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Groves 06-21-2011 09:28 PM

11 Day Trans Labrador Loop
 
I just returned home from riding around the Trans Labrador Highway, so I thought I would share some photos from the trip.

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Crossing over into Quebec at the Cumberland-Masson ferry.

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Ferry crossing number two into Tadoussac.

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Dinosaurs in Quebec

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Manic 2

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I really enjoyed 389 up to Manic 5. Corner after corner of fun!

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The gang fueling up at Motel de l'Engerie

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Manic 5! :eek1 Wow!

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Taking a break at Relais Gabriel.

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The stretch of pavement that runs north from Gagnon. Boring.

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Hurray! It's gravel again.

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The mine near Labrador City.

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Labrador!

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We camped in a RV park just outside of Labrador City.

Groves 06-21-2011 09:44 PM

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Never waited a minute or more in construction zones.

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"New" pavement.

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Note the great weather in all of these photos!

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Hotel North Two.

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Taking a break.

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The road down into Red Bay.

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Our place in Red Bay for the night.

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Goodbye Labrador, I'll be back!

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Waiting in Blanc-Sablon.

Groves 06-21-2011 10:33 PM

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We were unable to take the usual ferry over to St. Barbe since it was in St John's for repair.
In the meantime they were using a freighter for the trucks and cars, but they didn't allow passengers.

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So they flew us to Newfoundland! :clap
We were only charged the regular ferry crossing price.
Cheapest flight ever!

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Long shuttle rides down the highway, but it was worth it for the fun flight.

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Sorry for only two pictures in Gros Morne, but we had a ferry to catch.

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MV Highlanders

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The rooms on board the ferry are totally worth it.

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I had my first ever flat tire in Halifax.
Luckily I was at a friends and had a place to work on it.

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While I was at it I picked up a new rear tire. I don't think this K60 would have made it back to Ontario.

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Looks like it's time for the rain pants ahead.

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Crossing from Rivière-du-Loup to Saint-Simeon for the ride home.

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Rolled over 50,000km on the way home in Quebec.
Not bad for a 2009.

Sewerat 06-22-2011 02:44 AM

Excellent Dave. Can't wait to hear some stories about the ride. :clap

H e a d N o r t h 06-22-2011 05:03 AM

So, Dave gets home around 4pm yesterday, and by 6:30 he's with us heading for the Nippissing Trail. :huh


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EmmEff 06-22-2011 05:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by H e a d N o r t h (Post 16225478)
So, Dave gets home around 4pm yesterday, and by 6:30 he's with us heading for the Nippissing Trail. :huh

He's a trooper!

Nice pics, Dave! Looks like a great trip!

toddiscdn 06-22-2011 06:03 AM

Looks great Dave and right back on the trail, Im envious for sure:clap

RumRunner 06-22-2011 06:31 AM

11 days is pretty quick for that loop Dave.

I love the pics from Red Bay. Can you imagine living there in the Winter:vardy:vardy:vardy

DW

ScottDill 06-22-2011 08:06 AM

Good stuff Dave.....

drcool 06-22-2011 10:45 AM

Groves, you rawk:freaky

Good to hear you had a good trip, keep trying to wear out that Kaw
drcool

Ridemuch 06-22-2011 12:44 PM

Thanks for sharing your trip with us....:dllama

dakarchef 06-22-2011 12:57 PM

Thanks for the photos Dave! Looks like it was a nice trip w good weather.

CanadianX 06-22-2011 01:19 PM

Good stuff thanks for sharing.

adit 06-22-2011 06:04 PM

Looks like an excellent trip ! What type of saddle bags are you using ? Thanks.

RobbieO 06-22-2011 06:19 PM

WOW, Dave! Excellent photos of your trip:clap

How many Kilometers was the whole trip??
How were the bugs?


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