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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,882
Posted By Maggot12
You already have that package with the CBF except...

You already have that package with the CBF except for the shaft drive.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,070
Posted By Maggot12
Dirt bikes and trails yes. Street bike no and...

Dirt bikes and trails yes. Street bike no and I've never dropped one. knock on wood.... Been riding since 2000.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By Maggot12
The ST and C-14 require premium fuel, FJR does...

The ST and C-14 require premium fuel, FJR does not.
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,253
Posted By Maggot12
Strom 1000...

Strom 1000...
Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By Maggot12
Stayed in several times.... clean bathrooms that...

Stayed in several times.... clean bathrooms that keep a certain standard throughout North America, but typically more expensive than similar campgrounds. Always close to highway exits so that may be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,370
Posted By Maggot12
A 900cc Super tenere with shaft drive, and a...

A 900cc Super tenere with shaft drive, and a 400km + tank range.

my adventures include one of my children and camping, a 400-700cc bike is not ideal for 2 up highway speed to a destination.
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Maggot12
I went from a wee to an 07 FJR for the same...

I went from a wee to an 07 FJR for the same reasons as you, two up weekends with the misses or daughter. I thought of several sport tourers but the FJR won out for me. Awesome bike, no bad years...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 39,586
Posted By Maggot12
You're making quick work of getting across the...

You're making quick work of getting across the country... once on the ferry to Nfld relax and stay that way while on the rock.
The weather looks to be in your favour and you'll have lots of support...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By Maggot12
:lol3...

:lol3...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,405
Posted By Maggot12
Spent all my time on the Avalon and mostly from...

Spent all my time on the Avalon and mostly from Carbonear to St. John's taking the coastal roads.

Funny how all those NFLD'ers would do anything for you, and even nod/wink to anyone to say...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,523
Posted By Maggot12
I'll use those blue rolled type hung over my...

I'll use those blue rolled type hung over my workbench. But I also always have a bag of used clothing, t shirts etc around for more dirty stuff.
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 887
Posted By Maggot12
Interested as well... what about a wr450

Interested as well... what about a wr450
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,405
Posted By Maggot12
Spent 3 weeks in Newfoundland in Aug riding...

Spent 3 weeks in Newfoundland in Aug riding around on an 07 FJR1300. The place is just about all HD.
Saw only 3 sport bikes, a few adv bikes a fair amount of other cruisers, but could easily be...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By Maggot12
Textile is fine... Alpinestar, Cortech, First...

Textile is fine...
Alpinestar, Cortech, First Gear, Frank Thomas, Olympia, Icon, Teknic, Belstaff, Rocket, Tourmaster are just a few.

Most common named gear will be of good quality. Like...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By Maggot12
Can you park it in a way that the 2 jeeps prevent...

Can you park it in a way that the 2 jeeps prevent it from coming out of you driveway.
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,511
Posted By Maggot12
Awesome..

Looking forward for the post ride report. Too bad about the weather as you were on some great roads and scenery the whole trip. I think Twillingate was the only good weather day.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-11-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Maggot12
Go anywhere in Canada... can go across country...

Go anywhere in Canada... can go across country and never see pavement.

Pretty safe too.. except for all the fucking mosquito's.
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By Maggot12
I usually skin the wire like the pic above for...

I usually skin the wire like the pic above for tapping into a taillight wire to run a relay etc. But I twist the new wire around the bare one and solder.
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,036
Posted By Maggot12
Seems like you have the Fz set up for your size....

Seems like you have the Fz set up for your size. If you're happy with the year and mileage, depending on how money would play out in your scenerio, I'd keep the FZ1.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,115
Posted By Maggot12
I modified an otterbox and mounted a ram ball on...

I modified an otterbox and mounted a ram ball on it. Sometimes I keep the phone in the tankbag and just listen to the gps directions without turning the screen on. I power it this way, listen to...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By Maggot12
when you call TD ask for the bike insurance...

when you call TD ask for the bike insurance first. Once that's settled then move on to the other stuff.

you can also get a quote online with just a few questions.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 32,938
Views: 8,029,295
Posted By Maggot12
We should get someone to fund a bike like this...

