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Forum: Equipment 01-11-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,668
Posted By canadianstrom
tether

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Kjd7e0erL._SX355_.jpg
http://www.amazon.com/GoSafe-GoPro-Lanyard-Tether-Stainless/dp/B00CUGGSF8

answered my own stupid question
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,668
Posted By canadianstrom
boot mounted

I took the mount that the camera came on in the packaging and turned it in to a boot mount. Its given some neat video while snow riding with the dirtbike, It shows the bike, front wheel motion , and...
Forum: Canada 12-31-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,450
Posted By canadianstrom
Thanks!

Thanks to the snow clearing crew, all involved to get this going and for the quick education on ice racing. I went riding on Sat and had a good time. You guys really hustled around that track! I'll...
Forum: Canada 12-28-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,239
Posted By canadianstrom
what time?

and wheres the best place to park and access lake at SunNova?
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By canadianstrom
what brand jacket?

I had a the pull break on my joe rocket jacket a couple years old. I also couldn't make any homemade trick to release the latch. I emailed asking for ideas, they sent me a free zipper body to install.
Forum: Trials 06-03-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By canadianstrom
i enjoyed viewing no stop

I enjoyed the no stop, the flow was much improved over stop and hop. Although I would hate to have been a checker. It was hardly enforced Sunday on the sections I watched. ( not critize checkers- a...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,450
Posted By canadianstrom
which studs?

Thinking ahead for next winter, which studs did you use, do you have the install gun for the non threaded type and how did they hold up?
I was thinking of studding a set of trials tires and mounting...
Forum: Trials 03-12-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,982
Posted By canadianstrom
tips to enjoy the weekend?

We've just booked hotel and bought tickets. Other than wearing good hiking shoes and dressing for the weather, whats the best way to enjoy??

I wondered about carrying a little chair, is the food...
Forum: Trials 02-04-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,177
Posted By canadianstrom
water cooled rotax

I always felt the motor from my 94 Aprilia would have made a great transplant motor. The motor is used in other applications ie carting so parts may be available; watch for kick starts. Chain is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-25-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By canadianstrom
Thanks!

Shawumt does have some trials boots on their website,I will call ahead to make sure they have them instock and detour on by.
Rocky's didn't have much on their website but its right near my route so...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-23-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By canadianstrom
boot dealer reccomendation: S Mi

I am travelling to Hickory Corners next month and I am in the market for 2 pair of boots. Looking for trials and off roadboots to fit my wide flat feet. Looking for a dealer with good selection and...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,426
Posted By canadianstrom
I am not huffing glue

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/pestalert/photos/Deerfly_6bwfly.jpg

But these little buggers did.
Like the ble pot , our hard hat draws them in. The area we coat with tangle foot ( 8"x4") sometimes...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,426
Posted By canadianstrom
our solution

we live in a woodlot in Southern Ontario, the deer flys here ( dark brown , spotted- i guess there are many species) can be thick.
We have trapped them by wearing a blue hard hat with the back of it...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,986
Posted By canadianstrom
heat loss

can you feel the bars being warmer on the left side?
Forum: Canada 10-29-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 99,231
Posted By canadianstrom
Wink sunday ride

just a idea for your sunday ride ( and a promo for our trials club); there is a trials competition near mono centre on sunday. Maybe make for an interesting stop, Usually 3 sections very close to the...
Forum: Canada 09-15-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,282
Posted By canadianstrom
barrie advice

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Crime/2011/09/15/18689051.html

do not have sex ( at least unprotected) with this woman. Everything else will be ok.
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,674
Posted By canadianstrom
thanks!

Great RR and photos. Motivates me to getting to Europe on a Bike. Have been saying for years that I am going to do 6-8 months, gotta hope for early retirement and good health.
Forum: Trials 09-08-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,950
Posted By canadianstrom
climber, great motor, suspension meh

I had a 94 climber for 2 years a couple of years ago, still miss that motor. great power from low revs to high. I could never get the front forks working decent and they built air pressure often....
Forum: Canada 08-31-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 35,619
Posted By canadianstrom
Eastern half of the country

20 klicks of this and worse. we were loaded for a 2 week trip. in the looser stuff we both stood up.
Forum: Canada 08-10-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,580
Posted By canadianstrom
tides

I've enjoyed the tidal bore @ Truro, nice park there, but may not be able to take in beverages. Had a meal in a resturant on hiway 215 near Maitland overlooking the river, could walk down into the...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 37,325
Posted By canadianstrom
this needs a home in Brooksdale

any one so far in love with those quality russian engineered and manufactured need this
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330589387035&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:CA:1123
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,268
Posted By canadianstrom
just a thought

