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Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By OldSilverFox
Lead?? Do you really think that guy in...

Lead?? Do you really think that guy in front was a leader?

Plan to be there. Great time last year !
Forum: Canada 05-31-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By OldSilverFox
Hudson Bay Question

You can get to James Bay on the Quebec side and it's just a few Kms south of Hudsons Bay. Do a search and there are a number if RR's for that trip. A very nice ride by the way.
Forum: Canada 05-30-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By OldSilverFox
Check out Air Canada. They are advertising some...

Check out Air Canada. They are advertising some great rates.

http://canadamotoguide.com/2015/03/03/air-canadas-new-motorcycle-cargo-options/

Usual disclaimers. Haven't used them or work for...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By OldSilverFox
Tornoto to Moncton

There will be lots of help suggesting routes from input at the HU mtg. The toughest thing will be deciding which one to take.
See you there.
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,281
Posted By OldSilverFox
Was there a couple of years ago with some ADV's...

Was there a couple of years ago with some ADV's from Ontario & we got coffee and pound cake as well. Wonderful stop and friendly people.
Forum: Canada 05-19-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,911
Posted By OldSilverFox
Norther Ontario, James Bay/Arctic Ocean,

Glad you guys had a good trip.
I'll talk to Revitup to get the low down on that new rear wheel.
Forum: Canada 05-17-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,911
Posted By OldSilverFox
Norther Ontario, James Bay/Arctic Ocean

You guys back yet or are you frozen in the ice on James Bay??
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,297
Posted By OldSilverFox
Great Combo ...

Great Combo
http://i1323.photobucket.com/albums/u597/imuesmail/IMG_0233_zpsate5snmv.jpg (http://s1323.photobucket.com/user/imuesmail/media/IMG_0233_zpsate5snmv.jpg.html)

Not so great combo...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,297
Posted By OldSilverFox
Looks great but also heart attck on a plate !!!

Looks great but also heart attck on a plate !!!
Forum: Americas 05-13-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By OldSilverFox
Leaving from Sarnia on T'hurs. See you there!...

Leaving from Sarnia on T'hurs. See you there! Riding a Varadero.
Forum: Canada 04-29-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,422
Posted By OldSilverFox
Been living on manitoulin and soo for past 10...

Been living on manitoulin and soo for past 10 years. Stoked to get out ![/QUOTE]

Youre not that far from the rest of the world being on the island. But ya you should get out more often.:rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-25-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By OldSilverFox
This website has all you need to know. ...

This website has all you need to know.

http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/publications/pub/bsf5082-eng.html

Enjoy your trip.
Forum: Canada 04-24-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By OldSilverFox
Give "revitup" a pm. He put a side car rig on his...

Give "revitup" a pm. He put a side car rig on his GS last winter and uses a car tire on that setup. Im sure he would have some good info.
Forum: Americas 04-23-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By OldSilverFox
To Ushuaia in Winter

Check out this ride report. The cold & ice don't seem to matter.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1059240
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By OldSilverFox
The friend that rode with Revitup was me,...

The friend that rode with Revitup was me, Oldsilverfox, and by the way the rough spots where a piece of cake. LOL
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,911
Posted By OldSilverFox
Probably a better idea. You'd never get that GSA...

Probably a better idea. You'd never get that GSA unstuck. :rofl
Forum: Canada 04-20-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,252
Posted By OldSilverFox
Suggest you take the 381 rather than the 169 &...

Suggest you take the 381 rather than the 169 & 175. much less traffic and supervision. Its a more interesting ride as well but whatever route you travel ride safe and enjoy yourselves.
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,382
Posted By OldSilverFox
[QUOTE=AustinW;26612370]Thanks, great tips. I...

[QUOTE=AustinW;26612370]Thanks, great tips. I have accepted an offer of Hospitality from NickEldo near Kingston for our first proper night of the trip. I think that is just a relatively short hop...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,382
Posted By OldSilverFox
Austin W Can you emigrate at 55?[/QUOTE] ...

Austin W

Can you emigrate at 55?[/QUOTE]


Here's a website that might help determine your eligiblity.

http://www.cic.gc.ca/ctc-vac/getting-started.asp
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By OldSilverFox
Certainly second the South Canol Rd. A freind and...

Certainly second the South Canol Rd. A freind and I rode the south section last year in June on the way up to the D2D event. There where a couple of rough sections, It had only been open a week...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By OldSilverFox
Schmittenhymer

Give Don a call at SOS. He might be able to help.

