The Big Leap! (Circle to Circle)

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Peter640, Jun 18, 2019.

  1. Peter640

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    More from the South Canol road!

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    Stopped at Quiet Lake to catch supper ....
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    And for @Johnnydarock ....
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    Final shots from today!

    Old trucks at the S end of the Canol ....

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    Ryan’s bike gets tired and we nearly had to call “taxi” ...
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    Laundry at Johnson’s Crossing camp... just in time as I’d run out of clothes!
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    This beast pulled in for breakfast and gas from New Mexico!
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    Then across to Watson Lake via the continental divide!
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    Jen makes a mean chilie and mushrooms ...
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    Camped outside Watson Lake tonight! Caught a nice Whitefish in the lake but dropped it off hook before it could meet the BBQ grill! 46BAB8B7-EDCA-43AB-9E72-090DA660234D.jpeg

    We swing back west tomorrow to hit Whitehorse on Thurs.
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    Ah a nice time of day!

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    Guess where we are!

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    Lucked out and landed at Tagish six mile river resort, RV and fishing camp! Bloody fantastic little bar and restaurant and a tent we don’t have to put up for $20 a night!

    It’s raining, but beer is compensating!!

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    The road into Tagish is quit nice, the Alaska Highway big and ok. The weather and smoke cut off some views ...

    Two nights here then back to Whitehorse to pack the bikes away and be ready to move them east ....

    The next phase of the project is shortly to start and Mrs Peter640 arrives late next week!

    Then off to the St Lawrence and NL!
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    The Carcross Desert ... a motorcross park in waiting!

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    Opps!
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    A few shots from yesterday’s run down to the AK border on the Skagway Rd.

    Beautiful road .....

    Stopped by at the Yukon Suspension bridge which was fun ... home for a couple of cold Yukon Golds and a fish and chip supper!

    Easy going chilled out kind of a day!

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    We met Terry on the road on his Goldwing Toyota Camry Trike! Mad, crazy experimental Mad Max type machine!

    He said his ex wanted half of everything so he took her literally!

    Apparently it will cruise at 100mph! Hope the welding is good!

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    Shots from the Klondike Highway a cracking piece of road!

    We tried very hard to stay at the correct speed limit and not play naughty with RVs ....

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    The old silver mine ...
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    Nice road follows the lake for miles ...
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    Ryan at warp speed 9 “she’s going to blow ....”
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    Sad to leave Tagish this morning headed for Whitehorse and the shipping company ...

    Crazy Danish people ... 35 years on the road!

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    Love this place .... so chilled and slightly fishy!

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    Crazy Blue Lake S of Whitehorse ...

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    Installed in Whitehorse at The Woodcutters Blanket BOTD time let’s get started with the New England IPA ....

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    Best viewed to the sound track “I’ve been everywhere man”

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    It’s a little messy right now!
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    Shipping back to Ottawa ...

    As Winston Churchill said:

    “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning”

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    KTM 640 weight ....
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    BMW weight ...
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    ScotsFire And then a drifter rode into town...

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    I really want to know if the Bill Murray poster helps ensure a successful and damage free shipment.

    BTW, “No. YOU’RE awesome!”
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    I hope so! Worked on the way into Whitehorse and the Manitoulin Transport guys seem pretty good! All will be revealed in a weeks time!

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    Quick update we flew out of Whitehorse via Vancouver back to sunny Ottawa! Saw the dark of night for the first time in 2 and a half weeks!

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    Weird, it’s dark!
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    Local BOTD and cactus??
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    Delightful downtown Packenham!
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    Great birdlife in the gardens around here ...
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    Out and about on the mighty XT250 whilst I await the return of the big girl! Quick visit to friends (met in in Nova Scotia last year) who live in Quebec ... cracking weather!
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    Rural splendour of the St Lawrence ....

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    The ferry from Ontario to Quebec ...
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    Quebec’s finest chip stand for lunch ....

    Some where on the river heading east for Cantley ....

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    What’s fun bike the little 250 is .... willing and so light after the big girl. Only thing I’d change is adding a 6th gear!!
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