Canada Day 66-69: Riding Toronto to Brighton, Kingston, Perth and Ottawa

Day 66 Riding Toronto to Brighton I woke up today with some intense vertigo, which makes you feel like the room is spinning and is often paired with headaches and nausea. It is definitely not ideal for cycling so I took a rather expensive train for most of the journey. The route from Cobourg was … Continue reading Canada Day 66-69: Riding Toronto to Brighton, Kingston, Perth and Ottawa

Canada Day 59-62: Riding Little Current to Lion’s Head, Owen Sound, Barrie and Toronto

Day 59 Riding Little Current to Lion's Head Today was my 27th birthday and I was expecting a nice and easy ride, with a pleasant ferry ride in the middle where I could relax and enjoy some treats from the bakery. Unfortunately there was a strong headwind and plenty of rain, which really dampened my … Continue reading Canada Day 59-62: Riding Little Current to Lion’s Head, Owen Sound, Barrie and Toronto

Canada Day 48-50: Riding Thunder Bay to Nipigon, Schreiber and Marathon

Day 48 Riding Thunder Bay to Nipigon The first ride out of Thunder Bay was alright, the headwind wasn't helpful, but large sections of the road were quite nice and it looked like they were making progress with highway improvements. At the midpoint I found a shop which had some vending machines and while I … Continue reading Canada Day 48-50: Riding Thunder Bay to Nipigon, Schreiber and Marathon

Canada Day 31-33: Riding Maple Creek to Shaunavon, Lafleche and Ogema

Canada Day 31 Riding Maple Creek to Shaunavon Today's ride was very unpleasant, the Google Maps route estimated 106km, most of which was along a gravel road, so I had to backtrack 13km and take an alternative route, adding up to 150km. The noise on Highway 1 and the unrelenting headwind wore me down and … Continue reading Canada Day 31-33: Riding Maple Creek to Shaunavon, Lafleche and Ogema