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Gallery: Yukon to B.C.

CANADA | Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Tyre comes first

CANADA | Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Views [295] | Comments [6]

I leave Fort Nelson headed for Fort St John which is a larger town built for the gas and oil industry. Am nervous about this tyre problem and have lost any idea of what day it is, so its Sunday and no shops will be open. The plan is to camp out and find ... Read more >

Watson Lake hmm!

CANADA | Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Views [300]

The next day was clear again if not a little cold but at least it wasnt raining. I spent the morning looking around Whitehorse very pretty by the waterfront but not much to keep me there too long. I headed south towards Watson Lake. On my morning coffee ... Read more >

Canadas Yukon

CANADA | Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [238]

I reached the Canadian customs and after a few cursory questions was welcomed into Canada. If Canada is anything like Alaska i could not help but enjoy it. I rode on through rugged and beautiful terrain. There was still snow everywhere and rivers and ... Read more >

To Tok i say

CANADA | Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [256]

Feeling like i had bottled out i started riding and continued in fine weather. Ominously dark clouds started appearing and a cold wind sprang up, then the rain at first a light shower then continuous and heavy with sleet at intervals. I was in between ... Read more >

Fairbanks and further afield

USA | Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [309]

I spent the day in Fairbanks and Patrick took me on a tour of the local population of beavers. Amazing the size of trees that they can chop down with perfect gnawing symettry. In the afternoon i headed to Chena Hot Springs about 2.5hr from Fairbanks ... Read more >

Gallery: Alaska

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 26 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

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AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | Views [278] | Comments [5]

Finally at about 2pm i got on the road towards Denali with an escort of some fantastic people i had met the night before. A special ommellete was cooked for me by my kind hosts and after packing the bike up dropped it straight off the stand, great start.... Read more >

Last day in Anchorage

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 18 May 2008 | Views [304] | Comments [2]

I have had 2 days to wander around Anchorage, it really does have that outpost feeling to it although i am told it has half a million people. The city is definently not made for public transport travel, i tried yesterday and spent ages waiting for buses.... Read more >

Anchorage the cold

USA | Friday, 16 May 2008 | Views [560] | Comments [4]

Arrived in Anchorage worn out 28 hours of flights and airports. Snow still tops all the mountains surrounding Anchorage, very spectacular. A bit of a hitch upon arrival, i was told that the shipper wanted another $430.00 or Herbert would not be released.... Read more >

Crating and Freighting

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 4 May 2008 | Views [354] | Comments [6]

Crating the bike proved to not be as straightforward as i thought. It took a concerted effort from Richard a friend and neighbour then Chris and Vincent at various times over the weekend to finally have the bike crated and loaded onto my ute with a volumetric ... Read more >

Gallery: The Preparation

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 19 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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3 weeks to go

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 19 Apr 2008 | Views [314]

3 weeks to go till the adventure begins. Herbert had his last shakedown before he gets cleaned, serviced and crated ready for his journey to meet me in Anchorage. In 7 days he will be dropped off at the Qantas air freight terminal in Melbourne and i am ... Read more >

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