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Forum: Face plant 10-20-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,698
Posted By canadian chris
finally an appropriate use for this image: ...

finally an appropriate use for this image:

http://jacobfoxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Ancient-Aliens.jpg
Forum: Face plant 10-20-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,698
Posted By canadian chris
The road gravel in the photos looks rounded &...

The road gravel in the photos looks rounded & uncompacted. If it was, that stuff is like riding on ball bearings.

You & the bike suffered a heck of a lot of damage for a slow(ish) high-side,...
Forum: Face plant 10-20-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,698
Posted By canadian chris
I appreciate your dedication to the analysis. A...

I appreciate your dedication to the analysis. A lot of folks would shrug with a "whatev" and not work to learn from it.

quick question: when you walked back along the road to the start of the...
Forum: Face plant 10-20-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,698
Posted By canadian chris
10/10 for your write-up! hope you recover...

10/10 for your write-up!

hope you recover quickly and without complication

~ Chris
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,549
Posted By canadian chris
</lurk> I subbed your RR when you began,...

</lurk>

I subbed your RR when you began, because I'm shopping for a WR250 to do long-distance rides, but I'm really enjoying your written perspective and your photographic eye!

Hope the weather...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,933
Posted By canadian chris
just found this RR. +1 on the Playa Ventura...

just found this RR. +1 on the Playa Ventura recommendation. The missus & I stayed there last December, on our honeymoon. That segment of our Ride Report is here:
...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By canadian chris
thanks for those links! <IFRAME...

thanks for those links!


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,458
Posted By canadian chris
in 1986 I bought an '82 Katana from a legit...

in 1986 I bought an '82 Katana from a legit dealer in Montreal, Quebec.

About a year and a half later, as I was washing the bike one morning, a bunch of Montreal cops swooped in and arrested me,...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 72,099
Posted By canadian chris
only thing I've done all summer is wait on bike...

only thing I've done all summer is wait on bike parts :ddog

frustrating enough to have me looking at getting a third bike
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By canadian chris
I can confirm ^ this from personal experience....

I can confirm ^ this from personal experience. Letters have to specifiy the travel window & the contact info for the other parent. Also had to do it when I took two of my kids to Mexico - except the...
Forum: Canada 08-09-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,502
Posted By canadian chris
+1 suggest you keep some cash handy for...

+1

suggest you keep some cash handy for those fuel stops, rather than counting 100% on their debit machine to be working.

Watch out for free-range cattle between Alexis Creek and Anahim Lake....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By canadian chris
thanks for this - gives me an idea for how to...

thanks for this - gives me an idea for how to spend the labour day weekend :thumb
Forum: Canada 07-17-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,897
Posted By canadian chris
I'll be off the Island, otherwise I'd be all over...

I'll be off the Island, otherwise I'd be all over this.
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,053
Posted By canadian chris
Did you pick up MX200 in Tepic and follow it to...

Did you pick up MX200 in Tepic and follow it to PV, or use MX76? We did Tepic-PV in December via MX200 and those twisties were a refreshing change from the flat, arrow-straight coastal highway
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 30,227
Posted By canadian chris
J'espère que vous vous sentez mieux bientôt. Vous...

J'espère que vous vous sentez mieux bientôt. Vous êtes un vrai aventurier parce que vous continuez à aller! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,053
Posted By canadian chris
subbed

subbed
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By canadian chris
nice, clean website :thumb bike looks good,...

nice, clean website :thumb

bike looks good, too!
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 30,227
Posted By canadian chris
My wife and I are planning out our own Europa...

My wife and I are planning out our own Europa ride for 2019 and many of the places on your route will be on ours as well :clap

Thank you for including so many photos and for adding all the little...
Forum: Americas 04-25-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By canadian chris
try emailing the OP of this ride report, as he...

try emailing the OP of this ride report, as he did something similar:

www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=881714
Forum: Canada 03-25-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 72,099
Posted By canadian chris
I'm gone for most of April but was thinking the...

I'm gone for most of April but was thinking the 1st weekend in May, with an overnight either in Lake Cow or Nitinat and a lunch stop in Coombs on the return loop via Alberni.



in other...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,175
Posted By canadian chris
Hi Wade, for what it's worth I found that...

