Nancy Greene Provincial Park

Highlights, lowlights and lessons learned, so far

We’ve only been on the road for 18 days of our 110-day ride, but we’ve racked up pannier loads of experiences — most of them fun and fantastic, others more of the physically exhausting and unexpected, crazy-weather kind. From time to time, we’ll compile a list of the highlights and lowlights and some bike-touring tips …

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Oh, the places you’ll go! touring on a bike

Bike touring has been my favourite way to travel since 1993, when my partner Tanya and I discovered it as an affordable way to visit her dad in New Zealand for a month. Since then, we have logged thousands of kilometres in more than 50 countries. By the time we completed a 14-month family bike …

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swiss couple

Cycle-touring is this family’s life

Two-wheeled nomads find balance and kindness around the world DRUMHELLER, AB – Pedalling up a dusty, gravel path, we spotted two tents amid Drumheller’s iconic moonscape hills, flapping in the steady breeze on a late-July day. Two young children were crouched playing in the dirt. A passerby might conclude this family was random camping for …

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VIDEO: A spontaneous 7,000-kilometre bicycle ride

For most people, a bicycle ride across Canada would require months of conditioning and preparation. Yet these three fit young athletes pulled their trip together in days. Sampson McFerrin, 19, and Jacob Grover, 22, left Victoria on June 23 with a third rider. They planned to ride all the way to St. John’s, NL, over …

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Victoria to Calgary

Victoria to Calgary – Stage 1

STAGE 1: Victoria to Calgary | 1465 km | 27 days | May 15 – June 10, 2021 SIGN UP NOW >> Summary Day-to-Day Events Weather More Details Summary The Trans-Canada Mile 0 Marker in Victoria is located at Dallas Road and Douglas Street. Dip your wheels in the Pacific Ocean at nearby Holland Point …

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Montréal to St. John’s – Stage 5

STAGE 5: Montréal to St. John’s | 2583 km | 36 days | Sept. 7 – October 12, 2021 SIGN UP NOW >> Summary Weather More Details Summary We will follow the St. Lawrence Seaway out of Montréal along La Route Verte and other bike paths. Discover lesser-known roads and bike pathways along the St. Lawrence …

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