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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 313,335
Posted By Corbeau
2002 VFR, sport-tourer...

... because life is not just about gravel (although this Interceptor has seen plenty of gravel roads...)

First, a pic:

http://neigeenhaut.com/nest/VFR/trips/national2010/day_1_vfr.jpg

Then,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 1,099,478
Posted By Corbeau
I like that tip...

I like that tip...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Full edit of the post i had just here. I wrote...

Full edit of the post i had just here. I wrote too soon :(

Congrats to the guy who landed Juames' 640.

I'll find mine eventually. And Quantis, I'm keeping your 650 in mind... (But I'll look...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Call me a wuss if you wish, but I'm still waiting...

Call me a wuss if you wish, but I'm still waiting for another good rain storm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 282,544
Posted By Corbeau
Well, my commute is about to get pretty...

Well, my commute is about to get pretty interesting...
20 miles of mostly freeways, but I have a good 15 minutes of stop-and-go in the morning, and maybe 20-25 in the afternoon. Clutch out, 1st...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Bonjour folks, from JF from Orléans Spring...

Bonjour folks, from JF from Orléans

Spring is around the corner, so I'm lurking again... I still have a few weekends of skiing left, so my attention is still on ski-related forums, but I had a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-14-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 1,099,478
Posted By Corbeau
Returned at 7 p.m., so about 3 days later or 72...

Returned at 7 p.m., so about 3 days later or 72 hours. Montana was still on. The VFR battery, however, did not fare so well: it was down to 8.4 volts, enough for dim headlights and definitively not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-13-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 1,099,478
Posted By Corbeau
Crap... I'm at the chalet and I'll return home at...

Crap... I'm at the chalet and I'll return home at the end of this long weekend (It's thanksgiving in Cannuckistan) to a dead VFR: I left in a hurry in my Jeep Friday afternoon -- couldn't take the...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,938
Posted By Corbeau
The more I read those posts, the more I...

The more I read those posts, the more I appreciate everything my RC does for me. Protection (from road rash and the elements) is important for me.

Yeah, I'd look hot in a Rev'it, as I nod to the...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
CanadianX, consider it a "performance...

CanadianX, consider it a "performance certificate" :clap
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,938
Posted By Corbeau
The RC was bought in 2007. But Aerostich can...

The RC was bought in 2007. But Aerostich can retrofit the new zippers...
Forum: Canada 10-04-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Back in 97 or so -- hey, that's last century! --,...

Back in 97 or so -- hey, that's last century! --, a boss of mine had a K75RT, took it on a yearly three-week sport-touring ride, commuted with it every day and he was a happy camper. He sold it in...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,938
Posted By Corbeau
Roadcrafter v/s Rev'it Sand 2

A search yielded Aerostich Roadcrafter vs Rev'it Energy, Revit Infinity V.S. Aerostitch Roadcrafter and Decisions decisions... Roadcrafter or Rev'it Cayenne?, so here's my question: Roadcrafter v/s...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,719
Posted By Corbeau
Charleston, I agree with your statement about the...

Charleston, I agree with your statement about the Roadcrafter, except about the top end of the "wide temperature range"... That suit can turn into a remarquable sauna...

But for its protection...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,179
Posted By Corbeau
How's the fit of a TCX, compared to the Sidi's?...

How's the fit of a TCX, compared to the Sidi's? Turns out I have a narrow foot (make that two narrow feet, come to think of it :hmmmmm )and I'm happy with my street Italian boots. But for the dirt, I...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,825
Posted By Corbeau
Exactly my thoughts!

Exactly my thoughts!
Forum: Americas 09-25-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Corbeau
Ottawa-Skyline Dr. three day trip

Good day, folks

Leaves are starting to turn here in the Great White North and the leaf peepers are arriving.

To avoid the latter, I'm heading south. My plan is to leave the Washington of the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 32,747
Posted By Corbeau
Thank you, Nancy, for a great read, I enjoyed...

Thank you, Nancy, for a great read, I enjoyed every single post.

(from a fellow Montrealer...)
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 162,482
Posted By Corbeau
I'm in -- and now following in real-time, as...

I'm in -- and now following in real-time, as opposed to the reading marathon I did for Coast to coast...

Great eye for composition, Dennis...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,256
Posted By Corbeau
Merveilleux reportage! Thanks...

Merveilleux reportage!

Thanks...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,796
Posted By Corbeau
Thanks for sharing... Some of my high school...

Thanks for sharing...

Some of my high school students, in a drop-out recovery program, are dealing with anxiety and your RR helped me understand them a little better.
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 31,928
Posted By Corbeau
:bow You have a way with words... It reminds...

