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Forum: Epic Ride Reports Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,623
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Any friend of Vermin's is a friend of mine.

I'm a little late to the party apparently but caught up now. Thanks. Good write up...wish I could have offered more encouragement throughout.
Definitely YES to the LED taillight issue. I had the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-29-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 84,019
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Ahhhh...you've tipped your hand....

Now that I know you're not there, it'll be safe to ride the Sunsine Coast!

Ride like you're indivisible! :D

Cheers, S.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-02-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 21,918
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Hmmmmm....

A motorcycle mechanic "getting sick" early on a Friday afternoon? That's a first.:rofl
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-27-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,279
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Thanks so much...

For your view of a place so different from NA. We miss the sense of history conveyed by things like stone bridges and village squares. An "old house" here in western Canada is likely to be less...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-27-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,182
Posted By SteveTheLocal
No room at the inn?

I rely on Booking.com. You can sort by price, proximity, customer satisfaction rating, reserve in a couple of clicks, get deals, ask for special consideration such as ground floor, away from...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-25-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,864
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Lookin' Good!

I'm in! :ear
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-17-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 14,654
Posted By SteveTheLocal
You'll be ready for a rest...

By the time you get to Vancouver Island!:D
Check PM for message.
Ride safely,
S.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-17-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Forum: Americas 05-15-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Have both...

And sleep like a baby in the hammock. For broadleaf trees it is usually best to use straps or webbing so you don't damage the tree bark. In the west Douglas firs etc. are tough.
The pro's...quick...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-21-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,017
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Watch out!!!

Have you considered the possibility that LaDue and friends with identical bikes are providing you with a wish list of farkles and improvements that they would like to own themselves?!?:evil
Is it a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,667
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Thumb Thanks.

That Cortec bag looks well made. I have had the Bags Connection on my previous GS for 50,000 miles and it has performed flawlessly. I wasn't aware that there was a locking ring available for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,667
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Tank bags for '15 GSA?

Anyone have any experience fitting a tank bag for the '15 GSA? I've had one in the past that attached to the ring around the gas cap but with keyless option I'm not sure if the lock feature on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Well I didn't get down and slide on my belly like a reptile...

But I didn't see any small plastic donuts looking like that under the fender???
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Question Keyless start questions?

Just purchased a2015 with keyless start. The functionality of this is poorly explained in the manual.
Aside from the retractable key unit, it comes with a small plastic "emergency key". It says...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,619
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Alaska to Argentina and back on Heidenau

And they were great! High mileage compound and cold/wet performance are never going to be compatible. They do what they were designed for, and do it exceptionally well. Horses for courses.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-19-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 380,573
Posted By SteveTheLocal
It may have been solo, but you certainly were never alone!

Thanks for the ride along. I may have to reconsider doing RR's in the future just to meet the characters, real and virtual, along the way. (I think I'd need a Reaver Filter or a JJ Avoidance...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-09-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 380,573
Posted By SteveTheLocal
The rains are coming...the rains are coming!

You may want to really stack on the miles in the next few days 'cause the Wet Coast is going to live up to its name in a couple of days. Rains forecast for the next ten days. That might give you...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-29-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 380,573
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Just lurking along...

...and have to give you two thumbs up for being a Gamer! You go girl! When you get home and want to ride west instead of east there's always some hospitality for you here on Salt Spring.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-14-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 604,173
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Russian incursion?

Paul: The western press reported an incursion into Estonia by Russian troops in the past week. The report stated that Estonian military radio frequencies were jammed, smoke was used to obscure a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-08-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,221
Posted By SteveTheLocal
What you need to show this woman is commitment!

Give that bike away! Yes that's right...prove your love and make the break!
(PM me. I can help!). :deal

"If you love it, let it go..."

Enjoy the heck out of your new life. It too has many...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-12-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 32,458
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Thanks for taking the time to write it up. Great read.

I felt the same way about Prudhoe. The foreplay to orgasm ratio was WAY too high to make sense to me.
I loved the ride from Tok and the Top of the World hwy to Dawson City and the road to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-08-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,472
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Well done.

I enjoyed your honest style. Everyone goes to McD's for the free Internet way more than they admit! :rofl
If you make it out to the wet coast before you head south, shoot me a pm. Been to Ca and...
Forum: New Zealand 05-02-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By SteveTheLocal
From Victoria, on Vancouver Island...

I'm interested in Namibia too! Let me know if you find two? :clap
Forum: New Zealand 05-02-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Oh yeah...

You are welcome to the bike in our spring, summer,more fall. Doesn't have to be the same time.
S.
Forum: New Zealand 05-02-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Question Swap my 1200GS in British Columbia...

For a few weeks, in return for a loan of your bike in NZ for a few weeks at the end of November this year?

Can throw in a bed, a few meals, several beer, camping gear, etc. You'll just need your...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-22-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 37,277
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Bravo!

Cathartic.

What do you answer when people ask why? I could never answer in less than a thousand words, and by then they were gone, either physically or mentally.

I like your minimalism...in...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-14-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 64,538
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Reintegration...

Rene, it's so true. I'll be back on my island tomorrow after my sojourns and although people ask, they really don't want anything more than a six word answer. However, in their defence, I couldn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By SteveTheLocal
That makes sense...

I don't know if your solution is practical but it makes sense and fits all the symptoms and outcomes. I have the battery tender and it works fine at home but when on the road and leaving the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Reversing fan

CanAm Spyder has installed a fan which reverses the airflow when stopped to keep the heat away from rider. Maybe take a look and see if it is adaptable?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Why can't I push/jump start my GS when the battery is low?

I have a very slow drain on the battery somewhere. I know this and live with it because it is so minor when the battery is fresh. If I run the bike regularly it is not an issue. If I leave it sit...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-08-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,213
Posted By SteveTheLocal
How do get this map with your track on it?

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Is it from google maps or off your GPS?
Thx.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-31-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 64,538
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Excellent and insightful...

It was like taking a college course and seeing a new perspective. Dinner is on me when we next meet.
Cheers,
S.
:clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-28-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 26,842
Posted By SteveTheLocal
The video set up?

What cam? The audio from the helmet without the seemingly obligatory wind noise is a nice change. The remote too looks handy. ...and I like the side mount instead of the clown top mount. What is...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Coming through Palm Springs?

PM me for a bed and a breakfast. Wifey and I have room and kids that ride. Need the karma :rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 237,793
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Is it too late to join the fun?

One tent, two bikes, two for dinners Friday and Sat, if possible please?

If I don't hear back, we're coming anyway. Move over! :freaky
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-20-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 258,241
Posted By SteveTheLocal
James Hetzel from Louisiana...

Just gave me $20 for a used moto part I had no use for anymore...and I passed it on to you...to pass it on to The kids. Nice how the love goes around.
Cheers,
S. :clap
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-15-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By SteveTheLocal
It's gone to a good home...

Sorry to all that were also prepared to adopt it and show it a little love.

S.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-15-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Cradle for Garmin Zumo 550 free to good home.

The unit itself unfortunately went walkabout but still have handlebar mount, cradle and wiring in case someone has the opposite problem? PM me if interested.
S.:norton
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-11-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 64,538
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Moving to "The Continent"

...is like going over to the Dark Side! I hope you're leaving Jacquie on The Island? :wink:
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-04-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By SteveTheLocal
Thanks all...

I see it isn't looking like it's going to warm up any time soon. May have to linger in The Keys for a while. Wifey will understand, right?:huh
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