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Forum: Equipment Today, 03:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,781
Posted By skysailor
Instead of Crocs, I have a pair of Teva sandles....

Instead of Crocs, I have a pair of Teva sandles. With the Velcro straps, I just let them hang off any strap on the bike. They dry there, and if it rains, they get washed there. No need to unpack...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,375
Posted By skysailor
I have a Sigma 18-200. Lives on my D200. Far...

I have a Sigma 18-200. Lives on my D200. Far better than a kit lens. Toss the 35 somewhere in your bag as a back up. You have a DX system, so the 35 is "normal" for you. You have to use your legs to...
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 283,899
Posted By skysailor
40 litres is pretty little. The DR looks like...

40 litres is pretty little. The DR looks like the perfect bike for the 80.
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,781
Posted By skysailor
I've reread the tent details. It's a two person....

I've reread the tent details. It's a two person. I plan (won't always work out of course) to camp in campsites that usually have picnic tables. No need for a chair. Kermit, or otherwise. My campfire...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,705
Posted By skysailor
I hear you. Our human resources (MORONS)...

I hear you. Our human resources (MORONS) department want us to wear hi-viz vests when we're out on the ramp, even though, we're the only people there. Often by ourselves! We told them to pound sand....
Forum: Canada 05-02-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10,877
Views: 759,561
Posted By skysailor
Took a spin through Rushing Rive yesterday. Of...

Took a spin through Rushing Rive yesterday. Of course they're not open yet. Rode across the foot bridge and checked out some more remote sites. Might tak the the tent and stealth camp there tonight....
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By skysailor
Scott, you're not in sales, are you. Nice pitch. ...

Scott, you're not in sales, are you. Nice pitch.
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By skysailor
Buying one next time I'm stateside. Refuse to pay...

Buying one next time I'm stateside. Refuse to pay shipping and a 25% customs hit in Canada. Really like them.
Lyle
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 283,899
Posted By skysailor
They work great. They just look skinny. Of course...

They work great. They just look skinny. Of course you can't see them under that beaver tail.
Lyle
Forum: Canada 04-27-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10,877
Views: 759,561
Posted By skysailor
I'm good. Have 4 1" and 2 5/8 little ones. Use...

I'm good. Have 4 1" and 2 5/8 little ones. Use them to put my iPad on my tail rack. Cheers
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,781
Posted By skysailor
I wouldn't even consider using fire wood that...

I wouldn't even consider using fire wood that wasn't actually on sight. I'm way too lazy for that.
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,781
Posted By skysailor
Got an MSR Pocket Rocket from a budd who has...

Got an MSR Pocket Rocket from a budd who has never used it. It cost me two ice cold beers on my deck.
Lyle
Forum: Canada 04-27-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10,877
Views: 759,561
Posted By skysailor
You're a dealer? How wide do they go? I think...

You're a dealer? How wide do they go? I think mine are about an inch and I'd like a couple of wider ones.
Lyle
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 283,899
Posted By skysailor
D-Train. Looks like what I'm using. About an inch...

D-Train. Looks like what I'm using. About an inch wide? Been looking at your new additions. Quality goods for sure. Headed out next weekend to try out the set up. If it sucks, you'll be getting more...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,781
Posted By skysailor
This is the way I'll go. That and a couple of...

This is the way I'll go. That and a couple of containers for white death 1&2.
As I mentioned, anything more than a cup of Joe, I'll be having DTR! (Down the road)
Lyle
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 283,899
Posted By skysailor
What do you guys use for tie down straps on the...

What do you guys use for tie down straps on the 40L duffle? I'm using a couple of Rokstraps. Not that crazy for the fit though. They just look too narrow?
Was going to spring for matching panniers...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By skysailor
Absolutely. The Aerostich is top of the game. Or...

Absolutely. The Aerostich is top of the game. Or KLIM! As your "go to" jacket. Quality only hurts once, and this site is full of folks who wish they'd coughed up the big bucks up front. It'll save...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 328,715
Posted By skysailor
If the SR400 comes to Canada, I will buy one. Had...

If the SR400 comes to Canada, I will buy one. Had an SR500 back in the Jurassic and loved it.
Lyle
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 283,899
Posted By skysailor
I just drape an old towel under my bags. No...

I just drape an old towel under my bags. No scratches. No worries.
Lyle

Like a saddle blanket on Trigger. Thank you Roy.
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,705
Posted By skysailor
We sure need SOMETHING! Howitzers? Lyle

We sure need SOMETHING! Howitzers?
Lyle
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By skysailor
I doesn't rain where you guys live? Mine gets...

