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Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,190
Posted By FJRPierre
This is one sweet ride report ! :D

This is one sweet ride report ! :D
Forum: Canada 01-20-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 269,911
Posted By FJRPierre
Well done Paul. You've made us all proud! :thumb

Well done Paul. You've made us all proud! :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 54,038
Posted By FJRPierre
Great report & pics. You sure saw a lot of...

Great report & pics. You sure saw a lot of wildlife. :D Hope you got a ride on the Y&WPRR.
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2005, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,454
Posted By FJRPierre
Great pics - thanks for sharing. Keep them coming...

Great pics - thanks for sharing. Keep them coming please. How about posting a map of the area you ride in?
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2005, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By FJRPierre
I like FroggToggs (http://froggtoggs.4t.com/)....

I like FroggToggs (http://froggtoggs.4t.com/). I'm your wt but shorter and these are a 4x PA102 PRO ACTION SUIT. I got them large for me so that I don't have to perform any gymnastics when I put them...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2005, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By FJRPierre
Wow look at those puppies. I wonder if these can...

Wow look at those puppies. I wonder if these can retrofit to a 03?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2005, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,824
Posted By FJRPierre
Funny on the FJ and FJR I've found that a bit of...

Funny on the FJ and FJR I've found that a bit of speed, even mild acceleration going into gravel corners helps me....probably a lot depends as well on the weight and handling characteristics of your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2005, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,824
Posted By FJRPierre
Your pic is an example of gravel that has just...

Your pic is an example of gravel that has just been nicely graded but not packed. Too bad I don't have one of Alaskan roads with one half the road graded and the other half not, with the water trucks...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2005, 08:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,971
Posted By FJRPierre
I had a 92 FJ1200 and finally sold it to my son...

I had a 92 FJ1200 and finally sold it to my son last year with 115,000km on the clock. Took it to Alaska, Newfoundland, etc everywhere. Comfy with plenty of power. I occasionally ride it these days...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2005, 09:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,038
Posted By FJRPierre
Reading it reminded me a bit of Neil Perts "Ghost...

Reading it reminded me a bit of Neil Perts "Ghost Rider", though in his case he had some heavy shitz going on! Perhaps here as well ...who knows?

Whenever I read introspective reports such as...
Forum: Alaska 01-19-2005, 06:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,708
Posted By FJRPierre
I did most of what you are planning in Apr-May a...

I did most of what you are planning in Apr-May a few years ago, solo on my 92 FJ (except the Arctic Circle part) and had a great time. I went up via Banff-Jasper-Grand Prairie and down via ferry. If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2005, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,496
Posted By FJRPierre
Wonder if ABS would have made a difference in a...

Wonder if ABS would have made a difference in a recent crash I had. I came over a rise @30-40kph and was very gently braking as I was about to take an exit ramp to the right. But there was a big...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2004, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By FJRPierre
I like the OEM 020s as well on my FJR. I went...

I like the OEM 020s as well on my FJR. I went through 3 sets and got great milage on each set (12-14,000km on the rear, and a few thou more on the front). They are also great in the twisties, and I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2004, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By FJRPierre
I wasn't quite so lucky. Last Thur I ran over a...

I wasn't quite so lucky. Last Thur I ran over a wide strip of fuel oil, just coming over a bridge and was down in the blink of an eye. :eek1

No braking or manouver involved but I was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2004, 10:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,678
Posted By FJRPierre
Great adventure and pics. Thanks for sharing.

Great adventure and pics. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2004, 05:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By FJRPierre
Gravel ? Try a gravel Track Day!

If you need practice in running in gravel, come up to Canada where even our track days (http://fjrpierre.smugmug.com/photos/14811184-L-1.jpg) are run on gravel (Calabogie Motorsports under...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2004, 04:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,404
Posted By FJRPierre
Ouuu feels good. I don't usually have problems...

Ouuu feels good. I don't usually have problems during the rides but after I've completed long multiday rides, I find that my forearms can ache for several weeks after. :sick
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2004, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By FJRPierre
Thats some climb... :thumb

Thats some climb... :thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2004, 08:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,125
Posted By FJRPierre
Congratulations on your SS1600. I'll be looking...

Congratulations on your SS1600. I'll be looking for the bike and Iron Butt plate around town soon :D Hope you did more than 1600km cause you need 1609.3km eh!

I had a similar experiance with an...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2004, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By FJRPierre
Great pics. I've been to Norway a few times, and...

Great pics. I've been to Norway a few times, and still dream of getting there to ride, especially up in the Tromso area. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Europe 06-25-2004, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By FJRPierre
The Heidelberg area is nice, and just keep going...

The Heidelberg area is nice, and just keep going south the Shwartzwald :D
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2004, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By FJRPierre
Well I don't know what "at speed" is for you but...

