Tuesday, November 17, 2009

North Vancouver to Tijuana Mexico by bike-Day 1

Day 1
OCtober 5/09
North Vancouver to Port Angeles
60 miles
Asc 2510 feet
Rolled right out of the my front door in North Vancouver,dropped the car off and put on the north face spire 38 litre pack.Caught the ferry over to Victoria.Got inspired by Lena Rowat who rode across the US on a $100 bike.Ski toured from Vancouver to Alaska and beyond.Mother hiked the Pacific Crest Trail.I should be fine on a $5000 bike borrowed demo from Giant SL Advanced full Dur ace, light as a feather.Hot German chicks in Victoria,Took the ferry from Victoria to Port Angeles, road on the hwy from the ferry terminal to trees, no bikes in the gas stations, first of many times getting yelled at.Slept in the trees in a open bivy.Wake up drink water, gear up and plod on till lunchtime.

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