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Old 07-06-2014, 02:07 PM   #1
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Northern Ontario Trip Aug. Sat. 9- Tues.12

Looking to make a Northern Ontario Trip with another inmate and seeing if any other inmates want to join the group.
Looking to leave very early on Aug 9 from Sudbury, Espanola Area, Port Loring area.
Ideally would like to make it to Abitibi Canyon and back to the starting point in the 4 days. Looking to stay off asphalt as much as possible but not too interested in single track as my buddy is driving a KLR.
If any inmates are interested in making the trip lets us know. I know a few inmates have made the trip in the past, please share your route and any tips.
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Old 07-06-2014, 05:10 PM   #2
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Looking to make a Northern Ontario Trip with another inmate and seeing if any other inmates want to join the group.
Looking to leave very early on Aug 9 from Sudbury, Espanola Area, Port Loring area.
Ideally would like to make it to Abitibi Canyon and back to the starting point in the 4 days. Looking to stay off asphalt as much as possible but not too interested in single track as my buddy is driving a KLR.
If any inmates are interested in making the trip lets us know. I know a few inmates have made the trip in the past, please share your route and any tips.
Hey there. I just read a few RR of this trip. Seems like a decent go (depending how "hardcore" you go). Where do you actually live? In Sudbury area? I would consider inviting myself, but I live way too far away (and don't quite have the ability to take those days off work).
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Old 07-06-2014, 06:02 PM   #3
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Hey there. I just read a few RR of this trip. Seems like a decent go (depending how "hardcore" you go). Where do you actually live? In Sudbury area? I would consider inviting myself, but I live way too far away (and don't quite have the ability to take those days off work).
We are coming from Niagara area. But we have a cottage near the French River we would be staying at the night before.
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Old 07-07-2014, 06:51 PM   #4
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cool ride

Wow, lofty goals guys. Looks like an awesome ride.
2 of us did Sudbury to Timmins and back in 4 days. We did a lot of hydro line.
There are 2 lines running from Sudbury north. We went up one and came back down the other for the most part.

http://www.odsc.on.ca/phpBB3/viewtop...hilit=+sudbury

It doesn't get much better than riding the north.
Have a blast!
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Old 07-08-2014, 11:00 AM   #5
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I'm in Timmins and would be glad to join you!

Can't just stop at the Canyon though - should go all the way up to New Post Falls! (about another 20km of gravel)
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Old Yesterday, 01:43 PM   #6
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This sounds like a great ride. Too bad it wasn't a bit later since I am away that weekend. look forward to the RR

Dale have you done this ride before? What about gas.

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Old Yesterday, 02:29 PM   #7
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Fill up in SRF and the Canyon is less than 100km.

You can get from Sudbury to Timmins all on gravel - it is a great ride. Timmins to SRF can also be done on gravel. You get to the Canyon on HWY634 (two narrow, partially paved lanes). Been there plenty of times (used to work there). I've only been to New Post once but it was not difficult to find as I recall.
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Old Yesterday, 05:49 PM   #8
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Maybe I'll have to do this ride in the fall.

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