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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,662
Posted By hwunger
yes it does .... :clap the OEM mirrors give...

yes it does .... :clap

the OEM mirrors give you a great view of your shoulders :D and they are BIG and too close in ..... the Aprilias are much more streamlined and about 2" farther out, so no...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,246
Posted By hwunger
.... and you can have it :D ... if you think...

.... and you can have it :D ... if you think Vander Zalm, Rita, Glen, Gordo and Crusty were fun .... well do I have sone LNG for you :evil


ps: WR reminds me a bit of Reform ... every...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,662
Posted By hwunger
my setup includes Givi w/s and .... Aprilia...

my setup includes Givi w/s and .... Aprilia mirrors :evil .... google it !

suspension set to factory std '2' in rear, '3' in forks .... big difference :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,666
Posted By hwunger
maybe, but they are POS to ride ..... :evil ...

maybe, but they are POS to ride ..... :evil

make darn sure you ride a GS650/KLR/DR because you will be sorry if you don't .... my solution is the ST1300/DL650 combo .... the Wee is everything the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By hwunger
agreed .... I replaced the pads with EBC's and...

agreed .... I replaced the pads with EBC's and bled the whole system so all fluid was fresh, and the brakes work very well .... not as powerful as my ST1300's but then again we're hauling down ...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,246
Posted By hwunger
so .... looking ahead to the next AB election in...

so .... looking ahead to the next AB election in say 4 yrs -

a) do the PC's rebuid, elect a new leader, update their platform and return to power ? :evil
b) does the WR party get its act...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,708
Posted By hwunger
fantastic RR buddy ..... the short rides videos...

fantastic RR buddy ..... the short rides videos really add to the experience :evil

also, this all adds to the Baja Encyclodedia that's forming in my mind :D
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,479
Posted By hwunger
.... saw an original Valkyrie over the weekend...

.... saw an original Valkyrie over the weekend .... a naked GL1000 :evil

now those were the days !!!
Forum: Canada 05-19-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,246
Posted By hwunger
oh fer cryin' out loud still on that ? ..... the...

oh fer cryin' out loud still on that ? ..... the BC Libs have sold off most of BC Hydro and BC Gas and BC Rail .... then the PPP hospitals, etc ..... the fast ferries will pale in comparison when we...
Forum: Canada 05-14-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,246
Posted By hwunger
wow man .... the depth of understanding on all...

wow man .... the depth of understanding on all sides is astounding ! :huh

it's too bad the BC NDP blew it in the last election, and while Mr Dix was a poor choice, we needed change in BC just as...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By hwunger
yeah the R11RT was a very nice bike .... so was...

yeah the R11RT was a very nice bike .... so was the R11S .... hmmmmm :evil


dont like the new Beemers, or the new Hondas, or the new .....
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,479
Posted By hwunger
.... no it's not .... the bags hold little, and...

.... no it's not .... the bags hold little, and other things you have to add on.

glad you like your bike, but I will stick with my ST1300 which is the true Gold Wing Light, 200lbs lighter :D .......
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,479
Posted By hwunger
re: the new/old Hondas ..... CTX - uh uh...

re: the new/old Hondas .....

CTX - uh uh .... how can anyone buy this pos over the ST1300 .... :huh

F6B - as time goes by, the more I like it ..... much much better then above :ear

New...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 32,072
Posted By hwunger
.... my DL650 is the my 1st v-twin of any kind...

.... my DL650 is the my 1st v-twin of any kind but I can sure see why the 90deg works so well ..... so why doesn't it sound like a Duc ?

:huh
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4,395
Views: 856,296
Posted By hwunger
.... most V-Strom owners are the practical type,...

.... most V-Strom owners are the practical type, no doubt about it :D

I find it does exactly what it should - keep going once the pavement ends - and does a fine job :evil .... add bags, etc and...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By hwunger
you guys are missing the obvious - the BC Libs...

you guys are missing the obvious - the BC Libs are not ! .... they are cons.

there will be no public money for 5 yr re-testing, vehicle inspections, etc etc - these all cost money and the BC Libs...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By hwunger
here we go again ..... with any luck I'm so doing...

here we go again ..... with any luck I'm so doing this in early Sept :evil can't wait !
Forum: Americas 05-06-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By hwunger
a ferry to Cuba .... now that's interesting .......

a ferry to Cuba .... now that's interesting .... Viva Cuba !

:1drink
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By hwunger
well .... AB has an NDP guvimint now .... we'll...

well .... AB has an NDP guvimint now .... we'll see how that goes :D

bwaaahaaaaa ...... :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 932,680
Posted By hwunger
... indeed .... world class financial problems...

... indeed .... world class financial problems too :huh .... once you settle in, can you give us your own impressions of what it's actually like, and what the locals are thinking .... that would be...
Forum: Canada 05-05-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,161
Posted By hwunger
that piece of Hwy 19 is the one my old ZZR1200...

that piece of Hwy 19 is the one my old ZZR1200 loved the most :D
Forum: Canada 05-05-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By hwunger
I've tried to tell this guy that in BC people...

