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Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By macdoc
Cool Canadian idea going viral. ...

Cool Canadian idea going viral.

http://i.cbc.ca/1.2841374.1416445125!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/original_220/medical-data-carrier-ski-helmet-sticker.jpg

hands up who knows...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 04:23 PM
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Posted By macdoc
Yeah get the headphones on. Much fun.

Yeah get the headphones on. Much fun.
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 04:01 PM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
any of you yearning for a North America adventure...

any of you yearning for a North America adventure including Alaska....this is for you.

This is the best series I’ve ever seen…made even better that we were in many of the exact same places just a...
Forum: Canada 10-29-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By macdoc
Try a variation of this ...

Try a variation of this

https://goo.gl/maps/YLgbd

If you are not in a honking great hurry
...
Forum: Canada 10-29-2014, 07:32 PM
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Views: 1,267
Posted By macdoc
For those travelling the area - this is from the...

For those travelling the area - this is from the local forum

http://www.gtamotorcycle.com/vbforum/showthread.php?110354-Re-The-best-roads-routes-in-Ontario-Quebec-U-S
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Meanwhile half a world away

snuck in an end of season run to West Virginia ..700 km from home - straight south.

Just breath taking day, colours must have been incredible a few weeks back
Temps in the low teens to mid teens...
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 04:03 PM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Thanks - nice blend between the Burgman and the...

Thanks - nice blend between the Burgman and the KLR.
Not as off road capable as the KLR but great all around machine when I want to hit the dirt roads and amazing range..400 km + higher cruising...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Cool video Kezza - guess it's some street tires...

Cool video Kezza - guess it's some street tires for the KLR once the 606s go.

I have a new ride for the next two seasons here...

Touring rig - farkled up Weestrom with monster panniers
...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Left Whitehorse after a lovely espresso and...

Left Whitehorse after a lovely espresso and munchies at a cafe next to the legendary station.
...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 10:55 PM
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Posted By macdoc
Yeah - it was worth the trade off tho - was...

Yeah - it was worth the trade off tho - was going to do cross continent on the Burgman and up through Banff and Jasper but this worked out better use of time and funds.
More fun and cost effective...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 05:16 AM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
a few more to tempt some of you to get to Alaska ...

a few more to tempt some of you to get to Alaska

Oh my what a day... a young humpback put on an aerial display for us for an hour.
...
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 01:00 AM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
thanks Here we have further proof that...

thanks

Here we have further proof that Aussies have a crazy streak...as if your offroad adventures in the land of dangerous critters is not enough...

a tad too close encounter with an Alaskan...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 01:44 AM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Thought I drop by and catch up. DIdn't do the...

Thought I drop by and catch up. DIdn't do the cross continent on the Burgman as planned but took the train to Edmonton and then hit Jasper, Banff and heading into the Yukon now. Some hilights.
...
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 03:16 AM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
You guys are certifiable y'know...:huh ...

You guys are certifiable y'know...:huh

That's a great shot

http://i.imgur.com/Cd3Akmc.jpg

maybe on a Bultaco....
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 03:09 AM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg508/eamonnbl...

http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg508/eamonnbl/P1030056.jpg

Nice Checkmate . Don't think these achy bones will stand a camp out :(
Too bad as the Yanks do up their national parks really well....
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 04:00 AM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
thanks will try get across that damn mitchell ...

thanks
will try get across that damn mitchell on the Mt Mulligan run - next time will be dry season - have fun
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 08:47 PM
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Posted By macdoc
Have fun boyos.....back to still chilly Canada...

Have fun boyos.....back to still chilly Canada today ....high of 15 low of 5 but sunny so should be rideable easily.

KLR is tucked away - much thanks to Eamonn....had not realized how much those...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2014, 07:38 PM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Skybury dining area closing

:cry

Skybury is closing it's dining area permanently as of today

Went up to possibly catch the minor eclipse yesterday and the girl said they were closing. The own would convert part of it to a...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 05:56 PM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Clearly good on that day. What I was...

Clearly good on that day.

What I was surprised at was how grippy it was on the pavement....guess I'll have to watch the wear since it's my only ride when I get back and I'll be hanging around for...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 05:25 PM
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Posted By macdoc
Kenno Yeah - the KT966 is a dual sport and not...

Kenno
Yeah - the KT966 is a dual sport and not what Dean put on ...

Dunlop GeoMax III is printed on the side of the tire - designed for sand and mud - seems to do the job
...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 02:16 PM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Never heard of them kings tyre kt966 is...

Never heard of them

kings tyre kt966 is what I have according to Dean

But seem to get good reviews from the dual sport riders. I've been pleased both on pavement and off.

Might not be as...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 05:59 AM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
I'll email Dean and see what he put on mine. ...

