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Forum: Americas 07-20-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By xcountry41
Stewart - Cassiar

Went up Last June on the Cassiar, back on the Alcan. Did not notice any more hazards than normal during the Ft. Nelson - St John Leg but found it brutally boring and even depressing. Whitehorse to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 260,744
Posted By xcountry41
Back at you

Back at you dipshit.
some cyclists use strategy to try and make sure cagers see them, for good reason. the consequenses of being hit by a vehicle trump your minor inconveinience!!
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,925
Posted By xcountry41
Mine too!, fixed!!

Hey, thanks to some clues in this thread I think I just solved my no start issues with my 2012 XC.
Like most describe, I was stranded yesterday after a break on my commute home. Turned the key ,bike...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By xcountry41
Alberta sport fishing guide.

Thanks I'll do a little research on the east slopes in the guide if they still have the descriptions of the streams, lakes, rivers! haven't studied fishing info for many years. I'm due for a FTR run...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By xcountry41
Fishin

Hey thanks I'll look him up. Great ride,and trucking reports by the way. one of the very first ride reports I read start to finish literally one of the main catalysts of my adventure riding...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By xcountry41
Campbell river

Well I started out thinking about trout and about 500-800km range from home now I've got Campbell river on the list and thinking about what I'd do if a 20lb salmon took my fly!!
sorta like buying my...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By xcountry41
Boya lake provincial park

Boya lake was rally nice at the northern end of the Cassiar. Also Ft.Telkwa RV park/ campground just south of Smithers on the Bulkley river. Private owners nice people, quiet with free showers!
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By xcountry41
Fishing and riding western Canada

Hey I'm Gary, Edmonton area. Love getting out on my T8xc travelling,camping,commuting, did the Yukon/Alaska thing June of 13. Recently also rekindled an interest in Fly fishing and plan on trying to...
Forum: Canada 04-26-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,653
Posted By xcountry41
Truth hurts

Stereotypes usually evolve from some sort of reality! you gotta be careful with them but more often than not perception is reality!
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,971,063
Posted By xcountry41
God hates a coward

God hates a coward, giver! This video is gonna make me buy a scrambler so I can take the ditch around morons on my commute!!
Forum: Canada 02-05-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,895
Posted By xcountry41
January in Alberta

I have to admit my brain switches to full on skiing mode in winter and thoughts of riding my triumph go way to the back burner. January 11th,2014 my wife and I travelled the infamous QE2 (hwy2) from...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 33,643
Posted By xcountry41
Move North ,Halfway there!

Hi Russ,,
Really nice to see this post from you. Hope Nancy doesn't mind us invading her excellent ride report. But I'm betting she's cool. Yes Shelley enjoyed our couple of days two up. Not begging...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 33,643
Posted By xcountry41
a few tigers up there in 2013

Different orange tiger guy I think ,Nancy. I went back to Whitehorse and met my wife who flew in to there. took her two up through Skagway over to Haines and back to Whitehorse in a loop. Stopped and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 33,643
Posted By xcountry41
Frost heaves are your friend!

I had a blast on that section! I rode a hooligan pace over the top of the world from Dawson,( dodged a cow moose and her calf), to the junction just East of Tok. The construction (no one there on a...
Forum: Canada 09-22-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 59,790
Posted By xcountry41
Not far from RJ - Fort Sask., Alberta

Hi ,I'm Gary
Been hanging around since I got back to motos with a 09 KLR after 20 years focused on bicycles and family. I'm in the Edmonton area, actually, Fort Saskatchewan. Sold my KLR to a...
Forum: Alaska 07-16-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,864
Posted By xcountry41
This can't be good!

Hopefully I haven't made my first and last trip to D2D
Thanks for you're part in the hospitality shown to ADV'ers coming through Dawson .
maybe the whole thing needs to move to the Goldrush...
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 29,862
Posted By xcountry41
Eagle, AK

Seems to me I read about the burnt service station , in some recent AK. ride report here on ADV. Not familiar with the area yet . But I think the Fire was at Eagle, AK., not Eagle plains,YT. maybe...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,528
Posted By xcountry41
Gotta be aware!!

