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Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 21,877
Posted By novaboy
Great RR, thanks for sharing. Brought back a lot...

Great RR, thanks for sharing. Brought back a lot of memories from my trip last year.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-17-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,696
Posted By novaboy
That is very cool, I might get one of those for...

That is very cool, I might get one of those for my small trailer. Seems like a safe way to have some light and heat in small space. They sell them at MEC for $35.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-12-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,696
Posted By novaboy
Candles and tents don't mix, especially left...

Candles and tents don't mix, especially left unattended as was the case.
Poor guy lost everything, another rider rode his bike home, he had no gear or helmet.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,011
Posted By novaboy
Hey folks, Great to meet and ride with you...

Hey folks,

Great to meet and ride with you over the weekend. It was a heck of good time. Hope you can make next year's rally.

The video footage of us going through mud holes turned out nice.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,696
Posted By novaboy
Great pics and write up. I got a nice shot of you...

Great pics and write up. I got a nice shot of you two on video coming up a hill on stage 4 I think.

See ya at the next one.

Terry Burt
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By novaboy
The Fundy Adventure Rally

Last weekend was Canada Moto Guide's first annual adventure rally held in New Brunswick. The 500km, 12hr off road rally was a huge success with 60 riders. It was sponsored by SPOT, RAM Mounts and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,769
Posted By novaboy
I bought a Ninja 400R, soon as rode it, I knew it...

I bought a Ninja 400R, soon as rode it, I knew it was all wrong for me. A month later I was lusting after an 883 Iron.

A year later I traded it for a Vstrom to ride the Trans Lab. Love the Strom,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 8,332
Views: 1,284,485
Posted By novaboy
I really want one of these...883 Iron. The only...

I really want one of these...883 Iron. The only Harley that I lust after. Demo'd one this week. Loved it. Rode a Street Glide before and hated it, but the Iron was fun. Felt like a total badass on...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-08-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,562
Posted By novaboy
I have an '06 Vstrom 1000, and an Aprilla SR50, I...

I have an '06 Vstrom 1000, and an Aprilla SR50, I find I use the scooter more now than ever, especially when running around town.

I am seriously considering selling the strom and the SR50 and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By novaboy
fixed it so ep 5 is now there, and not two links...

fixed it so ep 5 is now there, and not two links to ep 4
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By novaboy
Two Wheels Through the Big Land- Complete series on riding Labrador

Hey Everyone,

Finally finished up episode 5, the last of the series. It was a lot of fun to put together. Hope you all enjoy it.

Next projects are non-motorcycle related. Ultra running and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-05-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3,615
Views: 694,560
Posted By novaboy
Last Episode of Two Wheels Through the Big Land

Here is the last of 5 episodes of our video series through Labrador.
Hope you enjoy it.

Check my signature for links to the rest of the series.

http://youtu.be/i2mLUPPJbHU
Forum: Hacks 06-30-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,312
Posted By novaboy
Laugh Same here looked at putting a car on my '06...

Same here looked at putting a car on my '06 Vstrom. Spend $5000 grand on an 8 year old bike, or get a new Ural which is designed for a hack.

Think I'll go with a Ural next year.
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8,332
Views: 1,284,485
Posted By novaboy
http://powersports.honda.com/assets/flash/model/ga...

http://powersports.honda.com/assets/flash/model/gallery/CTX1300_2014_02.jpg

Sat on one of these at the dealer, and despite it's looks, had some of the best ergos of any bike I've ever sat on....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-03-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 573,897
Posted By novaboy
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-DDEYN3lMZWs/Uid...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-DDEYN3lMZWs/Uiduv33kTGI/AAAAAAAABTI/ScVFv7H5EvY/w640-h360-no/blogger-image-1308368430.jpg

Route 389 in Quebec, headed from Lab City to Baie Comeau.
My friend...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-29-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 555,953
Posted By novaboy
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-vRo8--CNM14/Ugi...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-vRo8--CNM14/Ugis4TW4uGI/AAAAAAAAAnw/TJgVLTnGk3M/w1719-h1146-no/DSC_1147.JPG
Forum: Canada 03-07-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,790
Posted By novaboy
I just booked my vacation for those dates, so...

I just booked my vacation for those dates, so I'll be there. Friends of mine from the Rock will be coming up as well. Can't wait.
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,588
Posted By novaboy
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-YZ0fu3OmCN4/Uid...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-YZ0fu3OmCN4/UiduZL4ZmZI/AAAAAAAABRc/ivcWfZlTWZA/s640/blogger-image-1867101362.jpg

I bought a 2006 last spring, it came with a Sargent seat, Givi screen, Madstad...
Forum: Canada 02-27-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By novaboy
I'm in Saint John, an hour south of Moncton with...

