Leaving Lakeland, Fl for Thunder Bay Canada then on to Ak


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carlwatson
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Leaving Lakeland, Fl for Thunder Bay Canada then on to Ak

Postby carlwatson » Sun Jun 01, 2014 2:48 pm



Plan on leaving July 24 if all goes as planned. Riding solo GL 1200 Aspencade and pulling trailer full of camp gear. Will be doing the Tail of the Dragon on the way up. Hoping to do Pikes Peek on the way back. Will arrive in Anchorage to late for the King Salmon but plan to fish Coho for a day or two. Will be camping for most of the trip but doing hotel gig in Anchorage.



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Re: Leaving Lakeland, Fl for Thunder Bay Canada then on to A

Postby HawkeyeGL1200 » Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:54 am

That is an adventure, to say the least.

I wish you a safe and fun ride. Please take lots of pictures and update your thread along the way.
I am wrong as often as I am right concerning what is wrong with someone else' motorcycle without having seen the machine in person. Guessing with limited information, as to the source of the trouble, is sketchy at best.

carlwatson
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Re: Leaving Lakeland, Fl for Thunder Bay Canada then on to A

Postby carlwatson » Fri Sep 05, 2014 4:50 pm

Was great trip...did not do tail of dragon on way up but did iron mountain on way back.
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fixdent
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Re: Leaving Lakeland, Fl for Thunder Bay Canada then on to A

Postby fixdent » Sat Oct 11, 2014 6:57 pm

What brought you up to Thunder Bay..??

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carlwatson
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Re: Leaving Lakeland, Fl for Thunder Bay Canada then on to A

Postby carlwatson » Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:13 pm

Have friend living in thunder bay, stayed with them 2 days before heading across the trans Canadian.

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fixdent
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Re: Leaving Lakeland, Fl for Thunder Bay Canada then on to A

Postby fixdent » Tue Oct 14, 2014 7:24 am

carlwatson wrote:Have friend living in thunder bay, stayed with them 2 days before heading across the trans Canadian.


I live 300 miles west and north of Thunder Bay. Make a few trips down there each year. You must have had a nice trip. I've gone across Canada to Vancouver Island myself.

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Re: Leaving Lakeland, Fl for Thunder Bay Canada then on to A

Postby WingAdmin » Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:22 am

My nephew just moved up to Thunder Bay from Southern Ontario a few weeks ago to go to university. I think he will be in for a bit of a shock come winter. :)

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Re: Leaving Lakeland, Fl for Thunder Bay Canada then on to A

Postby fixdent » Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:14 pm

Ya.....but it's a dry cold....LOL

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