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Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By GP640
Did you check harbor freight? Princess auto...

Did you check harbor freight?
Princess auto (really similar to harbor) carries heaters up here.
Forum: Canada 09-20-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,355,928
Posted By GP640
I could tell you how much I miss it but nobody...

I could tell you how much I miss it but nobody would care.
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 209,685
Posted By GP640
I believe that is universal in Canada unless...

I believe that is universal in Canada unless otherwise indicated by a sign.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6,402
Views: 351,544
Posted By GP640
I'm sick of people trying to be nice by waving me...

I'm sick of people trying to be nice by waving me out.
I often ride to my wife's office with her and there is an intersection where we have
the stop at a fairly busy road. Cross traffic has the...
Forum: Canada 07-30-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By GP640
We've always camped at Wapiti. There are lots of...

We've always camped at Wapiti. There are lots of sites and bikes usually end up
right by the entrance and the shower facilities.
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,924
Posted By GP640
September is usually a good time to be out there....

September is usually a good time to be out there. Statsman, maybe you should gain
some first hand experience with an area before you go offering advice?
Oh, it's the Forestry Trunk Road. There...
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,924
Posted By GP640
I take it you haven't been there.

I take it you haven't been there.
Forum: Canada 07-25-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,924
Posted By GP640
I've never had that problem on the FTR. I'd...

I've never had that problem on the FTR. I'd worry more about oil patch trucks.
If you pulled over at all blind curves between Nordegg and Mountain Aire, it'd take days to get anywhere.
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By GP640
Wow James, for a fella who used to put up some...

Wow James, for a fella who used to put up some pretty abrasive stuff you sure have mellowed.

Silly me, I had another look at the OP. If he's taking 16 from Regina to Edmonton he might have an...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,347
Posted By GP640
So, you met Del eh? Crusty old fella but ...

So, you met Del eh?
Crusty old fella but actually kinda nice when you get to know him.
He's a Red Deer local and I'm pretty sure he's not on here.
Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By GP640
The OP was coming up in August. Should we tell...

The OP was coming up in August.
Should we tell him about mandatory snow tires for all vehicles?
What about tire chains?
Carry extra tobacco to appease the local First Nations?
Rent sled dogs...
Forum: Canada 07-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By GP640
Good lord man, contrary to popular opinion, it's...

Good lord man, contrary to popular opinion, it's not Siberia up here.
Chances are if there is a town on the map it has fuel so you'll be fine.
You might have a problem if your bike cannot do 200km...
Forum: Canada 07-19-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,703
Posted By GP640
Hey, that's Norland! That restaurant has been...

Hey, that's Norland!
That restaurant has been there for ever but I've never eaten there.
I always heard it's good though.

Norland is the only place I've seen a drive in church. Used to be...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By GP640
Crack open a freewheel, lots of teeny balls in...

Crack open a freewheel, lots of teeny balls in there.
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 23,705
Posted By GP640
Wow, your wildlife identification skills are...

Wow, your wildlife identification skills are amazing!

Isn't the real mile 0 post still in downtown Dawson Creek?
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 26,231
Posted By GP640
Regina, the city that rhymes with fun:lol3

Regina, the city that rhymes with fun:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 14,296
Posted By GP640
Deer whistle:lol3 I'd bet the one you...

Deer whistle:lol3

I'd bet the one you have left is clogged with bugs. Not that those things work.
I suppose it's like those bells the Hardly Ableson crowd have.

Enjoy the ride and...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By GP640
Wait a second, is that Halliburton?

Wait a second, is that Halliburton?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 16,304
Posted By GP640
I think she probably had her head up her ass. ...

I think she probably had her head up her ass.
There is no way someone with 3 years of driving experience should forget
what they (hopefully) were taught in driver's ed.

Sure, the rider was...
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 33,974
Posted By GP640
If you look around you'll find that Dualsport...

If you look around you'll find that Dualsport plus is no more, it has ceased to be, it is an ex-motorcycle shop. This is as of today according to their site.


Sad days indeed.
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By GP640
Wow, too bad some of you have had a hard time...

Wow, too bad some of you have had a hard time crossing.
For the record, I've had less than friendly guards on your side so I guess it
must be a condition of employment to work at the border.

...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By GP640
Take your time in Jasper. The Jasper Brew pub...

