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Day 68 – Auckland

Posted March 10, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 31km

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Day 67 – Ramarama

Posted March 9, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 52km

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Day 66 – Miranda

Posted March 8, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 51km

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Day 65 – Paeroa

Posted March 7, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 65km

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Day 64 – Katikati

Posted March 6, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 50km

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Day 63 – Tauranga

Posted March 5, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 104km

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Day 60 & 61 & 62 – Rotorua

Posted March 4, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 85km

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Day 58 & 59 – Taupo

Posted March 1, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 66km

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Day 57 – Tarawera

Posted February 28, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 61km

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Day 56 – Eskdale

Posted February 27, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 22km

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Day 55 – Napier

Posted February 26, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 105km

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Day 54 – Anzac Park

Posted February 25, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 68km

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Day 53 – Pahiatua

Posted February 24, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 80km

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Day 52 – Masterton

Posted February 23, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 75km

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Day 51 – Ward

Posted February 22, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 85km

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Day 49 & 50 – Kaikoura

Posted February 21, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 85km

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Day 48 – Waiau

Posted February 19, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 64km

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Day 47 – Waipara

Posted February 18, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 67km

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Day 46 – Ashley Gorge

Posted February 17, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 70km

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Day 45 – Rakaia Gorge

Posted February 16, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 82km

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Day 44 – Geraldine

Posted February 15, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 100km

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Day 43 – Glenavy

Posted February 14, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 57km

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Day 42 – Hampden

Posted February 13, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 90km

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Day 40 & 41 – Dunedin

Posted February 12, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 85km

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Day 39 – Balclutha

Posted February 10, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 56km

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Day 38 – Papatowai

Posted February 9, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 125km

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Day 37 – Bluff

Posted February 8, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 65km

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Day 36 – Winton

Posted February 7, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 120km

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Day 35 – Kingston

Posted February 6, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 48km

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Day 32 & 33 & 34 – Queenstown

Posted February 5, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 90km Glenorchy day trip: 95km

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Day 31 – Lake Hawea

Posted February 2, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 125km

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Day 30 – Haast

Posted February 1, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 53km

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Day 29 – Lake Paringa

Posted January 31, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 94km

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Day 28 – Franz Josef

Posted January 30, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 62km

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Day 27 – Harihari

Posted January 29, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 75km

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Day 26 – Hokitikia

Posted January 28, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 83km

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Day 25 – Punakaiki

Posted January 27, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 77km

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Day 24 – Berlins

Posted January 26, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 84.12km

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Day 23 – Owen River

Posted January 25, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 93.86km

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Day 22 – Richmond

Posted January 24, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 70.59km

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Day 21 – Peltorus Bridge

Posted January 23, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 70.59km

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Day 19 & 20 – Picton

Posted January 22, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 43.17km

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Day 18 – Paekakariki

Posted January 20, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 80.56km

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Day 17 – Foxton

Posted January 19, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 89.68km

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Day 15 & 16 – Whanganui

Posted January 18, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 85.45km

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Day 14 – Raetihi

Posted January 16, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 73.03km

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Day 13 – Taurmarunui

Posted January 15, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 92.45km

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Day 12 – Whangamomona

Posted January 14, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 63.73km

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Day 11 – Stratford

Posted January 13, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 52.50km

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Day 10 – Opunake

Posted January 12, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 73.194km

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Day 8 & 9 – New Plymouth

Posted January 11, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 86.10km

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Day 7 – Mokau

Posted January 9, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 60.72km

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Day 6 – Marokopa

Posted January 8, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 51.13km

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Day 5 – Waitomo

Posted January 7, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 71.77km

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Day 4 – Whatawhata

Posted January 6, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 66.58km

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Day 3 – Niake

Posted January 5, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 74.02km

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Day 2 – Waiuku

Posted January 4, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 60.57km

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Day 1 – Auckland

Posted January 3, 2016  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Distance: 48.16km

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Day 58 – Dawson’s Creek

Posted July 17, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 57 – Grande Prairie

Posted July 16, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 56 – Valleyview

Posted July 15, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 55 – Whitecourt

Posted July 14, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 53 & 54 – Edmonton

Posted July 12, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 52 – Vegreville

