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Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,545
Posted By TonyBKK
Bravo!

Kudos and respect! :clap

Just watched your video with my 7 year old and he wants IN!! :evil

Thanks for the inspiration!
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Riding the Historic Carriage Roads of Acadia National Park, Maine

Acadia's Park Loop Road offers some amazing coastal views in the park and is a sweet ride!
https://livetorideblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/img_3925.jpg

Much of the one-way 27 mile Park Loop...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Talking Father and son visit Sandy Beach, Acadia National Park, Maine, USA!

Sandy Beach in Acadia National Park is one of the only sand beaches on Mount Desert Island and is certainly worth a visit! First I have to wake up the little guy! ;)...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Laugh Seawall Campground, Acadia National Park, Maine

On the way back to camp we picked up some dinner supplies-
https://livetorideblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/img_3900.jpg

Kristhawee really hit it off with the boys camping next to us and was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Father and son explore the Seawall in Acadia National Park

Seawall in Acadia National Park is a naturally occurring granite and loose boulder and rock seawall located on the southwestern side of Mount Desert Island, a few miles south of Southwest Harbor....
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Father and son at Echo Lake, Acadia National Park, Maine, USA!

Father and son at Echo Lake, Acadia National Park, Maine, USA!

After a nice hike there's no better way to cool down than jumping in a beautiful lake!...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Thumb Hiking the Beech Cliffs Trail, Acadia National Park

Good morning from Seawall Campground in Acadia National Park!
http://livetorideblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/img_4016.jpg

Kristhawee is a great helper at breakfast time :) The cheesy eggs...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Taking shelter from Hurricane Arthur in Bar Harbor, Maine

Kristhawee and I bundled up in our warmest clothes and rain gear and walked to the Seawall Campground shuttle bus stop. There were some big trees down in the campground, including a giant old birch...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Laugh Weathering Hurricane Arthur in Acadia National Park!

Weathering Hurricane Arthur in Acadia National Park!

The timing of Hurricane Arthur's arrival was, all things considered, rather agreeable. Kristhawee and I had time to get dinner and get ready...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Wicked Welcome to Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park!

Crossing the Trenton Bridge to Mount Desert Island, the 3rd largest island in New England (behind Martha's Vinyard and Long Island)-...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Thumb The kindness of strangers

Touring across the US the last few years has restored my faith in the basic goodness of my fellow countrymen; this summer was no exception!

I've been a member of AdvRider, aka Adventure Rider for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Wicked Riding to Acadia National Park, Maine, with a hurricane on our tail!

Riding to Acadia National Park, Maine, with a hurricane on our tail!

On July 3rd Hurricane Arthur was heading up the east coast but no one was sure which way it would go. Turns out it was headed...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Did Motorcycle Superstore deliver? No! How would you rate this transaction?

So, I received an email from ResellerRatings.com asking me to rate my recent experience with MotorcycleSuperstore.com.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Eh? Stuck for want of a tire, MotorcycleSuperstore...

Stuck for want of a tire, MotorcycleSuperstore and UPS messed up... :cry

I've used MotorcycleSuperstore.com to save big money on tires during our previous cross country tours and ordered new tires...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
New London, Connecticut to Boston, Massachusetts...

New London, Connecticut to Boston, Massachusetts via the scenic route

It's only about 130 miles from New London, Connecticut to Boston, Massachusetts via the interstate highway but I prefer...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Cool2 Frozen Yogurt, Fire Trucks and Water Balloons-...

Frozen Yogurt, Fire Trucks and Water Balloons- Life's a Beach on the Massachusetts Coast!

Another perfect hot sunny day! We started out hitting Philips Beach in Swampscott, then drove over to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Father and son sail Marblehead, Massachusetts!

http://livetorideblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/image58.jpg

Kristhawee is sailing! ;)
http://livetorideblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/image57.jpg

Good job son! The kids had a blast, so did...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Regret I just can't find an efficient way to...

Regret I just can't find an efficient way to resize and host pictures while on the road, so guess I'll continue this RR once back home in front of a proper computer.

When I have a FAST WiFi...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Cheers Matey, yeah, it seems they really want you...

Cheers Matey, yeah, it seems they really want you to pay, yet I find even the paid Photobucket far from ideal. When I'm home I edit and resize my pics on PC, then upload to my own server via FTP...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Doh! Flippin Photobucket.. :puke1 I wonder...

Doh! Flippin Photobucket.. :puke1

I wonder if there's a thread on ADV about best ways to host pics and post while on the road.

