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Forum: Canada 09-15-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Conklin Road

Was reading about a couple of guys who rode the Conklin Road on the weekend.There are some comments and pictures on the Alberta Dual Sport forum.

Highlights were: sand, getting stuck in the sand,...
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6,443
Views: 2,376,946
Posted By grumpybear
Sure do recognize it! That rig was a blast to...

Sure do recognize it! That rig was a blast to drive at Vernon's course. I can only imagine how much fun it would be like to drive out on the road.

grump
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Jeff. Shortstuff and I were down in the Crows...

Hey Jeff. Shortstuff and I were down in the Crows next last week driving around in the car. Thought we might see you but no luck.

How was the trip and are you going post up some pics? I'm thinking...
Forum: Canada 09-02-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Coffee at Cold Lake south Timmies at 7pm tomorrow...

Coffee at Cold Lake south Timmies at 7pm tomorrow night. Anyone going?
Posted on the ADS site as well.
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 383,528
Posted By grumpybear
Trunk Road Repairs

Found this on the MD of Ranchlands website. Looks like a portion of the road will be closed for repairs...not sure of the location or impact.

http://www.mdranchland.ca/roads/

grump
Forum: Canada 08-25-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Won't be around this weds for coffee this week....

Won't be around this weds for coffee this week. Hope to make it next week.

greg
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Disappointed I didn't make it last night,...

Disappointed I didn't make it last night, hopefully I can make it next week.

We ( mezz, salixair and myself) had talked about alternating between BV and CL but I think there are more people in CL...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Might head over to the Kootenay's and check out...

Might head over to the Kootenay's and check out some of the trails over there in mid sept. Got a friend with a cabin near Galena bay who rides. Also thinking of checking out the area west of pincher...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Jeff, how's it going? Been riding or doing...

Hey Jeff, how's it going? Been riding or doing any trips?

Seeing lots of dual sport bikes in the area, thought it would be great to get meet some of them. Not sure if any are following on this...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Coffee at south side timmies in Cold Lake

Anyone around for coffee at the southside timmies weds evening at 8:15ish?
Forum: Canada 08-05-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
road report

Can't help you on the sask side regarding road conditions or traffic. On the Alberta side, Highway 55 ( la Corey to Cold lake) or 28 ( Bonnyville to Cold lake) will be busy with lots of traffic in...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Good to hear you all made it safe and sound. Good...

Good to hear you all made it safe and sound. Good luck with the new job.
Forum: Canada 07-20-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Probably a good idea you didn't come this...

Probably a good idea you didn't come this way...lots of lightening and rain today.

Not too many pics of the trip north...a couple of the fire along the road on the way out but not much else.
...
Forum: Canada 07-20-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Jeff, I should be around. Getting caught up...

Hey Jeff, I should be around. Getting caught up after being held captive in Yellowknife for over a week. They closed the road out due to forest fires and smoke. Got to stay there for a couple extra...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Jeff, glad to hear you got home safe last night....

Jeff, glad to hear you got home safe last night. The sunset was pretty driving home last night, lots of nice colors reflecting off all the recently refilled sloughs.

Martin, Nathalie and...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Just got back from the Lost Coast and Avenue of...

Just got back from the Lost Coast and Avenue of the Giants in the Redwood Forest, otherwise i would have been up for a ride.

Jeff, hope NomadGirl can make it, would be neat to meet her. When we...
Forum: Canada 06-15-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Looks like a fun trip, the road last year looked...

Looks like a fun trip, the road last year looked a lot better....well at least no water holes. What a difference 2 culverts and some fill can make. :rofl
Thanks for posting
Forum: Canada 06-14-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Lol

Lol
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
those like really good directions Jeff. I might...

those like really good directions Jeff. I might take opportunity to pre-run those first. LOL
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Taz, shortstuff and I are in. PM your address.

Hey Taz, shortstuff and I are in. PM your address.
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
That's amazing shipping! and from across the pond...

That's amazing shipping! and from across the pond even.

No riding this weekend...helping with moving my daughter to her new job in Castor AB. Hoping the good weather sticks around till next week. ...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Have heard anything from Taz. By the sounds of...

Have heard anything from Taz. By the sounds of the jets flying by and the military transport trucks going thru Bonnyville, I'm thinking his big exercise is about to start.

Looks like the weather...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
I believe it's called an out of province...

I believe it's called an out of province inspection, usually a set fee but you get a list of items that are needed to be fixed. You get the repairs done, then get checked off. Not sure how many...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
As far as I know a vehicle inspection would be...

As far as I know a vehicle inspection would be required.
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Snowfall warnings

So here we are, May 6th and we have snow fall warning issued this morning for the possibility of accumulations of up to 20 cm of the white crap. This sucks.
Forum: Canada 05-02-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Phoild, okay. Will keep you in the loop.

Phoild, okay. Will keep you in the loop.
Forum: Canada 05-01-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Jeff, that sh*t sounds a bit scary. Good thing...

Jeff, that sh*t sounds a bit scary. Good thing you're finding it now rather that it causing wreck later.
Forum: Canada 05-01-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Phloid, playing Sunday by ear. Between...

Hey Phloid, playing Sunday by ear. Between company coming this weekend and the weather, I'm sure if I'll be doing the ride.

If I can, I'll be there.

greg
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By grumpybear
Yup, just as you said. A bit of corrosion on the...

Yup, just as you said. A bit of corrosion on the electrical contacts on the bulbs, cleaned up and shortstuff is happy!

Thanks again
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By grumpybear
Thanks Jay, I'll peel back a bit more carpet and...

Thanks Jay, I'll peel back a bit more carpet and see what's there.

greg
Forum: Canada 05-01-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Hey westernguy, We have talked about doing the...

Hey westernguy, We have talked about doing the Victoria trail when Taz is back from his training course next week. The Alberta Dual sport guys are riding it this Sunday but the weather looks cooler...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By grumpybear
Champion Escort tail light removal

Looks like the brake light is burnt out on shortstuffs Escort sidecar. It's equipped with the BIG taillight assembly. I can't see how to remove the light assembly to access the bulbs from the...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Mitas v/s Scouts

Anyone have comments or thoughts regarding the Mitas E07 Dakar tires v/s the K60 Scouts? I'm not happy with the front tire noise on the scouts and am thinking the Mitas e07 Dakars may be good...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
That would be a great ride. I was thinking of...

That would be a great ride. I was thinking of doing the road to Stoney Rapids which was the end of the road previously. If it does go all the way to Lake Athabasca, that would be a heck of a ride.
...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Good looking ride Jeff!

Good looking ride Jeff!
Forum: Canada 04-25-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Hey Jeff, congrats on the new ride. Pics??? ...

Hey Jeff, congrats on the new ride. Pics???

The vstroms we rode on the Conklin road only had top cases. Left the panniers at home that day.
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 20,145
Posted By grumpybear
I'm 60 and been driving hacks for the past 6...

I'm 60 and been driving hacks for the past 6 years.
Forum: Canada 04-24-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Weather sucks also

Weather sucks also
Forum: Canada 04-23-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
That certainly is a reason to get pumped!:clap ...

That certainly is a reason to get pumped!:clap

greg
Forum: Canada 04-17-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 37,877
Posted By grumpybear
Snowing here again. When is it going to stop!

Snowing here again. When is it going to stop!
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