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Old 02-26-2016, 09:12 PM   #1
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Tough border crossing

Crossing into Canada by bike.
If you’re going to Canada: Do not ride your bike – Craig Medred

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Old 02-26-2016, 09:22 PM   #2
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Yup. And we're gonna build a wall and the Americans are going to pay for it.
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Old 02-26-2016, 09:30 PM   #3
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Yup. And we're gonna build a wall and the Americans are going to pay for it.
that 's a good one ! Pat
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Old 02-27-2016, 11:01 AM   #4
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Yup. And we're gonna build a wall and the Americans are going to pay for it.
Hi: gbaglo... And so they should... We'll have to use more A/C to counter the hot air drift over the wall. Aren't they suing us for using their air to power our wind turbines?
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Amusing , but of course it has nothing to do with the bike. He could have crossed by the same path with a snowmobile, ATV, truck, boat, hovercraft, or on foot... and been in the same situation.

The article says that Eagle AK and Dawson City YT are separated by 150 miles of nothing, but in reality they are only 118 km (70 miles) apart (straight line), and there is a summer road (the Top Of The World Highway, which looks like a great summer adventure route) between them... with a Canada Border Services Agency border crossing at Poker Creek AK - Little Gold Creek YT. The Little Gold crossing would have been closed when this guy traveled down the Yukon River, and it would be far out the way for someone following the river anyway, but traveling a hundred kilometres into a foreign country before dropping by a government office - without even making a phone call in advance to see if this is okay - is just stupid.

Another example of how avoiding border crossing problems is mostly just a matter of not acting like an idiot.
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When each of my daughters turned 16 they all got to hike the Chilkoot trail with dear old dad. You do register with parks Canada before the hike but when you cross into Canada there is usually no one at the warming hut on top of the pass at the border. Scott

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Yup. And we're gonna build a wall and the Americans are going to pay for it.

Is the purpose of the wall to keep Canadians out or to keep Americans locked in.?
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To keep Celine Dion out.
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In 1986 I worked for a landscaping company and one day the INS showed up. There were Hispanics running for the woods in all directions and next we were lined up and asked for IDs. After asking them if they were crazy, they replied that they find a lot of illegal Canadians down here. Loren
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