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Forum: Canada 02-16-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,372
Posted By BluenoseGuy
Icelandair runs a summer direct service from...

Icelandair runs a summer direct service from Halifax. Not sure what days of the week it's available.
Forum: Canada 12-15-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,325
Posted By BluenoseGuy
My advice is to get a room in the Baddeck area...

My advice is to get a room in the Baddeck area for two nights and do the trail in both directions over two days. The road and views are completely different in the opposite direction. There are a...
Forum: Vendors 11-08-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 76,933
Posted By BluenoseGuy
PayPal sent. Thanks

PayPal sent.

Thanks
Forum: Canada 09-06-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By BluenoseGuy
I met a couple Germans in June at Meat Cove who...

I met a couple Germans in June at Meat Cove who had just picked up their bikes in Halifax and were starting a one year trip They had shipped them on a roll-on/roll-off ship from Germany. Don't know...
Forum: Americas 08-15-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 79,425
Posted By BluenoseGuy
Hmm, not sure where weather.com is getting its...

Hmm, not sure where weather.com is getting its information showing the rain/snow mix with close to freezing temps. Here's the link to the Canadian government weather site. They're showing more...
Forum: Canada 08-15-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By BluenoseGuy
Most of that leg is in Nova Scotia. Take a look...

Most of that leg is in Nova Scotia. Take a look at www.novascotia.com for listings of campgrounds and motels in the area. I've seen several campgrounds and mom & pop motels between Amherst and...
Forum: Americas 07-30-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 79,425
Posted By BluenoseGuy
OK, here's my bear story: When I did the TLH...

OK, here's my bear story:

When I did the TLH last month, I stayed a night with my daughter's inlaws in Goose Bay. I was mentioning that my wife was concerned that a bear might make a snack out of...
Forum: Americas 07-29-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 79,425
Posted By BluenoseGuy
I did the TLH last month on a Wee with TKC's. I...

I did the TLH last month on a Wee with TKC's. I encountered everything from dry to cold, gusty winds and driving rain. I didn't have any dirt experience prior to this ride. I'll second what Mark...
Forum: Canada 07-14-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By BluenoseGuy
I'll second the suggestion to at least carry a...

I'll second the suggestion to at least carry a set of soft ties. All the ferries have tiedown straps but some are pretty large, with big hooks. I found it better to attach the boat's strap to the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,576
Posted By BluenoseGuy
Nice report. In the picture taken of the small...

Nice report. In the picture taken of the small bay outside Guysborough, my brother-in-law lives in the house in the right corner of the pic.
Forum: Americas 07-07-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 79,425
Posted By BluenoseGuy
Credit and debit cards will work. I dont think US...

Credit and debit cards will work. I dont think US cash is commonly accepted in Newfoundland and Labrador. I haven't seen US currency used here in the Maritimes and didn't see anyone using it on the...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By BluenoseGuy
St. Andrews, just past the border at Calais, is...

St. Andrews, just past the border at Calais, is scenic, with kayaking and whale watching. The Alma area in Fundy National Park has some nice camping.
Forum: Americas 06-24-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 79,425
Posted By BluenoseGuy
I just finished the TLH clockwise and I'm on the...

I just finished the TLH clockwise and I'm on the ferry to Sydney. I met a couple from Australia 2 up riding an R100R (I think it was) running Tourances. They didn't have any problems with the road...
Forum: Americas 06-05-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 79,425
Posted By BluenoseGuy
I'm leaving New Brunswick June 18th, clockwise,...

I'm leaving New Brunswick June 18th, clockwise, 10-14 days. I'm planning the evening ferry from Matane to Baie Comeau, stay the night there and starting north on Sunday. WeeStrom with TKC80. looks...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,740
Posted By BluenoseGuy
I saw the G4 for sale at a rally and asked the...

I saw the G4 for sale at a rally and asked the Scala rep if it would fit in my C3. He hadn't tried it before and wasn't hopeful but said he would try with my helmet. The install was very easy and...
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,035
Posted By BluenoseGuy
I'm in. Thanks

I'm in.

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By BluenoseGuy
http://www.vstrom.info/Smf/index.php/topic,6105.0....

http://www.vstrom.info/Smf/index.php/topic,6105.0.html
Take a look at this thread. Don't know if it's your problem but sounds similar.
Forum: Canada 06-19-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By BluenoseGuy
There is an aux input on the G4. The kit comes...

There is an aux input on the G4. The kit comes with the cable to connect an Ipod/MP3 device. The later model Q2 has the same input. Not sure how it can work as an earbud output as the other poster...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,143
Posted By BluenoseGuy
Regarding Cardo's lack of support for adding an...

Regarding Cardo's lack of support for adding an earbud option, I spoke with a company rep and was told that since there's a regulation banning the use of "in ear" speakers while operating a vehicle,...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By BluenoseGuy
XM changed their policy about 6 months ago and...

XM changed their policy about 6 months ago and you can now have an XM weather subscription with a Canadian address. You don't need separate subscriptions for the US and Canada and the weather...
Forum: Canada 08-25-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By BluenoseGuy
There's a second border crossing in Calais. ...

There's a second border crossing in Calais. Normally it's a much shorter line. Entering Calais from the north on Route 9/Route 1, turn left on North St. I believe it's referred to as the Milltown...
Forum: Canada 07-19-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By BluenoseGuy
I'm about four hours away, in New Brunswick. I...

I'm about four hours away, in New Brunswick. I could be in Rimouski Tuesday by 11:00am with a trailer. I could bring the bike to my place. I live about 40 minutes from Presque Isle and Houlton in...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By BluenoseGuy
My wife and I have been using the Q2 units for a...

My wife and I have been using the Q2 units for a little over a year, both bike-to-bike and rider-passenger.

The advertised range is about 1600 feet. I'd say it's a bit less - about 1000 feet...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-16-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 310,948
Posted By BluenoseGuy
Hey Novaboy, nice shot of the 200 panel. Didn't...

Hey Novaboy, nice shot of the 200 panel. Didn't they tell you that you can fly it faster and higher than the Twotter? :wink:
Forum: Americas 12-14-2008, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By BluenoseGuy
Another vote for AZ Rides. My wife and I rented...

Another vote for AZ Rides. My wife and I rented from them in
April. Friendly service with an attention to detail and their bikes are meticulously maintained. A first class operation.
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,481
Posted By BluenoseGuy
Great report. Small world indeed. I also know...

Great report. Small world indeed. I also know the guy you met in Yarmouth. If your cafeteria is at YYZ, I've eaten there as well!
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By BluenoseGuy
What sector do you work? I talk to the high and...

What sector do you work? I talk to the high and low guys over Maine quite regularly.
Forum: Canada 08-27-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By BluenoseGuy
If you've got the time, ride the trail in both...

If you've got the time, ride the trail in both directions. You'll see a totally different set of views that don't look quite as good in your mirror! It's also fun to ride the uphill twisties...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2008, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By BluenoseGuy
This looks like it will work. ...

This looks like it will work.

http://www.edsets.com/zumomic
Forum: Canada 01-21-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 268,138
Posted By BluenoseGuy
Hi Paul. I am glad I had the opportunity to...

Hi Paul.

I am glad I had the opportunity to meet you in Woodstock last week. It was quite refreshing to see someone so focused and with such an obvious love of life and determination to make the...
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