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Route Details

Total Distance: 6,534 km Average Speed: 20.42 km/h Average Time: 7 hr 6 min Max Average Speed: 26.52 km/h Longest Day: 10 hr 39 min
Total Time: 319 hr 58 min Average Distance: 145.2 km Max Speed: 77.06 km/h Slowest Average Speed: 16.43 km/h Shortest Day: 2 hr 28 min
Date   Province Start  Finish Average Speed Max Speed  Total Distance   Saddle Time
1-May B.C. Victoria Langley n/a n/a 110 km n/a
2-May B.C. Langley Hope n/a n/a 101 km n/a
3-May B.C. Hope Lytton n/a n/a 108.00 km n/a
4-May B.C. Lytton Cache Creek n/a n/a 85.30 km n/a
5-May B.C. Cache Creek Chase n/a n/a 143.85 km 7 hr 25 min
6-May B.C. Chase Malakwa 16.99 km/h 50.97 km/h 102.70 km 6 hr 02 min
7-May B.C. Malakwa Glacier Park 16.75 km/h 50.51 km/h 109.22 km 6 hr 31 min
8-May B.C. Glacier Park Golden 16.43 km/h 55.56 km/h 110.27 km 6 hr 42 min
9-May Alberta Golden Banff 18.35 km/h 61.06 km/h 133.42 km 7 hr 19 min
10-May Alberta Banff Calgary 23.73 km/h 77.06 km/h 126.31 km 5 hr 19 min
11-May Alberta Rest Rest Rest Rest Rest Rest
12-May Alberta Calgary Gleichen 21.49 km/h 42.14 km/h 101.01 km 4 hr 41 min
13-May Alberta Gleichen Redcliff 22.17 km/h 48.47 km/h 201.64 km 9 hr 08 min
14-May Saskatchewan Redcliff Piapot 21.60 km/h 49.61 km/h 136.79 km 6 hr 27 min
15-May Saskatchewan Piapot Swift Current 17.31 km/h 43.69 km/h 121.68 km 7 hr 01 min
16-May Saskatchewan Swift Current Moosejaw 27.63 km/h 54.47 km/h 176.83 km 6 hr 23 min
17-May Saskatchewan Moosejaw Regina 23.60 km/h 49.17 km/h 84.43 km 3 hr 29 min
18-May Saskatchewan Regina Broadview 18.43 km/h 29.13 km/h 155.40 km 8 hr 28 min
19-May Manitoba Broadview Brandon 26.52 km/h 42.14 km/h 224.42 km 8 hr 27 min
20-May Manitoba Brandon Winnipeg 24.65 km/h 42.14 km/h 202.18 km 8 hr 12 min
21-May Manitoba Rest Rest Rest Rest Rest Rest
22-May Manitoba Winnipeg Prawda 18.90 km/h 28.35 km/h 127.30 km 6 hr 44 min
23-May Ontario Prawda Hawk Lake 22.41 km/h 52.92 km/h 156.44 km 6 hr 58 min
24-May Ontario Hawk Lake Denorwic 20.00 km/h 45.79 km/h 123.98 km 6 hr 11 min
25-May Ontario Denorwic Upsula 23.75 km/h 48.31 km/h 188.19 km 7 hr 55 min
26-May Ontario Upsula Thunder Bay 19.42 km/h 51.45 km/h 158.77 km 8 hr 08 min
27-May Ontario Thunder Bay Nipigon 18.05 km/h 38.16 km/h 84.80 km 4 hr 41 min
28-May Ontario Nipigon Terrace Bay 18.28 km/h 56.70 km/h 112.83 km 6 hr 10 min
29-May Ontario Terrace Bay White Lake 18.05 km/h 53.42 km/h 143.65 km 7 hr 57 min
30-May Ontario White Lake Wawa 21.02 km/h 48.74 km/h 137.75 km 6 hr 33 min
31-May Ontario Wawa Pancake Bay 19.46 km/h 61.06 km/h 147.98 km 7 hr 36 min
1-Jun Ontario Pancake Bay Sault St. Marie 20.22 km/h 50.51 km/h 81.63 km 4 hr 02 min
2-Jun Ontario Sault St. Marie Spragge 22.72 km/h 52.42 km/h 171.60 km 7 hr 33 min
3-Jun Ontario Spragge Sudburry 22.91 km/h 47.15 km/h 150.01 km 6 hr 33 min
4-Jun Ontario Sudburry Rutherglen 19.99 km/h 50.05 km/h 169.13 km 8 hr 27 min
5-Jun Ontario Rutherglen Petawawa 21.08 km/h 54.47 km/h 177.75 km 8 hr 25 min
6-Jun Ontario Petawawa Ottawa 20.61 km/h 40.70 km/h 164.17 km 7 hr 57 min
7-Jun Quebec Ottawa Montreal 19.99 km/h 45.36 km/h 213.24 km 10 hr 39 min
8-Jun Quebec Rest Rest Rest Rest Rest Rest
9-Jun Quebec Montreal Trois Rivieres 21.11 km/h 35.12 km/h 147.73 km 6 hr 59 min
10-Jun Quebec Trois Rivieres Levis 19.99 km/h 43.69 km/h 155.95 km 7 hr 47 min
11-Jun Quebec Levis Riviere Du Loup n/a n/a 183.00 km n/a
12-Jun New Brunswick RiviereDu Loup Edmunston 18.81 km/h 53.94 km/h 137.00 km 7 hr 16 min
13-Jun New Brunswick Edmunston Woodstock 18.05 km/h 49.61 km/h 184.69 km 10 hr 13 min
14-Jun New Brunswick Woodstock Mill Cove 20.68 km/h 49.17 km/h 181.66 km 8 hr 46 min
15-Jun Nova Scotia Mill Cove Amherst 18.70 km/h 49.61 km/h 181.28 km 9 hr 49 min
16-Jun Nova Scotia Amherst Waverly 20.85 km/h 51.93 km/h 208.84 km 10 hr 00 min
17-Jun Nova Scotia Waverly Crystal Crescent Beach 19.92 km/h 51.93 km/h 49.42 km 2 hr 28 min

