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Day Date Start Location End Location Distance (km) Total Distance Cycling hours Average speed Notes
British Columbia BC journals: Bill's Michelle's
1 Sat, July 3 Vancouver, BC Aldergrove (Best Western) 63.33 63.3 4.08 15.2 Slow getting out of the city
2 Sun, July 4 Aldergrove Hope
(Coquihalla campsite)
113.86 177.2 6.07 18.6 Enjoyable, mainly flat or downhill
3 Mon, July 5 Hope Manning Provincial Park (Hampton campsite) 71.21 248.5 6.04 11.7 Uphill, difficult climbs
4 Tue, July 6 Manning Provincial Park Princeton (Econo Lodge) 59.50 308.0 3.43 15.9 A half-day to rest up for tomorrow
5 Wed, July 7 Princeton Kaleden
(Camp-Along)
100.59 408.6 5.44 17.4  
6 Thu, July 8 Penticton   rest day
7 Fri, July 9 Kaleden Okanagan Lake Recreation Area campground 122.14 531.8 7.36 16.0 Long, adventurous day
8 Sat, July 10 Okanagan Lake campground Sicamous
(The Pines motel)
96.66 628.4 5.31 17.4  
9 Sun, July 11 Sicamous Revelstoke
(KOA Kampground)
80.40 708.8      
10 Mon, July 12 Revelstoke Between Revelstoke & Golden (Heather Mountain Lodge) 91.11 799.9 6.01 15.1  
11 Tue, July 13 Heather Mountain Lodge Golden
(Whispering Spruce Kampground)
61.55 861.5 3.17 18.6  
Alberta AB journals: Bill's Michelle's
12 Wed, July 14 Golden, BC Lake Louise, AB (Lake Louise campground) 88.43 949.9 5.44 15.3  
13 Thu, July 15 Lake Louise Ghost Reservoir Recreation Area 147.61 1097.6 7.34 19.5 Long, adventurous day
14 Fri, July 16 Ghost Reservoir Crossfield (Crossfield Country Inn) 87.10 1184.7 4.37 18.8  
15 Sat, July 17 Crossfield   rest day, Bill has tendonitis
16 Sun, July 18 Crossfield Drumheller (River Grove campground) 111.14 1295.8 5.19 20.8  
17 Mon, July 19 Drumheller Youngstown (Windmill Motel) 136.14 1431.9 7.05 19.1  
Saskatchewan SK journals: Bill's Michelle's
18 Tue, July 20 Youngstown, AB Kindersley, SK
(Best Western)
153.52 1585.5 6.40 22.9 My birthday!
19 Wed, July 21 Kindersley Rosetown (Heartland Motor Inn) 87.73 1673.2 3.23 25.9  
20 Thu, July 22 Rosetown Saskatoon (mom's) 125.54 1798.8 6.17 19.9  
21 Fri, July 23 Saskatoon   rest day
22 Sat, July 24 Saskatoon   Reception celebrating our recent marriage
23 Sun, July 25 Saskatoon   rest day
24 Mon, July 26 Saskatoon   rest day
25 Tue, July 27 Saskatoon Wynyard (Auntie Mary's) 189.65 1988.4 7.09 26.4 Our first century!
26 Wed, July 28 Wynyard Theodore (Theodore Motor Hotel) 105.98 2094.4 4.35 23.0 A cold and wet day
27 Thu, July 29 Theodore Langenburg (Langenburg Country Inn) 116.62 2211.0 5.07 22.7  
Manitoba MB journals: Bill's Michelle's
28 Fri, July 30 Langenburg, SK Strathclair, MN (Elizabeth's back yard, camping) 127.78 2338.8 6.18 20.2  
29 Sat, July 31 Strathclair Gladstone (Williams Park campground) 118.24 2457.1 5.31 21.4  
30 Sun, Aug 1 Gladstone Elie (L'Auberge Clemence B&B) 107.35 2564.4 5.07 20.9  
