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Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 593,031
Posted By CaribooBC
Here in Canada, parts for Gen 6exes are non...

Here in Canada, parts for Gen 6exes are non existant in country. I have to wait for them to be shipped from Japan. Push rivets took 6 weeks, stator and flywheel assembly I was quoted 9 weeks! I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 124,712
Posted By CaribooBC
Another pic over here:...

Another pic over here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=297308&page=84
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 124,712
Posted By CaribooBC
My 1100S at home with its friends! ...

My 1100S at home with its friends!
http://i1357.photobucket.com/albums/q743/CaribooBC/Bike%20Pics/IMG_0151_zps134e5cee.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By CaribooBC
+1 on the piston slap issue. We looked at one...

+1 on the piston slap issue. We looked at one last fall for my wife, it was an 06 as well, 54k kms. When the salesman started it my wife looked at me and said is it supposed to sound like that? This...
Forum: Canada 03-23-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By CaribooBC
For clarification of the area in question, here...

For clarification of the area in question, here is a link to a rudimentary map:http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/images/alerts/map_TsilhquotinNationAboriginalTitle_20140626.pdf
Forum: Canada 03-21-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By CaribooBC
The problem with asking for permission is that...

The problem with asking for permission is that they can say no and apparently this may be the case. Also, who do you ask permission from, they really don't have a effective government set up yet. Who...
Forum: Canada 03-20-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By CaribooBC
http://www.castanet.net/news/BC/135674/Tsilhqot-in...

http://www.castanet.net/news/BC/135674/Tsilhqot-in-take-historic-step
Be forewarned, everyone now needs permission to access the Tsilhqot'in Nation's lands. They are now taking steps to govern their...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-26-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 376,841
Posted By CaribooBC
Its not dirty, but it is a smoker! ...

Its not dirty, but it is a smoker!
http://i1357.photobucket.com/albums/q743/CaribooBC/Bike%20Pics/DSCN0995_zps978963b7.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 200,010
Posted By CaribooBC
My wife and I don't have any kids but we do have...

My wife and I don't have any kids but we do have a set of twins:http://i1357.photobucket.com/albums/q743/CaribooBC/Bike%20Pics/DSC_1226_zpscbdebaed.jpg...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,649
Posted By CaribooBC
Here are two pics taken exactly one year apart....

Here are two pics taken exactly one year apart. This is in my backyard here in the South Cariboo. We are suffering from a lack of snow as well....
Forum: Canada 02-24-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,649
Posted By CaribooBC
Even Mt Baker is struggling to keep its runs open...

Even Mt Baker is struggling to keep its runs open this year. Only a handful open the last time I checked. I feel sorry for any one who relies on the coastal snowpack for their summer water supply.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-15-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 388,143
Posted By CaribooBC
Our Collection: ...

Our Collection:
http://i1357.photobucket.com/albums/q743/CaribooBC/Bike%20Pics/DSCN2212_zps82bef3d2.jpg (http://s1357.photobucket.com/user/CaribooBC/media/Bike%20Pics/DSCN2212_zps82bef3d2.jpg.html)
Forum: Canada 02-07-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By CaribooBC
Crashed a RD350LC going over Deer's Leap, bike...

Crashed a RD350LC going over Deer's Leap, bike and my self both survived!
Forum: Canada 02-02-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By CaribooBC
Same sticker on my tool box. Now I want to...

Same sticker on my tool box. Now I want to upgrade the tool box but don't want to give up the memories of Westwood each time I open it.
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,809
Posted By CaribooBC
Suburban Machinery makes a great peg lowering...

Suburban Machinery makes a great peg lowering kit, I'm 6'1" and they made all the difference in leg room for me. You can also raise the clip-ones above the triples without much work.
The R works...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,809
Posted By CaribooBC
Good choice :) I have a 1998 R1100S and a 94...

Good choice :) I have a 1998 R1100S and a 94 Ducati 900 SS. The Duc is my hooligan bike and the BMW is my grand tourer. Just hit 60K kms on mine and I am planning a ride across Canada next summer....
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,128
Posted By CaribooBC
One of my current rides, an NS400R is my rarest....

One of my current rides, an NS400R is my rarest. Its one of about 320 originally imported into Canada in 1986. I don't think there are many left.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,054
Posted By CaribooBC
Rumored to be +200K Euro for the 213 examples...

Rumored to be +200K Euro for the 213 examples they are going to build.
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,952
Posted By CaribooBC
My problem is that I am five hours north of the...

My problem is that I am five hours north of the border. If I still lived in the Lower Mainland Honda Canada could bite my ASS.
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By CaribooBC
I live about an hour south of Williams Lake in...

I live about an hour south of Williams Lake in 100 Mile House. I have stores both in 100 Mile and Williams Lake. Williams Lake has more problems with property crime than 100 Mile, but hand guns are...
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,952
Posted By CaribooBC
Hi Rod Thanks for the offer, but with winter...

