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Old 08-08-2013, 01:44 PM   #8236
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Are you going to the VBR? So far, 2whlrder and the wife and I are traveling from the Peg.
Myself and OldSilverFox are heading up from the south to VBR, likely leaving wed. then doing some exploring in da UP and arriving at VBR some time fri., you guys/gals camping??


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Old 08-08-2013, 04:09 PM   #8237
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I bought it in 92 as they were dumping two of them in Edmonton they couldn't sell. A unique bike and great for power slides on back roads. Would have preferred to hang it on a living room wall rather than trading it. Bob.
That is a very cool story! I don't know how many "wish I had never sold it" stories we all have.
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Old 08-08-2013, 04:14 PM   #8238
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Myself and OldSilverFox are heading up from the south to VBR, likely leaving wed. then doing some exploring in da UP and arriving at VBR some time fri., you guys/gals camping??


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Will see you there! There is WIFI at MacDonalds near the rally site, so stay in touch. If I remember to bring my Canadian Flag, it will be attached to the tent...
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Old 08-08-2013, 04:17 PM   #8239
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Brokentoof and Michelle stayed here last night.

They took me out for dinner at the Madhouse (thanks again) and off to Kangas for breakfast this morning, then saw them on their merry way, a little late. (Man, can Oliver eat!!)

The lateness may have been due the dedicated imbibing of single malt Scotch until midnight or so. Jimtoe would have been proud!!

No pictures, I just plain forgot.
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Old 08-08-2013, 04:39 PM   #8240
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Will see you there! There is WIFI at MacDonalds near the rally site, so stay in touch. If I remember to bring my Canadian Flag, it will be attached to the tent...
anyone know if the camping area is hammock friendly or will i be forced to one of those ground sleeping apparatus?

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Old 08-08-2013, 07:17 PM   #8241
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Gord the tenting area (behind the building also) is a large grassy area with a nice hilltop breeze & incredible views of Superior. There are no trees in that zone, but you may find fencing or other structure for a hammock. There is the ski lift structures nearby with wooded area also nearby. I think if you had to find something to tie it to, you would, but it may be in an odd place, or away from the other tenters.
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Old 08-08-2013, 07:29 PM   #8242
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Tent it is then i guess. Don't want to be more of an outcast than i already am.





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Old 08-08-2013, 07:34 PM   #8243
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Old 08-08-2013, 08:32 PM   #8244
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:07 PM   #8245
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The Famous Back Door of Wildwood Shot... Congrats!!!
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:59 PM   #8246
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Brokentoof and Michelle stayed here last night.

They took me out for dinner at the Madhouse (thanks again) and off to Kangas for breakfast this morning, then saw them on their merry way, a little late. (Man, can Oliver eat!!)

The lateness may have been due the dedicated imbibing of single malt Scotch until midnight or so. Jimtoe would have been proud!!

No pictures, I just plain forgot.
You sure do know how to make a man jealous. I do believe a overnight ( over bottle ) stay is in order. As soon as my Reno house is finished I am coming to refresh your memory on how to really take good care of single malt.
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Old 08-09-2013, 04:32 AM   #8247
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nice! You are going to love that bike. They need a better "new bike picture place" there or at least clean the old pallets and junk up..

I am betting WW sells as many bikes to NWO as in the city
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Old 08-09-2013, 06:13 AM   #8248
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You sure do know how to make a man jealous. I do believe a overnight ( over bottle ) stay is in order. As soon as my Reno house is finished I am coming to refresh your memory on how to really take good care of single malt.
I should be safe. Reno houses are never "finished"!

Congratulations BenWR!

Carl: Yep this thread has been around for a while...pretty much is as old as the "Canada" part of the forum. It used to be
that Alaska and Canada were merged into one. THAT got pretty confusing!!
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Old 08-09-2013, 10:02 AM   #8249
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Just because Backroader and I were talking about it yesterday!

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Shell V-Power 91;
Costco 91;
Canadian Tire 91;
Esso 91;
Ultramar 91.
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Old 08-09-2013, 11:25 AM   #8250
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Just because Backroader and I were talking about it yesterday!

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Canadian Tire 91;
Esso 91;
Ultramar 91.
Add in Extra Foods premium in Dryden.

Benwr bike pick up pic made me go back and see what our Bike Pick up pics were like. No old pallets anyway. We had to borrow a trailer to get them home.

Got the BMWs fitted on my trailer yesterday. Will be towing them somewhere warmer for a ride in late September / early October. Now have over 44,000 k on the KLR and 38,000 on the BMW. Both of my wife's bikes are in the 20,000 range.



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