Robert Blyth, esquire

Robert is one of our mechanics, but that’s really underselling his capabilities. He’s also a fantastic radio broadcaster (his deep voice floating to us over race radio brings us updates, news, trivia and the daily dedication). Robert is also an...
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Leg #4-5 recap

I could easily just say “leg 5 was fucking cold” and end it there… but since I didn’t do a leg 4 recap, I will provide a twofer. Jeff, RTD and I had the task of climbing the final segment...
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Moo moo does a body good

Leg #3 was a lot of climbing… this is sounding repetitive. We passed through some beautiful scenery on the trans Canada highway towards Revelstoke. Henry, RTD and I worked really well together and also took time to enjoy the scenery...
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All aboard…

Look Moe D had a great tune called How You Like Me Now. It starts with “All aboard, the Night Train”. Jeff was the Night Train tonight…pushing hard to keep us on schedule. We are behind…about 100km. Part of this...
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A job well done!

Everyday routine is no longer routine. You find this out quickly on an eight day journey across the country. But it’s the things that make our lives uncomfortable that help us appreciate the important things in life. You might say...
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Leg #1… wake up legs

After 10,000 kilometers of training, RTD and I finally got to chip in and ride our first leg. Our first “break” was to rest for 6 hours while everyone else rode. We paced, we kibitzed and we twiddled our thumbs...
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Ride One Done

The first ride of The Chase is done and dusted.  I’ve had a sponge shower in a parking lot, been fed an amazing array of food, and now have roughly six hours to rest until I’m on the bike again. ...
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The Gun Show

Yes we are doing a serious work cycling 24/7 raising funds for kids cancer research but it doesn’t stop us from having a little fun!  This goes out to our incredible free chief Ron Mitchell.  To the gun show gong...
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Mind racing…

We had a big day. I can’t imagine how we will all be ready to roll tomorrow morning…. but I know we will be ok. I am so impressed with our team… the riders are quickly becoming a tight bunch,...
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The last supper…..

Well shit is getting real, we are really attempting to cycle across Canada in 8.5 days for the most worthy cause, kids cancer. As we gathered for pictures, we experienced the random act of kindness as two strangers donated to...
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Here We Go!

Well after a full day of orientation where the 8 riders and 11 amazing volunteers shared stories of why they are here.  A truly emotional day.  Looking forward to the kick offing this off formall y at 8 am at...
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The Calm….

….before the storm. The Chase team are enjoying a pre ride meal. Vehicles are to be packed tonight and then bed. We depart for White Rock beach for our open ceremonies and ride departure early tomorrow morning. We are all...
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The last supper….

Well shit is getting real, we are really attempting to cycle across Canada in 8.5 days for the most worthy cause, kids cancer. As we gathered for pictures, we experienced the random act of kindness as two strangers donated to...
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Here we Go!

Lined up in KIT ready to go! We start the Chase tomorrow at 8 am from White Rock BC.  Eight great cyclists, 11 incredible volunteers cycling across Canada in 8 days straight!

On the spot

We met Rob while taking pictures and he gave us a clean, crisp $100 bill. Thank you sir! Source: The Chase WordPress Blog