The Making of a Cross Canada Route

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Deadly99, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. shearboy2004

    shearboy2004 KIWIINUSA Supporter

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    I feel that if you bypass parts of it you haven't done it , I might be wrong in that opinion . It's meant to be a challenging ride , parts of it are but all in all I have enjoyed every mile so far with just BC to complete it .
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  2. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    Good on ya, I am sadly lacking. I'd think about next year but I got an invite to ride Siberia/Mongolia/Stans instead.
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  3. dbern

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    Awesome thanks for the info...
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  4. KTM Mike

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    Hi Ted

    Any luck with version 7? I'll be riding Ontario in early August.
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  5. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Not yet, consumed with Roaming Rally stuff for a bit (until June). There wont be any big changes, just a few tweaks here and there based on feedback.
  6. Jake_NorthernOnt

    Jake_NorthernOnt Adventurer

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    Hey GR0NK, have you been up north of Capreol at all this season? I'm looking to try out that route to go to the watershed, but I know how bad it can get flooded this time of year! Cheers
  7. Jake_NorthernOnt

    Jake_NorthernOnt Adventurer

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    Hi ststrider, Have you been up north at all this season? I'm wondering what condition Portelance road is in as I'm looking to do the Capreol to watershed loop. Cheers
  8. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    TCAT version 8.0 is now available. The major change is to Vancouver Island. The route used to be a south to north route up the island. A return track has been added since most folks need to get back to one of the main ferries in either Naniamo or Victoria.

    The yellow line (track) is the return route. The blue line is the route heading north. The pink lines are option technical sections or side tracks to camp locations.

    The entire Vancouver Island section is now approximately 1000 miles in length (1600 km's). This now makes going to the island a trip onto itself for many people. Throw in some touristy stuff, like a trip out to Tofinio, and it would be easy to spend two weeks on the island.

    Still working on a few changes in Quebec, a new revision will be released later this summer which will reflect those changes.

    Have a great season exploring.

    A huge shout out to David Williams and his tireless efforts to keep the route on the island alive and well.

    Cheers

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  9. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    Where do I apply for a grant from the Canadian Government so I can be a trail inspector :photog
  10. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Dont know but when you find out please let me know :)
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  11. KTM Mike

    KTM Mike Long timer

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    Thanks! Does 8.0 include any changes in Ontario?
  12. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    No, not yet Mike. Still working on a few subtle changes but nothing major for Ontario at this point.
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  13. gunnerbuck

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  14. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    Work is still being done looking for a route across Nova Scotia, it’s being a challenge
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  15. Eean1975

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    Another awesome TCAT province in the bag! Alberta did not disappoint.
  16. KTM Mike

    KTM Mike Long timer

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    Is this bridge in the Ontario portion of the TCAT? I thought I saw somewhere it was...but not sure.

    Screenshot_2019-07-21 TCAT Footage - YouTube.jpg
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  17. KTM Mike

    KTM Mike Long timer

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    I think I have the location now thanks to a guy that posted a YouTube video of it. NE of Sudbury. 46°36'56.0"N 80°39'24.8"W
    Sudbury, Unorganized, North Part, ON, Canada
    https://goo.gl/maps/j3EUVYw6FBPyfyHR6
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  18. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    Reminds me of Siberia:lol3
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  19. hgwilliam

    hgwilliam Been here awhile

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    Thanks for posting that, that just became a waypoint I want to get to!
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  20. KTM Mike

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    Same here! Though the guy that gave me the location mentioned it's not in very good condition, and suggested I bypass it. I'll be there in a couple of weeks, and will decide then if I want to ride across or not. My wife said she will be happy to walk across and take pictures should I go for it.