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Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 1,561,604
Posted By BCBackRoads
We traveled thru Morroco 3 years ago,...

We traveled thru Morroco 3 years ago, unfortunately for me it was on a bus. I spent most of trip looking out the windows and wishing I was on my bike. Great roads!
We came away with very mixed...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11,939
Views: 1,519,430
Posted By BCBackRoads
I had the same problem on my Garmin Oregon when...

I had the same problem on my Garmin Oregon when mounted on the Bike. I think it had something to do with the internal compass reacting to the mass of the bike. In my motorcycle profile, I went to...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 15,935
Posted By BCBackRoads
There are a few sections of the KVR that are...

There are a few sections of the KVR that are officially closed to motorized vehicles. Myra Canyon Provincial Park has been closed for a while and the section closest to Naramata was supposedly closed...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 15,935
Posted By BCBackRoads
I don't have a road bike and I mostly ride my...

I don't have a road bike and I mostly ride my mountain bike on easy trails so I can't answer definitively. I would guess that there are a couple of months a year that would be difficult for a high...
Forum: Canada 02-20-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 15,935
Posted By BCBackRoads
Another vote for Kelowna

We jumped at the chance to move to Kelowna 9 years ago. I grew up in this area and after 30 years in the lower mainland area, I couldn't wait to come back. We chose a home in the lower Glenmore area...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-13-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,460
Posted By BCBackRoads
Great trip down memory lane! My wife and I drove...

Great trip down memory lane! My wife and I drove to the Yukon and Alaska in 1984 and your photos were of very familiar places, although mine didn't have a motorcycle in them. In fact I think we...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 13,806
Posted By BCBackRoads
Nice Report Te Hopo! Loved the photos...

Nice Report Te Hopo!

Loved the photos of NZ. I would really like to make it down there some day.

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 107,699
Posted By BCBackRoads
Fantastic!!!!! Great commentary. :clap:clap

Fantastic!!!!!

Great commentary. :clap:clap
Forum: Canada 02-01-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,486
Posted By BCBackRoads
Travel Medical Insurance?

You may have already thought of this, but it's worth while getting travel medical insurance while in Canada. I do several trips to the states every year and I carry a travel medical policy with CAA...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,397
Posted By BCBackRoads
Travels with Gumby

Gumby hates snakes!

http://waynecorley.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Trips/2014-Motorcycle-Trips/2014-Misc-Photos-from-Day-Ride/i-bjLTN3Z/0/L/140511-04%20Gumby%20doesn%27t%20like%20snakes-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By BCBackRoads
Another great video Grizzlee, as has been said,...

Another great video Grizzlee, as has been said, keep them coming.

Lori is a trooper. When you drop a bike on a road like that there isn't much choice except to continue on otherwise its a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
Hi ktownbobski. I'm always up for talking riding...

Hi ktownbobski. I'm always up for talking riding over a coffee. I've already got some ideas (from other peoples reports) for a ride for this summer. I'll send you a PM with contact info.

Wayne
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-19-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 212,162
Posted By BCBackRoads
Some great panoramas here. Here are my humble...

Some great panoramas here. Here are my humble contributions from our trip last summer to Bella Coola in British Columbia.

A couple of Chilco Lake.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,624
Posted By BCBackRoads
I'm in!

Looking forward to the report. Sounds like some areas I want to go back to this summer.

:lurk

Wayne
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-04-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By BCBackRoads
That clearing on Chilko Lake would be a fantastic...

That clearing on Chilko Lake would be a fantastic place to camp. If memory serves, there was a rock fire pit there as well. My favorite camp site on the area was the Tsuniah Lake Bay Recreation...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 107,468
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thumb I have followed your reports for a while and...

I have followed your reports for a while and really enjoyed them. Thanks so much for taking the time to put them together.

I also appreciate and agree with your comment above. There were a few...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks for the comments. Hopefully you will get a...

Thanks for the comments. Hopefully you will get a chance to come back and check out the area.
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
Another terrific video GrizzLee! :thumb It would...

Another terrific video GrizzLee! :thumb It would appear that you experienced the same great weather that we did. I did notice that there was a bit more mud in some areas then we encountered. Thanks...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 27,070
Posted By BCBackRoads
I'll send you a private message with my contact...

