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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-12-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,712
Posted By John Nash
Nova Scotia

I grew up there until I was 27. All my immiediate family still live there in Halifax & Dartmouth. I rode my 2002 BMW 1150GS there last summer. I never get tired of riding the shoreline there. I have...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-15-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,563
Posted By John Nash
Fantastic video & music

I rode my 2011 RGU out to BC in 2012 from Maryland.You captured alot of the roads I was on and places. Your talent with the GoPro and editing are the best I have seen. I just purchased a new GoPro...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-11-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 79,774
Posted By John Nash
Living the Dream

Anna I just viewed all your pictures on the Facebook link of your RTW trip so far. You have met alot of wonderful people and visited some spectacular places. I wish you all the best going forward &...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 79,655
Posted By John Nash
Hello guys !

I have enjoyed reading your RR. I grew up in eastern Canada. All my family live around Halifax & Dartmouth. You are so right about downeast hospitality.You cracked me up about the Park Ranger in...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-03-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 381,249
Posted By John Nash
Peggys Cove to Liverpool

I am from Nova Scotia.Just rode my GS there in Aug.from Maryland. All my family live there. Do the Atlantic Ocean coastal route starting in Peggys Cove / Lighthouse Route, Blandford,Chester to Mahone...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-24-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 381,249
Posted By John Nash

I was just in Nova Scotia last month. My sister has a summer house on the mainland by the causeway to Cape Breton. Enjoy your stay.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-18-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 538,924
Posted By John Nash

Anti if you go through Slovenia check out Lake Bled. In 2000 we stayed at a Pension on this lake. Its got an island in the middle of the lake with a church on it.Lake Bled is close to the Julian...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By John Nash
Nice pictures. I was out there in Aug.2012 from...

Nice pictures. I was out there in Aug.2012 from top to bottom of the state.
Spent the night in Riggins after leaving Spokane that morning.Did a 9K mile loop in 15 days from Maryland.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-15-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,272
Posted By John Nash
I am going to NS next week to visit my family. I...

I am going to NS next week to visit my family. I grew up there and moved away in 1985. It is a very special place to visit. I have a nieghbor here in MD that is a Merchant Marine who has travelled...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-11-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 48,440
Posted By John Nash
Red Lodge

I am so happy for you that this adventure has started a new chapter in your life. I rode my MC out that way in Aug.2012 .. alot of the same ground you covered, except from Road to the Sun.. I went...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,647
Posted By John Nash
Thank you so much guys! This will be a breeze to...

Thank you so much guys! This will be a breeze to do..where did you all purchase your LED signal lights? What brand would you all recommend as well? Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By John Nash
rear left signal

Checked all bulbs and sockets.Tail light fine..wires on rear left bulb were chafed through the insulation.Waiting on new run-n-lite kit.Also thinking of changing signals to LED.Anyone with experience...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,647
Posted By John Nash
LED turn signals on 1150GS?

I currently have run-n-lites which have bad wiring (insulation chafed off)
I got a new catolog from Aerostich who is now selling a nice LED signal light for $34.00 a set.I called them this morning...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 113,206
Posted By John Nash
Congrats Hank

This is an amazing acomplishment.Maintenance is the key.I have been a journeyman Millwright for almost 40 years who can attest to this. I own a 2002 1150GS I hope to keep forever. Maybe in my life...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By John Nash
LED tail/brake light

I will check the bulb socket at the rear.My LED tail light board just plugs into the bulb socket. Its been a real PITA when I am out at night and have no tail light driving home.Thanks guys.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By John Nash
2002 1150gs blown 4A fuse

I keep blowing the 4amp fuse for my run-n-lites which also is my tail light.
The load side of the fuse is showing a short to ground. Has anyone experienced this. Checked all my bulbs..could this be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-25-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 22,620
Posted By John Nash

I enjoyed your post. All my family live in NS. I used to work there for Michelin 35 years ago. Moved for a job at GM in Oshawa ..then married a gal from Baltimore and moved to Delaware & Maryland. So...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 518
Posted By John Nash
Michelin Commander 2 tires

I am mounting a set of these this week on my 1150 GS because I do mostly pavement riding.Any one else out there try these on a GS?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 210,645
Posted By John Nash
Can't wait for it to begin Anti....

