Category Archives: Cycling

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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Day 58 Trois Pistoles to St.-Damase

This morning was quite cool under a cloudless sky. A heavy dew meant packing up a wet tent fly yet again. The sun felt warm once it came up. Coming out of camp we had a very steep but short … Continue reading

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Day 57 A Short Ride Day

After a short downpour last night just after I crawled into my tent, this morning was still overcast and cool. Our ride today was slated as 117 km over fairly easy terrain. With a tailwind we made good time. Around … Continue reading

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Day 56 Quebec to Rivière Ouelle

The day started with hauling our gear out to the truck. Then it was off to the cafeteria for the 8-item delight. By 7:45 Elaine and I were in the road. The first part of our ride was on a … Continue reading

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Day 55 Rest Day in Quebec

The dorm rooms at Laval are a little small. I’m sharing with Alain and with 2 bikes and our gear in the room you pretty well have to go out to the hall to change your mind. But that’s OK … Continue reading

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Day 54 Battling The Wind To Quebec

The light rain over night let up a little before I got up so I was able to take my tent down without getting the whole thing soaked. The fly of course was wet but by now I am storing … Continue reading

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