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Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 85,521
Posted By riverman
Happy Hoildays!! I think of you every time I...

Happy Hoildays!! I think of you every time I pass by my workbench and see your battery. I am keeping it fully charged up and ready to go. Glad to hear that you were able to find some work.
Forum: Canada 12-24-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 52,365
Posted By riverman
Dave, Yes, ride to west and northwest is...

Dave,

Yes, ride to west and northwest is on with departure first week or so of August. NS October sounds good. (I can guess what you will be doing for the next couple long months of winter :)....
Forum: Canada 12-11-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 52,365
Posted By riverman
Dave, Pick October so I can join you buddy...

Dave,

Pick October so I can join you buddy with the mighty WR.

Rory
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 46,445
Views: 9,332,629
Posted By riverman
Easy answer. Go with the WR250R. Take a look at...

Easy answer. Go with the WR250R. Take a look at Bigdogadventure site. This bike has good legs and can easily handle the longer distances. (Of course, you are on the WR250R forum- and are speaking...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,745
Posted By riverman
I had a minor leak, actually more of a slow seep,...

I had a minor leak, actually more of a slow seep, due to a bad gasket on the clutch cover. Triumph dealer found the problem and replaced the gasket under warranty.
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 46,445
Views: 9,332,629
Posted By riverman
Yes, grab it fast or you will lose out.

Yes, grab it fast or you will lose out.
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,221,655
Posted By riverman
Here is a vote of support for you John from...

Here is a vote of support for you John from Canada! Stay strong, things will get sorted.
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,221,655
Posted By riverman
+1. Well said. Keep 'em coming John!. We love...

+1. Well said. Keep 'em coming John!. We love this report. Good idea on the recording as well. Should be interesting.
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 85,521
Posted By riverman
We were delighted to host the lovely NomadGal for...

We were delighted to host the lovely NomadGal for a few days prior to her heading home for a work gig. Here are a couple pics of us just heading out for a quick tour of the local area. Great smile !...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 85,521
Posted By riverman
Esther, If you decide to take a loop...

Esther,

If you decide to take a loop around the Cabot Trail enroute to here I recommend that you do the little sidetrip to visit Meat Cove in northwest section. You do need a good weather day...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,745
Posted By riverman
Bingo, Tim- I agree with all of your suggestions.

Bingo, Tim- I agree with all of your suggestions.
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,745
Posted By riverman
Just back from a 2400 kilometer trip to north...

Just back from a 2400 kilometer trip to north shore of St Lawrence River in Quebec. Part of the trip was 400 km of gravel from Port Cartier up to the Labrador Highway and down to Manic 5. Awesome...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 85,521
Posted By riverman
Hey Nomadgal. If you get a chance you should...

Hey Nomadgal. If you get a chance you should check on the Burnt Cape Ecological Preserve. You can ride right on out there on your KLR so long as you stay on the roadway. It is a neat place that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 85,521
Posted By riverman
Hey Ester, We almost crossed paths. I...

Hey Ester,

We almost crossed paths. I spent almost a week in Quebec with buddy Dave- him on his KLR and me on my Triumph. We were:
Aug 10- Forestville
Aug 11- Labrieville, Baie Comeau,...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 694,091
Posted By riverman
North shore of St Lawrence, Quebec, Canada

http://i330.photobucket.com/albums/l410/RorysPictures/Quebec%20North%20Shore%20Bike%20Trip%202014/2014-08-12161444_zps0d920f20.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 85,521
Posted By riverman
+1 here Kitesurfer. I look forward to the...

+1 here Kitesurfer. I look forward to the updates.
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,221,655
Posted By riverman
Thanks for your detailed response and perspective...

Thanks for your detailed response and perspective John. Much appreciated.
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,221,655
Posted By riverman
Hi John. I am still following your report and...

Hi John. I am still following your report and have a question. A while back you mentioned that you now have an Ipad. Is that what you are using on the road to update this report? or are you still...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 40,438
Posted By riverman
Thanks Akula. I looked up their website. Safe...

Thanks Akula. I looked up their website. Safe travels. Nice bike- btw :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 40,438
Posted By riverman
I am not familiar with that little backpacking...

