June, 2015

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So Happy Together

Regina, SK to Moose Jaw, SK

The sound of rain hitting the window in the morning can be a great sound. Okay, maybe not a great sound – the silence of the sun is golden. However, rain on the window is certainly a better sound than rain hitting the tent. And that’s how my morning began.Read More…


Smoke and Smokies

Indian Head, SK to Regina, SK

This morning began, as many mornings do, with the sound of a large freight train (and its obligatory horn blasts) screaming past my tent. Remarkably, it’s a sound that doesn’t disturb me at all. It’s actually rather surprising how much noise can be ignored when you’re really tired. In actualRead More…


Is That A Hill? Nope.

Whitewood, SK to Indian Head, SK

It’s often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While I may not necessarily agree with that, today was certainly the best breakfast I’ve had in a while. A long while. My pseudo-wild camping spot last night worked out very well. It wasn’t really a wildRead More…


Welcome To Saskatche-wind

Virden, MB to Whitewood, SK

It was one year ago today that I started my ride out of Toronto towards St. John’s. Today, I started my ride out of Manitoba. In some ways, it’s kind of hard to believe. While it took more than three weeks to cycle from Kitchener to the Manitoba border, itRead More…


Weighing In

Sidney, MB to Virden, MB

If my past year of cycling was measured as a fiscal year, then today would mark the year end. It was 365 days ago that I left my Toronto apartment behind, loaded up my bicycle, and started pedalling east to St. John’s. And then south to Key West. And now,Read More…


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