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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 136,712
Posted By Bicyclist
Interesting thought. I have the wrist strap. It...

Interesting thought. I have the wrist strap. It came with a long and short strap and the camera mount. I just tried it around my thigh with the two straps combined and it looks like it'll work...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 136,712
Posted By Bicyclist
I made a run to Harbor Freight, yesterday. ...

I made a run to Harbor Freight, yesterday. There's a music store next door, so I snagged a wind sock. I had the VIRB clamped to the crash bar on my Versys and recorded some video on the way to the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,105
Posted By Bicyclist
Small world. I stayed at that Motel6 in Moncton...

Small world. I stayed at that Motel6 in Moncton last year. The girl behind the counter recommended Jean's Restaurant, straight down the road toward town, next to the Fast Fuel. Turned out to be a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By Bicyclist
Enjoyed your report. My Versys is green, the...

Enjoyed your report. My Versys is green, the frog-ier color.:D
Forum: Trip Planning 07-26-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By Bicyclist
If there's something you want to do, do it while...

If there's something you want to do, do it while you can. Life is uncertain; you don't know how many heartbeats you have.

Go for it!
Forum: Trip Planning 07-26-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Bicyclist
If you're going to pay shop prices to buy tires...

If you're going to pay shop prices to buy tires and have them mounted anyway, it makes sense to take Shu's advice and get it done somewhere down the road. That way, you'll get full use out of the...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 136,712
Posted By Bicyclist
Sounds good, so far.

Sounds good, so far.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 136,712
Posted By Bicyclist
Can you talk a little more about this? I'm...

Can you talk a little more about this? I'm looking for a mic that I can use in the helmet to add comments while recording video. I have the mic adaptor cable, just need a mic.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,105
Posted By Bicyclist
Google shows a place called Slippers and Things...

Google shows a place called Slippers and Things on Grenfell and there's another place right nearby. If you find the sticker, let us know.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,105
Posted By Bicyclist
I love these road magic stories!

I love these road magic stories!
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 17,892
Posted By Bicyclist
Last year, I was headed north, flopped in Hyder...

Last year, I was headed north, flopped in Hyder for the night, when I talked to a couple of characters on KLRs headed the other way. They'd had a little weather on the Dalton, I believe it was, and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,105
Posted By Bicyclist
The University in Corner Brook offers summer...

The University in Corner Brook offers summer accommodations on their campus.

http://www.findyourcorner.ca/conference-services/Pages/accommodations.aspx

Marine Atlantic makes the ferry run...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,256
Posted By Bicyclist
Nice report! I, too, have ridden those roads on...

Nice report! I, too, have ridden those roads on motorcycle and bicycle. It's beautiful country.
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,105
Posted By Bicyclist
Ah, yes, Wreckhouse. Famous for extremely high...

Ah, yes, Wreckhouse. Famous for extremely high winds, strong enough to blow the Newfoundland train off the tracks. The railroad used to follow a route from Port aux Basques to St. Johns along what...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,105
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, Todd.:clap Mtl Biker, I don't have a...

Thanks, Todd.:clap

Mtl Biker, I don't have a set date for the trip. I just got back from a ride to Montana and have to get a bike ready.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,105
Posted By Bicyclist
When I'm thinking of riding somewhere, I mine...

When I'm thinking of riding somewhere, I mine ride reports for info about accommodations, fuel availability and so forth. The info about Campbell's B&B is the kind of stuff I look for. Thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,105
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, Nick. I know the second sentence, but...

Thanks, Nick. I know the second sentence, but didn't know the first. It'll come in handy.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,612
Posted By Bicyclist
We have a room reservation for Sunday night. ...

We have a room reservation for Sunday night. We'll ride the road on Monday.:clap

Last time, I had 5 days of perfect weather riding out and it poured rain the day I rode through the park. I only...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,612
Posted By Bicyclist
I made motel reservations some time ago hoping to...

I made motel reservations some time ago hoping to ride the road on Thursday before the weekend rush. Guess that isn't going to happen.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,612
Posted By Bicyclist
Anybody heard anything about progress on the road?

Anybody heard anything about progress on the road?
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 23,801
Posted By Bicyclist
Glad to see that you're home safe. I'm on the...

Glad to see that you're home safe. I'm on the road and missed a few days, but I'll get caught up. We've been dodging storms in Iowa. Headed to Buffalo, Wyoming today.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 136,712
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, guys.

