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post #1 of 4 Old Jun 12th, 2013, 2:06 pm Thread Starter
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Getting ready for our 2013 adventure

Cherie and I will be leaving on our trip to Canada's west coast in a week. Cherie has been asking me about what to pack for a couple of weeks now, every time she asks if I need this or that I respond less is better, hope I get some socks and underwear though. I just made a chocolate bar that we will give to folks we meet along the way, so if you see two lost souls on a motorcycle come talk to us and Cherie may just have a chocolate for you. We did that last year on our Newfoundland trip and it was a great icebreaker for starting conversations and getting recommendations. Anyway hope to see some members during our travels.

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Make sure you got the RAIN gear...It seems like it rains every day lately.....

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We've made the trip a couple of times and had a great time. Rain gear is a must and something warm for those long wet days and evening riding. We travel very light expecting we can always buy what we need along the way. Have you decided on a route? My preference is the Yellowhead. I found the trans Canada boring but did rather enjoy the curve. I think it was in Sask somewhere. Those chocolate bars are an excellent idea. If you decide to go retail with them let me know.
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Well I am officially on my way. Have time to meet with a couple of friends on route as long as I am at the Calgary airport Monday evening. Here are a few photos from the day.

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Crossing the Blue Bridge



One of the most pleasant border crossings ever, no wait no fuss



At the Mackinac bridge



On the Mackinac bridge
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