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Forum: Americas 02-14-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,001
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
I met Sjoerd on my cross canada trip. I met you...

I met Sjoerd on my cross canada trip. I met you at a Mc Donalds parking lot which i think was in Nova scotia or near shediac NB? I bought the book off you. Tons of info in it thank you. I just looked...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
Ive been to every state in the USA and every...

Ive been to every state in the USA and every province/territory in canada. 45 days is not a lot of time. If i were you I would Just concentrate on the south west states, which are the best states for...
Forum: Americas 01-28-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
sounds like he has a good camp job probably in...

sounds like he has a good camp job probably in alberta. The flight would be paid in full by the company he works for. This is what i did when i worked in camp, except i would fly to hawaii
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,956
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
just sell it yourself. I recently had mine for...

just sell it yourself. I recently had mine for sale ( 11,500 ) canadian, and had a dozen offers in a couple of days. There's not many used ones out there.
I took it off the market because i know now...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 100,021
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
All i need is cell phone, bcca member #, and...

All i need is cell phone, bcca member #, and perhaps visa
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
i took my snorkels off when i got the bike...

i took my snorkels off when i got the bike painted, and masked the bmw badge.
I did break a flimsy tab somewhere. No biggie
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
Online source for bearings

Anyone know where i can order rear bearings for the f800gs.
Mine have signs of wear @ 30000km. I doubt i have any rear wheel problems, just normal wear
Thanks
Forum: Canada 12-27-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,016
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
dang, you guys are hard core, My bike was in...

dang, you guys are hard core, My bike was in storage near the middle of september......
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-12-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,387
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
olive

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii68/aurora-b/canada%20coast%20to%20coast/P8030006.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-22-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 778,102
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
Dont hate. Nothing but compliments on the...

Dont hate. Nothing but compliments on the varient. Being the coolest looking dual sport lid on the market, it was an easy buy. Plus the money I saved buying this lid payed for my ferry ride to and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-20-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 778,102
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii68/aurora-b/G...

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii68/aurora-b/GOPR0040-1.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-16-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,540
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
There would be absolutely no problem welding...

There would be absolutely no problem welding these aluminum panniers. Any welder knows that to produce a good tig weld on aluminum you need to remove the oxide before welding.
Forum: Americas 07-08-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,895
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
my plan is to do it this summer, but still trying...

my plan is to do it this summer, but still trying to dicide if there is enough appeal to do this route. I havnt seen any outstanding pictures that are convincing me that this is a scenic trip with...
Forum: Americas 07-08-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,184
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
I would for sure travel the icefeild parkway,...

I would for sure travel the icefeild parkway, drumheller, and dionsour prov park in alberts. great sand hills and grasslands national park in saskatchewan. Vancouver island to victoria then up to...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
If you do decide to try for Vancouver stay away...

If you do decide to try for Vancouver stay away from John Vauk bmw. Pacific yamaha/bmw is the place to be.
Forum: Americas 07-03-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
I would just stick with your first plan. The heat...

I would just stick with your first plan. The heat wont be a problem, Ive done it a few times. 3 weeks in my opinion is not enough time to travell up the coast to Canada to see the rockies then back...
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,901
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
I also like the fact that I havnt seen anyone els...

I also like the fact that I havnt seen anyone els with a white one
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,901
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
thats why you shouldnt buy bike stuff from...

thats why you shouldnt buy bike stuff from canada. Im from Vancouver and buy ALL my stuff in the states.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 78,269
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
just got my bike back from the 10,000km service ...

just got my bike back from the 10,000km service

they replaced chain , sprockets, fuel level sensor, rear bearings, front shaft, a bolt, and something els I cant think of right now.

the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,834
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
Ya its suits the bike well, I just hope I dont...

Ya its suits the bike well, I just hope I dont see too many more like it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,834
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
ya its on the to do list......maybee today

ya its on the to do list......maybee today
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,519
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
nice picture. I think my next move will also...

nice picture. I think my next move will also involve selling the 800 for the bigger one
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,834
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
spray gun, 2 coats base and 3 clear. It was...

spray gun, 2 coats base and 3 clear. It was professionally done by a friend
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,834
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
Forum: Americas 06-06-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 28,874
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
I will be leaving Vancouver BC July 10th. Dont...

I will be leaving Vancouver BC July 10th. Dont know when I will reach the TLH but figure around last week of July.

Going solo. If you see someone with vidio camera mounted on military green f800gs...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
Do peoples asses really get that sore that they...

Do peoples asses really get that sore that they have to run out and but a new seat?

I could ride all day on the stock seat. When on a trip Im never on the saddle for more than a hour. With taking...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 130,191
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
thats the exact colour and design that my...

thats the exact colour and design that my brothers bike is getting painted, Ill post pics when its done.
Forum: Canada 06-02-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
outline map in signature?

where do you guys get those outline maps that have the colored states when traveled to?

I see them in the signatures of some members and I want one.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 130,191
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
I just got mine done for a trade off for money...

I just got mine done for a trade off for money owed for selling my jeep. It turned out great and was told he would of charged 300.00 canadian for all panels.

This guy gets the paint free from...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
new paint job, need decals

I did a search but cant find where to get new GS decals

anybody?
Forum: Americas 04-24-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
Im glad I did inuvik instead of the haul road....

Im glad I did inuvik instead of the haul road. Many people i met that have done both agree this is the better trip.

As for tires in fairbanks. DO NOT GO TO THE BMW HARLEY SHOP and get raped with...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,073
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
Consider stopping to make a quick meal. A small...

Consider stopping to make a quick meal. A small stove to heat up food takes no space at all. I enjoy stopping at a cool scenic spot to not only eat, but to take in the moment and rest a little.
...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,250
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
grand canyon north rim moab, arches national...

grand canyon north rim
moab, arches national park, zion, brice canyon
monument valley
death valley
pikes peak
black rock desert
4 corners
mesa verde
Forum: Vendors 03-22-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,278
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
Thumbs down Yep, Im not going into it but I agree that Dual...

Yep, Im not going into it but I agree that Dual sport plus is the place to go. Two thumbs down for the other Vendor
Forum: Americas 03-19-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,336
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
If your concerned about bears camp at Eagle...

If your concerned about bears camp at Eagle plains. They also have Motel rooms if your extremely scared or if its raining out.
Forum: Americas 03-13-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,336
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
The dempster was the highlight of my northern...

The dempster was the highlight of my northern trip. Bears yes, seen a few on the road. Good camping and fishing along the way.

Extra fuel, IMO not needed. I did carry some but didnt need it....
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 78,094
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
Ya I agree BMW skidplates have crappy welds. A...

Ya I agree BMW skidplates have crappy welds. A few spots on mine were already cracked when I bought it. Must be robotic welding with crappy quality control.

One day when Im bored I will fix the...
Forum: Canada 01-28-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
leovince for my f800gs

anybody knows of a shop that has one in stock for my f800gs, canada only.

A couple of shops told me 2 months till next shipment overseas

thanks
Forum: Vendors 12-27-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 78,094
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
sent you an email, im in vancouver and have a...

sent you an email, im in vancouver and have a f800gs you can dingle with
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By backroadsandbeyond
power seems fine considering the HP. Maybee you...

power seems fine considering the HP. Maybee you should of got a GSXR
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