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Forum: The Garage 12-17-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6,068
Views: 2,622,439
Posted By bymbie
Can someone educate me about this particular...

Can someone educate me about this particular epoxy quartz floor? I have a 16x20 shed with plywood floor and would like to finish it... I watched through epoxy threads... still undecided, but this one...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-01-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 56,088
Posted By bymbie
Are you referring to a foreign buyer program? I...

Are you referring to a foreign buyer program? I believe the manufacturer has to present this document... At least for Canada. Does Honda Mexico do these? It's not enough that your dealership sign a...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5,937
Views: 2,365,182
Posted By bymbie
Alan Dixon had a serious of articles on hammocks....

Alan Dixon had a serious of articles on hammocks. I think it's a great start...

http://andrewskurka.com/2012/hammocks-advantages-disadvantages/
...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-27-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,346
Posted By bymbie
Visordown just had a small article on the Cross...

Visordown just had a small article on the Cross Cub. Maybe they will start EU distribution next year?

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/new-honda-cub/24076.html

Sent from my...
Forum: Canada 11-13-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 620,548
Posted By bymbie
I will send you a pm tomorrow from work with BC...

I will send you a pm tomorrow from work with BC Tourism stuff... if I forget, please remind me.

Sent from my SGH-I747M using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,873
Posted By bymbie
I've been following FX with interest for about a...

I've been following FX with interest for about a year... and they made very little progress... So don't start saving your money. That bike is likely years away (if ever...)

Sent from my SGH-I747M...
Forum: Canada 10-03-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 52,383
Posted By bymbie
I'm fairly certain that the impact of the bridge...

I'm fairly certain that the impact of the bridge closure will have minimal tourism impact for the NT side... Cbc north ran an article about the bridge today.

Sent from my SGH-I747M using Tapatalk 4
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 917,602
Posted By bymbie
@Plaka Your original claim was the dental...

@Plaka

Your original claim was the dental floss works poorly. Now you produced some numbers showing that dental floss is not as strong as certain threads. Your numbers might be accurate. They...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 917,602
Posted By bymbie
You call it cutsy, the most respected through...

You call it cutsy, the most respected through hikers just use it and save weight. Andrew Skurka carried dental floss to repair camping gear through his 4700 miles hike... I routinely use it with my...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 917,602
Posted By bymbie
You can use dental floss instead of the various...

You can use dental floss instead of the various threads you listed. It's a multi-use item in your kit, which helps reduce weight. Additionally, you or your sleeping bag smells minty fresh...

Sent...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 52,383
Posted By bymbie
I will provide updates once they return... Their...

I will provide updates once they return... Their current location:

https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=64.46709,-127.91676&ll=64.46709,-127.91676&ie=UTF8&z=12&om=1
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6,068
Views: 2,622,439
Posted By bymbie
Are you using a wheel chock? If so, how will it...

Are you using a wheel chock? If so, how will it fit under the bench? Or will you remove it every time you need to roll the bench home?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 56,088
Posted By bymbie
I would take the yellow cross-cub in the...

I would take the yellow cross-cub in the background...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 52,383
Posted By bymbie
A buddy of mine is on the trail right now. Day 3...

A buddy of mine is on the trail right now. Day 3 of the hike. The group is hiking it from Norman Wells, going west. This is his third trip - so he is a vet. I only get his spot updates, so can't...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-14-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,890
Posted By bymbie
Vietnam - I'm not sure they even allow liter...

Vietnam - I'm not sure they even allow liter bikes there. Some info is collected here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=897756

Edit: Some pictures of the motorcycle culture in...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-14-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,890
Posted By bymbie
I don't know how tall your are, but I would not...

I don't know how tall your are, but I would not recommend a 1000cc bike to learn on...

The roads in Romania can be bumpy... If you are going for the "rich American" look, you will enjoy your...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,125
Posted By bymbie
Do you have more pictures, list of changes made,...

Do you have more pictures, list of changes made, thoughts, etc? Were you able to hit the trails recently?
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,125
Posted By bymbie
If you are approaching this from a purely...

If you are approaching this from a purely rational/economical standpoint, it might not make sense to turn a Zuma into an enduro-scoot. But there is so much more to this... most importantly, it's fun....
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,125
Posted By bymbie
There was an inmate here, who had a pretty sweet...

There was an inmate here, who had a pretty sweet zuma 125 offroad. He made some videos - definitely offroad worthy.

