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Forum: Canada 09-06-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By xcountry41
Go for it.

You could move to Columbine. And make sure you never cut anyone off in traffic, they will probably be packing heat.
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,593
Posted By xcountry41
My kind of ride report!

Killer job on the RR. I'm a little jealous about your ability to take the time you did. Oh well retirement is hopefully only 5 or so more years away. Thanks for the ride:clap
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21,693
Views: 3,949,468
Posted By xcountry41
A few times

I have experienced the effects of the stepper issue three times in 30K KM the last time is the only time i did the clean and re-lube myself ( out of warranty) I actually found myself avoiding gravel...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21,693
Views: 3,949,468
Posted By xcountry41
Chain and sprockets

I went with the DID 130 link VX pro, came with a rivet link and lots of good reviews from the net. Got the chain for $117 CDN and free shipping from Canada's motorcycle. Sprockets from a vicious...
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21,693
Views: 3,949,468
Posted By xcountry41
Get it from Dealer tool

Hey, I got my Dealer tool a couple of weeks back and figure it has more than 50% paid for itself with my first engine light re- set .originated from a speed sensor fault caused by a rear flat tire....
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,963
Posted By xcountry41
Parent manual

Now there's a great piece for a parenting manual. Kinda beats a 5th grade field trip to the zoo!! Awesome!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 80,965
Posted By xcountry41
mis-understood ?

(Quote)" Hmmmm, yep, I am going to have to defend myself on that one :lol3
I am guessing that you must have missed the parts where I did Roadshows for GoalZero to pay for my trip. And worked at True...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 80,965
Posted By xcountry41
Great ride report

Hi nomad mom,
It's a great ride report, just responding to Ken Dryden as he had my post in quotes. I even like vegetarians. It's fantastic you are so supportive. That's what Moms and Dads are...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 80,965
Posted By xcountry41
Cruisers....

Hey ken,:rofl
I was more of a motocross guy, you know, training and discipline and all that!
I totally get that everyone has to do what's right for them. My wife has an Abraham Lincoln quote on the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 80,965
Posted By xcountry41
Appreciation

Hi Esther,and others following,
I'm a basically well meaning opinionated GUY, that admires most of what Esther's doing. I envy the freedom she is taking ,while making the most of my life and living...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 590,117
Posted By xcountry41
Your sig line fits perfectly!:rofl

Your sig line fits perfectly!:rofl
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 966,779
Posted By xcountry41
mine denied as well

my 800 xc fender broke as well at the same spot both sides on my Yukon/Alaska trip last year.No impact what so ever, warranty denied. no recourse. Sucks balls!! the dealer sold me a new one with a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 80,965
Posted By xcountry41
High road!

"I sure hope that once you go on a trip and camped out between bears, that you have the smartness of mind to not cook meat near your tent. The grease particles will adhere to your tent fabric, and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 80,965
Posted By xcountry41
I wonder...

Esther,
I just finished reading your year on the road report ,and caught back up with this one.
First of all, great reading, and fantastic photos you really do have a lot of talent and admirers....
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,593
Posted By xcountry41
Twisties

More excellent moto reporting! I'm going to take your advice and ride the Denali hwy in September it looks incredible! . Going to have to do it on a rental Beemer cuz we're actually going up on a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,593
Posted By xcountry41
sort of

I think I meant more like educated, carreer driven. The engineer in you was coming out as you described the geothermic power generation at Chena. I tend to notice differences in people and how it...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,593
Posted By xcountry41
Interesting perspective

Great ride report! For what it's worth(not much I'm sure) your demographic shines through. I'm feeling your pain regarding not being to get more work done on vacation.......Not! :lol3 but then I'm a...
Forum: Canada 08-01-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,580
Posted By xcountry41
Yessss!

Nice move,
The most Dangerous part of that trip would have been getting bored to death on the section of the Al Can after Fort Nelson,BC. I was scrolling to the bottom of the thread to see if i...
Forum: Alaska 07-31-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By xcountry41
Hey Blue rider, Thanks so much for your reply!...

Hey Blue rider,
Thanks so much for your reply! I'll likely go with the GSA rental to, as you say, "see what the fuss is about" as well as to see if the 1200 displacement is is any better for two up...
Forum: Alaska 07-29-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By xcountry41
Thanks!

Hey Mark,
Thanks for the suggestions. Just the kind of details I'm looking for. I'm on the fence but leaning towards renting a GSA only because my bike is an 800 and I've never ridden anything...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,593
Posted By xcountry41
Wow!

