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Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,224
Posted By Rinty
Barry: I've owned both, and the 1200 is a...

Barry:

I've owned both, and the 1200 is a much improved machine. It is smoother, lighter, surges less, and has better gear spacings than the Oiler, just to mention a few things.

The Oiler GS...
Forum: Canada 05-18-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,197
Posted By Rinty
The health care payments were cancelled by the...

The health care payments were cancelled by the Stelmach government in 2009. The Prentice administration had planned to re-introduce them in July, but the NDP have again cancelled them.
Forum: Canada 05-16-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,197
Posted By Rinty
That more than makes up for it. :D

That more than makes up for it. :D
Forum: Canada 05-16-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,197
Posted By Rinty
I've always thought of the province as a scary...

I've always thought of the province as a scary place, politically; both at the government, and constituent, levels.
Forum: Canada 05-16-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,197
Posted By Rinty
And here's the Honourable Member from Calgary Bow...

And here's the Honourable Member from Calgary Bow (wearing the beer box): :eek1

http://storage.calgarysun.com/v1/suns-prod-images/1297697345853_ORIGINAL.jpg?quality=80
Forum: Canada 05-16-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,197
Posted By Rinty
And we can look forward to the introduction of...

And we can look forward to the introduction of annual smog checks for motor vehicles, and the re-introduction of front (redesigned) licence plates. So at a future time I may have a good deal for...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,197
Posted By Rinty
It's going to be a legislature of lightweights,...

It's going to be a legislature of lightweights, and the civil servants are going to roll over them. Who knows, the Honourable Member from Calgary Acadia, a yoga instructor, could become the new...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,197
Posted By Rinty
Well, this is what I'm worried about: a repeat of...

Well, this is what I'm worried about: a repeat of the conditions that we experienced during the Trudeau Liberal years. I'm not confident that the Dippers won't bring in policies that are as damaging...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,205
Posted By Rinty
Matt: I'm an attorney, and I prepare...

Matt:

I'm an attorney, and I prepare easements all the time.

Have you spoken with your insurer about whether you have coverage for:

1. the cost of repairing the line on your neighbour's...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-29-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 166,476
Posted By Rinty
How much gas did you put in? I'm reading...

How much gas did you put in?

I'm reading two different tankage specs for this bike: 18 litres and 5.3 U.S. gallons (20 litres). Is there a 2 litre reserve?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-11-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,562
Posted By Rinty
Excellent trip report; thank you. These...

Excellent trip report; thank you.

These remote hot springs are fascinating.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Rinty
Great shots; thanks for posting.

Great shots; thanks for posting.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By Rinty
Interesting stuff. Thanks for posting.

Interesting stuff. Thanks for posting.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-28-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,303
Posted By Rinty
Did you mean in - line 6's? :D ...

Did you mean in - line 6's? :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnU1JrxJzXA

As for in line sixes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bU4uqRFGdEk
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,457
Posted By Rinty
Congratulations, Graham. :thumb According...

Congratulations, Graham. :thumb

According to Bill Stermer's book on the RS, they were discontinued between 1984 and 1988. BMW built 250 "Last Edition" RS's for model year 1984. But the...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-01-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 166,476
Posted By Rinty
They had a grey one at our recent show, and it...

They had a grey one at our recent show, and it looks great. I think I'll demo one in the spring.
Forum: Canada 12-21-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Rinty
Highway 40, the Kananaskis Trail, is definitely...

Highway 40, the Kananaskis Trail, is definitely worth doing. The Trail joins highways 940 (the Forestry Trunk Road), and 541 (Longview Highway), at it's south end. There is a store at the junction,...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-22-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,688
Posted By Rinty
Fantastic pics, NB. Thanks for posting.

Fantastic pics, NB. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Canada 10-09-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,421
Posted By Rinty
It seems to me that the tricky part of this might...

It seems to me that the tricky part of this might be the obtaining of an Employer Identification Number, as most vehicle sellers would not be employers. I wonder why the government wouldn't allow a...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,421
Posted By Rinty
Good to hear. Let us know how you make out with...

