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Day 35: Kenora to a bit past Dryden 166km

I got out of bed, looked out the window, oblivious of the day and just thought, I should head straight back to bed. I was pretty exhausted from the previous two days of headwind yet wanted to complete my challenge…

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Day 34: Hadashville to Kenora 112km

I woke up excited for this ride as I was going to be cycling into my home province today and I was hoping that the wind would be in a different direction.  Well at least one of those things happened today….

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Day 33: Winnipeg to Hadashville 115km

As I started today, I could not get over how strong the headwind was.  I was pushing and pushing and yet not going very fast at all.  I hoped and presumed that the headwinds would end because I had noticed on…

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Day 32: Winnipeg

I woke up rather nervous and anxious as I thought about my interview with Global Morning News.  Last time I felt calm and relaxed.  I did not understand what was creating the difference.  Perhaps it is because mental health is…

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Day 31: Official Welcome into Winnipeg

This morning was my official welcome into Winnipeg.  I cycled to the perimeter of the city as I was going to be joined by the Fire and Paramedic Departments.  The Fire Department had generously planned a small event and reached…

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Day 30: Rest Day Thoughts

One would think that after a 218km ride I would be eager for a rest day but when I woke up all I wanted to do was ride. I find it a great way to process my thoughts and I…

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Day 29: Brandon to Winnipeg 218km

Before starting this blog post I would like to thank the Royal Oak Hotel for hosting us in Brandon. As well the Brandon & Area Suicide Prevention Implementation Network for hosting a Ride Away Stigma event for the mental health…

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Day 28: Virden to Brandon 78km

We decided to plan the day around the event I was having with some of the local mental health agencies in Brandon at 3pm.  It was another short ride today but I was looking forward to having the opportunity to…

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