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Forum: Canada 03-19-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
-- Pat, what a privilege it was to have the...

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Pat, what a privilege it was to have the opportunity to see that bike you and Stephane came up with this fall in Alhaurin de la Grande prior to your departure to Merzouga ! We hope to return...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,917,811
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Mesh laundry bag. Put it in the lake (water...

Mesh laundry bag. Put it in the lake (water obstacle or the like...). Tethered to a simple ancre point...Cold within minutes.:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6,698
Views: 1,205,175
Posted By CDNRIDER09
[QUOTE=ducmons;26055655]I can't stand crowded...

[QUOTE=ducmons;26055655]I can't stand crowded handlebars, so I'll mounting my inReach at this location...

For info, I carry my InReach inside one of the chest pocket of my jacket. Never had any...
Forum: Canada 10-12-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Thumb Patrick Trahan - Merzouga

[QUOTE=Deadly99;25141039]
Do you know Patrick from Quebec? Check out his 250, he is racing it at the Merzouga Rally this fall....he built the parts for a rally kit. Just when you thought there...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 272,119
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Collar issues

I personally did not experience any issue with the collar. Yesterday I rode for the first time without wearing my "buff" (http://www.planetbuff.com/shop-buff/best-sellers/black-uv-half-buff.html) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 112,864
Posted By CDNRIDER09
How about a Tourance on the rear and a Karoo 3 on...

How about a Tourance on the rear and a Karoo 3 on the front for 80% road 20% gravel/unpaved as some "ride the world" people tend to do? Could this be a decent solution?

I am on my last set of...
Forum: Canada 07-18-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,346
Views: 694,919
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Thumb Fully recommend that you do this. Very nice...

Fully recommend that you do this. Very nice areas. If you look for resources in the Malaga area, make sure you contact Pat, a fellow Canadian and a former Dakar competitor @...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
--- In fact, as you probably know, and for...

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In fact, as you probably know, and for once accurately described in Wiki: "Canada uses primarily English-derived common law, the holders of the land actually have land tenure...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,030
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Adventure Rain

My Adventure Rain (non-Gore-Tex) waterproof boots leaked after less than 10 000km of use... I would not purchase them again.

The membrane makes it too hot in the sun and does not do its job when...
Forum: EMEA 03-06-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,945
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Try Pat and Hannah. Pat is a french canadian...

Try Pat and Hannah. Pat is a french canadian (Dakar competitor in his younger years) that speaks English fluently and Hannah speaks English no problem.

http://www.motoadventours.com/rental/

I...
Forum: Canada 03-06-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Thanks for the info. Will make sure not to bring...

Thanks for the info. Will make sure not to bring my credit card if I stop on my way to the Eastern townships...
Forum: Canada 03-06-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Thanks, good to know. I get there 3 or 4 times a...

Thanks, good to know. I get there 3 or 4 times a year. May pay a visit on my next trip. Cheers.
Forum: Canada 03-05-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By CDNRIDER09
ouin... although it's always good to be looking...

ouin... although it's always good to be looking at new bikes and new kit, this one was a bit disappointing... Not much to see there... I was hoping to see some Klim stuff (Not really accessible in...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Sorry for the late reply... we did camp for the...

Sorry for the late reply... we did camp for the whole trip.
Forum: Canada 08-17-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Good seeing you again this year in Minnesota this...

Good seeing you again this year in Minnesota this time. So you know, we went to the "Mad House" in Thunder Bay as you recommended and paid our respects to Northern Rider. We had an outstanding lunch...
Forum: Canada 08-01-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
It seems that this place's purpose is to protect...

It seems that this place's purpose is to protect a representative sample of the high peaks of the Appalachians. The vegetation is divided into three strata (deciduous, mixed and coniferous),...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
I would think it was Murphy showing up for our...

I would think it was Murphy showing up for our vacations.

Called Jesse from the middle of nowhere to validate my assessment. I tried the connect/reconnect thing based on his input as well. Worked...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,197
Posted By CDNRIDER09
I have been wearing the Sidi Adventure Rain (non...

I have been wearing the Sidi Adventure Rain (non Gore-tex) since 2010. They are very comfortable. However, in my second year they were already taking in water big time. I understand that I did not go...
Forum: Canada 07-15-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
"Jamie's bike battery had failed..." The...

