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Forum: Canada 06-19-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By maraisrider
I don't think you'll have too much trouble....

I don't think you'll have too much trouble. Expect some rocky areas and some loose sand in a few spots but for the most part it's a good gravel road.

Wish I could go back with you as I was hanging...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Hey Mark, I rode the Grey Creek pass last...

Hey Mark,
I rode the Grey Creek pass last August with my brother. It was a great ride but very gnarly in places! Nothing you can't handle. My brother was on a KLR and I rode my Tenere (with stock...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
hey Mark, If I've caught you before you've hit...

hey Mark,
If I've caught you before you've hit the road stop in on your way by.
I'm on Rd 7 just west of highway 75! (2 miles south of Letellier)
Ian
Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
I'm working on an exit plan this summer (3 more...

I'm working on an exit plan this summer (3 more crops?) and the neighbors are being awful nice!
I have partners but no kids so need to take a bit of time to flow things.
The tax man is wringing...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
I remember being able to take weekends and go...

I remember being able to take weekends and go fishing as a kid but now I drive one of those big wheel sprayers and it sucks up all my time.
I can only spray crops when the wind is under 20km, the...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Nope, I'm wrong on your location Darryl. North of...

Nope, I'm wrong on your location Darryl. North of Rosenfeld.
Same hydro line though!
Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
That picture looks awful close to my place. Just...

That picture looks awful close to my place. Just north of St Joseph?
I finished seeding last night finally so will be looking to get out soon, unless the sprayer beckons...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
I get up that way to snowmobile often (friends...

I get up that way to snowmobile often (friends that farm at Riverton and Hnausa) and would like to get there on bike as well. Does the ferry still cross to Matheson Island or would that make for to...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Hey Darryl, I really enjoy the day rides and...

Hey Darryl,
I really enjoy the day rides and the group rides but just never seem to be free at the right time. I did a slab ride to Grandforks earlier this spring with a bunch of cruisers and was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9,648
Views: 2,315,902
Posted By maraisrider
Man i Like the looks of that bike, so much so...

Man i Like the looks of that bike, so much so that I'm trying to find one to trade my '13 on!
Forum: Canada 04-07-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
It's marked on my calender Greg, hope to sneak...

It's marked on my calender Greg, hope to sneak away from the farm for the day :D

I plan to hit the Power Sports show on Sunday as well.
Forum: Canada 04-06-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Missed another lunch, dammit. Didn't get out of...

Missed another lunch, dammit.
Didn't get out of the dentist chair until 1:00 and wasn't in any shape to visit for a few hours after :cry
Hope to make the next lunch...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
I'm in the city for an 11:00AM dental...

I'm in the city for an 11:00AM dental appointment, old fillings to replace dammit.
Georges has milkshakes?
If I'm up to it I'll try to slip over for a bit.
Forum: Canada 03-27-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,781
Posted By maraisrider
For some of us it's the great wide open that...

For some of us it's the great wide open that makes Canada what it is. Stay off the Trans Canada highway after you get into Manitoba and there will always be something interesting to see.
Every small...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
What a crazy winter! I got my first decent...

What a crazy winter!
I got my first decent snowmobile ride on March 1 and my first decent bike ride on March 12...
I'm bonspieling in Altona this weekend but with my skills skipping we should be...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
I just got off the phone with my brother in...

I just got off the phone with my brother in Parksville,B.C.
He was on his way home from a bike ride in the hills north of Qualicum on his Gasgas 250. Warm enough for t-shirts and a cold beer after...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Some kind of storage unit in the Phoenix area I'm...

Some kind of storage unit in the Phoenix area I'm thinking, with A/C of course!
We could fly in cheap from Grandforks or Fargo and there's lots of roads out of there.
My only issue with that area...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
After spending 2 weeks driving around southern...

After spending 2 weeks driving around southern California (in a cage, dammit) I'm having real trouble with this cold!
I dragged myself out for a short ride on the sled yesterday and managed to get...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By maraisrider
There's lots of great roads in the south half of...

There's lots of great roads in the south half of the province. Less so as you go north obviously.
A Manitoba backroads mapbook would be a great place to start and I could send you one if needed....
Forum: Canada 01-30-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Lots of useful chatter! Thanks everyone for the...

