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Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,328
Posted By Hollyr
Fabulous pics and great report. I really must...

Fabulous pics and great report. I really must get north and east again soon, it has been too long since I've visited those areas.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,609
Posted By Hollyr
Steering Wheel--I'd wave

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-hkw7J7Z/0/M/i-hkw7J7Z-M.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 30,138
Posted By Hollyr
Elisa, if you come this far north I'd be happy...

Elisa, if you come this far north I'd be happy to host you as well. Can't promise a rally but will do my best. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 30,138
Posted By Hollyr
I was fortunate to be able to host Rob and Kath...

I was fortunate to be able to host Rob and Kath as well. The only problem with tent space is that people want to come during riding season and I'm usually out riding. This time I was actually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,038
Posted By Hollyr
Leaving PEI with 2 Buco saddlebags. The next day...

Leaving PEI with 2 Buco saddlebags. The next day I arrived In Levis, PQ with only 1.
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-5CgRxb5/0/M/i-5CgRxb5-M.jpg
Forum: Canada 07-14-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By Hollyr
Had some work done at a Kawasaki shop in Lusk,...

Had some work done at a Kawasaki shop in Lusk, Wyoming after a little oopsie in the Grand Tetons. The owner was more than helpful, so I wrote Kawasaki, US praising his efforts. They returned the...
Forum: Canada 07-14-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Hollyr
Drop by the volunteer booth in the MOA (Progress)...

Drop by the volunteer booth in the MOA (Progress) Building. I have a job for you. :evil
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,860
Posted By Hollyr
Thanks John Smallberries, I wondered if it would...

Thanks John Smallberries, I wondered if it would inflate in a slow speed crash or low side. Very good to hear that it worked for you. BTW, I just got back from Germany and the autobahn was under...
Forum: Canada 05-23-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,140
Posted By Hollyr
If you feel the need to see Niagara Falls, I...

If you feel the need to see Niagara Falls, I can't help much with the TO to Hamilton part (although I did have a bike which didn't trigger the cameras on the 407 :D) but I can give you the Ridge...
Forum: Face plant 04-14-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,266
Posted By Hollyr
Parking lots are always terrifying. The test for...

Parking lots are always terrifying. The test for my motorcycle licence was to ride through a large mall parking lot during store hours, out onto the street, around the block then back through the...
Forum: Face plant 04-14-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,609
Posted By Hollyr
Only thing worse than sand in the spring is wet...

Only thing worse than sand in the spring is wet leaves in the fall. Glad you and the bike weren't too badly damaged.
Forum: Canada 04-11-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Hollyr
I thought vintage referred to us not the bikes!

I thought vintage referred to us not the bikes!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,792
Posted By Hollyr
I have found that dropping the bike at a busy...

I have found that dropping the bike at a busy intersection gets me lots of help picking it up and getting it out of the way. :D
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Hollyr
Paris Vintage Rally June 13 - 15

Preregistration ends Apr. 30th (and is considerably cheaper.) Information here. (http://cvmgparisrally.ca/index.html) This year is coincides with a Port Dover Friday the 13th so lots to do in the...
Forum: Americas 04-08-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By Hollyr
You might want to ask the mods to post this in...

You might want to ask the mods to post this in Trip Planning instead of Ride Reports. Do check trip planning for the tent space thread as we do have lots of Canadians offering places to stay. 6...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,605
Posted By Hollyr
Now that looks like a fascinating house. Any...

Now that looks like a fascinating house. Any chance there's a thread on it?

OP, grow up. No way I would have married anyone who didn't own a bike and ride frequently. OTOH, pregnancy, and...
Forum: Racing 03-22-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 215,817
Posted By Hollyr
RV was really sick. The office was in shock when...

RV was really sick. The office was in shock when * came in and said he might race. He did really well to place where he did. Lots of really good racing in all the events. In the ones where first...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-28-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,509
Posted By Hollyr
The motorcycle museum...

The motorcycle museum (http://www.sterba-bike.cz/item/muzeum-motocyklu-augustusburg-nemecko?lang=EN) in Augustusburg (East) Germany is not well known, but a great way to spend a day. My pics...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,145
Posted By Hollyr
National Parks Pass

If you don't already have one check into getting a National Parks Pass (http://www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htm). Even if you don't plan to camp, it is the best deal in the world and gets you into...
Forum: Americas 02-24-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,578
Posted By Hollyr
Awesome. Donation sent. Thanks.

