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Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,092
Posted By drmacaulay
Looking forward to your report... Eager to read...

Looking forward to your report... Eager to read about your impressions of mid-western, the plains, central Canada, vs. eastern Canada.

Especially looking forward to your notes on future events,...
Forum: Canada 01-24-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,693
Posted By drmacaulay
No. No. I do not have the skills/ability for one....

No. No. I do not have the skills/ability for one. I do not have the warm clothing required.... I am sure one could ride in such conditions, but I don't have the experience. Basically, I am standing...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,276
Posted By drmacaulay
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_qJsd2HTR89I/TI6Yz0v95EI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_qJsd2HTR89I/TI6Yz0v95EI/AAAAAAAAAGQ/ZFPvl2bZLnQ/s1600/DSCN0650_640x480.jpg

Here is the picture that has been posted a number of times on this website. It has been a few...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7,125
Views: 6,310,225
Posted By drmacaulay
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-l7WdGB0T4Gg/UssBLrgEVmI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-l7WdGB0T4Gg/UssBLrgEVmI/AAAAAAAABxg/G3D54M5JAWc/s1600/DSCN3920.JPG

Sorry that it is so big... Too much snow to have the bike out.
Forum: Canada 07-08-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By drmacaulay
Cancelled.... I am in the tourist info...

Cancelled....

I am in the tourist info building in Rouyan-Nouranda.

Had a beautiful ride from North Bay, up 63, then 101, then 391..... Fantastic.... However.....

Road seems closed at...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By drmacaulay
Thanks Cardam.... That is unfortunate news. ...

Thanks Cardam.... That is unfortunate news.

I am still going to get up to Kirkland Lake and into Quebec.... From then, maybe things will clear-up? Maybe I'll report from another loop of some...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By drmacaulay
I am leaving on Monday for the James Bay Road. I...

I am leaving on Monday for the James Bay Road. I will report based on wi-fi and Internet availability on route. Since I have never been, I don't quite know what that will be like... But I will...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-24-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 507,225
Posted By drmacaulay
Goderich, Ontario Canada "Prettiest Town In...

Goderich, Ontario Canada
"Prettiest Town In Canada"

Room for tents in the backyard.
Laundry.
BBQ.
Cold beers.
Shower.
Lots of guitars, ukulele, mandolin... No tools.
Forum: Canada 06-12-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By drmacaulay
I just posted on this topic in the "Americas"...

I just posted on this topic in the "Americas" Trip Planning forum.

Pretty sure a few of us are leaving North Bay, ON on Monday July 15th and going to Radisson, PQ (James Bay Road). We are...
Forum: Americas 06-10-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 12,877
Posted By drmacaulay
My buddy and I, perhaps his son too, are leaving...

My buddy and I, perhaps his son too, are leaving North Bay on Monday July 15th to head up to Radisson. We are taking it fairly leisurely. Some camping, some hotels. Really looking forward to it. ...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,859
Posted By drmacaulay
The single most important issue about this topic,...

The single most important issue about this topic, as I see it, is law enforcement using a weapon on a person as a show of force, and to comply with an order, rather than for self defense. (Yes the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 18,560
Posted By drmacaulay
I find this website interesting for a number of...

I find this website interesting for a number of reasons.... Really enjoying reading about your ride report......

I just commented on a ride report written by an American, and I felt he fostered...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 52,253
Posted By drmacaulay
Thank you for posting your ride report. I truly...

Thank you for posting your ride report. I truly do find it to be an interesting and enjoyable read. My observations, with respect:

1. I found it totally ironic, almost humourous that you...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 18,560
Posted By drmacaulay
As for cutting down poplars.... They aren't too...

As for cutting down poplars.... They aren't too healthy to have in a forest. They are prone to disease, will just fall, and make a mess out of things.... Best to get rid of them. They are used to...
Forum: Canada 12-29-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By drmacaulay
You can camp in Lab. City at the water tower... ...

You can camp in Lab. City at the water tower... No showers though.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_qJsd2HTR89I/TIv5uqmB_WI/AAAAAAAAAEI/ZMNzll4KK2U/s1600/DSCN0622_640x480.jpg

There is also a...
Forum: Americas 08-27-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,132
Posted By drmacaulay
If you get in a pinch like I did - you can camp...

If you get in a pinch like I did - you can camp at the water tower in Lab. City. I had no problems being there overnight. Several folks routinely passed by - walking dogs and such, and nobody...
Forum: Americas 08-17-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,518
Posted By drmacaulay
How appropriate, I am leaving on Monday for...

How appropriate,

I am leaving on Monday for the Lake Huron side loop and up to the Soo - then back into Ontario most likely.

I'll be on 25 from Port Huron, through Lexington and Harbour...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 14,616
Posted By drmacaulay
Anyone want to take off for a 3 or 4 days...

Anyone want to take off for a 3 or 4 days starting Monday August 20th?

Tail of the Dragon - As one option....
Loop of one of the Great Lakes?
Algonquin/Ottawa region?

I am going somewhere -...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-26-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 39,112
Posted By drmacaulay
Outside of Newport, ME = Not exactly a waterfall...

Outside of Newport, ME = Not exactly a waterfall from/by nature, it is man-made...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_qJsd2HTR89I/TJf_kYq8rbI/AAAAAAAAALA/D0XvwqcSkrQ/s1600/DSCN0743_640x480.jpg

And this...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,703
Posted By drmacaulay
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_qJsd2HTR89I/TI6ZOLHX8lI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_qJsd2HTR89I/TI6ZOLHX8lI/AAAAAAAAAGo/nVaErE0ZdjM/s1600/DSCN0656_640x480.jpg

Zip-Tie on my frame...

