Leg 14: Back!

After a nice six hour break, and some pre and mid ride corrective action, I,felt really good on the bike again. I asked Jeff for some strategy on saddle discomfort (there are some parts of my skin that are quite...
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Terry Fox

I had been anticipating the Terry Fox memorial for a while. Rob talked about it a lot and Henry and I talked about it a few nights ago. Everyone who has seen the site near where Terry Fox ended his...
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Leg 13: A tough one

Early this morning, I finished my fourth leg in a row (only 2.5 to 3 hours between legs) and it was very rough. Sleep has not been an issue yet, but a combination of….let’s call it epidermal wear, a really...
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Leg 12 – I got you babe

Today is really feeling like Groundhog Day. I’ve occasionally had the little horn from the repetitive feature song of that movie going through my head today….”I got you babe… da-da, da-da, da-da-da-da”. Henry, Erik and I just finished what was...
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Morland sends a message.

The dedication is a short one as it starts out; ‘Meet Oona.’ The words appear beside a black and white photo of a little girl no more then 2 ½ years old with chubby cheeks and an adorable smile. You...
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Leg 11… Saddle up

Brit, Henry and I were up this morning, riding through some beautiful scenery heading South. Our next major destination is Thunder Bay, but the last time I saw a sign for that was 476km away. Man, this province is big....
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Leg 10 – Hilly Ontario

After what felt like a really long nine (always nine) hour break, I’ve started my highest volume section of the entire ride – four segments in a row, so I tried to really ride within my limits. Being on the...
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Back in Ontario Again 

At 1:50 am this morning Jeff Rushton, David Morland and myself crossed the border into Ontario. I found it uncanny how quickly our surroundings changed and that typical northern landscapes takes over. Even in the middle of the night you...
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A little reflection….

Here we are four days into an epic 8 day adventure across Canada. If traveling 6000+ kilometres isn’t a challenge enough, throw in mountain climbing, frigid temperatures, strong, relentless headwinds, sleep deprivation and forgoing life’s basics. All of it made...
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Catching up

Here we are four days into an epic 8 day adventure across Canada.  If traveling 6000+ kilometres isn’t a challenge enough, throw in mountain climbing, frigid temperatures, strong, relentless headwinds, sleep deprivation and forgoing life’s basics.  All of it made...
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Meet the team

In order, here we are… Mike (it’s 9…always 9), Jeff (El Capitain), Henry, Swinny, Tyndall, RTD, Erik, Morland and then a romantic shot of Henry and Erik.