Way, waaaaay past his prime, David Sovka is a Victoria-based writer who loves to explore the forgotten corners of the map, and to be left the hell alone.
Alas, his wife and best friend insists that he do so in sensible shoes and a crash helmet.
Sovka has previously written about average, middle-aged Victorians — to be precise, himself and his wife, Roseanne Sovka — cycling to sunny, exotic places.
Anatomy of a heart attack, Part 4: Stress test and a sweaty gym visit
Anatomy of a heart attack, Part 3: Risk factors and the French Paradox
Anatomy of a heart attack, Part 2: ‘Exceptional medical talent’ at Royal Jubilee Hospital
Anatomy of a heart attack, Part 1: ‘Every part of me felt really awful’
Wheel Adventures: Smooth cycling and a dodgy detour in Panama