May 18 -21 Radisson QC

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Dirtbike, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. Transitwally

    Transitwally Been here awhile

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    Heated grips or Hippo Hands also.
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  2. Dirtbike

    Dirtbike Ernesto The Great ??

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    I was out today and didn't have any problem with the front tire ( +1 - +10 ) most of the day along the lake. A heated jacket goes a lonnnnnnnng way :)
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  3. Pay Dirt

    Pay Dirt panning the web

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    Good news!, were you pounding the shit out of it with reduced pressures and is it the latest production run??
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  4. OldSilverFox

    OldSilverFox Let's Go!

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    The trip is wonderful but I think you should reconsider your timeline if you can, not that it can't be done but the trip, the landscape and people are definitely worth more time. I did the trip a couple of years ago and would do it again but slow down some and enjoy the country more.
    There is a nice campground in Raddison just up the road from the tourist office. Taking the tour of the Hydro project is worth the trip.
    I camped on the road back to Mattgami by one of the road pulloffs with no problems.
    Enjoy the trip.
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  5. bumper1871

    bumper1871 Been here awhile

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  6. revitup

    revitup Been here awhile

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    OH Jeeez I just have to say something. I'm in Burlington with a 2011 GSA (retired) and would just love to go. (Dirtbike you will be driving right past me) Did the Dempster last June, camped for 30 days. Fantastic. The only problem we've planned to do the Northern PQ (Noranda and Val-d-or) TransLab, NFLD, NS and Gaspe about this time. We are sorta planning to leave last week of May to miss the bugs . So I'll have to do Radisson/JB after that.
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  7. Dirtbike

    Dirtbike Ernesto The Great ??

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    Looks like my tire is 37/10. I tryed my best to see if it would lose pressure, found some back roads with more pot holes then I care for and the tire stayed at 37 psi. On the up note if this weather keeps up I don't think I have to worry about it.....
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  8. Dirtbike

    Dirtbike Ernesto The Great ??

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    I hear you Mark, would love to take a week and slow down... just not in the cards for me this year. I only have a so mush free time and Radisson is still on my list from last year. It should work out just fine. Leave Thursday after work should make it to North Bay. Friday all day to make my way to Radisson, Saturday tour around, Sun,Mon make my way home. :jkam
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  9. Dirtbike

    Dirtbike Ernesto The Great ??

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    Starting to Gear Up.....

    Anyone up for an Adventure ???
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  10. TorontoDude

    TorontoDude Been here awhile

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    may? you're gonna freeze.

    im heading out there long weekend of August. got 5 days booked off.
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  11. BonkDog

    BonkDog Adventurer

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    Are you planning on camping on the Bay while you're up there?

    The reason I ask is I hope you realize it's always really windy in Chisasibi, so it's probably going to be below freezing with a much colder wind chill overnight. Just want to make sure you know what you're getting yourself into.
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  12. klondike1

    klondike1 Nobody in particular

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    FYI Last year i was there just before Labour Day and last morning was 1 degree C. Enjoy.
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  13. ScottDill

    ScottDill TANSTAAFL

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  14. klondike1

    klondike1 Nobody in particular

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    Much fewer bugs at that temp. Thats why i choose then to go
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  15. Pig-Pen

    Pig-Pen (Formerly KTMike)

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    Awesome extended weekend trip to take.... (the road is better at speed) :ricky

    Life slows down once you're up there though.:thumb

    [​IMG]
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  16. BonkDog

    BonkDog Adventurer

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    Amazing shot, Pig-Pen.

    We got some good sunset shots, but not with the Inukshuk profile.
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  17. bumper1871

    bumper1871 Been here awhile

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    Now we hope for a RR.:lurk
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  18. Dan Alexander

    Dan Alexander Ride Far - Ride Fast

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  19. bumper1871

    bumper1871 Been here awhile

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    Come on give us a ride report :D
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