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And Now, Finally - The D2D
The D2D Ride June 14 to 16 - 2017 One of the most concrete and unflappable tenets of motorcycle riding, and even more so with motorcycle adventure travel is that ...
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Keno City - Traveling to The Past
Abandoned Mines and Haunted Hotels in Keno City You can find quite a bit of information about Keno City on the web. Information about a history steeped in turn ...
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Hot Springs, Awesome Pizza and A Rustic Hotel
June 12 and 13 465 kilometres June 12 Lorie was up, packed and on the road before I even rolled over in my sleeping bag - it must have ...
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Riding South Canol Road: Pay Attention To The Weather
June 11, 2017 785 Kilometres Tom and I awoke excited about the adventure that lay ahead of us: we were geared up and gone before 0800am. Lorie elected to ...
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Whitehorse And Planning Canol Road
Nisutlin Bay Bridge, Teslin, Yukon June 10, 2017 250 kilometres Tom and I went through our morning tear-down and pack up routine and rode 75 kilometers into Teslin for ...
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Twisted Leg - Broken Peg
June 9, 2017 478 Kilometers I fell asleep last night to the sound of waves lapping the shore on Dease Lake. A picture perfect setting, and something that I ...
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Telegraph Creek Road

Telegraph Creek Road
June 8, 2017 640 kilometers The day started out in the same manner as they virtually all have - fantastic. And it only got better from there. Tom and ...
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Boots In The Water & Making A New Friend in Stewart
Hectate Strait - Rushbrook Harbour June 7, 2017 515 kilometres At breakfast there were a couple of local boys sitting at the table behind me, mid-30's, sounding slightly angry about ...
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Finding Zen

Finding Zen
June 6, 2017 428 kilometres I know it's getting repetitive – but I slept like a log once again in my sleeping bag, situated beside a briskly flowing river ...
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Meet theshnizzle (btw, I packed too much!)
June 5, 2017 375 kilometres You know, it doesn't matter how well I sleep when camping, a hotel room always feels heavenly. Lorie and I both woke feeling refreshed ...
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The Icefields Hwy

The Icefields Hwy
Sunday June 4, 2017 610 km Man I sure seem to sleep well in in a tent with a warm sleepingbag. Of course, all of the fresh air that I ...
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Banff National Park & Pork Chops in Lake Louise
Saturday June 3, 2017 85 km I awoke once again feeling refreshed after a great night of sleeping in the great outdoors. My camp was in such an idyllic location, ...
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Grasslands National Park to the Rocky Mountains
Thursday June 1, 2017 If yesterday's sunshine was a welcome respite, today's was like spending 12 hours with your best childhood friend. All of the Fun was back in ...
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Kenora to Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan
Holy Hannah - The Sun is Shining! MAY 31, 2017 The running theme of the D2D Adventure thus far has been rain. And cold. And rain. However just before ...
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Oh look! It's raining. Again.
Well, today was a really short, really cold, really wet day of riding. I got up at 0630 and went for breakfast at the little restaurant that serves the ...
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Today’s the Day!

Today's the Day!
The day is finally here! Ottawa to Dawson City for the D2D. Then on to Tuktoyaktuk to dip my tire in the Arctic Ocean. I'll post some short ride reports ...
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Packing for a 15000 km Motorcycle Adventure
I know – it looks like a lot – I mean, a LOT of stuff. And at first glance, it really is. But lets walk through and break it ...
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T-1 . . . And Hold

T-1 . . . And Hold
I did say that my timeline was fluid, right? That any number of things could see my schedule change, or my route become altered? Good. 'Cause we've had a ...
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The Rocky Mountains to Dawson City
Route Plan Part II As I stated in my last post - this route plan is subject to change by whim, weather, and just about anything else. On Day 5, I ...
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Ottawa To The Rocky Mountains
Route Plan - Part I Ok, so you know that I am about to embark on a pretty big adventure. I’ve told you about the why – the D2D ...
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