As we exited Quebec and entered New Brunswick, I became somewhat euphoric. The temperature soared to a high of 33º C and that feeling of being hurried on a main highway left me.
Three days in Ontario and two in Quebec made for a total of 2,900 kilometres.
The Prairie provinces are wrongly accused of being boring by some. Many people—cocooned inside of a vehicle with air conditioning, stereos, movies for the children and other gadgets—miss the beauty of this region.
Forever etched in our minds, it was a truly life-changing experience. We were right there together, inches apart for days—my stepfather, Bruce Wheeler, and I. However, the motorcycle experience itself will be individual.
Alberta motorcyclist Wayne Hamm is taking his 77-year-old stepfather, Bruce Wheeler, on a month-long ride from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic.