11 Days • 8 Riders • 2517.37km


Adventure is just up the road.

For us, bikes are life.

They steal our money and reward our souls. They introduce us to our best friends. They expose our weaknesses and reveal our strengths. They’re an analogue compass for an organic world.

We wouldn’t be going anywhere without the friggin’ things. 

So, on May 25, 2019, 10 friends head north on a 10 day, 2200km ride with little more than the lycra on our backs, the credit cards in our pockets, and the need to find out: “How far can we go?”

We’re in for the ride of our lives.

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The route

May 25, Day 1:

Whistler to Lillooet + NIMBY Fifty
169km – 3,511m climb

May 26, Day 2:

Lillooet to Williams Lake
270km – 2341m climb

May 27, Day 3:

Williams Lake to Prince George
240km – 1686m climb

May 28, Day 4:

Prince George to Azouzetta Cabins, Pine Pass
200km –  593m climb

May 29, Day 5:

Azouzetta Cabins to Dawson Creek
205km – 970m climb

May 30, Day 6:

Dawson Creek to Pink Mountain
233km – 2592m climb

May 31, Day 7:

Pink Mountain to Fort Nelson
221.9km – 1628m climb

June 1, Day 8:

Fort Nelson to Fort Liard, NWT 
210.9km – 1523m climb

June 2, Day 9:

Fort Liard, NWT to Trout Lake, NWT
197.4km – 1009m climb

June 3, Day 10: 

Trout Lake, NWT to Fort Providence.
290.3km – 758m climb

Bonus day! June 4th, Day 11: 

Fort Providence, NWT to Yellowknife!
317.8km – 743m climb

2517.37 total kilometers • 96:22:00 hours of riding • 19,260 meters of elevation gain

The Crew

The group is composed of six guys who grew up riding mountain bikes together at Camp Fortune over the past two decades, and four dudes from Whistler who never turn down a good time.

By Name:

Alex Conlon, Jamie Blades, Mark Taylor, Matt Tirrell, Will Cadham, Quinn Lanzon, Huw Thomas, Dave Kenworthy, and Braedyn Kozman.

But, why?

Skinny Tires, Fat Hearts

At the core of our crew are six guys who’ve been riding bikes together for nearly two decades. Though we’ve laid down serious miles on the trails over the years, across the country and planet, this will be our first adventure on skinny tires. Luckily, road biking is super easy.

Our mission is two-fold: to have fun and to share our love for riding everywhere we go, without being preachy or pricks.

We just think bikes are good for you, for a good time, for life. No big deal.

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