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The website of Simon V. Hradil-Kasseckert

Recent Updates:
Seeking career entrance opportunities for the fall of 2022.
Distributing my fine-art photography as NFTs and original darkroom prints.
Recently returned from a 6000-kilometre bike tour across Canada.
Co-facilitating a monthly online men's group.
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E-Trailer

The use of electric bikes has been a growing trend in recent years. Surico concludes, from the statistics presented in his Times article on the Popularity of E-Bikes Slowing Down, that…
Simon HK
July 14, 2022
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Honours Thesis

During my bike tour from Victoria to Montreal, I spent a week at an old family friend's homestead in Elkhorn Manitoba. He'd built a passively solar-heated home featuring an 80-feet-wide…
Simon HK
April 30, 2022
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VMCT Stage 6

Ease, and predictability during the first half of my trip built up my confidence and momentum. These themes did not transfer over into the first few days of the second…
Simon HK
July 10, 2021
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VMCT Stage 5

Most people who witnessed the planning stage of my trip encouraged me to take my time and enjoy it. Their idea of enjoyment was likely resting their bodies and minds.…
Simon HK
July 3, 2021
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VMCT Stage 4

Leaving Canmore, I rode out of the towering rocky mountains and descended into rolling foothills that mark the transition region between Canada’s western mountains and prairies.  While I was in…
Simon HK
June 26, 2021
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VMCT Stage 3

It was difficult leaving the luxuries of a guest bedroom, soft bed, bathroom, home-cooked meals, and good company to return to the road.  The rocky mountains lay between me and…
Simon HK
June 18, 2021
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VMCT Stage 2

I spent much of my rest day in Naramata agonizing over whether to take the Kettle Valley Rail Trail north towards Kelowna and onwards to Midway, or whether to follow…
Simon HK
June 12, 2021