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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By hammerhoot
Gatlinburg hotels

Well, after much research, I decided to try out Marshalls Creek Rest Motel. Looks perfect, close to town, clean and the most important part, good reviews and PARKING right outside your door on your...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By hammerhoot
Gatlinburg

Unlike the ex, I can't get this one off the GS, she loves it, so I gotta do it right, right?!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By hammerhoot
Gatlinburg

A hotel middle of the road would be nice. Doesn't need to be the Waldorf, but nice would be great. Bringing the new girlyfriend on her first ever motorcycle vacation and don't want to freak her out...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By hammerhoot
Gatlinburg hotels

Can anybody recommend a good hotel in Gatlinburg? Parking close to room door and within walking distance to town. Thanks!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By hammerhoot
Hotel Floyd

are there restaurants within walking distance of the Hotel Floyd? Possibly somewhere to enjoy an adult beverage as well?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By hammerhoot
Blue Ridge Parkway Lodging

Looking for somewhere nice to stay on or near the parkway around milepost 120-150. any help would be appreciated!
Forum: Canada 06-11-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By hammerhoot
Tours in Twillingate

Can anybody recommend a tour boat operator in Twillingate to sail out to see whales and possibly some icebergs next week in Twillingate. Looks like there are quite a few operators, probably would be...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By hammerhoot
Another question about Newfoundland

On one or our nights stay, we will be leaving Rocky Harbour and then on to St. John's. My question is, can I do it with one overnight stay or should I break it up into 2 nights? Was thinking about...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By hammerhoot
Places to stay in Twillingate

If you were going to Twillingate, where would you stay, the Anchor Inn or Cabins by the sea? :y0!
Forum: Canada 03-22-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By hammerhoot
Somewhere to stay in St. John's NL

Gonna be in St. John's NL in June. Wondering if anybody has suggestions on places to stay. Obviously a safe place to park the bikes is the most important and would like to be within walking distance...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-12-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By hammerhoot
lodging in the Portland Maine area

Looking for a nice place to stay in or close to the Portland Maine area. Must be safe to park the bikes, would like first floor room and a restaurant or pub on premesis. Doesn't really have to be...
Forum: Canada 07-21-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By hammerhoot
we did it beginning of July, and you're right,...

we did it beginning of July, and you're right, the pea stones were not alot of fun
Forum: Canada 07-01-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By hammerhoot
Please keep me posted on the Labrador fires

As posted before, We are leaving the states to do the Trans-Lab the 6th of July for 2 weeks. Should be hitting Manic 5 by the 7th or the 8th. If the highway is still closed by then, maybe we could do...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By hammerhoot
labrador fires!!

Any news on the fires in Labrador around Wabush? Leaving the states July 6th to do the TLH. Is it closed?
Forum: Canada 03-23-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,376
Posted By hammerhoot
Tires on the Lab, I'm gonna ask again!

Ok, round trip will be approximately 5500 to 6500 miles. gonna do the trans-lab. Starting in Pennsylvania so the majority of the ride will be on pavement until we get to Manic 5 in Quebec. I'm sure...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,286
Posted By hammerhoot
rain offs

rain offs
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,646
Posted By hammerhoot
I have had good luck with my 2 person dome tent...

I have had good luck with my 2 person dome tent from Bass Pro Shops
Forum: Canada 12-24-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By hammerhoot
Campgrounds along the Trans-Lab

If you guys could, name me some good campgrounds along the Trans-Lab. Showers would be nice. I guess we will be staying in or around the towns along the way, but maybe not! Thanks!
Forum: Canada 12-09-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By hammerhoot
Temps. on the Trans-Lab

What kind of night time temperatures can I expect on the Trans-Lab in the middle of July? In farenheit please
Forum: Canada 11-24-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,195
Posted By hammerhoot
yes bwokentoof you did meet us on the Blue Ridge!...

yes bwokentoof you did meet us on the Blue Ridge! Hoped you found your tire ok! Sounds like Gros Morne Park is something to see!
Forum: Canada 11-24-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By hammerhoot
Did you spend anytime in the Gros Morne National...

