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Eastern Canada Bike Tour

Pedal powered fixed gear tour out of Quebec and across the maritime provinces with plenty of camping and exploring along the trail.

Counting things up…

Total km: 2600~ Days traveling: 50 Days cycling: 27 Centuries (100 km or more in a day): 10 Longest distance in one day: 128 km Average distance per cycling day: 96 km Average speed: 21 km/h Top speed: 62 km/h… Continue Reading →

Photos from Eastern Canada Bike Tour

Marshes, tidal waters, train tracks.

Moncton was a pretty big contrast from Sackville. Sackville is a tiny town of mostly students, rad people, many of them in bands or play music and some great graffiti and street art. Moncton is a big city, with bad… Continue Reading →

Confederation, bridges and a broken down bike

I slept under the Stratford bridge that night in Charlottetown. I thought it would be enough shelter from the rain but the wind blew the mist right up under there, it smelt like piss and there was pigeon shit everywhere…. Continue Reading →

Culicidae, cantharellus, malus domestica, and nasopharyngitis.

The last few days in Halifax I spent with my friend Seb from Montreal who was traveling. We walked around a lot saw some art, drank some beer, and then I left the ocean city that had been pretty good… Continue Reading →

Busking, coffee and donuts.

So it will be two weeks tomorrow that I spent in Halifax. And what have I been doing? Well, not all that much to be honest. I got here with only a few dollars left in my pocket, and I… Continue Reading →

Highways, shortcuts, no reception, and no people.

Fredericton is a very clean and pretty city. The downtown is filled with cute colourful houses, where I was staying was uptown. Up a 2km long 600m incline; I walked up. My couch surfing hosts Ken and his partner John… Continue Reading →

132, Le Petit Temis, and ATVs

So I did end up leaving Quebec City. After 5 days in la Capitol Nationale I biked to the ferry and payed the fare to Levis rather than taking the loop to the Pont De Quebec saving me 40km. The… Continue Reading →

Quebec City

My initial plan was to stay here for a night or two in a hostel, take a much needed shower and sleep in a bed instead of hiding somewhere on my camping mat. Instead, things kept happening, and found myself… Continue Reading →

Raspberries, raccoons and tall cans.

I left Montreal on Thursday after many goodbyes. The bike path from Montreal to Granby is flat, follows what used to be train tracks, cutting through fields and small town. There are many rest areas with picnic tables along la… Continue Reading →

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