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Forum: Canada 05-03-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
Hello, Gentleman, Anybody else get a big...

Hello, Gentleman,

Anybody else get a big jump in their Ontario rates? I paid $480 last year and it went up to almost $700 this year for my 650 Strom.....

On an unrelated question, every...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
Thanks Ron, the electrical inspection will help...

Thanks Ron, the electrical inspection will help to see what has to be changed. The panel is 100 amp and all breakers, I might be able to get away with GFI breakers on the knob and tube but will find...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
Yea I just sold the one I am in and have an...

Yea I just sold the one I am in and have an accepted offer on one on high st. I am running into a bit of an insurance issue because it still has some live knob and tube wiring in it. I have to have...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
Thanks Ron, I dug it out, dropped in the battery...

Thanks Ron, I dug it out, dropped in the battery and it fired right up. Not much traction in the snow but a little elbow grease and a way we went. I took it for a little ride to my storage room that...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
Gents I need some advice here....I just sold my...

Gents I need some advice here....I just sold my house and have to be out by next weekend. My V strom is stored covered in my back yard and surrounded by a couple feet of snow. I can dig a path to it...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
No dispute with the stones....cold is cold and...

No dispute with the stones....cold is cold and riding through the winter is well...sorry...just crazy...raising money for diabetes, all for it...it just isn't the first time it has been done in...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
It was a repeat story on Sundays Canada AM show...

It was a repeat story on Sundays Canada AM show and he was in Edmonton. The thing that I found annoying was the repeated "never been done before" and I remember pauls story being on CBC radio I...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
Hi Guys, It's Praireboy, I checked in about year...

Hi Guys, It's Praireboy, I checked in about year ago in Brandon and hoped to hook up on a ride or 2 last year but Life got in the way. I did ride a lot but it was solo rides to help me straighten...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,747
Posted By PrairieBoy
Hey kendall, it's great to see the story coming...

Hey kendall, it's great to see the story coming up. Glad you made it back safe and sound!

So did your "froot Loop" coloured tiger get a lot of attention... LOL I am kiding it was on my dream...
Forum: Canada 08-31-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By PrairieBoy
Too bad i wasn't on line, I stopped for a burger...

Too bad i wasn't on line, I stopped for a burger at A and W in portage tonight, on my way back from WPG.
Forum: Canada 06-11-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
Ron where is this, I don't think I've been there?

Ron where is this, I don't think I've been there?
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,747
Posted By PrairieBoy
Hey, how can it be stranger then a rainy day in...

Hey, how can it be stranger then a rainy day in Dauphin:rofl

I am very envious of this Journey, some day i hope to ride Europe myself but this summer I guess it will just be living vicariously...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
Hey Ron and Gang, Sorry I didn't jump on...

Hey Ron and Gang,

Sorry I didn't jump on to the ride but on Friday afternoon I checked the weather channel and after the winter we have gone through I wasn't up for a ride through the hail and...
Forum: Canada 05-13-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
Gentleman where do you plan to be on Saturday, I...

Gentleman where do you plan to be on Saturday, I may have just freed up a couple days to join up. The strom will be O.K for the light off road and hard top.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-13-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 563,971
Posted By PrairieBoy
First Drink for the new Ninja.....

First Drink for the new Ninja.....
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By PrairieBoy
Unfortunately I was called back for "personal...

Unfortunately I was called back for "personal reasons" so the longer report will have to wait until next week when we do the "Great ride Home"!!!!!:clap
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By PrairieBoy
Fueled up and was off on the road.........

Fueled up and was off on the road.........
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By PrairieBoy
Sorry forgot the pic:scratch

Sorry forgot the pic:scratch
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By PrairieBoy
So I was planning a trip in to WPG this...

So I was planning a trip in to WPG this afternoon....loaded up as she warmed up. She starts really well, it was only about 4 degrees this morning and she fired right up, a minute on the choke and...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
I am counting on that 15 next week as I am riding...

I am counting on that 15 next week as I am riding a 250 Ninja from Brandon to T. Bay on Thursday(hopefully)...

