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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-21-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 248,218
Posted By R.J.
Two of us starting the route from the Canadian...

Two of us starting the route from the Canadian border going south on Monday June 23. Anyone else traveling it this week?
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,346
Posted By R.J.
I am a new 690 owner, haven't been able to ride...

I am a new 690 owner, haven't been able to ride due to the three feet of snow and -30C temps but playing around in the garage. Not knowing any better I grabed the preload tool from my BMW R1200GS...
Forum: Canada 09-08-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,669
Posted By R.J.
Great time

Thanks to Mike for another great BC ride. Nice to see some old friends and make some new ones. Fantastic routes, great planning. Nice info session on the Copper Mine Jim.

Thanks to all the fellow...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,669
Posted By R.J.
Last year Farmerger and I rode the same section,...

Last year Farmerger and I rode the same section, dryer than a popcorn fart with moon dust a foot deep. Brought back memories of #6 when it was wet. Still a great fun and challenging route on the big...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,511
Posted By R.J.
Yep, I agree. In my opinion a DS should be...

Yep, I agree. In my opinion a DS should be comfortable on a ten hour pavement ride and still take you down the dirtiest tails you want. I think the larger the bike the slower you be in the dirt but...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,517
Posted By R.J.
I just put down some padding down and laid bike...

I just put down some padding down and laid bike on its side. Never spilled a drop.
Forum: Canada 03-21-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,669
Posted By R.J.
In

I'm in for my sixth year. Thanks Mike.
Forum: Canada 01-10-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,523
Posted By R.J.
South from Revelstoke to Nakusp, New Denver to...

South from Revelstoke to Nakusp, New Denver to Kaslo then Balfour ferry to 3A, Creston. This is a route not to be missed in my opinion.

P.S. while waiting for the Balfour ferry look for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,661
Posted By R.J.
http://www.hitcase.com/hitcase-pro

http://www.hitcase.com/hitcase-pro
Forum: Canada 09-10-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 94,814
Posted By R.J.
Thanks for the ride Lex, it was a great route,...

Thanks for the ride Lex, it was a great route, fun to use the 1200 for what it was made to do. Great to see some old faces and new. Thanks to the weather Gods what a stunning weekend.

We spent...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By R.J.
We enjoyed only the Friday night last year....

We enjoyed only the Friday night last year. Couldn't stay due to our schedule, but really wished we could have stayed for the whole thing. It is definatly on our calender for this year. Great people,...
Forum: Canada 12-14-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 925
Views: 94,814
Posted By R.J.
In

Count me in.
Forum: Canada 12-01-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,081
Posted By R.J.
I grew up in Cranbrook and still have family...

I grew up in Cranbrook and still have family there. Overall, Cranbrook offers a good quality of life. It is a family oriented town that changes little over time. I expect that compared to the...
Forum: Canada 12-01-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,625
Posted By R.J.
In

I'M in.

Hey Ger......Hey Trev..........:clap
Forum: Canada 11-30-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,905
Posted By R.J.
Great Big Thanks

It was a privilege to ride the past four rides for me. I seen some beautiful country, the kind you won't see from a car on the highway. I met some great people and made many friends. Arriving at the...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 29,769
Posted By R.J.
A couple more pics over Gray Creek

From early August, the road was closed but looking pretty good.

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i135/hemismom/IMG_2416.jpg

Watch out for horses on the St. Mary's lake side!
...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,593
Posted By R.J.
BMW F650GS twin, lowered

My Wife is about the same as you and she can almost flatfoot on the lowered F650GS twin. At 71 HP it is very capable on the road and we enjoy many trips on the backroads of B.C. With knobbies it will...
Forum: Canada 08-09-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By R.J.
Look forward to seeing you Rob. I can't make this...

Look forward to seeing you Rob. I can't make this week but maybe next.

Ride safe.
Forum: Canada 07-30-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 29,769
Posted By R.J.
We just came over the pass earlier today. The...

