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Old 08-28-2014, 11:54 PM   #16
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DAY 7: Traveled 477km: I woke up early mooring and decided to ride North. I wasn't sure how far North I would go but that was the direction I was going. When I made my first stop I noticed that my bike was leaking oil from an air filter... I guess when it fell upside down a few days ago, the oil got into the air filter box. I cleaned it up a bit from the outside and hopefully it will be ok until I will get home to open it up and clean it all out.





I didn't have breakfast this morning so I decided to stop and make myself an early lunch :)









When I stopped for gas, I didn't notice that one of my straps fall onto my hot muffler and it burned off :( Luckily I had a few spare straps. Also you can see that for some reason my rear mud flap burned and melted a bit from all the high speed riding :(



I made it all the way to Campbell River, BC... I decided it was far enough and I needed to turn back around and start heading a long way home.









On my way back I took a faster route... it was a lot of nothing at 120 km/h... but I made a pretty good time :) Although because of the hight speed, and my scooter being loaded pretty heavy, and riding agains the wind.. my gas milage really suffered and I almost run out of gas.



Taking ferry back to Vancouver :)





Yours truly, hanging out on the ferry :)

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Old 08-29-2014, 03:48 AM   #17
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A very sexy mount. Wonderful adventure. And brilliant photography.
Thanks for sharing.
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:07 AM   #18
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Very nice photos

Your photos are very nice. I also own a dragon red 300ie S GTS
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Old 08-29-2014, 11:18 PM   #19
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DAY 8: Traveled 411km: I'm heading home... the long way round :) I'm riding North East.. First stop Whistler, than Kamloops, than Jasper :) Too bad it looks like it will be raining for the rest of my trip, it would be nice to see all these beautiful places in a nice weather.







Had to wear my rain gear all day today.. It was raining most of the time, at least it was a light rain.



Today I had probably one of the best riding days in a long log while, the rad was full of nice turns and the views were spectacular!













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Old 08-30-2014, 06:49 PM   #20
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Just spotted this thread today and realized I had seen you and your Vespa at Qualicum Beach. Nice RR, and smart looking scoot. Of course I wish now I had stopped to chat. Maybe next time.
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Old 08-30-2014, 11:45 PM   #21
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Yes I was there :) You should have said hi :)
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Old 08-30-2014, 11:46 PM   #22
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DAY 9: Traveled 429km: I love traveling on my Vespa! If I had lots of money I would defiantly go around the World... I need to buy a lottery ticket :) Beautiful ride this morning!





Next turn that I need to make is at my next destination in Jasper in 314km :)





Literally 2 minutes after I stopped to take this photo, its started to rain :(





I had Tracy's voice in my head that I should do more on my travels... so I decided to stop at this River Safari to try to see some black bears from a boat.





When we got going, it started to rain more and more... soon I got all soaking wet and we didn't see any bears. I bet bears that saw us, were making fun of the stupid people soaking wet in the boat :(





Tonight I made it to Valemount, BC... next stop.. Jasper, AB!
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Old 08-31-2014, 10:54 PM   #23
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DAY 10: Traveled 576km: Big mountains of Jasper await! First I was planing to stay overnight in Jasper, AB and come home tomorrow... but I made a good progress riding and decided that I will ride straight home :)







It was raining on and off today and the air is very cold already :(









Ever since I left for this trip, I wanted to visit Glacier Skywalk. It was $25 but worth the money, I enjoyed it :)











What do they say? After each storm there is a rainbow.. or something like that... I made it home safe and here is a nice rainbow to welcome me home :)



This whole trip I rode 3,333km and I loved every single one of them! THE END!
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Old 08-31-2014, 11:40 PM   #24
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loved your RR

awesome

can´t imagine how patient can you be to ride a 3.300kms trip on a vespa making this bunch of fantastic pics

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Old 09-01-2014, 11:16 AM   #25
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Well done mate. Great RR.
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Old 09-01-2014, 07:33 PM   #26
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Fantastic! And yes, I want a Vespa.
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Old 09-01-2014, 08:46 PM   #27
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I can't decide what I like better, the pictures, Canada, the Vespa or your spirit of adventure.
Great RR, thanks for sharing.
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Old 09-01-2014, 09:07 PM   #28
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Great RR and wonderful photography. Looks like it was a great trip. Keep on posting!
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Old 09-01-2014, 09:43 PM   #29
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looks like a great trip. love the vespa.how fast can you go? just curios b/c you rode some big mileage a couple days
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Old 09-01-2014, 10:22 PM   #30
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Thank you very much for your nice comments!

I didn't really have big riding days this trip.. Last trip, when I rode to Mexico... one day I rode 927km.. that was a big riding day :)

My Vespa does 134km/h... after that speed limiter kicks in.
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