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Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
Ladies and Gentlemen, thanks for all the sound...

Ladies and Gentlemen, thanks for all the sound advice. I will not be riding through to the coast this time round, unfortunately...

Of course, the bike bug is addictive so I'm now considering...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
[QUOTE=Import;23852148]Hi there, if you're...

[QUOTE=Import;23852148]Hi there, if you're starting from Calgary, why not go up to jasper...QUOTE]

Thanks Import - I like the idea of that route, but up to Jasper adds too much time. Truly, the...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
W2N, another idea is to go to the hwy camera...

W2N, another idea is to go to the hwy camera site:
http://images.drivebc.ca/bchighwaycam/pub/html/www/index-SouthernInterior.html

Just posted this on another thread as well - "Alberta to BC...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By Snooz
Another resource I have used in the past is the...

Another resource I have used in the past is the Hwy camera site:
http://images.drivebc.ca/bchighwaycam/pub/html/www/index-SouthernInterior.html

Gives a nice false sense of SNFU
Forum: Canada 04-03-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
Map maker with Arc Map, myself. Work for a...

Map maker with Arc Map, myself. Work for a Geomatics company. Have done a bit of First Nations work, related to Pipelines and Wellsites...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
Glad to have this community forum to bounce...

Glad to have this community forum to bounce things off of - thanks again everyone for the advice...

The jury IS still out though.
Forum: Canada 04-03-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
A healthy dose of reality there, mac10. Good on...

A healthy dose of reality there, mac10. Good on ya for pointing that out. If my mother actually knew how to use a computer, I'd swear she was posing as you-lot and trying to dissuade me ;)

...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By Snooz
I will let you know. I have fingers crossed but...

I will let you know. I have fingers crossed but as it's been suggested, there's no telling what the weather is up to until 4 or 5 days before and to watch for nasty stuff coming off the coast.

...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By Snooz
[QUOTE=IronJackWhitton;23649397]Hey folks, ...

[QUOTE=IronJackWhitton;23649397]Hey folks,

Looking at the +10 weather in Edmonton and my requirement to be in Victoria for a May 5th meeting has me itching to do a bike trip to kick off the...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
Something I have already considered - wife taking...

Something I have already considered - wife taking the pickup (4 door, full size) and having the option to haul the bike home if required.

So are you a GIS map guy, w2n??
Forum: Canada 04-01-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
Now that gave me a chuckle!:rofl Myself,...

Now that gave me a chuckle!:rofl

Myself, my wife, the nanny, a 2 1/2 yr old, and a 5 1/2 yr old in a vehicle all the way to Tofino, then Victoria and back home. I love those darn kids, but...
Forum: Canada 04-01-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
Yikes, I was afraid of that kind of input - "snow...

Yikes, I was afraid of that kind of input - "snow rain the whole way..."

Down around Koocanusa - I'll check it out on maps as an alternative. Thanks!

I have ridden Hwy 20 in Washington...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
Good or bad weather, if I'm hitting the ferry,...

Good or bad weather, if I'm hitting the ferry, then I'm stopping for a beer at the Sirdar pub for a pint. Schedule be damned! Great little spot...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
Thanks gents! Much appreciated! I like the idea...

Thanks gents! Much appreciated! I like the idea of avoiding Kootenay Pass - I've been thru there in late June with snow still on the ground so taking Swix's advice and heading to the ferry is a great...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
Thanks Lycan. A few days before leaving I'll have...

Thanks Lycan. A few days before leaving I'll have a better idea, your right. I have commuted to work in April before but it's the passes getting into BC I'm concerned about. Crowsnest might make the...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,517
Posted By Snooz
Alberta foothills to Victoria late April: Crazy?

What's the chances of decent weather the third week of April to ride Calgary to Victoria? I'm thinking the southern route - hwy 3.

Or would it be better to dip south into Washington? I'm thinking...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,825
Posted By Snooz
Swazz, success with the lowering kit?

Swazz, success with the lowering kit?
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,825
Posted By Snooz
I really hope this works for you. It's worked for...

I really hope this works for you. It's worked for me. My problem is I'm a light guy. I don't sink the machine down much. It still helped regardless.


As an aside, I have yet to notice a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 3,246,166
Posted By Snooz
KZ 650 Cafe (eternal) project

1977 KZ 650. A beast I've had for over 20 years. Over the last few years I've been messing with it from it's stock form.
http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l556/snooz2010/2012-06-09102042.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 908,265
Posted By Snooz
CO is a long way from home for me up here in...

