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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,036
Posted By Steve G.
I personally don't know any veterinarians. My...

I personally don't know any veterinarians. My sister deals with them all the time with her 3 dogs and 4 horses. I can't imagine ever a time when a vet would offer free services 'just because'. I'm...
Forum: Regional forums 11-25-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 127,936
Posted By Steve G.
The quad trip was great really. Over on the east...

The quad trip was great really. Over on the east side, Hilo north, is a tiny bot cooler, and can get the off afternoon shower, which meant no dust, and a true landscape of the classic rain forest,...
Forum: Regional forums 11-24-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 127,936
Posted By Steve G.
Heading to the Big Island for 2 weeks in...

Heading to the Big Island for 2 weeks in February. I've been to Oahu 1/2 dozen times [company condo near Ft Derussey] , Maui perhaps 25 times since 1980 took advantage of virtually free company condo...
Forum: Canada 11-20-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,861
Posted By Steve G.
I hear ya. McMennimans in Eugene is a great...

I hear ya. McMennimans in Eugene is a great place.
I'll be at the Seattle bike show this Saturday. Plan to stop by a few shops on the way down including Cycle Gear in Lynwood. At the bike show,...
Forum: Europe 11-18-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By Steve G.
Still consider myself a newbie to this region,...

Still consider myself a newbie to this region, but I'm lucky enough to have ridden the Alps/Dolomites twice, 3 years apart, the last being late August-early September, 2013....
Forum: Canada 11-17-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By Steve G.
Here it is, right from the communistic...

Here it is, right from the communistic broadcasting conglomerate.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/off-road-vehicle-registration-launched-for-b-c-1.2837632
Forum: Canada 11-17-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,613
Posted By Steve G.
WTF,,,Dude!!! What happened Richard???

WTF,,,Dude!!! What happened Richard???
Forum: Canada 11-16-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,613
Posted By Steve G.
We have very high mandatory insurance in BC, so...

We have very high mandatory insurance in BC, so taking advantage of the collector plate program is really nice. A multi-vehicle plate for 12 months, based on the 751-1151cc engine category, $5...
Forum: Canada 11-16-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,613
Posted By Steve G.
I've got a multi-vehicle collector plate to look...

I've got a multi-vehicle collector plate to look after both Nortons, the Laverda, CT70, and the RC30. I run that all year. Generally I get the regular plate insured mid March, depending on the...
Forum: Canada 11-14-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,523
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah me too. Happy Camp snowed in, in May? Who'd...

Yeah me too. Happy Camp snowed in, in May? Who'd a thunk that?
Forum: Canada 11-14-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,523
Posted By Steve G.
Looks like an Alberta license plate.

Looks like an Alberta license plate.
Forum: Canada 11-11-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,584
Posted By Steve G.
Whenever I see a pic of Jordon, I think about the...

Whenever I see a pic of Jordon, I think about the issues he had crossing the border into the states, which badly affected his AMA attempts a few years back. I think he would have done well.
Forum: Canada 11-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By Steve G.
I've heard a lot about this coming, but different...

I've heard a lot about this coming, but different implementation dates. I heard from a dealer that implementation at the dealer level starts Nov 30th/2014. This will include issuing of offroad plates...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,620
Posted By Steve G.
I don't really care. Just chuckling at another...

I don't really care. Just chuckling at another 'personalization' gone bad. Good entertainment.
Forum: Canada 11-08-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Steve G.
You are certainly correct. If the WA...

You are certainly correct.

If the WA stands for Western Australia, rather than Washington, I'm afraid you are in the same boat as samslow points out above. If you are from Washington, state,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,152
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, ok. So what do you think AKI additive...

Yeah, ok. So what do you think AKI additive actually does to prevent pre-ignition?????
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,620
Posted By Steve G.
A case study on how to instantly reduce the value...

A case study on how to instantly reduce the value of your bike.
Forum: Canada 11-05-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,861
Posted By Steve G.
Rode through there twice this year, once on the...

Rode through there twice this year, once on the Norton, once on the GS. I have my own seat at Deschutes. :freaky
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Steve G.
Hmm, I was gonna say the most notorious thing...

Hmm, I was gonna say the most notorious thing you'll deal with is the Williams Lake Stampede, rodeo, but next year it's the last weekend in June. In the summer, you will find the odd, ummmm, first...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Steve G.
Thanks very much guys. Looking forward to this....

Thanks very much guys. Looking forward to this. promise to give all an update on the bike rent I've gone with and where I end up.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,803
Posted By Steve G.
Napolean Beren mirrors, in chrome, is my mirror...

