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Forum: Beasts 08-25-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,601
Posted By mechnoman
Happy Trails

They come off very easily. I like the top loaders cram it all in and close the lid...their not fancy just very functional and can take a good hit.
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,601
Posted By mechnoman
Panniers

I have the Happy Trails 7.5 Tetons on my 650. So far excellent...had a problem with a few welds after two years of use...called up Happy Trails sent me new ones at no cost...upon return of the old...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-09-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,777
Posted By mechnoman
great time

First time rally guy...had a blast...great riding and met some super people thanks ...BMW guys:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By mechnoman
the report

Sounds like a good plan...may have to add a few lies to enhance the story. Stay tuned.:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By mechnoman
Labrador

Rode to Labrador via Newfoundland from Niagara on my new Vstrom. Here I am posing on a bridge crossing the Pinware River. A little cool in mid September but fewer bugs.
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By mechnoman
happy trails

I have the the Teton 7.5 mounted on my 08 650 vstrom. Excellent product and great customer service.
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By mechnoman
No problems

Works great.....a little tricky on the gravel roads. Eastern Beaver sells a kit for turning it off. :thumb
Forum: Canada 07-21-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By mechnoman
camping

A good place to stay on the Cabot Trail is the Hideaway Campground...clean and they have cabins....:thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2009, 02:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By mechnoman
the wing

Apparently his tent and whatever mounts up front...and the cooler was full of food...a bear buffet where he was riding..:bubba
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By mechnoman
Goldwing

This one was spotted in Alberta...this guy was havn some fun and made some interesting modifications...Corbins got nothing on this guy:thumb
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 19,940
Posted By mechnoman
Airhawk

Worked the best for me...many miles.:thumb
Forum: Canada 02-07-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By mechnoman
Check before you buy

Fellow rider..purchased KTM and the bike was denied entry..not sure what model..but it was a no no....recall letter should be free from dealer...it was when I purchased my o8 KLR in New York...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,821
Posted By mechnoman
Big choice

I just unloaded my 08 KLR and purchased a 650 vstrom very nice bike. I tried out the GS 1200...GS 650...the CBF 1000...even considered a new Street Glide...than I road my buddies Vstrom...liked it so...
Forum: Canada 12-29-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,925
Posted By mechnoman
Varadaro and some

The problem with alot of these bikes is their to tall..biggest complaint I heard at the recent show in Toronto.
:lurk
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,580
Posted By mechnoman
30 years plus

Vstrom is the best bike for the dollar...not going to knock other brands. If you love to ride..and have great reliability its the bike. Nothing wrong with being frugal...would rather pay cash than...
Forum: Canada 11-27-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By mechnoman
your on

Must think of a name for the trip...how about the Gaspe Chill 09...lol:jkam
Forum: Canada 11-24-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,443
Posted By mechnoman
I missed again

How would I be supporting the adv. riders by going to the show? I m easy talk me into it.....:ear
Forum: Canada 11-24-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By mechnoman
the bar

sounds good...wait for traffic to settle before heading back to Niagara...have the driver slurp pepsi....:thumb
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 31,727
Posted By mechnoman
Very nice

I believe thats the NATO edition...put out for the Canadian Forces....apparently the US is using KLRs..:thumb
Forum: Canada 11-23-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,443
Posted By mechnoman
Show sucks

Wouldnt go again.......jammed full of ignorant people with vendors selling mostly junk....go to the new bike show downtown...:huh
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,131
Posted By mechnoman
Triumph

Nice bike....excellent photo.....:thumb
Forum: Canada 11-20-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By mechnoman
Merci

The trip is lookn good...keep the photos and tips comming I will post the route plan...and you can help us tweak it...:lurk
Forum: Canada 11-20-2008, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By mechnoman
Trip Planning Quebec

Planning a trip summer 09 to Quebec from Ontario....possible route..north on 11 to 60...head for Ottawa..dip down into New York State and back up into Quebec onto Gaspe....any positive input greatly...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 29,875
Posted By mechnoman
Tents

Make sure aluminum poles...and a full fly..full fly meaning fly goes to the ground extending over the tent...Eureka model el capitan...cheap and excellent quality...:thumb
Forum: Americas 11-18-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By mechnoman
Going to Quebec

Need some advice/tips traveling to Quebec..Gaspe..summer 09 from Ontario..via number 11 highway to 60 thru Algonquin Park....open to suggestion..thanks
:lurk
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By mechnoman
new product

Give happy a call.they have a new product for the vstrom ..just the racks no top rack needed....I have happy panniers..teton 7.5 Im going with sw motech quick release....evos:thumb
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,773
Posted By mechnoman
Abs

Awesome on a bike...wouldnt purchase a bike without it....:wings
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,646
Posted By mechnoman
parts

Nice bike...where do you get parts for that one...:lurk
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,548
Posted By mechnoman
wow

I considered some h/b crash bars .......I guess its sw motech for me...do these suppliers realize the power of the net...give the guy some new bars and say your sorry regardless of fault.....:ear
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By mechnoman
The racks

Those are the latest quick release racks from Motech...? I wish to purchase a set for my 08 weestrom....I have a set of Happy Trails Tetons to mount up.....will the motech racks be good to use......
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By mechnoman
Sasquach stole my bike

Spotted in the mountains of BC...note do not approach call the KLR cops...:lurk
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,334
Posted By mechnoman
KLR to Vstrom

Just picked mine up yesterday...matte black with abs....6300 plus tax....very nice bike....different seating position than the KLR...very well put together compared to the 08 KLR...I think I might...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,190
Posted By mechnoman
dual purpose

Luggage until you unload and stock up in town....:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By mechnoman
Honda cbf 1000

Maybe odd but honest question...does anyone have a photo of a cbf with aluminum panniers.....selling my KLR but love my Happy Trails panniers.....:lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 264,368
Posted By mechnoman
ooops

The picture....sorry.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 264,368
Posted By mechnoman
800gs

On tour in Cape Breton....rider is from Germany. She updated the seat and added a few things. :wings
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,607
Posted By mechnoman
Screen saver

Just so you dont give up hope...:lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2008, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,265
Posted By mechnoman
Not mine

Met up with these folks from Germany..while on our trip out east..she liked the bike..changed the seat...she commented that it looked like something Mad Max would have....her husband was driving...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,265
Posted By mechnoman
F800GS spy photo

gs 800 loaded up for the adventure....
Forum: Canada 08-09-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By mechnoman
Did it

St. Stephens to North Sydny....one long haul to catch ferry.....after awhile you dont feel your ass..lol:poser
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