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Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By Newbusa
While you can ride on dirt roads on any tire, the...

While you can ride on dirt roads on any tire, the roads can get quite slick up there when it rains. When I went up the Dempster I used the Conti Tkc 80 tires,they won't last long on pavement but...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Newbusa
Really happy with Megson's, paying 180 for the...

Really happy with Megson's, paying 180 for the year for my 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere,50% off because i have 3 bikes insured through them,as only rider. So 50% off on each bike :lol3:lol3:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-10-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By Newbusa
Yes,the Parabelum 24" is wider than the stock...

Yes,the Parabelum 24" is wider than the stock windshield.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-10-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By Newbusa
I have the side deflectors and they don't make...

I have the side deflectors and they don't make any difference to the buffeting. I also wondered if the mirrors were the problem, so I briefly took them off and it did not make a difference. I am...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-10-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By Newbusa
Good luck! I am the same height as you and...

Good luck!
I am the same height as you and still not satisfied after 2 screens and a Madstad. Bike came with the Yamaha tall screen (19" I believe ) too much buffeting. Then with advice from the...
Forum: Canada 03-08-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
. Hey I went over Gray pass last summer, nice...

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Hey I went over Gray pass last summer, nice ride to the ferry.:D
Forum: Canada 03-07-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
Went for a putt out to the daughters place today,...

Went for a putt out to the daughters place today, it was so nice the grandkids were swimming in the outdoor unheated pool:lol3.
Cold yes, but first ever swim this early .:lol3.

I swear every...
Forum: Canada 03-07-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 83,968
Posted By Newbusa
. I was on that ride with Gunner, it was...

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I was on that ride with Gunner, it was between 4 and 6C depending on the elevation we were at. It was not one of our better days. Lately we have been averaging at 12 to 15C in the afternoons. ...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 9,420
Posted By Newbusa
Yes, 12 month riding season. Of course we might...

Yes, 12 month riding season. Of course we might suffer later in the summer because of our lack of snow.
Forum: Canada 03-02-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
Yes, I understand, I guess you will have to get...

Yes, I understand, I guess you will have to get out more:lol3
Forum: Canada 03-02-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
You have been on the Neah Bay road haven't you?:D

You have been on the Neah Bay road haven't you?:D
Forum: Canada 03-02-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
Dude please, I have been on every twisty road...

Dude please, I have been on every twisty road from here all the way to Southern California and done track days ,so I know twisty heaven when I see it. Maybe you should get out more:lol3
Forum: Canada 03-02-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
No good roads seriously? The Neah Bay road is...

No good roads seriously? The Neah Bay road is fricken great!:D
Forum: Canada 02-25-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
I ride the Tofino road a lot in the summer, Love...

I ride the Tofino road a lot in the summer, Love the twisties on that road:freaky
Even do the loop a few times in your neck of the woods through to Port Renfrew, and not to forget the awesome Gold...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
Moss? It was so stinking hot here all last summer...

Moss? It was so stinking hot here all last summer the grass would not even grow let alone moss:lol3
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
Got me. There has not been a week this winter...

Got me. There has not been a week this winter when I have not enjoyed a ride on one of my bikes. And that is very important for my sanity:lol3.

I know the population of Vancouver Island is...
Forum: Canada 02-19-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
Love Nelson, most beautiful town in B.C.. For...

Love Nelson, most beautiful town in B.C.. For sure the most epic paved roads in Canada, unfortunately for me it has winters. If you like snow this would be a fine choice for a retirement place.
Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
I see Surrey on the news almost everyday, seems...

I see Surrey on the news almost everyday, seems there is a stabbing or shooting once a week. Must be a hobby over there:lol3
Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
No pulp mill here, just a paper mill. Pulp smell,...

No pulp mill here, just a paper mill. Pulp smell, paper mill no smell:D.
Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
and don't forget having Translink telling you how...

and don't forget having Translink telling you how much they will take from you every year:lol3
Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
Yes, that travel for me coming back from Kona was...

Yes, that travel for me coming back from Kona was expensive getting back to the Island. Sky train to downtown then the express bus to Horsehoe bay 3.75 dollars then the ferry 17 dollars to Departure...
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
I kind of like Grand Forks as well, but like...

