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Forum: Canada 04-18-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,105
Posted By yatman
Cool2 Do NOT compromise on Safety

I've got almost 120k kms on my '07 Dakar. I find that spending good money for safety is just 'the right thing to do'...I did not get the cheap headlight fluid...get the good stuff. Even if it costs a...
Forum: Canada 02-23-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
Went out on Saturday

met with CanadianChris and mycousindave (he should have this as an inmate name)...and we had an awesome time..thought to share to liven this thread up a bit...
...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By yatman
anyone have a....

Great way to start a thread....my two cents...

"No, go fish"
Forum: Canada 01-01-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
2015 is here

Thank you lads all and Best Wishes for a New Year...
No RR from this area this time but wat back in '06 I did a FULL days ride of the Sacred Valley out of Cusco, Peru on a 400cc Honda Hawk...highly...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,635
Posted By yatman
long trip info

All the above stuff about having some trial runs is great info.
Just do it. Experience IS the best teacher.
My experiences have over-all been very positive.
A AAA card would be handy and of course...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 990
Posted By yatman
Laugh route and where about info

A few options for you...a few apps, perhaps look for a "GPS logger" too...

I used to enjoy "everytrail" but it appears to not be too much updated lately...

"Motion X GPS" Ive found handy

I...
Forum: Canada 12-29-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
Saludos a todos del Peru

...wish I could say I rode all the way down here...but...not this time...maybe in the future???
Some company would be nice...
Am beachside in Mancora. Peru...bet it's warmer, and drier, here than...
Forum: Canada 12-07-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By yatman
US and THEM

...we all know there are two types of people....

I try not to have anyone I meet on the trails think I'm a litterbug, jerk, or dangerous....would hope to be seen as simply a fellow rider,...
Forum: Canada 11-30-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
Hellooo---it IS (unnamed) the Gulf Island style

....hey, he rides....and he's done his own mods and farckles...why 'hack' on the hack?....he needs you to read the 'Slow Down; This Isn't the Mainland' type bumper sticker and "feel what that means"...
Forum: Canada 11-28-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
Van Isle rain forest

...now, now....ya can't have the peaks if'n ya don't have the valleys...

Water is Life....who wants to ride in the Azores anyways...Jeeze

just sayin'

yatman
Forum: Canada 11-11-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By yatman
did a couple laps of Mesachie Lake to Port Renfrew

Had some good riding weather, some free time, a good day.

http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=3030772
Forum: Canada 10-03-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By yatman
Exploring

Hi...Langford is home for me.
If you want to explore or show some roads then the 650 is my choice....single track then the CRF is the go meaning trailering....great group of people out 'our way'...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16,975
Views: 2,154,669
Posted By yatman
'07 Dakar coming up 75k miles-any suggestions?

Am not really a wrencher type fellow. But I enjoy riding.
Any suggestions to my next shop visit? Should they poke into anything special?
Sprockets, chain, brakes, 'cush drive' recently done. Just...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By yatman
btw CYVR and Portland

..well...this fellow (me) found that Battleground, Wa is home to Trail Tech (trailtech.net) and Gerbings is in Tumwater, Wa...

Both have exchanged resonable $$ for good gear...
Forum: Canada 08-12-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,560
Posted By yatman
British Columbia Off-Road Motorcycle Assn.

BCORMA is the club to which you refer. They've done some good work for us.

Check out Tansky in the Jordan River area...frickin' awesome.

Cheers
yatman
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By yatman
H7 bulbs for HID question

I'm thinking if you tried telephoning or e-mailing 'Bruno" at "FuturevisionHID" or someone else you find in the Vendors area you'll have better luck getting an answer...good luck

yatman
Forum: Canada 07-28-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By yatman
BC m/c shops

If you're coming to "the Island"....Spunky's between Parksville and Coombes is worth a look...if you'd like to see a cool CDN product check out the Can Am Spyder in Ladysmith or Courtenay....
Enjoy...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By yatman
Leaving CYYJ approx 1600hrs...

How many are heading up from Victoria?...I plan to head out right after work..arrive Campbell River approx 1930-2000hrs...anyone?..anyone? Bueller?...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,425
Posted By yatman
Wicked Natural fibre base layer

I like silk...something Mongol Warrior like and a little risquè at the same time...feels great too
Forum: Canada 07-08-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By yatman
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,182
Posted By yatman
Data Logger?

