July 14th Crossed into Nova Soctia

A funny day to be honest with awesomeness, cruise mode, bloody long hills that almost won and really hot.

I started well after my 2 minute noodle breakfast and coffee which kept me going for a few hours. I was going to be on Hwy 2/104 all day long which was nice but just meant I had to be watching the speedy traffic as well. The big trucks are pretty good but sometimes with no shoulder they are getting close aye, shit myself a couple of times.

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I had a few things to email and get sorted so stopped a couple of times for that, I also finally got help to get my phone up and going, stoked!!!   Jason at mobile world in Amherst sorted me out , cant thank him enough for doing what isn’t his job really. Thanks bro.

My number is 416-821-5362, yes of course your welcome to text and call me, hope we can meet up somewhere. Ill have a map up soon of the route Ill take. I have decided on one now,

As the day went on I also sorted out when I will get the ferry across to New Found land, Friday at 5.30pm, there are only 3 a week and it works out perfectly for me to be there and get there no worries on Friday. Stoked. Don’t want to lose any days waiting for ferry.

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I crossed into Nova Soctia today at last and stopped for a couple of selfies, Had to aye. Pretty stoked to be here.

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Im setting a goal of at least 80 miles / 130kms a day, being out there all day that is pretty easy and with breaks too, good ones too. I will try to get it to about 100 miles a day soon but in the mean time. Body is feeling better everyday.

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I got a call from my bro Hewy today who is in Australia, Kiwi mate from home, bloody legend too, Great to catch up and it was perfect timing too as I was on the hills and looking for a break. Thanks so much hewy, say hi to everyone in aussie.

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The last hill went on for ever, not to steep but long aye, I later found out it was some pass that I didn’t see on the map so understandable aye. Should have checked more. Im still learning bro.

I made the top and there is a toll booth here so I pulled up right on the top of the hill and set up camp, magic little spot. All set for down hill ( I hope) in the morning and Im looking to get 100 mile sin tomorrow, makes for 2 easier days to the ferry then, want to get there early so I can get these blogs up and catch up on some mails.

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So all in all a good day in the saddle ( that’s bikers terms aye) and now time to stop eating my cucumber& chips tortillas and peanuts and get some sleep. Oh yeah I found a sweet new drink today.   Fizzy, no calories,no sugar yet sweet like fruit. Im hooked aye and cheap too. No more coke well not much more coke for this fella.

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Cool nite all. Love yas. Thanks for the emails, messages from my photos, we are only just beginning .

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