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Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By jkdwings
Hey folks, I just put this video together of a...

Hey folks, I just put this video together of a flat repair in California. Check it out in HD! Also, this was the first video I've made with any kind of editing software, so let me know what you...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By jkdwings
Yeah, we certainly remember you! What a fun ride...

Yeah, we certainly remember you! What a fun ride that was up to the ferry. Was that highway 3A? If so, I'd recommend it to everyone!
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By jkdwings
We left Saskatoon on September 9th. Believe me, I...

We left Saskatoon on September 9th. Believe me, I would have loved to come to Colorado for many reasons besides great beer :evil, but we wanted to hit the Rockies and the coast in Canada before...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By jkdwings
Important to note that they weren't actual...

Important to note that they weren't actual Pelicans, but Acklands Granger instrument cases or something like that. They are much, much thinner than pelicans and feel like a cheap toy in comparison....
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By jkdwings
We said our goodbyes to Alissa and Whistler and...

We said our goodbyes to Alissa and Whistler and began our ride to White Rock to visit Colin’s cousins for dinner and a few days. A few things should be noted at this point: both of our rear tires...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By jkdwings
Thanks, Johnny! I really enjoy putting this...

Thanks, Johnny! I really enjoy putting this report together, although I am a bit behind as can be seen from the up-to-date location in my first post. I'm trying to catch up a bit in the next couple...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By jkdwings
I woke this morning feeling rather content with...

I woke this morning feeling rather content with the sleep I had, even with the pitter-patter of rain hitting my tent fly all night. My little campsite was under some good tree cover and Colin...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By jkdwings
The day started at a slow, relaxed pace, as I...

The day started at a slow, relaxed pace, as I like. It was Monday morning and we had decided to leave my paradise named Fernie with our eyes set for the coast. Colin was his normal morning self,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By jkdwings
We awoke on what was now day 3 in our cozy little...

We awoke on what was now day 3 in our cozy little apartment and began the slow gathering of our belongings. It still wasn’t hot out, but it also hadn’t snowed another 10 cm overnight. Our lovely...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By jkdwings
The day was a brisk one, with a high of only 9°...

The day was a brisk one, with a high of only 9° Celsius and thick, overcast skies. The wind was light, but out of the northeast which was to our advantage as we opened the throttle towards Calgary,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By jkdwings
The Somewhere Between: Part 2 - Two KLRs to Patagonia

Up-to-date location: October 15 - Prescott, AZ...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-08-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By jkdwings
Hey, I figure I should chime in as I've got a...

Hey, I figure I should chime in as I've got a fair amount of experience in this area. I've been riding year-round for the last 3 years in Saskatoon, SK. If you aren't aware, we have proper winter...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Thanks! It's been good to have you along; perhaps...

Thanks! It's been good to have you along; perhaps we'll meet down the road somewhere!

Regards,

Jason
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Thanks! Of all the ride reports I've read (and...

Thanks! Of all the ride reports I've read (and any writing, for that matter), honesty is what really draws me in. Sharing the proud moments, and the not so proud; as a reader, I find it creates much...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Thanks for reading, and the compliment!

Thanks for reading, and the compliment!
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 28,930
Posted By jkdwings
Just want to jump in and say that I'm really...

Just want to jump in and say that I'm really digging your writing and story-telling; it's got me hooked. Your photos tell an amazing story on their own, as well. I hope everyone appreciates that just...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 100,333
Posted By jkdwings
Hey just wanted to chime in and say this report...

Hey just wanted to chime in and say this report has been phenomenal to follow along with. You've shown us some amazing places through your beautiful photos, and appealed to all the emotions with your...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 120,876
Posted By jkdwings
Just wanted to pipe in with my praise of your...

Just wanted to pipe in with my praise of your trip and vlog - I'm loving the style! Also, your last video reminded me of this XKCD comic (http://xkcd.com/37/). Keep up the amazing adventure!
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By jkdwings
Hey man, this sounds like it'll be a great build!...

Hey man, this sounds like it'll be a great build! Looking forward to seeing it progress.
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,609
Posted By jkdwings
I carry my 7D, 15-85, and 11-16 in a camera bag...

