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Forum: Canada 12-17-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Steve G.
Got my ticket already. Probably volunteer at our...

Got my ticket already. Probably volunteer at our club stand on Friday, and go Saturday.
Forum: Regional forums 12-15-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 130,782
Posted By Steve G.
Looks like you should be safe enough? Tough to...

Looks like you should be safe enough? Tough to tell from Google Earth.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 366,243
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah I've always noticed that. Way too close to...

Yeah I've always noticed that. Way too close to moving traffic for my liking. Especially with all those bikes and cars potentially losing it powering up out of the left corner.
Forum: Canada 12-11-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Steve G.
Humbug.

Humbug.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 35,509
Views: 8,960,916
Posted By Steve G.
Gimme skin Bro!!!

Gimme skin Bro!!!
Forum: Regional forums 12-08-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 130,782
Posted By Steve G.
The fish and chips shop is on my to do list then....

The fish and chips shop is on my to do list then. Look forward to it. I fully respect the closed areas. Are you able to look at the stopped front over by the cemetery, or is the whole upper area off...
Forum: Canada 12-08-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,441
Posted By Steve G.
I fully agree with you on the 'predator' term you...

I fully agree with you on the 'predator' term you use. They have indeed increased basic rates [mandated to buy from them] in order to compete with the lower optional rates from the private insurance...
Forum: Canada 12-07-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,441
Posted By Steve G.
Again I understand your frustration. The facts...

Again I understand your frustration. The facts are though, the basic mandatory insurance on a 650 Burgman are cheaper than a ZX14. The Burgman is insured within the 750cc-1150cc engine category, the...
Forum: Canada 12-06-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,441
Posted By Steve G.
I wish you luck. They have an armada of lawyers...

I wish you luck. They have an armada of lawyers waiting.

As mentioned earlier, I'm definitely no fan of ICBC's policy situation with bikes. Started in 1974 under the socialist NDP, it seems...
Forum: Regional forums 12-06-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 130,782
Posted By Steve G.
I'm happy to stop by a café or restaurant and...

I'm happy to stop by a café or restaurant and drop some money over there. This is of course my biggest worry, being "another looky-loo tourist" fouling up streets, wandering around neighbourhoods...
Forum: Canada 12-04-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By Steve G.
I see this as a good move. It will eliminate red...

I see this as a good move. It will eliminate red necks, drunken losers, bike thieves, and people in general that should not be on motorcycles. Last time I went down a FSR, [East Harrison Road] I was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 35,509
Views: 8,960,916
Posted By Steve G.
I would like your Moto Guzzi please!

I would like your Moto Guzzi please!
Forum: Canada 12-03-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,441
Posted By Steve G.
For comparison's sake, I will give you the...

For comparison's sake, I will give you the numbers for my '08 - XR650L. BTW, I'm in Territory D, lower mainland Vancouver, so my rates will be slightly higher than yours on the upper island. Yearly...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,274
Posted By Steve G.
Saw this bike at Vashon back in 2013. We were...

Saw this bike at Vashon back in 2013. We were quite confused for a bit.
Forum: Canada 12-02-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,441
Posted By Steve G.
I agree that ICBC's engine size categorization...

I agree that ICBC's engine size categorization doesn't seem to make much sense. I've lived with this, and our very high rates since 1976. I will say one thing about it, that the system does NOT black...
Forum: Canada 12-01-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Steve G.
Caution, caution, money pit discovered.

Caution, caution, money pit discovered.
Forum: Canada 12-01-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Steve G.
Big yawn for me. Was in the craft beer market...

Big yawn for me. Was in the craft beer market last night about 1/4 mile from the stadium, they had it piped in on the TV's, other than the odd yell from customers when a big play happened, meh.
...
Forum: Regional forums 11-25-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 130,782
Posted By Steve G.
The quad trip was great really. Over on the east...

The quad trip was great really. Over on the east side, Hilo north, is a tiny bot cooler, and can get the off afternoon shower, which meant no dust, and a true landscape of the classic rain forest,...
Forum: Regional forums 11-24-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 130,782
Posted By Steve G.
Heading to the Big Island for 2 weeks in...

Heading to the Big Island for 2 weeks in February. I've been to Oahu 1/2 dozen times [company condo near Ft Derussey] , Maui perhaps 25 times since 1980 took advantage of virtually free company condo...
Forum: Canada 11-20-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,362
Posted By Steve G.
I hear ya. McMennimans in Eugene is a great...

