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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 10:04 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 85,143
Posted By Maggot12
Noise and emissions... Seemed pretty concerned...

Noise and emissions... Seemed pretty concerned that everything needed to be stock.
I brought in several bikes, and this was the first time it was ever mentioned.
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 03:45 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 85,143
Posted By Maggot12
Yea, just brought in an Fjr with stock exhaust....

Yea, just brought in an Fjr with stock exhaust. Inspection last week. Canadian tire guy wrote the numbers from the pipes on the import paperwork. First time I've seen that.
Wasn't a concern for me...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By Maggot12
popular lid on this forum and others. I'd like...

popular lid on this forum and others. I'd like to try the LS 386 modular but can't find one to try on first, and unsure about returning it should it not fit.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 957
Posted By Maggot12
I have 2 tank bags, Nelson riggs and a bags...

I have 2 tank bags, Nelson riggs and a bags connection ( in the flea market). Both are quicklock, so easy to removed.

Neither are so called "waterproof", but with a CBF1000 and my current FJR...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By Maggot12
2x3 wood trusses across the entire ceiling....

2x3 wood trusses across the entire ceiling. Insulate and plywood over that.

Since you're at the roof, add an RV type roof vent as well.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,148
Posted By Maggot12
I do both, but I don't do either as much as I'd...

I do both, but I don't do either as much as I'd like. Solo goes the hammock, tent with two up.

My hammocks (WBBB and hammock bliss) can go to ground and if so, my superfly (with doors) are like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 930
Posted By Maggot12
When stopped I lift both feet to see how long I...

When stopped I lift both feet to see how long I can keep the bike balanced before I put my feet down.

Weave between yellow lines in slower traffic.

Gonna start jumping off my bike at lights and...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By Maggot12
Had several RV's with roof top AC. Good success...

Had several RV's with roof top AC. Good success with Coleman, Atwood, and dometic are popular. Never had to make any repairs to any of them.

Friends and family as well. Don't know of any...
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 833
Posted By Maggot12
200kms.... I'd become friends with a stranger...

200kms.... I'd become friends with a stranger and park it in his yard and get the wife to come get me with a trailer.

Now 2500 kms may be a little more detailed...:deal
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By Maggot12
Cool... is this a spray or brush on product?

Cool... is this a spray or brush on product?
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Maggot12
100 k kms on mine. Works fantastic, never had a...

100 k kms on mine. Works fantastic, never had a single issue it, so nothing to cure. Clear at any speed, loud if I want it, good bass from the stock speakers. Bluetooth works great from the phone on...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Maggot12
I've had an autocom since 2008. I can think of 3...

I've had an autocom since 2008. I can think of 3 times where I wanted to "mute" it. I unplugged it from my helmet.

Mine is wired thru a fuseblock and depending on the emergency, shutting off the...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Maggot12
I can't really explain it as I have no...

I can't really explain it as I have no experience, but from RIV..

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Mandatory AES filing for exports of used self-propelled vehicles required as of April 5th, 2014

March 28, 2014

The...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By Maggot12
This.. those pins are pretty soft and east to...

This.. those pins are pretty soft and east to bend. The solder will have to be fairly precise or you'll have difficulty fitting it together.
Forum: Canada 04-05-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 17,287
Posted By Maggot12
Princess auto and CT have crowsfeet. I got sets...

Princess auto and CT have crowsfeet. I got sets from both places. For you Halifax fella, princess auto is in Burnside Industrial Park, I believe on Wright Ave.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 15,043
Posted By Maggot12
Was at a baseball game last night with 55000...

Was at a baseball game last night with 55000 people. There were about 12 or so vendors with hi-viz green or yellow t shirts walking about. I made note of them and even while watching the pitcher...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-04-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,956
Posted By Maggot12
Yes it'll work, and I've had good success with a...

Yes it'll work, and I've had good success with a cheap tent depending on weather and especially dryness longevity. But.... when it really starts to rain for hrs on end while water is dripping thru...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 946
Posted By Maggot12
Gpscity and ram....

Gpscity and ram....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,306
Posted By Maggot12
+1 after having kids my riding reduced...

+1
after having kids my riding reduced dramatically to do the dad thing with most of my free time. Just part of the deal and wanting to be a good father and husband. I did ride to commute and an...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By Maggot12
If you get big agnes bags they have a slot in...

