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Old 12 May 2006
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Canada coast to coast, May 21st

Hey all,
I've been planning a cross-country trip for a few months. Time flies...we are leaving in 10 days! The weather 'gurus' are calling for a hot and dry Canada this summer!

We leave Toronto on May 21 and ride east to Nfld & Lab, then back to Toronto for a few days.

On (or around) July 1st we head west. Plans are to hit Dawson City, and time permitting, Inuvik.

I hope to see a few of you somewhere during our travels - any and all company is welcome. We are on a road-bike (black R1150R), as oppossed to a dualie, and I have tried to avoid the TCH as much as possible.

Our (humble) web site is http://www.motorcycle-overland.com
This gives a very general idea of our route.

Ride safe all, and enjoy your travelling!
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Lorne & Cindy you both seem to be covering a similar daily average to what we have planned. We start our crossing on July 20th, I will look out for your BM on the road. Good luck and safe riding.
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Hi Glen,
I've been reading your thread as well. I suspect we'll pass eachother somewhere!

Ride safe, and enjoy!!

- Lorne
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Hi Glen,

Looks like I'm gonna hve a few days headstart from you. I'll be leaving Trenton on the 25:th of June and head east on the most unstraight route I can find to be in Calgary until the 14:th of July.

Hope we meet on the road and can share some km's.

Just saw your map and found we do have very similar outes planned. Let's stay in touch during the trip and we might very well pop into each other, but on the other hand you 2 was planning of motels/hotels whereas I'm more into camping to save a few bucks.

I've updated the map on my site to reflect my planned route, you can see it at http://www.biketourist.com

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Hi Zappa,
We'll keep an eye out for a black Transalp. We start our western leg on/about June 30, from Toronto.

Enjoy your travels!
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