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Forum: Equipment 05-22-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,425
Posted By OnTheRoad
Falco Yukon Boots

I am happy to report that the Falco's arrived and the quality is as good as any Italian made motorcycle boot I have seen. The boots were very light weight and the styling is something akin to a...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,425
Posted By OnTheRoad
Falco Yukon Boots

I'm pulling the trigger on a pair of Falco Yukons today. I was glad to hear the positive feedback about Todd at AMG. I need something with a lower profile for my 05' sporty mid controls and these...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 573,734
Posted By OnTheRoad
Yikes....was considering moving from my F650GS...

Yikes....was considering moving from my F650GS Dakar to the F800GS in the hope that this would be a bigger better overall dirt/gravel/road touring machine. My biggest issue with the Dakar is the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,577
Posted By OnTheRoad
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA........HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHH...

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA........HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHA A Geo Tracker huh? Ya because that's a comparable horsepower to weight ratio. Best of luck dude! Don't become a stain on the road! ...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,935
Posted By OnTheRoad
:nod +1 on the Blundstones for casual riding. I...

:nod +1 on the Blundstones for casual riding. I prefer the #500 original....so comfy. With a coat of Dubin, they can be surprisingly waterproof. Their biggest downfall is the lack of protection...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 50,829
Posted By OnTheRoad
Other than e-bay, can someone point me in the...

Other than e-bay, can someone point me in the direction of a US or (preferably) Canadian retailer/distributor of Hein Gericke or Belstaff?
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,496
Views: 808,103
Posted By OnTheRoad
Hey GB, Order sent via PP. Cheers!

Hey GB,

Order sent via PP. Cheers!
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,885
Posted By OnTheRoad
Try these on if you get a chance....Alpinestars...

Try these on if you get a chance....Alpinestars Scout. I tried a pair at a local bike show and they were really comfy, felt like they had comparable protection to the Sidi Discovery, as well as...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,243
Views: 553,069
Posted By OnTheRoad
I'm convinced! The Bandit must be the best...

I'm convinced! The Bandit must be the best all-rounder out there. My buddy has an '01 1200 with nearly 90,000 kms without any major work. We've done several 4000-5000+ km trips in the past few years...
Forum: Canada 01-13-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,244
Posted By OnTheRoad
:nod nod to LeBaron, MEC, and Tumblehome. Prices...

:nod nod to LeBaron, MEC, and Tumblehome. Prices are decent and they know their stuff.....moreso at MEC and Tumblehome. Avoid Hikers Haven or whatever it's called now in Oakville. They have a good...
Forum: Canada 09-15-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,553
Posted By OnTheRoad
Budds....wtf???

20,000 kms service at Budd's with head bearing replacementon a '07 Dakar.... $1248

Paid $1250 cash, and the buggers couldn't give me change because they "don't keep any cash on the premises"...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By OnTheRoad
Riky Cross Crashbars for an '07 F650GS Dakar?

Does anyone know if the 109U Riky Cross Rally Fuel Tank Steel Guard will fit a 2007 F650GS Dakar? This looks like a nice alternative to SW Motech, Touratech, etc. Seems like it might even give my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 514,041
Posted By OnTheRoad
updated in 2008

Along the Blue Ridge Pkwy.

http://i568.photobucket.com/albums/ss121/ontheroad905/Dakar%20Travels/DealsGap2008056.jpg

At Deals Gap with the bags off!! Weeeeee!!!!!
...
Forum: Canada 03-16-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,424
Posted By OnTheRoad
2 thumbs up! Saw it last weekend. Great story,...

2 thumbs up! Saw it last weekend. Great story, great scenery and it'll make you more proud to be Canadian than you already should be!
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15,910
Views: 1,884,892
Posted By OnTheRoad
Hey Steve, Here's my '07 from this past...

Hey Steve,
Here's my '07 from this past season's trip to Deals Gap. I installed the WUNDERLICH tall windscreen for GS's with handguards. It's ok.....but does meet your criteria of being fer more...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,332
Posted By OnTheRoad
Just finished reading through this thread and...

Just finished reading through this thread and thought I'd pipe in. My sole criteria for dual sport boots these days is their ability to keep the rain out. I'd love the protection of the Crossfires...
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 77,104
Posted By OnTheRoad
Hey Rick! You think you can do a chain gaurd and...

Hey Rick! You think you can do a chain gaurd and matching sensor cover like Touratech's for the F650GS? That would be great!
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 77,104
Posted By OnTheRoad
Hey Rick. I received the rack today! Looks...

Hey Rick. I received the rack today! Looks great and I can't wait to install it. Now just gotta wait for Spring???:ddog
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 31,057
Posted By OnTheRoad
Bialetti 3 cup stove-top espresso maker and a...

Bialetti 3 cup stove-top espresso maker and a Coleman X-Ponent single burner stove. Nice and strong! The way coffee should be! :evil
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By OnTheRoad
ERMAX Windcreen Questions...

Hi All. Have and '07 F650GS Dakar and have been playing with a Wunderlich Tall windscreen w/ handguards. I am 5', 10.5" and have the lower seat. I still find a strange bufetting (slapping) on the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,222
Posted By OnTheRoad
Hey all, just an update on this topic for any...

Hey all, just an update on this topic for any interested. '07 Dakar with stock screen, I'm 5',11", left my head bobbing around in the buffeting wind. Terrible!!!!

