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On our way

Written on: Sunday July 6th, 2008

A journal entry from: Fishes and Bicycles

 We get on the road tomorrow (early) first stop White Rock and then on to Abbotsford to visit Jerry and Tamarack on Tuesday night. We've been staying at my mom's house for the last week putting the final dregs of our stuff into storage, getting ready for the trip and hanging out with our various crews. Victoria is such a great town! Tonight my dad -- who lives in one of the rudest cities in the world: Moscow -- was remarking that everyone says "thank you" as they get off the bus here. Seriously, this is a town full of kind, mellow people. Summer in Victoria rates among my favourite things; the weather is perfect, there is great music and great food. In many respects, it beats the dusty roads and thousands of pedal strokes that lie ahead. We must be crazy.  



From Sarah Duncan on Jul 7th, 2008

Good luck Jen and Adam! I'll be reading your blog throughout the summer, you can do it!!!

From Laura on Jul 7th, 2008


From Mandy on Jul 7th, 2008

Enjoy the open road!!! I hope you have a safe trip

From Carolyn on Jul 7th, 2008

Safe travels J

From heather on Jul 7th, 2008

wow! have fun! we passed several 'distance bikers' on the alcan on our way down to Glade in early june....I wanted to stop and give them some homemade granola bar...jim was 'mission oriented' to keep driving... will you be going through Glade? will you be on major roads? (I haven't heard of the 'trans canada trail') hugs to both of you heather

From Earl (aka Dad) on Jul 7th, 2008

you two have my highest admiration and envy for what you are sharing together. Stay safe.

From jmc on Jul 8th, 2008

Hey! sorry to miss your send off. i was mommying - we had to wait on the hat for a nasty car accident to clear and didn't get home until SUPER late. I thought about you guys as i bike around Quadra, swallowing bugs and stopping to eat berries. Have a great ride! love Jen PS. LOVE your bike Jen...

From Kate and Nate on Jul 8th, 2008

Good Luck! What a great adventure! Thanks for including us we will try to keep up with you. Take care and be safe:)