Author Archives: Tereza Jarnikova

It’s grim up north*: Cycling the Chilcotins and back again

These are some notes about what Ilya and I did on our week-long summer vacation, whose main plan was to ride the Chilcotins loop, drafted by the VOC’s own Skylar des Roches. We bookended the adventure with some low-key wanderings … Continue reading

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Maybe don’t try to drive to Cape Scott in October

Over Canadian Thanksgiving, I was compelled to try to get to a place I’ve been trying to go since I heard about it: Cape Scott, a provincial park on the very tip of Vancouver Island. The views are meant to … Continue reading

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Carbon Neutral[er] Climbing the North Cascades on Two Wheels (Featuring Mutually Surprised Mammals And A Mediocre Decision)

TL;DR/ Key Points: — Some of the North Cascades are very accessible from Vancouver by train+bike, and very rad.  — 90’s steel bikes fare surprisingly ok on logging roads, but most other bikes would fare better. — Welcome Grocery is … Continue reading

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