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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,356
Posted By Bambooda
Don't forget the dirtbikes.

I would also like to add I wish people kept the stock pipes on their dirt bikes too. Trails are being threatened by local land owners that are pissed off 'cause of the noise. I can't pretend I'm a...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-09-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 570,739
Posted By Bambooda
Outskirts of Toronto

In.

Georgetown, Ontario. 40 Min West from centre of Toronto.

Small space for tent in back yard, couches in the basement, spare room, room in garage for bike, lots of tools, beer, and food....
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
If anybody has any questions about my gear, the...

If anybody has any questions about my gear, the bike, tires, the route I took etc, I'd be more than happy to try and answer them. Seeing as this is a ride report, you can PM me your question, or if...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Talking There's no place like home.

Hey everybody!

Sorry for leaving you hangin' for quite a while and sort of disappearing off the face of the earth, things were quite busy at home when I got back, and I was gone for the long...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Almost Home!!!

Woohoo!!!! Back in Ontario!!!!!
http://sphotos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/7769_10151706423772603_684813348_n.jpg

Awwww maaaaan, Back in Ontaaaaaarioo.......
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
I don't recall any other major construction....

I don't recall any other major construction. Although do a quick bit of research ahead of time. Even if that means talking to a local gas station owner or somebody similar. The daily commuters...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
The Cassier was a great road! I honestly saw far...

The Cassier was a great road! I honestly saw far more wildlife on the Alaska highway on the stretch from fort Nelson to Watson lake. It's in better shape than the Alaska highway (I was really worried...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Ok, the story on Stewart... I'm driving into...

Ok, the story on Stewart... I'm driving into Stewart around 6:00 and I'm getting pretty hungry so I think to myself 'what better place to get some fresh halibut than on the pacific coast!" So I went...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Good bye sweet sweet mountains!!! Ill miss you!!!...

Good bye sweet sweet mountains!!! Ill miss you!!!

Ok, so it's been quite a long while since my last post. I haven't had time to sit down with the computer to do it right, but here's another micro...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
In Stewart now, haven't had reception or wifi for...

In Stewart now, haven't had reception or wifi for a couple days, but time for a short update. Did the first 125km of the Dempster, the highway was closed passed eagle plains so I couldn't not have...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
HOLY SHIT IT'S A TOE!!!!!...

HOLY SHIT IT'S A TOE!!!!! AAAAGGGHHHHHH.http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/08/y8y7ajuz.jpg
I couldn't pass through Dawson without having a shot with a petrified toe in it (I know! Who could possibly...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
I think I found heaven ...

I think I found heaven
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/08/e4usupen.jpg
This is atop a mountain at a fire lookout just outside of Dawson City. The views are truly spectacular and produce an...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Next time you are at a restaurant feeling...

Next time you are at a restaurant feeling dissapointed about your meal choice, just think "at least you're not eating Ramen noodles with carrots and corned beef!"...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
I knew the good luck had to end soon, Mother...

I knew the good luck had to end soon, Mother Nature never does let you get too comfortable. Another day of paradise in Alaska land!!!
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/05/e5uvamyz.jpg
Looking at a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Cool2 It's paradise up here!!!!

I hate to rub it in, but I probably had the best weather anybody that dares to come to Alaska this year will have. Yesterday was almost too hot to be riding, the sun was hot and the beer went down...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Cool2 Wwwooooaaaahhhh alaska!!!!!

It's been a while since the last post! A lot to catch up on.

But first HOLY S*&^ F%$^ ASKLJDHSLHUDGS*&)(^DSKLJHSD*&(S^DUIGSHD*&^SDYUGSD*&OTSGDKJGSDO*&SGTDLIBSD&O*GSDO*S&DTGLIBSD...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
BOOOOO! I will try to figure out the videos....

BOOOOO! I will try to figure out the videos. Maybe I gotta put them on YouTube first instead of Facebook. But I hope to make it to the ferry to do the golden circle today, so no time now!!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Laugh It's all fun and games until something breaks... Then it's an ADVENTURE!!!

In Whitehorse, I asked the host I am staying with if there were some cool places that I could camp at out in the bush. Turns out there are some really wicked campground places just outside Whitehorse...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
The Alaska Highway

Dear Mother and Girlfriend,

I am still alive,

I might not come home though... :evil

J.B.

