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And Then We Pedalled......

Kirsten and Lyle's long anticipated trip across Canada

By Lyle McLeod
8,744 km (5,430 miles) over 94 days between Jun. 3, 2015 and Sep. 4, 2015
Introductions: Who we are and why we're doing this heart 2
The Route: Where we think we are going to go ... heart 2
Equipment 1: What we're riding .... heart 0
Equipment 2: What we're bringing along .... heart 2
Training Plan: We're just riding bikes aren't we? heart 0
New Bikes and New Team Member: Shakedown ride of Silk Roads with Bill Sawyers heart 1
The Odessey Begins: Packed up and heading for the coast heart 2
We've arrived...: Victoria and our date with destiny heart 1
We're on our way: Day 1- Victoria to Surrey heart 2
We've come a long way ....: Day 2 - Surrey to Hope heart 3
BC has mountains: Day 3 - Hope to Manning Park heart 2
Cross Canada Convention: Day 4 - Manning park to Princeton heart 2
Nothing but the real thing: Day 5 - Princeton to Merritt heart 2
Blue Skies, lakes and cowboys: Day 6 - Merritt to Kamloops heart 2
Go north to seek adventure: Day 7 - Kamloops to Clearwater heart 3
The Boys are Back in Town: Day 8 - Clearwater to Blue River heart 2
Up Swift Creek: Day 9 - Blue River to Tete Jeaune Cache heart 2
Blowin' Into Alberta: Day 10. - Tete Jaune Cache to Jasper heart 2
Hanging out in Jasper: Day 11 - day off in Jasper heart 1
The Icefields Strike Again: Day 12 - Jasper to Columbia Icefields heart 5
Riding the Spine: Day 13 - Columbia Ice Fields to Lake Louise heart 8
All you could ever want for: Day 14 - Lake Louise to Canmore heart 2
Antipasto Course is Finished: Day 15 - Canmore to Calgary heart 3
Digest and get ready for the Primo course: Days 16-18 - Reset in Calgary and Canmore heart 2
Back in the Saddle Again ...: Day 19 - Calgary to Drumheller heart 3
I Can See For Miles and Miles ....: Day 20 - Drumheller to Cereal Alberta heart 2
Friendly places and familiar faces: Day 21- Cereal Alberta to Kindersley Saskatchewan and then the old family farm heart 3
The Prairie Slayer ....: Day 22 - Kindersley to Outlook Saskatchewan heart 4
Open Spaces and Open Minds: Day 23 - Outlook to Craik heart 5
I Walk the Line....: Day 24 - Craik to Regina heart 3
Take it Easy ....: Day 25 - Regina to Ft. Qu'Appelle heart 2
The Cycling Gods are Happy Again: Day 26 - Ft. Qu'Appelle to Yorkton heart 2
Smoke on the Water....: Day 27 Yorkton Saskatchewan to Dauphin Manitoba heart 2
The Straight and Narrow: - Day 28 Dauphin to The Narrows heart 3
Take a left tun at Albuquerque...: Day 29 - The Narrows to Teulon Manitoba heart 2
Turning 66 to 99: Day 30 -Teulon to Winnipeg heart 3
Recharged: Day 31 - Hanging out in Winnipeg heart 2
Overcoming Inertia: Day 32 - Winnipeg to Prawda Manitoba heart 2
All Roads Lead To Rome (ok, Kenora): Day 33 - Prawda Manitoba to Kenora Ontario heart 1
Is This Lake Wobegon?: Day 34 - Kenora to Caliper Lake heart 4
Hello neighbour!: Day 35 - Caliper Lake Ontario to International Falls Minnesota heart 3
Would You Like Live Bait Wiith That?: Day 36 - International Falls Mn to Cook Mn heart 2
The Answer is Blowin in the Wind: Day 37 - Cook to Duluth heart 4
The Shipping News: Day 38 - hanging out and getting stuff done in Duluth heart 6
Just Take Your Change From the Money Box: Day 39 - Duluth Mn to Ashland Wisconsin heart 3
Just Hold on a Minute Pumpkin: Day - 40 Ashland WI to Bergland MI heart 2
We've been riding in the rain and fighting this headwind all day - not us!: Day 41 - Bergland MI to Lake Michigamme MI heart 3
Schadenfreude Strikes Back: Day 42 - Lake Michigamme to Munising Mi heart 3
The Road to Nowhere - or is that Newberry?: Day 43 - Munising to Newberry MI heart 2
Thanks For The Spaghetti and Meatballs Neighbour!: Day 44 - Newberry MI to Echo Bay Ontario heart 2
