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Forum: Hacks 05-04-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,353
Posted By shortstuff
Nobody has answered the question yet, which is easier to learn for a noob, three whee

Hard question to answer really. They are different.... I think learning on a small 2 wheeler gives you the feel and experience needed for riding the roads whether on 2 or 3 wheels. However I found it...
Forum: Canada 10-13-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,853
Posted By shortstuff
multi-day ride

You guys will have to wait for spring now...or wear day-glo orange. It is hunting season and could be open season on albino pumpkins, sharks (jaws) & huskies etc!.. :rofl
Forum: Hacks 10-07-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,902
Posted By shortstuff
Ballast

I too usually use a bag of water softening salt... I just leave it in the bag it comes in (about 50 lbs.) and put it on the seat within another garbage bag....I use the seat belt to secure it and...
Forum: Canada 09-30-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,853
Posted By shortstuff
Oh!Oh!

You just got found out!!!....hmmm what shall the retaliation be.... I know where the keys to the bikes are!! Te Hee:rofl:rofl
Forum: Canada 09-30-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,853
Posted By shortstuff
Laugh I came, I saw, but not lurking >>>so I posted.

Since you want comments...here is mine:
Sorry I missed the ride... the videos did go along way as far as a substitute. Now that Grumpy has learned to post videos he needs to learn to insert...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,853
Posted By shortstuff
Take advantage of the weather!

Just back from a 5 day trip to Whitefish, Montana. One day of rain and cold and the rest was a great ride. I'm sure Grumpy Bear will be wanting to get out locally this week. Anyone riding?
Forum: Canada 08-18-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,853
Posted By shortstuff
saturday ride

You guys need to "slow down and smell the flowers!" and get some photos to post for those of us not equipped to do the gravel roads!!LOL...nice to meet you today Marty. Hope you had a great...
Forum: Hacks 07-24-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,545
Posted By shortstuff
Thanks for a great Rally.

Thanks to Billie and Dave for hosting the USCA rally 2012 in Coeur d'Alene. Thanks also to Bonnie, Larry, Tom & June and everyone else that did so much work to help make the rally a success. We...
Forum: Hacks 07-24-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,545
Posted By shortstuff
celebrating the win!

http://bagsadventures.smugmug.com/Other/USCA-2012/i-Swz3SKk/0/L/P1050239-L.jpg
Forum: Hacks 05-15-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,672
Posted By shortstuff
Csr4

Wishing everyone attending CSR4 a great weekend. We unfortunately won't be able to make it this year.... so it will be interesting to see who rides the farthest and takes home the "Iron Butt". We...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,141
Posted By shortstuff
gear

Thanks for starting the thread and all the information.
I am barely 5 feet tall but am not a "petite" size. I need larger sizes to fit around but then am stuck with clothing that is too long in the...
Forum: Hacks 05-25-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,442
Posted By shortstuff
link to You tube

Sorry guys....here is the link to the video. I can't seem to make it clickable.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=GYydafFMT64
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,442
Posted By shortstuff
Good ADVrider showing

There were lots of ADVriders at Chelan... some with ADV stickers and some without. As previously mentioned Best of Show to Andrew (Boxertwin), Iron Butt longest ride (Shortstuff/GrumpyBear) and...
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,442
Posted By shortstuff
Chelan Butte

Photo from Chelan Butte.
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,442
Posted By shortstuff
Chelan day 1

Beautiful day.... great poker rally. This included stops at a the boat store, coffee shop, health food store, cheese store and a winery. What more could you want. 2 New games this year and the...
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,442
Posted By shortstuff
chelan

The weather is great and the rigs are rolling in. Lots of interesting rigs and camping gear/trailers.
It will be a great couple of days.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,719
Posted By shortstuff
anyone riding?

anyone riding? or too busy riding to post? *bump*
Forum: Hacks 05-17-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,442
Posted By shortstuff
In transit

We rode over the Crowsnest Pass from Alberta to Fernie, B.C. today....got a few flakes of snow. Luckily not enough to amount to anything but sure cooled off. Looking forward to seeing everyone in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7,185
Views: 2,403,425
Posted By shortstuff
Do you make the Grade?

On a rural gravel road in North East Alberta--- prairie land. Yes it really is that steep of a grade.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,719
Posted By shortstuff
Bump

Nice to see some of you are out riding! Some great scenery in those photos!
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,442
Posted By shortstuff
Wondering how you make a link to a google map?

