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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-26-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 1,673,680
Posted By martinz
Shoe-Guard's name was Rae Lenard

I'm a month or so behind - need to catch up - did everyone else miss this?
How long does it take you to come up with all these clever references? Or do they just "flow"?

Hope Neda is feeling...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,144
Posted By martinz
Which Air-Hawk for the GS?

Which Air-Hawk for the GS? DS Cruiser or Med Cruiser?
Tks!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-25-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 1,673,680
Posted By martinz
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Gene and Neda from rainy Nova Scotia (16C today)!
Thanks again for sharing your adventures with us and the time and energy you put into your posts!!
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 314,148
Posted By martinz
Did you find it? I need one.

Did you find it? I need one.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 84,261
Posted By martinz
Tks for the Report Meursalt!!

Fortunately you were not harmed, though clearly in danger. It is inconceivable that, as you say, "They can declare a bike unsafe to be on the road but do nothing to help get it back on the road."
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-15-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 159,708
Posted By martinz
Thanks for sharing the adventure Cycles!!

Seems for every inmate there are 10 opinions. Here are a few of mine.

1. It has taken far too long for the cause to be diagnosed and repair performed.

2. BMW Canada's response is still "too...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,166
Posted By martinz
No longer looking for this and je m'excuse for...

No longer looking for this and je m'excuse for breaking etiquette.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-22-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,960
Posted By martinz
Multi-barrelled rocket launchers or surface to air missile containers?

SAMP launcher -the land version of the Aster 15 missile.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,086
Posted By martinz
'54 Chevy

I'm with TrashCan (never said that before :rofl) I'd say it's a 210.
Forum: Canada 09-14-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 62,984
Posted By martinz
Late to the game . . . but a Bluenoser nonetheless

If anyone is still taking a tally of ADV'ers, add one more. I spend about equal amounts of time on and off road riding '06 DR650, '02 R1150GS, '86 Ninja 1000R.

Any events . . . let me know!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-16-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 1,673,680
Posted By martinz
Sincere Condolences

Sincere condolences to you and your family from the East Coast (Canada). Neda, may you find strength and comfort from the memories of the life you have shared with mother.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-27-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 1,673,680
Posted By martinz
All part of the journey

Gene and Neda - another inadequate but heartfelt THANK-YOU to both of you for all you have given to us!
Many of us really do feel, in a vicarious way, that we are part of your journey. Know that we...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-28-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 1,673,680
Posted By martinz
Borders and Photos

Thanks for another engaging update on our vicarious journey! I don't recall if you've mentioned any warnings about taking photos at Aduanas. I've been warned and I've been present when others have...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-07-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 1,673,680
Posted By martinz
Thanks for the update . . .

Sorry about the boots! Good to know you made it off the island without encountering any great trauma. Although, as someone who HATES losing anything, I feel your frustration.

If I can be...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-27-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 1,673,680
Posted By martinz
Muchas Gracias!!

Thank you both for sharing your adventures with all of us!! You have an uncommon respect and genuine interest for all the people and places. I've been following along now for only about a month -...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,635
Posted By martinz
What was the outcome?

Was it the regulator in the end?

Just curious as I may have a dead battery or some other failing component of the electrical system.
Forum: Photos 01-05-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 113,502
Posted By martinz
Step Back in time in Earltown, Nova Scotia

I have two bikes, and neither of them are in this photo! These belong to a friend and his wife, who had recently had a baby so I got to stretch the legs of her Warrior!
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-12-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,483
Posted By martinz
Once again, I have no idea what I'm about to eat....

Once again, I have no idea what I'm about to eat.
http://www.thecaferacer.com/adv/ecuador2/15.JPG

Those, my friend, are a delicacy of the Quichua peoples of the Andes, called "llapingachos" -...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-04-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,829,227
Posted By martinz
Cool2 Darth Peach is "The Stig"!!!

Haven't read the whole thread, so it's likely been noted by other more clever inmates, but I'm pretty sure Darth Peach is "The Stig"!!

And on a serious note, sorry for your loss.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-20-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 1,112,255
Posted By martinz
That's exactly my point! In the post I quoted,...

That's exactly my point! In the post I quoted, you were suggesting avoiding the "simplist singles" (I am glad you dont' have KLR/DR/XL Fever). I was wondering if, after your KTM nightmare, you had...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-03-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 1,112,255
Posted By martinz
Simple singles

Hey Luke,
Just wondering if you still feel the same way about the "simple singles" after your episode with the KTM?
And thanks for all the time and effort put into your reports!! We do...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-31-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 695,707
Posted By martinz
Catastrophic mechanical failure due to absence of...

Catastrophic mechanical failure due to absence of maintenence or repair; insane drivers who drive by one rule - larger vehicle has right of way so they always pass in the face of oncoming traffic;...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-31-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 695,707
Posted By martinz
Sunny day, listening to the soothing tones of...

Sunny day, listening to the soothing tones of FEIST (Props). It's all good. You will live to ride another day!
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,600,449
Posted By martinz
Tks for this!!

Never would have thougt to do this!
Tks!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-28-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 121,380
Posted By martinz
Are you flying out of Halifax??

I live 10 min from the airport and have a garage. If you need anything while you're here, let me know!
Martin
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-25-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 118,496
Posted By martinz
Great RR!!

Too bad about Doug's bike. As a rider of a DR 650 I have a built in bias against the KLR, but obviously still feel for the guy. The BMW fuel economy is almost unbelievable and making it look quite...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-22-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,846
Posted By martinz
Awesome Rr

Living out on the other coast (Halifax), I've always wanted to ride the Rockies and yes even the Prairie - someday! I hope you know how fortunate you are GISdood (I think you do) as my wife won't go...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-21-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 64,141
Posted By martinz
Great RR

If anyone reading this is inspired to visit Nova Scotia, I live just outside Halifax, with a yard just big enough to pitch a tent and enough of a garage to pretend I know how to fix things.

I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-30-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 218,739
Posted By martinz
Awesome Account

<!-- / icon and title --> <!-- message --> Thanks for your entertaining and informative (as well as inspiring) record of your adventure!! You are one of a kind! Hope you get some...
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