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Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,711
Posted By Truenorth2005
Excellent ride report. Thanks for posting. Maybe...

Excellent ride report. Thanks for posting. Maybe meet you sometime on a WPG group ride.
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,711
Posted By Truenorth2005
I'm in. Really enjoy your RR's. I'm hoping to...

I'm in. Really enjoy your RR's. I'm hoping to have my wife on her own bike soon.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By Truenorth2005
Wolfman tankbag and panniers

I have both Wolfman tankbag and tank panniers. I wouldn't want to be without either. The panniers gives good protection to the old knees from cold wind, flying rocks and bug splatter. They are very...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Get the parts shipped to a shipper/receiver on...

Get the parts shipped to a shipper/receiver on the US side and pick them up there. It will be much quicker and cheaper.
Forum: Americas 07-01-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Truenorth2005
Options to Trans Canada across the prairies

The Trans Canada is about the best way for making miles but the scenary isn't the best. Try #9 out of Calgary through Drumheller and Saskatoon or #16 the Yellowhead Hwy from Jasper through to...
Forum: Canada 06-16-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
08 klr

If anyone is in the market there is an 08 KLR w/factory soft saddlebags, 12000 kms in nice shape at a dealer in Dauphin. Asking is $3700 so hard to say what cash out the door would be.
Forum: Canada 06-08-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
I rode the FJR and Super Ten at the demo day in...

I rode the FJR and Super Ten at the demo day in Brandon last year. Great bikes but I lack the self control necessary to own an FJR. It just begs to run and I'm afraid I would let it a little to often...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
[QUOTE=calan818;24296404]FACEBOOK POST: Call me...

[QUOTE=calan818;24296404]FACEBOOK POST: Call me Evel Knievel! Well as many of you already know, I was unsuccessful in my latest motorcycle stunt... I unfortunately had a bit of a crash with my bike...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Truenorth2005
Glad to hear you had a good run. Sounds like you...

Glad to hear you had a good run. Sounds like you must have had good weather.
Forum: Americas 05-28-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Truenorth2005
Gotta agree. Ride Hwy 99 north, the Sea to Sky...

Gotta agree. Ride Hwy 99 north, the Sea to Sky Hwy. Maybe stop in Whistler for a ride on the Peak to Peak tram. It's all good.
Forum: Canada 05-12-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Thanks for the link Daryl.

Thanks for the link Daryl.
Forum: Canada 05-12-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
I would also like any info possible on this...

I would also like any info possible on this subject as I am in need of a new chain for sure and possibly sprockets as well. How far do you wear your sprockets before changing them out? Every chain?...
Forum: Americas 05-10-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,014
Posted By Truenorth2005
Just checked the Beartooth Highway website....

Just checked the Beartooth Highway website. Scheduled to open for the season on May 23/14.
Forum: Americas 05-09-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,014
Posted By Truenorth2005
I too would very highly recommend Chief Josef Hwy...

I too would very highly recommend Chief Josef Hwy and Beartooth pass. One of the best rides we have ever taken. We rode over them, then turned around and rode right back the other way. They are that...
Forum: Americas 05-09-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Truenorth2005
Hi. You might want to swing back up into Canada...

Hi. You might want to swing back up into Canada once you are east of the Rockies. Hwy 2 through Montana and North Dakota is very boring and lots of oil trucks. Try Hwy 13 through southern...
Forum: Americas 04-15-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By Truenorth2005
Hwy 2

If you do travel #2 in North Dakota don't plan on staying anywhere near Williston. Hotel rooms are almost impossible to find with all the oilfield activity in that area. Ask me how I know. A slower...
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Took the kids out there when they were small....

Took the kids out there when they were small. They thought it was a blast. It wasn't the very peak of the season and there were a lot of snakes around.
Forum: Americas 04-11-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By Truenorth2005
If you want to avoid some of the heavy truck...

If you want to avoid some of the heavy truck traffic on the Yellowhead take Hwy 5 north from Neepawa, MB. Only a few miles further and I can route you all the way to Saskatoon with a lot less...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
WoooooooHooooooo. Tis the season, biking season...

WoooooooHooooooo. Tis the season, biking season that is. I managed to get my bike out past the snowbanks and mud this evening and got in a thirty mile run on the gravel. Plus five just seems so much...
Forum: Canada 02-08-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Welcome to the forum. Do you live right in...

