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Forum: Canada 07-25-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,970
Posted By road2blue
Go!

Sorry I didn't see this thread earlier. GO! I did this trip two years ago (daily blog, pics and video at www.road2blue.com) and it was lifechanging. I carried m own tires and changed from Anakees...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By road2blue
SGI Motorcycle Monitoring Device?

Just heard this and wonder why they are targeting motorcycles and how long before this spreads to other jurisdictions.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 95,038
Posted By road2blue
Albert's Hump?

Great report so far....just found this thread and love all the info in it. I've been looking at this area for a couple of years and I'm hoping to steal a bit of time near the end of July to get up...
Forum: Canada 03-02-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By road2blue
Nice to see Holeshot sponsoring this. They had...

Nice to see Holeshot sponsoring this. They had some door prizes and snacks...all well done I'd say. I originally only intended on going to the first one but because of the effort Holeshot put into...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,180,311
Posted By road2blue
bmw r100

bmw r100
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,180,311
Posted By road2blue
I've been concerned about him as well. This was...

I've been concerned about him as well. This was posted earlier today on the RallyRaid Canada Website:

"Just in from Natalie at 9:10 am, Don has apparently stopped for some reason, she got a text...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,551
Posted By road2blue
I haven't done Yellowknife but have wanted to for...

I haven't done Yellowknife but have wanted to for years. Did the Dempster last summer and really enjoyed it. From Vancouver it is really just a time thing, I am sure you would not find it very...
Forum: Canada 01-10-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,728
Posted By road2blue
Picked one up a few years ago, bolted it to the...

Picked one up a few years ago, bolted it to the floor in the garage.....probably used it a couple of times but actually find a couple of tire irons and an old milk crate (if its handy) seems to be...
Forum: Canada 09-30-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By road2blue
I stayed at the hotel in Ross river at the...

I stayed at the hotel in Ross river at the beginning of July this year. Rents were underway on the newer part of the hotel and pictures I saw from later on the summer gave the appearance that rents...
Forum: Canada 09-08-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,918
Posted By road2blue
When I was up the Dempster this summer I rode for...

When I was up the Dempster this summer I rode for a while with a guy on a KLR and another guy on a Vstrom (I was on a 650 Dakar). The Vstrom guy said the single biggest thing he missed on his Vstrom...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 37,136
Posted By road2blue
For the BC boys

Not far out of the lower mainland
Forum: Canada 08-28-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 37,136
Posted By road2blue
Well, that was quick. I'll have to find another...

Well, that was quick. I'll have to find another tougher on. You are correct....South Canol road between Johnson Crossing and Quiet Lake. Beautiful road!
Forum: Canada 08-28-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 37,136
Posted By road2blue
And here is another

And here is another
Forum: Canada 07-25-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,426
Posted By road2blue
Accolades

Don Hatton and Duncan Motorsports did an AWESOME job organizing this! Great big thanks to them all (unpaid advert - I am not associated with them in any way). The BBQ was great....very informative,...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,426
Posted By road2blue
Hmmm...interesting. I was told on Monday when I...

Hmmm...interesting. I was told on Monday when I bought my ticket they were capping it at 150. Must have changed their minds... I guess we'll find out!
Forum: Canada 07-20-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,426
Posted By road2blue
Bald Eagle Campground - Chemainus. Weather is...

Bald Eagle Campground - Chemainus. Weather is supposed to be good, bring a tent
Forum: Canada 07-16-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,426
Posted By road2blue
Hey I think this is going to work for me. Don,...

Hey I think this is going to work for me. Don, do you have a spot where I can pitch a tent on your farm (hopefully not inside the fence with the Bull)? or is there a campsite nearby? thanks
Forum: Canada 07-13-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Homeward Bound

Saturday morning. Im up early, breakfast is at 7 and then I will be wasting no time leaving town. Its an interesting hotel. Three of us have rented rooms and the management decides when breakfast...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,029
Posted By road2blue
I was there a couple of weeks ago - do it!

