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Forum: Canada 07-17-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By ImageGuy
My ride started a half day early... right now I'm...

My ride started a half day early... right now I'm having breakfast in Little Fort, BC. Woohoo!
Forum: Canada 07-12-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By ImageGuy
July 17th, my trip starts

I am starting my Canadian adventure this Friday (July 17th). The plan is simple Start in Whistler ride for about a week to Ontario, spend a week with friends and family and then ride back.

Here...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By ImageGuy
Thanks for the encouragement everyone. I'm...

Thanks for the encouragement everyone. I'm planning a few more small rides in the next few weeks and I'll post them here :clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By ImageGuy
Thumb $20 for gas, a sandwich, and a 260km ride

I've owned my F650GS for 3 weeks and haven't had a chance to go on a "real" ride. But, yesterday was my big chance. I haven't owned a motorcycle since the mid 80's (85 Yamaha RZ350) and I wanted to...
Forum: Canada 05-04-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,062
Posted By ImageGuy
You Might have to wait until tuesday to pick up...

You Might have to wait until tuesday to pick up your bikes. Monday the 18th is a holiday here. PM me if you're coming to Whistler.
Forum: Americas 04-21-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
Already in the works... I'm hoping to get a few...

Already in the works... I'm hoping to get a few long weekend rides to test things out and make sure my butt can handle all that saddle time. I think I'll call it "Ass Preparation" :lol3
Forum: Americas 04-20-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
Hwy 129

Looks like a great route selection... This is my new route...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-11-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,216
Posted By ImageGuy
Getting in shape for a long ride

I'm planning a long(ish) ride starting in July, details here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=438280), and I'm wondering what other inmates do to get physically prepared for such a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 173,327
Posted By ImageGuy
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 173,327
Posted By ImageGuy
Interactive map

Great stuff Rob... Keep it coming :clap
Forum: Canada 04-01-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,062
Posted By ImageGuy
I live in Whistler, 100 km north of Vancouver. If...

I live in Whistler, 100 km north of Vancouver. If you are coming this way, send me a P.M. and I can show around. Hot springs, mountain biking, hiking and maybe skiing if there is still any snow left,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 173,327
Posted By ImageGuy
Interactive map on Rob's progress

Here is the interactive map again.
Forum: Canada 03-28-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,390
Posted By ImageGuy
Rub it in! It was snowing here in Whistler this...

Rub it in! It was snowing here in Whistler this morning. My new bike arrives @ my dealer sometime next week & I probably won't be able to ride for a few more weeks :doh
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 173,327
Posted By ImageGuy
My condolences to Konrad and Guido's family. ...

My condolences to Konrad and Guido's family.

I hope you don't mind Rob but I cut & pasted your interactive map so people can see your progress without having to try to find the map on page 10 of...
Forum: Canada 03-22-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By ImageGuy
I'll shoot you off a PM When I'm in the area.

I'll shoot you off a PM When I'm in the area.
Forum: Canada 03-22-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By ImageGuy
Yup :nod But I'm taking the Scenic route. Trip...

Yup :nod But I'm taking the Scenic route. Trip and route details here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=438280). Let me know when you're heading out this way.
Forum: Canada 03-21-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By ImageGuy
I'll be in your area this summer when I go back...

I'll be in your area this summer when I go back east to visit friends and family. My parents now live in Durham, but use to live on Egermont conc. 2 & 20 (the old school house SS #2 built in 1905)....
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By ImageGuy
My advice would be to figure out your budget and...

My advice would be to figure out your budget and buy the best used lens/lenses that will fit your needs. You probably won't need to buy anything wider than 24mm or longer than 200mm for most...
Forum: Americas 03-15-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Americas 03-15-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
I just asked to have this thread moved to Trip...

I just asked to have this thread moved to Trip Planning - Americas to get some more input from fellow inmates who don't read the regional -
Canada forum.
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 173,327
Posted By ImageGuy
I think your idea of "ruining their meal" should...

I think your idea of "ruining their meal" should work just fine :D But I know nothing about polar bears and that might just be "icing" on the cake for them. :lol3
Forum: Americas 03-11-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By ImageGuy
At that point I'll be on my back to Whistler and...

