Who we got for ADV riders in Atlantic Canada?

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

  1. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    it adds to the adventure plus we could dart into Quebec for some added variety and local beer and cheese:D
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  2. Dave Noel

    Dave Noel Giv'er

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    Did someone mention beer?

    A rolling rally does sound cool.
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  3. zaner32

    zaner32 In over my head

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    Beer? Did anyone say beer? :D

    Gas (regular octane) is never far away. From destination to destination the farthest distance would be around 100 Km (60Mi), so lots of room to fart around and visit stuff before even getting to reserve. Lots of places to camp, and you don't even have to carry food if you don't want to, there are camps in the middle of nowhere here that are usually open in the winter time for snowmobile season that are manned and will open on request for a gang passing through. Actually there's only one that I can think of that's closed during weekdays in the summer.

    I usually ride in small groups of 1 to 5 riders. It's easy to cover 300 to 400 Km per day on gravel access roads.

    A big group is a different story. Let's say we get a group of 15 to 20 riders, what would be the acceptable daily distance? Start time? End time?

    Just some thoughts to get the creative side of me to start planning something.

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  4. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    looks like some fun riding, sounds good to me. As for you getting a smugmug account you're welcome to use my coupon:lol3
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  5. Fundy Rider

    Fundy Rider Where 2?

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    THere is a gas station General store that sells Liquor ( not that the Liquor matters to us Maritimers ) and food 15 to 20 kms outside of Mt. Carleton.

    A Rolling tour sounds great also. How about we try to come up with a destination by the end of November to help get things organized.

    A few questions to all?

    When are you available?
    What type of riding do you like?
    How many days are you looking at?
    What type of Accomodations do you prefer?
    Can you offer or bring anything to the Rally? Either material or knowledge?
    Will your good looking Wife or Girlfriend be attending? Keep ugly ones at home.
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  6. zaner32

    zaner32 In over my head

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    When are you available?
    Anytime outside the first two weeks of August

    What type of riding do you like?
    Typical big loaded bike type roads. Some ATV trail thrown in to keep you honest and interesting. Big mud holes to be avoided.

    How many days are you looking at?
    The longer I get to stay away from the office, the nicer of a guy I am.

    What type of Accomodations do you prefer?
    Doesn't matter.

    Can you offer or bring anything to the Rally? Either material or knowledge?
    Knowledge of the south east, and northern NB dirt road system.

    Will your good looking Wife or Girlfriend be attending?
    Now that you've asked the question, the answer is no. You just ruined the possibility of her putting a nice meal together for the gang that will be participating.

    Keep ugly ones at home.
    Aren't you tired of fighting for the cute ones? I used to always say to my buddies.. -The ugly one's mine!:lol3
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  7. kelsow

    kelsow Long timer

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    When are you available?
    Open to anything at this point. I'm flexible.

    What type of riding do you like?
    Dirt roads, trails, not a lot of singletrack with a fully loaded bike.

    How many days are you looking at?
    I have 3 weeks available but I do have some plans to do the Trans Tiaga

    What type of Accommodations do you prefer?
    Tent or cabin.

    Can you offer or bring anything to the Rally? Either material or knowledge?
    Nope

    Will your good looking Wife or Girlfriend be attending? Keep ugly ones at home.
    Neither of them will be attending.
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  8. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    When are you available?
    I never know
    What type of riding do you like?
    mostly anything
    How many days are you looking at?
    doesn't matter
    What type of Accomodations do you prefer?
    anything
    Can you offer or bring anything to the Rally? Either material or knowledge?

    maybe both? depends what you want
    Will your good looking Wife or Girlfriend be attending? Keep ugly ones at home.
    maybe, maybe not

    is that helpful:lol3
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  9. yellowknife

    yellowknife Is In Canada

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    When are you available? Fall is best - like right now I go out everyday although I need regular coffee breaks in this 8 Celsius and 50 kmh winds type weather.

    What type of riding do you like? I go wherever this G.P. will go. (grey pig)

    How many days are you looking at? Depends on how far we want to take this. The more interesting the ride the more time and money I am willing to INVEST into it.

    What type of Accomodations do you prefer? I prefer the Carleton ritz, or chateau de briand, but I can afford my tent.

    Can you offer or bring anything to the Rally? Either material or knowledge? I am open to ideas. What I have we can use. Generators, large cargo trailer, lighting, 20 foot by 20 foot peak tent. If I have it I can use it.

    Will your good looking Wife or Girlfriend be attending? Keep ugly ones at home. Heck NO! I bought the bike to clear my mind. Who the heck wants to listen to nattering on the back of a motorbike anyway. :D

    Final serious notes: I am most interested in the biking and adventure riding. Not too much interested in this turning into a rally where the focus is on drinking. Getting together to promote the area, motorcycles, adventure, etc. is the only thing I am interested in (plus eating good food). If I want to drink I could attend the drowned rat rally in Digby which is down the road, and No I don't go. If the majority want to do a meet and drink that is fine. I will just continue along, with no hurt feelings either way. It would probably be best to establish the direction this is heading early on and thanks for asking the questions. I have seen some super great RR's from NB and would love to join the folks over there for some fine riding, and reciprocate at a future date.

    Yellowknife
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  10. Fundy Rider

    Fundy Rider Where 2?

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    My intentions are to do some interesting riding in a unique place. Meet and greet and maybe have a few around a campfire. Things happen way too fast on the 950 adv and besides I have enough metal in me now to not be on the ball when riding the beast.

    I'l start organizing our thoughts and may I suggest we finalize what we want to do Dec 1st. If Mount Carleton is agreed upon I would need the time to see what I can do as far as sponsorship may go and to do some scout work in the area. With a large group I feel it woud be wise to take the guess work out of it. Would be looking for a riding partner to help me out in May to do the ground work. The Rolling Rally sounds fun to.

    Regarding my earlier post on leaving the ugly ones at home. If you love her she should be the most beautiful creature on earth. Hopefully mine will be there on My KLR.
    Yes I am back peddling.:eek1
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  11. zaner32

    zaner32 In over my head

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    I can help with some of the ground work. It looks like a few of us are going to be riding in the Fredericton area next Saturday. This will give me an opportunity to scout some connections to the north.
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  12. Moving Pictures

    Moving Pictures Sir Loin of Biff

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    Hey, lads. I just received my football assignments (I referee the game). I'm in Moncton this Friday.

    Two things

    One: The Lady and I are pondering a couple's trip, but if that doesn't happen, I'd be open to a bit of a social gathering, though I will almost certainly be on four wheels.

    Two: I'm looking for a cheap hotel/motel/B&B in the area.
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  13. zaner32

    zaner32 In over my head

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    Crystal Palace or Holiday Inn are usually the best spots to stay in. I will also PM you.
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  14. BKMLWR

    BKMLWR Wondering around...

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  15. curvemadd3

    curvemadd3 Enjoy Motorcyclin'

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    Will be around next summer vacation. Could meet on trails somewhere. Still waiting for schedule...
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  16. novaboy

    novaboy Been here awhile

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    Hey Fundy Rider,

    I'll try and make myself available next May for some recon work.
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  17. hookeniggy

    hookeniggy Good at getting lost

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    I'll go check MT carlton today, never been there
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  18. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    any of you guys helping with the trans Canada trail project? If you're going scouting Ted would love to hear about stuff to add to the trail, check it out here:
    trans Canada offroad route
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  19. zaner32

    zaner32 In over my head

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  20. kelsow

    kelsow Long timer

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    Hey Zaner, I'll be there for the buffet and booth babes,

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