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Old 04-24-2013, 08:18 PM   #16
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One of the best travel videos I've ever come across. Thanks for surviving in order to bring this to us.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:22 PM   #17
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That was beautiful in the every way possible
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:36 PM   #18
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This is sick! This is great! Wicked! Foolhardy! Crazy!
Did I mention crazy?

Brokentooth, my hat's off to you!

By the way, is it just me, or did the movie sound like an early Warren Miller ski flick?
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:41 PM   #19
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For over 20 years I have been building northern trails and roads and spending my winters in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan. Your movie shows them better than any pictures I have ever taken ... the fresh trails with the exposed muskeg; the ice; ... the broken ice.

In February I was in Churchill, a little north of you. I had a new King Air, with a well stocked bar, not an open motorcycle. Makes me feel a little bit gulty.

In all my years up there, it never even occurred to me to drive it on a bike!

My hats off to you. Amazing feat; fantastic editing; a great little movie.

Thank you for sharing Canada's north, which so few get to see ... and for personalizing the amazing people who live there.

Cheers!!!
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:37 PM   #20
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Great work you crazy canuck!
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:53 PM   #21
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This is hard-core. Full respect.
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:18 AM   #22
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Throwing another log on the fire and huddling closer to the flames here.
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:32 AM   #23
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This is the best story i have ever watched. From sunny Greece, a big thank you.
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:09 AM   #24
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Bloody mad you crazy bugger. Fantastic footage
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Old 04-25-2013, 07:29 AM   #25
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Way to go, Brokentooth! Yes we will, meet, sorry I couldn't last time. You know the story.
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Old 04-25-2013, 02:03 PM   #26
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Thank you for sharing your fantastic experiences with us.

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Old 04-25-2013, 02:43 PM   #27
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Checklist

Snow & Ice? Check
Busted suspension? Check
Polar Bear PJs? Check
Pathos? Check
Bacon? Check
Sub-zero temperatures? Check
Humanity? Check
Self-inflicted stitches? Check
Kilt? Check

Seems like you've got yourself a full-bore adventure! Thanks for sharing. Best 30 minutes in front of a computer I've spent this month!

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Old 04-25-2013, 06:24 PM   #28
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Right on, what a trip!
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Old 04-25-2013, 06:43 PM   #29
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You coulda been kilt. Or at least kilted (which you were).

1. You're out of your mind. But in a good way.

2. The women singing over the end credits--wow. Who?

3. Did I mention you're out of your mind?
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Old 04-25-2013, 06:56 PM   #30
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2. The women singing over the end credits--wow. Who?
If I'm not mistaken, that is the Wailin' Jennys - Winnipeg's finest.
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