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Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,188
Posted By Bicyclist
Nice pics of the totems at Kitwanga. The detour...

Nice pics of the totems at Kitwanga. The detour down to Stewart is spectacular and the Cassiar is a lovely road. Too bad the new power line interferes with photo opps. No mention of the Stikine...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 216,351
Posted By Bicyclist
For backup, I use a Newertech Voyager Q. ...

For backup, I use a Newertech Voyager Q.

http://www.newertech.com/products/voyager_index.php

I have some raw hard drives and just swap them out. One is kept off site in case the house burns...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,713
Posted By Bicyclist
Good timing for the bump. My Butler AZBDR map...

Good timing for the bump. My Butler AZBDR map showed up in the mailbox today.

Thanks for the RR, guys.
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 34,182
Posted By Bicyclist
Well, this isn't much better. I found this one...

Well, this isn't much better. I found this one on the ground.


http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b217/rollsonwheels/P1010150_zps366e4d48.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 34,182
Posted By Bicyclist
I suspect you went by this place heading west of...

I suspect you went by this place heading west of Marfa. Be interesting to hear your impression. Enjoying the report, as usual.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 85,506
Posted By Bicyclist
Cool dragon! I guess she doesn't breathe fire,...

Cool dragon! I guess she doesn't breathe fire, though. I don't see any carbon on her teeth.:D
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,680
Posted By Bicyclist
It has been rather a long haul. I'm happy to...

It has been rather a long haul. I'm happy to hear that it's finally being resolved in your favor. It'll be interesting to know what the other problems they found turn out to be. Maybe they'll fix...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,071
Posted By Bicyclist
Crawl Space. Ya know, under the house. We're...

Crawl Space. Ya know, under the house. We're not talking attics here.
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,071
Posted By Bicyclist
Too nasty, dangerous, corrosive. Not something...

Too nasty, dangerous, corrosive. Not something you want to spray in a confined space.



Check out ozmoses suggestion: http://www.concrobium.com/products/concrobium-mold-control/ Poke around...
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,071
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, keep em coming. Bora-Care doesn't...

Thanks, keep em coming.

Bora-Care doesn't show at my local Home Depot. They don't all carry the same products; seems it's regional. I've looked for some other things that people have gotten at...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,071
Posted By Bicyclist
Mold/mildewcide for crawl space

Before I encapsulate a crawl space, I want to kill off any mold/mildew on the joists and subfloor and anywhere else down there. I want to use something that will kill that stuff, but not me.:deal ...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,483
Posted By Bicyclist
http://www.jcwhitney.com/garage-pro-universal-glos...

http://www.jcwhitney.com/garage-pro-universal-glossy-motorcycle-trunks/p2010970.jcwx?filterid=c14523u0j1

It's a $45 copy of a Givi trunk. Not beautiful, but reasonably effective.
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,680
Posted By Bicyclist
Well, Blackfoot seems to carry most of them. You...

Well, Blackfoot seems to carry most of them. You might ask what sort of deal they'd be willing to offer on, say, a nice Super Ten. :D

I understand your concerns about the long term reliability...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,680
Posted By Bicyclist
Except that there are no fuses in a canbus...

Except that there are no fuses in a canbus system.

I'm another long time BMW owner, having owned them for 41 years. My experience with my F800ST and knowledge of the problems my fellow club...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,947
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, Dave. A picture is worth a thousand...

Thanks, Dave. A picture is worth a thousand words.
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,220
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, I think the side trip to Yellowknife was...

Thanks, I think the side trip to Yellowknife was really the high point of my Alaska trip. It's an interesting place and one that doesn't get a lot of ride reports. After reading a ton of Alaska...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,947
Posted By Bicyclist
I'd like to see it. I use a Trangia, as well.

I'd like to see it. I use a Trangia, as well.
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,220
Posted By Bicyclist
Nice report. You're glad you're home, but I'll...

Nice report. You're glad you're home, but I'll bet you'll wake up with the urge to get on the bike and go some more.

I was struck by your comment aways back about "overhead", all the time spent...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 29,878
Posted By Bicyclist
Ahah! I've been waiting for your report!

Ahah! I've been waiting for your report!
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,220
Posted By Bicyclist
Looks like this. :D ...

