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Forum: Vendors 12-09-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,888
Posted By BCJC
Props to Martin for being a solid dude. He...

Props to Martin for being a solid dude. He helped me out massively with the purchase, road tax, insurance and fun routes.

I'm quite sure this is the best way to get over to Europe and tour on a...
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,888
Posted By BCJC
Martin hooked me up with a 2002 VFR800 with Givi...

Martin hooked me up with a 2002 VFR800 with Givi hard saddle bags, which has been great, and sadly I'll be selling later this week.

I'm in Scotland now, but will fly out of Ireland in a week, so...
Forum: Europe 11-16-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By BCJC
Thanks mate. I'm likely heading over to Scotland...

Thanks mate. I'm likely heading over to Scotland later this week, all suggestions welcome!

Also, Martin hooked me up with a VFR800 and I'm having a blast here in Ireland.
...
Forum: Europe 11-10-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By BCJC
^^^ Thanks very much for the offer, but I've...

^^^ Thanks very much for the offer, but I've arrived in Dublin, and plan to head south to meet Martin in regards to buying a bike from him.
Forum: Europe 11-04-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By BCJC
Correct about the simplicity, however the...

Correct about the simplicity, however the cheapest I'm finding is around GBP 70/day for the type of bike I'm after. That adds up over a month... I've inquired about long term rental rates, with no...
Forum: Europe 11-04-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By BCJC
Well this is turning into an unexpected tangled...

Well this is turning into an unexpected tangled web...

This thread seems to have the most comprehensive info I've been able to find:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=958196
...
Forum: Europe 11-04-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By BCJC
Lots of great advice. Ebike website has...

Lots of great advice.

Ebike website has been down the last few days, so can't check online. However, one thought I had was to stay at an airbnb flat vs hotel, to provide a "proper" Scottish...
Forum: Europe 10-30-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By BCJC
Cheers. I'll check those links. I'll...

Cheers.

I'll check those links.

I'll likely be on Scottish soil within the next 3-6 days... As I said, pretty last minute.

I'm not too worried about the weather, I live on the west coast of...
Forum: Europe 10-29-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By BCJC
Canadian buying a bike in Scotland.

Hey guys, I'm planning a last minute jaunt to Scotland, with the intention of buying a bike to ride around the UK for a month. The ultimate plan will be to sell it before I return home.

Couple...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 32,518
Posted By BCJC
I've been working on this lately. I can keep my...

I've been working on this lately. I can keep my eyes focused on the vanishing point, mostly, but feel somewhat distracted by not directly seeing what my tires are about to hit in the immediate...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 192,749
Posted By BCJC
Chin curtain doesn't want to stay in place. I...

Chin curtain doesn't want to stay in place. I see some people glue it in there, but I'm not sure I'm into that yet... Any tips? This is my first helmet with a chin curtain.

Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 41,048
Posted By BCJC
Broke the little chord that tightens the collar...

Broke the little chord that tightens the collar from the back. It's a pretty chintzy little thing. Be gentle with it...

Otherwise, the jacket has done well.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,254
Posted By BCJC
I've thought about installing a pull kill switch...

I've thought about installing a pull kill switch like the sea doo's have, to just easily yank out if the bike starts to go under.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,985
Posted By BCJC
^^^ Ha. That's good news cause I ordered one a...

^^^ Ha. That's good news cause I ordered one a few days ago!

Cheers
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,985
Posted By BCJC
what about a "remote control" for the ipod etc,...

what about a "remote control" for the ipod etc, mounted to the handlebars for volume, next track, pause, etc? anyone have a reccomendation?
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 70,537
Posted By BCJC
what can a guy expect for the lining to pack out?...

what can a guy expect for the lining to pack out? medium is a little snug, but should i expect it to be good after a few (dozen?) rides?

thanks
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 41,048
Posted By BCJC
I'm a slim 6' 175lbs, tried on the traverse M,...

I'm a slim 6' 175lbs, tried on the traverse M, and of course the sleeves were too short in a riding position. Now have the overland in a L, and the sleeve lengths is perfect, but the body of the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-21-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 231,525
Posted By BCJC
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m297/bcjcgnar/P...

