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Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Hi and thanks for taking the time to read. ...

Hi and thanks for taking the time to read.

Most campgrounds will by located in wooded areas. I don't see any issues taking along a hammock but the more you go north, the smaller the trees get so...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Thanks Dave! I can't wait for summer as...

Thanks Dave!

I can't wait for summer as well. Don't hesitate to walk over if you have any questions or comments! You bike is looking better and better every time I look at it!
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Merci Raymond... Pour la plume, on repassera ;)...

Merci Raymond... Pour la plume, on repassera ;) Le voyage fût très captivant toutefois!
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Merci! J'avoue que je me surprend à le relire...

Merci! J'avoue que je me surprend à le relire pour me motiver à repartir cet été!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,785
Posted By marcoue
I own a 2010 GSA and have done 50000 km with it....

I own a 2010 GSA and have done 50000 km with it. Previously, I owned a 2007 GS and a 2008 GSA. I have driver almost 200 000 km on these 3 bikes so I consider myself an experienced rider.

Have this...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
100% right Brian. Not sure I would chance...

100% right Brian.

Not sure I would chance it again (getting old?). I would probably wait for a dry day to get back, but it's a ride I will never forget and I'm kinda proud I made it back in one...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Merci EMTNEK! I would use Heidenau K60 if...

Merci EMTNEK!

I would use Heidenau K60 if i'd go back. The TKC's are just too soft and don't last long enough.

Brave and crazy... This is a good way to put it. I must say I felt kinda alone on...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Thanks! Sorry again the the spelling mistakes. I...

Thanks! Sorry again the the spelling mistakes. I seem to find one every time I open a page!

You realize that the bike will be triple brown after that ride!!! ;)

Good luck with the seat. You'll...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Hello Thanks for taking the time to read and...

Hello

Thanks for taking the time to read and comment the report!

Yes, I did take a pump. I would NEVER do that ride without some way to repair a minor flat, even a major one. There is simply...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
I did push it a bit, to say the least. Especially...

I did push it a bit, to say the least. Especially when I got back to Montreal from Calgary in 2 days!!! Can't say it was very fun though. But I just wanted to get home. You know the feeling when you...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Thanks for the comment! Glad you enjoyed!

Thanks for the comment! Glad you enjoyed!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By marcoue
I'm preparing for a trip to South America. I will...

I'm preparing for a trip to South America. I will carry a space one. I got it for 132$ at MAX BMW. The cable is a great emergency tool but on a long trip, I prefer carrying the part.
Forum: Canada 09-05-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,481
Posted By marcoue
PEI is great smooth riding. Newfoundland is...

PEI is great smooth riding. Newfoundland is adventure, outdoors and remote!

I did them both on my GSA. Very different indeed.

One option is to add Magdelen islands in Quebec to a PEI trip....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By marcoue
Great. Thanks for taking the time to respond!...

Great. Thanks for taking the time to respond! Let's hope I won't need to test it myself!!! ;)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By marcoue
That's my impression as well, but the part number...

That's my impression as well, but the part number is different and I was hoping to get confirmation from someone who actually tried it...

32 72 7 691 637 CLUTCH LEVER
32 72 7 691 636 HANDBRAKE...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By marcoue
Brake - Clutch hand levers, interchangeable?

Hello fellow riders.

I'm preparing a trip from Canada to Argentina and these is one little thing that puzzles me. Does anyone figured if the hand levers are interchangeable? My goal is to carry...
Forum: Canada 08-05-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 662,623
Posted By marcoue
I was wondering what this was on your headlight! ...

I was wondering what this was on your headlight!

Here are a few more pictures from the trip! And thanks to Xavier for the nice clips too!


...
Forum: Alaska 07-17-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By marcoue
I wrote a detailed ride report back in 2008. ...

I wrote a detailed ride report back in 2008.

As some wrote, weather is a major factor.

Took me a long day to get to Inuvik from Whitehorse, on a good weather day.

The trip back was something...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 231,533
Posted By marcoue
I guess my 3 month trip south just go bumped to a...

I guess my 3 month trip south just go bumped to a 4 month trip!!! Can't wait for October.

Thanks again to Julio for the great story and for sharing these precious moments and places!
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 231,533
Posted By marcoue
Great!

Hi GuateRider!

I'm planning a solo ride to South America from Montreal next october.

