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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,570
Posted By Fishenough
Eek Darn near the opposite corner of North America...

Darn near the opposite corner of North America and the pirates exhibit the same behavior. On roads this summer, in Northern BC and Yukon, came across this a few times which left me shaking my head in...
Forum: Alaska 07-03-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By Fishenough
Talking Many northern BC and Yukon rivers are good...

Many northern BC and Yukon rivers are good producers of Arctic Greyling, which are easy to bring to the right fly and wicked tasty cooked fresh on the campfire. I judge a river by the current...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By Fishenough
Wink Taking 'I had to lay'er down' to a different...

Taking 'I had to lay'er down' to a different level.



It is paved the entire route, kills me a little that it's been 19 years since I've watched a race here. So exciting. Witnessing 2...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,687
Posted By Fishenough
Thumb Thank you, thank you, thank you

:clap

Wanted to thank you for your ride report.

Very meaningful pictures to me; my parents and I spent a month plus camping and exploring Yukon and Alaska in 81, out of a Chev van with a canoe...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 21,407
Posted By Fishenough
Subscribed and hoping to catch a glimpse of you...

Subscribed and hoping to catch a glimpse of you all on your journey!

And don't hesitate to drop me a note if assistance is needed on 0 to 50 mile (or so) of the Alaska Highway (spend my time...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-26-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,871
Posted By Fishenough
Thumb Waiting at the car dealership today, and as an...

Waiting at the car dealership today, and as an avid fisherman picked up the newest Anglers Atlas and Crooked Creek was gracing the cover;
...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By Fishenough
Heading to Chetwynd tomorrow, have been offer a...

Heading to Chetwynd tomorrow, have been offer a job at the reopening Tembec mill but will be visiting the Pine River gas plant tomorrow.

Swinada, are you enjoying the Powell River area and do you...
Forum: Canada 04-01-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By Fishenough
Talking Thank you for the advice on the Heidenaus, as in...

Thank you for the advice on the Heidenaus, as in the limited shops in Fort St John they are available.

I'm happy and comfortable on dirt roads, for the last year and a half work has me driving...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By Fishenough
Thumb As a long time thumper fan I just can not let...

As a long time thumper fan I just can not let myself get over the size issues of these big bikes - though they are ridiculously desirable (1190r :yum ).

Put a deposit on a 2013 low mileage wee...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By Fishenough
Thumb The Tiger's been mentioned, and I'd like to try...

The Tiger's been mentioned, and I'd like to try it. Couple of workers at the local plant ride them, I'm planning on tracking em down and asking about... Rented a street triple for a week in Pattaya...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By Fishenough
Yes not considering the Varadero as local dealers...

Yes not considering the Varadero as local dealers already told me parts support is minimal (was considering a 700x and modifying it). Last summer I got a ~8-10 k ride on a friends Super Ten and was...
Forum: Canada 03-18-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By Fishenough
Well I'll admit to not giving the V Strom enough...

Well I'll admit to not giving the V Strom enough thought, just to focused on 21 inch front wheeled bikes. Besides the 2012 DR650SE, I've owned a DR600, a DR350 with much better bouncy bits, 2 RM...
Forum: Canada 03-18-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By Fishenough
Hahahaha, "The can I kick it over and not want to...

Hahahaha, "The can I kick it over and not want to commit suicide test"

As tempting as an 1190 R is................................:freaky
Forum: Canada 03-18-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By Fishenough
Question Canadian based bike advice

Hello!

Looking for ideas for a long distance touring bike to get me in, and out of remote places. I'm 47 and don't take too many chances, and just don't feel the need to jump things anymore....
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-05-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 31,994
Posted By Fishenough
Laugh Looking forward to your trip report, please...

Looking forward to your trip report, please share! I spent 9 years at the Elk Falls mill, and found the north of Vancouver Island an outdoors men paradise.

Nice Nymphs VanXR, obviously a fellow...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-24-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 31,994
Posted By Fishenough
Great thread, hope stays active! I live in the...

Great thread, hope stays active! I live in the frozen north shy of the Yukon most of the year, with a little ice fishing and fly tying to keep me occupied.

Loved chasing Mahseer on the rivers,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,245
Posted By Fishenough
Lovely pictures of one of my fav part of BC,...

Lovely pictures of one of my fav part of BC, thank you very..


http://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/a625/lara_mend/Kootenays%202013/IMG_6605_zpsdfae7483.jpg

Ahhh, motorcycles and romance ...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,751
Posted By Fishenough
Cool2 On my drive to Fort Nelson today talked to a...

On my drive to Fort Nelson today talked to a young fellow returning from Alaska near mile 301. He was driving an 80's something, Honda 400 (hard to tell exactly what model as was DIRTY), with a...
Forum: Alaska 06-14-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By Fishenough
Cry Hey I do service work along the first first 450...

Hey I do service work along the first first 450 miles of the Alaska highway, every week driving between mile 0 and mile 283.

