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Forum: Canada 04-25-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Moto-Rad
I may kill this thread as the plans have been...

I may kill this thread as the plans have been modified slightly, instead of heading to Searchmont, looks like Wawa is on the agenda with Finndian's NOFAR event.

However we are still going to hit...
Forum: Canada 04-25-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Moto-Rad
Change in plans, same date though. Looking to...

Change in plans, same date though. Looking to hook up with Finndian and the NOFAR event in Wawa that weekend. If you can go that is great.

Yeah man, if you can make Prov, will likely do a tour...
Forum: Canada 04-23-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Moto-Rad
For those interested, we are putting a marker...

For those interested, we are putting a marker down on the 17th for the date. Gives a bit more lead time for logistics.

The basic plan is to take off from the Island on Friday and hook up as we...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9,814
Views: 594,284
Posted By Moto-Rad
Hey, I am from Manitoulin. I have a beat up 08...

Hey, I am from Manitoulin. I have a beat up 08 GS that has seen its share of dirt.

Anyways getting a bit fed up with just farting around on these day rides and commuting and want to get some...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Moto-Rad
Near North Loop, Manitoulin - Searchmont

Hello Folks,

I am planning an early spring ride, sooner than later. Just thought I would post in case there are some local nihilo gravel eaters interested in getting dirty from this region. I...
Forum: Canada 10-13-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,959
Posted By Moto-Rad
Most certainly did excellente! Sometimes its good...

Most certainly did excellente! Sometimes its good to not know that you shouldn't neccessarily be doing bushwacking like that with our Orca's of a GS.

I really liked how we went more by intuition,...
Forum: Canada 10-03-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,959
Posted By Moto-Rad
I must say I had a great time, the ride and apres...

I must say I had a great time, the ride and apres fireside chats. It was all good. Excellent photos Martin! The plan is, next year, last weekend in September. I am going to explore the...
Forum: Canada 10-01-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,959
Posted By Moto-Rad
I had a great time this weekend as well. I am...

I had a great time this weekend as well. I am totally down on doing the Bruce, do we want to do it this year, I think the ferry only runs for two more weeks as of today.

I am tired of manhandling...
Forum: Canada 09-27-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,959
Posted By Moto-Rad
Just a quick note to let peeps know that this...

Just a quick note to let peeps know that this ride is still happening and got some riders coming in tonight. We will likely do a Friday afternoon local points of interest type of tour. Maybe even a...
Forum: Canada 09-25-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,959
Posted By Moto-Rad
Hello, I am trying to get a sense of who is...

Hello,

I am trying to get a sense of who is arriving when so I can work the ride logisitcs out. There are some takers and there are a couple of Plan A's and B's happening. I was hoping to go up...
Forum: Canada 09-19-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,959
Posted By Moto-Rad
The ride is still on, I scheduled a Friday,...

The ride is still on, I scheduled a Friday, Saturday ride. I think the more "involved" ride will be Saturday as people have to arrive. I have plenty of space on my lawn, beach and couch surfing. I...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,959
Posted By Moto-Rad
Hey Revitup.. where you coming back from or...

Hey Revitup.. where you coming back from or heading to Alaska at the time? That was likely me...dreads?
Forum: Canada 09-01-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,959
Posted By Moto-Rad
There are several campgrounds, but you could...

There are several campgrounds, but you could probably throw a tent up in my yard or on the beach even. Keep you aprised of developments.
Forum: Canada 08-29-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,959
Posted By Moto-Rad
Fall Off Road Ride Manitoulin

September 28 - 29 are the dates.

I have a couple of tentative routes. One would take us off Island, up the railbed, across Fox Lake Road to Sagamok, then up west branch north of Massey and loop...
Forum: Canada 06-28-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By Moto-Rad
I am doing an "official" ride associated to the...

I am doing an "official" ride associated to the ralley on the Saturday, I think its around 11 with a pre-ride brief before hand. I hope to have some GPS trax available and offer some unofficial...
Forum: Canada 06-20-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By Moto-Rad
Hey Keener... there will be gravel and likley...

Hey Keener... there will be gravel and likley plenty of it. I am now debating on how much of the more challenging stuff to put in a guided ride or leave it to riders to try on their own i.e...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,397
Posted By Moto-Rad
62 Old Mill Road Kagawong ON - set up a...

62 Old Mill Road Kagawong ON

- set up a tent by the apple tree if I am not home. I am sure the view will sell itself!

Any more ADV'ers going through, lemme know.
Forum: Canada 06-03-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,397
Posted By Moto-Rad
I just laid down some tracks from Birch Island to...

I just laid down some tracks from Birch Island to Massey, along the rail bed, fox lake road and then lee valley road. I do a little detour becuase I do not like one of the rail bridges, its about a...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By Moto-Rad
Camping

I am going to set aside a spot for camping to try in group the ADV types in one area, it looks like favourable responses from this riding community so it I expect it will be a good time one way or...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By Moto-Rad
Open Track @ Ride Manitoulin Rally?