Your about to change your life forever! I wish you all the best with this journey RTW.:clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-09-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 1,381,214
Posted By John Nash
Black Hoof

Anti... how did you hear of the Black Hoof in Toronto? I watched the youtube video and want to check it out next time in TO.I lived there from 1985 - 1990 what a great city. I am from Nova...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-08-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,232
Posted By John Nash

Hello Greg, Spain is on my bucket list also. I would be interested in any future thoughts you have of touring there. I have a timeshare I can use as a home base.Was thinking of Malliga on the coast....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-08-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6,826
Views: 2,264,597
Posted By John Nash
RTW with Radioman

I have followed your RR from the beginning Mark. "Fantastic Journey" you are truely living your life and taking the time to smell the roses on your way.You are so correct in saying that the people...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-23-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 1,381,214
Posted By John Nash

Glad your enjoying the fall colours in MD & VA on the BRP. Your photographs are spectacular. The weather here has been warm for this time of year hitting almost 80F today and tomorrow. I ride the BRP...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-08-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 1,675,321
Posted By John Nash
Cashe Creek

I was there in the middle of August..HOT dry place! Made my way from there to Rte 99 south to Whistler BC.. then Horseshoe Bay to Vancouver Island.I am enjoying your RR. Nights must be getting cold...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-08-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,794
Posted By John Nash
1322 miles in 24 hours

My last day coming home from the PNW August 26th 2012 @ 7am middle of Nebraska to New Market MD 7am next day.Last 2 hours were rough ones.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-04-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 26,265
Posted By John Nash
Glacier NP

I was also on a cross country trip last August 2012. 8300 miles in 16 days.Glacier was one of the top spots of the trip..what scenery! Whow.I went through Road to the Sun from west to east on a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-02-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,232
Posted By John Nash
old memories

Great RR and video..thanks for sharing it with us! I was in that area in May 2001 doing a trip with a good friend who was stationed in Germany.I was on a his 1984 K100 & Jeff a 1996 K1100RS.We did 12...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-01-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 173,768
Posted By John Nash
Nice RR and photos

I live in Maryland and just did a cross country trip out west as far as Victoria to visit my two 21 year old twin nieces who live there. Beautiful place to reminded me of Bermuda a little...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-23-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 35,499
Posted By John Nash
Cool HD

When you mentioned Salmon Arm BC early on in your RR..I was there last month on my cross country trip.I had left Calgary around noon on a Sat. morning headed to Banff and north towards Jasper.Somehow...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-19-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,696
Posted By John Nash
Thumb Nfld

I am due for a trip back there.Was on my 1977 Honda 750 first time in 1978.. then in 1984 on my 1981 R100RT. What camera equipment are you using? I just bought a Fuji X-100 for a PNW trip I took. You...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-09-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 1,675,321
Posted By John Nash
Whistler Aug.2012

I rolled into Whistler on the Sunday.. Aug.19th the last day of Crankworks.I rode out there from Baltimore on a three week cross country MC trip.Whistler was awesome to say the least.I stayed at a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By John Nash
Your Route

I live a little east of there and ride up in that area a couple times a week.In the summer its about -10F cooler than Frederick.Great roads around this area..have riden this area for the past 20...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-30-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 59,802
Posted By John Nash
BMW dependability

I am enjoying your RR and magnifisant pictures.Thanks for taking us along on your adventure. I have riden BMW's since 1984, all different models and years.Alot of my long time,high milage...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-30-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,113
Posted By John Nash
Final Drive issues

I am enjoying your RR and magnifisant pictures. I have never heard of a FD issue with a goldwing.I have riden BMW's since 1984 and recently there has been alot of FD failures on the newer models.I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,260
Posted By John Nash

I have been riding almost 40 years,many different motorbikes.Most stock seats suck if your doing 12-18 hr days in the saddle.On the advice of a long time friend who is 81 years young with over a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-16-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,353
Posted By John Nash
fellow Canucks

Looks like your havin fun.I am leaving Maryland Aug.11th and heading for Keystone SD then kinda doing the same trip as you guys.I am from Nova Scotia and did the cross Canada trip Jasper / Banff ride...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,147
Posted By John Nash

When I bought my 2002 1150GS a few years ago I was wondering the same thing.I thought I had a faulty display.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-26-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 480,405
Posted By John Nash
Happy birthday Ara on the 28th

Hello Ara and Spirit. Are you going to be in Wyoming come Aug.? I am planning a three week trip to the PNW starting Aug 10th through Sept.4rth I have been following your blog for years and would love...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,631
Posted By John Nash
Great RR & pictures

Max I grew up in NS & was born in PEI. My Dad was in the RCAF(airforce) My first trip to Nfld.was in 1977 on my Honda CB750.It rained almost the whole week there.I stayed with my Aunt & her family in...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 61,479
Posted By John Nash
Hello Dean

:freakyHey Dean, you are livin the dream! Great pictures and RR. I am heading out to the PNW myself from Maryland in August.I bought some KLIM gear myself a couple years ago..your correct,much better...
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