Category Archives: Planning

New year, new leaf

A long time has passed since my last post here. No excuses really, just a list of reasons: Work stress Dealing with the final arrangements from my dad’s stuff Trip to San Francisco (which, truth be told should have been up here … Continue reading

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Done!

All ready to go! Packed. Zumo GPS loaded with campgrounds. All that’s left is to strap the bags on and hit the road. I do have to call the ferry services to see if I have to do anything special … Continue reading

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Packing just about done

All the tools are packed… the clothes are laid out… everything is just about ready to go. All I have left is to pick up some freeze-dried food and some water-flavoring. Beyond that I just need to strap everything on … Continue reading

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T minus 1 week and counting

I’m leaving in one week. At this point I have everything on the bike done except for a few small jobs (final drive oil, air filter and throttle-body balance). Everything I need for the trip has been acquired… except the … Continue reading

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Printing and packing

Another day down, another problem solved. The biggest issue I was having with my camera gear is I don’t want to bring along my camera backpack since I don’t need all my gear. I don’t want to bring my camera … Continue reading

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Labrador Packing List

(Any indenting shows nesting) Gear – motorcycle 2007 BMW R1200GS Adventure Sidi Discovery boots Aerostich Roadmaster 2-piece suit BMW Tankbag Garmin Zūmo GPS Cycra handguards Michelin Anakee 2 tires Gear – misc SPOT Satellite Messenger (+ spare Lithium AA bateries … Continue reading

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Last bits of kit ordered

The last couple things I need got ordered in the past two days: tires and riding suit. Tires For the tires I went with a pair of Michelin Anakee 2‘s. Their thread seems more aggressive than the Continental TrailAttack tires … Continue reading

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Another new computer

The computer in question is an Asus Eee PC 1005HA that I picked up from Amazon. Already I’ve been asked why I got yet another computer. The reason is a simple one: it’s cheap and “disposable.” On my trip to … Continue reading

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Trip scheduling – Ferry fun

Now that I’m committed to going, I need to figure out how to get there. The biggest issue is the ferries. More specifically the ferry that funs from Cartwright and Goose Bay. It departs only on Saturdays and Mondays going in … Continue reading

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Labrador!

Time to start doing what I can to make sure I don’t leave my homies at work in the lurch! I talked to Joe today. Laying things out, all cards showing. Going in I fully expected an answer to me … Continue reading

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