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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 09:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,612
Posted By Steve G.
Gets his advice from an owner of an HD...

Gets his advice from an owner of an HD dealership????? HD's don't have centrestands. Fucking idiot.
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 09:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,207
Posted By Steve G.
What?? Things are cheaper in the U.S.??? Why...

What?? Things are cheaper in the U.S.??? Why didn't I think of this??
Sorry, couldn't help it. Yes, I bought mine 2 days ago in Bellingham for $14.67+9% tax.
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Steve G.
They are a great product. Pretty slim chance of...

They are a great product. Pretty slim chance of any shop stocking them though. Canadian shops stock minimal stuff these days, they will have to order them in.
BTW, they are worth $149us in the U.S....
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,207
Posted By Steve G.
Yes, full synthetic has the capacity to retain...

Yes, full synthetic has the capacity to retain it's viscosity WAY better than non synthetic, regardless of heat. But the one thing I'm aware of it the differences between air and liquid cooling with...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,207
Posted By Steve G.
Bought some today, Rotella T, 15W-40. It is...

Bought some today, Rotella T, 15W-40. It is indeed the proper JASO MA spec for wet clutches and shared gearboxes, as well as turbo diesel, and various spec needs by specific engine builders.
...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Steve G.
I'm thinking Deeley's Harley Davidson on Boundary...

I'm thinking Deeley's Harley Davidson on Boundary Road in Vancouver. They were the main Buell outlet back when.
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,207
Posted By Steve G.
I didn't know Rotella was JASO MA spec.

I didn't know Rotella was JASO MA spec.
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,207
Posted By Steve G.
5W-40? What's it for? Even full synthetic, I'd...

5W-40? What's it for? Even full synthetic, I'd never go lighter than 15W for any of my bikes.
Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By Steve G.
I read your link. It appears the word "perhaps"...

I read your link. It appears the word "perhaps" can be used. If you're confident people in authority will let you bring in your bike, this is a perfect example for all of us to watch.
Forum: Americas 07-23-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,652
Posted By Steve G.
Mexican Cartel takes out another motorcycle...

Mexican Cartel takes out another motorcycle adventurer:

http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/07/22/missing-adventure-rider-found-dead/
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By Steve G.
Transport Canada allows for the importation of...

Transport Canada allows for the importation of any vehicle from any country on earth, if the machine is 15 yrs old or older. Anything new to 14 yrs old, only from the USA, and only if it's on the RIV...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,286
Posted By Steve G.
It is pretty clear that BMW Canada is uninspiring...

It is pretty clear that BMW Canada is uninspiring compared to BMW USA. Scale of bike sales is very different, BMW sells more bikes in 1 state than in all of Canada, so parts availability of course is...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,286
Posted By Steve G.
I'm not about to stay nasty things about the...

I'm not about to stay nasty things about the powersports industry. As well as lack of inventory of SOME manufacturers, they essentially have a 3.5 - 5 months boom season in Canada. It's tough to keep...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,286
Posted By Steve G.
I'd be changing it because it's pretty dark. ...

I'd be changing it because it's pretty dark.
I've noticed the BMW GS1200 series of bikes have sight glasses VERY sensitive to the flatness, or lack thereof, left to right, the ground where it...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By Steve G.
Beer? Bikes? Count me in.

Beer? Bikes? Count me in.
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By Steve G.
You must have bad luck. I declare $350US a month,...

You must have bad luck. I declare $350US a month, never been asked to pay anything.
Forum: Canada 06-28-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By Steve G.
Correct. And criminal history.

Correct. And criminal history.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 314,591
Posted By Steve G.
The ironic thing is with that, most all of those...

The ironic thing is with that, most all of those squids and attention whores gravitate to that corner to show off their self proclaimed skills, wishing and hoping to be videotaped by Mickymouse....
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By Steve G.
Buy a bike that's 25 yrs old, and put a collector...

Buy a bike that's 25 yrs old, and put a collector plate on it.
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By Steve G.
Whenever I go to the tropics by plane, I always...