Thanks, guys.
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 136,712
Posted By Bicyclist
It wasn't VE that I was asking about; it was...

It wasn't VE that I was asking about; it was WebUpdater. I was just trying to get the firmware up to date.

On another topic, do you prefer the camera mounted to the side of your helmet or on...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,972
Posted By Bicyclist
They'll ask whether you have pepper spray. The...

They'll ask whether you have pepper spray. The answer is,"No." The stuff you have is "bear spray". Look on the label, and you'll see it's made in Canada. Bear spray is legal, pepper spray that...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 23,801
Posted By Bicyclist
Earthquake reported out in the Aleutians. ...

Earthquake reported out in the Aleutians. Tsunami warning for coastal Alaska. Keep yer eyeballs peeled.
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 23,801
Posted By Bicyclist
Almost home! Recognized the Deception Pass...

Almost home!

Recognized the Deception Pass bridge. When the tide changes, the water really rolls through the pass. It was just as overcast when I went through there.
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 136,712
Posted By Bicyclist
It was! But it's going to rain here tomorrow, so...

It was! But it's going to rain here tomorrow, so the VIRB won't get a test on the bike until Sunday. So tomorrow, I'll install the VIRB Edit thing and play around with it and figure out how to...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 136,712
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, I'm running a Mac and found it in the App...

Thanks, I'm running a Mac and found it in the App Store. Is it better to use the App or download directly from Garmin?
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 136,712
Posted By Bicyclist
That's VIRB Edit, right? Don't they have an...

That's VIRB Edit, right? Don't they have an updater for firmware on their site somewhere?

Nevermind, found WebUpdater and the thing is now running 3.70
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 136,712
Posted By Bicyclist
Mine came today and I'd like to get it up to...

Mine came today and I'd like to get it up to speed. Where do I go to do a firmware update? Either I'm blind or they don't spell it out very well. By the way, it's running ver 2.60.
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,361
Posted By Bicyclist
I don't know. But I can say that in the 4 trips...

I don't know. But I can say that in the 4 trips I made to various parts of Canada last year and a bunch of others (been married to a Canadian for 31 years), I've never been asked for one.
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,507
Posted By Bicyclist
:tb Do you remember the name of that place?

:tb

Do you remember the name of that place?
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 23,801
Posted By Bicyclist
Oooo! Oooo! Ride down to Joseph and then take NF...

Oooo! Oooo! Ride down to Joseph and then take NF 39 over to the Hells Canyon. Lovely road!
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 23,801
Posted By Bicyclist
Hi Gary, I've been out riding so haven't been...

Hi Gary, I've been out riding so haven't been reading the ride reports lately. I was really pleased to see yours the other day and spent a marathon session getting caught up. Lots of pics of places...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 23,801
Posted By Bicyclist
Hwy 12 is a beautiful road. Lewis and Clark...

Hwy 12 is a beautiful road.

Lewis and Clark really struggled when they passed through the area. They had to climb over a tremendous amount of downed timber and were desperately short of supplies....
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-28-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By Bicyclist
Looking forward to the rest of the report. I was...

Looking forward to the rest of the report. I was in Durbin this past weekend and ate at Al's. The club sandwich and an ice tea was $6.55. Didn't get the fries. Rode some of the TET and had a good...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,399
Posted By Bicyclist
Just a word of advice; bolt it down. I've seen...

Just a word of advice; bolt it down. I've seen those metal sheds blown away in storms.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 46,828
Posted By Bicyclist
Fraid not, I'm going to be at the Cass rally over...

Fraid not, I'm going to be at the Cass rally over the hill. Hope to ride some of the TET.

Also hope to meet some of the characters I see posting on ADV some day.

George
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9,570
Views: 1,657,094
Posted By Bicyclist
Spent the weekend down in Natural Bridge, VA and...

Spent the weekend down in Natural Bridge, VA and found some nice roads.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b217/rollsonwheels/P1010922_zpsdba23299.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 46,828
Posted By Bicyclist
You guys know this character? ...

You guys know this character?

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b217/rollsonwheels/P1010920_zps34359d5b.jpg (http://s20.photobucket.com/user/rollsonwheels/media/P1010920_zps34359d5b.jpg.html)
...
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