Kansas to Prince Rupert, BC, Canada or Bust!

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  1. A.M

    A.M Moderator Staff Member

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    The night before has finally come!

    I want to thank all of you here on the forum for your time in sharing advice, routes, places to stay, offers of help, contact information, and everything else you have done to help me be as prepared as possible.

    I will roll out of Wichita around 1:00 pm tomorrow to embark on the 8,000+ mile solo journey.

    The trip will not be perfect. Problems such as weather, moto issues, strangers, wildlife, etc., may find me.

    But I'm not doing this trip for the perfect.

    I'm doing it for the experience.

    For that is what makes a true adventure.

    My adventurous heart is soon to be at home!

    I'll post updates here as I can and when I return I'll try my best to provide a super ride report!
     
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    Gnarlymutt New Member

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    From a new KS VFRer, ride safe!
     
  4. A.M

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    Congratulations!! :)
    Where are you located?

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    What's Twitter....

    ;) Have a blast
     
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    For me and sure for some others on here, we are envious of your adventure. Sounds like an incredibly fun experience. I have put doing something like this on my bucket list. Just me, the bike and the road.

    Stay safe, enjoy your trip and keep us updated.
     
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    Have fun Anne Marie. I'm with Gigem, so envious. Ride safe!
     
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    Olathe area for me!
     
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    I have cold beer (or room temp wine) of your choice waiting for you Anne Marie.....you just have to come to SF to get it!

    I wish you a great, fun-filled, adventurous ride! I'm sure you will be fine, but if you do run into trouble, don't hesitate to reach out to the Viffer family for help. Hell, even that caveman that calls himself Randy can be used in a pinch, but don't pinch him....as he still has his caveman rituals and may consider that as your hand in marriage. Scary, I know!
     
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    Sounds like a fun ride. I'm in Lawrence and I got a 95 Viffer. Got to leave this state to find the twisties!
     
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    Another jealous person here! C-u- Later!
     
  12. 34468 Randy

    34468 Randy Well-Known Member

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    Ride safe girl. See you on this west coast soon. Derstuka did pinch my ass you know. His GF found out and threw me outta their condo in San Clemente a few years back.
     
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    Good luck, have fun, and ride safe.
     
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    Great day to go to Canada!![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    34468 Randy Well-Known Member

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    Crap! 9333 miles on the odo. Crap! I passed that mark long ago. Twice!
     
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    derstuka Lord of the Wankers Staff Member

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    Looking good girl, looking good! :thumbsup:
     
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    May the riding gods look out for you. ;) that, and have make sure to have a lot of FUN!!! By the looks of it you're going too, here's a prayer for decent weather.
     
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    You are on the road by now, have a safe trip and watch the holiday drivers, they are worse than the Sunday drivers. Ah, to be young again.

    Some day I will take my journey too. If you can find a older book called "Blue Highways" by Least Heat Moon, it is a great read about taking all the "Blue" roads on the maps, he did on four wheels but really fun to read.

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    On Amazon.
     
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    Canada can't wait to have you! Beware of those Westerners though, Bad Actors out there. (Anywhere West of Ontario...) Great looking outfit, Anne Marie. Have fun!
     
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    I'll let you all know once she gets here to me and post some photos and stuff.

    I plan on taking her for a loop around the Whiteshell Provincial Park before she heads out West the next day.

    If anyone else has the privilege of meeting up with her, be sure to do the same we can help track her progress and make sure we're here if she needs a hand along the way! :)
     
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