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Forum: Trip Planning 11-22-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,752
Posted By rob1313
Just posting so I can easily find this thread...

Just posting so I can easily find this thread later. Thank you to all who have been doing this and teaching the rest of us through your experiences. I've already got the bike to do is with, and most...
Forum: Americas 11-22-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By rob1313
I live in Edmonton, not sure where you are...

I live in Edmonton, not sure where you are planning to start your journey. I can help with anything you might need here. Be advised some people from other countries have had problems with insurance...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,839
Posted By rob1313
I try to tell all the new riders I know that the...

I try to tell all the new riders I know that the bike will always be far beyond what they are capable of, he'll I've been riding over 20 years now and they are still far more capable than I
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,422
Posted By rob1313
I picked yamaha but only because I'm strongly...

I picked yamaha but only because I'm strongly considering the tenere as my next machine
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,326
Views: 311,862
Posted By rob1313
Yeah, I was thinking that. I hate wrenching once...

Yeah, I was thinking that. I hate wrenching once it gets this cold. I might just pull the fuel line for the winter and plug it till it gets a bit warmer
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,326
Views: 311,862
Posted By rob1313
Winterized both bikes. The older klr I picked up...

Winterized both bikes. The older klr I picked up this summer did something strange. Usually I shut the petcock off and let it run till it runs out, then drain the carb. This bike kept drawing fuel...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,261
Posted By rob1313
Glad you got what you needed out of it. Up here...

Glad you got what you needed out of it. Up here we have a waiver of depreciation rider that a person can add to a policy. For the first 2-4 years (depending on rider purchased) if your vehicle gets...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,945
Posted By rob1313
Oxfords. I've used the others, including factory...

Oxfords. I've used the others, including factory on a BMW and a Honda. Unless something horrific changes with the company I'll never spend my money elsewhere again.
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By rob1313
Pretty much what he said. You'll have no need for...

Pretty much what he said. You'll have no need for a handgun. This is Canada after all, the only time you're likely to see a handgun is if the RCMP pull you over for a traffic stop, and even then...
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By rob1313
The tent space thread has been great. I love...

The tent space thread has been great. I love getting the chance to host travellers here. I'm not close enough to the good stuff to get many, but the times I have had people here it's been a great...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,408
Posted By rob1313
I've pretty much got mine ready to store. Fresh...

I've pretty much got mine ready to store. Fresh oil change, stabil in the fuel. The carbed bike get fresh fuel run into the lines, the the petcock off till it runs dry then drain the carb. The fuel...
Forum: Canada 10-31-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,550
Posted By rob1313
12,000 or so. A far cry from my record year, but...

12,000 or so. A far cry from my record year, but other things are more important these days. It'll rise again in a few more years
Forum: Face plant 10-30-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By rob1313
There are two ways to look at it from a legal...

There are two ways to look at it from a legal standpoint, sue and get paid, or take what's reasonable and fair for your time and injuries and call it a day (while leaving it open for future problems)...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,261
Posted By rob1313
The percentage changes with what the vehicle is. ...

The percentage changes with what the vehicle is. The newer the car, the more they can get for the wreck, a vehicle that is less than 2 years old may have a 65% value before they total it out. A car...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By rob1313
You're a dick, I like it.

You're a dick, I like it.
Forum: Canada 10-26-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By rob1313
I'm not rich, I pick the things I want, and I...

I'm not rich, I pick the things I want, and I shop hard for the best deal I can get. I prefer to support my local dealer, that's why I was in the shop in the first place, but I'm not getting screwed...
Forum: Canada 10-26-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By rob1313
With a bike purchase I'd say you should be asking...

With a bike purchase I'd say you should be asking for 20% on anything you buy that day. Can't hurt to ask. That's a lot of cash to drop
Forum: Canada 10-26-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By rob1313
My local dealer still want $1150 for that jacket....

My local dealer still want $1150 for that jacket. When I mentioned I can get it in Canada for less ( to see they would deal) the guy got pissy and walked away.
Forum: Americas 10-25-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By rob1313
Seems a problem whenever I get away on a bike :)....

