Portland to San Francisco

A slightly delayed post from my cycle between Portland and San Francisco. I took a series of sneaky back roads out of Portland, cycling along the Nestucca River Road to reach the coast once again. The Oregon coast is beautiful, scattered with campsites which offer $5.00 hiker/biker rates and popular with cyclists so plenty of... Continue Reading →

Biking from Prince George to Vancouver 

Six weeks after leaving Anchorage we've reached Vancouver via Quesnel, Williams Lake, 100 Mile House and Highway 99 which runs south-west through Whistler and Squamish. The province has been experiencing a heat wave over the past few weeks and hence we have been waking up at 5-6 am, pedaling until lunchtime then spending the hottest part of... Continue Reading →

Whitehorse (Yukon) to Prince George (BC)

Today started bitterly for me. Not in the cold, poetic sense but because in the bleary eyed light of dawn I managed to pull Anusol from my toiletries bag instead of toothpaste......fortunately I haven't had to put the demon paste to its proper use, so far. We've arrived in Prince George (BC) after a tough couple of... Continue Reading →

Anchorage (Alaska) to Whitehorse (Yukon)

Over the past 12 days I've been pedaling from Anchorage to Whitehorse through some of the most stunning scenery I've ever seen. The journey started off well when I met up with two other cyclists, John and Steve (Click here to check out their blog) who were staying with the same warmshowers host in Anchorage.... Continue Reading →

Bikes and preparations

They say a rolling stone gathers no moss. It seems I’d be the exception to that rule only amassing belongings between 3 house moves in the last few months. I’ve gone from a few cardboard boxes of clothes and emptied drawers to a sea of dry bags, cycle and camping equipment. Now living with my... Continue Reading →

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