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Forum: The Garage 02-19-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 2,667,833
Posted By MK Bike
word.....

word.....
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 74,523
Posted By MK Bike
I got my GPX about 4 years ago and wear it all...

I got my GPX about 4 years ago and wear it all the time. I only do road riding. No issues. Fits fine over a jacket, does not restrict movement and is easy off/on once you get the hang of it. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23,187
Views: 1,561,994
Posted By MK Bike
Yotel (http://www.yotel.com): 42nd and 10th....

Yotel (http://www.yotel.com): 42nd and 10th. Think Eurostyle hipster place with SMALL but clean rooms. $240 range. Plenty of parking in and around the hotel.

Another option: Craig's List...
Forum: Americas 06-29-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 80,767
Posted By MK Bike
We crossed at I-87 on a Thursday at around 12...

We crossed at I-87 on a Thursday at around 12 noon...there was 0 traffic. We rolled right up to the border agent had a pleasant 2 min conversation and were on our way. (Weekends/holidays/evenings...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 80,767
Posted By MK Bike
hatchet smatchet....

I did not bring a hatchet and did not miss it. Each night we camped we made a big enough fire from ground branches that we could break by hand. I did have a small pocket knife in my tool kit that I...
Forum: Americas 06-22-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 80,767
Posted By MK Bike
Hey DiscoDino: I did a very similar schedule...

Hey DiscoDino:
I did a very similar schedule for my TLH ride last fall. Looking over your schedule here are some considerations:
- After Happy Valley Goose Bay there will be very few...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23,187
Views: 1,561,994
Posted By MK Bike
Motorbike Volunteers Needed - NY Gran Fondo Bike Ride May 8, 2011

NY Area ADV'ers:

The organizers of the New York Gran Fondo Bike Race are looking for motorbike volunteers for their event on Sunday May 8, 2011.

As a motorbike volunteer you maybe asked to...
Forum: Americas 02-09-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 80,767
Posted By MK Bike
Hey 6USMC6: I am the one that sent the flash...

Hey 6USMC6: I am the one that sent the flash memory stick to Williws.
If you want I can send you the topo map of the TLH I made based on screen shots from the Canadian Resource department.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10,615
Views: 664,177
Posted By MK Bike
Jesse: Many thanks for taking the time to update...

Jesse: Many thanks for taking the time to update the map. :clap
Forum: Americas 12-23-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 80,767
Posted By MK Bike
Willys: I have a detailed sectional map of the...

Willys: I have a detailed sectional map of the TLH (Manic 5 to HVGB) made from various screen shots of the Canadian Dept of Natural Resources topographical map website.
PM me if you want me to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Thanks... Thanks. RE the Ferry: I...

Thanks...



Thanks. RE the Ferry: I had set my expectations very low and was not expecting much. I was therefore quite surprised by the amenities and great condition of our ferry. For anyone...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Cape Breton Great Ride

Day 10 - August 28, 2010
North Sidney – Tracadie
Total Miles: 289
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I slept GREAT.
The ferry crossing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Porterrad thanks for the compliments. I...

Porterrad thanks for the compliments.

I think you get the prize for longest unintended ferry ride.... 28 hours! :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Thanks....I will update the post.

Thanks....I will update the post.
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
90% Of The Time It's The Ground

Day 9 - August 27, 2010
Total Miles: 210
Gros Morne to Port Aux Basque

It must have rained 12 inches last night. While there was a small lake in my tent, there was a freaking reservoir around...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Dude Where’s My Dealer?

Day 8 - August 26, 2010
St. Anthony to Gros Morne National Park
Total Miles 260
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During breakfast I realized...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Saint to Saint

Day 7
August 25, 2010
St. Mary’s Harbor Labrador to St. Anthony, Newfoundland
Total mileage: 214
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I woke...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Phase III Rain in St. Mary’s Harbor

Day 6
August 24, 2010
Phase III to St Mary’s Harbor
Miles: 225
After a few moments looking at the bear tracks, we packed up our gear and hit the road.