I carry only an iPad which, it turns out, is fairly limiting......
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada

Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario is Canada's oldest provincial park, and a real gem! I imagine it must get quite busy over the summer holidays, but I have the good fortune of passing through...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada

The Tim Horton's in Burk's Falls was pleasant enough- clean, friendly staff, free WiFi, and around 4am they started baking new pastries and I got to enjoy a warm apple fritter right out of the vat!...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Riding east on Trans-Canada 17 along the north...

Riding east on Trans-Canada 17 along the north shore of Lake Huron-
http://i1291.photobucket.com/albums/b560/CanadaJune2014/203972d0a26aa2345d0d8685ecfc5738_zps38f07f25.jpg

I had kind of hoped to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Laugh Pukaskwa National Park to Sault Sainte Marie!

From Pukaskwa National Park it was a pleasant ride SE towards Sault Saite Marie on the Trans-Canada 17, aka the Voyageur Route-...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
The mosquitos were fierce and as soon as the sun...

The mosquitos were fierce and as soon as the sun set the temperature dropped quickly, so I called it an early night and retreated to my cozy new tent. It rained overnight and the Marmot Limelight...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Hiking the Southern Headland Trail, Pukaskwa National Park, Ontario ,Canada

The Manitou Miikaba trail was short but sweet so i decided to hike another called the Southern Headlands Trail-...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
To the north the Pic river drains into Lake...

To the north the Pic river drains into Lake Superior- hard to see perhaps how muddy the river is from all the recent rain-...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Exploring Pukaskwa National Park, Lake Superior,...

Exploring Pukaskwa National Park, Lake Superior, Ontario Canada!

So happy to see the sun after two days of miserable wet windy and cold weather. I wanted to stretch my legs and there are a number...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
It has certainly been a lot cooler up here in...

It has certainly been a lot cooler up here in "Canuckistan" than I expected! :wink:
And to think that I almost didn't bring the liner for my riding jacket! I probably would have had to go shopping...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Cool2 Here comes the sun! Pukaskwa National Park, Ontario, Canada

Next morning was cool and foggy-
http://i1291.photobucket.com/albums/b560/CanadaJune2014/51599ff8963d3abbed2e896d24695eb6_zpsf6841cd6.jpg

In some areas the fog was so thick i had to slow way...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Laugh The Circle Route Motel in Schreiber, Ontario

A quick look at the weather forecast tells me I should stay put, so I get a room at the "Circle Route Motel" behind the gas station and order another round!...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Wicked Labatt's, Canadian for Beer!

It's a bit after 3am and I'm sitting in a uniquely Canadian 24hr coffee joint called "Tim Horton's" in the hamlet of Burk Falls, Ontario because the OPP pulled me over a couple hours ago, not because...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Kakabeka Falls to Sleeping Giant.

From Kakabeka I rode east back towards Thunder Bay and then Northeast along the coast of Lake Superior towards Sleeping Giant Provincial Park which is on a peninsula that juts into the lake. Some...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada!

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Kakabeka Falls is a waterfall on the Kaministiquia River, located beside the village of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By TonyBKK
Father and Son Great Lakes and New England Summer Tour 2014

Bike serviced, bags packed, time to hit the road to New York where I will pick up my son and co-pilot :)
http://livetorideblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/20140614-235221-85941514.jpg

Weather...
Forum: Americas 06-08-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By TonyBKK
Thanks BB&U! :D I've never ridden in Canada...

Thanks BB&U! :D

I've never ridden in Canada and certainly I prefer secondary roads to interstate wherever possible! The routes I posted are what came up in Google maps, which of course generally...
Forum: Americas 06-08-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By TonyBKK
Thank you! Exactly the kind of advice I'm looking...

Thank you! Exactly the kind of advice I'm looking for! Highway 17 it is with a French Fry stop in Alfred!

The cruise control on the Land Yacht has been of tremendous use in helping me to avoid the...
Forum: Americas 06-08-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By TonyBKK
Chapter 3, actually :deal Our previous US...

Chapter 3, actually :deal

Our previous US adventures include-

Father and Son US Road Trip 2013 WA-MN on a Bavarian Land Yacht
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=938095

&

Father...
Forum: Americas 06-08-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By TonyBKK
Cheers Dude! I've taken him to the Duluth...

Cheers Dude!

I've taken him to the Duluth Train Museum and the Duluth Aquarium both of which we greatly enjoyed, but wasn't aware of the boat tour. We'll have to check it out!!! Thanks for the...
Forum: Americas 06-07-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By TonyBKK
Minnesota to Montreal route advice wanted :)

Greetings one and all!

I'll be hitting the road soon and will ride to New York via Canada to pick up my son in Long Island when he finishes school, then we will explore New England before riding...
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