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Forum: Canada 05-15-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By madjak30
Maybe I will hold off until next year...I'm...

Maybe I will hold off until next year...I'm hoping to buy an older KLR as an explorer...for now, I do have paved options!

Thanks for the input.

Later.
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,722
Posted By madjak30
For similar money, I would look at a V-Strom...

For similar money, I would look at a V-Strom DL1000...similar torque, so no problem riding two up. The seat and riding position is much more touring friendly. It's just the styling that you would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,558
Posted By madjak30
My opinion is...as long as they can reach the...

My opinion is...as long as they can reach the pegs, are aware that they are also riding not just doing what ever back there, have the proper gear on and you lay out some kind of communication and...
Forum: Canada 05-15-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By madjak30
No body work involved...naked standard/sporty...

No body work involved...naked standard/sporty kinda bike...

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u392/madjak30/2012%20Riding%20Season/IMG-20120602-00093.jpg...
Forum: Canada 05-15-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By madjak30
Eek Central Alberta adventurers?

Just wondering how crazy it would be to try to ride the Forestry Trunk Road from Rocky Mtn House down to Canmore on a street bike...I've heard of guys doing it on Goldwings & cruisers, so are they...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-12-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,572,788
Posted By madjak30
Yes sir, I do...and I see the difference between...

Yes sir, I do...and I see the difference between 14 (my daughter) and 16 (your daughter), and I'm not in a hurry for mine to get there...all I was saying is you have a very pretty daughter and the...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 26,744
Posted By madjak30
Timmies Run...

Stopped in Olds, AB for a Tim's coffee & hot chocolate...great Dad/Daughter time!

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u392/madjak30/2013%20Riding%20Season/20130504_100813_zps15422e18.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,572,788
Posted By madjak30
@MALER...I don't envy you. The boys are going to...

@MALER...I don't envy you. The boys are going to be (if not already) a problem...pretty daughters are a Dad's curse.

Later bud.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,572,788
Posted By madjak30
Cool2 Out for our first ride of the season...

Went for a bit of a ride, then stopped at Tim Horton's for a coffee/hot chocolate, then off to the bike shop to browse & day dream...
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-30-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,572,788
Posted By madjak30
Me & 13 stopped for a treat...last ride of the...

Me & 13 stopped for a treat...last ride of the season...

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u392/madjak30/2012%20Riding%20Season/20121013_163929_zps0a9fe578.jpg

Should have her out riding...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 26,744
Posted By madjak30
Nobody go to Timmies since October? Find that...

Nobody go to Timmies since October? Find that hard to believe...as for the service issue, here's my racist comment...if there are white kids working the counter, the service will suck...most of the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,878
Posted By madjak30
I haven't been coming in here for a while...

I haven't been coming in here for a while again...busy life these days & working away from home, so not riding yet...

Macnrayna-I live in Sylvan Lake...planning a run down to Calgary on May 4th,...
Forum: Canada 03-10-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,083
Posted By madjak30
How about a few pics from Alberta from last...

How about a few pics from Alberta from last season...T

Just north of Sylvan Lake, AB
http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u392/madjak30/2012%20Riding%20Season/20120922_185906.jpg

Pee break...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-10-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 407,524
Posted By madjak30
Laugh WOW...Very nice...I'll have to put more effort...

WOW...Very nice...I'll have to put more effort into my ride videos!

And everybike is and Adventure bike!

Later.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,878
Posted By madjak30
Yeah, no serious injury...and he wouldn't even...

Yeah, no serious injury...and he wouldn't even let me pay for the fuel...ended up crashing on my couch (sofa for you Americans) cause we didn't get to my place until after midnight and he lived...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,878
Posted By madjak30
Cry Yes, I'm resurrecting my dead thread...I haven't...

Yes, I'm resurrecting my dead thread...I haven't been in here for a long, long time...but I wanted to address the questions about how I like it since I have a season in...

The reason I stopped...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,707
Posted By madjak30
Laugh What about a Yamaha??

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-UVH10hZCwp0/TcDIca1nNtI/AAAAAAAABAg/cIdjpYLpZ5c/s800/IMAG0008.JPG...
Forum: Canada 01-12-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,455
Posted By madjak30
My PC came with a couple of free editing software...

My PC came with a couple of free editing software packs...Muvee & Windows Movie Maker...both work decently...I upgraded to an inexpensive editor...Power Director...it gives you a little more...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-11-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 29,448
Posted By madjak30
Yep, MT-01 Frame, suspension, brakes & bits...

Yep, MT-01

Frame, suspension, brakes & bits are based on the '05 R1, the engine and trans are out of the Warrior...it's a cruiser that can turn and stop quite well...unless I'm riding it and I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-11-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 29,448
Posted By madjak30
Yup, just put that little extra "ahhh crap" into...

Yup, just put that little extra "ahhh crap" into the day...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-AI8UQ3zkMZU/TnAJNg15QBI/AAAAAAAABYs/kLLDekQkpBg/s800/IMAG001514.JPG

Later.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-11-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,572,788
Posted By madjak30
He said... "Remember son, there's no return...

He said...

"Remember son, there's no return policy..."

