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Forum: Canada 06-10-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,118
Posted By nofate
There is no more gas station in Thessalon so if...

There is no more gas station in Thessalon so if you don't fill up in Iron Bridge or Bruce Mines you can get gas about 30 km north of Thessalon at the Tunnel Lake Trading Post or farther north at the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-28-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
Has anyone tried to convert their wheel rims to...

Has anyone tried to convert their wheel rims to be able to use tubeless tires using the Outex Tubeless kit? Does the Scrambler rims have the right beads for sealing a tubeless tire? I'd rather carry...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-23-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 126,195
Posted By nofate
I check in from time to time.

I check in from time to time.
Forum: Photos 03-08-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,164
Views: 381,899
Posted By nofate
I remember when Stan Deluce used to operate one...

I remember when Stan Deluce used to operate one of these off the Chapleau River.The Deluce family now owns Porter Airline business.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-02-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 464,115
Posted By nofate
That's what came to mind when I saw it too. The...

That's what came to mind when I saw it too. The floatplane looks like a turbined Otter. Nice pics as always.
Forum: Canada 02-23-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11,100
Views: 786,922
Posted By nofate
Oliver is looking for some way to get Aggie from...

Oliver is looking for some way to get Aggie from Peawanuk to Attiwapiskat. A charter flight is $6,500 so if anyone has any ideas speak up.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
I installed the Kaoko on my stock bars a few...

I installed the Kaoko on my stock bars a few years ago and there was no nut welding involve. Easy peasy, and it works well without any unsightly levers sticking out like some of the other options.
Forum: Canada 02-12-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 118,335
Posted By nofate
Good advice in this thread. Thanks.

Good advice in this thread. Thanks.
Forum: Canada 02-01-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By nofate
Why don't you just rent a vehicle and avoid the...

Why don't you just rent a vehicle and avoid the hassle of insuring and storing a vehicle for long periods of time?
Forum: Battle Scooters 12-02-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,440
Posted By nofate
In

In
Forum: Canada 11-22-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11,100
Views: 786,922
Posted By nofate
I've got to get there one of these days too.

I've got to get there one of these days too.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-22-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
Throttle locks let you adjust for the amount of...

Throttle locks let you adjust for the amount of friction that is applied to the throttle grip so that it just holds its place when it is engaged. Throttling back when it is still engaged is easy. Not...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-21-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 243,625
Posted By nofate
Gutsy move. You're actually doing what many of us...

Gutsy move. You're actually doing what many of us have dreamed about. Good luck. I wanna see how this turns out.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-20-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
I had a '73 DT250, it didn't come with a fork...

I had a '73 DT250, it didn't come with a fork brace. The fender in the pic is aftermarket too.
Forum: Photos 10-19-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,164
Views: 381,899
Posted By nofate
Last floatplane fight of the year and maybe last...

Last floatplane fight of the year and maybe last bike ride unless the weather warms up. Dropped the plane off for winter storage and rode my Scrambler home the 3 1/2 hour ride in +4C temps.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-18-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
I have a Kaoke throttle lock and it works great....

I have a Kaoke throttle lock and it works great. The previous throttle lock I had, it might have been the Omni Cruise, was cheap and didn't work so well. It fell off the bike when I tried to engage...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 379,603
Posted By nofate
Interesting ride report. Its nice to see you are...

Interesting ride report. Its nice to see you are getting good help from ADVers.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-13-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 26,298
Posted By nofate
" I had to, the buggers sealed the toilet seat...

" I had to, the buggers sealed the toilet seat closed"

:lol3
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-11-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 26,298
Posted By nofate
In

In
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-22-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 603,486
Posted By nofate
Terrific photos and an epic adventure.

Terrific photos and an epic adventure.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-12-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
I like the discrete bottle opener. :D

I like the discrete bottle opener. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-08-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 74,124
Posted By nofate
5' 10.5" 31" in seam Triumph Srambler... a...

5' 10.5"
31" in seam
Triumph Srambler... a bit cramped, but I like the low CofG of the heavy bike.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-08-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
I have the stock seat on my 2010 Scrambler and...

I have the stock seat on my 2010 Scrambler and just put a sheepskin on it for longer rides. I have rode 7 hours in a day without too much problem. I think the secret is to change your riding position...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-08-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 126,195
Posted By nofate
Looks like you found some Finnish culture on your...

Looks like you found some Finnish culture on your trip. Did you know about this before you got to the area? Did you find anyone who could speak Finnish? That area and much of northern Ontario have...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-01-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
Not sure if you can regard the Scrambler as a...

Not sure if you can regard the Scrambler as a light bike. Probably lighter than the TBird though.

Centerstand? I have never felt the need to put one on. Just more weight and reduced ground...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-25-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
I don't find the key switch location intolerable....

I don't find the key switch location intolerable. I installed a clock on the stem nut ( http://www.clocks4bikes.com/stem2.html ) and find it very useful. It looks like it is a OEM part of the bike....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-21-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,350
Posted By nofate
Its so romantic when couples ride together. :D

Its so romantic when couples ride together. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-13-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
The arctic is a long ride from here, but this is...

The arctic is a long ride from here, but this is where it's watershed starts.

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a131/Korpela/P1020014_zps37afd007.jpg...
Forum: Photos 07-13-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,672,155
Posted By nofate
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a131/Korpela/P10...

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a131/Korpela/P1020014_zps37afd007.jpg (http://s10.photobucket.com/user/Korpela/media/P1020014_zps37afd007.jpg.html)
Forum: Canada 07-10-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11,100
Views: 786,922
Posted By nofate
A pic to prove it. ...

A pic to prove it.


http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a131/Korpela/DSC_30282197.jpg (http://s10.photobucket.com/user/Korpela/media/DSC_30282197.jpg.html)
Forum: Canada 06-24-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11,100
Views: 786,922
Posted By nofate
Lucky I spied this before I went for a ride...

Lucky I spied this before I went for a ride today. Pulled it out and sprayed the hole with soapy water. No bubbles so it only penetrated the tread block. I felt lucky. :D
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 464,115
Posted By nofate
Your pics are usually so good that the bigger the...

Your pics are usually so good that the bigger the better. Large fits the screen better though.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-30-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 126,195
Posted By nofate
"Leaves are coming. A few more weeks and have to...

"Leaves are coming. A few more weeks and have to make a vihta for sauna "

Vihta or vasta? The fresh birch branches in late spring are the best.

How to make one. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-27-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
That does not look like a side car friendly...

That does not look like a side car friendly trail. :eek1
Forum: Photos 05-21-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,164
Views: 381,899
Posted By nofate
Love the Lanc. My dad flew them in WW II.

Love the Lanc. My dad flew them in WW II.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-20-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 23,171
Views: 7,136,122
Posted By nofate
+1

+1
Forum: Canada 05-15-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11,100
Views: 786,922
Posted By nofate
We got a big dump in Chapleau today too. Not too...

We got a big dump in Chapleau today too. Not too many motorcycles on the road today.

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a131/Korpela/DSC_4058_zps2038374f.jpg...
Forum: Canada 05-15-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,223
Posted By nofate
Its zero degrees here with a blizzard going on...

Its zero degrees here with a blizzard going on outside. Forecast not too good. I'm glad I didn't plan to ride this weekend. Besides, there's some walleyes that need to be caught.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-26-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,254
Posted By nofate
Bike thieves = horse thieves. String em up! :D

Bike thieves = horse thieves. String em up! :D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,193
Posted By nofate
The SUV driver was probably texting or otherwise...

The SUV driver was probably texting or otherwise distracted and wandered over the centerline. Whatever, he should of stopped. :cry
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