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Forum: Canada 12-01-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,797
Posted By MinorAbrasion
I'm in!

I'm in but if this economy keeps doing so well I may have just enough dough to buy a BMW, KTM or Triumph. :rofl
Forum: Canada 05-19-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,573
Posted By MinorAbrasion
That is more than I paid for my house! ...

That is more than I paid for my house! Seriously, who tab was that?
Forum: Canada 03-26-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,480
Posted By MinorAbrasion
The Isle of Manitoulan

I am going to do the same thing this year. I had wanted to do it last year but it didn't happen. I am going to make it happen this year. I was wondering about late spring but didn't want to be...
Forum: Canada 02-10-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,265
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Wink Niiice!! Goood on you. As we have met, and it...

Niiice!! Goood on you. As we have met, and it was my plan to spend a few days there in 2010, but didn't, I hope you are able to show me around in 2011.

Cool.

KG
Forum: Canada 10-10-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,810
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Eek Exactly what I thought. When I first saw the...

Exactly what I thought. When I first saw the post for the Duc for sale, I thought hmmm, it ain't an S4R but is still a nice little bike. Then I looked at his quotation "Do a pop a wheelie" and...
Forum: Canada 10-03-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Wicked Windsor

I wouldn't call Windsor a dump. It gets a bad rap. Yes, it is a little too industrial, and yes it is a little too close to Detroit. But I lived there for awhile and it is one of those communities...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-12-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,303
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Lake Ontario?

Hi guys,

Thanks for the ride report. In the picture of Lake Ontario, you see the steel mills in Hamilton. I hope that wasn't what you swam in or judged the western end of Lake Ontario by. What...
Forum: Canada 06-16-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 78,753
Posted By MinorAbrasion
A definite maybe!

Hi

Thanks for the idea. There is a good chance I can make it. Is the planned route all tarmac? If so, I vote we look for a little gravel. One of use will have a GPS to track a route if we...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By MinorAbrasion
I quite like my GPSmap 60CSx. I use it canoeing,...

I quite like my GPSmap 60CSx. I use it canoeing, on the bike, a spare for the car and for Geocaching.
Forum: Canada 03-28-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
I bought a package of Stanfields undershirts. ...

I bought a package of Stanfields undershirts. The package clearly said Made in Canada. And so did the tags on the shirt. That said, the material the shirts are made from is so thin, that it clings...
Forum: Canada 03-23-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 995
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Eh? Let's all run to the US and spend our money there. It is a great idea!!

Yeah, lets all buy our stuff from the US to save a few bucks!! After awhile, the sport bike crowd will do it, then the cruiser crowd will do it, then the MX crowd will do it. Then, all the Canadian...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,046
Posted By MinorAbrasion
FYI-all the service stations along the 401 are...

FYI-all the service stations along the 401 are closed for reconstruction between London and Windsor (have been for many months and won't be done anytime soon). In fact, I recently read they are...
Forum: Canada 03-03-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Stanfields underwear is available at Zellers.

Stanfields underwear is available at Zellers.
Forum: Canada 02-11-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,769
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Thumb Cross Canada trip? Go for the record!

Hi there,

Are you going to go for the record of fastest time across on a bike? Thane Silliker, from outside London, ON, did it in 56 hr 36 min. in 2004. To learn more about Thane and his crazy...
Forum: Canada 02-01-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Makita, made in Canada?

Really? Where and what?
Forum: Canada 01-24-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,244
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Hey, I am just south of London. There are a...

Hey,

I am just south of London. There are a few ADV inmates in the London-Tillsonburg area as well.
Forum: Canada 12-24-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Graf Canada makes all their skates in Canada. ...

Graf Canada makes all their skates in Canada. Everything from hockey skates worn by NHL players to pro figure skates. I bought a pair last Christmas and paid an extra $100 to have them custom made...
Forum: Canada 12-24-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
That's the spirit!! :thumb

That's the spirit!!
:thumb
Forum: Canada 12-22-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Riding solo??

