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Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,724
Posted By Slowphil
back in the dark ages when I was a newb rider, an...

back in the dark ages when I was a newb rider, an old rider told me, always have somebody check the chain when I and all my gear were on the bike then you knew it would be right :deal
Forum: Canada 06-24-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Slowphil
R Rick is right for that section. A nice road...

R Rick is right for that section. A nice road ride (and a long day) from Blomidon to Canso Causeway is at Windsor on the 101 swing up onto hwy 14 and then 215 to the 102, this takes you along the...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Slowphil
Blomidon to Ingonish can be done in a day, a long...

Blomidon to Ingonish can be done in a day, a long day with no extended stops anywhere. Of course since I last did it they've improved hwy 104 between New Glasgow and Canso Causeway. This may cut...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Slowphil
Was going to invite you to my place in Kingsport...

Was going to invite you to my place in Kingsport just outside Canning but I won't be there when you arrive, on my own trip to Ontario, I wish you good weather and have an excellent time here in Nova...
Forum: Americas 06-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By Slowphil
Don't sweat having someone to leave with, I...

Don't sweat having someone to leave with, I travelled alone down to San Cristobal and then ran into all sorts of people heading south on bikes. Ended up travelling with a couple of them down to...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 47,624
Posted By Slowphil
wow, people say I'm judgemental but you put me to...

wow, people say I'm judgemental but you put me to shame. They're only giving the side of the story as they know it so ease up a bit
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-26-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,290
Posted By Slowphil
whens that happening Fred?

whens that happening Fred?
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13,507
Views: 1,334,392
Posted By Slowphil
Contrary to Boogs problems, I have the Nelson...

Contrary to Boogs problems, I have the Nelson Rigg tank bag and really like it. I have the plastic tank and it fits perfectly, want gas? pop off the two bottom connectors and swing it sideways out...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,290
Posted By Slowphil
was an excellent excellent day, really looking...

was an excellent excellent day, really looking forward to the next time and I'll see if I can remember to bring my camera as well:rofl. I think Stain will be along pretty soon to add some pictures
Forum: Canada 05-04-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,081
Posted By Slowphil
I live in Nova Scotia, the local CBC station...

I live in Nova Scotia, the local CBC station decided to check on gas prices from the Irving refinery in St John New Brunswick which sells in eastern Canada and Northern US. What they did was check...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 47,624
Posted By Slowphil
That's really too bad Catharine, I wish things...

That's really too bad Catharine, I wish things had turned out a little better for you but now is the chance to do what you want and go travel. I wish you many happy kilometers and hope that your trip...
Forum: Canada 04-27-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Slowphil
I'll second the youtube thingy, watched a bunch...

I'll second the youtube thingy, watched a bunch and then went out and practiced on my old tire before trying the new. Worked for me, now I can fix my own tires while riding offroad!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 18,950
Posted By Slowphil
Bought a klr new back in 99, since then there's...

Bought a klr new back in 99, since then there's been a big parade of bikes through the garage but the klr is still there and every year I buy it something else. I try to do as little superslab as...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 46,046
Posted By Slowphil
I'll be back by then looking for another ride,...

I'll be back by then looking for another ride, I'm in!!:lol3
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 46,046
Posted By Slowphil
as long as it's well travelled it's an adventure...

as long as it's well travelled it's an adventure bike!:clap
Forum: Canada 04-14-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,638
Posted By Slowphil
ferry from Maine to Yarmouth is now in full...

ferry from Maine to Yarmouth is now in full swing, scheduled sailings to save time and miles!!:clap
Forum: Latin America 04-13-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Slowphil
loved San Juan when I was through there, would...

loved San Juan when I was through there, would like to go back and spend a week or so in the area!!!
Forum: Latin America 04-11-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,695
Posted By Slowphil
he definitely carries Heidenaeus

he definitely carries Heidenaeus
Forum: Canada 04-11-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 46,046
Posted By Slowphil
[/QUOTE] Horizons Unlimited Maritimes,...

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Horizons Unlimited Maritimes, try this for size:clap

http://splashurl.com/pbdvr4d
Forum: Latin America 04-06-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,359
Posted By Slowphil
[/QUOTE] I know guys who while we were in...