I hear ya. McMennimans in Eugene is a great place.
I'll be at the Seattle bike show this Saturday. Plan to stop by a few shops on the way down including Cycle Gear in Lynwood. At the bike show,...
Forum: Europe 11-18-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,420
Posted By Steve G.
Still consider myself a newbie to this region,...

Still consider myself a newbie to this region, but I'm lucky enough to have ridden the Alps/Dolomites twice, 3 years apart, the last being late August-early September, 2013....
Forum: Canada 11-17-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By Steve G.
Here it is, right from the communistic...

Here it is, right from the communistic broadcasting conglomerate.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/off-road-vehicle-registration-launched-for-b-c-1.2837632
Forum: Canada 11-17-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,955
Posted By Steve G.
WTF,,,Dude!!! What happened Richard???

WTF,,,Dude!!! What happened Richard???
Forum: Canada 11-16-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,955
Posted By Steve G.
We have very high mandatory insurance in BC, so...

We have very high mandatory insurance in BC, so taking advantage of the collector plate program is really nice. A multi-vehicle plate for 12 months, based on the 751-1151cc engine category, $5...
Forum: Canada 11-16-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,955
Posted By Steve G.
I've got a multi-vehicle collector plate to look...

I've got a multi-vehicle collector plate to look after both Nortons, the Laverda, CT70, and the RC30. I run that all year. Generally I get the regular plate insured mid March, depending on the...
Forum: Canada 11-14-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,404
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah me too. Happy Camp snowed in, in May? Who'd...

Yeah me too. Happy Camp snowed in, in May? Who'd a thunk that?
Forum: Canada 11-14-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,404
Posted By Steve G.
Looks like an Alberta license plate.

Looks like an Alberta license plate.
Forum: Canada 11-11-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,942
Posted By Steve G.
Whenever I see a pic of Jordon, I think about the...

Whenever I see a pic of Jordon, I think about the issues he had crossing the border into the states, which badly affected his AMA attempts a few years back. I think he would have done well.
Forum: Canada 11-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By Steve G.
I've heard a lot about this coming, but different...

I've heard a lot about this coming, but different implementation dates. I heard from a dealer that implementation at the dealer level starts Nov 30th/2014. This will include issuing of offroad plates...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,804
Posted By Steve G.
I don't really care. Just chuckling at another...

I don't really care. Just chuckling at another 'personalization' gone bad. Good entertainment.
Forum: Canada 11-08-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By Steve G.
You are certainly correct. If the WA...

You are certainly correct.

If the WA stands for Western Australia, rather than Washington, I'm afraid you are in the same boat as samslow points out above. If you are from Washington, state,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,510
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, ok. So what do you think AKI additive...

Yeah, ok. So what do you think AKI additive actually does to prevent pre-ignition?????
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,804
Posted By Steve G.
A case study on how to instantly reduce the value...

A case study on how to instantly reduce the value of your bike.
Forum: Canada 11-05-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,362
Posted By Steve G.
Rode through there twice this year, once on the...

Rode through there twice this year, once on the Norton, once on the GS. I have my own seat at Deschutes. :freaky
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By Steve G.
Hmm, I was gonna say the most notorious thing...

Hmm, I was gonna say the most notorious thing you'll deal with is the Williams Lake Stampede, rodeo, but next year it's the last weekend in June. In the summer, you will find the odd, ummmm, first...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Steve G.
Thanks very much guys. Looking forward to this....

Thanks very much guys. Looking forward to this. promise to give all an update on the bike rent I've gone with and where I end up.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,967
Posted By Steve G.
Napolean Beren mirrors, in chrome, is my mirror...

Napolean Beren mirrors, in chrome, is my mirror of choice. Very high quality, chrome a bit harder to find than black.
http://www.amazon.com/Napoleon-Mirrors-AP-101-Replacement-Mirror/dp/B004WPQZTE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,510
Posted By Steve G.
My first priority is to avoid ethanol. Even my...

My first priority is to avoid ethanol. Even my Honda lawnmower runs better without it. After that, I try to run the lowest octane the engine is happy with. Noting that the higher the octane, the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35,509
Views: 8,960,916
Posted By Steve G.
I'd rather have a push mower.

I'd rather have a push mower.
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 975
Posted By Steve G.
Get chains,,,,,ONLY because it'll prevent the...

Get chains,,,,,ONLY because it'll prevent the cops from getting mad at you and fining you should you come across a "snow ability" road block or get stuck yourself. The road north of Squamish is...
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