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To bell or not to bell

A multi-use path: bell if necessary but only if necessary

I was biking through the arboretum the other day on my way back from a jaunt through Gatineau Park, enjoying relatively warm weather and a leisurely pace as befits a multi-user pathway typically chock full of pedestrians, dog walkers and…

How to steal rides from winter part 1: hands

45Nrth Draugenclaw Pogies
I like to keep riding outside as long as I can. Road salt, snow and ice-covered roads are hard limits for me. But temperature is a moveable one. It's quite easy to keep your core warm. And whoever heard of cold thighs. So shorts under tights and enough base layers to make you feel like a merino onion. But what to do about hands and feet?

Challenge completed

Champlain Lookout: Great Cycle Challenge Completed

This morning while Mallory was at ski practice I rode the last kilometres of my Great Cycle Challenge. A comfortably paced Gatineau Park loop with a bonus tour out toward the Aylmer marina. I ended up grabbing a few extra…

Now’s the time

Riding to fight kid's cancer

Expect emails from me. And selfies. Now is the time of year when I saddle up to raise money for Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital Foundation’s Great Cycle Challenge Canada. Donate Now It’s my fifth time doing this virtual event where…