Monthly Archives: August 2013

My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 31: State of Emergency

May 28th: English River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON: 195 km Started early finally. Got on the road at 7am. Biked 3 hours in the miserable cold to get to Upsula. Ate breakfast and checked the internets. [poor Phill. Notice … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 30: RAIN!

May 27th: Agimak Lake to English River, ON: 60 km Woke up to rain, so we kept slept-in hoping it would stop. It didn’t. So we packed up in the rain and headed to a Robins/Burger Scoop. Ate and were … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 29: Rum-b-b-b-ble Strips

May 26th: Dryden, ON to Agimak Lake: 100 km Woke up around 9am. I realized I probably left my helmet in the [campground] office… But no one was around. We went to Tim Horton’s to waste time and eat. The … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 28: Sam the Lonely Cyclist

May 25th: Kenora, ON to Dryden, ON: 140 km [Breakfast with Britt and Remmy…yum!] Tired day. Just slow going. Had a coffee at some point, but just felt tired again near the end. Stopped at a place famous for their … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 27: Into the Mother Province

May 24th: Winnipeg, MB to Kenora, ON: 230 km!! AMAZING! 230km! We were averaging 30km all day! But we started late: 10:30am or so. [we had to ride in the dark for about an hour (if I remember correctly). Not … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 26: The Hunted

May 23rd: Winnipeg, MB: rest day Rest day. Went grocery shopping, got our bikes fixed at MEC by this guy Josh who’s dating Susie’s sister. Super cool guy. Phill and I made dinner, watched the ending to The Hunted (Tommy … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 25: Against the (Windy) Day [Thomas Pynchon reference ftw!]

May 22nd: Carberry, MB to Winnipeg, MB: 170km Huge day of riding! Started at 7:30 (woke up at 6) and didn’t end till 12:30! [17 hours] We rode into Winnipeg this day. The whole day was miserable. It started with … Continue reading

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