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Forum: Equipment 02-13-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 32,499
Posted By CanadianBacon
Well, if you get caught in the rain with a suit...

Well, if you get caught in the rain with a suit with no inner shell on you'll get wet anyways.... I don't quite understand your comment.... It takes a whole of 10 seconds to put the outer shell on......
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,735
Posted By CanadianBacon
Grey n Yellow

I have been using the Touratech Companero since may of this year, you get the best of both worlds,... Really well vented for hot sunny days and the waterproof outer shell is lined like a Rukka... You...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 32,499
Posted By CanadianBacon
will do! let you know when i return,

will do! let you know when i return,
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 32,499
Posted By CanadianBacon
Sry, Thought u ment a flap in the back.... here's...

Sry, Thought u ment a flap in the back.... here's a pic from my webcam...

I do like it more than the BMW rally3 suit... much more, big bucks, but I like the fact you can slip the shell on and keep...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 32,499
Posted By CanadianBacon
HI, Rode in 30+ Celsius in the sun... with...

HI,

Rode in 30+ Celsius in the sun... with the 1st layer on with no overheating issues, rode in the rain in 15 to 20 Celsius with the shell on, The shell has no vent holes, the interior fabric is...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 32,499
Posted By CanadianBacon
Wink Companero !!!!

As mentioned in previous posts, I bought a Companero in May, In Germany... I caught some rain in the Black Forest region and the wider opening zip on the pants is a BIG plus... you don't have to take...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,033
Posted By CanadianBacon
Passengers butt

Gonna try it on the passenger seat:kat.. Hope the wife will like it!
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 32,499
Posted By CanadianBacon
My 2 cents

I was in Germany last month and pulled the trigger on a Companero. Coming out of a BMW Rally 3 suit, I must say that the TT suit is a big + over the Rally 3... better ventilation and when it rains or...
Forum: Europe 05-26-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By CanadianBacon
I'm there.. So far weather is nice. Beautiful...

I'm there.. So far weather is nice. Beautiful Country and nice hosts!
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,641
Posted By CanadianBacon
BUMP + email Nice work!!

BUMP + email

Nice work!!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By CanadianBacon
well

All you need is good gear...
1 helmet
1 pair of gloves
1 riding suit
1 bike, preferably a really nice one!

and a little time
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-14-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,975
Posted By CanadianBacon
Last rights

Well, I went there and enjoyed myself, thanks everyone for you advice.... now it's been there / done that and we keep on movin foreward!

My view on all your BS'ing is : If you don't have...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-09-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,975
Posted By CanadianBacon
The Verdict

Finally, i didn't need to use my gun.... and we had a blast in NOLA. But I must say, the people there are crazy :huh!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-21-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,975
Posted By CanadianBacon
I'll be there on the 6th and 7th of March, if...

I'll be there on the 6th and 7th of March, if y'all wanna catch a cold one with us (i'll be riding 2up), keep a lookout for a 30th anniverary GSA...:freaky

Bacon bits
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-17-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,975
Posted By CanadianBacon
Didn't realize that NO was such a shithole..... ...

Didn't realize that NO was such a shithole.....

So the decision is to bring a gun, sleep out of town, stay there 2 days and get the F**k outta dodge!

Thanks for the advice!
CB
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-03-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,975
Posted By CanadianBacon
I"ll keep a lookout for some good.... If I don't...

I"ll keep a lookout for some good.... If I don't find any, i'll just be 1 bad motherfucker!!!!!! :bash
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-03-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,975
Posted By CanadianBacon
Well, I'm stopping there on my way out west.......

Well, I'm stopping there on my way out west.... so If I don't make it..... someone tell my kids that I love them very much.. :eek1
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-03-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,975
Posted By CanadianBacon
Gees... I might as well go to mexico and get shot...

Gees... I might as well go to mexico and get shot by some druglord, seems like it will be more fun....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-03-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,975
Posted By CanadianBacon
Thanks for the Advice, will go and take a look...

Thanks for the Advice, will go and take a look...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-01-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,975
Posted By CanadianBacon
Always been curious to visit the area.... looks...

