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  • Offline LeftCoastKen   ca

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    2021 Summer Trip Photos and Videos
    on: August 23, 2021, 05:46:58 pm
    August 23, 2021, 05:46:58 pm
    I thought I would share some photos, videos and GoPro highlights from my summer 2021 trip.  It was 6 days, 2,700 km around the backroads of wildfire ravaged British Columbia at the beginning of July.  The wildfires did not impact us too much, but a large number of the small towns we visited where evacuated in the weeks following the trip.  I know some of you will think I am crazy for taking the XR off the pavement, but I can only afford one scoot and I do not want to compromise on the street/track performance.  The XR does quite well with 80/20 tires on packed gravel.

    Here is a link to the route map: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1LPZ7MmjVGw_jLu1kOBsY7GgveFJEQcZW&usp=sharing

    Here is a link to the wildfire map for British Columbia: https://governmentofbc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/dashboards/f0ac328d88c74d07aa2ee385abe2a41b.  If you turn on the "Declared Out" layer you can see how it was hard to avoid them on the trip.

    Here is link to some photos and videos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/LXymsKoDTyyHX2u39

    Here is a YouTube playlist link with some GoPro highlights: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdHqlP6lvAXGaW-SgyLM69X5GgD3_C2NJ

    Cheers,
    Ken

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    Re: 2021 Summer Trip Photos and Videos
    Reply #1 on: March 14, 2022, 03:25:50 pm
    March 14, 2022, 03:25:50 pm

    Thanks for the terrific Trip Report Ken - well done.

    That area in BC is one of our favorite areas to ride… I think my wife likes riding her bike out there so much because of the free Ferry rides across all of the bodies of water.



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