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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Posting a ride -----> Make sure the DATE IN THE SUBJECT.

    It's that time of year again, so just a head's up, no specific "date" in the subject line of a ride thread, gets deleted. "Saturday" does not count, that's DAY, not a DATE. There are many Saturdays in a year, but only one April 1st. Reason this is being posted in the General Sportbike...

    Started by CHIA, 04-01-2013 01:06 PM
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    05-12-2013 11:07 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: dangers of riding categorised

    The dangers of riding(categorized) from the safety nazi of the day(me): in my small amount of time riding I've come up with a couple observations regarding the dangers. I've compiled them into an unscientific, statistically oriented list from most frequently happening on BCSB to least(some...

    Started by savagebovine, 05-19-2005 09:03 PM
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    08-30-2013 07:36 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: BCSB Rescue Ops

    Bcsb Rescue Ops. Guidelines: If you need to be rescued and your insurance doesn't cover the towing, or if you don't have insurance or don't want to go thru your insurance, please contact the appropriate BCSB Member listed below for your region and if available they will gladly help you. This...

    Started by Shovelhead, 02-06-2014 12:46 PM
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    02-06-2014 12:46 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: The BIG OIL thread....all inclusive

    There are way too many oil threads started in a year, and most lead down a similar path of debate and frustration. So, ALL oil related threads/posts will be contained within this area going forward. Feel free to discuss the exciting merits of syn for not? Fantastic winter oil options? All...

    Started by CHIA, 10-08-2012 10:43 AM
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    07-04-2017 12:52 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: British Columbia BCSB Stolen Bike registry

    I thought I'd start a sticky for people to list their stolen bikes. This can be an easy reference point if you see something fishy on the market. To help with detailing the theft, report the date and location of theft, make, model, VIN, colour, location etc. Anything that could assist with...

    Started by Mighty Kentor, 05-11-2012 02:36 PM
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    08-20-2018 02:53 AM Go to last post
  1. Paul Cassells Insurance.... always open!

    I went in to renew my Auto Insurance and Ena (Paul's sister) is working harder than ever to keep Cassells Insurance open. She has worked there as long as Paul has and I would hate to see the BCSB community to stop going there. While Paul's presence will be incredibly hard to replace as we all know...

    Started by elevation, 10-18-2011 10:33 AM
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    11-23-2018 09:04 AM Go to last post
  2. Fenati finished after squeezing stefano’s Stoppers

    I’m guessing everyone saw this. *Pretty agro move right in front of all the cameras. *P_WO9RtoBIk

    Started by sAdam, 09-11-2018 02:37 PM
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    11-23-2018 12:49 PM Go to last post
  3. Opening of The Cascades — 2018

    Well it is that time of year when WSDOT have done their reconnaissance through the upper regions of the North Cascade Highway prior to the clearing effort. They have come back with some news that is encouraging in relation to last year and will begin the clearing in 2 days, March 26th. Here is...

    Started by heisenberg9, 03-24-2018 11:59 AM
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    11-30-2018 08:58 AM Go to last post
  4. So this will surely see some group rides

    Started by frontside5, 10-11-2018 08:16 PM
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    12-20-2018 10:24 PM Go to last post
  5. Hayabusa - Last of the GSXR1300R?

    So anyone know if the 'Busa is done production? MCN Says that there's no new models in 2019... But the Suzuki Canada page still shows new ones.

    Started by Smoke, 12-14-2018 03:20 PM
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    12-20-2018 10:52 PM Go to last post
  6. Metro Van Bike Shop Rumours

    I've recently seen a couple of big shops in Victoria merge, namely Island BMW and Savage MC. This shows if anything the change in ownership from retirement, changes in building lease costs , perhaps municipal zoning changes which is bringing in high occupancy towers and other reasons . I'm...

    Started by Steve G., 11-30-2018 10:39 AM
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    12-29-2018 02:57 PM Go to last post
  7. what did you get your bike for CHRISTMAS ?

    Dunlop Q4s for smearing all over Area27

    Started by PH-Q2, 12-25-2018 06:59 AM
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    01-06-2019 12:25 AM Go to last post
  8. Any Bus run going to the Motorcycle Show in Vancouver next week-end??

    Spunky's bus is full house! Anybody else is doing a bus run from Vancouver Island? Thanks! Fred, aka desperate asshole that can't wait to see the new S1000RR in flesh!! :rider :flashy

    Started by Badexample, 01-12-2019 11:24 AM
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    01-13-2019 11:00 AM Go to last post
  9. Distracted Drivers vs motorcyclists

    nice little article in Revzilla: spoiler alert: states with 'strong' laws against...

    Started by doser, 01-14-2019 06:56 PM
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    01-15-2019 08:03 PM Go to last post
  10. ADV Rider BC meet up!!!

    Những điều chưa biết về đồng hồ đeo tay Tissot 1853 Automatic Đồng hồ đeo tay Tissot 1853 Automatic xuất hiện danh giá tại vùng đất Thụy Sỹ. Các siêu phẩm tissot ra đời luôn được giới mộ điệu săn đón mạnh mẽ. Tất cả đều được tạo nên bởi những đôi bàn tay điêu luyện, tài hoa của các nghệ nhân...

