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Forum: Canada 09-16-2014, 11:02 AM
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Posted By Hockeygod
Any suggested day rides - what say you?

I want to maximize the remaining days till the weather totally sucks. I work till about 10 am most mornings, then have occasional days where I can get on the bike for day trips. Some days till dusk,...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
What is this???

Ok I must have missed something. Explain these pics. Where were they taken and what is up? Obviously a BMW event... Is there a website to check for future rides? Looks awesome...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Hockeygod
Ditto! Now get her dirty and post those...!...

Ditto!

Now get her dirty and post those...! :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb Vibes?

Damned if I didn't do a similar thing last week... Took my Salomon foot beds out of my day hikers and slipped them into my Alpinestars. I use Pivot Pegs (no rubber) and HOLY COW did they make a huge...
Forum: Canada 09-02-2014, 01:19 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Unfortunately, my window is between those two...

Unfortunately, my window is between those two times, so will have to do a shorter ride from the NW. Thanks anyways and enjoy!
Forum: Canada 08-31-2014, 11:02 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Two weeks ago, we came in from Chain Lakes,...

Two weeks ago, we came in from Chain Lakes, riding east to west, to the gas station and back up to Calgary. Everything was open that we saw, spoke to a few guys heading south to Coleman, so I presume...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By Hockeygod
My understanding is that the declared consent...

My understanding is that the declared consent from the missing parent must be notarized (for Canadians going into the US.)

That said, my cousin (born in Sask) is a green card carrying US Citizen...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 12:51 AM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Question Anyone riding this weekend?

Lycan, great pics and RR! Wish I had the time to do that, or something similar! When the kids get older, I hope I can get out more... Until then I live vicariously through RR's such as this!

On...
Forum: Canada 07-30-2014, 09:11 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Laugh Limestone mid-week getaway!

Awesome trip today boys! Great variety of weather (+ incredibly warm), scenery and road surfaces!

Enjoyed meeting Ed (MCMXCIVRS - I pronounce it McVickers), his tricked out :bmwrider F800GS :pimp...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By Hockeygod
Jasper

Was in Jasper Sunday - Friday last week. Fire was out, on way back, signage was still up but area that was flagged previously had shrunk. Didn't see smoke either direction.

You will need a park...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 01:24 AM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Bee-u-tee-ful!

I look forward to seeing this view Wednesday with MCVICKARS (How does one pronounce Roman Numerals anyway?) and XSOCAL! :clap

Cheers,

Dean
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Hockeygod
Wednesday ride to Limestone...

Ed,

I might be able to swing Wednesday; if you want to, will look to set up childcare. Can't do Thursday though. Let me know ASAP so I can confirm!

Dean
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 10:38 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb If we have to explain it, they'll never understand. ;)

Kaptn, that video certainly captures the spirit of the thing! Thank you for posting it.

I agree with you: "If we have to explain it, they'll never understand."

Cheers! :freaky
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 02:12 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb Celebrating Canada Day w a ride through McLean, pondering "The Question"

Got out about 8 pm last night and rode McLean Creek Trail from north to south. Explored a couple of side routes where I have dirt biked, then went about 15 km into Gorge Creek to the SW. Turned...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2014, 02:48 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb Highway 68 / Sibbald Creek Trail

Thank you Lycan! :clap

What about Highway 68 / Sibbald Creek Trail to Highway 40. Is it open?

Can one access the north end of Powderface - at least to the Dawson Equestrian area? It's only 2-3...
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 01:13 PM
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Views: 265,059
Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb Battery has come back to life...

Thanks cy,

After your answer, I put the trickle charger back on and damned if it doesn't register now... Apparently my battery is at 90%, so I am letting it charge at the 'intelligent' setting...
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 12:04 PM
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Views: 265,059
Posted By Hockeygod
Question New lead acid battery... dead (my own fault)

Yup, my fault, I left the heated grips set to run after my ride last week (now I know they are hard wired in, something I might have to get changed) and now my brand new battery is dead. It is a...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2014, 09:43 AM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Question Powderface?

Is it open??

Any news??

Thanks.
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 03:09 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Question Powder face?

So any confirmation as to whether it's open yet (post May 15); will open last weekend in May; won't open this year? I am only around for a month or so... Appreciate the intel! Thanks.
Forum: Canada 10-11-2013, 08:13 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
McLean Sat 12 noon

Some awesome travel and tool tips on here. I will be looking to solidify my travel kit over the 'off-season' too.

