Mar 11, 2009

Cross Canada - Stats From My 2001 Record Ride

RIDE LOG Trans Canada 75

Thane Silliker 1998 Honda ST1100





DATETIME & ZONELOCATIONODOREASON FOR STOP
July 3/018:45AM ADTHalifax PD175693 kmsign witness form
July 3/019:09AM ADTHalifax, NS175695 kmstart receipt
July 3/0110:27AM ADTGreat Village, NS175827 kmCobequid Pass toll
July 3/011:47PM ADTPokiok, NB176217 kmgas
July 3/015:20PM EDTSte Foy, QC176743 kmgas
July 3/018:21PM EDTSt Jovite, QC177099 kmgas, add heated liner
July 3/0110:45PM EDTLac Gatineau, QC177302 kmsleep 15min
July 4/012:23AM EDTRouyn Noranda, QC177605 kmgas, sleep 20min
July 4/015:10AM EDTCochrane, ON177888 kmsleep 10min
July 4/018:28AM EDTKlotz Lake, ON178224 kmgas, did not fill ($0.93/L!) *
July 4/019:01 AM EDTLonglac, ON178271 kmgas, phone, personal needs 45 min **
July 4/0112:19PM EDTThunder Bay, ON178571 kmgas
July 4/012:45PM CDTBorrup's Corners, ON178826 kmsleep 20min
July 4/014:14PM CDTKenora, ON179057 kmgas
July 4/018:38PM CDTVirden, MB179571 kmgas
July 5/0112:00AM MDTMoose Jaw, SK179931 kmsleep 15min
July 5/011:20AM MDTMorse, SK180037 KMsleep 40min
July 5/012:46AM MDTSwift Current, SK180108 kmgas
July 5/015:10AM MDTRosemary, AB180466 kmsleep 20min
July 5/016:57AM MDTCalgary, AB180626 kmgas
July 5/0110:34AM PDTRevelstoke, BC181038 kmgas
July 5/012:43PM PDTCoquihalla Summit, BC181398 kmtoll receipt
July 5/015:00PM PDTVancouver PD181604 kmwitness form

* Klotz Lake fishing camp is 45 km east of Longlac, ON. I almost ran out of gas, couldn't make Longlac.
** The only time I removed my helmet from Halifax to Vancouver!






19992001
Total elapsed time 65h 02m 59h 51m
Gas stops 2113
Bathroom stops212
Sleep1:452:20
Helmet removedthree timesonce
Average Speed 89.5km/h99.9km/h



Additions for 2001 record.
  • Auxiliary fuel cell
  • catheter
  • Valentine radar locator
  • all food for entire trip consumed while riding from tail pack on rear seat
In 1999, all food was consumed while riding, but from tank bag a bit at a time. This required moving food in steps from tail trunk to tank bag and throwing out garbage while stopped for gas.

This time-consuming step was eliminated by having all food available right behind me for 2001, with a spare pocket for garbage. Route was slightly shorter in 2001.



The day before starting my ride.


My starting receipt.
I used the very same pump I finished my record with in 1999.


Taken during my record ride.


The only visible part of my 'system.'


Less than 60 hours later, getting my finishing form signed in Vancouver

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