And so it begins…….

FINALLY we are on the road…..and now for our first blog post. The trip started well with a night at Thom’s in Kamloops. Delicious.. I know I said I was not going to post what I had for breakfast. We headed off to the Two Dude Ranch to drop off the truck and more stuff.

Getting out of town

Horizons Start map

Daniel bike odometer start

Ready to Rock on the Ranch

F800GS Loaded

And so it begins

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We have had two fantastic days of mostly sunny and very scenic riding. We stayed on Lac La Hache last night and then just north of Vanderhoof tonight. To those that scoffed that I brought suture material…..didn’t make it 1 day and I already needed it. Thank you so much to all of you that have supported us in pursuit of this dream!

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First evening of freedom

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19 Responses to And so it begins…….

  1. Fred Arbuckle says:

    Go for it guys!!! Nothing quite like living the dream! Have fun, ride safe!
    The dude on the Valkyrie in the Kamloops parking lot.

  2. Lisa Norman says:

    Fantastic Sara and Dan, ride safe and enjoy the adventure, X

  3. Anita says:

    Yee Haw!!! Go team Pedersen! Should I mail you some dermabond?? Lol

  4. Lennie & Adam says:

    GOOD LUCK!!!!!

  5. Lennie & Adam says:

    Good luck!!!!! Sorry we missed the big night :0( We will folla all the way with ya!!!

    Love muchly xxxxx

  6. Mia Johnson says:

    We’re so happy to hear you’re off to a good start. We will be following you with great interest. Hope your finger’s ok! Mia

  7. Les, Lois & Scholzey says:

    Wow! Hard to believe that the ride has already begun. So glad to get the updates. Take good care & enjoy each & every moment. Miss you in the complex!!!

  8. Twyla says:

    Great to skype with you tonight!! Loved to see your smiles.
    Love you both. xoxo T

  9. Great goin guys, really lookin forward to catchin up and seeing plenty of groovy photos.

  10. Sasha says:

    Awesome blog. It is so cool. Have fun!

  11. Bryan and Denise says:

    Good on you!! Enjoy the journey

  12. denice Mattock says:

    Hi sara, i was out with John Maunsell tonight and he told me about your blog, so i thought i would follow you on your adventure on your year off, you look like you are already enjoying it, have a great year and we will really miss you in ambulant care. take care and we will see you extremely well rested when you return… you deserve it!!! Have fun on your adventure!!!

  13. Aurel says:

    Awesome! I wish you all the best!

    Are the bikes still working? 😉

  14. Trina St. Germain says:

    Dan, we haven’t met but what did you learn from this? Sara is always right. Ha ha 😉 Hope your finger feels better.

    RCH isn’t the same without you Sara.

    Hope you two are living it up for all of us out here in the rain…. 😉


  15. Zenon says:

    Hi Sara and Daniel. It is so exciting to be able to follow your blog and be a part of your following the dream! Enjoy every moment of this increadible journey you have so beautifully planned. Stay safe, try not to speed up. Zenon
    P.S. I’ve enjoyed my Euro 2012 experience. Today is the final Italy-Spain (but I will watch it on TV with frinds and family. Margaret is joining me in 4 days. Back to BC in the middle of July. Will follow your blog regularly. All the Best!!!

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