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Forum: Canada 04-29-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,454
Posted By OldSilverFox
Been living on manitoulin and soo for past 10...

Been living on manitoulin and soo for past 10 years. Stoked to get out ![/QUOTE]

Youre not that far from the rest of the world being on the island. But ya you should get out more often.:rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-25-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By OldSilverFox
This website has all you need to know. ...

This website has all you need to know.

http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/publications/pub/bsf5082-eng.html

Enjoy your trip.
Forum: Canada 04-24-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By OldSilverFox
Give "revitup" a pm. He put a side car rig on his...

Give "revitup" a pm. He put a side car rig on his GS last winter and uses a car tire on that setup. Im sure he would have some good info.
Forum: Americas 04-23-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By OldSilverFox
To Ushuaia in Winter

Check out this ride report. The cold & ice don't seem to matter.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1059240
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By OldSilverFox
The friend that rode with Revitup was me,...

The friend that rode with Revitup was me, Oldsilverfox, and by the way the rough spots where a piece of cake. LOL
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,345
Posted By OldSilverFox
Probably a better idea. You'd never get that GSA...

Probably a better idea. You'd never get that GSA unstuck. :rofl
Forum: Canada 04-20-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,958
Posted By OldSilverFox
Suggest you take the 381 rather than the 169 &...

Suggest you take the 381 rather than the 169 & 175. much less traffic and supervision. Its a more interesting ride as well but whatever route you travel ride safe and enjoy yourselves.
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,417
Posted By OldSilverFox
[QUOTE=AustinW;26612370]Thanks, great tips. I...

[QUOTE=AustinW;26612370]Thanks, great tips. I have accepted an offer of Hospitality from NickEldo near Kingston for our first proper night of the trip. I think that is just a relatively short hop...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,417
Posted By OldSilverFox
Austin W Can you emigrate at 55?[/QUOTE] ...

Austin W

Can you emigrate at 55?[/QUOTE]


Here's a website that might help determine your eligiblity.

http://www.cic.gc.ca/ctc-vac/getting-started.asp
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By OldSilverFox
Certainly second the South Canol Rd. A freind and...

Certainly second the South Canol Rd. A freind and I rode the south section last year in June on the way up to the D2D event. There where a couple of rough sections, It had only been open a week...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By OldSilverFox
Schmittenhymer

Give Don a call at SOS. He might be able to help.

Where: SOS Motorcycle Tires and Accessories: 8229 Fuller Rd. Forest: When: Jun 03/15: 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m. Contact: Don Stefanik 519-786-4045:
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Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,345
Posted By OldSilverFox
Got the 1200 GSA 21/18 set-up all complete even...

Got the 1200 GSA 21/18 set-up all complete even threw on a front lower fender. Tomorrow will be windy and 17C, a few more days like that and the roads should be dryed up in no time.[/QUOTE]

Rod...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By OldSilverFox
AustinW

Enjoyed you RR of your journey to the Isle of Skye. I've been fortunate to have been to Scotland a number of times and always enjoyed my trip and the people.

The single malts are really good too....
Forum: Canada 04-09-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17,955
Views: 1,022,176
Posted By OldSilverFox
Nice Ride Greg. Any big plans to put on the Kms ?

Nice Ride Greg. Any big plans to put on the Kms ?
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,180
Posted By OldSilverFox
Simba

Looks like you guys are having a great time. Much warmer than your next planned ride.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-04-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,699
Posted By OldSilverFox
Tom48 There are hotels in Matagami QC the...

Tom48
There are hotels in Matagami QC the south end of the James Bay Highway and there is one in Radisson at the north end. Hotels/Motels are not cheap as there is not much competition but you...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,345
Posted By OldSilverFox
Northern Ontario Trip

[QUOTE=revitup;26500768]So far I'm the only one leaving from the Toronto area, actually Burlington.
I was sorta thinking (if it's just myself) of taking 400/69 to Sudbury and then 144 or who knows...
Forum: Canada 04-01-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,224
Posted By OldSilverFox
Who's going to watch You ! LOL :lol3

Who's going to watch You ! LOL :lol3
Forum: Canada 03-29-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,366
Posted By OldSilverFox
Try this RR. It was done last year and might...

Try this RR. It was done last year and might cover what you want.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=991903

Most of the maps are on the 3 & 4th page.
Forum: Americas 03-27-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By OldSilverFox
Nova Scotia Trip

You might check out a tread in the Regional Canada thread re notes about another Nova Scotia trip. Lots of good info you might find useful.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1048052
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By OldSilverFox
If your in central WI and not done the north...