It is a sweet little bike!!!:clap
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,628
Posted By PrairieBoy
I will be doing a 400km trip over the weekend and...

I will be doing a 400km trip over the weekend and then a thousand Km's next week. I will try to post a short ride report and any insights I can. I really enjoyed the first 50km on a small bike, it...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By PrairieBoy
They are sidewinds from Canadian Tire, not...

They are sidewinds from Canadian Tire, not exactly name brand but they fit well and are inexpensive. I do have a fear and am going to get a soft cloth to attach to the straps where they come into...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By PrairieBoy
First time they met and they are already sleeping...

First time they met and they are already sleeping together!!!!!:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By PrairieBoy
Getting ready for a longer ride tomorrow, bags...

Getting ready for a longer ride tomorrow, bags installed.....
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By PrairieBoy
I took the Ninja out tonight, the first comment I...

I took the Ninja out tonight, the first comment I got from another rider was "is that the 600?" It is such a great looking bike and cruises comfortable at 1ookm/hr....:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By PrairieBoy
Nice lines in the back....:wink:

Nice lines in the back....:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By PrairieBoy
I think she's winking at him......:evil

I think she's winking at him......:evil
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By PrairieBoy
Introducing "Nin'ja" and "Jor'ja"

Today was the first day in a long adventure(I Hope). I brought home Ninja(pronounced neenha) to be a stable mate to my tried and true Jorja(pronounced horehay) The strom got a face lift this year to...
Forum: Canada 03-28-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
I just got my tank and fairings back from the guy...

I just got my tank and fairings back from the guy who took out the dents and painted it. i was hoping to put the strom back together this weekend but we got about 3 inches of the white stuff...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By PrairieBoy
V Strom Tank Lining?

Has anyone had a dent removed from their Tank? I am told the only way is to weld a bracket on the outside and pull it out. I am also told this will burn the tank lining putting crap in your tank....
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By PrairieBoy
Thanks for the great advice. My local dealer...

Thanks for the great advice. My local dealer doesn't have one so we haven't been able to compare the 500 but I will head into Winnipeg and see if I can find one for her to check out. Definately a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By PrairieBoy
She really wants a Ducati GT1000 but we both feel...

She really wants a Ducati GT1000 but we both feel the cost on that drop would break both our hearts as well as the pocket book.

The Ninja is reasonably priced, can cruise at highway speeds and is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By PrairieBoy
Wife wants a Ninga...Advice from new women riders pls.

Wahoo...my wife wants to ride this summer so we started looking at bikes today. I am so Happy!!!:clap

She's a sporty gal(not a Adv bike girl and I respect that) with great style. The 250 ninga...
Forum: Canada 03-01-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By PrairieBoy
If you make it into Brandon stop by Transcanada...

If you make it into Brandon stop by Transcanada Motor Sports. They don't carry Arai but have a decent selection and Scott is a very fair dealer.
Forum: Canada 02-21-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 704,348
Posted By PrairieBoy
Please keep me in mind. I will know by then...

Please keep me in mind. I will know by then where I will be living(Brandon or back home in T.Bay) I would love to hook up for some the road rides.

Prairieboy
Forum: Canada 02-09-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,010
Posted By PrairieBoy
This is the greatest idea ever!!!! It will...

This is the greatest idea ever!!!!

It will take me about 3 years but it just became part of my 5 year plan...time to redo the math.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2008, 06:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,240
Posted By PrairieBoy
Trow Bridge Falls

Trow Bridge Falls
Forum: Trip Planning 01-08-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,445
Posted By PrairieBoy
Facing 4 more months locked in the Canadian icy...

Facing 4 more months locked in the Canadian icy winter,,,I needed this thread! Cheers Mighty Pig:1drink
Forum: Canada 11-25-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,512
Posted By PrairieBoy
This sounds great but I can't commit to a date...

This sounds great but I can't commit to a date until next year. Right now I'm not sure where i will be living. I will follow the thread and try to be available for at least a couple days.Work...
Forum: Canada 11-25-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By PrairieBoy
23-14 for sask

23-14 for
sask
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