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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9,438
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Posted By maraisrider
Man i Like the looks of that bike, so much so...

Man i Like the looks of that bike, so much so that I'm trying to find one to trade my '13 on!
Forum: Canada 04-07-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
It's marked on my calender Greg, hope to sneak...

It's marked on my calender Greg, hope to sneak away from the farm for the day :D

I plan to hit the Power Sports show on Sunday as well.
Forum: Canada 04-06-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Missed another lunch, dammit. Didn't get out of...

Missed another lunch, dammit.
Didn't get out of the dentist chair until 1:00 and wasn't in any shape to visit for a few hours after :cry
Hope to make the next lunch...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
I'm in the city for an 11:00AM dental...

I'm in the city for an 11:00AM dental appointment, old fillings to replace dammit.
Georges has milkshakes?
If I'm up to it I'll try to slip over for a bit.
Forum: Canada 03-27-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,538
Posted By maraisrider
For some of us it's the great wide open that...

For some of us it's the great wide open that makes Canada what it is. Stay off the Trans Canada highway after you get into Manitoba and there will always be something interesting to see.
Every small...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
What a crazy winter! I got my first decent...

What a crazy winter!
I got my first decent snowmobile ride on March 1 and my first decent bike ride on March 12...
I'm bonspieling in Altona this weekend but with my skills skipping we should be...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
I just got off the phone with my brother in...

I just got off the phone with my brother in Parksville,B.C.
He was on his way home from a bike ride in the hills north of Qualicum on his Gasgas 250. Warm enough for t-shirts and a cold beer after...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Some kind of storage unit in the Phoenix area I'm...

Some kind of storage unit in the Phoenix area I'm thinking, with A/C of course!
We could fly in cheap from Grandforks or Fargo and there's lots of roads out of there.
My only issue with that area...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
After spending 2 weeks driving around southern...

After spending 2 weeks driving around southern California (in a cage, dammit) I'm having real trouble with this cold!
I dragged myself out for a short ride on the sled yesterday and managed to get...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By maraisrider
There's lots of great roads in the south half of...

There's lots of great roads in the south half of the province. Less so as you go north obviously.
A Manitoba backroads mapbook would be a great place to start and I could send you one if needed....
Forum: Canada 01-30-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Lots of useful chatter! Thanks everyone for the...

Lots of useful chatter!
Thanks everyone for the info.
I found a real cheap Tomtom with lifetime updates to use this trip.
I'll look into upgrading my old Garmin after a bit more research.
I also...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
I'll check one out. I'm flying out of Fargo so...

I'll check one out. I'm flying out of Fargo so I'll compare our prices to theirs in case there's a deal to be had!
I'll be traveling from Vegas to San Diego so lane assist will come into play...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Gps

Alright gentlemen, and ladies.

I need a new GPS unit for a road trip (cage) in the states in Feb. I'd like something I can use on my bike as well as a car.
There is no right answer to this but...
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
X Games

My neighbor Josh Penner is riding a sled on X Games Aspen as we speak.
He's got a jump set up in his front yard that I wouldn't climb and he's jumping it. Absolutely nuts!
Forum: Canada 11-29-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Hey Greg, sign me up. Lots going on around...

Hey Greg, sign me up.
Lots going on around then but I need to hook up with the crew as well!
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By maraisrider
Voted. My brother and i came upon the guys...

Voted.
My brother and i came upon the guys mapping the trails while we were riding the Kootenays in August. Even helped them fix a flat!
It's pretty cool to know we've ridden some of the same...
Forum: Canada 09-07-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Just West of Letellier, Red River South elevator...

Just West of Letellier, Red River South elevator in the distance and very close to my yard!

Hope everyone is getting lots of miles these days as I'm spending all these nice days harvesting.
Even...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Charlie, I'd love to hook up for one of your...

Charlie,
I'd love to hook up for one of your rides if I'm not harvesting. May start combining wheat this week.
I'll keep checking these posts for updates.
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Hey Carl, Part of the problem for some of us in...

Hey Carl,
Part of the problem for some of us in posting, We're to lazy to figure out how to do the pictures!
I did a great ride in the Kooteney's with my brother last week. I'll get busy when I...
Forum: Canada 08-12-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Nice one Humvee! Thought I was going to have...

