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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 04:17 AM
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Posted By Canuman
Raining like a cow pissing on a flat rock. Suck a...

Raining like a cow pissing on a flat rock. Suck a nice day.
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Canuman
Ms. Barb and I slabbed it up to Norris Point -- I...

Ms. Barb and I slabbed it up to Norris Point -- I didn't want her short visit on The Rock to be spent among these unfriendly locals alone. Since sitting on line for the MS. Highlanders, she's had...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Canuman
Ms. Barb and I are drinking frozen bevvies in...

Ms. Barb and I are drinking frozen bevvies in Timmy's in North Sydney and looking out at the ferry.
Forum: Canada 08-16-2014, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Canuman
At the newly-opened East Wallace Nova Scotia...

At the newly-opened East Wallace Nova Scotia Motorcycle campground. Very, very nice. The owner has put in a TON of hard work in this place,and it really shows. I'll write more on it later,but it is...
Forum: Canada 08-16-2014, 02:46 AM
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Posted By Canuman
It's a surplus military instruments case...

It's a surplus military instruments case purchased off Ebay. Considerably tougher than an Actionpacker, and waterproof, dustproof, and air-tight. They probably cost the taxpayer a pile!
Forum: Canada 08-15-2014, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Canuman
Just on the Maine-New Brunswick border after...

Just on the Maine-New Brunswick border after about 350 miles today, including a pretty significant portion of the Eastern Townships in Quebec. Found that the Moto-Mule does not really like 75 mph...
Forum: Canada 08-15-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Got to stow the spookbook laptop. Will resume...

Got to stow the spookbook laptop. Will resume communications when able. Ride safe, you FF's. Departure in ten.
Forum: Canada 08-15-2014, 05:01 AM
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Posted By Canuman
T minus one hour and counting. All systems hot.

T minus one hour and counting. All systems hot.
Forum: Canada 08-15-2014, 04:51 AM
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Posted By Canuman
Got you a 1 gallon 'Pax (the 1.75 was too big to...

Got you a 1 gallon 'Pax (the 1.75 was too big to fit conveniently) and the mount on board. That should stretch your range to around 150 - 160, which should be fine.

1.4 Sonic? You mad bastige....
Forum: Canada 08-15-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 873
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Posted By Canuman
She's going to be pretty busy. She's off studying...

She's going to be pretty busy. She's off studying Physical Therapy.
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Canuman
I've got both 1.0 gallon and 1.75 gallon Rotopax...

I've got both 1.0 gallon and 1.75 gallon Rotopax if you need one. I also have space for them. Mounting them is your chore (bring straps). In the extremely unlikely event you break one, you'll own...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Canuman
The Everlasting Tire

Well, it looks like Anton's out and Ms. Barb (Barbsironbutt) may be in, at least partially. She is at least going to North Sydney, and may join us at Norris Point for an evening before blazing back...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Canuman
I'm told that it bounces like a jumping bean on a...

I'm told that it bounces like a jumping bean on a frying pan, but you don't really notice it on the trail. There is a little weave on the slab above 65 mph/100 kph, but it's something that you get...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Canuman
Just about packed. Need to attach the side bags....

Just about packed. Need to attach the side bags. They are not really necessary -- most of the gear is in the Moto Mule, but I want to have the side bags in case I decide to drop the trailer and do...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 06:22 AM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
There's some weird space-time discontinuity on...

There's some weird space-time discontinuity on the left side of the pic. Maybe Steph and Mike found a wormhole?
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 11:29 AM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Hey, I'm bringing a liter aluminum bottle for War...

Hey, I'm bringing a liter aluminum bottle for War Emergency Fuel. I don't think I'll need it with the IMS tank, but ya never know. I have two of the bottles, if anyone else would feel more secure...
Forum: Canada 08-12-2014, 04:19 PM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Got some work accomplished on the Mighty Mule...

Got some work accomplished on the Mighty Mule today. Spooned on a new T63 on the rear -- bye bye 244, and good riddance!

(Actually, the 244 rear was a good enough tire. It was the front that was...
Forum: Canada 08-11-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Canuman
Anyone have a water filter? Mine's currently...

Anyone have a water filter? Mine's currently wandering around Ontario somewhere on loan, and I don't think it will arrive back in time.

As I recall, Adam the Applicant has one, but I could be...
Forum: Canada 08-11-2014, 05:33 PM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Inmate ScottieVK is trying to join our company...

Inmate ScottieVK is trying to join our company from Long Island, NY. He was up earlier this year, but his Pops broke a leg 18 miles into the Trailway, and his ride turned into a rescue.

