Dan and Joyce Wilson

Tour du Canada 2009


Tour du Canada 2009: Guest Book

Bud overseeing departure of Aussie Graeme and Germain to Victoria

Sign for Massey Tunnel

Aussie Graeme, Joyce and Dan awaiting tunnel shuttle

The gang after a filling meal at Don Mee's Restaurant

Victoria Hostel (right)

The gang at "true start" of odyssey

Dan and Joyce performing the "traditional wheel dip" near Victoria

Ed, Joyce,Lil and Kate on rail trail east of Victoria

71-day group at Museum of Anthropology, UBC

Dave and Bob with inevitable repairs: Mission, B.C.

Christiane and John cooking great trout dinner, Mission

Enjoying lunch in Agassiz, BC

Christiane ascending CoquiHELLa east of Hope BC

Dan and Joyce

Joyce and Lil on Kamloops bypass

John west of Revelstoke, BC

Joyce and Christiane west of Revelstoke

Happy Birthday Kevin

Taylor during a quiet moment with journal at Albert Canyon, BC

Art east of Roger's Pass

Big Horn sheep while climbing out of Golden, BC

Alexandra with "climbing smile" east of Golden

Dave, Dan, Germain, Art, Val, John, Joyce, Christiane in a Field cafe

Spiral Tunnel

Aussie Graeme and Sylvain east of Field

Joyce, Lil and Cimon

Lake Louise

Last of mountains east of Canmore

Kevin descending into valley west of Drumheller, AB

Joyce in valley west of Drumheller

Storm to our left following us into Youngstown, AB

Grateful for buffet in Youngstown

Lil entering Saskatchewan

Happy Birthday, Taylor; Kindersley, SK

Kevin and Karen west of Craik, SK

Avonlea School District 1913-1952

Saskatchewan Grain Elevator
Tour du Canada Logo
Energy infusion at Dairy Queen for hill east of Fort Qu'Appelle, SK

Joyce biking the endless prairies

Morning departure from Neudorf, SK, favorable winds

Taylor entering Manitoba

Joyce among canola fields in Manitoba

Kevin and Karen, Minnedosa, MB

Portage la Prairie, MB campground

Joyce at popular stop, Whitemouth, MB

Dan about to enter home province

Lil and Joyce, Sioux Narrows, ON

Happy Birthday, Lil! with Kate at Taylor Cove east of Fort Frances, ON

Germain: routine chore preparing PB&J sandwich


Cimon, Joyce, Val and Christiane

Kakebeka Falls

Kakebeka Falls

Terry Fox Memorial: a stirring, inspirational tribute

Dan and Joyce at memorial


part of 71-day group leaving ferry terminal at Argentia, NL: Lil, Kate, David, Art, Germaine, Cimon, Joyce, Christian, John

happy finishers Alexandra and Graeme

a sentimental favorite, Art, arriving atop Signal Hill

the "French Connection" of Germaine, Cimon, and Christian atop Signal Hill

Taylor and Ryan cresting Signal Hill

another sentimental favorite, Val, in front of Cabot Tower, Signal Hill

Karen leading Kevin near the summit of Signal Hill

Karen and Kevin after a trip well done in front of Cabot Tower, Signal Hill

Bob, happy with his accomplishment, atop Signal Hill

John (Superlegs) on Signal Hill

fellow riders cheering Chris' arrival at Signal Hill

Karn, Owen, and Meagan with the celebratory cake; congratulations all

Art experiencing withdrawal symptoms

Battery Hotel upper left

Cape Spear lighthouse, most eastern point of Canada

the fort across the channel from Signal Hill

Lil, John, Art, Joyce, and Dan at Art's departure!

St.John's, NL. "Mile Zero" outside old train station

St.John's and harbour;  a fitting end to a day, and the 2009 Tour du Canada