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Are you ready for the adventure you will remember for the rest of your life? Get together with your riding buddies and start making plans for this truly unforgettable experience. We are now taking reservations for our next Across BC Tour. Please email us now to begin planning your tour.

Tour Includes: 19/14/5 days riding, 20/15/6 nights, fully prepped and maintained Suzuki DRZ400S dualsport bike, five million dollars motorcycle liability insurance, double occupancy hotel accommodations, guides, support vehicle to carry your gear to your room each night, "Discovery Coast Passage" and Vancouver ferry fees, premium grade fuel for the bikes (except when unavailable in remote areas). Some meals and snacks are often provided however restaurant meals are not included.

Tour Cost:

19 Day Tour: The cost for riders renting one of our Suzuki DRZ400S dualsport bikes will be $8,500. The cost for riders bringing their own bikes is $7,500.

14 Day Tour: The cost for riders renting one of our Suzuki DRZ400S dualsport bikes will be $6,250. The cost for riders bringing their own bikes is $5,550.

5 Day Tour: The cost for riders renting one of our Suzuki DRZ400S dualsport bikes will be $3,800. The cost for riders bringing their own bikes is $3,420.

Note: There is a 5% Goods and Services Tax.

Discount Offer: Book with your friends or motorcycle club and receive a 10% group discount with four or more riders.

A modified cost will be offered for those clients requesting to ride their own bikes. Bikes must run quiet with approved spark arrestors, be street legal to operate on BC highways and your bike should be capable of running on 87 octane (regular unleaded gas if premium is unavailable).

Payment can be made either by Visa, MasterCard, Canadian funds cheque or money order. It is important for us to secure our reservations as soon as possible as this is the peak of the tourist season in Bella Coola for the ferries and accommodations. We are unable to make deposits securing the ferry fees and accommodations until we receive your deposit.

ACROSS BRITISH COLUMBIA TOUR ROUTE

Options of 14 days or 5 days and if you are up to the entire route 19 days are available. We are riding from Cranbrook all the way across BC on backcountry roads and jeep trails. Starting with the Canadian Rockies and heading west crossing five wilderness mountain ranges, the Purcell, Monashee, Cascade, Cariboo- Chilcolton area and BC Coastal Mountain ranges.

Click for a larger imageAs large and diverse as the province of British Columbia is, so is the variety of dualsport motorcycle riding and touring possibilities. From the rugged splendor of the Rocky Mountains to the semiarid regions of the provinces Fraser Canyon and the interior to the lush rainforests of the west coast and Vancouver Island.

Our fourteen day and 19 day options start in Cranbrook. We will begin our Adventure with the Canadian Rockies and Purcell Mountain Ranges experiencing the huge vastness of the British Columbia backcountry continuing onto the Monashee and Cascade Mountains.

 

We continue northwest for several days making our way on backcountry routes to the Chilcoltin and Coastal Mountain Ranges followed by the Cariboo and Fraser Valley plateau.

 

A highlight of the next few days is a visit to a beautiful remote mountain resort at Chaunigan Lake Lodge to spend a day exploring the area or just relaxing and soaking up the view. Our trip from Chaunigan Lake takes us farther north along the Coastal Mountains to Nimpo Lake Resort. We then ride through Tweedsmuir Park to Hagensbourg in the Bella Coola Valley. A few days are spent in Bella Coola exploring the magnificent coastal mountain fjords.

Next an awesome ferry trip taking "The Discovery Coast Passage" ferry route from Bella Coola to Port Hardy on Vancouver Island (this is a 12 hour scenic ferry ride through the Inside Passage and a memorable part of the adventure with awesome views of the Pacific Coastline and whale watching opportunities).

Click for a larger imageThe tour will take us down Vancouver Island visiting Telegraph Cove, Strathcona Park and taking backroads to Gold River and Comox. From Comox we will leave Vancouver Island and head back to the mainland to explore the scenic sights of the famous winding curves of the Sunshine Coast Highway visiting Sechelt and the famous Gibsons Landing. Our 14 day tour will end in Vancouver.

Our five day tour option is available from Vancover to Cranbrook. Call for details. Tour riding distance consists of 80% backcountry dirt roads, 20% paved roads and some technical mountain passes. Riders must be experienced and capable of long rides in a variety of conditions (we ride rain or shine). To add to the adventure there will be some exploring of remote valleys and trails along the way. This is going to be an awesome ride.

For more detailed information on our tour dates, itinerary and prices: -

Contact us for details.

Click for a larger imageThese quotes inspire us as we prepare your ride:


"A motorcycle adventure is different from an ordinary vacation because it is a true adventure.....
"Adventures, like vacations, aren't every-weekend activities. You plan for them, save for them, then live them - and remember them for the rest of your life." - Dirt Bike Magazine "10 Wild Rides", December 1995. (Backroads Adventures was selected one of the top 10 motorcycle adventures as reported in a special feature article by the Adventure Bike staff journalists reporting on the best motorcycle adventures in the world).

"Forget saving for retirement - these rides are never to be forgotten adventures. Do them before it's too late!! - Kiwi Motorcycle Rider "Adventure Riding in British Columbia", April 1999 article by John Dalgliesh.

On July 2, 1999 we embarked on our first "Across BC Tour". It was truly an epic adventure and has now become one of our favorite rides. After 15 years experience organizing tours throughout British Columbia I can tell you this is the one tour you should make a goal to do at least once in your lifetime. This challenging ride is organized with options of five, fourteen and twenty day tours. John Dalgliesh summed it up when he wrote, "Forget saving for retirement - these rides are never to be forgotten adventures. Do them before it's too late!"

Check out this link for more photos on the Across BC Ride.  Photos Across BC Tour

For more information please email me dave@backroadsadventures.ca

 

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