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Forum: Americas 12-13-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,869
Posted By yurihay
They must still be available as I purchased mine...

They must still be available as I purchased mine in August.
Forum: Americas 12-12-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,869
Posted By yurihay
A lot of people run K60's to Alaska. I normally...

A lot of people run K60's to Alaska. I normally use Mefo Explorer 99, but like the K60's, the sidewalls are so stiff, they're extremely difficult to change roadside (if running tubes). For this...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
[/QUOTE] I used the Nuetech Tubliss system...

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I used the Nuetech Tubliss system since I have an 18" rear wheel also. Unfortunately, they do not do a 17". I have this on both my Husky 450 and my Dakar. Super awesome system! I run...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
[/QUOTE] Since both my bikes are tubeliss, I...

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Since both my bikes are tubeliss, I carry a tire plug kit, patch kit and CO2 cartridges in the second pouch. I do carry 2 piece tire levers as well just in case. On the Dakar, since my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By yurihay
I have a 2007 Dakar and normally use Mefo...

I have a 2007 Dakar and normally use Mefo Explorer 99, a 50-50 tire. But for my ride to Alaska recently, I used Metzler Tourance as the Mefo's are too difficult to change on the road. This was my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
Thanks everyone. When I removed the cowling, I...

Thanks everyone. When I removed the cowling, I found that I was using the wrong screws...long story how that came about, and had pushed the clips out of alignment, and couple had fallen out....
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
Took your advice, and figured out how to take the...

Took your advice, and figured out how to take the dash apart. It's not going to be as simple as screws and washers, but can do a temporary fix. Thanks for getting me to look at this a different way....
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
Thanks for the reply. It's not the screws, but...

Thanks for the reply. It's not the screws, but the bolts in the cowling. Not sure if there's bolts in there. I may have to delay my departure by a day, but given that it's already the latter half of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
Stripped windscreen bolts

Last night, as I was packing the 07 Dakar to head up to the Arctic Circle, I noticed both right side windscreen bolts were protruding up. Thought this strange as I use blue Loctite on all the bolts....
Forum: Americas 07-02-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By yurihay
I'm leaving Calgary (solo) around mid August...

I'm leaving Calgary (solo) around mid August (between 15th and 20th), and plan to be in Fairbanks around the 20th or 25th. Will ride at least to the Arctic Circle. If weather looks good, then will...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
This is what I use:...

This is what I use: http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/F650GSDAKAR/8500037.html and works well, but the hockey puck is cheaper....didn't think of using a hockey puck when I got mine.
Forum: Americas 01-01-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,914
Posted By yurihay
Leaving Calgary june 1st or so.

Leaving Calgary june 1st or so.
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
[QUOTE=Gravel Seeker;20062862]Captain America...

[QUOTE=Gravel Seeker;20062862]Captain America panels (rear)

Is it possible to sand down the clear coat and remove the stickers ? I'd want to re-paint them afterwards (rattle can), so they can't be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7,933
Views: 1,059,971
Posted By yurihay
Did you check the battery? If the battery is dead...

Did you check the battery? If the battery is dead and if the Sertao is like my 07 Dakar, it might be the alarm draining the battery.
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,645
Posted By yurihay
Since I tore all the ligaments on my AC Joint few...

Since I tore all the ligaments on my AC Joint few years ago, I've done a lot of research on the best protection possible. I now wear Forcefield under my riding outfit and a Hit-Air vest. Forcefield...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
Sorry motogazonaktm, Just realized that I've...

Sorry motogazonaktm,

Just realized that I've been using a single diagram on my 2007 Dakar. If this still helps, let me know and I'll email you the diagram, as I don't know if I can attach the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
I'll email you a wiring diagram.

I'll email you a wiring diagram.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,760
Posted By yurihay
OK, since posting the original thread, I've been...

OK, since posting the original thread, I've been trying a few things. First, when I'm in my helmet (with ear plugs), and walk around, my steps are reverberating in my ears. Is this unique to me, or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,974
Posted By yurihay
Another way to lift the bike, especially where...

Another way to lift the bike, especially where the footing isn't the best for the "back to the bike method" because the ground is uneven or slippery is to:

1. Fully lock the handlebars so the...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-18-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,224
Posted By yurihay
Nomad

I'm also at an age, where I needed a tent that allowed me to stand. Purchased the Nomad http://redverz.com/index.html, and although it's a bit on the heavy side (13 lbs), been very happy with it. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,760
Posted By yurihay
Before putting on the Laminar Lip, I rode the...

Before putting on the Laminar Lip, I rode the bike without the windscreen as I read others comment that it's quieter without the windscreen. The noise was still there without the screen. It's quiet...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,760
Posted By yurihay
I've thought about using a sheep skin or gel...

I've thought about using a sheep skin or gel seat...will try that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,760
Posted By yurihay
Body transmitted helmet noise

While riding, there's a loud, deep sounding helmet noise. I've tried different ear plugs and added a Laminar lip on my F650GS Dakar without any positive results. Then I noticed that when I stood up,...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,809
Posted By yurihay
It's always good to carry sufficient survival...

It's always good to carry sufficient survival gear, and the list is a good start. My list starts with a SPOT device (http://international.findmespot.com/) strapped to the inside of my arm.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
Thanks for your reply Rockin Rodney. Zack, the...

Thanks for your reply Rockin Rodney. Zack, the president from 1 Off Motorsports responded to my email also saying that the ballast shouldn't get that hot and assured me of their support. Although I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,255
Posted By yurihay
HID Ballast Issue

Last week, I installed a HID headlight conversion from 1 off motorsports for my 07 Dakar. Light works well. However, after taking it out for a test ride, the tank covers (both sides and centre)...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,159
Posted By yurihay
This maybe a bit far from Colorado, but the folks...

This maybe a bit far from Colorado, but the folks at CT4WD in Calgary does a great job of teaching 4X4 off road skills and trail ethics. Although it's a Toyota club, they have members with other...
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