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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-10-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,592
Views: 1,092,096
Posted By immortal
A lot of inspirational posts here. After...

A lot of inspirational posts here.
After looking hard at a KTM SMT990 and looking at numerous arguments for which is the most fun: Aprilia Tuono or Supermoto? Why not a Tuono Motard/ Dual Sport....
Forum: Canada 04-28-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,480
Posted By immortal
Imperial Motorcycles seems to have Alfie there...

Imperial Motorcycles seems to have Alfie there now. At least that is what the announcement on the website says.
http://www.imperialmotorcycles.com/
Forum: Canada 08-02-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 40,483
Posted By immortal
While traveling through Nevada in the wee hours...

While traveling through Nevada in the wee hours of the morning, low on fuel in some small nameless town and nothing else open I tried the only Zip code that I could think of...90210. It worked.
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 53,492
Posted By immortal
Well...Just beat the crap out of my 07 Tuono. ...

Well...Just beat the crap out of my 07 Tuono.

Rode the Yukon and Alaska, covered in bugs and mud and loaded with camping gear and extra fuel. Shredded a rear tire in 3000 miles, bent the rear...
Forum: Alaska 06-24-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,654
Posted By immortal
late addition

OK kids, here we go. If you are planning to attend this year's D2D, guess what, You are going to have to list yourself.
Easy to do.
Copy the most current list, including these instructions!!!!!!...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 53,492
Posted By immortal
Well... gonna try my luck with the terrible...

Well...
gonna try my luck with the terrible fuel range to Alaska.
I've been enjoying the Tuono for a few weeks now, and can squeeze 200K from a tank, with an open road and some aggressive riding,...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By immortal
Not familiar with the Pegaso, but my buddy has...

Not familiar with the Pegaso, but my buddy has the BMW version, the Funduro.
I'll ask him.
*edit: the F650 apparently has no temp gauge, just an overtemp light.
I do have a tuono, and notice that...
Forum: Alaska 06-06-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 69,356
Posted By immortal
See you on the road

Leaving from Vancouver, BC sometime around June 15th: destination Alaska, Yukon, wherever the hell I end up. Just look for the completely inappropriate, but extremely fun, Tuono somewhere between...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By immortal
Seems the gods were not on my side this trip. I...

Seems the gods were not on my side this trip. I made it 700 miles to Waterton lakes before my charging system let go. I had purchased a pocket battery charger, and brought it with me and left the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By immortal
damn...some nice looking twisties from Cooke City...

damn...some nice looking twisties from Cooke City to Cody according to the map. I do hope I can get East.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By immortal
Thanks for the suggestions. Some cool ideas, and...

Thanks for the suggestions. Some cool ideas, and my GF is all excited about quartz crystals so it makes it easier to get away. LOL
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By immortal
Passing through: Idaho, Wyoming, Montana(?): where to go?

Taking the long way from Vancouver, Canada to Monterey, Ca. Leaving this Friday (?)
I've lways wanted to get to Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, but never strayed too far East of I-5 so......
Forum: Americas 06-20-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By immortal
Avoid it...very log stretches with no stops. You...

Avoid it...very log stretches with no stops. You may have trouble with gas stops on Coquihalla. there may be 250 Km between stations, but I cant remember exactly. Not to mention the Coquihalla is a...
Forum: Americas 05-29-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,722
Posted By immortal
Love the 955i. Looked pretty hard at a few last...

Love the 955i. Looked pretty hard at a few last year. I may find my up to Dawson, at least that's the plan...
Forum: Americas 05-28-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,722
Posted By immortal
Man, am I ever gonna stand out on a 600cc Triumph...

Man, am I ever gonna stand out on a 600cc Triumph Daytona...begging for gas cause my range sucks...
Did me good last year. 18,000 miles of touring and camping, missed Hyder by 50 Km due to lack of...
Forum: Canada 12-30-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By immortal
Thanks...you never know what kind of coverage we...

Thanks...you never know what kind of coverage we are gonna get here. Hopefully it won't be bumped for curling, billiards or darts.
Forum: Canada 12-04-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,113
Posted By immortal
John Valk also has some good info... ...

John Valk also has some good info...
http://www.johnvalkbmw.ca/2008/BMW/F650-800GS/Supp-0711.htm
Forum: Racing 11-18-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By immortal
I noticed that as well. Results sure do fall off...

I noticed that as well. Results sure do fall off in the the 4 wheel categories, except for Baja Challenge, where all of the starters also finished.
Any stats on Ironman riders finishing?
Forum: Racing 11-17-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 117,026
Posted By immortal
Until I figure out how to embed the video on the...

Until I figure out how to embed the video on the page, here's a link to Andy leaving the pits after a rest @ El Coyote.

It was great to meet Andy, and see the action up close.
...
Forum: Racing 11-06-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 47,836
Posted By immortal
I may have a passenger coming down with me...Who...

I may have a passenger coming down with me...Who needs another body?
Forum: Racing 11-03-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 47,836
Posted By immortal
El Arco or RM145??? Dustjunkie or Trey??? What...

El Arco or RM145??? Dustjunkie or Trey???
What is needed?
What are the logistics and what prep is needed.
I'll do whatever needs to be done...unless it involves Mexican prison.
Is there an...
Forum: Racing 11-02-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 47,836
Posted By immortal
Pm sent.

Pm sent.
Forum: Racing 11-02-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 47,836
Posted By immortal
07 Ranger 4x4 FX4...its pretty off road road...

07 Ranger 4x4 FX4...its pretty off road road capable. GPS if needed.
Forum: Racing 11-02-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 47,836
Posted By immortal
Any need for more pit help? Got a truck, can...

Any need for more pit help?
Got a truck, can haul fuel or whatever is needed. Not a mechanic, but I can turn a wrench.
Coming from the PNW.

Quit my job yesterday, so time commitment not an...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,165
Posted By immortal
I dont think you find too many "equal" riders....

I dont think you find too many "equal" riders. The builder did do a few Isle of Man TT's. I've seen this bike in person, up close. I wish I had a camera at the time. It looks like it is his daily...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,165
Posted By immortal
We have a guy locally who rides a Ferrari powered...

We have a guy locally who rides a Ferrari powered motorcycle. I think he built it himself, plus a few more. I've seen it in person a few times parked outside a local restaurant. Very unique. There...
Forum: Canada 09-27-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By immortal
I've seen a few 11xxGS' for sale near Vancouver....

I've seen a few 11xxGS' for sale near Vancouver. Mostly 1150's. Everything seems to be in the $10K- $13K range. Saw a couple of 2004 1150GS' at a dealer for $10,500.
The average rate in The US...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,581
Posted By immortal
Great report...after visiting Turkey and Egypt...

Great report...after visiting Turkey and Egypt over 10 years ago, I have been thinking about trying to get back. Maybe next time on a motorcycle...
My Turkish is a little rusty, but it will come...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,335
Posted By immortal
Yeah, got an 04 Daytona 600 that gets abused...

Yeah, got an 04 Daytona 600 that gets abused quite a bit on LD camping trips loaded with luggage. Comfortable enough for 1000 Km+ days, sporty enough to enjoy every curve on the road. Also does OK on...
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