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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 for us to pick up tomorrow at 11am. Spreadsheets have been made, reviewed and revised and all that is really left to do is start…
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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 help, but feel so nostalgic. Almost a full 7 years ago I stayed here when I unexpectedly found myself selected to be one of the…
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Too Excited To Sleep!

Suggested Listening: Love You To Death (Tegan and Sara) I know it’s a super cliché thing to say, but seriously where did the time go? Just typing that makes me feel like a lazy writer. When I think about the fact that in less than 5 hours from now I’ll be boarding a plane I’m…
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High on Humans or Why I LOVE People

Suggested Listening: Oh Wonder: High on Humans Oh Wonder: High on Humans Fan Stories Stars – Hold On When You Get Love and Let Go When You Give It: As an extrovert, I feed off human connection and my appetite for it sometimes feels endless. It should come as no surprise to everyone when I…
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So it goes.

Suggesting Listening: Tegan and Sara – The Con Stars – We Called It Love  George Harrison – My Sweet Lord (my mom’s favourite song) When we first made the website I told myself over and over again that I would write and uploaded a post on June 16th. As the 16th quickly approached the pressure to…
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How To Plan A Bike Trip or How Wade is a Superhero!

Suggested Listening: The Beatles – With a Little Help From My Friends After the blog post from a few days ago where I nearly induced a panic attack in myself by listing everything left to do before I leave for the trip (which is now just 23 days away… breathe) I felt it necessary to ease…
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1 month until D(eparture) Day

Sweet mother of mercy, we are now literally 1 month from our first ride! So, on that theme we have a joint post about what exactly is going through our minds at this point. Nathan – The next few weeks my focus will be on knocking off items on what seems to be my never…
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Mo Saddles, Mo Problems

Or, Common Sense Isn’t All That Common I bought a new bike seat on the weekend and I was dying to try it out on my long ride today. It is a noseless saddle, basically as my kids put it, “It looks like a butt not a penis.” I had read mixed reviews of such…
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In the Spirit of Collaboration

Suggested Listening: Rich Aucoin – Are You Experiencing? It’s finally here. The very first blog post from Nate and Wade! When discussing how to get started Wade proposed that in the spirit of collaboration it might be fun to do begin with a post written by the both of us. If you’re reading this you likely…
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