Dave Merrell, founder of the Sleep Apnea Society of Canada, began his trip in Calgary on July 1 and is riding to Winnipeg, reports CTV News.

“We’re trying to deal with the COVID situation of course and all these things,” said Merrell. “If we can now start to suggest to individuals with sleep apnea that they have to be even more careful, then that’s an important message we should try to get out”