Autumn Cycling on Elk Island Trails

This autumn, I managed to get out to Elk Island National Park twice, with two broad goals. First I wanted to do some early morning photography, and secondly, I wanted to explore some ideas I've been having about using a mountain bike, not for ripping, shredding, or even bunnyhopping, but as a means for observing... Continue Reading →

Another obsession.

While at 60 I should be entering a more contemplative life, I recently made a purchase that has the potential to ruin that prospect. Cycling was one of my earliest passions, one that fell by the wayside for many years. It was resuscitated in 2019 with the purchase of a gravel bike, which helped bring... Continue Reading →

Bicycling, a history.

The first non-tricycle that I remember was a banana-seated high-riser that I used in the late 1960s while living on a tree-farm outside of Mt. Brydges, Ontario. I was 8 years old then, and that "wheelie bike" served me well on gravel roads, the driveway and through the neighbour's tobacco fields. I collected my first... Continue Reading →

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