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Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,800
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
http://www.sterk.no/RTW2012/Images/2012_07_16/IMG_...

http://www.sterk.no/RTW2012/Images/2012_07_16/IMG_4502.jpg



It may only have one wheel but you aint EVER going to see it in a Bongo !!
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,800
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Spied Terry and you boys in the back of a truck,...

Spied Terry and you boys in the back of a truck, can we assume that Terry convinced all of you to ride in a truck for some more shallow water crossings just like he did to Rod ?

:hide

Epic...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,800
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
“Rod your so right mate, this dirty water would...

“Rod your so right mate, this dirty water would have completely ruined our pedicures !!”<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Great...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,800
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Can see my employer paying me for lots of reading...

Can see my employer paying me for lots of reading instead of working over the next few weeks :rofl
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,457
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Here in Houston I get some heat coming thru the...

Here in Houston I get some heat coming thru the seat, especially in slower moving traffic but I have used some shielding to deflect the heat and its working great.
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21,468
Views: 3,850,836
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Houston Out the door price (with centerstand...

Houston Out the door price (with centerstand installed) 2 weeks ago was $12,000.00
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 35,830
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Hi Dude

Glad you meet up with the rest of the crew, looks like they treated you well
Later
Calgary-Yogi
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,253
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Could not have said it better. Have the same...

Could not have said it better. Have the same combo for over a year now.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 2,027,558
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
I remeber that, it was tight before you decided...

I remeber that, it was tight before you decided to lighten the Tanker by throwing away your wallet
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 2,027,558
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Raise ya a East Texas D/S Ride ...

Raise ya a East Texas D/S Ride

http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/8499/cimg0059yd6.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 2,027,558
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa103/DFW_Warri...

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa103/DFW_Warrior/Ride%20The%20Rio/IMG_1792.jpg

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa103/DFW_Warrior/Ride%20The%20Rio/IMG_1803.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Yes it is a Deauville, sweat bike. Do not get it...

Yes it is a Deauville, sweat bike. Do not get it here in the USA either.
If Ana had a bigger suitcase, I think she would have smuggled that one back into the States
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
The bonus days. Courtesy of hurricane Ike Our...

The bonus days. Courtesy of hurricane Ike
Our flights got cancelled on sunday morning and we got scheduled for tuesday. So Graeme did what he knows best: he gave us a quick tour......
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Day 7 The end of the ride The last day of our...

Day 7 The end of the ride
The last day of our two-wheeled journey. A ride back to Aberdeen, which Graeme made sure was not through the most direct route......
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Day 6 Nessie Day 6 was a nice relaxed ride...

Day 6 Nessie
Day 6 was a nice relaxed ride along Loch Ness and beyond for a couple of castles.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/anaconda_aggie/Scotland%202008/Day-06.jpg
The weather was...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Day 5 Isle of Skye, and "gone with the wind" part...

Day 5 Isle of Skye, and "gone with the wind" part II
Day 5 was the longest day, at somewhere around 290 miles, where we would be riding to the Isle of Skye. Since the Isle is now connected to the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
[cont. Day 4] We now continue on the...

[cont. Day 4]

We now continue on the northern highlands, following the northern coast. THis was hands down the must stunning scenery to date, a combination of hills, glacier-like formations and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Day 4 The trip to the most northerly point of...

Day 4 The trip to the most northerly point of mainland Britain, and my whiteknuckling ride on the windy highlands
Tuesday's ride was the second longest riding day that Calgary-Yogi had in store for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Before I continue with the report, let me post up...

Before I continue with the report, let me post up the tracks from the previous rides...
Day 1:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/anaconda_aggie/Scotland%202008/Day-01.jpg
Day 2:...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Day 3 On monday we headed out to Strathpeffer,...

Day 3
On monday we headed out to Strathpeffer, near Inverness, where we would be based for the next three days. With Skip finally back on (a different set of) two wheels, we left Aberdeen around...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Day 2 Skip's battery went dead, plus had...