I've tried to tell this guy that in BC people don't just get a DL but it does not seem to sink into his hard head ..... we in BC do have a graduated licensing process and it takes you a minimum of 2...
Forum: Americas 05-05-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28,865
Views: 2,540,768
Posted By hwunger
thats nice señor gran payaso .... we were in the...

thats nice señor gran payaso .... we were in the PVR area this February and something was amiss .... posted here but just got brushed off .... a bit tenseness, not as friendly as usual and definitely...
Forum: Canada 05-04-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By hwunger
Road Safety

this is about Canadian (BC) road stupidity ....

twice this weekend, I almost got hit by a car .... in both cases I anticipated what the distracted female car driver would do - they either did not...
Forum: Canada 05-04-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,161
Posted By hwunger
... this is what I don't understand .... in the...

... this is what I don't understand .... in the 80's I worked up north and driving through AB was a lesson in courtesy .... AB drivers would pull over and leave enough room pass, wave, and on we went...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 932,680
Posted By hwunger
this is fantastic .... we're getting two shows,...

this is fantastic .... we're getting two shows, the 'Ed & Tams' for couples and the 'Ed Solo' for the guys only .... that pic of The Man and his GS is right up there with the sand shots .... epic !
Forum: Canada 04-30-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,161
Posted By hwunger
oh boy .... do I have to lay it out for you ? ...

oh boy .... do I have to lay it out for you ?

nobody in BC gets a DL ok .... the graduated process includes "L" (Learners) then "N" (Novice) and then finally the full DL ... this gets a Class 5...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 18,151
Posted By hwunger
no doubt .... love the OK and Similkameen too...

no doubt .... love the OK and Similkameen too ..... may end up there one fine day :evil
Forum: Canada 04-30-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,161
Posted By hwunger
for the record, I haven't got a speeding ticket...

for the record, I haven't got a speeding ticket in a long time either, but was nabbed by the seat belt police once because on my bike there are no seat belts .... and no I never ever text'n'drive,...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 18,151
Posted By hwunger
no .... lots of well paying construction jobs,...

no .... lots of well paying construction jobs, condos going up left and right, and don't forget the mining and forestry jobs still here .... many professionals, good mix actually.
Forum: Canada 04-29-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 18,151
Posted By hwunger
NewBusa - yes, but do your parents ride...

NewBusa - yes, but do your parents ride motorcycles ? .... :evil

about Victoria and the south Island in general - after riding, you will need to stop somewhere for a brew maybe ? ... the...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,161
Posted By hwunger
good, glad someone answered this already .......

good, glad someone answered this already .... juvenile ? ... dont think so pal :deal

but maybe Boundary Country is free of this type of harrassment ? ....
Forum: Canada 04-28-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 18,151
Posted By hwunger
people say this, but the Big Island, and the...

people say this, but the Big Island, and the little ones around it which are easy to reach, really have a charm all their own ... originally from the Vancouver area, maybe I've been here too long...
Forum: Canada 04-28-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,161
Posted By hwunger
... this really, really sux ..... :huh It's...

... this really, really sux ..... :huh

It's bad enuff our insurance company is the also the Motor Vehicle Branch and now we have even less rights .... and BC Hydro, ICBC, BC Ferries, and MSP all...
Forum: Canada 04-27-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 18,151
Posted By hwunger
thats what I said .... DR650 does not spell...

thats what I said .... DR650 does not spell comfort .... :huh

I would recommend a used ST11/13 or if thats too much bike sure the Bandit is great as is the R1200R .... spiffy bags on the Beemer -...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 18,151
Posted By hwunger
... yes that's Ink'Mip country or however they...

... yes that's Ink'Mip country or however they spell it :D .... there are lots for sale though

but feeling old at 42 man you better do something about that .... I turn 55 this year and have lots...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 932,680
Posted By hwunger
oh man thats funny .... even on tough days you...

oh man thats funny .... even on tough days you manage to entertain and find humor .... thanks again for an amazing trip around the world :1drink
Forum: Canada 04-20-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 18,151
Posted By hwunger
still going eh ? ..... yeah BC stands for Bring...

still going eh ? ..... yeah BC stands for Bring Cash no doubt :cry

but I still could not live anywhere else in Canada cause they get snow :rofl ..... and so what if Kelowna has VanCity...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-16-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,182
Posted By hwunger
about gas .... so Fields has a gas station right...

about gas .... so Fields has a gas station right ? ..... any other places like Frenchglen, Denio ? ..... would like to visit Steens Mtn area this summer but a bit concerned about gas.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,434
Posted By hwunger
no, none .... this bike was flawless ! :evil ...

no, none .... this bike was flawless ! :evil

and of course, it looked like an Arnold Schwarzenegger :D compared to all the other little Girlie Men bikes out there ja :1drink .... and it vibrates...
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