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Forum: Canada 03-14-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 42,025
Posted By Gold5th
It's your fault :P right after you posted it...

It's your fault :P right after you posted it started to snow.. and now we have like 10cm forcasted :P
Forum: Canada 01-31-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 42,025
Posted By Gold5th
I'm hoping to put my ATRE and fuel management on...

I'm hoping to put my ATRE and fuel management on this weekend. And maybe test out my head light, replace a relay see if I can figure out why my headlight has a lag when switching to highbeam... or...
Forum: Canada 01-01-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 42,025
Posted By Gold5th
Heh I just snowblowed my back yard.. in hopes of...

Heh I just snowblowed my back yard.. in hopes of that when this white stuff melts, the path to my bike garage will be dry about the same time the roads will be.
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,946
Posted By Gold5th
Cool2 I guess I'm lucky, I can fit one of these in each...

I guess I'm lucky, I can fit one of these in each saddle bag:
http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/browse/4/Auto/AutoSafetySecurity/GasCans/PRD~0283011P/Gas+Can%2C+5L.jsp?locale=en

last long trip I...
Forum: Canada 02-23-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 42,025
Posted By Gold5th
Got my clutch parts in so hopefully I can fix my...

Got my clutch parts in so hopefully I can fix my clutch shudder... just need time to do it, and to build a base to hold it up. The lift would be in the way.

Then I still need to get tires......
Forum: Canada 01-19-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 42,025
Posted By Gold5th
On the Alberta side I call 63 and 28 between...

On the Alberta side I call 63 and 28 between Edmonton and Ft. Mac "the Ft. Mac 500", because it seems like a race. One snowy winter day I was doing 120km/h in a small 4x4 with excelant winter tires...
Forum: Canada 01-18-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 42,025
Posted By Gold5th
I've done 130km/h down a gravel road on my old...

I've done 130km/h down a gravel road on my old virago... won't do it on the C109RT though.. way to wide of tires for any control over 80km/h... some gravel I have to do 40km/h.
Forum: Canada 01-10-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,779
Posted By Gold5th
The wife and I have a go-pro HD hero, we haven't...

The wife and I have a go-pro HD hero, we haven't found a good way to put it on her bike (it is her camera after all)... I've put it on my handlebars and you can see the windshield ripple... it's...
Forum: Canada 01-10-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 42,025
Posted By Gold5th
nope.. rear tire is blown :( a number of other...

nope.. rear tire is blown :( a number of other people have been out.
Forum: Canada 12-21-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,249
Posted By Gold5th
No, it's a grid system here now. Well for basic...

No, it's a grid system here now. Well for basic liability. All new drivers start on X point. Then tickets and accidents raise you up the grid and raise the premiums. Then for collision and...
Forum: Canada 11-08-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
:cry it seems really nice out today, hovering...

:cry it seems really nice out today, hovering just above freezing. I coulda rode. Tomorrow or Thursday it's supposed to be 10 above... I coulda rode.. but nope.. bike in storage alread (burned off...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,130
Posted By Gold5th
Not goggles, but I use this: ...

Not goggles, but I use this:
http://www.nofogusa.com/NO-FOG.htm

Works with goggles and my full face/visor helmet.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,134
Posted By Gold5th
Sounds like my Tourmaster transistions jacket. ...

Sounds like my Tourmaster transistions jacket. Has a liner I can add in for cold weather. Hot weather it has a bunch of vents I can open. I've used it from Freezing up to 38/40 degrees C.
Forum: Canada 10-30-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,249
Posted By Gold5th
Nordic eh? That's who the second last owner had...

Nordic eh? That's who the second last owner had it insured through, we found the registration/insurance hidden deep in the bike when it was pulled apart for paint. He's gonna see if he can get a...
Forum: Canada 10-29-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,249
Posted By Gold5th
Where is your buddy insuring his cbr1000rr? I...

Where is your buddy insuring his cbr1000rr? I have a friend with a vfr1000 who is having a hell of a time getting coverage, he had coverage, took it out of province, got back to find a letter saying...
Forum: Canada 10-29-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,249
Posted By Gold5th
I got a quote from blue circle, ouch. I'm...

I got a quote from blue circle, ouch.

I'm with TD Molleche Monnox for my c109rt, and my Ninja 650R.

The Ninja 650R, is just a sport bike, where as the 600 and other larger ones are...
Forum: Canada 10-29-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 42,025
Posted By Gold5th
Cool2 800km, bah that's not much. I bought my truck in...

800km, bah that's not much. I bought my truck in Bonnyville, that's getting close to you, and the wife works from time to time in Lac LaBiche.
Forum: Canada 10-28-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,405
Posted By Gold5th
I'll have to remember this thread for next year,...

I'll have to remember this thread for next year, my bike is in storage already for winter due to a tire issue... but we have a single room school house and a 4 room school house(huge comparitively)...
Forum: Canada 10-28-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 42,025
Posted By Gold5th
I'm over in Athabasca, but I ride a huge cruiser...

