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Forum: Equipment 07-12-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 19,452
Posted By Defleshed
i'm with all the others who use a top box around...

i'm with all the others who use a top box around town, and take it off for longer trips. my main reason is that there is no room for longer items in the side boxes or the top box, so with a big...
Forum: EMEA 06-26-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,309
Posted By Defleshed
oh, and if you guys ever want to tour...

oh, and if you guys ever want to tour northern/western canada, you have a tour guide and someone to look after details on this side.
Forum: EMEA 06-26-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,309
Posted By Defleshed
Had i seen this post in january when it was...

Had i seen this post in january when it was posted, maybe i would be coming along, ever since i read your first ride report from this region it's been my dream to go.

if you guys are going in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 49,997
Posted By Defleshed
Hi Annette, it's great to see you continuing on...

Hi Annette, it's great to see you continuing on your adventure, i've been following your blog and now this report, looks like your having a great time. If your ever back up In Grande Prairie, another...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,690
Posted By Defleshed
+1 for Kelowna BMW, i rode in there one day...

+1 for Kelowna BMW, i rode in there one day unannounced, on a v-strom, asked about some tires, and how busy they were, they said booked until the end of the week. i understood, and said i would have...
Forum: Canada 01-04-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,828
Posted By Defleshed
Been down to Mcbride, Valemount, and a few days...

Been down to Mcbride, Valemount, and a few days south west of Grande Prairie in the Kakwa abusing my new ride. Always fun, but so cold so far this year! last years pics:...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-29-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 568,216
Posted By Defleshed
Here's a couple from my trip through british...

Here's a couple from my trip through british columbia this past summer:
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/325982005_D5iq9-M.jpg
Lake louise, great cafe and bakery, they don't mess around, they...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 117,371
Posted By Defleshed
Patiently waiting, i second the motion to spend...

Patiently waiting, i second the motion to spend the weekend with loved ones. much too often in life we let trival things get in the way of whats really important.
Forum: Canada 10-09-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,523
Posted By Defleshed
you can go to any industrial supply store,...

you can go to any industrial supply store, acklands, gregg distributors, napa i think, and buy tri-flow lubricant, with teflon, multi application lube, probably close to the same thing
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,456
Posted By Defleshed
+ 1 for the olympus 1030sw, tough as nails, takes...

+ 1 for the olympus 1030sw, tough as nails, takes about as good pictures as any point and shoot, one from fishing this weekendhttp://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/359840369_d9NDZ-M.jpg...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By Defleshed
thats funny, hopefully you don't get grounded!...

thats funny, hopefully you don't get grounded! anyway, it was great to meet you, and fun to show you a bit about bike maintenence. hopefully you don't need to change a "tyre" anytime soon, but at...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By Defleshed
there are lots of shops, but i find the service...

there are lots of shops, but i find the service isn't all that good at any of them, and i would phone ahead, they ussually have a week or 2 wait, but i'm not sure about right now, i do my work...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
odometer after trip ...

odometer after trip
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/333876571_E9ptY-M.jpg
and some gps numbers.
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/333876661_bWbXJ-M.jpg

Thanks everyone for reading, i had...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
I'm realizing that i had better get home, so i...

I'm realizing that i had better get home, so i didn't stop for pics to much, next stop for fuel was in Grande Cache AB, that storm was still chasing me, it was very cold here, about 3 degrees i...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
Onward i press, through Blue River and Valemount,...

Onward i press, through Blue River and Valemount, BC, aka snowmobile heaven, i spend many a weekend down here in the mountains, looks like there is still some snow in the mountains....
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
I set up camp, just as the sun goes down, it...

I set up camp, just as the sun goes down, it looks like it might rain tonight
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/333853224_aPaSW-M.jpg
I filled up my collapsable water bucket, and filter some...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
From spences bridge i rode the very twisty...

From spences bridge i rode the very twisty highway 8 into merrit, worked the 'strom pretty good but cooled it near merrit, the law was in full force due to the music festival being this weekend. I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/333836805_58hw...

http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/333836805_58hw3-M.jpg

I took a small ride down a railroad service road, and saw some cool views of a train bridge and the might Fraser river....
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
The sun goes down on another beautiful day of...

The sun goes down on another beautiful day of riding. this is from the ferry just before arrival at nanimo
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/333829353_77sfB-M.jpg
After a couple days of relaxing...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/330079628_4UWn...

http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/330079628_4UWnn-M.jpg
now in lilloet, mile zero of the caribou rd. its hotter then hell here, and always seems to be that way whenever i'm here....
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
But wait, as i ride off the ferry, something does...

