New guy from the East Coast of Canada

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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by Tyler » Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:25 pm

Welcome from California! There may be a couple of gents headed your way later this year... bigjohnsd (North Dakota) and festar (Australia) so maybe you guys can meet up at some point depending on their plans and your availability. ;)
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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by Canadian FJR » Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:01 am

Stay away from those two, they will make you drink that weird BMW Kool-Aid.


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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by wheatonFJR » Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:48 am

Canadian FJR wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:01 am
Stay away from those two, they will make you drink that weird BMW Kool-Aid.


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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by Hppants » Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:41 am

Welcome from south Louisiana!

You have quite a stable winterized at this time, no doubt. The imaginary red guy sitting on my right shoulder pokes at me to give that RD a try, but the white guy on the other side knows that this would not be a good idea.....

Tomorrow - sunny and high of 62 F - I'm going riding!!
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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by fontanaman » Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:06 pm

Welcome to the forum. I have a DR650 as well and there is a long running thread on the forum titled What did you do to your dual sport today were you will find many of us talking dirt bikes.

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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by Angus_McL » Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:20 pm

Thanks for the warm welcome guys!!

@Hppants, I've spent some time in southern LA when I did some jobs in the Gulf. You guys have the weather now, but come May or Jun, I'd MUCH rather be here!! I really struggled when it got warm there!!

@fontanaman, I'm sad to admit that the DR has been terrible neglected the last few years with the other bikes in the stable (the DR was bike #1 for me). I'm going to be moving it back to my hometown later this year and it will live there where I will have a much easier time getting offroad!

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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by CollingsBob » Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:50 pm

Angus_McL wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:20 pm


@fontanaman, I'm sad to admit that the DR has been terrible neglected the last few years with the other bikes in the stable (the DR was bike #1 for me). I'm going to be moving it back to my hometown later this year and it will live there where I will have a much easier time getting offroad!
Ummm..just so ya know...riding around Citadel Hill is not “offroad”

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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by Angus_McL » Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:39 pm

Good one Bob!! :lol: There are alot more trails and they're alot easier to get to in Cape Breton, so the DR is catching a lift next weekend.

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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by Steel_Gin » Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:15 pm

Welcome to the group!! Don't bother trying to keep a tight hold on your wallet now that you have joined. Money still escapes. :lol:


Be careful of Wheaton and Bust at any gathering. :bustinlove:
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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by wheatonFJR » Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:17 pm

Steel_Gin wrote:
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...Be careful of Wheaton and Bust at any gathering. :bustinlove:
Hey DeanG, you can forget about that beer. :lol:
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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by Angus_McL » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:37 pm

Steel_Gin wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:15 pm
Welcome to the group!! Don't bother trying to keep a tight hold on your wallet now that you have joined. Money still escapes. :lol:


Be careful of Wheaton and Bust at any gathering. :bustinlove:
I hear you on the $$$ Dean! It was a GPS before Xmas and I was pricing fork springs and rear shocks today! Ouch!! :D

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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by Steel_Gin » Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:13 pm

Angus_McL wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:37 pm
Steel_Gin wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:15 pm
Welcome to the group!! Don't bother trying to keep a tight hold on your wallet now that you have joined. Money still escapes. :lol:


Be careful of Wheaton and Bust at any gathering. :bustinlove:
I hear you on the $$$ Dean! It was a GPS before Xmas and I was pricing fork springs and rear shocks today! Ouch!! :D

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I put both of those off for a few years because of the price. Once you do it you won't regret it at all. The only part I regret about it was putting it off for so long. Good luck with your search, lots of options out there.
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Re: New guy from the East Coast of Canada

Post by danh600 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:28 pm

Angus_McL wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:20 pm
@Hppants, I've spent some time in southern LA when I did some jobs in the Gulf. You guys have the weather now, but come May or Jun, I'd MUCH rather be here!! I really struggled when it got warm there!!
May and June are childs play. You should visit in August or September!!!
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