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Forum: Canada 11-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By JimmieA
here is another wonder. This guy did 207 MPH on...

here is another wonder. This guy did 207 MPH on his petal bike with no safety gear.
http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/11/14/friday-fudge-170/
Forum: Canada 11-14-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By JimmieA
Cool M/C video

http://blog.motorcycle.com/2014/11/10/videos/robbie-maddison-rips-olympic-park-sets-new-drop-record-video/
Forum: Canada 11-11-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By JimmieA
This is basically an off road race bike if I'm...

This is basically an off road race bike if I'm not mistaken. I know little about this bike but on the Jap stuff once the motor needs rebuilt, like 50 hours of race time, it is a major expense. Part...
Forum: Canada 11-11-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,996
Posted By JimmieA
Sorry to hear about your welcome to Ontario...

Sorry to hear about your welcome to Ontario ordeal. I am fed up with Ontario and it's foolishness. I do everything I can to avoid the place or limit my time there. The sheep, sorry, people that...
Forum: Canada 11-01-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By JimmieA
You should be able to get your hands on some sort...

You should be able to get your hands on some sort of 4X4 vehicle to rent. Pickup trucks are the most common than SUVs. You could book a vehicle ahead of time. Some of the common rental companys...
Forum: Canada 10-31-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By JimmieA
Old movie On any other Sunday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqhtDW2uEwU

Got this from our regional bike group thought I'd post it here. I watched it and liked it a lot. In the link there is a series of movies about Britton...
Forum: Canada 10-30-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 978
Posted By JimmieA
I have a worn out TKC80 on the back so I ordered...

I have a worn out TKC80 on the back so I ordered up a new Heidenau K60. Get the tire home and find a new TKC80 rear on the shelf and two 1/2 worn rear Tourances there as well and a new Tourance...
Forum: Canada 10-22-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By JimmieA
If you find a bike with a lot of accessories,...

If you find a bike with a lot of accessories, that you want/need you usually get the extras for next to nothing.
Forum: Canada 10-20-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By JimmieA
The whole place is amazing. Inland is good as...

The whole place is amazing. Inland is good as well. Spend a few days up there and do inland and coast roads. You could go about halfway then shoot inland than go around the other side on the coast...
Forum: Canada 10-19-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By JimmieA
There are web sites that deal with the KLR and...

There are web sites that deal with the KLR and have tons of info on them. This web site has a section called thumpers and there is no doubt a KLR section with thousands of posts on it.

My $0.02...
Forum: Canada 09-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By JimmieA
I'm thinking (hoping) that the camp grounds...

I'm thinking (hoping) that the camp grounds around Cabbot Trail area are still open, anyone know? Weather here is great and the trees are going red big time. Going Monday or Tuesday at the latest.
Forum: Canada 09-15-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By JimmieA
Leaves changing color

I have been out West most of the summer and haven't put 1000 Km on the bike this year. I'm home now and want to take a little tour to see the leaves change color. Any one want to go on a little...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By JimmieA
North of Montreal the route is Hw#15 I think,...

North of Montreal the route is Hw#15 I think, going from memory. It turns into Route # 117 three or so hours north. I really like the Route #15, it is cool.
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By JimmieA
I take the 117 Route north of Montreal fairly...

I take the 117 Route north of Montreal fairly often. I love the road north from Montreal for about 3 hours. It is nice scenery and a bit twisty. The rest of the route isn't that scenic. One...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,974
Posted By JimmieA
You should be able to get a shop manual/repair...

You should be able to get a shop manual/repair manual on a CD for not too much coin. Get the CD and get it printed and made into a book or coil backed book. Worth it's weight for sure. Also...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By JimmieA
Cheapest tires in the area are in Moncton. The...

Cheapest tires in the area are in Moncton. The BMW dealer called Atlantic Motoplex has 40% off tires as a standard sales policy. They are close to you. The guys down the road, called G Bourques...
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,521
Posted By JimmieA
You could head into Quebec, north shore of St....

You could head into Quebec, north shore of St. Lawrence go up to Manic 5 go across the river on a ferry do the Gaspe loop than tour around Northern New Brunswick and back home on the south side of...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By JimmieA
There are a couple mini storage places in High...

There are a couple mini storage places in High Level, he could leave the bike there.
https://plus.google.com/109300841029194201076/about?gl=ca&hl=en

Rainbow Transport is the biggest transport...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By JimmieA
Islands in Gulf of Saint Lawrence

http://www.motorcyclemojo.com/2014/08/madeleine/

This may interest some of you FFs. I didn't know this place existed. It is Quebec territory but access from PEI I gather. Jim
Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,622
Posted By JimmieA
A million comics out of work and we have you'll...

