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Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,547
Posted By greeneggsnoham
What do you use to clean?

I know GS's are supposed to be dirty, but once a year I like to shine and wax her up.

Last year I discovered that some of the cleaning products I used didn't work well with some of the components....
Forum: Americas 06-06-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Wow. That's awesome advice. Thanks for all the...

Wow. That's awesome advice. Thanks for all the detail mate, and I'll definitely incorporate that route into my plans.
Forum: Americas 05-19-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By greeneggsnoham
That looks perfect riderddonald! Thanks for the...

That looks perfect riderddonald! Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,793
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Why oh why does no one offer small sizes?

Why oh why does no one offer small sizes?
Forum: Americas 05-18-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Well, it's better than snow season. I think those...

Well, it's better than snow season. I think those are the only two options, right? At least, that's the case north of the border.

Know any good routes Dado? I was thinking Saranac might be an...
Forum: Americas 05-18-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Adirondacks in Late June - advice please

Planning a trip from Montreal to NY State, across Niagara Falls (family to visit there), and then around Toronto back to Montreal.

We'd like to stop in the Adirondacks area for a day or two, maybe...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Thanks for the ideas. And the airport in...

Thanks for the ideas.

And the airport in question is Dorval in Montreal. They have an area just behind the parkade where motorcycle parking is free. You have to drive through the car rental return...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Carry-on\luggage

Sorry if this has been discussed, but I've given up on google after an hour of searching.

I travel to the airport a lot for work for 2-4 day trips. I'd love to take my boxer rather than a cab. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,743
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Only if it's black.

Only if it's black.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,343,121
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Alberta http://i28.tinypic.com/1yu3hs.jpg

Alberta

http://i28.tinypic.com/1yu3hs.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 813,749
Posted By greeneggsnoham
There are only lonely highways north of the 54th...

There are only lonely highways north of the 54th in Canada

http://i25.tinypic.com/if5xyt.jpg

http://i31.tinypic.com/2m67uk3.jpg


Of course, that's why I love riding there.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Only if you ride it. If you do some or most...

Only if you ride it.

If you do some or most of the work yourself it's not too bad. The main problem is having service done for the 3 years it's under warranty, because BMW dealers tend to charge a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,404
Posted By greeneggsnoham
I'm not sure that hanging a baby swing from the...

I'm not sure that hanging a baby swing from the tail light is very safe. Is it a child car seat at least?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By greeneggsnoham
10k miles in 6 weeks on a 2010. 2 oil changes. I...

10k miles in 6 weeks on a 2010. 2 oil changes. I did have a body panel snap off after a mechanic forgot to put in a screw, but it was replaced free of charge.

This bike is just so BORING that I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
The 55 from Meadow Lake to Prince Albert was...

The 55 from Meadow Lake to Prince Albert was straight for the most part, but there was little traffic and it went through the Northern Provincial Forest. In that stretch I saw TWO bears and a moose...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
At this point in the trip I had almost 12 000kms...

At this point in the trip I had almost 12 000kms on the odometer, and so it was time for my ride to go in for a check up and oil change. I headed to Edmonton, spent another 2 nights with my sister,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
I followed the 40 south from Dawson, hoping to...

I followed the 40 south from Dawson, hoping to hang close to the mountains while heading back to my sister's in Edmonton.

We make em big here in Canada.

http://i26.tinypic.com/1zxs7me.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Heading back, I followed the same route as far as...

Heading back, I followed the same route as far as Prince George. There wasn't much choice, but I was glad to repeat that stretch of road.

From PG I took the 97 north. I wish I had been able to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
A couple of other shots from that leg of the trip...

A couple of other shots from that leg of the trip

Camping at Seeley Lake Provincial Park. It's close to the highway, but there was so little traffic on it I never really noticed.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Thanks for the information! However, there...

Thanks for the information!

However, there are two problems.

First, I didn't bring a passport. Second, I'm already back home in Montreal ;)
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
It was nice meeting the two of you too. As it...

It was nice meeting the two of you too. As it turns out, the weather wasn't too bad heading east from where we met.

Hope you both had a good ride!
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Thanks WarLlama. I bet you can guess what my...

