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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2008, 11:58 PM
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Posted By vexorg
Looks like you were already getting rid of the...

Looks like you were already getting rid of the bugs, but if any are left, I found that its easiest if you put a wet rag over the front where all the bugs are for 10-15 minutes first to soften it all...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
My pix (still have to edit/add stuff, but most of...

My pix (still have to edit/add stuff, but most of it is up)

http://www.penguinpowered.ca/gallery/v/bikepix/trips/20080622/

Btw Maddaddy, do you have the vid from when I sprayed you with water...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-30-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
I thought that was mudbucket instead of maddaddy...

I thought that was mudbucket instead of maddaddy on the side taking pictures/video (they have similar coats) so I gunned it before I hit the water. Oops :shog
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
Can anyone convert that to GPS for me? I don't...

Can anyone convert that to GPS for me? I don't have the latest mapsource, so I can't read it.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,073
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Posted By vexorg
I'm having trouble mounting the scuba tanks on...

I'm having trouble mounting the scuba tanks on the back of my KLR, with my bags strapped on there doesn't seem to be any room. Any suggestions?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
Harrison west will be a piece of cake! Even the...

Harrison west will be a piece of cake! Even the one hill that people mention, it's all in your head. Just set a comfortable pace at the bottom of it and hold it all the way up. :ricky The rest of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2008, 09:18 AM
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Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
I'll be arriving on Saturday too, but my travel...

I'll be arriving on Saturday too, but my travel time for the day will be a bit shorter than it is for you guys.

Ok seriously, the knots thing would be of interest to me, I don't know jack about...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
There's a Mountain Equipment Co-op very close to...

There's a Mountain Equipment Co-op very close to us here in North Vancouver, about 5 mins away from TL's house. They will be open on Saturday.

http://www.mec.ca then search on 'bear spray' to get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
If I remember right, City Navigator North America...

If I remember right, City Navigator North America v8 will only work with two GPS units.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
I thought those mounting points on your panniers...

I thought those mounting points on your panniers were for the missile launchers to supplement the "lay-zor" and sonic cannon!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
I'm putting those in your bags to carry, then...

I'm putting those in your bags to carry, then accusing you of stealing them from poor old vex when we get to camp!:dunno
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
One thing to be aware of with these freeze dried...

One thing to be aware of with these freeze dried foods is that they are _very_ high in sodium. Not a big deal for most of us I'm sure, but my wife is on a low-sodium diet, so she can't have that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
Being able to stop every day for food is great,...

Being able to stop every day for food is great, that way I will carry next to nothing for food with me. During the day, all I will need is water and a snack. Night time I can have healthy stuff...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
Check out the mapbooks from...

Check out the mapbooks from http://www.backroadmapbooks.com/
Great detail, shows all the fun stuff. Available at bookstores all over the place.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
I put up my pix and vid from the weekend meetup...

I put up my pix and vid from the weekend meetup ride at http://www.penguinpowered.ca/gallery/v/bikepix/trips/20080509/ and I uploaded my GPS track of the trail ride to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-20-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
Not sure what sections you need gas cans for, but...

Not sure what sections you need gas cans for, but when my wife and I rode to Deadhorse last summer for our honeymoon, we found that we could have gotten away with not buying any at all for the run...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
Couldn't you just strap the scooter to the back...

Couldn't you just strap the scooter to the back of the GS? I'm sure many people would like to see pics of a scooter with a paddle tire on the back ripping it up!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
Think you guys would mind another 525 coming...

Think you guys would mind another 525 coming along? Hopefully I'll have mine by then. I'd love to try dunes, I've never done stuff like that before.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 48,928
Posted By vexorg
Well, I was thinking of posting a bio thing for...

Well, I was thinking of posting a bio thing for the trip, but
1) I'm usually the one taking the pictures, so I don't have any of me riding
2) All I could come up with for a profile was "geeky KLR...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-22-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By vexorg
I created a small site to share GPS tracks. It...

I created a small site to share GPS tracks. It allows you upload and download in a variety of formats, and can automatically convert between them for you. Only for North America so far, as no one...
Forum: Canada 08-03-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By vexorg
The road is still there, but more and more of it...

The road is still there, but more and more of it is getting paved. My parents have retired to a subdivision up on Chute Lake Road, it's getting pretty full of houses now. However, the road does...
Forum: Canada 08-03-2006, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By vexorg
Where is that first pic taken? I've been to the...

