2017/10/15 – Back to West Sooke.

I haven’t been entirely happy with the sound of the bike since I put the new rings in. Not sure if it is just normal valve noise, or if I botched something. But the forecast said we were going to get one nice day, so despite having something of a cold, I loaded the bike and went for a ride in west sooke.

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2017/09/10 – Recovering from the interior ride (more greasy fingers)

Yeah, I haven’t written up the interior ride yet, partly because my head is wrapped up in fixing the bike. I lost the rear brake (master wouldn’t hold pressure), that was easily fixed by swapping in the master from the kick-start bike… but the motor is more of a problem…

Cylinder head, nearly ready for removal. (Starting to think I’ve seen this view entirely too often.)

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2017/08/04 -> 7th – North Van Isle Ride (2017)

David William’s 2017 North Van Isle ride.

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2017/07/22 Stoltz Main

This was meant to be an exploring trip… trying to find connections from Stoltz to either the North (Cowichan) or West (pacific marine road, probably via Robertson main). Well I got an adventure all right :).

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2017/07/15 – Big Loop with Luke

A big loop with Luke… at least it feels that way the day after.

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2017/07/09 – Cowichan Area – solo

This was a long day, and a fun one. I covered a number of areas I wanted to check-out.

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2017/07/03 – Mt Wood, Kapoor to Sooke, including Valentine mine site.

Got a late Sundy message from Francois suggesting/organizing¬† a ride in the Oliphant Lake area… sounded like a better idea than the solo rides I’d been thinking of.

Francois, Andre, Ron at Oliphant Lake.

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2017/06/25-26 Ride with Steve Noon – Renfrew, Caycuse exploration

Steve Noon was asking questions about a SW Vancouver Island ride, and then asked for folks to join him…

Steve, with the Red Creek Fir behind him.

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