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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 10:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 679
Posted By Steve G.
This guy makes a lot of sense, and is against...

This guy makes a lot of sense, and is against this, and most other B.C. recent anti vehicle moves: http://www.sense.bc.ca/
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 679
Posted By Steve G.
Your argument seems to ride on the premise that...

Your argument seems to ride on the premise that vehicle operation is a right not a privlwdge. Needless to say I disagree with your views. We should not be dumbing down speeds, we should have a...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,985
Posted By Steve G.
I was lucky enough to be at Del Mar back in the...

I was lucky enough to be at Del Mar back in the 90's when Team Obsolete brought their collection and raced around the horse barns. Jim Redmond, riding the Knobby Clarke tuned RC166. Astounding, ear...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By Steve G.
There are literally 100's of restaurants inside...

There are literally 100's of restaurants inside Vancouver city limits. http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2013/12/year-in-review-best-new-vancouver-restaurants/

Rent a bicycle, and trip around Stanley...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 679
Posted By Steve G.
So you don't have an issue with current posted...

So you don't have an issue with current posted speeds in BC? Do you actually travel at 37mph along empty country roads? The same roads in Washington are ALWAYS 45 or 50 mph. This whole trend is...
Forum: Canada 04-24-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 679
Posted By Steve G.
Agree totally with you. This lack of justice, and...

Agree totally with you. This lack of justice, and roadside confiscation of someone's funds by police contracted as revenue collectors for the government is unacceptable. It has indeed forced me and...
Forum: Canada 04-24-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
Just checking your profile that you have a DR650....

Just checking your profile that you have a DR650. I have a bike similar, and cannot envision doing a big tour on it. The specialization of motorcycles today means there are machines that definitely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 75,286
Posted By Steve G.
Current caretaker of these two machines. While...

Current caretaker of these two machines. While rare, they do not act or ride with particular fussiness that an exotic may act like. A pleasure to ride.

...
Forum: Canada 04-23-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,489
Posted By Steve G.
Supporting the mother ship? that's a good one....

Supporting the mother ship? that's a good one. Problem was, you wanted separation with 'conditions'. Cut the umbilical cord, you'll last 15 minutes.

Go your way, take your share of the debt...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,985
Posted By Steve G.
Ugliness offset time: ...

Ugliness offset time:


http://www.motofoto.es/fotos/8562/ducati-888-sp5-1993-315025.jpg

http://www.kilometermagazine.com/artman2/uploads/1/ducati-916-2.jpg


...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,489
Posted By Steve G.
It's such terribly easy fodder to use this format...

It's such terribly easy fodder to use this format to say nasty things about Quebec. Better to just ignore the place, avoid it, and offer it the consideration of a third word country which it would be...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
Passion for "the motorcycle" and all that it...

Passion for "the motorcycle" and all that it represents in travelling is pretty well a need. Being "in" the scenery instead of answering it through a car window is huge to me. I can honestly see...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By Steve G.
It takes 5 hrs for a jet to fly across Canada....

It takes 5 hrs for a jet to fly across Canada. Which region are you thinking about.
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
Osoyoos Nation land. Don't even bother.

Osoyoos Nation land. Don't even bother.
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
There are certainly some advantages to living in...

There are certainly some advantages to living in Kelowna. Less rain than the coast. Decent motorcycle shops. Starbucks. Costco. Hospital. Great riding. Non-control of a ferry system. Same cost and...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
I'm not sure I'd like to live in a deserted ski...

I'm not sure I'd like to live in a deserted ski area in the summer.
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
Lol,,,yeah, good one. On a related note, was...

Lol,,,yeah, good one. On a related note, was listening to the talk radio last week night, the commentator was saying all residents of Surrey should be alarmed and pissed off. I pointed out to him via...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
I donno, maybe spend a summer there, see what the...

I donno, maybe spend a summer there, see what the town morphs into when holiday mode takes over the place.
Forum: Canada 04-18-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,831
Posted By Steve G.
Please excuse me for saying, but I couldn't help...

Please excuse me for saying, but I couldn't help but notice that the pictures show scenes of extreme frickin' cold-ness. And that white stuff covering everything troubles me immensely.
Forum: Canada 04-17-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
LOL. You can tell around here [Metro Van] that...

