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Forum: Canada 09-01-2006, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22,340
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Posted By sunio
NS trip pictures

For those who remember I went to NS at the end of July. Just days following Carlo's departure. Unfortunately my trip was cut short due to the accident my wife and I had near Sherbrook NS. I am...
Forum: Canada 08-11-2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Our helmets never touched the ground. Also my...

Our helmets never touched the ground. Also my wife's gloves don't show any sign of contact with pavement yet her hand is broken just above the wrist. How she managed to that I don't know.

As for...
Forum: Canada 08-10-2006, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
I am back from NS as well. I had a great weather...

I am back from NS as well. I had a great weather and a great ride until I got a flat on a front again near Sherbroke, NS last Saturday.

We were doing about 80km/h when it happened and by the...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
I am running out of fueses! I already blew 4 of...

I am running out of fueses! I already blew 4 of them today! My battery charger's cable is toast (the plug actually). It was the culprit. I am typing this message while waiting for soldering gun...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
I see something's brewing here. I may be able to...

I see something's brewing here. I may be able to join a weekday ride when I come back from NS and my bike is still in one piece. Yesterday I got second flat tire in a week and that is just hours...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Thanks for the info. Was Meat Cove busy when you...

Thanks for the info. Was Meat Cove busy when you were there. I'll be there around long weekend and I am wondering if I'll have problems with getting a camping spot.
Forum: Canada 07-24-2006, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
I am in a count down mode. I'll be leaving for...

I am in a count down mode. I'll be leaving for NS this comming Saturday 6am if everything works out. Had a few issues to sort out with my bike this weekend. I still need to mount the tires, get a...
Forum: Alaska 07-13-2006, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By sunio
Don't worry much. Learn (read on the net) how to...

Don't worry much. Learn (read on the net) how to not to attract the wildlife and you'll be ok. I've spent two nights in total wilderness in Alaska last year and the rest in "formal" campgrounds. I...
Forum: Canada 07-09-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
World Enduro Championships in Parry Sound

Is anyone going to World Enduro Championships in Parry Sound next weekend? I booked a campsite in Killbear Park and I am leaving on Friday night. I was there this weekend for a sport bike rally and...
Forum: Canada 07-09-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Jesse, Sorry for late reply but I was away...

Jesse,
Sorry for late reply but I was away building sand castles with my kids. Just got back home after 9 days away. I have three weeks to prepare now. I'll get in touch with you within few...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
The plan is to take 401 East and get off it as...

The plan is to take 401 East and get off it as soon as possible and cross the boarder with US and take side roads all the way there. Do the Adirondacs, White Mountains and Mt.Washington and then...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2006, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By sunio
Last year a campground in Beaver Creek new AK/YT...

Last year a campground in Beaver Creek new AK/YT had free internet access for campers (there were only a few people that night there). In Watson Lake there is a college just a few steps from Sign...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2006, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Ride to Nova Scotia July 29-August 13

Hey Ontario riders,
Would anyone be interested in joining me for part or all of the ride to NS this summer? I know it's a kind of short notice but you never know. My brother was scheduled to ride...
Forum: Canada 06-15-2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Sorry, but we do't have a GPS. You don't want to...

Sorry, but we do't have a GPS. You don't want to be stuck there on big GS, trust me on this. In some places the mud was knee deep. We realy spent 2 hours getting mostly my bike out of there. W...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Wink For those who missed it (well there was only...

For those who missed it (well there was only Jesse with me) here is a short ride report prepared by Jesse.
http://www.f650.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=231082
Forum: Canada 06-13-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Wednsday Ride (last minute)

Would anyone be interested in DS ride tomorrow (Wednsday). I know it's a last minute thing but I really need to get out into the bush. I would like to do as much dirt as possible. The plan would...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
I have two guys confirmed to join me at 8am. ...

I have two guys confirmed to join me at 8am. We'll try to get to Kennedy Commons by 9:30. Don't wait for us though for too long.

Peter
Forum: Canada 04-27-2006, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Yes! I am comming. I put 50/50 tires on this...