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m297/bcjcgnar/P6200013.jpg

trail's called "fern burner"
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 40,565
Posted By BCJC
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8532/8485204014_d0e0...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8532/8485204014_d0e0fb66e9_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/50049382@N07/8485204014/)

great pic.
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 41,048
Posted By BCJC
did you order direct from klim canada?

did you order direct from klim canada?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By BCJC
envy achieved.

envy achieved.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,482
Posted By BCJC
entire family was dead set against bikes. no...

entire family was dead set against bikes. no chance.

i distinctly remember my aunt, who was a nurse, saying she would break both my legs if i ever got a motorcycle. i was 8.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,525
Posted By BCJC
do you recall the exact name of the gloves?

do you recall the exact name of the gloves?
Forum: Canada 06-29-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 82,327
Posted By BCJC
thanks, hoping to check out that area this...

thanks, hoping to check out that area this summer.

also, anyone interested in a ucluelet/barkley sound area ride on sunday? i'm on a drz with ambitions to conquer decomissioned areas.
Forum: Canada 06-29-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 82,327
Posted By BCJC
^^^ could you get a bike down to the beach?

^^^ could you get a bike down to the beach?
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26,363
Views: 4,737,936
Posted By BCJC
^^^ can you compare it to the trakmaster II?

^^^ can you compare it to the trakmaster II?
Forum: Canada 06-08-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 82,327
Posted By BCJC
i'll be about in the ucluelet/barkley sound area...

i'll be about in the ucluelet/barkley sound area this weekend if anybody cares to join.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-04-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 806,406
Posted By BCJC
that was great! what a ride.

that was great! what a ride.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-21-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 231,525
Posted By BCJC
pnwet ...

pnwet

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m297/bcjcgnar/P2190132.jpg

with lots of this mixed in

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m297/bcjcgnar/P2190138.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 23,043
Posted By BCJC
not waterproof. damn. still a good deal at 55%...

not waterproof. damn. still a good deal at 55% off, cause the rest of the boots feel/perform great. guess i can try seam sealing them.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26,363
Views: 4,737,936
Posted By BCJC
pics of bar mirrors?

pics of bar mirrors?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-06-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 484,954
Posted By BCJC
"i got this!" ...

"i got this!"

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m297/bcjcgnar/253792_10150202700486643_542856642_7549556_1641746_n.jpg


"...no i don't."
...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 23,043
Posted By BCJC
ok, just to confim for myself and everyone else...

ok, just to confim for myself and everyone else reading:

you had the profile boot:
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41DWMWQvhhL._SS500_.jpg

this is the impact boot:
...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 23,043
Posted By BCJC
thanks redpillar. i ordered a pair, just cause...

thanks redpillar. i ordered a pair, just cause the price was too good not to. seems like some of them leak, some don't? we'll see.

not as if it rains THAT much on the west coast of the island......
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,125
Posted By BCJC
just ordered these, no results from me obviously,...

just ordered these, no results from me obviously, here is a link to review:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=246748

here is a link to where they are less than half price:
...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,233
Posted By BCJC
these bags are great value. ...

these bags are great value.

http://www.mec.ca/AST/ShopMEC/SleepingBags/SyntheticMummyBags.jsp

the only negative is they won't compress as small as a down bag.
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 23,043
Posted By BCJC
fyi to fellow canadians, less than half price...

fyi to fellow canadians, less than half price clearance sale on these boots.

http://www.mx1canada.com/product.php?productid=17587&cat=&page=1
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 23,043
Posted By BCJC
bump for an update. 1) waterproof? some...

bump for an update.

1) waterproof? some say yes, some say nay, some say ish... what do you say?

2) protection? compared to an mx boot, height, ankle, etc...

3) traction? do they go...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-21-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 40,565
Posted By BCJC
great stuff. shoot me a pm if you are ever in...

great stuff. shoot me a pm if you are ever in the tofino/ucluelet area again.
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,357
Posted By BCJC
weight?

weight?
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