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Old 01-01-2013, 08:31 PM   #6406
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Hey Guzzirelic, I like your photo better....

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Old 01-02-2013, 04:05 AM   #6407
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I rode my 1973, 350F9, Kawasaki around Thunder Bay on New Years Day in 1974... Only fell off three times due to icy conditions.
There was no way to stop going down Dufferin Street hill. LOL
I remember the tires on those...surprised you made it out of the driveway.In the summer.
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Old 01-02-2013, 09:22 AM   #6408
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Happy New Year
Saw a 1200GS and 650 Yamaha driving around Thunder Bay today. Somebodies off to a quick start of the 2013 season
Here's the two here http://www.theweathernetwork.com/you...pcities/16095/
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Old 01-02-2013, 04:16 PM   #6409
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Hey Gord, I'm pretty flexible on the Phoenix trip as for dates. What were you thinking? Off road? HOG?
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Hey Lyle.

I'll fire you a pm
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Old 01-03-2013, 06:02 AM   #6410
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Picked out a ride for the next few months today.


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Gord you won't need the bar risers on the KTM990 after stretching out your arms this winter with that. Still not much snow here. Barely enough to run a sled.
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Happy New Year
Saw a 1200GS and 650 Yamaha driving around Thunder Bay today. Somebodies off to a quick start of the 2013 season
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I bet they pull out of a heated garage.

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Should be finished building my Bike Work Table today. Need to find some 2" locking castors and mount the tilt deck. Photos to follow.

Thinking of building something like that myself. Will be interested to see your ideas and pictures.
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NIce bike table Greg. I should have something like that, maybe a nice metal one. I hate straightening up after working, leaned over and having a sore back.......
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:37 AM   #6411
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Hey Guzzirelic, I like your photo better....


.....Me too.
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:35 AM   #6412
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First ride of 2013

Took the old DR650 out for the first ride of 2013 today. Not much of a ride - went to Metropolitan Moose for a cup of tea, then to the lookout 6 km west of Kakabeka ( near Mokomon Rd), then home to Murillo. The temp was okay but 60 km/h winds made it somewhat unpleasant, and led to some drifting snow across Oliver road. But it still felt good to be out riding.
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:59 AM   #6413
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Took the old DR650 out for the first ride of 2013 today. Not much of a ride - went to Metropolitan Moose for a cup of tea, then to the lookout 6 km west of Kakabeka ( near Mokomon Rd), then home to Murillo. The temp was okay but 60 km/h winds made it somewhat unpleasant, and led to some drifting snow across Oliver road. But it still felt good to be out riding.
I walked out to the garage and put the new insurance slips on all the bikes. Far enough for me.
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Old 01-04-2013, 12:55 PM   #6414
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I walked out to the garage and put the new insurance slips on all the bikes. Far enough for me.
With all the bikes you have, in Manitoba you would have needed to take out a second mortgage to pay for it.

Awe shit I may have opened that can of worms again. SORRY.
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Old 01-04-2013, 02:54 PM   #6415
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I wasn't opening anything, just in no condition to ride yet, otherwisw I may have gone out with Old Fart.
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:03 PM   #6416
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With all the bikes you have, in Manitoba you would have needed to take out a second mortgage to pay for it.

Awe shit I may have opened that can of worms again. SORRY.
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:15 PM   #6417
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I walked out to the garage and put the new insurance slips on all the bikes. Far enough for me.
I walked to the washroom...puked, walked back to the bedroom, turned around, back to the washroom...puked again Been a great start to the New Year...just as I suspected it would be

Slowly getting a few things for the 530...gonna be a long winter
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Old 01-05-2013, 03:15 PM   #6418
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Riding yesterday, shovelling the hockey rink at Pass Lake today....that wicked wind created perfect igloo-building snow. Hekto, we're waiting for a photo of a KLR or Sherpa parked in front of an igloo!
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Old 01-05-2013, 03:27 PM   #6419
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I walked to the washroom...puked, walked back to the bedroom, turned around, back to the washroom...puked again Been a great start to the New Year...just as I suspected it would be

Slowly getting a few things for the 530...gonna be a long winter
Hey Rob, nothing like the "Two Ender", to start off the New Year...
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Old 01-05-2013, 03:53 PM   #6420
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Riding yesterday, shovelling the hockey rink at Pass Lake today....that wicked wind created perfect igloo-building snow. Hekto, we're waiting for a photo of a KLR or Sherpa parked in front of an igloo!
Way to go on getting out riding. I went out for some ADV skidoo-ing today......

3 skidoos 3 riders me ,my bro , and my 84 year old Dad.

The great North country....

some slushy conditions.....not too deep though

approaching the technical bridge section.....

careful balance.....

breaking trail up the creek system.....

a few punch out spots

stopping to check something out......
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