Salty Fog Rally + Highland Fling
Highland Fling? There is really no official name yet. But there is a date - weekend of August 17 [B]the third weekend of August.[/B] No date will be perfect but local wisdom indicates the weather starts to get challenging after August.
Save the date and more details will follow. [B]Goal [/B]is to have 12 to 20 people for the inaugural event.
The first year we will learn what not to do.
The second year the rally will learn what not to do.
The third year will get it right.
Location - [B]Cape Breton[/B] - Some of the best motorcycle riding in North America.
Activities - Ride to eat, eat to ride and tall tales around campfires.
A link to the [URL="http://www.trailpeak.com/index.jsp?cat=hike&con=trail&val=1609"][B][U][COLOR="Blue"]general area[/COLOR][/U][/B][/URL] around Meat Cove.
A [B]new event [/B]may be added this year
Nova Scotia Has Done the Heavy Lifting
This link was originally posted by Touringo in the Meat Cove thread
It lists all the [URL="http://www.campsource.ca/ns/novascotiaparks.aspx"][B][U][COLOR="Blue"]campsites in Nova Scotia from A to Z[/COLOR][/U][/B][/URL]
And, this is the [URL="[url]http://novascotia.com/en/home/default.aspx[/url]"][B][U][COLOR="Blue"]official Tourism Site[/COLOR][/U][/B][/URL] for Nova Scotia
It's worth a visit to watch the beautiful pictures of Nova Scotia change.
Nova Scotia has done all the work in [URL="http://novascotia.com/en/home/planatrip/default.aspx"][B][U][COLOR="Blue"]planning a trip[/COLOR][/U][/B][/URL].
Check out this link for [URL="http://novascotia.com/en/home/planatrip/travel_guides/default.aspx"][B][U][COLOR="Blue"]free travel guides in Nova Scotia.[/COLOR][/U][/B][/URL] including a motorcycle guide.
[I]Touringo thanks for all the local knowledge.[/I] :clap
Other StatDawg finds which keeps track of all [URL="http://www.capebretonhighlands.com/festivals/index.htm"][B][U][COLOR="Blue"]local and current festivals[/COLOR][/U][/B][/URL].
Check out the trails and [URL="http://www.hikethehighlandsfestival.com/index.html"][B][U][COLOR="Blue"]events along Cape Breton's Highlands[/COLOR][/U][/B][/URL].