Well I don't know what "at speed" is for you but the FJR will do a bit of speed even in a downpour or not, and the FroggToggs were the least of my worries. I got them big cause I wanted ease of...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2004, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By FJRPierre
I'm a FroggTogg fan. I'm big....they come in big....

I'm a FroggTogg fan. I'm big....they come in big. (http://members.rogers.com/fjrpierre/fjrpierre/IMG_0091.JPG) Tuck your riding jacket into your rain pants though unlike the pic!

They are a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2004, 07:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,616
Posted By FJRPierre
Was on 550 in Apr of this year and this pic gives...

Was on 550 in Apr of this year and this pic gives me shivers up my spine. Great report and pics. CO has got to be the best place to ride.
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2004, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
Posted By FJRPierre
:thumb Yeah I'm a FroggTogg...

:thumb
Yeah I'm a FroggTogg (http://members.rogers.com/pboule/MyNewWeb/Spring%20Grand%20canyon/IMG_0091.JPG) supporter as well. I've ridden 20,000km with them in my Givi Topcase, ready for use in...
Forum: Canada 06-04-2004, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 986
Posted By FJRPierre
Suggested Saguenay route

I hope to get there later this year myself. While you are in the Lac St Jean/Chicoutimi area, you must try hit these roads!!! Coming from Chicoutimi, I would go down 172 to Les Escoumin, jog west on...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2004, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By FJRPierre
12 Volt Inflator Model: RP1200...

12 Volt Inflator Model: RP1200 (http://www.chpower.com/index.asp) and after I stripped it down, it looked like this

http://members.rogers.com/fjrpierre/fjrpierre/IMG_0275a.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2004, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By FJRPierre
One approach...

One approach (http://www.fjr1300.info/howto/tirepump.html) and another by Bluepoof (http://www.bluepoof.com/motorcycles/howto/mini_air_compressor/)

I got a $10 Walmart one and took all the plastic...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2004, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By FJRPierre
Hi Alex I just bought a Canon A75 and added a...

Hi Alex I just bought a Canon A75 and added a 256M CF card for my little Grand Canyon juant. It comes with a 32M one. My son also has the identical kit and we lend each other "storage" as needed. BTW...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2004, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,190
Posted By FJRPierre
Colorado here I come...

Great pictures. The current pics of the passes reassures me a bit cause I'm leaving here Monday Apr 19 on my FJR and hope to arrive in the Denver area a few days later (Apr 22 or so), and hope to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2004, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
Posted By FJRPierre
Great report and pictures. As I was reading day...

Great report and pictures. As I was reading day by day, I thought that you would arrive at the rally site to find it deserted and all the wussies had stayed home. But I guess there ain't no wussies...
Forum: Regional forums 03-03-2004, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By FJRPierre
Don't miss the Haines Junction-Haines and...

Don't miss the Haines Junction-Haines and Skagway-Whitehorse loop for outstanding scenery. (BTE I'll second the next post re keeping warm. I was there for a month in May - June and kept the electric...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2004, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,659
Posted By FJRPierre
I haven't seen the 04 yet so can't tell. Here is...

I haven't seen the 04 yet so can't tell. Here is some info on the Rifle comparisons and Rifle site itself. I think the 04 stock screen is a bit like the 03 yamaha "touring" screen but I may be...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2004, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,659
Posted By FJRPierre
I'm sure that you are aware of the excellent FJR...

I'm sure that you are aware of the excellent FJR sites such as

http://www.fjr1300.info/

http://www.fjrtech.com/

EZBoard (http://pub18.ezboard.com/bfjr1300ownersassociation)

Heated...
Forum: Regional forums 12-16-2003, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By FJRPierre
Re: Re: Canal skating status

Thank you for the invite. I'll keep an eye on this thread for the details. I'll be in town until the 23rd so should be able to make it. I hope all you guys/gals have tales of your travels to India,...
Forum: Regional forums 12-16-2003, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By FJRPierre
Canal skating status

The canal is not quite ready for skating yet but keep your eye on this link for the status.

http://www.canadascapital.gc.ca/skateway/conditions/index_e.asp#

There is a nice virtual tour at...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2003, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By FJRPierre
Hmm?...still works for me Try this link to...

Hmm?...still works for me

Try this link to the home page then go to farkles/MAGNUMBLASTER

http://www.fjrtech.com/default.cfm

or this should get you there direct?
...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2003, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By FJRPierre
This is what is being suggested for the FJR; it...

This is what is being suggested for the FJR; it might give you some ideas (about the horns not about changing rides . :smile6 )
I'm going to do this on mine over winter.

FJR Horn farkle...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2003, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By FJRPierre
Outstanding pics ,..& trip!!

Thanks for sharing. You have a real gift for photography.
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2003, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,616
Posted By FJRPierre
Great picture and an inspiration for the rest of...

Great picture and an inspiration for the rest of us! I especially like the newpaper and helmet duct tape tricks. I'll be sure to use them! I notice that you did not carry a light bellaclava; it's...
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