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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By Steve G.
Congratulations on retirement. Fill your...

Congratulations on retirement. Fill your days,,,,you know what they say, if you rest, you rust.

Of course you are going to get many differing opinions on your proposed route. So, I'll give...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By Steve G.
The mullet haired red necks on quads is a huge...

The mullet haired red necks on quads is a huge problem up there. I'm really hoping BC's new mandatory registration of offroad machines clears a lot of these losers out, back to their trailer parks...
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By Steve G.
Yup, Mt. Baker continues to live up to it's...

Yup, Mt. Baker continues to live up to it's reputation as most snow on earth.

BTW, any word on whether Harrison East is open? I've tried it twice in 5 yrs, both times land slides had it...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 839,627
Posted By Steve G.
Witness as this thread falls off the rails again....

Witness as this thread falls off the rails again. Might be time for it to go slumber for a month or two.
Forum: Canada 04-09-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Steve G.
I head to Nakusp every year to the Laverda rally,...

I head to Nakusp every year to the Laverda rally, and always run over to Ainsworth for a soak, and Kaslo for lunch. Have to say I've never been to Proctor, but was at Balfour last summer heading over...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By Steve G.
A nice tribute about him: ...

A nice tribute about him:

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/1/18226/Motorcycle-Article/Massimo-Tamburini-Dies-at-Age-70.aspx
Forum: Canada 04-08-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By Steve G.
Basically Todd was given last minute demands from...

Basically Todd was given last minute demands from Delta Municipality. They told him he had to pay for 6 full Delta Cops to patrol all of us outlaws, at probably $350 each. Plus they told him he had...
Forum: Canada 04-07-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Steve G.
Indeed your issue is not the importation into...

Indeed your issue is not the importation into Canada but export from Thailand. May I suggest you contact Windbell Motorcycles in North Vancouver, who specialize in importation and sale of 'grey...
Forum: Canada 04-07-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Steve G.
Ridden past Rockport probably 300 times, never...

Ridden past Rockport probably 300 times, never bothered to pull in. Guess I'll check it out next month.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By Steve G.
Massimo Tamburini RIP

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news/great-loss-massimo-tamburini-died/#more-60580
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, you have to disassemble most everything to...

Yeah, you have to disassemble most everything to get the headlamp out, especially to fix it [JB Weld works BTW].
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Steve G.
OK, I don't know about these cinnamon buns. Gotta...

OK, I don't know about these cinnamon buns. Gotta know now guys!!!
Forum: Canada 04-01-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Steve G.
Wa Hwy 20 Opening Updates

http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Traffic/Passes/NorthCascades/Updates2014.htm


Motorcyclists in Metro Vancouver look in anticipation each April 1st, to check the Washington State's North Cascades...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,954
Posted By Steve G.
Well, if it was me, the first thing I'd do is see...

Well, if it was me, the first thing I'd do is see if you can get a street title for it. It will increase it's value 50% right away.
Forum: Canada 03-31-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By Steve G.
I hear ya on the rain. That said, it was 16C and...

I hear ya on the rain. That said, it was 16C and sun in Langley this afternoon, and calling for 17c Tuesday and sunny. Actually got a bit of a burn on my nose.
Forum: Canada 03-31-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Steve G.
Ya, heck, welfare is better, at least you get...

Ya, heck, welfare is better, at least you get dental.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 839,627
Posted By Steve G.
I've had the bike out on Willow Springs, and SIR,...

I've had the bike out on Willow Springs, and SIR, it's clearly a race bike with lights. It runs hot and mad when stick in traffic, but get it out over 80 mpg and it becomes smooth, quite, engine temp...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 839,627
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, lately I've been thinking of trading it...

Yeah, lately I've been thinking of trading it straight across for a used 500 Shadow, painted purple with silver flames! Whatcha think?

Seriously, 57,000 miles, it must be some kind of myth...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 839,627
Posted By Steve G.
Crap! Well, I'm lucky enough to have an '89 in my...

Crap! Well, I'm lucky enough to have an '89 in my garage, 11,000 kms. Never ridden in anger, and never lugged about.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 839,627
Posted By Steve G.
Wow, rare color. When I bought mine in 1988, they...

