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Forum: Canada 06-23-2015, 04:04 PM
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Posted By kiffernathan
Any chance you could do it on Saturday July 11...

Any chance you could do it on Saturday July 11 instead? Don't think I could get away on the 4th weekend, but the 11th is a possibility...
Forum: Canada 05-29-2015, 09:12 AM
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Posted By kiffernathan
You could also try the Continental Divide, or...

You could also try the Continental Divide, or Great Divide Ride (GDR). We took it from Roosville down through Colorado to Mexico and it was great. Mostly gravel.
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Forum: Canada 05-29-2015, 08:59 AM
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Views: 714,649
Posted By kiffernathan
There can be a bit of traffic on weekends...

There can be a bit of traffic on weekends particularly, but I have ridden that portion of the Trunk Road many times on both weekends and weekdays and it is generally very enjoyable. If you're there...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 714,649
Posted By kiffernathan
Good work, Deadly. Any word on what the...

Good work, Deadly.

Any word on what the minor change in Alberta is? I like to keep on top of this stuff.

Sounds like 532 and the Forestry Trunk Road are all open again, but there is a fire...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 41,699
Posted By kiffernathan
I wanna connect them all - wouldn't that be a...

I wanna connect them all - wouldn't that be a great trip!
Forum: Canada 05-14-2015, 04:08 PM
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Posted By kiffernathan
Keep us posted if you do!

Keep us posted if you do!
Forum: Canada 05-14-2015, 04:04 PM
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Posted By kiffernathan
This is good - cool route if you combine it with...

This is good - cool route if you combine it with Hartley Pass!

Speaking of which, is 532 and the trunk road south of Highwood Junction open yet? I would assume that this has been repaired since...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2015, 12:43 PM
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Posted By kiffernathan
Looks like a really crappy vacation, Andy. I bet...

Looks like a really crappy vacation, Andy. I bet you can't wait to get home.:rofl

Don't let your inner Rossi come out too far or you might not like the result you get from the local Polizia. Or...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3,407
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Posted By kiffernathan
Hopefully they were quadders... Seriously,...

Hopefully they were quadders...

Seriously, though, people need to start respecting the laws. Otherwise we're just going to get more and more stuff shut down.

Of course, I didn't know it is...
Forum: Canada 05-05-2015, 09:11 AM
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Posted By kiffernathan
:doh Yeah, forgot about that. Hopefully it is...

:doh Yeah, forgot about that. Hopefully it is open May 15 as you say. One of the best gravel routes around Calgary for sure.
Forum: Canada 05-04-2015, 09:24 PM
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Posted By kiffernathan
Did you say Powderface is closed? It is...

Did you say Powderface is closed? It is temporary, I hope! Do you know why?
Forum: Canada 04-23-2015, 10:34 PM
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Posted By kiffernathan
KTM 690 Clutch Kit

Hi to all,

I've got a brand new never installed EBC clutch kit including springs, plates, and gasket, for a 2009 KTM 690. Don't need it anymore - traded off the bike. Asking $200 (about $150...
Forum: Canada 04-23-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 714,649
Posted By kiffernathan
I only did the part from the BC-Alberta Border to...

I only did the part from the BC-Alberta Border to Radium in BC, so I don't know about the rest of the BC part. But I can say that the big 1200 should be OK on everything else in BC between the...
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 10:12 PM
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Views: 714,649
Posted By kiffernathan
The route splits west of Coleman (heading east to...

The route splits west of Coleman (heading east to west). There is an "off-road" option through Ptolemy Pass, or you can take the pavement west on Highway 3 over to the Corbin Road and then head south...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2015, 10:36 AM
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Views: 504,999
Posted By kiffernathan
An expensive ice cream - and worth every penny!

An expensive ice cream - and worth every penny!
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 11:56 AM
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Views: 504,999
Posted By kiffernathan
Check out the TCAT -...

Check out the TCAT - http://www.graveltravel.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=72&Itemid=19. You Calgarians ride a lot of the parts in SW Alberta every day, but they are a real treat...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2015, 01:41 PM
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Posted By kiffernathan
:ddog I don't think that's legal. Unless they...

:ddog I don't think that's legal. Unless they have applied to the MD (Rockyview, I believe) to have that road closed specifically then they can't barricade a public road. That is actually Range...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6,299
Views: 504,999
Posted By kiffernathan
I'd like to join you too, but I'm in Saskatoon...

I'd like to join you too, but I'm in Saskatoon and won't be able to get away...:becca
Forum: Canada 04-02-2015, 03:32 PM
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Views: 504,999
Posted By kiffernathan
I miss Calgary riding sometimes - used to ride...

I miss Calgary riding sometimes - used to ride these routes all the time. That's a nice ride!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-06-2015, 02:16 PM
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Views: 857,726
Posted By kiffernathan
I just keep telling myself that we have lots of...

I just keep telling myself that we have lots of space, lots of water, no creepy-crawlies, and no earthquakes... we do pay a price for that though.

It was -28 F for an overnight low here on...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-06-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,526
Views: 857,726
Posted By kiffernathan
Absolutely loved this vid!!! :thumb Exactly the...

