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Forum: Canada 03-02-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,942
Posted By multiphrenic
you could always take the backroads and meet him...

you could always take the backroads and meet him there in a few hours :D
Forum: Americas 03-01-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,770
Posted By multiphrenic
i doubt very much there's a best way for all. for...

i doubt very much there's a best way for all. for me, part of the fun of travelling is making up my own route by looking at a map, trying things, and then watching my decisions unfold (poorly or...
Forum: Canada 02-27-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,942
Posted By multiphrenic
Here are a couple sample routes. One is scenic...

Here are a couple sample routes. One is scenic (11-12 hrs riding per day), the other is slab (10/8hrs). The nice thing about both days is that you can do pick how much of each route you do.

In...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,822
Posted By multiphrenic
I didn't realize how much I liked mine until I...

I didn't realize how much I liked mine until I sold it. Now I miss it. Like an ex-girlfriend that drove you mad and made you insane and once she left you longed for that insanity again.

I picked...
Forum: Canada 02-27-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,942
Posted By multiphrenic
I'm in! Once we've settled, I'll be happy to...

I'm in! Once we've settled, I'll be happy to input waypoints and routes into Basecamp. Gives me something to do while the snow melts...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-16-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,987
Posted By multiphrenic
speaking of sidestands, thought this was a cool...

speaking of sidestands, thought this was a cool idea. leave it in a tank bag and you dont need to get off your bike to position it.

http://www.safetkick.com/
...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7,165
Views: 2,930,206
Posted By multiphrenic
yep. takes up the last bit of free space in one...

yep. takes up the last bit of free space in one of the panniers but it works really well for what it is. every time i go camping everyone i'm with asks to borrow it too.

good for inside the tent,...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7,165
Views: 2,930,206
Posted By multiphrenic
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/14/3cda835...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/14/3cda8356eea6b92ce50d3f40bd13b32a.jpg
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/14/2cf8d525b15b5d4aeba14b37c0e6b5b0.jpg

Winter time means revisiting my...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By multiphrenic
awesome..thanks to both of you for the offer!...

awesome..thanks to both of you for the offer! will definitely take you up on it.
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By multiphrenic
mid-july trip to nova scotia through adirondacks

hello friends

planning my first real trip ever on a bike, for july of this year out to the east coast and back from toronto. i'll be doing a smaller trip earlier in the year for 3-4 days to get a...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,234
Posted By multiphrenic
If you've got a Garmin, try Basecamp it's free....

If you've got a Garmin, try Basecamp it's free. It's a bit unpolished when it comes to multi-day trip planning but it works.
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7,165
Views: 2,930,206
Posted By multiphrenic
http://i.imgur.com/7ENqgk4.jpg a weeks worth...

http://i.imgur.com/7ENqgk4.jpg

a weeks worth of clothes in yellow dry bag
coleman 12F sleeping bag + a 3 person tent in the big orange one
tent poles hanging in between

panniers filled with a...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 303,140
Posted By multiphrenic
persian tradition when camping is kababs. chicken...

persian tradition when camping is kababs. chicken is easier than beef. get some boneless skinless thighs or dice some breasts into cubes.

shred an onion with a grater
and olive oil, lime juice...
Forum: Canada 12-22-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,942
Posted By multiphrenic
oh I am in. Will definitely tag along for some of...

oh I am in. Will definitely tag along for some of the journey!
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,881
Posted By multiphrenic
How would you guys make the trip from Toronto to...

How would you guys make the trip from Toronto to NB and beyond?

It's been a good few years since I've been out east. Last time I went it was my first road trip with the girl and our buddy (who...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 352,419
Posted By multiphrenic
I like the shifting on the 1050 better. Rear...

I like the shifting on the 1050 better. Rear brake position is a little more awkward. They are both top heavy but 955 felt a little smaller and easier to maneuver despite being heavier. Both are...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-04-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,965
Posted By multiphrenic
I have to say...for the riding I do I made the...

I have to say...for the riding I do I made the right decision. It was hard to see the KLR go..we gad been through a lot but living in the city and without a trailer to take her anywhere fun and she...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,965
Posted By multiphrenic
Well the bikes been bought. An 08 1050 with...

Well the bikes been bought. An 08 1050 with 16,000kms for $6700.

Warriorcole: not only are the bikes more expensive, we pay 13% taxes on used bikes too. :(


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Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 352,419
Posted By multiphrenic
What a great thread -- was a little sad by the...

What a great thread -- was a little sad by the lack of content around 1050s, turns out I was looking in the wrong place.

I pick up an 08 Tiger 1050 today with barely 16,000kms on it-- after...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,972
Posted By multiphrenic
Lady driven though. It says so right there on the...

Lady driven though. It says so right there on the ad !!!