I kind of like Grand Forks as well, but like riding every one of the 12 months, so I think I will stay on the Island ( I hate snow):lol3
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
No, I meant 300 thousand anywhere North of...

No, I meant 300 thousand anywhere North of Nanaimo.:D
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,935
Posted By Newbusa
500 to 600 thousand for a home with shop? No...

500 to 600 thousand for a home with shop? No thanks , I will stay on Vancouver Island where for around 300 thousand I can have a nice house and shop. 300 thousand buys a lot of ferry fares:lol3.
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Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By Newbusa
Friend of mine has a Tpx and I have the Escort...

Friend of mine has a Tpx and I have the Escort 8500 and my Escort has greater range .
Forum: Canada 01-23-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,820
Posted By Newbusa
I have split lanes in California, and felt...

I have split lanes in California, and felt perfectly safe, here in B.C ,no way!
Most drivers here are too busy doing other things than to pay attention to driving:lol3
Forum: Canada 01-18-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,886
Posted By Newbusa
Oops! Sorry I saw he had Vancouver Island listed...

Oops! Sorry I saw he had Vancouver Island listed as home and thought he was talking about BC insurance.
Forum: Canada 01-18-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,886
Posted By Newbusa
Actually disagree with you, if you are talking...

Actually disagree with you, if you are talking about private insurance. I have had everything from Gsxr 1000's to ZX 10's and Zx14's, and the price was always cheap( in my opinion anyways) with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 23,732
Posted By Newbusa
2012 here, no shudder for me as well. actually...

2012 here, no shudder for me as well. actually nothing wrong so far,Could use more hp:D well maybe a wee problem, it's hard on tires:lol3
Forum: Canada 01-13-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,886
Posted By Newbusa
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: Canada 01-13-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,886
Posted By Newbusa
Yes, no doubt about it Icbc charges heavy for...

Yes, no doubt about it Icbc charges heavy for basic. I have 3 bikes insured ,and I go through Megson's for the extra coverage. And because I am the only operator I get a 50% discount from them for...
Forum: Canada 01-12-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,656
Posted By Newbusa
Sadly with our dollars fall, now is not the time...

Sadly with our dollars fall, now is not the time to buy in the States.
And from what I see their used bike prices are usually more expensive than a similar bike in Canada, well here on the West...
Forum: Canada 01-10-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,905
Posted By Newbusa
My KTM 950 weighed in at about 525, My carrier is...

My KTM 950 weighed in at about 525, My carrier is rated for 450lbs and use it to take my Aprilia Tuono 1000R to the track and it's about 450lbs.
I found for me what work's to keep the carrier from...
Forum: Canada 01-06-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,905
Posted By Newbusa
Important to know that putting a 300 pound bike...

Important to know that putting a 300 pound bike not including the carrier on a small suv or small 1/2 ton will greatly affect steering control unless you have air bags or heavier suspension mounted....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7,708
Views: 1,253,349
Posted By Newbusa
Wow! Nearly 900,000 views on a bike that has not...

Wow! Nearly 900,000 views on a bike that has not been built yet.:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27,565
Views: 5,469,309
Posted By Newbusa
totally understand, I even have a heated seat:lol3

totally understand, I even have a heated seat:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27,565
Views: 5,469,309
Posted By Newbusa
No they don't but the controller is mounted quite...

No they don't but the controller is mounted quite nicely on my handlebar on the left side ,easy to see and handle. And too me is worth the saving of over 300 bucks, but that's just me:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27,565
Views: 5,469,309
Posted By Newbusa
. Not really sure why people buy the Yamaha grips...

. Not really sure why people buy the Yamaha grips at 400 bucks, I have the Oxford grips at 85 bucks all in, and if anything they are too hot in the highest position. Quite happy with them.
Forum: Canada 12-30-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,886
Posted By Newbusa
No, That is called profit:lol3

No, That is called profit:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-23-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 68,569
Posted By Newbusa
Yes they come stock with the Conti 80's. Was in...

Yes they come stock with the Conti 80's. Was in Spunkies in Parksville the other day and they had a 1190R on the floor with them mounted.
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