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Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 07:36 AM
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Posted By grumpybear
Jeff, glad to hear you got home safe last night....

Jeff, glad to hear you got home safe last night. The sunset was pretty driving home last night, lots of nice colors reflecting off all the recently refilled sloughs.

Martin, Nathalie and...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Just got back from the Lost Coast and Avenue of...

Just got back from the Lost Coast and Avenue of the Giants in the Redwood Forest, otherwise i would have been up for a ride.

Jeff, hope NomadGirl can make it, would be neat to meet her. When we...
Forum: Canada 06-15-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Looks like a fun trip, the road last year looked...

Looks like a fun trip, the road last year looked a lot better....well at least no water holes. What a difference 2 culverts and some fill can make. :rofl
Thanks for posting
Forum: Canada 06-14-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Lol

Lol
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 07:32 PM
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Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
those like really good directions Jeff. I might...

those like really good directions Jeff. I might take opportunity to pre-run those first. LOL
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Taz, shortstuff and I are in. PM your address.

Hey Taz, shortstuff and I are in. PM your address.
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
That's amazing shipping! and from across the pond...

That's amazing shipping! and from across the pond even.

No riding this weekend...helping with moving my daughter to her new job in Castor AB. Hoping the good weather sticks around till next week. ...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Have heard anything from Taz. By the sounds of...

Have heard anything from Taz. By the sounds of the jets flying by and the military transport trucks going thru Bonnyville, I'm thinking his big exercise is about to start.

Looks like the weather...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
I believe it's called an out of province...

I believe it's called an out of province inspection, usually a set fee but you get a list of items that are needed to be fixed. You get the repairs done, then get checked off. Not sure how many...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
As far as I know a vehicle inspection would be...

As far as I know a vehicle inspection would be required.
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Snowfall warnings

So here we are, May 6th and we have snow fall warning issued this morning for the possibility of accumulations of up to 20 cm of the white crap. This sucks.
Forum: Canada 05-02-2014, 07:10 AM
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Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Phoild, okay. Will keep you in the loop.

Phoild, okay. Will keep you in the loop.
Forum: Canada 05-01-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Jeff, that sh*t sounds a bit scary. Good thing...

Jeff, that sh*t sounds a bit scary. Good thing you're finding it now rather that it causing wreck later.
Forum: Canada 05-01-2014, 09:04 PM
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Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Phloid, playing Sunday by ear. Between...

Hey Phloid, playing Sunday by ear. Between company coming this weekend and the weather, I'm sure if I'll be doing the ride.

If I can, I'll be there.

greg
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By grumpybear
Yup, just as you said. A bit of corrosion on the...

Yup, just as you said. A bit of corrosion on the electrical contacts on the bulbs, cleaned up and shortstuff is happy!

Thanks again
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2014, 07:34 AM
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Views: 344
Posted By grumpybear
Thanks Jay, I'll peel back a bit more carpet and...

Thanks Jay, I'll peel back a bit more carpet and see what's there.

greg
Forum: Canada 05-01-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Hey westernguy, We have talked about doing the...

Hey westernguy, We have talked about doing the Victoria trail when Taz is back from his training course next week. The Alberta Dual sport guys are riding it this Sunday but the weather looks cooler...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By grumpybear
Champion Escort tail light removal

Looks like the brake light is burnt out on shortstuffs Escort sidecar. It's equipped with the BIG taillight assembly. I can't see how to remove the light assembly to access the bulbs from the...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Mitas v/s Scouts

Anyone have comments or thoughts regarding the Mitas E07 Dakar tires v/s the K60 Scouts? I'm not happy with the front tire noise on the scouts and am thinking the Mitas e07 Dakars may be good...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 08:31 PM
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Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
That would be a great ride. I was thinking of...

That would be a great ride. I was thinking of doing the road to Stoney Rapids which was the end of the road previously. If it does go all the way to Lake Athabasca, that would be a heck of a ride.
...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 07:36 AM
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Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Good looking ride Jeff!