Posted July 11, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Hard to believe its only been about a week. I entered Alberta today with good weather and a good wind. It has kind of already begun to get hilly, but I did 185km today to Vergeville to make up for my headwind today yesterday. Not a whole lot has happened. I met a really nice …

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Day 51 – Lashburn

Posted July 10, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 50 – North Battleford

Posted July 9, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Today was a wild one. It started out and ended in a thunderstorm. I left Saskatoon at 8 in heavy rain, once I got out of the city it cleared up for some smooth sailing. I only stopped once for a bacon cheeseburger during my 140km ride today. The fun started about 10km out of …

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Day 48 & 49 – Saskatoon

Posted July 7, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Made it to Saskatoon in five days! I’ve had a great tail wind so I took advantage of it and did some big days. So far everything has been pretty… Repetitive. Lots of fields and cows. Saskatoon is a nice city, they don’t have any stop signs in residential areas which is kind of a …

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Day 47 – Jensen

Posted July 6, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 46 – Yorkton

Posted July 5, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 45 – Binscarth

Posted July 4, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 44 – Gladstone

Posted July 3, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Well if you’re still visiting this site then you probably already know that I’ve decided to continue my tour across Canada. I had some work done on my bike so hopefully I won’t be breaking anymore spokes. The route I’ll be taking is almost identical to the one you get if you put “Winnipeg” to …

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Pictures

Posted June 22, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

I went through the pictures, they can now be found under Images -> Eastern Canada or just click here. There are 292 out of the 580~ I took on my trip. Here are a few I like that I haven’t shown in another post:

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Statistics

Posted June 21, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Alright I’ve gone through and put all my data into a spreadsheet. I realise most people probably don’t want to look at that, so I’ve got all the important quick stats here and a few charts. Side note: Unfortunately my altimeter broke a few weeks in, so I do have altitude data, but only for …

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Day 43 – Winnipeg

Posted June 19, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Hey everyone, If you don’t already know, I rolled in yesterday around six. I kept pretty in-depth information about distances, average speeds, temperatures, times, ascended/descended and all that fun stuff which I’ll be looking over but in the mean time here’s some quick statistics about my trip: Weight on May 6th: 180 lbs Weight on …

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Day 42 – Falcon Lake

Posted June 18, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 5 Cycle Time: 4:25:46 Distance: 91.67km Average Speed: 20.60km/h Max Speed: 46.50km/h Weather: Hot

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Day 41 – Kenora

Posted June 17, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 5 Cycle Time: 5:51:06 Distance: 108.94km Average Speed: 18.60km/h Max Speed: 43.90km/h Weather: Cloud & Hot

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Day 40 – Nestor Falls

Posted June 16, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 0 Cycle Time: 8:35:23 Distance: 190.28km Average Speed: 22.10km/h Max Speed: 50.50km/h Weather: Bit of everything

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Day 39 – Orr

Posted June 14, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Believe it or not I’m still alive, still biking and perhaps closer than you think. Ill try to keep this short and only talk about yesterday and today. I started my day yesterday in Ironwood Michigan, where I previously was filling my bags to the brim with food and getting laundry done. The road getting …

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Day 38 – Duluth

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Honks: 5 Cycle Time: 9:12:45 Distance: 196.66km Average Speed: 21.60km/h Max Speed: 52.00km/h Weather: Thunder Storm Broken Spokes: 1

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Day 37 – Ironwood

Posted June 13, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 6 Cycle Time: 6:13:44 Distance: 125.22km Average Speed: 20km/h Max Speed: 38.80km/h Weather: Hot

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Day 36 – Sidnaw

Posted June 12, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 2 Cycle Time: 7:03:15 Distance: 112.76km Average Speed: 15.90km/h Max Speed: 30.60km/h Weather: Cold & Rainy

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Day 35 – Marquette

Posted June 11, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 2 Cycle Time: 8:02:50 Distance: 172.62km/h Average Speed: 21.40km/h Max Speed: 54.30km/h Weather: Hot Broken Spokes: 2

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Day 33 & 34 – Newberry

Posted June 9, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 2 Cycle Time: 5:37:55 Distance: 111.21km Average Speed: 19.70km/h Max Speed: 44.90km/h Weather: Hot

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Day 32 – Sault Ste. Marie

Posted June 8, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 3 Cycle Time: 8:09:20 Distance: 172.26km Average Speed: 21.00km/h Max Speed: 41.20km/h Weather: Hot

