The Trans-Lab is Overdone. We want to Ride the Rock.

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Canuman, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. Canuman

    Canuman Crusty & Unobliging

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    Wish you were in condition to ride with us also. Thanks for your generous offers of hospitality. I'm afraid we'll have to pass this time through because of time limitations. I am putting the Anticosti trip together once more. It won't be cheap. It will be an opportunity to ride fresh tracks where few ADV riders have been before.

    It could be a good 'un, if we don't screw the pooch.

  2. Canuman

    Canuman Crusty & Unobliging

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    That's kind of tall. Somewhat.


  3. Newfiebullet

    Newfiebullet Been here awhile

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    Have a good trip guys. There's lots to see, and it's easy to stick almost entirely to dirt if you want to.

    The Gaff Topsails are a highlight.

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  4. Canuman

    Canuman Crusty & Unobliging

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    Trailer bearings changed. Bikes packed. See you Monday, B'yse.
  5. AtlasExp

    AtlasExp beer me

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  6. dresda

    dresda shut up and RIDE!

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    Spot is WORKING! Awesome. I can ride with you vicariously! :clap
  7. 8gv

    8gv Long timer

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    Half way to the ferry I took a campsite at the Oceanview Campground in Pocologan, NB. The owner told me some campers were going to shoot off some fireworks this evening. I said "cool" and wandered the 200' (unknown meters) down to the seafood restaurant to dine on chowder and haddock.

    On my way back the fireworks, non professional type, we're going full bore. I said to myself "fireworks...cool".

    I arrived at my site just in time to see a roman candle tip over and start blasting my car.

    NOT COOL

    One went under my engine and gave my car the appearance of having a neon undercarriage.

    LESS COOL

    The next three were direct hits that bounced off my fender and grill.

    REALLY NOT COOL

    The guy's wife was ripping him a new one as this was happening. Hearing that kind of made me feel at home :lol3

    So the guy comes over to apologize and said "Once it fell over I couldn't stop it"
    I suggested that it works like a grende with the closest soldier (him) jumping on it to save his fellow soldiers (my car).

    He asked if there was any damage and I told him I wasn't going to look. The car is new. Most of us have a ding or two from shopping carts. They make for boring stories.

    In the morning, if my car is no longer perfect:
    1) I'll have a story to tell.
    2) New car paranoia ends.
    3) It's still ORANGE so I doubt anyone can see details beyond that.

    Beauty eh?
  8. AtlasExp

    AtlasExp beer me

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    In MIillinocket Maine at a campground with tents pitched and a cheery fire going. We rolled into the site to find some neighbors using the fire pit. They left. We had a premade fire. Very cool. Anton has some art pics. Tim. [​IMG][​IMG]
  9. 8gv

    8gv Long timer

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    Sure...
    You guys get the pre made fire and I'm over here being attacked by the rocket's red glare! Where the hell is the air support I called in???!!!
  10. AtlasExp

    AtlasExp beer me

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    One more! We are ...! Good night![​IMG]
  11. jackpiner57

    jackpiner57 Moto-Racks.com

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    Absolutely! :thumb
  12. jackpiner57

    jackpiner57 Moto-Racks.com

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    The adventure begins! I like your philosophy in dealing with the Canadian rocket attack.:clap
  13. jackpiner57

    jackpiner57 Moto-Racks.com

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    This is a great start to the NFLD adventure.:clap
  14. Littlepeter

    Littlepeter Been here awhile

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    I see by your spot that you are getting ready to board the ferry soon. Have a great trip and I hope this weather holds out for you. I'll be following along and wishing I was there.

    Peter
  15. Kyler

    Kyler Confused Hack Nut

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    Did the ferry provide tie-downs? we will be coming back that way in 2-weeks and was wondering if I needed to bring any.
  16. damurph

    damurph Cold Adventurer

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    Yes they do but if you are coming from Labrador they are not as plentiful crossing the Strait of Belle Isle. I keep a pair of small ones on the bike for emergency straps just in case.
  17. dresda

    dresda shut up and RIDE!

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    Watching the spot. I've been to these places and they are spectacular! :clap

    Wishing I was there. :cry
  18. jackpiner57

    jackpiner57 Moto-Racks.com

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    I've never been there, but wishing I was now! Looks like they're maybe making camp south of Corner Brook?
  19. C-Stain

    C-Stain Long timer

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    Good news on the Ferry front! The Blue Puttees will be back on its run on Wednesday, putting the Atlantic Vision back on the Argentia run. I don't know how this will affect your plans...
  20. zanoza

    zanoza Adventurer

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    it looks like the SPOT stopped working,,,, Tim might have dropped it in a toilet or something...