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Forum: Canada 03-10-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,941
Posted By TagBagger
Great routes, I'll have to check out Brier Island...

Great routes, I'll have to check out Brier Island this year. If you're coming to Nova Scotia you should hit as many of these as possible, staying off the fast but boring 100 series highways.
Forum: Face plant 04-28-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,599
Posted By TagBagger
Get better fast Craig

Get better fast Craig
Forum: Canada 02-26-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,339
Posted By TagBagger
Sounds like a great idea - I was out today, but a...

Sounds like a great idea - I was out today, but a few degrees warmer would be most welcome...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-15-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,974
Views: 541,271
Posted By TagBagger
The Confederation Bridge, Borden Prince Edward...

The Confederation Bridge, Borden Prince Edward Island, Canada
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,785
Views: 878,668
Posted By TagBagger
My favorite pic of my GS - as much for the road...

My favorite pic of my GS - as much for the road name, as the shot. (and yes - thrilling was an understatement on the wet PEI red clay on street tires)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-22-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 228,596
Posted By TagBagger
239324Sadly, it's one of the few shots I have of...

239324Sadly, it's one of the few shots I have of my RD400 - a great bike!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By TagBagger
Interesting - I had a day long ride in the rain,...

Interesting - I had a day long ride in the rain, and early on my rear TPM started showing low pressure - it lasted for 2 days (the tire was fine) and has been fine since. Who knew that they aren't...
Forum: Canada 08-25-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By TagBagger
When mine gave up the ghost this year, I replaced...

When mine gave up the ghost this year, I replaced it with one from Canadian Tire, same dimensions as the stock battery. $89 if I remember correctly...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,315
Posted By TagBagger
When I got my Joe Rocket Ballistic in Hi-Viz, one...

When I got my Joe Rocket Ballistic in Hi-Viz, one of the better things I noticed was the elbow piece that shows my mirrors is now black - a big improvement to the older Tourmaster I had that was very...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,174
Posted By TagBagger
2008 GS 17000 km - Immobilizer failure, stranded...

2008 GS 17000 km - Immobilizer failure, stranded me in PEI, Front brake failure (on PEI again - maybe I should stay away) soiled underwear. But I still love her and if I had to give one up, it would...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,339
Posted By TagBagger
I'm in Halifax - 1200 GS, lately being followed...

I'm in Halifax - 1200 GS, lately being followed usually by my wife on her CB125R
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By TagBagger
Almost zero - mine failed - not much fun. Of...

Almost zero - mine failed - not much fun. Of course the chance of my now recalled fixed recall failing is almost zero. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 50,769
Posted By TagBagger
Excellent - count me in! And see you in a couple...

Excellent - count me in! And see you in a couple of months maybe...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,148
Posted By TagBagger
Joe Rocket Ballistic 8.0 Jacket Review

I needed a warm, waterproof jacket for a 3 hr ride in 8 degree C rainy weather this spring. The local dealer had just got the new Joe Rocket Ballistic jackets in.

They seemed well designed, with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By TagBagger
Hang on a sec, I just have to pop the dB killer...

Hang on a sec, I just have to pop the dB killer back in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,415
Posted By TagBagger
Tango Uniform = Tits Up I try to practice...

Tango Uniform = Tits Up

I try to practice threshold braking once a week at least, with ABS both on and off. Despite this today as i was riding on a two lane road, with a middle passing lane, the...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,408
Posted By TagBagger
Shoei Hornet - hard on my neck at speed, esp....

Shoei Hornet - hard on my neck at speed, esp. with crosswinds/gusts, and fragile visor mount screws

Shoei Multitec - good all-rounder, plain jane and pricey though

HJC IS-16 - Great helmet,...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By TagBagger
I've been happy with mine so far, although it...

I've been happy with mine so far, although it looks a little rougher around the edges than any of my other jackets have after one season - fraying etc... But it still seems to be great value for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By TagBagger
The KLR sounds like the ticket :nod

The KLR sounds like the ticket :nod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By TagBagger
Yeah, the one thing I have changed the most about...

Yeah, the one thing I have changed the most about driving a car around bikes, is making sure I come to, and remain at a dead stop, looking at the bike, as the bike goes past. Absolutely drives me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,529
Posted By TagBagger
Exackatackally Flatulator - well said!

