Hello from Nova Scotia

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Canadian FJR
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Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by Canadian FJR » Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:56 pm

2010 Gear Up
7000 km


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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by Marine Corps Codu » Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:19 pm

Hello and WELCOME!!
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Marine By Choice
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Former Bikes:
1947 Cushman Motor Scooter
1958 Cushman/Sears Motor Scooter
1964 Yamaguchi
1965 Honda 250
1968 KZ1000
1960 Honda 55 (2 of them)
2002 Honda Gold Wing GL1800
2006 Ural Patrol
2005 BMW R1200GS
2018 Ural Gear Up

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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by S 854 » Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:34 pm

No pictures = it didn’t happen...

BTW... I’ve dated both Heidi Klum and Shania Twain... :lol:

...oh... and welcome...
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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by stagewex » Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:29 pm

Welcome to ya.
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Current Herd all running amok:
2019 Honda CRF450L (Elec Start)
2008 Vespa 150S (Elec & Kick Start)
2007 Ural Patrol (2WD, Elec & Kick Start)
2006 Honda "Big Ruckus" PS250 (Elec Start)
1991 Honda XR250L (Kick Start Only) *NOT running amok, out for Bottom & Top-End Rebuild.
1986 Yamaha BW200ES (Elec & Kick Start)

List what you "have", keep the others in your precious memory bank.

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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by VWK75S » Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:44 am

Canadian FJR wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:56 pm
2010 Gear Up
7000 km


Canadian FJR
We're camping at Moosehead this weekend if you can get across the boarder. :)
John
The Ural's made Maine a much bigger state.

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2007 Retro 25,000kms
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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by Canadian FJR » Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:42 am

Looks like it will be a while before any border crossings take place but thanks for the offer. Hopefully in the future.



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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by atlasheating » Wed Oct 07, 2020 1:00 pm

if you remove or put down the sidecar windshield, it will make for a more pleasant ride.

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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by Tin Man » Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:51 pm

Howdy! :D
Mike
2007 GearUp (Arctic #1)
130/45 jets, KTM rock solid mirrors, Delaware Dave's outstanding trunk lock, Mr. Cob's most excellent skid plate, Cycra Probend smashproof hand guards, Duro strong like bull 307's, RotoPax damn near bulletproof fuel cans, MKIII all but water proof air box and Dimples super duper magnetic drain plugs all around...oh yeah, and a manual fuel petcock.

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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by merman » Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:33 pm

welcome
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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by sagerat » Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:21 pm

Canadian FJR wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:42 am
Looks like it will be a while before any border crossings take place but thanks for the offer. Hopefully in the future.



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You can almost see Iceland. Congrats on the rig.
2004 Ural Tourist (2004-2018, 48,000 klicks)

2012 Ural Gobi (Forward to the horizon)

2009 BMW R1200GS Adventure (KIA, sniff)

2017 Kawasaki KLR650 (Semi-orphaned by Urals)

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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by Lofty » Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:08 pm

Welcome, C FJR.

I moto-camped and -toured through Nouvelle-Écosse in 2012. I'd love to go back and see more of Atlantic Canada.
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2018 Ural Gear Up
2015 Suzuki DR650
1991 Bianchi Osprey
1952 Columbia RX-5 ('87, NOS)

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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by Geno89074 » Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:38 am

Beautiful Rig!
Congratulations and Enjoy!!
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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by merman » Mon Oct 19, 2020 5:04 pm

Welcome and hello! Hope to ride to Nova Scotia again soon. One of the best rides in North America
Cheers
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Currently riding a 2012 Gear-Up but it changes regularly...
2003 Ural Tourist
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Re: Hello from Nova Scotia

Post by GHGoodwin » Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:13 pm

Welcome. Grandparents from near Sackville.
Hal

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