We woke up to another wet, foggy morning.


Today is unique in that without cell or internet connection in Canada, we decided to forego using command central (Don's sisters), and make our way east on our own. We ran into many confusing turns and dead ends/gravel roads, but eventually navigated through London, Brantville, and Hamilton stopping about every 40-50 miles for a break. 

Our stops included breakfast at Helen's Restaurant, a break at Baker's Dozen bakery, and a late lunch at Starbucks where we just brought in groceries and had a feast. There at Starbucks, we decided to try to make it to Niagara Falls, 68 miles away because we knew we knew we would be able to find a hotel. Although it wasn't easy, we pushed it hard for the next 3 hours without a break.

We knew we were getting close when we saw the locks and bridges. 

With 15 miles to go we knew we would make it to Niagra just before sunset. We arrived exhausted at 8pm. But enough energy to take a selfie at the falls.


We showered and ate dinner at a BBQ restaurant. We cycled the longest distance yet this trip: 148 miles. Same as the Brewery 2 Brewery ride. Too bad there's no Harpoon IPA around these parts. 

Tomorrow, we'll sleep in. :) 



  1. Anonymous7/22/2014

    Fabulous job you guys!

  2. 148... that number sounds familiar.

    good job fellas

  3. Hi finally the blog ! Kudos for pushing the limit to The Falls guys. At this point lyrics by Neil Diamond seem appropriate. " they are coming to America Today! Today! See u all soon . Ciao, Mark & Mark

  4. Was worried, but finally the blog showed up. Great ride. I am beginning to think you might make it to your party!!

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  6. Amazing distance. I don't know how you do it day after day after day!

  7. Ryan Smith7/22/2014

    I remember driving (like in a car) from Seattle to Connecticut, and I remember thinking that the ugliest / most boring part of the United States was...actually not the United States, but that stretch of Ontario. It was painful in a car, so I don't know how you did it on a bike in a day (but I understand why you might want to). Once again, great job, boys. Can't wait to see you this weekend!

  8. Wow!! Quite the ride! I have become addicted to this blog and love reading it while feeding the baby in the middle of the night :). What am I going to do after this weekend?