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Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By qman8
http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii601/qman8/10...

http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii601/qman8/100_8021_zps41bd51d9.jpg


Had to add this pic of entering Newfoundland, immediately after exiting the ferry into Argentia. You would think that...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
apparently the picture I posted earlier of the...

apparently the picture I posted earlier of the iceberg didnt link properly. THis is near Triton Newfoundland.http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii601/qman8/IMG_20140707_1108258271_zpsfcbada36.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
Safely home...total miles 4845 according to the...

Safely home...total miles 4845 according to the GPS. We had to take the midnight ferry to nova scotia because they didnt have room for our bikes on the day trip...and that was with making...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
We are now motelling in Bangor ME....i am so worn...

We are now motelling in Bangor ME....i am so worn out...got maybe 3- 3,5 hours sleep last nite on the ferry...then bolted out immediately west. About 579 miles today...not counting the ferry ride!
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
Very kewl wtmklr....i know i saw a veradero...

Very kewl wtmklr....i know i saw a veradero somewhere on the trip.yours gray?? Got to see the cannon go at noon...nice!
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
Today we rode the boat on westbrook...

Today we rode the boat on westbrook pond....absolutely awesome. Hopped on the bikes and made our way south to stephensville nf. I saw 93 F on the bike meter for a while...unusually warm and clear...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
Westbrook pond fjord boat ride today (for a mere...

Westbrook pond fjord boat ride today (for a mere $65 cdn!) Incredible. 2000+ft vertical walls on both sides...unbelievable. On our way down to port aux basques to meet our ferry back to NS.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
We will be hanging in gros morne for a couple...

We will be hanging in gros morne for a couple days for hiking and sightseeing....our final destination :(. Then its backtoward home after a ferry ride from port au basques nf to sydney ns.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
http://s1262.photobucket.com/user/qman8/media/Mobi...

http://s1262.photobucket.com/user/qman8/media/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20140707_110825827_zps53840689.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0

Icebergs near brighton nf. Awesome. Rolled up today to gros morne and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
We saw icebergs today!...at signal hill in st...

We saw icebergs today!...at signal hill in st john's. Awesome. Rolled outta there just after noon and made it to Gander nf. Little rain but very light...wind was friggin...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii601/qman8/IM...

http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii601/qman8/IMG_20140704_1313531381_zps40b979d8.jpg
our bikes strapped down on the Atlantic Vision ferry from Sydney NS to Argentia NF (18 hours!),,,,you had to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
one more thing,,,,,,we had a mooseburger and...

one more thing,,,,,,we had a mooseburger and poutine today...and a alexander keith ipa....not sure how you could get more canadian than that.....perhaps if you added a red maple leaf for a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
Wicked safely into newfoundland today after an...

safely into newfoundland today after an uneventful ferry ride. we headed to the st marys bird sanctuary. Simply one of the most spectacular things you can see on this planet! even with thick fog...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
on the ferry to Argentia NF. Slow internet when...

on the ferry to Argentia NF. Slow internet when it does exist...no pics again. all you can see is fog on the boat. Hope we can see a bit more than water vapor in NF! Local guy says"if you see a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
Wifi finally here at breakfast in victoria ns. ...

Wifi finally here at breakfast in victoria ns. No pics tho..some when we get on the boat to nf later today. They moved the ferry depature 2 hours early due to hurricane. Diff weather reports we...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
No rain yet....lying in my sleeping bag in a...

No rain yet....lying in my sleeping bag in a campground in cheticamp cape breton....its warm and awesome. Tomoro nite looks like rain moving in. Havent had wifi.no pics. About 1700 miles so far....
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
OK....finally able to get back on ...we camped...

OK....finally able to get back on ...we camped last night at lake georgej near ticonderoga NY. Beautiful weather. No wifi. Got up at the crack of dawn and packed up to find some nice breakfast in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
thanks sandspur! made it to ZXs house ok...here...

thanks sandspur! made it to ZXs house ok...here i am reddy to leave home
http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii601/qman8/MG9520140627951855282321_zpsb3b8760b.jpg.
Not too sure about...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,237
Posted By qman8
Thumbs down I just picked up a (barely) used sargent for my...

I just picked up a (barely) used sargent for my 09GS12 in preparation for a ~5k mile trip. After 120 miles of squirming and pain, I am sad to say it was a VERY bad purchase. The foam is nice, but...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
So I told about the "bad" purchases for this...

So I told about the "bad" purchases for this trip...So now for the good news; I traded the Kilimanjaro jacket in on the Kathmandu Firstgear jacket....so far it seems MUCH better, for about the same...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
Tomrrow evening starts my adventure..ill be...

