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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By BCBackRoads
Nice first RR. I would be interested in your gpx...

Nice first RR. I would be interested in your gpx tracks, particularly the section described below.

"Around the lake, through Scotch Creek, Angelmont, then onto the Ross Ruckle Point FSR....
Forum: Canada 07-01-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By BCBackRoads
We rode up through Gang Ranch last year and...

We rode up through Gang Ranch last year and connected with Gaspard FSR taking it north to Farwell Canyon Rd. Looking at maps I thought you could ride Farwell all the way west to Taseko Lake Rd., but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By BCBackRoads
Nice Report GWN. One doesn't usually think about...

Nice Report GWN. One doesn't usually think about Saskatchewan as a motorcycle destination but the Qu'Appelle Valley is very pretty. My folks came from that area and we got back there a few times...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 1,676,121
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks for the answer, but I must have...

Thanks for the answer, but I must have misunderstood the original question.

I thought they were using Google Maps to view a track they had actually ridden as opposed to looking at a route created...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 1,676,121
Posted By BCBackRoads
This may be a dumb question, but how do you get...

This may be a dumb question, but how do you get your track to show in google maps?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 1,676,121
Posted By BCBackRoads
I never thought I would say this but: "I wish I...

I never thought I would say this but: "I wish I was in Toronto!" :rofl
Forum: Photos 06-02-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,466
Posted By BCBackRoads
Packed for an eight day trip to Bella Coola. ...

Packed for an eight day trip to Bella Coola.

http://waynecorley.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Trips/2014-Motorcycle-Trips/August-2014-Bella-Coola/i-5JzDpDJ/0/L/140803-03%20Gumby%20is%20ready%20too-L.jpg
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 06-01-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,907
Posted By BCBackRoads
Backroad Tracks

I've been recording my back road tracks for about 5 years and I have a collection that so far contains 113 tracks in BC, most centered around the Okanagan.
...
Forum: Photos 05-24-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 40,348
Posted By BCBackRoads
Great Photos

Keep them coming! :clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-08-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 1,676,121
Posted By BCBackRoads
We traveled thru Morroco 3 years ago,...

We traveled thru Morroco 3 years ago, unfortunately for me it was on a bus. I spent most of trip looking out the windows and wishing I was on my bike. Great roads!
We came away with very mixed...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,612,274
Posted By BCBackRoads
I had the same problem on my Garmin Oregon when...

I had the same problem on my Garmin Oregon when mounted on the Bike. I think it had something to do with the internal compass reacting to the mass of the bike. In my motorcycle profile, I went to...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,207
Posted By BCBackRoads
There are a few sections of the KVR that are...

There are a few sections of the KVR that are officially closed to motorized vehicles. Myra Canyon Provincial Park has been closed for a while and the section closest to Naramata was supposedly closed...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,207
Posted By BCBackRoads
I don't have a road bike and I mostly ride my...

I don't have a road bike and I mostly ride my mountain bike on easy trails so I can't answer definitively. I would guess that there are a couple of months a year that would be difficult for a high...
Forum: Canada 02-20-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,207
Posted By BCBackRoads
Another vote for Kelowna

We jumped at the chance to move to Kelowna 9 years ago. I grew up in this area and after 30 years in the lower mainland area, I couldn't wait to come back. We chose a home in the lower Glenmore area...
Forum: Photos 02-13-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,633
Posted By BCBackRoads
Great trip down memory lane! My wife and I drove...

Great trip down memory lane! My wife and I drove to the Yukon and Alaska in 1984 and your photos were of very familiar places, although mine didn't have a motorcycle in them. In fact I think we...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-10-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 18,084
Posted By BCBackRoads
Nice Report Te Hopo! Loved the photos...

Nice Report Te Hopo!

Loved the photos of NZ. I would really like to make it down there some day.

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-05-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 138,581
Posted By BCBackRoads
Fantastic!!!!! Great commentary. :clap:clap

Fantastic!!!!!

Great commentary. :clap:clap
Forum: Canada 02-01-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,734
Posted By BCBackRoads
Travel Medical Insurance?

You may have already thought of this, but it's worth while getting travel medical insurance while in Canada. I do several trips to the states every year and I carry a travel medical policy with CAA...
Forum: Photos 01-27-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,823
Posted By BCBackRoads
Travels with Gumby

Gumby hates snakes!

http://waynecorley.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Trips/2014-Motorcycle-Trips/2014-Misc-Photos-from-Day-Ride/i-bjLTN3Z/0/L/140511-04%20Gumby%20doesn%27t%20like%20snakes-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By BCBackRoads
Another great video Grizzlee, as has been said,...

