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Forum: Canada 09-18-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By DP-WU
I'll be interested to see what the pricing looks...

I'll be interested to see what the pricing looks like. Hopefully it's reasonable enough that my cheap-arse will be willing to pay to cut out the extra day of riding.

Nice to have the option...
Forum: Canada 09-13-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,900
Posted By DP-WU
RTE 134 from Dalhousie to Bathurst is an alright...

RTE 134 from Dalhousie to Bathurst is an alright ride. From there south to Moncton pretty much sucks for riding IMO. Some nice scenery, and unique culture, but south of Bathurst Rtes 134, 8, and 11...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By DP-WU
Thanks for the input! I'll drop you a PM if/when...

Thanks for the input! I'll drop you a PM if/when I hammer down dates, and if I need to pick your brain about anything else!
Forum: Canada 09-10-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 52,112
Posted By DP-WU
My apologies if it has already been mentioned,...

My apologies if it has already been mentioned, but Harold's Family Restaurant in Kamloops. Possibly the best bacon cheese burger I've ever had and good curly fries as a side. I used to plan trips to...
Forum: Americas 09-09-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By DP-WU
Florida to Nova Scotia, Fly & Ride 2014

Feeling out the idea of shipping the bike to Orlando next summer (possible May), and riding home to Nova Scotia. I know it's a pretty broad stretch of road from Orlando to Halifax, but looking for...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By DP-WU
Lots of good riding in Nova Scotia, and lots of...

Lots of good riding in Nova Scotia, and lots of history if you're into that stuff.

Halifax has lots to offer tourists. Citadel Hill, Farmer's Market, waterfront boardwalk, lots of tours...
Forum: Canada 09-01-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By DP-WU
Second this. The run around Advocate Harbor is...

Second this. The run around Advocate Harbor is well worth the time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-07-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By DP-WU
Riding gear dealers/outlets in ME/SE-NH/MA?

Planning a family trip (in the cage, unfortunately) from Nova Scotia to Boston late this month, and I'd like to do a bit of gear shopping along the way. Planning to just run the interstate in both...
Forum: Canada 08-05-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,297
Posted By DP-WU
Holy crap. What a difference at Elbow Falls! ...

Holy crap. What a difference at Elbow Falls! Insane!
Forum: Canada 07-19-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By DP-WU
Lots of great suggestions for you here. ...

Lots of great suggestions for you here.

Peggy's Cove is a must with most tourists, and the roads around Advocate Harbour are great.

Through the Annapolis valley, stick to the back roads,...
Forum: Americas 07-14-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By DP-WU
Kejimkujik Natl Park is beautiful, and has some...

Kejimkujik Natl Park is beautiful, and has some decent riding surrounding it. Might be worth a look...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10,386
Views: 3,389,629
Posted By DP-WU
....aaaaaaand I just messed in my pants. I'd...

....aaaaaaand I just messed in my pants. I'd give my right nut to have an old Vincent...
Forum: Americas 07-07-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By DP-WU
GTTSR is a beautiful and very scenic ride, but...

GTTSR is a beautiful and very scenic ride, but generally pretty slow due to tourist traffic.

I can second the suggestion about riding through the BC interior. SOme of the nicest riding I've done...
Forum: Americas 07-05-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By DP-WU
As stated, I don't anticipate you'll have any...

As stated, I don't anticipate you'll have any issues. I've never heard of anyone having their lid checked, if it they were going to, they'd concentrate on the pudding bowl helmet types first, I'm...
Forum: Americas 07-05-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By DP-WU
I probably would have suggested the same. ...

I probably would have suggested the same.

In addition, if you're spending time in/around Calgary, Hwy762 from Bragg Creek to Millarville, and Hwy66 from Bragg Creek out along the Bow river and...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,816
Posted By DP-WU
PEI has some beautiful scenery, and is probably...

PEI has some beautiful scenery, and is probably worth a visit if you've never been, and probably won't be back that way again. The roads are generally pretty straight and boring though. If you're...
Forum: Americas 07-02-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By DP-WU
As stated by others, you should have no issues. ...

As stated by others, you should have no issues. Lots of mom and pop stations in between the bigger towns, should the need arise.
Forum: Americas 07-02-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By DP-WU
Just ran this loop over the past weekend. Speed...

Just ran this loop over the past weekend. Speed limits range from 50km/h to 90km/h for most of Rte132. Generally, traffic was pretty light, and passing was easy when desired. We ran in around the...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 20,391
Posted By DP-WU
Ditto. Be very interested to know how this turns...

Ditto. Be very interested to know how this turns out.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By DP-WU
Awesome suggestions guys, thanks. Just starting...

Awesome suggestions guys, thanks. Just starting to plan our route now, so I'll definitely take your suggestions into account.

Greatly appreciated!
Forum: Canada 04-13-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By DP-WU
Not so much on your desired routing, but Harold's...

Not so much on your desired routing, but Harold's Family Diner in Kamloops. When I was living in Edmonton and Calgary, I timed any of my trips through the mountains to Vancouver/Seattle/etc around...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By DP-WU
Planning a trip to ME/NH/VT

I'm planning a 4.5 day run in late May from Nova Scotia to ME/NH/VT, and am looking for route suggestions.

Planning to cross from NB into ME at the Saint Stephen/Calais border crossing on the way...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,590
Posted By DP-WU
Also, I second a stop at the Masstown market. ...

Also, I second a stop at the Masstown market. Great spot to stop for lunch.
Forum: Canada 04-05-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,590
Posted By DP-WU
Respectfully, yes. I'm there every month or two....

Respectfully, yes. I'm there every month or two. My wife is from the Saint John area, brother in law is in Fredericton. Friends in Moncton, and spent a week of each of the last three summers in...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,590
Posted By DP-WU
LOTS of great roads through NH/VT/ME on your way...

LOTS of great roads through NH/VT/ME on your way up here. New Brunswick is a bit of a "drive-thru" province. Your best bet there is to pound the 100 series highway and just get it over with.

As...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,805
Posted By DP-WU
Well, went and looked today. Turns out my old...

Well, went and looked today. Turns out my old Indian, is actually what appears to be a 1967 Triumph Bonneville. Just by looking, it appears that about 85% of the original parts are there, along...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,805
Posted By DP-WU
Got one of "those" phone calls...

Sitting on my couch last night, watching Long Way Down with the Mrs, and my phone rings.

It's my mother. Normal chit-chat. How's your weekend? Get out riding? Your father is out fishing. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-12-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,913
Posted By DP-WU
That looks like it could work perfectly. Thanks...

That looks like it could work perfectly. Thanks Denny!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-11-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,913
Posted By DP-WU
Where can I get a 17mm ball?

Looking for a 17mm ball to mount my Nuvi 550 on. I don't need/want any sort of arm/riser/etc. If I could find a 17mm ball that has a hold through it, I can run one of the riser bolts on my bike...
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