Did you spend anytime in the Gros Morne National park? If so, what did you think? Worthwhile setting a whole day aside just to spend it there?
Forum: Canada 11-24-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,195
Posted By hammerhoot
Gros Morne National Park

When we come down through Newfoundland from the trans-lab, my question is, is there enough sight seeing to be done in the Gros Morne National Park to spend a day there just doing that? Any...
Forum: Canada 11-24-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By hammerhoot
yeah, we did the cabot trail this past summer....

yeah, we did the cabot trail this past summer. didn't have much time though, would like to spend more time in that area. So you guys believe as long as I make reservations on the ferry (NL-NS), I...
Forum: Canada 11-23-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By hammerhoot
Bears?

Anybody have any cofrontations with bears while camping on the TLH?
Forum: Canada 11-23-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By hammerhoot
good deal! I enjoy your ride reports!

good deal! I enjoy your ride reports!
Forum: Canada 11-23-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By hammerhoot
You're making me rethink my decision now, maybe I...

You're making me rethink my decision now, maybe I will go with the Heidi in the rear and a TKC upfront
Forum: Canada 11-22-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By hammerhoot
If you think a TKC up front would make it from...

If you think a TKC up front would make it from Pennsylvania all the way up there and back, I would do it. I would still run the Heidi in the back. I'm estimating a 4500-5500 mile round trip.
Forum: Canada 11-22-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By hammerhoot
tires

I'm inclined to go with the Hiedenaus front and rear. Simply because we are starting out in Pennsylvania, and I don't want to have to change tires, I know the Heide's will make the whole trip.
Forum: Canada 11-18-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By hammerhoot
Ok, we decided, It's the Trans-Lab I say! Many questions though

Ok, summer 2013, we will be leaving Pennsylvania for 16 days to do the Trans-Lab.

Bikes on trip - 2

2009 R 1200 GS

2011 R 1200 GS Adventure

My first question is, will my Adventure be...
Forum: Canada 11-17-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By hammerhoot
Camping along the Trans-Lab

Looking to do a trip on the Trans-Lab in the summer of 2013. We will be taking the ferry from Matane Quebec to Baie Comeau, going up to see Manic 5, and then dropping back down to Baie Comeau and...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,010
Posted By hammerhoot
I think I like that idea, go to P.E.I. and then a...

I think I like that idea, go to P.E.I. and then a ferry to New Foundland
Forum: Canada 09-03-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,010
Posted By hammerhoot
P.E.I. or New Foundland?

Ok, did the Gaspe', did Cape Breton Island and the Cabot Trail, did New Brunswick, now, next summer, we're gonna take 2 weeks, so, should we do Prince Edward Island or New Foundland? Pros and Cons...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By hammerhoot
If you want to do some really nice dirt road...

If you want to do some really nice dirt road riding, get on Pennsylvania's Department of Conservation and Natural Resources web site and down load a snowmobile trail map for north central pa. I have...
Forum: Canada 05-15-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By hammerhoot
Hotel in Baddeck, nova scotia

Has anyone ever stayed at the Silver Dart Lodge in Baddeck, Nova Scotia? Your opinions please. Looks like a great place! Will be in the area in the beginning of July
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,326
Posted By hammerhoot
try these

SOKZ. www.whitehorsegear.com (http://www.whitehorsegear.com) sells them. I have them and they do let your feet breathe and not sweat. yes, stay away from cotton
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,163
Posted By hammerhoot
2 1/2 days if all good weather. little or no...

2 1/2 days if all good weather. little or no traffic during the week.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,861
Posted By hammerhoot
All great places to stay!!!

Millinocket Maine: New England Outdoor Center, www.neoc.com (http://www.neoc.com) U can't beat this place, a direct view of Mt. Katadin and a sunset to die for on the lake as u sit by your campfire...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,628
Posted By hammerhoot
don't think so

the snowmobilers make it to moosonee in the winter, it's all frozen. don't think you'll do it in the summer. train tracks only way there, BUT as stated befoe, DON'T DO IT
Forum: Canada 04-11-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By hammerhoot
places to stay in cape breton island

we are going to try and make it in one day from millinocket maine to the cabot trail. I found this place that looks nice to stay at, The Keltic Lodge in Ingonish. Anybody ever stay there? Looks...
Forum: Canada 04-09-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,209
Posted By hammerhoot
check out these pictures first

these pictures were taken in the beginning of april. check your conditions first, early may might be a little too early. log on to www.quebecrider.com (http://www.quebecrider.com), then click on...
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