Hi Rod
Thanks for the offer, but with winter on its way, I have lots of time before I really need the push rivets. I also travel a lot for work and I am sure I could find some somewhere else if I...
Forum: Canada 11-02-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,952
Posted By CaribooBC
I am still waiting for some plastic push rivets...

I am still waiting for some plastic push rivets from Honda Canada for our new to us VFR 800, Tuesday will be three weeks waiting. I have lost my patience, this will be my last order for Honda Canada...
Forum: Canada 10-27-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,548
Posted By CaribooBC
Not nearly enough. Only about 200kms on the NS,...

Not nearly enough. Only about 200kms on the NS, 1000Kms on the Duc and about 4000kms on the BMW. Work got in the way of riding and our new 4 legged friend mean't we took a cage so she could come with...
Forum: Canada 10-26-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 60,810
Posted By CaribooBC
Shhhhhh, don't give away all of the secret spots.

Shhhhhh, don't give away all of the secret spots.
Forum: Canada 10-18-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,952
Posted By CaribooBC
Thanks for the heads up. We just bought a 2002...

Thanks for the heads up. We just bought a 2002 VFR for my wife, sooner or later it will need a stator as well.
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By CaribooBC
How was the fire at Bull Canyon, were you forced...

How was the fire at Bull Canyon, were you forced to detour around it?
Forum: Canada 08-12-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,845
Posted By CaribooBC
I don't know how it got here, but there is a...

I don't know how it got here, but there is a Mexican made, 2004 VW Beetle running around 100 Mile House. It only has 27k original kms on it and it is actually for sale for $10.5K
Forum: Canada 08-12-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,900
Posted By CaribooBC
If you are truly adventurous and actually ride on...

If you are truly adventurous and actually ride on dirt. We have some great riding in BC. September to March is the worst time of the year to enjoy it though as the best routes will be snow covered. ...
Forum: Canada 08-07-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,217
Posted By CaribooBC
From Imperial Metals website: Mount Polley...

From Imperial Metals website:
Mount Polley Annual Production

Planned 2014 2013 2012
Copper - lbs 44.0 M 38,501,165 33,789,600...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By CaribooBC
Ask for Waylon at Barnes HD in Langley. He is...

Ask for Waylon at Barnes HD in Langley. He is either in parts or behind the service counter. He is not a tech but is THE go to guy for Buells in the lower mainland.
Forum: Canada 04-19-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,531
Posted By CaribooBC
BTDT, never again too F'n expensive. Either CAA...

BTDT, never again too F'n expensive. Either CAA or buy a cheap used 2WD pick up and tie downs on my CC and sell the truck when I get home. My Duc ate a camshaft and bent its valves last summer about...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By CaribooBC
+1000 on the belts. If it fired up even briefly...

+1000 on the belts. If it fired up even briefly with old, dry and brittle belts, it may be too late already. With only 1000 miles, I would assume it would still have its original belts. I think that...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,725
Posted By CaribooBC
I'll see you on the hawk and raise you one Bald...

I'll see you on the hawk and raise you one Bald Eagle. I almost hit one in flight a few years ago. It was chowing down on a road kill deer in the ditch when I came by on my NS400 full on the pipes....
Forum: Canada 02-06-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,468
Posted By CaribooBC
Not a hope in hell of riding to work. -33C...

Not a hope in hell of riding to work. -33C yesterday morning, even the school buses were cancelled, probably the same this morning. -30C now.
Forum: Canada 01-19-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,708
Posted By CaribooBC
We won't be there this year :( I am going to be...

We won't be there this year :( I am going to be up north until Friday evening. By the time I get home to 100 Mile, I will not want to be driving again on Saturday.
Forum: Canada 12-23-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By CaribooBC
I'm 3.5 hours south of you in 100 Mile House. I...

I'm 3.5 hours south of you in 100 Mile House. I get to PG at least once a month for business.
Forum: Canada 10-24-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,151
Posted By CaribooBC
You can buy cheese curd at The Village Cheese...

You can buy cheese curd at The Village Cheese Company in Armstrong BC, its in the North Okanagan just off of Hwy 97A.
Forum: Canada 10-23-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,151
Posted By CaribooBC
China Head would be very challenging on a Super...

China Head would be very challenging on a Super Tenere. High Bar would also challenge you, very steep (22% grade) with sandy sections. The climb out of the west side of the Big Bar ferry also has...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 60,810
Posted By CaribooBC
Found another place for great eats. Little Fort,...

Found another place for great eats. Little Fort, Hwy #5, The High Five Diner. Great food and huge portions. When you walk in you are greeted by their dessert cooler, awesome!
Forum: Canada 08-10-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By CaribooBC
Glad you made it home, I hope your repair costs...

Glad you made it home, I hope your repair costs are manageable and you are back on two wheels soon.
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