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Forum: Canada 05-22-2015, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
On our "spirited" run from Pancake Bay to Wawa -...

On our "spirited" run from Pancake Bay to Wawa - I even managed to net 58 mpg. Not bad.
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
You're on a different Madhouse shift than me. I...

You're on a different Madhouse shift than me. I usually get there at 4 and leave at 9. Did Feliz also tell you about how the WR250R held its own? The seat wasn't the most comfortable for the long...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Lyle - I somehow missed the "heads-up" if there...

Lyle - I somehow missed the "heads-up" if there was one. Jealous. Have fun. Ask Feliz about his tequila "gun". :D

Mike
Forum: Canada 05-20-2015, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
I'm glad I didn't find out the temperature before...

I'm glad I didn't find out the temperature before Nipigon. I would have froze on the bike if you had told me earlier. :lol3

Mike
Forum: Canada 05-20-2015, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Greg - forgot to tell you that Rob picked them up...

Greg - forgot to tell you that Rob picked them up yesterday after work. So all is good.

Yeah - I have to admit - that I need to give some credit to my Klim waterproof gear. I was definitely cold -...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Nice. Nice. You know - I keep wishing that Honda...

Nice. Nice. You know - I keep wishing that Honda would bring back the small dual-sports. It seems like a crazy concept now. But it has "fun" written all over it. If I remember correctly the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
I think an early 80's XL100 will be my next bike....

I think an early 80's XL100 will be my next bike. Would love to have an opportunity to motor around the streets with a small super-light dual-sport and ride through some local trails. It'd be like a...
Forum: Canada 05-12-2015, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Great video again Rob. I like the shot of us...

Great video again Rob. I like the shot of us racing past the camera. Nice touch there. :D The rocks at the dam were very slick where the water was pooled. Like Slick50 slick. MikeS ran through a...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2015, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
I think that one vehicle was the "moss-top"...

I think that one vehicle was the "moss-top" model. :D Great review once again Rob!

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 07:16 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Wow. That's an amazing shot TravelR6. Glad you're...

Wow. That's an amazing shot TravelR6. Glad you're enjoying your adventure!

Mike
Forum: Canada 05-10-2015, 10:21 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Greg - no - it was on the left-hand side as we...

Greg - no - it was on the left-hand side as we were heading up the main road off they highway. We had seen the road on the left as we were riding in - but just dismissed it - and rode only a few...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Excellent video Rob. Nice little circuit you have...

Excellent video Rob. Nice little circuit you have there for the 240 lb moped. :D Just need a few table tops and a few doubles thrown in. And a dirt landing ramp for the jump. :evil

Mike
Forum: Canada 05-05-2015, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Of course I'd like to go again. I need another...

Of course I'd like to go again. I need another well narrated history lesson. But I guess it depends on what schedule Diane has me on this weekend......

Mike
Forum: Canada 05-04-2015, 08:27 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Yeah - great video. I had no idea you were doing...

Yeah - great video. I had no idea you were doing so much narration along the way. You know - the bat cavern was epic. Glad we did that. It was incredible.

Mike
Forum: Canada 05-03-2015, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Yeah - like a grand piano that plays "The...

Yeah - like a grand piano that plays "The Nutcracker".

Mike
Forum: Canada 05-03-2015, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Had a great time with Lappeman. There was...

Had a great time with Lappeman. There was supposed to be four inmates heading out yesterday - but I suspect the cool morning (-1 C at 8 AM) didn't help things and only two suited up. The irony was...
Forum: Canada 05-01-2015, 07:44 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
No photos. I sat on it though. I believe the...

No photos. I sat on it though. I believe the price is $5999 (at least that's what the salesperson quoted). The bike actually looked a bit smaller than I expected. KTM is supposed to release an...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2015, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Stopped by Excalibur today and noticed that Larry...

Stopped by Excalibur today and noticed that Larry has a new KTM RC390 sitting next to the other KTMs. It looks like a really nice ride. 43 hp single. 350 lbs wet.

Mike
Forum: Canada 04-25-2015, 09:08 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Aside from the Conmee tower - do you know of any...

Aside from the Conmee tower - do you know of any others that were taken down last year?

Mike
Forum: Canada 04-25-2015, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Hey John - I can't stop laughing at your comment....

Hey John - I can't stop laughing at your comment. Good one! :rofl

Mike
Forum: Canada 04-25-2015, 07:22 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
I'm going to bring them to the dirt track you're...

