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Forum: Canada 02-25-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,591
Posted By Newbusa
I ride the Tofino road a lot in the summer, Love...

I ride the Tofino road a lot in the summer, Love the twisties on that road:freaky
Even do the loop a few times in your neck of the woods through to Port Renfrew, and not to forget the awesome Gold...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,591
Posted By Newbusa
Moss? It was so stinking hot here all last summer...

Moss? It was so stinking hot here all last summer the grass would not even grow let alone moss:lol3
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,591
Posted By Newbusa
Got me. There has not been a week this winter...

Got me. There has not been a week this winter when I have not enjoyed a ride on one of my bikes. And that is very important for my sanity:lol3.

I know the population of Vancouver Island is...
Forum: Canada 02-19-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,591
Posted By Newbusa
Love Nelson, most beautiful town in B.C.. For...

Love Nelson, most beautiful town in B.C.. For sure the most epic paved roads in Canada, unfortunately for me it has winters. If you like snow this would be a fine choice for a retirement place.
Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,591
Posted By Newbusa
I see Surrey on the news almost everyday, seems...

I see Surrey on the news almost everyday, seems there is a stabbing or shooting once a week. Must be a hobby over there:lol3
Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,591
Posted By Newbusa
No pulp mill here, just a paper mill. Pulp smell,...

No pulp mill here, just a paper mill. Pulp smell, paper mill no smell:D.
Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,591
Posted By Newbusa
and don't forget having Translink telling you how...

and don't forget having Translink telling you how much they will take from you every year:lol3
Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,591
Posted By Newbusa
Yes, that travel for me coming back from Kona was...

Yes, that travel for me coming back from Kona was expensive getting back to the Island. Sky train to downtown then the express bus to Horsehoe bay 3.75 dollars then the ferry 17 dollars to Departure...
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,591
Posted By Newbusa
I kind of like Grand Forks as well, but like...

I kind of like Grand Forks as well, but like riding every one of the 12 months, so I think I will stay on the Island ( I hate snow):lol3
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,591
Posted By Newbusa
No, I meant 300 thousand anywhere North of...

No, I meant 300 thousand anywhere North of Nanaimo.:D
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,591
Posted By Newbusa
500 to 600 thousand for a home with shop? No...

500 to 600 thousand for a home with shop? No thanks , I will stay on Vancouver Island where for around 300 thousand I can have a nice house and shop. 300 thousand buys a lot of ferry fares:lol3.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By Newbusa
Friend of mine has a Tpx and I have the Escort...

Friend of mine has a Tpx and I have the Escort 8500 and my Escort has greater range .
Forum: Canada 01-23-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,237
Posted By Newbusa
I have split lanes in California, and felt...

I have split lanes in California, and felt perfectly safe, here in B.C ,no way!
Most drivers here are too busy doing other things than to pay attention to driving:lol3
Forum: Canada 01-18-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,154
Posted By Newbusa
Oops! Sorry I saw he had Vancouver Island listed...

Oops! Sorry I saw he had Vancouver Island listed as home and thought he was talking about BC insurance.
Forum: Canada 01-18-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,154
Posted By Newbusa
Actually disagree with you, if you are talking...

Actually disagree with you, if you are talking about private insurance. I have had everything from Gsxr 1000's to ZX 10's and Zx14's, and the price was always cheap( in my opinion anyways) with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,512
Posted By Newbusa
2012 here, no shudder for me as well. actually...

2012 here, no shudder for me as well. actually nothing wrong so far,Could use more hp:D well maybe a wee problem, it's hard on tires:lol3
Forum: Canada 01-14-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,154
Posted By Newbusa
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: Canada 01-13-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,154
Posted By Newbusa
Yes, no doubt about it Icbc charges heavy for...

Yes, no doubt about it Icbc charges heavy for basic. I have 3 bikes insured ,and I go through Megson's for the extra coverage. And because I am the only operator I get a 50% discount from them for...
Forum: Canada 01-12-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,483
Posted By Newbusa
Sadly with our dollars fall, now is not the time...

Sadly with our dollars fall, now is not the time to buy in the States.
And from what I see their used bike prices are usually more expensive than a similar bike in Canada, well here on the West...
Forum: Canada 01-10-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,187
Posted By Newbusa
My KTM 950 weighed in at about 525, My carrier is...