But wait, as i ride off the ferry, something does not feel right, i'm stuck in traffic, i limp it of the ramp and pull over. dang it, remember those shiney new tires?...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
So i'm in victoria for a couple days, i had to...

So i'm in victoria for a couple days, i had to stop in for my favorite food, i like it hot, and they deliver!! if anyone here knows the feeling of ordering the spiciest thing at a restaurant only to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
Yes, it's a madstad, with the stock screen. it...

Yes, it's a madstad, with the stock screen. it works pretty good, gets rid of the buffetting, i think an aftermarket screen might get the wind off your shoulders, but my bike gets unstable after...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 35,008
Posted By Defleshed
amazing ride report, i hope sometime soon i came...

amazing ride report, i hope sometime soon i came take a trip as long and spectacular as yours. great job!
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,298
Posted By Defleshed
i know the feeling you had, i was by green lake...

i know the feeling you had, i was by green lake bc, and turned one road to early and while not as bad as your rocks, some rain and water crossings made it pretty exciting, but there's now way i would...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
So i'm talking to a friend in victoria, trying to...

So i'm talking to a friend in victoria, trying to decide if i should head to the coast tonight or take the long way and kill an extra day. i decide a day off the bike might be in order, so i hightail...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
Back in action, just outside of kelowna, highway...

Back in action, just outside of kelowna, highway 97 south is closed for a couple hours twice a day for construction. i had about an hour wait, chatted with the guy behind me, he had a ducati monster,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
Since my rear Trailwing was pretty much shot, i...

Since my rear Trailwing was pretty much shot, i decided to stop at some bike shops to see if i could find some new skins. Vernon had nothing at the 2 shops i went to, one was even a suzuki dealer,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
I didn't sleep well, i had my visor up and got a...

I didn't sleep well, i had my visor up and got a bug in the eye and it bugged me all night, but i got up early, packed up and hit the road by 7 am. two thirds of the way back to lumby, there was a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
After an hour of pushing my Strom to the limits,...

After an hour of pushing my Strom to the limits, i turned north in Lumby and rode up to mabel lake provincial Park, to set up camp for the night. It has been a great day. It was just starting to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
About a Half hour west of Nakusp brings me to the...

About a Half hour west of Nakusp brings me to the needles- Fauquier ferry, for the second ride of the day. i'm anxious, as i know what lies on the other side of the pond.......
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
The only stop i made between Kaslo and New...

The only stop i made between Kaslo and New denver, the highway is recently repaved, and winds gracefully along the kaslo river, i lost some of my left peg feeler along that road, in my opinion, best...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 11:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
couple nice scenery shots ...

couple nice scenery shots
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/330032036_ges8a-M.jpg
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/330032551_YdSmJ-M.jpg
Back in the saddle, refreshed, ready for more!...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
I stopped at the fly shop in Kaslo, bought some...

I stopped at the fly shop in Kaslo, bought some sink tip fly line and some local tied flys, every river in the area was blown out due to the hot weather and runoff, so if i was to fish, it would have...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
After a Quick gas stop in Cranbrook, i was back...

After a Quick gas stop in Cranbrook, i was back on the road, stopped to take a picture, i believe this was before Creston, had i known about it i might have planned a stay, it looked friendly...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
It's been a long day so far, i must have been...

It's been a long day so far, i must have been getting tired, as pictures became fewer and farther between. i turned and headed down the 93A towards Radium hotsprings, over the continental divide....
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
Beautiful mountain lake, love how green the water...

Beautiful mountain lake, love how green the water is, but very cold. no swimming for me.
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/325980734_sSkgT-M.jpg
I'm getting hungry, decided to stop for a bit in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
Getting closer to The icefields, the breeze...

Getting closer to The icefields, the breeze became cooler, which was welcome in the 30 + degree heat, full gear.
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/325977675_jMWJb-M.jpg
a nice lady offered to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
My original plan was to head towards Kamloops on...

My original plan was to head towards Kamloops on the Number 5, but there was a mudslide west of Jasper, and the highway was closed from Jasper to the interchange at Tete Jeune Cache. No biggie, i...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Defleshed
First gas stop, Grande Cache, AB ...

First gas stop, Grande Cache, AB
http://defleshed.smugmug.com/photos/325972053_HkeGq-M.jpg
I turned west on highway 16 just west of Hinton, in to Jasper national park, the scenery starts to get...
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