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Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,691
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Sorry for the glitch. The pics were not...

Sorry for the glitch. The pics were not displaying for a while. :huh I had to renew my service.
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,691
Posted By Arbey Canuck
I would imagine it's different for everyone,...

I would imagine it's different for everyone, depending on where they are afflicted. For me my hands and wrists are one of my worst areas. This has presented me with much challenge over the years...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,691
Posted By Arbey Canuck
After the Thrill is Gone - Looking Back at the Last Ride

After the Thrill is Gone Looking Back at the Last Ride

Afflicted with Rheumatoid Arthritis since age 20, each and every significant ride from that moment on was in some way a labour of love. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,364,045
Posted By Arbey Canuck
650 looking so small

It's quite possible the 650gs that appeared to look so small was actually set up with the lowered suspension setting. That does make a big difference. I saw 2 650's side by side one with normal...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,409
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Hey cRAsH ...

Is Pyg II still going strong ... and how are you enjoying the DRZ??? Trust all is well at your end. :beer
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2006, 08:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,409
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Hi Gyro :wave Thanks for the kind words and...

Hi Gyro :wave Thanks for the kind words and trust all is 'well' at your end. I'd be interested in your perspective ... having gone from the 1150 to the 1200. I'm assuming the shed weight is a...
Forum: Face plant 09-25-2006, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By Arbey Canuck
I'm still 'questing' in that regard. I think...

I'm still 'questing' in that regard. I think that's what living ... is all about.
Forum: Face plant 09-25-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Concussion and bruises only

Concussion and bruises only
Forum: Face plant 09-25-2006, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Arai ... and super tight fitting ... which I...

Arai ... and super tight fitting ... which I think makes a difference.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,409
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Pissed The Face Plant has been posted

Here's hoping I never have to post in Face Plant again!! :beer :beer
Forum: Face plant 09-22-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Pissed Arbey Canuck, Judd & THE FUCKING DEER

Warning course language will be used!! :pissed :pissed Its been 2 yrs and Im still pissed whenever I think about it. Well see if writing about it will be therapeutic. :sick :sick Ill be...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,409
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Nah man ... we'll come up with something...

Nah man ... we'll come up with something different. It ain't easy coming up with Hall of Fame potential material! :wink:

Nice to see that some of the early settlers are still around and riding. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2006, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,409
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Original Inmate Update - Arbey Canuck

Time to post, its been a while. Last update was July 04, wow time flys! The little adventure forum has really grown up. I remember when there were only a couple hundred members plus Fish. He was...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2005, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Thumb Valley of Fire - Sweet Memories

Wow Gyro ... new steed ... way to go. Still have pics on my screensaver that remind me everyday of the great times @ Valley of Fire and elsewhere. Must of been great to ride through there once...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2004, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,823
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Yet Gyro frowns upon my choice of beverage ......

Yet Gyro frowns upon my choice of beverage ... Coors Light ... which to her is not beer at all !!!

Yes ... it may be light ... but it's sure as hell stronger than water. :rofl :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2004, 02:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,337
Posted By Arbey Canuck
The Canadian launch continues across the country....

The Canadian launch continues across the country. Canada will only get 97 bikes (initial launch) and they all are with ABS. Apparently most of the 97 have already been sold. My dealer has 5 of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2003, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By Arbey Canuck
As a matter of fact ... my arms are now 2 inches...

As a matter of fact ... my arms are now 2 inches longer ... but my knuckles ain't scraping yet!!! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2003, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Yeah yeah. Was just out in Montana with Gyro...

Yeah yeah. Was just out in Montana with Gyro doing lots of ridin ... but didn't make it up Seattle way. Maybe next time ... although we need to get down to Alice's for some ridin with the southwest...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2003, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Yup ... I've been spending time on a Japanese...

Yup ... I've been spending time on a Japanese bike and in another forum. So much for faithfulness ... eh!!

I've read and heard much about the 03 Zed 1000 ... it's ugly, it's a bike for girls, it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2003, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By Arbey Canuck
It Was Purely Physical

Lots of folks think the GS1150 is plain old ugly. My fella Judd has always felt more like Clark Kent fully dressed and Superman stripped down ... and never paid much attention to what people said.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2003, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Re: Re: When Work is ... PLAY

WASH :confused :confused ... what is wash ??

