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Old 08-23-2013, 01:57 PM   #1
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James Bay and Beyond

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This ride report is intended to capture a ride through Ontario and Quebec that will go up the James Bay Road to Raddison, QC (E below); the Trans-Taiga Highway to where the sidewalk ends (F); a short run out to Chisisibi (G) to actually see James Bay; take the North Road across the middle of Quebec to Chibougamau (H); and a piece of the Trans-Canada Route (I, J, K, L) to Forrestville (M). Then back south to home.

the heart of the ride

The Trans-Taiga’s northeastern terminus is almost at the 55th parallel north, making it the northernmost continuous road in Eastern North America. The terminus is also the farthest point from any town (745 kilometres (463 mi) from Radisson) via road in North America.

My riding partners will be Blaster11 (Bruce) on an HP2, Dorito (Dana, aka Bruce’s better half) on an F650GS, Keithmckenny (Keith) on an R1200GS. I will be on an F700GS

The link to Dorito’s ride report is

Hopefully this will be a complement to her report

How we put this together can be found here

We launch in earnest tomorrow at 0800 from Millersville MD. First stop Millersburg PA

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