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Forum: Canada 04-18-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,132
Posted By NaeKid
You had a cramp in your leg that needed to be...

You had a cramp in your leg that needed to be stretched out.

Your balls shifted and felt uncomfortable, needed to re-adjust the boys.
...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 972
Posted By NaeKid
Last I heard Kane's still rents out Harley's ... ...

Last I heard Kane's still rents out Harley's ...


In a short while I'll be renting a Spyder from AllSeason for a day to see how it really is ... they intrigue me.
Forum: Canada 02-26-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By NaeKid
They already did it to IndianGraves, did it to...

They already did it to IndianGraves, did it to Waiparous ... and they are looking at doing it again and again till there is nothing left for us ...
Forum: Canada 02-20-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,685
Posted By NaeKid
That was fun!

That was fun!
Forum: Canada 02-20-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,247
Posted By NaeKid
Well said! :clap Just to add to that - I...

Well said! :clap


Just to add to that - I have been turned away from places that I have tried to spend my money at locally because of "we don't carry that product" or if I bring them a print-out...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By NaeKid
My condolances to the family ... we loose too...

My condolances to the family ... we loose too many riders, most of the time through no fault of their own.
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,888
Posted By NaeKid
I was able to get a local store (Pro Am Cycle in...

I was able to get a local store (Pro Am Cycle in Calgary) to order me a set of #2 and #3 buckles for my 50/50 boots. I also ordered a full set of buckles from MotorCycle SuperStore and they only...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,059
Posted By NaeKid
Looks like I burned off my tires on my KLR this...

Looks like I burned off my tires on my KLR this summer and I need a new chain now too. I just checked my E700's and I just reached the wear-bars. I might be fine now for some street, but, I won't...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,713
Posted By NaeKid
Any new updates? My stock chain is just about...

Any new updates? My stock chain is just about done (almost 25,000km on it so far), but, it has been riding 90% street and 10% trail. It only ever got cleaned / lubbed after rain (clean with WD40,...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By NaeKid
Yuppers - that was me after visiting the work...

Yuppers - that was me after visiting the work site and headin' back to my office. I don't get out of the office very often since the boss installed chains to my desk and he locks me to them ... I...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By NaeKid
Laugh Just wavin' to the "Ride the world" two-some!

Calgary:

I was ridin' my aztec-red zombie-KLR along 22x this afternoon and watched as two GS bikes rode west right past me. I got onto the road and caught up to them on the Deerfoot - waved and...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,888
Posted By NaeKid
Just found this thread. As I was takin' my...

Just found this thread.

As I was takin' my boots off after my ride today I noticed that one buckle was snapped, just like you described. I have had my boots for about 1 1/2 seasons of riding,...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By NaeKid
I haven't heard of Watson Lake, so, I had to look...

I haven't heard of Watson Lake, so, I had to look it up on a map ... it looks like he is just barely on the north-side of the BC-border in the Yukon - Yukon-highway #1 / BC highway #37/#97 area ... ...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,059
Posted By NaeKid
Ya - I have a few more Jeeps at home than I have...

Ya - I have a few more Jeeps at home than I have motorbikes ... soon I will have the same amount of Jeeps at home as I have motorbike ... :cry ... two Jeeps are for sale and it looks like one of them...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,059
Posted By NaeKid
Finding riding partners ... that is probably the...

Finding riding partners ... that is probably the biggest reason for me. I have a bunch of local friends who I never seem to be able to get out for a ride with - we just are never free at the same...
Forum: Canada 06-09-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,059
Posted By NaeKid
My KLR is setup as a mostly highway and light...

My KLR is setup as a mostly highway and light trails kind of bike - that easy-loop shown would be about right for my bike as I run the Shinko E700 tires on it. I average around 300km / fill-up
Forum: Canada 06-04-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,059
Posted By NaeKid
Like I said before, pencil me in .. it all...

Like I said before, pencil me in .. it all depends on the dates planned and if I need to take time off of work to make it happen. If I need to take time off, I will need to check with my co-workers...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-03-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,237
Posted By NaeKid
That is all great information to remember!! ...

That is all great information to remember!! Thanks for sharing.

Last summer I met a guy on the side of the road with a broken throttle-cable so I pulled out some tools and hacked the handle-bar...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By NaeKid
Are you looking for a quick alternate route to...

Are you looking for a quick alternate route to the gravel highway? Following paved highway 22 all the way up is always a nice ride if the wind doesn't push you off the road. :eek1

I believe that...
Forum: Canada 05-31-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,641
Posted By NaeKid
I have that pen-type kit as well with flares and...

I have that pen-type kit as well with flares and bear-bangers that I got in a little grocery-store out in the Kootenays of BC. I have since found places here in Calgary that sell the same thing. ...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-31-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,563
Posted By NaeKid
I have a Eureka 2XT tent that is four-season...

I have a Eureka 2XT tent that is four-season ready. You can go to the Eureka outlet-store (http://www.eurekacampingctr.com/eureka/) and order it directly for shipping. I have bought two tents...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,284
Posted By NaeKid
Sounds like it'll be an amazing trip - I drove...

