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Jul 1, 2008 - Canada Day "Long" Weekend

Canada Day fell on a Tuesday this year, but this didn't stop everyone (i.e. the media) hyping it up as a long weekend. Pete was lucky enough to have a true long weekend, but I had to work on the Monday. Still, by thinking of it as a four-day weekend during which I had to pop in to work for a bit, I was able to capture a little of that long weekend feeling for myself. The trips we took this weekend were just day trips, but that's what you get when gas prices are ever on the rise, condos are leaking, and pets need their vets. In fact, we...

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Jun 15, 2008 - Getting to Alaska

So it is something like 2500km to get to Alaska. Im not talking about Hyder Alaska which is on the panhandle,I'm talking further up around Tok. First thing was to pack, and overload the bike. You will notice the spare tires. If planing the trip there is no reason to bring spares because there is more than enough places to buy them in Alaska. The only reason I took them is because I didn't plan the trip very much. I knew where I wanted to go and thats it. When my tires got bald I could change them no matter where i was..... So It took only 2...

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