Lots of useful chatter!
Thanks everyone for the info.
I found a real cheap Tomtom with lifetime updates to use this trip.
I'll look into upgrading my old Garmin after a bit more research.
I also...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
I'll check one out. I'm flying out of Fargo so...

I'll check one out. I'm flying out of Fargo so I'll compare our prices to theirs in case there's a deal to be had!
I'll be traveling from Vegas to San Diego so lane assist will come into play...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Gps

Alright gentlemen, and ladies.

I need a new GPS unit for a road trip (cage) in the states in Feb. I'd like something I can use on my bike as well as a car.
There is no right answer to this but...
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
X Games

My neighbor Josh Penner is riding a sled on X Games Aspen as we speak.
He's got a jump set up in his front yard that I wouldn't climb and he's jumping it. Absolutely nuts!
Forum: Canada 11-29-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Hey Greg, sign me up. Lots going on around...

Hey Greg, sign me up.
Lots going on around then but I need to hook up with the crew as well!
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,711
Posted By maraisrider
Voted. My brother and i came upon the guys...

Voted.
My brother and i came upon the guys mapping the trails while we were riding the Kootenays in August. Even helped them fix a flat!
It's pretty cool to know we've ridden some of the same...
Forum: Canada 09-07-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Just West of Letellier, Red River South elevator...

Just West of Letellier, Red River South elevator in the distance and very close to my yard!

Hope everyone is getting lots of miles these days as I'm spending all these nice days harvesting.
Even...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Charlie, I'd love to hook up for one of your...

Charlie,
I'd love to hook up for one of your rides if I'm not harvesting. May start combining wheat this week.
I'll keep checking these posts for updates.
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Hey Carl, Part of the problem for some of us in...

Hey Carl,
Part of the problem for some of us in posting, We're to lazy to figure out how to do the pictures!
I did a great ride in the Kooteney's with my brother last week. I'll get busy when I...
Forum: Canada 08-12-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Nice one Humvee! Thought I was going to have...

Nice one Humvee!

Thought I was going to have to buy a KLR :D

I did just do 200km on my Tenere and managed to keep it out of the ditch. More luck than skill!
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Hi Mitch, I've been ordering parts for my...

Hi Mitch,
I've been ordering parts for my Tenere from Altrider and have been very happy with them so far!
Ian
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Hey guys, Ignore my windshield inquiries. Turns...

Hey guys,
Ignore my windshield inquiries. Turns out the stock one plus a pile of other stuff was in the saddle bags.
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
I'll check it out, thanks.

I'll check it out, thanks.
Forum: Canada 07-25-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Hi guys, I just picked up a 2011 KLR for my...

Hi guys,
I just picked up a 2011 KLR for my brother.
Anybody have a SMALL windshield they'd want to sell before next weekend?
This one has a barn door!

Ian
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6,255
Views: 502,235
Posted By maraisrider
I pick up Andrew on Monday August 3 and plan to...

I pick up Andrew on Monday August 3 and plan to ride 4 or 5 days.
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6,255
Views: 502,235
Posted By maraisrider
Hi guys, sorry to interrupt your conversation...

Hi guys,
sorry to interrupt your conversation but I'm looking for a parking spot for a truck and trailer early August. Somewhere west of Calgary so I can unload and head west for a few days and miss...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
that would make to much sense...

that would make to much sense...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Speaking of which, does anybody have any ideas...

Speaking of which, does anybody have any ideas where I can park the truck and trailer outside of Calgary?
Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Glad you had a good time Mark. I'm off on...

Glad you had a good time Mark.
I'm off on August 3 for a similar trip. Picking up my brother Andy from, you guessed it, Vancouver Island at the Calgary airport. Parking the truck and trailer and...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
I had a great time at lunch today. Good to meet...

I had a great time at lunch today. Good to meet some new people!
I did a few errands in the Peg and then figured, why not try and catch everyone at Carls!
I guess I missed everyone and tried to...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18,513
Views: 1,080,396
Posted By maraisrider
Darryl, Do you have parts sitting in Pembina? ...

Darryl,
Do you have parts sitting in Pembina?
I could try and get them for you and bring them up to lunch tomorrow.
I'd need the paper work to bring them across.

Ian
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