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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,389
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
:rofl Well put but unfortunately I believe...

:rofl

Well put but unfortunately I believe that the total cost of ownership is less than 6 of the other provinces if you count in insurance fees etc.

:deal

Two things to mention
The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,389
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
The $22k Joyride

In todays papers

OTTAWA Police say a pair of Ottawa motorcyclists went on a reckless high-speed ride on a Quebec highway Saturday and filmed their actions, which helped officers hit them with...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 24,105
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
After seeing some of the reviews elsewhere on the...

After seeing some of the reviews elsewhere on the Ghost I figured it was more in line for what I was looking for .

Finally got out today to try the gizmo out and I still have some learning to do...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,688
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Nice ! See you made up your mind on the Gt...

Nice !

See you made up your mind on the Gt vs Triumph

Farkeling already started as well with the engine guards

As for other farkels all I can say is that I am slowly adding to mine and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,909
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
What state was that where the police hit the...

What state was that where the police hit the lights behind the guy?
Its nice see a smart cop. :clap

Up here Quebec where I am , traffic is pretty good for moving right .You will however find the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,601
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Alas I resemble that last "average" remark a bit...

Alas I resemble that last "average" remark a bit too well,6' 1"..250'ish and on the wrong side of 50. :cry

I suppose its merely decreasing the Lard over HP ratio :rofl

As for reviewers check...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,601
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Coming back to the original question .. Saw...

Coming back to the original question ..

Saw the Triumph at the Montreal show a week ago. BMW was just on the other side of the aisle.

Truth be told from what I saw it was a fair copy of the RT...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 179,361
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Time for a change

From this

http://snivly.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/The-bike/Motorcycle-Public/i-8qhZjD4/0/L/168-L.jpg

to this ,last night
...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,592
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
One good investment and have had one for 2 years...

One good investment and have had one for 2 years now. :thumb

I do have to think about where to place it since my condo garage is equipped with a drain and has a slight slope towards it.

There...
Forum: Hacks 06-19-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,420
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
I see a lot where I am. Three issues that...

I see a lot where I am.

Three issues that they have going for them is

1-Quebec has the some of the strictest motorcycle license restrictions on the continent, it takes about 2 seasons to get...
Forum: Canada 05-30-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Radioworld would be your best bet I think ...

Radioworld would be your best bet I think

www.radioworld.ca

Snivly
Forum: Canada 05-30-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,427
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
FWIW Left Gary on the Tcan (40) in Montreal...

FWIW

Left Gary on the Tcan (40) in Montreal at 9 ish last night.

From the spot tracker this morning at 6:37 it shows him just outside of London on the home stretch.Mapsource is showing that he...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,427
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
I should really check my spelling sometimes ...

I should really check my spelling sometimes

Dweeb
Forum: Canada 05-25-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,427
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Sent a PM today sionce I was out riding this...

Sent a PM today sionce I was out riding this weekend but now looking at you addtional notes and I take it you will be using the LT. What range do you have on the bestie :eek1

This weekened to...
Forum: Canada 03-20-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
On this end Quebec about 24,same for NB and NS...

On this end
Quebec about 24,same for NB and NS for tents with showers

Can't figure out Ontario's rates but they seem to be climbing up to 30 per night or even more:huh

Snivly in Montreal
Forum: Canada 03-14-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,427
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
[QUOTE=Drif10]...Still go to Decarie Hot dog...

[QUOTE=Drif10]...Still go to Decarie Hot dog whenever I'm in town, no place better.

Yeah its a guilty pleasure ,I usually stop there in summer after long rides , used to also make a side trip a...
Forum: Canada 03-14-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,427
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
V-STL Technically I beleive I am on the middle...

V-STL
Technically I beleive I am on the middle of the Canadair Runway , or at least when it last was operational about 20 years ago.
I suggested to the sub-mayor that the T-can service road should...
Forum: Canada 03-13-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,427
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Was just out for a spin , first of the season...

Was just out for a spin , first of the season :clap

So many roads and so little time and all of them will be worked on when you get here :huh

Mercier , I avoid at all cost even at best of...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,427
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
There is a Petrocanada a bit further in ...

There is a Petrocanada a bit further in

http://www.petro-canada.ca/en/locations/4085.aspx?MODE=DTS&ID=16105

Paypass and the lot.

A popular stop for anyone heading for the maritimes since it...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,427
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Take the exit before at LaPocatiere , if I...

Take the exit before at LaPocatiere , if I remember there is an Ultramar on the left with a MacDonalds .Go east on 132 for about 3 km's and your at your turnaround point.
When is the liftoff date?
...
Forum: Canada 02-27-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Any detail on trip planning such as where you...