The beginning of the Alaska Highway:...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Radiator upgrade. Ok, so I replaced the...

Radiator upgrade.

Ok, so I replaced the relay and everything is hunky dory. Kind of. Ive been paying much more attention to the fan now, and it seems that the fan comes on at the right...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Hey man, I really appreciate the suggestions on...

Hey man, I really appreciate the suggestions on places to go see and do. But dude, if I wanna stop and see some bears I'm gonna stop and see some fricken bears! I don't see any sense in rushing, and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Ok ok, so the last big post was a bit dry, but...

Ok ok, so the last big post was a bit dry, but don't worry, ill make it up to you, I promise.

But here's what I've been up to in the main time.

The electrical gremlin has struck again!!!!!!! ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Deadhorse was on the original plan, but since...

Deadhorse was on the original plan, but since I've been really takin my time and I've had a couple delays, it looks like that might be cut out from the trip. It's ok though, that just gives me a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Woohoo!!!

http://sphotos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/293020_10151642997412603_121997278_n.jpg



Yeah, maybe, but that won't stop me from trying to ride it like one!!!
With so many logging roads, its...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
BOOM!!!! Man: 2 (remember the bolt?), wicked...

BOOM!!!!
Man: 2 (remember the bolt?), wicked awesome scary burger:0
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/24/yjymedyj.jpg

Alright, better hit the road! Maybe I'll bump start it this time just to burn...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
In Bucking Horse River, at the Bucking Horse...

In Bucking Horse River, at the Bucking Horse Saloon, mile 175 of the Alaska Highway about to eat the Buck Burger. 2 patties, bacon, ham, cheese, mushrooms, lettuce, onions, relish, mustard,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
New addition to the family!!! ...

New addition to the family!!!
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/24/apygu3yh.jpg
I was lacking space for food on my setup, so I stopped in at Corlane sporting goods in Dawson creek. I was helped by...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
The strapped down can is working well, I haven't...

The strapped down can is working well, I haven't had any concerns yet, I have been keeping my eye on the bungees every time I strap it down and so far no signs of wear (from abrasion or...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
I made it to the Mountains!!! Woohoo!!!!

Ok...so the posts are getting a little out of order here because it takes me a couple days to find some time to do it right...so just have a bit of imagination and bear with me :D.

The journey...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Tire Change

The tire change was nothing special, pretty seamless, lots of soap and water etc... but I wanted to do a little review on the tires since there was not much info on them when I was doing research.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Thumb Problem Solved!

Fixed the bike! Turns out it was a blown fuse, and I think Lappeman was right, I have the tendency to hit the light switch when I mount the bike and it is possible I hit it to the middle. I also have...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Bluhduh Trouble in Prince George!

Here we go again!....
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/21/qebytyru.jpg
Headlight and taillight not working, discovered this when my heated grips also ceased to keep my fingers nice and toasty warm....
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Saskatchewan

OH NO! SHE'S WOUNDED!
http://sphotos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/954891_10151633241207603_754916607_n.jpg
I noticed a leaky fork seal while returning to my bike after a pit stop in Saskatchewan....
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Fun in Manitoba

Dear Mother and Girlfriend,

I am still alive.

Yours Truly.

J.B.

Now that we got that out of the way...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
The leafs were just eliminated from the playoffs...

The leafs were just eliminated from the playoffs :(.... Screw this, I'm goin' home...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
I plan on camping as soon as I can no longer find...

I plan on camping as soon as I can no longer find people to bunk with :D. Part of this trip is that I wanted to put myself out there and meet new people; so far things have been great! Once I pass...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
F*&% you too Mother Nature

Again! It was friggen cold today! Cold?!?! FREEZING!!!
Here's a picture of me when I got to Dryden
http://fabulousmotorcycletours.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/frozen_motorcycle_biker.jpg?w=640
Just...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
Thunder Bay

It really was silly of me to think that simply because I had left home the bike was going to stay together...........
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,637
Posted By Bambooda
I guess I was lucky to sleep in the camper then!...

I guess I was lucky to sleep in the camper then! :D but seriously, Lappeman and his wife were wonderful hosts and I was more than comfortable staying there.

I can't say thanks enough to all of...
Forum: Americas 05-09-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,462
Posted By Bambooda
Ride report!!

The adventure has begun!!!!!!

Here is my Ride report!, feel free to follow along!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21373586#post21373586
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