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Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,932,614
Posted By targa801
I had a 08 F650gs twin and I'm looking for a...

I had a 08 F650gs twin and I'm looking for a bike. I want something more dirt oriented than the twin and I'd kind of like to stay with BMW. A new bike is not an option right now so I'm thinking...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,912
Posted By targa801
Hey blaster Hope you're enjoying your...

Hey blaster

Hope you're enjoying your trip. I'm sitting at judging by your last post you should be in Gander today, and we're expecting 2 C5's today.

Bruce in Gander
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By targa801
Hey Snugen I believe we were chatting...

Hey Snugen


I believe we were chatting in Tim Horton's in Gander. Glad you made it home safe and sound.

Bruce
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-04-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 338,902
Posted By targa801
I believe it's a Fairchild C119 Flying Boxcar. ...

I believe it's a Fairchild C119 Flying Boxcar. Judging by the paint job it's an ex Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft.

Bruce
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-17-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 338,902
Posted By targa801
It's at the North Atlantic Aviation Museum in...

It's at the North Atlantic Aviation Museum in Gander Newfoundland, it's about 1/2 a mile from my house. They moved the Canso to the other side of the building to protect her from the wind.
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-23-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,331
Posted By targa801
I've got an older Magellan handheld and when it...

I've got an older Magellan handheld and when it was time to upgrade I got a Nuvi 550, (same as a 500 but with maps of Canada afaik). The 550 works great in a vehicle. Is great on the bike and I've...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By targa801
Congrats on the new bike squinty, where in...

Congrats on the new bike squinty, where in Atlantic Canada are you?

08 F650GS
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 142,535
Posted By targa801
Hey Zaner Love the video, especially the...

Hey Zaner

Love the video, especially the shot of the Cape D'or lighthouse, my grandmother grew up there.

Bruce
Forum: Racing 01-16-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7,138
Views: 603,330
Posted By targa801
A big thanks to Pack Mule and everybody else who...

A big thanks to Pack Mule and everybody else who contributed to this thread, it's been awesome.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-30-2009, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,687
Posted By targa801
Last weekend spent the day poking the coast of...

Last weekend spent the day poking the coast of Central Newfoundland. A lot of the day spent between 90 and 100 kph. At one point my trip meter showed 221 travelled and the computer showed 220 km to...
Forum: Americas 07-09-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,539
Posted By targa801
There are a couple of reasons to make ferry...

There are a couple of reasons to make ferry reservations.....

if the ferry is delayed or cancelled for a trip or two before your crossing you may be at the end of a very long line if you don't...
Forum: Canada 05-08-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By targa801
Hi Congratulations on the new bike..... ...

Hi

Congratulations on the new bike.....

There are a few of us from NL on this forum, but Newfoundland adventure riding has it's own place on the web. www.ridetherock.com...
Forum: Canada 03-21-2009, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By targa801
Puck check your pm's

Puck check your pm's
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,570
Posted By targa801
I'd also look at the F650GS (twin), I absolutely...

I'd also look at the F650GS (twin), I absolutely love mine.

It's one of the best handling bikes I've ever ridden, and when I bought mine it was quite a bit less expensive than the 800.
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,768
Posted By targa801
Best gloves I've ever had for cold weather biking...

Best gloves I've ever had for cold weather biking are Ski Doo X team gloves. Some light armor, plenty of warmth, according to the literature designed to be used with heated grips and completely...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,377,194
Posted By targa801
I don't know about the 800 but my 658 came with...

I don't know about the 800 but my 658 came with the plastic key
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,534
Posted By targa801
I don't know how these would work with a stuck...

I don't know how these would work with a stuck bike, but I've seen them haul some sleds out of pretty bad stucks.

http://snobunje.com/store.php?crn=69
Forum: Canada 07-04-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By targa801
I just came across a couple of weeks ago with my...

I just came across a couple of weeks ago with my new bike. While I was waiting for the ferry (I had a reservation) I was talking to one of the reservation agents. What she told me was you can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 99,103
Posted By targa801
Blackie can you do me a favor?

I picked up my F650GS last week and I'm loving it. Was out tonight for a logging road ride for an hour or so.

I'm interested in the vario cases for mine. I'm assuming they are removeable, can...
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