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Forum: Beasts 10-10-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,749
Views: 849,771
Posted By MFS
Holy crap did you type all that out? :eek1 ...

Holy crap did you type all that out?
:eek1

MFS
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,749
Views: 849,771
Posted By MFS
Wow do those look sharp! Can you fit a helmet in...

Wow do those look sharp! Can you fit a helmet in the top case? I assume no way it would fit in the side ones....

Every time I think soft luggage will cut it, I think of the commute I will start...
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,749
Views: 849,771
Posted By MFS
Thanks Toshito! Really do need the locking...

Thanks Toshito!

Really do need the locking topcase to be able to use the bike more as a commuter. For any trip would probably leave it behind, and will stick with a cargo bag of some sort,...
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4,749
Views: 849,771
Posted By MFS
luggage woes...

So I pulled the trigger on a new 13 cb500x :clap

Spending way too much time thinking about luggage?

aai what is that set up in your pic above?

Personal use I'd like a top case for commuting...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,749
Views: 849,771
Posted By MFS
happier topic...

After selling my bike last fall, and spending 12 months thinking a V strom 650 was next...2 weeks ago a buddy told me about the cb500x.
Short story I was going to wait till spring and pay cash, ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,574
Posted By MFS
Great report! Haven't done a ride like that for...

Great report! Haven't done a ride like that for 2 years now myself....

Sure makes me miss my 525! Keep the pics coming.

MFS
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,145
Posted By MFS
Happy Birthdays Folks, and best of luck! ...

Happy Birthdays Folks, and best of luck!

I've been looking forward to reading a Strom report, great timing!

MFS
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By MFS
Thumbs up from me, sitting in southern Manitoba,...

Thumbs up from me, sitting in southern Manitoba, the video tells me enough that I need to take a ride and camp up there for a few days sometime, looks great.

Surprised by the amount of fine...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,907
Posted By MFS
I've had a sighting!!

Had the pleasure to meet Sam and Clare in Steinbach, Manitoba today:clap
I spotted the KTM's resting, and soon after seen the couple bringing over their gear and prepping to load.

Was great to...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 845,791
Posted By MFS
World travelers spotted

Well, walked out of the back door at work today in Steinbach, and see 2 KTM 690's all decked out and ready to roll! Moments later out comes the owners, Sam and Clare, who are on their way to...
Forum: Canada 08-16-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 845,791
Posted By MFS
That's my reaction as well, hope they don't...

That's my reaction as well, hope they don't decide to change their mind on their decision to reduce rates (albeit not enough) next year.

But I'm with SkySailor as well, having a kid lose his life...
Forum: Canada 08-16-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 845,791
Posted By MFS
Chase

Wonder how long they were chasing him for?

It sucks to let people "get away", and it's wrong to run from police, but for all involved, and with a high (er) perfomance machine by the looks of...
Forum: Canada 08-16-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 845,791
Posted By MFS
Not helping folks...

Another motorcycle crash in Winnipeg...

1st of all, I hope the rider is ok, regardless of what the cause of the accident is, it sucks. Hope people involved are ok.

But...speed apparantley a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18,945
Views: 2,097,167
Posted By MFS
Seat Cushion

Huh, now what?:lol3

I hadn't considered that there might be another inflatable seat on the market, MEC has them for 16 bucks, which seems to be cheap enough to give them a try, although I can see...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,216
Posted By MFS
MEC=Friend

MEC is a friend to me, even though I've only been there once in the past decade. Picked up a Vargo Titanium wood stove, and nothing else.

The missus has a candle lantern she had bought there...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By MFS
Wait for it..... I'll jump in! ...

Wait for it.....

I'll jump in!

Greetings busabully, and welcome to ADV! To keep it short...

This forum is for ride reports, as in ones that are completed, or still ongoing.

Look to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18,945
Views: 2,097,167
Posted By MFS
Which Airhawk?

Thanks burmbuster, my next and last questions would be which one would fit the seat best? That's my thought is with my luck, I'll order the one that least fits the seat best lol.

I have the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18,945
Views: 2,097,167
Posted By MFS
Airhawk

As in the seat cushions, anyone here use one on the 690?

I'm just under 6', have a Corbin on there which is great really, for the most part. But those 2 muliti day trips a year that I get to do,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,873
Posted By MFS
13,797kms in 17 days

Man, that's a steady pace for sure! When the weather is not fully cooperating, what else to do eh? Riiiddddeeee it out. :clap

Good for you for completing the trip! Looking forward to more...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,873
Posted By MFS
Good ride Lappeman, I have a bad habit of packin...

Good ride Lappeman, I have a bad habit of packin on miles, and not taking breaks for photos. Would like to do this same run in a year (but probably 2...)

Be interested on total kms you put on,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,873
Posted By MFS
Ouch! But everything for a reason, right? See...

