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Forum: Canada 01-27-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 23,656
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Thanks for the advice. It seems that regardless...

Thanks for the advice. It seems that regardless of my (perceived) skill and fitness, this isnt the event for novelty value.
Forum: Canada 01-27-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 23,656
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Approx how many KM a day are covered on the RR?...

Approx how many KM a day are covered on the RR? I'm considering doing something stupid: Team Yamaha DT50.

A street legal 50cc two stroke that I can literally carry across water crossings is a...
Forum: Canada 01-19-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Depends if you're bringing cold weather gear. On...

Depends if you're bringing cold weather gear. On Craigslist I found a guy driving a pickup to Cali, and hitched a ride with him for a couple hundred bucks, but offloaded near Nashville because we...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-19-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 43,793
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
I'd rather not have condoms when i need one than...

I'd rather not have condoms when i need one than have condoms but never need one....

Just saying
Forum: Canada 05-01-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,520
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Eliminate the CRTC and say goodbye to all...

Eliminate the CRTC and say goodbye to all Canadian programming too. Cbc is an entirely different animal than a network with interest of ONE political party like the Sun Media one.

Only Hugo...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,520
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
In 2010 (and possibly to this day?) Harper had...

In 2010 (and possibly to this day?) Harper had his former spokesperson pushing the CRTC to allow a "right wing television network modelled along the lines of Fox News."

He who controls the...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-30-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 43,793
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
VERY good point. I have a tendency to eat...

VERY good point.

I have a tendency to eat pretty much anything resembling food, often aged beyond perfection, in parts of the world where the food quality never really reaches "perfection".
...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,070
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
I feel like the last few years have been a...

I feel like the last few years have been a taserfest in Canada.

I feel that it's just lazy policework to rely on a taser to subdue someone as opposed to physically restraining them etc. ...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,701
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
WHY, LORD XENU?? WHAT HAVE WE DONE TO DISPLEASE...

WHY, LORD XENU?? WHAT HAVE WE DONE TO DISPLEASE YOU?!

Seriously. Its below freezing again.

Longest. Winter. Ever.
Forum: Face plant 04-11-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,925
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Lol. Just kidding. I dont have a bunny. Or...

Lol. Just kidding.

I dont have a bunny. Or a daughter for that matter
Forum: Face plant 04-10-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,925
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Hey guys wondering if you can help me. My...

Hey guys wondering if you can help me. My daughter's pet rabbit ran away one night a little while back. It likes to cross the street at night. Just wanted to know if anyone had seen it....
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
This trip was pretty much exactly a year ago. ...

This trip was pretty much exactly a year ago. From Feb. 1 2012 to April...something...2012. Maybe April 15th?
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
The motel owner in Brownsville asked where I was...

The motel owner in Brownsville asked where I was headed. When I told him, he and the Mexican guy selling him food both freaked the fuck out. “Oh no…. Why would you want to do a thing like that?" I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Thanks for the support! Good to see people are...

Thanks for the support! Good to see people are reading this.

Day 5 - Beaumont, Texas - Riviera, Texas

Glad to see my bike was still there this morning. (That's a veiled jab at the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Haha yeah, its brutal. Longest winter ever. ...

Haha yeah, its brutal. Longest winter ever. Just to clarify, this trip was a year ago. I'm sitting here freezing my buns off in Toronto reminiscing about this trip, turning my blog into a ride...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
I'm kind of a hero, no big deal.

Not sure where to begin regarding today. Had something kinda crazy happen a few hours ago.

All through Louisiana it poured some of the most intense rain I’ve ever seen. I spent probably three...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a512/Adrian_ru...

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a512/Adrian_rufo/074_zps8ece43c2.jpg

Day 3 - Kingston Springs, Tennessee - Hazlehurst, Mississippi

Question: What’s the point of a camouflage hat? I mean,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Day 1 ...

Day 1

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a512/Adrian_rufo/061_zps52c94edb.jpg

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a512/Adrian_rufo/060_zps242c5438.jpg

And we’re off! My amazing...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
20,000KM Solo, a Wild Ride to Panama and Back

I'm finally putting together a proper ride report of my trip from Toronto to Panama city and back. With the weather dropping back down to freezing up here even though it's spring, all I can do is...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,452
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Glad I finally found this thread!! What a...