Thanks WarLlama. I bet you can guess what my desktop looks like at the moment :p

After Jasper, I headed down the oh-so-(not)-scenic 16 to Edmonton to spend some time with my sister and her family....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-23-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,416
Views: 573,103
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Manitoba http://i25.tinypic.com/29b28if.jpg ...

Manitoba

http://i25.tinypic.com/29b28if.jpg


It's so hard to do the prairies justice with a camera.

http://i27.tinypic.com/snp07d.jpg

The red river this spring, after the ridiculous...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,946
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Lol. The number of times I saw this at camp...

Lol. The number of times I saw this at camp sites... Not just kids either. There was one mom at the site next to mine who was on her cell phone all evening. She had even brought a spare battery.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
The campground, it turned out, was right next to...

The campground, it turned out, was right next to a piece of major highway construction, so I went back and camped near Jasper.

The Economic Stimulus package has a new slogan - Canada's Economic...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
More ice fields glory ...

More ice fields glory

http://i31.tinypic.com/2m5dtn5.jpg


Beauty in all directions. You could only take a bad photo here if your finger covered the lens.

http://i32.tinypic.com/x3dbt5.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Alberta has to be the most interesting province...

Alberta has to be the most interesting province in Western Canada, geographically speaking anyway. There is such variety in the landscape, from the badlands in the centre, the prairies in the south...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,084
Posted By greeneggsnoham
In Germany the left turn signal is the ultimate...

In Germany the left turn signal is the ultimate insult.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
In that rain I continued towards Rainy River, if...

In that rain I continued towards Rainy River, if you can believe that.

I hear everyone leaves this town after they turn 21 years old. Hair dye sales are through the roof though.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
From Sleeping Giant, I was off to Fort Frances....

From Sleeping Giant, I was off to Fort Frances. Everyone I talked to asked me why I went this way, rather than the quick way to Dryden and Kenora. The road was completely deserted, other than the odd...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
At this point, things started to go bad. I rode...

At this point, things started to go bad. I rode on to Sault St Marie (pronounced SOO SAINT MARIE for those not from these parts, or just The Soo) and met some bikers at a Tim Hortons who told me that...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
http://i26.tinypic.com/x3bofo.jpg At this...

http://i26.tinypic.com/x3bofo.jpg

At this point I had something of a handle on camping, I thought, and my butt had lost any feeling, so I tried to put a few more miles into a day. No Iron Butts,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
I'd never been to Western Ontario before, at...

I'd never been to Western Ontario before, at least not since I was dragged there on a road trip in the back of a Plymouth Horizon when I was 10 which I've blocked from recollection.

I started...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By greeneggsnoham
16000kms across Canada and still no ham

I took 6 weeks in June and the first half of July to ride from Montreal west and back.

When I left I had no definite plans other than I had to visit relatives and friends in Manitoba,...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By greeneggsnoham
For any interested. I talked to Wildwood and...

For any interested.

I talked to Wildwood and got a bit of a run around. I asked for a Tourance EXP, so as to match the front tire. They offered what they had in stock, which was everything except...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By greeneggsnoham
$$$$$$ I can't afford it at the moment, and have...

$$$$$$ I can't afford it at the moment, and have a list of other farkles more immediate than a tank.

I also don't really want the extra weight from a larger tank and more fuel.
Forum: Canada 07-22-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By greeneggsnoham
I just did your route, but in reverse. The...

I just did your route, but in reverse.

The 148 west from Montreal is nice, although slow, and can be bad for traffic. However, turning north from Montebello (323) is a nice ride, after the little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 24,334
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Nope. But it may well be your insurance rate that...

Nope. But it may well be your insurance rate that goes up to cover the expense of paying for their road rash.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,796
Posted By greeneggsnoham
I think that this thread needs to be separated...

I think that this thread needs to be separated into riding gravel on dirt bikes and riding gravel on heavy 'adventure' bikes. Some things are the same, but others are quite different.

Comparing my...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,445
Posted By greeneggsnoham
Just replaced the rear EXP after 14k kms, which...

Just replaced the rear EXP after 14k kms, which is about 9k miles. I could have gone probably another 500 miles or so, but where I was heading I was unlikely to be able to get a replacement.
...
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