The 'Peg

We slept in this morning and had a mellow roll out of camp around 8:00, one of our latest in a while. By noonish we were in Winnipeg, with Paul's rear wheel acting up again. This led us to a great little hole in the wall bike shop which rebuilt the wheel with a new rim, guaranteeing that not a single spoke would break for the rest of the trip. That's confidence in your work! My cousin Sarah greeted us at my uncle's house in the North West part of the city, and was surprised at how eager we were to literally hose ourselves off outside before showering. A hose is one of my new favourite things. This trip has definitely readjusted my standards for things like "clean water". One campsite insisted that they had high iron, but it really looked like mud. If it's brown, chug it down. Another time we sprayed ourselves down behind a gas station. If you are too proud for that, do not attempt to cycle across the prairies in the summer. Sometimes you just need to cool down for safety. Tonight we're staying at my uncle Gary's place. Tomorrow Simon and I are planning to stick around Winnipeg, while Paul and Rich will roll on to (potentially) Ontario, as we're only about 150 km from the border.

Ride Stats

Distance87.7 km
Elevation Gain58 m
Start Time 8:15 am
Riding Time 3 hours, 57 minutes
Total Time 6 hours, 45 minutes
Average Speed22.2 km/h
Top Speed34.6 km/h
Average Temperature25.0 °C
Average Power123.3 W
Energy Burned1958.0 Calories
Average Cadence rpm
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