The Gartner IAM Summit - Day 0

Posted on December 02, 2018 in Training & Certification

I’m in Las Vegas this week for Gartner’s IAM Summit, being held at Ceasar’s Palace. Vegas isn’t really my cup of tea but one goes where the conferences are. Pro tip: The desert is really freaking cold in December. I mean, not Canada cold, but way …


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The Viking Tour - Day 13

Posted on August 15, 2018 in Motorcycle Travel & Touring

Salaberry-de-Valleyfield

Distance traveled: 240kms

Home Sweet Home


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The Viking Tour - Day 12

Posted on August 14, 2018 in Motorcycle Travel & Touring

Edmundston to Salaberry-de-Valleyfield

Distance traveled (approximate): 611kms

Almost homeward bound. More of those gorgeous inter-New Brunswick - Quebec views.

TCH to Quebec

On our way to our last motel, we stopped at the massive Carrier Harley / Can-Am / BMW Motorrad shop in Drummondville. These guys had everything, even the BMW Motorrad bikini, flip-flops, and board …


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The Viking Tour - Day 11

Posted on August 13, 2018 in Motorcycle Travel & Touring

Antigonish to Moncton to Edmundston.

Distacnce traveled (approximate): 718kms

Today was a very long haul, with a somewhat unplanned detour. The Harley was very clearly spitting oil out the right side so on our way to Edmunstun, we headed into Moncton to visit Toys for Big Boys Harley-Davidson. Apparently the …


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The Viking Tour - Day 10

Posted on August 12, 2018 in Motorcycle Travel & Touring

Channel-Port aux Basques to Antigonish. We altered our return ferry to cross in the daytime. We also got lucky and we able to upgrade to a berth so we could at least try to nap. Still not the best way to do the crossing on motorcycles since you are still …


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The Viking Tour - Day 9

Posted on August 11, 2018 in Motorcycle Travel & Touring

From the Lodge to Port aux Basques.

Distance traveled (approximate): 528kms

And we’re off! We’ve made some adjustments to our return plans. We will spend the night in Channel-Port aux Basques and then take a day crossing back to North Sydney. Ideally we would then spend a night …


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The Viking Tour - Day 8

Posted on August 10, 2018 in Motorcycle Travel & Touring

An honest-to-goodness day off. Well, sort of. We start our trip back home tomorrow so there was all the packing and pre-ride checks to do. Still, mostly a day of patio sitting!

Book learnin

Newfie Skies


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The Viking Tour - Day 7

Posted on August 09, 2018 in Motorcycle Travel & Touring

From the Lodge to Mount Pearl and back!

Distance traveled (approximate): 734kms

It’s Pick Up the Harley Day! My buddy DreadPirateRoberts and his Father-in-Law took the four-wheeled cage and I followed along on my Beemer. It’s a long haul to St. John’s / Mount Pearl and back but …


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The Viking Tour - Day 6

Posted on August 08, 2018 in Motorcycle Travel & Touring

With the Harley in the shop getting fixed up we took one of those four wheeled vehicular contraptions to do some touring. We took the 340 North to the Beothuk Interpretation Centre (the Beothuk were the indigenous population in Newfoundland). The picture below is the waterfront at the Interpretaion Centre …


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The Viking Tour - Day 5

Posted on August 07, 2018 in Motorcycle Travel & Touring

With my buddy’s bike broken down, and us waiting on Rugged Rock Harley-Davidson to come pick it up, I headed out for a little ride. I went to Gander, and then took the 330 North to Musgrave Harbour. I had originally planned to take the 330 all the way …


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