Monthly Archives: August 2013

Day 67 Cabot Trail Part 1

After the Coquihalla, today was likely the day anticipated with the most apprehension for its climbs. It did not disappoint. It was already warm when we left the campground. Being on breakfast crew we were among the last to leave. … Continue reading

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Day 66 Cycling for a Cause …way

I could see my breath as I crawled out of my tent. Oh how I wished I could stay cozy and warm inside my fleece-lined sleeping bag. Instead I had to get up for another day at the office – … Continue reading

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Day 68 Cabot Trail Part 2

It was cloudy when we left camp. Our route was a hilly one along the coast. My legs were still pretty sore from yesterday which made even the smallest of hills feel like mountains. In reality the hills weren’t too … Continue reading

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Day 65 Ferrying Off The Island

Our goal this morning was to catch the 11:15 am ferry from Wood Islands on PEI to Nova Scotia. As a result we rode pretty much non-stop the 80 km to the ferry. One thing I can say for certain … Continue reading

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Day 64 Bridge Day

The wind blew all night with gusts occasionally shaking the tent, but nothing too bad. I woke at about 5:30 and didn’t hear any rain. Perfect, I thought, we’ve avoided wet tents. A few minutes later the rain started, just … Continue reading

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Day 63 Last Full Day in NB

Leaving camp this morning we had a strong SW wind which stayed with us all day. During the morning, depending upon which direction we happened to be going at the moment, we variously had a headwind, a tailwind, or a … Continue reading

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Day 62 Resting in Saint-Louis-de-Kent

I am still finding it hard to believe how far we’ve come and that this is our last rest day. When you bite off little chunks at a time which don’t seem that bad (although some days felt pretty long) … Continue reading

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Day 61 Onwards to a Rest Day

It’s hard to believe that we are on the last day of our second last leg. A rest day tomorrow then we start the final 8-day leg. But first we have to get through today. When I first got up … Continue reading

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Day 60 A Nice Short Day

With the time change yesterday and the short ride today, the decision was made to have breakfast a little later at 7:30. This gave everyone a chance to sleep a little later this morning. Even so we were underway by … Continue reading

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Day 59 Farewell to Quebec

Sleep last night was made a bit difficult by a band that started playing in the Pub next to the tent area at 10 pm and didn’t quit until 3:30 am. It sounded like I got more sleep than a … Continue reading

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