Who we got for ADV riders in Atlantic Canada?

Discussion in 'Canada' started by bluenoser, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. BikerBobber

    BikerBobber Trying to get lost

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    Thank you for the suggestion!

    Bob
  2. jacob_ns

    jacob_ns fundymoto.ca Supporter

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    I'm in Halifax, also no help.

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  3. damurph

    damurph Cold Adventurer

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    Most start/finish the TCAT here in St John's NL. If you want to ship them here the Argentia to North Sydney ferry is within 100km.
  4. rarepartbuilder

    rarepartbuilder redemption gypsy

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    I am in Sackville NB which is at the NS/ NB border and maybe the closest ride path offer you've had?. if you're interested PM me on this site as i dont always visit threads often.

    best of luck on "the rock" ride.

    bill
  5. BikerBobber

    BikerBobber Trying to get lost

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    Thanks for the offer!
    If we were riding that way it would be perfect but, the way the ferry schedules line up we are arriving at Argentia and leaving via POB. Won't work...:cry
    Would love to meet you though. Send me an email;
    bikerbobber@gmail


    Thank you Bill! That would be perfect!:clap
    Pm inbound!

    Gotta love this Forum ;):freaky
  6. damurph

    damurph Cold Adventurer

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    Got the gist now. You are taking the T-railway from Argentia to Port au Basques and back to the mainland.
    Are you going to come east to St John's or hang the left at Placentia Junction and head west? I have done most of it and travelling as light as possible will make the whoops a little more bearable. The Gaff Topsails on a sunny day are spectacular. In the fog they look like...fog.
  7. BikerBobber

    BikerBobber Trying to get lost

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    We're gonna hit St John's. Gotta get screeched in don't ya know .
    My cousin has to hit the PAB ferry three days after we get there but my buddy and I are there for a week and a half. Would like to get as much interesting (skip mud...not interested) riding as possible while there.
    I Will check out the Gaff Topsails. Thanks for the info.

    Bob
  8. DonutSlave

    DonutSlave Take off eh.

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    Anyone have any suggestions for stops / routes based on the route below?

    Departing Saint John, NB
    Crossing to PEI - Crossing The Island and departing VIA Wood Islands Ferry.
    Overnight in Antigonish or nearby
    Proceeding up Cape Breton & around the Cabot Trail
    Crossing to NL overnight
    Port Aux Basque - Gros Morne
    Overnight in Gros Morne
    Gros Morne - St. John's (Home)


    Schedule is pretty flexible so any suggestions on how to make the best of it are greatly appreciated. I'll be on my DR. Will have my dad with me on his 650GS as far as Sydney.
  9. jacob_ns

    jacob_ns fundymoto.ca Supporter

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    Whatever you do, you have to go see the Lomond Sinkhole. . Take the road just before Hughes Brook outside of Cornerbrook off of North Shore Hwy.

    The views are amazing and the trail is one of the best I've ever ridden. A must see. Plus to get to see a pretty amazing sinkhole at the end. You can get back to the 430 towards Gros Morne from the road just west of Bonne Bay Big Pond (Lake).
  10. fredgreen

    fredgreen let's take it apart....

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    The drive through central Cape Breton to Cape Clear is certainly worth the time. View is spectacular, and it's pretty easy to continue on to the CT.
  11. jacob_ns

    jacob_ns fundymoto.ca Supporter

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  12. fredgreen

    fredgreen let's take it apart....

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    Too much like racing, not enough like a rally for me, I'm too old for that !
  13. fredgreen

    fredgreen let's take it apart....

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    I'm going to listry and ride into the old Rocky Lake Ranger camp (Annapolis County, Milford lakes) on Saturday, spend the night and head back to civilization on Sunday. It will be about 80km of woods roads each way. If it is inaccessible, I will camp at Long Lake, it is full of beaches. Anyone who wants to join me, shout out, and arrangements will be made for a meet up.

    Ranger Camp pics from when I kayaked there two years ago.

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  14. C-Stain

    C-Stain Long timer

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    I can ride Saturday, just can't do the overnight portion. The boy is racing in the Hare Scramble at Miller Meadow on Sunday and I gotta get up at Crow Piss to get him there.
  15. dmottv

    dmottv Take the Long Way Home

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    I second this! The gravel roads up the spine of Cape Breton and the Cape Clear views of the NS Highlands are off the beaten path and shouldn't be missed! :thumb
  16. fredgreen

    fredgreen let's take it apart....

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  17. dmottv

    dmottv Take the Long Way Home

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    Here is a 2014 thread regarding riding NS worth reading: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=960294
  18. rkluftinger

    rkluftinger Adventurer

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    Hey! My name is Ryan - I'm a staff writer at Canada's Motorcycle (www.canadasmotorcycle.ca)

    We've been filming a motorcycle travel series all summer. Each episode is centered on a Canadian city. We'll be working around Gaspe between September 23 and 25. Bottom line: we're looking for some ADV riders to come ride with us. Ideally, some folks who know more about the area than we do haha.

    Let me know if you're interested! Gas is on us.

    Cheers,
    r.
  19. 4mud

    4mud Adventurer

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    I did 1177 km in 4 1/2 days solo on the Gaspe in mid July. Of the 1177 kms only 110 or so were on pavement. If you have any questions I may be able to help out. Would love to tag along but I will be away for work that week.
  20. BKMLWR

    BKMLWR Wondering around...

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    Got a dirt leaf tour planned for last week in Sept or 1st week in Oct. for Nova Scotia.
    includes Ceilidh Trail up around the Cabot Trail to Wreck Cove then up by Cape Clear and then over to eastern Cape Breton to Grand Mira area past Loch Lomond then down to south end for New France / Kemptville.
    Will be leaving Maine on a Sunday and home by Friday probably take the Digby Ferry back to St John.
    If you would like to join for all or part since there really is 2 sections send PM.
    Thanks for track ideas go to FredGreen, CStain, DMott and some others
    I'm a little older and slower so the chance to see the scenery is good....
    If interested, I will need to know by early next week