We just came over the pass earlier today. The road is still posted as closed, but being a long weekend there were no workers present at the construction site to turn us away. :evil. The road was no...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,878
Posted By R.J.
Ron

FYI. Ron (Folknride), is expected to spend a couple more days in the hospital at Willams Lake. He is doing much better. His son is picking him and the KTM up soon. We all wish Ron a speedy return to...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,878
Posted By R.J.
If you can post, post pics!

Someone has to stay home and look after the ranch. Speaking for all of us someones who can only experience the BBCTR vicariously through the internet, please post pictures if you can post!

I...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,878
Posted By R.J.
Room-mate FOUND !!!!!!!!!!

Thanks to Teamgrizzly.

No, no Mark, No Graveleater....
Forum: Canada 06-07-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,878
Posted By R.J.
room-mate needed

Hi All:

I have all three rooms booked but lost my room-mate. I'll try not to snore:rofl

Send me a PM if interested in sharing room costs.

Roommate found............Thanks Teamgrizzly
Forum: Canada 03-24-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,546
Posted By R.J.
March 18

My first ride was March 18, +2C, near Edmonton. A guy on a sled rode with me for a bit.
Forum: Canada 03-08-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 59,780
Posted By R.J.
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Canada 02-25-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By R.J.
Already signed up

Had a great time last year. Looking forward to it.
Forum: Canada 02-04-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,878
Posted By R.J.
Come on hurry up

Gravel Eater, Gravel Eater, Gravel Eater, be number 100 :clap
Forum: Canada 02-04-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 59,780
Posted By R.J.
Awesome

WOW Ron, that looks fantastic. I am so jealous as I look at three feet of snow in the front yard.
Forum: Canada 02-03-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,878
Posted By R.J.
Fantastic

rockies-GS and Scratch:

Great to see you guys can make the ride this year. It will be a great time.
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,632
Posted By R.J.
Thanks for looking into it. $271.93 for a pair,...

Thanks for looking into it. $271.93 for a pair, http://www.swmototires.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.browse&category_id=160&Itemid=53

Luckily for me I travel enough that shipping...
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,632
Posted By R.J.
Awesome

If you can sell me a set of TKCs for my GS at $260.00 I am all yours. I'd love to support a local Alberta buisnes instead of buying South of the border. Let me know?
Forum: Canada 12-24-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By R.J.
Can I suggest joining the BBCTR6. Great backroads...

Can I suggest joining the BBCTR6. Great backroads through BC.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=640446
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,180
Posted By R.J.
Thanks for the quick reply. I'll have some...

Thanks for the quick reply. I'll have some thinking to do. Thanks for the push Farmerger, I know you really like your Elkas.
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,180
Posted By R.J.
2007 r1200gs

Hi, I have a 2007 R1200GS, What would be the cost on a set of front and rear 2 way ajustables?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,532
Posted By R.J.
Don't pay extra for spokes

I have spokes on my 07. Bent the front rim on the first off road ride. BMW would not cover it due to the very clear evidence of an impact (hit a cattle guard on a back road at speed, my fault, the...
Forum: Canada 12-15-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,878
Posted By R.J.
Graveleater tells me he is coming this year. I...

Graveleater tells me he is coming this year. I have rooms booked, but just haven't seen him post anything yet. Hope to see him at Christmas as he'll be up for a visit. I'll try to get him to...
Forum: Canada 12-15-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,878
Posted By R.J.
Right on!

Right on Dale. Glad to see your gonna make it. You will have a blast.
Forum: Canada 11-27-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,878
Posted By R.J.
I'm In

Fantastic looking route. Count me in.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,247
Posted By R.J.
The puck is awesome, best GS farkle out there.

Just drill three holes in your sidestand plate and sink in three drywall screws. It doesn't lean too much and never sinks in sand, mud, wet grass or anything. Should be standard issue BMW equipment....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,000
Posted By R.J.
Yikes

Glad you got home OK. Too bad you missed the rest of the weekend it was a great time. Next year :evil.

Looks like a big job on your hands. Hard to imagine that one missing tooth made that...
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