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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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August 30, 2017

Another grand ride through remote backroads on the North Island.

I didn't really start from Sayward, but from Sayward junction (where I left my car) along the North Island Highway, about 65 kms north of Campbell River. The scenic village of Sayward, along with Kelsey Ba...

May 5, 2017

Gold River, tantalizingly named by the Spaniards way back in the 1700s, is 90kms west of Campbell River, all on paved Highway 28. Traffic is sparse. One passes grand Upper Campbell and Buttle Lakes, with great camping and riding options, then through Strathcona Provinc...

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