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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,366
Posted By Rossland Rider
Nice thread, thank you. Just a heads up for...

Nice thread, thank you. Just a heads up for anyone reading this, there is no more gas available in the "town" of Fort Rock. The lady is closing the gas station there.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-13-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,621
Posted By Rossland Rider
I both perform this surgery and have had it done....

I both perform this surgery and have had it done. Three days of rest on the couch, keep a cold beer on it. Should be able to go to most work after that, wait a week to do any real riding. Some...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,314,004
Posted By Rossland Rider
This is how Ewan and Charlie would have done it...

This is how Ewan and Charlie would have done it if KTM had sponsored them.

http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a555/rodcurrie/Russia2012103_zps9bfb9144.jpg
Forum: Canada 11-03-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By Rossland Rider
Copper Eagle in Greenwood BC. Right on the...

Copper Eagle in Greenwood BC. Right on the highway. Really cool old espresso machine, hand pulled shots. Neat little town. The Deadwood cafe on the other side of the street is almost as good.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 224,334
Posted By Rossland Rider
I just got back from an 8 day ride around much of...

I just got back from an 8 day ride around much of Idaho. Was riding down upper Imnaha Rd in Hells canyon and almost hit a peacock. Not the most common thing to be looking out for in the middle of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,477
Posted By Rossland Rider
On a related note, I am lookin to ride though...

On a related note, I am lookin to ride though that area in 2 weeks. Would it be possible and reasonable to come up Hess Rd at that time of year and then over to Imnaha or to Joseph. I will be solo on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,217
Posted By Rossland Rider
I would buy this. Any format would be ok.

I would buy this. Any format would be ok.
Forum: Canada 12-03-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,794
Posted By Rossland Rider
I am sure I would be in! Lots of options in...

I am sure I would be in! Lots of options in Sept, no snow to worry about.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By Rossland Rider
I have this kit and the adv panniers. I think it...

I have this kit and the adv panniers. I think it may be possible to make it fit but I don't have twenty minutes to put my tools away every time I use them, they go in the top box.
Forum: Canada 06-20-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 102,003
Posted By Rossland Rider
Thanks to Ross for a fantastic route and for all...

Thanks to Ross for a fantastic route and for all his efforts. I had a great time and met some great people. Will be back next year.

Ian
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Rossland Rider
I have had my Marathon Steels for 3 years now,...

I have had my Marathon Steels for 3 years now, very happy with them. Never wet from the outside, even after standing in a creek for several minutes (don't ask). I wear smartwool socks, a little...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,022
Posted By Rossland Rider
Laugh Kooetenay loop gdb file

Here is the file (if this works). Has the route south of Cranbrook as well as Grey Creek pass including the very worthwhile Hall mountain side trip. Also a really nice but fairly high elevation...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,022
Posted By Rossland Rider
They do hook up, at least they did when I rode...

They do hook up, at least they did when I rode through last summer. I will see if I can find the gps track, not sure if I saved it or not. If not, try google earth. It is fairly straightforward...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,022
Posted By Rossland Rider
There are not a lot of options to go around Grey...

There are not a lot of options to go around Grey Creek Pass if it is closed. The best off pavement one that I know of is to go south of Cranbrook through Gold Crk road to Caven creek road, south of...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,022
Posted By Rossland Rider
Pretty much, as far as I know. You can't ride...

Pretty much, as far as I know. You can't ride through the Myra canyon part near Kelowna but I understand the rest is pretty much all ok with a couple of short detours. There was a ride report, I...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,022
Posted By Rossland Rider
The washout on the KVR from Castlegar to...

The washout on the KVR from Castlegar to Christina lake has been fixed. :clap
I rode through there two days ago on my 800gs. They have built a new bridge accross the washout and it now goes without...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By Rossland Rider
This is my part of the world. The provincial...

This is my part of the world. The provincial campground at Texas Point is excellent. Cascade cove is also nice. Most of the other ones are long-term RV parking type places. There is a nice...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,812
Posted By Rossland Rider
Thank you for taking the time to post this story....

Thank you for taking the time to post this story. An unexpected bonus for me to stumble across a reminder of what is really important in life while wasting time reading ride reports. (time well...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 56,095
Posted By Rossland Rider
Scott's review

I installed my Scotts damper and have now had a chance to ride it enough to be able to comment on it. I have the off-road model as James Renazco reccomended it for the type of riding I do, more off...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rossland Rider
I live in BC and did my license about 4 years ago...

I live in BC and did my license about 4 years ago from scratch. You can buy the bike and register it without a license, you just can't ride it on the road. I remember it being a two week wait...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-29-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,360
Posted By Rossland Rider
Thanks to all who replied. We had a great...