A million comics out of work and we have you'll on here. Laugh a minute at the expense of someone who wants to come to our country and visit and spend some hard earned money. There are lots of gas...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,622
Posted By JimmieA
Between Winterpeg and Saskatoon there are enough...

Between Winterpeg and Saskatoon there are enough gas stations but. If your going to be riding at 2:00 in the morning you could have issues. Same goes for motels, not many of them and they all close...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By JimmieA
I have had good experience at the Calais/New...

I have had good experience at the Calais/New Brunswick border. The USA side has been a little sticky but there was some job action going on in the USA. It is true the guard at the border basically...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By JimmieA
There are 3 entry points at Calais/St. Stephen. ...

There are 3 entry points at Calais/St. Stephen. I have heard that the new one is the worst, it is the one I always take now and I haven't had an issue for 5 years but they are fussy. The one that...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By JimmieA
The Western Brook Pond ferry ride in Grose Morne...

The Western Brook Pond ferry ride in Grose Morne park is kind of cool. It is a 3/4 hour walk into the ferry boat though. The ferry cost around $70/per and you need cash.
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By JimmieA
The big issue it getting it across the boarder. ...

The big issue it getting it across the boarder. You could use a agent for that. Trucking the bike is the easiest, only way I think. There should be lots of empty truck/vans coming back from NFLD...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By JimmieA
Two resources: ...

Two resources:
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/
http://www.ridetherock.com/activity.php?

Horizons people know lots about shipping. The ride the rock people are locals to the area.
Good luck....
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By JimmieA
Make sure your grounds are clean. there should...

Make sure your grounds are clean. there should be a few ground points on the bike. I would clean up the battery terminals and the wires to the battery as well. If you can it wouldn't hurt to...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By JimmieA
At this time of year the snow will almost be...

At this time of year the snow will almost be gone, maybe gone a week or so. NFLD had a tough winter.
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By JimmieA
There are two ways to put E-button on the bike. ...

There are two ways to put E-button on the bike. The crank needs to be wider by about 1 1/2 inch and there is a company that makes an extension piece for the crank. They are in Italy I think and it...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,476
Posted By JimmieA
The inland routes are cool as well as the outside...

The inland routes are cool as well as the outside coastal roads. I love it there but I cannot speak to a soul there. It is about a 2 day trip basically.
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By JimmieA
It these Harley guys can do what they do with...

It these Harley guys can do what they do with their choppers than you should be able to convert your bike to street legal. It may not be cheap but should be possible. If you want to do something...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By JimmieA
Newfoundland is nice to visit. Two points, don't...

Newfoundland is nice to visit. Two points, don't ride at night, lots of moose and it is about 10 degrees c colder there than on the mainland so dress a little warmer. I think the small towns are...
Forum: Canada 03-28-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,523
Posted By JimmieA
I have been reporting NFLD. weather here 4 times...

I have been reporting NFLD. weather here 4 times now. This is an item concerning +200 Km/Hr(120mph) winds around Rocky Harbour area this week. All the East Coast had high winds this is the worst...
Forum: Canada 03-28-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By JimmieA
This is a Canadian dealer's selection: ...

This is a Canadian dealer's selection:
http://aviciouscycle.ca/mainpages/luggagefinder.aspx
Forum: Canada 03-26-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,423
Posted By JimmieA
Wreckhouse NFLD has winds forecast to 180 Km/Hr. ...

Wreckhouse NFLD has winds forecast to 180 Km/Hr. This is on the TCH from Port A Basque to Corner Brook.
Forum: Canada 03-25-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,637
Posted By JimmieA
The DR650 is better off road and doesn't give up...

The DR650 is better off road and doesn't give up much if anything on the highway. You would maybe need a larger tank and a luggage rack with a DR650 though to compare to the KLR.
Forum: Canada 03-19-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,876
Posted By JimmieA
Interesting information regarding availability of...

Interesting information regarding availability of Honda parts. It is possible but so far I have been able to get any parts I have asked for. I'll have to inquire at my local dealer. I'm a Honda...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,876
Posted By JimmieA
I think Triumph is making good DS bikes these...

I think Triumph is making good DS bikes these days. My next bike will be Triumph. My XL1000VA is a good bike for what you want. Not off road but highway and rough gravel are no problem as is a...
Forum: Canada 03-18-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,523
Posted By JimmieA
House buried in snow

Many might find that I'm off on a tangent here but here is a story about a NFLD family's house this week. The house is totally buried in snow....
Forum: Canada 03-16-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By JimmieA
I have a XR400R that I have street plated. I...

I have a XR400R that I have street plated. I bought the bike new in Alberta and went to a little out of the way licence place and managed to get a street plate. The important thing is that it had...
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