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  1. What is th best used Sport touring bike..?

    I am 31, been riding for 14 years and have predominately had pure sport bikes. My two wheel history: 98 ZX6E, 00 CBR 929, 00 GSXR 750, 05 SV1000s, 07 CBR 600RR, 08 ZX6R & finally 07 Daytona 675. I guess the bike that started it all was the 98 ZX6E.. or ZZR to others. I drove it like a...

    Started by crev-dog, 10-05-2011 01:41 PM
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  2. Post Dealing with shops while sport-touring, a list and review of some outside BC.

    On tour sometimes you are forced to find dealerships on route that you may not know anything about. :confused Feel free to share your experiences here: :2cents Recently I've had one of my best experiences at a shop. In Las Vegas, NV. Carter Powersports ( )...

    Started by Smoke, 07-19-2016 11:00 AM
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  3. Duffy Lake ride description & pics

    This is on my own website - - a description of the Duffy Lake Ride, Vancouver to Vancouver in 1 day with lots of pictures too for those who are not familiar with the route. Nothing like it! Just scroll down on the page to The Duffy Lake Loop - ...

    Started by Bobkatana1, 08-03-2017 04:18 PM
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    09-28-2018 06:12 AM Go to last post
  4. Vancouver to Calgary trip advice

    Hi, I am new to this forum but looking for advice. Myself and a friend are coming over from the UK next July and plan on hiring bikes to travel from Vancouver to Calgary. Monday to Saturday, 5 night trip. Will probably hire a Harley from "" as they have one way drop off's but...

    Started by neilp9876, 11-28-2017 09:23 AM
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  5. Supercharged Sport/Tourer from Kawasaki

    Total tease from Kawasaki for a supercharged sport/touring bike to be unveiled at the EICMA show next month in Milan. Let the good times roll!! oc8LpXcPYcY

    Started by Redhawk, 10-11-2017 02:09 PM
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  6. Glacier Yellowstone Route suggestions

    Hello everyone. I am piecing together a trip to Glacier and Yellowstone. I originally wished to include crater lake but I'm limited to 10 days. I will attempt to use any free time hiking the parks. I will be camping for the duration of the trip. Here's the route I currently have planned. ...

    Started by schmii, 08-17-2017 06:34 PM
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    09-04-2017 10:28 AM Go to last post
  7. talonz placeholders

    Saving some map ideas for trips. More editing to come. duffy lake roundtrip (mileage x2, early rise to catch first ferry in nanaimo, lunch in lillooet? return, catch 4/5 ferry back, home by mid evening?)...

    Started by Talonz, 07-02-2016 12:10 AM
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    12-14-2016 09:14 AM Go to last post
  8. Looking for some idea's for places to go in SoCal

    Heading down to LA March 1st to ride for a week and I am looking for some inspiration. I am toying with the idea of heading from Huntinton beach over the mountains east then up To Bullhead city and on up to the lake of fire and back across to death valley then back down to LA but I need some more...

    Started by XdtesZombie, 02-27-2016 06:40 AM
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  9. Euro Trip Planning

    I've been thinking about going touring around Europe for a period of two to three months for quite some time now, and it appears to be a reality this year. I would like some help from those who've done this/are doing this, and anyone with :2cents. I would love suggestions/advice on when to...

    Started by MrDsylexia, 04-12-2016 08:24 PM
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    04-28-2016 03:23 PM Go to last post
  10. Ninja 1000 vs GSX-1000F


    Started by TMR, 02-12-2016 06:56 AM
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  11. The Connector

    Hi. Im new to this forum and I am new to motorcycling and touring. I am planning a bit of a loop trip that will take me to Princeton, up the 5A and then over the connector to Kelowna. My question is about fuel consumption. With normal riding I get about 190 - 200Km before my fuel light comes on. I...

    Started by RobF8GT, 04-03-2016 07:10 PM
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  12. Metzeler tyres and Burnaby Kawasaki

    Thank you to Manny at Burnaby Kawasaki for fitting a pair of Z6's to the BMW, all for a fantastic price. These were the one brand of tyres I had stayed away from after using a cross ply pair in the 80's. I have used them day in, day out for the past 14 days and they have been great in the rain,...

