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Month: July 2017

Day 24 – What Do We Talk About All Day (Wade)

Thunder Bay! We are in Thunder Bay and life is good! It’s amazing how happy we were to see the “City of Thunder Bay” sign. Hooting and hollering, fist pumps into the air. It’s pretty safe to say that no one has been this happy to come here in a while. Tonight we are staying…
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Day 23: Dryden to English River (Losing Patience)

Day 23:¬†Dryden to English River (Losing Patience) 2951km to 3111km (160km) Suggested Listening: Tracy Chapman – Fast Car Enjoying our free continental breakfast at the Comfort Inn that we stayed in last night we got on the road at about 7am today. I shared with Wade how I’d been in touch with our friends Anne-Marie…
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Day 23 – Invariable Truths & Unanswered Questions About Our Ride (Wade)

Today was a fairly non-descript journey from Dryden to a place called English River. What? Never heard of it? Me neither, but I can tell you the English River Inn is very nice and very picturesque. Anyway I thought it may be interesting to go over some of the things that happen every day, and…
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Day 22: Kenora to Dryden (Finding Inspiration)

Day 22: Kenora to Dryden (Finding Inspiration) 2812km to 2951km (139km) Suggested Listening: The Proclaimers – I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) Back to our regular morning schedule of leaving shortly after 6:30am we departed Gail’s place after I signed the guestbook and had some breakfast. A quick stop from her place we got a photo…
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Day 22 – Finally Feeling Good (Wade)

So today we went from Kenora to Dryden, and it’s really the first full day that I’ve felt great. I can say with conviction that the first 3 weeks of this trip were awful for me. I was depressed. Period. Though I’d say some of you may have guessed it, I sure didn’t want to…
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Day 21: Hadashville, MB to Kenora, ON (Another One Bites The Dust)

Hadashville,MB to Kenora, ON (Another One Bites The Dust) 2707km to 2812km (105km) Suggesting Listening: Queen – Another One Bites The Dust Reilly Scott – North Sky With another “short day” planned Wade and I opted to sleep in until 8am today. It was glorious. Eating a hearty (read: minimal) breakfast of a meal replacement…
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Day 21 – Back in Ontario!!! (Wade)

We said goodbye to Manitoba halfway through the day today and I am actually a little sad about that. That being said, it is incredible how happy I am to be back in my home Province. Ontario is SOOOOO big, it likely won’t feel like the area I know until we get past Owen Sound…
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Day 20: Winnipeg to Hadashville (AKA: The Middle of Nowhere)

Day 20: Winnipeg to Hadashville, MB (AKA: The Middle of Nowhere) 2615km to 2707km (92km) Suggested Listening: Hot Hot Heat – The Middle of Nowhere Jimmy Eat World – The Middle Waking up at 7:30am today and taking our time to get ready and say our goodbyes to Karen and Jim we got on the…
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Day 20 – I’m Giving This Trip 2 Week’s Notice (Wade)

Day 20 – Winnipeg to Hadashville. Man! What a sweet ride! And easy 92 km of great roads and varied scenery. My kind of day. We started the day off easy knowing it was going to be pretty short. I had a great cup of coffee with Nate’s friend Jim who (and his girlfriend Karen)…
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Day 19: Brandon, MB to Winnipeg, MB (Ride or Die!)

Day 19: Brandon, MB to Winnipeg, MB (Ride Or Die) 2398km to 2615 (217km) Suggested Listening: Tegan and Sara – Nineteen The Weatherthans – One Great City! With a good breakfast included in our hotel stay at the Motel 6 we got on the road at about 7am which was little bit later than normal.…
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