I'll email Dean and see what he put on mine.
Very pleased with it.
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 05:37 AM
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Posted By macdoc
Ken's "roll on" wheelie bike certainly helps. I...

Ken's "roll on" wheelie bike certainly helps. I sort of haul and hope on the KLR.:eek1

Apparently I had Ken's heart beating a bit faster as I skinned by that one log that was projecting out...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 03:21 AM
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Posted By macdoc
I noticed that - I was impressed with the KLR...

I noticed that - I was impressed with the KLR over the logs - 21" front wheel has some advantages.
Ken telling me it was fine over the Scala also helped.....

Now the Bultaco would have floated...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 09:35 PM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
awww brilliant.....that is just great thanks a...

awww brilliant.....that is just great thanks a lot.. :clap:clap



and in the crazy day category - guy is sending a deposit on the ST1100 and Wayne's is towing it to him....geez last minute.
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 08:57 PM
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Posted By macdoc
Hanging the Aus adventures up for the year

Losing our failing pup today so lots of emotional turmoil in the flock and my head is elsewhere.

Wish I could have gotten to Mount Mulligan as the weather looks great but my focus is elsewhere...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 03:47 AM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
There are two types of links ( actually 4 but I...

There are two types of links ( actually 4 but I only have two come up ).

Direct - and then you have to hit the img link here and it puts around the link ( I altered the brackets )

the other is...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 02:44 AM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m269/macdoc/Scr...

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m269/macdoc/ScreenShot2014-04-27atApr27201464032PM_zpsbec45765.jpg...
Forum: Canada 04-25-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,096
Posted By macdoc
Mind the long stretch with no fuel. 380 KM and...

Mind the long stretch with no fuel.
380 KM and because "ahem" the tendency to wind the speedo up on those long empty stretches then the fuel tends to drain rather alarmingly.

Have fun...worth...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Yeah first time I fell off and 60+ year old body...

Yeah first time I fell off and 60+ year old body survived it was a pleasant surprise.
Armor is good even tho I'm mostly using road gear since motocross boots won't fit on the KLR pegs for me. (...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2014, 12:12 PM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
I have a reason to be up....what are you blokes...

I have a reason to be up....what are you blokes doing conscious. :huh

Geez Couch from not riding to off the deep end ...literally ....boy is fearless.
Forum: Australia 04-25-2014, 03:55 AM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
You're all certifiable....:huh Congrats ummm...

You're all certifiable....:huh

Congrats ummm err......on getting home???....:D
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 11:51 PM
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Posted By macdoc
Be interesting to see how this turns out.....been...

Be interesting to see how this turns out.....been raining all day. :cry
Forum: Australia 04-23-2014, 10:40 PM
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Posted By macdoc
Rained out today. :cry...hopefully this breaks a...

Rained out today. :cry...hopefully this breaks a bit over the weekend so I can slip up to Mount Mulligan for a few hours.
Oh well....at least the plumbing is fixed. :D
Forum: Australia 04-23-2014, 05:04 AM
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Posted By macdoc
Thanks for the offer but I'm tied up Friday - GF...

Thanks for the offer but I'm tied up Friday - GF is taking a 4 day weekend.

Trying to get to Mt. Mulligan Station on leisure photoshoot tomorrow but not sure of the weather and it's hard to get...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By macdoc
too wet for a ride today and too busy online :cry...

too wet for a ride today and too busy online :cry
such is life.
Least it will give me hands a rest...they were mostly fine yesterday except first thing riding over to Ken's and a couple of times on...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2014, 01:28 AM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Tinaroo Creek Apr 21

Had a good ride and stayed upright despite a couple of white knuckle moments.

Chatting with Ken on the Scala was a treat and he steered me around a couple gotcha's. It was fun chatting and he's...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2014, 05:03 PM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Hey Glen cool its David but Mac will do if kid...

Hey Glen cool
its David but Mac will do if kid is not around....he owns the rights ( Mckenzie ):D

see ya there....I'm gonna meet with Ken early and hopefully rig a scala Q2 set
Forum: Australia 04-18-2014, 10:26 PM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
I'm going to go up to Koah fuel depot leaving at...

I'm going to go up to Koah fuel depot leaving at 8 to give my hands a break and top oof.... then will meet at Tinaroo Ck corner for 9 ish.

What the hell is "roo o'clock" ???? :huh
Forum: Australia 04-17-2014, 12:14 PM
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Views: 65,440
Posted By macdoc
Hehe - glad I'm not the only one that falls off...

Hehe - glad I'm not the only one that falls off KLRs in the mud...looks like the same marginal tires I was using a couple years back that convinced me to get some decent rubber.
Happy with the 606s...
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