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North to Athabasca/ maybe that should have been the name of this short trip

Well, it was a long day. 30km of soft wet roads, then 60km of highway, 3 rain storms and headwinds. But I made it to a nice hotel in Athabasca. I had a tasty burger and a beer and re-evaluated. I decided to cancel and return home. The next section would be muddier, lots more […]

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Rains, mud, and headwinds

I’m not going to lie, today was a very hard day. After a full night of rain the gravel road trail, 40km, was slow and arduous. I thought about stopping at Tawatinaw, one of Alberta’s ski resorts, but they were closed-out of season, and maybe Covid. So, I had to give up the trail, head […]

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Camp 1

Dave joined me for the first 40km of my day, thanks for the company pal, too bad it didn’t work out to come further. Then I pedaled another 60km with the wind mostly at my back and day 1 is done. Half moon lake camp ground isn’t excepting tents, ugh. But they point me to […]

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Geared up

Well my new Burrito is a little heavy. I might need to lighten it up.

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Test ride

April 20 was my original date to go East. So, I geared up and headed to Camp 1. It was a beautiful day, and 107km and 7 hours I was there. No camping, and no continuing on. A great friend picked me up and we returned home. I have since figured out a new plan. […]