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Forum: Canada 01-24-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Talking Thanks for reply

HOWDY:D
Thanks for the reply.
I would do a search but I am on "Dial Up" and that takes for ever.
Anyway, The reason for the inquiry about the Dempster focuses around a planned trip down the...
Forum: Canada 01-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Road to tuk

HOWDY:D
I rode what I call the "Big Three" in 2010.
Yellowknife,Inuvik,Prudhoe Bay. With Valdez thrown in.
I have been told that a new all season road is being built to Tuk.
Can anyone tell me if...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Talking Thanks Guys

I'll try all the suggestions but will go back to the lead acid "cheap" batteries. The first one was never out of the machine until it had the problem on the 120 miles of wash board on the Alberta...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Bluhduh Battery/klr

HOWDY// Have you/all ever used an Interstate "gel" Battery?? Last year at this time I did a tour of Yellowknife/Inuvik/Deadhorse. I did this on the Eastern Slope and the road from Coleman to Hinton...
Forum: Americas 12-28-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Thanks Big Dog

Thanks for the reply.
I sent a P/M.
I wanted to mention the Flathead Outpost is Closed.
:D
Forum: Canada 12-27-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Happy New Year

Thanks Guys:
I have since found out the Flathead Outpost has been closed for a while now.
I'll have to cross at Roosville and go south from Eureka.
Thanks Again:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-27-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Thanks Dave. You can tell it has been quite...

Thanks Dave.
You can tell it has been quite some time since I was in the Flathead country.
This will save me the trouble of doing a search to find out if the Crossing is open.
Thanks Again
Forum: Americas 12-27-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Continental Divide

HAPPY NEW YEAR
In June of next year I plan follow the CDT. I would like to ride south from Fernie BC and cross at the Flathead Outpost. Follow the North Fork of the Flathead river to Pole bridge and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-27-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Continental Divide

Hello and Happy New Year.
I live in the Central Kootenay B.C. My plan this summer is to follow the CDT south. My route will start over by Fernie B.C., Cross at the Flathead Outpost follow the north...
Forum: Canada 12-27-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Continental Divide

Iam trying to find a route down the CDT. I have done quite a few searches
and have found a bit of information.
My problem is the dial-up connection I have to use.
Any way I spin my tires in the...
Forum: Canada 12-23-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Howdy Bikerbill: If I were a little more...

Howdy Bikerbill:
If I were a little more computer savvy and not on dial-up I would post some pictures.
On the last trip I weighted in at 875 lbs. Me,bike ,gear.
I ride a 06 KLR and carry enough...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,053
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Question Are You/all Serious

You guys can't be serious?? EH! .
This is Canada.
Run by the Liberal Pussies in Ontario and held ransom by the Retards in Quebec.
The Union Socialist Asshats have priced us out of business and...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Talking Serious Stuff

If you/all are serious about the Bighorn Road, it is not open until the 15th of June. There are "Gates" every 50 miles or so and they are locked.
Plus the road north from Cochrane will swallow up...
Forum: Canada 12-16-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 You Have It Covered

As you/all are running a truck to PG my idea will not work.
The other roads I would suggest is the # 40/Bighorn Highway that can be accessed at Coleman Alberta. It's closed until June 15 but it...
Forum: Canada 12-14-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Talking Listen Up

I guess you/all didn't see the sign on the door.
"No trailer queens in the Canada Forum":D
However if you/all would like to do a real ride, stop by my place.
I live just north of the Idaho border....
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,319
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Planning

Planning is good.
Lets start from the Top:D
If you/all plan to see the Arctic plan to stay at least two days.
The trip to the water and the sights require security clearance.
This will take 24...
Forum: Canada 10-31-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,137
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Bluhduh Eh!

The price difference isn't just with M/C parts "Everything" is higher.
Auto parts are even more obscene.
Buy a Ford Ball Joint in Canada it will run you any where from 70-120 dollars.
The same...
Forum: Alaska 08-06-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,790
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Good Idea

My last trip to Fairbanks was not a happy one.
The Fairbanks Fun Center took 1 and 1/2 hours to change out a tire.
The guy (kid) doing the refit used a hammer to drive my axle back into the hub.
I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,556
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 The Real Rider

This guy is the real ADV rider.
KLR,s make noise, they like their valves loose and oil changed often.
Not ment to be pretty and like to be abused.
If your concerned about $1200 buy a bicycle.
Forum: Alaska 07-02-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Thumbs down Contact the Yamaha dealer in Whitehorse for fresh...

