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Forum: Canada 07-13-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By TankerYanker
Need rear tire Drummondville Qc

Travelling back from Newfoundland to Ontario and blew a rear tire today on g/f's V-Star. Am stuck in Drummondville Qc and need to be at work on Monday.

Any ideas appreciated:)...or job offers!
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 58,711
Posted By TankerYanker
I'm hooked and following along intently! Love...

I'm hooked and following along intently! Love your writing and your humour. The pics are excellent! How did you manage to get a pic of yourself riding while giving a "thumbs up" with your throttle...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 110,425
Posted By TankerYanker
Don't mean to cause a group downer but..

Hey all,

Like the caption says but a story of bad news leaves me needing a bit of help getting all the way back on my bike.

My girlfriend and fellow Adv'er were heading to Mississippi on...
Forum: Canada 11-09-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 29,759
Posted By TankerYanker
I tried this and really hope it works. Even...

I tried this and really hope it works. Even though I have no kids of my own, I still enjoy taking friends kids out on my Harley (they love the noise!) or riding the trails on my BMW.

...
Forum: Canada 03-22-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 11,641
Posted By TankerYanker
"Thereafter, our route will touch Bellfountain...

"Thereafter, our route will touch Bellfountain and various other towns along the way to Creemore for lunch. A GPX file will be posted soon".

Bear in mind that Mississauga Rd. is closed from the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 104,357
Posted By TankerYanker
The kayak/canoe add-in is a nice distraction from...

The kayak/canoe add-in is a nice distraction from the bike trip. I took a break from repairing a frozen/split water pipe in the bathroom when I read the latest from your trip. Seeing the kayak and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 104,357
Posted By TankerYanker
So Jamie, Daniela and you have exchanged...

So Jamie,

Daniela and you have exchanged several emails since you left. She is wondering when you will return to Oaxaca to see her.

Let's see...6 days (give or take) ride to Oaxaca, 2 days...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 199,666
Posted By TankerYanker
You must have spent too much time with that tow...

You must have spent too much time with that tow truck driver! Go ahead, leave us hanging like that! Maybe we'll all call Honda Roadside to see when you will next post! The nerve!!

Alright, I'll...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 104,357
Posted By TankerYanker
Hi Jamie! I just came upon your report. I...

Hi Jamie!

I just came upon your report. I love it! I'm wondering if it was on this trip that you met Sergio? I emailed him again but I got no response this time. He may have gotten shy. I just...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,185
Posted By TankerYanker
Gadget Boy must be getting tired from all that...

Gadget Boy must be getting tired from all that snow shoveling today; he's usually much more accurate in his grammar! And the spelling is atrocious!!
But there's no doubt that his finger is on that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,185
Posted By TankerYanker
Wow!! Great thread!!:1drink This will give me...

Wow!! Great thread!!:1drink
This will give me something to read over the Christmas break. I can practice my German comprehension skills and read a great adventure too.

What license plate was on...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 117,127
Posted By TankerYanker
Hang in there!!

The bike you're on is perfect for the journey! I think you might be surprised at some of the sacrifices you would need to make if you were on a big "GS".

As far as sitting around and waiting...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,791
Posted By TankerYanker
On behalf of all Canadians,

I appoint you "Honorary Canadian with Privilege":deal

Not many camp in the snow (with no hot water nearby), nor ride in the miserable conditions that you have and still persevere with the high...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 117,127
Posted By TankerYanker
Damn!

I started to follow this thread and then got side tracked on another. If I would have been paying attention, you could have crashed here, and hung out or done whatever ( maintenance, beer, etc.). I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,791
Posted By TankerYanker
Neither snow...

nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays this courageous biker from...hang on a second. Herodotus never said squat about GRIZZLY BEARS!

You go girl!
(but stay safe!)
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,791
Posted By TankerYanker
I have not seen the "Worlds biggest ball of...

I have not seen the "Worlds biggest ball of twine", but I have seen the Aurora 4 times I think. I hope you get to see it as well!
Here's wishing you great spaceweather and even better earth weather...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,791
Posted By TankerYanker
That's gotta hurt! Especially when you move it....

That's gotta hurt! Especially when you move it. You won't get any sympathy from Violagal though, she's a tough nut to crack. While staying in Chile, I believe, she'd get up in the morning and crush...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,791
Posted By TankerYanker
[/quote] +1 on the Timmies smiley

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+1 on the Timmies smiley
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,791
Posted By TankerYanker
Hey space!! Real sorry to hear about the...

Hey space!!
Real sorry to hear about the tranny. I remember you mentioning a "possible" clutch problem while you were here. That seal would likely have been impossible to diagnose here without a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,791
Posted By TankerYanker
Bring 'em on!! However, YOU set the standard...

Bring 'em on!!
However, YOU set the standard to which NO ONE can compare!:deal

If my bike was set up for distance, and you would have asked,... "I'da bin gone"!
With only 1 speeding ticket, I...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,496
Views: 810,497
Posted By TankerYanker
Christmas in September!

I Am!!
Ordered mine Monday night and got them this morning.

Why can't the retail environment offer this kind of quality and service?
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,791
Posted By TankerYanker
So...let me get this straight...

You limp into town with an ailing machine. Together, we assess the situation, and determine that you have a compound failure of the rear suspension of your bike. We think. Think some more. And still...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,791
Posted By TankerYanker
A good deed will not be wasted on this man. If he...

A good deed will not be wasted on this man. If he needs a hand, I hope someone will offer it.
Let us know if we can help. You know where to find us.

R/K
Forum: Canada 09-05-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By TankerYanker
Pissed Thanks RumRunner, We're on our way to Open...

Thanks RumRunner,
We're on our way to Open Road. Needle bearings seized and rusty. We might also opt to get the shock rebuilt, if possible. $1150.00 CDN, $650.00 U.S. for a new shock-dealer prices
Forum: Canada 09-05-2007, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By TankerYanker
Sorry about that! I thought at one time the...

Sorry about that! I thought at one time the profile was fillied in. I'll fix that when I get the chance. GTA means Greater Toronto Area...sort of the reason I posted to specific local guys, plus were...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By TankerYanker
Attn: GadgetBoy, Drif10, Pixman, GTA riders

I wouldn't normally do this but.. got a bit of an emergency here. I've got Violagal holed up here on her way through to western Canada/ U.S. It seems she has a rear shock failure in that the tire is...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,198
Posted By TankerYanker
[quote=Fin]Anyone here have the lowdown on the...

[quote=Fin]Anyone here have the lowdown on the CycleWorld sale? When is this thing underway anyway? :evil

Fin


Was supposed to be tomorrow 10:00am. It got changed to today through the week...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,131
Posted By TankerYanker
Would all of your stuff fit in the back of a full...

Would all of your stuff fit in the back of a full size p/u? Including the FJ?
Forum: Canada 07-10-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,198
Posted By TankerYanker
Thanks Lornce, I'm surprised anyone knows where...

Thanks Lornce,
I'm surprised anyone knows where Alton is...we try hard to keep the riff-raff out, but I guess one got through! We'll need to widen the moat!
A general invite to all...on the way out...
Forum: Canada 07-09-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,198
Posted By TankerYanker
Hi all!! Let me first apologize for...

Hi all!!
Let me first apologize for interrupting this thread. If it's not in the correct spot I will take my beatings like a man.
I've been a lurker for a while now and have thought a long time...
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