Tag: Africa Twin

2019 Ride Planning – Cross-Canada – Again….

Starting the initial planning for the 2019 riding season. Really looking forward to seeing other parts of Canada on this second cross-Canada trek.

This time I’ll be going through Labrador, Newfoundland and trying to incorporate elements of the TCAT (Trans-Canada Adventure Trail). Like the last time I rode across Canada in 2017, there is a…




Forestry Trunk Road – Calgary -> Highwood House -> Blairmore/Coleman

Had a chance to ride with an old VFR riding buddy – Paul. We both toured together a few times on our VFRs and have since switched to the same type of bike again – the Africa Twin.

We had a day ride to head to Blairmore/Coleman along the Forestry Trunk Road. Great late season weather….




2018 Chilcotin Adventure - Fraser Valley

2018 Chilcotin Adventure

The summer trip was a success. We had an unbelievable experience exploring some of the remote areas of central and north-central British Columbia. Spending most of the trip away from humanity, traffic and stress. It was certainly an area that I’d go back to do more rides in as the terrain and scenery were amazing.

With…




First Ride of the Season

A bit of decent weather. First of the year.

I decided to go for a quick rip out to Kananaskis and a beef jerky run in Longview, Alberta.

Enjoyable ride in spite of the snow in the Rockies. Quiet on the roads and only seven bike sightings in the 300 kilometer ride.




First Ride of the Africa Twin - Longview, AB

New Adventure Tourer Ready to Go – The Africa Twin CRF1000L

I put down a deposit on the new Honda Africa Twin last January at the Calgary Motorcycle Show. With delays in shipping, and earthquake and demand for the bike it was a long time coming. I finally received the bike in December 2016 and began the process of customizing the bike while awaiting spring.

In the…