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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By BCBackRoads
We took this exact route on August 7th/8th on a...

We took this exact route on August 7th/8th on a KLR and an R100GS. It was slow between Henry's Crossing and Tsuniah Lake. Lots of ruts, but definately passable for a larger bike. The loop over to...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By BCBackRoads
Two of us, one on a KLR and one on an R100GS just...

Two of us, one on a KLR and one on an R100GS just spent 8 days in early August riding to Bella Coola and back from Kelowna. We had perfect weather and 7 nights camping. We only paid for camping twice...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-08-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,279
Posted By BCBackRoads
Nice quote! I pulled a Boler trailer over...

Nice quote! I pulled a Boler trailer over Pavillion Road about 30 years ago. I remember keeping a pretty close eye on those edges then.

I haven't done much riding in that part of BC for a few...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-03-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7,180
Views: 2,401,968
Posted By BCBackRoads
Gumby Hates Snakes!

http://waynecorley.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Trips/2014-Misc-Photos-from-Day-Ride/i-bjLTN3Z/0/M/140511-04%20Gumby%20doesn%27t%20like%20snakes-M.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 72,883
Posted By BCBackRoads
Track is working

A track showed up time stamped 11:35AM

Seems to be working fine without the Bluetooth.

Wayne
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 72,883
Posted By BCBackRoads
A thought about the SPOT

Having followed your previous trip north, I really enjoyed your writing and photos. Sorry to hear about your break-up but kudos for heading back out on your own. I will continue to follow along.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 85,654
Posted By BCBackRoads
Looking back at Yaquinna Head Lighthouse in...

Looking back at Yaquinna Head Lighthouse in Oregon.

http://waynecorley.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Trips/2013-September-Oregon/i-bzPFPSb/0/L/130917-22%20Yaquina%20Head%20Lighthouse-L.jpg


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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 50,329
Posted By BCBackRoads
I'm pretty sure this old train in Sandon, BC has...

I'm pretty sure this old train in Sandon, BC has been posted before, but what the heck. Here it is again.
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Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,246
Views: 1,160,783
Posted By BCBackRoads
Actually, Neda is here primarily for the hiking....

Actually, Neda is here primarily for the hiking. I'm here because I followed her motorcycle...

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-BbgzGnv/0/L/DSC_1506-L.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,372
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks for posting. Nice to see a great report...

Thanks for posting. Nice to see a great report in my back yard. Some familiar roads and a few I haven't found yet. I'll have to go looking for them this summer.

Wayne
Forum: Canada 07-09-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By BCBackRoads
Personal message sent. Wayne

Personal message sent.

Wayne
Forum: Canada 07-08-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By BCBackRoads
Hi Bob: As my screen name suggests, I...

Hi Bob:

As my screen name suggests, I prefer the back roads myself. I bought the KLR three years ago as I kept running out of pavement on the nice back roads and my ST isn't the most confidence...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 70,632
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thank You!

Thanks for taking the time to post. I've enjoyed following your journey.

Wayne
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 1,852,358
Posted By BCBackRoads
Not bored at all. While I don't comment a lot,...

Not bored at all. While I don't comment a lot, i've been following this thread for a long time and I've thoroughly enjoyed all the photographic techniques you've demonstrated. I also appreciate the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 183,299
Posted By BCBackRoads
Simply amazing picture. The warmth and light from...

Simply amazing picture. The warmth and light from the open door looks so welcoming in the twilight.

Great thread! Looking forward to more.

Wayne
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 1,852,358
Posted By BCBackRoads
I've been following your travels for over a year...

I've been following your travels for over a year now and was sad when your journey came to an end. I'm glad I've been checking in now and then to see what's new in your thread. Thanks so much for...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 245,524
Posted By BCBackRoads
Remarkable!

As others have posted, your photos and writing are fantastic. After following along for months I'm looking forward to your next chapter.

Wayne
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8,408
Views: 1,991,664
Posted By BCBackRoads
BC Forest Service Roads

Time to post up a pic or two of the "Toad". I bought this 06 KLR three years ago mainly to explore the Forest Service Roads in our area. So far I've put on about 22,000 km on it.

Last Sunday I...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By BCBackRoads
So who is included in Motorcycle Statistics

Quote from the document:

*Motorcycle: Includes mopeds, limited speed motorcycles, scooters and trikes.

So all those folks driving on sidewalks, bicycle lanes and generally ignoring traffic...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,240,436
Posted By BCBackRoads
Nice video. I'm not sure I would want to do that...

Nice video. I'm not sure I would want to do that on my fully loaded KLR. I'm impressed by AlbertaStrom doing it on a loaded VSTROM.

