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Forum: Canada 11-06-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By payner
Used to live there and the saying was A million...

Used to live there and the saying was
A million people... two bridges :wink:
Forum: Canada 10-21-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5,104
Views: 372,617
Posted By payner
Thanks for the pix Lee! It was a great day for...

Thanks for the pix Lee!
It was a great day for a ride and the route was a lot of fun. Here's hoping the snow holds off for a while to allow some more riding!
Forum: Canada 07-09-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5,104
Views: 372,617
Posted By payner
Neighbour and good friend bought a BMW HP4 last...

Neighbour and good friend bought a BMW HP4 last winter.
Blackfoot dropped it during PDI but didn't tell him... until he looked closley (some carbon fibre was crushed, scraped other bits) as he had...
Forum: Canada 09-28-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,104
Views: 372,617
Posted By payner
Gents it was great to meet you all last night...

Gents it was great to meet you all last night whilst "posing" at Starbucks!
I hope you all get out for a good ride this weekend and I hope that next week's "inclement weather prediction" is but a...
Forum: Canada 09-27-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5,104
Views: 372,617
Posted By payner
Bummer Beema, I was almost in the same situation....

Bummer Beema, I was almost in the same situation.
Maybe next time we should meet up at Coffee and Scream! http://members.shaw.ca/coffeeandscream/index.htm
I'm almost not joking... imagine a bunch...
Forum: Canada 09-27-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5,104
Views: 372,617
Posted By payner
Problem here guys. Got the toor-a-tek stickers,...

Problem here guys.
Got the toor-a-tek stickers, bolted on the panniers (complete with stickers) with spare tyres on top... but what oil
should I use???

Dang, I hope I can make it..


...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5,104
Views: 372,617
Posted By payner
I'm in for the tomorrow (Thurs) Starbucks...

I'm in for the tomorrow (Thurs) Starbucks "adventure".
Just waiting for my ebay "Toor-a-tek" stickers for the DR though... to fit in of course :evil

... though, since it's on 17th, maybe I'll...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By payner
Sorry, I missed this thread! I purchased a...

Sorry, I missed this thread!
I purchased a Sargent several years ago. I LOVE it! Great company. I corresponded with Sargent and ended up actally conversing with the indivdual who designed the...
Forum: Canada 08-30-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,171
Posted By payner
Hi! One o' them's me :wave (sorry about...

Hi! One o' them's me :wave

(sorry about the driving) :lol3
Forum: Canada 08-28-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,171
Posted By payner
Now that is an incredibly ignorant statement to...

Now that is an incredibly ignorant statement to stand by :lol3

A thinking person realizes that there are different cultures to the provinces and within the provinces. Being born and raised in BC...
Forum: Canada 08-28-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,424
Posted By payner
I think in some ways Canadians are simply USED to...

I think in some ways Canadians are simply USED to paying more for certain items. There are monopolies of sorts that keep things like aftermarket bike stuff high (parts canada and motovan?)
...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,843
Posted By payner
Ha, ha, oops! Yeah, I managed to get a...

Ha, ha, oops!
Yeah, I managed to get a performance award on Hwy 12 Idaho... but osifer, I was just commuting home :lol3.
However, $142 and NO POINTS, NO IMPOUNDMENT is fine by me as I was speeding....
Forum: Canada 08-22-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,843
Posted By payner
Yup, completely agree. Montana, Idaho and...

Yup, completely agree.
Montana, Idaho and Washington are now my destinations unless I'm driving the minivan :D.

Also, in my, er, experience, BC has a history of targeting out of province...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Posted By payner
My first bike was a CB650. Great bike for sure! ...

My first bike was a CB650. Great bike for sure! I've always thought the early 80's UJMs were simply great looking machines.
Regardging RPM...just rev it. Seriously, they're happy spinning at...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,513
Posted By payner
Hey, it's a DR, 52,000 is cheap for one of these...

Hey, it's a DR, 52,000 is cheap for one of these fine machines.:lol3
Forum: Canada 08-08-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,155
Posted By payner
What do you WANT? Most of the reasonable...

What do you WANT?
Most of the reasonable (:wink:) bikes mentioned can be farkled to fit what you do. I'm the guy that rode with Lycan1 to Moab on my DR650. It was fine but it was not stock -...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,483
Posted By payner
This is obviously written by someone who knows...

This is obviously written by someone who knows very little if not nothing about bikes.

Supervisor thing:
Makes sense. :eek1:lol3

Alcohol:
Dunno what it should be but I, a rider of 20+...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-23-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By payner
NICE trip! Thanks for the invite but, y'know, I...

NICE trip!
Thanks for the invite but, y'know, I had FAR more fun camping with 5 children from 4 - 9 years old in a bug infested campground. Putting up a tent in a thunderstorm was also something...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5,104
Views: 372,617
Posted By payner
Truer word were never spoken :norton Man, I...

Truer word were never spoken :norton

Man, I simply cannot believe how well my old DR handles, how capable it is off road and how (reasonably!) comfortable it is commuting and tripping. Dang,...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5,104
Views: 372,617
Posted By payner
I was a sportbikerer, then a cruiserer now a...