Absolutely loved this vid!!! :thumb Exactly the type of riding I'd be doing if I wasn't stuck at work in this wintery hell...

PM me with GPS tracks if you've got 'em.

Love all the Tiger XC...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 852,442
Posted By kiffernathan
+1 for Perun. I bought the rear rack, rear rack...

+1 for Perun. I bought the rear rack, rear rack extension, and tank bolt upgrade kit.

Great service! Haven't installed the stuff yet, but opened the package and it looks like top-quality...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-27-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 41,699
Posted By kiffernathan
If you get a chance on your way north to the...

If you get a chance on your way north to the Canadian border, check out the Hell's Canyon area along the ID/OR border. Some really cool backroads and great scenery in that area, from Oxbow to Imnaha...
Forum: Canada 02-10-2015, 12:11 PM
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Views: 714,649
Posted By kiffernathan
When I created the prairie provinces portion of...

When I created the prairie provinces portion of the TCAT I saw bears in two spots. One in northern Saskatchewan near the northernmost point on the TCAT, and one in the mountains in southeast BC. The...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 12:45 PM
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Posted By kiffernathan
Might be bent a bit - the bike leans over pretty...

Might be bent a bit - the bike leans over pretty far...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 12:30 PM
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Posted By kiffernathan
Just for the heck of it - a good day on my 690R...

Just for the heck of it - a good day on my 690R out at the Sweetgrass Hills in Montana last May. Rained all morning and the roads were slick as snot, but the sun came out in the afternoon and the...
Forum: Canada 01-14-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,299
Views: 504,999
Posted By kiffernathan
Hi to all, Brought my 2007 KLR 650 to...

Hi to all,

Brought my 2007 KLR 650 to Calgary to sell. If you're interested here's a link to the ad:

...
Forum: Canada 12-22-2014, 02:13 PM
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Views: 504,999
Posted By kiffernathan
Wow! Looks like the Laverda's gettin' alotta...

Wow! Looks like the Laverda's gettin' alotta work! Is it actually going to run when you put it all back together??

Can't wait for the motorcycle show. My trip to the UK for work was cancelled,...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 714,649
Posted By kiffernathan
In fact, I'm the SDSC member responsible for...

In fact, I'm the SDSC member responsible for designing the prairie portion of the TCAT, from the Manitoba/Ontario border to Radium BC.

Don't get out riding as much as I'd like, but it would be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 852,442
Posted By kiffernathan
Thanks for that info. Yeah, she's a tall beast,...

Thanks for that info. Yeah, she's a tall beast, eh? But fun to ride!
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 852,442
Posted By kiffernathan
For my '09 690R I have been considering using the...

For my '09 690R I have been considering using the Giant Loop Mojavi, and for longer trips simply removing the tool pouch and strapping my 49 L Ortlieb bag to the top. Anyone have any comments on...
Forum: Canada 10-31-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 714,649
Posted By kiffernathan
That's a pretty good time. If you get to the...

That's a pretty good time. If you get to the Prairies late July or early August it is usually much drier than June. June is the rainiest month of the year in SK and AB.

If you go much later...
Forum: Canada 10-25-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 714,649
Posted By kiffernathan
This sign exists due to the major flooding that...

This sign exists due to the major flooding that occurred in this part of Alberta in late June 2013. Before that it was a good washboard gravel road for about 4 or 5 km to the Ptolemy Pass trail...
Forum: Canada 07-18-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 714,649
Posted By kiffernathan
The NZ Crew

I met up with the New Zealand crew at Blackstrap Lake just southeast of Saskatoon yesterday afternoon. Rode with them to Dundurn where they got a room and a few beers. What a great group of guys -...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 26,905
Posted By kiffernathan
Kenda K270s are a lot better than the 761. I ran...

Kenda K270s are a lot better than the 761. I ran a 761 on my way back from the Great Divide Ride and honestly my bald K270 had better grip. Plus the sidewalls on the 761 make it a lot harder to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 26,905
Posted By kiffernathan
OK I'm hooked - let us know why he's important. ...

OK I'm hooked - let us know why he's important.

Sounds like you're having an awesome trip! Enjoy!:clap
Forum: Canada 06-12-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 714,649
Posted By kiffernathan
Laptop battery ~4000 mAh capacity. Motorcycle...

Laptop battery ~4000 mAh capacity. Motorcycle battery ~ 20 Ah (20000 mAh). By this you could fully charge your laptop 5 times without running your bike before your bike battery would be fully...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-03-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 26,905
Posted By kiffernathan
Looks like a great trip, Jeff. Hat's off to you...

Looks like a great trip, Jeff. Hat's off to you for making it - and of course for reporting on the good beer to be had (an important part of any ride report!) :freaky Enjoy the rest, and as I said...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23,413
Views: 2,972,359
Posted By kiffernathan
I had a closer look, and seeing as mine is an '09...

I had a closer look, and seeing as mine is an '09 I'm not sure your tanks would fit anyway. Sorry.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23,413
Views: 2,972,359
Posted By kiffernathan
Are you looking to sell your old ones? I might...

Are you looking to sell your old ones? I might be interested for the right price...
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