Nice one Humvee!

Thought I was going to have to buy a KLR :D

I did just do 200km on my Tenere and managed to keep it out of the ditch. More luck than skill!
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Hi Mitch, I've been ordering parts for my...

Hi Mitch,
I've been ordering parts for my Tenere from Altrider and have been very happy with them so far!
Ian
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Hey guys, Ignore my windshield inquiries. Turns...

Hey guys,
Ignore my windshield inquiries. Turns out the stock one plus a pile of other stuff was in the saddle bags.
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
I'll check it out, thanks.

I'll check it out, thanks.
Forum: Canada 07-25-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Hi guys, I just picked up a 2011 KLR for my...

Hi guys,
I just picked up a 2011 KLR for my brother.
Anybody have a SMALL windshield they'd want to sell before next weekend?
This one has a barn door!

Ian
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5,646
Views: 469,789
Posted By maraisrider
I pick up Andrew on Monday August 3 and plan to...

I pick up Andrew on Monday August 3 and plan to ride 4 or 5 days.
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5,646
Views: 469,789
Posted By maraisrider
Hi guys, sorry to interrupt your conversation...

Hi guys,
sorry to interrupt your conversation but I'm looking for a parking spot for a truck and trailer early August. Somewhere west of Calgary so I can unload and head west for a few days and miss...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
that would make to much sense...

that would make to much sense...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Speaking of which, does anybody have any ideas...

Speaking of which, does anybody have any ideas where I can park the truck and trailer outside of Calgary?
Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Glad you had a good time Mark. I'm off on...

Glad you had a good time Mark.
I'm off on August 3 for a similar trip. Picking up my brother Andy from, you guessed it, Vancouver Island at the Calgary airport. Parking the truck and trailer and...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
I had a great time at lunch today. Good to meet...

I had a great time at lunch today. Good to meet some new people!
I did a few errands in the Peg and then figured, why not try and catch everyone at Carls!
I guess I missed everyone and tried to...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Darryl, Do you have parts sitting in Pembina? ...

Darryl,
Do you have parts sitting in Pembina?
I could try and get them for you and bring them up to lunch tomorrow.
I'd need the paper work to bring them across.

Ian
Forum: Canada 07-05-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
I hope to make it for lunch tomorrow if the day...

I hope to make it for lunch tomorrow if the day works out. Haven't joined you in a while...
Forum: Canada 06-21-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
To bad I missed you guys. I'd have enjoyed the...

To bad I missed you guys. I'd have enjoyed the day. I managed to get a few miles on both bikes today and likely crossed your path somewhere!
Forum: Canada 06-21-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
Daryl, Just wondered if you're going on you're...

Daryl,
Just wondered if you're going on you're ride from Fort Dufferin today?
Very wet here so stay on the gravel! 4.5 inches of rain this week:eek1
Stop in on you're way by. I'm 2 miles south of...
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
I'd shit a brick driving that thing on gravel! ...

I'd shit a brick driving that thing on gravel!
It was fun to ride though, piles of torque :evil
Forum: Canada 06-08-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
GWN, You were right by my place on you tour of...

GWN,
You were right by my place on you tour of Fort Dufferin. I live south of Letellier on #75. My Dad is one of the seniors that try's to keep the fort in shape. A losing battle with lots of...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
I saw the ugliest KLR at Crappy Tire yesterday....

I saw the ugliest KLR at Crappy Tire yesterday. Couldn't find the owner but I'm sure he was in getting more green paint!
Forum: Canada 05-08-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
I think you're looking for Mark Smith east of...

I think you're looking for Mark Smith east of Birds Hill Park.
I've had him do a go-over on my R100GS and he did a great job.

204-444-3968

Good luck!
Forum: Canada 05-04-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
The roads around here are wicked soft with the...

The roads around here are wicked soft with the frost coming out of the ground and nobody driving on them yet. Us farmers will pound the crap out of 'em soon though!

I found the S10 windshield to...
Forum: Canada 05-04-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,521
Posted By maraisrider
The S10 just fits me better. I always felt as if...

The S10 just fits me better. I always felt as if I'm climbing on a horse with the GSA!
This thing just works for me, it's more stable in wind, the stock seat is pretty comfortable and the heated...
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