Calgarians that dualsport

Discussion in 'Canada' started by macuser, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. DualSport855

    DualSport855 Been here awhile

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    Great idea, I may be there.



    Cheers
  2. Cowtowner

    Cowtowner Been here awhile

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    I got a little confused on the time, if anyone who wants to ride from there is there by 10ish should be good. I'll be there earlier anyway
  3. Beema Killa

    Beema Killa Beema Killa

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    I'm having to work tomorrow now but will still try to make it then head back. If not possible I'd still like to see if anyone would like to meet sometime for a drink to honor Dick. Let me know if anyone is interested.


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  4. Lycan1

    Lycan1 Grizzly herder

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    RED CAT

    Ride on Wherever you have gone.

    May the gravel be fast and dust free to clear horizons my friend!


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    You will be missed by all.

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    Ride In Peace.
  5. Lycan1

    Lycan1 Grizzly herder

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    Busy at the Tims. Park in my spot out front.

    Scooby and me here so far.

    And Dual sport 955. And Cowtowner.
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  6. Lycan1

    Lycan1 Grizzly herder

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    It was a good send off for Dick. I am sure he would have appreciated the turn out of bikes.

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  7. Beema Killa

    Beema Killa Beema Killa

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    Really wish I could've made it. Hell of a guy. I'll remember him for a long time.


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  8. pictor1

    pictor1 Adventurer

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    here are a couple of pics from the service yesterday, great to see so many riders turn out! IMG_2832.jpg IMG_2833.jpg
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  9. Fatallybitten

    Fatallybitten Slow and getting slower

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    It was a nice celebration of Dick's life and showed me another side of the man, the father/grandfather/husband. He was truly blessed. I think a get together over beers some evening would be good. Or a group day ride taking in some of Dick's favourite roads in southern Alberta. Either of the next two weekends would work in my calendar for either or both activities.
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  10. Beema Killa

    Beema Killa Beema Killa

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  11. Proveick

    Proveick Long timer

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  12. Calgary06

    Calgary06 Been here awhile

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  13. ExpatADV

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    Beautiful shots Lycan1. Really sorry to have missed the service but I've been out town unfortunately. I will think of him often when I ride.
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  14. ACR

    ACR 43,000

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    Hey everyone,

    Skipping to the last page of the thread and I notice we lost a rider. The pictures taken of him are so nice, and just by looking at them, I could tell he was a man of great character. My condolences go out to his family and those here who know him.

    Walking in here and asking questions, feels like bad timing. However, I'm heading west tomorrow, camping NW of Hinton. Any known trails to ride around there? I heard Ruby Falls is beautiful, but would be a particularly rough ride on the bikes. Stay north of Hinton, or go south? There is no real plan after a day or two around there, so I'm open to any suggestions.

    I'm also aware of the ORV bans and back country travel bans. It's too bad about the fire situation around Waterton, as it was on the short list of places to go.

    Pre-thanks
  15. cal08

    cal08 Been here awhile

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    Thanks for your kind words. I'm not familiar enough with the north areas, but wanted to add that it's getting really cold at about 2 am. My last camping session I didn't get much sleep. It's a great time to close off the season with the crisp clean air and fall colours.

    You could do the 940 top to bottom. It's open. It's still a longtime fav of mine that has not lost its charm.
  16. ExpatADV

    ExpatADV Adventurer

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  17. dwayne

    dwayne Silly Adventurer

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    you are looking at the "parks" page not specific to the current fire status; Waiporous and Mclean are not parks. the OHV ban has been lifted North of Hwy 532 (chain lakes, not longview) :

    http://srd.web.alberta.ca/calgary-area-update

    "Due to recent precipitation and cooler temperatures in the northern portion of the Calgary Forest Area (CFA), the FIRE BAN AND OHV RESTRICTION have been lifted. However, an Advisory remains in effect. The Forest Area Closure also remains in effect for the southern portion of the area. Full details below."
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  18. skydivegazoo

    skydivegazoo Been here awhile

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  19. ExpatADV

    ExpatADV Adventurer

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    Thanks for shedding some light Dwayne. I'll be getting out this weekend then. Could be up for an overnight trip too if anyone else is. PM me if interested.
  20. edwin

    edwin Been here awhile

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    we are back riding gravel in SE bc....but still no OHV allowed
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