My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 9: First Flat, First Dog Chase

May 6th: Kamloops, BC to Salmon Arm, BC: 110km

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Woke up at 6:30. Got out by 8:15 (?). Kathy gave me some kind of sleeping bag pants to keep warm. I might be able to use them for my feet.

Today was almost all downhill. We ran into Ann, Ray’s (the horse person) sister, biking the opposite direction.

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I got a flat, fixed it quick, and worried about it all day.

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About half-way we stopped in a town and a dog chased me out on the street. Luckily I out-biked him [Phill really showed he loved me since he got really upset at the lady. I can’t recall if he yelled at her or said something, but I remember him being really angry at her for letting her dog run loose like that]. We stopped in a park and made spaghetti.

We rode almost non-stop and it was really sunny and hot.

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Tonight we’re sleeping on someone’s lawn [a cycle-tour host from http://www.warmshowers.com]

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About dontdontoperate

28 year old originally from Barrie, Ontario, Canada. H.B.Sc. from UofT with a major in chemistry and a double minor in philosophy and math. M.Sc. from UofT in physiology and neuroscience. Finished my Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at McMaster in the fall of 2013.
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One Response to My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 9: First Flat, First Dog Chase

  1. Sam says:

    warmshowers ftw

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