I wouldn't know where to begin or what to use !! :rofl :rofl :rofl

Are you going to come up here and get my bike more dirty? :ear
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2003, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Yup ... you got that right !!! I've been playing...

Yup ... you got that right !!! I've been playing with fire ... doing the snow and mud thing with zero grip from the rear. It has almost 18k (kms) on it and needs to be changed.

It's on the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2003, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By Arbey Canuck
All in a days work!!! :rofl :rofl

All in a days work!!! :rofl :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2003, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By Arbey Canuck
... another dirty view!!! :rofl

... another dirty view!!! :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2003, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Thumb When Work is ... PLAY

Beautiful sunny day +11c or around 50f. Unfortunately I had a full afternoon project review meeting booked offsite. It was going to be a long one!!!!

Headed out early and got about a 2 hour ride...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2003, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Speaking of ... on the way home ... I had...

Speaking of ... on the way home ...

I had planned to stay overnight. But while eating supper I heard that major snow was on the way. Really tough situation ... if I start back home now ... with...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2003, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Couldn't resist this 'a la CRASH' photo...

Couldn't resist this 'a la CRASH' photo opportunity on the way home
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2003, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Though a veritable 'hot-spot' in the summer ......

Though a veritable 'hot-spot' in the summer ... there was nobody to greet me this fine winter day
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2003, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Made it all the way to Tobermory which is on the...

Made it all the way to Tobermory which is on the tip of the Bruce Penninsula between Georgian Bay and Lake Huron. Tobermory is the more northern part of the famous Bruce Trail within the famous...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2003, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Arbey Canuck
These guys can move along pretty well tooooo

These guys can move along pretty well tooooo
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2003, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Arbey Canuck
The snowbanks were a tad high up there ... and I...

The snowbanks were a tad high up there ... and I got to ride with the BOYZ
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2003, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Talking Was Time To Ride

Beautiful sunny day yesterday ... AND ... above freezing for a change.

Decided to head North
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2003, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Long Cold Ride

Haven't been able to get out much lately and decided ... come hell or highwater ... I'm outta here this morning.

Had my wheels rolling by 8am and got back at 1:30pm. Did just over 600kms in 5 hrs...
Forum: Face plant 01-28-2003, 08:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,210
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Just experienced my worst conditions a couple of...

Just experienced my worst conditions a couple of weeks ago in Nevada leaving Vegas and heading back to the Lake Mead area. Therefore ... STILL very fresh in my mind.

We were riding in sustained...
Forum: Face plant 01-28-2003, 04:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,849
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Performing in front of a crowd will do that to...

Performing in front of a crowd will do that to you ... just a tad to much adrenalin pumping.

I bet he's done perfect wheelies the last thousand times ... prolly can do'em in his sleep. It gets...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2003, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By Arbey Canuck
No need to worry ... I'm fine !!!! When are you...

No need to worry ... I'm fine !!!! When are you coming to visit? :evil
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2003, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Re: Re: Back to Reality

Well hello 'Porkchop' ... I see you've come out of hibernation.

How about we meet in Detroit this week. No ... NOT in the cage ... even though I do want to take yours for a TEST drive. :rofl
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2003, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By Arbey Canuck
I do worry about ice LOTS ... but especially when...

I do worry about ice LOTS ... but especially when it's just above or just below freezing. The most common places are on bridges / overpasses AND most often ... under overpasses ... where the sun has...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2003, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By Arbey Canuck
G'day to you too !!! You're absolutely right. ...

G'day to you too !!! You're absolutely right. The tires DO NOT heat up at all and you need to be very aware. Winter / cold riding is all about ... straight up with as little lean as possible and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2003, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By Arbey Canuck
Eek Back to Reality

I woke up sluggish ... probably holiday haze ... to much drink, to much food and to much no agenda. Anyways I definately felt the cobwebs. Also woke up blue ... and the cause is easy to identify ......
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