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Forum: Americas 04-09-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Academy
cool thanks cape Enrage and Alma sound...

cool thanks
cape Enrage and Alma sound interesting
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-01-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By Academy
we will stick to 95 and route 9 last year we...

we will stick to 95 and route 9
last year we got onto route 1 and got caught up in the beach traffic
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By Academy
thanks I will look at the tent space again ...

thanks I will look at the tent space again

I have done the Portland ferry nice but pretty expensive.

prob gonna head up 95 til around Bangor than go in on route 9
Forum: Americas 03-27-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Academy
Nova Scotia

we are riding Amherst - Cape Chignecto and over towards Truro all along the coast as much as possible

any suggestions for camping eating sight seeing etc?
cheers
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By Academy
advriders need a place to stay in Maine

We are two riders from Connecticut heading for the ferry in St John

we need a place to stay along the way inside or outside

we leave Connecticut on July 3 and need to be at the ferry...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Academy
will do

will do
Forum: Americas 03-21-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Academy
Advriders need a place to stay in ME

We are 2 riders from Connecticut heading out on July 3 for the ferry in St John

Need to be at the ferry on July 6


We need places to stay along the route indoors or out in Maine.

The...
Forum: Americas 03-20-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Academy
thnx

thnx
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Academy
tent space map

How do I view the tent space map?
Forum: Americas 03-14-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Academy
We rode up there in 2013. I recommend camping in...

We rode up there in 2013. I recommend camping in Forillon National park for sure. We also stayed in Gite la bon Etoil bed and breakfast in Bonaventure off 132 on the eastern side of the gaspesie.
...
Forum: Americas 03-14-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Academy
We rode up there in 2013 stopping in Quebec city...

We rode up there in 2013 stopping in Quebec city for a few days on the way home. I recommend camping in Forillon National park for sure. We also stayed in Gite la bon Etoil bed and breakfast in...
Forum: Americas 03-05-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,298
Posted By Academy
thnx.....Anyone recommend a campground? I guess...

thnx.....Anyone recommend a campground? I guess "Meat Cove"? Anyone stay at the Bear on the Lake Guest House in Aberdeen? http://bearonthelake.com/
Forum: Americas 03-05-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,298
Posted By Academy
? 4 NJ Bill where did you stay in Baddeck? ...

? 4 NJ Bill where did you stay in Baddeck?

How many miles is the whole loop of the Cabot Trail?
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,298
Posted By Academy
i have a couple of questions about riding from...

i have a couple of questions about riding from new brunswick into Nova Scotia that might be related to the OP's trip

Is there a coastal route along the bay of fundy riding northeast out of saint...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,298
Posted By Academy
I agree with the above except avoid the Maine...

I agree with the above except avoid the Maine coast in summer (July) it is full if tourist traffic.

Halifax is my favorite don't miss place up there. If you and your buddies. Ride through CT...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By Academy
great itinerary! I will look at the map again....

great itinerary! I will look at the map again. Cheers!
Forum: Americas 02-28-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Academy
I might be coming down on 167. I as thinking like...

I might be coming down on 167. I as thinking like a loop out of Ottawa and than down 138 to Quebec City but I am not entirely sure. I was close to Saguenay a couple of years ago and did not go up...
Forum: Americas 02-28-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Academy
Saguenay Fjord info

Saguenay Fjord Routes anyone? I am looking at riding up in that area in July.
Please suggest places to camp, stay, eat and visit etc
Cheers
Forum: Americas 02-19-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By Academy
Halifax is pretty awesome Citadel was...

Halifax is pretty awesome

Citadel was really cool
RPM cycles in Dartmouth if you need anything for the bike
Forum: Americas 02-14-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Academy
how about travelling north out of Ottawa and the...

how about travelling north out of Ottawa and the top of Lake Superior to thunder bay down to duluth than aim the bike towards and Toronto? That would make an interesting loop.
Forum: Americas 02-13-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,535
Posted By Academy
Thats good advice M we should double check...

Thats good advice M we should double check departure times as the day gets closer.

Another thing is when you get off in PAB head up to Stephenville and ride out onto Cape St George. It is really...
Forum: Americas 02-13-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By Academy
I am plannng a trip in July around that area

I am plannng a trip in July around that area
Forum: Americas 02-13-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,535
Posted By Academy
Get your gas can in Cornerbrook so you can hit...

Get your gas can in Cornerbrook so you can hit Brewed Awakenings on West Street for some good coffee :clap

We slept on the reclining chairs for the PAB - Sydney transit no worries but I don't...
Forum: Americas 02-13-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By Academy
which month of summer?

which month of summer?
Forum: Americas 02-12-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Academy
yes it's out there. I wish the road connected...

yes it's out there. I wish the road connected with Labrador:norton
Forum: Trip Planning 02-12-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By Academy
Ferry I have been on... Portland Maine to NS ...

Ferry I have been on...
Portland Maine to NS
St John NB to NS
Sydney to NL

my bike KTM 990

all ferries supplied plenty of ratchet straps. The ratchet straps have steel hooks but all...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Academy
The falls are not far from the city maybe only 15...

The falls are not far from the city maybe only 15 miles. The cathedral is just several more miles and really amazing dont miss stopping there! But i am suggesting riding all the way to the Archipel...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Academy
Shore of the St Lawrence Seaway North of Quebec...

Shore of the St Lawrence Seaway North of Quebec City check out Montmorency Falls Cathedral St Anne ,archipel de Mingnan .just my 2
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Academy
When you get to Halifax I recommend staying in...

When you get to Halifax I recommend staying in the Hostel on Barrington Street. And I am not sure if its necessary but they have secure parking for your bike
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Academy
+1

+1
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By Academy
northeast Mexico

Where is a good entry point into Mexico and a destination? I am coming from the east coast and maybe through Austin so I guess I am looking for info around Matamoros and the coastline south of there.
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By Academy
Yes we were heading to Canso NS from Halifax...

Yes we were heading to Canso NS from Halifax following the coast.
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 36,932
Posted By Academy
subscribed and cheers!

subscribed and cheers!
Forum: Americas 02-09-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,094
Posted By Academy
consider the tent space thread ...

consider the tent space thread http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=869519

Hotels dont really add a lot to a trip maybe just good for drying out your gear
Forum: Americas 02-09-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By Academy
+1 I stopped to consult a map trying to...

+1
I stopped to consult a map trying to determine how far to the next town and gas. A van stops and the young man asks if he can assist in any way. I tell him I am wondering where the next gas...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-09-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,507
Posted By Academy
#11 Avoid riding at night.

#11 Avoid riding at night.
Forum: Americas 02-09-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By Academy
Every time we stopped and pulled a map out up...

Every time we stopped and pulled a map out up there in NL locals would stop to see if they could assist and chat us up. Nicest folks anywhere I have ever seen.

Comments above are correct tourist...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,521
Posted By Academy
Was Everest in any of your pics?

Was Everest in any of your pics?
Forum: Americas 02-07-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Academy
One tent split between two bikes is easier to...

One tent split between two bikes is easier to pack. One cookset but bring both stoves and fuel bottles. Boiling wa ter for coffee on one and making oatmeal on the other. Stoves can crap out too....
Forum: Americas 02-06-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By Academy
Here is a ride report that has some relevant...

Here is a ride report that has some relevant info. It includes Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1008201
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