    Started by Brian9, 12-13-2015 11:40 AM
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  13. New FJR (2016)

    Finally, 6 speed tranny

    Started by TMR, 11-30-2015 09:24 AM
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  14. Riding Alone

    nice article out of Road Runner magazine, which discusses the pros and cons of riding with others vs riding alone. as an oft-solo tourer, I found the author's points relevant and resonant. ...

    Started by doser, 12-05-2015 12:44 PM
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  15. The Ninja 300 as a tourer

    Motorcycle USA is 'doing up' a Ninja 300 as a project bike, and on the third installment they take it out touring... like, for 5 days and 1850 miles in NE Oregon, Idaho, etc - superb country - in the company of litre bikes, etc. Here's the report, which I offer as encouragement to anyone who's...

    Started by doser, 12-05-2015 02:17 PM
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    12-06-2015 08:51 AM Go to last post
  16. North East Oregon trip tips needed.

    I am heading out on Aug 25th to Northeast Oregon (John Day, the Dalles type area). Looking for any favourite roads, restaurants, motels, bars etc. I have looked up many fantastic rides reports here and found lots of info. Thanks in advance.

    Started by canuck, 08-14-2015 09:09 AM
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  17. First bike acquired!

    Hey there, I'm new to riding. Recently completed training through Pacific riding school, and yesterday I bought my first bike. 2001 kawasaki ninja zx6E sport touring. Pretty high kms but runs amazing. Plenty of new parts and recent maintenance. Not much for body damage, a few scrapes...

    Started by NimbleStix, 07-21-2015 12:21 AM
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  18. Bike Rental

    I've got some old biking friends from UK that are thinking of coming to do an Oregan trip with me. Does anyone know or have any experience with motorbike rentals (sports or sports tourers) either in BC or Washington that they would recommend? Thanks

    Started by Uk kid, 07-24-2015 10:44 AM
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    07-24-2015 09:26 PM Go to last post
  19. Butler Map of Oregon

    Started by CanadianBird, 07-15-2015 12:41 PM
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    07-24-2015 01:38 AM Go to last post
  20. Sport Touring resources and links

    I get the impression that many of us on here love touring on our sportbikes, and so perhaps it's time to have a sticky of links and resources. I know there are no shortage of websites dedicated to this, but for those riders newer to the scene and the sport, they may not be fully aware of these...

    Started by TMR, 06-29-2015 10:06 AM
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  21. sportbike gps mount

    SV 650 looking for a gps mount (probably suction cup) and charging hookup. I've been looking at aftermarket usb chargers. Possibly dual usb. Not sure what the requirements are for gps and phone charger. whats worked for you

    Started by SVR, 06-22-2015 09:50 PM
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  22. Checking in....

    I have lurked this place for a spell, just thought I would say hia. This time of the year I am always jonesin a bit. Looking for ride ideas WA, OR, NCali. Found lots here. Hell, doesn't matter either way, get on and go. Those roads always find me. Tim in Kelowna.

    Started by 4.5, 01-24-2015 05:47 PM
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  23. Looking for advice on a London to Rome trip.

    I bought a ticket yesterday to the UK in June for a family wedding and have about a week after it to go riding. I found a place to rent a Fj09 near the crossings over to France and was thinking of seeing if I could make it to Rome and back in 6 days. Anybody done something like this? Is this...

    Started by XdtesZombie, 04-04-2015 09:57 AM
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  24. Does anyone have an extra 2014/2015 Touratech catalogue?

    I'm looking for the 2014/2015 Touratech catalogue. I missed my chance to pick one up at the motorcycle show in January! If you have an extra copy, please let me know. I'm based in the Fraser Valley, but am open to driving in to Langley or Maple Ridge. Many thanks!

    Started by Aria, 04-01-2015 05:42 PM
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    04-07-2015 12:34 PM Go to last post
  25. Ktm 1290smt

    Sport Touring, fuck yeah!

    Started by TMR, 11-26-2014 03:35 PM
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