ABOUT the TOUR: - Canadian "Heavy Rescue" Solo Tour 2021 (COVID Delayed) - CycleBlaze

November 13, 2019


"Starting the truck is freedom." by Jamie Davis, Motor Truck & Auto Towing

Tour Theme Song:  Towman  by Travis Kidd

NOTE: COVID postponed this trip, but it didn't cancel it!  The 2021 version will be better than  it could have been in 2020.   

The Canadian "Heavy Rescue" Solo Bicycle Tour 2021 was designed around the reality TV series “Highway Thru Hell."  The show highlights the professional heavy rescue towing experts of British Columbia and Alberta.  The 34-day bicycle tour will start in Vancouver, and travel east to Yahk, then north to Banff  (approx. 850 miles / + elevation  54,068 feet).  From Banff ....

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... the route uses the "Icefields Parkway" to Jasper.  The route will include the long climb over the Sunwapta Pass, the 2nd highest point on the Icefield Highway.  

Mount Robson
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Tamora StumHi Dale, You are a biking nut!! Looks exciting!
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From Jasper west to Tete Jaune Cache and the Robson Valley.   The route will include spectacular views of Mount Robson, the most prominent mountain in North America’s Rookie Mountsin range, and the highest point in the Canadian Rookies.  From there southwest to Kamloops and the Nicola Valley to  Whistler.   Alice Lake and Squamish will complete the journey. (approx.  560 miles / + elevation 33,475 feet).  

The final leg to Seattle, WA, will include a public bus in Squamish to Horseshoe Bay, Canada.  In Horseshoe Bay I will take two ferries to Nanaimo and then onto the southwestern corner the Tsawwassen Peninsula and of the City of Delta.  From there I'll ride to the Peace Arch, Historical Park and cross into the U.S. and finish in Bellingham, WA.   There I will hope to "call a friend" for a ride to Seattle or grab the train.

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Daniel SpanglerHell yeah! Great exploration both or the self and the geography! Go Tow!
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Keith A. SpanglerTo Daniel SpanglerThanks for helping me exercise this new sharing tool!
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