Good to hear. Let us know how you make out with RIV.
Forum: Canada 10-04-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,421
Posted By Rinty
According to their website the recall clearance...

According to their website the recall clearance letter from a dealer, is acceptable.

https://www.riv.ca/RecallClearance.aspx

But in the past, there have been instances of creative...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-27-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 250,201
Posted By Rinty
Thanks for posting, Wes. This has been an...

Thanks for posting, Wes. This has been an excellent read.
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 55,705
Posted By Rinty
For RX100 owners who want to learn more about...

For RX100 owners who want to learn more about their cameras, and shooting techniques, Gary Friedman recently released this book:

http://friedmanarchives.com/RX100/

Here's another book, that's...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,772
Posted By Rinty
I wonder how long it will take the aftermarket to...

I wonder how long it will take the aftermarket to develop a deflector. Something in clear plastic wouldn't look too bad.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,316
Posted By Rinty
I figured it had to be something like that. ...

I figured it had to be something like that.

We'll give the brew pub a look, next time we're in town, and I see there's another place, Brannigan's, that looks promising.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,316
Posted By Rinty
[QUOTE=kenbob;24523587]Well.... Mooses is still a...

[QUOTE=kenbob;24523587]Well.... Mooses is still a happenin place.../QUOTE]

Main street Kalispell used to be such a happening place in the seventies, with a good selection of pubs. Now all of them...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,316
Posted By Rinty
I once rode up the Beartooth Plateau, wearing...

I once rode up the Beartooth Plateau, wearing jeans. Lesson learned....:D

Great pic.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,316
Posted By Rinty
Fantastic. Some of the work positions are...

Fantastic.

Some of the work positions are scary.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-16-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,316
Posted By Rinty
That's a rough place. I'm careful in there, and...

That's a rough place. I'm careful in there, and don't make any stops.

Ah, the Rattlesnake Grade, and the Grande Ronde. :thumb

...
Forum: Photos 06-16-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 388,828
Posted By Rinty
My comp to you too Krime, on that pic. I would...

My comp to you too Krime, on that pic. I would have been concerned about shooting into the sun, but with digital you're never wasting film. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 45,277
Posted By Rinty
That's a tough act to follow. :norton

That's a tough act to follow. :norton
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-15-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,971
Posted By Rinty
Never let a few splines get between you, and BMW...

Never let a few splines get between you, and BMW ownership. :D

And there's lots of great deals on Oilers out there.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-01-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,062
Posted By Rinty
You've got a nice variety of machines in the...

You've got a nice variety of machines in the stable. :thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-13-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 64,156
Posted By Rinty
Very clever. Loved your chameleon shots.

Very clever.

Loved your chameleon shots.
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,798
Posted By Rinty
X-Tra fit

I did a bit of research on the X-Tra fit, and found out that it is actually the name of the technology used in the Held gloves. According to their website, the two models of glove that have it are...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,316
Posted By Rinty
Here's the site that gives daily updates: ...

Here's the site that gives daily updates:

http://home.nps.gov/applications/glac/roadstatus/roadstatus.cfm
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,989
Posted By Rinty
Alex: You should be able to road test it in a...

Alex: You should be able to road test it in a few weeks. :thumb

Are you adding a section to your DIY site?
Forum: Canada 02-09-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,906
Posted By Rinty
http://www.icbc.com/autoplan/buy-renew-autoplan

http://www.icbc.com/autoplan/buy-renew-autoplan
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-07-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 64,156
Posted By Rinty
Tiff: Just read your article in the MOA...

Tiff:

Just read your article in the MOA News. Well done!
Forum: Road Warriors 11-30-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 1,826,065
Posted By Rinty
The Motus has wormed its way into my head (it's...

The Motus has wormed its way into my head (it's funny how this happens with certain machines, like Yamaha TDMs and 906 Pasos). But I don't see the company jumping through all the Transport Canada...
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