Any detail on trip planning such as where you want to end up ,time etc ?:ear

Can think of a few routes as well

For someone coming to western quebec ie from Ottawa, Hawkesbury look up the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,785
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Guilty of the offence of being a near geezer ...

Guilty of the offence of being a near geezer :cry

Just a bit on the wrong side of the 50 mark , prune juice has not entered the picture yet, though my (older) brother swears by metamucil :rofl ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Had a cherry red cat and exhaust once on an 02. ...

Had a cherry red cat and exhaust once on an 02.
It was a combination of a stuck cable along with a flat battery, the flat battery I was aware of , the throttle position was "lost" to the fuel...
Forum: Canada 02-23-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Anticosti, never been myself but I would be...

Anticosti, never been myself but I would be checking up to see where you can really go.

My knowledge is limited but it was a private domain of Consolidated Bathurst for years so there will be...
Forum: Canada 02-15-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
That was quick I was on the 3S from Boston...

That was quick

I was on the 3S from Boston to the Cape when Sen T Kennedy was being brought to Boston .Worst Jam I have seen in a long time, since the ones heading S were gawking trying to see...
Forum: Canada 02-15-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Making the assumption we are talking a simple 2...

Making the assumption we are talking a simple 2 lane road.

Quebec (and probably several other provinces) mark their lanes in the center and on the right with a solid line, if space is available,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 155,930
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
At the risk of being drummed out of ADV I...

At the risk of being drummed out of ADV

I sold this

http://snivly.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/065/613943853_JiwpB-M.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,495
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Moronic BMW decides from the local market...

Moronic

BMW decides from the local market conditions what options will be in their packages, and looking at them from here they seem to be both logical and almost reasonably priced .Sure wish I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,495
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
A long and boring post will follow. It all...

A long and boring post will follow.

It all started last year when I walked into the dealer for a screw for my 02 GS one Saturday morning. The salesman saw me and asked if I would be interested in...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,495
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
New link at UK MCN today. They must be...

New link at UK MCN today.

They must be jumping the gun a bit.

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/bikereviews/searchresults/Bike-Reviews/BMW/BMW-R1200RT-2010-current/

Also looking at the ads...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,495
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
I think it is because we use essentially the Euro...

I think it is because we use essentially the Euro version with Transport Canada stickers.

We don't have half the filters whether gas or exhaust that the US does and looking at the info on my 2009...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
I went the other way myself from a standard 2002...

I went the other way myself from a standard 2002 GS to a 2009 RT.

A lot of pro's and cons both ways .
Our season is not long enough to do justice to more than one bike.

Reason for changes...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 41,043
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
A note from the Hamfisted measure thrice...

A note from the Hamfisted

measure thrice and cut once:eek1

As guessed I fluffed it

Picked up a q2 last year more to use with the zumo and the phone and it worked pretty well .So this...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,049
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Going by memory but I did read in BMWOA mag that...

Going by memory but I did read in BMWOA mag that bmw had changed the rear bearing in the last 2 or 3 years to a new part number .
Will have to search around for it since it was about the only copy...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
I was hoping that it does fade. Numerous people...

I was hoping that it does fade.
Numerous people have commented that they need shades to look at me :rofl
Sniv in Montreal
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 53,885
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Honda Varadero Canada

link to the latest Canadian info

http://www.adventureawaits.ca/

Would be tempted to go for a test ride if it were not for a recent hernia operation

Note being sold only at "Honda power...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 30,809
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
:eek2 No say it ain't so..... Not...

:eek2

No say it ain't so.....
Not interested , ok the blue route was tame last year, or at least most of it.
:D
As for the rest I believe they have been doing more work at gouin but I would...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
A Dweeb Goes Riding on the Matawin

A quick (and really,really late) report on the second (?) annual Matawin Ride from the least of the riders.

All photos are shamelessly stolen from K2 with his own original witty commentary in...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,969
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
300?! :deal Remember our mileage is quite...

300?! :deal

Remember our mileage is quite like our dollar only multiply by .6 rather than .8 (ie km's).Read the fine print.

We do have somethings that are the reverse, our gas prices are about...
Forum: Canada 04-21-2005, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,969
Posted By Snivly Dweeb
Try Monette look under rental ...

Try Monette
look under rental
http://www.monettesports.com/eng/frame/mainframeeg.htm

They are showing 250 a day for an R1200GS but in Canadian Cra...dollars :rofl
They also seem to have a...
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