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Six-year old rides bike across British Columbia

August 23, 2019

Abbigail Higgins has been a "back country girl" half her life, according to her father Bob Higgins. The father-daughter duo spent 44 days this summer riding over 1,800 kilometres and climbing 15,000 metres of elevation, over seven mountain ranges from Victoria to Lethbridge.

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