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Day 31 – Spragge

Posted June 7, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 10 Cycle Time: 7:23:04 Distance: 143.44km/h Average Speed: 20.10km/h Max Speed: 43.40km/h

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Day 30 – Sudbury

Posted June 6, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Cycle Time: 7:00:23 Distance: 146.47km Average Speed: 20km/h Max Speed: 44.90km/h Weather: Hot  

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Day 29 – North Bay

Posted June 5, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 3 Cycle Time: 7:19:23 Distance: 149.84km Average Speed: 19.10km/h Max Speed: 50.80km/h Broken Spokes: 1

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Day 28 – Rolphton

Posted June 4, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 3 Cycle Time: 9:43:06 Distance: 203.22km Average Speed: 20.80km/h Max Speed: 50.50km/h Weather: Rain and Cloudy

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Day 27 – Ottawa

Posted June 3, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 6 Cycle Time: 9:44:31 Distance: 211.60km Average Speed: 21.70km/h Max Speed: 40.40km/h Weather: Rain/Cloud

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Day 25 & 26 – Montreal

Posted June 1, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 3 Cycle Time: 7:12:54 Distance: 142.66km Average Speed: 19.70km/h Max Speed: 35.70km/h Weather: Sunny

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Day 24 РTrois-Rivi̬res

Posted May 31, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Cycle Time: 6:13:45 Distance: 140.39km Average Speed: 21.10km/h Max Speed: 45.90km/h Weather: Sunny

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Day 22 & 23 – Quebec City

Posted May 29, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 0 Cycle Time: 6:26:18 Distance: 133.02km Average Speed: 20.60km/h Max Speed: 44.90km/h Weather: Cold

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Day 21 – St-Roch-Des-Aulnaies

Posted May 28, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 3 Cycle Time: 10:18:54 Distance: 205.88km Average Speed: 20.20km/h Max Speed: 44.90km/h Weather: Cloudy and Sunny

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Day 20 – Edmundston

Posted May 27, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Cycle Time: 1:26:04 Distance: 26km Average Speed: 18.10km/h Max Speed: 46.50km/h Flats: 1 Well the last couple days have been a little rough. Weather wise it is incredibly sunny and hot, but also windy. I had the the wind on my team leaving Fredericton. I did 180km to Perth-Andover and camped in behind a school …

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Day 19 – Edmundston

Posted May 26, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 5 Cycle Time: 7:04:45 Distance: 110.10km Average Speed: 15.50km/h Max Speed: 42.10km/h Weather: Hot and Windy Ascended: 989m Descended: 982m

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Day 18 – Perth-Andover

Posted May 25, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 4 Cycle Time: 8:23:53 Distance: 179.62km Average Speed: 21.30km/h Max Speed: 58.10km/h Ascended: 1346m Descended: 1157m

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Day 16 & 17 – Fredericton

Posted May 23, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

I made it to Fredericton today, or as the locals call it, frertin. I camped near a little pond last night just out side of shediac, where I met the worlds biggest lobster statue thing. The pond was extremely buggy and spidery which kind of sucked but I was happy because I did 140km. Today …

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Day 15 – Shediac

Posted May 22, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 4 Cycle Time: 7:19:23 Distance: 139.84km Average Speed: 19.00km/h Max Speed: 48.70km/h Weather: Light rain Ascended: 390m Descended: 253m

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Day 13 & 14 – Charolettetown

Posted May 20, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

PEI Hey guys, I made it to Charlottetown today. I slept last night in the forest near the Wood Island ferry and was lucky enough to have it pull up just as I arrived. It was a sunny morning and the ferry offered a 6.00 dollar breakfast on top of its fee of $0. That’s …

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Day 12 – Pictou

Posted May 19, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 6 Cycle Time: 9:12:11 Distance: 156.83km Average Speed: 17.00km/h Max Speed: 48.10km/h Weather: Sunny Ascended: 1149m Descended: 1164m

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Day 11 – Blue Mills

Posted May 18, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 4 Cycle Time: 7:49:13 Distance: 118.17km Average Speed: 15.00km/h Max Speed: 37.30km/h Weather: Sunny Ascended: 1355m Descended: 1334m