I doesn't rain where you guys live? Mine gets washed when it rains! My buddy rides a Harley. He washes it when it's cleaner than my wee GS was the say I picked it up NEW!
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,891
Posted By skysailor
Now, that's camping. No KOA sign on the way in! ...

Now, that's camping. No KOA sign on the way in! Nice
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,781
Posted By skysailor
$66 for 38 servings (single) up here. Will not be...

$66 for 38 servings (single) up here. Will not be taking that route. Back to the press for me. LOL
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,705
Posted By skysailor
Was out for a ride yesterday. Passed this dude...

Was out for a ride yesterday. Passed this dude wearing a HIGH VIS REALL UGLY YELLOW skid lid. I saw this lad comming miles away. So UGLY it was almost annoying! Going to buy the first hi vis yellow,...
Forum: Canada 04-26-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,147
Posted By skysailor
I still use my $100 car Nuvi. If it rains, it...

I still use my $100 car Nuvi. If it rains, it goes in my pocket. It works fine, no worries.
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,891
Posted By skysailor
Next time I'm stateside at a rally, I'll look at...

Next time I'm stateside at a rally, I'll look at one again. When you add 30$ US to ship to Canada, plus the 22% exchange, it becomes a 200$ chair! They're not THAT nice.
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,999
Posted By skysailor
Sometimes, if it's hot enough for mesh, and it...

Sometimes, if it's hot enough for mesh, and it doesn't look like it'll rain for more than an hour or so, I'll just get wet! I'll be dry in an hour anyway. Used to use a foul weather suit from my...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,781
Posted By skysailor
Really great ideas here. Keep them comming. I'd...

Really great ideas here. Keep them comming. I'd like to be able to (other than tent, sleeping bag and pad) make all my camping gear fit in on of my Wolfman soft panniers. 20L.
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,891
Posted By skysailor
I could just use a strip of Duct tape. ROK...

I could just use a strip of Duct tape.
ROK straps are just too good at what they do. A bungee cord however would work just as well. But that's just so KLR!
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,999
Posted By skysailor
I just pull on the Roadcrafter and all is well. ...

I just pull on the Roadcrafter and all is well.
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,781
Posted By skysailor
Ah, coffee in a tea bag. I'll hunt it down. Not...

Ah, coffee in a tea bag. I'll hunt it down. Not sure it's in Canada.
Lyle
Forum: Canada 04-25-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 29,057
Posted By skysailor
I thought NASA had retired the Space Shuttle? ...

I thought NASA had retired the Space Shuttle?
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,781
Posted By skysailor
Hadn't thought of hauling fire wood. I have a...

Hadn't thought of hauling fire wood. I have a large canvas tote. Ugly. But it'll pack flat, and I can strap it to my bike with enough wood for an evening. Good catch. I'm just planning coffee....
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,781
Posted By skysailor
BASIC Camping Needs

Okay, so I've nrver camped with my bike. Hey, I'm 64, cut me some slack here. LOL
So I have a good tent. Eureka three person. It'll fit the bike, no problem. I have a three season bag which will...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,891
Posted By skysailor
I have a 12$ folding chair in a bag. It has drink...

I have a 12$ folding chair in a bag. It has drink holders in both armrests. Attaches to my bike with a couple of ROCstraps. The price of the Kermit chair in no way justifies me buying one! It's a...
Forum: Canada 04-24-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,466
Posted By skysailor
Good on you! Would have been a wee bit brisk....

Good on you! Would have been a wee bit brisk. Oh, and congrats on the new ride. Looks pretty SWEET!
Lyle
Forum: Canada 04-23-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,466
Posted By skysailor
Peddle Lance, peddle

Peddle Lance, peddle
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10,877
Views: 759,561
Posted By skysailor
Hi Garth...if that question was for me, I'm...

Hi Garth...if that question was for me, I'm sticking with my antique Joe Rocket jacket and that really ugly Roadcrafter one piece.
Picked up a Mosko Moto 40 litre duffle for general short trip use,...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18,009
Views: 1,025,466
Posted By skysailor
WTF is Toad Rock? Ride safe. Lyle

WTF is Toad Rock?
Ride safe.
Lyle
Forum: Canada 04-20-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10,877
Views: 759,561
Posted By skysailor
Flight got cancelled. Seems the weather up north...

Flight got cancelled. Seems the weather up north sucks. Too bad the weather here also sucks. Give me a chance to plan for the summer. Ordering new luggage for the wee GS. Planning the first two days...
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