Exackatackally Flatulator - well said!
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,232
Posted By TagBagger
I've been really happy with mine so far - other...

I've been really happy with mine so far - other than it is way noisier than my Shoei Multitec. The sun visor is a great feature, and the price sure was right - about 30% of the Shoei.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,982
Posted By TagBagger
Joe Rocket Ballistic 10.0 Jacket - it's available...

Joe Rocket Ballistic 10.0 Jacket - it's available in Hi-viz, has both thermal and waterproof liners, good vents, and sleeves that zip off leaving mesh/armor. The armor seems better than previous...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,210
Posted By TagBagger
+1 TD/MelocheMonnex/Primmum - Went from $1200...

+1 TD/MelocheMonnex/Primmum - Went from $1200 Liability only for an '08 GS to $900 Collision/Comprehensive/Liability for a K1300R +$200 to add the GS on.

Most insurance companies seem to put bikes...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,001
Posted By TagBagger
Look forward to the rest of the report P.S....

Look forward to the rest of the report

P.S. Everyone knows that it's Digby Neck where all the inbreeding is, not Meat Cove.:rofl
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,896
Posted By TagBagger
From my totally anecdotal evidence, Hi-viz works...

From my totally anecdotal evidence, Hi-viz works (other than looking like a total wally). Since I started wearing mine, I haven't had anyone pull out in front of me at intersections (vs. once a week...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,517
Posted By TagBagger
I just got back from France - lots of...

I just got back from France - lots of bikes/scoots filtering on the freewaysion slow traffic, which they kept up as the traffic sped up to 50 or so, still bumper to bumper, zipping thru three lanes...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-28-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 98,347
Posted By TagBagger
Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-28-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 98,347
Posted By TagBagger
Walton, Nova Scotia, on the Bay of Fundy

Walton, Nova Scotia, on the Bay of Fundy
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-28-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 310,668
Posted By TagBagger
A CF-100 Canuck at Centennial Park, Moncton, New...

A CF-100 Canuck at Centennial Park, Moncton, New Brusnwick
Forum: Canada 06-26-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By TagBagger
+1 on the link Any of the 'scenic route'...

+1 on the link

Any of the 'scenic route' Lighthouse Trail, Sunset Trail are great. The north shore of the bay of Fundy is good, and The Cape George loop near Antigonish is great (and deserted...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,159
Posted By TagBagger
Well my bill for my 10,000 km service yesterday...

Well my bill for my 10,000 km service yesterday inculded 4 litres of Castrol Gran Prix 20W-50 from the dealership. Mind you it was $9.00 a litre, which I guess is what makes it BMW oil :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,420
Posted By TagBagger
Well, in a year of riding a 1200GS, I haven't had...

Well, in a year of riding a 1200GS, I haven't had any requests for wheelies, or just to "give 'er", but this afternoon on a 45 minute test drive of a Ducati Streetfighter had three - including a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,920
Posted By TagBagger
The new (2008 on) tankbag rear mount screws onto...

The new (2008 on) tankbag rear mount screws onto the bike with a metal bracket which holds the zippered rear attachment that additionaly velcros to the tank (for reasons that escape me, but may have...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,382
Posted By TagBagger
I'm in Halifax with a 2008 GS

I'm in Halifax with a 2008 GS
Forum: Canada 06-11-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By TagBagger
Hmm...My bikes going in for service in Moncton...

Hmm...My bikes going in for service in Moncton that week, so I guess I'll be there!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,666
Posted By TagBagger
Installed the new windscreen yesterday, and had...

Installed the new windscreen yesterday, and had the bike out for a short run on the slab up to about 75 mph - it sure makes my engine louder! :1drink

Just had it set to the high setting, and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 40,124
Posted By TagBagger
I did the same thing last year - one day road,...

I did the same thing last year - one day road, one dirt - and it was great. Excellent instructors, lots of learning, and someone else's bike to drop!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By TagBagger
Ohlins

Ohlins
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,816
Posted By TagBagger
Jeez! - I only got 8500 km out of my low beam....

Jeez! - I only got 8500 km out of my low beam. And the cheapest replacement I could find was $17 (Canadian, so maybe $2.73 US). So I suppose I had better brace for the final drive failure next (the...
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