Welcome to the Sauna (Wade)

Day 4 – was a total mixed bag. The first third of the ride was beautifully downhill, but with awful road conditions. Leaving Manning Provincial Park it was 10am (because… Read more

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Day 3: Hope to Manning Park Resort (Or How I Died)

(Help Me Obi Wan Kenobi, You’re My Only), Hope, BC to Manning Park Resort, BC 185 to 252 (67km today) Suggested Listening: Arkells – Come to Light Transit22 – Tan… Read more

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So THAT was the hardest thing I have ever done

Let me paint a picture for you: -70 km, nearly 100% uphill at an average 5% grade – the first 19km were the worst, 100% uphill at like a 8%… Read more

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Day 2:A New Hope (Coquitlam to Hope)

Day 2: A New Hope Coquitlam, BC to Hope, BC 45km to 185km Suggested Listening:┬áStar Wars Cantina With the excitement of our first real day of cycling ahead of us… Read more

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Once you choose Hope anything is possible (Wade)

So today was our first big ride (140km) and it was eye opening. We rode from Coquitlam to Hope and I don’t mind saying that I got my ass handed… Read more

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Day 1: Vancouver to Coquitlam (Living as Kings)

Suggested Listening: Stars – Dead Hearts Queen – Bicycle Race Day 1: Vancouver to Coquitlam 0km to 45km After counting down for months for this day to come it’s come… Read more

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Day 1

Day 1 – Nailed it Okay, well to be fair it was likely the easiest day of our journey. My flight left Hamilton at 6:30 am and arrived in Vancouver… Read more

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New and Old Friends

July 1/July 2nd Suggested Listening: Oh Wonder – My Friends Currently aboard the BC Ferry from Victoria to Vancouver, I sit here mystified by the beautiful view out the window… Read more

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Sweet Mother of God, it’s actually happening!!!

So here we are on the eve of my flight. The bikes were disassembled, shipped, received by a bike shop in Vancouver (Ride On It, Granville St), reassembled and waiting… Read more

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Making Connections

Suggested Listening: Delhi 2 Dublin – TumbiWOW Tegan and Sara – Hang on the Night As I sit here in the Ocean Island Inn hostel here in Victoria I can’t… Read more

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