EXPLORING VANCOUVER ISLAND, PART ONE

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One recurring topic of conversation as we met people throughout our trip was: “Did you go over to Vancouver Island before you headed into the US?”. Well, no, we didn’t. To be completely honest we didn’t exactly appreciate what a … Continued

WALKING ON A GLACIER: COLUMBIA ICEFIELD GLACIER ADVENTURE

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You can’t ride along a famous road that takes you through 100 glaciers and not take some time to see one of them in a bit more detail, and so we’d checked into a lodge for a couple of nights … Continued

THE ICEFIELDS PARKWAY

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Riding the Icefields Parkway was on our original list of roads to experience. It appears on several lists of the best motorcycling roads in North America (and soon to be included on mine, coming soon!), taking travellers between Jasper and … Continued

RIDING THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE

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From Calgary we headed west towards the mountains and picked up the 40, a beautiful sweeping mountain pass that was just lovely to ride. We met a couple of British bikers on Polaris Slingshots and chatted about touring before turning … Continued

MY FAVOURITE EXPERIENCES OF 2016

It’s time for something that has become an annual tradition at the end of the year here on Splodz Blogz – a roundup style end of series special of some of my highlights, my favourite experiences of the last 12 … Continued

THE STRAIGHT ROAD TO CALGARY

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After spending the morning and most of the afternoon in Glacier National Park, we still had 200 miles to ride along the road to Calgary. We had an appointment at Blackfoot Motorcycles the following morning and so had booked a … Continued

One Hour Outside November 2016 | Week 4 Update

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The week just gone has been an excellent example of why I set this One Hour Outside challenge and have made so much of it here on Splodz Blogz and on my social media feeds. It’s been dark, cold, wet, … Continued

The Weird and Quite Wonderful Yellowstone National Park

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Everyone has heard of Yellowstone National Park. The Old Faithful Geyser is one of those geological wonders that tourists travel from far and wide to see, and I am certain you will have seen a huge number of photographs of … Continued