Awesome. Donation sent. Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 46,513
Posted By Hollyr
Good choice of words. I had the same experience...

Good choice of words. I had the same experience with them years ago. Seat arriving 2 months after it was promised (we have a short enough riding season!) Refusal to reply to emails or answer the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,277
Posted By Hollyr
FIM rally

The 2014 FIM rally is in Finland: http://www.fimrally2014.com/

There will be a large delegation from the Netherlands there, especially since they will be promoting the 2015 rally in Vorden,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 29,933
Posted By Hollyr
:bow:bow:bow

:bow:bow:bow
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 53,510
Posted By Hollyr
Merry Christmas, Tiffany. If you need copies of...

Merry Christmas, Tiffany. If you need copies of the review I could save my copy. I am now way too tempted to get that suit!
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 29,933
Posted By Hollyr
Wow, just WOW! This is a great ride report and I...

Wow, just WOW! This is a great ride report and I wish my pictures from Iceland were 1/4 as good as yours. Plus I can't believe you tried the road to Thorsmork. I'll try to find my pics of the car...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,042,854
Posted By Hollyr
Lots of great RRs but I think this is what has...

Lots of great RRs but I think this is what has made yours so outstanding. You took the time to post thoughtful posts which showed the wonderful people you met along the way, as well as the scenery,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 29,933
Posted By Hollyr
Glima

http://youtu.be/_haS_FaTekE
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 29,933
Posted By Hollyr
Fabulous report! Re the forests: The main...

Fabulous report!

Re the forests: The main joke we foist on foreigners is "What do you do if you get lost in an Icelandic forest? You stand up!" As you showed on your GPS--66* North. That plus...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,042,854
Posted By Hollyr
Talking to the kids was great! Kudos to ICS to...

Talking to the kids was great! Kudos to ICS to making the arrangements. I used to work for a school board that wouldn't let me take the kids to the conversvation area for some hands-on science. I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,501
Posted By Hollyr
You might want to check this out...

You might want to check this out (http://inlofna.org/ICCBC%20JAN%202011/index.html). The newsletter page lets you know what events are happening each month. Next Saturday is the children's party...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,501
Posted By Hollyr
Wonderful pictures. They really are very good...

Wonderful pictures. They really are very good and I see all of Páll Stefánsson´s photos so I know what good pics of Iceland look like. I can hardly wait to get backt there (proabably in April.) Of...
Forum: Face plant 11-13-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 91,293
Posted By Hollyr
:clap:clap She has made amazingly quick progress.

:clap:clap She has made amazingly quick progress.
Forum: Face plant 11-13-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,631
Posted By Hollyr
Highsided and did a face plant wearing a full...

Highsided and did a face plant wearing a full face helmet (before modular ones were available.) Full gear. Unconscious for a couple of hours (apparently I got the full lights and sirens in the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,042,854
Posted By Hollyr
Thanks for allowing us to ride along and enjoy...

Thanks for allowing us to ride along and enjoy your trip vicariously. Looking forward to the final rides and then the next chapter once you get home.
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,168
Posted By Hollyr
Thanks for the report and love the motivational...

Thanks for the report and love the motivational poster!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9,030
Views: 1,799,482
Posted By Hollyr
OTOH, I listened to one Harley rider explaining...

OTOH, I listened to one Harley rider explaining to another one that horizontally opposed engines would cause too much vibration.:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,168
Posted By Hollyr
There's another ON bike licence plate somewhere...

There's another ON bike licence plate somewhere between Elko and Reno NV. Did the police report and got it replaced before I was caught riding without.
I would have killed for rain going past the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,168
Posted By Hollyr
I'd never thought of the connection before, but...

I'd never thought of the connection before, but of course FedEx is the modern Pony Express. Thanks for the RR. I've been enjoying it and I'm thinking of making a certain grilled cheese sandwich for...
Forum: Face plant 10-17-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,986
Posted By Hollyr
With all the sudden changes of light and shadow,...

With all the sudden changes of light and shadow, plus the obvious changes in pavement colour, I probably would have taken that road a bit slower, but then again it sure is a nice road...

I would...
Forum: Face plant 10-09-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 66,635
Posted By Hollyr
My turn

Old ankle injury is coming back to haunt me. In 1980 I was in a car accident in Algiers. Foot rotated 90 degrees with toes pointing at other foot, good bit of the fibula sticking out and all the...
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