Don't want harsh anyone's mellow and a lot of these posts are comical but..
A couple of years ago during the annual fundraising drive for our local umbrella charity(united way) we had a guest...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 24,559
Posted By xcountry41
Experts

+1:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,988
Posted By xcountry41
same ,except for the crack begger

Yep Thats a smooth stop, understand the risk of what you're doing and excersise appropriate caution feels good to be able to pull the pit stop and not dick around with helmets and overheating and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,528
Posted By xcountry41
Pissed Cat hanging around

Twice for me , first When I started riding a KLR to work and was using a stormrider jean jacket for gear took some kind of medium bird off the shoulder. big enough impact to make me research proper...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 24,559
Posted By xcountry41
Evil genius

I'm bettin the OP situation never happened and was just thrown out to froth you mean bastards up.:D Sorry if this has been covered I couldn't take it anymore and jumped to the end. Some good...
Forum: Alaska 04-16-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 23,485
Posted By xcountry41
17 day solo

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Forum: Canada 04-10-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 35,600
Posted By xcountry41
I'm brutal at this!

Answered before I checked the thread! At least I was on the right track:D, NOT!
Forum: Canada 04-10-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 35,600
Posted By xcountry41
Uh.

Osoyoos, BC, or Cache creek,BC ??
Forum: Canada 04-10-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,568
Posted By xcountry41
Oh ya one more thing

Take this video to court as evidence to back the argument of the need to stand in some situations. At the very least there will be one satisfying moment!!:clap
Forum: Canada 04-10-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,568
Posted By xcountry41
Band together and challenge the law !!

It seems to me that this is a perfect opportunity for citizens to challenge an unjust very flawed piece of legislation. With basic accepted motorcycle operation techniques documented in provincial...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-10-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,964
Posted By xcountry41
What an Awesome dad! This little guy will be able...

What an Awesome dad! This little guy will be able to go all Rambo on any invaders of our great white north if he ever needs to. Either that or he will at least be able to pass on the legacy of simple...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,683
Posted By xcountry41
Noob

just show us who we need to leave in our dust to lose the noob tag!!
Forum: Canada 03-30-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,543
Posted By xcountry41
ya but

If you're true you find a way!!,(to keep lovin the oilers that is!)
I've vever stepped foot in Argyll but I take it they are Edmonton's version of Blackfoot, reputation wise. Back in my day it...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,683
Posted By xcountry41
Me Too!

:clapLooks like a blast, I'm In!
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 559,958
Posted By xcountry41
Right up there

Yup that Matt green is nice,right up there with the orange you can get on the premium tigers!:clap:rofl:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 13,813
Posted By xcountry41
Laugh Slow vehicles stay right

In Canada,at least in Alberta,home to the second busiest highway in Canada the road signs state "slow moving traffic stay right" there is no law prohibiting driving as long as you want in the left...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,012
Posted By xcountry41
The ones in Alberta do!!

Not sure what BRC even is but I'm referring to Not taking the safety council course but writing (challenging)the exam and doing the road test to get my motorcycle endorsement on my drivers license....
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20,890
Views: 3,630,347
Posted By xcountry41
Buy the tiger!!

So a few years ago I bought an almost new 09KLR.impulse buy as I was looking for something to motor pace my kids with for bicycle racing training. Had not owned or ridden a MC for at least 20 yrs. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,012
Posted By xcountry41
Second try almost a given

In my experience unless you have followed the prescribed formula the man will find any excuse to fail a first timer no matter how competent the rider. in a lot of cases,but not all it's about...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,043
Posted By xcountry41
White hi vz

I wear a hi viz tour master epic jacket and a Icon variant Salvo DS hemet that is some sort of hi viz white with black color scheme at least I have no question about the jackets effectiveness.
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20,890
Views: 3,630,347
Posted By xcountry41
True dat!

At work I use ear muffs for convenience and max protection, we receive extensive education and training regarding PPE and moulded plugs are not even on the radar. The foamies when properly used...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20,890
Views: 3,630,347
Posted By xcountry41
Lottery

So more or less a function of available funds and priorities. I will admit that I picked up some aluminum motech guards,one being absolutely necessary to keep my pants from melting on the pipe,the...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20,890
Views: 3,630,347
Posted By xcountry41
Why?

I just chose this slip on post randomly to quote to try not to lose relevance. i'm curious. Why are folks finding a need to go with aftermarket exhaust on the T800? I will admit that when I shopped...
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