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Forum: Americas 05-30-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By womper
have you considered alaska? a few months is more...

have you considered alaska? a few months is more than enough time
Forum: Americas 05-30-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,017
Posted By womper
how about the long way around? the long way...

how about the long way around? the long way around...
Forum: Americas 05-26-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By womper
East coast is nice and all, but nowhere near the...

East coast is nice and all, but nowhere near the majestic beauty of BC/Alaska. there's nothing from the great lakes to the rockies of Alberta. nothing but dust and wind.

start on the west...
Forum: Americas 05-26-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By womper
if your starting point is anchorage, why not go...

if your starting point is anchorage, why not go clockwise from there to east canada, south to florida and then west and north?
i did route 66/ to the west coast to florida and back home in ottawa in...
Forum: Americas 05-23-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By womper
wow... thanks for the replies folks. as to...

wow... thanks for the replies folks.

as to comparing it to the Dalton. yes i rode a cruiser there... and yes i did crash it about 10 miles out of deadhorse. still rode it (back to utah and then...
Forum: Americas 05-22-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By womper
thanks to all posters btw... The tires are...

thanks to all posters btw...

The tires are essentially new... only about 300 km (~200 miles) on them... barely broken in.

planning to go around july 7th.
Got the bug suit :)
i'm still...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-21-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,611
Posted By womper
and can be used as shampoo/bodywash in a pinch

and can be used as shampoo/bodywash in a pinch
Forum: Americas 05-21-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By womper
Liard is pretty awesome... Fox lake (a...

Liard is pretty awesome...



Fox lake (a bit further north) is pretty nice too

to the OP... you'll find a boatload of places to camp in BC, YK and Alaska... just don't forget to go to the...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-21-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,271
Posted By womper
you need to start thinking multi use. cans of...

you need to start thinking multi use.
cans of food you can get anywhere... gas stations, etc. why bring so many unless you are living off the land.
2 pairs a shoes?
why bring firewood when...
Forum: Americas 05-21-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By womper
trans-labrador on KLR650 with Avon Gripsters doable?

Hey folks, hope i'm in the right spot to ask this.

I'll be doing the Trans-Labrador highway solo this summer and as much as i've been preparing mentally and getting all my gear sorted out, i have...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,292
Posted By womper
nice report! i'll be passing through this year...

nice report!
i'll be passing through this year and it helps to know what i'm up against!
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,979
Posted By womper
Question awesome ride report, any advice for the trans-lab?

Nice ride report! looks like a blast!

found this as i'll be doing the trans-labrador/ newfoundland tour from ottawa and back, going solo
(http://nfldbound.blogspot.com)

just a quick...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,532,745
Posted By womper
thanks for the update nat & dot... hah......

thanks for the update nat & dot...

hah... from the sounds of the last post, i think you've already "figured it all out" that's the true adventure. you, the bike and the road and everything in...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-16-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,420
Posted By womper
that would defeat the purpose of the motorcycle...

that would defeat the purpose of the motorcycle trip, wouldn't it?

only a parent will know when their kid is ready to ride or not. if a parent has to ask, then the kid and parent isn't ready.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-16-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,483
Posted By womper
I left home and went across canada to alaska,...

I left home and went across canada to alaska, toured around, went to deadhorse and went a bit south to Utah and back home.

I did it solo for the most part, but rode with people here and there.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,485
Posted By womper
that's just the kind of trip i'm looking to do,...

that's just the kind of trip i'm looking to do, but wouldn't have a clue how to go about it!
i'm in for this one :)
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,342
Posted By womper
great ride report and pictures! as for...

great ride report and pictures!

as for grabbing the can off the fire.
the leatherman does that, or any other set of pliers :)
(i had the same dilema on my last trip... hah)
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,468
Posted By womper
nice ride... i loved the nova scotia when i...

nice ride... i loved the nova scotia when i blasted through there last year...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,353
Posted By womper
watch that axe when splitting wood. wood liked...

watch that axe when splitting wood.
wood liked to get in between the plastic and the head and it can break apart... like mine did.
other than that it's a good axe
Forum: Americas 07-04-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,858
Posted By womper
I just want to add my 2cents while it's fresh in...

I just want to add my 2cents while it's fresh in my mind.
i just did an ottawa to alaska, toured alaska a bit, hit up deadhorse, headed down the cassiar, went through to the US, down to Utah and...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,516
Posted By womper
i went last year around newbrunswick, pei and...

i went last year around newbrunswick, pei and NS...

i had no expectations about anything and overall i had a blast. i didn't really research much. i just went.

check out the ride...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 176,201
Posted By womper
loved the report.. been reading it since last...

loved the report.. been reading it since last year and made me decide to head out on a 5 week 'adventure' of my own. hah.

inspirational...
Forum: Face plant 06-23-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,826
Posted By womper
I crashed on the dalton (jun 10th) with my cruiser

i know i know... i shouldn't have been going to deadhorse on anything but a dual-sport. problem is, i didn't have one, and didn't plan on going to deadhorse, and since i'm a new to riding in...
Forum: Americas 06-23-2009, 02:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,353
Posted By womper
haha. i just rode my cruiser up there. nope......

haha.
i just rode my cruiser up there. nope... never gonna look the same :)

as for the gas issue;
at most you'll see for miles between gas stations is 240 ish miles.
whatever you do, stop at...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 37,513
Posted By womper
heya joe. i met ya in Chicken. i was on the...

heya joe. i met ya in Chicken. i was on the little cruiser that was loaded down. small world.
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,414
Posted By womper
it's your fault i crashed up near deadhorse......

it's your fault i crashed up near deadhorse... your fault!! hah.
kidding. i read your trip and wanted to do deadhorse/inuvik ever since.
didn't make it to inuvik though.
Forum: Alaska 06-22-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,983
Posted By womper
yo dude... remember me? i was the guy on the...

yo dude... remember me? i was the guy on the cruiser considering going up with you to deadhorse in the car.

I'm the guy with the loaded down suzuki cruiser.

i took a trip down to anchorage,...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-23-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 91,616
Posted By womper
Add me to the list for North eastern ontario,...

Add me to the list for North eastern ontario, canada
(leaving to go across canada in a few days) :)
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 37,513
Posted By womper
subscribed... i may be passing you early june in...

subscribed... i may be passing you early june in dawson/tok area :)
(i don't have a plan, just a departure date and general direction) :)
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 89,839
Posted By womper
moar... MOAR... i mean... more. :) great...

moar... MOAR... i mean... more.
:)
great report btw.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,487
Posted By womper
gps or IPOD cranked anyhow... if no music then...

gps or IPOD cranked anyhow... if no music then plugs...
sound isn't that important to me...
i just wanna go fast. heh.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,457
Posted By womper
john candy...

john candy...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-02-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 586,489
Posted By womper
Cold lobster at this place in Alma, Newbrunswick....

Cold lobster at this place in Alma, Newbrunswick. I'd never tried cold lobster before (only hot, and not a fan)
i loved it... lobster was caught that morning and cooked and packed on ice. add some...
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