Here is the thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=653355
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 43,299
Posted By bymbie
I have to applaud you for this suggestion :clap...

I have to applaud you for this suggestion :clap Sometimes we get so caught up with the rider and the bike that we forget about the support...
As we learned in Dazed and Confused: "Behind every good...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-03-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,346
Posted By bymbie
Before we start writing-off the Symba... it is...

Before we start writing-off the Symba... it is RTW capable. Just search for the trip report :D Worth reading.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-03-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,346
Posted By bymbie
I see the CB223 as a bike that brings the...

I see the CB223 as a bike that brings the nostalgia of the CB125, CB175, CB200 and every other variants of small displacement vintage Honda motorcycles. Those sold well in the US. However, this is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 745,977
Posted By bymbie
Long live the language lookout :clap (Did you...

Long live the language lookout :clap (Did you get that alliteration? Pretty peachy from a non-native speaker, eh?)
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 43,299
Posted By bymbie
So how was the toe at the end of the day?

So how was the toe at the end of the day?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 745,977
Posted By bymbie
But.... than you won't be able to hear the...

But....

than you won't be able to hear the sound of the....

drum machine :D
Forum: Battle scooters 07-03-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,346
Posted By bymbie
Yes, the current line-up of the XCub is not what...

Yes, the current line-up of the XCub is not what I'm excited about. On the Japanese website, they have the low-pipe model (featured in the video) and the grocery getter with the basket. I will start...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,238
Posted By bymbie
No, nothing in production.

No, nothing in production.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,346
Posted By bymbie
You cited a big bike that made it to the US. What...

You cited a big bike that made it to the US. What about the other ones that could ride the nostalgia/history wave but are not offered in North America? (For instance, the Honda CB223.......
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,346
Posted By bymbie
I hope your train of thought is correct... On the...

I hope your train of thought is correct... On the other hand, Honda stopped selling the Cub in the US in 1983...Same with the CT110 - last sold in 1986. Apparently there was no market for them... So...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 93,584
Posted By bymbie
Thank you for the information... one less option...

Thank you for the information... one less option to worry about :cry
Forum: Canada 07-02-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 93,584
Posted By bymbie
If a bike is newer than 15 years old and is not...

If a bike is newer than 15 years old and is not on the admissible list, can I import it as parts, even in two shipments, assemble it and get it registered/plated?
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,346
Posted By bymbie
Here's the Cross Cub on the Japaneses Honda site...

Here's the Cross Cub on the Japaneses Honda site - no offroad version :-(

http://www.honda.co.jp/CROSSCUB/

((and while I was there, I checked out some other bikes that we will never see in...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,346
Posted By bymbie
Looks like they are on sale in Japan now... But I...

Looks like they are on sale in Japan now... But I was unable to find any information on the offroad version - the one in the video has leg shields, street tires and a low pipe...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 43,299
Posted By bymbie
Kawikazi - Based on your description, it was a...

Kawikazi - Based on your description, it was a Hodaka Wombat 03 model, like the one pictured here. Every Hodaka had a "fancy" name and a cartoonish air filter cover.

My son is 10 months old and...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 52,383
Posted By bymbie
It looks like it's closed. Something at km 282....

It looks like it's closed. Something at km 282. Last update was 06-28: Impassable - Closed.

http://www.yukoninfo.com/roadreport.php
http://www.511yukon.ca/

You could call Yukon's Dept. of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 43,299
Posted By bymbie
Fingers crossed - hopefully you can identify the...

Fingers crossed - hopefully you can identify the problem and get the parts from your other bikes... Hodaka Days is around the corner.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7,790
Views: 2,073,700
Posted By bymbie
While I agree that a small bike on a freeway...

While I agree that a small bike on a freeway appears fragile, people commute on scooters and bicycles in fast moving traffic all the time. I did it for years in Chicago. On a bicycle you are...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 52,383
Posted By bymbie
Nice idea. Enjoy your vacation!

Nice idea. Enjoy your vacation!
Forum: Canada 06-25-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 52,383
Posted By bymbie
Nice bike. Are you riding from Texas to Simpson...

Nice bike. Are you riding from Texas to Simpson or shipping it?
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6,068
Views: 2,622,439
Posted By bymbie
I don't mind sanding/taping etc, but very...

I don't mind sanding/taping etc, but very uncomfortable with electric work... Supporting your local economy is always a good idea.
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