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Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Good advice Stujamer I have started to lose...

Good advice Stujamer

I have started to lose some pounds.
Started snacking on veggies, fruit etc. cut out chips and stuff.

Still glad I quit !
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Yep, I gained 12 lbs, having a bitch of a time...

Yep, I gained 12 lbs, having a bitch of a time getting rid of it. I do miss being slimmer. They say you lose the weight after a year...NOT!
Forum: Australia 06-11-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Good job edge. I sure do notice how much more...

Good job edge.
I sure do notice how much more money I seem to have.
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
1 1/2 years without a smoke....! Still miss it...

1 1/2 years without a smoke....!
Still miss it sometimes though
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Glad to hear that your wife is doing better. ...

Glad to hear that your wife is doing better.
Cheers
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Great to see the thread still going ! ...

Great to see the thread still going !

Anyway, I am now 1 year and 4 months smoke free.

Yesterday I bought a used WR250X complete with a second set of SM Pro dirt wheels, only 2100 miles on the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,103
Posted By manybike
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 216,561
Posted By manybike
Yep, the sliding dollar could add a considerable...

Yep, the sliding dollar could add a considerable amount.
I looked at the bike in Calgary this week. I really like it but the currency issue could scrub the whole deal. $12k yes, $13k or more…no.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By manybike
Whoops…I tried a search but didn't get bugger all...

Whoops…I tried a search but didn't get bugger all for a hit.
Must have typed in the wrong stuff…that's my story and I'm sticking to it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By manybike
CCM 450 enduro

Just went to an open house event for the CCM 450 dual purpose.

Me want…me want now.
Nice bike, has anyone out there ridden one?

http://www.ccm-motorcycles.com
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,361
Posted By manybike
Thanks for sharing from Canada. This is now at...

Thanks for sharing from Canada.
This is now at the top of my bucket list
Forum: Australia 11-28-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
JohnG...you still there? How is your wife?,...

JohnG...you still there?

How is your wife?, hope all is well.
Forum: Trials 11-27-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 54,467
Posted By manybike
The Ossa explorer just went on sale here,...

The Ossa explorer just went on sale here, (Alberta Canada)

$6500 cad, not a bad price, going to look tomorrow.
Forum: Australia 11-22-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Forgot to mention...I also have over $2000.00 in...

Forgot to mention...I also have over $2000.00 in my smoke money tin !

Farkles here we come :clap
Forum: Australia 11-21-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Today is the day! One year smoke free. ...

Today is the day!
One year smoke free.

Should add a few more years of riding..hopefully
Forum: Australia 11-21-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
What a bad way for your parents to go…I am glad I...

What a bad way for your parents to go…I am glad I never had to go through that with my Mom and Dad.
Forum: Australia 11-21-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Hey SloMo…2 weeks, your are over the worst. I...

Hey SloMo…2 weeks, your are over the worst.
I found that after week 3 it got way easier.

Hang in there…it's worth it, keep us posted.
Forum: Australia 11-15-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Hey all In 6 days it will be 1 year without...

Hey all

In 6 days it will be 1 year without a smoke for me !

Yeeha !
Forum: Australia 08-08-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Good for you! Hey, even if it's your 10th try...

Good for you!
Hey, even if it's your 10th try it is worth it. If you give in...simply try again.
Forum: Australia 08-08-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
How much did you gain? I have never had trouble...

How much did you gain?
I have never had trouble keeping weight down, since I quit (9 months now) the extra weight is proving to be almost impossible to get rid of.
I have had the same pair of...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
That's the only issue I'm dealing with, gained 12...

That's the only issue I'm dealing with, gained 12 lbs and having a bitch of a time getting rid of it.
Forum: Australia 07-07-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
This is how I did it. I started by not having a...

This is how I did it. I started by not having a smoke between 8 at night and 8 in the morning, I wanted to see if I could go 12 hours without. (pick your times)
After getting used to that I thought...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Hey Moyston, I thought it would be impossible to...

