Tag cycling

A study in heat stroke maybe

Baked rider up close and personal

Yesterday was hot. As in Environment Canada heat warning hot. Maybe it was stupid of me but I went for a long ride anyway. It seems like there’s some form of weather warning every week now. For thunderstorms, tornados, heat,…

Morris Island Bridge: rideable or no?

Morris Island Bridge

I did my sort-of-semi-traditional fall epic ride this weekend and I decided to take the Morris Island Bridge to get to the leaf viewing nirvana that is West Québec. It’s a bit of a quandary, though. Is it permitted? Possibly…

I hit 2500km for the month today

Sentier des Voyageurs

I hit my Great Cycle Challenge Canada goal today on the way back from a two-loop tour of Gatineau Park. One day early even. I might take a rest day tomorrow as the weather is meant to be bad and……

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…