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Alberta Thread

Discussion in 'Canada' started by YesX650, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. YesX650

    YesX650 XS650 Enthusiast

    Hi guys and gals,
    Here is a place for the people who call Alberta home. If anyone is interested in going for a cruise, meet up and shoot the shit, maybe we can collaborate here.
    I'm in Edmonton and would love to ride around with a few other XS's.
    If you're in the area and want to go for a scoot, let's do it!
     
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  2. YesX650

    YesX650 XS650 Enthusiast

    Had to cruise Jasper and Whyte today!

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  3. MaxPete

    MaxPete Life with Lucille...I suggest, she decides. Top Contributor XS650.com Supporter

    Very nice YesXS650 - and the cloudy skies are soooooo....familiar! :cussing:
     
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  4. im hoping to pick up a running xs650 soon here and i would love to come for a cruise in edm. If anyone in AB sees or knows of a good xs650 plz let me know so i can join the fun before summer ends :)
     
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  5. Sunny Alberta eh?
    Seems to me, I got my last speeding ticket near there.. down in the river valley.
     
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  6. YesX650

    YesX650 XS650 Enthusiast

    Ready for the news of today's weather?
    Are you sitting down?

    Chance of showers. But guess what tomorrow's going to be like?

    Chance of showers hahah.

    Careful of the pot hole under the lrt bridge on river valley. It took out a bike this week, end-over-end
     
  7. Not likely to happen. I moved to Vancouver Island a few years back. We have a few potholes here too, but the riding season is a bit longer. Also no buffalo out here. Went on a ride out to Elk Island Park once (back when I lived in Edmonton) had to swerve past a buffalo on the road. That was exciting.
     
  8. rsor

    rsor Wanna do this again!

    I have seen some of those potholes....close up, gross!

    I might be up for this ride.
     
  9. YesX650

    YesX650 XS650 Enthusiast

    Do you ride an XS as well?

    If the weather gets better this weekend, we'll be out. I only got my 5 but ride with a 6er coworker.

    We do Jasper Ave/circle down town a few times, Whyte Ave, try to stay off the highway, and Friday nights usually end up at Old Strath Timmies at the antique mall.
     
  10. YesX650

    YesX650 XS650 Enthusiast

    What's you guys favorite places in Edmonton to take nice photos of bikes/vehicles?
     
  11. rsor

    rsor Wanna do this again!

    Sure I have 2 650's, take a look at the media page in my profile.
     
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  12. YesX650

    YesX650 XS650 Enthusiast

    How do you find riding the hard tail here? What PSI do you have in the rear tire?
     
  13. rsor

    rsor Wanna do this again!

    You really have to watch for potholes, that's for sure. Standard tire pressure, two airbags under the seat.
     

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