    Started by anhphuong, 01-15-2019 07:12 PM
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    01-20-2019 09:54 AM Go to last post
  11. getting stoned and riding: from Motorcyclist

    This article dates back half a year, but I missed it 'then', so maybe you did too. It's certainly just 'anecdotal', not 'science', but the outcomes are interesting and amusing , if not earth shattering. The real take-away for me was the statement partway thru that "I realized that the thing I...

    Started by doser, 01-01-2019 03:25 PM
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    01-20-2019 02:43 PM Go to last post
  12. Dakar 2019

    who's watching? not really 'my game', but these boys sure do know how to keep it pinned! stage 1: stage 2: stage 3: ( TROUBLE! )

    Started by doser, 01-09-2019 09:46 PM
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    01-20-2019 06:41 PM Go to last post
  13. The roads seem super slick this winter

    Thanks in advance. This is driving me crazy and Im not sure where this is coming from but riding my 899 this "winter", Im finding that the roads on the North Shore and in Vancouver are significantly more slippery than I expect them to be. Temp does not seem to be a factor as wet roads when it is...

    Started by hoangtaybaokiem, 01-22-2019 07:49 PM
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    01-23-2019 07:45 PM Go to last post
  14. planning a trip...

    told my boss im going on vacation this year... told him like a month. wanting to do a session type of trip over a bike only trip. Ill have my bike on the bumper, with a 'camper' on it instead of doing the hotel/motel thing. maximize the good riding not burning through tires/oil nor riding in rain...

    Started by HighZoot, 01-13-2019 01:41 PM
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    01-30-2019 08:39 PM Go to last post
  15. Northern B.C riding

    Hey everyone. New to this forum... just wondering how many here are from northern B.C... I'm looking forward to the season coming up and down to meet some new people... who are down to enjoy some corners

    Started by Joe-v4-gsxr1k, 01-07-2019 10:25 AM
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    02-03-2019 11:32 AM Go to last post
  16. Exclamation pesky no-tabbaco sponsorhip aside.. here's the new GP19 DESMO

    Started by bacchus40, 01-18-2019 10:11 PM
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    02-08-2019 07:03 PM Go to last post
  17. Hit and run a rcmp officer.

    People are out there continuously giving us sport bike riders a bad name.

    Started by Squisher, 02-10-2019 10:25 AM
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    02-10-2019 03:27 PM Go to last post
  18. High Gear Motorcycle Training ( Vancouver BC)

    We’re looking for a few good women and men for instructor positions -

    Started by CBR, 02-19-2019 05:16 PM
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    02-19-2019 05:16 PM Go to last post
  19. Doesn't this just feel like the best 10 minutes of your life?

    Started by doser, 11-26-2018 09:26 PM
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    02-21-2019 12:32 PM Go to last post
  20. WSBK 2019 Laguna Seca

    Now that WSBK and Weathertech raceway have come to an arrangement, I’m planning my trip down there early July. The two friends I normally ride with have life getting in the way of the trip, so I’m putting out feelers for any others riding down. My plan is to take the KTM and camp as I go down and...

    Started by BigCrank, 01-20-2019 12:39 AM
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    02-21-2019 12:36 PM Go to last post
  21. Air Bags for Bikes

    In the event of a collision you turn in to the Michelin Man. Maybe not the dumbest idea, but investors aren't going for it. (35 million views and a measly $310 raised so far) _aWe50oHJTE ...

    Started by Redhawk, 02-18-2019 11:03 AM
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    03-11-2019 03:48 PM Go to last post
  22. Migrating from a larger bike to a smaller one

    Hello, I used to own a 2001 Kawasaki ZX-6R but now, that I'm older, I own a 2012 Honda CBR 125R. I wanted to get a scooter instead but found this bike and plan on staying in the lower end of the CC's. Anybody else felt the same?

    Started by GreatGreedo, 03-02-2019 11:47 PM
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    03-14-2019 08:27 PM Go to last post
  23. migrating to a m-u-c-h smaller 'bike'...

    I remember what my Mom said about "if you can't say something nice... etc". perhaps it would be best if I just didn't comment at all? ...

    Started by doser, 03-11-2019 08:14 PM
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    03-16-2019 11:28 AM Go to last post
  24. Dianese X-ile Glove finger wear

    I've had these gloves for 4 years, so I suppose I should not complain, but fact is they didn't get worn that much... I have another pair I wear for most of my commuting and touring. The thin leather on the sides of the fingers is always gonna be the weak spot on a sport glove, and I suppose there...

    Started by doser, 03-23-2019 05:01 PM
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    04-06-2019 09:55 AM Go to last post
  25. Buying bike from Alberta without being there (escrow & shipping)

    Getting back into bikes and looking at one in Alberta right now. I won't be able to check it out in person before buying which I'm fine with as it's essentially brand new and I will have a skype call to go over a couple things. I've contacted a shipper and am all good on that front, only...

    Started by Cordero, 03-26-2019 09:08 PM
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    04-08-2019 05:26 PM Go to last post

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