If you need to use the bike asap and it holds air what about a large volume of airsoft pellets to act like dynabeads?
probably a stupid idea
nevermind
Forum: Canada 07-09-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 863
Views: 37,325
Posted By canadianstrom
nice to meet the crew

It was good to meet some local adv riders, looking forward to going on some rides, finding new roads and diners. Thanks for hosting Craig. Great shop and tire changing equipment. I now have a local...
Forum: Trials 05-10-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,045
Posted By canadianstrom
nice

are those drop offs on the spine of the ridges as steep and far as they look?

if so i would have a hard time walking it!

Great riding and thanks for the video
Forum: Canada 02-19-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,048
Posted By canadianstrom
Lubec to Campbello Island Border Crossing

We picked back roads from the Adirondaks to Lubec Maine and island hopped. Slow but fun. The Lubec crossing was nice and worth the time. Hiway 1 gets busy west of Ellsworth.
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,351
Posted By canadianstrom
sorry no pics the bike was stolen. Yes the blade...

sorry no pics the bike was stolen. Yes the blade and most of the handle is inside the hose which is zipp tyed to the outer edge of one of the forks. The top of the brush thinner handle is about at...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,351
Posted By canadianstrom
mount

I carried my gerber brush thinner on my front forks of my ktm400 using a section of old fire hose zipp tyed on. I folded the bottom up to close it off, made it the full length of the machete and it...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,268
Posted By canadianstrom
i also test rode a multistrada yesterday

damn what a machine! The motor is superb, enough torque down low and throttle transitions were ok ( a little abrupt in sport mode). She absolutely rockets in sport mode. The suspension was great,...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By canadianstrom
canadian geographic travel

The canadian geographic travel mags I've seen seem to do the outdoorsy stuff with great pics. Best of luck
Forum: Canada 07-26-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By canadianstrom
merci beaucoup

Andre
Thanks for the info but I was able to find a tire before I left, carried it there and back home. Had a great trip and the old tire got me home without showing threads.
Forum: Canada 07-20-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By canadianstrom
Question bike tire service - NorthBay Ont to Matagami QC ?

does anyone know of a shop between North Bay and Matagami QC? Looking at a run to James Bay, I think my rear tire is good for it, but nice to have a plan B.

Thanks for any contact Info you have.
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,268
Posted By canadianstrom
sat on one, mixed feelings, questions

I've eye balling this sexy Italian babe since the online release last fall, love the looks and specs. Sat on one (S model with bags- so does that make it a T?) at a dealer today, its a great feel and...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,268
Posted By canadianstrom
seat cover?

my understanding that a a seat cover stretched taunt over the foam only decreases comfort. My thinking is Ducati made it that way for a good reason, even though some people get hung up on the looks.
Forum: Canada 05-22-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,420
Posted By canadianstrom
Thumb BlueStreak= good people!

maybe I'm biased becuase they're local, but I have found them to be price competitive, good advice and service.
Forum: Europe 05-20-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By canadianstrom
Question bike jacket and pants retailer- Athens Area or Crete

Hello
My wife and I are planning a trip to Greece, Landing in Athens touring the area and going to Crete to rent a bike for 3 days. Instead of bringing our jacket and pants I thought about buying...
Forum: Europe 05-10-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By canadianstrom
been looking myself

and found these:
http://www.rental-motorcycle.com/europe/greece/crete_rental.html

and
http://www.motortours-crete.com/
who look to be my choice for our planned vacation in Greece,
Best of...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,231
Posted By canadianstrom
http://localfarmsupply.com/resources/wp-content/up...

http://localfarmsupply.com/resources/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/pb661841-000.jpg
These boots are very popular with farmers for all day comfort. Not cheap but last a long time.
Forum: Canada 03-06-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By canadianstrom
I assume you know about inglis in London? They...

I assume you know about inglis in London? They have lots of Aprilia on the floor, no Capo that I recall or on their website but they might know about availability....
Forum: Canada 12-05-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,001
Posted By canadianstrom
Lubec Entry

Wife and I toured through NB via Lubec and island hopped to the mainland. Its not quick but a very unique area. Check out the "old sow" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Sow_whirlpool
I'd spend more...
Forum: Trials 11-14-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,462
Posted By canadianstrom
well now you've removed the only reason for me...

well now you've removed the only reason for me not to buy it. it's a beaut and I hope it does well. It'd be great for them to pick up some good riders and have it competeing in the spring.
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