Just wanted to make a note that the pivotworks bearing kit kicks the all-balls kit. It comes with a real thrust washer instead of just a teflon ring, and the shoulder washers are similar to Suzuki’s instead of the confusing big flat washer and spacer ring in the all-balls kit.Continue reading “2020/06/30 – greasy fingers – +1 pivot works swingarm bearing kit – DRZ-400”
Rob and I were debating whether or not there was a connection between Stoltz Main and Robertson Main, consequently we made plans to go scouting…Continue reading “2020/06/21 – Pete’s Pond to Robertson”
An article on CBC: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/climate-stocks-investment-1.5348282
… raised some interesting points, the key one being the summary of the economist article, which is the title.
The gist is that some ideas/attitudes literally have to die out. Some ideas are so pervasive in your formative years that you just don’t loose/change them.
Colin, Chris and I were talking about having some “calibration” tracks, which folks could use for comparing track difficulties, and possibly testing themselves.
Sorry, with the last OSM plugin, multiple tracks don’t seem to be working (Jan 2021), or maybe it’s just not in the FireFox version I have. It looks OK in Chrome.Continue reading “GPX tracks hard/medium/easy (Oliphant)”
Ten bikes, two nights and a couple of long days. A quick run up to Tahsis to visit David Wills.Continue reading “2020/06/12-14 Tahsis with Scott and others”
I’d been putting this off because I wanted two days, but the weather hasn’t been good for an overnight trip. It still wasn’t, nor was there time to wait for it to improve. Chris volunteered to ride with me, so we did (most of) it in a single 13 hr 500+km day.Continue reading “2020/06/07 – Scouting with Chris, Comox Lake for …”
Back to Tansky for the first time since last summer or fall. Rocks, roots, hills, mud, and more roots. Great stuff. (placeholder, WAY more to come (hopefully)).
Rob expressed an interest in joining the next scouting trip, and there certainly was “things left to see”… most notably Mt Wymper. (lots of pix!)Continue reading “2020/05/23 – Mt Wymper and some more scouting with Rob”