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1372-Destruction Bay, YT

Destruction Bay is a small First Nations village with a population of around 50 that was a relay station for truckers during construction of the Alaska Highway. In 1942 it earned its name when a storm with over 100 mph [...]

June 21, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1371-SS Klondike – Whitehorse, YT

SS Klondike was the name of two sternwheelers, the second now a national historic site located in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. Both ran freight between Whitehorse and Dawson City along the Yukon River from 1921-1936 and 1937-1950, respectively. Klondike I was [...]

June 21, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1370-Frantic Follies – Whitehorse, YT

Okay, I did a super tourista thing while in Whitehorse. I went to the Vaudeville Review called the Frantic Follies. It was campy, it was cute, and it was fun, and it was stupid. Well, the audience was 95% 70+ [...]

June 21, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1369-Whitehorse, YT

Whitehorse with a population of 28,000 is the capital and largest city of Yukon and the largest city in northern Canada. It is Yukon’s only city. It was incorporated in 1950 and is located at kilometre 1426 on the Alaska [...]

June 21, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1368-Sign Post Forest – Watson Lake, YT

Sign Post Forest is a collection of signs at Watson Lake, Yukon and is one of the most famous of the landmarks along the Alaska Highway. It was started by a homesick G.I. in 1942. He was assigned light duty [...]

June 20, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1367-Yukon, YT

I finally made it to the Yukon!!! It was a great feeling after 2,000 miles to finally see this sign. It is truly in the middle of nowhere. Miles and miles of Zen road. [...]

June 20, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1366-Cassiar Highway, BC

The Cassiar Highway is the most isolated road in British Columbia and one of the most beautiful. The road stretched 550 miles and anyone who has traveled the roads through Canada all say travel this one if you have the [...]

June 20, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1365-Dease Lake, BC

Dease Lake is a long skinny lake that the Cassiar Highway through the Yukon skirts. Many bikers told me I needed to stay there. Unfortunately, it was in the middle of two major endpoints and thus I could only drive [...]

June 20, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1364-Bathroom, BC

The aboriginal peoples of America are called Native Americans. In Alaska, they are called Alaskan Natives, and in Canada they are called First Nations. On this trip I’ve stopped at many small First Nations gas stations along the way, but [...]

June 20, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1363-Bugs, BC

I have forgotten how large and ferocious the mosquitoes are in the north. Check out the size of this critter I killed in the bathroom. They swarm you by the hundreds and you have to spray up. Workers at this [...]

June 20, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips