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Forum: Canada 02-27-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,063
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Now that this thread is almost 10 years old,...

Now that this thread is almost 10 years old, shall we revive it one more time? Has anybody attempted this one recently? More pics of this would be awesome, even if the last leg is by train. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,337
Posted By SkinnyPedal
I recently did *roughly* this ride...

I recently did *roughly* this ride (http://goo.gl/maps/MRfc3) in 4 days on a 500EXC with a Giant Loop Coyote bag, a set of supermoto wheels and a 13L tank.

http://goo.gl/maps/MRfc3

There were...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,989
Posted By SkinnyPedal
That was awesome. I bet that asphalt has never...

That was awesome. I bet that asphalt has never looked so good.
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 107,322
Posted By SkinnyPedal
I'd like to get in on one of these meets. Count...

I'd like to get in on one of these meets. Count me in if the 16th comes together!
Forum: Canada 08-18-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 107,322
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Hey! Yeah man, I recall that chat! My summer...

Hey! Yeah man, I recall that chat! My summer has been a gong show, but September just might be doable.
Forum: Canada 08-18-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 107,322
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Sonofa! I'd love to go, but I'm in Vermont until...

Sonofa! I'd love to go, but I'm in Vermont until the 25th. Next time I'm there with bells on buddy!
Forum: Canada 07-06-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 107,322
Posted By SkinnyPedal
:eek1 Big news buddy...congrats! Trans-Lab...

:eek1

Big news buddy...congrats! Trans-Lab on Saturday? :wink:
Forum: Racing 12-16-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,384
Posted By SkinnyPedal
I assumed the video at that URL was part of the...

I assumed the video at that URL was part of the team promo material - it turned out to be several minutes of my life I'll never get back :rofl

Good on her though! I like her a bit more than I did...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 81,214
Posted By SkinnyPedal
I'll throw my hat into the ring on this one: ...

I'll throw my hat into the ring on this one:

- Steed of choice for trip: 990 Adventure R
- Tires you plan to use: TKC80 Front - Mefo Super Explorer Rear
- Do you have any helmet communications...
Forum: Canada 12-10-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,449
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Time to resurrect this one. I met and chatted...

Time to resurrect this one. I met and chatted with Bryan at the show today. Great guy and it sounds like his adventure will make for some great TV - especially losing his tent and having to scrub...
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,216
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Shell Gold FTW!

I seem to recall being bummed out that Shell gold contains some level of ethanol in the US, but in Canada it's the only gas that I know of that contains no ethanol. Unfortunately the Shell stations...
Forum: Americas 11-29-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Thanks ts - I did carry a small 5L jug when I...

Thanks ts - I did carry a small 5L jug when I rode the rock. When the bike was loaded up I was only getting about 220km on the gravel. :deal That's almost 10L/100 km or about 23ish mpg. :huh

I...
Forum: Americas 11-29-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Trans-Lab, Nain, The Rock, and Vermont - July 9th-31st 2011

I'm planning this one for the last 3 weeks of July. The ferry ride up to Nain from Goose Bay is 2 days there and 2 days back. Spend a day or 2 there and you've pretty well blown a week, but it's...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,747
Posted By SkinnyPedal
:ear Looking forward to the rest of this...

:ear

Looking forward to the rest of this one. :wink:
Forum: Canada 11-13-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 778
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Canadian East Coast Tour 2011

Just kicking around some ideas for an east coast tour for next summer - probably the last 2-3 weeks of July:

Google Maps Link...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-13-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,768
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Witness, I'll have to join you and GerryT on one...

Witness, I'll have to join you and GerryT on one of your rides soon. Some great riding around Creemore. The ODSC Super Sunday ride was in the area. This was one section of the preride and I'd love...
Forum: Canada 10-22-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 107,322
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Country Boy is a bit sketch, but since every trip...

Country Boy is a bit sketch, but since every trip there is an ADVenture, it is fitting.:wink:

I'd be into that.
Forum: Canada 10-20-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,461
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Sweet video, although as I'm sure you'll agree, I...

Sweet video, although as I'm sure you'll agree, I have yet to see a pic or video that really captures the sheer awesomeness of that water crossing.
Forum: Canada 10-19-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,461
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Hah! Awesome man...great to meet you as well. As...

Hah! Awesome man...great to meet you as well. As you know, I ended up on the aggressive run due to some very effective peer pressure. The first kilometer or so made me rethink things, but I'm happy...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,461
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Hey bass...I'll be there for the "easy" DS ride. ...

Hey bass...I'll be there for the "easy" DS ride. A couple of local buddies are doing the more challenging DS ride and another one doing the enduro. I figure the easy ride will be sufficient to...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18,929
Views: 7,695,727
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Absolutely sphincter-puckering awesome! ...

Absolutely sphincter-puckering awesome!

Thanks Geek, those guys were a hoot I have to say. Be sure to let me know when you're passing through NY State and I'll scoot down and join you. :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18,929
Views: 7,695,727
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Southern shore of Newfoundland

on the ferry that runs from Bay L'Argent - Rencontre East - Pool's Cove. :evil

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs279.snc4/40300_459248541814_574666814_6919370_633621_n.jpg
Forum: Canada 09-23-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,046
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Watch for the ADV flag on the antenna of a black...

Watch for the ADV flag on the antenna of a black Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited. :wink:
Forum: Canada 09-23-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,046
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Although not on the 990 (:cry), I'll be doing...

Although not on the 990 (:cry), I'll be doing this run in a Jeep with my son on the 1st-3rd of October. We're making a long weekend out of it and camping along the way. I'll be sure to snap lots of...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,218
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Random thoughts...

I just rode a 2010 Adventure R through your neck of the woods on a 7000 km ride from Kitchener, Ontario to St. John's Newfoundland and back. The bike was flawless. The ride back west across the...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 32,112
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Clearly I missed a thread somewhere! Are these...

Clearly I missed a thread somewhere! Are these things finally coming to NA? :ear
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 32,112
Posted By SkinnyPedal
An RC8R would make a nice match for my 990...

An RC8R would make a nice match for my 990 Adventure R.

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/photogallerys/2009-KTM-RC8R-4.jpg

Not that I could even afford the insurance on both beasts. :cry
Forum: Canada 07-29-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 107,322
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Wish I'd spotted this thread before...SUBSCRIBED!...

Wish I'd spotted this thread before...SUBSCRIBED! :ear
Forum: Canada 07-28-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By SkinnyPedal
I'm around Port Elgin quite a bit on my 990...

I'm around Port Elgin quite a bit on my 990 R...would be great to hook up for a ride at some point :wink:
Forum: Australia 07-25-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,582
Posted By SkinnyPedal
I got to test ride one of these puppies last week...

I got to test ride one of these puppies last week and I'd have to agree with everybody above. AWESOME road bike and I'm sure it could eat up some (incredibly fun) miles on the tarmac, but the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,553
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Thanks for the feedback Fab! I'm mounting a Mefo...

Thanks for the feedback Fab! I'm mounting a Mefo on the rear today and I'll have the the fresh set of TKCs waiting for me when I get home.
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,553
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Wow

Fab that is a great RR. You covered some serious distance in a relatively short period of time. Are you running TKC80s on the GS and if so, how are they on those long days? I'm off to the rock in...
Forum: Americas 07-17-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,280
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Great question Weird Bug - I'll be crossing via...

Great question Weird Bug - I'll be crossing via the Argentia run on August 2nd. I think I'll pack a couple of straps to be on the safe side.

I'm a Newf and I've never been offended by the term...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By SkinnyPedal
I know it's not what you're asking about, but I...

I know it's not what you're asking about, but I put the KTM ergo seat on it and it helps a bit. Still effing tall though! :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,169
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Well that was a nice teaser! More please! :ear

Well that was a nice teaser! More please! :ear
Forum: Canada 06-24-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By SkinnyPedal
I asked that same question...

...on another forum:

http://www.gtamotorcycle.com/vbforum/showthread.php?t=114342&highlight=newfieland

A few good tips on there. Also:
If you like dirt, I met a guy that wrote an article on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-23-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 31,493
Posted By SkinnyPedal
Thumb Thanks fellas. I'm mostly looking for the 3.5...

Thanks fellas. I'm mostly looking for the 3.5 mil jack as a music player, and it would be nice to see calls coming in, even if I can't answer them. Looks like the 660 will do the trick for me for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-22-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 31,493
Posted By SkinnyPedal
660 vs. 665

I'm trying to figure out if either the 660 or the 665 will allow you to plug your 3.5 mm headset jack directly into it? That way, you could pair your phone with the Zumo AND play music directly from...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,046
Posted By SkinnyPedal
John, if you want some company, I'd love to...

John, if you want some company, I'd love to explore that area. I'd be willing take a couple of days off work to get a thorough ride in.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,339
Posted By SkinnyPedal
I really don't think quality is the real issue...

I really don't think quality is the real issue here, and nobody has mentioned unions. I really do think they became too powerful and have all but killed manufacturing jobs in Canada/US. Paying...
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