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Forum: Europe Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By Bill 310
Hi Tarex, We ride 2-3 weeks every years in Europe...

Hi Tarex, We ride 2-3 weeks every years in Europe and keep a bike in Heidelberg. In NorthAmerica I have twice finished the Iron Butt Rally so havea rough idea about days in the saddles and average...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 75,322
Posted By Bill 310
I sometimes think people get the two Mayer boys...

I sometimes think people get the two Mayer boys mixed up and buy a seat from Rick when they mean to be dealing with is brother Rocky. I confess that years ago I did that, and yes dealing with Rick...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Bill 310
The Flea Market here has pretty good prices and...

The Flea Market here has pretty good prices and generally the inmates tend to have better stuff to sell.

I have known lots of new riders to get outfitted from Craig's list, but sometimes CL people...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Bill 310
Ride with a SPOT tracker, and as a previous...

Ride with a SPOT tracker, and as a previous poster mentioned a GS 911 or save some money and buy a 650 V Strom for commuting , it will likely be less trouble and cost much less.
Forum: Canada 02-21-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Bill 310
This is the fine print Customers requesting...

This is the fine print

Customers requesting warranty validation for their motorcycles should prepare the following items:

Photocopies of:

1. Invoice or Bill of Sale

2. Title
Forum: Canada 02-21-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Bill 310
CDN BMW Warranty claims in the US

This may come in handy. Note the bonus that you need to have a copy of your bill of sale with you. I used this in 2011 when my GT was a month from warranty expiration.

I am unable to post up the...
Forum: Canada 02-19-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,045
Posted By Bill 310
Professionally our firm consults on Health and...

Professionally our firm consults on Health and Welfare and Retirement plans. We do some Executive comp work as well.

I have come to the conclusion that maintaining a lower mainland address...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,816,714
Posted By Bill 310
Thanks Max, I recently bought a Marmot Aura...

Thanks Max,

I recently bought a Marmot Aura 2P tent on clearance from Sierra Trading. No footprints were available, I thought I was hooped until I saw your post.

I just bought a footprint ...
Forum: Canada 02-14-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 776
Posted By Bill 310
I admire their craziness :clap:freaky

I admire their craziness :clap:freaky
Forum: Trip Planning 02-12-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 76,618
Posted By Bill 310
Crow or Raven. I saw one drop a frying pan...

Crow or Raven.

I saw one drop a frying pan into the Harmony Bowl in Whistler one morning when I was checking fence lines on Ski Patrol.
Forum: Canada 02-10-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 776
Posted By Bill 310
Earliest I have ridden across is first week of...

Earliest I have ridden across is first week of May. You may have a great ride or you may be in for some seriously dangerous riding - you will know which when the trip is over.

It can be dodgy...
Forum: Canada 02-07-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,164
Posted By Bill 310
That would be excellent ! Count me in for a few

That would be excellent ! Count me in for a few
Forum: Canada 02-03-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,925
Posted By Bill 310
I might suggest that with the cheap airfares that...

I might suggest that with the cheap airfares that you buzz your bike out west. Leave it at an inmates house, and then fly back home and return to your bike and have a ride in a loop home.
Forum: Canada 02-02-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By Bill 310
Looking for Year round riders commuters in BC

Note to Mods. we need a Canadian Rider or riders on the to ride the snot out of these rain over mitts.

Modes I couldn't find a better place on site.


Are you commuting by motorcycle at this...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,106
Posted By Bill 310
I had that same Catoma, no ground tarp available....

I had that same Catoma, no ground tarp available. I a 6'4" (age 59) and even sleeping solo i was pushing out on the sides. I bought a Redverz last summer, it is the best tent I have ever used.
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Bill 310
You might want to post on BC Sportbikes as well

You might want to post on BC Sportbikes as well
Forum: Canada 01-31-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By Bill 310
First family of Shopify to restore Opinicon Resort

This will make a nice place to visit by MC this summer if you are near Ontario. I remember being there in my much younger days.
...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Bill 310
Just go the customer service desk and get a...

Just go the customer service desk and get a raincheck. I do that every time they have a good tool sale and are out of stock. They have to give you a raincheck unless it species no rain check in the...
Forum: Canada 01-21-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 929
Posted By Bill 310
BC Sportbikes is it's own community and some of...

BC Sportbikes is it's own community and some of us here find it quite entertaining.

Once you are settled I am sure that a few of us will be able to get together and meet you for a bite to eat...
Forum: Canada 01-17-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,477
Posted By Bill 310
I wonder if sales of the big adventure bikes ...

