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MAARTECH | Monday May 20, 2019

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Mostly videos about cycling. Trails, tips and reviews of products that I use and recommend.

Lynn Valley Trail

September 17, 2013 | | 2 Comments

This is a short but pleasant ride from Simcoe to Port Dover. We wanted to go to Burning Kiln Winery and looked for a trail in the area, but note that it connects up to Delhi for a longer ride. … Read More

Map My Ride

September 16, 2013 |

Map My Ride is one of many iOS apps available to track your rides. I’ve been using it since early in 2012. 

I had an inexpensive bike computer and one day it fell off, so I’ve been using Map … Read More

Cambridge Paris Rail Tral

September 13, 2013 |

This delightful trail along the Grand River was one of our first rail trail discoveries, and remains one of our favourites.

There are now connecting trails in both directions, so longer rides are possible, both north from Cambridge and … Read More

Spongy Wonder Bike Seat

September 12, 2013 |

Until I found the spongy wonder bicycle seat, I often came home from rides both sore and numb.

The video says it all. I love this seat, I wouldn’t be riding today if I didn’t own one.

This video was … Read More

Seven Tips for worry free cycling

September 10, 2013 |

A vlisteo of the things I think about before I set out for a ride.

Filmed on the Martin Goodman Trail on the Toronto Waterfront, mostly around the Humber River.

Maarten rides a Kona Dr. Fine. Video is shot … Read More

1UP USA Bike Rack

September 6, 2013 | | 4 Comments

I find it an unspeakable luxury – the ability to load our bikes on a car and then drive to a spot where the biking is even prettier, more interesting or just different to a ride from home. This must … Read More

Biking in Niagara update

July 20, 2013 |

If you’re tempted by my video about cycling along the Niagara Parkway, I have some additional suggestions for an enjoyable ride, now that we’ve been out for a ride several times this year. 

So you don’t have to go searching, … Read More

Seven things you need for a great bicycle ride

July 16, 2013 |

I’ve held several positions that involve planning and organization, a skill that I think I’m pretty good at. I know the seven things that I need to bring on a bike ride, and here’s a short and humourous look at … Read More

Biking the Niagara Parkway

May 22, 2013 | | 2 Comments

On several occasions last summer Kim and I headed off to the Niagara Region for a bike ride, a picnic, some wine-tasting and dinner.

We invited friends along and each time we all had the best time. We also heard … Read More

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