Where is that first pic taken? I've been to the second one (can't remember its name right now, but I have pics just like that one), and I'm pretty sure the third one is Kakabeka Falls. And where is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-17-2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By vexorg
Christian, I had created a site similar to...

Christian,
I had created a site similar to yours that shows GPS routes on Google maps (I didn't know about your site at the time), but handles native Garmin, Magellan, etc file formats. If you have...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 07-16-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,663
Posted By vexorg
Ouch, the poor tree! How did that happen? I'm...

Ouch, the poor tree! How did that happen? I'm guessing from the smile that no one was hurt too bad.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 06-27-2006, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,663
Posted By vexorg
Thanks for the compliment, I hope you'll find the...

Thanks for the compliment, I hope you'll find the site useful. I just found it hard to find places to ride, so this is my way of finding where the good stuff is :)
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 06-27-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,663
Posted By vexorg
hey wob, master and I did 507 to Crystal Lake...

hey wob,
master and I did 507 to Crystal Lake on Saturday (gps track/map at http://bike.stu.ph/rides/ride.php?ride=120) , and did a rail trail ride from Peterborough to Hastings on Sunday. The ride...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 06-21-2006, 12:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,663
Posted By vexorg
Can't help you with finding a route from Boston...

Can't help you with finding a route from Boston Bar to Merritt, but one of the guys on a small site I setup to share GPS files uploaded a GPS route that starts near Harrison Hot Springs and heads...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-31-2006, 07:28 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 31,296
Posted By vexorg
Well, after getting doubled into town with my...

Well, after getting doubled into town with my tire, we found out that my flats were caused by damage to the sidewall of the tire, which was puncturing the tube. I do remember getting bumped a bit...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2006, 09:54 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 31,296
Posted By vexorg
This is the part of the night before the trip...

This is the part of the night before the trip that I hate... trying to get to sleep :twitch
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2006, 08:39 AM
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Views: 31,296
Posted By vexorg
Or do what I did, and buy the same bike for my...

Or do what I did, and buy the same bike for my girlfriend. That way, if anything happens to my bike, I have a full set of spares with me! :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2006, 04:52 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 31,296
Posted By vexorg
route suggestions from Ottawa?

I'm riding up on Friday from Toronto, and will be passing through Ottawa on my way up there. From the maps, it looks like I could go from Ottawa up through Papineau-Labelle Wildlife Reserve, then on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2006, 06:14 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 31,296
Posted By vexorg
I'll go for the garage storage thing as well. ...

I'll go for the garage storage thing as well. Will there be armed ninja guards posted by the doors overnight? I expect to get good value for my five dollars! :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 31,296
Posted By vexorg
Got out of my booking at Motel Le Châtillon and...

Got out of my booking at Motel Le Châtillon and got a room at Motel au Vieux Moulin à Scie. Now I can sleep in an extra hour or two :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 31,296
Posted By vexorg
No, but if I feed her enough water, I'm sure she...

No, but if I feed her enough water, I'm sure she will play dead :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 31,296
Posted By vexorg
Hey, this bike wash thing is easy, oh wait... ...

Hey, this bike wash thing is easy, oh wait...
http://www.penguinpowered.ca/albums/20060521/IMG_0533.sized.jpg

Some KLRs like to take naps in the afternoon, mine likes a tranquil mud bath.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-21-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7,186
Views: 2,404,364
Posted By vexorg
Stop? Here? ...

Stop? Here?
http://www.penguinpowered.ca/albums/20060521/IMG_0532.sized.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 31,296
Posted By vexorg
Got my reservation for a single. Woohoo!

Got my reservation for a single. Woohoo!
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By vexorg
Wondering what ones have LANC? Check out...

Wondering what ones have LANC? Check out http://www.jonescam.tv/lanc_compatability.php (enter anything into the compatibility search to see the full list) and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 31,296
Posted By vexorg
Just tried to make my reservation and was...

Just tried to make my reservation and was informed that Nancy and Josée were only available 9-6, and to call back tomorrow, so that's what I'll do.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 31,296
Posted By vexorg
Whew, and here I was all worried that we weren't...

Whew, and here I was all worried that we weren't going to be able to have a mud bath... oh wait, we'll be having that while on the bikes, right? :rofl
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