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Forum: Canada 07-25-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By stinkyfishy
Thanks a bunch! Always a bit worried about...

Thanks a bunch!

Always a bit worried about gas especially since I might be doing the last part in the dark.
Did a stretch between Matawa and North Bay past 11pm and there was no gas. Rolled in on...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By stinkyfishy
Question Hwy 60 between Renfrew and Hwy 11

Hello,

I'm looking to do a couple of days trip up to Restoule ON at the end of august. I would be starting from Montreal.

I've done the 417 to North Bay and then down the 11 many times but I am...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,601
Posted By stinkyfishy
I'm impressed! When I go fly fishing and...

I'm impressed!

When I go fly fishing and take my bike (vstrom 650) I have almost no room! And you guys Do it with camping gear!

Tight lines !
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,764
Posted By stinkyfishy
I can't believe it...My wife and I almost bought...

I can't believe it...My wife and I almost bought that place 8-9 years ago just before we got married.....please tell me I made a good decision not to buy :nod:nod
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 37,732
Posted By stinkyfishy
Great report! I have a quick question for...

Great report!

I have a quick question for you. What kind of helmets are those?

I have never seen those in Canada before.

Cheers! and keep safe!!!
Forum: Canada 07-02-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 620,486
Posted By stinkyfishy
Thumb How about the 4C route (Canadian Coast to Coast...

How about the 4C route (Canadian Coast to Coast to Coast) assuming you will be routing up to the arctic at some point. :)

I like your original premise which was a guy on a adventure tourer (not a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,736
Posted By stinkyfishy
Funny...I'm from Quebec and I always say when I...

Funny...I'm from Quebec and I always say when I go into Ontario I get away from the Crappy Quebec roads. Mostly just bitching about the potholes though!
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,281
Posted By stinkyfishy
Originally I was thinking take the stromers out...

Originally I was thinking take the stromers out (I belong to that group)
but I would like the change my vote.

Instead it would be fun to devise up the forums into major topics like
1. Super...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By stinkyfishy
Best phone app upgrade for iPhone?

Has anyone installed one of the many iPhone camera app upgrades?

I want one to take care of the terrible camera shake issue.

There seems to beany of them. I just want to try and find the best...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,127
Posted By stinkyfishy
I did check out a couple of other stores and they...

I did check out a couple of other stores and they didn't have shoei or Arai helmets. All three stores complained that they had too much stock from last year and that they had held orders this year...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,127
Posted By stinkyfishy
I wish! The Shoei was in the $900's I...

I wish! The Shoei was in the $900's

I checked out dualsportplus.ca's website the same helmet is listed at $369.99

How can they (the montreal shop) be selling at more than double the cost?

I...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,127
Posted By stinkyfishy
Bluhduh Are we getting royally screwed by the moto industry in Canada?

I decided it was time to change my booming HJC LT-12 helmet for something more modern.

So I went to a certain moto store in montreal that sells BMW and Harleys.

They wanted near $1K for the...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By stinkyfishy
Cool...I was thinking of buying an otterbox...

Cool...I was thinking of buying an otterbox defender but that is mostly because I am prone to dropping the silly thing on the floor, into the toilet, etc...

If rain is threatening you put your...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By stinkyfishy
Is that just mounted to the bars with a RAM mount?

Is that just mounted to the bars with a RAM mount?
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By stinkyfishy
Found this even better... ...

Found this even better...


http://www.thoughtout.biz/PED3-Bike


http://www.thoughtout.biz/files/PED3-Bike_Black400.jpg

Now just need a good case to put it in so that the phone doesn't get...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By stinkyfishy
I found this product....it would work mated to a...

I found this product....it would work mated to a ram mount probably.

http://www.mobilemechatronics.com/blur.html

I am just not sure how well it would hold on the bouncy bits of road.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By stinkyfishy
Does anyone know if the otterbox product allows...

Does anyone know if the otterbox product allows for camera shots?

It is clear on the back side but what isn't obvious from the web photos I have seen of this product is if it is clear enough for a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By stinkyfishy
How old is your girl? My girls are 6 - 4 - 2...

