A Modest Round-the-World Cyclist

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Mistik-ka
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A Modest Round-the-World Cyclist

Postby Mistik-ka » 27 Jan 2019, 6:48pm

The from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/saskatoon-teen-biking-around-world-1.4994525

Yes, he does look a little wind-burned, doesn't he? (That's frostbite on his chin.) The toughest stretch, he says, was cycling over the Rocky Mountains in the depths of a Canadian winter. I can see that it would be :shock:

One of my friends, whose daughter was the young man's classmate in high school, describes him as "a really nice kid".

Maybe there's hope for humanity after all.

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Re: A Modest Round-the-World Cyclist

Postby reohn2 » 27 Jan 2019, 7:45pm

Well done that young man! :)
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hondated
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Re: A Modest Round-the-World Cyclist

Postby hondated » 28 Jan 2019, 10:18am

reohn2 wrote:Well done that young man! :)

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Re: A Modest Round-the-World Cyclist

Postby thirdcrank » 28 Jan 2019, 10:21am

Yes. And he'll have a lot to talk about when he becomes an old man :oops: Great stuff.

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Re: A Modest Round-the-World Cyclist

Postby pedalsheep » 28 Jan 2019, 5:41pm

hondated wrote:
reohn2 wrote:Well done that young man! :)

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