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Forum: Canada 07-10-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8,786
Views: 527,617
Posted By damurph
Spiders are good for keeping the fly population...

Spiders are good for keeping the fly population in check.
Forum: Americas 07-10-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By damurph
As it should be.:D

As it should be.:D
Forum: Americas 07-09-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By damurph
I had no problem wearing my Hi Viz Tourmaster and...

I had no problem wearing my Hi Viz Tourmaster and carrying a helmet when I did a fly and ride. Security never blinked and gear went in the overhead.
I don't give a shit what the other passengers...
Forum: Canada 07-09-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 28,462
Posted By damurph
Amanda and Will who spent a year on 2 KLRs with a...

Amanda and Will who spent a year on 2 KLRs with a whole lotta open road?
Hung with them at the Soiree a few years ago. Great people.
Forum: Canada 07-05-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,257
Posted By damurph
Send me a Pm when you touch down. I might know a...

Send me a Pm when you touch down. I might know a spot or two....or all of them.:D
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 990
Posted By damurph
I deal with Johnsons insurance here on "The...

I deal with Johnsons insurance here on "The Rock". I have just insured my '79 R65 with them without issue. My understanding is they also have offices and write policy in Ontario.

Though as I...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By damurph
Sounds like quite a trip down memory lane.

Sounds like quite a trip down memory lane.
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 22,066
Posted By damurph
Good riding to yee. Your dad told me about...

Good riding to yee.
Your dad told me about the scooter trip last year when he stayed here and he talked of you but never mentioned that you were doing it together. He is rightly proud of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,960
Posted By damurph
I hope to assist you in Newfoundland. PM and...

I hope to assist you in Newfoundland. PM and e-mail sent.
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By damurph
Pinware Provincial Park in Labrador is close but...

Pinware Provincial Park in Labrador is close but on the eastern edge of Blanc Sablon there is an area where the houses were removed because it is an avalanche zone in the winter. Good area to pitch a...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By damurph
Toy Box in St John's is the only BMW dealer in...

Toy Box in St John's is the only BMW dealer in NL.
709-726-6500.
Forum: Americas 06-25-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By damurph
Port Bickerton to Isaacs Harbour (Country Harbour...

Port Bickerton to Isaacs Harbour (Country Harbour ferry) but I bypassed it from Sherbrooke by going north to Melrose and across to Crossroads Country Harbour. Nice provincial park (Salsman???) in...
Forum: Americas 06-25-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By damurph
Beautiful coast with slow riding. Lawrencetown...

Beautiful coast with slow riding. Lawrencetown beach to Sheet Harbour is relatively populated but when you go further north it thins out and gas gets scarcer. You actually don't hug the shoreline...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By damurph
Steadman had one before the Strom. Give him a...

Steadman had one before the Strom. Give him a call.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By damurph
I saw you going up Topsail road on Friday and you...

I saw you going up Topsail road on Friday and you looked large and straight on the Vino. I would be surprised if the CBR would work any better. The Reflex runs the same drivetrain as my Big Ruck and...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,842
Posted By damurph
The whole economy is based on buy low...sell...

The whole economy is based on buy low...sell high.
I thought the same thing when saw the ad but no harm in asking. If someone is silly enough to buy it....good for both of them.
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8,786
Views: 527,617
Posted By damurph
I shingled both my sheds this week and spent...

I shingled both my sheds this week and spent hours with a magnet and a magnetic sweeper trying to pick them up. I am hopeful that I got them all.
Forum: Canada 06-15-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 28,462
Posted By damurph
At least not that you ever heard.:D

At least not that you ever heard.:D
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,756
Posted By damurph
I thought the same thing for the Tcat. And PEI...

I thought the same thing for the Tcat.
And PEI must feel like nobodies child. The birthplace of confederation gets no respect.
After they finish paving the Trans Lab I suspect they will change...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By damurph
There are hundreds of icebergs in the area now...

There are hundreds of icebergs in the area now and though a little early for whales if they are there they all know where.
Forum: Canada 06-10-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,756
Posted By damurph
9 out of 10 provinces does not make it a cross...

9 out of 10 provinces does not make it a cross Canada ride.
Forum: Canada 06-09-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,257
Posted By damurph
That is "hot".

That is "hot".
Forum: Canada 06-09-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8,786
Views: 527,617
Posted By damurph
I had a cow with calf run out on the road one...