– The Hwys In BC, Alberta, SK, and Manitoba are all excellent for the most part, they all have their own sketchy parts, but overall they are very safeHighway Advice
– The stretch across Ontario will suck, try and avoid being hit by pig trucks especially
– There is little to no shoulder, and sometimes rumble strips force you to ride on the actual highway
– Quebec is actually very rider friendly and has safe roads, stick to La Route Vert and you will be good
– The first stretch of Nova Scotia Hwy is excellent on the Trans Canada but as soon as you see the option to get on Hwy 4 take it, because the shoulder is about to disappear
– Wearing reflective vests is probably a good idea and we did it for the majority of the trip, even from an airplane we were visible
– Also we would recommend front and rear lights, even if you don’t plan on riding in the dark there was still sometimes heavy fog where lights were needed

Highway Details

We did not record our exact route everyday but here is a general outline of the roads we took…
– From Mile 0 to the Ferry Terminal we took Hwy17
– From Tsawwassen to Abbotsford we took the Fraser Hwy
– From Abbotsford to Mission we took Hwy 11
– From Mission to Hope we took the Lougheed Hwy (Hwy 7)
– From Hope to Kamploops we took the Trans Canada (Hwy 1)
– We then remained on Hwy 1 all the way to Ontario where it turns to Hwy 17
– From Ontario border to Arnprior we remained on the 17
– This stretch has very small to no shoulders and is the worst stretch in terms of safety, unfortunately it is a huge stretch
– At Anrprior it changes to a much busier highway the 417
– From Anrprior to Nepean we stayed on 417
– From Nepean to Capital Hill we then took small side roads
– Capital Hill to Quebec Border we took Hwy 17 (Old until it turns into new)
– From Quebec border to the bridge to cross into Mtl we took Hwy 342
– We then took Hwy 20 across the water into Mtl (much safer than Hwy 40)
– From here we stuck to the North Side of the St. Lawrence River
– We found a bike route called La Route Vert all the way to Quebec City
– The route is all on roads but most have shoulders and are safe to ride
–  Quebec City to Levis we took a Ferry to cross the St. Lawrence
– The bride to cross is extremely busy so we would recommend this
–  From Levis to Riviere Du Loup we took Hwy 132
– From Reviere Du Loup to New Brunswick Border we took Hwy 185
– From New Brunswick Border to  Grand Falls we took Hwy 144
– From Grand Falls to Hartland we took Hwy 105
– From Hartland to Woodstock we took Hwy 103
– From Woodstock to Woolastook we took Hwy 2 (Trans Canada)
– From Woolastook to Fredriction we took Hwy 102
–  Hwy 102 to Gagetown, where we then crossed the river to Hwy 105 to Grand Lake
– After Grand Lake we took Hwy 105 to Hwy 2 (Trans Canada)
– We stayed on the Trans Canada till just before Moncton
– Into Moncton we took the 106 (at Salisbury)
– Stayed on 106 till Memramcook where we got back on Hwy 2
– Stayed on Hwy 2 until Nova Scotia border where it turns into the 104
– Stayed on Hwy 104 until Wentworth Collingwood Road where we got onto the 4 (You should just get on 4 earlier to save yourself time and stress)
– Then took Hwy 4 all the way to Truro
– From Truro to Halifax we took Hwy 2
– From Halifax to Sambro (Crystal Crescent Beach) we took Hwy 349
– Then we were done