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Category: Adventure

Day 12 – Pushing the Limits (Wade)

So we started the day as usual at 6:00am left a frigid Lake Louise and head out towards Calgary. It was cold. Like 5 Celsius cold. As soon as we hit the Trans-Canada the wind started in our faces, and it stayed in our faces the whole ride. It was a great ride all told.…
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Day 11: Golden, BC to Lake Louise, AB (A Beautiful Ride With A Pinch of Terror)

Day 11: Golden, BC to Lake Louise, AB (A Beautiful Ride With A Pinch of Terror) 1079km – 1172km (93km) Suggested Listening: The Rural Alberta Advantage – Terrified Astronautalis – The River, The Woods Quietly as possible Wade and I snuck our way out of his sister-in-law’s Leslie place shortly after 6:00. With Wade have…
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Day 11 – BC saved its worst (and best) for last (Wade)

Sorry no pics today – having issues uploading them. On this note you may wonder why I haven’t posted any pics of myself on this trip. We’ll, that’s because I look like a deshevelled hobo with legs like an Olympian! When I start posting leg pics we’re going to have a new audience. Starting out…
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Day 10: Revelstoke to Golden, BC (Highway to Hell)

Day 10: Revelstoke, BC to Golden, BC (Highway to Hell) 923km to 1079km (156km) Suggesting Listening: AC/DC – Highway To Hell Perhaps it’s getting a bit old for some to read, but for me the routine of waking up at 5:30am and getting on the road for 6ish seems to be working out really well. Today…
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Day 10 – Mountain Madness (Wade)

Today was a day of many accomplishments: -last full day cycling beautiful BC -cycled into a different timezone (how cool is that?) -did our first day over 150km (156km to be exact) -exceeded the 1,000km mark for the overall trip -perhaps most importantly, we are now officially over 1/4 of the days into the trip!!!…
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Day 9: Nakusp to Revelstoke (A Long And Winding Road)

Day 9: Nakusp to Revelstoke (A Long And Winding Road) 821km to 923km (102km) Suggested Listening: As per the norm we started our day at 5:30am by packing up our gear and having breakfast. Having this bit of routine established seems to be helping to give some structure to our days. It’s amazing how despite…
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Day 9 – Welcome to beautiful Revelstoke (I guess)

So Day 9 took us from Nakusp to Revelstoke 102 km and a ferry. As we were coming off the ferry we noted how “misty” it was. The thing is that the mist didn’t lift or evaporate. Turns out it was smoke from a fire that was blanketing the air. It lasted all the way…
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Day 8: Glade to Nakusp (A Full Circle Kind of Day)

Day 8: Glade to Nakusp (A Full Circle Kind of Day) 684km to 821 (137km) Suggested Listening: Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah (what I wanted to yell at the top of my lungs when we finished the “grooved pavement”) Waking up at 530am seems to be the new norm these days for me. Wade being an…
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Day 8 – A Tale of Two Rides (Wade)

Day 8 – What a mixed bag that was. So you may have noticed I was not in the best of moods yesterday. Day 7 was definitely a down day for me. It was a tough day physically but moreso mentally. Day 8 started out much better. Much better. The first third of the ride…
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Day 7: Christina Lake to Glade (To Be Finished Riding)

Day 7: Christina Lake to Glade 586km to 684km (98km) Suggeted Listening: With a “shorter day” of 104km planned  (which turned out to only be 98km) we gave ourselves a little extra time to sleep in this morning. Leaving the motel around 7:30am with a pizza strapped to my bike rack we began what felt…
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