Where Have All the Shoulders Gone......: Day 45 - Echo Bay to Blind River Ontario heart 4
Finding the Sweet Corn: Day 46 - Blind River to Espanola Ont. heart 2
Exchanging pedalling for paddeling: Day 47 - rest days - kayaking in Georgian Bay heart 3
More paddeling around: Days 48 and 49 - Sea kayaking in Georgian Bay / Killarney provincial park heart 6
Use caution when cycling near windmills: Day 50 - Espanola to South Baymouth / Tobermoray heart 5
Smelling the Roses: Day 51 - Tobermoray to Owen Sound Ontario heart 3
We're Going to Graceland: Day 52 - Owen Sound to Stayner heart 2
Back Roads and Byways: Day 53 - Stayner to Gravenhurst heart 4
God rest ye merry gentleman: Days 54, 55 and 56 - Gravenhurst and Burlington heart 1
Sleeping in a sauna: Day 57 - Gravenhurst to Emily Provincial Park Ontario heart 1
Riding the roller coaster: Day 58 - Emily Provincial Park to Rednersville (Prince Edward County) heart 2
Remember the Days of the Old Schoolyard....: Day 59 - another day off the bike in Prince Edward County heart 3
Keeping our heads down....: Day 60 - Chillin in Prince Edward County heart 2
Short but sweet: Day 61 - Rednersville to Roblin heart 3
Checking out the Sugar Shack: Day 62 - hanging out at Clair's Roblin homestead heart 2
Keep on Pedalling: Day 63 - Roblin to Brockville Ontario heart 2
In the Cradle: Day 64 - Brockville to Cornwall Ontario heart 3
Stumble Upon: Day 65 - Cornwall Ontario to Beauharnois Quebec heart 4
Build It and They Will Come: Day 66 - Beauharnois to Granby Quebec heart 3
Carefree Highway: Day 67 - Granby to Nicolet Quebec heart 2
Managing Expectations: Day 68 - Nicolet to Leclercville heart 6
Pedalling through History: Day 69 - Leclerclville to Quebec City heart 8
Soaking in Quebec Culture: Day 70 - roaming around Quebec city heart 3
Au Revoir mon Ami: Day 71 - Quebec City to La Pocatiere heart 3
St Glace is smiling on us...: Day 72 - La Pocatiere to Trois-Pistoles heart 4
Route Verte 1 Table d'Hote: Day 73 - Trois-Pistoles to Saint-Flavie heart 4
See the World in Blue and Green...: Day 74 - Saint Flavie to Sainte Florence heart 3
Every Thing's Gonna be Alright...: Day 75 - Saint Florence Quebec to Black Point New Brunswick heart 3
All's Well That End's Well: Day 76 - Black Point to Miramichi heart 3
Only Mad Dogs and Englishmen ...: Day 77 - Miramichi to Shediac NB heart 3
Another Day, Another Mascot .....: Day 78 - Shediac New Brunswick to Borden PEI heart 2
Potatoes and Pigtails: Day 79 - Borden to Charlottetown PEI heart 3
My Cup Runeth Over....: Day 80 - Recharging in Charlottetown heart 5
Pareto's Principle?: Day 81 - Charlottetown PEI to New Glasgow Nova Scotia heart 3
Deja Vu all Over Again: Day 82 - New Glasgow to Antigonish NS, the Costal Route heart 2
A Game of Two Halfs: Day 83 - Antigonish to Whycocomagh NS heart 2
Short and Sweet: Day 84 - Wycocomagh to North Sydney NS heart 2
Welcome to Newfoundland M'Love: Day 85 - Port Aux Basque to Robinson Newfoundland heart 2
It's Just Down the Road a Bit Boys ..... Translation ... Pack a Lunch: Day 86 - Robinsons to Corner Brook NL heart 2
Simply Spectacular: Day 87 - checking out Gros Morn National Park heart 3
I'll Just Call the Mayor Then....: Day 88 - Corner Brook to Deer Lake heart 4
The Blue Fin Motercade: Day 89 - Deer Lake to Springdale NFLD heart 3
A Classic Pareto Day: Day 90 - Springdale to Grand Falls - Windsor heart 2
Crossroads of the World: Day 91 - Grand Falls - Windsor to Gander heart 2
Powered by Haggs: Day 92 - Gander to Clarenville heart 2
It's Not Over Till It's Over: Day 93 - Clarenville to Whitbourne heart 2
We're Done: Day 94 - Whitbourne to St John's heart 4
Unwind -: Kicking Around St John's heart 3
Final Reflections: This Is What Will Stay With Us Forever heart 3
The Lists and Numbers -: For All You Quants Out There heart 0