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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 11:18 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 13,978
Posted By Steve G.
LOL. You can tell around here [Metro Van] that...

LOL. You can tell around here [Metro Van] that there's been a bunch of lay-offs out in the patch. There's 100's of them around here, parked at the pubs all afternoon.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
Interesting bike. Actually an epoxy glued frame.

Interesting bike. Actually an epoxy glued frame.
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 08:05 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 13,978
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, made it home ok. Frickin' semi trucks...

Yeah, made it home ok. Frickin' semi trucks screwed everything up, too lazy all of them, to pull the chains out for the last time. Waited in limbo for 2 hours trying to get up the balls to just put...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 13,978
Posted By Steve G.
Geez, no sign of steroid pumped red neck head...

Geez, no sign of steroid pumped red neck head bangers in pimped out Dodge 4x4s with Alberta plates?
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
http://www.classicsportbikesforsale.com/wordpress/...

http://www.classicsportbikesforsale.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Laverda-SFC750-replica_2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
I'll agree it's design was extremely ,,,,,,...

I'll agree it's design was extremely ,,,,,, polarizing.
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,528
Posted By Steve G.
Talking to a co-worker of mine who's extreme hard...

Talking to a co-worker of mine who's extreme hard core Top Gear guy. He says there's going to be one more "goodbye' episode at BBC. He's flying over there to be part of the final audience.
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
And the predecessor to both, and his first...

And the predecessor to both, and his first design, Massimo Tamburini brought forth full bodywork to mainstream with the 750 Paso:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2456/3570241115_ee58819976.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
Ducati 900SS...

Ducati 900SS Superlighthttp://raresportbikesforsale.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/BluY6OgWkKGrHqUOKikEtlz8HCrnBLcyp6gB_3.jpg


Moto Guzzi Sport 1100
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
I'm happy to step in to offer "ugliness offset"...

I'm happy to step in to offer "ugliness offset" during times like this.

Tonight, it's Honda supersport time:


http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery%20B/Honda%20CB1100RC%2082.jpg

...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,345
Posted By Steve G.
Totally agree with everything you say.

Totally agree with everything you say.
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
So what about that weather hey?

So what about that weather hey?
Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 13,978
Posted By Steve G.
That's a good move. I can't possibly imagine...

That's a good move. I can't possibly imagine living in Toronto. What a friggin pit. Interesting you mention weather, a serious objective in retirement. I'm in Penticton this weekend for a beer...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
I like the early XS650. The later "Special" ones...

I like the early XS650. The later "Special" ones were terrible things to look at.

Can't agree with you on your observations of superior looks compared to Bonneville. Your view I respect. But...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,298
Posted By Steve G.
The effects of ethanol "enriched" gasoline are...

The effects of ethanol "enriched" gasoline are well documented and confirmed by all. Even modern bikes have been affected, indeed my EFI '08 BMW has a recall on it to replace the sealing o-ring on...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,298
Posted By Steve G.
Refinery in Kamloops? News to me, don't think so....

Refinery in Kamloops? News to me, don't think so. Anyways, glad to hear. So has somebody else taken over the Mushroom Restaurant? Which company is supplying the fuel? I remember the guy had no...
Forum: Canada 04-09-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,298
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, there hasn't been gas in Fauqier in 5...

Yeah, there hasn't been gas in Fauqier in 5 years. I always thought there might be gas in Burton, 1/2 way down the lake, but never stopped there. And yes there is gas in Cherryville, but a bit of a...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Steve G.
From my experience Banff, Jasper, anywhere on the...

From my experience Banff, Jasper, anywhere on the western side of the Rockies, is a crap shoot even in late July. The best weather will be found between the east side of the Coast/Cascade range, and...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,323
Posted By Steve G.
I'd probably just pay the $500 out of the savings...

I'd probably just pay the $500 out of the savings realized when you bought the bike. I know it sucks, but classifying it as a warranty transfer fee has given them the leg up. At least you can bring...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
Lovely thing. Here's a bump for...

Lovely thing.