Welcome to the forum. Do you live right in Winterpeg?
Forum: Canada 02-06-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
One of my favorite movies so I knew it was in the...

One of my favorite movies so I knew it was in the eastern US somewhere. As for the bike trip south, it's not looking real promising for this year but we'll see what happens in the next month.
Forum: Canada 02-06-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
The dam scene in the movie "The Fugitive" was...

The dam scene in the movie "The Fugitive" was filmed in North Carolina at Cheoah Dam.
Forum: Canada 01-20-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Thanks for the replies so far. That gives me a...

Thanks for the replies so far. That gives me a point to start planning from. I will check the motorcycle roads website. Anything in particular to see in Arkansas if we go that way?
Forum: Canada 01-19-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Points south

I'm in need of your input. It looks like a buddy and I may be able to get away for the first week of April. How far south would we need to haul the bikes on the first of April to get to comfortable...
Forum: Canada 01-12-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
We went to the Nakusp HU meet 3 yrs ago. What a...

We went to the Nakusp HU meet 3 yrs ago. What a great time. Would go every year if my summers weren't so hectic. The ride in and out of Nakusp is worth crossing the prairies for. Through Banff, south...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 91,642
Posted By Truenorth2005
Great RR. Can't wait for more. Bring it on!

Great RR. Can't wait for more. Bring it on!
Forum: Canada 01-07-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
I've had a Hyde Racing skid plate on my VStrom...

I've had a Hyde Racing skid plate on my VStrom since new and I would definatly buy one again. They give me the protection I was looking for without adding much weight.
Forum: Canada 01-03-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Xl 350r

I still have the exact same bike in the shop. Needs a little TLC but a real good bike. Interested to hear they were all finicky to start. I thought maybe it was just mine.
Forum: Canada 01-01-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Happy New Year to all the local ADVrider family....

Happy New Year to all the local ADVrider family. It was a pleasure to meet some of you this year and we look forward to meeting more of you in 2014.
Forum: Canada 12-18-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Great logic Darrell but living in Manitoba like...

Great logic Darrell but living in Manitoba like we do , who can afford to insure multiple bikes with MPIC. I'd have a stable full if I could afford to insure them.
Forum: Canada 12-15-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Rok straps

I bought my Rok Straps at the Horizans Unlimited Rally in Nakusp a couple of years back. Pretty sure the dealer was from Calgary. I can likely find his name if you want to try him.
Forum: Canada 12-14-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
My first bike was a 1976 550 SuperSport. A really...

My first bike was a 1976 550 SuperSport. A really sweet ride. I'd love to have it back.
Forum: Canada 11-05-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Older trailers can be quite reasonably priced in...

Older trailers can be quite reasonably priced in the Greater Phoenix area but most units in the gated parks come with a long list of amenities that as a bike base you probably don't want to pay for....
Forum: Canada 11-05-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
I can confirm that 125 in a 100 zone in this fine...

I can confirm that 125 in a 100 zone in this fine province is $378 so I feel for you.
Forum: Canada 09-14-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Had a great time today on the tour to Baldy...

Had a great time today on the tour to Baldy Mountain in the Ducks with Great White North and gang. We really enjoyed meeting you all.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 23,109
Posted By Truenorth2005
Impressive photo quaity. I may have to invest in...

Impressive photo quaity. I may have to invest in one.
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 23,109
Posted By Truenorth2005
What camera and lens were you using for your RR...

What camera and lens were you using for your RR as I see quite a bit of fisheye bend in your millenium park pictures in Chicago?
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 23,109
Posted By Truenorth2005
UPS problems

Great ride report.
As for UPS, I flatly refuse to deal with them for cross border shipments anymore. Every time I have used them it was an expensive and frustrating experience. Now I insist on USPS...
Forum: Canada 09-08-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
Owning a new gen KLR wouldn't hurt my feelings...

Owning a new gen KLR wouldn't hurt my feelings but having one of them thar Super T's, now that's a bike. Test rode one at the Yamaha Demo day in Brandon this summer. I'm impressed.:clap
Forum: Canada 09-05-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14,972
Views: 798,737
Posted By Truenorth2005
09 WeeStrom

No, it wasn't me. I've never owned a KLR.
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