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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,379
Posted By longwayaround
all vehicles have been named! They are as much a...

all vehicles have been named! They are as much a part of the family as any other soul!

red VFR 750 - Ace

Yamaha R1 Raven - holy shitballs

BMW 650 twin - Dorothy (because of her beautiful...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-23-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By longwayaround
im watching this as it is snowing and -15C here...

im watching this as it is snowing and -15C here in alberta. I'm a little jealous, and looks like a beautiful area. Your running commentary is awesome, have you ever thought of being a tour guide? i'd...
Forum: Canada 03-14-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By longwayaround
I will be out that way for a friend's wedding in...

I will be out that way for a friend's wedding in August. I'm staying in Harrop, outside of Nelson. Is that even close to you? haha. cheers.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 581,379
Posted By longwayaround
Its an 18'tall by 14'wide "Euro" winshield by cee...

Its an 18'tall by 14'wide "Euro" winshield by cee bailey's. universal for both the 650 and 800 twins up to 2013. I guess they have a 16'inch as well, but i'm 5'9 and the bigger one is perfect for...
Forum: Canada 02-17-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By longwayaround
good to know i'm not the only one who had a bad...

good to know i'm not the only one who had a bad experience with blackfoot. man oh man, never going back there again after no attention or respect from staff, and once staff was finnnnnaallllly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 581,379
Posted By longwayaround
She's only a little 650, but can she play? here...

She's only a little 650, but can she play? here she is the day we met, if you squint really hard or drink a little she may resemble an 800. but +1 for quality and price on the cee bailey screen. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 69,338
Posted By longwayaround
http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a518/040843whi...

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a518/040843whitney/Facebook/Dorothy/252020_10150738231630580_6832248_n.jpg

Not exactly today, (as it is snowing and freezing) but near the end of October. Back...
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 53,911
Posted By longwayaround
ouch, i could feel your pain in the pictures you...

ouch, i could feel your pain in the pictures you posted of the collision...all your work undone by a flying bimbo. so glad you are ok, bikes can be replaced and repaired. By the sounds of it this...
Forum: Face plant 02-16-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 43,323
Posted By longwayaround
I live just east of the rockies and ride in...

I live just east of the rockies and ride in 50-100k/hr wind almost daily in the spring and fall...you would think practice makes things easer but not the case. Gusting wind is the worst, you have to...
Forum: Face plant 02-16-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,397
Posted By longwayaround
don't ride off the cliff don't ride off the...

don't ride off the cliff
don't ride off the cliff
don't ride off the cliff....

glad everything worked out....you have quite a view from where you landed. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,555
Posted By longwayaround
Congrats to your lady! about 4 years ago i...

Congrats to your lady!

about 4 years ago i took the course here in Calgary, Canada. It was June and it snowed the entire weekend we were riding. :lol3. We started out with about 8 guys and 6...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,570
Posted By longwayaround
Just this morn, Stopped at the Timmy's for my...

Just this morn,
Stopped at the Timmy's for my caffeine fix this morning before my ride to work. It was still early, and 5 degrees celcius, the sun was just up, birds singing, lovely morning for a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,492
Posted By longwayaround
I am using the TT guards for my F650 twin, they...

I am using the TT guards for my F650 twin, they work for me and I love em! Super light, easy to install/adjust and will take a beating. I have “utilized” both sides as well, and they hold up...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 40,922
Posted By longwayaround
i hear ya! bike reno's and mods NEVER end...but...

i hear ya! bike reno's and mods NEVER end...but we wouldnt do any of it if we didnt love what we do. the bike looks wicked and it looks like was a fun project.
cheers,
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,518
Posted By longwayaround
After reading this post i ordered a medium...

After reading this post i ordered a medium cruiser airhawk 2 off fleabay for 100$, shipping included to Canada. They are hard to find up here! since none of the bike shops in this area carry them i...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,440
Posted By longwayaround
yesterday on e-bay i threw my credit card down...

yesterday on e-bay i threw my credit card down for a whopping $5.50 for three of the CAT 0-ring throttle locks.:deal Price included shipping to canada, not bad i must say! For the amount i plan on...
Forum: Face plant 02-18-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,666
Posted By longwayaround
i like the storm trooper look...its YOUR bike and...

i like the storm trooper look...its YOUR bike and each scuff, scar and scratch tells a story.
glad you are riding another day, and may the force be with you:norton
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 135,668
Posted By longwayaround
:clap:lurk wicked thread! i make a yearly trip...

:clap:lurk
wicked thread! i make a yearly trip to the gorge for september long, i will be keeping my eye out for your rig!
cheers.
Forum: Face plant 02-06-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,329
Posted By longwayaround
sorry to hear about your fall, glad you and the...

sorry to hear about your fall, glad you and the bike will live to ride another day. question for you though, I am canadian, and also an EMT, and i am just wondering about your country's obama-care or...
Forum: Canada 01-21-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,281
Posted By longwayaround
AAAAAnnnnnnnd downloaded. Cheers!:freaky

AAAAAnnnnnnnd downloaded. Cheers!:freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By longwayaround
multis are pricey and you do own the versatile...

multis are pricey and you do own the versatile beem....
but they sure are pretty...:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,642
Posted By longwayaround
GAH! had i known these were available i would...

GAH! had i known these were available i would have used em! went to the outfitting store and wound up with some dry boxes similar...well sort of......well CHEAPER...:jack
love the pelicans, strong,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,989
Posted By longwayaround
:lurki too want to see more! I have the F650 twin...

:lurki too want to see more! I have the F650 twin also, and am totally excited to see what a monster yours will look like! good luck,
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By longwayaround
I had a similar sound come from the same area of...

I had a similar sound come from the same area of my bike around 3200 rpm. turns out it was a connection point on my crash bars i had just installed. loctite from now on :wink:
Forum: Canada 05-22-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,626
Posted By longwayaround
Talking works like a hot damn!

I was coming home from a soggy, rainy, chilly ride one time and had to make a stop at work because my visor was so foggy. Dangerously foggy!Only thing lying around was good ol RAIN-X, so in a pinch i...
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