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Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
I completely agree. It was nice to buy a...

I completely agree. It was nice to buy a Canadian product. And the fact that it was of high quality, and designed for the bike, and installed by one of the designers - well that was hard to pass...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 18,129
Posted By Nanabijou
That was the trip that almost never happened. ...

That was the trip that almost never happened. And you persevered when it did. Nice little video Rob. I'll have to ride there some time.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8,570
Views: 2,417,530
Posted By Nanabijou
My WR250R is the same. Tons of power for a 250cc...

My WR250R is the same. Tons of power for a 250cc dual-sport - once you are on the cam. But the aerodynamics out on the highway are a bit of a hindrance. My CBR250R had probably about 4 less...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
Glad you enjoyed it! And welcome to Adventure...

Glad you enjoyed it! And welcome to Adventure Rider! :1drink Yes - get out there. Take lots of photos. And write-up your adventure!

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8,570
Views: 2,417,530
Posted By Nanabijou
I'm still laughing at your joke - despite having...

I'm still laughing at your joke - despite having no issue or bone to pick with Harleys. I'm thinking I'll be able to get lots of mileage out of that line for lots of different makes of cars and...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
Love it! I really need to ride out to Eagle...

Love it! I really need to ride out to Eagle Mountain this summer.

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8,570
Views: 2,417,530
Posted By Nanabijou
Thanks CMS. I lurk a lot - and post occasionally....

Thanks CMS. I lurk a lot - and post occasionally. Would like to do another touring and camping adventure this year on the CBR150R. Not sure where I want to go. Might head out west this time. We need...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8,570
Views: 2,417,530
Posted By Nanabijou
The irony is that top speed really isn't...

The irony is that top speed really isn't important to me. But it's really important to a lot of people apparently - because that's often the first question I get asked by people who recognize that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8,570
Views: 2,417,530
Posted By Nanabijou
There are so many variables - so all of the...

There are so many variables - so all of the reports you've read could conceivable be true. Having owned a CBR125R - it can be pretty frustrating and confusing hearing about 80 mph top speeds from...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8,570
Views: 2,417,530
Posted By Nanabijou
That just doesn't add up though regarding power...

That just doesn't add up though regarding power compared to the CT70. The Grom has more displacement, and is heavier, and reaches a top speed of about 65 mph. None of the CT70s I've had (or ridden)...
Forum: Canada 03-07-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
Here is some evidence...... ...

Here is some evidence......

http://i62.tinypic.com/4idh1y.jpg

Mike
Forum: Canada 03-06-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
I'm taking him out to the Madhouse tonight. ...

I'm taking him out to the Madhouse tonight. We'll be sitting at the bar.

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
If you can snag a 2011 version or newer - that...

If you can snag a 2011 version or newer - that would be my recommendation. Honda has had year end deals of $1999 for the newer ones. It's simply an incredible deal on a new motorcycle. The newer...
Forum: Canada 02-28-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
Ron and I watched it about a year ago - and we...

Ron and I watched it about a year ago - and we were both in tears - I was laughing so hard that I had to look away from the screen because I thought I might toss my cookies.

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8,570
Views: 2,417,530
Posted By Nanabijou
Umm....a better value. :D Mike

Umm....a better value. :D

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8,570
Views: 2,417,530
Posted By Nanabijou
I think the KLX250 is a nice bike. I like carbs...

I think the KLX250 is a nice bike. I like carbs too. All my dirtbikes have them. No issues. But if given the choice - I would take fuel injection every single time. I'm with Sendler on this one....
Forum: Canada 02-26-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
That's great news. Thanks for the update Ron. ...

That's great news. Thanks for the update Ron.

Mike
Forum: Canada 02-25-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
In that case - maybe we can all head back to my...

In that case - maybe we can all head back to my place for some Karaoke afterwards. You're up first Rob. :1drink

Mike
Forum: Canada 02-25-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
Ron - you need to keep them in town so we can...

Ron - you need to keep them in town so we can coordinate an ADV meet-up at the Madhouse this Friday. :D It might be worth it for them to stay in town for a few days until the cold snap improves...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
Hey John - thanks for the kind words. And thanks...

