Big trips and the future.

And with that summer looks like it is getting ready to pack it in. The last few months have been a whirlwind for me. Some big trips, some small ones. Weddings and BBQ’s. Leading into fall feels a bit different this year. With our family getting a little bigger in the upcoming year, I am excited at the whole…

Teasers from my bike trip

I Survived! This was an epic 11 day, 1100 km cycling trip across BC. Write up to come soon. Cheers folks.

And the adventure begins…

The bag is packed, the bike is boxed. Heading to the airport and off to Calgary to start my 11 day. 1000km adventure across BC!

A little closer…

Well They plane ticket has been booked! One step closer. This cycling trip is officially happening. Nice to get that part solidified and off my shoulders. Now becomes crunch time time for any edits to my route etc. I chose to ride Calgary to Vancouver (Richmond) over 11 days as apposed to 10 days with…

Pinning Together the Finer Points-CTS update

As March turns into April, I am now in full swing of putting the details into my trip. The route is set, and it is now a matter of organizing camp locations, setting daily km estimates, booking the flight and acquiring  a bike box for myself. With about 100 days or so to go… Things are going…

Cycle Touring Saga – New Beginnings

Its mid February. It is rainy and not cold outside. It hasn’t been for some time now (Classic Vancouver). Though spring is still a little more than a month away I doubt winter has much more to throw at us. As I’m digging around in my spare room for something I look at the pile of pieces…

CTS update 1

Well this is the first update to my “Cycle Touring Saga”, the game plan still being that this coming July I will be flying to Calgary and then cycling back home to the Coast. Unfortunately my brother Isaac will not be joining me as originally planned.  However my friend Candace still seems quite game to…

Vagabond Vacation pt 2

Bogachiel Or Bust! It’s early. 630 I think. We are in Victoria and getting ready to make our way south to Port Angeles. We left Richmond yesterday afternoon took the ferry to Swartz Bay. Then it was only a 33km ride to get here. Some beers and anticipation about what we were undertaking made for…

Vagabond Vacation pt 1

A cycling trip from Vancouver BC down the Pacific Coast Highway to Portland Oregon. 2014