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Skis and Bikes: Self-propelled Surrey to Baker

Martin Cermak, Elliott Skierszkan, Mirko Moeller, May 20-22 2017 About a month before this trip happened, conversations started up around doing a Victoria Day long weekend ski traverse. However, in the few days coming up to the weekend, despite a … Continue reading

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North Shore Triple Crown

Nick: “My butt hurts”. Me: “There’s a reason for that – it’s because you’ve been able to sit down”. We joked as we strapped our skis back onto our bikes for the last time, just before sunset outside the “Crazy … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving on Wheels (Four Lakes Bike Tour)

Having been VOC members for almost a year and having gone on more trips than we can count, we figured it was time to organize a trip ourselves, and Thanksgiving on Wheels was born. Ian later named it the ‘Four … Continue reading

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How I roasted a cougar

On Tuesday of Canada Day week I realized that I am free from work on Wednesday which extended my long weekend for one more day, which in total made me 4 days off. I picked up a suitable trip from … Continue reading

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Bike touring in Kootenay. May 2015.

Hello my name is Ilya! I have done a bike trip in West Kootenay in May 2015 so just wanted to share some pictures and thoughts about that journey. I went on this trip alone so this made all of … Continue reading

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Gulf Island Cycle Series – Galiano

Cast of characters: Kevin Pierce, Alex Annejohn, Tom Curran, Liz Lund, Anna Stemberger, Greg Reynen At 4:45 a.m. my alarm went off and, with an audible groan, I stood up and looked out at the world. Cycle touring is a … Continue reading

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Hornby Island

Here I was, completely disturbed by the sound of my alarm clock while it was still pitch black outside. I don’t know how I did it but somehow I was able to get my stuff together and ride my hot … Continue reading

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Cycle Touring Galiano Island

Galiano Island was one of the numerous destinations to see in Canada on my endless bucket list. At the beginning, it was supposed to be only a one-day trip. However excellent weather predicted for the weekend made me, Cora and … Continue reading

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Bike Touring the Sunshine Coast

April 12-15, 2015 Participants: two days only, Aga, Tom, Artem; four days: Jeff, Brody, Lucy This is the first trip I’ve organized in a while, and my first bike tour ever, so I guess being the novice, the onus is … Continue reading

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Canada by Bicycle

View Larger Map On a drizzly May 3rd morning Rachel Baldwin and I left Vancouver on heavily laden bikes heading east. During the next 11 weeks, I cycled 8000 km to St. John’s, Newfoundland through menacing tunnels in the Fraser … Continue reading

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