I married the youngest out of his three daughters...when she moved in with me, I came home from work on the Saturday to "new furniture"...
Forum: Canada 01-11-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 42,874
Posted By madjak30
Looks like we're headed for a week of winter...

Looks like we're headed for a week of winter temps starting on Sunday...daytime highs of -15 to -20...yay :eek1

I'm from Sylvan Lake, so not too likely to make it for a ride...but who knows...I...
Forum: Canada 01-10-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,806
Posted By madjak30
Nice action shots man!! I bought a cheapo...

Nice action shots man!!

I bought a cheapo camera from Best Buy...Insignia HD something...something...blah blah...it shoots 12mp shots and takes 1080p video...and it's fairly compact...I keep it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-10-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,572,788
Posted By madjak30
I am partial to rules two, five and six...I have...

I am partial to rules two, five and six...I have three daughters, they younger two are twins... :2guns


Just don't say that stuff to her...be her buddy...and as for the boys...firm hand shakes,...
Forum: Canada 01-09-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,232
Posted By madjak30
My daughter and I will be getting to the show...

My daughter and I will be getting to the show around 11am...hope to bump into a few of you guys there...I should be able to recognise RedDog...although I haven't seen him in 6mos...

Later.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-09-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,572,788
Posted By madjak30
Awesome story...I'm hoping to do this type of...

Awesome story...I'm hoping to do this type of trip with my 13yo this summer (minus the crashing...:lol3) Have to convince wifey to allow her to ride with me...

Later.
Forum: Canada 01-06-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,756
Posted By madjak30
Mad Jack was a nick name given in high school...

Mad Jack was a nick name given in high school that was supposed to piss me off, my buddy was nick named Nykoma for the same reason...but I didn't watch the TV show, so I didn't get the digg...?? ...
Forum: Canada 01-05-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 26,744
Posted By madjak30
Talking Great Rides start at Tim Hortons...

Could be...here's my pic from the Rocky Mountain House Timmies...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-hTyuftkGqec/TeMh_6Ov_JI/AAAAAAAABIw/eBv5uM6MlkY/s800/IMAG00015.JPG

And after the others...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-04-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,572,788
Posted By madjak30
Sorry, not available in the USA...Canada got the...

Sorry, not available in the USA...Canada got the bikes from 2006 to 2009...didn't sell worth crap, but nice bike to ride...especially with new rubber!! :wink:

Later.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-04-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,572,788
Posted By madjak30
I had a helper while changing my front & rear...

I had a helper while changing my front & rear tires on my bike today...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-R9X9t4JMRNI/TmMOkkTvddI/AAAAAAAABXM/IIndWDOi60w/s1024/IMAG002210.JPG

My future riding...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 1,752,215
Posted By madjak30
Very cool shot...I need more adventure in my...

Very cool shot...I need more adventure in my riding...street tires and gravel don't mix too well though...I'm jealous!!

Later.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-02-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 563,514
Posted By madjak30
Out for a Sunday ride...who knew gas stations...

Out for a Sunday ride...who knew gas stations actually closed on Sundays anymore...this was stop #3 before finding one that was open...was getting a little scarey...
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 164,428
Posted By madjak30
Here's me...ain't I cute... ...

Here's me...ain't I cute...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-DMDWhAJw73U/Tj7SZLZBrXI/AAAAAAAABOs/TQA9xdbEEzQ/s1024/IMAG00502.JPG

Later.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 278,462
Posted By madjak30
Cool2 Icefield Parkway Ride

Here's a couple from a ride we did this spring...ride from Rocky Mountain House, AB, Canada thru the Icefield Parkway down to Lake Louise, AB, Canada...then home...
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,825
Views: 862,056
Posted By madjak30
Eek The road to work...

Ice fog on the road to the work site...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ySXgkVzyWz4/TUd4pn9jBwI/AAAAAAAAAik/hIKZbRuGQS8/s720/DSCN0400.JPG
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 1,752,215
Posted By madjak30
Cool2 A couple of evening rides in Alberta!!

Out for an evening ride...near Gull Lake, AB

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3U_ndrVtJcQ/TfWPDXNoYmI/AAAAAAAABMk/ZWdA6t88tKc/s800/IMAG00039.JPG
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,461
Posted By madjak30
Laugh I had one other bike, but I don't have a picture...

I had one other bike, but I don't have a picture of it...I was 9 when I had a Honda Trail 70, sold it when I was 13...mom may have a pic...not sure...but here is a pic three days after I bought the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,878
Posted By madjak30
Laugh This bike is AWESOME!!

The small fuel tank can be an issue on longer rides, but not terrible...the comfort is great...I picked mine up with 14,800kms (9250miles) on it for $6800+tx...

The dealer still has two NOS bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,878
Posted By madjak30
Talking Yup, you're right...we have Buells here too...

They are very similar...infact lots of people call the MT-01 a Yamabuell...it is quite similar to the XB12S...the Buell has 10Hp more, but is down almost 30lb-ft of torque...the look is maybe more...
Forum: Canada 05-12-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By madjak30
Question Central Alberta Road Warriors...

Any central Alberta Road Warriors that want to have a regular Sunday meet up?? :ear

I wouldn't mind having a regular meet up over breakfast, plan a ride and go out for a couple hour ride...I live...
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