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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,769
Posted By damurph
I have been there in late Aug and Skibum 69 has...

I have been there in late Aug and Skibum 69 has done it in Sept without difficulties but the weather can get cold and snow can happen. Bugs will be lessened but no guarantees so I would not go...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-26-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By damurph
Attacking a ride with military type assessment...

Attacking a ride with military type assessment and precision.
In.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-26-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 60,096
Posted By damurph
Ferlin?

Ferlin?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By damurph
Mine runs on top of the block behind the...

Mine runs on top of the block behind the alternator. 90 degree quick disconnect attaches to the short end and the straight piece can then be pulled out and attach a piece of hose with a spare QD that...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-24-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,164
Posted By damurph
According to some I have not but I think I have. ...

According to some I have not but I think I have. I was self taught and did it badly enough to scare myself a couple of times. Bruised but not broken a few times. Buried a couple of buddies. Went...
Forum: Americas 06-22-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,643
Posted By damurph
Yes. Twillingate is a popular site for bergs as...

Yes. Twillingate is a popular site for bergs as well and if you take the road from there back to Gambo you can set up on the coast. There were several campers there Friday.
But after you come down...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,827
Posted By damurph
Yee best mind yerself. You remember what...

Yee best mind yerself.
You remember what happened the last time you ventured out of the basement.:lol3
Forum: Canada 06-22-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,393
Posted By damurph
You best be a fast talker.

You best be a fast talker.
Forum: Canada 06-22-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 62,578
Posted By damurph
Got the gist now. You are taking the T-railway...

Got the gist now. You are taking the T-railway from Argentia to Port au Basques and back to the mainland.
Are you going to come east to St John's or hang the left at Placentia Junction and head...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,643
Posted By damurph
I stopped on the side of the road in Deadmans Bay...

I stopped on the side of the road in Deadmans Bay on Friday and counted 8 in sight at that time. A few were massive.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,793
Posted By damurph
Thoroughly enjoyed your last adventure and...

Thoroughly enjoyed your last adventure and expecting this to be as good a tale or better.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By damurph
I stripped the splines off a clutch plate on a...

I stripped the splines off a clutch plate on a K75 once though the input splines on the tranny were fine. Same symptoms you describe.
If you pull the starter you can see the clutch plate and look...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By damurph
Agreed and quicker than pulling the driveshaft.

Agreed and quicker than pulling the driveshaft.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By damurph
Pull the driveshaft and confirm it is not the...

Pull the driveshaft and confirm it is not the issue. Massive Lee had a similar issue last month on his IIRC.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 49,046
Views: 3,124,155
Posted By damurph
25 footers are not a bad thing. I dated a few in...

25 footers are not a bad thing. I dated a few in my younger days.
Forum: Canada 06-21-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,393
Posted By damurph
The Englishtown ferry is short and not worth the...

The Englishtown ferry is short and not worth the wait IMO. Just as easy to go around to St Anns.
After the bridge from Boularderie island takes you over the hill on the TCH and to there.
Forum: Canada 06-20-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By damurph
He is an odd bird. And coming from someone as odd...

He is an odd bird. And coming from someone as odd as myself that is quite a statement. But interesting to chat with and listen to. Good time.
To the OP....you might want to have some fish/game/ seal...
Forum: Canada 06-20-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By damurph
We have one or two of them here. 'Twere a...

We have one or two of them here.
'Twere a grand ride on a wonderful machine. Thanks for taking us along.
Forum: Canada 06-19-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 62,578
Posted By damurph
Most start/finish the TCAT here in St John's NL....

Most start/finish the TCAT here in St John's NL. If you want to ship them here the Argentia to North Sydney ferry is within 100km.
Forum: Canada 06-18-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,499
Posted By damurph
But she has a truck. Trailers are for sissies.

But she has a truck. Trailers are for sissies.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 60,096
Posted By damurph
Dat be her fadder. Hi Dad. Welcome back.

Dat be her fadder.

Hi Dad. Welcome back.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 60,096
Posted By damurph
Whaddayat? Nice to hear yerself and...

