Planning a motorcycle adventure around Vancouver Island, including Victoria, Tofino, then the Sunshine Coast and Vancouver on the way back.
When loaded it was a bit sluggish in the corners but a willing hauler that could still pass slow trucks with ease when asked to. When unloaded it was a lot of fun on twisting roads and mountain passes.
Variable weather and some good judgement Also, thoughts about the CB500X The day started with beautiful weather. A bit breezy early, but it calmed completely by the time we were done with breakfast. I decided that since I had planned on a few of the great New Zealand motorcycle rides, today was a good day….