Congrats, you get the prize for being the first one to drag this 12 page thread into the mud. Everyone else has been 'building' this thread by contributing to the content; acting for the greater...
Forum: Canada 12-19-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Is the food you eat really Canadian?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIsEG2SFOvM
Forum: Canada 12-05-2009, 02:26 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 13,820
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Don hatton in '10 Dakar, too

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Forum: Canada 11-02-2009, 04:26 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
And you can't even buy a Crown Vic in Canada. ...

And you can't even buy a Crown Vic in Canada. Oh, and Ford announced last week that they are closing the Ford plant in St Thomas. Say good bye to the Canadian Made Crown Vic and to another 1600...
Forum: Canada 11-01-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Thanks for giving us some Canadian alternatives...

Thanks for giving us some Canadian alternatives for canoes. I have been very happy with my NovaCraft. That said, there is quite an imperfection in the hull of mine I think should never have gotten...
Forum: Canada 10-31-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,995
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Some dealers get it.

Inglis Cycle Center in London, ON is a dealer who gets it. Once a year, they have a sale where you can order stuff from the evil distributors and get something like 30% off. They have, on many...
Forum: Canada 10-23-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Yes, good point. I think the mantra for the Buy...

Yes, good point. I think the mantra for the Buy Canadian ideal should be Shop Canadian. As long as we look for Canadian and consider buying based on product merits like quality etc., we have done a...
Forum: Canada 10-15-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By MinorAbrasion
I am in St Thomas as well. Sent you a private...

I am in St Thomas as well. Sent you a private message.
Forum: Canada 09-22-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By MinorAbrasion
I think this idea may be a better option scenery...

I think this idea may be a better option scenery wise than via Tobermory. I thought the scenery along the smaller roads on the east side of Georgian Bay was nicer than anything I saw up near Owen...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Brilliant idea!

Brilliant idea!
Forum: Canada 09-16-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
This is a great example of someone who now gets...

This is a great example of someone who now gets it. 29,990,000 to go...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,472
Posted By MinorAbrasion
+1. I forgot I started this thread. It kept...

+1.

I forgot I started this thread. It kept going for some time...

Cool to see opinions of all sorts. This is worth talking about.

G
Forum: Canada 09-15-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 18,287
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Not thread related but what happened to...

Not thread related but what happened to Oobah-Moto? Why does he need to be freed? I was wondering why I hadn't seen any posts from him...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Talking It worked!

I first read the suggestions below and thought, "Yeah, as if it is going to be as simple as fresh fuel...". Guess what? It was!! Put in 5 L of fresh dino bones and she started, sputtered for a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Thanks to everyone for the ideas. I will post...

Thanks to everyone for the ideas. I will post when I solve the issue.

Cheers,
MinorAbrasion, MinorClog-MajorProblem
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Pissed HELP-08 KLR won't run off choke

My 08 KLR won't run if I take the choke off or give any throttle. I had let it sit for maybe 2 or 3 weeks. My guess is something related to the carb and I am really low on fuel. Maybe some crap in...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,818
Posted By MinorAbrasion
not the career I'd have picked in grade 8 but,

I am a sales rep for a rather large biotechnology company. We research, make, market and sell medications in a few different areas. I am involved in our cancer division. The drugs we make either...
Forum: Canada 08-07-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,423
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Pissed Yes, but...

Overall, I think the video represents the reality of Canadian healthcare. However, it does not address a major issue in my mind. Sure, if you need an operation or ER visit, you get it. But the...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2009, 04:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,500
Posted By MinorAbrasion
where to live in CDA

Tough question...

If money were no object, I would strongly consider British Columbia as others have suggested. I have a colleague who has a much better than average paying job who lives in...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Congrats, Don. That is a great deal of...

Congrats, Don.

That is a great deal of change, stress and excitement. I know people who don't go out of their comfort zone that much in a lifetime, much less in months.

Wish I were in BC to...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By MinorAbrasion
NB vacation

Hi

My family and I just returned from a NB vacation. We stayed in the St Andrew's area for the whole time. We did enough driving to get there and didn't want more. We did a whale tour out of...
Forum: Canada 07-15-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,612
Posted By MinorAbrasion
Thumbs down Being an MIT trained engineer wouldn't have help...

Being an MIT trained engineer wouldn't have help much. We have all kinds of professionals driving taxi's in Canada. I have met PhDs and physicians working in cabs and delivering pizza's because...
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