Seems a problem whenever I get away on a bike :). Thanks. I'll look into it
Forum: Americas 10-23-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By rob1313
Time off over Christmas

Looks like I've got 9 days over Christmas to burn. I could spend it here in the snow (and I might yet) but I'm hoping that I can find something a little more fun to do without breaking the bank...
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,140
Posted By rob1313
Great ride/crash report. Sorry about your trusty...

Great ride/crash report. Sorry about your trusty steed. Hopefully it'll be back up and running about the same time you are. Heal up
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 124,291
Posted By rob1313
I've been following this thread for awhile now. ...

I've been following this thread for awhile now. Seems BMW has shafted you. I'm sorry to hear it. If they were going to refuse the goodwill the least they could have done was do it while you were...
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,645
Posted By rob1313
This.

This.
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 19,329
Posted By rob1313
At this point I'm going for sure. Anyone else...

At this point I'm going for sure. Anyone else coming? Ian you and your better half will be missed
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 19,329
Posted By rob1313
You doing Nakusp event again next year Ian? I'm...

You doing Nakusp event again next year Ian? I'm planning on attending with Cindy
Forum: Canada 09-16-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 19,329
Posted By rob1313
All I managed this year was a couple quick runs...

All I managed this year was a couple quick runs into bc. First one was pretty good, mostly down in the Creston area. Second was cut short by a bike malfunction. I'm at about 10,000 kilometres for the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By rob1313
From the look of his spot he's already well on...

From the look of his spot he's already well on his way.
Thanks for your help.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By rob1313
I'll let him know.

I'll let him know.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By rob1313
Peterman, thank you for the offer. I think he's...

Peterman, thank you for the offer. I think he's going to see of he can find something suitable in Roseburg first. He has a ride partner with him as well so I think he will be ok. You are the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By rob1313
Ok, looks like right now the plan is to get towed...

Ok, looks like right now the plan is to get towed in, try Roseburg for a tire, and if no luck send his riding partner up to Springfield to grab one from cycle gear tomorrow morning. Thanks for the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By rob1313
Cycle gear in Springfield has a tire that will do...

Cycle gear in Springfield has a tire that will do the job, but they won't ship, have to go through the web site to ship. Which doesn't do us a lot of good for having him rolling tomorrow morning
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By rob1313
Since he's being towed in any shop suggestions? ...

Since he's being towed in any shop suggestions? I can google all day long but I'd like to hear from someone in the area
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By rob1313
Help / advice near Roseburg

Just got a call from a buddy who is in your part of the world on a trip. He's had a tire failure, he's about to have the bike towed to Roseburg. We are looking for a tire (150-70 R17) He's riding a...
Forum: Canada 09-07-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By rob1313
Good luck in your search. I'm sure you'll find...

Good luck in your search. I'm sure you'll find something quickly. Better buy a cage if you're thinking you'll be up there long
Forum: Americas 08-24-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,099
Posted By rob1313
Leave really early. Far easier to ride into the...

Leave really early. Far easier to ride into the light when you are fresh than into the dark when you're tired. It was not all that hard to be honest, just boring as hell. Use a camel back, I love...
Forum: Canada 08-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 19,329
Posted By rob1313
Check Facebook.

Check Facebook.
Forum: Canada 08-07-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 19,329
Posted By rob1313
Rode the grey creek pass solo yesterday. Nothing...

Rode the grey creek pass solo yesterday. Nothing to it. 88ks of mixed gravel the worst being sections of first and second gear stuff. You guys should go try it if you haven't yet
Forum: Canada 08-04-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 19,329
Posted By rob1313
No Nakusp this year for me. I was just talking...

No Nakusp this year for me. I was just talking about how much I enjoyed it yesterday. Hope you two have a great time out there.
Forum: Canada 08-01-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By rob1313
You'd better buy another bike!

You'd better buy another bike!
Forum: Canada 08-01-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By rob1313
Edmonton motorcylist volunteers needed

Please note the below is a copy paste from another site. I'm volunteering my time for this event and thought a few of you might like to as well.
rob1313


Being Copy paste;
Good morning. I am...
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