I rushed too much and didn't take time to go to Hyder or Telegraph Creek. Gotta leave something for next time:evil. Road is almost all paved now, beautiful scenery and some places it even gets...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,520
Posted By road2blue
I was up to km161 just before they closed the road

I was up to about km161 on June30, the day before they were supposed to close the road at Moose Creek. I think originally they were going to close it to replace the bridge from July 1 to 11 but that...
Forum: Canada 07-10-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
North Canol Road

The rain I expected last night did not arrive. I awake with the sun fighting to break through the high overcast. Quiet Lake is beautiful in the diffuse light but I am anxious to get on the road so...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Riding around the Klondike Gold Fields

The Klondike Gold rush story has been a fascination of mine for many years.

My first night in Dawson (before riding up the Dempster), I had camped beside some people who were working a claim...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Down the Dempster

I noticed yesterday that my bike seemed not to start quite as quickly sometimes so I changed the sparkplug before going to bed. I am hoping this will make a difference this morning as I want to make...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Thanks Lycan1. Lots more pictures on my website...

Thanks Lycan1. Lots more pictures on my website www.road2blue.com Unfortunately I did not meet your friend Paul...but met quite a few other people on bikes up there....its a great place to ride and...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Arctic Circle to Inuvik

Only about 60 km up the road I stop again at the border of the Yukon and North West Territories. This is also a point of Continental Divide along the Dempster (only the second of four I have...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Ogilvie Bridge to the Arctic Circle

Im only on the road for about ten minutes when I round a bend and a view of the Ogilvie River greets my eyes. I stop for a few minutes at this seemingly innocuous crossing to take a number of...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
The Dempster

There are a couple of issues to deal with before I tackle the only public road in North America that crosses the Arctic Circle (the Haul Road in Alaska is private). I have to finish swapping tires...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Arriving in Dawson

Back on the road, I head north to Pelly Crossing where I top off the tank for the next leg of the journey and realize I can make it from here to the Dempster Corner without another fuel stop. I...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Laberge to Five Finger Rapids

Back on the highway it is a long run up to Dawson. The pavement is good, the road meanders around mountains, over hills and through gentle valleys. The path of the highway is along the eastern...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Lake Laberge

I meander a bit around town before stopping at a gas station, the bike needs decent time to charge the battery so I ensure about half an hour of riding before reaching the last gas station heading...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Whitehorse to Dawson

The morning sun was perfect and the temperature had just a hint of humidity. I had stayed at the Robert Service campground just inside city limits and was able to get a bunch of work done on blogs, ...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 120,838
Posted By road2blue
Here is a little different perspective

Glad you made it through okay boondocker53. I know that no two accidents are ever completely alike but I was dragged under a vehicle once as well with slightly different circumstances and slightly...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
SOUTH CAMPBELL, CANOL UPDates

I'm way behind on my blog due to technology challenges in the Yukon but wanted to post recent road conditions for these roads. Started up south canol on June 29, camped at north campground on quiet...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Junction of 37 to Whitehorse

Junction 37 to Whitehorse

It had gotten cold over night. Dew was heavy and the air crisp and, a light fog permeated the campground as I poked my head out of my tent. There were a couple of...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
From Smithers to the Top of the Stewart Cassiar

Just over 100 km west of Smithers is the junction with Highway 37, the Stewart Cassiar Highway. I stopped at Moricetown Canyon for a brief photo. This was once the largest population centre in the...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
The Cariboo

The TransCanada follows the Fraser River upstream through the Canyon to Lytton where the Fraser is joined by the Thompson River. At this point the highway follows the Thompson River through the...
Forum: Canada 06-21-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Getting started!

Gray clouds threatened as I rolled down the driveway at 9 AM Monday morning a day late on my holiday. I tentatively leaned through the familiar curves of the road into town and was pleased to note...
Forum: Canada 06-20-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Time to Rock and Roll

Well the time has finally come.Meant to leave first thing Sunday morning....but too many things happened Saturday. A buddy dropped in having just come in from Prudoe Bay, my daughter needed a...
Forum: Canada 06-13-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Glacier National Park

Travelling west of Banff National Park, the road winds through Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park. Even though this is the TransCanada Highway, Canada's only thoroughfare to join the country coast...
Forum: Canada 06-13-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,896
Posted By road2blue
Awesome Ride Kanaskis to Chilliwack

Friday morning I left the conference a bit early because I needed to stop and see a client. Sun was shining, roads were dry, traffic was light and the temperature was perfect. Filled my tank in...
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