About This Epic Adventure

Phase 1

To bike west across Canada from St John’s Newfoundland through through all 10 provinces.  I started my cross Canada at the Terry Fox memorial in St. Johns NL and I will complete my cross Canada at the Terry Fox memorail in Victoria BC.

I planned on starting this once in a life time ride on December 31, 2019 in the middle of a Canadian winter.

I was actually able to start November 12, 2019.  I ended up adding a lot of extra kilometers in Atlantic Canada causing me only to get to Kingston, Ontario on the first day of spring – March 19.  Upon reaching Kingston I had pedalled 4,900 km’s over the 2019-20 winter.

Originally the plan was to head north west to Tuktoyktuk NWT at the top of the Dempster Highway.  Covid-19 put an end to those plans.  I will revaluate the possiblity of The Dempster Highway when  I get to the bottom of Argentina.

Instead my plan is to simply cross Canada east to west.  Terry Fox memorial to Terry Fox memorial (in Victoria BC).


Phase 2

Phase 2 of this ride has me riding much of the Pacific coast of the US and zigzagging myself to the bottom of the world in Ushuaia, Argentina.  My route brings me through all 24 countries in North, Central and South America (including the Island of Trinidad).  This phase of the ride should be completed in about two years.

A small note of interest; upon entering Mexico and continuing through Central and South America there will two areas of huge interest that I will actively pursue through any and all participating countries.  One I will be looking for organizations/projects involved in reforestation of rainforest and jungle and the second area of interest will be to visit as many sea turtle nesting sites as possible – season permitting (nesting or hatching).  You can read more about some of my interests on my Passion Projects page.

This epic adventure should last about three years in total and have me pedal at least 50,000 kilometres in total distance.

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