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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Bike racks for a Prius

September 20, 2013 |

I recently upgraded the bike rack on our Prius. Here’s my video review, and some more details after the video.

Ken Shaw Toyota installed a 1.25 hitch when I purchased the Prius and sold me the Tow Ready rack for … Read More

Sony DSC RX1r hands-on video review

September 18, 2013 |

An in-depth hands-on review of the Sony DSC RX1r full frame still (and video) camera.

I am not affiliated with Sony, but I was given the opportunity to loan the camera for a few weeks to review it.

My … Read More

Six Essential Cycling Accessories

September 18, 2013 |

Here’s a short, humourous video list (vlisteo?) about cycling accessories.

This is a great time to join Cycle Toronto.

Thanks to Sweet Pete and his friendly, helpful staff.

The intro piano theme and the closing theme is by Calla. The … Read More

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