It’s almost that time again. Time for Daegan and I to get on our bikes and ride. This time we’ll be going to one of our favourite cities: Montreal. In 2012 we rode there by way of Ottawa. This time we’ll ride about 600 kilometres (Almost 375 miles) along Lake Ontario and then follow the St. Lawrence River for the rest of the way. We’ve got about six days of riding and then whatever else we decide to squeeze in before our train takes us back home on Canada Day, July 2nd. Watch for photos and entries from us along … Continue reading Heading Out in One Week – Look Out, Montreal!
I’m really enjoying Cee’s photo challenges, and this one’s no exception. The Which Way photo challenge is to “[capture] the roads, walks, trails, rails, steps, signs, etc. we move from one place to another on.” This week’s photo is of Chambly Canal – one of the connections between Lake Champlain in Vermont and the St. Lawrence River (and onward to either the Great Lakes or the Atlantic Ocean). We are looking south at this point toward Vermont. I’ve biked along the towpath for this one twice, once in 2011 when riding from Toronto to Quebec City and again, when I … Continue reading Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge: Back to Vermont
Today’s daily prompt, “Churn” makes me think of churning water – which took me back to a trip I took with Daegan almost three years ago. Daegan and I wake up on a July morning and though we have a … Continue reading A Bike Trip Through Quebec
Sunday morning we woke up and were both surprisingly refreshed. Had I known I would feel this good after hauling 40-50 lbs of gear over 100 miles I might not have booked another hotel night and instead headed right out … Continue reading Ride Day 6: Back to Montreal – and Stormchasing