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Forum: Canada 06-19-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,485
Posted By NovaTrophy
I was just up as far as Cheticamp for work (and...

I was just up as far as Cheticamp for work (and yes, I stopped at the Dancing Goat - busy, but very tasty!). It would take about 4 to 5 hours to get to Pictou ferry. The distance from Pleasant Bay to...
Forum: Canada 06-16-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,485
Posted By NovaTrophy
Pleasant Bay is a nice spot. There's a Buddhist...

Pleasant Bay is a nice spot. There's a Buddhist retreat out the Red River Road. This photo was in National Geographic a few years ago.

"Monks at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia practice for an annual...
Forum: Canada 06-15-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,485
Posted By NovaTrophy
I will be hitting the Dancing Goat this week....

I will be hitting the Dancing Goat this week. It's a great cafe. I recommend the chicken tarragon sandwich on porridge bread.

Also, there's the Clucking Hen and Dancing Moose along the north shore...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-20-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,969
Posted By NovaTrophy
One day a few years ago I was crossing the street...

One day a few years ago I was crossing the street (in a marked crosswalk on a Main Street in a small town) while wearing my new hi viz jacked. I noticed the car in the far lane coming towards wasn't...
Forum: Photos 11-19-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7,697
Views: 2,675,715
Posted By NovaTrophy
On the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton - October 14

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b158/VWbadger/IMG_20141014_113823_zps173ce37f.jpg
Forum: Canada 08-15-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By NovaTrophy
Just saw this on the news. Good that he's safe,...

Just saw this on the news. Good that he's safe, but what the hell???

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/francois-brodeur-found-after-mysterious-cape-breton-disappearance-1.2737310
Forum: Canada 08-15-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By NovaTrophy
Rider No Longer Missing In Nova Scotia

From todays news. Hope this ends well.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/francois-brodeur-s-mysterious-cape-breton-disappearance-investigated-1.2737310
Forum: Canada 06-20-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By NovaTrophy
Stupid me just looked at the calendar. July 3 is...

Stupid me just looked at the calendar. July 3 is a Thursday, so it may not be so busy.

Carry on....
Forum: Canada 06-20-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By NovaTrophy
We are heading over on our bicycles (the...

We are heading over on our bicycles (the horror!!!) that weekend, so we aren't booking. But I called the other day to be sure and they are going to be very busy as it is Canada Day weekend.

To...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,676
Posted By NovaTrophy
I have been around twice, and have camped/hiked...

I have been around twice, and have camped/hiked in Carleton Sur Mer (the ride to the church on the mountain is a must do). Not overly familiar with restaurants as I usually shop and make lunch...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-24-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,154
Posted By NovaTrophy
I have one of these id stickers on my helmet....

I have one of these id stickers on my helmet. Can't hurt!

http://www.mec.ca/product/5017-865/vital-id-rider-i.d.-reflective-system/?q=helmet%2Bid
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-22-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,299
Posted By NovaTrophy
Locally, this fine specimen of a human was...

Locally, this fine specimen of a human was released lately after serving 7 years for killing two people after drinking all day in a pub. He states that he will continue to drink and drive. He has...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,406
Posted By NovaTrophy
Ferry news on CBC today. ...

Ferry news on CBC today.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/yarmouth-ferry-bookings-on-hold-for-u-s-concerns-1.2515226
Forum: Canada 01-28-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,406
Posted By NovaTrophy
Hey Ted, Check out the road that leads...

Hey Ted,

Check out the road that leads east from Gabarus at Route 327 (Oceanview Drive) which leads to the paved section at the entrance to the Fortress. It looks like it about 15 miles or so.
...
Forum: Canada 11-12-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,868
Posted By NovaTrophy
A done deal I guess. 9 hours each way....not much...

A done deal I guess. 9 hours each way....not much of a time saver.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/yarmouth-maine-ferry-returning-in-may-2014-1.2423685
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-08-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,840
Posted By NovaTrophy
Just be glad this didn't happen.... ...

Just be glad this didn't happen....

http://www.policestateusa.com/2013/innocent-man-given-anal-cavity-search-colonoscopy-after-rolling-through-a-stop-sign/
Forum: Photos 10-11-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3,890
Views: 1,722,881
Posted By NovaTrophy
Updated photo from last week (doing her best...

Updated photo from last week (doing her best biker face). She usually won't go near the bike, but lately she's warming up to it! Had some passengers too.
...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,868
Posted By NovaTrophy
Nova Scotia - Maine ferry to resume in May 2014

Or so says the local news:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2013/09/05/ns-yarmouth-ferry-announcement.html
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-03-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 975
Posted By NovaTrophy
Top Gear's James May rides at the Isle of Man TT...

On a bike made of Meccano!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-23898497

By the way, his Toy Stories series is excellent.

<IFRAME height=315...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-23-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,617
Posted By NovaTrophy
He should have know there was trouble...

He should have know there was trouble bruin......riding like he was in the polar position so fur from home, he should paws a while to get his bearings!

