Final pack up on the v -Strom is all done . Just need to load up the water and ready to go. Going to go over the bike one more time though and check some bolts, chain and brakes. Everything looks good. Talked to Carey today and they are in final prep to do the WABDR ride. Sounds like it could be pretty interesting. Maybe another time. I'll just be poking along enjoying the scenery the wildlife and camping. It begins soon!
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Well just a few more days prep time to get everything in order to head back to Alaska. This time it will be a solo trip and I will be heading up the Dalton highway to Deadhorse. Hope to also attend Dust to Dawson 2014 as the 2012 get together was great and I'm sure it will only be better this year. I was on line at Advrider.com checking out the forums and have found several riders going during the same time frame so will keep an eye out and hopefully meet some of...
Wide open sky and great weather starts off the trip from Calgary. Sweetgrass customs guy asks me if I have any cigars or booze do I tell him yes and he says he will have to look at them. Once he sees that they are from Cuba oh that won't do you can't import these. So I have to go back into Canada to do something with them. When I tell the Canadian customs official she laughs and says " oh you criminal you". Anyway the cigars are headed home! Carey and I made go...
Just about ready to go! Final pack up tomorrow and Carey and I are off to Chicago and Route 66. We will be meeting up with Matt and Carl in Chicago, these are the guys we met while riding in Alaska and Yukon last year. They have invited a couple of friends as well so should be lots of fun. Hopefully we can meet up with another rider Paul as we head through Minnesota. Paul hooked up with us last year near Grande Cache and we rode together on an off throughout that...