Tomrrow evening starts my adventure..ill be leaving after work to get to zx11 dude's place in painesville oh. We,ll head out early sat. Morn. Rolling up I-90 slab to utica new york then backroads...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
Well i found a hardly used sargent seat at the...

Well i found a hardly used sargent seat at the local dealer...after about 120 miles i can tell you it sucks. So...contrary to popular opinion, i still havent found anything better than the stock...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
Prepping the GS, I bought the Givi mount that...

Prepping the GS, I bought the Givi mount that moves my 46L (sized to match Valentino Rossi's plate, of course) from the passenger seat area to the rear, which allows camping gear to lay flat across...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By qman8
glad you enjoyed the salad bar! Welcome to the...

glad you enjoyed the salad bar! Welcome to the USA! Unlimited Filth and garbage with a side of BS.
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,336
Posted By qman8
Wink 2 weeks, 2 bikes, 2 fools

2 50+ late-life crisis boys taking a holiday from NE Ohio into New England and Nova Scotia...and if the stars align, into Newfoundland. Mark on his new 650 Vstrom ADV and me on my '09-R1200GS. The...
Forum: Americas 06-06-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By qman8
rt 16 up thru hungry mother park...and...

rt 16 up thru hungry mother park...and Tazewell....take that as far north as you like..and you wont regret.:clap
Forum: Americas 05-27-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By qman8
Let us know how Paraguay goes for you! Last...

Let us know how Paraguay goes for you!
Last time I was down there (2010) at the Argentina/Brasil border at Iguazu, our tour guides warned us not to cross into Paraguay. The word "contraband" was...
Forum: Americas 05-23-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By qman8
i use the venerable zumo 550 with built-in xm...

i use the venerable zumo 550 with built-in xm radio. also recommend the etymotic mc5 earbuds...best isolation out there. and great sound. and now lower price.
also..will you be riding near mount...
Forum: Americas 05-23-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By qman8
if i had the time and dinero ...id be on this...

if i had the time and dinero ...id be on this like flies on poo
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 22,000
Posted By qman8
Dont think you'll have a problem if you never...

Dont think you'll have a problem if you never step foot back in AZ again!
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 22,000
Posted By qman8
Gonna pay it?

Gonna pay it?
Forum: Americas 05-23-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,156
Posted By qman8
Laugh Adventures suck when you're having them..eh? ...

Adventures suck when you're having them..eh? Riding solo gives you the best ZEN experience. I typically start to feel it on day 2. A smile arrives on your face that you cant shake...and then later...
Forum: Americas 05-23-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By qman8
Thanks Definitely want to check out the Cabot...

Thanks
Definitely want to check out the Cabot trail. Probably wont be able to Camp at meat cove as we only have 2-3 days to explore NS, but will stop for sure.

How was the weather for you? I'm...
Forum: Americas 05-21-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By qman8
Ohio to Newfoundland, June-July 2014

The tentative plan is to leave Ohio on June 28, slab into upstate NY. Roll across VT and NH mostly on Rt2, stopping by at Mt Washington. Then into Maine. Explore Maine for 2 days then up into NS...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-21-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,059
Posted By qman8
I had a rear K76 Heidenau....got about 4500 on...

I had a rear K76 Heidenau....got about 4500 on it...toast. Slid out and down I went at an intersection going ~5mph. Junk.

Frankly, Nothing I've tried (Regular GS, never 2-up, rarely loaded,...
Forum: Americas 05-20-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,285
Posted By qman8
Thanks! The GS runs fine on regular...

Thanks!
The GS runs fine on regular fuel...well, when its cool out anyhow..which should be the case in NL!

I'm sure many of us on this thread will run into each other somewhere along the way! ...
Forum: Americas 05-19-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,768
Posted By qman8
if youre looking for a west-east route thru...

if youre looking for a west-east route thru eastern oh, its rt 78. rt 7 in wva is awesome as well. get past pittsburgh then head NE.
Forum: Americas 05-19-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,768
Posted By qman8
Plan to ride up to the HU meeting in NS in July ...

Plan to ride up to the HU meeting in NS in July
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/events/maritimes-2014

Then on to Newfoundland for a few days.

Maybe we'll see you on the road???

PS...we'll...
Forum: Americas 05-19-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,768
Posted By qman8
Plan to ride up to the HU meeting in NS in July ...

Plan to ride up to the HU meeting in NS in July
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/events/maritimes-2014

Then on to Newfoundland for a few days.

Maybe we'll see you on the road???

PS...we'll...
Forum: Americas 05-19-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,285
Posted By qman8
Ohio to the Rock

Me and a similar moto addict plan to ride from Ohio to the Rock after the HU meeting in Nova Scotia.

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/events/maritimes-2014

One question, HOw is the availability...
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