The weather at the time wasn't quite...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By NovaTrophy
Stop by Canadian Tire in Antigonish, get your oil...

Stop by Canadian Tire in Antigonish, get your oil and head to Cape Breton. Take Route 19 to
Mabou (nice route before the trail). Stop at Archies Service Station. I have a feeling they will loan you...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By NovaTrophy
I've heard of this company for rentals just...

I've heard of this company for rentals just outside of Halifax, but have no idea if they are still running.

http://www.jkwalkerexoticcarshare.ca/index.htm
Forum: Canada 03-20-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,172
Posted By NovaTrophy
This is even worse..... ...

This is even worse.....

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2013/03/19/ns-tim-hortons-wedding.html

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/VogeVQD-u7M"...
Forum: Canada 03-08-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,784
Posted By NovaTrophy
This is from Bruce MacKinnon, editorial cartoon...

This is from Bruce MacKinnon, editorial cartoon genius for the Halifax Herald, in todays paper:

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b158/VWbadger/Brucex0820RGB_4_zps9d2b0997.jpg
Forum: Canada 03-07-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,784
Posted By NovaTrophy
Here's a story from Dave Gunning (NS artist). He...

Here's a story from Dave Gunning (NS artist). He had played with Tom for a while back when (JP Cormier played with him before then). I heard this story a few times at his shows. Embedding the video...
Forum: Photos 02-28-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,212
Posted By NovaTrophy
How do we know you didn't make that sign and set...

How do we know you didn't make that sign and set this up in your backyard during a storm???

Seriously though, well done!
Forum: Photos 02-28-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,212
Posted By NovaTrophy
August 2012

A perfect time for a ride up - sun and no wind. It rained and was cloudy the whole 4 days I was in the area. Cleared up the day I was heading for Maine and couldn't pass it up.

...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-27-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,279
Posted By NovaTrophy
No idea how to download it from the website, but...

No idea how to download it from the website, but I did record it on Sunday when it was on and I can convert it to avi format. I'd have to figure out how to upload it to a torrent site.

If...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-25-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,279
Posted By NovaTrophy
Frank and Mary - Very Well Seasoned Riders in Newfoundland

Just saw a nice story on CBC's Land and Sea (Canadian East Coast local interest show) about an older couple of riders. How old? Watch and see. Video is on the shows website and I don't know how to...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By NovaTrophy
Newfoundland Riders Frank & Mary

Just saw a nice story on CBC's Land and Sea about an older couple of riders. How old? Watch and see. Video is on the CBC website and I don't know how to embed it, sorry.
...
Forum: Canada 02-23-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,026
Posted By NovaTrophy
PEI's nice but the riding isn't overly exciting....

PEI's nice but the riding isn't overly exciting. Never ridden in NL,but would love to.

Also, you can't go wrong with the people of NL. Story from todays CBC site:...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-14-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By NovaTrophy
Ah crap!! I didnt notice the date on that story...

Ah crap!! I didnt notice the date on that story that I just read today on BBC. I assumed it was current news - not from 3 years ago.

I feel shame....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-14-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By NovaTrophy
What an odd story.....

Just read this and had to share. Nice to see you can outrun a harley on a bulldozer.......

"Puppy thrown at German biker gang

A German student "mooned" a group of Hell's Angels and hurled a...
Forum: Photos 12-20-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 96,088
Posted By NovaTrophy
1917 Halifax Explosion - Mont Blanc Cannon & Anchor

For details, use this excellent site from CBC. The Mont Blanc Cannon isn't far from my house.
http://www.cbc.ca/halifaxexplosion/

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b158/VWbadger/Cannon.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 11-02-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,339
Posted By NovaTrophy
I will recommend the Nokian Hakka's as well. Got...

I will recommend the Nokian Hakka's as well. Got the Rsi's 5 years and 60+ kms ago and finally am getting a new set in a few weeks (tread wearing and getting very noisy). I got mine at Davies Tire in...
Forum: Face Plant 11-01-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,924
Posted By NovaTrophy
Sorry to hear of this. For a minute there I...

Sorry to hear of this. For a minute there I thought they said he was at fault but not yet proven.

A coworker told me about what happened in this local story...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-01-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By NovaTrophy
Canada's 1st Electric Sport Bike...

Saw this article in todays paper. Seems rather interesting. Too bad Harley wouldn't come up with this quiet technology (listen to the video to see what I mean).
...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,051
Posted By NovaTrophy
And they can use those nice quiet Victorys to...

And they can use those nice quiet Victorys to catch these guys:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/story/2012/07/24/wdr-windsor-police-motorcycle-noise.html
Forum: Canada 07-23-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 29,851
Posted By NovaTrophy
Would have replied earlier, but was away camping....

Would have replied earlier, but was away camping. A lot of riders hang out at this Tim's, but park and talk at the rear lot overlooking the road. I think the owners had to move them there so they...
Forum: Canada 07-19-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,051
Posted By NovaTrophy
Windsor Police dump Harley....

Literally: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/story/2012/07/18/wdr-victory-harley-davidson-motorcycles-windsor.html
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