The bolt fell out on the Trans Labrador Highway somewhere after...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 772
Posted By drmacaulay
Brothers From The Same Mothers

Out with my younger brother today rip'n around on a few dirt bikes. We don't see each other too often as we live about 5,000 kilometres apart. In the summer we bike together and in the winter we ski....
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,912
Posted By drmacaulay
Take your time around the Cabot Trail - Take a...

Take your time around the Cabot Trail - Take a few days so you can get up to Meat Cove, or hike the Skyline Trail outside of Cheticamp - It is a beautiful, lovely place. (Although it doesn't look...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By drmacaulay
I have always stayed at Giselle's = But warning -...

I have always stayed at Giselle's = But warning - If you are planning to be in Baddeck or around the Cabot Trail on the weekend of the 28th - It'll be very busy - There is a big running race...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By drmacaulay
My advice is have lots of $ = Flights are...

My advice is have lots of $ = Flights are expensive in Canada - gas is expensive too, taxes on this & that - Have travel medical insurance for a mishap. I don't mean to be a downer - I love it here...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,548
Posted By drmacaulay
The trans-lab isn't that tough. I did it solo in...

The trans-lab isn't that tough. I did it solo in September of 2010.

You really have to concentrate and be way more focused though. Significantly more. What do you have to be mindful of?


...
Forum: Canada 03-20-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 92,340
Posted By drmacaulay
Service - KTM 990

What shop in the KW area would you fine folks recommend that someone, such as myself, take in a 2007, 990 for a thorough 40,000km service - I have been going to Parker Bros in Toronto, but I live...
Forum: Canada 12-12-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,481
Posted By drmacaulay
It is a great trip = If you have the time...

It is a great trip = If you have the time continue on and ride as much of the area as you can.... It is a fantastic territory. I'll be back again for sure.

From September 2010:
...
Forum: Canada 11-28-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,615
Posted By drmacaulay
I got stunked the first week of November up in...

I got stunked the first week of November up in Lucknow, ON with my rifle - I saw a bunch come out, but it was getting to, & past legal time - and I don't poach or take such risks. Perhaps I'll have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-18-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 19,952
Posted By drmacaulay
Labrador City, NL

I think I put this picture in the "Show us your best camping pic" thread too.... But this place is great. I parked my bike, set up camp, and changed clothes. I went for a walk over to the mall for...
Forum: Americas 10-17-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,421
Posted By drmacaulay
I have been on US 2 a twice on that stretch. ...

I have been on US 2 a twice on that stretch. Once on the motorbike in August (2008 I think) and once in my truck in November (2010 for sure). Drove through Glacier park both times...

It is a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-17-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,645
Posted By drmacaulay
Motel rooms are for those times on the road to...

Motel rooms are for those times on the road to dry out your camping gear...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_qJsd2HTR89I/TIg10d56M4I/AAAAAAAAACA/92BjffR_bo0/s1600/DSCN0561_640x480.jpg

And your...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-10-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7,125
Views: 6,310,225
Posted By drmacaulay
I posted about a year ago a picture my wife and...

I posted about a year ago a picture my wife and I. I wrote she went off to work, and I went off to Labrador/NFLD. We got out today, it was beautiful, and she is 6 months pregnant. She has her own...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,884
Posted By drmacaulay
Good luck fellers, The same bit of bad luck...

Good luck fellers,

The same bit of bad luck hit me last September on my Trans Lab trip. It was Hurricane Ivan or Earl - I can't remember. I had some very poor weather driving up through Quebec...
Forum: Americas 08-16-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,533
Posted By drmacaulay
I camped in Ottawa, then hoteled outside of...

I camped in Ottawa, then hoteled outside of Quebec City/Mount Saint Ann and again in Baie Comaeu (sp?). Hotels are reasonably priced and there are plenty of them through Quebec. I camped in...
Forum: Americas 08-14-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By drmacaulay
Montreal is a terrific city! You'll find lots of...

Montreal is a terrific city! You'll find lots of people who can and will speak English, despite it being the second most populous French speaking city in the world. (To Paris, I believe...)

I am...
Forum: Canada 07-20-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,833
Posted By drmacaulay
Might I suggest you: go tubing down the...

Might I suggest you:

go tubing down the Slocan, or
tour around Rossland, or
hit the hotsprings at Halcyon
I miss it out there.
Forum: Americas 06-22-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 77,072
Posted By drmacaulay
Your plan looks good. It appears meticulously...

Your plan looks good. It appears meticulously organized.

I was up there last September without a plan nearly as organized as yours, and I did not have time restraints to adhere to. The weather...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By drmacaulay
My dad and I are from Goderich, but are up in...

My dad and I are from Goderich, but are up in Haliburton/Huntsville/Muskoka/Algonquin on the bikes for this magnificient long weekend. The weather has been fantastic! For more pictures and a write-up...
Forum: Americas 06-15-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,852
Posted By drmacaulay
I rode the TLH solo last September. You...

I rode the TLH solo last September.
You should be fine for gas in that big BMW gas tank
There are some tougher parts of gravel, but all in all it isn't that challenging
Baie-Comaue - Lab City...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,568
Posted By drmacaulay
This sounds like a great event. I can't make EOAR...

This sounds like a great event. I can't make EOAR or the KTM Rally in Pennsylvania in June = Hopefully I'll get to this one.
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