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Anyone else sick of this crappy, snowy, super cold Canadian winter. I was riding by this time last year and now it looks like at least a month before the roads will be bike worthy. I was in L.A. two weeks ago and had bike envy the whole time!! I did pick up some great stuff for the SV, but alas I wait.
 

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zrider, take comfort in the fact that we in ontario have it worse. more snow, and a longer colder winter. and you have some of the most beautiful riding routes in bc to enjoy once it does get warm.
 

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Ya seriously, this winter needs to stop, so sick of it!! Seems like it being so long since my last ride...well almost 4 months now!!! not cool!!
 

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I feel your pain zrider, the snow is making me insane. I have done so much work this winter on the bike and havent even tested the new equipment. I hate the winters in Wisconsin!! :cussing:
I'll second that. That's why I'm leaving Wed to get out of the Tundra for a few days.
 

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The only reason that I am not currently hating the snow is because I am waiting for parts to get to my house. Currently I have nowhere to mount a license plate... however, if it is warm this week I am gonna drill a hole through what's left of my fender (tried the DIY fender elim. and don't like it) and hang the license plate bracket with a coat hanger...
 

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I lived in Vic for 4 years...loved the mild weather, but hated the ferries!! Where is the best riding there? I go back every once in a while.
 

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I feel your pain... but I think over here its worst, there is a new law ( I think its only in Quebec and Ontario that there is this law) its Illegal to ride unless you have snow tire, but there is no tire that are considered ''snow tires'' so its illegal to ride from october 15th to march 15th. I've seen a few nice days recently, but I cant take her out :(
 

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I feel your pain... but I think over here its worst, there is a new law ( I think its only in Quebec and Ontario that there is this law) its Illegal to ride unless you have snow tire, but there is no tire that are considered ''snow tires'' so its illegal to ride from october 15th to march 15th. I've seen a few nice days recently, but I cant take her out :(

you'll have to get a scooter for winter


 

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Anyone want to go for a quick burn near UBC this Saturday? I'm in Van for Fri night and Satuday til 3 in the aft. I'll try to take a demo out from British Italian Motorcycles and go for a quick "test drive" It would be nice to get out and ride!! At least two more weeks to a month before I can ride here!!
 

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Yeah the snow this year has been really shiddy.... normally in Calgary we get some crappy weather, but then the chinooks come and melt all the crap and then it gets cold again... but it doesn't snow all that much.... so I can ride.. who cares if it is cold... as long as the roads arent full of ice and snow...

This year I managed to get a few days in here and there each month... but it is really sucking, every time it looks like it is going to get nice again, all of a sudden a -20c blast comes in with a tonn of snow

the last couple winters have really been a kick in the choad

ah well as soon as I win the lottery I am moving to some tropical paradise
 

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yuck.. I'd die before I lived up there... 100k a year still wouldn't be enough for me to live in that hell...

then again this week it's been -24 to -28 here in calgary... but... supposedly another chinook is comming... starting thursday or friday it is supposed to be getting up into the +5 range... and possibly double digits later next week ;D

'bout d a m n time though...
 

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Seattle area yesterday about 2ish. I'll try and post the pics of my bike in a bit.

 
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