Leah Cycling Solo Podcast



Leah is riding her Surly Long Haul Trucker touring bike across Canada. Join her on the journey! Every episode brings us stories from the road from the unique perspective of a woman cycling across her country alone. She reconnects with the country she loves. Leah is an experienced cyclist but is relatively new to touring.


  • Leah Cycling Solo Episode 10: Day 57

    12/12/2017 Duration: 45min

    In episode10 Leah is joined by Cat on the road. They discuss cycling through Quebec together on The King's Road and The Route Verte and what Leah's ride means to them both.

  • Leah Cycling Solo Episode 9: Day 46

    22/08/2016 Duration: 37min

    In episode 9 Leah talks about an eventful few days with another group of riders including an almost run in with a deer and maybe a bear? She also tells us about her visit to her old summer camp and why she loved it when she was a kid.

  • Leah Cycling Solo Episode 8: Day 42

    08/08/2016 Duration: 38min

    In our eighth episode we have 2 very special guests…Leah's parents! Debra and Robert tell us what it was like joining Leah on her ride through some of Ontario's toughest roads, including a very unique moose encounter. Oh, and Leah is halfway done!

  • Leah Cycling Solo Episode 7: Day 36

    01/08/2016 Duration: 33min

    In our 7th episode Leah tells us how she spent Canada Day with Mike Ranta, a man (and his dog) paddling across Canada in a canoe! Leah also talks about what its been like meeting other cyclists on the road and how she feels about being a month into her ride so far.

  • Leah Cycling Solo Episode 6: Day 31

    25/07/2016 Duration: 19min

    In episode six Leah tells us about spending her birthday in Winnipeg during Aboriginal Day, her route getting washed out and how excited she is to be in Ontario, her home province.

  • Leah Cycling Solo Epiosde 5: Day 24

    18/07/2016 Duration: 23min

    In our fifth episode Leah talks to us from the province of Manitoba. She tells us about the tails winds in Saskatchewan, her very first moose sighting and how shooting the documentary is going. She also reflects on her hardest day so far; riding up the Duffy.

  • Leah Cycling Solo Episode 4: Day 20 - Saskatchewan

    11/07/2016 Duration: 22min

    In our fourth episode Leah talks to us from Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Leah answers the question "why are you riding across Canada?" and talks about some of the inspirations behind the ride including Terry Fox and her previous cycling experiences with AIDS/LifeCycle and Team In Training.

  • Leah Cycling Solo Episode 3: Day 13 - Rogers Pass and Lake Louise

    04/07/2016 Duration: 21min

    In our third episode Leah talks to us from Lake Louise, Alberta. She tells us about her ride over Rogers Pass in BC, Stewart the water angel, her surprise on the road, her first Province crossing, saying good bye to British Columbia and hello to Alberta. 

  • Leah Cycling Solo Episode 2: Day 8 - The Duffy

    19/06/2016 Duration: 18min

    In our second episode Leah tells us about a very cold wet night, celebrating her brother's 30th birthday in Squamish and tackling The Duffy!

  • Leah Cycling Solo Episode 1: Day 4 - Vancouver Island

    17/06/2016 Duration: 14min

    In our very first installment of Leah Cycling Solo we talk to Leah about riding across Vancouver Island, her first bear sighting, her highlights so far and how much she loves her bike, the Surly Long Haul Trucker, AKA The Wall Climber. And also, how much she's dreading "The Duffy".