Glad I finally found this thread!! What a thorough account! Great pictures too. Especially the one of me in Honduras....:lol3

Let me know when you head to the great white north
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-31-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 133,141
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
My Dnepr and it's rather odd ignition placement. ...

My Dnepr and it's rather odd ignition placement.

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a512/Adrian_rufo/image_zpsf2695e10.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,219
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Income taxes, yes, but not much more than the...

Income taxes, yes, but not much more than the U.S.

Anyway, enough about this! I don't wanna hijack an amazing thread.
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,219
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Become a Canadian and it would be freeeeeeee!...

Become a Canadian and it would be freeeeeeee! :hide

Good ride report though, and I'm glad you're ok.

I'm not even the least bit religious, but sometimes its eerie how thing "work out". Those...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,036
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Threaded Bar End

Hi X-Country owners! I need some help. I recently bought some stock X-country bars for my '02 Dakar for cheap. I installed them with adapters, but now here's my problem.

The bar didn't come...
Forum: Canada 03-23-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,701
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
I'm hoping for your sake you're at least near to...

I'm hoping for your sake you're at least near to something that makes the cold bittersweet, like snowmobile trails or mountains.

The problem for us city folk (Mean Ol' Toronto) is that we have...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 446,547
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Can I put links here? ...

Can I put links here? http://ontario.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-motorcycles-motorcycle-parts-accessories-BMW-Saddle-bags-W0QQAdIdZ466390171

Not affiliated, just thought someone would be...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,209
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
How much for the two tube deal shipped to canada?

How much for the two tube deal shipped to canada?
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Yeah, that wouldnt be fun. It would be better to...

Yeah, that wouldnt be fun. It would be better to have them attach to the lids as opposed to mangling the actual lids
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
A ladder at each end could work, or you could...

A ladder at each end could work, or you could just use the end of the ladder to dig out the front wheel? I'd need to do some experimenting (eg driving into some mud pits).

I've thought of ways...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
I can't imagine it being very heavy. After all,...

I can't imagine it being very heavy. After all, it would be aluminum. or maybe a steel one would be better....it could also be used as a grill! The possibilities are endless here.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Sand ladder equivalent for bikes? Should I make some?

Random question: Has anyone applied anything along the lines of a sand ladder similar to what 4x4'ers use to the bike world? Can you see something like this being useful for the big GS riders who...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,017
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Falling on pavement, atgatt, is much different...

Falling on pavement, atgatt, is much different from falling in any other situation. Leathers and armored gear are designed to take some slidin' right?

After years of BMX, mountain biking,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 90,115
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
How bout a less modern black bike.....Although...

How bout a less modern black bike.....Although it's true color is RED. Get it? Soviet bike? No? Forget it....

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a512/Adrian_rufo/Dnepr5_zps72d6dcbd.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 83,094
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Been there before. The motel owner (I...

Been there before.

The motel owner (I think I was in Riviera, Texas, on my way to Panama) actually told me to bring my bike into my room, otherwise it would be gone in the morning! Maybe this is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-18-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,216
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Sorry dude, this thread's for bikes, not jet...

Sorry dude, this thread's for bikes, not jet skis. :hide
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
I wear alpinestars supertech-r's on the road,...

I wear alpinestars supertech-r's on the road, alpinestars tech-3 offroad. I've considered buying separate armor but i was just wondering if i could avoid that. I like the look of the klim stuff....
Forum: Hacks 03-15-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,799
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Congrats on the bike. I just bought my...

Congrats on the bike. I just bought my geezer-magnet a month ago at age 28. I might be the youngest Dnepr owner on here though!

I'm surprised at how many young Ural owners are on here! Glad I'm...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Inside the boot pants?

Does anyone know of any armoured textile pants that go inside the boot? The key here is armour.

I want CE approved hips and knees, but I'm sick of pants that are baggy at the bottom like my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,659
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
Yeah i think it does. More than one person had to...

Yeah i think it does. More than one person had to give it the green light. There were probably focus groups, research, and graphic designers involved, as opposed to a custom, where all it takes is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,659
Posted By Tengai In Toronto
I think you need new forks...

I think you need new forks...
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