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…

Winter Camp in Garibaldi

Making the most of your weekend. Time. These days it seems like ours is in limited supply, and how we spend it is extremely important. Though we all have life commitments and goals we are trying to achieve. I have found it equally important to take time to focus on doing the things that help…

Teaser of our weekend trip:

Starting the New year on a +

Well here we are 2016! Another big year ahead (as it usually goes). Currently I have some Backcountry trips planned, some cycling trips and plenty of hiking. I wanted to kick the year off on a positive, so rather than setting myself realistic or unrealistic goals that may or may not come together I decided…

When should you “Go it Alone?”

Trips. Travelling. Embarking on some new journey. We have all enjoyed these times with friends and loved ones, but what about when that changes… It is tough (for me) to jump out there on my own and see the world by myself. Maybe because I have always had a group of folks around me that…

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…