Day 2
Skip's battery went dead, plus had another issue with the bike that would take a little while to sort out since it was sunday and things on the other side of the pond do not stay open 24-7...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Haggis, Highlands and hurricanes...the Scotland ride report

Pre-ride...

The whole thing started when our resident Scotsman, Calgary-Yogi, went home for Christmas and decided to return later this year and ride a motorcycle on his homeland. He did put that...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Haggis, Highlands and Hurricanes... the Scotland Ride Report

I took a couple of friends from Texas back over to Scotland for a 7 day ride around my home country.

I sold them on the trip by telling them "The one thing us Scotties canna do is build a...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,024
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
or you haven't sold it :rofl Y'LL Have fun.

or you haven't sold it :rofl

Y'LL Have fun.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Thanks for the answers

Thanks for the answers
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
GS / Strom half bike covers - what do you use

Looking to get a half cover for my DL1000 and need some guidance, so what half bike covers are all of you using for your Vstrom.
I am also thinking that covers that work for a GS could be used on...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,565
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Funny you should mention this, I just did the...

Funny you should mention this, I just did the exact samething last night. So it is great minds think alike or fools seldom differ :wink:
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,565
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
I have been using this one for a couple of months...

I have been using this one for a couple of months

http://www.touratech-usa.com/shop/show.lasso?sku=041-0703&-session=touratech:409A1AFB04fb811E1Djks40BDBCA

Couple of things, It is wearing my...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 43,281
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Having being use this one with great success. ...

Having being use this one with great success. Total waterproof
...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 29,387
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
I have had the jacket since December and so far...

I have had the jacket since December and so far it works good but not great.

The jacket does not feel as Wind proof as my Joe Rocket. Riding in 32deg weather requires my Gerbings on full to feel...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,197
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Willing be interested in hearing you trip report...

Willing be interested in hearing you trip report on the Wee espically since I trade my Wee for the K last year and am taking this up there in June.08
...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,187
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
http://www.sparkyphotog.com/yobs/yogi_bike_files/D...

http://www.sparkyphotog.com/yobs/yogi_bike_files/DSC_0039.jpg

Here is my set up. Everything was purchased at REI.
I got the cheap $5 holders but have to jam the larger bottle in to the holder. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 901,959
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Just got 2 of these from backcountry.com and they...

Just got 2 of these from backcountry.com and they are on sale for $25.
Great addition to the top of the pannier
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
You will find a shed lot of Strom riders in Texas...

You will find a shed lot of Strom riders in Texas hanging out here

www.twtex.com (http://www.twtex.com)

In the past year I have had 4-5 Strom tech days both in Dallas and Houston. Introduce...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Vstrom

Started running TKC up front and Tourance on the rear of my K Strom about a month ago. So far I have about 1500 miles - 100 in the dirt, 30 on a beach the rest wet and dry tarmac. So far I am...
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,018
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
On my second Strom and both have had Adventure...

On my second Strom and both have had Adventure Motostuff skid plates, no questions this is the one to get. Combine it with the GIVI engine guards and you will have no worries.
Forum: Canada 01-14-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
I too went thru with Too Cool back in 2006 and...

I too went thru with Too Cool back in 2006 and passed first time. I would and have recommended these folks to friends. They all agreed it was a great experience and all 3 passed first time also.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-21-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 183,752
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Thanks for the advise. I am off to the hill...

Thanks for the advise. I am off to the hill country tomorrow morning for 3 days of Riding. Hopefully the rain in Texas is warner than in Canada.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2006, 11:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,297
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Another vote for the jacket. When I am doing...

Another vote for the jacket. When I am doing road trips, I will wear the jacket for going out on the evening also, saves carrying an extra casual jacket
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-17-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 183,752
Posted By Calgary-Yogi
Hello <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...

Hello <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Texas</st1:place></st1:State>,
<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
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