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Old 04-14-2014, 01:23 PM   #4246
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The yellow stripe is an indicator of how badly you just bent the F800 rim correct???

Now I just have to wait for more stock to arrive in BC. I think I'll go E07 rear and E09 in the front. The K60s will last a little longer but I am not liking a few crack's that have shown up on the rear.
6500kms with about half gone in the center (down past most of the shallow center grooves that cut diagonally across the big blocks)
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Old 04-14-2014, 08:22 PM   #4247
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*** Day 3 of Nordegg and Area ***

KTM 990 !!!


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What a beaut! Haha, love the orange KTM, its just antagonistic! Looking forward to dusting off the pig this summer.
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Old 04-15-2014, 07:09 PM   #4248
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It was too funny that buddy thought it was a KTM, and I only did the ugly sticky to bug our fellow dual sport brothers in Edmonton area.

North Nordegg & Abraham Lake is a go, as well as the FTR from Nordegg to Hinton or Edson. Road is in super shape. Picture of Baldy MT fire tower out-look


South of Nordegg on FTR is good as well, but there are some icy section in the shadded in spots. The side roads are


But over all


Snowmobiking is good.

JB. 1180 kms of gravel and 56 kms of pavment. Let's just un leash our power.
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Old 04-16-2014, 09:51 PM   #4249
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Blackfoot Off-Road Adventure Training Course

I am considering taking this one day course in June. Any advice/comments/recommendations would be appreciated. Cheers, David
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Old 04-16-2014, 11:41 PM   #4250
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Was a sunny, but snowy/icy roads trip in last Sunday. The Transalta road was nigh impassable and with some big bikes it would have been no fun. Even the little 4x4's were having troubles with the hills, lol! Still worth the fresh air though, :)



Gagging to get the Honda out for a time... it's fully street legal now and should be a bloody hoot in the woods.
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Old 04-17-2014, 12:36 AM   #4251
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not sure if you guys got hit as well, but mierda.. we got another dose of winter here in Edmonton. Not warming up again until saturday.. good news is sunday I get on a plane to thailand to do some riding!
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Old 04-17-2014, 10:56 AM   #4252
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Nice pictures Lycan, thx for sharing...

We can't bank on the weather, but there's no deny-ing the thrill of riding snow or no snow !!!

Cypress Hills a Month ago in South Eastern Alberta.


I just closing in on my 4000 km mark of Alberta dual sport riding for the 2014 year down there, Calgary and Abraham Lake 6 weeks ago at the Dam. Next to nill for snow there, as it's all melted off by now...
(Not the lake)


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Old 04-17-2014, 12:09 PM   #4253
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I am considering taking this one day course in June. Any advice/comments/recommendations would be appreciated. Cheers, David
I took the course and had a great time. The balance exercises at the start were tiring. The instructors were great, they made sure I was leaning my bike as much as possible on slow turns. Would recommend it.

Was a nice warm day when I took it
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Old 04-17-2014, 12:11 PM   #4254
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46 days to go and lots to do!
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Old 04-17-2014, 12:37 PM   #4255
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Has anyone heard about the CCM 450 coming to canada? I hope a Calgary dealer gets them. I'd love to take one for a rip!
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Old 04-17-2014, 01:08 PM   #4256
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Street legal, adventure-able... Probably not as cheap and a little more maintenance. Honda still waiting for a gas tank coming from IMS too... Both are 450's. You can start with any 450, really...

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Old 04-17-2014, 01:36 PM   #4257
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I enjoy all sorts of rides.... haven't done lots around the Calgary area, usually try for a two to three week trip if I can o
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Old 04-17-2014, 02:58 PM   #4258
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Has anyone heard about the CCM 450 coming to canada? I hope a Calgary dealer gets them. I'd love to take one for a rip!
The fellow renting my place near red deer has the BMW450; which is where the CCM450 came from. It seems to be a well sorted bike. I hope CCM does well with this bike. Even if they don't, parts will be available for years to come.
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Old 04-17-2014, 03:48 PM   #4259
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I am considering taking this one day course in June. Any advice/comments/recommendations would be appreciated. Cheers, David
I took it last year. I am very inexperienced on non paved surfaces so it was invaluable to me. Well worth the money IMO. The balancing exercises showcased how poor I really am.
Instructors were great although sadly JR McRae won't be there.

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Old 04-17-2014, 04:25 PM   #4260
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