It’s 5:30am on Tuesday morning April 10th

It’s 5:30am on Tuesday morning April 10th. I’ve already being awake for an hour because I can’t sleep. I check the weather. It’s 4 degrees and they predict rain and snow later this morning. The temperature must be dropping I guess.

I’m loading up on carbs for my ride. I hope to get 50kms in before the start of my day. This is the only time I’ll be able to work out today because I’ll be working to 6pm, and it gets dark by 8pm, and I still don’t have a light for my bike.

Damn, someone finished off all the bananas. I have to find some other quick carbs to take with me. The last thing I want is to run out of energy. But then I spot the Easter Chocolates from the weekend. I’m saved!

I check the weather one more time. Still says rain and snow. I check the radar: it’s just rain – no snow. Oh, now I feel so much better. Rain and 4 degrees.

Why am I doing this again? Oh yeah, it’s my life long dream to cycle across Canada. And I have less then a month to train. I’ll be cycling 120kms per day. Today I’m doing 50km and I’m already complaining.

Ok Chris, get off your butt and get out there. Here goes…


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