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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,044
Posted By NovaTrophy
Locally, this fine specimen of a human was...

Locally, this fine specimen of a human was released lately after serving 7 years for killing two people after drinking all day in a pub. He states that he will continue to drink and drive. He has...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By NovaTrophy
Ferry news on CBC today. ...

Ferry news on CBC today.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/yarmouth-ferry-bookings-on-hold-for-u-s-concerns-1.2515226
Forum: Canada 01-28-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By NovaTrophy
Hey Ted, Check out the road that leads...

Hey Ted,

Check out the road that leads east from Gabarus at Route 327 (Oceanview Drive) which leads to the paved section at the entrance to the Fortress. It looks like it about 15 miles or so.
...
Forum: Canada 11-12-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By NovaTrophy
A done deal I guess. 9 hours each way....not much...

A done deal I guess. 9 hours each way....not much of a time saver.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/yarmouth-maine-ferry-returning-in-may-2014-1.2423685
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,231
Posted By NovaTrophy
Just be glad this didn't happen.... ...

Just be glad this didn't happen....

http://www.policestateusa.com/2013/innocent-man-given-anal-cavity-search-colonoscopy-after-rolling-through-a-stop-sign/
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 1,404,200
Posted By NovaTrophy
Updated photo from last week (doing her best...

Updated photo from last week (doing her best biker face). She usually won't go near the bike, but lately she's warming up to it! Had some passengers too.
...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By NovaTrophy
Nova Scotia - Maine ferry to resume in May 2014

Or so says the local news:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2013/09/05/ns-yarmouth-ferry-announcement.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 845
Posted By NovaTrophy
Top Gear's James May rides at the Isle of Man TT...

On a bike made of Meccano!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-23898497

By the way, his Toy Stories series is excellent.

<IFRAME height=315...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By NovaTrophy
He should have know there was trouble...

He should have know there was trouble bruin......riding like he was in the polar position so fur from home, he should paws a while to get his bearings!

The weather at the time wasn't quite...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By NovaTrophy
Stop by Canadian Tire in Antigonish, get your oil...

Stop by Canadian Tire in Antigonish, get your oil and head to Cape Breton. Take Route 19 to
Mabou (nice route before the trail). Stop at Archies Service Station. I have a feeling they will loan you...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By NovaTrophy
I've heard of this company for rentals just...

I've heard of this company for rentals just outside of Halifax, but have no idea if they are still running.

http://www.jkwalkerexoticcarshare.ca/index.htm
Forum: Canada 03-20-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,695
Posted By NovaTrophy
This is even worse..... ...

This is even worse.....

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2013/03/19/ns-tim-hortons-wedding.html

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/VogeVQD-u7M"...
Forum: Canada 03-08-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By NovaTrophy
This is from Bruce MacKinnon, editorial cartoon...

This is from Bruce MacKinnon, editorial cartoon genius for the Halifax Herald, in todays paper:

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b158/VWbadger/Brucex0820RGB_4_zps9d2b0997.jpg
Forum: Canada 03-07-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By NovaTrophy
Here's a story from Dave Gunning (NS artist). He...

Here's a story from Dave Gunning (NS artist). He had played with Tom for a while back when (JP Cormier played with him before then). I heard this story a few times at his shows. Embedding the video...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,280
Posted By NovaTrophy
How do we know you didn't make that sign and set...

How do we know you didn't make that sign and set this up in your backyard during a storm???

Seriously though, well done!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,280
Posted By NovaTrophy
August 2012

A perfect time for a ride up - sun and no wind. It rained and was cloudy the whole 4 days I was in the area. Cleared up the day I was heading for Maine and couldn't pass it up.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By NovaTrophy
No idea how to download it from the website, but...

No idea how to download it from the website, but I did record it on Sunday when it was on and I can convert it to avi format. I'd have to figure out how to upload it to a torrent site.

If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By NovaTrophy
Frank and Mary - Very Well Seasoned Riders in Newfoundland

Just saw a nice story on CBC's Land and Sea (Canadian East Coast local interest show) about an older couple of riders. How old? Watch and see. Video is on the shows website and I don't know how to...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By NovaTrophy
Newfoundland Riders Frank & Mary

Just saw a nice story on CBC's Land and Sea about an older couple of riders. How old? Watch and see. Video is on the CBC website and I don't know how to embed it, sorry.
...
Forum: Canada 02-23-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,077
Posted By NovaTrophy
PEI's nice but the riding isn't overly exciting....

PEI's nice but the riding isn't overly exciting. Never ridden in NL,but would love to.

Also, you can't go wrong with the people of NL. Story from todays CBC site:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By NovaTrophy
Ah crap!! I didnt notice the date on that story...