I'm going to bring them to the dirt track you're building in your backyard!! :D

I'm hoping to mod the bike a bit. Looking forward to getting out with some friends and exploring on them. It...
Forum: Canada 04-25-2015, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
I acquired another bike yesterday. A Honda CRF110...

I acquired another bike yesterday. A Honda CRF110 from Southern Ontario. It's staying at my sister's place until I pick it up in June. It's a pretty large displacement bike for me. :lol3 Will sit...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
For those of you who might be a little bummed by...

For those of you who might be a little bummed by the sprinkling of snow this morning - take a look at this photo. It was taken on April 18th, 2014 in Diane's back yard. This year, the snow was...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2015, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
It sounded like they enjoyed Quebec City - even...

It sounded like they enjoyed Quebec City - even without their bikes. Nice that someone gave them a ride to the New Brunswick border. It's crazy how they were treated in La Belle Province though. ...
Forum: Canada 04-14-2015, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Ed and Rachel have their Ontario portion of their...

Ed and Rachel have their Ontario portion of their Honda C90 cross-Canada trip up. Apparently the first stop east of the Manitoba border is...umm..... Wawa. There are no towns, cities, or...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2015, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Nice! I went out for a ride on Saturday too. ...

Nice! I went out for a ride on Saturday too. Just out Lakeshore to Wild Goose beach and back along the expressway - then around Boulevard Lake. Saw lots of bikes out and about. Also lots of...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 01:21 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
What time are you thinking about heading out...

What time are you thinking about heading out Feliz? I'm game. Plan to wash all the bikes tomorrow too.

Mike
Forum: Canada 04-03-2015, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
This one might be worth a look: ...

This one might be worth a look:

http://www.kijiji.ca/v-dirt-bikes-motocross/thunder-bay/2007-yamaha-ttr-125-4-stroke/1059068626?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true

I have a TTR-125L and a...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2015, 11:07 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Nice job. Fun bike. Now I dare you to ride up...

Nice job. Fun bike. Now I dare you to ride up on the trailer. You know you want to try it...... :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,791
Posted By Nanabijou
I completely agree. It was nice to buy a...

I completely agree. It was nice to buy a Canadian product. And the fact that it was of high quality, and designed for the bike, and installed by one of the designers - well that was hard to pass...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 18,947
Posted By Nanabijou
That was the trip that almost never happened. ...

That was the trip that almost never happened. And you persevered when it did. Nice little video Rob. I'll have to ride there some time.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 09:19 AM
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Views: 2,503,299
Posted By Nanabijou
My WR250R is the same. Tons of power for a 250cc...

My WR250R is the same. Tons of power for a 250cc dual-sport - once you are on the cam. But the aerodynamics out on the highway are a bit of a hindrance. My CBR250R had probably about 4 less...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,791
Posted By Nanabijou
Glad you enjoyed it! And welcome to Adventure...

Glad you enjoyed it! And welcome to Adventure Rider! :1drink Yes - get out there. Take lots of photos. And write-up your adventure!

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
I'm still laughing at your joke - despite having...

I'm still laughing at your joke - despite having no issue or bone to pick with Harleys. I'm thinking I'll be able to get lots of mileage out of that line for lots of different makes of cars and...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Love it! I really need to ride out to Eagle...

Love it! I really need to ride out to Eagle Mountain this summer.

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
Thanks CMS. I lurk a lot - and post occasionally....

Thanks CMS. I lurk a lot - and post occasionally. Would like to do another touring and camping adventure this year on the CBR150R. Not sure where I want to go. Might head out west this time. We need...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Nanabijou
The irony is that top speed really isn't...

The irony is that top speed really isn't important to me. But it's really important to a lot of people apparently - because that's often the first question I get asked by people who recognize that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 10:51 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
There are so many variables - so all of the...

There are so many variables - so all of the reports you've read could conceivable be true. Having owned a CBR125R - it can be pretty frustrating and confusing hearing about 80 mph top speeds from...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 09:46 PM
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Posted By Nanabijou
That just doesn't add up though regarding power...

That just doesn't add up though regarding power compared to the CT70. The Grom has more displacement, and is heavier, and reaches a top speed of about 65 mph. None of the CT70s I've had (or ridden)...
Forum: Canada 03-07-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10,983
Views: 769,834
Posted By Nanabijou
Here is some evidence...... ...

Here is some evidence......

http://i62.tinypic.com/4idh1y.jpg

Mike
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