I was a sportbikerer, then a cruiserer now a dualsporterer... prob is that my sportbike and cruiser all kinda look like my dual sport... not clean :patch

Maybe I was born a dualsporterer and have...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,086
Posted By payner
Thanks Lee for an EXCELLENT write up! You...

Thanks Lee for an EXCELLENT write up!
You managed to capture the real spirit of the trip for sure. Again, we all feel for your loss but man did you hide it well!
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,086
Posted By payner
Those ProCycle guys are cool. I'm running their...

Those ProCycle guys are cool. I'm running their 780 kit in my DR and, while they sent me the wrong kit the first time (oops!) they quickly fixed their mistake and sent me a lovely yellow DR mug...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,086
Posted By payner
The guy I spoke to stated that it was AD1000 or...

The guy I spoke to stated that it was AD1000 or something like that with Will Smith. Funny though, the locals stated that we'd probably ride through the "Lone Ranger" set. There definitely was a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,086
Posted By payner
Sorry 'bout that, I was away. I think it's just...

Sorry 'bout that, I was away.
I think it's just a generic sumo fender but the PO put it on so I don't know where it came from. If you look closely (no good pix) it's just hacked out around the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,086
Posted By payner
Excellent report writing Lee! It really captures...

Excellent report writing Lee! It really captures the trip.

Thanks to the boys for being cool with my chain/sprocket replacement... something that should have been completely unnecessary had I...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,086
Posted By payner
Yup, he... er me, was having a great time :evil ...

Yup, he... er me, was having a great time :evil Honestly the lack of a fairing was not much of an issue although the 75mph highway runs (which were kept to a minimum - Thanks to Lycan's excellent...
Forum: Canada 06-12-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5,104
Views: 372,617
Posted By payner
Correct! It may be the grass is greener...

Correct!
It may be the grass is greener syndrome but dang, I think I'd have rather gone down that hill than my flail, pray, pin it and hope whilest bouncing upwards ride... 'course I'm about as good...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5,104
Views: 372,617
Posted By payner
Thanks for the pic Lycan1 What a sweet, sweet...

Thanks for the pic Lycan1
What a sweet, sweet trip! Huge thanks to Lycan for organizing this trip and making it happen. Moab is truely a playground of awesome proportions and, while I'm still sore...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-02-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By payner
Cry Lost gopro on white rim trail

I don't know if this is the right place for this but we were riding the White Rim trail today (june 2) and my friend lost his gopro somewhere between schaffer switch backs and the hogback. Yeah,...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5,104
Views: 372,617
Posted By payner
GWCycleworld is kinda my go to place. They have...

GWCycleworld is kinda my go to place. They have always offered me a good percentage off pretty well everything I"ve purchased there - tires, pressure suit, pants... and i'm not really a regular.
Forum: Canada 05-10-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By payner
What are you really interested in doing/seeing? ...

What are you really interested in doing/seeing?
Sure Banff & Jasper (Banff more than Jasper) are overly touristy however, if you really want to spend some time in the Rockies hiking or climbing,...
Forum: Canada 04-27-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,552
Posted By payner
It's not bad - Calgary to Victoria. I used to do...

It's not bad - Calgary to Victoria. I used to do it regularly on an 86 GSXR1100 - looking for gas at around 160kms equals a LOT of gas stops! If you take it easy (ie. don't speed too much risking...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By payner
Oh, you're the only one... I've NEVER done...

Oh, you're the only one... I've NEVER done that... not me :evil:cry
Forum: Canada 12-13-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 925
Views: 95,573
Posted By payner
Count me in! I missed the last BCBTR (dang...

Count me in!
I missed the last BCBTR (dang work!) so I'm starving for another BC ride.
Please post up the starting point (or the rough idea of the starting point) as soon as you have an idea as...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By payner
As long as you have a ural you'll be fine. On...

As long as you have a ural you'll be fine.
On any two wheeled bike I'd not try it past Oct. unless you're exceptional at keeping a bike upright on ice.
Forum: Canada 08-24-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By payner
Well people are pretty stupid however those...

Well people are pretty stupid however those chariots (if that's what you're referring to) are pretty tough. I managed to flip one with my daughter inside it :eek1! I was freeked out, got off my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 97,189
Views: 18,389,278
Posted By payner
Question about a broken bottom oil cooler mount. ...

Question about a broken bottom oil cooler mount.

As I was waiting for the 780 kit from Procycle, we found that the oil cooler is broken at the bottom mount - top mount is fine. Anyone else had...
Forum: Canada 06-13-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,902
Posted By payner
True about the service levels... I think that's...

True about the service levels... I think that's why I didn't get charged a fee when I shipped to a friend at a company with a UPS agreement.

I'm not certiain CP charges anything for brokerage......
Forum: Canada 06-10-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,902
Posted By payner
Damn, $65! A couple years ago I got some tires...

Damn, $65!
A couple years ago I got some tires shipped in order to save a few bux. Well, after the $40 "brokerage fee" my savings was pretty small. I learned my lesson :lol3.

No more UPS for...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By payner
Dunno about the FTR South but we ran hwy 66 and...

Dunno about the FTR South but we ran hwy 66 and the Powderface several weeks ago - they're open but 40's closed until mid June although you can still get to the Smith/Dorian from #40.
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