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post #1 of 23 Old 02-29-2008, 06:09 PM Thread Starter
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It' cold as heck up here!

I'm a US strommer from MA who's in Quebec for 4 days. When I can't ride my wee, I'm out skiing. Took a long weekend to ski mount saints Anne. I must say, it's cold as hell up here , not to mention the amount of snow. Does it actually get warm enough to ride. Brrrrrrr!!!

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post #2 of 23 Old 03-01-2008, 08:24 AM
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Hot Summers, Cold Winters.

Try this site to get an idea of what Ontario riding is like. It was just posted by Throttlehound yesterday.
http://www.gorideontario.com/motorcy...e.html?lang=en
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post #3 of 23 Old 03-01-2008, 10:18 AM
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Does it actually get warm enough to ride. Brrrrrrr!!!
Yes. We have about 10 days in August, but we have to do it after the igloo repairs are taken care of

Just think of it as 10 months of winter followed by 2 months of poor sledding

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You poor guys out east
Suns shining and more bikes are on the road every day here in the sunny okanogan
Im waiting for more streets to be cleaned first..there getting it done quick though so it wont be long...woohoo

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Yes. We have about 10 days in August, but we have to do it after the igloo repairs are taken care of

Just think of it as 10 months of winter followed by 2 months of poor sledding

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I'm still laughing about the igloo joke.

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+9 here right now. Should be out riding but here I sit in front of the puter. Should go down into the Batcave and finish the electrical clean up under the seat and then go riding. Where's my flashlight ??

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post #7 of 23 Old 03-01-2008, 05:50 PM
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Cold?

Last year I started the riding season in early April and rode well into November. Mabey its the 'Strom. When I had the Bandit it was strictly May to September. Last year I did spring for a heated liner though and it has really extended my riding season. This year I got the handguards to help out with those thirty year old winter gloves. I was thinking if I could've gotten the bike up my sloppy, slushy street to the main road it would've been a good day to ride. If spring doesn't come soon I'm gonna go crazy!
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+9 here right now. Should be out riding but here I sit in front of the puter. Should go down into the Batcave and finish the electrical clean up under the seat and then go riding. Where's my flashlight ??
near -20 here at night most of the past week. Warmer and wet snow today and then back to -14 tonight. Man, winter sucks. My first spring ride is going to be to Wiarton to kill that [email protected]*king groundhog who predicted an early spring. Go figure that the rodent got it wrong. Arggg...

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I'm still laughing about the igloo joke.
CMDEFO, your 08 wee is well farkled for a new bike!


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We finally had a decent few days. A wonderfull 59 degrees............

06-DL1000 62000 miles....Sold...
Now 2012 Honda NC700X..37500 and counting...............FOR SALE
Now 2005 Suzuki Hayabusa..25000 and counting.......
Now 2018 Yamaha Super Tenere ES........
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