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Old 08-01-2013, 06:11 AM   #2821
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A tent with a smelly camper inside is something akin to a partially opened can of sardines; one quick swipe of the paw and the tent is wide open. Let the mauling and eating begin. Polar bears are WAY curious. Kind of like sharks, they'll take a bite just to see what it tastes like.

The trick is to hang a freshly cut steak on the tent of the adjacent campsite
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Old 08-01-2013, 07:58 AM   #2822
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Yipee pannier frames repaired for $10. Thats the sort of price you pay in Russia. Big shout out to the guys at LB Welding in Outlook SK.

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Old 08-01-2013, 09:43 AM   #2823
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Been playing with Google Earth...Kiwi's did a big push yesterday to Clearwater. Today heading North to the small town of Likely. Tracks 08 BC 15 & 08 BC 16 (shown below), 281 km's.

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Old 08-01-2013, 01:47 PM   #2824
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Just another Saskatchwan shout out. Chris and guys at Rev Motorsports in Martinsville. Let change tyre and oil in their carpark and dump the tyre and oil there.

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Old 08-01-2013, 03:01 PM   #2825
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Just another Saskatchwan shout out. Chris and guys at Rev Motorsports in Martinsville. Let change tyre and oil in their carpark and dump the tyre and oil there.

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What did you find for a replacement tire? Will it get you to Manitoba?
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Old 08-01-2013, 03:47 PM   #2826
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A friend, Frank aka hewhohesitates, just left my place headed east on the tcat. White 990, say hi if anyone bumps into him
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Old 08-01-2013, 04:29 PM   #2827
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What did you find for a replacement tire? Will it get you to Manitoba?
Its a Karoo MCE pattern similar to a Desert see how it goes. Feels much better than the other tire.

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Old 08-01-2013, 06:21 PM   #2828
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Its a Karoo MCE pattern similar to a Desert see how it goes. Feels much better than the other tire.

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Very surprised they have dual sport tires in stock that fit your bike....
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Old 08-02-2013, 05:38 AM   #2829
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Whatever happened to GPSKevin? How did he make out on the TCAT? Anyone know?
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Old 08-02-2013, 05:50 AM   #2830
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He followed the route to Chibougamau, Quebec but had a time line to keep so he then made time across the rest of the country picking and choosing various section of the TCAT along the way, or so I could tell from his blog.
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Old 08-02-2013, 09:16 AM   #2831
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So after a service day of sorts I finished up in Prince Albert. There were still a few spots where there were roads closed due to flooding so I had to turn about a few times. Had a little black bear cross the road in front of me just after the ferry north of Baloche.

The Nisbet campground is currently closed and up for sale just for any on coming through.

I have to say I quite like Saskatchwan. It's different to Alberta. The agriculture isn't quite as industrial and it seems a little more laid back.

Lots of nice old buildings and things






This truck belongs to Henry. Really nice guy and was really interested in the TCAT. He loves traveling along the grid roads. He has another old truck that he was going to put 'Henry's Grid Road Adventures' on the doors and drive it all over the prairies. If you are riding past and see it stop and say hello. I am sure he would love to hear about your ride.


This old church must have been quite the building in its day. I always find myself a little sad to see a church in this state. It is often a sign of a community that has disappeared.


So on my way again lazy day I think. Hopefully hit Manitoba by tomorrow night.
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Old 08-02-2013, 03:15 PM   #2832
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Grey Creek Pass

We just did Grey Creek pass. The TCAT 2.8 routed us over the old grey creek pass by the power line. Half way through it there's a deep v-shaped creek crossing full of large rocks. We passed on that nonsense, turned around, and went back on the smooth newer grey creek pass.

Deadly can you check the track? That path as indicated now would really shag some people up. Can email me through ADV and I'll send a pic of the GPS screen.

Of course I could be wrong!
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Old 08-02-2013, 03:24 PM   #2833
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Michelle and I just missed the 3:40 ferry to South Baymouth on our way to the Chapleau to T-bay leg of the Tcat.

On my second 32 oz schooner of Okanagan pale and the planets are slowly beginning to align.

Camping on the island tonight

Think I'll take her up to the Lac De Mille moose camp and show her my etchings
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Old 08-02-2013, 03:26 PM   #2834
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We just did Grey Creek pass. The TCAT 2.8 routed us over the old grey creek pass by the power line. Half way through it there's a deep v-shaped creek crossing full of large rocks. We passed on that nonsense, turned around, and went back on the smooth newer grey creek pass.

Deadly can you check the track? That path as indicated now would really shag some people up. Can email me through ADV and I'll send a pic of the GPS screen.

Of course I could be wrong!
You are not wrong. The Kiwis had a problem there as well. I'm sure Deadly will get it fixed quickly.
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Old 08-02-2013, 03:37 PM   #2835
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You are not wrong. The Kiwis had a problem there as well. I'm sure Deadly will get it fixed quickly.



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