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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

1362-Bell 2, BC

The road to the Yukon is very long so I decided to split it up. Eight hours one day, seven hours the next. I saw a little blip on the map and an ad for a lodge. I called made [...]

June 20, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

Follow Along – Tok, AK

Making the final 330 mile push into Anchorage, tomorrow. Today was one of the most challenging of riding days. The road from Destruction Bay to the border was extremely rough and there was over 30 miles of loose gravel, dust, mud, [...]

June 17, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1361-North to Alaska

I’ve been looking of this sign for two weeks. This is the 450 mile long Cassiar Highway that goes to the Yukon and should be one of the most beautiful stretches of road on this trip.Enough of this British Columbia. [...]

June 17, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1360-Star Trek

I was in the Canada Post his morning buying some stamps and noticed the new stamps they are selling. 50th anniversary stamps honoring Star Trek. Present are Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Scotty, Klingon Commander Kor, and a few images of starships. [...]

June 14, 2016 Alaska Ride, Crazy Stuff, Motorcycle Trips