Shawn and I have officially done 2,000 miles total! A hundred of which were yesterday! Which makes my first century. I never thought my first century would be with a loaded bicycle, but there you are. We’ve arrived in Edmonton, … Continue reading
Eek! It’s been too long since I posted. From Calgary we took two days to get to Banff, and on the second day we hitch-hiked a little because of a rainstorm that threatened to throw us off our bikes (or … Continue reading
First, a discussion of the ride from Waterton to Calgary: It took us three days of riding, and most of the scenery was some variation on rolling hills with a few spots of trees, and a ridiculous quantity of cows. … Continue reading
I wasn’t joking about the fantastic views we got during the hike in Waterton. Just a quick update to say we’ve been in Calgary for the last few days (the first of which I spent mostly asleep after an 86-mile … Continue reading
Right now Shawn and I are in the “town site” of Waterton National Park in Alberta! Shawn’s blog has a day-by-day rundown (or will, when the entry posts) so I’m going to stick with some smaller observations: A stiff headwind … Continue reading
So, updates on general things: I bought a thorn-proof tube for my rear tire, so of course I haven’t had a rear flat in days (it’s one of Murphy’s Laws of Cycling, which is why I stopped patching tubes before … Continue reading
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