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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 06:45 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,754
Posted By Jäger
The two Calgary guys on the WR250s stayed over...

The two Calgary guys on the WR250s stayed over last night. We didn't go to ground until about 0230 hrs this morning; wobbly pops and riding stories were involved.

If you're checking before...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
I carry a whistle as well, but no car driving by...

I carry a whistle as well, but no car driving by is going to hear even a Fox 40 inside the vehicle. And if you're unconscious, or have a bunch of broken ribs, you aren't going to be blowing a...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,754
Posted By Jäger
Was on local radio as I was heading out of town...

Was on local radio as I was heading out of town for work yesterday at noon. Said it was 5 km west of Kimberley. Sounds to me like he barely got out of town - I think that would put you right around...
Forum: Canada 06-17-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,754
Posted By Jäger
No Beemer riders here to say "But, was the bike...

No Beemer riders here to say "But, was the bike okay?"...

There was a guy in a similar situation about 8 - 10 years ago up the St Maries, except he had a broken femur and was at the bottom of the...
Forum: Canada 06-17-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
There was a guy about 8 - 10 years ago that went...

There was a guy about 8 - 10 years ago that went off one of the main haul roads while riding up the St Maries by himself. It might have been up Meacham, Hellroaring or something like that.
...
Forum: Canada 06-16-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,754
Posted By Jäger
I don't know him; maybe one of Jim Kerr's kids,...

I don't know him; maybe one of Jim Kerr's kids, but I haven't seen anybody like that flying ADV stickers on their ride in this area. There is a bunch of logging going on right beside the main FSR,...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,850
Posted By Jäger
Try using "sorry, didn't know where the boundary...

Try using "sorry, didn't know where the boundary was" when you're hunting in a closed area. Or hunting on private property. Or keeping fish in a catch and release area of a classified river. Or...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
I'm in a rush to try and get out to the gun range...

I'm in a rush to try and get out to the gun range to ensure the AR-15 is properly sighted in for sod poodle slaughter at a buddy's ranch. So I won't take time to confirm my response; take this as a...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,754
Posted By Jäger
Yes, A few kms after the summit on the east...

Yes,

A few kms after the summit on the east side, there is a road that slants off up the mountain. It will lead you to the top of Hall Mountain (microwave access road). From there you can see...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
We just got back from Redding Creek a few minutes...

We just got back from Redding Creek a few minutes ago. Went up there with AirXn and his BinL and their new GSAs. Very, very nice bikes, but still too big for most of my riding even if my pockets...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
Too much pavement for me. But depending on if I...

Too much pavement for me. But depending on if I don't go riding in the opposite direction, I might go as far as Munroe and then come back via the Lussier route. Will note it on the calendar.
...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
I think you might want to give Premier and...

I think you might want to give Premier and probably Whiteswan a pass as well - too many Albertans once summer is here for one thing.

Premier is also pretty limited as a hub for dual sporting, and...
Forum: Canada 05-29-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
You mostly get to stay as long as you want now? ...

You mostly get to stay as long as you want now? Nice change!

Anyways, you'll like it here. You may or may not develop the antipathy a lot of locals have to the flood of Albertans that come...
Forum: Canada 05-29-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
Oh... something like this then: ...

Oh... something like this then:

http://images.checkthisyo.com/000/176/830/desktop-1428719659.jpg

Didn't realize the career manglers gave you an eight year guarantee these days. Nelson...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
Well... welcome to the Serengeti of North...

Well... welcome to the Serengeti of North America. Or at least, it was when I was growing up around here back in the 60's and 70's.

You wouldn't happen to work for Parks Canada would you? I...
Forum: Canada 05-08-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
Nice bike. Parked by the restaurant right on...

Nice bike. Parked by the restaurant right on Baker Street showing it off? You should.

Dual sporting buddy has one:

http://i19.servimg.com/u/f19/14/11/62/01/wr_vs_10.jpg

For me... pretty...
Forum: Canada 04-25-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
We're currently sitting in Whistler while Les...

We're currently sitting in Whistler while Les attends the landscape architects AGM. I guess she thought Whistler would be a paragon of cutting edge landscape architecture, because she's pretty taken...
Forum: Canada 04-25-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
The Forces have kept me pretty busy and off my...

The Forces have kept me pretty busy and off my WRR most of last year, so I didn't get a chance to ride Quinn Creek. The most recent road status update does not mention Quinn Creek as closed - will...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 04-14-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By Jäger
Thank you! I look forward to that. Laurence...

Thank you! I look forward to that.

Laurence lands in Oz late in July and starts off around August 1st if I remember correctly. If this is of any help, this is what I've found and posted up to...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 04-08-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By Jäger
Well, my buddy is a heli pilot living in Whistler...

Well, my buddy is a heli pilot living in Whistler and I've been staying with him since January 3d. I haven't seen frost on my windshield, never mind snow, in that time. Lots and lots of rain...
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
You might think of just punching through from...

