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The Next Day… A Year Later… AKA Lazy Ass Blogger

Robbie Burns – “The best laid schemes of mice and men, Go often askew”.

Well, I tried to blog again on my trip last year and well, failed….

Just couldn’t bring myself to write night after night again. A function of age? A function of laziness?

Well, I’ll let the photos speak for themselves (sort of – I’ve…

Loaded and ready for the journey

Work is done. Bike is loaded. Canada here I come.

Some repacking and reorganizing but I’m ready to go. Leaving for the cross-Canada journey tomorrow morning at 6am. Wish me luck!

Next stop – Saskatchewan!

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…

A Motorcycle Journey Across Canada - Coast to Coast to Coast?

The Canada 150 – Coast to Coast to Coast?

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and break in my new Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L motorcycle, I’ll be riding from Calgary to PEI, back to Calgary (rest) to Telegraph Creek, and possibly to the Arctic Ocean (Dempster Highway – or at least into the NWT).

My goal is to visit all provinces and territories in one cross-country…