I carry my 7D, 15-85, and 11-16 in a camera bag that happens to fit perfectly inside my Wolfman Rainier tank bag. It doesn't see much for vibrations or get kicked around in that position much at all....
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 19,439
Posted By jkdwings
Thanks for sharing this wicked journey with us,...

Thanks for sharing this wicked journey with us, friend! I'm hoping to be in Baja just shy of a year from now, and this is getting me more and more stoked. Curious how you're carrying your 7D on the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Thanks guys! I'm looking forward to my future...

Thanks guys! I'm looking forward to my future adventures. September seems so far away right now, but I know it will probably come quicker than I think.

Also, as this was my first attempt at a ride...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Well folks, here’s the last day of my fly and...

Well folks, here’s the last day of my fly and ride journey from Buffalo, NY to Saskatoon, SK.

I awoke around 0800 this morning, and I wasn’t in too much of a rush to get on the road. I had around...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Only a couple more days left of this journey, so...

Only a couple more days left of this journey, so I’d better finish it soon!

I woke at 0440 hours this morning to get off whoever’s land I was sleeping on. I packed quickly and took back roads into...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 1,166,837
Posted By jkdwings
Fantastic stuff, Juan! Thanks for keeping us so...

Fantastic stuff, Juan! Thanks for keeping us so up to date!
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,476
Posted By jkdwings
Cool stuff, Chris. Keep the studs down!

Cool stuff, Chris. Keep the studs down!
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,476
Posted By jkdwings
Chris, I'm wondering how your heater solution has...

Chris, I'm wondering how your heater solution has been working for you? Can you post any details of how you set it up/what parts you used? I let the insurance on my KLR lapse at the end of December,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Lovely to have you along, brother. If you're ever...

Lovely to have you along, brother. If you're ever north of the border toss a message my way.
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Hey squiffy, thanks for the link, it was great to...

Hey squiffy, thanks for the link, it was great to follow along! And yeah, toss me a message if you're up this way looking for some riding and beers!
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Ah! That would have been great! There will be a...

Ah! That would have been great! There will be a next time, I'm sure. Like I mentioned back then, if anyone's through Saskatchewan, give me a message and we'll do beers!
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Hey, thanks Redog. I just checked out your Lost...

Hey, thanks Redog. I just checked out your Lost Coast report. Glad to see your persistence paid off!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,620
Posted By jkdwings
Hey, great fly and ride there, friend! There's...

Hey, great fly and ride there, friend! There's lots of wicked riding out west in this country. Heck, we've got lots of amazing riding in our province! The number 1 from Calgary to Regina is, as you...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Sleeping in a proper bed last night was weird....

Sleeping in a proper bed last night was weird. Amazing, but weird. It would have been nice to sleep in, have another hot shower, and mosey out of the motel around 1100, but of course, I had miles to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 1,166,837
Posted By jkdwings
Never had a collar bone? You should probably get...

Never had a collar bone? You should probably get that checked out, mate :D

On a more serious note, sorry to hear of your little spill John. Unfortunately that is likely the eventual reality of...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Sounds like you had some great times out there in...

Sounds like you had some great times out there in the early years. I always thought I should have grown up in the 60s/70s. And I don't recall a place called J Tico's, although I think I did stop in a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
Ah, you've got that right, friend! Not for...

Ah, you've got that right, friend! Not for everybody, but I have no interest in being like everybody.
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 82,302
Posted By jkdwings
Really enjoying following along, friend. I've got...

Really enjoying following along, friend. I've got many friends in Oz and a lot of your pictures remind me of stories they've told. I'm curious what you're packing for media gear. Cameras, laptop,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
I awoke early this morning, as I had a long day...

I awoke early this morning, as I had a long day ahead of me. I had a great sleep though, with good dreams. After nibbling on some crackers for a bit of breakfast, I packed up camp and hopped my bike...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
As I was re-reading that last post, I’m realizing...

As I was re-reading that last post, I’m realizing I haven’t mentioned my insurance woes yet. I had made some decisions to crush out extra distance because of an impending issue. I don’t recall...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,692
Posted By jkdwings
I woke at 0630 this morning, which was much later...

I woke at 0630 this morning, which was much later than the 0500 I had my alarm set for. I guess I needed the extra sleep. I tore down my tent quickly and laughed to myself as I pulled the branches...
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