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Forum: Canada 07-18-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,268
Views: 633,394
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Thumb Fully recommend that you do this. Very nice...

Fully recommend that you do this. Very nice areas. If you look for resources in the Malaga area, make sure you contact Pat, a fellow Canadian and a former Dakar competitor @...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8,922
Views: 546,496
Posted By CDNRIDER09
--- In fact, as you probably know, and for...

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In fact, as you probably know, and for once accurately described in Wiki: "Canada uses primarily English-derived common law, the holders of the land actually have land tenure...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,824
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Adventure Rain

My Adventure Rain (non-Gore-Tex) waterproof boots leaked after less than 10 000km of use... I would not purchase them again.

The membrane makes it too hot in the sun and does not do its job when...
Forum: EMEA 03-06-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,535
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Try Pat and Hannah. Pat is a french canadian...

Try Pat and Hannah. Pat is a french canadian (Dakar competitor in his younger years) that speaks English fluently and Hannah speaks English no problem.

http://www.motoadventours.com/rental/

I...
Forum: Canada 03-06-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Thanks for the info. Will make sure not to bring...

Thanks for the info. Will make sure not to bring my credit card if I stop on my way to the Eastern townships...
Forum: Canada 03-06-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Thanks, good to know. I get there 3 or 4 times a...

Thanks, good to know. I get there 3 or 4 times a year. May pay a visit on my next trip. Cheers.
Forum: Canada 03-05-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By CDNRIDER09
ouin... although it's always good to be looking...

ouin... although it's always good to be looking at new bikes and new kit, this one was a bit disappointing... Not much to see there... I was hoping to see some Klim stuff (Not really accessible in...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8,922
Views: 546,496
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Sorry for the late reply... we did camp for the...

Sorry for the late reply... we did camp for the whole trip.
Forum: Canada 08-17-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8,922
Views: 546,496
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Good seeing you again this year in Minnesota this...

Good seeing you again this year in Minnesota this time. So you know, we went to the "Mad House" in Thunder Bay as you recommended and paid our respects to Northern Rider. We had an outstanding lunch...
Forum: Canada 08-01-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8,922
Views: 546,496
Posted By CDNRIDER09
It seems that this place's purpose is to protect...

It seems that this place's purpose is to protect a representative sample of the high peaks of the Appalachians. The vegetation is divided into three strata (deciduous, mixed and coniferous),...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8,922
Views: 546,496
Posted By CDNRIDER09
I would think it was Murphy showing up for our...

I would think it was Murphy showing up for our vacations.

Called Jesse from the middle of nowhere to validate my assessment. I tried the connect/reconnect thing based on his input as well. Worked...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,437
Posted By CDNRIDER09
I have been wearing the Sidi Adventure Rain (non...

I have been wearing the Sidi Adventure Rain (non Gore-tex) since 2010. They are very comfortable. However, in my second year they were already taking in water big time. I understand that I did not go...
Forum: Canada 07-15-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8,922
Views: 546,496
Posted By CDNRIDER09
"Jamie's bike battery had failed..." The...

"Jamie's bike battery had failed..."

The same thing happened to my wife last year (same bike model F650 GS Twin) during our trip to the Cabot Trail. We were on a gravel road going East from Maine...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-06-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 44,433
Views: 2,545,991
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Yes it is.

Yes it is.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-06-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 44,433
Views: 2,545,991
Posted By CDNRIDER09
A thank you to your Firefighters

If you are or know any firefighters, thanks for your support. One of our small Canadian town, Lac Mégantic (Québec) just suffered a catastrophic event.
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Forum: Equipment 05-10-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 203,293
Posted By CDNRIDER09
My concern is the impact of wear because of the...

My concern is the impact of wear because of the "open and shut" effect on those zippers and the fact that they are exposed. As demonstrated by the experience of the inmates that were fitted with the...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 203,293
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Are they going to address this at all and improve...

Are they going to address this at all and improve the jacket right away or are they hoping that no other complaints are reported ?

It is a show-stopper for me at this time.
Forum: Canada 09-14-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8,922
Views: 546,496
Posted By CDNRIDER09
--- I would like to offer another...

