Here is a little Q&A with Bike Gear Database (an excellent bikepacking resource by the way) about the creation of the Great Northern Bikepacking Route and its path forward. https://www.bikegeardatabase.com/stories/gnbr-with-matt-kadey
Here is a fun video showcasing some of the sights along the BT 700 route https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZcq_4GL3Lo
An article in the Woolwich Observer covering the 2022 BT 700 grand depart and the cycling scene in St. Jacob's. https://observerxtra.com/2022/06/23/st-jacobs-is-grinding-toward-recognition-as-a-cyclist-destination/
CBC covers Theo's BT XL fastest known time ride: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/ultra-endurance-run-bike-ontario-bruce-trail-btxl-bikepacking-1.6101115
An excellent rider report of the BT 700 grand depart: https://bikepacking.com/plog/mere-mortals-bt700/
The BT700 and GNR are highlighted in this Explore Waterloo Region article: https://explorewaterloo.ca/2021/06/butter-tarts-and-winding-waterways-2-bikepacking-routes-to-check-out-in-wat
I ramble on about the BT 700, routes in Ontario and tips for bikepacking success on this episode of the All Wheels Rolling podcast: https://allwheelsrolling.podomatic.com
Air Canada's Enroute magazine has a rundown of some of the best bikepacking routes from coast to coast including one that features a little butter tart love. https://enroute.aircanada.com/.../tra.../bikepacking-canada/
I had the pleasure of speaking with the Gravel Ride Podcast about the BT 700 and route development.
Some insight about what went into developing the new Log Driver's Waltz Bikepacking route. https://cyclingmagazine.ca/sections/ridesevents/matthew-kadey-composing-the-log-drivers-waltz-route/
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.