31 Mon, Aug 2 Elie Richer (Richer Inn Motor Hotel) 115.47 2679.9 5.07 22.5  
Ontario ON journals: Bill's Michelle's
32 Tue, Aug 3 Richer, MN Ontario border, ON (30K west of Kenora) 116.13 2796.1 6.02 19.2 Our first free camping
33 Wed, Aug 4 Ontario border Kenora (Kenricia Hotel) 39.49 2835.5 2.12 17.9 partial rest day
34 Thu, Aug 5 Kenora 25K west of Dryden (free camping) 117.35 2952.9 6.38 17.6  
35 Fri, Aug 6 west of Dryden Ignace (Majestic Motel) 133.67 3086.6 7.31 17.7  
36 Sat, Aug 7 Ignace Upsala (2.5K east, camping) 111.01 3197.6 5.47 19.1  
37 Sun, Aug 8 Upsala Sunshine (few K west, free camping) 96.05 3293.6 4.51 19.8  
38 Mon, Aug 9 Sunshine Thunder Bay (Best Western) 52.73 3346.4 3.00 17.5 partial rest day
39 Tue, Aug 10 Thunder Bay   rest day
40 Wed, Aug 11 Thunder Bay   rest day
41 Thu, Aug 12 Thunder Bay Nipigon (10K west, Birchwood RV Park, camping) 103.91 3450.3 5.51 17.7  
42 Fri, Aug 13 Nipigon Schreiber (16K west, rest stop, camping) 89.77 3540.1 5.15 17.0  
43 Sat, Aug 14 Schreiber Marathon (Marathon Harbour Inn) 119.50 3659.6 7.22 16.2  
44 Sun, Aug 15 Marathon 77K west of Wawa (blueberry patch, free camping) 111.37 3771.0 5.48 19.1  
45 Mon, Aug 16 blueberry patch Wawa (5K south, Kinniwabi Pines motel) 82.00 3853.0 4.27 18.4  
46 Tue, Aug 17 Wawa Montreal River
(4K south, free camping)
108.31 3961.3 6.20 17.0  
47 Wed, Aug 18 Montreal River Goulais River (Northwinds Restaurant back yard, free camping) 90.09 4051.4 5.27 16.5  
48 Thu, Aug 19 Goulais River Blind River
(Old Mill motel)
164.60 4216.0 7.31 21.9 Our second century
49 Fri, Aug 20 Blind River Sudbury
(Super 8 motel)
165.95 4381.9 6.57 23.8 Our third century
50 Sat, Aug 21 Sudbury Sturgeon Falls (Motel Champlain) 96.29 4478.2 4.15 22.5  
51 Sun, Aug 22 Sturgeon Falls Mattawa (8K east, Breton's restaurant yard, free camping) 112.75 4591.1 5.41 19.8  
52 Mon, Aug 23 Mattawa Deep River
(Bear's Den Motel)
98.16 4689.2 4.56 19.8  
53 Tue, Aug 24 Deep River Arnprior (Arnprior Motor Inn) 137.83 4827.0 7.46 17.7  
54 Wed, Aug 25 Arnprior Burritt's Rapids (lock, camping) 82.13 4909.1 4.59 16.4  
55 Thu, Aug 26 Burritt's Rapids Cornwall
(Comfort Inn)
112.24 5021.4 5.53 19.0  
Quebec QC journals: Bill's Michelle's
56 Fri, Aug 27 Cornwall, ON Montreal, QC (Comfort Inn) 120.35 5141.7 6.19 19.0  
57 Sat, Aug 28 Montreal   rest day
58 Sun, Aug 29 Montreal Berthierville
(Days Inn)
114.03 5255.8 6.44 16.9  
59 Mon, Aug 30 Berthierville Trois-Rivières
(Les Suites de Laviolette)
62.09 5317.9 3.27 17.9 half day
60 Tue, Aug 31 Trois-Rivières Neuville
(Camping L'égaré)
102.10 5420.0 5.15 19.4  
61 Wed, Sept 1 Neuville Ancienne-Lorette (Château Repotel) 25.20 5445.2 1.23 18.1 Québec sight-seeing day
62 Thu, Sept 2 Québec/Toronto   rest/travel day
63 Fri, Sept 3 Québec/Toronto   rest day
64 Sat, Sept 4 Québec/Toronto   M: playing cello for a wedding
65 Sun, Sept 5 Québec/Toronto   M: playing cello for a wedding
