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Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4,621
Views: 1,154,836
Posted By bone
You know, I've had an eye on these for a few...

You know, I've had an eye on these for a few years now but for various reasons haven't really tried to find one for myself. I love the idea of these bikes, especially how often the word "fun" seems...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,200
Posted By bone
One factor to think about - I've been told the...

One factor to think about - I've been told the touch screen iPod and iPhone will not work for you if you are wearing gloves. This obviously complicates things for anyone planning on using their...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,887
Posted By bone
What about BMW Cover pants? I tried on a...

What about BMW Cover pants?

I tried on a pair - it was the salesman's pants, because they didn't have my size in the shop - and found them to be excellent. Snug fitting, easy on and off, and...
Forum: Canada 11-10-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,844
Posted By bone
One of the things that stuck with me while...

One of the things that stuck with me while working on my thesis years ago is where the geographic center of Canada is located. It's very close to this place, which is mind-blowingly far from...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By bone
I have no complaints about them at all save one: ...

I have no complaints about them at all save one: they're quite wide, at least on my Multistrada. Performance-wise, they're waterproof, strong, quick'n'easy to get on and off, the racks look good...
Forum: Canada 11-25-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
<knock knock=""><opens door="" to=""...

<knock knock=""><opens door="" to="" clubhouse="">Hey you FFs... I haven't been around much lately and I was wonderin' if yous folks know if/when the BMW Toronto sale's coming around. I'm looking...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,610
Posted By bone
+1 The single most memorable 'Canadian'...

+1

The single most memorable 'Canadian' moment I've had while driving was driving up to Yellowknife for the first time. I'd already flown there and back once, but to get in a car in Edmonton and...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
Any of you Kee-beckers map out the route on yer...

Any of you Kee-beckers map out the route on yer GPS??

I've got a wedding in Ottawa in about 6 weeks that sure could use a distraction or two. Route 307's a great start, but what else is a must-do?
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,433
Posted By bone
That was me in the massive BOOTS thread reviewing...

That was me in the massive BOOTS thread reviewing the Transitions. It was shortly after I brought them home, so maybe an update is in order.

First off, comfort-wise they're the dog's balls (which...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
Thanks to you all

Well, that was a helluva day!

My thanks to everyone that helped make it happen. I'll be sure to join you all again soon for more. Yes, that's a threat!

My first real group ride was made very...
Forum: Canada 06-08-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
This sounds great. See you jerks tomorrow...

This sounds great. See you jerks tomorrow morning!

:D
Forum: Canada 05-30-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
I seem to have missed a thing or two around...

I seem to have missed a thing or two around here... is this still the ride up to Southwood (Hwy 13) from the GTA area? Or did I miss it?

I hope it's the 9th...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
That's... That's just.... Holy...

That's...

That's just....



Holy (&@(*^!#@!)O&!@(


!!!!
Forum: Canada 05-26-2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
I probably should've taken more time to play with...

I probably should've taken more time to play with modular helmets while at the big motorcycle shows this past winter, but only recently my RF-900 has begun to give me headaches and so now I'm in the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,781
Posted By bone
How did you get to Honey Harbour? You most...

How did you get to Honey Harbour? You most likely took South Bay Rd., which is one of the twistiest and most fun roads in all of Ontario as far as I'm concerned. And if you missed it.... DAMN! ...
Forum: Canada 05-10-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
I love that road too - I'd love to join you folks...

I love that road too - I'd love to join you folks for the ride. June 9th is soooooooo long from now though...:cry

I'm going to have to try one of them skip-work-and-ride-all-day trips you guys...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
Is anyone going down to Port Dover for the friday...

Is anyone going down to Port Dover for the friday the 13th thing? I've never done it before, so I'm considering taking some time off work to do it...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 35,263
Posted By bone
Just to be absolutely clear on what the fuss was...

Just to be absolutely clear on what the fuss was regarding CE certification, I believe it was meant to provide a common basis for evaluation amongst the different safety gears available. While I...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 35,263
Posted By bone
This may be true, and I did see some posts of his...

This may be true, and I did see some posts of his that 'crossed the line' on this forum and elsewhere. The problem is that L2Ill is to the best of anyone's knowledge just a guy somewhere with too...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,631
Posted By bone
It depends on the brand, but I think most...

It depends on the brand, but I think most manufacturers will only honour the warranty in the country in which the bike was sold. Ducati is different; they (reluctantly, very reluctantly) will honour...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 35,263
Posted By bone
I'll say this much: Wayne definitely seems to...