Here's a bump for fun: Honda GB500

http://garagecompany.com/bikes/japanese/GB500new/IMG_4061.JPG
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 13,978
Posted By Steve G.
Correct. The worst part of travelling is the...

Correct. The worst part of travelling is the actual flying, which in 2015, is horrible, it's only advantage is getting "there" fast.
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 13,978
Posted By Steve G.
Kelowna-Vancouver non stop is $380cdn return....

Kelowna-Vancouver non stop is $380cdn return. Kelowna -Maui 2 stops return is $809cdn, 21 hours. Vancouver-Maui 1 stop is $785cdn, 9 hours. So yes, if included in an overall booking, they've made it...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,354
Posted By Steve G.
Kewl! IPA, non frosted glass.

Kewl! IPA, non frosted glass.
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
There is a very good reason this series of bikes...

There is a very good reason this series of bikes are holding their value. Because they look so great. Pierre Terblanche's crowning achievement styling wise. Particularly the Smart, and the Sport,...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,014
Posted By Steve G.
Dustin just told me Hwy 20 opened at 10am this...

Dustin just told me Hwy 20 opened at 10am this morning. Spring has officially arrived!!
Forum: Canada 04-03-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 13,978
Posted By Steve G.
This flight convenience is something high on my...

This flight convenience is something high on my priority list. I just returned from big Island Hawaii with family. Including family from Penticton. It's really simple for me, a 15 minute walk to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,152
Posted By Steve G.
Tyrolia, and northern Italy, is pretty much...

Tyrolia, and northern Italy, is pretty much motorcycle paradise IMO. Ridden much of western Europe. There's not much that matches the combination of roads, people, food, everything really. Only...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
Lose the extended forks and the mini ape bars,...

Lose the extended forks and the mini ape bars, and you've got my attention.
Forum: Canada 04-03-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 13,978
Posted By Steve G.
6 months??? Try 8 easily.

6 months??? Try 8 easily.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
Most prefer unfettered and un-personalized: ...

Most prefer unfettered and un-personalized:

http://chefpirata.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/1957_harley_sportster.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,354
Posted By Steve G.
Inner primary case to left side engine retainer....

Inner primary case to left side engine retainer. Found behind stator/rotor area. This is one bolt/lock tap I'm in the habit of replacing whenever I take an inner primary off.
Forum: Canada 04-02-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, I'm single. But that shouldn't matter,...

Yeah, I'm single. But that shouldn't matter, should it?

I get the coast. But all the class a motorhomes driven by green haired old couples like it too. There's a time to ride, and a time to...
Forum: Canada 04-01-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Steve G.
Not such a big deal for a Canadian, with a...

Not such a big deal for a Canadian, with a Canadian bike. But, a Kiwi passport may trigger some kind of suspicions as to whether you may sell the bike there, which might trigger collection of some...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 1,007,288
Posted By Steve G.
A bump, with a glass of fine wine: ...

A bump, with a glass of fine wine:

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/uploads/cars/moto_guzzi/3922033.jpg
Forum: Canada 04-01-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By Steve G.
I've ridden the coast from Forks all the way to...

I've ridden the coast from Forks all the way to San Diego enough times to know that there is better riding inland in all 3 western states. The coast doesn't get entertaining until Crescent City, till...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, don't believe it. Oil storage in the USA is...

Yeah, don't believe it. Oil storage in the USA is about to reach absolute capacity in less than 2 weeks. Plus, with this Iran/nuclear fuel-weapon/trade embargo about to be signed in a week or two,...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 13,978
Posted By Steve G.
lol,,,,,,

lol,,,,,,
Forum: Canada 03-31-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 13,978
Posted By Steve G.
Man, you nailed it big time! I've been scanning...

Man, you nailed it big time! I've been scanning Alberta Craig's lists for a month now, smoking deals on bikes too.

...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Steve G.
The West Harrison Lake FSR is already open,...

The West Harrison Lake FSR is already open, clear, from Sasquatch Inn, to Mt. Curry.
Forum: Canada 03-30-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By Steve G.
Agreed. The tour/cost break even...

Agreed.

The tour/cost break even point for a Cdn is probably closer to a $.70 cdn dollar.
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