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Forum: Americas 12-17-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 79,074
Posted By tsilliker
I'm mostly inclined to ride this way as well.

I'm mostly inclined to ride this way as well.
Forum: Americas 11-29-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By tsilliker
What is your fuel range on the KaTooM? ...

What is your fuel range on the KaTooM?

Perhaps you should take that bike, and just carry some extra fuel for those few spots where it is needed.
Forum: Americas 11-11-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 79,074
Posted By tsilliker
I must also agree with those recommending...

I must also agree with those recommending knobbies. I rode it this year on a
KLR650 with Dunlop D606 tires and felt they were really necessary.
The construction between Lab City and the Goose made...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By tsilliker
Have a good trip. I am doing this with another...

Have a good trip. I am doing this with another guy starting on or about Sept 15th from New Brunswick.
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,371
Posted By tsilliker
Boy those DSLRs sure are making inroads into the...

Boy those DSLRs sure are making inroads into the video realm, eh?

Where might we be able to see the footage one day?
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,371
Posted By tsilliker
Nice cameras the crew are using. What model are...

Nice cameras the crew are using. What model are they? Have a great trip!
Forum: Americas 06-07-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By tsilliker
Just avoid the temptation to load up. Keep it...

Just avoid the temptation to load up. Keep it light with minimal spares. Do a thorough maintenance before you leave.

And have fun up there! I am going through Labrador in September.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By tsilliker
You should take along a small tube or bottle of...

You should take along a small tube or bottle of loctite. The road is jarring to machinery!

Oh yeah, and bug netting too!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 05-15-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,654
Posted By tsilliker
Can't wait to go up there this year.

Can't wait to go up there this year.
Forum: Americas 05-04-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By tsilliker
Don't go too early, you may miss the girl in Port...

Don't go too early, you may miss the girl in Port Hope Simpson who is a university student and helping out at the store for the summer:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,178
Posted By tsilliker
Good idea!

Good idea!
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,963
Posted By tsilliker
Thanks for that Ron. My KLR shock has a lot of...

Thanks for that Ron. My KLR shock has a lot of "stiction" and I need to rebuild.
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 169,624
Posted By tsilliker
I see you have a Ride for Dad sticker on your...

I see you have a Ride for Dad sticker on your rig. I am the ride captain here in London Ontario. Which ride have you participated in?


...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 78,352
Posted By tsilliker
Loved the trip report. Thanks for taking the...

Loved the trip report. Thanks for taking the time. I did the Trans Lab in 2003, and will be doing it again this summer.

Phase 3 between Goose Bay and Cartwright opened to the public just...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 166,831
Posted By tsilliker
One of the cool things about Google Maps is that...

One of the cool things about Google Maps is that you can enter co-ordinates into the search bar instead of cities, etc.

So if you don't want to bother firing up the GPS to see where those...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 166,831
Posted By tsilliker
Good going, no doubt enjoying yourselves. ...

Good going, no doubt enjoying yourselves.

I knew Kevin was there as I am on his SPOT OK/Check In email list, which he calls Ingrid for some reason. Here is the latest report from it which I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 166,831
Posted By tsilliker
Kevin and Jeff will continue to ride together? ...

Kevin and Jeff will continue to ride together?

I'm a friend of Kevin's sister and one day would love to do this trip!
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,303
Posted By tsilliker
My 1998 ST11oo turned over to 400,000 kms on the...

My 1998 ST11oo turned over to 400,000 kms on the weekend.

http://i728.photobucket.com/albums/ww288/tsilliker/ST1100/fourhundred-3.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 08-15-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,372
Posted By tsilliker
I am indeed back. I did the Route du Nord and...

I am indeed back. I did the Route du Nord and did not feel I had enough time to do Transtaiga and Chisasibi and do it justice, including a safety margin of time. These roads are very rough.

The...
Forum: Canada 08-06-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,372
Posted By tsilliker
My KLR and my SPOT satellite beacon are leaving...

My KLR and my SPOT satellite beacon are leaving for Route du Nord and the Trans Taiga.

http://tinyurl.com/5tbb2c

Hope to make it to the end of the road!
Forum: Canada 08-04-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By tsilliker
He should visit the BMW dealer in Dieppe, near...

