Day 5 – Cycling Companions

Because Timo was speaking at a church in Thunder Bay on Sunday and I was speaking in a church in Dryden, we were not together on Monday.The original plan was that

Day 4 – Fellowship & Fish

Today was a rest day. Del and Brenda, our hosts in Dryden, are introducing us to so many wonderful people. They treated us to a Sunday morning buffet with four

Day 3 – Friendly Cyclists

It was hard to say “Good Bye” to Ron and Irene; they have been so warm and hospitable towards us. I know it wasn’t a final “fare well” because I

Day 2 – Farewell Manitoba

I apologize, the location we were at yesterday did not have internet service and we were unable to post. Thanks to Ron and Ernie who arranged for us the explain

Day 1 – A beautiful start

Portage-la-Prairie to Winnipeg Here we are getting ready to start at kilometre “zero” for cycling4water (2016 edition). It is quite unremarkable. Nothing to really remind me that two years and 11 days

July 27 Together in Winnipeg as a Team

Timo, Alain and I (Rob) had our first opportunity, all together, to speak at a church. Thank you to Pastor Bruce and the thirty people of Calvary Temple, Winnipeg who came

Well pledge nearly fulfilled!

Congratulations to the employees of Hope Aero! I visited their plant today in Mississauga on the way back home from a conference in Hamilton, Ontario. While there to help promote

Firebrands

I mentioned in a previous post that four things are required to accomplish a major project like Cycling 4 Water: a spark, firebrands, people who fan the flames and people

“Flamed out” Spark Rekindled

It was our second day in Saskatchewan. We were rolling along with a moderate wind to our backs. I thought to myself, “I’m living my dream!” I had no idea

The Spark Burts Into Flame!

“Mike is doing triathlons.”  These brief words were spoken to me in April 2012 by a visitor from British Colombia. I’d known Mike for 33 years. We had worked together in