:bow

You have a way with words... It reminds me of the quote from stand-up comedian Ron James, pulling into a Tim Horton's after a long day on the road:

You're greeted by the devilish charms of...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,560
Posted By Corbeau
I've spent 10 years as a member of the Fourth...

I've spent 10 years as a member of the Fourth Estate. I was a talented news getter, writing for community weeklies at first, then dailies (a never ending string of term contracts and freelance.)...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Allow me to copy-pasta a RR from a couple of...

Allow me to copy-pasta a RR from a couple of years ago... (published on STN, IIRC)

Corbeau takes his 8-y.o. son dirt bike riding
July 27, 2008

OK, technically 7.94 years old, it was an early...
Forum: Canada 08-15-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,983
Posted By Corbeau
Not too much of an adjustment for Ms Corbeau...

Not too much of an adjustment for Ms Corbeau either. She was six when she left Leicester for Canada.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 1,099,478
Posted By Corbeau
Surgery on the battery pins...

OK, you know how you're supposed to insert the battery in the Montana, right? Contact end first, then the other end, by the foam.

Well, call me stupid, but I did it the other way around...
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 1,099,478
Posted By Corbeau
Don't laugh, I just did that the other day. ...

Don't laugh, I just did that the other day.

Time to perform surgery with needle nose pliers. I'll post pics...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-31-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 1,099,478
Posted By Corbeau
Just hardwired my Montana 600 to my VFR, using...

Just hardwired my Montana 600 to my VFR, using the rugged craddle. Someone please remind me not leave the GPS on the bike overnight, as I'm wired straight to the battery.

Might be a good reason...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,429
Posted By Corbeau
Anyone tried one of these? ...

Anyone tried one of these?

http://www.mec.ca/product/5006-001/gsi-stainless-steel-espresso-maker/?f=10&q=espresso

Not to stir the (coffee) pot, but I wouldn't drink Via if my life depended on...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Hey, that's very close to this place: ...

Hey, that's very close to this place:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7433/9366733869_a9e1f48904_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/neige_en_haut/9366733869/)
Juxtaposed signs...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Those Eurpeans sure know how to have fun...

Those Eurpeans sure know how to have fun...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-23-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 1,099,478
Posted By Corbeau
Bonjour, folks (and to you as well, 'poof!) ...

Bonjour, folks (and to you as well, 'poof!)

Just ordered a Montana 600 with City Navigator from gpscity.ca... Looking forward persuing to the massive amount of information in this thread.

BTW,...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Thanks for the heads-up, Quantis... Although my...

Thanks for the heads-up, Quantis... Although my avatar still says I'm looking for a 640 ADV, methinks my best bet (for fun and the learning curve of local trail riding) would be a DRZ400. (If I can...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Yep, got the discount. Not a big one, because I...

Yep, got the discount. Not a big one, because I only needed the plate with the ballhead to screws into the rugged mount and I already have a ballhead screwed into the tank bolts of my VFR. (And I had...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Heads up and thanks to Emmbeedee: just bought a...

Heads up and thanks to Emmbeedee: just bought a Montana 600 from gpscity.ca.

Still need the dual sport bike, though...
Forum: Canada 07-13-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
OK, fess up, who among us is the farmer? ...

OK, fess up, who among us is the farmer?

http://www.ottawapolice.ca/en/MediaRoom/NewsReleases/12-07-12/77479790-d15f-497d-bbae-2ba8956629b2.aspx
Forum: Canada 05-11-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 41,007
Posted By Corbeau
I'm going to live this adventure vicariously...

I'm going to live this adventure vicariously through you guys...

Will you post pics and stories (both PG-13) during the trip, or are we going to get an orgy of RR upon your return?
Forum: Canada 05-06-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Thanks for the help in your replies. Alas, you...

Thanks for the help in your replies.
Alas, you know what they say about the early bird and the worm? I was buyer # 3 in line.

Back to shopping. Keep your eyes open for a 640 or possibly a DRZ...
Forum: Canada 05-04-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Not yet, I'll check it out tomorrow or Sunday. ...

Not yet, I'll check it out tomorrow or Sunday.

Couple of questions: so yes, it's an 02, not and 03+. According to this thread, http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=184956 , the '03 has...
Forum: Canada 05-03-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 481,844
Posted By Corbeau
Hey, gang, is this one FS from one of us... ("Ha,...

Hey, gang, is this one FS from one of us... ("Ha, what a grasshopper," I hear in the background, "he wrote 'one of us'...")
...
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