He should visit the BMW dealer in Dieppe, near Moncton, NB. They are excellent.

Atlantic Motoplex 950 Champlain St. Dieppe.
Forum: Canada 08-04-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By tsilliker
Nice pics! Great to hear you went to the end! ...

Nice pics! Great to hear you went to the end!

I will have my SPOT with me and will post the link so y'all can get live updates.
Forum: Canada 08-03-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By tsilliker
Planning is going well. I should be on track to...

Planning is going well. I should be on track to leave London, ON on Saturday August 9th.

I will be bringing a tent, sleeping bag, thermarest, pillow, perhaps four days change of clothing, bug...
Forum: Canada 08-03-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By tsilliker
Thanks for that info!

Thanks for that info!
Forum: Canada 08-01-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By tsilliker
And you may want to have the numerals on the...

And you may want to have the numerals on the speedometer translated from French to English...
Forum: Canada 08-01-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By tsilliker
BTDT 1down...very good info there!

BTDT 1down...very good info there!
Forum: Canada 07-30-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By tsilliker
Just called em and got through. Called at 1:30...

Just called em and got through. Called at 1:30 Eastern, which is 10:30 Pacific.

Placed my order for replacement heating elements. I hope they get here on time for my trip to James Bay. I...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By tsilliker
Is there any Canadian supply of their nifty "no...

Is there any Canadian supply of their nifty "no resistor" heated grips?
Forum: Canada 07-29-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By tsilliker
Also there is 24hr gas at the "truro/bible hill"...

Also there is 24hr gas at the "truro/bible hill" exit and the "westville/stellarton" on the 104 in NS.

You'll be seeing exits all the time for gas.

That Irving station already mentioned at...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,372
Posted By tsilliker
Here is a useful site on these roads: ...

Here is a useful site on these roads:

http://www.jamesbayroad.com/

I am doing the Route du Nord and Trans Taiga road the week of August 11th. Leaving London, Ontario on the 10th likely. Hope...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By tsilliker
This site is supposed to have info, but only...

This site is supposed to have info, but only lists info for the Island.

http://www.roads.gov.nl.ca/

Click on Labrador on the road construction page, and it does nothing. This list is probably...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By tsilliker
Anyone Order From Dual Star Lately?

I can't seem to get through on either of the Dual Star phone numbers. It's been going to voice mail, which is full!

Anyone order from them lately?
Forum: Canada 07-28-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By tsilliker
Had a feed of lobster, mussels, and scallops. ...

Had a feed of lobster, mussels, and scallops. Man was it ever good! I pig out on this stuff down there. I was so intent on eating the feed I didn't take a picture!
Forum: Canada 07-28-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By tsilliker
59 hours, and 36 minutes to ride the 6000km coast...

59 hours, and 36 minutes to ride the 6000km coast to coast... :)
Forum: Canada 07-28-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,359
Posted By tsilliker
Oh BTW, Musquodoboit is pronounced MUS ka dobbit ...

Oh BTW, Musquodoboit is pronounced MUS ka dobbit :)
Forum: Canada 07-28-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,359
Posted By tsilliker
Another must do: hwy 357 (remember the gun...

Another must do: hwy 357 (remember the gun calibre) north from Musquodoboit Harbour running inland. I did it a few years ago and compared it to Deal's Gap. Not *quite* as twisty, but VERY...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By tsilliker
Oh yes! There are beads on the seat in the above...

Oh yes! There are beads on the seat in the above pictures! They work awesome! Keeps the butt cool, and off the water when it's raining. You are also not sitting on hot vinyl when the bike is...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By tsilliker
Thanks for the note, Steve! By 2010, the entire...

Thanks for the note, Steve! By 2010, the entire TransLab will be open and you won't need to take the ferry!
Forum: Canada 07-26-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,261
Posted By tsilliker
When I saw your pictures, I remembered why I try...

When I saw your pictures, I remembered why I try real hard to pack light on these trips. My last trip on the Trans Lab was a few years ago on my old 95 KLR. I remember a few of those loose moments...
Forum: Canada 07-26-2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By tsilliker
Let me guess...you shunned your local dealer to...

Let me guess...you shunned your local dealer to save a few hundred on the deal. If this was the case, I would not be too willing to help you, either!

Thane "patronizing his local dealer today"...
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