Old change in St. John's

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Cowgirl, Sep 22, 2017.

  1. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    Great to hear you got everything sorted out.

    I thought you were on a CCM. So is that the same orange 650 you had when I met you in Victoria, in 2010 I believe.

    If you need anything in NS, I'm in the Halifax area.



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  2. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    The original plan was the CCM but plans had to change after my mom got evacuated due to the fires in BC. Some of the time I had for the trip went to helping her so I decided to take the Wee and stick more to pavement. It's the same Wee, it's kinda beat up and has over 84K km but it's the same one :raabia
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  3. wianbiggar

    wianbiggar Been here awhile

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    Good on you CG - I had Keith change a tyre for me and we were laughing so much it nearly didn't get done.
    Regret not meeting up with Damurph - sadly you can't do everything but that's one I regret.
    How are you getting back?
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  4. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    Flying from Halifax, shipping the bike with Monstone Transport (Iceman from here on ADV). I'm in Truro today and this may be as far as the bike goes, last night the temp gauge went right to the top as I was riding back to the motel from dinner. I'll take it in to a shop this morning but my ride was supposed to end in Dartmouth tomorrow anyway so I'm not going to spend a bunch here when I can fix it at home. I'll miss the reversing falls in St John and Peggy's Cove so I'll have to see them next time.

    Edit: bike seems fine, I'm off to St John in pouring rain. It's horrible in Truro but radar says I don't have to go too far west to get out of it.
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  5. JimmieA

    JimmieA Long timer

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    I'm in Moncton. You pass right by here. I have a small trailer if the bike needs transported.
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  6. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    Thank you! Bike is good, I'm almost in St John now, just in time for the reversing falls :D Ferry to Digby in the morning, cruise to Peggy's Cove and Dartmouth and then I'm done. Bike goes on Iceman's trailer Sat morning and I'm on the plane home in the afternoon. I need another month.
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  7. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    If you need anything in Dartmouth let me know. Bike related, or a ride to the airport.

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  8. C-Stain

    C-Stain Long timer

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    How did you make out @Cowgirl?

    I'm leaving the Annapolis Valley tomorrow with dirtbikes on the trailer and a truckload of camping gear. If you're stuck..I'll PM you my number.

    I'm towing a 3 bike trailer and only have 2 bikes...
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  9. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    Everything is great, thanks! The bike is fine, I think it was me that lost my mind for a moment. Anyway, it's run flawlessly the whole time. Im in Dartmouth now eating lobster :D The bike goes in Iceman's trailer in the morning and I fly out in the afternoon. It's been a fantastic trip - Victoria to St. John's, 10 provinces, 12,269 km.
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  10. fredgreen

    fredgreen Plannin' the next trip

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    Most don't ride that far all year, too busy waving their giant internet penis's on Jo Momma!
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  11. Commuter Boy

    Commuter Boy Long timer

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    I don't have a gigantic internet penis, so I have to ride. I did make it back to the family homestead on PEI @C-Stain

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  12. fredgreen

    fredgreen Plannin' the next trip

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    You have good taste in bikes too! A shame it isn't blue.
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  13. Commuter Boy

    Commuter Boy Long timer

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    I have it on good authority the Red is the faster model. And the leftover 2015's were certainly cheaper! I put 30,000 on it this summer already....
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  14. fredgreen

    fredgreen Plannin' the next trip

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    Might be faster if the exhaust were replaced and ECU flashed, but I think my blue is quicker. I didn't get 30k on mine this summer, but did get an awesome 4K tour of Newfoundland in, along with 10k of everyday riding. I have 2 other bikes that I have to share the love with!
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  15. C-Stain

    C-Stain Long timer

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    You'll need to PM me that location.... I think I need a pic there myself. I didn't notice then sign till I zoomed in on my phone.


    I replied in your moving thread...
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  16. wianbiggar

    wianbiggar Been here awhile

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    Well done CG - savour the memories and enjoy the achievements.
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