In the video it looks like your SPOT suddenly went AWOL at...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 19,031
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thank You!

I certainly have enjoyed reading your report. The photos are excellent and it's great to read your impressions as you made your way through the adventure. Exploring unfamiliar places, close to home...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 19,031
Posted By BCBackRoads
Excellent Report and Pictures

A quick note to let you know I'm really enjoying your report.

I'm always fascinated by the challenges people face crossing borders with vehicles as it's something most of us in North America...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-13-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 23,108
Posted By BCBackRoads
Hat Point Lookout

Hat Point Lookout in Oregon overlooks Hells Canyon and the Snake River.

http://photoshare.shaw.ca/image/6/3/6/100926/10080931hatpointlookouttower-0.jpg/download/

The tower is made of wood and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 1,852,358
Posted By BCBackRoads
Please don't think we've lost interest! This is...

Please don't think we've lost interest! This is one thread that I check in on every day. Fascinating photos and sound bits.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 32,587
Posted By BCBackRoads
OK. All 6's. Near Grand Forks, BC. I was thinking...

OK. All 6's. Near Grand Forks, BC. I was thinking at the time that this could be some kind of omen.

http://photoshare.shaw.ca/image/6/3/6/100926/11073108km66666anomen-0.jpg/download/
Forum: Canada 08-30-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 36,055
Posted By BCBackRoads
That was quick! Kettle River FSR to be exact. ...

That was quick! Kettle River FSR to be exact.

Wayne
Forum: Canada 08-29-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 36,055
Posted By BCBackRoads
Fun game - Try this one!

http://photoshare.shaw.ca/image/6/3/6/100926/11062610tomonkettleriverfsr-0.jpg?rev=0
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,554
Posted By BCBackRoads
See what you can do to clear the weather up a bit...

See what you can do to clear the weather up a bit more before the weekend. I'm heading over your way on Friday to poke around the area for a couple of nights. This trip will be on paved roads though...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,554
Posted By BCBackRoads
Yup, Sandy Bend is definately one of the prettier...

Yup, Sandy Bend is definately one of the prettier campsites on the Kettle River. Pictured below on a rare sunny day in June.

N 49 47.213 W 118 42.919
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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,554
Posted By BCBackRoads
Good Start!

:lurk Looking forward to more!
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 65,144
Posted By BCBackRoads
Excellent!

Great RR. I've had the pleasure to ride most of the KVR that you rode through and it was great seeing it through another's eyes. I appreciate the respect you show for the areas you are riding...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,248
Posted By BCBackRoads
Is the Union Mine signposted? Hard to find? I'd...

Is the Union Mine signposted? Hard to find? I'd like to check it out.

Wayne
Forum: Canada 07-08-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,692
Posted By BCBackRoads
Done!

Done!
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By BCBackRoads
The North Cascade Hwy 20 is great from the coast...

The North Cascade Hwy 20 is great from the coast to the Okanogan Valley, but heading east from there another great option is north of Hwy 20. Head north on Hwy 97 to Oroville, then head east on...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-06-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 110,176
Posted By BCBackRoads
Deadwood Dam, Idaho

Here's a couple of Deadwood Dam in Idaho.

http://photoshare.shaw.ca/image/6/3/6/100926/10080518tomatthedeadwooddam-0.jpg?rev=0

The speck on top waving madly is Adrian.
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Forum: Canada 07-05-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,248
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks for all the replys. I'm planning to get...

Thanks for all the replys. I'm planning to get out there and ride it in the next week or two.

Wayne
Forum: Canada 07-04-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,248
Posted By BCBackRoads
Edgewood to Grand Forks?

I've been playing around on mapsource and google earth and I've mapped out a route on FSR's between Edgewood and Grand Forks. Starting at Grand Forks, it follows Granby River Rd, Burrel Creek FSR and...
Forum: Canada 07-04-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By BCBackRoads
I have the 3rd edition of the Backroad Mapbook...

I have the 3rd edition of the Backroad Mapbook for Kamloops/Okanagan which was reprinted in 2005. There is a newer version out there. I've found it pretty good for the most part. I would say the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,748
Posted By BCBackRoads
Nice Report and pictures. Sounds like a great...

Nice Report and pictures. Sounds like a great way to spend 12 days. Thanks for sharing.

Wayne
Forum: Canada 07-03-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By BCBackRoads
I'm not sure if fuel is available at Edgewood but...

I'm not sure if fuel is available at Edgewood but it's so close to Fauquier you might as well fill up there. I came through Hwy 6 last evening. The seal coating is all finished up and it's in...
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