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I would like to offer another perspective. We had a mechanical issue when we were stuck in the middle of nowhere in New-Brunswick with the 650 that would not start all of a sudden.

You...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8,922
Views: 546,496
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Horizons Unlimited Travellers Meeting

Information about the meeting in Barrie, September 20-23, 2012:

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/meetings/Ontario2012.php
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,240
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Teiz ?

This seems decent from the perspective of price and protection. I have not seen or met a rider wearing it thus far in my area.

http://store.teizms.com/navigator

Not a lot of discussion on...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By CDNRIDER09
You're not alone

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=774999
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,345
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Got tired of changing bulbs often

2009 BMW GS.

I went this way.

http://www.advdesigns.com/r1hidcokitfo1.html

So far so good.
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,151
Posted By CDNRIDER09
I have worn mine for two season so far. They are...

I have worn mine for two season so far. They are the Discovery Rain without the "Gore-Tex" membrane but, there is a waterproof membrane in them of probably lesser quality, hence the difference in...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8,922
Views: 546,496
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Good point and we went through the same exercise....

Good point and we went through the same exercise. I forgot to mention it. We too got ours from eBay. At the time of our purchase, the cost here in town (in 2009) was CDN$500.00ish plus tax. I was not...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,922
Views: 546,496
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Scala

Here is a bit of info to assist in choosing. We have the bike-to-bike version as we each ride our own ride. We did not suffer any failures in 2+ seasons although some reviews say otherwise. It makes...
Forum: Canada 05-03-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8,922
Views: 546,496
Posted By CDNRIDER09
If you want quality service :...

If you want quality service : http://www.premiercycle.ca/

You will have to book in advance as he is fairly busy. He is very meticulous. He has a growing number of loyal customers. It might...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Very easy. Open the lid, you turn a small handle...

Very easy. Open the lid, you turn a small handle and off they go. No tools are required.
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By CDNRIDER09
TraX vs Jesse

My .02 cents.

If you physically inspect the two, you will quickly realize that the Jesse are more sturdy. Also, They are much closer to the bike and lower which makes them more adequate to keep...
Forum: Canada 01-11-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By CDNRIDER09
No doubt you will enjoy this region. A lot...

No doubt you will enjoy this region.

A lot of recommendations about the North Shore of the St-Lawrence have been mentionned. You had said you wanted some about the Chaudière-Appalaches. Those...
Forum: Canada 01-10-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Route 132 East

I strongly suggest that you get to Québec City if you have never been there. It is not a "Big City". Take a day to walk the "La vieille ville" (Old City).

The Chaudière-Appalache area is nice. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Piaa 510

I am somewhat disappointed with my PIAA lights.

A bit of background. We have two bikes. I have a 2009 R1200GS. She has a 2009 F650 GS. I decided to take a page of Touratech's book by trying to...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,691
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Rain Gear Thread

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=553112
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Ref : ESA

A bit of info here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=501436
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,403
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Funny you say that... At the end of the...

Funny you say that...

At the end of the season in late November here I took all the protectors out and washed it in the machine. Then I realized what I had done...

Here is the official...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,403
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Ref Break in period

I was not difficult in my case. I say that because the first few months were relatively cool/cold as the weeks were going by, I would take the inner and breathable liner on and off regularly and I...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,403
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Rev'it

I own a Cayenne Pro jacket and pants.

They are very well built. I live in Ontario Canada. I have ridden in 30+ degrees Celsius in the summer with all vents open and it felt like having air...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Abs

If you wish to consult a bit of info on ABS.

http://www.msf-usa.org/imsc/proceedings/a-green-comparisonofstoppingdistance.pdf
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,702
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Helly Hansen Storm Suit

The storm flap has snap closure. So far, so good.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,702
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Here is what I have found from the US Helly...

Here is what I have found from the US Helly Hansen Pro:

http://www.hhworkwear.com/ww/products

Somehow, I do not seem to be able to get the same model as I have purchased here in Canada. There...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,702
Posted By CDNRIDER09
Helly Hansen Storm Suit

I ride ATGATT wearing a REV IT Cayenne Pro.

However, because I live in Canada I carry a rain gear to wear on top of it when it is pouring rain. When it rains hard, breathable clothing will likely...
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