Grassland to Assiniboia

Grassland campground Alone the road Since we had a great night sky last night and since the moon was still going to be a factor tonight we decided we should move on. I had now cycled for 19 out of the last 21 days and had it in my mind that today was going to... Continue Reading →

Medicine Hat to Cypress Hills

I was quite pleased that I had managed to sort out a route across Medicine Hat to avoid the section of the Trans-Canada where cyclists are not allowed and upload it from my computer to my Garmin.  I managed this without the assistance of a 12 year old.  Leaving our campsite around 8:30 a.m. the... Continue Reading →

Taber to Medicine Hat

Since where I had cycled yesterday was aboyt 35 km from where we camped outside of Taber we packed up camp early with the thought that we could get breakfast in Taber and hopefully tap into some wi-fi. Even though we got up before 6:30, by the time we packed, ate breakfast and drove to... Continue Reading →

Fort MacLeod to Taber

My 1st day riding alone and it is going to be a hot one - 35c predicted.  I'm determined to get up and off early so that I can cover the 105 km route before the heat of the day really kicks in. This was my earliest start but not by much perhaps 5-10 minutes... Continue Reading →

Fort MacLeod (a day off)

Yesterday was Paul's last cycling day. Today he takes a shuttle to Calgary and tomorrow he flies to London, home to Sarnia, his wife Nicole and work. Someone has to keep working to pay for health care for us retirees. We thought it was time for another rest day so once Paul was off we... Continue Reading →

Fernie, BC to Lundbreck, Alberta

The nearly 100 km ride took us from British Columbia across the border into Alberta. While BC is an absolutely, beautiful province we were happy to see the Alberta border crossing with the knowledge that the significant elevation gains in BC were behind us. We had expectations of some challenging climbs through the Crowsnest Pass... Continue Reading →

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