Take your time in Jasper.
The Jasper Brew pub is a nice spot with good (pricey) food.
Ride the Edith Cavell road if it's open.
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,449
Posted By GP640
Awesome trip but I'd like to interject. Canada...

Awesome trip but I'd like to interject.
Canada will not confiscate bear spray. Spray must be in the big can and labelled as bear spray. The small "mace" cans can and will be confiscated at the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15,927
Views: 9,404,884
Posted By GP640
[QUOTE=chiefrider;24275653]http://24.media.tumblr....

[QUOTE=chiefrider;24275653]http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m6eh8fH1a61qlm85qo1_500.jpg
Chaps are backward.
Not that I'm complaining...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By GP640
Looks like a tool used to install the grapple...

Looks like a tool used to install the grapple grommet on a Mk 5 Turbo Encabulator.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 451,463
Posted By GP640
Right, in Oz a fog horn is usually attached to a...

Right, in Oz a fog horn is usually attached to a light house and how often would one of those need you to move over?
Forum: Americas 05-22-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By GP640
You'll need that passport to get into Canada. ...

You'll need that passport to get into Canada.
Make sure you don't mention work at the border unless you get the needed
permit before you get here.

As far as taxes and things being more...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,334
Posted By GP640
A bunch of years ago my wife and I went to a...

A bunch of years ago my wife and I went to a taping of George Strombosuffleupaguss's show. He did a little Q&A with the audience
so my wife asked him who his heros in broadcasting were. He said...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,334
Posted By GP640
Cbc? I miss Gzowski and Allan Maitland.

Cbc?

I miss Gzowski and Allan Maitland.
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,598
Posted By GP640
I've seen a rig with a big snowmobile engine at...

I've seen a rig with a big snowmobile engine at the ice races up here.
I'm not sure if I'd want to try setting one up for the street due to the previously mentioned issues. Lack of engine braking...
Forum: Americas 05-07-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By GP640
Really, you'd go to Edmonton? Have you been...

Really, you'd go to Edmonton? Have you been there?:rofl
Go through BC or through the National Parks in Alberta. Avoid the prairies (as much as possible)
unless you've never seen endless expanses...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 35,112
Views: 8,758,455
Posted By GP640
Probably Ken followed by Barbie in her adventure...

Probably Ken followed by Barbie in her adventure Jeep
Forum: Americas 01-27-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By GP640
Jasper is our favorite. The town is nice and the...

Jasper is our favorite. The town is nice and the campgrounds are seldom packed.
One fun but slow ride from Jasper is the Mount Edith Cavell road. It's paved and anything but straight.

Banff is...
Forum: Canada 01-18-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,186
Posted By GP640
Missed out on breakfast yet again. I did spot...

Missed out on breakfast yet again. I did spot Rob but I left him and his lady friend alone. Maybe next year.
Forum: Canada 01-18-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,169
Posted By GP640
I saw this bike at the Edmonton show today. ...

I saw this bike at the Edmonton show today.
Pretty interesting and it looked sharp all kitted out. The price is a bit steep
and I'd worry a bit about it being an orphan in the future. 450 seems a...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By GP640
I've seen it plowed in winter but it can be deep....

I've seen it plowed in winter but it can be deep.
With the weather we've had so far I'd guess it might take a while for
parts of the road to thaw out in the spring but your guess is as good as...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By GP640
Ah, Spring time in the Rockies. I would guess...

Ah, Spring time in the Rockies.
I would guess at this point that early May might be really muddy/snowy
in places given the winter we're having so far.
It's really too early to tell. Could be...
Forum: Canada 11-19-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,487
Posted By GP640
Hey, the last raging alcoholic politician from...

Hey, the last raging alcoholic politician from Ontario helped found this country.
John A was no teetotaller.
Forum: Canada 11-15-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,487
Posted By GP640
I went to high school with Rob. I didn't know...

I went to high school with Rob. I didn't know him well but I do remember
the crowd he ran with ( wealthy entitled kids).
I find it hard to believe that he has lasted as long as
he has...
Forum: Americas 09-07-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,494
Posted By GP640
Thanks again to you guys for suggestions and...

Thanks again to you guys for suggestions and comments. My return route I was going to go south and head through PA but for some reason my mind is making me want to head north into Canada through...
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