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Search: Posts Made By: CaribooBC
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By CaribooBC
Ask for Waylon at Barnes HD in Langley. He is...

Ask for Waylon at Barnes HD in Langley. He is either in parts or behind the service counter. He is not a tech but is THE go to guy for Buells in the lower mainland.
Forum: Canada 04-19-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,064
Posted By CaribooBC
BTDT, never again too F'n expensive. Either CAA...

BTDT, never again too F'n expensive. Either CAA or buy a cheap used 2WD pick up and tie downs on my CC and sell the truck when I get home. My Duc ate a camshaft and bent its valves last summer about...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By CaribooBC
+1000 on the belts. If it fired up even briefly...

+1000 on the belts. If it fired up even briefly with old, dry and brittle belts, it may be too late already. With only 1000 miles, I would assume it would still have its original belts. I think that...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,139
Posted By CaribooBC
I'll see you on the hawk and raise you one Bald...

I'll see you on the hawk and raise you one Bald Eagle. I almost hit one in flight a few years ago. It was chowing down on a road kill deer in the ditch when I came by on my NS400 full on the pipes....
Forum: Canada 02-06-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,904
Posted By CaribooBC
Not a hope in hell of riding to work. -33C...

Not a hope in hell of riding to work. -33C yesterday morning, even the school buses were cancelled, probably the same this morning. -30C now.
Forum: Canada 01-19-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,424
Posted By CaribooBC
We won't be there this year :( I am going to be...

We won't be there this year :( I am going to be up north until Friday evening. By the time I get home to 100 Mile, I will not want to be driving again on Saturday.
Forum: Canada 12-23-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By CaribooBC
I'm 3.5 hours south of you in 100 Mile House. I...

I'm 3.5 hours south of you in 100 Mile House. I get to PG at least once a month for business.
Forum: Canada 10-24-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,663
Posted By CaribooBC
You can buy cheese curd at The Village Cheese...

You can buy cheese curd at The Village Cheese Company in Armstrong BC, its in the North Okanagan just off of Hwy 97A.
Forum: Canada 10-23-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,663
Posted By CaribooBC
China Head would be very challenging on a Super...

China Head would be very challenging on a Super Tenere. High Bar would also challenge you, very steep (22% grade) with sandy sections. The climb out of the west side of the Big Bar ferry also has...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 43,833
Posted By CaribooBC
Found another place for great eats. Little Fort,...

Found another place for great eats. Little Fort, Hwy #5, The High Five Diner. Great food and huge portions. When you walk in you are greeted by their dessert cooler, awesome!
Forum: Canada 08-10-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By CaribooBC
Glad you made it home, I hope your repair costs...

Glad you made it home, I hope your repair costs are manageable and you are back on two wheels soon.
Forum: Canada 08-09-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By CaribooBC
Just saw this post, I am only about an hour away...

Just saw this post, I am only about an hour away from Barriere but unable to help because of work commitments this weekend and I am on the road on Monday headed north to Terrace BC, Sorry :( The...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By CaribooBC
The new owner has to reapply.

The new owner has to reapply.
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 160,038
Posted By CaribooBC
I can relate to the sound, I have Staintune...

I can relate to the sound, I have Staintune Carbon cans on mine with 41 FCRs as well as an open airbox. They are loud but they make such beautiful music! I live on 10 acres and don't have any...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,125
Posted By CaribooBC
Whatever my manual recommends, except for my...

Whatever my manual recommends, except for my Ducati with Hi-comp pistons. it gets 94.
Thanks Dave
Forum: Canada 04-12-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,575
Posted By CaribooBC
Contact Adele at BCCOM, at one point they were...

Contact Adele at BCCOM, at one point they were looking for a test case to fight this law. It sounds like you may be the perfect fit for the test case.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 860,930
Posted By CaribooBC
The only thing close to that RC30, would be a 916...

The only thing close to that RC30, would be a 916 series Ducati.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By CaribooBC
Actually they're not. The US version had...

Actually they're not. The US version had catalytic converters in the pipes so it would pass US EPA requirements. Added a bunch of weight and neutered their power significantly. Also in 85 the...
Forum: Canada 03-20-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By CaribooBC
I'm stuck up here in Dawson Creek until...

I'm stuck up here in Dawson Creek until Friday:arg.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 103,918
Posted By CaribooBC
Definitely sounds too low, check the title and...