Wow, rare color. When I bought mine in 1988, they came red, blue, and white.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 839,627
Posted By Steve G.
+1. Quite easy on the eyes.

+1. Quite easy on the eyes.
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,504
Posted By Steve G.
Another bike that's been fucked up by some idiots...

Another bike that's been fucked up by some idiots idea of "personalization". The only thing more stupid than doing this to a bike, is somebody buying it as it is at a premium over a bone stock bike....
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,134
Posted By Steve G.
I guess for me, my 37" inseam, and my hockey...

I guess for me, my 37" inseam, and my hockey tortured knees, the ability to move around on the full seat really works well for me, the solo seat locks me in one place only.
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,134
Posted By Steve G.
I agree. I've got the single and double seat, and...

I agree. I've got the single and double seat, and Corbin of both. The single seat looks cool, but lacks comfort.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,556
Posted By Steve G.
Former TT race winner Steve Hyslop did run...

Former TT race winner Steve Hyslop did run British Superbike for a good while, did good, but never one a championship. BSB is extremely competitive series.

IMO, those who are successful at TT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,556
Posted By Steve G.
IMO, the Northwest 200 is even more dangerous...

IMO, the Northwest 200 is even more dangerous than the IOM TT. The mass start of the NW200 vs the 15 second timed single interval start of the TT makes the NW200 truly insane.

My 2 week visit to...
Forum: Canada 03-28-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, looks like I'll have to, again. Phoned them...

Yeah, looks like I'll have to, again. Phoned them today, I have to take all of it off, and take the bike back again.
Forum: Canada 03-28-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Steve G.
Got my letter last night. A bit peeved,...

Got my letter last night.

A bit peeved, as I just took my bike to my dealer for ECU check and EFI synchronization. I knew more about the recall than the dealer, and stated I should leave it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 839,627
Posted By Steve G.
Learn how to frickin' read. He never asked anyone...

Learn how to frickin' read. He never asked anyone for an opinion.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 839,627
Posted By Steve G.
I'm a former owner of an '88 Ducati Paso. I've...

I'm a former owner of an '88 Ducati Paso. I've never been so taken aback by a design visually, and bought one brand new. I know the looks of this thing are polarizing, love it or hate it. You cannot...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,010
Posted By Steve G.
Yup. Pretty sure it's got to arrive at the...

Yup. Pretty sure it's got to arrive at the dealers before ownership can happen.
Forum: Canada 03-23-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,010
Posted By Steve G.
Daytona in Surrey, BC will have one on the...

Daytona in Surrey, BC will have one on the showroom in 2 weeks.
Forum: Canada 03-18-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Steve G.
I'm afraid you're just not going to find a bike...

I'm afraid you're just not going to find a bike out there that clicks all the right boxes:


Price
Comfort
Power
Reliability
Ease of repair
Lots of dealers
Ruggedness, lack...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,013
Posted By Steve G.
Shoei Neotech, for $300. My Scottish thriftiness...

Shoei Neotech, for $300. My Scottish thriftiness tells me you did very well.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,575
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah,,,any English made Stoke-on-Trent waxed...

Yeah,,,any English made Stoke-on-Trent waxed cotton ones are worth money now.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,575
Posted By Steve G.
Didn't get any English accent, but definitely the...

Didn't get any English accent, but definitely the guy is early-mid 50's, silvering hair, tall, not overweight. Easily recognizable over the years, seen at all the Cycle World west coast shows.
Forum: Canada 03-11-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 8,023
Posted By Steve G.
Sorry, don't get it. Is that like another forum?

Sorry, don't get it. Is that like another forum?
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,788
Views: 914,087
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, that would bother/concern me. My '08 GS,...

Yeah, that would bother/concern me. My '08 GS, the delay once the key is turned is perhaps 1/2 a second. The BMW electrical complexity has always made me nervous. But knock on wood, no...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 8,023
Posted By Steve G.
Where were the "Strommer's" hanging out...

Where were the "Strommer's" hanging out before?
Forum: Canada 03-10-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Steve G.
First world problem. Get your money back.

First world problem. Get your money back.
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