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Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 06:17 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
NICE BIKE. Very curious about your WR. Can hardly...

NICE BIKE. Very curious about your WR. Can hardly wait to see all the new garage toys.:clap
Forum: Canada 04-09-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 17,607
Views: 1,002,852
Posted By jimtoe
My brother has one and has been trouble free for...

My brother has one and has been trouble free for years. Good little bike. I know he would not sell his. Too much fun with it at his cabin in BC.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2015, 01:02 PM
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Views: 120,702
Posted By jimtoe
Ok I am jeoleous. Pretty sure that bike wants to...

Ok I am jeoleous. Pretty sure that bike wants to be in Canada.:rofl
Forum: Canada 04-08-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17,607
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Posted By jimtoe
The WR250F is classed as a endoro bike. It is not...

The WR250F is classed as a endoro bike. It is not street legal. The WR stands for "WIDE RATIO" transmission. Classed as cross country riding as opposed to motocross. The lights allow riding after...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17,607
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Posted By jimtoe
They are very similar to the Sherpa. 6 horse...

They are very similar to the Sherpa. 6 horse power less but a a larger tank. They look good but the front fender would need to be raised.
Forum: Canada 03-15-2015, 06:27 PM
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Posted By jimtoe
Not available here. Uses the XT250 air cooled...

Not available here. Uses the XT250 air cooled engine. Also real expensive. They sell them in Brazil. Works out to $7800.00 US. Cute but not for that kind of money when you can get an XT250 for under...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17,607
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Posted By jimtoe
Both bikes fired right up (as they should). Turns...

Both bikes fired right up (as they should). Turns out my Sherpa battery problems from last fall was a loose terminal. Got harder to start as the temperature dropped. So I left the battery in bike all...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 09:25 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
Thanks Greg. I will know better when I try to...

Thanks Greg. I will know better when I try to fire it. They did have them in stock at Napa when I checked in fall.
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17,607
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Posted By jimtoe
[QUOTE=BackRoader;26341414]Jim, do you need a...

[QUOTE=BackRoader;26341414]Jim, do you need a Sherpa Battery?[/QUOTE

It is looking like I might. Was acting up last fall. I will know for sure on Saturday when I try to fire it.
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 17,607
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Posted By jimtoe
I may make it Brian but still up in the air. I...

I may make it Brian but still up in the air. I may have to source a battery first. Will update on Saturday. Not home till tomorrow night.
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 05:45 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
Dibs

dibs
Forum: Canada 03-04-2015, 06:03 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
Although an interesting read, should I be...

Although an interesting read, should I be concerned about your obsession?:rofl:rofl
Forum: Canada 02-26-2015, 10:29 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
I was at a meeting on Tuesday were that question...

I was at a meeting on Tuesday were that question was asked. One of the organisers of the event was there. There are parts for almost all makes and models of bikes. Not sure of new current models but...
Forum: Canada 02-23-2015, 10:52 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
THIS FROM THE WEBSITE Every year BMW...

THIS FROM THE WEBSITE

Every year BMW visits with all of their new models to give those considering the purchase of a new BMW the opportunity to ride the bike of their choice. This requires that...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2015, 10:20 PM
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Posted By jimtoe
They are a couple from Alaska and cannot remember...

They are a couple from Alaska and cannot remember the final destination but will be traveling for a few months on them.
Forum: Canada 02-20-2015, 07:26 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
You guys are too paranoid. I have a 1967 Honda...

You guys are too paranoid. I have a 1967 Honda that has 2600 original miles that sees at best 60 miles per year. Gets a yearly oil change and runs just fine. That is 48 years. Just keep oil fresh and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,212
Posted By jimtoe
We might have to do that. I told her she would...

We might have to do that. I told her she would not like long rides and I think she is calling my bluff. Will have to see what eight hours in the saddle would do to her.
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,212
Posted By jimtoe
A pleasure to read your ride reports Mike. Might...

A pleasure to read your ride reports Mike. Might have to find my way to that deck of yours for one of those Canada day drinks.
Forum: Canada 01-28-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17,607
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Posted By jimtoe
I'm not long for this boiled-water town![/QUOTE] ...

I'm not long for this boiled-water town![/QUOTE]

On to the beer then. The heck with water.:beer
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,212
Posted By jimtoe
Awesome ride report Mike. Is that the bike I took...