Good looking ride Jeff!
Forum: Canada 04-25-2014, 10:21 PM
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Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Jeff, congrats on the new ride. Pics??? ...

Hey Jeff, congrats on the new ride. Pics???

The vstroms we rode on the Conklin road only had top cases. Left the panniers at home that day.
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 19,448
Posted By grumpybear
I'm 60 and been driving hacks for the past 6...

I'm 60 and been driving hacks for the past 6 years.
Forum: Canada 04-24-2014, 01:18 PM
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Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Weather sucks also

Weather sucks also
Forum: Canada 04-23-2014, 11:19 AM
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Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
That certainly is a reason to get pumped!:clap ...

That certainly is a reason to get pumped!:clap

greg
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Snowing here again. When is it going to stop!

Snowing here again. When is it going to stop!
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Taz, we can do the Victoria Trail when you get...

Taz, we can do the Victoria Trail when you get back. The way the weather has been the past while, spring might not be here yet.
Forum: Canada 04-13-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Victoria Trail ride

Looks like the ADS guys have id'ed May 4th as the Victoria trail season opener ride. Last year Flounder and I met the Edm group on the trail and had lunch with them in Smokey lake.

greg
Forum: Canada 04-08-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Got out for a ride, explored lots of the roads...

Got out for a ride, explored lots of the roads around the Ferguson Flats area and attempted to find the road into Little Garner Lake. Got a ways down the road and came across a sign say "wash out...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
The bathroom is getting close...ran out of tiles...

The bathroom is getting close...ran out of tiles for the floor as we changed the wall pattern which used more tile. Good news is we have to go to the city for more tiles but want to time it for when...
Forum: Canada 04-07-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
She was at work....shhhh, don't tell her.:rofl

She was at work....shhhh, don't tell her.:rofl
Forum: Canada 04-07-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
The sidewall stiffness is something to consider...

The sidewall stiffness is something to consider as well. I've driven my Vstrom fitted with K60's with 0 pressure showing on a tire gauge and the sidewalls looked good. It even handled fine on the...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
The idea of a ride sounds GREAT but trying to...

The idea of a ride sounds GREAT but trying to finish up the bathroom reno from hell. Hoping to get later in the week. Have fun!

greg
Forum: Canada 04-05-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
justjeff is right, there are not many of us north...

justjeff is right, there are not many of us north and east of the city. Between LLB, Cold Lake and Bonnyville I know of about 7 of us. There have been other posting on this thread over the past...
Forum: Canada 04-04-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Welcome rigwrecker. Looking forward to seeing...

Welcome rigwrecker. Looking forward to seeing pictures of the new ride.
Forum: Canada 04-02-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,895
Views: 355,825
Posted By grumpybear
Iron Horse Tail Issues

I had a discussion regrading the IHT with a friend of mine who is one of the longtime directors of the trail. The Iron Horse trail was built and intended for recreational users of all sorts except...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Martin, the new mask looks good. Is that the...

Martin, the new mask looks good. Is that the windshield height?

Jeff, what kind of tires are you running on the quad that you were able to install ice screws? I'm thinking not stock tires.

...
Forum: Canada 03-26-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
I did some checking around earlier this year...

I did some checking around earlier this year about the status of the FTR. Feedback from the Calgary riders and some others in RMH, the road is good to go ( depending on when winter departs)

Taz,...
Forum: Canada 03-26-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Phloid, that list looks like a Pimp My Ride,...

Hey Phloid, that list looks like a Pimp My Ride, Motorcycle edition show script. Should work really well when you get out riding.:clap

We haven't discussed the FTR trip up here, but glad to see...
Forum: Canada 02-10-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 33,073
Posted By grumpybear
sounds good Phloid. We'll keep in touch about the...

sounds good Phloid. We'll keep in touch about the timing of the trip or trips
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