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Forum: Canada 08-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 165,999
Posted By Bear Creek West
Hey Bob. Hope you're not too banged up. Looks...

Hey Bob. Hope you're not too banged up. Looks like you need an '05 KLR!


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Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,068
Posted By Bear Creek West
Lucky dog! Have a great trip Bob.

Lucky dog! Have a great trip Bob.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,490
Posted By Bear Creek West
Thanks, I'm not using the bolt mod, so didn't...

Thanks, I'm not using the bolt mod, so didn't need to change the bushing. Now on to riding and adjusting!


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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,490
Posted By Bear Creek West
I must be getting soft(er). Shock wiggled out no...

I must be getting soft(er). Shock wiggled out no problem.


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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,490
Posted By Bear Creek West
What's the socket trick? I'm 1/2 way through...

What's the socket trick? I'm 1/2 way through installing my new Olin, bolts are out but upper mount is in there very tight. I don't want to start prying on things if there's an easier way.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,251
Posted By Bear Creek West
Great report! Sorry you had such a rough go in...

Great report! Sorry you had such a rough go in Blanc Sablon - my experience was the opposite (as was our route counter-clockwise) - had a great chat with some of the local truckers during the boat...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 165,999
Posted By Bear Creek West
County rd 10 (Perth rd), is smooth paved -...

County rd 10 (Perth rd), is smooth paved - perfect for sifting through the turns on a cruiser.... You can do a virtual ride on google street-view. Enjoy your ride!


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-15-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 130,208
Posted By Bear Creek West
Coffee just tastes better now... ...

Coffee just tastes better now...
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/15/ja8anezu.jpg


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Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,688
Posted By Bear Creek West
Thanks Deadly, I read your TransLab report as...

Thanks Deadly, I read your TransLab report as part of my prep for the ride, bummer your KTM had to end up in the back of a truck.

I can't wait for another extended trip somewhere - might take on...
Forum: Canada 07-12-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8,958
Views: 555,598
Posted By Bear Creek West
We headed down for a few more KM, but eventually...

We headed down for a few more KM, but eventually turned around after the 1200GS in the group took a few naps. It was on the limit of my abilities, but very fun.

Agree with Deadly - this is one of...
Forum: Canada 07-12-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8,958
Views: 555,598
Posted By Bear Creek West
Spent Thursday night at granite Lk. (on deadly's...

Spent Thursday night at granite Lk. (on deadly's recommendation). What a great area!! Can't wait to go back! Amazed at the incredible riding and camping so close to...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 165,999
Posted By Bear Creek West
Thanks for the suggestion! Now just need more...

Thanks for the suggestion! Now just need more time to ride...


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Forum: Canada 07-07-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8,958
Views: 555,598
Posted By Bear Creek West
I'd love a copy of that as well!

I'd love a copy of that as well!
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8,958
Views: 555,598
Posted By Bear Creek West
Thanks - I'll keep check this out for another...

Thanks - I'll keep check this out for another possible spot in the future. Booked into the Granite Lk for this ride - just a quick overnight Thursday and full day ride on Friday. Looking forward to...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8,958
Views: 555,598
Posted By Bear Creek West
Awesome! Thanks! Sent from my iPhone...

Awesome! Thanks!


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Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8,958
Views: 555,598
Posted By Bear Creek West
Thanks, looking at the booking site right now. Do...

Thanks, looking at the booking site right now. Do you recall which of the 3 sites was the best? They are all available for the date I need...


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Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8,958
Views: 555,598
Posted By Bear Creek West
Thanks Deadly, I'll check it out right now! ...

Thanks Deadly, I'll check it out right now!


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Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8,958
Views: 555,598
Posted By Bear Creek West
Does anybody have a good primitive campsite...

Does anybody have a good primitive campsite recommendation within a few hours north of Kingston? Crown land, on the water would be ideal. Near some big bike friendly trails would also be a bonus!

...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 165,999
Posted By Bear Creek West
Does anybody have a good primitive campsite...

Does anybody have a good primitive campsite recommendation within a few hours north of Kingston? Crown land, on the water would be ideal. Near some big bike friendly trails would also be a bonus!