Ah crap!! I didnt notice the date on that story that I just read today on BBC. I assumed it was current news - not from 3 years ago.

I feel shame....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By NovaTrophy
What an odd story.....

Just read this and had to share. Nice to see you can outrun a harley on a bulldozer.......

"Puppy thrown at German biker gang

A German student "mooned" a group of Hell's Angels and hurled a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 61,607
Posted By NovaTrophy
1917 Halifax Explosion - Mont Blanc Cannon & Anchor

For details, use this excellent site from CBC. The Mont Blanc Cannon isn't far from my house.
http://www.cbc.ca/halifaxexplosion/

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b158/VWbadger/Cannon.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 11-02-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,459
Posted By NovaTrophy
I will recommend the Nokian Hakka's as well. Got...

I will recommend the Nokian Hakka's as well. Got the Rsi's 5 years and 60+ kms ago and finally am getting a new set in a few weeks (tread wearing and getting very noisy). I got mine at Davies Tire in...
Forum: Face plant 11-01-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,149
Posted By NovaTrophy
Sorry to hear of this. For a minute there I...

Sorry to hear of this. For a minute there I thought they said he was at fault but not yet proven.

A coworker told me about what happened in this local story...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By NovaTrophy
Canada's 1st Electric Sport Bike...

Saw this article in todays paper. Seems rather interesting. Too bad Harley wouldn't come up with this quiet technology (listen to the video to see what I mean).
...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,523
Posted By NovaTrophy
And they can use those nice quiet Victorys to...

And they can use those nice quiet Victorys to catch these guys:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/story/2012/07/24/wdr-windsor-police-motorcycle-noise.html
Forum: Canada 07-23-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,027
Posted By NovaTrophy
Would have replied earlier, but was away camping....

Would have replied earlier, but was away camping. A lot of riders hang out at this Tim's, but park and talk at the rear lot overlooking the road. I think the owners had to move them there so they...
Forum: Canada 07-19-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,523
Posted By NovaTrophy
Windsor Police dump Harley....

Literally: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/story/2012/07/18/wdr-victory-harley-davidson-motorcycles-windsor.html
Forum: Canada 07-19-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,027
Posted By NovaTrophy
Fall River, Nova Scotia

Yeah....I parked here for spite. Got lunch to go so I wasn't there forever. Nobody told me off and if they did, I'd never darken a Timmy's door again. They can't get an order right anyway....
...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,745
Posted By NovaTrophy
I second the Hideaway. My go to place when in the...

I second the Hideaway. My go to place when in the Highlands. They have cabins that are priced nice too (the lighthouse cabin is cool). Meat Cove is very exposed to the elements. Nice place to see...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By NovaTrophy
Here's a rider not long for this world.....

If he keeps this up: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/story/2012/07/14/nl-impaired-motorcyclist-speeding-714.html
Forum: Canada 07-16-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By NovaTrophy
Anybody in Newfoundland know this genius?

The rider I mean, not the instructor....

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/story/2012/07/14/nl-impaired-motorcyclist-speeding-714.html
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 527,247
Posted By NovaTrophy
Tin Pan Cafe - Port Williams, Nova Scotia

If you are ever near the area, you owe it to your arteries to have one of Dee's Bodacious Burgers. A full 1 Lb plus toppings and homemade bun. Along with real pan fries and home made ice tea (refills...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By NovaTrophy
Just saw a video of the old fellas ride:...

Just saw a video of the old fellas ride: http://www.cbc.ca/ns/ (featured video). Direct link only brought up the CBC video site, not the story.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By NovaTrophy
Two contrasting stories in todays paper

This first one is a great feel good story: http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/113924-war-vet-celebrates-94th-birthday-with-one-sweet-ride

And then I had to see this on the next page:...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-24-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6,749
Views: 2,251,652
Posted By NovaTrophy
Tim Horton's - Fall River, Nova Scotia

Not technically a road sign....nor is it great. But it isn't a fire lane or a handicapped spot, so F'em!

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b158/VWbadger/NoMotorcycles.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By NovaTrophy
Would this be classified as lane splitting?

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/05/22/china-boy-toy-motorcycle-traffic.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,516
Posted By NovaTrophy
Here's an updated story about it:...

Here's an updated story about it: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2012/05/17/ns-coyote-bites-teen.html

Bet the kid didn't scream for mommy like the guy that hit the deer! Cape...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,516
Posted By NovaTrophy
In CB, and other parts of NS the coyotes are very...

In CB, and other parts of NS the coyotes are very aggressive. There are several stories after that girl was killed of people being stalked while out for walks along the roads. They are large dogs,...
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