Whaddayat?
Nice to hear yerself and Sturgischick met.
Sorry I missed your visit the winter but you got a great looking ride going on.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,626
Posted By damurph
Riding without a plan can be very relaxing. No...

Riding without a plan can be very relaxing. No pressures to time or mileage. If you keep heading east you will end up here.....eventually.
Forum: Americas 06-16-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By damurph
I have oft wondered if they would connect the two...

I have oft wondered if they would connect the two RTE138s. The road from Blanc Sablon to Vieux Fort is a great run while waiting for the ferry to Newfoundland though few people doing a Trans Lab...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,572
Posted By damurph
Disconnect battery Grind back burn some wire ...

Disconnect battery
Grind back
burn some wire
go ride
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,506
Posted By damurph
While I understand the economics of your area are...

While I understand the economics of your area are less than ideal why limit your search to just the town you live in? A bus ride to Halifax or Moncton opens up the choices a lot. I have done the...
Forum: Americas 06-14-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,852
Posted By damurph
Icebergs flow south due to the Labrador current. ...

Icebergs flow south due to the Labrador current. They come closer to shore based on the wind. If you wish to see them hope for a NE wind. If you are camping on the coast you may not like the temps...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,827
Posted By damurph
Good to hear. The problem is that most of the...

Good to hear.
The problem is that most of the people in the town probably already know the guy is a hard skeet. He does not care what people think. Nobody can make a skeet give a damn. As long as...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-12-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By damurph
You have already contributed. Nice pics.

You have already contributed. Nice pics.
Forum: Americas 06-11-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,852
Posted By damurph
I have set up there a couple of times. If there...

I have set up there a couple of times. If there is a breeze on the beach area it keeps the flies down but if it is windy your best to be tucked into a campsite up in the trees.
If you have...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By damurph
I hope your friend is OK. Your best bet is if...

I hope your friend is OK. Your best bet is if there is an ADV group and only then if they have access to here.
It would be unusual to have an explosion but it would be a cause to lose everything.
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By damurph
Yes, you need to close the petcocks. Did you...

Yes, you need to close the petcocks.
Did you clean the seats before changing the needle? If the surfaces can't mate properly....they will leak.
Forum: Canada 06-07-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 713,451
Posted By damurph
A full thread with lots of TLH info in trip...

A full thread with lots of TLH info in trip planning- Americas.
Lots of icebergs in St Lewis last week.
Forum: Americas 06-06-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,852
Posted By damurph
The whole cabin. 2 or 4 bunks with your own...

The whole cabin. 2 or 4 bunks with your own toilet/shower.
The last ferries had bunkhouse/berths available and for us cheap bastards 18 dollars was a great deal. Now we sit in the chairs and though...
Forum: Canada 06-06-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By damurph
Meat Cove for the Cape Breton highlands. The...

Meat Cove for the Cape Breton highlands. The community center in Bay St Lawrence puts on coffee and baked goods in the morning.
Forum: Americas 06-05-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,852
Posted By damurph
Anything that is not in a town or private...

Anything that is not in a town or private property is Crown land. Most of the island is crown land. The coast along the Wreckhouse is a nice place but the winds can be fierce. Hammocks won't do well...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,852
Posted By damurph
If you take the "Argentina" ferry you will end up...

If you take the "Argentina" ferry you will end up very south.
The Argentia route is a long haul but it keeps you from backtracking the TCH if you are only riding road.
Red Indian Lake route and...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,852
Posted By damurph
J.T. Cheeseman is only a bit down the road but...

J.T. Cheeseman is only a bit down the road but you can pitch a tent anywhere that is Crown land.
Forum: Americas 06-04-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,852
Posted By damurph
I always do the night float. Sleep on the ferry...

I always do the night float. Sleep on the ferry and roll off at 0700 with a full belly and ready to make some miles.
Doing the day float means camping/hotel in N.Sydney and the same on the...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,852
Posted By damurph
Yes but a five gallon can? Must be some poor...

Yes but a five gallon can? Must be some poor mileage. KLRs and GSAs do it on the stock tank. A gallon or two gets everyone else through the Goose to Port Hope section.
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