"Jamie's bike battery had failed..."

The same thing happened to my wife last year (same bike model F650 GS Twin) during our trip to the Cabot Trail. We were on a gravel road going East from Maine...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-06-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 48,217
Views: 2,985,923
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Yes it is.

Yes it is.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-06-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 48,217
Views: 2,985,923
Posted By CDNRIDER09
A thank you to your Firefighters

If you are or know any firefighters, thanks for your support. One of our small Canadian town, Lac Mégantic (Québec) just suffered a catastrophic event.
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Forum: Equipment 05-10-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 272,119
Posted By CDNRIDER09
My concern is the impact of wear because of the...

My concern is the impact of wear because of the "open and shut" effect on those zippers and the fact that they are exposed. As demonstrated by the experience of the inmates that were fitted with the...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 272,119
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Are they going to address this at all and improve...

Are they going to address this at all and improve the jacket right away or are they hoping that no other complaints are reported ?

It is a show-stopper for me at this time.
Forum: Canada 09-14-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
--- I would like to offer another...

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I would like to offer another perspective. We had a mechanical issue when we were stuck in the middle of nowhere in New-Brunswick with the 650 that would not start all of a sudden.

You...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Horizons Unlimited Travellers Meeting

Information about the meeting in Barrie, September 20-23, 2012:

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/meetings/Ontario2012.php
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,400
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Teiz ?

This seems decent from the perspective of price and protection. I have not seen or met a rider wearing it thus far in my area.

http://store.teizms.com/navigator

Not a lot of discussion on...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By CDNRIDER09
You're not alone

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=774999
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,678
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Got tired of changing bulbs often

2009 BMW GS.

I went this way.

http://www.advdesigns.com/r1hidcokitfo1.html

So far so good.
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,637
Posted By CDNRIDER09
I have worn mine for two season so far. They are...

I have worn mine for two season so far. They are the Discovery Rain without the "Gore-Tex" membrane but, there is a waterproof membrane in them of probably lesser quality, hence the difference in...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Good point and we went through the same exercise....

Good point and we went through the same exercise. I forgot to mention it. We too got ours from eBay. At the time of our purchase, the cost here in town (in 2009) was CDN$500.00ish plus tax. I was not...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Scala

Here is a bit of info to assist in choosing. We have the bike-to-bike version as we each ride our own ride. We did not suffer any failures in 2+ seasons although some reviews say otherwise. It makes...
Forum: Canada 05-03-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9,723
Views: 674,472
Posted By CDNRIDER09
If you want quality service :...

If you want quality service : http://www.premiercycle.ca/

You will have to book in advance as he is fairly busy. He is very meticulous. He has a growing number of loyal customers. It might...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,383
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Very easy. Open the lid, you turn a small handle...

Very easy. Open the lid, you turn a small handle and off they go. No tools are required.
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,383
Posted By CDNRIDER09
TraX vs Jesse

My .02 cents.

If you physically inspect the two, you will quickly realize that the Jesse are more sturdy. Also, They are much closer to the bike and lower which makes them more adequate to keep...
Forum: Canada 01-11-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,434
Posted By CDNRIDER09
No doubt you will enjoy this region. A lot...

No doubt you will enjoy this region.

A lot of recommendations about the North Shore of the St-Lawrence have been mentionned. You had said you wanted some about the Chaudière-Appalaches. Those...
Forum: Canada 01-10-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,434
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Route 132 East

I strongly suggest that you get to Québec City if you have never been there. It is not a "Big City". Take a day to walk the "La vieille ville" (Old City).

The Chaudière-Appalache area is nice. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Piaa 510

I am somewhat disappointed with my PIAA lights.

A bit of background. We have two bikes. I have a 2009 R1200GS. She has a 2009 F650 GS. I decided to take a page of Touratech's book by trying to...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,876
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Rain Gear Thread

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=553112
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Ref : ESA

A bit of info here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=501436
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,628
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Funny you say that... At the end of the...

Funny you say that...

At the end of the season in late November here I took all the protectors out and washed it in the machine. Then I realized what I had done...

Here is the official...
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