nfld + labrador via austin and boston

Discussion in 'Newfoundland & Labrador Travel Information' started by hotwheels22, May 23, 2017.

  1. Wayne

    Wayne Active Member

    Are you meeting up with Tony? Safe travels!
     
  2. Trash

    Trash Member

    Hey Wayne!
    I met you at Skibum's last Soirée didn't I?
    I am in Chicoutimi right now getting ready to meet Tony in Baie Comeau tomorrow evening for the TLH run. I am curious how it will compare to my Arctic Circle run in Alaska.
    Hope to see you again on The Rock!
     
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  3. hotwheels22

    hotwheels22 New Member

    thanks man. just got the bike back from the shop and trying to get the weight down and get cinched up. with luck i'll take this trip.

    i may pm you if it is ok in case you get good intel you can share...

    CHEERS

    jon
     
  4. Trash

    Trash Member

    No problem.
    Just got to Baie Comeau in the pouring rain.
     
  5. hotwheels22

    hotwheels22 New Member

    rock and roll my brother!
     
  6. skibum69

    skibum69 Member

    Hi Jon, I see you found our little local forum. As you can see you already know a few of us. Hey Steve, my first long solo and dirt run was by myself across the TLH in '08 when it was 1500 Km's of dirt. Now it's almost like a pleasure cruise. As I've already said to Jon on his other threads-giv 'er!
     
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  7. hotwheels22

    hotwheels22 New Member

    hi all,

    thanks to all. had a freaking blast in labrador. want to go back and do it again.

    on to NFLD as of yesterday. boat almost couldn't dock and came back for a second try and thankfully made it. rolled down to gros morne with blasting winds and my helmet smushed up against my face and my glasses askew. not quite heaven by this morning seems very clear and not too windy.

    off to twilingate and/or fogo and/or bonavista in the next couple of days. i found a 40 canadian room at the park which was perfect in the dusk (and also a big plus since i like to plug in the PAP machine i am rocking for a good nights sleep).

    so definitely interested in similar lodging (or floor or couch space). happy to trade for similar situation in austin texas...

    jon
     

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  8. skibum69

    skibum69 Member

    Remembered to post the link on your ADV thread. Have fun.
     
  9. Trash

    Trash Member

    That GS looks WAY too clean! :p
     
  10. hotwheels22

    hotwheels22 New Member

    yeah. had to stop in lab city at frenchies for an oil leak (thanks guys!!). so her tummy got a bath, lol...

    btw, ran into at least one guy with an r1200 that seemed to clean the bike every night...
     

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