I'm a bit mad at you now...

I had planned on not wasting any time in Mexico and spend more time in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,076
Posted By marcoue
You will love PEI. Quiet back country roads....

You will love PEI. Quiet back country roads. Small towns. Great people.

Made a clip of a motorcycle trip there a couple of years ago. It also includes The Magdalen Islands but it'll give you an...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Thanks! Yes, indeed, a bit crazy to do it...

Thanks!

Yes, indeed, a bit crazy to do it alone... And on that particular day, felt pretty alone too! Didn't see any other bike an only a handfull of cars/trucks.
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Thanks! Was lots of fun to write, and to ride!

Thanks! Was lots of fun to write, and to ride!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-15-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,063
Posted By marcoue
Yes, it is notorious, to say the least! ...

Yes, it is notorious, to say the least!

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_IrPkzQjN6OM/SMA1314izhI/AAAAAAAAAbY/g4JC_M8r3rQ/s800/2008-07-16%20Dempster%20Highway%20050.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,199
Posted By marcoue
This must be the worst GS review ever. Mate,...

This must be the worst GS review ever.

Mate, get a Kawasaki or a Yamaha, enjoy the display, the seat, the clutch, the 8 speed gear box...

We, on the other hand, will keep enjoying the mud, worn...
Forum: Americas 01-16-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,364
Posted By marcoue
Thanks Geoffrey! It would be my pleasure to speak...

Thanks Geoffrey! It would be my pleasure to speak more french but how would I improve my English!? As for Spanish, as soon as we ride to Central America, we'll get to it!

Klay, sorry if your...
Forum: Americas 01-16-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,364
Posted By marcoue
It's so easy to make this a French - English...

It's so easy to make this a French - English debate! Please, let's not!

BTW, KLAY, have you heard of the Assimil method.

http://www.assimil.com/

That's how I learned a bit of Spanish before...
Forum: Americas 01-16-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,364
Posted By marcoue
Klay asked about a good way to learn French. Do...

Klay asked about a good way to learn French. Do you really have to use this thread to express you dislike of the culture or simply to make fun of other travelers?
Forum: Americas 01-16-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,364
Posted By marcoue
Most people from France adore our accent and...

Most people from France adore our accent and embrace it as a cultural difference and a plus to the language. Some even consider that we preserved the roots of French as we try to use much less...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,325
Posted By marcoue
Nice! Can you share the link for the part? ...

Nice! Can you share the link for the part?

Most people will install it (so did I) under the cover you put it on. A fusebox (or block) isn't something you need to have acces too everyday. I'd...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 157,101
Posted By marcoue
Food mediocre in Argentina and Chile... Really? ...

Food mediocre in Argentina and Chile... Really?

Not my assessment of both country at all! Quite the oposite actually.
Forum: Americas 01-02-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,593
Posted By marcoue
Dempster Highway! Pure adventure and wilderness! ...

Dempster Highway! Pure adventure and wilderness!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=466421
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Wow, tu es au courant de bien des choses!!! ...

Wow, tu es au courant de bien des choses!!!

Effectivement, après la sortie de boîte, je n'ai pas pu résister de faire quelques kilomètres avec la bête! J'ai finalement fait 80 000 km en 2 étés...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
You are so right! I might visit next summer. I...

You are so right! I might visit next summer. I did drive thru the park if I remember well, but was a bit on a rush to get to Calgary. It looked very good. Many great lakes and mountain.

Obviously,...
Forum: Canada 01-02-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By marcoue
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Canada 12-30-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By marcoue
It WILL be cold. But good news, you will make it...

It WILL be cold. But good news, you will make it before the bugs do!

I thought I would share a small clip I made while out there last summer... It mainly shows how quiet and pieceful the place...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
You're right. I have removed the comments. ...

You're right. I have removed the comments.

I've been back in AB and Edmonton a few times since 2008. First impressions are sometimes wrong and yes, like every city, once you get to know people...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Thanks Shivanshu! Dreaming of riding my beast in...

Thanks Shivanshu! Dreaming of riding my beast in your country one day!!!
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,615
Posted By marcoue
Thanks! Make sure you save a bit of time for...

Thanks!

Make sure you save a bit of time for Dawson City! Quite a fun place!

About Labrador, I did it 2 summers ago. Long drive! I hope you will make Newfoundland part of you ride because it...
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