Monthly Archives: August 2011

Banff – Nekusp – Nelson

The ride from Jasper Banff is one of the most spectacular rides I’ve ever done, it’ll be hard to beat for sure. I left Banff for a short ride of 400km or so for a “horizons unlimited” meeting. A meeting … Continue reading

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Hyder – Smithers – Jasper – Banff

Leaving Hyder behind to escape the rain I headed for a town called Smithers about 800km away. The ride was mostly uneventful except for the odd bear along route. I’ve seen so many now I just slow down for a … Continue reading

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Watson lake to Hyder Alaska

In 1944 a guy placed a sign at a cross roads in Watson lake, another fellow thought it a good idea and copied him. Today there are 17,400 signs. It’s a become a sign post forest with sign’s stolen from … Continue reading

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Dawson city to Watson lake,

I ended up spending the whole day in Dawson city, an interesting place for sure. It’s an old gold mining town that now survives on tourist dollars. There’s still board walks through out town and its got that old west … Continue reading

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Fairbanks to Chicken

Yes it’s called “Chicken” a tiny town in the middle of some mountain range between a town called Tok in Alaska and Dawson city, Canada. I didn’t really plan on staying here but I missed the border crossing after racing … Continue reading

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Prudhoe bay to Coldfoot

As you can imagine there’s not much a doing on top of the world. The weather’s a little Arctic to say the least. The only people up there are oil rig workers that spend their time counting the minutes until … Continue reading

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Artic Circle

After eight hundred km’s through mountains an dirt I’ve made it to the top of the world, Prudhoe bay Alaska. Any further north an I’m in the Arctic Ocean. It’s bright twenty fours a day and almost zero degrees right … Continue reading

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Anchorage to Fairbanks

Well I’m now in Fairbanks after a 600km ride. I wont mention the fact that I forgot the Seppos still use the imperial system and that I almost ran out of fuel in the middle of butt hole nowhere,I rode … Continue reading

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Alaska

After twenty one hours in the air travelling backwards through time I’ve finally arrived in Anchorage Alaska, the starting point for this aimless adventure. Just inside the Airport terminal I noticed a stuffed bear menacingly staring at me from behind … Continue reading

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