Hacking our way North by Northwest…
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06-29-2009, 08:37 AM
Deaf on Wheels
Joined: Dec 2007
Location: Leland, North Carolina, USA
Good Bye USA...Hello Canada
Along route # 97(Okanogan, Omak) we again rode through apple valley and the Indian reservation.
These towns are located in a valley trapping most of the days heat and coolness of the nights. Ideal are for apple growth. Rains are also intermittend. It was quite hot here: 90 degrees and had to shed our mountain layers.
We entered the Canadian border at Oroville, WA. Could not locate NightHawk; a small border crossing on the GPS(didn't carry a Washington State map). It was Sunday and the border crossing at Oroville was empty. Customs admired our rig than asking the customary crossing questions.
Rolling along Canada route 97; 97C; 5a and 5 toward Kamloops, BC
This couple made contact with us back in Washington State and wanted to see the rig when passing through. We called them and gave them a lookee, shared sidecar stuff.
They are in their 60's and still ride ravenously in the dirt. Wife mans the leaning sidecar while he zooms through thick and thin. AMAZING!
Labrador Ride 2008:
Alaska Ride with Sidecar- 2009:
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