Always been curious to visit the area.... looks like i'm gonna need my :2guns and ammo....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-01-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,975
Posted By CanadianBacon
Pitching a tent in new orleans

Hi yall, will be in New Orleans with the :sweeti for a few days in early March...:freakyand I'm looking :hide for a campground and would appreciate a reference from a fellow rider...

Thanks!
Forum: Racing 11-23-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Thanks, we pushed hard for a podium finish but...

Thanks, we pushed hard for a podium finish but our banged up bodies finally gave out... i'm still in ZA visiting with my wife and it seems like my shoulder is getting worse day by day. Going to need...
Forum: Racing 11-23-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Post GST

It was a hell of a week... What a great time, red carpet treatment all the way. Cheers to team UK!

Hopefully Canada will participate in 2012, cuz i want some more of that action!
:clap :clap :clap
Forum: Racing 11-06-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Jacko, I will be visiting Cape Town after...

Jacko,

I will be visiting Cape Town after the GST with my wife.

Would you have a hotel suggestion thats near the action but won't oblige me to re-mortgage my house in the process....
...
Forum: Racing 11-05-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
You and me both... :-)

You and me both... :-)
Forum: Racing 11-05-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Baggin it!

Geez, that sure sure sucks BIG TIME! I worry that some jacka** will jack my bag once we land in joberg.... i'm putting all my gear in a really ugly suitcase that i will chuck once we get there...
...
Forum: Racing 11-01-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
It's the final coutdown......

10.... gonna change weather SOON!
Forum: Racing 10-28-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Yello!

Got my gear this morning... :clap fedex guy made me pay 387 in taxes !!! :cry
Forum: Racing 10-25-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Great, If we wind up getting along, Which I...

Great, If we wind up getting along, Which I imagine will be the case.... Maybe we can hook up 4 dinner with the wives or something...

BMW Canada isin't lending us 800's, so I had to make up my...
Forum: Racing 10-22-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
The Women Of The Gs Trophy

I've been snooping around on the web, seems that quite a few wives will be in ZA during the trophy...

My wife is arriving on the 18th, we will be taking a extra week to visit Cape Town, any of...
Forum: Racing 10-20-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Au contraire my friend... My Canadian charm...

Au contraire my friend... My Canadian charm really helped me in this case...

No Ticket!
Forum: Racing 10-20-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Made it to FL safely, my wife really enjoyed the...

Made it to FL safely, my wife really enjoyed the smokies, discovered the Chattahoochee National Forest, rte 60 was great! No traffic... Only one really nice cop in an unmarked suv... REALLY nice...
Forum: Racing 10-14-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Florida sun...

Yep the pig will be spending the winter in the Florida sun... It's easier on the battery.......
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 21,564
Posted By CanadianBacon
Mine came black from the dealer (

Mine came black from the dealer (
Forum: Racing 10-14-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Thanks for the offer... I will be taking a right...

Thanks for the offer... I will be taking a right at Albany!
Forum: Racing 10-14-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Thanks for the tips Bill, Rode the Dragon...

Thanks for the tips Bill,

Rode the Dragon in 06, and got a ticket!

It's a hell of a story, 2 guys on KTM 950's, 3 cars, 4 trooper crusiers, one Cherokee police chief, handcuffs (not 4 me),...
Forum: Racing 10-13-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Thanks for the offer but on Saturday I will be in...

Thanks for the offer but on Saturday I will be in Canada.... i'll ride with "almost" anyone who's up for it. I will be wearing out the center of my tires on Saturday (650 miles) and would like to...
Forum: Racing 10-13-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Weekend Trophy Dreaming !!!!

I don't know where you GS Trophy'ers all live...

I'm riding my 1200 down to FL this weekend... Will be in the deals gap area Sunday and Monday two up with my wife. If your close PM me... and...
Forum: Racing 10-13-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
I met Tom Wolf in 2007 at the first edition of...

I met Tom Wolf in 2007 at the first edition of the Canadian GS Challenge, he's a great guy and not from ZA, he's German, he ran the Dakar Rallye 5 or 6 times i believe, finished it twice or something...
Forum: Racing 10-12-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,590
Posted By CanadianBacon
Countdown!

30 days left ! :wink: :wink:
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