We should get someone to fund a bike like this and have an ADV lottery for a winner to ride this to Dalton or across Labrador. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Maggot12
^^^^^^^ Never owned a KLR, but almost want to buy...

^^^^^^^ Never owned a KLR, but almost want to buy one just because of what he said...:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By Maggot12
I've been saying this to non-riding friends since...

I've been saying this to non-riding friends since I've been riding. The last couple years my young kids have been joining me and the time on a bike while chatting and camping with them have been...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By Maggot12
That cycle ergo site is awesome as once you find...

That cycle ergo site is awesome as once you find a comfortable bike it's easy to find similar competition.

neighbour just got a Suz M50 which is an 800cc injected cruiser. Also consider a large...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,845
Posted By Maggot12
Technique may be a little off, but I'd say to...

Technique may be a little off, but I'd say to keep at it.
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6,318
Views: 2,490,749
Posted By Maggot12
Don't forget a pair of sandals, flipflops etc. ...

Don't forget a pair of sandals, flipflops etc. Something that's light and packs small. Nice to give the feet a break for a few hrs while letting the boots air out.
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Maggot12
I like the integrated cases on my FJR, but if I...

I like the integrated cases on my FJR, but if I had a different type of bike I'd choose top opening aluminum. Be nice to be able to strap things to the top, which if difficult on clamshell side...
Forum: Canada 09-08-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By Maggot12
600-1200 here in Ont. Many can be had in the...

600-1200 here in Ont. Many can be had in the 700-800ish range.

A new one is 13.

I f you can get one for 700, the kids can ride it for 10 years and you'd still get your money back.
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Maggot12
Sena..

Sena..
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,511
Posted By Maggot12
Awesome story and pics..:freaky I may have...

Awesome story and pics..:freaky

I may have missed it if you mentioned it, but what's the name/model of your tent?
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,353
Posted By Maggot12
I don't own either bike (FJR owner), but I'd take...

I don't own either bike (FJR owner), but I'd take the small Strom over the Tiger. The SupTen is a different animal, but still weak at highway riding compared to the Feej.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,097
Posted By Maggot12
had a Vstar which is basically similar cornering...

had a Vstar which is basically similar cornering clearance as many other cruisers. It's difficult to keep up with a dump truck in the twisties if the driver is pushing it at all.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 629,732
Posted By Maggot12
chain drive, no luggage, no windshield, 4 carbs,...

chain drive, no luggage, no windshield, 4 carbs, 5 gallon tank... yea, I think it's a decent replacement...:lol3
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,034
Posted By Maggot12
I have 2 pairs of gortex military style combat...

I have 2 pairs of gortex military style combat work boots that I rotate. Feet are never wet in all day riding. Good in any temp, can walk all day in them, shovel snow, snowmobile, wear around the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 629,732
Posted By Maggot12
go the opposite direction and you should be able...

go the opposite direction and you should be able to pull off another 1000kms...:D
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,097
Posted By Maggot12
None to avoid.. find one you like and can get the...

None to avoid.. find one you like and can get the best deal on. i had a couple, rode many of them. Find the CC's you'd want and go from there.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6,318
Views: 2,490,749
Posted By Maggot12
While this is true for most stuff, I add more...

While this is true for most stuff, I add more gear. My 3 day trip may not include fishing but my 30 day certainly will. I'll have more clothing, and an extra tarp for the 30 day trip.

The...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,844
Posted By Maggot12
Discussed... couple pages back... ...

Discussed... couple pages back...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=959885
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,498
Posted By Maggot12
Never seen or used one but my initial thoughts...

Never seen or used one but my initial thoughts are "too many poles and suspension knots".

Just about any hammock could go to ground including my blackbird. Tie the head end on the bike somewhere...
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