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Forum: Canada 06-02-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By JimmieA
Worth it to see the tide, at high tide and low...

Worth it to see the tide, at high tide and low tide at the eastern end of the Bay of Fundy. When the tide is high things look normal, at low tide the boats in the bay are laying on their side on the...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,929
Posted By JimmieA
Ever hear of Going to the Sun Highway? ...

Ever hear of Going to the Sun Highway?
http://www.watertonpark.com/maps/tsun.htm That maybe worth a look. Motorhomes and trucks not welcome.
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,929
Posted By JimmieA
The ferry ride is very cool. Well worth it. A...

The ferry ride is very cool. Well worth it. A lot of the ride is inland islands so smooth water and lots to see. At times you can almost touch the land from the ferry, the channel is that narrow. ...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 954
Posted By JimmieA
If you find yourself needing tires or service I'm...

If you find yourself needing tires or service I'm in Moncton and should be able to help you. Tires are up to 50% off in Moncton so they are a good deal.
Forum: Canada 05-03-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 954
Posted By JimmieA
There is the Yarmouth ferry for the return trip. ...

There is the Yarmouth ferry for the return trip. It cuts out a return run of the same sights. If you could squeeze in a trip to Gaspe Quebec you would be happy, the sights through Northern N.B....
Forum: Canada 04-26-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,929
Posted By JimmieA
If you see a deer, say crossing in front of you,...

If you see a deer, say crossing in front of you, assume that there are three more behind the first deer and slow down. Many times there are a group of deer crossing the road and the last one gets...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,929
Posted By JimmieA
Here is a map of Telus cell coverage: ...

Here is a map of Telus cell coverage:
http://www.telus.com/en/nb/mobility/network/coverage-map.jsp

Rogers coverage map:
http://www.rogers.com/web/content/network-coverage/

Bell Canada...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,929
Posted By JimmieA
Cell phones are an issue for you in Canada as...

Cell phones are an issue for you in Canada as well. One problem is 1/3 of Ontario no cell phone I ever had would work. This is the Thunder Bay phone system and it does not play with the majors in...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,929
Posted By JimmieA
I have driven through Montreal many times. It is...

I have driven through Montreal many times. It is one of the worst, scary places to ride in in Canada. It is feared for good reason. I'm not saying that you will have the issues Ed March had...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,929
Posted By JimmieA
Going to Toronto isn't close to a direct route. ...

Going to Toronto isn't close to a direct route. You could go up the Ottawa River valley, north of Ottawa, than to North Bay than to Sault Saint Marie and north to Thunder Bay. The Toronto area...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,929
Posted By JimmieA
We are venturing off topic here. I have no doubt...

We are venturing off topic here. I have no doubt there are good things to see in Southern Ontario. Most populated area of Canada so there has to be something there. I try my best to avoid Ontario...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,929
Posted By JimmieA
I usually travel across Canada a couple times a...

I usually travel across Canada a couple times a year. What I'm trying to say to the OP is that if you want to you can make good time in Canada except Ontario. You can speed through an area and then...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,929
Posted By JimmieA
What you'll see in most of Canada, except...

What you'll see in most of Canada, except Ontario, is divided super slab highway. The speed limits are usually 110 Km/Hr and you can do 10 over this no issues if you want. It isn't hard to put 1000...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,929
Posted By JimmieA
Your missing a few of the best sights in Canada...

Your missing a few of the best sights in Canada with your chosen route. I would recommend the Gaspe circle route. The start of it is about 500 Km east of Montreal. Than there is the Cabot Trail...
Forum: Canada 04-09-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By JimmieA
I have had two bikes stolen over the years. The...

I have had two bikes stolen over the years. The police were useless in finding either unit. In one case a citizen found the bike and reported it to the cops and they called me to retrive it, in the...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,132
Posted By JimmieA
Not really an update but: ...

Not really an update but:
http://canadamotoguide.com/2015/04/06/wheres-ed/

I'm not a Facebook person but couldn't see anything new on their facebook. Would be nice to have an up-date from them...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,132
Posted By JimmieA
Every village has a village idiot. Every police...

Every village has a village idiot. Every police force has this very unreasonable cop who makes outlandish rulings. The rest of the cops know about this poor (village idiot) but being cops they...
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,132
Posted By JimmieA
Well the topic of this discussion would tend to...

Well the topic of this discussion would tend to disagree with your statement. Like most things the interpretation of the law is open to the officer on the side of the road. The law is there and...
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,132
Posted By JimmieA
If you guys have no help by now rent a pickup...

If you guys have no help by now rent a pickup truck and haul your bikes to where ever you want to go. Than turn in the truck. Quebec will hassle you till your out of there so forget trying to wing...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,132
Posted By JimmieA
I have been expecting something like this. ...

