Tag: bike trip

Day 1 – Calgary to Butte, MT

Time on bike – 5:30am – 5:30pm
Distance – 805 kilometres
Low temp – 6 celcius – Nanton, AB
High temp – 28 celcus – Seeley lake, MT

Well it wasn’t the start one would hope for on the first day of a long journey. The weather in Calgary was the pits. It was cold and…

The Kootenay Hootenanny 2008

trip dates: august 13-17
kilometres: 3200+ kilometres in 5 days riding
lowest temp: 4 celcius
highest temp: 42 celcius

casualties of trip: chain and sprockets are done and in need of replacement, tires are nearly shot – hot weather and pushing hard on them took the last 1/3 of their lives (definitely need to be replaced…