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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 110,540
Posted By Walub
OK I didn't mean to side track this thread with...

OK I didn't mean to side track this thread with insurance. I am pretty sure that will be the death of it :D To much good info here for that to happen.

But to answer your questions. The bike being...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 110,540
Posted By Walub
I can't believe I started this tread before my...

I can't believe I started this tread before my first big trip in 2006 and it is still going. Money is a little tight right now so have been thinking of not licensing my bike this year because of the...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15,706
Views: 848,368
Posted By Walub
Hello I am not very active here but I maybe need...

Hello I am not very active here but I maybe need to be more so : ). Can you let me know where that campsite is? I am looking for a short weekend ride that I can do at the end of August
Forum: Canada 06-01-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15,706
Views: 848,368
Posted By Walub
Hello again

I have posted on this thread a few times and have wanted to come out for lunch one of these weeks and meet some of you. Anyway I am leaving tomorrow morning at 3am and am going to attempt an Iron...
Forum: Americas 05-27-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 440
Posted By Walub
Looking for Iron Butt SS1000 witness in St. Louis Area.

I am planning a SS1000 ride from Winnipeg Manitoba to St. Louis on this coming Thursday June 2nd and am wondering if anyone would be willing to be a connection and witness on that end. I plan on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Walub
Cool right now the plan is to leave June 3rd. I...

Cool right now the plan is to leave June 3rd. I noticed your a WeeStrom Rider. I will be riding my 05 Wee. The Plan is to ride down in one day check into a cheep hotel to catch up on sleep. Then...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Walub
Anyone in the St. Louis Area willing to be an Iron Butt Witness?

I am planning a SS1000 ride from Winnipeg Manitoba to St. Louis in early June and am wondering if anyone would be willing to be a connection and witness on that end. I plan on leaving really early...
Forum: Canada 03-29-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15,706
Views: 848,368
Posted By Walub
I think the prices were around $70 or $80 bucks. ...

I think the prices were around $70 or $80 bucks. That might have been during the week though. It was a nice enough place. The hot tub felt good after riding through the rain.
Forum: Canada 03-29-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15,706
Views: 848,368
Posted By Walub
I have done two rides through Ely and stayed at...

I have done two rides through Ely and stayed at the Fortune Bay Casino both times. I had great luck in the poker tournaments there. I came in 1st once and 3rd once. But both times I rode through it...
Forum: Canada 03-18-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15,706
Views: 848,368
Posted By Walub
Ok so I really wanted to make it to lunch today. ...

Ok so I really wanted to make it to lunch today. But I had problems at work and was there till 3:30 last night. Then I woke up this morning to my wife throwing up so I had to stay home with the...
Forum: Canada 03-16-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15,706
Views: 848,368
Posted By Walub
Well I think I will go to the Kings Head on...

Well I think I will go to the Kings Head on Friday. Wost case I will sit by myself, drink a Guinness, eat fry's with malt vinegar and people watch. Which really is not a worse case for me :D But...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15,706
Views: 848,368
Posted By Walub
Hey Ron. I guess it has been two years now since...

Hey Ron. I guess it has been two years now since that trip. I still think about that ride around Superior. Your hospitality was great. What was the guy's name who came out from Thunder Bay and...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15,706
Views: 848,368
Posted By Walub
Ok so I was just reading a ride report that had a...

Ok so I was just reading a ride report that had a few guys way off in the middle of no ware and I thought to my self. "I would love to do that but if I do it all by myself I better make sure my Wee...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 19,552
Posted By Walub
I really like the idea of sorting RR. But I am...

I really like the idea of sorting RR. But I am wondering if we can have the best of both worlds. I just looked and it seems that vBulletin supports some form of tagging though I am not sure how...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By Walub
Talking 3 day trip around Minnesota

I am leaving this morning for a little mini vacation and time by myself. I plan on twittering most stops with pictures here http://twitter.com/walub Feel free to follow me if you want. I will also...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By Walub
Awesome I just realized that maybe there would be...

Awesome I just realized that maybe there would be people on twitter doing the IBR. Does anyone know of anyone else that will post during the rally?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-28-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By Walub
Thanks for the tip. I am staring to think that...

Thanks for the tip. I am staring to think that going as early as I am may not have been the best idea. Oh well no stoping the train now I am leaving on the 31 of may. I would sooner be a little...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Walub
Wow with all these great places to eat it sounds...

Wow with all these great places to eat it sounds like my bike may have trouble carrying me home at the end. Thanks for the recommendations.
Forum: Canada 05-26-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Walub
Thanks for the recomendations everyone. The...

Thanks for the recomendations everyone. The plans in my head are really starting to come together. I really can't wait to get away work has been crazy busy and I just need a break. I am really...
Forum: Canada 05-24-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Walub
That is a really good idea. I probably will...