I'd like...
Forum: Canada 08-11-2014, 04:03 PM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Don't worry. We have an effigy of you that we'll...

Don't worry. We have an effigy of you that we'll leave there so the spirits leave us alone.

Thanks for the hair and toenail clippings, by the way.
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 04:37 PM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Give a little bit more butt room. What works on...

Give a little bit more butt room. What works on the slab won't work so well on gravel. Sometimes you have to lift the front, and a KLR's front takes a lot to lift. You can slide back the green thing...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2014, 05:29 PM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Bastiges! Those dual sporters have no manners.

Bastiges! Those dual sporters have no manners.
Forum: Canada 08-08-2014, 04:07 PM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
I'd get some. I habitually go "commando" when not...

I'd get some. I habitually go "commando" when not in riding pants, but abrasion is a killer. Bring poly wicking skivvies. I'm bringing some polypro "longies" also. They pack lean and are very useful...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2014, 04:04 PM
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Posted By Canuman
Now, Gold Bond's the stuff! Nothing like a...

Now, Gold Bond's the stuff! Nothing like a cooling shot of menthol to the man tackle on a sunny day.

Don't get all huffy, Sturgeon. We made it up last year. We likely will this time. Everyone plan...
Forum: Canada 08-07-2014, 02:47 PM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Good enough for the girls we go with. . .

Good enough for the girls we go with. . .
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 08-06-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,383
Posted By Canuman
Inertia

It's common, actually. There's always a load of inertia and indecision before any major trip. I came within a moment of calling off the 2013 Rock ride. I'm glad I didn't. When you finally decide to...
Forum: Canada 08-06-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
The case mentioned was a new pad from a reputable...

The case mentioned was a new pad from a reputable source that simply delaminated. I guess they don't make things to the old Rocket Gold Star standards any more: "That will do. Pub's open."
Forum: Canada 08-06-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Fresh T-63 being spooned on the rear of the KLR,...

Fresh T-63 being spooned on the rear of the KLR, and a new set of jets and a KDX needle kit. With the mods I did this spring (Eibach rear spring, Ricor Intiminators front) I might have a slight...
Forum: Canada 08-06-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
I'd bring a Miller Heli-Arc and tanks, along with...

I'd bring a Miller Heli-Arc and tanks, along with a selection of rod for steel and alloy. Hey, you never know. You may prefer a Lincoln.

That being said, MATPOC did a hell of a field brake pad...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 08-06-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,383
Posted By Canuman
Unfortunately, per this night's conversation,...

Unfortunately, per this night's conversation, AtlasEXP is out. He's facing an eviction notice from his apartment, even though he paid the rent, and has to go through a lot of crap in the coming...
Forum: Canada 08-06-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Got any JB weld?

Got any JB weld?
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 08-05-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,383
Posted By Canuman
Jeez, Steph, we sure have you conned! ...

Jeez, Steph, we sure have you conned!

Scottie, if you're there at the PAB ferry dock on the morning of the 18th sporting an ADV sticker or at least the salute, just look for the gritty bikes.We'll...
Forum: Canada 08-05-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
A bungie net comes in awfully handy to tuck the...

A bungie net comes in awfully handy to tuck the delicates in.
Forum: Canada 08-04-2014, 09:36 PM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Jeez, ten days of clothes? That's two changes of...

Jeez, ten days of clothes? That's two changes of underwear and one T-shirt, and three pairs of socks as well. Take two bandannas. Use one to wipe yer butt, and when it gets crusty, rinse it off and...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 05:42 PM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Not much difference between a weekender and a...

Not much difference between a weekender and a couple of weeks. You need to take much of the same stuff. Besides, in the northern climate, you always take everything and some times are grateful that...
Forum: Canada 07-30-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
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Forum: Canada 07-30-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 873
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Posted By Canuman
That actually looks pretty cushy. I'd squat on it.

That actually looks pretty cushy. I'd squat on it.
Forum: Canada 07-30-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 35,082
Posted By Canuman
Well, two and a little bit of weeks from the...

Well, two and a little bit of weeks from the jump-off. Get yer freeze-dries packed and change that nasty tire. Check your chains and sprockets. I don't care what you run on the rear, but please have...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 07-30-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,383
Posted By Canuman
Yep. From the info I have, the bridge shouldn't...

Yep. From the info I have, the bridge shouldn't be to far off if it exists. Otherwise, we'll get wet feet at the old crossing.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-23-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 27,023
Posted By Canuman
Usually, I've found it easier to ask forgiveness...

Usually, I've found it easier to ask forgiveness than permission. That being said, I've had one stop in ten years, and the Maine wardens are fine men.
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