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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 10:39 AM
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Posted By Lav1200
The plan is set now for this ride. We are...

The plan is set now for this ride. We are meeting at 7 am for coffee at "The Stop" in Black Diamond on Saturday, and will be leaving for the ride at 7:30.

If you plan on joining us, please drop...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2015, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Lav1200
Dutch Creek

Just came through Dutch Creek on my way to Pincher Creek this am. The water level on the stream crossing is quite manageable... no issues for pretty much any bike now.
Forum: Canada 06-30-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6,268
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Posted By Lav1200
Joe - keep your eye out for when Shane Watts...

Joe - keep your eye out for when Shane Watts returns with his Dirtwise (http://shanewatts.com/)course. I guarantee you will get a lot out of it with your 300. I attended his session a few weeks...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2015, 06:20 AM
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Posted By Lav1200
Long day ride - Sat July 4th

A buddy and I are going to do a longish loop this Sat: Calgary to Crowsnest (via 940, Dutch Creek, Allison Creek), NW to Whiteswan Lake (via Hartley and Bull FSRs), N to Castle Junction (via west...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6,268
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Posted By Lav1200
I'm not able to join you, but I have always...

I'm not able to join you, but I have always wanted to ride the transmission line trail between Sparwood and Fernie. I tried it a few yrs back but we kept hitting fenced off areas just west of...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2015, 06:11 PM
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Posted By Lav1200
That's great news - thanks. It's one of my...

That's great news - thanks. It's one of my favourite loops as well, but it's been a couple of years since I last did it.



Sorry Chris - the weekend of the 11th is the rally in Nakusp. If you...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6,268
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Posted By Lav1200
Sounds like it should be good-to-go per this...

Sounds like it should be good-to-go per this site:
https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/drm/services/road-works.htm
Forum: Canada 06-23-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6,268
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Posted By Lav1200
Bull River FSR...?

Has anyone been down the Bull River FSR yet this year? I'm wondering if there are any issues (wash-outs, downed trees) that would prevent a bike from getting through it.

I'm hoping to get out for...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 201,706
Posted By Lav1200
Nice - I hope we see VR, JL, DP, MM, etc doing...

Nice - I hope we see VR, JL, DP, MM, etc doing the same 25 yrs from now.
Forum: Canada 06-18-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6,268
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Posted By Lav1200
I have always used Triad Fasteners (just off 19...

I have always used Triad Fasteners (just off 19 St in the NE) - they have pretty much every size metric fastener there is in multiple grades of steel and stainless steel.
Forum: Canada 06-14-2015, 08:15 PM
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Posted By Lav1200
Thanks - PM sent

Thanks - PM sent
Forum: Canada 06-14-2015, 08:00 PM
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Views: 503,274
Posted By Lav1200
Hmm - I may be interested in that. The only...

Hmm - I may be interested in that. The only issue is that I'm still on the uber-wide stock rim... 140/80 may be too narrow.
Forum: Canada 06-14-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6,268
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Posted By Lav1200
North Kootenay Pass

Did some solo exploring west of Pincher Creek this weekend while camping in the area with the family. I had hoped to make it up both North Kootenay Pass and Macdonald Pass. Combination of muddy...
Forum: Canada 06-12-2015, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Lav1200
I did a 150 mile race once... but I got bad...

I did a 150 mile race once... but I got bad finger-cramp on my Playstation :)

Joe - I'm running the amateur Vet class this season
Forum: Canada 06-12-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6,268
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Posted By Lav1200
No license needed for Sportsman - but you will...

No license needed for Sportsman - but you will need a SGC membership (can buy that the day of the race).

I did Sportsman the last couple of seasons - tons of fun, but their races are only 1 hr...
Forum: Canada 06-12-2015, 07:11 AM
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Posted By Lav1200
Joe - are you referring to the SGC race at...

Joe - are you referring to the SGC race at Wildhorse? See you there - I'll be the roadkill in the Veteran's class this season. What class are you running in?
Forum: Canada 06-09-2015, 05:26 AM
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Posted By Lav1200
Once you are off the quad trails and into...

Once you are off the quad trails and into single-track, most of them are not trashed (those that haven't been poached by the quadders). Have been out a few times this year and trails like Lone...
Forum: Canada 06-08-2015, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Lav1200
Mine started leaking while in Colorado last fall....

Mine started leaking while in Colorado last fall. I was able to get a Master Cylinder rebuild kit from CycleWorks for it - $70 and about 30 min to do the job. So far so good... but good to know...
Forum: Canada 06-08-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6,268
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Posted By Lav1200
Hey Pjammer - that is an awesome looking 955...

Hey Pjammer - that is an awesome looking 955 Tiger. I had one a few years back (regret selling it) - one of the best motors ever. Looks like yours is nicely setup.
Forum: Canada 06-04-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6,268
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Posted By Lav1200
If FT got anything like the rain that McLean did...