You might think of just punching through from Yahk straight through to cross Koocanusa at the marina, through to the Lodgepole and Wigwam area. You can do a big loop in there and come out at...
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
New Mexico? I suspect you might be the person my...

New Mexico? I suspect you might be the person my wife Les has been discussing working with. When you get back, look me up if you want to do a little gravel road dual sporting. Should be starting a...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-31-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 47,008
Posted By Jäger
The dualsportmaps app requires "GPS Status", and...

The dualsportmaps app requires "GPS Status", and it is a very nice app in its own right. I run these on a 7" Tab 2. As I'm currently looking at 22 satellites detected, I presume it does pick up...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 03-18-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By Jäger
Canning Stock Route - .gpx files?

Hi all:

Well, as winter is nearly over here (never really got started), our lifties and whatnot should be headed back home to you soon.

And my good friend not too far behind them...

Anyways,...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 01-30-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,616
Posted By Jäger
Yeah, and if I can just figure out some spare...

Yeah, and if I can just figure out some spare time, I will get back at getting more rides posted up here. Have been pretty slack at getting them posted up. Although, as I said earlier, I have...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
Yes, DSM is among other things, a data warehouse...

Yes, DSM is among other things, a data warehouse of downloadable GPS tracks uploaded by other dual sport riders who have saved the GPS tracks of their rides. So the tracks are "ground truthed", at...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
It's not about the picking... it's about the...

It's not about the picking... it's about the eating.

Your ride this Saturday. I am working med support for the Gran Fondo so no riding for me. But... you can do all the ride from Kimberley to...
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jäger
That's why soft luggage rocks. And... it...

That's why soft luggage rocks.

And... it isn't nearly as determined to break your leg when you go down, like Russ Reid (if you know Russ) did over in Holland about two months ago. Kind of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 49,231
Posted By Jäger
My Montana was a SouthWest infection... ...

My Montana was a SouthWest infection...

Fishing is fantastic on Michel Ck and the Elk River right now. Would post some pics up, but am having some serious computer issues at the moment... which I...
Forum: Vendors 09-01-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,111
Views: 235,579
Posted By Jäger
For my kind of use, I could care less about...

For my kind of use, I could care less about routing and similar features. No idea what Nokia's proprietary mapping system is, but probably a good bet it isn't mapping of all the old logging roads,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 49,922
Views: 10,604,988
Posted By Jäger
Yep. I can believe it. Happened to me a couple...

Yep. I can believe it. Happened to me a couple of years ago - 20 miles on the new seal guard and it was done. Bad chain... wrote it up, complete with sad, sad pictures over on the WR250R forum.
...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,483
Posted By Jäger
We still come down to the point that, in the Coal...

We still come down to the point that, in the Coal Mountain example, three blasters risked their jobs by going to the Provincial Mines Inspectors about ONE blaster/employee they worked with who was...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 08-21-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,616
Posted By Jäger
No, not stopping. But it is that time of the...

No, not stopping. But it is that time of the year when I'm usually spending every waking hour not at work flyfishing, dual sporting, backpacking, getting ready for the opening of hunting season in a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 59,016
Posted By Jäger
Last time I was in Croatia was about 1993......

Last time I was in Croatia was about 1993... place called Medak.

I've never heard of one of these FZ dual sport/adventure bikes. Can i ride the CDT on it? Good bike for riding the Demster up to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 49,231
Posted By Jäger
The south country, close to the Montana/BC border.

The south country, close to the Montana/BC border.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 59,016
Posted By Jäger
'Cause most WRR owners don't know it's here? ...

'Cause most WRR owners don't know it's here?

'Cause most WRR owners are hanging out in the Mega thread?

There's lots of the bike - there's over 4000 members on just one WRR specific forum.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 49,231
Posted By Jäger
"Before somebody points it out... yes, I went to...

"Before somebody points it out... yes, I went to the dark side to catch this one..." <------

"Going to the dark side" around here means you resorted to fishing nymphs and streamers. We don't...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 49,231
Posted By Jäger
I dunno... You're not a Democrat, are...

I dunno...


You're not a Democrat, are ya?
What's your bra size???????

Well, okay, just for you... a little Westslope cuttie expedition into the South Country...

Looking back towards the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 49,922
Views: 10,604,988
Posted By Jäger
Loctite issues are pretty common in this country...

Loctite issues are pretty common in this country where many people work in the mines and the pulp mills. They don't want bits and pieces coming off 500 ton haul trucks and paper rolls, so the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 19,133
Views: 1,099,889
Posted By Jäger
If you never rode the YZ's that had the gas tank...

If you never rode the YZ's that had the gas tank held on with the velcro straps, then you don't know what you missed. Silver tank with red markings, the tank straps, and conventional (old) rear...
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