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With my originally “planned” return date having passed, it seemed like it was time to put the final closure on this year’s ride. I know, I know … you thought that was the point of the previous post. What can I say, I’m dragging it out. Side note: I didn’tRead More…

The Funny Thing About Conditioning

London, ON to Camlachie, ON

After yesterday’s very successful start to the journey, I was feeling surprisingly good about my conditioning – again, considering I hadn’t really done any training. That optimism MAY have been jumping the gun a wee bit. Yes, I felt good when I woke up this morning (and it didn’t hurtRead More…

And That’s That. Now What?

East Aurora, NY to Delhi, ON

This morning began well when I confirmed that the videos I had left to upload through the night had indeed finished successfully. With work “finished” (seriously, I’m sure there will be more revisions), I set about packing up for the big day. Whether “big” is good or bad is aRead More…

Crossing Borders

Kenora, ON to Prawda, MB

The best part of waking up after a night in a motel is not having to pack up a tent – a tent that is generally wet, I might add. Today was no different but there was an added bonus. Not only did I wake knowing there was no tentRead More…

The Cowboy Room

Terrace Bay, ON to Nipigon, ON

The Tourist Information Centre in Terrace Bay proved to be a successful, albeit occasionally noisy, spot for wild camping. Unfortunately, and for reasons I can’t really explain, I didn’t sleep particularly well last night – and it had nothing to do with the traffic noise throughout the night. You’d thinkRead More…

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