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Done! Cape Spear

This morning at 10:51 I completed my trip across Canada by bicycle by reaching Cape Spear, the most easterly point in North America. I had to laugh at the number of things that went wrong with my bike at the … Continue reading

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Newfoundland – Day 1 – Port Aux Basques to Stephenville

I arrived in Port aux Basques last night via the 6 hour ferry from Sydney, Nova Scotia. Here’s a short video of me leaving Port aux Basques this morning in thick fog: Moose hunting season started on September 12. The … Continue reading

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Article in the Orangeville Citizen!

Here’s s link to an article by Tabitha Wells about my bike trip published today in the Orangeville Citizen. Thanks for the interview while I was in Ontario Tabitha and thanks for the great article! http://citizen.on.ca/?p=4235

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New Brunswick and the start of Nova Scotia

I got through New Brunswick in 4 days and I’m now in Wentworth, NS., in Canada’s oldest hostel from 1961. It’s at the base of a ski mountain in the area and built in an old farm house. The manager, … Continue reading

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120km north of Fredericton & the home stretch!

Stayed in a motel with excellent wifi in Andover-Perth, NB. I found out New Brunswick has a law that hotels have limitations on how much can be charged for accommodations – for a single the max is 70 or 80$. … Continue reading

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Montreal, Quebec City, and 9 – 10 days to Sydney, NS!

I’m in a diner grabbing a coffee and a bite before heading out for the long haul. I’ve done 25km this morning getting out of Quebec City proper, and I’m heading north before going south east to New Brunswick. Quebec … Continue reading

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Made it to Toronto!

I rode from Orangeville to Toronto yesterday. I didn’t realize the sheer number of highways going into Toronto – after getting into Chicago without any trouble along 2 and 4 lane highways, I thought Toronto would have similar roads. I … Continue reading

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