Making it to Quebec after 610 km of biking in 4 days / On arrive au Québec… après 610 km de vélo en 4 jours. 

So after approximately 610 km of biking since Monday, we made it into Quebec today at 18h45. Went out to share a lovely meal together and listen to the Jazz festival in the background. Tomorrow, Trois-Rivieres we are really looking forward to seeing you.

Après environ 610 km de vélo depuis lundi, on arrive au Québec! Tellement content d’être à Montréal pour ce soir et demain, c’est Trois-Rivières! 

Arrived in Cornwall / Arrivée à Cornwall

175 km later. We are so proud that we arrived before dark despite having to wait 45 minutes for a bad rain storm to pass. Tomorrow, we are going to have a very early start (7-7:30 am) and arrive in Montreal in late afternoon. Our goal is to discuss Pink Future with the Montreal media to share our stories and projects with even more.

175 km plus tard! Nous sommes fiers d’être arrivés avant la noirceur malgré le fait que nous avons dû attendre qu’une grosse averse passe. Demain, nous voulons partir très tôt (7h-7h30) pour arriver à Montréal en fin d’après-midi. Notre objectif est de discuter de notre projet avec les médias de Montréal. 

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An inaccessible Trail, a ferry, Presqu’île and final Kingston!

Hello everyone,
So today, we left Port Hope this morning at around 8:50 am. Today (and tomorrow) are the longest routes. Approximately 175 km, but that is a conservative number. Changes in routes, trails that are inaccessible do impact this number. No different today. We were supposed to spend a good portion of the day on the Millenium Trail, but we overlooked the fact that the entire trail wasn’t paved. A few km on the trail taught us that we love our bikes, our arms and hands and that remaining on the trail proved not to be the best idea. So be abandoned the trail and found a new route. Hey, at least we got to past right by Presqu’ile Provincial Park.

Alors aujourd’hui, nous sommes arrivés à Kingston vers 20h50. On est partis à 8h50 ce matin. 182 km! Et on est arrivés avant le noirceur. 

Tellement content de notre journée qui nous a présenté beaucoup de défis, notamment un sentier qui n’était finalement pas accessible. Il faillait prendre un traversier. On a passé par le parc provincial de Presqu’île. 

Our hands are hurting, we are dead tired, but we managed to meet our goal of reaching Kingston in daylight. After 182 km of biking, we arrived in downtown Kingston. Hard to believe, but we aren’t stopping there. Tomorrow, Cornwall here we come. Another race against the sun, against time. We need to make Cornwall before nightfall. And we will.

Lunch by Presqu’ile Provincial Park

quick lunch at Presquile Provincial Park. An awesome smoothie, home-made sandwiches and we are eating Deborah’s amazing sandwiches. Thank you Summerhill Bed & Breakfast & Victorian Tea RoomUn bon repas pres du parc provincial de Presqu’ile avec des sandwiches tellement bon du Summerhill Bed & Breakfast & Victorian Tea Room.

Arrived in Port Hope! 

Nous sommes arrivés à notre Bed and Breakfast à 7h30 hier. Comme il était plaisant d’arriver quand il faisait encore clair! 🙂 Aujourd’hui 175km nous d’attendent, mais d’abord, un bon déjeuner rempli de protéines.
We arrived at oui B&B at 7:30pm last night. It was great to arrive when the sun was still shinning. Today, we are expecting to do 175km . But first, a good breakfast full of proteins.

The first day…. here we come Port Hope / Notre première journée

Hello everyone,

The day is fresh and we are almost completely ready for our first leg of Pink Future’s biking adventure 2016. When we set out to do this, it was primarily to honour our two Mom’s who had to fight the ultimate battle… and ultimately lost. But now, it has become much more. We are biking for the millions of women fighting for their lives. 

We look forward to arriving in Port Hope this early evening, after around 150 km of biking. We’ve raised almost $5,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. 

Thank you to everyone for your continued support and we look forward to sharing how our first day went later on.

Thank you to Kelly from the CBCF, her husband Boris (below) and the amazing hospitality we received at their house yesterday night.

Bonjour à tous, 

La journée est fraîche et nou sommes presque complètement prêts à partir pour la première partie de Futur Rose 2016. Quand on a commencé ce projet, c’était d’abord pour honorer nos deux mères qui ont dû battre l’ultime combat… et qui malheureusement ont perdu. Maintenant, c’est devenu beaucoup plus. Nous pédalons pour des millions de femmes qui se battent pour leurs vies. 

Nous avons très hâte d’arriver à Port Hope ce soir!