Wondering how you make a link to a google map?
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,442
Posted By shortstuff
Csr3

FYI-- CSR has a facebook page with most of the rally info. Look under CSR. also they do have a website : chelanrally.com
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,442
Posted By shortstuff
We"re IN

Barring snow or really bad weather between here and Chelan we plan to attend. It is a 2 & 1/2 day ride from here over the Rockies so ... we will see. We have booked in at a motel (Midtowner).
We...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,719
Posted By shortstuff
Spring riding

Still waiting for the white stuff to disappear! We got another dump of snow on Thursday... Waiting for those of you in warmer climate to post.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,719
Posted By shortstuff
Falling vs tumbling

Great advise with the tumbling class....if I can find one. I fell within my house and tore 2 of the rotator cuff (shoulder) muscles which I am now waiting for surgery on. That has made me much more...
Forum: Hacks 04-03-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,170
Posted By shortstuff
Finally

I finally was able to upload the requested photo of the sidecar subframe from the rear. ( I am having trouble getting the photos reduced in pixel sizes). Hope this is what you wanted.
BA
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,719
Posted By shortstuff
My New Ride

Just wanted to say "Thank You" to everyone that has suggested or commented on this thread. I was just thinking of trying 2 wheels again after about 4 years of having the Goldwing sidecar rig when I...
Forum: Hacks 03-26-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,170
Posted By shortstuff
apologies

Sorry I have not been able to upload the photos. I will try to take new ones with a different camera or use a different computer tomorrow.
Wingincamera- we met at Chelan last year I think. We...
Forum: Hacks 03-23-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,170
Posted By shortstuff
Wing with hack

As requested a couple of other photos of the rear and subframe set-up for my 06 Goldwing. The car is a Champion sidecar & I assume the subframe is from them as well. We bought the bike already...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,719
Posted By shortstuff
US vs Canadian prices

One of the reasons I was considering the DR 200 was the price. A KLX250 I just looked up was "reduced" to $5900. Plus the cost of modifications for my short stature. This is a bit of a experiment...
Forum: Hacks 03-22-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,170
Posted By shortstuff
My ride

A photo of my rig. My husband and I rode it to the Chelan Sidecar Rally (Wa.) and have the tractor seat (Iron Butt Award 2010) displayed on the seat in this photo. If spring would ever come maybe...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,719
Posted By shortstuff
Local Canadian availability

Hi! Thanks for the suggestions of the CRF230 or KL 250... I will try to see if they are even available in Alberta (most dealers are still selling sleds and aren't switched over to bikes- that may be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,719
Posted By shortstuff
I am inspired!

Hi! I am also a vertically challenged woman trying to ride. I am 5 ft with inseam of 26 inches. I have had a number of bikes since starting to ride about 7 years ago after I took a rider training...
Forum: Hacks 12-28-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,654
Posted By shortstuff
more info?

This notice caught my eye ... as we will be in the Arizona/California area at that time (albeit without my rig). Any other information available?
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By shortstuff
csr2

Satuday was a show and shine in the afternoon at the Lake Chelan State park. Approximately 30 rigs were in the line up. Saturday evening was a boat cruise on Lake Chelan. Things wrapped up on Sunday...
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,006
Posted By shortstuff
with thanks

My husband and I have enjoyed your r.r. over the winter. The least we can do in way of payment for hours of reading is to purchase your e-book. (and it sure won't hurt to improve our photography)....
Forum: Canada 03-22-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By shortstuff
Mtn. passes in May

Who Knows? Warm weather when it should be winter may mean Snow in May but ... We plan to ride to Chelan, Washington for May Long. Either Crowsnest or yellowhead (16). Weather dependant.
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 435,151
Posted By shortstuff
addictions

I agree! Can't wait for new Posts! Thanks for taking the time and making the effort. Love the text and the photos. Enjoy your ride. We are living vicariously through your thread.
Just spent 4 days...
Forum: Hacks 02-21-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By shortstuff
Enjoy! We did the class as a couple and loved...

Enjoy! We did the class as a couple and loved it. I had a sidecar 1st but the expense now is the 2nd rough road/trail rig. Have fun!
Forum: Hacks 01-28-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,846
Posted By shortstuff
Eek "Originally Posted by Pigford Hmmm - I'm afraid...

"Originally Posted by Pigford
Hmmm - I'm afraid I don't really see the point of a sidecar :huh So heres my thoughts on the anti-sidecar debate......"


Obviously you've never gone shopping on a...
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