Riding local, riding abroad. Doesn't matter. "One less car" bike commuting and "Bikes Belong" advocacy, plus "I ride solo" bicycle travel. Racing is fun, but there are so many equally great reasons to ride.
Hawkes Bay NZ Water trail
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Congdon Creek Camp Ground on Kluane Lake
Yukon Parks is experimenting with allowing tents in July and August at this waterfront campground frequented by Grizzlies in berry season. I watched a grizzly grunt up and onto the Highway about 25 miles earlier on my drive from Tok, AK to Haines Junction, YK. For $CDN 12 I could "enjoy" a good night's sleep inside an electric fenced enclosure far away from the lake front scenery in a grove of newly hacked spruce that reminded me a of clear cut. WTF!? I considered just sleeping in the back of my Honda Element after emptying it of non-bear attractants, like my bike, spare tire, dry bags of tools and tent gear. Knowing that yogi might decide to rip open anything I left out, I decided to drive on to Haines Junction and a hostel bunk bed.