If FT got anything like the rain that McLean did over the past 48 hrs, you may want to give it a day or so to dry out. I just got back from a quick recon at McLean and the trails are super soft......
Forum: Racing 06-03-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,058
Posted By Lav1200
For fuck's sake - why would you ask this? It's...

For fuck's sake - why would you ask this? It's RACING... get over it.
Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 503,274
Posted By Lav1200
Off-roading and Adv riding aren't always the same...

Off-roading and Adv riding aren't always the same thing. If you really want to ride off-road (as in single-track, and not just gravel roads/jeep trails), consider getting a proper dirt bike (street...
Forum: Racing 05-27-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 26,582
Posted By Lav1200
+1 - I could not believe how steep they looked on...

+1 - I could not believe how steep they looked on TV. It was like they inserted a hill climbing comp in the middle of an MX event.
Forum: Canada 05-25-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6,268
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Posted By Lav1200
The attached 3 tracks should be good for 2-up...

The attached 3 tracks should be good for 2-up dual-sport ride near Radium. In addition to these, there are a myriad of FSRs in the area that would all be fine 2-up.
Forum: Canada 05-24-2015, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Lav1200
The Paradise Mine loop off the Toby Creek Rd (on...

The Paradise Mine loop off the Toby Creek Rd (on the way to Panorama) and the westside power line between Invermere and the hoodoos would be great for 2-up exploring.

You didn't say when your trip...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,210
Posted By Lav1200
I don't think there's a hope in hell for the WR...

I don't think there's a hope in hell for the WR to get into power unless they have a significant shift in leadership and move a wee bit left from their relatively far-right position.

But who...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 503,274
Posted By Lav1200
Yes - Swany's is a great trail at McLean - one of...

Yes - Swany's is a great trail at McLean - one of my favourites. I have way more fun on it now that I switched from a 350 lb dual sport to a 230 lb dirt bike. Nice pics - looking forward to getting...
Forum: Canada 05-14-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,210
Posted By Lav1200
It would appear the project ...

It would appear the project (http://www.northwestupgrading.com/sites/default/files/pdfs/brief%20project%20update%20-%20Apr%208%202015.pdf)is progressing well... not all doom and gloom out there
Forum: Canada 05-11-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3,407
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Posted By Lav1200
Time and time again I see guys ripping through...

Time and time again I see guys ripping through streams right beside a bridge. The various quad & single-track offroad clubs here in AB have gone to a lot of trouble to put bridges where riding...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,075
Posted By Lav1200
Utah must have some of the best off-road...

Utah must have some of the best off-road motorcycling in NA... nothing boring about it once you get off the couch.
Forum: Canada 05-10-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,210
Posted By Lav1200
Just curious here... who ARE the companies now in...

Just curious here... who ARE the companies now in AB whose HQ moved from BC to AB to begin with? I thought it was pretty-much just Ontario-based resource sector companies moving west.

Glad to see...
Forum: Canada 05-08-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 503,274
Posted By Lav1200
Enjoying a break from work, hockey and politics...

Enjoying a break from work, hockey and politics here in Italy for a few weeks. Rented a BMW 850R to explore central and northern Italy. ...
Forum: Racing 05-06-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,094
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Posted By Lav1200
left hand = butter right hand = hammer

left hand = butter

right hand = hammer
Forum: Canada 04-28-2015, 09:25 PM
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Views: 503,274
Posted By Lav1200
I was out earlier this week checking out the...

I was out earlier this week checking out the green lanes NW of Calgary. All are very dry - no mud/water whatsoever.

http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z143/aebbern/RR%2041.jpg...
Forum: Canada 04-28-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 503,274
Posted By Lav1200
Great looking bike there Joe. I've always...

Great looking bike there Joe. I've always thought the 640 was the nicest looking DS bike ever made... long legged without the "baggage" that comes with the bigger bikes (LC8, GS, etc.). I had a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-23-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 67,512
Posted By Lav1200
+1 Once you get some hours on the Beta, please...

+1 Once you get some hours on the Beta, please share your thoughts with us on how it compares to your old EXC.

And thanks for the great videos!
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 503,274
Posted By Lav1200
Lee - I saw you out there. I was hauling my...

Lee - I saw you out there. I was hauling my dirtbike behind my Subaru right near Millarville when you went by going the other way. Its very easy to spot your bike... looked great. I was on my way...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 201,706
Posted By Lav1200
"Hey Marquez... say hello to my little...

"Hey Marquez... say hello to my little friend..."
Forum: Canada 04-15-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Lav1200
PM sent... not in RD, but can show you one and...

PM sent... not in RD, but can show you one and give you the 411 on them in Calgary
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 503,274
Posted By Lav1200
That sucks... RR50 was a nice green lane to ride....

That sucks... RR50 was a nice green lane to ride. I know it was a popular route with the locals for horseback riding, but I never had any issues before with them sharing the route. I wonder what's...
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