Incredible!, And I thought the Robert service campground was going to the highlight of your Whitehorse stop. You folks have got to have set the bar pretty high for cool experiences while on an ADV...
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By xcountry41
Alaska in September

Hey folks,
I finally have a legitimate reason to be in this sub forum other than finding it to be the most interesting,connected group in ADV. 28th Anniversary in September. Normally we spend a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,593
Posted By xcountry41
Works for us!

Hey folks,
Great report so far! I think your RR title caught my attention for a couple obscure reasons. I did the trip solo from Edmonton last June and kicking my butt for not riding the Dempster to...
Forum: Americas 07-20-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,357
Posted By xcountry41
Stewart - Cassiar

Went up Last June on the Cassiar, back on the Alcan. Did not notice any more hazards than normal during the Ft. Nelson - St John Leg but found it brutally boring and even depressing. Whitehorse to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6,409
Views: 352,701
Posted By xcountry41
Back at you

Back at you dipshit.
some cyclists use strategy to try and make sure cagers see them, for good reason. the consequenses of being hit by a vehicle trump your minor inconveinience!!
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,854
Posted By xcountry41
Mine too!, fixed!!

Hey, thanks to some clues in this thread I think I just solved my no start issues with my 2012 XC.
Like most describe, I was stranded yesterday after a break on my commute home. Turned the key ,bike...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By xcountry41
Alberta sport fishing guide.

Thanks I'll do a little research on the east slopes in the guide if they still have the descriptions of the streams, lakes, rivers! haven't studied fishing info for many years. I'm due for a FTR run...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By xcountry41
Fishin

Hey thanks I'll look him up. Great ride,and trucking reports by the way. one of the very first ride reports I read start to finish literally one of the main catalysts of my adventure riding...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By xcountry41
Campbell river

Well I started out thinking about trout and about 500-800km range from home now I've got Campbell river on the list and thinking about what I'd do if a 20lb salmon took my fly!!
sorta like buying my...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By xcountry41
Boya lake provincial park

Boya lake was rally nice at the northern end of the Cassiar. Also Ft.Telkwa RV park/ campground just south of Smithers on the Bulkley river. Private owners nice people, quiet with free showers!
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By xcountry41
Fishing and riding western Canada

Hey I'm Gary, Edmonton area. Love getting out on my T8xc travelling,camping,commuting, did the Yukon/Alaska thing June of 13. Recently also rekindled an interest in Fly fishing and plan on trying to...
Forum: Canada 04-26-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,973
Posted By xcountry41
Truth hurts

Stereotypes usually evolve from some sort of reality! you gotta be careful with them but more often than not perception is reality!
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21,888
Views: 6,423,790
Posted By xcountry41
God hates a coward

God hates a coward, giver! This video is gonna make me buy a scrambler so I can take the ditch around morons on my commute!!
Forum: Canada 02-05-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,187
Posted By xcountry41
January in Alberta

I have to admit my brain switches to full on skiing mode in winter and thoughts of riding my triumph go way to the back burner. January 11th,2014 my wife and I travelled the infamous QE2 (hwy2) from...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 35,226
Posted By xcountry41
Move North ,Halfway there!

Hi Russ,,
Really nice to see this post from you. Hope Nancy doesn't mind us invading her excellent ride report. But I'm betting she's cool. Yes Shelley enjoyed our couple of days two up. Not begging...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 35,226
Posted By xcountry41
a few tigers up there in 2013

Different orange tiger guy I think ,Nancy. I went back to Whitehorse and met my wife who flew in to there. took her two up through Skagway over to Haines and back to Whitehorse in a loop. Stopped and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 35,226
Posted By xcountry41
Frost heaves are your friend!

I had a blast on that section! I rode a hooligan pace over the top of the world from Dawson,( dodged a cow moose and her calf), to the junction just East of Tok. The construction (no one there on a...
Forum: Canada 09-23-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,637
Posted By xcountry41
Not far from RJ - Fort Sask., Alberta

Hi ,I'm Gary
Been hanging around since I got back to motos with a 09 KLR after 20 years focused on bicycles and family. I'm in the Edmonton area, actually, Fort Saskatchewan. Sold my KLR to a...
Forum: Alaska 07-16-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,117
Posted By xcountry41
This can't be good!

Hopefully I haven't made my first and last trip to D2D
Thanks for you're part in the hospitality shown to ADV'ers coming through Dawson .
maybe the whole thing needs to move to the Goldrush...
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 32,460
Posted By xcountry41
Eagle, AK

Seems to me I read about the burnt service station , in some recent AK. ride report here on ADV. Not familiar with the area yet . But I think the Fire was at Eagle, AK., not Eagle plains,YT. maybe...
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