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Forum: Canada 08-25-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Aside from a few set backs these past couple of...

Aside from a few set backs these past couple of weeks, we starting to pack.
Janis and are going to make our way around Lake Superior on the BMW.
I noticed some very interesting roads along the...
Forum: Canada 08-24-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
Made a modification today, after a comment from...

Made a modification today, after a comment from Lappeeman, re: blowing head light :
I recall this was mentioned somewhere as there was a problem with having the protector mounted too close. (...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2014, 02:21 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Added another farkle to the Sherpa.... Head...

Added another farkle to the Sherpa....
Head Light Protector.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/23/e1b36051d684b95913bc94c660b33bdd.jpg


Actually it was a project initially intended for...
Forum: Canada 08-22-2014, 08:16 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
Clean Title, Usually refers to the bike...

Clean Title,

Usually refers to the bike coming with ownership papers.

Frequently, people are selling without the registration...usually because of it being miss placed / lost. Or too cheap...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 02:22 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Sounds like a great trip... The dates are...

Sounds like a great trip... The dates are unfortunately not in my favour. I look forward to the next ride.
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
When are we going and where ???

When are we going and where ???
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 10:32 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
I have a Sherpa

I have a Sherpa
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 07:53 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
Ronnie, do I have to procure a new 250cc bike so...

Ronnie, do I have to procure a new 250cc bike so that I can join you?
I would go get a CBR125, but I found the riding position was not suitable for the neck and back. (old injury) Hell, I can't ride...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 04:25 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
What's the old saying, Red Sky in the morning,...

What's the old saying, Red Sky in the morning, Riders Take Warming!!!! Rains a comin!

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Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 05:54 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
It's a motel and there are also cabins.

It's a motel and there are also cabins.
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 05:39 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
The local eatin place in VBay ...

The local eatin place in VBay

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Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Vermillion Bay Ride

Cross Post from Winnipeg Thread



The Pine Grove Motel
Hiway 17, Vermillion Bay Ont.
Contact Person: Gail
1 (807) 227-2013

Tell her you are with the ADV group.
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 05:03 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Vermillion Bay September Ride

More info:

The Pine Grove Motel
Hiway 17, Vermillion Bay Ont.
Contact Person: Gail
1 (807) 227-2013

Tell her you are with the ADV group.

There are rooms and cabins.
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
Vermillion Bay September

So far there are 9 confirmed for the run.
As it sounds like most will be riding small bore bikes, the rides will be shorter and fuel will be accessible.
I will confirm the name of the motel and...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 09:22 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
Get in touch with GreatWhiteNorth, he is doing...

Get in touch with GreatWhiteNorth, he is doing the south route right now. There some posts on the Winnipeg thread.
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 09:20 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
High wind Lake ? Is that off the Hiway to Sioux...

High wind Lake ? Is that off the Hiway to Sioux Narrows.? If so, I went in many years ago by truck. We needed a shovel to fill some of the holes in the road.
Or it may have been into Dry Berry...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 08:36 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Have you checked out the Winnipeg thread. We are...

Have you checked out the Winnipeg thread. We are planning a weekend ride in the VBay area last weekend of September. Lots of small bore bikes.
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 02:53 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Holy shit!!! You need a new bike every time this...

Holy shit!!! You need a new bike every time this happens!!!:rofl
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 07:08 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
Sent you an email...

Sent you an email...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 04:50 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
GreatWhiteNorth must be away...there are two old...

GreatWhiteNorth must be away...there are two old KLR's on Kijiji, and still for sale.
One is a Barbie for $1650.00
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 03:02 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Our trip around the big Lake is on hold. For...

Our trip around the big Lake is on hold.
For personal reasons, we are going to postpone the ride this year.
We will be travelling to Thunder Bay, with the truck, so if there are pick ups or...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
I don't find the time passing any faster... Mind...

I don't find the time passing any faster... Mind you work did drag on forever.