If your in central WI and not done the north shore of Lake Superior it's well worth the trip. Ride on the north side of the lake and continue on the north side of Lake Huron until you get to...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,417
Posted By OldSilverFox
[QUOTE=RickyBilly;26433612]Greetings The run...

[QUOTE=RickyBilly;26433612]Greetings
The run along Lake Superior is a must see, though I'd suggest on the return trip. as you will need a squeegee to keep your visor clear of black flies in June. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-24-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By OldSilverFox
Randy Maybe we could do this or part of it...

Randy
Maybe we could do this or part of it during the Ride Manitoulin event ?
Forum: Canada 03-22-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By OldSilverFox
Why not ride it both ways. The perspective is...

Why not ride it both ways. The perspective is different whether facing East or West but beautiful either way.
You won't waste you time riding it twice.
Forum: Canada 03-21-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,417
Posted By OldSilverFox
Pending the direction you take first, but if you...

Pending the direction you take first, but if you head to Ontario, check this event out on your way.
http://www.overlandadventurerally.com


I see that by your posts that your going to be further...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,674
Posted By OldSilverFox
Thanks I'll try that. Yes I saw your where busy...

Thanks
I'll try that. Yes I saw your where busy in the UK for a while. Welcome back.
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By OldSilverFox
Just a word of caution, good tires are important...

Just a word of caution, good tires are important but if travelling north on the Demster to Inuvic the weather if much more important than tires. If it has rained for several days and been cold the...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-17-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,853
Posted By OldSilverFox
[ Make sure you all can make and receive...

[

Make sure you all can make and receive calls/texts on your phones if necessary.
Ensure you all have maps and that you've got some pre-arranged meeting points just in case you get split up...
Forum: Americas 03-12-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By OldSilverFox
Take a look at Cannonshots RR of a Lake Superior...

Take a look at Cannonshots RR of a Lake Superior trip.
It probably has more info than what you want.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=798771
Forum: Canada 03-10-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By OldSilverFox
Take a look at the Air Canada Shipping Thread....

Take a look at the Air Canada Shipping Thread. Lots of info.
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,958
Posted By OldSilverFox
Simba If Saint Simeon is your final...

Simba

If Saint Simeon is your final destination I'd suggest continuing on the 138 and cross the river to Tadoussac (a free ferry) (more excitement). From there take the 172 to Saguenay and on to...
Forum: Americas 03-09-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By OldSilverFox
[So I've got a few things to get in order at...

[So I've got a few things to get in order at work, and on July 7th I'm headed out.

I'll use this thread for route planning, for folks to post suggestions, and as I'm out I'll write out a ride...
Forum: Americas 03-09-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By OldSilverFox
Cannonshot is absolutely the best for ADV Riders....

Cannonshot is absolutely the best for ADV Riders. His Ride Reports are like reading a professional novel of Adventure Rides and his wiliness to share GPS tracks with others is phenomenal.
Cannonshot...
Forum: Canada 03-06-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,958
Posted By OldSilverFox
Preliminary Schedule May 8th: Prescott, ON ...

Preliminary Schedule
May 8th: Prescott, ON
May 9th: Saint Simeone, Quebec
May 10th and May 11th: Ride in the area and mini tour of QC
May 12th: Journey back home
May 13th: Arrive home

Simba
...
Forum: Americas 03-03-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,367
Posted By OldSilverFox
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Forum: Canada 03-01-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,674
Posted By OldSilverFox
I've gone to Amazon.ca site with the book listed...

I've gone to Amazon.ca site with the book listed but it says it's not for sale. I'm in Florida now with a US ip address. Isn't the book available in the US?
Forum: Americas 03-01-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By OldSilverFox
Just saw a post on HU about shipping a motorcycle...

Just saw a post on HU about shipping a motorcycle with Air Canada. They were saying that a shipment from Toronto to Heathrow was $1000 Can in a wide body Air Canada flight. If they booked on the same...
Forum: Canada 03-01-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,535
Posted By OldSilverFox
6K a month is about 120K a year before taxes....

6K a month is about 120K a year before taxes. Most people in Canada with combined incomes aren't there!
Forum: Americas 02-27-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By OldSilverFox
"I will be in Toronto the night of June 17th...

"I will be in Toronto the night of June 17th maybe a day sooner. There is a Horizons Unlimited meeting that week in the area also. This should be a nice trip."


Stop in at the HU mtg. and stay a...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17,955
Views: 1,022,176
Posted By OldSilverFox
Bought a Darien Jacket and Pants before last...

Bought a Darien Jacket and Pants before last years trip to the Yukon. I wore a long or short sleeve tech shirt underneath and a First Gear heated jacket. It was a great setup for me. The "Stich Gear"...
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