CO is a long way from home for me up here in Alberta, but that road is calling me. Especially with your excellent videography!
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 908,265
Posted By Snooz
Riding to work

http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l556/snooz2010/Photo2012-08-0864628AM.jpg
Riding into work outside of Calgary as the sun rises over my Shoulder.
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 908,265
Posted By Snooz
Bragg Creek Alberta, down by the swollen banks of...

Bragg Creek Alberta, down by the swollen banks of the Elbow River Monday June 26
And the ubiquitous sign...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,825
Posted By Snooz
ERD, I think you're right. The Uly still eats up...

ERD, I think you're right. The Uly still eats up corners like its at a Chinese buffet! Mmmm, buffet...


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Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 124,551
Posted By Snooz
Hey BC Brian - I'm a long time follower / first...

Hey BC Brian - I'm a long time follower / first time replier! Following your trip has been a great story thus far! I started out reading your thread as a fellow Uly rider and now read along just for...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,664
Posted By Snooz
That's a good question - Bragg Creek doesn't have...

That's a good question - Bragg Creek doesn't have anything like that (or much else for that matter, aside from coffee, booze, and a few restaurants). You would have to call around the Calgary bike...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-28-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 98,649
Posted By Snooz
http://img.tapatalk.com/4c0b368f-270f-99f2.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/4c0b368f-270f-99f2.jpg
iPhone HD shot on native reserve in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Pavement turned to gravel then to dry mud track. Exceptional vistas!

...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,013
Views: 364,201
Posted By Snooz
Saturday was looking good for me up until...

Saturday was looking good for me up until yesterday. Good weather is sometimes for landscaping around my house and it has reared it's ugly head on the top of my to do list. I rode into work today -...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5,013
Views: 364,201
Posted By Snooz
Sunday Sunday someday! Mothers day race. Wife...

Sunday Sunday someday! Mothers day race. Wife runs while I watch kids...thanks again for the invite - always good to be requested for something other than snotty noses...


Sent from my iPhone...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5,013
Views: 364,201
Posted By Snooz
Where is the Transalta road? Where does it start...

Where is the Transalta road? Where does it start if you don't mind me asking...


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Forum: Canada 05-09-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5,013
Views: 364,201
Posted By Snooz
Shibby, I've checked out Grey Creek on google...

Shibby, I've checked out Grey Creek on google maps before. Definitely want to do a loop through there from Redwood Meadows where I live.
And I crossed a couple rocky creek beds with the Buell last...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5,013
Views: 364,201
Posted By Snooz
First trip south on McLean Creek road this...

First trip south on McLean Creek road this season. Second time since owning the Buell. this is...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,664
Posted By Snooz
Something to be said for "seeing it for yourself"...

Something to be said for "seeing it for yourself" I guess. Great day for a ride, eh??
Forum: Canada 05-06-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,664
Posted By Snooz
A friend of mine drove (not rode) McLean Creek...

A friend of mine drove (not rode) McLean Creek Road today and said it was very muddy and busy! Anyone 2 wheeled it recently?


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Forum: Canada 05-03-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5,013
Views: 364,201
Posted By Snooz
Lycan, can't say I have been keen to hop on the...

Lycan, can't say I have been keen to hop on the bike when it's fogish and rainy with 2 degrees out at my usual departure time of 6:20! Especially from out West of town. But your enthusiasm for...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5,013
Views: 364,201
Posted By Snooz
Man, I'll have to miss the ride on the 5th as...

Man, I'll have to miss the ride on the 5th as well. Have an appt. to pick up a new travel trailer. Exciting in its own right I would say. I really hope to get back to my rides to work next week. Has...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,013
Views: 364,201
Posted By Snooz
Hey Lycan - I'll keep an eye out for your next...

Hey Lycan - I'll keep an eye out for your next ride invite! Thanks. Only riding I'm getting in is to work and last week had me riding through fog and rain. But I'll take that any day over the...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5,013
Views: 364,201
Posted By Snooz
Had I checked this out earlier I may have met up...

Had I checked this out earlier I may have met up and joined you guys for the ride! If you're cool with a Uly along...


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Forum: Beasts 04-26-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 908,265
Posted By Snooz
Heading home from work

6 C. It was cold but damn, I didn't care! Heated vest and ATGATT. So why not stop in the rain for a photo op?
Spring Bank Road West of Calgary AB....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-25-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 98,649
Posted By Snooz
High Def, I'm guessing! Great quality pics. I'm...

High Def, I'm guessing! Great quality pics. I'm always hesitant to upload such large images to photobucket. I don't want to run out of free space!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-25-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 98,649
Posted By Snooz
Last summer with new tire! iphone with...

Last summer with new tire! iphone with Hipstamatic App.
http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l556/snooz2010/005_lowres.jpg
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