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I know guys who while we were in BA shipped their bikes up to the US and over to New Zealand, Dakar Motos will set up shipping to anywhere in the world I think. They're nice people...
Forum: Latin America 04-06-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By Slowphil
Have a beer there for me would you, loved that...

Have a beer there for me would you, loved that town and area!!!:clap
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,638
Posted By Slowphil
be glad to meet you, I know what western union...

be glad to meet you, I know what western union can be like I dealt with them in Cusco. What an experience.:eek1
Forum: Canada 04-05-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,638
Posted By Slowphil
They've been talking up the ferry on the tv as if...

They've been talking up the ferry on the tv as if it's a sure thing, Sounds like it's a definite go:clap
Forum: Trip Planning 04-05-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,008
Posted By Slowphil
one thing most north americans don't consider is...

one thing most north americans don't consider is hostels, cheaper than hotels mostly nice, have kitchen facilities and you meet other travellers if you want. On my trip south I ended up hostals 90%...
Forum: Latin America 02-26-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By Slowphil
That's kind of funny, my buddy and I really liked...

That's kind of funny, my buddy and I really liked Potosi, it takes all kinds doesn't it?:lol3
Forum: Latin America 02-26-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Slowphil
I went all the way to Ushuaia and what has been...

I went all the way to Ushuaia and what has been said before, the ride through the gates there is totally amazing BUT when and if I ride SA again I will not go there. As a tourist spot it's not...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-23-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By Slowphil
From my experience I found border crossings can...

From my experience I found border crossings can be an absolute unbelievable horrific experience but then found if I sit, chill out and enjoy what is happening around me it becomes just another part...
Forum: Canada 02-18-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Slowphil
Yup, they've moved since then so not sure where...

Yup, they've moved since then so not sure where the new one is but it's still in Philly somewhere. Have fun on your ride!

Cheers Slowphil
Forum: Canada 02-17-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,638
Posted By Slowphil
time to bump this, come on over, it's a beautiful...

time to bump this, come on over, it's a beautiful camp site we have arranged.
Forum: Canada 02-17-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,932
Posted By Slowphil
All you need in Nova Scotia is an address and I'm...

All you need in Nova Scotia is an address and I'm sure inmates would be more than glad to help you with that. Good luck
Forum: Canada 02-17-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,534
Posted By Slowphil
That would be great, new to you bike and a long...

That would be great, new to you bike and a long ride home to get used to it. win win!!
Forum: Canada 02-17-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 47,624
Posted By Slowphil
I'll back up the fact they'll make things right,...

I'll back up the fact they'll make things right, they have absolutely terrific service usually.
Forum: Canada 02-17-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Slowphil
I bought my stuff at Revzilla on my way south, I...

I bought my stuff at Revzilla on my way south, I highly recommend the service and the people, got some quality information off them about the roads in the area.
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,842
Posted By Slowphil
The only advice I can give you is on your way to...

The only advice I can give you is on your way to Ushuaua there are a lot of BMW dealers and very few Triumph dealers. Just something to consider.
Forum: Latin America 12-30-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Slowphil
Copacabana is a great little town, not sure about...

Copacabana is a great little town, not sure about partying though
Forum: Canada 12-26-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 25,168
Posted By Slowphil
depends on what your looking for, I rode from...

depends on what your looking for, I rode from Nova Scotia to La Pas Bolivia on one set of K60's, not the best on the road and not the best in sand and mud but excellent for what I asked of them! ...
Forum: Canada 12-25-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By Slowphil
Merry Christmas to everybody, hope 14 is a great...

Merry Christmas to everybody, hope 14 is a great year for everybody!!!!
Forum: Trip Planning 12-17-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,001
Posted By Slowphil
trip to South America last year camera 1 -...

trip to South America last year

camera 1 - cheap p & s - in jacket pocket during tropical downpour in Central America, turns out pocket holds water really well, end of camera

camera 2 - good...
Forum: Canada 12-12-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 25,168
Posted By Slowphil
yup ask me about it!!

yup ask me about it!!
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,675
Posted By Slowphil
Hey Marco: had a great time in Argentina last...

Hey Marco: had a great time in Argentina last year as part of my ride. as part of my pay back to your country for the excellent way I was treated I'm going to follow your ride and when you get up...
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