Northern Ontario Trip Aug. Sat. 8th- Tues.11 / 2015 update

Discussion in 'Canada' started by 1bigrn, Jul 6, 2014.

  1. PS-RagE

    PS-RagE Long timer

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    That is a tube? I've seen condoms with thicker rubber! :lol3
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  2. revitup

    revitup Been here awhile

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    Don, Shoooooeyyyyy talk about tough luck. Well done. Is that comendable mental fortitude or what?

    Your story might support the idea of a "budy system" . When we ride in the "middle-of-no-where" we should always ride with aminimum of two...but on the pavement who would ever have thought? But I suppose that's the point. You just never know what's going to happen or whats going to run out in front of you.
  3. ravinerat

    ravinerat Been here awhile

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    I agree. We have always had a saying in the white water kayak circle. Never let there be less than three. One stays with the injured/ broken bike person and one can go for help. For me I needed to leave the trip because of several circumstances and didn't want to ruin anyone else's trip. Best thing is always being prepared.

    RR
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    revitup Been here awhile

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    ravinerat, Oh jeeeezzzzz you just gotta love your avatar, best one I've seen....how about a poster?
  5. PS-RagE

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    Here ya go Rod - one custom avatar:

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    revitup Been here awhile

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    Dale, thanks a million for the avatar/pic. Thats a really great pic and that dam washout has lots of fond (well not really) memeories for me.
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  7. ravinerat

    ravinerat Been here awhile

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    I still need Jamie's mailing address. If anyone has it or is I touch with him.

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  8. PS-RagE

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    Look what I discovered today:

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    Pretty sure I know exactly where this happened....

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    Hope you didn't have your tool kit in there!
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    Ouch!! Time for the Touratech shock. I've been debating on going that route myself...
  11. PS-RagE

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    Yup, it is on order now [​IMG]
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    ravinerat Been here awhile

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    Nasty looking. As long as the body held up the bike can be fixed.

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  13. PS-RagE

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    Pffft. Just a hole in the plastic fender. The charcoal canister used to be in that compartment. Nothing there now except a spare tube and I don't really care it it gets wet. It can wait until spring between riding seasons.
  14. 1bigrn

    1bigrn Been here awhile

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    KTM's falling apart, Kawasaki klr dropping parts like he is leaving a trail of breadcrumbs. So many parts from KLR it is like a "yard sale".
    $$$$ Bmw's were solid like a rock and my low dollar old school XR is always SOLID!
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    It's easy to keep your bike pristine when you're at the back of the pack....
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    1bigrn Been here awhile

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    Never at back, always in the middle. The comment "pristine" is actually quite complementary. Thank you Sir.
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    Seen a few BMW desinigate on easier falls than I had.

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    1bigrn Been here awhile

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    I have not seen BmW's disintegrate, they seem pretty tough to me. But who am I to argue with a KTM rider.
    Long live the low dollar XR650R!
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    On one of my trips this summer a rider on a BMW 650 went down in an outside corner on the Ramsey Rd. The damage was substantial including the nose cone ripped off. I was shocked at how much damage there was on the bike. Kind of ended our ride but mostly his injures. Bike was still rideable. Almost bought a XC650 myself. Great bike.

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    I think I want 950 super enduro for next year's ride.
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