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Cycle Touring Vancouver Island

This section is my chance to ramble on, to have an ongoing conversation with readers. I'll post updates & photos as I do more rides, get gear worth noting, or come across interesting stuff about cycle touring or bikepacking on Vancouver Island & the Sunshine Coast (and beyond).   

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December 8, 2017

Yesterday morning was cold, with gorgeous blue skies. Seemed to me that a night beside the ocean was in order, so I packed up and headed south to Denman Island.

This was a short ride (~35kms) on good road, so I brought my comfort gear. As you can see below, I was pretty...

December 1, 2017

I'm teaching a course early next year, and have been spending too much time sitting in front of a computer pulling together material. I was getting antsy, so headed off riding & camping.

West from Campbell River there's a grand hinterlands of lakes, backroads & camping...

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