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Forum: Canada 03-28-2014, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Philander
Already planning to pick up the bike from OGTC ...

Already planning to pick up the bike from OGTC

*cough*
Forum: Canada 10-26-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Free to a good home...

I just took off a Happy Trails centre stand from my 2011 DL650...

Free* to a good home in the Ottawa area, since I'm not willing to ship it anywhere.

* by free I mean that I would accept a...
Forum: Canada 09-12-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
My hat is off to you...

My hat is off to you...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
My daughter had a great time at Tykes on Bikes......

My daughter had a great time at Tykes on Bikes...
Just what I needed...another expensive hobby. :eek1
...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Taking my 10yr old girl to a 4 hour session at...

Taking my 10yr old girl to a 4 hour session at Tykes on Bykes on Sunday. Should be interesting to say the least. She's not all that....coordinated shall we say.

She's pretty excited about it,...
Forum: Canada 08-16-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Hmmmm. Looking at replacing my vstrom with a KTM...

Hmmmm. Looking at replacing my vstrom with a KTM and came across this one.

http://qc.kijiji.ca/c-autos-et-vehicules-motocyclettes-routieres-2010-990-KTM-Adventure-R-W0QQAdIdZ512399598

$10k...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Guy Giroux explaining why I need to listen to...

Guy Giroux explaining why I need to listen to him...
http://i40.tinypic.com/18mdc6.jpg

Me trying out the beginner track at Xtown, near Montreal...
http://i44.tinypic.com/2vcbaeo.jpg

Short...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
I have an amazing girlfriend... For my...

I have an amazing girlfriend...

For my birthday, she came up with an amazing gift.

3hrs of one-on-one instruction at a motocross track, on my v-strom....

With Guy Giroux. Incredible that...
Forum: Canada 08-01-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Yeah, my brother did that last year and will do...

Yeah, my brother did that last year and will do it again this year...right before the Army Run.
He's 50, so I have a lot of respect for him for even finishing it...he's pretty tough. Good thing,...
Forum: Americas 07-07-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,123
Posted By Philander
Well, I made it. Left Ottawa 7,500km ago....am...

Well, I made it.
Left Ottawa 7,500km ago....am sleeping tonight in Inuvik. I am at the halfway point of my trip.

So far,.......awesome!!
Forum: The Garage 07-05-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By Philander
So, we are at Yukon Yamaha in Whitehorse. We...

So, we are at Yukon Yamaha in Whitehorse. We limped to Whitehorse at 100kph, stopping every 40 minutes to air up the tire. The pinch bolt for the rear tire was seized, and my brother was nervous...
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By Philander
Stuck in Watson Lake, YT with a slowly leaking K60. Ideas?

All,

My brother and I are stuck in Watson Lake Yukon with a slowly leaking K60 on his Super Ten.

We stopped in Toad River and noticed he had a flat. Aired it back up and checked it after 45min...
Forum: Americas 06-24-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,123
Posted By Philander
Having a really well made Black and Tan and some...

Having a really well made Black and Tan and some scotch eggs in lovely Marquette, MI
Forum: Americas 06-22-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,123
Posted By Philander
Leaving tomorrow morning. I am supposed to link...

Leaving tomorrow morning. I am supposed to link up with my brother in Edmonton, but his brigade just got deployed to Calgary to help with the massive flooding there. The downtown core is under...
Forum: Canada 06-21-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By Philander
Well, since 1 CMBG is being deployed to southern...

Well, since 1 CMBG is being deployed to southern Alberta, it looks as though my planned ride to Inuvik with my brother is now going to be a solo journey...He says that he'll be deployed for at least...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Please Lord, let me get through the rest of this...

Please Lord, let me get through the rest of this week and next week at work, so that I may finally leave on my trip...

Ottawa-Edmonton-Inuvik and back.

I. Can't. Wait.:clap
Forum: Americas 06-11-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,123
Posted By Philander
11 days and counting...:clap

11 days and counting...:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,964
Posted By Philander
Fly racing or Zeus xd3 knock-off (still dot...

Fly racing or Zeus xd3 knock-off (still dot rated, just like my shoei)

Klim Badlands Pro suit (just got it, it's friggin awesome) if the temps are below 70f, if im going for more than a couple of...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 45,271
Posted By Philander
Ordered from them recently and have nothing but...

