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Forum: Canada 08-09-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By canadian chris
+1 suggest you keep some cash handy for...

+1

suggest you keep some cash handy for those fuel stops, rather than counting 100% on their debit machine to be working.

Watch out for free-range cattle between Alexis Creek and Anahim Lake....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By canadian chris
thanks for this - gives me an idea for how to...

thanks for this - gives me an idea for how to spend the labour day weekend :thumb
Forum: Canada 07-17-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,611
Posted By canadian chris
I'll be off the Island, otherwise I'd be all over...

I'll be off the Island, otherwise I'd be all over this.
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,555
Posted By canadian chris
Did you pick up MX200 in Tepic and follow it to...

Did you pick up MX200 in Tepic and follow it to PV, or use MX76? We did Tepic-PV in December via MX200 and those twisties were a refreshing change from the flat, arrow-straight coastal highway
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 24,882
Posted By canadian chris
J'espère que vous vous sentez mieux bientôt. Vous...

J'espère que vous vous sentez mieux bientôt. Vous êtes un vrai aventurier parce que vous continuez à aller! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,555
Posted By canadian chris
subbed

subbed
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By canadian chris
nice, clean website :thumb bike looks good,...

nice, clean website :thumb

bike looks good, too!
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 24,882
Posted By canadian chris
My wife and I are planning out our own Europa...

My wife and I are planning out our own Europa ride for 2019 and many of the places on your route will be on ours as well :clap

Thank you for including so many photos and for adding all the little...
Forum: Americas 04-25-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By canadian chris
try emailing the OP of this ride report, as he...

try emailing the OP of this ride report, as he did something similar:

www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=881714
Forum: Canada 03-25-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 69,698
Posted By canadian chris
I'm gone for most of April but was thinking the...

I'm gone for most of April but was thinking the 1st weekend in May, with an overnight either in Lake Cow or Nitinat and a lunch stop in Coombs on the return loop via Alberni.



in other...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,083
Posted By canadian chris
Hi Wade, for what it's worth I found that...

Hi Wade,

for what it's worth I found that in December, on the steamy coast south of Mazatlan, all I could stand wearing was my Impact Rig...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,894
Posted By canadian chris
thanks Wade I divvied up the trip-planning...

thanks Wade

I divvied up the trip-planning work between her and I, which Chanda said really helped her feel that she was more than just ornamental. I suspect that a few more of the pillions out...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 69,698
Posted By canadian chris
it does indeed! Yatman and I are trying to...

it does indeed!

Yatman and I are trying to line up our schedules for a trip out to Bamfield. Any other south islanders interested?

Maybe do an overnight camp at Nitinat?
Forum: Canada 03-24-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 69,698
Posted By canadian chris
40 days and 40 nights of rain, but at least it...

40 days and 40 nights of rain, but at least it cleared up for a while yesterday...


http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn223/kimsquit/DR750/photo2_zpsa16558b1.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,894
Posted By canadian chris
Hi Wade, Yes, any costs shown where the...

Hi Wade,

Yes, any costs shown where the dollar sign is at the end of the figure (ie 700$) is in Pesos.

I can't imagine a room for 700CDN either, but I'm sure they are out there :wink:

~...
Forum: Canada 03-16-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 69,698
Posted By canadian chris
the final 5 seconds were awesome :D well...

the final 5 seconds were awesome :D

well done!
Forum: Trip Planning 03-10-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By canadian chris
welcome to the forum :) from what I saw, you...

welcome to the forum :)

from what I saw, you had way too many codes attached to each photo. i eliminated the redundant ones:
...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,129
Posted By canadian chris
I keep a google map called 'places to visit' that...

I keep a google map called 'places to visit' that I populate from trip reports on ADV. Essentially "hey that place looks cool!" locations that people have mentioned or photographed in their ride...
Forum: Canada 03-07-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 69,698
Posted By canadian chris
welcome to the Island! Most folks seem to...

welcome to the Island!

Most folks seem to use Nanamo as the midpoint, with everything above it being North Island and everything below it being South Island. Lots of dual sport enthusiasts here,...
Forum: Canada 03-07-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 69,698
Posted By canadian chris
here comes the pineapple...

