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Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Laugh Now what?

Darn darn darn.....you mean you got home? In one piece???:D

Well........now what are we going to do???:lol3

I cant believe nobody has posted this or maybe they have and I missed it. Trying to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Birthday

Sounds like impeccable timing to me. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 04:35 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Wow

Im on the road for work (4 wheels :( ) and just catching up. I was some how startled to realize you are almost home. What a journey! And you did as you said............you rode ALL the way across...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Laugh on the way

Just wont be the same Al:cry

:rofl:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 05:33 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Talking What evahhh

Laughing out loud at that one....almost spilled my coffee :lol3 But you are correct........you are the conductor and we are just the choir (boys!) :clap

So it was windier than Meat Cove? ...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Talking She keeps going and going

????

Hey Al.............still following you. I had to drive out to Argentia for work today. 12 deg and sunny with not a draft of wind and fog laying quietly in all the valleys. kept thinking...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 07:56 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Muddling

What a way to muddle through!!! :clap :clap

Seriously tho......dont know of many women who would take on this journey. Shows lots of determination, guts, drive and a whole bunch of other...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Fadder

In Newfoundland and Labrador a very common question when meeting someone for the first time is "Who's yer Fadder?" (Whos your Father) It enables people to try and determine where someone is from...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 05:35 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Talking Morning

My favorite place name is Quirpon............locals pronounce karpoon and yes the speed of speech and distortions of place names can leave travellers somewhat confused :D

" Make sure that dream...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 03:00 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Ride

Another sunny but chilly morning. Ride safe as you head west.......or did you decide to stay:D I pm'd you.
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Talking Sitrep

got a call around 1130ish .....Ferryland :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Clipper
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 03:45 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Edge

Was hoping to duck out of the office to meet you and see that your real!!!:D

Might not work tho..........work gets in the way of life sometimes. heavy sigh

If Tony lives in the east end I...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 03:06 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Question Eastern edge

Dont have an eta for the Cape do you?
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 05:34 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Laugh Traveller

"Screeching in is for tourists .... I'm a traveller."

I like the way you put that :clap

Enjoy your day!
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Question Baccalieu Trail

So glad you are enjoying your time here.

Whats the next route?
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Rtr

One of the inmates saw you in Clarenville and posted a pic wondering Whooooo it might be.

He was wondering about your owl. :D

I told you....everyone knows everyone here :lol3

Good to hear...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Talking No it doesnt. :D Mickey Dee is Mickey Dee here...

No it doesnt. :D Mickey Dee is Mickey Dee here too in its purest form............100 percent beef ( :huh ) :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 03:57 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Laugh You eat what??

I always had to tell my kids to stop making comments about other peoples food :lol3

Cods heads, cod cheeks, seal hearts, moose tongue heart and liver, turrs or murrs (seabirds)...........and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb You can pass Come by Chance coming and going...

You can pass Come by Chance coming and going along Rte 1 and not see Dildo or any of those cardiac communities. They are off the main highway. But if you do visit Dildo and your conscience bothers...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Talking Ski Bum

You are in good hands now!! :lol3

You will find in NL that everyone knows everyone......or someone who knows everyone!

Well known for his activity on "Ride the Rock" and "Beer Thief" forums.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Talking Ferry

So it looks like your going on the Vision which was scheduled to do the Argentia run. She has a movie theatre with reclining seats on deck 6 and the smaller lounges are on deck 8 aft.

At least a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 03:26 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Laugh While it may be a Cape Breton landmark and many...

While it may be a Cape Breton landmark and many rave about it but I thought it was pure poison for anyone with hypertension! Man was that salty!!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Eh? Ferry

Truth be told.........and Im just speaking from my experience, when I crossed in peak season, the vessel was only about 60 percent full. That was reportedly the norm. Im thinking they cancelled the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Eh? Ferry

I sure hope this isnt indicative of the rest of your visit :(

I said their customer service was wonky. Its a paradox that our provincial government is pushing tourism and yet Marine Atlantic is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Laugh Cabot Trail

and strange red berries! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Laugh ????

No doubt there is a story here:D

Details please :lol3

And by the way......nice looking machine! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Laugh Blow

Sure thats just a nice afternoon breeze for here :D

Been blowing gust to 70 kms here last 2 days but with temps in the high teens and no rain........great days for laundry! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Ferry

Ok....didnt know which route you were using.

I crossed that route 2 summers ago. The Atlantic Vision has 2 small lounges with recliners, TV and a washroom towards the rear of the ship. When I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Ferry

I know you're winging it but just a thought to check with Marine Atlantic at some point We are expecting a bit of a blow here and they cancelled the midnight crossing tonight and the noon crossing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Morning Folks

As the journey continues.........:D

Sunny and 14 here today,,,,,,showers tomorrow am and 21.........hope that keeps up for you.

Myself and my Wife have the jacket liners with elements in the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 04:39 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Mother

Love it!:clap

Reference "on kilter" .....are there "gruntled" people out there??
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Clipper
Thumb Moose

I was in New Hampshire 3 years ago on bike. They made a big deal of "all" the moose they had..lots of moose souvenirs. So I ask a guy in one of the state parks " how many moose do you have?" He says...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 08:38 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Eh? St Johns

We have done well here the last 10 days or so........temps in the mid to high 70s and lots of sunshine. I have been taking my bike to work daily.....looks like I may get more riding in this month...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 08:48 AM
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Views: 293,281
Posted By Clipper
pics and stuff

Your latest picture is right side up on my computer.....the previous ones were not.........go figure:D

As for the lock.......Myself and my wife were at Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne and left...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 07:50 PM
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Views: 29,572
Posted By Clipper
Thumb Ferries

One of the old ferries had bunks you could get for 25.00 in dormitories with prob 30-40 bunks in a section and a washroom. They would provide you a pillow as well as a wool blanket. Couple of beers,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Clipper
Jungle Jims

Reading your report with great interest. Always love to hear what people think of this place :)

IMO Jungle Jims in Corner Brook is an anomaly. I have TRIED to eat there 3 times in 3 years while...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 02:37 PM
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Views: 293,281
Posted By Clipper
Thumb Across Canada?

Some big life events for sure!. I always wanted to ride across Canada myself.

Have to ask tho, because we see it so often..........are you riding across Canada to Nova Scotia or all the way...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,099
Posted By Clipper
Thumb Cruise / Ride

Myself and my Wife have done 10 Caribbean cruises. Have seen the advertising for this but never seen anyone post a ride report. We both ride and have wondered about this as a retirement trip. Looking...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By Clipper
Thumb Newfoundland

Looking forward to this report!

Cheers
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