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Offline Stev-o

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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #25 on: June 10, 2013, 03:19:01 pm »
+1 for riding the Whistler area. Skied there a few years ago, just beautiful. 

I'm sure you know this but friendly reminder: you'll need a passport to cross over. 
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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #26 on: June 12, 2013, 07:36:43 am »
Here's the route suggestion.



Includes the Sea to Sky Hwy to Whistler
Duffey Lake Road
Monashee Mountains
New Denver to Kaslo
Kootney Lake
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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #27 on: June 12, 2013, 05:20:04 pm »
That looks wonderful Jimmy. When I get home I am going to take a closer look
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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #28 on: June 12, 2013, 06:32:29 pm »
Looks like a fantastic route.  When is the estimated milage?

Mooshie - is this a solo trip or meeting up at some point?
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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #29 on: June 13, 2013, 10:05:26 am »
The icefields parkway is not to be missed. A great road. Between Jasper and Banff.

http://www.icefieldsparkway.ca/index.html
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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #30 on: June 13, 2013, 11:15:59 am »
I am preparing to leave CA on July 7th. It was going to be another solo tour but a good friend of mine said he was not comfortable with me riding 4000 miles alone so he is making the trip with me. I only added BC because of this thread and other forum members so the mileage grew considerably. Ha ha. Hopefully jimmy will ride with us some of the way and of course if other members want to join in that would be welcomed.
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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #31 on: June 13, 2013, 12:56:30 pm »
I'd love to ride with you in BC.
Could also meet you in Washington so you don't miss Chuckanut Drive too.

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« Reply #32 on: June 13, 2013, 02:40:16 pm »
That would be great Jimmy. Where were you thinking in WA would be a good place to meet up?  I will put that in my final itinerary.
I think I will call this The You Meet the Nicest People On a Honda Tour!
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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #33 on: June 13, 2013, 04:16:44 pm »
I think I will call this The You Meet the Nicest People On a Honda Tour!

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Depending on what time you're coming from Port Townsend, I'd likely meet you in Oak Harbour.
 
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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #34 on: June 27, 2013, 01:13:41 pm »
Mooshie when are you leaving on your trip? Waiting patiently  ;)

BTW great photos on your blog of you at the riding school - good cornering!
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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #35 on: June 27, 2013, 02:39:16 pm »
Planning to leave on 7/7/13 but the real ride will begin on 7/8/13.  I am going to start another thread probably tonight on just that trip.  Of course I will link to my blog because that is where I will be posting throughout the ride.  Hoping to pick up some SOHC-4 riders along the way ;)
Thanks for the compliment on cornering. I am trying to get more comfortable with the "lean" and Streetmasters has been kind enough to take me under their wing and help me. I have been lucky in that I took the class last year but have been able to ride with Walt Fulton and others who instruct (Rocky who is going with me on this ride is one of their instructors as well) many times since that class and have learned a lot.  It helps because I was not comfortable in twisties before and now I look forward to them.  I have to be proficient for when you make your way out here Andy...I need to keep up.
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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #36 on: June 27, 2013, 04:21:16 pm »
Looking forward to your Canadian leg of the trip.
Could you post a link to the new thread here?

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Re: 2,500+ miles; 1976 CB550; one woman
« Reply #37 on: June 27, 2013, 04:59:38 pm »

Could you post a link to the new thread here?


+1.  Enjoyed reading your blog last trip.
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