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post #1 of 3 Old 04-21-2017, 12:54 PM Thread Starter
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Newfoundland trip

Hi everyone. I would like to ride my bike from my home in London towards Newfoundland to see the whales. I have to be back by May 24th so not sure if 3 weeks is enough time. Another option is to go in June. Is anyone is interested in coming along or joining up along the way. I am planning on camping the entire way to keep my costs down. I have always used couchsurfing when travelling around the world but I am finding a hard time finding a host along the way. So if any of you guys would be willing to let me camp in your backyard or such, I would be grateful and can pay you for your space.

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post #2 of 3 Old 04-21-2017, 07:47 PM
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Do you have heated gear? There would be some cold mornings, but sounds like a great trip! The later you go the warmer it will be.

If you have never seen the tent space thread over on ADV - check it out - you should be able to snag some free accommodations along the way for either camping or a warm bed/shower.
Tent Space Sign-Up Thread | Adventure Rider

And you might also find value in this: Budget Travel the Jamie Z Way | Adventure Rider

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post #3 of 3 Old 04-22-2017, 02:49 PM
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Regardless of how or when you visit Newfoundland and Labrador, please prepare by visiting http://www.ridetherock.com first. You will learn vital information about our newest and perhaps wildest province.

Don't let anyone sell you "Newfoundland Pothole Maps". That is a scam. They purport to show you (1) where the potholes are, so you can avoid them, and (2) for the bigger potholes, how to drive out of them once you have become lost in one of them.

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