There is an MX track at the Providence Bay fairgrounds; we tried to get a sanctioned race during the rally but the schedule was already established during the Ride Manitoulin Rally. However the...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By Moto-Rad
lol! Like the card. Should have given me a...

lol! Like the card.

Should have given me a ring, did you go by Kagawong.

We just missed having a race the same weekend, we were trying to work with the group to co-ordinate, next year it looks...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By Moto-Rad
Very cool, have a 2nd opionion on routes too. ...

Very cool, have a 2nd opionion on routes too. Saturday looks like decent weather (so we don't have to get wet or muddy..??!) Faulty logic.

...and I have somebody to help me pick up my beast of a...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By Moto-Rad
I am going to lay down some tracks in the next...

I am going to lay down some tracks in the next week or so, both back road and trail type stuff. I may "cheat" and take out my buddies Sherpa for some of them as I have taken my GS on some of these...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,397
Posted By Moto-Rad
If you want to throw a tent up in my yard, that...

If you want to throw a tent up in my yard, that maybe a consideration too. I am in Kagawong, middle of the island and right on the lake too. One way or another there is a good chance that I may go...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By Moto-Rad
My whole tranny got rebuilt, shipped from the...

My whole tranny got rebuilt, shipped from the fatherland. I was trying to post a pic of my bike split right in half, it was a sorry sight.

From the sounds of the mechanics report, there may have...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By Moto-Rad
This is exactly what happens..sits between gears,...

This is exactly what happens..sits between gears, revs right out and then slams painfully into gear, it makes me whince just thinking about it... and its once in a blue moon, but those blue moons add...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By Moto-Rad
blowing shifts from 4-5 and other woes

I have been having issues with gearing from 4 - 5th since day one ('08). I brought it up at every service check from the first 10000k warranty service and it went unchecked until 2 years later...
Forum: Canada 05-04-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By Moto-Rad
Hey Crazylegs, Would painting spots include...

Hey Crazylegs,

Would painting spots include staining my house? I do have a splendid view from a ladder.

sfr
Forum: Canada 04-26-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,397
Posted By Moto-Rad
Yes, its a wet spring...like right now. But we...

Yes, its a wet spring...like right now. But we had a few choice days.

Hey, if/when you come to the Island, let me know. Let's connect, I will certainly go for a ride. I am on a GS too, so at...
Forum: Canada 04-26-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By Moto-Rad
GPS Trax

I will be laying down some GPS trax and making them available on the site, and likely here too. What kind of riding you into - there are old concession roads, the railbed, lots of back roads and...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,397
Posted By Moto-Rad
60 foot shore allowance, camp anywhere you feel like!

Technically speaking, there is a 60 foot shore allowance that nobody owns, from the high water mark, considering Lake Huron has gone down 4 feet, that is a lot of real estate that is free to pitch...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,397
Posted By Moto-Rad
Hello, I am a longtime resident of...

Hello,

I am a longtime resident of Manitoulin and am sitting on an organizing commitee for a Rally we are holding in Providence Bay, July 22 - 24.

Here is the link tothe more "officious" post....
Forum: Canada 04-05-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By Moto-Rad
Ride Manitoulin, Providence Bay ON, July 22-24, 2011

Hello ADVers,

Here is a promo peice for an innaugural rally being held on Manitoulin July 22 - 24. The Rally itself is on the 23rd but rough camping will be provided at the Providence Bay...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,958
Posted By Moto-Rad
Wingin it

I have to lay down some GPSX trax for the upcoming ralley and will likely do some of the roads lesser travelled. With 450's, I know of some challenges I can point you too. THe rail trails...
Forum: Canada 03-10-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,958
Posted By Moto-Rad
CHelmy! Sure...I am usually up for a ride. Be...

CHelmy! Sure...I am usually up for a ride. Be sure to keep you aprised of rally developments. Actually geared up this morning but when I heard there were school cancellations, well, I sort of had a...
Forum: Canada 03-10-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,958
Posted By Moto-Rad
I don't think I would like to lead much less go...

I don't think I would like to lead much less go with a group ride to some of those places. In fact, I looked at some of the other ADV ralleys and it seemed the less formal, if you want to go for a...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 22,406
Posted By Moto-Rad
GS needed a little help getting started. It's a...

GS needed a little help getting started. It's a bit chilly on the road with a 120km/h wind chill at -8C! Roads are dry, I'll ride, back roads will be good to go in a few weeks too!

Was going to...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,958
Posted By Moto-Rad
Local Photos from around the Island

http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/46641_10150247188400285_620040284_14405614_2326226_n.jpg

This is the rail bed just south of Willisville, would like to include this on a route but...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,958
Posted By Moto-Rad
Ride Manitoulin, July 22 - 24, Providence Bay ON

Hello Folks,

I am a resident of this fine Island, ride a GS like its supposed to be.

I sit on an organizing cttee for Ride Manitoulin, which we are having our innaugural rally July 22 - 24 in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,640
Posted By Moto-Rad
Ha! I feel for you. Mine got eaten too. There...

Ha! I feel for you. Mine got eaten too. There was just enough ground cover to hide the hole/crack, it was like a wedge, stopped me dead in my tracks, but like yourself I was not going that fast, it...
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