LOL. You can tell around here [Metro Van] that there's been a bunch of lay-offs out in the patch. There's 100's of them around here, parked at the pubs all afternoon.
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,985
Posted By Steve G.
Interesting bike. Actually an epoxy glued frame.

Interesting bike. Actually an epoxy glued frame.
Forum: Canada 04-17-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, made it home ok. Frickin' semi trucks...

Yeah, made it home ok. Frickin' semi trucks screwed everything up, too lazy all of them, to pull the chains out for the last time. Waited in limbo for 2 hours trying to get up the balls to just put...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
Geez, no sign of steroid pumped red neck head...

Geez, no sign of steroid pumped red neck head bangers in pimped out Dodge 4x4s with Alberta plates?
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,985
Posted By Steve G.
http://www.classicsportbikesforsale.com/wordpress/...

http://www.classicsportbikesforsale.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Laverda-SFC750-replica_2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,985
Posted By Steve G.
I'll agree it's design was extremely ,,,,,,...

I'll agree it's design was extremely ,,,,,, polarizing.
Forum: Canada 04-17-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By Steve G.
Talking to a co-worker of mine who's extreme hard...

Talking to a co-worker of mine who's extreme hard core Top Gear guy. He says there's going to be one more "goodbye' episode at BBC. He's flying over there to be part of the final audience.
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,985
Posted By Steve G.
And the predecessor to both, and his first...

And the predecessor to both, and his first design, Massimo Tamburini brought forth full bodywork to mainstream with the 750 Paso:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2456/3570241115_ee58819976.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,985
Posted By Steve G.
Ducati 900SS...

Ducati 900SS Superlighthttp://raresportbikesforsale.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/BluY6OgWkKGrHqUOKikEtlz8HCrnBLcyp6gB_3.jpg


Moto Guzzi Sport 1100
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,985
Posted By Steve G.
I'm happy to step in to offer "ugliness offset"...

I'm happy to step in to offer "ugliness offset" during times like this.

Tonight, it's Honda supersport time:


http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery%20B/Honda%20CB1100RC%2082.jpg

...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,146
Posted By Steve G.
Totally agree with everything you say.

Totally agree with everything you say.
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,985
Posted By Steve G.
So what about that weather hey?

So what about that weather hey?
Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
That's a good move. I can't possibly imagine...

That's a good move. I can't possibly imagine living in Toronto. What a friggin pit. Interesting you mention weather, a serious objective in retirement. I'm in Penticton this weekend for a beer...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,985
Posted By Steve G.
I like the early XS650. The later "Special" ones...

I like the early XS650. The later "Special" ones were terrible things to look at.

Can't agree with you on your observations of superior looks compared to Bonneville. Your view I respect. But...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,831
Posted By Steve G.
The effects of ethanol "enriched" gasoline are...

The effects of ethanol "enriched" gasoline are well documented and confirmed by all. Even modern bikes have been affected, indeed my EFI '08 BMW has a recall on it to replace the sealing o-ring on...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,831
Posted By Steve G.
Refinery in Kamloops? News to me, don't think so....

Refinery in Kamloops? News to me, don't think so. Anyways, glad to hear. So has somebody else taken over the Mushroom Restaurant? Which company is supplying the fuel? I remember the guy had no...
Forum: Canada 04-09-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,831
Posted By Steve G.
Yeah, there hasn't been gas in Fauqier in 5...

Yeah, there hasn't been gas in Fauqier in 5 years. I always thought there might be gas in Burton, 1/2 way down the lake, but never stopped there. And yes there is gas in Cherryville, but a bit of a...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Steve G.
From my experience Banff, Jasper, anywhere on the...

From my experience Banff, Jasper, anywhere on the western side of the Rockies, is a crap shoot even in late July. The best weather will be found between the east side of the Coast/Cascade range, and...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,401
Posted By Steve G.
I'd probably just pay the $500 out of the savings...

I'd probably just pay the $500 out of the savings realized when you bought the bike. I know it sucks, but classifying it as a warranty transfer fee has given them the leg up. At least you can bring...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,985
Posted By Steve G.
Lovely thing. Here's a bump for...

Lovely thing.


Here's a bump for fun: Honda GB500

http://garagecompany.com/bikes/japanese/GB500new/IMG_4061.JPG
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,711
Posted By Steve G.
Correct. The worst part of travelling is the...

Correct. The worst part of travelling is the actual flying, which in 2015, is horrible, it's only advantage is getting "there" fast.
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