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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181102/b97bbd32...

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    I did some of the design work on a small...

    I did some of the design work on a small waterwheel that was installed on the Salmon River in (or near) Tamworth in the early 2000ís. It was right beside the ruin of an old mill. Might be the same...
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    Yeah, they probably use the same part across the...

    Yeah, they probably use the same part across the whole range of kidsí bikes.
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    The Official BBO Bar - yep, we had to move again...

    Congratulations!

    I suggest a matched set of grandpa and grandson sized Mecatecno Dragonflies.
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    800 W = 1.07 horsepower. Set your expectations...

    800 W = 1.07 horsepower. Set your expectations accordingly.
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    Closest I can get is a hydroelectric generating...

    Closest I can get is a hydroelectric generating station.
  7. Thread: TY electric

    by Mad Matt
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    Buddy with the EM bike has had complaints from...

    Buddy with the EM bike has had complaints from his neighbours, even though itís quieter than a lawn mower. Some people hear with their eyes.


    Having full torque from zero should be a huge...
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    Apparently I didnít know where I was. I thought...

    Apparently I didnít know where I was. I thought both sides of the St. Lawrence estuary were Gaspe, but thatís just the south shore. We were on the north shore, up past the Saguenay fjord. Saw lots...
  9. Thread: TY electric

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    I know a guy with an Electric Motion trials bike....

    I know a guy with an Electric Motion trials bike. He says the battery will go for longer than he will, so thatís plenty.
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    That sounds great ... except that Iím 900 km away...

    That sounds great ... except that Iím 900 km away camping and whale watching in the Gaspe.
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  11. The risk of oily rags spontaneously combusting is...

    The risk of oily rags spontaneously combusting is mostly associated with vegetable oils like linseed oil, which undergo a chemical reaction and release heat as they dry. That happens over a period...
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    Interesting question. For the test, they want to...

    Interesting question. For the test, they want to see your head turn to verify that you are actually paying attention to potential hazards. (No ďyeah yeah, I totally saw that playground, I just...
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    Just finished my M2 Exit Course, which is the...

    Just finished my M2 Exit Course, which is the final step in Ontarioís graduated motorcycle license scheme.

    This morning was the road test. They give you a walkie-talkie with an earbud inside...
  14. That looks like a great ride. Iíd love to get...

    That looks like a great ride. Iíd love to get out that way some day.
  15. Iím reading this with enjoyment but no personal...

    Iím reading this with enjoyment but no personal experience of this running out of clearance phenomenon. The roads here all have gravel shoulders, pretty much guaranteeing a generous scattering of...
  16. It needs a spoiler, but upside-down.

    It needs a spoiler, but upside-down.
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    The CB500X is pretty much at my limit for being...

    The CB500X is pretty much at my limit for being able to pick it up. I would not want to do it more than once or twice. I wouldnít go off road with it without a buddy or two to pull it off if I...
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    The road up to Trialsí house is OK by bike but...

    The road up to Trialsí house is OK by bike but pretty alarming by car. Some of the hills crest and then fall away so steeply that when you get to the top you canít see the road through the hood of...
  19. Thread: Honda CB1100

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    I guess the key differences are that those bikes...

    I guess the key differences are that those bikes are now twenty to forty years old, and that the CB1100 isnít a cruiser.

    Though knowing that Sorg has a Harley and seems ok with its ergonomics, it...
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    Thatís cool, and about time. Shame the...

    Thatís cool, and about time. Shame the bigger-is-better crowd pushed them to release it as a 1200 instead of a 750, though.
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    Fresh asphalt is surprisingly slippery. When it...

    Fresh asphalt is surprisingly slippery. When it rains you can see how much oil is coming out of it.

    A tight turn up a hill on a slippery surface is a typical obstacle in lower level trials...
  22. There may not be much thought behind Kawasakiís...

    There may not be much thought behind Kawasakiís break-in instructions. As someone pointed out, they give exactly the same break-in instructions for every bike, regardless of engine configuration,...
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    But hereís a decent looking Sherco....

    But hereís a decent looking Sherco.
    https://www.kijiji.ca/v-dirt-bikes-motocross/hamilton/2010-sherco-280-trials-bike/1358036974?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true
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    Unfortunately that GasGas didnít work out. Iíd...

    Unfortunately that GasGas didnít work out.

    Iíd be happy to have a new Beta or TRS, but itís not in the budget. Unless he thinks that old TY is worth a LOT more than I think it is.
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    Yeah, looks pretty decent and not a bad price. I...

    Yeah, looks pretty decent and not a bad price. I see there are two GasGas dealers in Ontario; guess Iíll give them a call and see about availability of pre-bankruptcy parts.
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