Monthly Archives: November 2011

Winding Down

I am finally winding down my "riding season" for 2011. This year, I have logged more distance on my bike than any previous years, at close to 3000km. Most of the riding came from the training rides I did in May to July for the Friends for Life Bike Rally ("the most profound experience I have ever had on a… Read more →

Bike Rally: The Most Profound Experience on a Bicycle

Day 0, the day before the start of the rally, was “Packing Day”. That morning, I had to go to the parking lot behind Monsignor Fraser Collegiate downtown to drop off my luggage, and to pick up my rider's package (maps etc). I was given two Rubbermaid bins to store my tent, air mattress, sleeping bag, my clothes, shoes, toiletries, spare… Read more →