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Day 10 – North Sydney

Posted May 17, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Rest Day

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Day 9 – Port Aux Basques

Posted May 16, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

NFLD Complete! Hey guys. So today has been pretty crazy. I slept on the side of a mountain in many hours from anywhere significant, dining on mr noodle and peanut butter. Today was the windiest day ever but I made it to port aux basque and chilled in the terminal for three hours (got to …

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Day 8 – Highway 404

Posted May 15, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 5 Cycle time: 7:40:41 Distance: 114.77km Average Speed: 15.50km/h Max Speed: 43.90km/h Weather: Mixed Clouds Ascended: 1431m Descended: 1328m

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Day 7 – Steady Brook

Posted May 14, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 1 Cycle time: 9:03:44 Distance: 142.79 Average Speed: 15.7km/h Max Speed: 39.20km/h Weather: Sunny Ascended: 831m Descended: 895m Moose: 2 Broken Spokes: 1

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Day 6 – Corner of 410/Trans-Canada Highway

Posted May 13, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 7 Cycle time: 7:09:39 Distance: 119.88km Average Speed: 16.70 Max Speed: 38.80 Weather: Sunny Ascended: 576m Descended: 601m

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Day 5 – Grand Falls-Windsor

Posted May 12, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 6 Cycle time: 6:07:26 Distance: 94.85km Average Speed: 15.10km/h Max Speed: 38.80km/h Weather: Rain Ascended: 738m Descended: 745m

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Day 4 – Gander

Posted May 11, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Update Just a quick update while I have internet. I’m taking a break in Gander right now. I need to scope out a place to sleep pretty soon it’s already 7. The hills here are just as, or more brutal then BC. They can really destroy your morale, especially with the gray skies. Overall though …

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Day 3 – Clarenville

Posted May 10, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 9 Cycle time: 8:08:59 Distance: 125.49km Average Speed: 15.30km/h Max speed: 45.4km/h Temperature: Rain Ascended: 1476m Descended: 1421 Moose: 2

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Day 2 – Whitbourne

Posted May 9, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Honks: 12 Cycle time: 7:24:32 Distance: 96.88km Average Speed: 13km/h Max speed: 39.2km/h Temp: Cloud Ascended: 846m Descended: 826m

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Day 1 – St Johns

Posted May 8, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Made It Made it to st johns without a problem. It was super nice which is great. Got my bike set up in the airport and cycled to a hostel then I hiked around signal hill and George street and such for a few hours. I’m just having breakfast right now then I’m starting on …

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Packing your bike for an airplane

Posted May 3, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Since some people have been asking me how I fly with a bike (mainly Kyle), here’s some pictures I took of the packing process. All airlines have policies in place with respect to bikes, most require a ‘bike box’ or will provide you with a ‘bike bag’. A bike box is just the cardboard box …

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GoPro or go home

Posted May 2, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

I was looking at my handlebar bag the other day and realised it was not waterproof as I had thought, so I went out and bought a new one. Unfortunately now my bike computer and go pro mount don’t fit on the handlebars, so I had remounted it on the front fork. I think it …

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Odometer

Posted April 14, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

I’m going to have to reset my bike computer to change the battery, but I figured I would take a picture of the odometer before I reset it. Sitting at 3409.9 kilometers or 2118.8 miles.

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Bike Version 2

Posted April 9, 2012  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

Some subtle changes include: Re-wrapped handlebars Side mirror Low-rider front rack Handlebar bag Seat bag New brake pads Fixed bent handlebar

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Day 23 – Winnipeg

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Day 22 – Brandon

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Day 21 – Whitewood

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Day 20 – Regina

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Day 19 – Chaplin

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Day 18 – Gull Lake

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Day 17 – Medicine Hat

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Day 16 – Brooks

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Day 15 – Strathmore

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Day 14 – Calgary

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Day 12 & 13 – Banff

Posted July 6, 2010  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 11 – Lake Louise

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Day 9 & 10 – Golden

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Day 8 – Revelstoke

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Day 7 – Salmon Arm

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Day 5 & 6 – Kamloops

Posted June 30, 2010  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 4 – Cache Creek

Posted June 29, 2010  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 3 – Lytton

Posted June 28, 2010  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 2 – Hope

Posted June 27, 2010  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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Day 1 – Vancouver

Posted June 26, 2010  /   By ryan  /  0 Comments

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