Looks like Pieter and I are heading out Sat morning, 99% to McLean. Pick him up at...
Forum: Canada 10-08-2013, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Hockeygod
Sat dirt bike ride, Mon possible dualsport ride

Looking like McLean Sat on dirt bikes. We are really enjoying it out there! It was a lot dryer this past weekend compared to two weeks ago (we covered the same ground, plus more this time). It...
Forum: Canada 09-27-2013, 03:11 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
'89 KDX vs shiny new toys...

Andy, I would love to hear more about what you did to your KDX. If memory serves, you did a fork swap? Maybe it's a good reason to hook up for a beverage to hear the details! :ear

I plan on...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2013, 07:07 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
It ain't an adventure, unless poor / unlikely...

It ain't an adventure, unless poor / unlikely mechanicals, heat stroke & not enough water, poor judgement and darkness with no lights factor into it. If any or all of the above occur in a 3+ hour...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2013, 05:36 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Andy, do you still have the KDX? Would love to...

Andy, do you still have the KDX? Would love to hear your thoughts about it. My friend with his KX should consider one!

Will keep you posted on Sat plans too... Would be good to hook up on the...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2013, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Hockeygod
Might go Saturday, likely to McLean. Must replace...

Might go Saturday, likely to McLean. Must replace rear brakes before I can go. Riding a KDX 200, with a rookie dirt biker friend on a KX 250, and perhaps another friend on a WR250X. Relaxed to medium...
Forum: Canada 09-22-2013, 11:40 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Limestone / McLean / KDX 200

Doc you are a lucky guy... I will be working and jealous of your trip Monday! Post some pics if you can...

Did 5 hours in MacLean Creek late afternoon / evening. First real dirt bike ride there...
Forum: Canada 09-22-2013, 10:42 AM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Powersports Seats

Andrea re-did my KDX seat a few years ago. Replaced some foam and installed all new vinyl or whatever it is. Looks great but more importantly, feels great! Good pricing and quick turnaround times. As...
Forum: Canada 09-18-2013, 09:42 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Limestone Monday 23 Sept

Sorry, been off the grid for a few days (busy!)

Love the pictures that have been posted over the past week. Great rides guys! Jealous... :evil

Sadly, I can't go Monday. :cry I get the odd...
Forum: Canada 09-12-2013, 10:47 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Shrinking off road areas

Thanks guys,

I figured these were probably the reasons... Overuse from bikes, quads, side by sides, 4x4s, etc. Waiparous has sure changed from 1991-1992; and for the worst. Riding he Guide Camp...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2013, 10:53 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Waiporous trails

Thanks for the info. My friend has a Garmin. I will look into a RAM mount.

Too bad the marked/legal trails are so crappy. Wish they would add to the legal trails. Anyone know the problem/reasons?...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Limestone Mtn

Just sent you a PM. Would love to do this ride... Gotta find time!

Can you legally ride up Limestone on a dirt bike? Curious because if I go out dirt biking Sunday, maybe we can combine this with...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2013, 07:17 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Sounds good! Hopefully we can do Limestone some...

Sounds good! Hopefully we can do Limestone some point this month or early October?

I went dirt biking Sunday at Waiparous, spent 7 hours exploring lots of trails, getting lost (goodbye Margret...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2013, 02:23 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Will do. Lets PM Wed night for weekend updates! ...

Will do. Lets PM Wed night for weekend updates!

Dean
Forum: Canada 08-28-2013, 08:37 PM
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Views: 387,105
Posted By Hockeygod
Want to do this too. Still in Bend OR; will be...

Want to do this too. Still in Bend OR; will be back in Calgary Sept 2. Perhaps that weekend? PM me next week if interested.

Dean
Forum: Canada 08-28-2013, 12:04 AM
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Views: 11,426
Posted By Hockeygod
Is it on the www.riv.ca list?

Is it on the www.riv.ca list?
Forum: Canada 08-14-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By Hockeygod
Thumb Thanks for the 411!

Mike, Brunssd, Shuswap biker... Thanks to all for their help!!

I have the Cycling the KVR book, will add Backroads and Mapart publications to reading list; will also check out the suggested sites....
Forum: Canada 08-14-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By Hockeygod
Mike, what if I am on a road-legal dual sport?...

Mike, what if I am on a road-legal dual sport? Licensed, insured, spark arrested, lights, etc...??

Thanks

Dean
Forum: Canada 08-13-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,206
Posted By Hockeygod
Cdt

Still on my wish list too... Looking into August (next year :evil?) sometime!

Dean
Forum: Canada 08-13-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By Hockeygod
BC off-roading Q's

What are the laws so far as riding off road in BC? What is required? I heard stories that you don't need a plate, insurance, etc. What about lights, SA? Can you ride anywhere on Crown Land?

I...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 265,059
Posted By Hockeygod
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