Definitely sounds too low, check the title and get it inspected.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,906
Posted By CaribooBC
One other thing that has not been mentioned yet...

One other thing that has not been mentioned yet is that their cylinder head studs are prone to breaking as well. The initial stock ones are crap and the upgraded Ducati ones have been known to break...
Forum: Canada 11-03-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,572
Posted By CaribooBC
I would never buy Nokian products again. I have...

I would never buy Nokian products again. I have spent almost $2K on summer and winter Nokians, when my winter Rsi's started to delaminate at 50% tread life, they did nothing for me except say, you...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,049
Posted By CaribooBC
All my bikes have spoken to me, but the one that...

All my bikes have spoken to me, but the one that whispered sweet nothings in my ears is my 94 Ducati 900SS. The supersport line of Ducati seems to speak to many of us!
Forum: Canada 10-20-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,817
Posted By CaribooBC
I'm a regional manager for a retail chain store,...

I'm a regional manager for a retail chain store, I cover from 100 Mile House to Dawson Creek. I see enough of the north in my job so I normally head south and east when I ride. I also moonlight as a...
Forum: Canada 10-11-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,529
Posted By CaribooBC
In BC we get to ride the 52 window loser cruiser...

In BC we get to ride the 52 window loser cruiser if we are caught going 41km/h over. 1 week impound plus fines and fees up the wazoo.
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 212,771
Posted By CaribooBC
My wife and I have been touring on our matching...

My wife and I have been touring on our matching Duc 900 SS's. up to 800 km days. With a Corbin seat and Cycle Cat adjustable bars mine is ok, but I just bought a R1100S. I am hoping that this will be...
Forum: Canada 10-02-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,241
Posted By CaribooBC
Their puppet club, the "Throttle Lockers" have...

Their puppet club, the "Throttle Lockers" have ridden with their colours on in the 100 Mile House Toy Run. They used to parade around our small town showing off their patches, since their leader,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By CaribooBC
Wicked This could also apply to women, but could get...

This could also apply to women, but could get much more expensive if you do more than just look at them!
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,556
Posted By CaribooBC
I bought a Duc 900SS, I gave the key to my wife...

I bought a Duc 900SS, I gave the key to my wife to let her try it. What a mistake, she loved it so much we now have two. What else could you really say to extol the virtues of a v-twin. Most are so...
Forum: Canada 09-29-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,649
Posted By CaribooBC
I have recently added BMW flavored kool-aid to my...

I have recently added BMW flavored kool-aid to my diet! Now the proud owner of a 98 R1100S, needed some German engineering to go beside the Italian beauty.
Forum: Canada 09-26-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 94,978
Posted By CaribooBC
Hey, that`s my buddy Chico helping you load, he`s...

Hey, that`s my buddy Chico helping you load, he`s a fellow rider and a great source of local knowledge.
The trip down from Cougar Point is quite the trip!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,605
Posted By CaribooBC
+1, I've seen a Ducati Monster that had thrown a...

+1, I've seen a Ducati Monster that had thrown a chain and broke a dime sized chunk out of its crankcase patched up with JB Weld. I just bought a R1100S, I'll make sure that I don't spin it on its...
Forum: Canada 09-21-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,128
Posted By CaribooBC
Gives a whole new meaning to "Going...

Gives a whole new meaning to "Going Postal"!
Forum: Canada 09-19-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 43,833
Posted By CaribooBC
We were in Nelson this summer for a couple of...

We were in Nelson this summer for a couple of days, we found the restaurants there to be at best mediocre. It is worth the drive down to Salmo to get lunch at the Dragonfly Cafe. We have been there...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,283
Posted By CaribooBC
If you ever get out west. I can give you...

If you ever get out west. I can give you directions to the WW II era Dog Creek Air Base. Only a couple of buildings left, you can still drive/ride down the gravel runways. It is out in the boonies...
Forum: Canada 02-23-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,468
Posted By CaribooBC
Gord was at Kreater (custom chopper shop) in...

Gord was at Kreater (custom chopper shop) in Kelowna the last time I saw him. He was moving his tools in on Jan 7th, when I stopped in there. They do have a dyno if you are interested.
Forum: Canada 02-19-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 23,172
Posted By CaribooBC
Hey James This is great news! We are looking...

Hey James
This is great news! We are looking forward to seeing the new shop. Congrats to the new owners for stepping up in difficult economic times. I had spoken to Steve Hicks at the bike show and...
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