Ouch! But everything for a reason, right? See the folks at Excal, have it fixed in short order and still plenty of time to have a hell of a great trip!

What doesn't kill you, makes you...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By MFS
If I still lived by the bush/lakes, hands down...

If I still lived by the bush/lakes, hands down I'd be sticking with the KTM, but my trips last couple years have just been longer, smoother. Kids are at the point they can come along, I guess it...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By MFS
690 R to 650 DL...gonna happen...

I moved to the prairies a couple years ago, just after I picked up a shiny new KTM 690 Enduro. It was the logical step at the time after a KLX300, Husaberg 501, then a KTM 525 exc (best of the...
Forum: Canada 07-14-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 845,791
Posted By MFS
Ride Safe...

Free Press reports that there were 5 different fatalities this weekend involving ATVs, motorcycles?

Ride Safe everyone....sorry to all those affected...:cry


MFS
Forum: Canada 07-02-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 845,791
Posted By MFS
pics

Crap, and I can see them just fine? Even tested in the "how to post a pic" thread. I think I know the error, but am also aware of my patience levels at repetitive posting...

I suck...sorry...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 845,791
Posted By MFS
Weekend Ride

So got my MB riding fix. Left home (Steinbach area) Sat evening after work, on the road by 6.
Headed north past Gimli, Riverton, and to the tip of Hecla Island/Gull Harbor. One Moose, couple deer....
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By MFS
equal gear

That's pretty much the same set up I'm using for the first time this weekend! Not a Hennessy Hammock though, I have a hammock I inherited with the new missus, and will use a tarp for shade. But...
Forum: Canada 06-21-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 845,791
Posted By MFS
I'll have to look closer at the mb portion of the...

I'll have to look closer at the mb portion of the TCAT, just so hard to pass up heading to Northern Ontario, so many logging roads and loops, see if I can find similar north of here.

Is the TCAT...
Forum: Canada 06-20-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 845,791
Posted By MFS
Hello all, Got some time off from the...

Hello all,

Got some time off from the family come long weekend, 9 times out of ten I head to Ontario, but thinking of doing some manitoba exploring after 3 years here.

Highway 314 past lac du...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-07-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,351
Posted By MFS
That Boat says it all...

LOL

TOTALLYMONEY.COM

Only a kid with his own sailboat would have that a sponsor like that:D

Having parents with money might make it easier, I didn't/don't :cry

But to me that doesn't...
Forum: Canada 05-17-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 650,117
Posted By MFS
BackRoads

That is awesome, great news and kutos to you for thinking of it, and following up with them!
And thanks to BackRoads Maps for recognizing your work and acheivment!

I have their MB and NW Ont...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,481
Posted By MFS
Congrats

Top notch, very good ride and hats off to you! :clap

You've captured, and experienced alot of the north and it's culture in a single ride. Remoteness, hardships, the struggles faced by youth,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 40,944
Posted By MFS
I enjoy the overseas reports, but look forward to...

I enjoy the overseas reports, but look forward to the ones in the backyard just as much! Yeah the Prairie scenery is "unique", but it's the places like Kincaid that get me fired up for some...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,902
Posted By MFS
Hammock...

Glad to see someone using the Hennessey set up! I've been telling myself to get it this winter, just...haven't...pulled the trigger...

Looks like a nice ride!

MFS
Forum: Canada 02-28-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By MFS
Congrats! We lost one here in Manitoba last...

Congrats!

We lost one here in Manitoba last year, but still have one left :clap

Glad to hear there is expansion somewhere:deal

MFS
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By MFS
When i had my 525 that was THE place to go, since...

When i had my 525 that was THE place to go, since I got the 690 I just haven't seemed go there.

In regards to the account, (mine is closed) try emailing the admin (was it Pat?) or have someone...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,256,398
Posted By MFS
2 girls one cup! Seen that, ONCE! :puke1 ...

2 girls one cup! Seen that, ONCE! :puke1

After that I just looked away every time I forced it on someone else :lol3

MFS
Forum: Canada 02-19-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 845,791
Posted By MFS
Big Twin

Whaaattt is that your piloting Skysailor? A Twin that size surely must need a co-pilot? Or at least a stewardess....:evil

C'mon, is that an 9 seater or does the luggage pod option cut it to six...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 845,791
Posted By MFS
Cases?

Late to the topic here, but looking for cases? I was in the same boat last year, went to Cabelas and checked out he Pelican, and ended up with PLANO.

I'm at work now, and it was last year so...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18,945
Views: 2,097,167
Posted By MFS
Chris 690R

Looking for a screen and Dash?

How about an adjustable screen, large dash for mounting gear AND upgrading your lights?

www.britanniacomposites.com (http://www.britanniacomposites.com) Lynx...
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