Wunderlich tall for w/ hand...
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 77,104
Posted By OnTheRoad
'nother PM sent!! Can't wait to get it!:clap

'nother PM sent!! Can't wait to get it!:clap
Forum: Canada 04-30-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22,389
Views: 2,352,194
Posted By OnTheRoad
Thanks Lornce ! I'm picking up a state map...

Thanks Lornce ! I'm picking up a state map tomorrow ! I'll take your advice and check out those places. Btw, no GPS here, I prefer maps too. Makes any trip feel like your learning more about the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 122,468
Posted By OnTheRoad
Coming to PA !

Hi all. I'm planning a three day ride in PA this weekend with a buddy. Looking for some twisties, reasonable accomodations, scenery, and any unique historical sites. Any recommendations ?

Hey...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22,389
Views: 2,352,194
Posted By OnTheRoad
Anyone know any decent routes in PA ?

I'm doing 3 days this weekend with a street riding buddy. We were thinking of checking out Pennsylvania. Anyone know any decent routes ? We're looking for lots of twisties, scenery and whatever...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By OnTheRoad
3 day ride in PA ! Please help !

Hi all, I'm planning a 3 day ride in PA this weekend and would love some route/attractions/accomodation/road advice. I'm riding with a buddy who has a street machine, so no dirt/gravel/fire roads. ...
Forum: Canada 04-14-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,932
Posted By OnTheRoad
Best of luck guys ! I'm looking forward to a...

Best of luck guys ! I'm looking forward to a ride report ! Couldn't open the .gpx files to see your route Uber....any recommendations ? GPS and I have not yet made friends :lol3 . I'm still a map...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,932
Posted By OnTheRoad
Hey BMWluvr, I rode it last fall, north from...

Hey BMWluvr,
I rode it last fall, north from 518. It's a breeze up to Magnetawan...all nice wide gravel/dirt, mixed with "paved" sections...no worries ! The really fun stuff is north of Magnetawan...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 766,300
Posted By OnTheRoad
Hi Roger, Thanks for the prompt shipping of...

Hi Roger,

Thanks for the prompt shipping of my order :D . Everything arrived just before the Easter weekend. Cases and mounting system look great and I can't wait to get everything mounted on...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 64,685
Posted By OnTheRoad
Just picked up the '08 R2 Pro Jacket from my...

Just picked up the '08 R2 Pro Jacket from my local dealer. I wear a 46 suit jacket, and found the Euro size 56 to be perfect. It's a bit snug with all the liners (3 layers) in. I've been examining...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,184,215
Posted By OnTheRoad
Bring it to Canada as well ! Yamaha Canada needs...

Bring it to Canada as well ! Yamaha Canada needs to start competing with all these Wee-Stroms ! (nothing against Wee's !)
Forum: Canada 01-02-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22,389
Views: 2,352,194
Posted By OnTheRoad
Thanks Lornce ! I'll utilize your tip on the...

Thanks Lornce ! I'll utilize your tip on the better of the 2 beer gardens ! :D

Cheers !
Forum: Canada 01-02-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22,389
Views: 2,352,194
Posted By OnTheRoad
Nevermind....this is the good show ! Btw,...

Nevermind....this is the good show !

Btw, guys I think I'm sticking with my Alpinestars and duct tape ! Nothing holds like duct tape....and their still waterproof after three seasons ! (and...
Forum: Canada 01-02-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22,389
Views: 2,352,194
Posted By OnTheRoad
Hey all ! Robbie-O's comments got me scared ! ...

Hey all ! Robbie-O's comments got me scared ! Is this the "leather, poser, chopper" show that used to be down at the Automotive Building at the CNE ? That show was definitely not worth the money. ...
Forum: Canada 12-30-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22,389
Views: 2,352,194
Posted By OnTheRoad
Hey Lornce and Fin, Thanks for the tips ! I...

Hey Lornce and Fin,
Thanks for the tips ! I like the look of those Aerostich boots.....yes, booooooots. Sorry...what was I talking about......oh yeah boots ! Been looking at several other MX...
Forum: Canada 12-29-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22,389
Views: 2,352,194
Posted By OnTheRoad
:evil ...er....um....still...

:evil ...er....um....still ...watching...all...the...bouncing...!!! Sweet vid, and a nice distraction! Been lurkin' for a while. Hope everyone had a great Christmas, and I hope y'all have a great...
Forum: Canada 12-11-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,469
Posted By OnTheRoad
Great Article ! Very inspiring !

Great Article ! Very inspiring !
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 514,041
Posted By OnTheRoad
I'm new to this thread. Lot's of nice 650's...

I'm new to this thread. Lot's of nice 650's here. Here's my '07 loaded down on the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. Not much off-road, but the on-road is a dream. Still no mods,...
Forum: Canada 09-30-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,306
Posted By OnTheRoad
Hey, I'm new on this line, but the subject truly...

Hey, I'm new on this line, but the subject truly hits home. If you want to get even more pissed, this dollar issue is affecting nearly all consumer products. Think about those posted prices you see...
Forum: Canada 09-30-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22,389
Views: 2,352,194
Posted By OnTheRoad
Someone on the forum once said, "never pass up a...

Someone on the forum once said, "never pass up a chance to get a cool picture of your ride" ...or something along those lines. Here's mine from today. It's not far from home or real exciting, but I...
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