As far as rides go.... It seems I have to travel further and longer to get into new stuff. That's why I posted the...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
To continue with that thought: Retirement is...

To continue with that thought:

Retirement is a 7 day a week job with no structure. It will drive you creatures of habit nuts!
Forum: Canada 08-15-2014, 07:44 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
Got tied up at home with family.... Sorry I...

Got tied up at home with family.... Sorry I missed it.
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 10:15 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Cross Post from Winnipeg Thread Vermillion...

Cross Post from Winnipeg Thread

Vermillion Bay Fall Ride:
Further to my previous post,
Looks like rooms are available in VBay for the last weekend of September and or the first weekend in...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 10:13 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Vermillion Bay Fall Ride: Further to my...

Vermillion Bay Fall Ride:
Further to my previous post,
Looks like rooms are available in VBay for the last weekend of September and or the first weekend in October.
Nothing special, rates are...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 05:23 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Something about regular maintenance !!! I...

Something about regular maintenance !!!
I exercised the fleet today... Two weak battery's, one stuck float bowl, and a shit load of kicking.... Lol.
Heading out Monday for the run around Gitchee...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 04:17 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Welcome to the real world of motorcycling .... ...

Welcome to the real world of motorcycling .... Lol

Just kidding, I have an "original" crotch rocket and still have fun on it.
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 06:56 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
Did you check out the Sargent Seats for a long...

Did you check out the Sargent Seats for a long term solution?
( I never made it past 4 hrs on my F800 until the new seat was installed)
Forum: Canada 08-11-2014, 10:57 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
I saw that, would be a good project. Thanks...

I saw that, would be a good project. Thanks sharing.
Got to reduce inventory before I can take anymore projects on.
Forum: Canada 08-11-2014, 07:53 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
I gave up on the therma-rests and bought an REI...

I gave up on the therma-rests and bought an REI Incamp sleeping pad. Air filled with the pump built into the pillow. At $140.00, not cheap but folds down smaller than a the conventional pad. (25" X...
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 03:12 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Got another one... If you are interested.

Got another one... If you are interested.
Forum: Canada 08-09-2014, 11:12 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
I was in Minnaki a few weeks ago and there were...

I was in Minnaki a few weeks ago and there were no services, even the restaurant / bar (Rossies) was closed.
Forum: Canada 08-08-2014, 04:49 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Ron, I'd like to help, but out of the city, back...

Ron, I'd like to help, but out of the city, back for a couple days then heading to TBay.
Forum: Canada 08-06-2014, 09:45 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
The Bear Tooth is great... the Lolo is ok, check...

The Bear Tooth is great... the Lolo is ok, check out the hot springs just west of Missoula.
Forum: Canada 08-06-2014, 07:11 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
Hey Carl, you guys enjoy! North Rider and I got...

Hey Carl, you guys enjoy! North Rider and I got back to our respective homes yesterday.
The scenery in Colorado is pretty impressive.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/06/pymu4epu.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 06:32 AM
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Posted By BackRoader
Made it to Meeker CO. No photos yesterday, too...

Made it to Meeker CO. No photos yesterday, too much rain and cool weather. 6.5 C at 10,000 feet as we crossed over from Fort Collins to Steamboat Springs.
Here are some shots from the first couple...
Forum: Canada 07-30-2014, 01:50 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Ride Report

We rode to Colorado. It was hot, then it rained, North Rider got a bug in the eye, now we are going to drink beer. Update to follow.
Forum: Regional forums 07-30-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 31,179
Posted By BackRoader
North Rider and I are in Fort (soggy) Collins,...

North Rider and I are in Fort (soggy) Collins, heading towards Meeker. Rain has let up, now it's pouring :rofl
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 08:14 PM
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Posted By BackRoader
Hey Lyle, glad to hear your trip was a good one! ...

Hey Lyle, glad to hear your trip was a good one!


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