Posts made in June, 2012

St. John’s to Vancouver and Back Part 10

The Story of Merritt, BC From the great Canadian Bike Rally web page. I was surfing around the web looking for cool things to see in BC, and I stumbled on this website for The Great Canadian Bik Rally. I added their facebook page, and noticed that they enroute to one of the places I wanted to go. They had logos like: BC Supermoto, BC Motorcycle drill team, Harley Owners group etc. and a...

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St. John’s to Vancouver and Back Part 9

Leaving Jasper was quite cold, and we got a bit nappish somewhere along the way – and pulled over into this little village in the middle of nowhere. I suggested going down a dirt track (had to get some offroad riding in) and Dave valiantly steered his fully-loaded bike down the path to the train tracks. Pulled out the old blue tarp and had a bit of a nap. I love how the clouds just hover...

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St. John’s to Vancouver and Back Part 8

St. John’s to Vancouver and Back Part 8

After Drumheller, we decided to pick up some oil at a Walmart, and while we were there I picked up some panties and hair elastics, and toothpaste. The girl at the cash burst out laughing, and had a hard time keeping a straight face, she said “I am not even going to ask what you are doing with motor oil, panties and hair elastics, I know what the toothpaste is for!” We all had a good...

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St. John’s to Vancouver and Back Part 7

Drumheller, one of my favourite stops of the trip If you look closely, there are people in his mouth. In the Heart of the Canadian Badlands in Southern Alberta, the Drumheller Valley is a peculiar deviation from the flat lands of the prairies. I got this photo from Panoramio, (I can’t yet fly, so I had to borrow an aerial photo). Drumheller has the richest deposits of fossils and dinosaur...

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St. John’s to Vancouver and Back Part 6

So we saw these cool waterfalls and stopped at a rest stop for a breather and bum break, there were lots of these stops – I didnt document them all. It started to rain – we pulled into this gas station (Huge wall mural, largest in North America they say) I was dressed for the rain And the rain kept coming, however my Tourmaster jacket and pants were not up for the challenge and I got...

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