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The Death of My Bib Shorts

Despite my best efforts, some days I have to write about today’s terrible moment (lower case letters purposefully chosen) rather than Today’s Perfect Moment. By the end of the day, I am sure I will have decided upon and concentrated … Continue reading

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Are You Still on the Traveller’s High he asked.

I have been home a month from my vacation and one of my colleagues asked me if the “Traveller’s high” had warn off yet. I had to ask for clarification of what this was. He explained that when you came … Continue reading

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Reflections On My Trip

I wasn’t sure it was necessary, but I feel the need to reflect on my trip before the memory fades too much.  Thankfully, I have my blogs and my photos. When I got back from my Vietnam cycling vacation, I … Continue reading

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The New Cliff Bar

On my trip to Vietnam, when all of us were looking at pictures to buy in the markets or at the Human Centre, most of us looked for cycling pictures.  We were on a cycling trip and everyone was looking … Continue reading

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Hue

Hue was once an imperial city.  The Citadel and its grounds were host to me and the rest of the crew on our bike tour of the city.  We not only got to dice with early morning and midday traffic, … Continue reading

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The Day Less Pedalled

There was no cycling today.  We took a walking tour of Hoi An.  It is a beautiful city. The city has some great old buildings.  There’s definitely some Japanese and Chinese influence.

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55 Kilometres in Vietnam

 It was a hot ride today.  We rode 55 Kilometres in the morning before lunch. I can’t lie it was pretty grueling, but pretty awesome as well. The scenery was fantastic.  I saw cashew trees for the first time in … Continue reading

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Beautiful Chaos

Saigon has been great so far.  Today we took our first ride.  We drove out of the city rather than cycle out.  This was a good thing as the traffic was Epic!  Cars, trucks, and mopeds jockeyed for position constantly. … Continue reading

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Taking a Ride on the Niagara Escarpment

On Sunday I participated in the Epic Tour Halton, or the GTA Gran Fondo. Despite the name confusion for me, it was the same event I took part in last year.  If you recall, last year’s event took place during … Continue reading

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What Time Away from the Bike Teaches You

Some of you might have noticed that I took a week off of blogging. I didn’t really take a week off, but rather was working hard enough that blogging lost its priority status in my life.  Additionally, for totally different … Continue reading

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