That is a really good idea. I probably will change the route
Forum: Canada 05-23-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Walub
Going around the Lake. Recommendations?

I posted this in Trip Planning but I figuered I would throw it up here and see if I get anything else.

"I am planning a trip around <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:place u1:st="on">Lake...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-23-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By Walub
Going around the Lake. Recommendations?

I posted this in Trip Planning but I figuered I would throw it up here and see if I get anything else.

"I am planning a trip around <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:place u1:st="on">Lake...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,408
Posted By Walub
I think I am going to take 6 days. 400km's/day...

I think I am going to take 6 days. 400km's/day should be a leisurely enough pace to enjoy myself. I have really been enjoying the maritime look of some of the smaller towns and defiantly want to...
Forum: Americas 05-12-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,408
Posted By Walub
Laugh Thanks for the recommendations everyone. ...

Thanks for the recommendations everyone. Hektoglider your right I may have to scale back the trip a bit maybe just go to Duluth and then up to Thunderbay. I have done that once already but it was...
Forum: Americas 05-02-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,408
Posted By Walub
Talking Going around the Lake. Recommendations?

I am planning a trip around <st1:place w:st="on">Lake Superior</st1:place> for the end of May or early June. A google map of my purposed map can be found here LINK...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,248
Posted By Walub
http://ratty2austin.smugmug.com/photos/183377040-M...

http://ratty2austin.smugmug.com/photos/183377040-M.jpg

Where did you get the transformer Decal? I want my Wee to be an Autobot. Well maybe a Decepticon.:evil

Yes I am a Geek.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-17-2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3,572
Views: 1,530,728
Posted By Walub
I have taken my Baby Girl (almost 2)in front of...

I have taken my Baby Girl (almost 2)in front of my down the alley but I can't wait for her to get a little older so I can share rides with her. Brrroomm Brooom is the sound daddies motorbike makes...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,552
Posted By Walub
It was me that You met I felt the same way. Like...

It was me that You met I felt the same way. Like looking in a mirror. I was on my way home from work. It looked like you were traveling and had come a long way since you were loaded down. Next...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,552
Posted By Walub
Hey Prarieboy are you from Portage? I live in...

Hey Prarieboy are you from Portage? I live in Winnipeg and ride the a 2005 silver DL 650. I go to Portage all the time. My wife's family lives there.
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,424
Posted By Walub
Awesome report!! Just Awesome. It was reports...

Awesome report!! Just Awesome. It was reports like these that convinced me to buy my Vstrom last spring. I only hope I can write a report half as good as this when I get back from a trip I am doing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 110,540
Posted By Walub
This is exactaly what I was thinking. Add a...

This is exactaly what I was thinking. Add a little more adventure to the trip. I have also decided not to buy a gps for the simple reason that I at least want a chance to get lost. :evil I only...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By Walub
I was thinking of just connecting a plug like...

I was thinking of just connecting a plug like that right to the battery and leaving it under the seat? then just connect it to a a cig lighter extension that runs to the tank bag when I need it. I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,796
Posted By Walub
My Strom Loaded on a 3 Day trip along the north...

My Strom Loaded on a 3 Day trip along the north shore of lake superior. Note the Socks drying in the wind. It worked pretty well.
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-22-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Walub
I commute 1/2 an hour each way every day in...

I commute 1/2 an hour each way every day in summer. I listen to podcasts all the time. I love the fact that there is so much free content out there and you can find stuff directly related to your...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By Walub
Question 12v lighter plug on the Wee's Dash?

Can someone point me to some good step by step instructions preferably with pictures on how to do this. I have checked the usual spots (http://11109.rapidforum.com and http://www.stromtrooper.com)...
Forum: Canada 01-15-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10,309
Views: 669,609
Posted By Walub
Wow I am going to have to look into this. It...

Wow I am going to have to look into this. It just does not make sence for me to be paying $2000 a year to insure a bike that I could probably not get much more that $7000 bucks for.
Forum: Canada 01-13-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10,309
Views: 669,609
Posted By Walub
Careful Ron you risk starting another insurance...

Careful Ron you risk starting another insurance rant from me :eek1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-02-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By Walub
Question Black Hills Weather in Early May

I am planing a trip from Winnipeg to Las Vegas but unfortunately it is time sensitive. I have 6 days to get to my destination but need to be there on May 10th. I have never been through the black...
Forum: Canada 12-14-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10,309
Views: 669,609
Posted By Walub
I vote for camping. You ontario people have to...

I vote for camping. You ontario people have to know some out of the way place. Would be great to be away from big towns and citys. As far as time goes May is really no good for me. I am going on...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 28,184
Posted By Walub
I started a thread here...

I started a thread here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=185271 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=185271) That some people posted some really good info in. I also...
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