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Heading to the Rock this summer from Calgary, have done the Cabot Trail, PEI but never Newfoundland. Going over using the North Sydney Ferry crossing and going to make our way to Fortune so we can take the ferry across to St Pierre. So a question has anyone parked their bike in the multi day lot they have? It appears there is shuttle to get to the parking when you check in for the Ferry? How safe is it to leave your bike for a couple of days if we stay in St Pierre?


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Hi Randy - I don't have the answer but am very curious as I am looking at doing the same in 2020 - 2019 is Cape Breton and Nova Scotia again for me ;)


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I lived in Nova Scotia for almost 6 years. I've never done it but have many friends that have, no issues with parking while you're off to visit St Pierre/Miquelon. As you know, everyone visiting there has to leave there vehicles on the mainland.

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Thanks Guys


Going to stay at a local B&B and they have offered to drive us to the ferry and pick us up while our bikes stay secured in his garage! Love the eastern hospitality.


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Just read your thread when are you guys heading over. I'm also taking a trip to the Rock this Summer but not till the start of August.
 

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Might see Y'all there.. heading up this summer for a wedding.
 

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Awesome Blog!

My wife and I ride up to CA most summers as her folks live in NB. Have done most of eastern CA excepting Newfoundland. I think I have some nearly EXACT photos as you from Peggy's Cove.... except the RED BIKE!

Being a retired firefighter, I have a penchant for red machines; I've been wanting to paint my GTL since I got her in '12. Please pardon the off topic, but did you have it painted? Do it yourself? Was it spendy?
 

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We are going to the BMW MOA Getaway Rally in PA this July and so should be going across on the ferry around mid July.


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Awesome Blog!



My wife and I ride up to CA most summers as her folks live in NB. Have done most of eastern CA excepting Newfoundland. I think I have some nearly EXACT photos as you from Peggy's Cove.... except the RED BIKE!



Being a retired firefighter, I have a penchant for red machines; I've been wanting to paint my GTL since I got her in '12. Please pardon the off topic, but did you have it painted? Do it yourself? Was it spendy?


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No painting was required. This is the original OEM “Sakhir Orange” (Red) colour for the 2015 GTS.
 

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Any locals in the area of St John's NL who use or had service done at the local BMW dealer, Avalon BMW (aka The Toy Box). On our trip this summer will need a 10,000KM service and set of tires when we are in the area. Looks like a family owned business, which I love to see, that sells multi brands of products and seems to get positive reviews. Any feed back would be greatly appreciated.


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Any locals in the area of St John's NL who use or had service done at the local BMW dealer, Avalon BMW (aka The Toy Box). On our trip this summer will need a 10,000KM service and set of tires when we are in the area. Looks like a family owned business, which I love to see, that sells multi brands of products and seems to get positive reviews. Any feed back would be greatly appreciated.


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I use them all the time. I have had nothing but good service. Bought the bike there and they have done all the work on it. Keith is one of the owners and head mechanic. He will get it done for you no problem. Call them to set it up.
 

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Thanks for the response, have setup an appointment for service and purchase/installation of a new set of tires.


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