I have been expecting something like this. Quebec has a hard on for motorcycles out of season. Been happening since the Iceman took a trip through there some years ago. Hope it works out for them.
Forum: Canada 03-30-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
There have been a lot of positive posts for...

There have been a lot of positive posts for Ontario. There are a lot of Ontario people on here so I guess that makes sense. What I'm not seeing are comments about how Ontario's government's actions...
Forum: Canada 03-28-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,939
Posted By JimmieA
It can be powerful cold on the east side of Lake...

It can be powerful cold on the east side of Lake Superior. The water is just slightly above freezing and if the wind comes off the water it can bet pretty chilly at night.
Forum: Canada 03-27-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,939
Posted By JimmieA
I usually pipe up with this and get a lot of...

I usually pipe up with this and get a lot of grief for it. Be aware that Ontario has a $10,000 fine for doing 30 MPH over the posted speed limit. Not only that but they seize your bike and licence...
Forum: Canada 03-23-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By JimmieA
Good idea to bring warm clothes. The big lake...

Good idea to bring warm clothes. The big lake can be powerful cold if the wind is coming off the lake.
Forum: Canada 03-22-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
Wife just talked to here sister in NFLD. The...

Wife just talked to here sister in NFLD. The ferries are stuck in the ice and are not getting through on a regular basis. The shelves are getting pretty bare of essentials over there. We just had...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
Tell me, are you offended by being called a...

Tell me, are you offended by being called a Newfie? Is this what this is about?
Forum: Canada 03-19-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
I can say we still have around 4 feet of snow on...

I can say we still have around 4 feet of snow on the ground here right now. Just had another fairly big storm yesterday. I have drifts and show banks in my yard about 8 feet tall on the east side...
Forum: Canada 03-17-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
When I think about Ontario I think about the mess...

When I think about Ontario I think about the mess McGinty and Wynne have made, and are making of the province. That is today but this is a long term problem that will have to be paid off for years...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
Today we are having a good old Nor-eastern...

Today we are having a good old Nor-eastern blizzard. Somewhere around 30 CM of snow and high winds. We have had a few days of warm weather so we only have about 3 feet of snow still on the ground...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
The oppressive heat and humidity is one thing you...

The oppressive heat and humidity is one thing you won't find on the east coast. You can get by just fine without an air conditioner in your house. It is nice in a vehicle but not necessary, would...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,592
Posted By JimmieA
There is also a ferry from Yarmouth to Maine USA....

There is also a ferry from Yarmouth to Maine USA. It isn't cheap but you could leave your vehicle in that area and return to it using the ferry. It would be a one way ferry ride. This would allow...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
The Acadian thing is politics, of the worst kind....

The Acadian thing is politics, of the worst kind. Basically there is a small radical group that promote the Acadian's interests. The English are too polite to offer an opposing view. Over the...
Forum: Canada 03-10-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
This tread seems to be dropping off the top. As...

This tread seems to be dropping off the top. As far as property tax in N.B. I pay $2300 for a half million property, that is my cost of the property not assessment or resale value. I pay around...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,592
Posted By JimmieA
The fall might be the best time to go. The...

The fall might be the best time to go. The leaves change color than and are beautiful and there is less rain at that time of year.

You could plan to go across the bridge into PEI and return by...
Forum: Canada 03-06-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,592
Posted By JimmieA
What kind of bikes? What do you want to see? ...

What kind of bikes? What do you want to see? How many miles a day?
Forum: Canada 03-06-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
I just worked with a Sask. guy that lives in one...

I just worked with a Sask. guy that lives in one of the Stans outside of Russia. The country is one of the most corrupt in the world, no money, no work. He was back here to work for months at a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By JimmieA
Royal Enfield Himalayan

http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/royal-enfield/royal-enfield-himalayan.html?utm_content=title1&utm_source=newmo20150305&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Motorcycle%20Review%20Subscribers&utm_campaign=m...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
There is another tread on here about how great...

There is another tread on here about how great B.C. is. Another feature of B.C. is cost to buy into the place, than there is the earth quake potential, and/or a tidal wave after the quake. Each...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
One item, about taxes. My uncle has a bare piece...

One item, about taxes. My uncle has a bare piece of land on the south shore of NS. His taxes went up, triple I think. I live in NB. I have been re-assessed yearly and the taxes always go up and...
Forum: Canada 03-02-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,190
Posted By JimmieA
You have to be really careful doing a...

You have to be really careful doing a pre-purchase inspection. What I'm saying is most people down east have no money and do no maintenance on the home. We bought a 20 YO home. We had to change a...
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