Yes! I am comming. I put 50/50 tires on this week! My bike now also has new wheel bearings and few other things. Should be fun. I will likely be comming with one or two other guys on F650GS. I am...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
sure why not, but my "waterproof" bulet cam got...

sure why not, but my "waterproof" bulet cam got flooded after 12 hours of downpour I and it lost some colors. When I tried it last time it did really provide funny colors. I think I need a new...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Carlo, Fin, Check you PMs. I sent you...

Carlo, Fin,

Check you PMs. I sent you something to sweeten the day...

Hope you enjoy it.

Peter
Forum: Canada 03-30-2006, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
I don't have them either. I am on Tourances so I...

I don't have them either. I am on Tourances so I hope we can skip the heavy stuff. I any one brining comm system with FRS/GFRS radio? I am taking my audioboss to listen to the radio and I am not...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
How about we meet say between 8:00 and 8:30 am...

How about we meet say between 8:00 and 8:30 am (to give other potential riders a chance to join us) in front of the former Fogh Marine building (it's just west of Park Lawn on the North side accross...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
That's not scheduled until late in the day if at...

That's not scheduled until late in the day if at all. I sat in my office whole day dreaming about a ride. Nothing's gonna stop me from taking off in the morning. Whole day of riding. Yummy......
Forum: Canada 03-30-2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Ride this Friday?

Is there anyone interested in a ride/meet this Friday March 31 in Toronto area? It's supposed to be 17C and no rain until afternoon. I have a day off and I want to RIDE!!!. I live in High Park...
Forum: Canada 03-29-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By sunio
Thanks for the info. Now how about the time of...

Thanks for the info. Now how about the time of the year. I may only be able to do it in the second half of August. How's the weather in Labrador and East Coast provinces at that time of the year. ...
Forum: Canada 03-29-2006, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,005
Posted By sunio
Try Simon at Topendz.com. I picked one up for...

Try Simon at Topendz.com. I picked one up for $631 CAD including taxes just a week ago. He's in Toronto however. I am sure he can ship to Calgary for few bucks. There won't be any brokerage...
Forum: Canada 03-28-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By sunio
Toronto, Goose Bay, NF,NS, Toronto

I am thinking about doing the run from Toronto through Labrador, taking a ferries and getting back through NF, NS, NB to Toronto. Could someone help me in figuring out the time I would need to cover...
Forum: Canada 03-20-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,943
Posted By sunio
Did Alaska last year (from Toronto BTW) on two...

Did Alaska last year (from Toronto BTW) on two F650 GS Dakars with my brother. We went up all the way to Inuvik. We were both on Metzeler Tourance tires. Both sets of tires survived Dempster and...
Forum: Alaska 08-27-2005, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,587
Posted By sunio
Lot's of people say to do it in June or July. I...

Lot's of people say to do it in June or July. I just returned from Alaska last week. I reached BC at the end of July and spent three weeks in BC,Alaska, Yukon and NWT. We had a really fantastic...
Forum: Alaska 08-27-2005, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,770
Posted By sunio
The fact that I am browsing this forum will lead...

The fact that I am browsing this forum will lead to the simple answer: take a bike!. I just returned from Alaska after four weeks on the bike. I traveled from Toronto, ON to Alaska, North West...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2005, 07:48 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 28,511
Posted By sunio
Somewhere on Hwy 60 in Algonquin Park, Ontario,...

Somewhere on Hwy 60 in Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada. Moose are plentifull in the spring there...
http://www.parrot.dyndns.org/%7Epiotr/S_IMG_3400.jpg
Forum: Vendors 04-19-2005, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,567
Posted By sunio
Another Happy Customer

Exceptional is the keyword here. David is exceptional in handling his customers. I live in Toronto, Canada and I just received two pairs of Oxtar boots. They arrived in less than 10 days and I bet...
Forum: Canada 02-03-2005, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Sunday ride?

Is anyone interested in a short ride on Sunday? They're calling for 7C and sunny. Since I bought my bike just before Christmas I haven't had a chance to ride it yet because of the weather. I'am...
Forum: Canada 01-26-2005, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,335,173
Posted By sunio
Hi there, I just got a 2003 Dakar a few...

Hi there,

I just got a 2003 Dakar a few weeks ago. I rode it home in -8C from a dealership. I must be crazy. Last time I rode in subzero temperatures was some 15 years ago. I honestly cannot...
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