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Ek Balam Cycling Trip

May 2, 2014 | | One Comment

While vacationing in Playa Mujeres (just north of Cancun) during March Break, we took the opportunity for another trip organized by Elite Cyclery.


It was a scenic but long three-hour drive to Ek Balam from Playa Mujeres, just … Read More

Cycling in Cancun

December 9, 2013 | | 2 Comments

Cycling is likely not the first thing that comes to mind when you’re leaving for Mexico.

With the help of Cancun’s Visitor’s Bureau, I was able to arrange a trip with Ellen Knuvers of Elite Cyclery to the Punta Venado … Read More

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

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

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

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