Motorcycle road trip to Quebec, Cape Breton and Northeast USA – part 3

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Day 7 – Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia – 363 miles / 584 km

The morning ride started out cool but was pleasant nonetheless. It looked like rain was going to spoil the day but I was lucky. When I arrived on Cape Breton at 3:30pm, the sky opened up and changed the mood for rest of the day. The Ceilidh Trail takes you along west cost of the island, which is quiet and very scenic. (more…)

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Day 4 – Rimouski, Quebec – 53 miles / 85 km

The forecasters were right. I woke up with the sound of rain hitting the window. It looked like I was stuck in Trois-Pistoles for the day. Besides its interesting name, there is not much to do in this town so I decided to try out my new rain-suit. (more…)

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Meet V-Strom. I purchased this motorcycle a few months before and it was time to break it in on a trip. I originally planned to go for about 4 days around the 4th-of-July holiday weekend to see how it would perform on extended trips. I quickly decided to make it a week because it is easy to rack up miles on this type of bike. This is a ride report of a motorcycle trip from July 2 – 16, 2005. (more…)

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