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One Fan's Re-Interpretation of "One Night Left"

I just received an email from a family friend who had re-interpreted the lyrics in One Night Left to fit the cycling fundraiser events that they're currently involved in.  Not only was I flattered that someone felt so inspired from…
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Collective Touring and Surprises at Every Turn

Two weeks ago we played for Bragg Creek Days at the Powderhorn Saloon. In fact, we played the Powderhorn two nights in a row, Friday and Saturday. Not only that, but we played for over three hours each night! Whew…

Donating to The AREA

 On Monday we scored a sweet deal. I found a batch of microphones on sale for only $350, and although I was suspicious of it being stolen equipment, it was such a good deal that I contacted the seller to…

Canada Day 2012


On Canada Day we played the biggest show of our career to date. The City of Calgary invited us to perform on the second stage at their annual celebration in Prince’s Island Park - an area that sees roughly 100,000…
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Decompression/Reflection

We arrived in Calgary on Thursday night – ahead of our travel schedule.  The group stayed a couple nights with the directors of Two Wheel View, a really excellent charity that teaches bicycle workshops, donates bicycles, and organizes international…

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Decompression/Reflection

We arrived in Calgary on Thursday night – ahead of our travel schedule. The group stayed a couple nights with the directors of Two Wheel View, a really excellent charity that teaches bicycle workshops, donates bicycles, and organizes international…

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Into Alberta

Somehow this trip is already coming to a close. It’s difficult to keep up to date with blogs (and keeping in contact – sorry friends) when my life is so focused on traveling, finding food, and setting up camp. Things…

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My Bike/Your Bike

Friday morning my pannier was attacked by a bird or mammal. It ate half my Nutella sandwich and obliterated my zipper. If you see a small, bloated mammal near Canyon Hot Springs, please sedate it, pump its stomach and give…

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Things That Are Awesome/Balls

In the last several days we climbed the Pennask summit, were pampered in Kelowna, picked up a new member, travelled our farthest day yet, camped discretely in a provincial park, cycled through a downpour, and arrived in Revelstoke. During that…

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Unreal Offerings

I can’t believe how kind people are to us. I don’t know if it’s just that wearing bike clothes makes us so dorky that others become confident and comfortable, but throughout our days people approach us to chat. What is…

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Adversity and Hope

After spending Saturday night feasting at my parents’ house, we departed Vancouver Sunday morning. Rather than struggling through a novella of directions, we just took the Skytrain to the outskirts of town and cycled onto the Fraser Highway. The route…

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Rediscovering My Home

The Vancouver part of our trip began when our Nanaimo host, Wass, woke us with traditional First Nations song.

After tearing down and loading up, we cycled to the ferry and sailed across to Horseshoe Bay. The ride from there…