I wonder if sales of the big adventure bikes were poor. I meet a few people at the KTM booth in 2009 at the Vancouver Show who were gloating over the fact that people couldn't bring the bikes in...
Forum: Canada 01-16-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,477
Posted By Bill 310
I kept mine when I put Staintunes on my 990. I...

I kept mine when I put Staintunes on my 990. I can see a whole business now of Rent-My-Cans :deal
Forum: Latin America 01-11-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 23,833
Posted By Bill 310
Word Exactly, the photocopy laminated...

Word



Exactly, the photocopy laminated trick is so yesterday, and may get you a roadside beating.

In the same note accept the credit cards that you are offered in the mail and then cancel...
Forum: Latin America 01-06-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 23,833
Posted By Bill 310
There are specialty carriers that offer coverage...

There are specialty carriers that offer coverage that will fill the void for new arrivals to Canada.




Re registering and insuring a vehicle we have a BC plated MC in our garage that is...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,968
Posted By Bill 310
And they got to meet and ride with Higdon on the...

And they got to meet and ride with Higdon on the way to Deadhorse. :clap

Bob was on his RTW Honda Nighthawk.
Forum: Latin America 12-30-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 23,833
Posted By Bill 310
I would recommend joining IAMAT $25.00 for a...

I would recommend joining IAMAT $25.00 for a year

https://www.iamat.org

Combined with you own travel insurer you get a extra level of care access

Many Group Insurance and Travel plans have...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By Bill 310
It's all about custom fitting the MC to you. I...

It's all about custom fitting the MC to you. I have set up a few bikes for the Iron Butt Rally and my wife and I are at opposite ends of the motorcycle fit scale 5'4" and 6' 4" so i feel your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,128
Posted By Bill 310
:thumb Agreed

:thumb Agreed
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,128
Posted By Bill 310
The most famous group riding crash I am aware of ...

The most famous group riding crash I am aware of

http://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/index.ssf/2009/09/crash_possibly_involving_multi.html

From my observation on the road it is reasonable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,128
Posted By Bill 310
Apropos of nothing except a series of bad...

Apropos of nothing except a series of bad decisions. Group riding + testosterone + lack of judgment + stupidity. Apparently, there were calls to Police regarding the riders and their speed in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,128
Posted By Bill 310
I think the need or desire to participate in...

I think the need or desire to participate in group riding depends on few things

1. An individual's off bike social interaction with others on a day to day none bike basis.

2, When you started...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,816,714
Posted By Bill 310
I would like a Hilleberg for bad weather camping,...

I would like a Hilleberg for bad weather camping, but I bought a Redverz this summer and it is the best Tent I have ever had for comfort and quality.

As I near 60 being able to stand up and get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bill 310
The AG looks taller at the back does it fit...

The AG looks taller at the back does it fit upright in the KTM battery box?
Forum: Latin America 12-15-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 23,833
Posted By Bill 310
To clarify something for the OP, and to help...

To clarify something for the OP, and to help manage both his expectations, and the expectations of those who plan to follow his ride, there are no Iron Butt Association speed records, and the Iron...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-14-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,893
Posted By Bill 310
Best Tank bag I have ever had. I have one on my...

Best Tank bag I have ever had. I have one on my Tenere and one on my BMW K1200GT, going to put one on the KTM 990 when that bike bag wears out
Enduristan Sandstorm 3E tankbag
Price: $275.00
...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,733
Posted By Bill 310
First Class Nothing better ...

First Class Nothing better

https://shop.helimot.com/shopping/default.asp
Forum: Canada 12-14-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Bill 310
You mean Rich's There are some upholstery...

You mean Rich's

There are some upholstery shops that can do a job in your budget. Head over to BC SportBikes and search the threads there
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bill 310
What model of the Earth X ?

What model of the Earth X ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bill 310
Thanks any chance of posting up a pic of the...

Thanks any chance of posting up a pic of the battery in the box.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,860
Posted By Bill 310
Good point, I should have added in my original...

Good point, I should have added in my original post that the traffic ahead in my lane is a continuous mass as far as one can see.

BC Highways many are two lane and even on the 4 lane when the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bill 310
Anti Gravity Battery 07 KTM 990

I keep my 07 990 Adventure overseas. I have trouble keeping the battery charged and on charger where it is stored.

I am thinking of getting a Anti-Gravity Battery for the bike and just...
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