Awesome ride report Mike. Is that the bike I took for a short little rip down Dog Lake road a couple of summers ago?

May have to plant my ample and growing behind on my Sherpa and do a small...
Forum: Canada 01-12-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17,607
Views: 1,002,852
Posted By jimtoe
Looks good Dave. Does mean you will be making...

Looks good Dave. Does mean you will be making Karen haul your gear?:rofl
Forum: Canada 01-10-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10,772
Views: 749,638
Posted By jimtoe
That would put me in a good mood too.

That would put me in a good mood too.
Forum: Canada 01-10-2015, 04:33 PM
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Posted By jimtoe
That bike is looking better all the time Greg.

That bike is looking better all the time Greg.
Forum: Canada 01-08-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17,607
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Posted By jimtoe
I agree the new format of tapatalk is different...

I agree the new format of tapatalk is different but it is just a mater of getting used to the change. Mine has not crashed and I can upload photos. I am on an Android phone though. I have not tried...
Forum: Canada 01-08-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17,607
Views: 1,002,852
Posted By jimtoe
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/08/e88cdc8...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/08/e88cdc881d8e862efa1630fdb646d6f8.jpg

Just a photo upload test on tapatalk.
Forum: Canada 12-29-2014, 10:26 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
Hoping Backroader is taking his truck. We are...

Hoping Backroader is taking his truck. We are willing to send more of this weather with him. :rofl
Forum: Canada 12-03-2014, 05:34 PM
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Posted By jimtoe
Looking good Greg. Congratulations.

Looking good Greg. Congratulations.
Forum: Canada 11-27-2014, 05:47 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
In and looking forward to seeing everyone again.

In and looking forward to seeing everyone again.
Forum: Canada 11-09-2014, 07:25 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
The 250s are a blast. A bit envious of the WRs...

The 250s are a blast. A bit envious of the WRs but finances say my Sherpa will have to do for now.
Forum: Canada 11-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17,607
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Posted By jimtoe
That is WR250 or even Super Sherpa country.

That is WR250 or even Super Sherpa country.
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17,607
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Posted By jimtoe
I am with you on this one. It seems the justice...

I am with you on this one. It seems the justice system prefers criminals over victims. Common sense is no longer common unfortunatly.
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17,607
Views: 1,002,852
Posted By jimtoe
Too bad the judge was not related to the victom....

Too bad the judge was not related to the victom. He could have made news for doing the right thing.
Jail time (off the streets ) jail time (cannot drink ) jail time (all the rehabe the province has...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,555
Posted By jimtoe
Offically jealous. Have to live vicariously...

Offically jealous. Have to live vicariously through posts like this for a few months. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Canada 11-02-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17,607
Views: 1,002,852
Posted By jimtoe
More afternoon ride photos. ...

More afternoon ride photos.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/02/381468a3755046a3a38122cbed3d3a30.jpg
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/02/43b0f99ba3f102d31f7148fd3b11793e.jpg
Forum: Canada 10-30-2014, 10:33 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
Photo op

I think I can get one more ride in. May even extend it to east side of river and south.
Forum: Canada 10-28-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17,607
Views: 1,002,852
Posted By jimtoe
I did the same. Sherpa is still going to go out a...

I did the same. Sherpa is still going to go out a time or two as long as I can get away with it.
Forum: Canada 10-27-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17,607
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Posted By jimtoe
Reminds me of our trip out on KLRs Carl. I think...

Reminds me of our trip out on KLRs Carl. I think I dropped the bike in at least three spots in both those pictures. Maybe more.
Forum: Canada 10-19-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17,607
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Posted By jimtoe
My friend in high school had a Vega. After the...

My friend in high school had a Vega. After the second engine we threw in a Chevy 327 and promptly rolled it about eight times according to the RCMP that was chasing us. Three of us in the car and not...
Forum: Canada 10-15-2014, 07:06 PM
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Views: 1,002,852
Posted By jimtoe
Right on.

Right on.
Forum: Canada 10-15-2014, 04:41 AM
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Posted By jimtoe
Nothing obvious... Going after the Kick Stand...

Nothing obvious... Going after the Kick Stand Switch today. Cleaned the starter switch and the clutch switch with some spray and electrical gel.[/QUOTE]
Hope you find it soon. Hate to see you have...
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