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Old 08-29-2014, 01:12 PM   #1
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The Pink Boots Tour - Sin City to British Columbia

Last May I did a tour through British Columbia, touching Alaska at Hyder and Alberta at Jasper and Banff. It was 19 days of riding in country that I'd had passed through before on my GS or on some other two wheeled thing. This time I did it on a GL1800 and if you have wife that has done as many miles on the back of a bike as mine has, you'll understand why. If not, The GL1800 has a very big and comfortable rear seat.

Prior to departure I got a great deal of invaluable planning information from ADVriders on the Canada sub-forum. Basically the questions asked and the info received detailed a couple of the route legs that either required a ship or that were otherwise Goldwing iffy. Considering the weather and BC Ferries route changes going into Bella Coola, this 'local' info saved my ass and maybe my marriage.


The route

Anyway, here's a post thats gonna have a few videos. The first three are going up today. I hope you get something out of them if you're planning on going up to the frozen north.

Pink Boots Part 1 (Sin City to John Day, OR)



Pink Boots Part 2 (John Day, OR to Penticton, BC)



Pink Boots Part 3 (Penticton, BC to Nakusp, BC)



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Old 08-29-2014, 01:29 PM   #2
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nice vids & you sir have some editing skills
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Old 08-29-2014, 07:52 PM   #3
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nice vids & you sir have some editing skills
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Old 08-29-2014, 09:14 PM   #4
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nice vids & you sir have some editing skills
Second that! Great video and report, keep it up OP
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Old 10-19-2014, 08:18 PM   #5
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Nakusp to Squamish

This was a one day and 750 Km ride from Nakusp to Squamish, British Columbia. I traveled by way of BC Highway 27, the Trans-Canada Highway, the Caribou section of Highway 97 and finally the Sea to Sky Highway (Route 99).

Pink Boots Part 4 (Nakusp, BC to Squimish, BC))

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Old 10-20-2014, 11:25 PM   #6
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I covered a lot of the same ground in BC in '11. Your videos make me want to go back.
Thank you.
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Old 10-21-2014, 09:59 AM   #7
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I covered a lot of the same ground in BC in '11. Your videos make me want to go back.
Thank you.
You are welcome. I want to go back too...
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Old 10-21-2014, 10:49 AM   #8
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Sure enjoyed watching the videos,you sure know what yer doing,great job..
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Old 11-04-2014, 12:40 PM   #9
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Squamish to Tofino, With a Long, Long Intro

Part five of this years trip to BC. There is a smidgen of actual motorcycle riding in this vid, after I slammed certain dive motel in the intro.

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Old 11-22-2014, 01:25 PM   #10
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Part 6 of the 2014 Tour of British Columbia

Leaving Tofino in the rain and arriving at Bear Cove in the rain

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Old 11-24-2014, 07:33 PM   #11
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Nice boots..........
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Old 11-24-2014, 08:43 PM   #12
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Great videos and ride report. Thank you for taking us along and am looking forward to the rest of the story.
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Old 11-25-2014, 09:51 AM   #13
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Nice boots..........
I wouldn't wear them. But then, I guess it's guy thing...
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Old 11-25-2014, 09:53 AM   #14
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Great videos and ride report. Thank you for taking us along and am looking forward to the rest of the story.

Thanks and lucky you. You live up that direction.
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Old 11-25-2014, 05:11 PM   #15
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Nicely done. Fantastic, actually.
Thank you for taking the time to do this.
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