I'm over in Athabasca, but I ride a huge cruiser that doesn't like anything but paved.. I can do gravel, but gotta go slow with a 240 rear tire and a 150 front. the wife rides a crotch rocket. My...
Forum: Canada 10-28-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,943
Posted By Gold5th
People are talking about keeping cool, and sheep...

People are talking about keeping cool, and sheep skin.. on my 3000ish km ride this summer, I bought an airhawk.. not worth it imo... I started about half inflated, and I was sitting much higher, and...
Forum: Canada 10-27-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
I put my bike away.. but not by choice... I was...

I put my bike away.. but not by choice... I was riding to work every day, even when it was below freezing.. It was warm one day, went for a 50-60km ride with a buddy.. got home, went to put my bike...
Forum: Americas 06-01-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By Gold5th
Wink Planning a trip.. Canada - States, 2 -3 weeks

So the Wife and I initially were going to go from Athabasca, Alberta, Canada to Steinback, Manitoba, Canada. Which would have been 2 days there, then what ever time there than 2 days back.

Then...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
We were out riding in 9-10degree C weather the...

We were out riding in 9-10degree C weather the other night... my wife froze, she stole my riding pants mid trip. With the Sun 9-10 is fine, at night.. nope
Forum: Canada 05-31-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
No it's not... I wish... we're getting frost...

No it's not... I wish... we're getting frost warnings at night
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,492
Posted By Gold5th
I like my HIDs so I can see better at night. As...

I like my HIDs so I can see better at night. As far as other people seeing me, I ride like I was taught how to drive my cage.. like eveybody is out to get me. With the bike, until I get eye contact...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,492
Posted By Gold5th
McFury.. actually you're incorrect. HIDs...

McFury.. actually you're incorrect.

HIDs produce almost identical if not a little less heat than halogens. You run into problems with higher K colors and cheap kits with the amount of UV they...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
wow, I was daily'ing my wife's Ninja last week,...

wow, I was daily'ing my wife's Ninja last week, then mid week I switched to my bike.. one afternoon I took my truck because they forcasted rain/flurries and I wouldn't be home til after dark.
Forum: Canada 04-19-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_liuu9o7Fxo1qgck7...

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_liuu9o7Fxo1qgck72o1_500.jpg
Forum: Canada 04-15-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
Interesting.. Environment Canada says the snow is...

Interesting.. Environment Canada says the snow is done for asside from the risk of some flurries today...

The Weather Network says.. snow til Tuesday.. then maybe, just maybe it'll warm up.
Forum: Canada 04-14-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
try about 450km north of there. Athabasca

try about 450km north of there. Athabasca
Forum: Canada 04-12-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
Better to be a smart as then a dumb ass :lol3

Better to be a smart as then a dumb ass :lol3
Forum: Canada 04-12-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
- 75F eh? I've snowmobiled in that.. Hell musta...

- 75F eh? I've snowmobiled in that.. Hell musta frozen over :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,492
Posted By Gold5th
Daniel Stern (sp) annoys me :P He blames...

Daniel Stern (sp) annoys me :P

He blames the glare and scatter on the HID kits. I've run HID in every vehicle I have owned for the past 5-6 years, except my Virago.

Can I see further down the...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
Grrr, I guess my release was just a day pass. ...

Grrr, I guess my release was just a day pass. Theweathernetwork is forcasting snow all week, and Environment Canada is forcasting rain today and snow Thur/friday.
Forum: Canada 04-09-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
I got my bike out, so far 15km, about to do a...

I got my bike out, so far 15km, about to do a 350km round trip to the city.. feels so nice :P Even though my wrist hurts from slipping on the ice, I must be well rested as my big bugger seems...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,798
Posted By Gold5th
I have to disagree, I rode a 280 dual sport for...

I have to disagree, I rode a 280 dual sport for my Motorcycle course... well for the first portion, due to it's seating position and nature of balance I could do any low speed manouver they tossed at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,798
Posted By Gold5th
Hey now be nice. I ride a cruiser and snitch the...

Hey now be nice. I ride a cruiser and snitch the wife's sport bike from time to time. I ride the cruiser due to where I ride and that I have knee problems that won't let me ride most other styles...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 59,599
Posted By Gold5th
Heh, this reminded me of "chic cars" Up here...

Heh, this reminded me of "chic cars" Up here Chevy J-bodies 95-03ish Cavaliers/Sunfires are called chic cars, just because 95% of the time when you see one a female is driving them.

I like to...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,739
Posted By Gold5th
I took the snow blower to my back yard so...

I took the snow blower to my back yard so hopefully it's dry up faster. I don't have a garage and when my bikes come home from hibernation, they live in one of those portable tent garages in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 15,305
Posted By Gold5th
Oh good to know :P I've managed to ride away...

Oh good to know :P I've managed to ride away once on a smaller bike and it flipped up as soon as I started to move. Could be 'cause I'm a big boy and the suspension sits a little lower.
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