I really like www.everytrail.com and the app that is available...once uploaded the "tracking" of your trip overlayed on a map of your choice with graphing of speed and elevation and if you add this...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By yatman
Give Vancouver Island a try and teach me a bit too

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=637404&page=57

Have been bitten by the fishing bug a bit and can foresee a fly rod in my future if all goes well. Dual sport bikes certainly open up a...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
three in about twenty

...I guess it is only important to me...but...I will NOT be giving up my fishing rod stuff space for beans just yet...I will re-pack my aluminum foil however. It's cool learning practical, truly...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
Malahat Rod & Gun

...going to try an adult Learn to Fish program tomorrow evening. Hoping to be able to learn enough so that I can enjoy a nice tent space, campfire, fresh caught fish meal once this riding season...I...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
Thx for the update gunnerbuck

recognized some bikes and faces from last years North Island ride....speaking of which.....wish I could have joined in but could only dedicate a couple hours of riding with some workmates on Sunday...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
Positiveness hard to find

I checked this thread again because I had to ask the same question...we can only hope there's some Positiveness in this but cannot seem to see it from this perspective....
...if thoughts and prayers...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,996
Posted By yatman
Welcome to ride-the-Isle

Hello from Victoria, I would think that depending on what you are after, how you like to ride, what your plans are and how it all comes together as you "mature" will decide how it goes for...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
Bamfield, Nitinaht & area ride

was up that way yesterday in the SUV (with the Mrs.)...she put together a very nice picnic lunch and we actually enjoyed some sunshine...beautiful. Also went beside Doobah Lake and a few others which...
Forum: Canada 03-08-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By yatman
Laugh HID's near Vancouver

Hello Csubi, I'm in Victoria and have HID headlight from FutureVision (Venders forum) and he's a friendly Manitoban...great dealing with him. Bruno is his name...sadly couldn't physically connect...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,879
Posted By yatman
What's fun for 12v?

A hand held ham radio connected to my GPS for APRS application and scanning, maybe talking.....to add to the thread's OP query
Cheers gang

yatman
Forum: Canada 02-19-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
Wink Riding for pleasure, the challenge, fun, but not sillily

I like riding. I enjoy many aspects of it. The grace and charm of exploration, vistas, relaxation or adrenaline from speed, technical, challenging, on/off road.
I try to be ATGATT and have had some...
Forum: Canada 02-18-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By yatman
DOH!...awesome idea..thank you

R Rick...I was too close to the problem to see the true wisdom of your idea.
I have done so (contacted BCLA) and am hopefully on the right track.
Much thanks...I'm so silly.

ride safe
yatman...
Forum: Canada 02-14-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
2200' pass on Comox main line??

...he didn't say he was on Comox Lake main line...he said he was West of Comox Lake....this guy (gunnerbuck) gets some serious kms done in a short time....
there's the rub, me thinks....
...
Forum: Canada 02-14-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By yatman
..a little help?..Mohawk lacrosse stick

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r635/yatman1/Mohawk_zpsdf56ecd0.jpg?t=1392427161

Does anyone know someone good with minor yet intricate leatherwork on my prized Mohawk stick?
I was thinking...
Forum: Canada 01-18-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
I WANT IN...Pls.

:D

+1 more vote hike n' ride
Whenever, Will do my best...
You get stuff done and seem cool to hang with .... ....make that follow....you got a good eye and heart....great vid...nice work...
Forum: Canada 01-17-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 87,068
Posted By yatman
Thumb Gunnerbuck...scouting a 2014 Ride Route?

OK...I'm asking. Others are wondering too. Keep us in mind please.
Enquiring minds want to know.

Cheers
yatman
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By yatman
Wink Wet, damp, cold feet?

My $0.02

I'm using Tech 8 boots on a dual sport and used the British Military Gore Tex socks....they keep your feet dry but I have found once you have the water in the boots and the feel of the...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,167
Posted By yatman
re-post picture pls

Like RZ I cannot get the picture of this to be viewable either...could someone post it up pls?

Is it a 'setting' in Chrome I need to change? Is it me?

Cheers
Lookin' forward to seeing it.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 27,364
Posted By yatman
sweet report

....the ride report is great CanadianChris....we all want more...Chanda, we're looking forward to meeting you before too long

y@&Marlene :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 27,364
Posted By yatman
Greetings this Christmas Eve (I'm in da joint)

Best to you Chandra & Chris....from da joint...

Just about outta here on two day parole...doin' a Life bit.
Congrats on the nuptuals on Friday the 13th last.
Wishing you the cooler weather...
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