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Omnis
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PostSubject: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:19 pm

Just found out about this site a few days ago.
Just got back from a 4000 Kms trip to the Gaspe peninsula in Quebec.
GRiSO 8V Tenni was awesome until the end when it decided to blow the back tire 400kms from home.

brgds to all
Luca
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Tue Oct 07, 2014 3:59 pm

Bonjour Luca,

Welcome to the obsession of owning a GRiSO.

The Tenni is one that caught my eye also, great looking bike and a blast to ride, I must admit the new 2015 colour is a cool
looking machine too.

Do you have it from new or bought second hand, any photo's?

Guzzi Cat,
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Tue Oct 07, 2014 4:15 pm

Welcome to the ghetto, glad you found us here. How did you find us by the way?

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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 08, 2014 4:26 am

Welcome
4000km trip.
Fantastic,blown tire 400 from home, bummer.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:39 pm

Bought it used (5000kms) from another guzzi nut from Quebec. Gotta figure out how to post pics.
Thanks for the welcome I feel at home.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Fri Oct 10, 2014 5:46 am

Luca wrote:
Bought it used (5000kms) from another guzzi nut from Quebec. Gotta figure out how to post pics.
Thanks for the welcome I feel at home.

Sounds like you got to know the bike during the trip alright!

I have a Tenni as well [ 2011 ] - really enjoying it and my first trip into GRISOLAND.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Fri Oct 10, 2014 10:03 am

Good to see another Canuck in the ghetto. Welcome aboard!
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Fri Oct 10, 2014 11:04 pm

Welcome to da ghetto!
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Sat Oct 11, 2014 8:25 pm

Beautiful afternoon 14C sunny went on a nice ride along sw Ontario to Port Dover. Amongst the huge boring hunks of noisy, shiny chrome a real jewel : another GRiSO. .
Long chat with fellow GRiSO nut , man of the cloth, awesome!
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Sun Oct 12, 2014 9:02 am

That wasn't me...
I'm Grisonut but I ain't putting my gonads to rest yet!! Very Happy Very Happy

Welcome to the nut house.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:26 pm

Bonjour Luca!
C mon c'est va avec le crosscut saw, eh? New here myself and a fellow Canuck - Just a few more mouth breathing puck eaters and we'll be taking over the joint! Viva la Revolucion!
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:44 pm

you have to get past those Aussies first!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Fri Dec 05, 2014 1:24 am

What?
These guys??
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Fri Dec 05, 2014 3:37 am

Welcome to the jungle cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:14 pm

Hey O, i’ve seen a few Tennis, nice bike!

Wondering if you might have some Toronto info for me.

I just tonight decided to ride to Toronto and catch a concert.

It’s at Sony on the 19th.

As you know, taking a bike to an exotic faraway destination like Toronto has some associated difficulties, mainly to do with
parking safely, lodging well but not expensively, and in my case, not being too far from the venue.

From far away, the research can be tough.

Got any suggestions as to lodging etc, maybe know someone who’s got an AirBnB close to the Sony theatre?

Cheers!
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:04 am

I always like to stay at the Novatel downtown and reasonable prices depending whats going on.

Good underground parking .  its right behind the sony center and in the middle of everything.

Just looked .This is also a good deal
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Not sure about airbnb

St Lawrence market is walking distance just east of the sony center ...  Great place to visit and eat.

What concert?
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PostSubject: Merci!   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:50 am

“The the”, Matt Johnson et cie.

Brilliant, I think, and my wife doesn’t want to go.

Still waiting on Florence for my final decision.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:02 am

Bonjour,

I'm a little South of you Smile but also have a Tenni. My daughter goes to York though so I've had a few trips up to Toronto.

Took a short trip to Quebec back in January and loved it!

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PostSubject: Re: Hello, Bonjour from Toronto   Hello, Bonjour from Toronto Icon_minitime1Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:23 am

Best wishes on Flo.

Looks like she just turned your way. I lived in Chuck in '91, the Hugo devastation was still everywhere, and folks were traumatized.

As a news cameraman, I was out with the storms a bunch of times, and they're no joke.
Then there was Katrina.

Just took a road trip to fancophone Canada. Loved it! Want a moose license!
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