I'm in Saint John, an hour south of Moncton with a big garage.
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,628
Posted By novaboy
Hi there, I am contemplating putting a hack...

Hi there,

I am contemplating putting a hack on my Vstrom 1000. Any problems or things to watch out for with regards to not having a reverse gear?

Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 28,579
Posted By novaboy
Awesome photos, really enjoyed that. Thanks

Awesome photos, really enjoyed that. Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 72,711
Posted By novaboy
Nice to see ya smiling, ride safe, have fun

Nice to see ya smiling, ride safe, have fun
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 72,711
Posted By novaboy
Dwight, Glad to hear you are back on the...

Dwight,

Glad to hear you are back on the road, in good spirits and headed for Mexico.

Looking forward to seeing you when you get home.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-19-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,970
Posted By novaboy
Portsmouth...beautiful town. I used to fly into...

Portsmouth...beautiful town. I used to fly into Pease every Tuesday and Thursday for about 4 years.
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 72,711
Posted By novaboy
Holy crap, remind me never to say anything bad...

Holy crap, remind me never to say anything bad about a KTM on OC. I have never seen a thread take off so fast, that was nuts.

Dwight, I hope you get fixed up and back on the road soon and salvage...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 72,711
Posted By novaboy
Hang in there Dwight.

Hang in there Dwight.
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By novaboy
Hey I've always wanted to ride the SW, we should...

Hey I've always wanted to ride the SW, we should do a fly and trade bike sometime. :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By novaboy
Yup, there's more, since you missed them, here...

Yup, there's more, since you missed them, here are the first three
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Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By novaboy
Damn! Now I feel bad West. Did I at least...

Damn! Now I feel bad West. Did I at least pronounce Kman's name right:D
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By novaboy
Two Wheels Through the Big Land Episode 4. Goose Bay, Churchill Falls and Wabush

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In this episode we checkout the Goose Bay, with local KTM rider Jimmie-Lee, see...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 326,183
Posted By novaboy
I flew bush planes out of Goose for awhile in the...

I flew bush planes out of Goose for awhile in the early 90's, tipped a few Boddington's at the RAF Bulldog Club. A guy I worked with was ex RAF and would get me in.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 326,183
Posted By novaboy
That pilot would have been Ron Penney, friend of...

That pilot would have been Ron Penney, friend of my parents.
Love the old Canso.
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 72,711
Posted By novaboy
Merry Christmas Dwight. If this snow keeps...

Merry Christmas Dwight.

If this snow keeps up I may quit my job, abandon the family and join you in Mexico:D

Looks like Larry already has his name on that 1190. I was talking to him at the...
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9,234
Views: 3,610,874
Posted By novaboy
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uXaoqtlM6yc/Uq82e_QNMZI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uXaoqtlM6yc/Uq82e_QNMZI/AAAAAAAAB4M/eWCRz8bmHlI/s1600/DSC_0017.JPG

Only 4 months of winter left:baldy
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,627
Posted By novaboy
I'm in the same boat as you. I had a nice...

I'm in the same boat as you. I had a nice G650x-country in 2009, but it lacked the fuel range and comfort on the highway. I now have a Vstrom 1000 which I love, but would really like a 250 or 400...
Forum: Canada 12-24-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,278
Posted By novaboy
Manic Cinq was a $1.72/L for ordinaire $1.59/L...

Manic Cinq was a $1.72/L for ordinaire
$1.59/L in Port Hope

Hotels, don't expect to see anything less than $100, for what is basically a B&B.

It's all worth it though.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-19-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 279,373
Posted By novaboy
ah America the land of misguided censorship. A...

ah America the land of misguided censorship. A woman's naked breast is a no no, but endless violence on TV is accepted.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,615
Views: 694,560
Posted By novaboy
Trans Lab Highway, and the wrong use for bear...

Trans Lab Highway, and the wrong use for bear spray.
Part 3

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Forum: Canada 12-17-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,107
Posted By novaboy
Thought about it...

Thought about it :Dhttp://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uXaoqtlM6yc/Uq82e_QNMZI/AAAAAAAAB4M/eWCRz8bmHlI/s1600/DSC_0017.JPG
Forum: Canada 12-16-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,278
Posted By novaboy
When we did the trip the west coast of...

When we did the trip the west coast of Newfoundland was one of the highlights, it's stunning. So is the southeast coast of Labrador, checkout Point Amour lighthouse, Red Bay, etc. The actual gravel...
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