Thanks to all who replied.
We had a great trip and I did end up at Irv Seaver BMW. I was able to try on all the helmets I wanted and bought the one that fitted best at a very reasonable price. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,360
Posted By Rossland Rider
Thanks for all the suggestions. I will call...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I will call ahead. I am sure the kids will be able to keep busy at Disney if i am at Irv Seaver:1drink
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,360
Posted By Rossland Rider
Southern California Arai dealer?

I live in the wilds of Canada and a looking fro a new helmet. I would like to try it on before I buy. I am taking a family holiday to Southern California (legoland, disney, universal studios, santa...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,460
Posted By Rossland Rider
Hey Slammer, nice looking setup. Who makes the...

Hey Slammer, nice looking setup. Who makes the cases that you have on top of your side boxes, I like the look of those.
Forum: Canada 02-18-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,591
Posted By Rossland Rider
Good news about the new shop, I hope it is a huge...

Good news about the new shop, I hope it is a huge success for them all. ZephyrCA, I for one would be happy if you were to post periodic updates on how things are coming along etc. I would not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-19-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,263
Posted By Rossland Rider
Bluhduh I have SW Motech. I have dropped my bike at leat...

I have SW Motech. I have dropped my bike at leat 10 times on each side while doing off road courses, silly single track and generally pushing my limits, if not the bike's. They finally bent in on one...
Forum: Canada 12-05-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 102,003
Posted By Rossland Rider
I'm in!! Looking forward to number two for me and...

I'm in!! Looking forward to number two for me and some new country to explore.

Ian
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,530
Posted By Rossland Rider
Thanks for all the pictures. I would love to get...

Thanks for all the pictures. I would love to get to AU to ride someday. Meanwhile, I will live vicariously.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,745
Posted By Rossland Rider
If you can see the color it isn't really dirty....

If you can see the color it isn't really dirty. Also, I have heard that BMW owners are not allowed to wash their own bikes, it voids the warenty. You have to take it to a dealer to fix that.:wink:
Forum: Canada 06-09-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,420
Posted By Rossland Rider
I am definately in. See you all Thursday, keep...

I am definately in. See you all Thursday, keep us posted on when and where exactly.
Forum: Canada 06-07-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,420
Posted By Rossland Rider
I just booked Wed and Thur at the Kuskanux lodge...

I just booked Wed and Thur at the Kuskanux lodge in Nakusp, should arrive late afternoon on Wed. If you want to go explore then, PM me.

Ian
Forum: Canada 06-07-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 40,522
Posted By Rossland Rider
If you still have room for one more, I am in. ...

If you still have room for one more, I am in. Sorry for the late notice. I have cleared my schedule etc. I am a bit of a Noob but am going to come up for the Clinic on Thusday also.

Ian
Forum: Canada 06-05-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,420
Posted By Rossland Rider
I live in the Kootenays and know the area...

I live in the Kootenays and know the area although not well enough to give a specific reccomendation for a course location. I have no doubt that we can find somewhere suitable without too much...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,420
Posted By Rossland Rider
Still in if it is happening. I have a new 800 GS...

Still in if it is happening. I have a new 800 GS to learn with, it is not as easy as the KLR was in the dirt, way more fun most everywhere else though. Hopefully it will happen, you are welcome in...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,420
Posted By Rossland Rider
I would still be interested, one day Thur or 2...

I would still be interested, one day Thur or 2 days wed and thur would work for me.
Forum: Canada 04-23-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,420
Posted By Rossland Rider
I have been watching this thread for a while. I...

I have been watching this thread for a while. I am in if there is still space. I would prefer Thursday one day but am open if need be. Sign me up and keep me posted, thanks for organizing this.
...
Forum: Canada 04-18-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,349
Posted By Rossland Rider
I have been considering a new 800GS and was just...

I have been considering a new 800GS and was just in the USA looking at them. The dealer was very nice, would have let me take a test ride etc. He would not however sell me one without some form of US...
Forum: Canada 09-06-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By Rossland Rider
I live in the Kootenays and just did a 3 day ride...

I live in the Kootenays and just did a 3 day ride through much of what you are planning. If you have time and don't mind some smooth dirt road, the route north of Nakusp and around through Trout Lake...
Forum: Canada 07-12-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,420
Posted By Rossland Rider
I would likely be in for next spring/ summer. I...

I would likely be in for next spring/ summer. I would also look at Sept. this year but it is too late for Aug.
Ian
Forum: Canada 03-23-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By Rossland Rider
Having lived in Goose Bay for four years, the...

Having lived in Goose Bay for four years, the bugs will be bad all summer (unless i is raining). I would not go before mid June as the weather is less predictable. You will likely have better riding...
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