I am not familiar with that little backpacking guitar. Can you share some details about it?
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,221,655
Posted By riverman
Thanks for the detail on the ipad John. For a...

Thanks for the detail on the ipad John. For a newbie to that equipment you sure seem to be catching on fast! Keep us informed please as you make new discoveries and in-roads to using the mini-ipad.
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 34,570
Posted By riverman
Subscribed as well- another referral from John Downs

Fantastic writing and photos. Thanks to JD for referring us to this ride report from his. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and philosophy. In the long winter months I spend a time in the evening...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,221,655
Posted By riverman
John, I am looking forward to your learning and...

John, I am looking forward to your learning and comments on ease of use, practicality, etc of the mini-Ipad for your adv reporting and linking of pictures.
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By riverman
Correction- I will post a write-up for the pegs...

Correction- I will post a write-up for the pegs in the XC Accessories-farkles thread.
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By riverman
Bosley1980 Footpegs

Folks. I can attest to the quality/workmanship of these footpegs. I bought a set for my WR250R and after using them for the season I knew I would want a set for my Tiger. I ordered and received...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4,010
Views: 1,967,020
Posted By riverman
Like many others, I am a relatively silent...

Like many others, I am a relatively silent follower (eastern Canada) but I always look forward to opening your updates. Great ride, and great report. By the way, still three feet of snow in my yard...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,221,655
Posted By riverman
+1. Well said VoidRider. John- always...

+1. Well said VoidRider.

John- always a pleasure to read your report. Un gros merci! (Big thank you).
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46,445
Views: 9,332,629
Posted By riverman
Nice write-up Krabill. For some reason I thought...

Nice write-up Krabill. For some reason I thought that you had sold the WR. Glad to see you are still around on this site.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-23-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 407,095
Posted By riverman
NomadGal, If you are doing Labrador, Nova...

NomadGal,

If you are doing Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Maine then you will be passing right by our place in Moncton, New Brunswick. Lots of tools, bike ramp, spare room, etc and you are welcome...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 46,445
Views: 9,332,629
Posted By riverman
Wow! I bow to that rider! Fantastic skills.

Wow! I bow to that rider! Fantastic skills.
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,572
Posted By riverman
Absolutely fantastic! You are BOTH very lucky. ...

Absolutely fantastic! You are BOTH very lucky. Thanks for sharing. I am looking forward to future instalments.
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,465
Posted By riverman
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 264,832
Posted By riverman
Does anyone have a pic of the SC cover on a Tiger...

Does anyone have a pic of the SC cover on a Tiger 800XC yet?
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 74,862
Posted By riverman
Hi Dwight, You have been covering some...

Hi Dwight,

You have been covering some ground. I just google mapped San Carlos - looks to be about the same size place as Shediac but a heck of a lot warmer and there seems to be more...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,221,655
Posted By riverman
"Inspiring people to travel the world and explore...

"Inspiring people to travel the world and explore foreign lands is my new goal in life. I will continue reporting back what I find and hopefully provide useful information you can use in your future...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 74,862
Posted By riverman
Hey Kedgi, I thought that maybe you were...

Hey Kedgi,

I thought that maybe you were lonesome for Shediac, so I thought I would just post up some more of that fabulous winter weather that is headed our way tomorrow. Enjoy!!

3:55...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,221,655
Posted By riverman
Awesome! Simply awesome, John. Thank you, thank...

Awesome! Simply awesome, John. Thank you, thank you for sharing some of these locations that most of us will never see in person.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,689,257
Posted By riverman
The flies would carry you away if we tried that...

The flies would carry you away if we tried that in these parts. We use tarps a lot but sleep in tents or hammocks with no'seeum netting !
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 74,862
Posted By riverman
Geez Dwight. I am saddened to hear of your...

Geez Dwight. I am saddened to hear of your on-going issues with the bike. That really sucks as those sorts of experiences result in a person having a hard time "trusting' the bike in the future. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,689,257
Posted By riverman
Newfoundland Trip 2013

Here is my set-up for 10 days of bike camping, including all meals for breakfast and supper.

http://i330.photobucket.com/albums/l410/RorysPictures/2013-07-29150731_zps0cb342db.jpg...
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