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Why do they call it north shore? It's not even a north shore but a south shore. And they already have a North Shore in the "extreme" sports world and it is really famous here in Hawaii. Nothing could ever top that. I just got a Kona stinky, and I was reading their story and they said the north shore was right in their back yard. So i was thinking that puts them in Haleiwa or something, especially because they are called KONA. But Canada? C'mon, that names already taken.
 

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Why do they call it north shore? It's not even a north shore but a south shore. And they already have a North Shore in the "extreme" sports world and it is really famous here in Hawaii. Nothing could ever top that. I just got a Kona stinky, and I was reading their story and they said the north shore was right in their back yard. So i was thinking that puts them in Haleiwa or something, especially because they are called KONA. But Canada? C'mon, that names already taken.
How many times has the name 'Eagle Mountain' or 'Lost Lake' been used? How many towns/cities have the name Columbus or Springfield? Is there a rule that states every name can only be used once? I missed it.

The North Shore in Vancouver is, in fact the shore on the north side of the Burrard Inlet so, technically, you're wrong in your assertion that it's a 'South' shore.

However, if infringement on the exclusive use of the term 'north shore' still excites and offends you, then take some time to reflect on how easy your life is that such petty things cause you grief.

Kn.
 

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How many times has the name 'Eagle Mountain' or 'Lost Lake' been used? How many towns/cities have the name Columbus or Springfield? Is there a rule that states every name can only be used once? I missed it.

The North Shore in Vancouver is, in fact the shore on the north side of the Burrard Inlet so, technically, you're wrong in your assertion that it's a 'South' shore.

However, if infringement on the exclusive use of the term 'north shore' still excites and offends you, then take some time to reflect on how easy your life is that such petty things cause you grief.

Kn.
Careful Ken, might upset the american then he will sue. :D

We could always rename the shore with a symbol. or call it the area formerly known as the north shore........
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You're just bitter because you thought your Kona was a Hawaiian made mountain bike.
 

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at first i thougt this thread was maby about...

north shore bridges and why there called north shore...but in actual fact its about a completly pointless discussion about a place ive never heard of and probably will never visit...

so now im leaving...

(u now all owe me $5 for getting a short insight into the mind of BJ...:D )

pay up...:D
 

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Our north shore is better than yours...lol...the name is already taken? do you even know if Hawaii named it's north shore before BC did? Probably not, maybe Hawaii should have to change the name of it's north shore. Everyone knows that Canada has dibs on the name.
 

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I think that I get confused over Vancouver. I mean is it in Canada or in Washington. I went to ride in Vancouver but I couldn't find any bridges or ramps or anything. Only Starbucks and it was a real small town. Heck they don't even have a north shore. So I went to my travel agent and booked a ticket to the north shore, packed up my bullit and jump on'na plane. When i got there all the locals where like:

"haole, get outa here"

They were all carrying these short boards and wear'n board shorts and stuff, and there was like two mountains on the entire island, so I figured that I was on the wrong island so back to my travel agent and bought tickets to:

"Vancouver Island!"

Duh, that was where I probably meant to go all the time, only when I get there there is no Vancouver on Vancouver Island only a very pretty and expensive city called Victoria. So I head up to their north shore and it is like all trees and sounds and no trails with cool names and stuff.

I am so confused.

Someone help me, where are all the bridges and stunts and stuff? I wanna be like berrecloth (or better, like yeswayjay). Gimme directions, help me go big.
 

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It's actually near Vancouver, Oregon. I found some teeter-totters on a playground, and the bridges were wide and paved (still scary though!!). Not as hardcore as I expected, I was pretty disappointed actually. I never actually believed that people did those crazy stunts like in the pictures, and visiting vancouver proved it's all a bunch of photoshop. You guys are liars and you suck.
 

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Careful Ken, might upset the american then he will sue. :D
Nahh. We American's don't ordinarily bother with sueing canadians, I mean, what are you gonna win, a lifetimes supply of maple syrup? A wheelbarrow full of your pretend-money? Bahhh! There's just no point.
 

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You gotta be kidding me!???

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I think that I get confused over Vancouver. I mean is it in Canada or in Washington. I went to ride in Vancouver but I couldn't find any bridges or ramps or anything. Only Starbucks and it was a real small town. Heck they don't even have a north shore. So I went to my travel agent and booked a ticket to the north shore, packed up my bullit and jump on'na plane. When i got there all the locals where like:

"haole, get outa here"

They were all carrying these short boards and wear'n board shorts and stuff, and there was like two mountains on the entire island, so I figured that I was on the wrong island so back to my travel agent and bought tickets to:

"Vancouver Island!"

Duh, that was where I probably meant to go all the time, only when I get there there is no Vancouver on Vancouver Island only a very pretty and expensive city called Victoria. So I head up to their north shore and it is like all trees and sounds and no trails with cool names and stuff.

I am so confused.

Someone help me, where are all the bridges and stunts and stuff? I wanna be like berrecloth (or better, like yeswayjay). Gimme directions, help me go big.
The north shore is in Vancouver Canada. It is a big city. It is not an island. There is hundreds of trails. Go to google or something.
 

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it's funny you guys have never heard of the north shore of oahu. pipeline, sunset beach, waimea? any of this ring any bells?

i'm not denegrading canada's northo shore. i've been there twice and it's kick ass. i just think it should be called something else since they have had the world's most famous surf area already holding this name for 50 years.

and vancouver's NS is a south shore. on the landmass it is on is is the shore facing south. now yeah if you are in vancouver it is north of you but that doesn't make it a norht shore. if you were in the south part of texas, like corpus christy, that is the south shore of texas. sure, if you were in cancun mexico then texas is north of you, but that doesn't make it a north shore. it is the south shore of the land it is on. there is always something south of you so by your logic everything is a north shore but that doesn't make any sense.

now don't everybody get pissed. not trashing, just posting something i was thinking about.
 
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