At that point I'll be on my back to Whistler and should arrive around the 7th of August. Let me know if you need any info about Whistler.
Forum: Americas 03-10-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By ImageGuy
Let me know when you're coming thru Whistler. If...

Let me know when you're coming thru Whistler. If I'm not on my 5 week ride (July & part of August), I'd be happy to show you around.
Forum: Canada 03-10-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,390
Posted By ImageGuy
-10 this morning in Whistler :vardy good for...

-10 this morning in Whistler :vardy good for skiing. Riding... not so much. I still have 3 weeks to wait to get my new bike & I'm already dreaming about riding. Something must be wrong with me :huh
...
Forum: Americas 03-09-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
OK you got my attention :ear I just hope my...

OK you got my attention :ear I just hope my riding skills are up to the challenge. Details please...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,627
Views: 403,776
Posted By ImageGuy
If the photos you've taken so far are any...

If the photos you've taken so far are any indication of the quality of images to come. I'm in! :lurk

Take care. Have a safe and fun trip.
Forum: Americas 03-05-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
That pic is sooo cool. Looks like it was closed...

That pic is sooo cool. Looks like it was closed to the public when you were there. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Americas 03-05-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
Thanks for the suggestions. I'm already looking...

Thanks for the suggestions. I'm already looking at buying a couple of the backroads map books and do a couple of "warm up" weekend rides before my big trip. Where does the bad egg smell come from?...
Forum: Americas 03-04-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
Thanks for the lodge info. I'm going to be...

Thanks for the lodge info. I'm going to be camping most of the way with a weekly stop at a motel/hotel with laundry and nice comfy bed.

I'll do some research on the POI's everyone has mentioned....
Forum: Americas 03-04-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
oh boy! a science experiment. Maybe we should...

oh boy! a science experiment. Maybe we should start a pool and take bets on the actual location in Ontario where the water turns brown... I pick Southern Ontario somewhere around Orillia :D
Forum: Americas 03-03-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
Thanks, Wolviestrom. I'm going to be close... the...

Thanks, Wolviestrom. I'm going to be close... the town of Durham.
Forum: Americas 03-03-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
Thanks for the offer of a place to crash out in...

Thanks for the offer of a place to crash out in Toronto, but that's my home town & I have plenty of friends already trying to get me to stay at their place. You seriously want me to collect river...
Forum: Americas 03-03-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
You'll be able to see me from miles away :eek1...

You'll be able to see me from miles away :eek1 (red BMW, hi-vis yellow AST Jacket).


Steve, I've go one of those "nanos" so after the first day or two of riding the songs will start repeating......
Forum: Americas 03-03-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
If you know of any POI's I must see in SK let me...

If you know of any POI's I must see in SK let me know.
Forum: Americas 03-02-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
I thought about doing something like that, but I...

I thought about doing something like that, but I finally decided to keep this trip strictly "Canadian". I'll just ride really fast and keep my eyes closed through the prairies :bore. Seriously, I...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
Will do... thanks for the offer.

Will do... thanks for the offer.
Forum: Americas 03-02-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
Thanks for the route suggestion :wings b_uffalo....

Thanks for the route suggestion :wings b_uffalo. I just updated my route Inuvik to Ontario (http://tinyurl.com/b24yrl). I owe you a beer (or two):freaky:freaky
Forum: Americas 03-02-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
I grew up in the Toronto area and my parents live...

I grew up in the Toronto area and my parents live about 2 hours north/west of Toronto. While in Ontario (staying @ parents) I'll probably be traveling to Pt. Pelee to be able to say I rode my bike as...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
That's exactly the kind of information I'm...

That's exactly the kind of information I'm looking for... Thanks, alot! I'll look into those routes first chance I get.
Forum: Americas 03-01-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,198
Posted By ImageGuy
Talking 5 weeks riding around Canada (now only 3 weeks)

Edit: Due to time and budget constraints my trip has been shortened to 3 weeks. The plan is to ride to Ontario and back. The ride to Inuvik will happen in 2010.

I'm picking up my 09 BMW F650GS...
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