If you get big agnes bags they have a slot in them so the pad slides in. Also, because they don't have bottom insulation they pack small.
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By Maggot12
I hammock camp when solo. With wife or daughter...

I hammock camp when solo. With wife or daughter everything would be doubled so I take a tent.
I just got my second hammock so I'll try it with my daughter going under/over using one tarp. But I...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,245
Posted By Maggot12
First bbq of the year today:clap. Birds are out,...

First bbq of the year today:clap. Birds are out, seen a few flys as well. Figuring a ride this coming weekend...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Maggot12
I'll start with saying, once you get off the...

I'll start with saying, once you get off the ferry in Argentia, go south and around the coast counter clockwise to Sin John's.

After St. John's go west to Holyrood, stay on the coast of...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 17,287
Posted By Maggot12
I check into this thread with interest to see...

I check into this thread with interest to see what you guys are planning. The last page or so got me...:scratch

Wife and I are from the Rock and thinking about a 3 week trip back there this...
Forum: Canada 03-29-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,245
Posted By Maggot12
That snow strom was short lived. The weather is...

That snow strom was short lived. The weather is rideable here but there is still a lot of sand/salt on the roads. We need a couple days of rain first.
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,373
Posted By Maggot12
Nice list and thanks for sharing.. couple things...

Nice list and thanks for sharing.. couple things jump out at me are the wool blanket and the beenie helmet. There are a lot of smaller options to keep warm. And the evo helmet has the chin bar that...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-29-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,956
Posted By Maggot12
No bivy for me as I use a hammock that's 1/2 the...

No bivy for me as I use a hammock that's 1/2 the size of a football. I can go to ground with that using a string to tie the mesh to the handlebars to stay off my face. My tarp can cover me and the...
Forum: Canada 03-29-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,306
Posted By Maggot12
Seen that a few days ago... had me in tears. :rofl

Seen that a few days ago... had me in tears. :rofl
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,118
Posted By Maggot12
Could have used this last night when I put in an...

Could have used this last night when I put in an order for some led lights, carbon fibre wrap, tank protector, mirror mounts and a couple other things.

next on the list are these... ...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Maggot12
Folks make the same trek on scooters and drz's....

Folks make the same trek on scooters and drz's. Any bike is possible depending on the rider. Don't think you have an inferior bike, you have a good tool to get you there and back. Its a road trip,...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-27-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,956
Posted By Maggot12
I agree walmart gear will suffice for many and...

I agree walmart gear will suffice for many and provide for some great memories in most situations. Your last sentence contradicted most of your post though. The longer the trip, the smaller, lighter...
Forum: Canada 03-25-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Maggot12
Strom 650 inside the left rack. Made it so it...

Strom 650 inside the left rack. Made it so it stuck out the back the same distance as the right side exhaust.
Forum: Americas 03-25-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 545
Posted By Maggot12
Cool looking trip planned, I covered 90% of those...

Cool looking trip planned, I covered 90% of those same routes the last few years.

I wish you good luck. :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,203
Posted By Maggot12
I use scoot. as in letting my wife know, "hey I'm...

I use scoot. as in letting my wife know, "hey I'm going for a scoot, wanna go"
Forum: Canada 03-25-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,888
Posted By Maggot12
I think the DRZ would be small for a 265lb rider....

I think the DRZ would be small for a 265lb rider. A Dr650 would be much better choice and still tour on pavement.

Look at craigslist in the WA area and save a couple thousand.
Forum: Canada 03-25-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Maggot12
What he said, but you're likely to see...

What he said, but you're likely to see icebergs..:clap
Forum: Canada 03-25-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,306
Posted By Maggot12
great pics, Thanks for sharing.

great pics, Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 299,176
Posted By Maggot12
The blackbird looks awesome, and a little over...

The blackbird looks awesome, and a little over 1/2 the packed size of my current hammock bliss. I hope it sleeps well, as I want it to be my go to rack.

The Superfly, while being one of the...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 299,176
Posted By Maggot12
Just scored a deal locally on a wbbb, superfly,...

Just scored a deal locally on a wbbb, superfly, and a leighlo full length down underquilt. The guy threw in a bunch of dutch clips, tarp pole mod and poles, night viz tie outs, lots of bungee cord,...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,031
Posted By Maggot12
They won't.... For soft ground users, I got...

They won't....
For soft ground users, I got mini dog fetching tennis balls at the dollar store, drilled a 1/2in hole and the balls stay on the legs while in the bag.
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