Hey John - thanks for the kind words. And thanks for reading through it! I'm starting to compile a nice small-displacement tour guide of the north shore. Ha..ha...

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
Ha..ha.. Yeah - once again - you can't please...

Ha..ha.. Yeah - once again - you can't please everyone. Glad at least some found it interesting and entertaining. I'll probably be adding to it here and there during the next few weeks.

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
It's funny you mention that Rob. I've never...

It's funny you mention that Rob. I've never actually camped in the campground at French Lake. I've only interior camped at Quetico (through the Stanton Bay put-in). The interior camping is just...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
You know you and Karen are always welcome here. ...

You know you and Karen are always welcome here. Maybe you guys could ride down this summer - and bring Greg and Janice along! :D

Mike
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
I will be by 2:30PM tomorrow. :D Mike

I will be by 2:30PM tomorrow. :D

Mike
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
For those of you who want to re-experience summer...

For those of you who want to re-experience summer (or what little we had of it last year) - I finally finished my CBR125R gathering ride report from last June 2014.

...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
Part VII - The Culmination of Some Truly...

Part VII - The Culmination of Some Truly Infectious Riding

The CBR125R gathering - like many small rallys - left me feeling like I had just endured a run of a highly addictive drug - binged over a...
Forum: Canada 02-13-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
I love Steve's bike. When we pulled out of...

I love Steve's bike. When we pulled out of Quetico North after re-fueling and heading west - both Steve and I gunned our bikes (Steve on the CD175 twin and me on the CBR150R single). Through the...
Forum: Canada 02-13-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
Fantastic Ron. Beautiful ZZR too. Mike

Fantastic Ron. Beautiful ZZR too.

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
Ha..ha... In this case it was hard to tell with...

Ha..ha... In this case it was hard to tell with all the throaty inline 4s in the mix. You'll have to come out for a ride this summer. Try out the WR250R and CBR150R.

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
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The next morning I awoke to the sound of a few brave souls dragging their...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,079
Posted By Nanabijou
Really enjoyed it too Alex. Of course you know...

Really enjoyed it too Alex. Of course you know that I'm going to "go to school" on some of your photo taking techniques the next time I'm out on an adventure. Thanks again for the tips. Do you have...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
Well I've been corrected by JohnRcbr! above. :D ...

Well I've been corrected by JohnRcbr! above. :D So there MAY actually be a gathering this summer after all. I wonder if we could open it up to small-displacement riders and get more people involved....
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
LBS - you know - if I head out west this summer...

LBS - you know - if I head out west this summer or you head out East - you can take the 150R out for a run. You don't still have a CBR125R do you? :D

Mike
Forum: Canada 02-04-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 742,781
Posted By Nanabijou
I was watching this video and it made me yearn...

I was watching this video and it made me yearn for more dual-sporting with my CBR150R. So how about it Lappeman? Are there any more fire towers to explore nearby?
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
It's -19 C here right now. Visited...

It's -19 C here right now. Visited Niagara-On-The-Lake a few years ago in May. Did a bicycle wine tour. What an incredible place. Sorry to hear you have to suffer through what are our normal...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
Klay - have you done Centennial Lake Road? It's...

Klay - have you done Centennial Lake Road? It's even better. There are so many areas in that part of Ontario that have great riding roads.

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
Rob - you know I'm so happy you succeeded that...

Rob - you know I'm so happy you succeeded that day. That tower is no more. Hard to believe. Archive your videos. They may one day serve as very important historical treasures. "See kids - this is the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
Horatio40 - Nice first post. I had actually...

Horatio40 - Nice first post. I had actually further geared down the bike with a 14T front sprocket. It was great. It put me right at 100km/hr (GPS) @ 8500 RPM (which is near the torque peak for the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,895
Posted By Nanabijou
Part V - A Motley Crew I knew that today...

Part V - A Motley Crew

I knew that today would be an exciting one, as I would be getting my new Elka rear shock fitted to the CBR150R, and would later rendezvous with the other riders at the Black...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8,570
Views: 2,417,530
Posted By Nanabijou
My CBR150R obviously doesn't have as much power...

My CBR150R obviously doesn't have as much power as my WR250R. But my WR isn't very aerodynamic out on the highway - so the CBR actually does better than one would think out on the open road. Still -...
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