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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By shanekingsley
Looking for a tuck shop attached to a restaurant

I swear this is motorcycle related...

A few years ago, I rode south from Canada along the BRP, all over the Smoky's and down to Barbers for the Vintage festival. I ate at a family restaurant that...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By shanekingsley
Many thanks for the info - it's very helpful. I...

Many thanks for the info - it's very helpful. I am going up that way in the weekend after next, but will be by myself so I didn't want to get in over my head.
Cheers!
Forum: Canada 09-08-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By shanekingsley
Dirt roads south of Gooderham

I would like to explore a few of the non paved roads around the hwy 507 area, south of Gooderham. I am unsure if they are too soft for my bike and skills. I am riding a DL650 with Anakee 3 tires...
Forum: Canada 08-07-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By shanekingsley
Hey nice map! Deals Gap is a great trip. If...

Hey nice map!

Deals Gap is a great trip. If you decided to go down there, then I would also suggest you read this ride report, because I mapped out some of the absolute best roads in the area and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By shanekingsley
Up here as a member of CAA, I get the free AAA...

Up here as a member of CAA, I get the free AAA maps of each state. I use them with any suggestions and posts I read to make some pretty awesome routes... My last trip to Deals Gap was incredible and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By shanekingsley
Thanks for all the info. I was hoping to come...

Thanks for all the info. I was hoping to come down this weekend, but I have to work on Sunday and this trip is only possible with 3 days off work. So I hope to get a few days off work within the next...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By shanekingsley
Thanks for the info! I should have mentioned...

Thanks for the info!

I should have mentioned - I'm coming from Toronto area and riding a 650 Strom with street oriented tires (Anakee 3's), but I don't care if the roads are paved, or not, as long...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By shanekingsley
WV /VA Backroads

I'm planning my next trip and I'm wondering if anyone has been on the forest roads out there? Sometimes they are paved, sometimes not - I have no idea. These seem pretty remote, but must be really...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By shanekingsley
You might find some good ideas for Ontario paved...

You might find some good ideas for Ontario paved roads here: http://www.gtamotorcycle.com/vbforum/showthread.php?110354-Re-The-best-roads-routes-in-Ontario-Quebec-U-S
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-31-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By shanekingsley
Thanks everyone. For more awesome roads...

Thanks everyone.


For more awesome roads in the Toronto area, you might also like to check out the links in this thread:...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-28-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By shanekingsley
Day 4 Route (http://goo.gl/maps/mavvc) The next...

Day 4 Route (http://goo.gl/maps/mavvc)
The next morning I woke up well before light and was even ready to go before the sun rose. Almost all the other tents were gone and it really felt like a ghost...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-28-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By shanekingsley
Ride Report - Smoky Mountains

This was a 7 day trip that should have been done in 6. Lot's of folks have done the rides through the Smokies, but one big reason I did this report is because it's a one stop shop for most of the...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,618,638
Posted By shanekingsley
Thanks - I didn't even know that thread existed....

Thanks - I didn't even know that thread existed. Just posted it there.

This is my old bike.
http://shanekingsley.smugmug.com/Other/2006-V-StromDL650/i-KD8sG7Z/0/L/DSCN4579-L.jpg
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Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,618,638
Posted By shanekingsley
I think they called it Burnt Orange. This...

I think they called it Burnt Orange.

This one is overlooking Fontana Lake up off #28 in the Smokies
http://shanekingsley.smugmug.com/photos/i-7s4bnVz/0/XL/i-7s4bnVz-XL.jpg

This one is on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 200,610
Posted By shanekingsley
Heading down your way from the 18th-25th for some...

Heading down your way from the 18th-25th for some riding. Camping at Ironhorse and parks along the way. I love the Smokies...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By shanekingsley
Toronto to Deals Gap and Back over 7 days

Probably from Oct 18-25 and tenting along the way.

I've made out some routes for a 7 day trek avoiding the Blue Ridge Parkway and 219 because I've already done those from top to bottom. For now,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-20-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By shanekingsley
You could also try two sisters chalet located at...

You could also try two sisters chalet located at the north end of 129
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3,813
Views: 707,812
Posted By shanekingsley
I can't remember if the extenders were necessary...

I can't remember if the extenders were necessary or not, but they make a huge difference for sight line visibility. I rode with the stock mirrors for about a week when the bike was brand new and this...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,813
Views: 707,812
Posted By shanekingsley
+1 on the pro-taper bars. There's quite a few...

+1 on the pro-taper bars. There's quite a few different ones out there. Mine don't have bar ends on them and there is no vibration at all. I also use the KTM Duke mirrors w/extenders which are a big...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,618,638
Posted By shanekingsley
Thanks - Myself, bike, tree and rock are doing...

Thanks - Myself, bike, tree and rock are doing fine. Just some plastic bits needed to be replaced and the stock bars were bent, so I replaced them with the ProTaper ATV bars and am very pleased....
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,618,638
Posted By shanekingsley
Picture taken about 10 minutes before it got...