Sounds like it'll be an amazing trip - I drove across Canada and tour'd that region back in 2007 - keep it cheap and real and they will have a blast!
Forum: Trip Planning 05-31-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,237
Posted By NaeKid
I have used tow-straps and tug-straps for getting...

I have used tow-straps and tug-straps for getting other Jeeps unstuck when offroad but I have never used one for a motorcycle. Is there a safe way to make it happen? I did a quick YouTube search...
Forum: Canada 05-29-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,059
Posted By NaeKid
Pencil me in for that! I have a few rides...

Pencil me in for that!

I have a few rides tentatively planned out for this year, I might have room for some more.
Forum: Canada 04-16-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,257
Posted By NaeKid
How much is alot? I haven't been near the border...

How much is alot? I haven't been near the border for about 10 years because of a hassle just after 9/11 happened, but, I would like to go down and visit some friends who just bought a vacation-place...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,257
Posted By NaeKid
I never heard of this Nexus-card before, so, I...

I never heard of this Nexus-card before, so, I hit-up Google to try to find out more information. Found lots of sites where you can put in all your information and get the card, but, that kind of...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,639
Posted By NaeKid
It is 72km from door-to-door, about 45 minutes. ...

It is 72km from door-to-door, about 45 minutes. My place in Carstairs has about an acre of grass (5.5km of walking to mow it), I have an 8-motorcycle-garage in the back, two large sheds and various...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,305
Posted By NaeKid
Just to report, I am back home again from the...

Just to report, I am back home again from the ride. 30 riders, 3 dual-sports (two KLRs and one Versys) and the rest a mix of cruisers (Harley, Yamaha, Suzuki, MotoGuzzi, etc)

Next year, planning...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,639
Posted By NaeKid
Even though my location says "Calgary", I am...

Even though my location says "Calgary", I am north of Calgary in Carstairs - recently relocated. I have a huge yard now with huge garage(s) and sheds - room for all my toys, but, the commute is...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,305
Posted By NaeKid
Just a quick top-up here - I am in Trail now, the...

Just a quick top-up here - I am in Trail now, the ride is in less than 24hrs, hope to see some of you at the ride. You'll know me by my Zombie-Outbreak decals on my KLR

:freaky
Forum: Canada 03-13-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,305
Posted By NaeKid
I was talkin' with my dad and he was tellin' me...

I was talkin' with my dad and he was tellin' me that at his place behind the mall that there is nothing for snow anymore and he is itchin' to get his Harley out.

When I was a kid in the '80s I...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,305
Posted By NaeKid
Snow is a possibility so I am planning on hauling...

Snow is a possibility so I am planning on hauling my motorbike over the Salmo/Creston pass on my trailer and I am hoping that when I get into the valley that the snow-factor will be minimal.

Last...
Forum: Canada 03-03-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,305
Posted By NaeKid
Kootenay riders ...

When I was still but a youngun in the '80s my great-uncle organized a motorcycle ride every GoodFriday as the easter-ride starting at his shop in Trail (Sid's Cycle) and it headed south through...
Forum: Canada 02-05-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,673
Posted By NaeKid
All of my bikes (three of them) are all insured...

All of my bikes (three of them) are all insured for $190 / year / bike ('08 Zuki S40, '05 KLR, '81 Zuki GL850) through AMA (Alberta Motor Assoc.), they are all on the same policy with one of my Jeeps...
Forum: Canada 01-08-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,707
Posted By NaeKid
How did you get that picture of the Ducati 1199...

How did you get that picture of the Ducati 1199 !!?? I had a hard time just getting close enough to touch it, the crowds were very deep around that one bike!

I loved the trick-riders and their...
Forum: Canada 01-02-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,707
Posted By NaeKid
Looks like I'll be there on Saturday, meeting up...

Looks like I'll be there on Saturday, meeting up with some friends for breakfast / brunch and then hit the show for the rest of the day (or till we wear our legs out). If you see someone who kind of...
Forum: Canada 12-28-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By NaeKid
Looks like you have a tent. PM sent back to you...

Looks like you have a tent. PM sent back to you again with my dad's info so that you can talk with him and get the plans all finalized for the exchange .. :freaky
Forum: Canada 12-27-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By NaeKid
Adventure tent

My dad bought himself an adventure tent that weighs in about 13 lbs, made by Nordic from Colorado ( http://redverz.com/Tent-Tenere.html ). He set it up just once to see what it looks like, but,...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 12-02-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 26,642
Posted By NaeKid
Thanks for sharing that info ... I took...

Thanks for sharing that info ...

I took things one step further and used the basic British file like you did, but, I copied it and renamed it to Canada_English and then edited that file to have...
Forum: Face Plant 11-30-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,357
Posted By NaeKid
Had that happen here in Calgary, AB ... the laws...

Had that happen here in Calgary, AB ... the laws are now in place against cell-phone use in a vehicle, but, that doesn't really stop them much ... :huh
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