I had a cow with calf run out on the road one evening. I went between them. Baby moose do not travel far behind the momma. I asked my passenger if she was scared to which she said no.
"Good,...
Forum: Canada 06-08-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8,786
Views: 527,617
Posted By damurph
Born and reared on a farm on the outskirts of St...

Born and reared on a farm on the outskirts of St John's. Townies consider me a bayman with my deep irish accent. Bayman consider me a townie.
Like a lost child, I is.
Forum: Canada 06-08-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8,786
Views: 527,617
Posted By damurph
Here on The Rock there are two distinct...

Here on The Rock there are two distinct socio/regional groups. Townies and bayman.
A bayman would give you the shirt off his back. Can't say that good looking is one of the criteria.
Travis is a...
Forum: Canada 06-08-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8,786
Views: 527,617
Posted By damurph
[QUOTE Thanks go to Deadly for lending Travis a...

[QUOTE Thanks go to Deadly for lending Travis a jacket. Weather's been cold and wet on his way home... But he's still having lots of fun.[/QUOTE]

I have to admit I was wondering who could lend T a...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 10,649
Posted By damurph
She told me her dad was a Rideout from...

She told me her dad was a Rideout from Newfoundland as soon as she heard my accent. I got the impression that was not her surname though.
Forum: Americas 06-05-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By damurph
60 kms between Churchill Falls and Goose remain...

60 kms between Churchill Falls and Goose remain and the stretch from Goose to Red Bay is 600km ish. I have no knowledge of the Quebec section from Manic 5 northward.
Forum: Americas 06-05-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,531
Posted By damurph
Yes. Completed a few years ago.

Yes. Completed a few years ago.
Forum: Americas 06-04-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By damurph
As a Canadian I agree with your pricing issues. ...

As a Canadian I agree with your pricing issues. As a Canadian who has shipped parts from the US I can tell you that by the time USPS and Canada Post gets their cuts it will be expensive to ship...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,531
Posted By damurph
While you are waiting take the 138 to the end in...

While you are waiting take the 138 to the end in Old Fort. Twisty road with some great grades.
Forum: Canada 06-03-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By damurph
No need for a GPS in Labrador. One road. ...

No need for a GPS in Labrador. One road.
Camping spots are sparse and bugs are plentiful but at that pace you won't see much of either. Black flies only get you when you are not riding.
Forum: Americas 05-30-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,457
Posted By damurph
The space on the ferry to Newfoundland from...

The space on the ferry to Newfoundland from Quebec has two thirds reserved and one third first come first serve. Line up in the ticket office and take your chances.

The ferry to Nova Scotia...
Forum: Americas 05-30-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,457
Posted By damurph
The ferry from Blanc Sablon, Quebec to St Barbe,...

The ferry from Blanc Sablon, Quebec to St Barbe, Newfoundland is now payed for.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 8,586
Views: 1,731,668
Posted By damurph
Walked into the opticians store yesterday for a...

Walked into the opticians store yesterday for a minor repair and heard the usual "You didn't ride a bike here today in this?" question. Olympia Hi-Viz and helmet still on because of the pouring rain...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,257
Posted By damurph
If you can plan a trip here in that detailed a...

If you can plan a trip here in that detailed a time frame then call ahead. I never have been able. My preference is to just camp on a headland or beach. There is no need to be stealthy about it....
Forum: Canada 05-26-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By damurph
Inmate tmills might be your closest bet. I do...

Inmate tmills might be your closest bet. I do not know him but he offered assistance if needed for me when I rode an 81 SP500 though his area to pick up my Big Ruckus.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,951
Posted By damurph
Damned fine ride on a damned fine bike.:clap

Damned fine ride on a damned fine bike.:clap
Forum: Americas 05-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,457
Posted By damurph
No weed stores. DRZ....get the sweet cheeks or...

No weed stores.
DRZ....get the sweet cheeks or anything else that will make the seat more tolerable.
Something for extra fuel as well. 430 km is a long haul.
Forum: Americas 05-25-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,457
Posted By damurph
No guns. No need for protection. No weed....

No guns. No need for protection.
No weed. Your AZ permit means absolutely zero on this side of the border.
DL rather than DRZ.
Camping is legal wherever you put down a tent unless it is...
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