Another great video Grizzlee, as has been said, keep them coming.

Lori is a trooper. When you drop a bike on a road like that there isn't much choice except to continue on otherwise its a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-25-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,255
Posted By BCBackRoads
Hi ktownbobski. I'm always up for talking riding...

Hi ktownbobski. I'm always up for talking riding over a coffee. I've already got some ideas (from other peoples reports) for a ride for this summer. I'll send you a PM with contact info.

Wayne
Forum: Photos 01-19-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 216,459
Posted By BCBackRoads
Some great panoramas here. Here are my humble...

Some great panoramas here. Here are my humble contributions from our trip last summer to Bella Coola in British Columbia.

A couple of Chilco Lake.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-10-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,830
Posted By BCBackRoads
I'm in!

Looking forward to the report. Sounds like some areas I want to go back to this summer.

:lurk

Wayne
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-04-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,661
Posted By BCBackRoads
That clearing on Chilko Lake would be a fantastic...

That clearing on Chilko Lake would be a fantastic place to camp. If memory serves, there was a rock fire pit there as well. My favorite camp site on the area was the Tsuniah Lake Bay Recreation...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-04-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 114,763
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thumb I have followed your reports for a while and...

I have followed your reports for a while and really enjoyed them. Thanks so much for taking the time to put them together.

I also appreciate and agree with your comment above. There were a few...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-04-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,255
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks for the comments. Hopefully you will get a...

Thanks for the comments. Hopefully you will get a chance to come back and check out the area.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-04-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,255
Posted By BCBackRoads
Another terrific video GrizzLee! :thumb It would...

Another terrific video GrizzLee! :thumb It would appear that you experienced the same great weather that we did. I did notice that there was a bit more mud in some areas then we encountered. Thanks...
Forum: Photos 01-01-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 40,348
Posted By BCBackRoads
I'll send you a private message with my contact...

I'll send you a private message with my contact info. In the meantime, keep them coming. Great photos.

Wayne
Forum: Photos 12-30-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 40,348
Posted By BCBackRoads
I should be here most of the summer, when I'm not...

I should be here most of the summer, when I'm not out riding that is. Do you have a date planned? Need a place to stay?

Wayne
Forum: Photos 12-29-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 40,348
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thumb Amazing! Keep them coming!

Amazing! Keep them coming!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-29-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,479
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks for posting the great pics and videos. You...

Thanks for posting the great pics and videos. You certainly do get around the island.

It's -13C here right now so my bike is definitely not leaving the garage any time soon. I'm getting my winter...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-29-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,587
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thumb Nice job on the video production. I've only been...

Nice job on the video production. I've only been part way up the East Harrison Road and that was a long time ago. It kind of makes me curious as to what all the construction is about. A new mine...
Forum: Canada 12-23-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,077
Posted By BCBackRoads
Waiting Patiently

:lurk :*sip*
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-22-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,255
Posted By BCBackRoads
I'm glad you enjoyed the report. I had fun...

I'm glad you enjoyed the report. I had fun re-living the ride.

The grades on the highway wouldn't have been a problem at all for the GS. People ride street bikes out to Bella Coola on the highway...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-21-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 114,763
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks for taking all the time to produce another...

Thanks for taking all the time to produce another highly entertaining trip report. Your video on China Head FSR was amazing. :clap I'll be adding that road to next year's route but you can be assured...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-18-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,255
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks again for your comments Mike. I had...

Thanks again for your comments Mike.

I had a look at your Taseko Lake area pictures. Fantastic. :clap I don't think I'll be following your route to the mountain top on my fully loaded KLR. I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-15-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,255
Posted By BCBackRoads
I didn't use any tracks for the trip planning. I...

I didn't use any tracks for the trip planning. I did read a number of Trip Reports in the area that gave me some ideas. A friend had lived in Bella Coola for a few years and she gave me the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,255
Posted By BCBackRoads
Thanks enuclaw and thegraydog for following...

Thanks enuclaw and thegraydog for following along. I'm definitely planning on going back. Some parts of the trip require a long second look and there are lots of other areas we just didn't have time...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-14-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,255
Posted By BCBackRoads
Not having ridden a V-Strom on gravel roads, it's...

Not having ridden a V-Strom on gravel roads, it's tough to give a definitive answer. We did run into a fair bit of sandy sections and loose gravel so dual purpose tires like the K60's we used or...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-12-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,255
Posted By BCBackRoads
I had to watch your video again. Very well done....

I had to watch your video again. Very well done. :clap:clap:clap It was cool to see many of the same places we visited from a different perspective. Great choice of music too. I'm looking...
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