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My wife and I and our bike (2011 Yamaha Super Tenere) will be arriving in Portland Or. for a 10 week tour. We will be riding two up and are looking for any advise, suggestions etc. for our journey.
We will be travelling north up the Sea to Sky Highway then on the Casiar highway. We will be staying in Hyder Alaska for a few days then onto Fairbanks.
Our return will be on the Taylor highway, Top of World Highway, Campbell Highway to Watson Lake B.C. We will then plan to take small northern highways across Canada and circle the Great lakes with a visit to Wisconsin. Then down to New Orleans and back to Portland via Arkansas and New Mexico.
We have estimated about 25,000 km. in 10 weeks.
Look forward to any feedback and suggestions anyone may have.
Also was wondering if a side trip to Haines Alaska would be worth it.
We did the two national parks last time we did a tour, we did about 15,000km
in 5 weeks on our Kawasaki Vulcan vn2000. We will decide if we will head to New Orleans once we reach Wisconsin, we may skip that part of the ride and head west through the upper states. Thanks for the feedback.
Thanks for the offer, I think we will be taking you up on that. We are planning to be in the Thunder Bay area around the 5th of August if all goes well. We will contact you when we are closer to your area.
I owe a lot of favors to those who have helped me out as I traveled the world, so if I can pay some back by being of assistance let me know. I am north of Portland 70 miles, (we are still in the stone age here and have not got to kilometers yet). I could collect you at the airport and help get bike sorted, If you are shipping a crated bike we could put it on the pickup haul to my shop so you have a crate to put it in to ship back. At least stop by on your way north we always have a place to camp and normally a bed. As I said I owe a lot of people around the world and the only way I can pay them back is to pass it on so don't be shy, let me know what you need on this end because I know how much it helps to have someone on the other end.
Like Road Hog, above, I am named Bob and can offer assistance (because we also owe to many others from our trips) but unlike Road Hog we live 15 minutes from the Portland, OR airport and harbor. We can offer a room and bath to wash off the stink of the airplane before you head out. We don't have room for a crate, but I have a pickup to take it to Road Hog's place if needed. We can offer a place to stay for arrival or pre-departure to take care of the details.
You can contact us at bob (at sign) bobkatsjaunt (dot) com.
(Road Hog: I'm not trying to steal your thunder, just offering another option. Of course, your're welcome to visit too if you get to Vancouver, WA.)
Thanks for that, I did look into that but part of the journey is getting there.
We are planning on stopping in Hyder, and Haines Alaska on the way up from Portland so ferry travel would not work with this trip.
Thanks again for the feedback.
Greetings Jeffrey g. Like your effort to cover this type of distance in such a short time.. The roads are certainly good enough for you to do this though. There is a lot to see and absorb along the way. We did a similar route last year although a little slower. What months will you be here? We will be in California, Oregon, Washington and British Colombia in June, July and possibly August. If you get over to the Phoenix AZ area we have Aussie friends who are used to hosting motorcycle travellers. You may also like to look at www.motorcycle-travel.net and the HU Communities for assistance/accommodation. Contact us if you need any further info.. We are into our third year of travel in North America.. Can highly reccommend Bob (Road Hog) and Catherine (waterlilly) as great people although Catherine's sanity sometimes can be called into question!!!!!!!
Hi Ken And Carol,
Thanks for the feedback. We will definitely be in Oregon from July 3rd and then set out for B.C. and beyond from July 8th. I know we are most likely being too eager on this trip. Our only deadline is to get to Wisconsin by August 11. This gives us about 5 weeks on the road to Alaska and across Canada. If we are getting behind the plan will be to head towards the free ways but hopefully it will not come to this. We will then spend two weeks in Wisconsin and then with over three weeks left we will see which way to head back to Portland (hopefully via New Orleans our favourite city). We lived in Phoenix about seven years ago and am hoping to maybe head back that way if time permits so may take you up on your friends in the area.
Thanks again for the feedback and hopefully will catch you on the road.
Jeffrey & Helen
Hi Jeff, My computer crashed last week and I lost all our emails. I have bought a new one and am getting it up and running. Please send me your address again, I'm collecting the material we discussed. It will soon be ready to send to you.
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