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Pedal-Powered Family: A Trip Across North America

September 27, 2013

Read about this incredible family that rode across North America with their two young children, with a WIKE bicycle trailer in tow!

What does it require to take your family from Hamilton, Canada to Mexico and beyond? Strength, perseverance, resilience...and the right tool for the job! The Wike Premium Double was one of the tools the pedal-powered family relied on to get them over 13 000 km!

On May 11, 2011, the Pedal Powered Family started out from Hamilton, Ontario. The intrepid adventurers included Reuben and Heidi and their two young children, Eden (age 4 when they left) and Harper (almost 2 when they left). The family had an ambitious goal: Bike along the southern border of Canada, down the west coast to Panama City, and return up the east coast. Simple! While we could go on, the Pedal Powered Family kept everyone up to date. But they couldn’t have done it without their trusty Wike!

Since the Wike was an integral part of their journey, we’ve put a few highlights here:

Cycling along the Pacific coast
Cycling along the Pacific coast with a WIKE trailer

Biking along the Pacific

Racing the trains!
Racing with the trains with a WIKE trailer.

Rolling along with the trains

Taking a break in the greenery
Taking a break from cycling across the country in the lush greenery.

A little downtime

Perfect example of converting WIKE trailers into Strollers!
Getting on transit with a WIKE is simple.

Perfect example of going from trailer to stroller!

Pavement who? WIKE can tackle most terrains.
Pavement who? WIKE can tackle most terrains.

Not everything needs to be pavement with a Wike.

A group effort multiplies the fun you can have.
A group effort multiplies the amount of fun!

A group effort

Smooth as silk.
Smooth sailing on this freshly paved road!

A smooth ride

A well-deserved break by the sea for everybody.
A well-deserved break by the sea for everybody.

A nice break after a long day in the saddle

Cycling among the giants

Some serenity among the giants.
Some serenity among the giants!

No better place to stop for a break

Let the journey continue!

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