How old is your girl?

My girls are 6 - 4 - 2 and (-4 months) to go.

I'm just wondering when I can think to get the oldest one safely on the back of my bike.

Cheers!
Forum: Canada 03-17-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,801
Posted By stinkyfishy
Can't escape taxes if you want to live here. ...

Can't escape taxes if you want to live here.

BUT I just got my SAAQ bill for my Wee-Strom registration.

Over $600 bucks! What a rip off! I have no accidents and I ride what can be considered a...
Forum: Canada 03-02-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By stinkyfishy
There is a stretch of road between Mont Tremblant...

There is a stretch of road between Mont Tremblant and St. Donat that looks to have been designed by a indy car driver.

Banking curves...good surface...and no cops. :wink:

All in the laurentian...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,046
Posted By stinkyfishy
My last bike was the VFR 800. All round road...

My last bike was the VFR 800.

All round road bike it was hard to beat. Good mileage, carries a ton...goes very fast. Only pain is maintenance. Honda wants a NASA engineer to work on the VFR engine...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By stinkyfishy
I'm in the same position...need a new helmet. My...

I'm in the same position...need a new helmet. My old HJC LT-12 isn`t doing the job anymore.

My rider profile matches yours 90 / 10.

I am really interested in the new ICON Variant. (no..not for...
Forum: Canada 09-15-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,315
Posted By stinkyfishy
Thanks guys! I'll head over to Home Depot. ...

Thanks guys!

I'll head over to Home Depot.

Versol and Naphtha seem to be almost the same product and both of these seem to be a slightly lighter version of Kerosene.

Cheers!
Forum: Canada 09-14-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,315
Posted By stinkyfishy
Varsol!

Isn't that a paint thinner?
Forum: Canada 09-12-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,315
Posted By stinkyfishy
All they have in CT here is white gas or...

All they have in CT here is white gas or naphtha...that's what the coleman gas is. Apparently none to good for cleaning.
Forum: Canada 09-12-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,315
Posted By stinkyfishy
Where to buy Kerosene

I want to buy some Kerosene to clean my chain but I can't find any retailers that sell it in Quebec.

Anyone have any ideas where I could find some?
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By stinkyfishy
VStrom farkle supplier for us

Hi Guys,

If you have been looking for a Canadian shop to deal with for the purchase of V-Strom upgrades I recommend http://www.aviciouscycle.ca

They delivered my centre stand in less than 5...
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By stinkyfishy
About the camera

Does anyone have personal experience with one of these?

They seem to be nice and compact.

i guess the question is: how durable are they, dry and wet? how long does the battery really work?
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By stinkyfishy
You spotted my lazy application of math :D ...

You spotted my lazy application of math :D

If I topped and tailed my data I do spend most of it at about 120...with brief periods above and below that.

I live next to the highway and once I get...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By stinkyfishy
I've been lurking on Stromtroopers for awhile (as...

I've been lurking on Stromtroopers for awhile (as well as here).

I guess I have to give up my membership at vfrdiscussions.com (great bunch of people there BTW).

Thanks for the welcome!

I...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By stinkyfishy
From a VFR to a brand spanking new DL650

I decided that I needed a change in my mount...a big change.

I just dumped by 2002 Honda VFR for a Wee-Strom.

I hope I did the right thing, the Honda is a great bike but I can't handle the stop...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,958
Posted By stinkyfishy
From my experience, going from a naked to the VFR...

From my experience, going from a naked to the VFR I noticed a huge reduction in my hands cramping from holding on for dear life :rofl

But I am just 5'8" so I fit nicely behind the fairing on the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,958
Posted By stinkyfishy
Have you thought about a newer VFR?

I have a 2002 VTEC Honda...66K kms on it.

If you haven't ridden a 6th gen VFR I would seriously give it a try.

All the things you like about your current VFR (all day comfort, great braking,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,018
Posted By stinkyfishy
I would love a bike like that for a commute and a...

I would love a bike like that for a commute and a couple of light rides onto a well beaten path. It must sip gas compared to my VFR.
It would be great if they sold it at near the same price as the...
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