Dot is here in Canada for Christmas she says hello and stay safe. I just realized you will be down there during the Dakar. That should be...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
PING..............:ear

PING..............:ear
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
Yes It sure is a miracle , and after you busted...

Yes It sure is a miracle , and after you busted up a really Nice Rockster in my favourite colour I might add. I think I would endure the border graft BS only because those Women Look Fab. and it...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
A Clock on the Bike !

Hang on a sec ! Doesn't your GPS have the Time on it? I know that function is set on Mine as is Direction.
I also used Mine as a Speedo when I took the 250 down to see you as my speedo cable...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2013, 05:26 PM
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Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
Purple !

Good God, Aunty Peg was there. :eek2
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
Pissed Well James: Your reports have certainly opened...

Well James: Your reports have certainly opened my eyes, as much as I would love to ride that route. The Customs and Graft Bullshit would have me steaming. I can't stand to be in a lineup for the US...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
Just like Blackpool

Yes James, you have your Prawns and Beer and Giant Donkeys. Plus only you would "Hot Wire" a lap top! "Honest Officer I was just taking it for a quick run in for the owner ! " Great Photos....
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 283,242
Posted By monkey-butt
Following From Calgary

We are following your trek from Snow Covered Calgary. Keep the posts coming. Good Luck from your Family in Canada.
Martin :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,749
Posted By monkey-butt
I Oil My Guns in Church, just to save on the...

I Oil My Guns in Church, just to save on the hassle. But I clean my chain every 1000 or more if it looks grungy. I then do a light spray of chain wax. Chain life also depends on the environment you...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,678
Posted By monkey-butt
Hope you are Mobile again.

James and Colleen: Noel and I hope you got it all Fettled. We are now in Jackpot NV on our way back Home to High River. Good to hear that Tourances are Normally High milers as thats what I had put...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,263
Posted By monkey-butt
new windscreen

I have to agree. The buffeting was bloody awful. I have never had a bike that has that much turbulance before. I took a couple of 100Km rides on the highway and it was intense. Then getting to within...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,009
Posted By monkey-butt
because its cool! :D

because its cool!
:D
Forum: Canada 01-19-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,607
Posted By monkey-butt
Giant Joes Test Results

Great Job Joe.

I saw the late signal one, people forgetting to turn off the signals is a biggie.

Also the lane position one is also one that the examiner looks for. IE if you are too far to...
Forum: Canada 01-19-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,607
Posted By monkey-butt
Alberta Driving Tests

Hi Guys, as a motorcycle instructor in Calgary since 1983. I have seen things change alot. But one thing remains the same, any and all, driving tests are only checking for minimal passible skills. ...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,370
Posted By monkey-butt
Tires

I was at the Calgary Bike show and we asked the same question to the Kawasaki Canada Rep. We checked around and all we could come up with for Canada, Alberta to specific is the Distanza's. This is...
Forum: Canada 12-22-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,475
Posted By monkey-butt
Bike Show

I will be there every day. I have to man the booth. Hope to see you there at the Fast Trac Safety Booth. Yea I'm a Bike Instructor.
Martin
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,100
Posted By monkey-butt
*&%$@#%^ Stop it !

You Guys are slowing up my Bike Build! I put my deposit on a 2010 F800GS in September. The delivery date was set for this week. But you Wonderful Neighbours to the South are hogging all the New Ones....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 55,439
Posted By monkey-butt
reply to crunshie

Hey this is Alberta: having lived and ridden here for the past 34 years, Calgarians especially have a thing for Fads. we used to have the most Corvette to ppl ratio in North America! Having seen many...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By monkey-butt
Calgary BMW Prices

Nah, no deals to be had. I am waiting on a 2010 F800GS. The suspense is killing me. The local dealer (BF) only has the Yellow ones left and without ABS, or OBC. These are options I want. These bikes...
Forum: Canada 09-17-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,419
Posted By monkey-butt
Longest Day

796 miles Burns Oregon to High River Alberta. This summer on My 1993 KLR 250. Start time 7am arrived in High River at 2am. Not bad for a two-fiddy
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,448
Posted By monkey-butt
Klr 250

I just completed a 3300 mile round trip from Calgary Canada to Clairmont California on my 1993 KLR 250. according to my GPS my average moving speed was about 52mph. I tried to stay off the...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By monkey-butt
wrench sizes

well what I would do is take all of my wrenches and go aound the bike to see which ones I would need to take off various Items. Front wheel, rear wheel. tank seat, etc. Then from that list at least...
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