I'll say this much: Wayne definitely seems to have a real problem with taking criticism, even constructive criticism. On some of the now-banned threads, this forum lost a lot of good information on...
Forum: Canada 03-29-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,631
Posted By bone
I didn't know about any of this when I bought my...

I didn't know about any of this when I bought my bike in Oregon and drive it back home to Toronto. The guy I bought it from left his plate on it (though it wasn't any good anymore) and I just left...
Forum: Canada 03-26-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
Well hell, you can colour me jealous....:D ...

Well hell, you can colour me jealous....:D

Looks like you all had a great time. Next time I hope to +1!
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,109
Posted By bone
http://www.rainypass.com/ These are your...

http://www.rainypass.com/

These are your guys.
Forum: Canada 03-25-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
I guess you're a glass half-empty kind of guy,...

I guess you're a glass half-empty kind of guy, eh?

:wink:


PS - I'd love to join you guys, but it'll have to be on another ride...

enjoy the beautiful day!
Forum: Canada 03-22-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
Yep, that was me - commuting to work. Summer...

Yep, that was me - commuting to work.

Summer is here!!!!!


(sort of)
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,081
Posted By bone
While touring, I found myself often wishing I had...

While touring, I found myself often wishing I had a flip-up helmet so I could use my SLR camera without getting off the bike and removing my helmet. The camera would almost certainly fit into the...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 35,263
Posted By bone
To be honest, I've been *THIS* close to buying a...

To be honest, I've been *THIS* close to buying a pair of Motoport pants for about 6 months, but haven't pulled the trigger yet.

The reasons touch upon your experience and also go beyond it...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 154,569
Posted By bone
This has been covered before, but it remains true...

This has been covered before, but it remains true - a lot of people at least on this forum would love to see the Motoport stuff go through CE testing. For me, their clothing looks really bad and the...
Forum: Canada 03-18-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,663
Posted By bone
High of +15c on thursday forecasted!!!!!!! ...

High of +15c on thursday forecasted!!!!!!!

http://www.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/city/pages/on-143_metric_e.html


WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!
Forum: Canada 03-17-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,049
Posted By bone
Ha! Can you tell I had a bad week at work...?

Ha! Can you tell I had a bad week at work...?
Forum: Canada 03-15-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,049
Posted By bone
Welcome Cam, Just a heads-up: I found my...

Welcome Cam,

Just a heads-up: I found my time on a bike all but vanished after buying a motorcycle. And I biked all my life, up until 24 or 25 (I'm 29 now and have had a motorcycle for about 3-4...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,358
Posted By bone
It's just as well you didn't, the place where I...

It's just as well you didn't, the place where I tried them on is actually a good 30-45 minutes north of Toronto (Open Road BMW). Not exactly convenient.

I should also have mentioned that I'm not...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,358
Posted By bone
I tried the whole line of puma motorcycle boots...

I tried the whole line of puma motorcycle boots at one time, and the Bonnevilles were my least favourite. They dug into my shin and calf painfully, and didn't really feel too secure either. I...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By bone
I got one in lieu of a GPS unit last summer...

I got one in lieu of a GPS unit last summer before a cross-country trip. I tore the relevant pages out (it's ring-bound so it was easy to remove pages without actually tearing anything) and stuffed...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,408
Posted By bone
I love my Multistrada... do yourself a favour and...

I love my Multistrada... do yourself a favour and take one out for a test ride. Even if you think it's ugly (I don't).

Find some curves.

Fall in love.
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 414,040
Posted By bone
I've been holding off giving a proper review of...

I've been holding off giving a proper review of my BMW Transition boots because I only got them at Christmas and I haven't had the chance to give them a proper workout. But they really sound like...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
Well, at least I have some new advice to share:...

Well, at least I have some new advice to share: DO NOT BUY THIS STUFF FOR YOUR MOTORCYCLE.

OK, so maybe I'm just a bit dumb... I sprayed this stuff liberally over the underside of my bike and...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
Thanks for your replies. I'd be more...

Thanks for your replies.

I'd be more hesitant about riding this early but for two factors:

1) I've developed a very severe case of impatience/annoyance/hatred towards the TTC over this winter,...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22,400
Views: 2,356,276
Posted By bone
I'm looking at th weather forecast for this week,...

I'm looking at th weather forecast for this week, and it looks GREAT: 4 or 5 celcius above for the highs all week except tuesday which hits 10!

I want to bike into work this week, but I'm having a...
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