Phase III was as desolate and remote...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Tank Slapper Happy Valley Goose Bay Bear

Day 5
August 23, 2010
Near Churchill Falls to Phase III of TLH
Total Miles: 237

We woke early and watched the sunrise over the reservoir. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
The Road to Churchill Falls Sucks Dusty Gravel

Day 4 August 22, 2010
Gagnon – Near Churchill Falls
Total Miles: 217

Woke up early and instantly dreaded the thought of not having a working stove.
After seeing an old key ring on my back...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Hot Damn! Zen Motorbiking and Pitch Perfect Camping

Day 3 August 21, 2010
Total Miles: 236
Baie Comeau to Gagnon
We woke to clear skies and near perfect riding conditions.
This is a good thing because we intend to be camping for the next 4...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Parle Vous Trans Lab?

Day 2 August 20, 2010
Trois Rivieres to Baie Comeau
Total miles: 352

Like all people who visit Canada, our first stop was to Tim Hortons. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Day 1 Slab to Lab

Day 1 - August 19, 2010
NYC to Trois Riveries
Total mileage 483
Slab to Lab ride

As noted before I took about a year to plan this adventure. Given the serious nature of this planning, I need...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,830
Posted By MK Bike
Two City Slickers Ride The Trans Labrador Highway

The Translab Ride of 2010


Prologue:
I got into motorcycling later in life than most riders. I bought my first motorcycle in my late 30's and had not completed any ride longer than about week...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By MK Bike
What up Pavement pounder! I just got back to...

What up Pavement pounder!
I just got back to NYC. The two guys in the middle of the photo are John and Michael (MK Bike)

thanks for the photos....PM'd you as well.

Mike.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23,187
Views: 1,561,994
Posted By MK Bike
Bombazo: Check craigslist for short term...

Bombazo:

Check craigslist for short term apt rentals.
Since it is the holiday weekend, many New Yorkers will be out of the city and would be willing to rent their apartment for 2-3 days. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,245,614
Posted By MK Bike
Not at all.....Good job Gary. Thanks for the...

Not at all.....Good job Gary.
Thanks for the update and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Americas 07-28-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 28,256
Posted By MK Bike
Why :dunno

Why :dunno
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,994
Posted By MK Bike
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Americas 07-16-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,833
Posted By MK Bike
Leaving Aug 19

Leaving Aug 19
Forum: Americas 07-16-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By MK Bike
If by coast you mean US Route 1, then yes it...

If by coast you mean US Route 1, then yes it would take ALOT longer.

With only 5 day vacation and a destination of Nova Scotia, I assume you are looking for as much Nova Scotia riding time as...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,245,614
Posted By MK Bike
Ah yes....the great squid vortex that is Bear...

Ah yes....the great squid vortex that is Bear Mountain.
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,245,614
Posted By MK Bike
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10,615
Views: 664,177
Posted By MK Bike
:rofl Nice reference....:clap

:rofl

Nice reference....:clap
Forum: Americas 05-19-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By MK Bike
NYC to Hamptons

I agree with VT....Skip this leg. There is not much between The City and the Hamptons. Once you get to the Hamptons it is not too bad. However, most of the houses and scenery are hidden behind...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 2,667,833
Posted By MK Bike
Diggin the Enclosure

I really like the "MotorBike Corral" you built.
Helps define the space and like you said...keep the stuff seperate.
Very clever....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23,187
Views: 1,561,994
Posted By MK Bike
Not with any degree of confidence. It did worked...

Not with any degree of confidence. It did worked one time, but 4 other times during a recent trip it did not work while in the map pocket of my tankbag. Your own results may vary.
Forum: Canada 04-12-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 75,995
Posted By MK Bike
Which way will you choose?

While I can't speak for anyone else, I can provide you with why we choose clockwise for our route planning. We felt that tackling the gravel in the early stages of the 2 week ride while we and our...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-24-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,015
Posted By MK Bike
Alright!!!! congrats and good luck! :clap

Alright!!!!
congrats and good luck! :clap
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9,190
Views: 3,585,424
Posted By MK Bike
Welcome to the club.....I see you brought your...

Welcome to the club.....I see you brought your broken blinker...err...identification card. :D
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