Picture taken about 10 minutes before it got stuck in a ditch between a very big rock and a tree. It pays to be extra careful on the twistiest road of the day after a long day of twisties.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By shanekingsley
I put reflective rim tape from TapeWorks on my...

I put reflective rim tape from TapeWorks on my bike. They have lots of different colours and I thought it was pretty simple to install. I took about 20 minutes to do both tires, with the wheels on...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,985
Posted By shanekingsley
Most of the major brands like Gerbing use the...

Most of the major brands like Gerbing use the coaxial cables. They will work from one brand to the next. I vary my use between a Gerbings or Powerlet jacket, First Gear or Gerbings gloves and...
Forum: Canada 09-22-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,902
Posted By shanekingsley
Thanks for an excellent weekend packed with...

Thanks for an excellent weekend packed with interesting folks and useful information overload. Now just need some time to digest it all...

Highly recommended for anyone next year!
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,618,638
Posted By shanekingsley
Hi Evan, I'm about 6' and the screen is more...

Hi Evan,
I'm about 6' and the screen is more than high enough. My girlfriend sits on the back of the bike and her head sits above mine (+ further back), and she also says the windshield stops most...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,618,638
Posted By shanekingsley
Embracing the Orange

http://shanekingsley.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2011-V-Strom-DL650/i-ssPRrL7/0/L/DSCN9753r-L.jpg

http://shanekingsley.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2011-V-Strom-DL650/i-jbKdSVK/0/L/DSCN9770r-L.jpg
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Forum: Canada 08-30-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By shanekingsley
I don't know if it's just me, but your map is...

I don't know if it's just me, but your map is pretty hard to read. If you were to post up a Google Map of your route, then people could zoom in easily to see which roads you are taking.... and.......
Forum: Canada 08-25-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By shanekingsley
Many thanks. I like the area around Eagle Lake...

Many thanks. I like the area around Eagle Lake and the Park Locator is very useful. I was only looking at Killarney and Killbear, because I have never been to either before and wanted to check them...
Forum: Canada 08-24-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By shanekingsley
Sorry I should have mentioned... we won't be...

Sorry I should have mentioned... we won't be getting anywhere until the Saturday night - I figured those would be all gone by Friday night... It's a long way to go to find out that they are all gone,...
Forum: Canada 08-24-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By shanekingsley
Campsite Suggestions for Labour Day Weekend

My better half and I want to camp somewhere this long weekend... Near a lake and near twisty roads... preferably within 5 hours of Toronto - Killarney and Killbear are booked and is expected given...
Forum: Canada 08-24-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By shanekingsley
Shouldn't you be out riding instead of grammar...

Shouldn't you be out riding instead of grammar checking the internet:huh

As mentioned Southwood Rd 13 is a really fun road and this year it is in the best shape it has been in for years...
Some...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,547
Posted By shanekingsley
Yes it's more expensive... but I feel I get what...

Yes it's more expensive... but I feel I get what I pay for and won't go bust in the process.

On the health care issue, my Dad takes about $400/month in medications for his Parkinson's and other...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By shanekingsley
How many km's in a day would you do? Looking...

How many km's in a day would you do?
Looking for paved or not?

Personally, I like the Muskoka's and the area around Algonquin. From Toronto, this makes for 700-1200km days trips of mostly paved...
Forum: Canada 08-12-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,486
Posted By shanekingsley
Awesome Day! ...

Awesome Day!
http://shanekingsley.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-Rides/i-NsdvgLg/1/L/DSCN9212-L.jpg

http://shanekingsley.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-Rides/i-mHF2kXM/0/M/DSCN9220-M.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 08-11-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,486
Posted By shanekingsley
I would to come as well... called the store but...

I would to come as well... called the store but closed now... I hope I can show up a bit early and register at the store.
Thanks!
Forum: Canada 07-30-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By shanekingsley
Excellent courses - I did level 1 & 2 and they...

Excellent courses - I did level 1 & 2 and they were well worth it. My technique did and will improve dramatically as a result. Pics to prove!

Many thanks for the work put into bringing this to the...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,138
Posted By shanekingsley
check out the map in my sig for more good paved...

check out the map in my sig for more good paved options!
It's beautiful out here:nod
Forum: Canada 07-19-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,671
Posted By shanekingsley
Route 1...

Route 1...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,328
Posted By shanekingsley
Thanks for all the info folks! Hopefully I will...

Thanks for all the info folks! Hopefully I will get a chance to get up there sometime in July.
Forum: Canada 06-25-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,328
Posted By shanekingsley
Thanks for the replies and the useful info....

Thanks for the replies and the useful info. Actually, I live in Toronto and wanted to see the ride from Capreol to Timmins, and thought that if I'm already that far from home, maybe I should go and...
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