Looks like this. :D

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b217/rollsonwheels/P1010595_zpsb0a853a6.jpg (http://s20.photobucket.com/user/rollsonwheels/media/P1010595_zpsb0a853a6.jpg.html)

Homer was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,220
Posted By Bicyclist
Enjoying the report. Went to AK last year. ...

Enjoying the report. Went to AK last year.

When you were in Anchor Point, you were at the westernmost point accessible by the continuous road system of North America (according to the sign).:D
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,357
Posted By Bicyclist
The Geo Metro used a 12" tire, I believe. Try...

The Geo Metro used a 12" tire, I believe. Try searching for that.
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,947
Posted By Bicyclist
Do not use the stove inside the tent. Too much...

Do not use the stove inside the tent. Too much risk of asphyxiation or burning to death in the tent.

One trick for staying warm is to heat a container of water and put it in your sleeping bag.
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,022
Posted By Bicyclist
Older Polar Bear coolers had plastic strap rings...

Older Polar Bear coolers had plastic strap rings sewn to the bottom of the straps that go around the bags. Great way to attach the cooler to the bike. The new ones don't have those rings. For that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,421
Posted By Bicyclist
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,465
Posted By Bicyclist
Sounds like a nice ride. I'd highly...

Sounds like a nice ride.

I'd highly recommend that you get yourself a set of good rain gear. Getting soaked is a miserable experience and you will get soaked without it. It never rains when you...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 216,351
Posted By Bicyclist
Interesting thought. I have the wrist strap. It...

Interesting thought. I have the wrist strap. It came with a long and short strap and the camera mount. I just tried it around my thigh with the two straps combined and it looks like it'll work...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 216,351
Posted By Bicyclist
I made a run to Harbor Freight, yesterday. ...

I made a run to Harbor Freight, yesterday. There's a music store next door, so I snagged a wind sock. I had the VIRB clamped to the crash bar on my Versys and recorded some video on the way to the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,755
Posted By Bicyclist
Small world. I stayed at that Motel6 in Moncton...

Small world. I stayed at that Motel6 in Moncton last year. The girl behind the counter recommended Jean's Restaurant, straight down the road toward town, next to the Fast Fuel. Turned out to be a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By Bicyclist
Enjoyed your report. My Versys is green, the...

Enjoyed your report. My Versys is green, the frog-ier color.:D
Forum: Trip Planning 07-26-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By Bicyclist
If there's something you want to do, do it while...

If there's something you want to do, do it while you can. Life is uncertain; you don't know how many heartbeats you have.

Go for it!
Forum: Trip Planning 07-26-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bicyclist
If you're going to pay shop prices to buy tires...

If you're going to pay shop prices to buy tires and have them mounted anyway, it makes sense to take Shu's advice and get it done somewhere down the road. That way, you'll get full use out of the...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 216,351
Posted By Bicyclist
Sounds good, so far.

Sounds good, so far.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 216,351
Posted By Bicyclist
Can you talk a little more about this? I'm...

Can you talk a little more about this? I'm looking for a mic that I can use in the helmet to add comments while recording video. I have the mic adaptor cable, just need a mic.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,755
Posted By Bicyclist
Google shows a place called Slippers and Things...

Google shows a place called Slippers and Things on Grenfell and there's another place right nearby. If you find the sticker, let us know.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,755
Posted By Bicyclist
I love these road magic stories!

I love these road magic stories!
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 24,449
Posted By Bicyclist
Last year, I was headed north, flopped in Hyder...

Last year, I was headed north, flopped in Hyder for the night, when I talked to a couple of characters on KLRs headed the other way. They'd had a little weather on the Dalton, I believe it was, and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,755
Posted By Bicyclist
The University in Corner Brook offers summer...

The University in Corner Brook offers summer accommodations on their campus.

http://www.findyourcorner.ca/conference-services/Pages/accommodations.aspx

Marine Atlantic makes the ferry run...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,182
Posted By Bicyclist
Nice report! I, too, have ridden those roads on...

Nice report! I, too, have ridden those roads on motorcycle and bicycle. It's beautiful country.
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,755
Posted By Bicyclist
Ah, yes, Wreckhouse. Famous for extremely high...

Ah, yes, Wreckhouse. Famous for extremely high winds, strong enough to blow the Newfoundland train off the tracks. The railroad used to follow a route from Port aux Basques to St. Johns along what...
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