Hey Moyston, I thought it would be impossible to quit. I was actually scared to even try. It's really not that hard, just give it a try, if you fail..try again.

What really prompted me was...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Update Now just about 8 months without a...

Update

Now just about 8 months without a smoke !! yikes.
The odd time I still think about it but not often.

JohnG....how is your wife coming along? hope all is well and getting better.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 44,182
Views: 8,459,248
Posted By manybike
ain't taxation a wonderful thing !....jeez...and...

ain't taxation a wonderful thing !....jeez...and I live in Canada! Got a smoking deal I guess
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 44,182
Views: 8,459,248
Posted By manybike
???? $9000.00 WTF!! Last month I bought an...

???? $9000.00 WTF!!

Last month I bought an 08 with 2500 miles for $3500.00

Your local dealer has some serious marketing/pricing/reality issues.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By manybike
Wow!! did you enter the Iron Butt with a Dakar? ...

Wow!! did you enter the Iron Butt with a Dakar?
That is a lot of miles in 12 days.
Not doable on the 690 due bad seat, not as reliable etc?
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 33,371
Posted By manybike
I would buy a 390 DS or SM in a heartbeat. ...

I would buy a 390 DS or SM in a heartbeat.

Last year I downsized from a 1150 GSA to 650 Dakar. It seems that the smaller the cc's get the more the fun factor increases. Never regretted going to a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By manybike
Any other opinions? Still tempting me, dang...

Any other opinions?

Still tempting me, dang that 690 SMC is sweet.
Just not sure about letting my Dakar go...looks like the SMC is highway doable (not iron butt or anything).

Not sure If my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By manybike
Thanks for the input. I may just stick with the...

Thanks for the input.
I may just stick with the Dakar for now.

I must say that I was impressed with the WR250X. Not a real powerhouse but very good for a 250, very easy to ride and just plain...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By manybike
2009 690 SMC should I ??

Currently riding a 07 BMW 650 Dakar.
Went to the KTM dealer the other day and they had a 09 KTM 690 SMC for sale with very low mileage.

Very very tempting...Love the power and the suspension.
I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 25,234
Posted By manybike
Well....can't let this thread just die!! ...

Well....can't let this thread just die!!

One of the local dealers has some very good deals on left over 2010 Enfields.
Not sure about owning one yet but there is something about them that is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By manybike
Really hard to compare those two bikes. I...

Really hard to compare those two bikes.

I have a 07 BMW 650 Dakar (single cylinder).

It does just fine on the highway, mine will sit at 75 mph all day quite easily. Top speed is 100 mph.
My...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By manybike
That is unbelievable! This is what happens when...

That is unbelievable! This is what happens when government makes something compulsory and enforces it by law.
I cannot imagine what stats the insurance companies use to come to that cost.
Is that...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By manybike
Yes, you are almost guaranteed rain....often...

Yes, you are almost guaranteed rain....often times it's cold rain.

You will have fun and will see some of the best scenery the planet has to offer.

If your route passes through Calgary, Alberta...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Thanks...it is a great achievement that only...

Thanks...it is a great achievement that only smokers or former smokers can really appreciate.
Now gunning for six months...hey...one step at a time.
Forum: Australia 03-21-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,640
Posted By manybike
Just hit 4 months without a smoke...still get the...

Just hit 4 months without a smoke...still get the odd urge but very seldom now.

John, glad to hear your wife is starting to feel better.
Forum: Face plant 02-28-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,461
Posted By manybike
Good thing you missed that metal road side...

Good thing you missed that metal road side reflector..if you would have hit that with any part of your body....that would have been very bad.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 224,892
Posted By manybike
Do you allow new comers on your rides? (thinking...

Do you allow new comers on your rides? (thinking the Mar/02 ride)
Riding a 650 Dakar. I have not done much single track or technical, mostly dirt road, gravel etc.
Forum: Canada 02-18-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By manybike
+1 for GW...great selection, great prices

+1 for GW...great selection, great prices
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