Contact the Yamaha dealer in Whitehorse for fresh tires.
You/all will get "Ripped Off" in Fairbanks. No matter who you deal with.
Make sure you do the Top of the World road down to Chicken.
The...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 KLR/make it better/TRICKS

I call my KLR the Wal/Mart bike.
It's had all the major tricks done and a few extra I added myself.
For the Fork Oil I use #32 hydraulic fluid. If you run an overweight machine this weight works...
Forum: Alaska 05-29-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,616
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Fun/fun/fun

Did anyone mention it's not the snow one has to watch out for.
It's the road turning into a slime pit once it gets really wet.:D

BTW I'll be riding a Red KLR.
Most likely the one in the ditch.:D
Forum: Alaska 05-28-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Road Open

The Bighorn is open (40) all the way from Coleman to Grande Prairie Alberta.
I'll be traveling that road 5/June.
Any road is a good road going north and 97 is nice but # 40 is open.:D
Forum: Canada 05-28-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 My route takes me through Grande Prairie headed...

My route takes me through Grande Prairie headed to Yellowknife.
I'll be keeping a Journal as I don't carry a lap top.
If you PM me your number I'll call around G/P which will be about...
Forum: Alaska 05-28-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Lead Follow Or Get Out Of The Way

I always say.
"Plan a ride, if someone goes along that's good, if not, that's OK"
I have "Kin" in Riverside so you have a long way to go. If your going through Eugene, take in the Columbia Gorge...
Forum: Americas 05-28-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Lead Follow Or Get Out Of The Way

The other guys are still up around Terrance they will leave on the 20th.
A1 is still undecided so I'll go it alone starting on the 5 of June.
Iam used to this, Lead , Follow or get out of the way:D...
Forum: Alaska 05-26-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Paint Your Wagon

I sent you a P/M.
Another rider and myself are leaving South West Alberta on June 7.
Follow eastern Slope to Dawson City with a side trip to Yellow Knife.
Other rider is going to Inuvik and I plan...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Kootenay Kapers Recruiting

Two riders leaving South Western Alberta June 7.
Follow Eastern Slopes of the Rockies to Dawson City Yukon.
Up to Inuvik and on to Prudhoe Bay.
Come and join us.:D
Forum: Americas 05-26-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Kootenay Kapers

The Geese are flying north late this year and it's time to follow them.
Another rider and myself will be leaving the Kootenay Area around the 7/June.
Strike north from Coleman Albt and follow the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Alaska/june

There are riders leaving the Central Kootenay area about June 5-10 give or take.
I'll be leaving around the 5th myself.
Cross at Metillane Falls, 150 miles north of Spokane.
Iam headed to Valdez...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,953
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Talking Talk To Dad

I don't know the exact length of the Boundary Pathway.
However if you like you can park over by the Dam in Castlegar and do a circle to Christina, over to Rossland -by way of the old Cascade Road-...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Prince George and most towns to Prince Rupert. ...

Prince George and most towns to Prince Rupert.
Don't worry, if you/all run out of fuel in Hyder, the bears will take care of you.:D
Forum: Canada 04-02-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,953
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
94db

Noise is a factor needing work.
The miles of back tracking needed to get us respectable and accepted is huge.
I know Alberta is a whole other world. You/all can buy any bike and cross the street...
Forum: Canada 04-01-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,953
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 CtoC

Thanks for the input Stand Up.
I was going to try and put together a group to ride the trail between Castlegar and Christina but we have a lot of snow this year and I'll be in Alaska last of June...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,953
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Keep Itn The Track

I race M/X and C/C so don't need to "Prove" myself on the trail.
Most/All of the problem children don't have the balls to ride a track so continue to cause trouble on the trails.
The rest of us...
Forum: Alaska 03-31-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,957
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Red Rider Bb/gun

I coming north with my Red Rider BB/gun.
Do you/all think they'll let me in??:D
Forum: Canada 03-30-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,953
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Kick Ass

The Mussio Map Book for the Kootenays show the Boundary Pathway as multi-use. the problem is not enough riders use the Trail between Castlegar and Christina Lake.
This is partly due to the confusion...
Forum: Canada 03-27-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,953
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Like I said. Lets not do anything stupid. ...

Like I said.
Lets not do anything stupid.
I've been in this fight for a lot of years. It's gotten so bad at times that Horses have been excluded from the trail for erosion, weeds, etc, when the...
Forum: Canada 03-27-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,953
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Cool2 Boundary Pathway

The rail bed between Castlegar and Christina Lake is known as the Boundary Pathway. It is about 100 k and one can return to Rossland by way of the old Cascade Road. From there go to Waneta and follow...
Forum: Alaska 03-02-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,957
Posted By CANADIAN BACON
Talking Sourdough

OK So where can I get a Nugget :D
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