Napolean Beren mirrors, in chrome, is my mirror of choice. Very high quality, chrome a bit harder to find than black.
http://www.amazon.com/Napoleon-Mirrors-AP-101-Replacement-Mirror/dp/B004WPQZTE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,152
Posted By Steve G.
My first priority is to avoid ethanol. Even my...

My first priority is to avoid ethanol. Even my Honda lawnmower runs better without it. After that, I try to run the lowest octane the engine is happy with. Noting that the higher the octane, the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,763,790
Posted By Steve G.
I'd rather have a push mower.

I'd rather have a push mower.
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By Steve G.
Get chains,,,,,ONLY because it'll prevent the...

Get chains,,,,,ONLY because it'll prevent the cops from getting mad at you and fining you should you come across a "snow ability" road block or get stuck yourself. The road north of Squamish is...
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,861
Posted By Steve G.
Plus u r quite close to some very nice craft brew...

Plus u r quite close to some very nice craft brew houses.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Steve G.
Furnace Creek?

Renting a bike in Vegas in a couple weeks. I've not been through Death Valley, and day time temps are starting to look really nice right now in that area. Accommodation really varies, in price...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,763,790
Posted By Steve G.
Had the bike out on the weekend, sunny and 60F in...

Had the bike out on the weekend, sunny and 60F in Vancouver.
Forum: Canada 11-02-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,861
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah I hear you. Out of sheer respect for being...

Yeah I hear you. Out of sheer respect for being in my neighbourhood, I've always given the local shop a chance to quote on things. With our current high U.S. dollar, I predict local shop...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-02-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By Steve G.
Big Island Hawaii Riding Options

Heading to Kona for a couple weeks in January. My second visit there, the first 5 yrs ago for just 4 days. I'd like some advice on motorcycle rentals, things that somebody should do or see. We'll be...
Forum: Canada 11-02-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,861
Posted By Steve G.
Understanding and tallying up ALL costs involved...

Understanding and tallying up ALL costs involved in local purchase vs internet purchases is very important. Of course, we see the Cdn $ dropping to $.8868us as of Oct 31. Add to that the foreign...
Forum: Canada 11-01-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By Steve G.
You should check the local veterinarian. I hear...

You should check the local veterinarian. I hear they like to look after world travellers.
Forum: Canada 10-31-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,613
Posted By Steve G.
Lol, yeah I know it doesn't seem like much, but...

Lol, yeah I know it doesn't seem like much, but it's alot of work to ride this thing on the road alongside fully laden gravel trucks and kamakaze taxis. Plus all my 3 police pull overs have been on...
Forum: Canada 10-30-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By Steve G.
I was kinda thinkin' the same thing, but didn't...

I was kinda thinkin' the same thing, but didn't have the guts to be the first to say something. Surely it can't cost that much to get your pet's teeth cleaned. I'd be too embarrassed to commit...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,407
Posted By Steve G.
I bought one of these brand new in 2001. Love the...

I bought one of these brand new in 2001. Love the bike, but yes, electrical issues are common. Biggest thing is the poor relays, Seimens units, which all have to be replaced for more capable units....
Forum: Canada 10-27-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,613
Posted By Steve G.
3500kms on the XR650. 2000 miles on the...

3500kms on the XR650.
2000 miles on the Norton.
8000kms on the Bismarck.
3700kms on the Henkel.
2000 miles on the Jota.
400 miles on the CT70.
750 kms on the RC.
600 miles on the Combat.
Forum: Canada 10-26-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By Steve G.
I do ask Mark's for a deal on Carhartt, noting to...

I do ask Mark's for a deal on Carhartt, noting to them the fact I can buy the same stuff for 1/2 the price 20 mile drive away. Hey, I get asked for the best price at least 4 times a day at my glass...
Forum: Canada 10-26-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,861
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah for sure I remember that. The mad dash to...

Yeah for sure I remember that. The mad dash to get ahead of the cars for an unimpeded ride north.
Forum: Canada 10-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By Steve G.
Heck, on a bike purchase, I'm goin' for free...

Heck, on a bike purchase, I'm goin' for free shit!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,763,790
Posted By Steve G.
No AGATT???

No AGATT???
Forum: Canada 10-25-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,861
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, don't get me started on Motovan and Parts...

Yeah, don't get me started on Motovan and Parts Canada. Could not agree more.
I also cut the local dealers slack. Pacific has some smokin' deals on their clearance rack, and their stuff is mostly...
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