Whenever I go to the tropics by plane, I always bring back at least double the maximum 1.14 litres of hard stuff, and always declare it all. I've always been asked about it, but never once have I had...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 959
Posted By Steve G.
+1. And a few pair of nitrile gloves.

+1.

And a few pair of nitrile gloves.
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By Steve G.
Pretty serious fuckup actually. Glad I never got...

Pretty serious fuckup actually. Glad I never got ESA.
Forum: Canada 06-09-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By Steve G.
Here's the 2014 list of awards given out early...

Here's the 2014 list of awards given out early June 'best of' craft brews across Canada. As usual, B.C. commands the bulk of awards, but I'm sure you will find fine craft brews anywhere these days,...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By Steve G.
How close are you to the nearest U.S. postal box?

How close are you to the nearest U.S. postal box?
Forum: Canada 06-03-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By Steve G.
My buddy has two of them, including a Lucky...

My buddy has two of them, including a Lucky Strike model. If you want to correspond with him, he's a regular contributor on Canadian Biker magazine, Robert Smith. He likes them, but he had to deal...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Steve G.
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/59023/i/klim-...

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/59023/i/klim-latitude-misano-jacket?WT.ac=RichAutoComplete
Forum: Canada 06-03-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,059
Posted By Steve G.
Hence my earlier comments regarding Victoria...

Hence my earlier comments regarding Victoria residents not seeing past the horizon of reality. The hypocrisy is heavy, by voting green, they confirm their stance at all resource extraction, and in...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,559
Posted By Steve G.
Needs a coat o' wax is all,,,,,,,

Needs a coat o' wax is all,,,,,,,
Forum: Canada 05-29-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,137
Posted By Steve G.
Debt elimination is the single biggest gift you...

Debt elimination is the single biggest gift you will give yourself. When I bought my first house at 19, making $2/hr, I thought I was nuts. I'm now 54 and debt free 8 yrs, the need to chase every...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,059
Posted By Steve G.
Good to see you have your priorities right. Time...

Good to see you have your priorities right. Time off is golden!
Napa. You doing street riding or dirt riding?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31,149
Views: 7,554,174
Posted By Steve G.
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Forum: Canada 05-26-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,059
Posted By Steve G.
Geez Jack, you're not getting all defense about...

Geez Jack, you're not getting all defense about al this talk about Victoria Island are you?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31,149
Views: 7,554,174
Posted By Steve G.
The term "Big Bang" was and is today first widely...

The term "Big Bang" was and is today first widely adopted as the term describing late 500cc GP bikes crank timing/firing which allowed tire adhesion improvement by bringing firing/power pulses...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 31,149
Views: 7,554,174
Posted By Steve G.
Not denying the huge skills of Rossi and Marques....

Not denying the huge skills of Rossi and Marques. But using 5 time world champion Mick Doohan as an example of how not to ride a sport bike shows inferior knowledge of sportbike operation. It's best...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31,149
Views: 7,554,174
Posted By Steve G.
Mick Doohan is probably not your best example of...

Mick Doohan is probably not your best example of your point. The guy was a master of taming extremely ill handling the pre- big bang 500's.
Forum: Canada 05-23-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By Steve G.
Your U.S. cash has a 10% premium up here right...

Your U.S. cash has a 10% premium up here right now. It will be great! I was in Whistler, and Pemberton on Wednesday. Great places to visit. And when the weather is sunny, and mid week light traffic...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 94,029
Posted By Steve G.
It is true with boats. My Dad owned a U.S....

It is true with boats. My Dad owned a U.S. registered boat in the San Juan Islands. There are strict laws in this case bringing the boat across even along the International border in the sea out by...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By Steve G.
I'll give a 1+ on the Gulf Islands. Salt Spring...

I'll give a 1+ on the Gulf Islands. Salt Spring comes to mind, only because the main town, Ganges, has an extremely great Saturday town market, where great food, vegetables, fruit, spices, honey,...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,898
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah. I listen to stations in Bellingham.

Yeah. I listen to stations in Bellingham.
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By Steve G.
Very kewl! So you've got this bike in Europe...

Very kewl! So you've got this bike in Europe right now, or have you imported it here?
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