Ordered from them recently and have nothing but good things to say.
Pivot Pegz were cheaper than most other places, more expensive than some, but i had heard good things about DSP, so decided to...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Excellent.

Excellent.
Forum: Canada 05-31-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
I'm just really, really aware of my skill...

I'm just really, really aware of my skill level....and my skill level wouldn't be riding at that speed on that terrain.
Being on that ride would have meant holding people up or getting left behind,...
Forum: Canada 05-31-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
As it turned out, I wasn't able to make this...

As it turned out, I wasn't able to make this event, and after seeing this...I'm glad.
There is no way in hell I could ride like that...:eek1

Anyone know of a group of Ottawa riders where a...
Forum: Americas 05-22-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,123
Posted By Philander
Leaving 21June from Ottawa to Edmonton, going...

Leaving 21June from Ottawa to Edmonton, going through Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Alberta. Meeting my brother in Edmonton, then on to Inuvik...

Looks like it will be packed with...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
No, I mean I purposely took it in on Thurs and...

No, I mean I purposely took it in on Thurs and Fri, where in the past, due to the gear available to me, I would have just taken the truck....

smartass...:lol3
Forum: Canada 05-11-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Took the bike to work Thurs and Fri in order to...

Took the bike to work Thurs and Fri in order to test out my new Klim Badlands gear...awesome is all I can say. Nasty t-storm on Thursday and then some hard rain on Friday.
Not a drop got in.:clap
Forum: Canada 05-11-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
RAM mounts in Ottawa?

Anyone know of a place in Ottawa that stocks RAM mounts?
I want to try a couple of options before I buy...

Phil
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,580
Posted By Philander
Unfortunately, I will be en route from Inuvik...

Unfortunately, I will be en route from Inuvik back to Ottawa....:D
Forum: Americas 04-16-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By Philander
I'll probably see you up there. I'm leaving from...

I'll probably see you up there. I'm leaving from Ottawa the last week of June, and have to be back for the last week of July.
Picking up my brother in Edmonton, then we're going up to Inuvik.
If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 31,144
Views: 7,547,867
Posted By Philander
I wouldn't know, I've never had one. ...

I wouldn't know, I've never had one.



:wink:
Forum: Canada 04-03-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Wooot!!!! So stoked! My leave request has...

Wooot!!!!
So stoked!
My leave request has been approved. 4 weeks off this summer (unpaid:cry).

Will be riding from Ottawa to Edmonton to link up with my brother, then we are going to Inuvik and...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Tomorrow I may see if I can actually get my...

Tomorrow I may see if I can actually get my second day of bike commuting in March...
-2c in the morning, but 5c during the day. I dont think i'll venture out on any dirt roads around here yet. Still...
Forum: Canada 03-21-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
PM sent. Consider them sold.

PM sent. Consider them sold.
Forum: Canada 03-10-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
I've been kayaking there...

I've been kayaking there...
Forum: Canada 03-06-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Picking mine up from OGT on Friday...enough of...

Picking mine up from OGT on Friday...enough of this winter crap.
Going to be a nippy ride back to Rockland though.
Forum: Canada 03-01-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 986
Posted By Philander
The Canadian distributor for Klim and Powerlet...

The Canadian distributor for Klim and Powerlet had a booth way in the back...managed to try on the Badlands. Liked it, so I bought it. :cry friggin expensive. It had better be the last set of gear I...
Forum: Canada 02-28-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
Sweet. Thanks

Sweet. Thanks
Forum: Canada 02-28-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 528,745
Posted By Philander
So, I'm looking for a dirt school...for both...

So, I'm looking for a dirt school...for both myself and my 10 year old daughter. Does anyone have any reccomendations for me?
Forum: Canada 02-27-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 986
Posted By Philander
Was that you I talked to? I was holdign a Klim...

Was that you I talked to? I was holdign a Klim Badlands that I had just bought...
Forum: Americas 02-25-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By Philander
I would lose my mind if I was ever in a crowd...

I would lose my mind if I was ever in a crowd like that...:rofl
Forum: Canada 02-14-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By Philander
I'm going down to look at Klim gear...:eek1:cry

I'm going down to look at Klim gear...:eek1:cry
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