Where: SOS Motorcycle Tires and Accessories: 8229 Fuller Rd. Forest: When: Jun 03/15: 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m. Contact: Don Stefanik 519-786-4045:
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Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,911
Posted By OldSilverFox
Got the 1200 GSA 21/18 set-up all complete even...

Got the 1200 GSA 21/18 set-up all complete even threw on a front lower fender. Tomorrow will be windy and 17C, a few more days like that and the roads should be dryed up in no time.[/QUOTE]

Rod...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By OldSilverFox
AustinW

Enjoyed you RR of your journey to the Isle of Skye. I've been fortunate to have been to Scotland a number of times and always enjoyed my trip and the people.

The single malts are really good too....
Forum: Canada 04-09-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18,306
Views: 1,053,537
Posted By OldSilverFox
Nice Ride Greg. Any big plans to put on the Kms ?

Nice Ride Greg. Any big plans to put on the Kms ?
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,228
Posted By OldSilverFox
Simba

Looks like you guys are having a great time. Much warmer than your next planned ride.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-04-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,861
Posted By OldSilverFox
Tom48 There are hotels in Matagami QC the...

Tom48
There are hotels in Matagami QC the south end of the James Bay Highway and there is one in Radisson at the north end. Hotels/Motels are not cheap as there is not much competition but you...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,911
Posted By OldSilverFox
Northern Ontario Trip

[QUOTE=revitup;26500768]So far I'm the only one leaving from the Toronto area, actually Burlington.
I was sorta thinking (if it's just myself) of taking 400/69 to Sudbury and then 144 or who knows...
Forum: Canada 04-01-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,496
Posted By OldSilverFox
Who's going to watch You ! LOL :lol3

Who's going to watch You ! LOL :lol3
Forum: Canada 03-29-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,522
Posted By OldSilverFox
Try this RR. It was done last year and might...

Try this RR. It was done last year and might cover what you want.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=991903

Most of the maps are on the 3 & 4th page.
Forum: Americas 03-27-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By OldSilverFox
Nova Scotia Trip

You might check out a tread in the Regional Canada thread re notes about another Nova Scotia trip. Lots of good info you might find useful.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1048052
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By OldSilverFox
If your in central WI and not done the north...

If your in central WI and not done the north shore of Lake Superior it's well worth the trip. Ride on the north side of the lake and continue on the north side of Lake Huron until you get to...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,382
Posted By OldSilverFox
[QUOTE=RickyBilly;26433612]Greetings The run...

[QUOTE=RickyBilly;26433612]Greetings
The run along Lake Superior is a must see, though I'd suggest on the return trip. as you will need a squeegee to keep your visor clear of black flies in June. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-24-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By OldSilverFox
Randy Maybe we could do this or part of it...

Randy
Maybe we could do this or part of it during the Ride Manitoulin event ?
Forum: Canada 03-22-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By OldSilverFox
Why not ride it both ways. The perspective is...

Why not ride it both ways. The perspective is different whether facing East or West but beautiful either way.
You won't waste you time riding it twice.
Forum: Canada 03-21-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,382
Posted By OldSilverFox
Pending the direction you take first, but if you...

Pending the direction you take first, but if you head to Ontario, check this event out on your way.
http://www.overlandadventurerally.com


I see that by your posts that your going to be further...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,774
Posted By OldSilverFox
Thanks I'll try that. Yes I saw your where busy...

Thanks
I'll try that. Yes I saw your where busy in the UK for a while. Welcome back.
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By OldSilverFox
Just a word of caution, good tires are important...

Just a word of caution, good tires are important but if travelling north on the Demster to Inuvic the weather if much more important than tires. If it has rained for several days and been cold the...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-17-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By OldSilverFox
[ Make sure you all can make and receive...

[

Make sure you all can make and receive calls/texts on your phones if necessary.
Ensure you all have maps and that you've got some pre-arranged meeting points just in case you get split up...
Forum: Americas 03-12-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By OldSilverFox
Take a look at Cannonshots RR of a Lake Superior...

Take a look at Cannonshots RR of a Lake Superior trip.
It probably has more info than what you want.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=798771
Forum: Canada 03-10-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By OldSilverFox
Take a look at the Air Canada Shipping Thread....

Take a look at the Air Canada Shipping Thread. Lots of info.
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