...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 165,999
Posted By Bear Creek West
Bob, that's fricken brutal! Hope your recovery...

Bob, that's fricken brutal! Hope your recovery goes well.


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 130,208
Posted By Bear Creek West
Some more cool sights on that road!

Had a great ride down that road a few weeks ago... Saw the painted rock and found this awesome rig at the general store at the end of the road.
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Forum: Canada 06-09-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 165,999
Posted By Bear Creek West
I'm dying to tag along for one of these stsrider...

I'm dying to tag along for one of these stsrider rides, just can't seem to free myself up, work, family, lawnmower repairs, etc, etc...
No free Sundays now until mid July. Have a great ride guys.
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 130,208
Posted By Bear Creek West
3 days in the Dacks

Just got back from a 3 day ride around the area. Great ride, although most of the back-roads we had planned on riding were gated!
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 165,999
Posted By Bear Creek West
Hey Bob. Sent you a PM regarding some tires I...

Hey Bob.
Sent you a PM regarding some tires I have kicking around....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 130,208
Posted By Bear Creek West
Thanks, I'll check it out!

Thanks, I'll check it out!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 130,208
Posted By Bear Creek West
Figured as much.... Sent from my iPhone...

Figured as much....


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 130,208
Posted By Bear Creek West
Thanks Rich! I'll check out the links! ...

Thanks Rich! I'll check out the links!


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By Bear Creek West
Other primitive camping spots nearby?

Bummer!
Scratch that off the itenerary.... Any other good primitive camping spots nearby?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 130,208
Posted By Bear Creek West
Road / trail recommendations and weird tug hill noise?

I'm looking for any "must ride" recommendations for our second annual trip to the adirondacks and Vermont.

So far looks like we will try to camp in the Moose Plains area on the first night. Any...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6,091
Views: 1,093,928
Posted By Bear Creek West
640 rider stranded in Corpus Cristi Tx.

My dad is probably bailing out on his ride back to Canada. Bike is for sale, needs approx $300 in clutch work.

See post in FM....

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Forum: Canada 04-05-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 165,999
Posted By Bear Creek West
I'm pretty new here as well, and agree that the...

I'm pretty new here as well, and agree that the flea market is indeed awesome! I've scored some incredible deals and had 100% positive purchasing experiences. Most recently, I scored a pair of sidi...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 165,999
Posted By Bear Creek West
I'd love to try this but need more experience...

I'd love to try this but need more experience (way more!), and smaller bike!

Good luck!
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 17,638
Posted By Bear Creek West
Great report!

Thoroughly enjoyed your report - can't wait for my turn to tour that area!

Love your camo painted DR as well!
Forum: Canada 03-08-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 165,999
Posted By Bear Creek West
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/09/vehesube.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/09/vehesube.jpg
Almost crashed in my driveway but awesome to get out for a rip!


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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,134
Posted By Bear Creek West
Thanks motoriley. Shade, gear down, snacks,...

Thanks motoriley. Shade, gear down, snacks, formulate a plan....I like your thinking.

Ps. Have enjoyed your vids very much, any new footage coming down the pipe?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,134
Posted By Bear Creek West
Great common sense / keep it simple...

Great common sense / keep it simple suggestion....thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,134
Posted By Bear Creek West
Thanks for the replies.... I was...

Thanks for the replies....

I was anticipating this type of response....I think I'll likely stick to very conservative crossings. The risk : reward ratio is telling me it's not worth it.

I keep...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,134
Posted By Bear Creek West
water-crossing / drowned f800gs

I'm looking to do a bit more off-road in the coming season and would like to be prepared for the inevitable....

Is there a good thread on how to get your bike going again after dropping in during...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,057
Posted By Bear Creek West
Great pics

Good call renting in DF. I had less than good rental from the Honda dealer in San Miguel - cost 50% more than your Vstrom and came complete with a bizaillion miles, bald tires, broken signal lights,...
Forum: Canada 02-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,330
Posted By Bear Creek West
Loved the TransLab! Have a great ride - I would...

Loved the TransLab! Have a great ride - I would go back in a heartbeat....
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