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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 05:16 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By RsZk
Now this is where it gets confusing. About 2/3rds...

Now this is where it gets confusing. About 2/3rds of highway 6 from Needles Ferry to Vernon to me Was better than highway 31a.
Super smooth asphalt and snaking roads. Bullseye will have to see on...
Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/Mobil...

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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 04:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
From Nakusp, to Needles Ferry ...

From Nakusp, to Needles Ferry

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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 04:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Back to our ride, we made our way north from...

Back to our ride, we made our way north from highway 31a towards Nakusp, then onto Fauqiuer to Needles Ferry.

These photos are at the hairpin corner between Kaslo and Nakusp....
Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 04:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Prior to our departure from Best Western in...

Prior to our departure from Best Western in Nelson we met up with guy named Andy. He had Florida plates,and had ridden with his girlfriend from Florida all through to Oregon, then up into BC. They...
Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 03:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Today we made our way from Nelson back to Kaslo...

Today we made our way from Nelson back to Kaslo for breakfast at the Tree House
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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 07:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Managing the heat

I thought I'd share what Bullseye and i have been using to help manage the heat on the hot rides. Bullseye is using a Joe Rocket mesh coat, and I am using a Klim Blade Gortex coat.
The real help are...
Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 05:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
We capped off a great day with supper at the...

We capped off a great day with supper at the restaurant here. Excellent food too!
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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 05:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Later that day walking through Nelson on our way...

Later that day walking through Nelson on our way to supper we again met up with that fella with the Ducati at the Ducati Users Club of Western Canada.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 09:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
The ride to Castlegar started out with fast...

The ride to Castlegar started out with fast sweepers and blind corners. We of course maintained our speed within the limits:norton
Soon after the party was over with road repaving and progress was...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Photos in New Denver ...

Photos in New Denver
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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 09:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
One more quick scenic photo: ...

One more quick scenic photo:
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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 09:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/Mobil...

http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/Mobile%20Uploads/05321681-1EBC-4D8F-9824-891EEE2F3773_zpsnfy3ntfp.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 09:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
On our way to Kaslo, needed a bit of a pit stop,...

On our way to Kaslo, needed a bit of a pit stop, for some reason it reminds me of 2013 trip to Hyder eh Bullseye!:lol3

Today!...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 09:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/Mobil...

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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
The 5 and a half hours of Lemans...with stops for coffee and Sorbet

Today was a special day. We got to ride the number One rated road in British Columbia.
Starting from Nelson we fueled up and headed to Kaslo, stopping briefly at Ainsworth hot springs for a quick...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
This morning we were told that Nakusp, Castlegar...

This morning we were told that Nakusp, Castlegar and Nelson were without power. The locals were saying that they have not seen the likes of this in some time. It was a day of talking about the freak...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Power went out immediately and the hotel staff...

Power went out immediately and the hotel staff were concerned and running around trying to reassure people and clean up the water. A couple of guys, one on a Vstrom 1000 and another on a GS1200 were...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 07:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
During supper at Leo's restaurant I was checking...

During supper at Leo's restaurant I was checking my weather app, noticed a severe weather warning of wind hail and rain. We finished and quickly went back to the hotel. Minutes after lightning...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 07:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Off the ferry we made it to the town of Nelson....

Off the ferry we made it to the town of Nelson. Beautiful place, similar to Banff but with a more laid back less touristy feel.
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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 07:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
To back up for a minute, this restaurant prior to...

To back up for a minute, this restaurant prior to the Ferry crossing is a must do.
Excellent food here folks.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 07:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/Mobil...

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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Ferry

It didn't take long to dry off with the 29 Celsius heat and 80-100km/hour ride to the ferry. Soon we were at the dock.
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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 07:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
I've been trying to cut down and minimize my...

I've been trying to cut down and minimize my electronic gear and I am typing and using the photobucket app on my smartphone. You may see the occasional grammatical error or error in general..damn...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 06:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
...well not only did we get some rain, the skies...

...well not only did we get some rain, the skies opened up with a real downpour and Dale was soaked from neck to ankle hehe!:lol3:lol3
...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 06:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
The 50/50 chance!

This next image of a boat dock area shows the impending rain. Bullseye thought it wouldn't cross the lake, I thought otherwise and put my rain gear back on.:deal:evil
...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 06:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Back on the bikes, more great views and smells...

Back on the bikes, more great views and smells you just can't get in a cage.

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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 06:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
The tour ended with of course a sampling of the...

The tour ended with of course a sampling of the beer. Our guide here serving us.
We also got a viewing of the vintage Kokanee advertising.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 06:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Sure enough it did, so we took off our gear in...

Sure enough it did, so we took off our gear in Creston right at the Kokanee parking lot. We decided on a tour of the local brewery :beer...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 06:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Rain then a deluge

So the beginning of yesterday started off with a light sprinkle and we decided to Put on our rain gear. One of the locals says it often clears up right after the tunnel....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Today we rode from Fernie to Cranbrook, stopped...

Today we rode from Fernie to Cranbrook, stopped for fuel at the local Chevron, then off Creston. From there we were on the number 3 rated highway in BC. according to motorcycle guide book. Superb...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Obligatory ADV decal shot!

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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Stopped in Fernie for the night. 7.5 hours on...

Stopped in Fernie for the night.
7.5 hours on the road
550km
FJ 09 averaged 4.3 litres/ 100km so far.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/Mobil...

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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Town of Sparwood

Into BC now
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Frank Slide

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Slide

Pictures don't do this place of destruction any justice but here goes:...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Screw it...too hot outside

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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Back to the present

So Bullseye and I were pretty adamant to minimize the amount of time on our major highway of Queen Elizabeth highway which is high speed maniac cagers who are busy texting, riding each other's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
...all that is left was to basically what I call...

...all that is left was to basically what I call getting married to the bike by long distance field testing of it. What better than a trip with an awesome friend :freaky:freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By RsZk
Farkling the FJ 09

The main issues identified by me was the seat, wind management and luggage capacity.
They were addressed by adding: Seat concepts foam and carbon wrap.
Madstad robobracket and 20" shield.
Yamaha...
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