Canada Day 19-23: Riding Golden to Lake Louise, Castle Mountain, Banff and Canmore

Canada Day 19: Riding Golden to Lake Louise and Castle Mountain Today was the last day of climbing in the Rockies, I started nice and early and slowly worked through the first few hills. It was hard work, but the overcast and shade from the mountains kept me cool as I progressed up the giant … Continue reading Canada Day 19-23: Riding Golden to Lake Louise, Castle Mountain, Banff and Canmore

Canada Day 10-12: Riding Penticton to Kelowna and Celebrating Canada Day

Day 10: Riding Penticton to Kelowna For today's ride, I rode along Highway 97, which was surprisingly very quiet and mostly easy. I would have liked to try the Kettle Valley Trail, which travels on the other side of Okanagan Lake, however the trail can be rocky and sandy, which isn't ideal for my loaded … Continue reading Canada Day 10-12: Riding Penticton to Kelowna and Celebrating Canada Day

Canada Day 05-07: Riding from Vancouver to Chilliwack, Sunshine Valley and Princeton

Day 05: Riding Vancouver to Chilliwack I left the hostel nice and early at 7.30am and enjoyed the quiet roads on the way out of Vancouver. Luckily there were lots of useful signs, directing me towards the Central Valley Greenway, which had perfect cycle paths before I reached the highway. While highway riding isn't always … Continue reading Canada Day 05-07: Riding from Vancouver to Chilliwack, Sunshine Valley and Princeton