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Forum: Canada 08-08-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,686
Posted By DG K3 1000
Bella Coola

Thinking about a 4 day trip from Vancouver to Bella Coola. Looking at google maps there does not seem to much of anything from Williams Lake to Bella Coola which is about 450 km. I can squeeze...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By DG K3 1000
Check pashnit.com - it is a site virtually...

Check pashnit.com - it is a site virtually dedicated to roads in California and you can find all you want or need.
Forum: Canada 07-13-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By DG K3 1000
Road from Gold River to Tahsis

Is that road paved or gravel. Google maps shows it as Head Bay Road and it looks like gravel where it meets Gold River Hwy. but best to know before the trip begins. Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-28-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 488,833
Posted By DG K3 1000
Problem mounting seat

Likely a dumb question but the '08 Varadero I bought has be baffled re seat mounting. Clearly there is the slot on the tank that it slides into, and the lock at the rear but there are also two...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-22-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By DG K3 1000
WA 206 - through to Twin Lakes Idaho?

Google shows Hwy 206 north of Spokane going to Mt Spokane and continuing on into Idaho and joining Twin Lakes rd, BUT my WA map show 206 stopping at ski lift on Mt Spokane and mt Idaho map does not...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By DG K3 1000
Need new tires - cross country trip

I will be travelling from Vancouver BC to Toronto, ON via Utah, New Mexico etc. and by the time I get to Kentucky and/or West Virginia I will need new tires. Looking for any recommendations for good...
Forum: Canada 10-19-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,881
Posted By DG K3 1000
I have found it always works when I use a Visa...

I have found it always works when I use a Visa card but is very spotty when I use Master Card.
Forum: Canada 07-14-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,091
Posted By DG K3 1000
Peter Hope Lake Road - Merritt BC

Will be staying at a cabin on Glimpse Lake - but the way I have gone in before is on a 14km gravel road, half of which is very poorly maintained and my son wants to visit for a weekend. He has just...
Forum: Canada 01-07-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 102,174
Posted By DG K3 1000
Rooms now available

I have to cancel my plans so there are canceled rooms in the following -
Cariboo Lodge - Clinton - 16th
Ramada and Imperial Motel - 100 Mile - 17th
Ramada and Travelodge - Merrit - 18th
Forum: Canada 11-30-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 102,174
Posted By DG K3 1000
Back again!

Ross - Sign me up - made it to #2 and #3 but missed #4 and #5 for bad reasons. Look forward to the ride - ps where are Ray and Patrick - don't see them on #5 either?
David
Forum: Americas 07-31-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By DG K3 1000
I have not yet contacted any shops as I was...

I have not yet contacted any shops as I was hoping someone would provide a recommendation so I can narrow now the possibilities. Looking for assistance in finding a shop to mount tires not advice on...
Forum: Americas 07-31-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By DG K3 1000
Need Tire Change in SE Tennessee

I am traveling from Vancouver BC to Boston with a detour through Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas and the east to North Carolina and up the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP) and then on to Boston. I will...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By DG K3 1000
Need Tire Change in SE Tennessee

I am traveling from Vancouver BC to Boston with a detour through Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas and the east to North Carolina and up the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP) and then on to Boston. I will...
Forum: Canada 06-16-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By DG K3 1000
Question Ferry from Tobermory to South Baymouth

Will be heading up the Bruce Peninsula on the Thursday or Friday before Labour Day weekend and want to take the ferry from Tobermory to South Baymouth. Anyone know if I will need a reservation or is...
Forum: Canada 05-05-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,534
Posted By DG K3 1000
I use Imperial Motorcycles (near Kingsway and...

I use Imperial Motorcycles (near Kingsway and Royal Oak in Burnaby). Charges $40 (maybe up to $45) per tire with wheels on bike and will normally do it while you wait if tires in stock. I have...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 40,575
Posted By DG K3 1000
Rooms available

I am not able to make the ride this year and just cancelled rooms at the Kuskanx in Nakusp, the Swiss Chalet in Revelstoke and the Elks in Keremos. Hop you all get good weather and enjoy the ride.
Forum: Americas 03-29-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By DG K3 1000
Bump . No help / advice / suggestions / or just...

Bump . No help / advice / suggestions / or just bugger off responses??
Forum: Americas 03-25-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By DG K3 1000
Question "Best" routes in SE to NE US?

I am doing a cross continent trip this summer and have sort of planned the journey from Vancouver BC (home) to close to the Tail of the Dragon and the Blue Ridge Mtn. Parkway but would appreciate any...
Forum: Canada 12-23-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 40,575
Posted By DG K3 1000
Can't miss 2 in a Row

Manxman - My knee has healed to point where I once again can use my rear brake so please put me on the probable list - rooms are booked.
From the reports from last year I am hoping the weather...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By DG K3 1000
Thanks for the responses - they will help me in...

Thanks for the responses - they will help me in planning my ride.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By DG K3 1000
Paved Passes?

Looking for advice re paved roads/passes in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place...
Forum: Canada 05-15-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 35,388
Posted By DG K3 1000
Another one bails!!

I am not going to make the ride this year. My right knee is virtually unusable and has been for almost 3 months. Arthritis won’t let me bend far enough to use the rear brake, albeit I rode to Vegas...
Forum: EMEA 07-28-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,942
Posted By DG K3 1000
I am leaving Sat. for Frankfurt and renting a...

I am leaving Sat. for Frankfurt and renting a K-75 from http://www.knopftours.de/Amerika/Motorcycle_Rental/motorcycle_rental.html

in Heidleberg.
He seems to have a good reputation and had one...
Forum: Canada 07-17-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By DG K3 1000
Wicked Would love to come but am heading to Europe on...

Would love to come but am heading to Europe on Aug 2 to ride the Alps for 2 weeks then crusie around with the wife in a car of another 2!! maybe next year
Forum: Americas 02-05-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,570
Posted By DG K3 1000
The Cassiar and the Top of the World are awesome....

The Cassiar and the Top of the World are awesome. Some other considerations – think about taking the ferry (http://www.bcferries.bc.ca/schedules/ (http://www.bcferries.bc.ca/schedules/)) from the top...
Forum: Canada 02-04-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 31,523
Posted By DG K3 1000
As with others on the site I have been watching...

As with others on the site I have been watching and waiting for the announcement of #3! While I missed the first, the second was great and I am looking forward to this one. Thanks to Manxman and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-18-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By DG K3 1000
Tires in San Diego

I will be travelling from Vancouer BC to Cabo San Lucas in March and will need new tires for my 2003 VStrom before cross into Baja. Anyone with recommendations for a shop to purchase and mount tires...
Forum: Canada 01-09-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By DG K3 1000
In BC you can purchase Comprehensive (theft, fire...

In BC you can purchase Comprehensive (theft, fire etc) coupled with collison through a couple of private carriers - Canadian Direct, Coast Captial, Megson-Fitzpatrick - and it will cost about $300 to...
Forum: Canada 05-18-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 11,850
Posted By DG K3 1000
Stily1 PM sent

Interested in cee baily
Forum: Alaska 03-17-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,272
Posted By DG K3 1000
Alaska hwy - infomration

I did that ride 2 years ago - there was a fire up aroung Eagle and the smoke was a little thick until close to Chicken. Great ride anyhow.
I used this site to map out my route and find food, gas,...
Forum: Canada 02-11-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 11,850
Posted By DG K3 1000
I'm in!!

Trip looks intriguing! I have not had a lot of ‘goat trail’ experience but hopefully my gravel road travels will be skill enough. I plan on heading south into Washington state on Sunday the...
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