66 Mon, Sept 6 Québec/Toronto   rest/travel day
67 Tue, Sept 7 Ancienne-Lorette Montmagny (Camping Pointe-aux-Oies) 87.34 5532.5 4.53 17.8  
68 Wed, Sept 8 Montmagny Saint-André (Halte écologique de la batture, camping) 114.63 5647.2 6.14 18.3  
69 Thu, Sept 9 Saint-André Cabano (Motel Royal) 103.39 5750.6 6.48 15.1  
New Brunswick NB journals: Bill's Michelle's
70 Fri, Sept 10 Cabano, QC Saint-Léonard, NB (Camping Grande-Rivière) 100.97 5851.5 4.53 20.6  
71 Sat, Sept 11 Saint-Léonard Florenceville (Florenceville Motor Inn) 114.06 5965.6 6.20 18.0  
72 Sun, Sept 12 Florenceville between Nackawic and Mactaquac (Mohawk Camping) 100.72 6066.3 5.46 17.4  
73 Mon, Sept 13 before Mactaquac near Waterborough (Great Bear Camping) 130.41 6196.8 6.48 19.1  
74 Tue, Sept 14 near Waterborough Moncton (Rodd Park House Inn) 112.24 6309.0 5.50 19.2  
Prince Edward Island PE journals: Bill's Michelle's
75 Wed, Sept 15 Moncton, NB Borden-Carleton, PE (Sun-N-Shade Campground) 101.21 6410.3 5.20 18.9  
76 Thu, Sept 16 Borden-Carleton Cymbria (Cymbria Campground) 88.55 6498.9 5.19 16.6  
77 Fri, Sept 17 Cymbria Stratford (Southport Motel) 33.78 6532.7 2.23 14.1 partial rest day
78 Sat, Sept 18 Charlottetown   rest day
79 Sun, Sept 19 Charlottetown   rest day
Nova Scotia NS journals: Bill's Michelle's
80 Mon, Sept 20 Stratford, PE New Glasgow, NS (Comfort Inn) 83.12 6615.8 3.54 21.3  
81 Tue, Sept 21 New Glasgow near Stillwater (Nimrod's Campgrounds) 100.04 6715.9 5.19 18.7  
82 Wed, Sept 22 Stillwater Boylston (Boylston Provincial Park, free camping) 111.38 6827.2 7.00 15.9  
83 Thu, Sept 23 Boylston St. Peter's, Cape Breton (Joyce's Motel) 112.08 6939.3 6.47 16.5  
84 Fri, Sept 24 St. Peter's Sydney (Meridian Hotel) 117.38 7056.7 6.59 16.8  
85 Sat, Sept 25 Sydney   rest day
86 Sun, Sept 26 Sydney North Sydney (Best Western) 23.87 7080.6 1.35 15.1 partial rest day
Newfoundland NF journals: Bill's Michelle's
87 Mon, Sept 27 North Sydney, NS Argentia, NF (Tourist information site, free camping) 5.06 7085.6 0.29 10.2 Ferry travel day
88 Tue, Sept 28 Argentia St. John's (The Battery Hotel and Suites) 148.07 7233.7 8.12 18.0 Longest pedaling day
89 Wed, Sept 29 St. John's   finished/rest day
90 Thu, Sept 30 St. John's Atlantic Ocean & Bill's cycle shop 2.55 7236.3 0.15 09.9 Wheel dipping photos

Summary

  Average
(km/day)
Total mileage (km) 7236.3    
Average speed (km/hr) 18.65    
Total days 90   80.4
Cycling days 63   110.0
Partial rest days 9 some cycling, even if it's only 2K 33.8
Full rest days
- pre-existing commitments
- relaxation days

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Saskatoon wedding reception, Toronto music work

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Bill's flat tires 2 Days 4 and 76  
Michelle's flat tires 1 Day 53  
Centuries 3 Days 25, 48 and 49  

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