Sent from my HTC One using Tapatalk
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,972
Posted By multiphrenic
True Delta is a great site for shopping around:...

True Delta is a great site for shopping around: http://www.truedelta.com/Volkswagen-Golf/problems-279/2013

I drive an A4 and I love it. Expensive yes but not too many problems. 15,000km service...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-30-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,965
Posted By multiphrenic
How'd you like the trade up? Is that the 1050 or...

How'd you like the trade up? Is that the 1050 or 955? I'm leaning toward waiting a year to try and find a good deal on a 800 or 800 XC. The 1050 seems just a touch too big.

Sent from my HTC One...
Forum: Canada 05-29-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By multiphrenic
Well, when two people suggest it...maybe I will...

Well, when two people suggest it...maybe I will have to take the ferry on the way back after all...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By multiphrenic
That's a trip on its own..planning it for next...

That's a trip on its own..planning it for next year. Would love to go camping on Manatoulin or nearby. Have friends out by Sauble I'd like to visit too once I'm out there..one of the best kept...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,965
Posted By multiphrenic
Selling a KLR, looking at a Tiger 955i vs Tiger 1050

I am looking at selling my 2008 KLR650 for a Tiger. I was looking at 800s until I realize there are no used ones available and the price tag on a new one is just a bit beyond my reach.

As much as...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By multiphrenic
955i vs 1050

I am looking at selling my 2008 KLR650 for a Tiger. I was looking at 800s until I realize there are no used ones available and the price tag on a new one is just a bit beyond my reach.

As much as...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 95,804
Posted By multiphrenic
If you are looking for a shower, a futon, and...

If you are looking for a shower, a futon, and somewhere to do laundry in TO, feel free to give me a shout. If not, it would still be nice to meet up and ride a while if timing works out.

all the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,100
Posted By multiphrenic
Tiger 955

Is there a 955 thread? If not, what do you guys think of this 2006, with 24,000kms?

http://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-image.html?adId=596512067&image=0&enableSearchNavigationFlag=true

Currently ride...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-26-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 129,252
Posted By multiphrenic
any tips on a good waterproof case and ram mount...

any tips on a good waterproof case and ram mount for the HTC One (not the M8 version unfortunately..)
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 95,804
Posted By multiphrenic
A solo motorcycle ride across the country is a...

A solo motorcycle ride across the country is a lot like a marathon. It's less about endurance and more about mental fortitude. You'll start it with one headspace and come out the other, and the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,826
Posted By multiphrenic
subscribed. i've been eyeing the tiger 800 xc as...

subscribed. i've been eyeing the tiger 800 xc as a replacement to the klr for a more comfortable two-up ride for the passenger (at least that's what i'm telling her.)
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By multiphrenic
Thanks!! I plan on leaving around sunrise on...

Thanks!! I plan on leaving around sunrise on Saturday morning to beat what traffic I can.

11, 13, 169 looks like it covers some great road. Anything beats slab and I'm in no rush to arrive.
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By multiphrenic
Thanks -- was thinking about that. I did the 400...

Thanks -- was thinking about that. I did the 400 north to Vaughan from 401 and hated it. The 27 looks a lot friendlier. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By multiphrenic
Tips from Toronto to Sudbury?

Planning my first real day trip out to visit a friend in Sudbury for the Canada Day long weekend. I'm on a KLR, and will be packing pretty light since I have a place to stay. Longest trip I've done...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,814
Posted By multiphrenic
I'm always looking for nice rides from...

I'm always looking for nice rides from Toronto..I'll try and make it if I'm around. Too bad you're coming in the heart of mosquito season. Hope you bring bug spray.
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 95,804
Posted By multiphrenic
love this trip and the circumstances surrounding...

love this trip and the circumstances surrounding it make it so much more meaningful. my girlfriend and i are in toronto, you're welcome to make use of a warm shower and a futon if you'd like. safe...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16,757
Views: 1,926,182
Posted By multiphrenic
I'm here to bitch about how much I love the KLR....

I'm here to bitch about how much I love the KLR. Only picked it up a little over a month ago, and like some have posted, was worried about the doo and oil-burning and the seemingly endless number of...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22,610
Views: 2,434,839
Posted By multiphrenic
Any KLR riders in Toronto have the doo tools...

Any KLR riders in Toronto have the doo tools they'd be willing to lend?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16,757
Views: 1,926,182
Posted By multiphrenic
Adjusted the pilot screw yesterday. Heart stopped...

Adjusted the pilot screw yesterday. Heart stopped a little when the bike wouldn't turn on. Realized I forgot to reconnect the start relay cable. :rofl

Tried to adjust the spring preload up from 5....
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By multiphrenic
Let's start with the basics. What's your budget?

Let's start with the basics. What's your budget?
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