Category: general rants

Day 5 – Bishop, CA to Lake Tahoe

Distance: 438.3 miles / 705.4 kilometres 
Low Temp: 16 / High Temp 34 Celcius
Riding time: 8:00am-8:00pm

The goal today was to cross as many mountain passes as possible, which is pretty easy in this part of California.

The weather has been spectacular and being a midweek riding adventure has meant that traffic has been minimal….

Day 1 and Day 2 – Calgary to Idaho Falls, ID and Idaho Falls, ID to Las Vegas, NV – Marathon Days

Day 1

Riding Time 5:45am-5:00pm
Temps: Low 14 / High 32
Distance: 1060.5 kilometres / 659 miles

One of the longest riding days I’ve ever had. That being said, it went by quite quickly and uneventfully. It was largely a ‘make miles’ day to get me south as quickly as possible. With a few breaks for gas,…

Cordcutting – Update – Two Months

It’s been nearly two months since we cut the cord and stopped ordering cable TV from our local provider Shaw Cable. To be honest, it really hasn’t been that big of a deal. We really haven’t missed having cable TV at all.

We have upgraded to 50Mb/s data and get local programming over the cable as…

Summer Planning and Changes


The purpose of this blog when I started so many years ago was a daily/weekly journal. As things in life got so much busier with a return to university, career change and now a family it’s been increasingly hard to keep up with blogging and updates. For the past few years the website has become…

Day 1 – Calgary to Prince George

First day was successful. Great ride and decent weather almost all the way to Prince George.