My KTM 950 weighed in at about 525, My carrier is rated for 450lbs and use it to take my Aprilia Tuono 1000R to the track and it's about 450lbs.
I found for me what work's to keep the carrier from...
Forum: Canada 01-06-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,187
Posted By Newbusa
Important to know that putting a 300 pound bike...

Important to know that putting a 300 pound bike not including the carrier on a small suv or small 1/2 ton will greatly affect steering control unless you have air bags or heavier suspension mounted....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6,007
Views: 1,057,508
Posted By Newbusa
Wow! Nearly 900,000 views on a bike that has not...

Wow! Nearly 900,000 views on a bike that has not been built yet.:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27,098
Views: 5,282,111
Posted By Newbusa
totally understand, I even have a heated seat:lol3

totally understand, I even have a heated seat:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27,098
Views: 5,282,111
Posted By Newbusa
No they don't but the controller is mounted quite...

No they don't but the controller is mounted quite nicely on my handlebar on the left side ,easy to see and handle. And too me is worth the saving of over 300 bucks, but that's just me:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27,098
Views: 5,282,111
Posted By Newbusa
. Not really sure why people buy the Yamaha grips...

. Not really sure why people buy the Yamaha grips at 400 bucks, I have the Oxford grips at 85 bucks all in, and if anything they are too hot in the highest position. Quite happy with them.
Forum: Canada 12-30-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,154
Posted By Newbusa
No, That is called profit:lol3

No, That is called profit:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-23-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 62,974
Posted By Newbusa
Yes they come stock with the Conti 80's. Was in...

Yes they come stock with the Conti 80's. Was in Spunkies in Parksville the other day and they had a 1190R on the floor with them mounted.
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,222
Posted By Newbusa
Shotgun:D

Shotgun:D
Forum: Canada 12-20-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,630
Posted By Newbusa
So ,like 90% of the people at The show then?:lol3

So ,like 90% of the people at The show then?:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,771
Posted By Newbusa
Wow! The 2014 i took out must of been a turd as...

Wow! The 2014 i took out must of been a turd as well then:lol3 Because it pulled just like mine.:lol3
Or, maybe your 2012 was really a turd? A Friday bike maybe?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,771
Posted By Newbusa
Well i have a 2012 with the ECU reflashed and i...

Well i have a 2012 with the ECU reflashed and i test rode a 2014,and i can't tell the difference between the 2.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-06-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27,098
Views: 5,282,111
Posted By Newbusa
LOL:lol3 I think mine has been in Touring mode...

LOL:lol3 I think mine has been in Touring mode once.when i first brought it home:lol3 Since,Never.:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-05-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,223
Posted By Newbusa
Exactly!

Exactly!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-03-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27,098
Views: 5,282,111
Posted By Newbusa
Keep hearing of these so called problems the S10...

Keep hearing of these so called problems the S10 has, I must be special, I have never had one issue with it. Well one, I have to fill the gas tank all the time.:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,236
Posted By Newbusa
Well you pick your poison, if the spoke issue has...

Well you pick your poison, if the spoke issue has you freaked don't buy the S10. For me having owned over 60 motorcycles in my 45 years of riding, the Yamaha is the most trouble free, and look,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,236
Posted By Newbusa
16 k on my 2012 no loose spokes yet. I have mine...

16 k on my 2012 no loose spokes yet. I have mine offroad all the time,have even jumped it at the motocross track 4 ft of the ground. So when do the spokes break?:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-04-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,018
Posted By Newbusa
The BMW is a nice bike but when you compare value...

The BMW is a nice bike but when you compare value you simply cannot beat the Yamaha. In Canada the BMW goes for around 21 thousand or more depending on options. The Yamaha can be purchased discounted...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-02-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,018
Posted By Newbusa
I would never buy a BMW out of warranty.:lol3

I would never buy a BMW out of warranty.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,890
Posted By Newbusa
Ride both. My bet is he will buy the KTM after...

Ride both. My bet is he will buy the KTM after the test ride:D
Forum: Canada 10-21-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,708
Posted By Newbusa
I had a friend in the bike business and when I...

I had a friend in the bike business and when I compared the tire deals I could get online with his prices he could not compete. He actually showed me his cost and it was more.
What you have to...
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