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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).   

See the 'search tags', listed in alpha order down the right side below. Check this list out if you want to find out if there is a post about a location - click on a tag of interest, and any relevant blog post(s) will show along the left.

July 27, 2018

N/NE of Powell River, on the north Sunshine Coast, is one of the world's grand hinterlands of backroads, lakes and forestry campsites, regularly used by the public. I've enjoyed a few adventures through this area, and put together a Fav backroads ride

There were a few...

July 23, 2018

Most folks are not aware of Theodosia region, although it is not far north of Powell River. But it's grand territory, tough to get into, with stunning views and great summer camping.

There's already two Fav rides north from Powell River up the Malaspina P...

July 13, 2018

If you're looking for an excellent multi-day North Island ride, the Alice Lake Loop is a good place to start (not to be confused with Alice Lake near Squamish on the BC mainland). You can do a short version all on excellent paved roads, or do the return stretch of the...

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