I'll send you a private message with my contact info. In the meantime, keep them coming. Great photos.

Wayne
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 27,070
Posted By BCBackRoads
I should be here most of the summer, when I'm not...

I should be here most of the summer, when I'm not out riding that is. Do you have a date planned? Need a place to stay?

Wayne
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-29-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 27,070
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thumb Amazing! Keep them coming!

Amazing! Keep them coming!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-29-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,212
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks for posting the great pics and videos. You...

Thanks for posting the great pics and videos. You certainly do get around the island.

It's -13C here right now so my bike is definitely not leaving the garage any time soon. I'm getting my winter...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-29-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,452
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thumb Nice job on the video production. I've only been...

Nice job on the video production. I've only been part way up the East Harrison Road and that was a long time ago. It kind of makes me curious as to what all the construction is about. A new mine...
Forum: Canada 12-23-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,703
Posted By BCBackRoads
Waiting Patiently

:lurk :*sip*
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
I'm glad you enjoyed the report. I had fun...

I'm glad you enjoyed the report. I had fun re-living the ride.

The grades on the highway wouldn't have been a problem at all for the GS. People ride street bikes out to Bella Coola on the highway...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 107,468
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks for taking all the time to produce another...

Thanks for taking all the time to produce another highly entertaining trip report. Your video on China Head FSR was amazing. :clap I'll be adding that road to next year's route but you can be assured...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks again for your comments Mike. I had...

Thanks again for your comments Mike.

I had a look at your Taseko Lake area pictures. Fantastic. :clap I don't think I'll be following your route to the mountain top on my fully loaded KLR. I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
I didn't use any tracks for the trip planning. I...

I didn't use any tracks for the trip planning. I did read a number of Trip Reports in the area that gave me some ideas. A friend had lived in Bella Coola for a few years and she gave me the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks enuclaw and thegraydog for following...

Thanks enuclaw and thegraydog for following along. I'm definitely planning on going back. Some parts of the trip require a long second look and there are lots of other areas we just didn't have time...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
Not having ridden a V-Strom on gravel roads, it's...

Not having ridden a V-Strom on gravel roads, it's tough to give a definitive answer. We did run into a fair bit of sandy sections and loose gravel so dual purpose tires like the K60's we used or...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
I had to watch your video again. Very well done....

I had to watch your video again. Very well done. :clap:clap:clap It was cool to see many of the same places we visited from a different perspective. Great choice of music too. I'm looking...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
I'm glad you enjoyed it gentlemen. It does take...

I'm glad you enjoyed it gentlemen. It does take a bit of effort to put up a report but it's surprising how much you can remember in the process. When the weather turns to crap and the bikes are put...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-12-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 555,541
Posted By BCBackRoads
Bella Coola and Cariboo-Chilcotin in BC

Little Big Bar Lake Recreation Site

http://waynecorley.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Trips/2014-Motorcycle-Trips/August-2014-Bella-Coola/i-9LDK76X/0/L/140802-16%20Sunset%20over%20camp-L.jpg

Bull...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
If you ride down into a canyon, you get to ride...

If you ride down into a canyon, you get to ride back up the other side.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
We returned to the main road and headed further...

We returned to the main road and headed further down into the canyon.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
Day 8, Saturday, August 9th

http://waynecorley.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Trips/2014-Motorcycle-Trips/August-2014-Bella-Coola/i-6GxDbsc/0/L/140809-01%20Morning%20Mist%20on%20Fletcher%20Lake-L.jpg

We awoke to a calm lake and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks LV, I appreciate the comment.

Thanks LV, I appreciate the comment.
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks for checking in Pongo. There are quite a...

Thanks for checking in Pongo. There are quite a number of places we missed on this trip. If we had had more time we might have run down to see if we could see some bears. We could have come back to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
We managed to tear ourselves away from the charms...

We managed to tear ourselves away from the charms of Chilko Lake and reluctantly headed west on Nemaiah Valley Road.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,740
Posted By BCBackRoads
After the pause by the lake, Chilko FSR got quite...

After the pause by the lake, Chilko FSR got quite a bit rougher with some steep rocky climbs up the hillside. We splashed through a couple of small water crossings and found our way over the hill...
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