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SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 4:23 AM PST FRIDAY 7 MARCH 2014.
---------------------------------------------------------------------
WATCHES/WARNINGS...
Forum: Canada 02-14-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 69,698
Posted By canadian chris
as of last week, the Island snowpack was only 28%...

as of last week, the Island snowpack was only 28% of normal.
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 56,662
Posted By canadian chris
well said!!

well said!!
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 144,452
Posted By canadian chris
it being a civic holiday here, I took the entire...

it being a civic holiday here, I took the entire day and read your RR from the beginning.


Very impressive and very motivating, to say the least! You're an excellent writer and I'm looking...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 56,662
Posted By canadian chris
I admire your altruistic approach to Bolivian...

I admire your altruistic approach to Bolivian fuel costs - it's a refreshing perspective


Out of curiousity...

What would you have added or left behind from all the gear you brought from...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 56,662
Posted By canadian chris
we're out there :hide

we're out there :hide
Forum: Canada 01-18-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 69,698
Posted By canadian chris
I vote for the BC Day weekend! I like the ride &...

I vote for the BC Day weekend! I like the ride & hike option :thumb

Dave are you going to be at Orca this year?
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 70,809
Posted By canadian chris
Honda did the same thing with their ST1300 and it...

Honda did the same thing with their ST1300 and it also comes with a $500 bill to change the fuel filter.


Kedgi - hang in there. Sometimes adventures are more down than up.

/lurk
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 56,662
Posted By canadian chris
Peruvian govt ought to remake this classic PSA,...

Peruvian govt ought to remake this classic PSA, except with an Incan...


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...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 56,662
Posted By canadian chris
muy delicioso!! keep up the great work down...

muy delicioso!!

keep up the great work down there!!
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4,549
Views: 1,103,620
Posted By canadian chris
quoted for truth!

quoted for truth!
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,059
Posted By canadian chris
I've watched the vids a few times now and take my...

I've watched the vids a few times now and take my hat off to you, sir


well done!! :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,894
Posted By canadian chris
I'm pretty disappointed that I lost all my gopro...

I'm pretty disappointed that I lost all my gopro footage from Mx200 and Mx175, but I tend to agree with you. Videos like Bwokentoof's winter trip are examples of how to do it right and I wish I had...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,894
Posted By canadian chris
lessons learned Doing this trip again in...

lessons learned


Doing this trip again in December, we'd definitely want a minimum of another 5 days to complete it in. The 6-day run down the Pacific coast required too many miles per day at a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,894
Posted By canadian chris
thank you Joe! thanks! total miles for...

thank you Joe!

thanks! total miles for Mexico came to just over 4400 with another 1500 miles before that on the run from BC to AZ. Total trip time was 16 days.

By comparing what we planned...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,894
Posted By canadian chris
I couldn't agree more on the qualities of the...

I couldn't agree more on the qualities of the ST13, which I suppose is why Honda has left the model essentially unchanged for so many years. She's a mile-eatin' mama!

I'd love to return to Mexico...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,894
Posted By canadian chris
29 December

http://i971.photobucket.com/albums/ae195/cpmgordon/2013%20Mexico%20Honeymoon/CopyofDSCN5674_zps90bcddb4.jpg


After a big family breakfast with her folks, it’s time for the final segment: the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,894
Posted By canadian chris
28 December

We’ve less than 250 miles to go today and enjoy taking our time getting ready. It’s just a few degrees above freezing outside and we linger in Van Horn until 8am to allow the sun to warm up the air. ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,894
Posted By canadian chris
absolutely! only 4 more years til retirement and...

absolutely! only 4 more years til retirement and then I can say goodbye to timetables and deadlines :evil

thanks Kedgi - I'm glad you've been enjoying it! I'm leaving the ST here in AZ for the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,894
Posted By canadian chris
thanks guys - I'll be flying back to BC on...

thanks guys - I'll be flying back to BC on Sunday, so we should plan something for the following weekend!

thanks Ace - we couldn't have made it as successful as it's been without the wisdom in...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,894
Posted By canadian chris
27 December

The day breaks with rain and cold and we walk over to the adjacent Pancake House for breakfast. It fees a little odd to brush our teeth with tap water again.
...
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