Hi Wade,

for what it's worth I found that in December, on the steamy coast south of Mazatlan, all I could stand wearing was my Impact Rig...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 24,607
Posted By canadian chris
thanks Wade I divvied up the trip-planning...

thanks Wade

I divvied up the trip-planning work between her and I, which Chanda said really helped her feel that she was more than just ornamental. I suspect that a few more of the pillions out...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 72,099
Posted By canadian chris
it does indeed! Yatman and I are trying to...

it does indeed!

Yatman and I are trying to line up our schedules for a trip out to Bamfield. Any other south islanders interested?

Maybe do an overnight camp at Nitinat?
Forum: Canada 03-24-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 72,099
Posted By canadian chris
40 days and 40 nights of rain, but at least it...

40 days and 40 nights of rain, but at least it cleared up for a while yesterday...


http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn223/kimsquit/DR750/photo2_zpsa16558b1.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 24,607
Posted By canadian chris
Hi Wade, Yes, any costs shown where the...

Hi Wade,

Yes, any costs shown where the dollar sign is at the end of the figure (ie 700$) is in Pesos.

I can't imagine a room for 700CDN either, but I'm sure they are out there :wink:

~...
Forum: Canada 03-16-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 72,099
Posted By canadian chris
the final 5 seconds were awesome :D well...

the final 5 seconds were awesome :D

well done!
Forum: Trip Planning 03-10-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By canadian chris
welcome to the forum :) from what I saw, you...

welcome to the forum :)

from what I saw, you had way too many codes attached to each photo. i eliminated the redundant ones:
...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,337
Posted By canadian chris
I keep a google map called 'places to visit' that...

I keep a google map called 'places to visit' that I populate from trip reports on ADV. Essentially "hey that place looks cool!" locations that people have mentioned or photographed in their ride...
Forum: Canada 03-07-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 72,099
Posted By canadian chris
welcome to the Island! Most folks seem to...

welcome to the Island!

Most folks seem to use Nanamo as the midpoint, with everything above it being North Island and everything below it being South Island. Lots of dual sport enthusiasts here,...
Forum: Canada 03-07-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 72,099
Posted By canadian chris
here comes the pineapple...

WWCN11 CWVR 071223
SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 4:23 AM PST FRIDAY 7 MARCH 2014.
---------------------------------------------------------------------
WATCHES/WARNINGS...
Forum: Canada 02-14-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 72,099
Posted By canadian chris
as of last week, the Island snowpack was only 28%...

as of last week, the Island snowpack was only 28% of normal.
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 58,479
Posted By canadian chris
well said!!

well said!!
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 815
Views: 151,761
Posted By canadian chris
it being a civic holiday here, I took the entire...

it being a civic holiday here, I took the entire day and read your RR from the beginning.


Very impressive and very motivating, to say the least! You're an excellent writer and I'm looking...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 58,479
Posted By canadian chris
I admire your altruistic approach to Bolivian...

I admire your altruistic approach to Bolivian fuel costs - it's a refreshing perspective


Out of curiousity...

What would you have added or left behind from all the gear you brought from...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 58,479
Posted By canadian chris
we're out there :hide

we're out there :hide
Forum: Canada 01-18-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 72,099
Posted By canadian chris
I vote for the BC Day weekend! I like the ride &...

I vote for the BC Day weekend! I like the ride & hike option :thumb

Dave are you going to be at Orca this year?
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 72,854
Posted By canadian chris
Honda did the same thing with their ST1300 and it...

Honda did the same thing with their ST1300 and it also comes with a $500 bill to change the fuel filter.


Kedgi - hang in there. Sometimes adventures are more down than up.

/lurk
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 58,479
Posted By canadian chris
Peruvian govt ought to remake this classic PSA,...

Peruvian govt ought to remake this classic PSA, except with an Incan...


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...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 58,479
Posted By canadian chris
muy delicioso!! keep up the great work down...

muy delicioso!!

keep up the great work down there!!
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4,685
Views: 1,167,333
Posted By canadian chris
quoted for truth!

quoted for truth!
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