Do you have an idea how painful it is passing all these content n'...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,826
Posted By Fishenough
Thumb Haha, topped, I was stranded with her on the MHS...

Haha, topped, I was stranded with her on the MHS loop due to a flat on her scoot. :clap

Nice report, it's my first Songkran away from Thailand in 6 years, and miss the fun.
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,826
Posted By Fishenough
Wicked Did you not meet the vivacious Miss Yui at Mr....

Did you not meet the vivacious Miss Yui at Mr. Mechanic's Moon-Muang rd office?

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac157/photo-rex2/MHSinaday010.jpg

:raabia
Forum: Canada 04-23-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,310
Posted By Fishenough
Eek Yes, that is the point I was trying to make....

Yes, that is the point I was trying to make. Reading local news in Asia you often see examples that 3 certain countries consider a bullet far cheaper, and an acceptable option, to costly legal...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,310
Posted By Fishenough
Mostly I was questioning other foreign countries...

Mostly I was questioning other foreign countries reaction to an extremely upset traveler that shows a little aggression. Chinese airports come to mind, when I've witnessed one incident where...
Forum: Alaska 04-13-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,285
Posted By Fishenough
Agreed. And after driving that Queen...

Agreed.

And after driving that Queen Elizabeth II last work bring home my new work truck from Calgary to Edmonton, even in dry road conditions - can't stress enough, don't ride it!!!!!

Also...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,310
Posted By Fishenough
Bluhduh Agreed! But I also ask the question, as someone...

Agreed! But I also ask the question, as someone who has visited many airport and customs officers over 30 years; How do you think officers act towards a travelers aggressive behavior from Eastern...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,871
Posted By Fishenough
Laugh Thanks for sharing the video, nice little...

Thanks for sharing the video, nice little reminder just what is available in the neighborhood.

Watched it just now after returning from lunch in Chetwynd today, with fellow riders, mostly...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,786
Posted By Fishenough
I had never been able to choose between a heavy...

I had never been able to choose between a heavy wool sweater or good quaility fleece in the past, mostly wind proofed versions. Each are bulky and wool does weigh more, so my choice on a multi day...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,871
Posted By Fishenough
Laugh Sssesh, excuses excuses... I already...

Sssesh, excuses excuses...



I already had thank you. Reminded me early this year to put some oven mitts on my bike shopping list. And the alligator hunting video clip was, one of these things...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,045
Posted By Fishenough
Eek I follow the Dragon picture threads, really lane...

I follow the Dragon picture threads, really lane choice seems about the same........
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,045
Posted By Fishenough
Laugh A favorite local route that gets quite slippery...

A favorite local route that gets quite slippery after, or during a rain, have seen many a bike fall down on this short backroad - a couple of times it was someone riding one of my bikes....
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-24-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,871
Posted By Fishenough
Is it over? :cry

Is it over?

:cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,133
Posted By Fishenough
Cool2 Agree and disagree. My son studied Judo for 5...

Agree and disagree. My son studied Judo for 5 years, and is the master of the breakfall. He was 14 and learning on a scooter, did a fabulous breakfall from a 40 kph highside that resulted in his...
Forum: Americas 03-18-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,297
Posted By Fishenough
Seconded concerning pricey, lightweight traps...

Seconded concerning pricey, lightweight traps being not worth it, but backpacking. From experience, a tissue thin nylon tarp is an accident waiting to happen; from instant melting upon touching a...
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 148,007
Posted By Fishenough
Glad you walked away without serious trama from...

Glad you walked away without serious trama from that, and relieved that you, and your DR, took the easy was home - bet your wife was happy with both of your discussions!

My son and I have watched...
Forum: Canada 03-03-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By Fishenough
Searching for bikes in Western Canada via both...

Searching for bikes in Western Canada via both Craigslist and Kijiji; agreed the left side of Canada is all Craigslist.

And with recent bouncing between BC and Alberta can testify that BC...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,928
Posted By Fishenough
Gun mount for avalanche control after a good snow...

Gun mount for avalanche control after a good snow load.

Looks more fun for use as a jungle gym (Sssesh, young people) :D
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-23-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,362
Posted By Fishenough
Cool2 Another factor not mentioned is that outboard...

Another factor not mentioned is that outboard motors are not designed with any type of air filtering system. It's not to dusty on a body of water, so there is no design consideration for a air...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,431
Posted By Fishenough
Laugh Please start off by introducing yourself and the...

Please start off by introducing yourself and the bike you ride, skill level or rider experience, how often you ride, what type of riding you do, and hobbies... etc.

Hi, and good luck on a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,928
Posted By Fishenough
Thumb We are in Fort St John, BC, now. My son obtained...

We are in Fort St John, BC, now. My son obtained his learner licences at the beginning of the year yet I will not let him ride or drive until all roads here are no longer white. He did though have...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,928
Posted By Fishenough
Thumb Kevin, my Son and I finally had the time to watch...

Kevin, my Son and I finally had the time to watch your video together, of your ride across America with Jeffery. That was fun!

We had to pause many times for comments, memories, and just plain...
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