The two large mammals that are abundant in these areas, and that we have yet to see are bears and cougars. Although we have cycled through … Continue reading The Fastest Plant in the World and Groovy Cottonwood – Canada – Columbia Valley
We have had to delay our cycling until my broken hand is mended and my balance is back to normal. Not being town people we have … Continue reading British Columbia Recovery Circuit – Powered by Petrol Rather Than Pasta – Crowded Fernie – Lovely Lazy Lake- Thunder at Cleland Lake
After cycling so far on such difficult terrain it is very frustrating to be back in Calgary, where we started over a week ago. I was … Continue reading On Seeing Double, 6 Stitches, a Broken Thumb and Helmet – Cycling the Great Divide, USA
The day started well; very cold but turned out to be a sunny day. Camping in the deserted Pollock Creek camp ground was a bit surreal … Continue reading Highest Concentration of Grizzlies in North America – An Argument with a Big Rock – Flight in Bighorn Helicopter
The Adventure Cycling Association who originally mapped out The Great Divide route also issues regular addenda from riders. One such issued in 2014 said that the … Continue reading On not following good advice and how to haul a bike up a cliff – Cycling the Great Divide, Canada and USA
Cycling the Great Divide from Banff to Sparwood the sides of the tracks are ablaze with flowers. I have included a selection here. They are not … Continue reading Flowers of the Canadian Rockies around Spray Lake – Cycling the Great Divide, Canada.
We finally arrived in Calgary, Alberta, and lost no time cycling the 94 miles up to Banff and the start of The Great Divide route. On … Continue reading Calgary to Banff and the start of The Great Divide Cycle to Elkford
It’s now June and less than a month until we leave to start cycling The Great Divide from Banff in Canada to Antelope Wells, which is … Continue reading Preparing to Cycle the Great Divide and The Art of Packing